Meghan Markle's half-sister has hit back at “haters” in a string of Twitter posts following the royal wedding. Samantha Markle, 53, criticised the newlywed's mother, Doria Ragland, of taking cash for an interview with Oprah Winfrey and dubbed Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan a “pasty old troll”. The Florida-based writer was not invited to Prince Harry and Meghan’s wedding on Saturday in Windsor.
Kensington Palace has released three official photographs of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex from their wedding day. Surrounded by the full bridal party, the newlyweds are pictured standing in the green drawing room of Windsor Castle alongside the Queen, Prince Phillip, Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the bride's mother, Doria Ragland and the couple's bridesmaids and page boys. The images were taken by royal photographer Alexi Lubomirski, who was also responsible for taking the couple’s official engagement photos.
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The Kremlin has said that Russian businesses "often encounter unfriendly and unscrupulous actions", after Roman Abramovich's UK visa expired. The billionaire Chelsea owner is yet to have his UK visa renewed following its expiry in April, a source close to the oligarch has confirmed to Sky News.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex in the newly issued official photographs of the royal wedding. Photograph: Alexi Lubomirski/PA
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Royal Ascot is only a few weeks away. Normally attended by royals, Ascot is considered the most sartorially superior event in the racing calender thanks to its strict dress code. This is a must for the majority of the enclosures, but the more casual Windsor Enclosure does state: "While no formal dress code applies here, we encourage racegoers to dress for the occasion" In plain speak, that's smart attire and hats are strongly suggested.
Tesco has revealed plans to remove ‘best before’ labels from scores of fruit and vegetable products in a bid to prevent food being unnecessarily thrown away. The supermarket said it made the decision to remove the labels after a survey revealed most customers do not understand what they actually mean. Tesco said the policy change will apply to nearly 70 fruit and vegetable products “to help prevent perfectly edible food from being thrown away”.
More than 200 people who travelled to Australia for last month's Commonwealth Games have applied for asylum, an official has said. A total of 205 competitors or support staff "are now lawfully in the country because they've applied for a visa of some type", Ms Golightly said. Some 190 applied for a "protection visa", while another 10 to 15 had sought other types of visa.
The Oregon Zoo in Portland is celebrating a new arrival — a mountain goat kid. The zoo’s adult mountain goat, Sassy, gave birth on May 19, and the zoo shared footage of the baby goat checking out his new home. In a video shared on the zoo’s YouTube page, the new resident can be seen climbing around its habitat at only two days old. “While mothers of some species keep their newborns hidden away for several weeks, mountain goat kids are typically on their feet within minutes after birth,” the post stated. As of writing, the footage has over 100 views on YouTube. Credit: Oregon, Zoo via Storyful
The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a blow to the rights of workers on Monday by allowing companies to require them to sign away their ability to bring class-action claims against management, agreements already in place for about 25 million employees. The justices, in a 5-4 ruling with the court's conservatives in the majority, endorsed the legality of the growing practice by companies to compel workers to sign arbitration agreements waiving their right to bring class-action claims on issues such as overtime wages or gender-based pay disparities either in court or before private arbitrators.
The video above shows a motorist ignoring road restrictions by attempting to drive through a half marathon, and being pushed back by the runners. In the video, filmed during Britain's Ocean City Half Marathon in Plymouth, Devon, the woman explains she was driving 'very slowly’. Sprint hurdler David King described it as "disgusting behaviour" and said "you need to watch the video to believe it".
A Pakistani exchange student who was killed in the Texas shooting last week decided to study in the U.S. because she wanted to “experience a new culture” and aspired to be a diplomat. Sabika Sheikh, 17, was shot and killed when a teenage gunman opened fire in Santa Fe High School on Friday. Joleen Cogburn, Sheikh’s host mother in Texas, said the student chose to do an exchange program because she "wanted to experience American culture" and to share Pakistan’s culture with her peers in the U.S., reported Indian Express.
Known as fairy circles, these sandy halos freckle a strip of land on the edge of the Namib Desert stretching 1,120 miles from Angola to the north-western cape province of South Africa. Here, in the red sands of the NamibRand Nature Reserve in south-west Namibia, they are at their most abundant. Tabita is a Catholic convert.
Britain's media regulator on Monday opened a further three investigations into Russian news channel RT to see whether it had breached impartiality rules in its reporting. Ofcom has previously warned that RT producer TV Novosti could lose its right to broadcast in Britain after it said it had found a number of cases of impartiality following a nerve agent attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in March. The poisoning, which Britain blamed on Russia, strained relations between the two countries and led to the biggest Western expulsions of diplomats since the height of the Cold War.
Officers from North Ridgeville police department (NRPD) in Ohio came across the scene at about 5.30am on Saturday. “We will mention the irony of the pig in a police car now so that anyone that thinks they’re funny is actually unoriginal and trying too hard,” they said.
Do you know how fast Usain Bolt can run in miles per hour? More importantly, how does the world’s fastest man compare to the world’s fastest animals? Bolt managed to clock 27.8 mph by running the 100 meter sprint in just 9.58 seconds.
A Russian agency has offered restaurants fake reviews to help boost their TripAdvisor ratings ahead of the World Cup, its owner confirmed. Marketing company Bacon Agency claims it can circumvent TripAdvisor’s algorithm for detecting fraudulent posts. It can also publish reviews in foreign languages before the major football event, which is set to attract thousands of visitors from across the globe.
The website and app allows dog seekers to set up a profile detailing their homelife, lifestyle, dog preferences, and why they want a dog. It then matches the dog buyer to verified breeders. The company was started by chief executive and dog lover Sam Worthy and chief operating officer Dan Baird.
Going into Saturday’s Premiership semi-final against Wasps, Saracens’ focus was on starting the game with a bang. As Jamie George explained: “We’ve been having slow starts, easing our way in. In the second minute, Owen Farrell, who amassed a play-off record 27 points, jinked between two forwards and released Alex Lozowski to score.