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End this exploitation at the border

End this exploitation at the border

Yesterday morning, around 16 people, including small children and a heavily pregnant woman, landed on Dungeness beach in Kent. Read full article: End this exploitation at the border...→

Twitter and Facebook have crossed the Rubicon by unfairly censoring Donald Trump

Twitter and Facebook have crossed the Rubicon by unfairly censoring Donald Trump

It is hard to escape the conclusion that social media giants were especially keen to make an example of the President Read full article: Twitter and Facebook have crossed the Ru...→

Exams U-turn as pupils win reprieve over A-level and GCSE grade appeals

Exams U-turn as pupils win reprieve over A-level and GCSE grade appeals

Headteachers in England had voiced concerned that pupils faced 'life sentence' unless allowed to appeal over results Read full article: Exams U-turn as pupils win reprieve over...→

Iain Dale's furious reaction to British Airways 'guff' PR statement

Iain Dale's furious reaction to British Airways 'guff' PR statement

When British Airways refused to provide a spokesperson for his show Iain Dale reacted furiously to the "guff" PR statement they sent instead. Read full article: Iain Dale's furious reaction to British ...→

Teenager dies at Co Wicklow beauty spot

Teenager dies at Co Wicklow beauty spot

A teenage boy has died following an incident at a beauty spot in Co Wicklow. Read full article: Teenager dies at Co Wicklow beauty spot...→

NHS Test and Trace contacting fewer than half the contacts of people testing positive

NHS Test and Trace contacting fewer than half the contacts of people testing positive

Reach falls to 45 per cent in week ending July 29 having stood at 51 per cent in week before, analysis reveals Read full article: NHS Test and Trace contacting fewer than...→

Leeds United prepare offer for Brentford forward Said Benrahma

Leeds United prepare offer for Brentford forward Said Benrahma

West Ham United, Aston Villa, Crystal Palace and Leicester City are also interested in signing the Algerian Read full article: Leeds United prepare offer for Brentford...→

Belgium, Bahamas and Andorra added to UK quarantine list

Belgium, Bahamas and Andorra added to UK quarantine list

The three countries have been removed from the 'safe list' following a spike in coronavirus cases. Read full article: Belgium, Bahamas and Andorra added to UK...→

Dog-puncher gets 12-month community order after being secretly filmed

Dog-puncher gets 12-month community order after being secretly filmed

Joseph Pocklington, 29, from Darlington, who was filmed punching his pet dog numerous times in the town by a woman on her phone pleaded guilty to one count of [...] Read full article: Dog-puncher gets 12-month community orde...→

The Last Of Us Part 2 Factions multiplayer gameplay video leaks

The Last Of Us Part 2 Factions multiplayer gameplay video leaks

Naughty Dog has been the victim of yet another leak, with a short clip from The Last Of Us Part 2’s multiplayer spin-off appearing online. Read full article: The Last Of Us Part 2 Factions multiplay...→

The FCO needs to admit it made a big mistake banning Spain’s islands

The FCO needs to admit it made a big mistake banning Spain’s islands

I received a message last night. A friend was asking if I had any insight into whether the Spanish islands would be added to the Government’s “travel corridor” [...] Read full article: The FCO needs to admit it made a big mis...→

Wolves vs Olympiakos, Europa League last-16: live score and goal updates

Wolves vs Olympiakos, Europa League last-16: live score and goal updates

You cannot help but feel for the Wolves fans who have been denied the famous nights and crazy trips a European run brings, but nevertheless this is an importan [...] Read full article: Wolves vs Olympiakos, Europa League last...→

The world will be richer when we can hitchhike again

The world will be richer when we can hitchhike again

It wasn’t M1-style hitchhiking, the kind where you stand facing the traffic, 'Liverpool' scrawled on cardboard, holding out a thumb. Here, on the stray single [...] Read full article: The world will be richer when we can hit...→

London Marathon 2020 cancelled and next year's race postponed

London Marathon 2020 cancelled and next year's race postponed

London Marathon 2020 has been cancelled - but an elite park race will still go ahead, organisers have confirmed. Read full article: London Marathon 2020 cancelled and next ...→

Microsoft ends xCloud support on iOS, launching as Android exclusive

Microsoft ends xCloud support on iOS, launching as Android exclusive

Apple is not happy about Microsoft’s streaming plans and has stopped them from launching xCloud on iPhone, perhaps forever. Read full article: Microsoft ends xCloud support on iOS, la...→

A high-profile attorney decides not to wait for the McCarrick report - Catholic Herald

There’s still no McCarrick Report. In case, gentle reader, you are just a little late to the party: the McCarrick Report refers to the Vatican’s promised inter [...] Read full article: A high-profile attorney decides not to w...→

Two dioceses and a college are in the spotlight after an abuse allegation - Catholic Herald

Last month the Catholic Herald published a major investigation into the handling – at several different levels of ecclesiastical governance – of an allegation [...] Read full article: Two dioceses and a college are in the sp...→

