A Bible museum founded by an evangelical Christian billionaire has remove five fragments thought to have been from the Dead Sea Scrolls after experts concluded they were "inconsistent with ancient origin".Read More »
The Duchess of Sussex stepped out in chic, sporty look for the opening day of the Invictus Games on Sunday to watch the sailing. Joined by Prince Harry, Meghan co-ordinated with her husband dressed in a sporty Invictus Games tracksuit, but made it her own by wearing it with a pair of stylish KREWE sunglasses. The Duchess completed her outfit with bargain Tretorn trainers - which are still available to buy online for just £57.02, according to blog Meghan's Mirror. With her hair scraped back in her trademark messy bun and natural makeup, Meghan looked well-rested as she enjoyed the afternoon on the water.
The one benefit of Gorka Marquez and Katie Piper being eliminated from Strictly Come Dancing? The photo – captioned "making me smile since day 1" - showed Gemma and Gorka holding hands and gazing at each other while laughing on the beach. Gorka and Gemma have been dating since meeting during Strictly in 2017.
For some time now, The Independent has been campaigning for a ‘Final Say’ for the people on the terms of the Brexit deal. There are precious few concrete reasons to imagine a new vote would be any more noble a spectacle than the last one. In a short promotional video for the People’s Vote the football podcast host and former Channel 4 Italian football presenter James Richardson said the following: “In the last two years we have learnt a lot about the realities of Brexiting.
Prince William has spoken candidly in a rare conversation about his late mother, Princess Diana – revealing that Prince George has taken after her in the sweetest way. During a reception held for the finalists of the Radio 1 Teen Awards at Kensington Palace, the Prince chatted happily with the Teen Heroes of 2018 – speaking with one about his passion for dancing. In a video shared on the palace Twitter account, he said: "George is doing dancing as well, he loves it.
Imran Khan is heading for a trip to the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh – the business forum being widely boycotted by international attendees following the murder of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the nation’s consulate in Istanbul. Pakistan’s prime minister, however, is in no position to follow such gestures of disapproval. Failure to get funds from the kingdom and China, Islamabad’s long-term ally, will mean turning to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for Pakistan’s 13th bailout – with inevitably harsh conditions – since the country’s birth 70 years ago.
The Duchess of Cornwall pulled out all the stylish stops at the Man Booker Prize, which was held at the Guildhall in London. Speaking to guests at the star-studded bash, the wife of Prince Charles looked glowing as she took to the platform, wearing a fabulous little black dress that had a flattering crew neckline and crochet sleeves. Wearing her trademark bouffant hair in a glam, voluminous style, as she presented the award to Anna Burns, you could just see her stunning earrings.
The House of Lords has warned that EU plans to scrap daylight savings time would be disastrous for the UK.
David and Victoria Beckham's home in the Cotswolds has been targeted in an attempted break-in, according to reports. The former footballer and fashion designer were on their way to Australia with sons Romeo and Cruz and daughter Harper when the attempted break-in took place on Friday, Mail Online reported. CCTV images showed three people, one seen wearing a balaclava, near the property in Great Tew, Oxfordshire.
Harley the cockatoo has become famous with one memorable incident after another at her family home, usually involving the destruction of household objects. This video compilation provides some of the highlights, but there are surely more to come! Credit: Harley the Cockatoo via Storyful
Since the finale aired on Sunday night, we finally know the whole truth about what happened to baby Noah and Alastair, and whether Jo really was guilty of any crimes. After the shocking revelation in the penultimate episode that Jo was actually on trial for the murder of Alastair, not baby Noah, the finale shows how her husband's death came about. In a flashback, it is revealed that although Alastair convinces Jo she gave their baby the wrong medicine, it was actually he who fed Noah the wrong, ultimately fatal dosage, and lied to Jo to avoid the repercussions.
Every year as autumn begins, supermarket shelves buckle under pumpkins and Google histories become clogged with fancy dress inspiration searches. There can only be one reason: Halloween, the spooky celebration observed every year in a number of countries on October 31.
Theresa May will tell MPs "95%" of the UK's divorce deal with the EU has been agreed. The prime minister will deliver a bullish message to the House of Commons later on Monday, when she will state "the shape of the deal across the vast majority of the withdrawal agreement is now clear". Last week, the EU ruled "not enough progress" has been achieved in Brexit talks and so shelved plans for a special summit next month to sign off on a UK divorce deal.
It has given goosebumps to Stephen King and reportedly scared some viewers to the point of nausea. A family moves into a haunted house, where things bump and gibber in the night. All the way back to Wilkie Collins and Algernon Blackwood, this is one of the genre’s most time-worn set-ups.
On 26 October, voters in Ireland will go to the polls to decide on whether blasphemy should be removed as an offence from the country’s constitution. The law on blasphemy is generally seen as outdated, and while this is not as contentious a social issue as others like same sex marriage and abortion, a referendum is still required to alter the constitution. The referendum will take place on the same day as the country’s presidential election, in which the incumbent Michael D Higgins is expected to be re-elected.
Arsenal vs Leicester Premier League 2018/19 Venue: Emirates Stadium Date: Monday, 22 October Kick-off: 8pm BST
Uber Technologies Inc has decided to appeal a decision by the Singapore competition regulator that its merger with regional rival Grab violated the city-state's competition laws, the firm said on Monday. "Our objective is not to challenge the remedies of the decision, which are in fact almost identical to the commitments that Uber and Grab voluntarily offered to the CCCS (Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore)," Uber said in a statement. "Rather, we aim to clarify that the conclusion that our transaction with Grab led to a substantial lessening of competition, and that Uber intentionally breached the law, is unsupported and incorrect," it added.
DONGSHAN TOWNSHIP, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers are searching the wreckage after one of Taiwan's fastest passenger trains derailed on a curve along a popular weekend route, killing at least 18 people and injuring more than 180 others.
Apple is the best private sector firm to work for in the UK, according to a new survey. Research by the Indeed recruitment website found a diverse range of companies in the top 20 of their annual poll. ...
China's three-month old outbreak of African Swine Fever has spread for the first time to the country's south, its major pork-consuming region, after authorities on Sunday reported two cases in southwest Yunnan province. The news comes as China enters its peak pig production period ahead of the country's most important festival, the New Year holiday, which will be held in early February 2019. "The thing that we worried about the most has now happened," said Feng Yonghui, chief analyst at industry portal Soozhu.com, referring to the spread of disease from northeast to southwest.
South Korea said on Monday a project to develop a fighter jet with Indonesia was on track, and it will negotiate a way for Indonesia to pay its contribution, of which about $200 million is unpaid. Indonesia and South Korea agreed in 2014 to develop the "KF-X" fighter jet. The project is estimated to be worth about $7.9 billion, and Indonesia had agreed to pay 20 percent of the development costs, but a senior Indonesia official said on Friday it was seeking "lighter" financial terms.
From 2019, businesses in the United States will be able to apply for lines of credit of up to $100,000 through their mobile devices or computers on PNC's website and receive an answer within minutes, they said. PNC believes the service — which combines the bank's credit expertise and balance sheet with OnDeck's origination technology — will make it easier and faster for small businesses to access credit. "The goal is to take the lending experience, which normally takes multiple days to get approval, down to three or five minutes," Lakhbir Lamba, head of retail lending at PNC Bank said in an interview.