"You can’t escape everybody else’s success."
"It almost felt inevitable."
The parents of a little boy who died this morning after a suspected gas explosion in Lancashire have paid tribute to their “beautiful little angel”. Two houses collapsed and four people were injured in the blast in Heysham. Lancashire Police said the boy, named George Arthur Hinds, aged two years and 10 months, died as a result of the tragic incident.
Liz Cheney regrets vote for Trump but won’t say she’ll leave Republican party
Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday said there was no place for anti-Semitism in society and that British Jews should not have to endure "shameful racism". "There is no place for antisemitism in our society," Johnson said on Twitter. "Ahead of Shavuot, I stand with Britain’s Jews who should not have to endure the type of shameful racism we have seen today."
The pot is thought to date back to 1981.
We need a better approach to our borders – including a faster system to respond to rapidly rising cases, improved testing and support for the aviation industry
Elected officials in a Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in April approved a proposal to dramatically change the city's policing practices. The Brooklyn Center City Council voted 4-1 Saturday for a resolution to create new divisions of unarmed civilian employees to handle non-moving traffic violations and respond to mental health crises. In addition, a new Department of Community Safety and Violence Prevention would be formed to oversee efforts on community health and public safety, led by a director with public health expertise.
Italy reported 93 coronavirus-related deaths on Sunday against 136 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections fell to 5,753 from 6,659. The last time there were less than 100 deaths reported on a single day in Italy was Oct 23, 2020, when 91 people died. Italy has registered 124,156 deaths linked to COVID-19 since its outbreak emerged in February last year, the second-highest toll in Europe after Britain and the seventh-highest in the world.
The Health Secretary said it is ‘appropriate’ to push on with the major easing of lockdown in England.
A shocking video released by Network Rail shows youths trying to lift a level crossing barrier in Rossington, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire. just moments before a train speeds past at 125mph. (SWNS)
Government should have imposed tighter controls at airports from start of pandemic, says Yvette Cooper
Bindi Irwin and Chandler Powell welcomed their baby girl on March 25
The race for Champions League qualification looks likely to go down to the wire thanks to a slip-up from Chelsea and the Reds’ improving form. Thursday’s win over Manchester United, coupled with Chelsea’s defeat to Arsenal, has put a place in the top four in Liverpool’s own hands - an unlikely prospect a fortnight ago. Another win today would see Liverpool, who were this week dethroned as Premier League champions, move to within one point of Chelsea and with the easier final fixtures.
"My goal out here, my purpose, is to help humanity and I can't sit here and not address that," he said.
Harry Kane and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg were the men on target for Ryan Mason’s side.
Tottenham produced a confident performance to beat Wolves and move up into sixth in the race for Europa League football. Harry Kane scored his 22nd Premier League goal of the season before Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg grabbed Tottenham's second just past the hour to seal a victory which lifted Ryan Mason's team to sixth in the standings. Kane, the league's leading scorer, struck on the stroke of halftime, shortly after seeing Conor Coady block his header on the goal-line with the England defender then also clearing a goalbound follow-up shot from Giovani Lo Celso.
More than 20 million people in the UK are now fully vaccinated after receiving two doses of a coronavirus vaccine, official data shows. The incredible landmark figure comes as the government moves to speed up second doses for over-50s and the vulnerable amid the spread of the Indian variant of coronavirus. More than 1,300 people in the UK have been infected with the new variant, which experts have warned could be 50 per cent more transmissible than the Kent variant.
French insurer Axa said on Sunday that one of its businesses in Asia was hit by a ransomware attack, adding that it was investigating after some data processed in Thailand was accessed. The group said the cyber attack had targeted its Asia Assistance division, impacting IT operations in Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong and the Philippines. "As a result, certain data processed by Inter Partners Asia (IPA) in Thailand has been accessed," the Paris-based company said, adding it would notify corporate clients and individuals if it found they had been affected.
Tottenham scored either side of half-time in a comfortable 2-0 win over Wolves to advance their Europa League hopes. After striking the post, Harry Kane opened the scoring in first-half stoppage-time with a cool finish, taking him one ahead of Mo Salah in the race for the Golden Boot before Liverpool play later in the day. Kane and Dele Alli hit the woodwork again before Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg finished from close range to clinch the points in the final game without any fans at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.