Nick Hallett, Author at Catholic Herald

The priests of the Birmingham Oratory have expressed “sadness and distress” after being prohibited from distributing Holy Communion on the tongue... Priests ha [...] Read full article: Nick Hallett, Author at Catholic Herald...→

Windsor Castle garden designed by the Duke of Edinburgh opens to public for first time in 40 years

Windsor Castle garden designed by the Duke of Edinburgh opens to public for first time in 40 years

The East Terrace Garden has been deemed safe to open due to the limited number of visitors allowed access because of coronavirus Read full article: Windsor Castle garden designed by the Du...→

Spaghetti with browned butter, a whole lemon, green olives and herbs

Spaghetti with browned butter, a whole lemon, green olives and herbs

This sauce comes together rather like cacio e pepe, with the key to its silkiness a splash of emulsifying the pasta water with the browned butter and melted ch [...] Read full article: Spaghetti with browned butter, a whole l...→

The best juicers for fresh fruits and vegetables

The best juicers for fresh fruits and vegetables

Juicing can be a convenient, delicious way to increase your intake of fruit and vegetables, and squeeze more goodness out of the contents of your fridge. Read full article: The best juicers for fresh fruits and ve...→

As hair loss is listed as corona side affect, here are other reasons you might be losing hair

As hair loss is listed as corona side affect, here are other reasons you might be losing hair

A report today detailed that hair loss may be a side affect of coronavirus, with specialists saying they have noticed a surge in telogen effluvium (TE) – a for [...] Read full article: As hair loss is listed as corona side af...→

Hiroshima anniversary: 75 years since the atom bomb

Japanese city marks nuclear attack that resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths Read full article: Hiroshima anniversary: 75 years since th...→

The smartest way to 'anti-age your eyes' without resorting to surgery 

We are turning to surgery to fix our 'tired eyes' - but there's something even better and cheaper, says The Telegraph's beauty editor Read full article: The smartest way to 'anti-age your eyes'...→

Notre-Dame’s rebuilding: The battle over the future of the cathedral - Catholic Herald

After fifteen months of suspense during which designers from around the world have come up with the most audacious if not totally bizarre designs for Notre-Dam [...] Read full article: Notre-Dame’s rebuilding: The battle over...→

Tom Holland: Hagia Sophia is, or was, Christianity’s greatest church - Catholic Herald

In 532, amid the worst riots ever to sweep Constantinople, the Cathedral of the Holy Wisdom – Hagia Sophia – went up in flames. Work on its replacement began b [...] Read full article: Tom Holland: Hagia Sophia is, or was, Ch...→

There's a chasm between the positivity radiating from GAA club, and the spineless attitudes of those who spiked security alert

There's a chasm between the positivity radiating from GAA club, and the spineless attitudes of those who spiked security alert

The night that East Belfast GAA made their competitive bow in the Down leagues against St Michael’s, I fell into a text conversation with a prominent member of [...] Read full article: There's a chasm between the positivity r...→

Coronavirus infection rate still fell even as lockdown started to ease

Coronavirus infection rate still fell even as lockdown started to ease

A report from the UK's biggest testing study suggests the first stages of lockdown easing did not compromise the fightback against Covid-19. Read full article: Coronavirus infection rate still fell ev...→

50,000,000 NHS face masks that cost £150,000,000 aren't safe to use

50,000,000 NHS face masks that cost £150,000,000 aren't safe to use

The government has been criticised for buying masks from a company with little PPE supplying experience which employs an official trade adviser. Read full article: 50,000,000 NHS face masks that cost £150...→

Sky TV & Netflix Sky TV & Netflix

Set-up: £20 for new customers; up to £219 for existing customers... Set-up: £39.95 for new customers; up to £219 for existing customers Read full article: Sky TV & Netflix Sky TV & Netflix...→

Canary Islands to cover Covid-related costs for holidaymakers

Canary Islands to cover Covid-related costs for holidaymakers

British holidaymakers who travel to the Canary Islands will find any Covid-related costs are covered by the regional government, should they contract the virus [...] Read full article: Canary Islands to cover Covid-related co...→

Beavers allowed to stay on River Otter

Beavers allowed to stay on River Otter

A decision to let wild beavers stay on the River Otter in Devon permanently is the culmination of a wildlife saga that has run for more than a decade. Read full article: Beavers allowed to stay on River Otter...→

Nintendo Switch sales hit 61 million, as Animal Crossing passes 22 million

Nintendo Switch sales hit 61 million, as Animal Crossing passes 22 million

The latest financial report for Nintendo shows the company has benefited greatly from the lockdown, with Switch sales up 166% on last year. Read full article: Nintendo Switch sales hit 61 million, as...→

Paul Mescal and his BDE is saving 2020

Paul Mescal and his BDE is saving 2020

He’s become this Adonis of casual proportions, able to titillate the ladies while not threatening the fellas. Read full article: Paul Mescal and his BDE is saving 2020...→

