Fyre Festival has gone down as the music festival failure of the century. What was sold as a luxury festival in the Bahamas for elite millennials, advertised by the likes of Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, Hailey Baldwin and Emily Ratajkowski, quickly turned out to be a wasteland of soggy cheese sandwiches and disaster FEMA tents. The event's founder, Billy McFarland, has since been sentenced to six years in federal prison.
Some of the names of those killed were read aloud at London Central Mosque, before those present bowed their heads for a minute of silence.
Debenhams has lost its fifth-largest investor as retail tycoon Mike Ashley leads a boardroom coup at the struggling department store chain. Invesco Asset Management had a near-5% stake in the business. It confirmed a story by Financial News on Monday that it had sold its entire holding, but declined to give any reason.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland tells a cheering crowd of rugby fans their team can win the World Cup later this year, after the Welsh national side powered home to a Six Nations Grand Slam victory on March 16.
Boris Johnson has been accused of racism by a Labour MP following the New Zealand terrorist attack.Mr Johnson was criticised for his jibe last year about Muslim women in burkas by Labour MP Wes Streeting (Ilford North), who linked the comments to the massacre of nearly 50 Muslims in Christchurch.Mr Streeting demanded to know when the Tories would "tackle the racists in their ranks", including "in this House", during an urgent question in the Commons on far right violence and online extremism."The kind of prejudice that slaughtered innocent people in Christchurch doesn't begin with a gunman mowing down people in their place of worship," he said."It begins with unchecked prejudice, in our workplaces, in our schools, in our communities, that's amplified by the pages of national mainstream media outlets that should know better."I'm afraid it's also legitimised by people, who purport to be mainstream politicians who aspire to the highest office, who describe Muslim women as 'bank robbers' and 'pillar boxes' without any reaction."Security Minister Ben Wallace agreed it was important to eradicate racists from both the Tories and Labour, including "my friends" and "my colleagues".He said: "I totally agree with everything he has said, that we have to caution what we say and what we inspire in the privileged places that we live as political leaders in this society, and that goes for my friends, my colleagues and my opponents on the opposition benches."Mr Wallace also attacked Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for "supporting Irish nationalism that had a violent streak".Mr Streeting had earlier shouted "Boris Johnson" across the Chamber when his Labour colleague Stella Creasy (Walthamstow) called for zero tolerance for those "dripping the poison of racism" into public discourse.\- This article first appeared on Yahoo
Fans of George RR Martin will know that HBO series Game of Thrones is telling just one story in a universe filled with them. Considering the wide-reaching history referenced within the series, not to mention the pages of Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series, the network has ample choice when it comes to commissioning future projects to tell these tales. In fact, HBO has given the green light to five pilot episodes for shows they’re hoping will be just as much a ratings success as Thrones has been since it began in 2011.
Britons may still be feeling the cold, but not for much longer as tomorrow is the astronomical beginning of spring, marking the start of longer days, new blooms and warmer weather.
Made in Chelsea star Olivia Bentley has praised the pastoral care provided by the show as Love Island faces a backlash following the death of Mike Thalassitis. Thalassitis died on Saturday, two years after finding fame on the ITV2 summer series. Similar concerns were raised after Sophie Gradon committed suicide last year.
Wellbeing psychologist Dr. Tim Lomas doesn't think so. Indeed, he believes that in many ways the English language falls short when it comes to describing the nuances inherent in happiness. "Even if English has not created a word for a specific feeling, another language probably has," writes Lomas in his new book 'The Happiness Dictionary'.
Phillips has this week opened a “selling exhibition” displaying a selection of top-tier independent watches paired with bespoke tailoring and menswear. ‘Well Suited’ sees 25 of the world’s most important watches - from brands including Philippe Dufour, Vianney Halter, Richard Mille, Romain Gauthier, Ludovic Ballouard, F.P. Journe, Grand Seiko, Rolex and Patek Philippe – go on sale in an exhibition alongside a selection of bespoke tailoring from Thom Sweeney, a London tailoring firm founded by Luke Sweeney and Thom Whiddett.
London’s brightest boxing talents are in action on Saturday on a card headlined by Charlie Edwards making his first world title defence against Angel Moreno.
Bacterial resistance to two disinfectants used in large amounts to control the spread of hospital infections is strongly associated with resistance to several antibiotics used to treat common infections, our latest study shows. Staphylococcus epidermidis can also transfer genes to a major disease-causing bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus.
Police in Northern Ireland confirmed three deaths following an 'appalling' incident at the Greenvale Hotel in Cookstown, Co Tyrone.
In addition to airplanes, Donald Trump also distrusts self-driving cars and reportedly imitates them going out of control and crashing. President Trump believes autonomous vehicles are dangerous and “crazy,” Axios reported. The website said Mr Trump also acted-out scenes of self-driving car crashes—sometimes crashing into walls—during conversations in the White House and aboard Air Force One, according to four sources who witnessed the president’s performances of hypothetical crashes.
A nurse who spent 15 years in prison for murdering her disabled husband by injecting him with insulin could have her conviction quashed in the wake of new medical evidence.