News

News

Hank Azaria would ‘step aside’ over Simpsons Apu criticism

Hank Azaria has said he is "willing to step aside" following controversy over his voicing of the Simpsons' Indian character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon. Speaking on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert the actor, who voices a number...

Denmark awaits verdict on whether Kim Wall was murdered

A court in Denmark will deliver the verdict today in a horrific murder case which has gripped and shocked a nation. Danish inventor Peter Madsen faces a life sentence if found guilty of the...

Lorries park under bridge to help suicidal man

More than a dozen lorry drivers in Detroit came together on Tuesday to help a man on a bridge who was contemplating suicide. Michigan State Police blocked the road and diverted traffic after they received...

Rapper Meek Mill seen courtside at NBA game hours after release from jail

US rapper Meek Mill has made his first public appearance after being freed from prison at a basketball game in Philadelphia. The star, whose real name is Robert Rihmeek Williams, spent five months in jail...

TSB digital platforms back but gremlins remain after IT disaster

TSB customers are reporting they are able to access their accounts after the lender took its digital banking platforms offline to fix a bungled system upgrade. The bank's boss rushed to Twitter in the early...

Johnson ‘repeats call for amnesty for some illegal immigrants’ in wake of Windrush

Boris Johnson has repeated his call for an amnesty for some illegal immigrants in the wake of the Windrush scandal, according to reports. The Foreign Secretary pressed the Prime Minister to introduce the measure for...

Lloyds urged to rethink branch closures as profits surge

Lloyds has reported a surge in first quarter pre-tax profits to £1.6bn, prompting a business group to call on the bank to "rethink" branch closures amid its digital investment drive. The lender, which returned to...

Teachers claim A-level and GCSE students cannot read analogue clock faces

Secondary schools are reportedly having to ditch traditional clocks for digital ones because pupils cannot tell the time. A teacher told a conference that GCSE students have complained that they are unable to read clock...

Cameras Installed In Library After Couple Caught Having Sex While Others Used It As...

Anti-social behaviour, including one couple having sex and others who have gone to the loo between the bookshelves, has led to security cameras being installed at Lord Louis Library in Newport. £3000 donated to the library has...

Traffic Chaos After Blackwater Lights Switched On “Against Instructions”

Temporary traffic lights at Blackwater have twice been switched on this week during morning rush hour, despite instructions to leave them off until 9.30am. The work at Blackwater is not being carried out by Island...
Facebook Messenger