Think my Edinburgh accent is schhhexy? You should see me with my top off

Think my Edinburgh accent is schhhexy? You should see me with my top off

Sean Connery gets the credit for making the Edinburgh lilt attractive, but the real reason can be found in a power dynamic as auld as time Read full article: Think my Edinburgh accent is schhhexy? Y...→

Xbox Live Gold could still be free, despite not being discontinued

Xbox Live Gold could still be free, despite not being discontinued

Microsoft has said that Xbox Live Gold will continue into the next generation of consoles, but they won’t say whether it'll be free or not. Read full article: Xbox Live Gold could still be free, desp...→

Four people injured after building collapses in Windsor

Four people injured after building collapses in Windsor

Four people have been injured after a building collapsed in Windsor. Thames Valley Police have shut down Springfield Road and warned people to stay away. This [...] Read full article: Four people injured after building colla...→

Zippos Circus: Rebound!, Portsmouth, review: candy floss, clowns and old-fashioned magic

Zippos Circus: Rebound!, Portsmouth, review: candy floss, clowns and old-fashioned magic

The circus is back, and it’s one of the zaniest, most exciting things happening outdoors. Time to rediscover your spirit of adventure Read full article: Zippos Circus: Rebound!, Portsmouth, rev...→

Mum whose house became 'dumping ground' due to depression completes DIY makeover

Mum whose house became 'dumping ground' due to depression completes DIY makeover

After months of struggling, Bex got started on just one room - and it's massively boosted her mental health. Read full article: Mum whose house became 'dumping ground' ...→

How to recession-proof your degree choice

How to recession-proof your degree choice

Which degree choices will guarantee you a job after you have graduated and what are your options to bolster your future? Read full article: How to recession-proof your degree choic...→

Should I take a gap year during the coronavirus pandemic?

Should I take a gap year during the coronavirus pandemic?

The pandemic has put dreams of a traditional year backpacking on hold. Is it worth still taking the plunge? Here are the pros and cons Read full article: Should I take a gap year during the coro...→

'Not every session will go your way' - England under pressure to avoid defeat in Pakistan series opener

'Not every session will go your way' - England under pressure to avoid defeat in Pakistan series opener

Jofra Archer says Pakistan have 'one of the best bowling line-ups on the Test circuit' after they ripped through England's top four batsmen Read full article: 'Not every session will go your way' - E...→

Beirut firefighters hailed as heroes after tragic final picture emerges of them entering warehouse

Beirut firefighters hailed as heroes after tragic final picture emerges of them entering warehouse

Photos emerged of the 10 firefighters who were called out to tackle the initial blaze that led to the explosion. All are presumed dead. Read full article: Beirut firefighters hailed as heroes aft...→

Donald Trump calls Thailand 'Thighland' during speech about washing machines

Donald Trump calls Thailand 'Thighland' during speech about washing machines

President Trump made the gaffe while visiting a Whirlpool washing machine factory in Clyde, Ohio, on Thursday Read full article: Donald Trump calls Thailand 'Thighland' ...→

Rangers exit Europa League 80 days after Scottish season was declared closed

Rangers exit Europa League 80 days after Scottish season was declared closed

Steven Gerrard's side missed out on the quarter finals of the 2019-20 Europa League, having already qualified for the 2020-21 version Read full article: Rangers exit Europa League 80 days after...→

I knew the ocean would take him, says grieving son of Brian Black

I knew the ocean would take him, says grieving son of Brian Black

The heartbroken son of broadcaster Brian Black has said he "always knew the ocean would take him", but added that he and his sister are struggling with the nat [...] Read full article: I knew the ocean would take him, says gr...→

Remote racing and virtual cheers: London Marathon 2020 can be run anywhere in the world

Remote racing and virtual cheers: London Marathon 2020 can be run anywhere in the world

Race director says experience will be different but event 'will be the most inclusive London Marathon in history' Read full article: Remote racing and virtual cheers: London...→

Belgium 'set to join UK quarantine list but France and Malta will stay exempt'

Belgium 'set to join UK quarantine list but France and Malta will stay exempt'

Portugal could also be added to the 'safe list', meaning returning holidaymakers would not have to self-isolate. Read full article: Belgium 'set to join UK quarantine list ...→

'River cruising is back and it's never been more peaceful on the Rhine'

'River cruising is back and it's never been more peaceful on the Rhine'

Forging upriver against the Rhine’s quicksilver flow, “between the banks which bear the vine, and hills all rich with blossomed trees”, to quote Byron, I came [...] Read full article: 'River cruising is back and it's never b...→

Atomic bombs contrary to peace: Pope Francis 75 years after Hiroshima attack - Catholic Herald

'It has never been clearer that, for peace to flourish, all people need to lay down the weapons of war, and especially the most powerful and destructive of wea [...] Read full article: Atomic bombs contrary to peace: Pope Fra...→

