Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog foresees no early end to winter.
Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog foresees no early end to winter.
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.
A man in Florida was caught by deputies scavenging for an unusual Sunday night meal, Martin County Sheriff’s Office said. Responding to a call of a "man down," sheriffs found Robert Lane on the ground as he was attempting to grab endangered gopher tortoises. According to the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, gopher tortoises are considered a "keystone species" in Florida, where they’re listed as threatened." The moderately sized reptiles can live for 40 to 60 years and are the only tortoise species in the U.S. that live east of the Mississippi River.
Google collected highly personal data about millions of iPhone users without them knowing, the High Court has heard. The litigation is being brought by campaign group Google You Owe Us, led by former Which? At the first hearing of the case in London on Monday, lawyers for Mr Lloyd told the court information collected by Google included racial or ethnic origin, physical and mental heath, political affiliations or opinions, sexuality and sexual interests and social class.
The Queen has made her first public appearance since the wedding of Harry and Meghan, visiting the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The Queen was greeted in the evening sunshine by the president of the Royal Horticultural Society, Sir Nicholas Bacon, who was at the royal wedding on Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
The Associated Press on Monday announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau to cover U.S. intelligence agencies and national security. The appointment was announced by Julie Pace, AP's Washington bureau chief. "Susannah is a dogged reporter with a track record of producing standout journalism on complex issues," Pace said.
China is considering ending the limits it sets on the number of children a family can have, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. China's population is aging rapidly, with the number of births falling by 3.5 percent to 17.23 million last year despite the country's decision in late 2015 to relax the controversial "one-child" policy and allow couples to have a second child. The State Council, or cabinet, has commissioned research on ending the country's birth limits on a nationwide basis, the Bloomberg report said.
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.
The price of bitcoin has risen by $500 over the last three days to reverse a slide in value that saw the cryptocurrency briefly fall below $8,000 last week. Bitcoin has experienced a downward price trend since 5 May, when it looked set to break above the $10,000 price point. Despite the recent price falls, predictions for bitcoin continue to be positive, particularly from those within the cryptocurrency space.
DUBLIN (AP) — Debate is raging in homes, pubs and streets across Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.