The jury in the trial of a North East teenager accused of murdering a man with a homemade shotgun has been discharged.
A year ago, Aryna Sabalenka's serve was in pieces and she was having to scrape through fraught battles in Australia as her fragile emotions were laid painfully bare.The shaky serve that haunted her so badly 12 months ago has been rock-solid, broken just six times in Melbourne.
A senior civil servant said the figure was not a limit and could rise again as the inquiry into whether Boris Johnson misled Parliament continues.
A new generation of Mexico’s Indigenous musicians like Pat Boy are using rap to combat prejudice, revive ancient languages and reignite pride
Birmingham-based Soffe family still fighting for compensation after fire in Gulf state left Elizabeth with life-threatening burns
Staff set to train in the ‘ancient art of Japanese hospitality’
Comedian says C of E’s position is ‘untenable’ after meeting archbishop of Canterbury
The 72-year-old former host of The Tonight Show suffered a broken collarbone, two broken ribs and two cracked kneecaps
Actress Sylvia Syms, best known for the films Ice Cold In Alex and Victim, has died at the age of 89.
On January 24, the United States Justice Department, along with eight states, filed an antitrust suit against Google. 'Time' reports that the suit aims to smash the tech giant's alleged monopoly on the online advertising ecosystem.
BEIJING (Reuters) -Lunar New Year holiday trips inside China surged 74% from last year after authorities scrapped COVID-19 curbs that had stifled travel for three years, media reported on Saturday. The Lunar New Year is the most important holiday of the year in China, when huge numbers of people working in prosperous coastal cities head to their hometowns and villages for family reunions. But for three years people were told not to travel during the holiday, with those who insisted facing the risk of snap lockdowns, multiple COVID tests, quarantine and even admonishment by their work units.
A senior Conservative has accused a council of “steadfastly doing nothing” to repair a road previously likened to the surface of the moon.
The Prince and Princess of Wales have shocked volunteers, by making a surprise visit to a Windsor food bank. Chief executive Sarah Kember greeted the pair as they arrived at the Dedworth Green Baptist Church, later speaking to them about the work of the food bank with the scheme's founder Sarah Howard and chairman of Windsor Christian Action Geoff Hudson. Kate asked how many food banks were in the area during the brief meeting, as well as enquiring about whether the produce is fresh, and if some people struggle with the stigma sometimes associated with asking for help.
2/5 Smith’s voice remains a remarkable instrument but it is asked to carry songs that feature little else of interest
PHOTOS show the damage caused to several cars following fire attacks in the early hours of this morning.
I often get asked to name my favourite meals from my trips around the world. I’ve eaten lots and forgotten a great many, but I do remember the good ones – especially if I’ve recreated them and added them to the recipe bank on my iPad. That’s the useful thing about food writing.
Youngsters looking to build their future careers in the low carbon sector could be given a step up the ladder after 20 paid scholarship opportunities were announced in Redcar.
CITY GUIDES: Athens’ quirky little sibling is an underrated place in which to while away a long weekend, says Athina Kontos
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The FBI on Thursday revealed it had secretly hacked and disrupted a prolific ransomware gang called Hive, a maneuver that allowed the bureau to thwart the group from collecting more than $130 million in ransomware demands from more than 300 victims. At a news conference, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and Deputy U.S. Attorney General Lisa Monaco said government hackers broke into Hive's network and put the gang under surveillance, surreptitiously stealing the digital keys the group used to unlock victim organizations' data. They were then able to alert victims in advance so they could take steps to protect their systems before Hive demanded the payments.
Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust are inviting people to join them in February to celebrate LGBT+ History Month.