The best boutique hotels in Devon for a staycation with style

The best boutique hotels in Devon for a staycation with style

An expert guide to the best boutique hotels in Devon, featuring the top places to stay for Georgian mansions, charming interiors, period features and seaside v [...] Read full article: The best boutique hotels in Devon for a ...→

The UISG apologises for a badly-named prayer event - Catholic Herald

The International Union of Superiors General of Women Religious (UISG) had a rough couple of days at the end of July, after they published a “call to prayer” t [...] Read full article: The UISG apologises for a badly-named pr...→

Trouble at Villanova: Dispute escalates over a student’s tweets - Catholic Herald

Villanova University has responded to claims it put a student under pressure to withdraw remarks, after she criticised the university for promoting LGBT Pride [...] Read full article: Trouble at Villanova: Dispute escalates ...→

‘The main complaint isn’t money’: Silence falls on church choirs - Catholic Herald

We know relatively little about Covid-19, but some studies have concluded that it is especially likely to be spread via singing – a possibility which has had s [...] Read full article: ‘The main complaint isn’t money’: Silenc...→

Robert Halfon’s Diary: I have a confession about my last visit to Poundland - Catholic Herald

If there is a sequel to The Truman Show, which starred the extraordinary Jim Carrey as a man whose entire life is a TV series, I should be sure to … Read full article: Robert Halfon’s Diary: I have a confessi...→

Ongoing Belfast security alerts linked to incident at East Belfast GAA training grounds, says PSNI

Ongoing Belfast security alerts linked to incident at East Belfast GAA training grounds, says PSNI

Police have said they believe ongoing security alerts in Belfast are linked to hoax reports explosives were planted at the training ground of East Belfast GAA [...] Read full article: Ongoing Belfast security alerts linked t...→

Stella Smart Beauty Awards 2020 - Telegraph Events

Join us for a series of unmissable online beauty masterclasses this August and September. Settle into your sofa as our Stella beauty Read full article: Stella Smart Beauty Awards 2020 - Telegr...→

Doom Eternal and Elder Scrolls Online coming to PS5 and Series X as free updates

Doom Eternal and Elder Scrolls Online coming to PS5 and Series X as free updates

Bethesda is planning next gen versions of two of their biggest games but they’ll be available for free if you already own them. Read full article: Doom Eternal and Elder Scrolls Online co...→

Exclusive: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang close to signing new three-year Arsenal deal

Exclusive: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang close to signing new three-year Arsenal deal

New contract that Arsenal have offered will run until 2023, covering final 12 months on existing deal and extending it by further two years Read full article: Exclusive: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang clo...→

'Utter cobblers' Tom Swarbrick dismisses Trump supporter's claim over child immunity

'Utter cobblers' Tom Swarbrick dismisses Trump supporter's claim over child immunity

Greg Swenson from Republicans Overseas defends Donald Trump's claim that children are "almost immune" to coronavirus, saying "It depends on what the definition [...] Read full article: 'Utter cobblers' Tom Swarbrick dismisses...→

Bill English, electrical engineer who built the first prototype of the computer mouse – obituary

Bill English, electrical engineer who built the first prototype of the computer mouse – obituary

Fashioned out of a pinewood block and two wheels, his device conquered the computing world once Apple attached it to their Lisa machine Read full article: Bill English, electrical engineer who bu...→

NBA 2K21 first gameplay trailer features Kobe Bryant

NBA 2K21 first gameplay trailer features Kobe Bryant

NBA 2K21 is a month away from release and the first brief glimpse of gameplay footage looks pretty great. Read full article: NBA 2K21 first gameplay trailer features...→

Tom Holland, Author at Catholic Herald

In 532, amid the worst riots ever to sweep Constantinople, the Cathedral of the Holy Wisdom – Hagia Sophia – Read full article: Tom Holland, Author at Catholic Herald...→

Leanda de Lisle, Author at Catholic Herald

You’re planning a pilgrimage route. Which part of the world would you like to walk in? I’d really like to... The King believed his first marriage had broken a [...] Read full article: Leanda de Lisle, Author at Catholic Hera...→

Analysis: How the danger of coronavirus compares with the risks of everyday life

Analysis: How the danger of coronavirus compares with the risks of everyday life

How much of a threat is low level of Covid-19 in community compared to danger of accidents, bad health or crime? Read full article: Analysis: How the danger of coronavirus ...→

Government backs Covid-19 sniffer dog trial

Government backs Covid-19 sniffer dog trial

Researchers investigating whether trained dogs can detect Covid-19 in humans, are calling for volunteers in the North West region of England for help with the [...] Read full article: Government backs Covid-19 sniffer dog tr...→

James O'Brien warns of looming furlough cliff-edge as scheme ends

James O'Brien warns of looming furlough cliff-edge as scheme ends

James O'Brien warned that the UK faces a huge unemployment issue when the furlough scheme ends at the end of October. Read full article: James O'Brien warns of looming furlough ...→

