The author said: ‘The study of literature should not be a luxury for a wealthy minority of spoilt and privileged aesthetes’
The former First Minister was speaking as a new portrait of him was unveiled at the Queen’s University Belfast.
The former prime minister delivered a withering assessment of the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill as she made clear she would not support it.
Mobile and broadband bosses have pledged to allow struggling customers to switch to cheaper packages.
Carmaker Stellantis plans to start the conversion of its engine and gearboxes plant in Termoli, in Southern Italy, into the group's third battery producing facility in Europe in 2024, Italian unions said on Monday. As part of its electrification plans, Stellantis will build three so called 'gigafactories' in Europe, in France, Germany and Italy, though its ACC joint venture with Mercedes and TotaleEnergies, for a total capacity of at least 120 gigawatt hours (GWh) by 2030. Two more battery plants will be built in North America with partners LG Energy Solution (LGES) and Samsung SDI.
The star and his girlfriend, actress Dakota Johnson, visited The Stag Inn in Hinton Charterhouse late on Sunday afternoon.
Scores are feared dead following the strike in Kremenchuk which occurred on the day Volodymyr Zelensky addressed the G7.
LONDON (Reuters) -Britain’s teenage U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu lived up to her star billing on her first appearance on Wimbledon’s Centre Court by overcoming the awkward challenge of in-form Belgian Alison van Uytvanck 6-4 6-4 in the first round on Monday. Van Uytvanck is ranked 46th in the world but has a liking for grass having won 12 of her 14 matches on the surface this year, including two second-tier titles. Her low slice made things difficult for Raducanu, who took a while to work out how to deal with the lack of pace coming her way, but the Briton grew in confidence and, lifted by the home fans, was a deserved winner.
With Russia’s Black Sea fleet blocking Ukraine’s ports, grain is at risk of rotting in silos unless it can get to markets around the world.
Women of Watford (WOW) and Proud Hornets -- had urged the club to display its support for "all human rights, the LGBT+ community and women's rights" at the game but the fixture will no longer take place. Qatar's Football Association (QFA) said it had received a number of offers from European clubs, including Watford, to play friendly matches.
Nicola Sturgeon says ‘horrific’ US supreme court decision will embolden anti-abortion protesters in Scotland
Riders of gasoline-fueled motorcycles will have to start paying for parking in Paris from September as the French capital aims to reduce noise and pollution, but parking for electric motorcycles remains free, a city hall official said on Monday. The new charge fulfills a campaign promise of socialist mayor Anne Hidalgo and was set to start in January, but the measure was delayed as Hidalgo made a bid for the French presidency in the spring. Paris mobility chief David Belliard, an ecologist whose party is part of Hidalgo's coalition, said on franceinfo radio that the city aims to better regulate the use of public space.
The 23-year-old British wildcard spoke with reporters at a press conference after helping revive a ball boy mid-match at Wimbledon.
Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, opening the second reading debate on the Bill, said the UK continues to raise issues of concern with the EU.