Murder accused claimed partner died during erotic sex act, court told

Murder accused claimed partner died during erotic sex act, court told

A 23-year-old man accused of murdering his partner told police she died during an erotic sex act, a court has heard. Read full article: Murder accused claimed partner died duri...→

The UK hotel that’s taking socially distanced dining to the extreme with a new kind of room service

The UK hotel that’s taking socially distanced dining to the extreme with a new kind of room service

I’ve never understood the appeal of room service. When I’m in a new city, the idea of being cooped up with a lukewarm club sandwich and a vodka coke is far fro [...] Read full article: The UK hotel that’s taking socially dist...→

SF90 Stradale: Ferrari’s stunning new hybrid

Ferrari flagships have always been special, and over the years increasingly potent and hard to top, says Richard Meaden in Auto Express. But the Italian superc [...] Read full article: SF90 Stradale: Ferrari’s stunning new hy...→

Newbury VUE cinema to reopen in August

Newbury VUE cinema to reopen in August

It has announced new measures for reopening; online booking is encouraged and customer details will be required as part of the Test and Trace initiative.... Ne [...] Read full article: Newbury VUE cinema to reopen in August...→

Exclusive: Premier League clubs vote against adoption of five substitutes rule for new season

Exclusive: Premier League clubs vote against adoption of five substitutes rule for new season

Next season, Premier League clubs will go back to just three subs and matchday squads will return to 18, as they were before Project Restart Read full article: Exclusive: Premier League clubs vote aga...→

Frozen embryos do not increase chance of pregnancy over fresh ones, study finds

Frozen embryos do not increase chance of pregnancy over fresh ones, study finds

Researchers also found no significant difference was found between the live birth rates between frozen and fresh embryos Read full article: Frozen embryos do not increase chance of...→

High-cost lenders use exotic holidays to tempt borrowers into taking on debt

High-cost lenders use exotic holidays to tempt borrowers into taking on debt

Lenders exploited struggling customers by using tactics to suggest repeatedly borrowing money was normal behaviour, the City watchdog said Read full article: High-cost lenders use exotic holidays to...→

Hair loss may be long-term side effect from coronavirus

Hair loss may be long-term side effect from coronavirus

Covid-19 survivor Grace Dudley, 30, was forced to shave her head after waking up with 'huge clumps' on her pillow. Read full article: Hair loss may be long-term side effect f...→

Bishops mark Hiroshima anniversary with calls for nuclear disarmament - Catholic Herald

75 years on from the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the UK's Catholic bishops have joined calls for nuclear disarmament. Read full article: Bishops mark Hiroshima anniversary with ...→

Helping to keep Ulster connected: In conversation with Ulster’s Bryn Cunningham.

Helping to keep Ulster connected: In conversation with Ulster’s Bryn Cunningham.

For most of us, the world as we know it has changed and, now more than ever, we’re relying on the strength of our broadband. Over the last few months Openreach [...] Read full article: Helping to keep Ulster connected: In con...→

Break the school year up into four equal terms - and see children thrive as a result

Break the school year up into four equal terms - and see children thrive as a result

Pupils will feel less pressured, teachers more rested and the curriculum delivered most effectively if we ditch the three-term tradition Read full article: Break the school year up into four equal...→

The Queen's orange lipstick is the perfect shade for now - whether you're in your teens or your 90's

The Queen's orange lipstick is the perfect shade for now - whether you're in your teens or your 90's

Her majesty's 'morale-boosting' orange lipstick moment was her most powerful make-up statement of all time: Our 5 best orange lipsticks Read full article: The Queen's orange lipstick is the perfe...→

Coronation Street viewers spot hidden 'penis' on fish and chip shop sign

Coronation Street viewers spot hidden 'penis' on fish and chip shop sign

During a scene featuring Gemma Winter this week, Coronation Street viewers spotted what looked like a penis on the wall of the chippy. Read full article: Coronation Street viewers spot hidden 'p...→

Parish councillor shot by gunman who fled on motorbike and died in police chase

Parish councillor shot by gunman who fled on motorbike and died in police chase

Children’s author James Nash, 42, is fighting for his life in hospital as police combed the village in Hampshire Read full article: Parish councillor shot by gunman who fle...→

Pupils warned not to hug each other on A-level results day as headteachers enforce strict rules

Pupils warned not to hug each other on A-level results day as headteachers enforce strict rules

Students who come into school on Thursday to pick up their grades in person must uphold social distancing guidelines, headteachers say Read full article: Pupils warned not to hug each other on A...→

Sister of tragic Julie Maxwell-Lewis raises funds for vital equipment that may have saved her life

Sister of tragic Julie Maxwell-Lewis raises funds for vital equipment that may have saved her life

The sister of Soft Border Patrol TV star Julie Maxwell-Lewis, who died suddenly on a Saturday night out with her husband nearly a year ago, has launched a fund [...] Read full article: Sister of tragic Julie Maxwell-Lewis rai...→

Arsenal board overrule Mikel Arteta after disagreement on Maitland-Niles

Arsenal board overrule Mikel Arteta after disagreement on Maitland-Niles

Ainsley Maitland-Niles is set to leave Arsenal this summer after the Gunners' board overruled Mikel Arteta's plea to keep the versatile youngster. Read full article: Arsenal board overrule Mikel Arteta afte...→

Migrant crossings to be investigated by MPs after more than 100 cross the channel

Migrant crossings to be investigated by MPs after more than 100 cross the channel

The number of migrants who have arrived across the English Channel so far this year is already more than double the figure for 2019. Read full article: Migrant crossings to be investigated by ...→

'The mental health side is worse' caller who was in two month coronavirus coma tells LBC

'The mental health side is worse' caller who was in two month coronavirus coma tells LBC

A coronavirus patient who was in a coma for two months has told LBC the mental health effects of Covid-19 are still impacting his life. Read full article: 'The mental health side is worse' caller...→

Pub closures will cost Ireland more than its lost pints

It’s been five months since a punter has walked through the doors of an Irish pub. Five months of shutters pulled tight, tills gathering dust and nonsense goin [...] Read full article: Pub closures will cost Ireland more than...→

The best games of 2020 (so far): From The Last of Us to Fall Guys

The best games of 2020 (so far): From The Last of Us to Fall Guys

From scalding post-apocalyptic drama to jelly-bean gameshows and relaxing island escapes, video games have provided all kinds of escape Read full article: The best games of 2020 (so far): From Th...→

Barrister explains sentencing of PC Andrew Harper's killers

Barrister explains sentencing of PC Andrew Harper's killers

A legal expert explained the full details around the sentencing of the killers of PC Andrew Harper, and revealed he believes they received sentences at the "to [...] Read full article: Barrister explains sentencing of PC Andr...→

How Normal People's Daisy Edgar Jones became a lockdown style star

How Normal People's Daisy Edgar Jones became a lockdown style star

Daisy Edgar Jones' stylist on how she nailed homeleisure chic in lockdown, then made a dazzling red carpet comeback last week Read full article: How Normal People's Daisy Edgar Jones be...→

A vote for stability: The Vatican moves to help priests - Catholic Herald

The Congregation for Clergy issued an Instruction on July 20, addressing “The pastoral conversion of the Parish community in the service of the evangelising mi [...] Read full article: A vote for stability: The Vatican moves ...→

A new handbook focuses on the unity between faith and life - Catholic Herald

For the first time in almost a quarter of a century, the Church has a new Directory for Catechesis. The Directory, essentially the Church’s authoritative handb [...] Read full article: A new handbook focuses on the unity betw...→

Fredrick Nzwili, Author at Catholic Herald

The Archbishop of Juba condemned ‘in the strongest terms possible’ the murder of three young girls... Cardinal Philippe Ouedraogo has urged courage in Africa a [...] Read full article: Fredrick Nzwili, Author at Catholic Hera...→

Paschal Uche, Author at Catholic Herald

Seventy men from over 20 dioceses form one community. Seminary is unique, and so much more than I anticipated... When I was discerning whether I was called to [...] Read full article: Paschal Uche, Author at Catholic Herald...→

Dogs need volunteers to help them sniff out coronavirus

Dogs need volunteers to help them sniff out coronavirus

A crack team of six Labradors and Cocker Spaniels is being trained on samples of healthy and sick patients and could be rolled out to UK airports. Read full article: Dogs need volunteers to help them sniff ...→

Knifeman who stabbed mum in face as she pushed pram admits attempted murder

Knifeman who stabbed mum in face as she pushed pram admits attempted murder

Josephine Conlon was stabbed seven times in the face and neck after being ambushed by Mark Brazant on the afternoon of December 30 last year. Read full article: Knifeman who stabbed mum in face as she ...→

Burglary accused 'caused Belfast park shutdown' during police escape, court told

Burglary accused 'caused Belfast park shutdown' during police escape, court told

A man accused of a burglary where a stun gun was fired at a woman allegedly caused the shutdown of a Belfast park by escaping from police, a court has been tol [...] Read full article: Burglary accused 'caused Belfast park sh...→

There is little to fill the void if high street restaurants disappear

There is little to fill the void if high street restaurants disappear

Pizza Express, Pizza Hut and Chiquito (among others) have faced closures and insolvency, but they are part of the fabric of our high streets Read full article: There is little to fill the void if high...→

Chelsea keeping it local for curtailed pre-season after Covid decimates tour plans

Chelsea keeping it local for curtailed pre-season after Covid decimates tour plans

Frank Lampard's side likely to mirror the improvised pre-season schedule they organised ahead of this term's Premier League restart Read full article: Chelsea keeping it local for curtailed p...→

Why Latour-Marliac remains the best place to buy waterlillies after 145 years 

Why Latour-Marliac remains the best place to buy waterlillies after 145 years 

Those who visit Latour-Marliac’s nursery, the birthplace of of Monet’s greatest paintings, must consider the abundance of beauty on offer Read full article: Why Latour-Marliac remains the best plac...→

The myth of Biden the moderate - Catholic Herald

In the eyes of some, Joe Biden is a strong moderate who in beating Bernie Sanders showed that he can rein in the Democratic Party’s progressive wing. A strong [...] Read full article: The myth of Biden the moderate - Catholi...→

Jet skier captures moment of Beirut explosion, as seen from the water

Jet skier captures moment of Beirut explosion, as seen from the water

These are the terrifying scenes when a jet skier captures the moment of the Beirut explosion, as seen from the water right next to the port. Read full article: Jet skier captures moment of Beirut expl...→

Gun attacks on Co Tyrone home allegedly linked to €250k drug debt owed to Dublin-based criminals

Gun attacks on Co Tyrone home allegedly linked to €250k drug debt owed to Dublin-based criminals

Gun attacks on a Co Tyrone home are allegedly linked to a 250,000 euro drug debt owed to Dublin-based criminals, a court was told. Read full article: Gun attacks on Co Tyrone home allegedly ...→

Steve Allen's Virtual Live Show: All your questions answered

Steve Allen's Virtual Live Show: All your questions answered

Steve Allen is hosting his live show for Global's Make Some Noise online on Saturday 16th August. Here is everything you need to know. Read full article: Steve Allen's Virtual Live Show: All you...→

The best secateurs for pruning your garden

The best secateurs for pruning your garden

Novice gardeners and experienced horticulturalists are united in their requirement of a good pair of secateurs (otherwise known as pruning shears) with a steel [...] Read full article: The best secateurs for pruning your gard...→

Summer staycations: the best walks, villages and pubs in uncrowded Kent

Summer staycations: the best walks, villages and pubs in uncrowded Kent

While the crowds converge on Cornwall, Kent sits pretty in quiet seclusion – the perfect escape for a socially-distanced break. Sure, there are busy tourist si [...] Read full article: Summer staycations: the best walks, vill...→

Boy, 4, dies after getting trapped between two stair gates

Boy, 4, dies after getting trapped between two stair gates

He was found trapped in a gap between the original stair gate and a second one added to prevent him climbing onto a windowsill above. Read full article: Boy, 4, dies after getting trapped betwe...→

John Higgins hits first Crucible 147 of his career - and tournament's first since 2012

John Higgins hits first Crucible 147 of his career - and tournament's first since 2012

The former champion achieved the feat for the 10th time in his career, behind closed doors in the second round against Norway's Kurt Maflin Read full article: John Higgins hits first Crucible 147 of ...→

Jobs will be lost and business will close unless people return to city centres, Minister warns

Jobs will be lost and business will close unless people return to city centres, Minister warns

A Government Minister has warned that unless people return to city centres and use businesses then there will be closures and job losses. Read full article: Jobs will be lost and business will clos...→

Woman who is 6ft 4 says men want to 'climb' her

Woman who is 6ft 4 says men want to 'climb' her

'Some just ask me to stand next to a door but some want me to post kinky videos.' Read full article: Woman who is 6ft 4 says men want to 'cli...→

Appeal for calm after driver doused in petrol in Derry hijacking during disturbance

Appeal for calm after driver doused in petrol in Derry hijacking during disturbance

Police in Londonderry have called for an end to disorder after three days of anti-social behaviour and hijackings in the city. Read full article: Appeal for calm after driver doused in p...→

'Whiteness' of A.I. could 'exacerbate racial inequality' says Cambridge Uni

'Whiteness' of A.I. could 'exacerbate racial inequality' says Cambridge Uni

'From Terminator to Blade Runner, Metropolis to Ex Machina, all are played by white actors or are visibly white onscreen' Read full article: 'Whiteness' of A.I. could 'exacerbate ra...→

Plan to turn Co Down parochial house into children's nursery rejected

Plan to turn Co Down parochial house into children's nursery rejected

An application to demolish a Co Down parochial house to make way for a children’s nursery has been refused on conservation grounds. Read full article: Plan to turn Co Down parochial house int...→

The story behind the government's £252m contract for facemasks that NHS can't use

The story behind the government's £252m contract for facemasks that NHS can't use

Jolyon Maugham told James O'Brien the story behind the government's £252million contract to purchase facemasks for the NHS that can't be used. Read full article: The story behind the government's £252m ...→

PC Andrew Harper's mum campaigns for police killers to get at least 20 years

PC Andrew Harper's mum campaigns for police killers to get at least 20 years

The Berkshire officer's teenage killers were cleared of murder and could be released from jail in under 11 years. Read full article: PC Andrew Harper's mum campaigns for pol...→

Greater appreciation of locally-produced food is one of pandemic’s few positives…

Greater appreciation of locally-produced food is one of pandemic’s few positives…

Under different circumstances, farmers and food firms across Northern Ireland would be in the final stages of getting ready for this year’s Balmoral Show. Anim [...] Read full article: Greater appreciation of locally-produced...→

Suzy Bennett

Suzy Bennett is an award-winning travel writer and photographer with a penchant for all-things-Devon. Read full article: Suzy Bennett...→

End this exploitation at the border

End this exploitation at the border

Yesterday morning, around 16 people, including small children and a heavily pregnant woman, landed on Dungeness beach in Kent. Read full article: End this exploitation at the border...→

Coronation Street viewers spot hidden 'penis' on fish and chip shop sign

Coronation Street viewers spot hidden 'penis' on fish and chip shop sign

During a scene featuring Gemma Winter this week, Coronation Street viewers spotted what looked like a penis on the wall of the chippy. Read full article: Coronation Street viewers spot hidden 'p...→

'Not every session will go your way' - England under pressure to avoid defeat in Pakistan series opener

'Not every session will go your way' - England under pressure to avoid defeat in Pakistan series opener

Jofra Archer says Pakistan have 'one of the best bowling line-ups on the Test circuit' after they ripped through England's top four batsmen Read full article: 'Not every session will go your way' - E...→

Parish councillor shot by gunman who fled on motorbike and died in police chase

Parish councillor shot by gunman who fled on motorbike and died in police chase

Children’s author James Nash, 42, is fighting for his life in hospital as police combed the village in Hampshire Read full article: Parish councillor shot by gunman who fle...→

Beirut firefighters hailed as heroes after tragic final picture emerges of them entering warehouse

Beirut firefighters hailed as heroes after tragic final picture emerges of them entering warehouse

Photos emerged of the 10 firefighters who were called out to tackle the initial blaze that led to the explosion. All are presumed dead. Read full article: Beirut firefighters hailed as heroes aft...→

Exams U-turn as pupils win reprieve over A-level and GCSE grade appeals

Exams U-turn as pupils win reprieve over A-level and GCSE grade appeals

Headteachers in England had voiced concerned that pupils faced 'life sentence' unless allowed to appeal over results Read full article: Exams U-turn as pupils win reprieve over...→

Donald Trump calls Thailand 'Thighland' during speech about washing machines

Donald Trump calls Thailand 'Thighland' during speech about washing machines

President Trump made the gaffe while visiting a Whirlpool washing machine factory in Clyde, Ohio, on Thursday Read full article: Donald Trump calls Thailand 'Thighland' ...→

Teenager dies at Co Wicklow beauty spot

Teenager dies at Co Wicklow beauty spot

A teenage boy has died following an incident at a beauty spot in Co Wicklow. Read full article: Teenager dies at Co Wicklow beauty spot...→

Leeds United prepare offer for Brentford forward Said Benrahma

Leeds United prepare offer for Brentford forward Said Benrahma

West Ham United, Aston Villa, Crystal Palace and Leicester City are also interested in signing the Algerian Read full article: Leeds United prepare offer for Brentford...→

I knew the ocean would take him, says grieving son of Brian Black

I knew the ocean would take him, says grieving son of Brian Black

The heartbroken son of broadcaster Brian Black has said he "always knew the ocean would take him", but added that he and his sister are struggling with the nat [...] Read full article: I knew the ocean would take him, says gr...→

Belgium, Bahamas and Andorra added to UK quarantine list

Belgium, Bahamas and Andorra added to UK quarantine list

The three countries have been removed from the 'safe list' following a spike in coronavirus cases. Read full article: Belgium, Bahamas and Andorra added to UK...→

Migrant crossings to be investigated by MPs after more than 100 cross the channel

Migrant crossings to be investigated by MPs after more than 100 cross the channel

The number of migrants who have arrived across the English Channel so far this year is already more than double the figure for 2019. Read full article: Migrant crossings to be investigated by ...→

Belgium 'set to join UK quarantine list but France and Malta will stay exempt'

Belgium 'set to join UK quarantine list but France and Malta will stay exempt'

Portugal could also be added to the 'safe list', meaning returning holidaymakers would not have to self-isolate. Read full article: Belgium 'set to join UK quarantine list ...→

The Last Of Us Part 2 Factions multiplayer gameplay video leaks

The Last Of Us Part 2 Factions multiplayer gameplay video leaks

Naughty Dog has been the victim of yet another leak, with a short clip from The Last Of Us Part 2’s multiplayer spin-off appearing online. Read full article: The Last Of Us Part 2 Factions multiplay...→

Pub closures will cost Ireland more than its lost pints

It’s been five months since a punter has walked through the doors of an Irish pub. Five months of shutters pulled tight, tills gathering dust and nonsense goin [...] Read full article: Pub closures will cost Ireland more than...→

'River cruising is back and it's never been more peaceful on the Rhine'

'River cruising is back and it's never been more peaceful on the Rhine'

Forging upriver against the Rhine’s quicksilver flow, “between the banks which bear the vine, and hills all rich with blossomed trees”, to quote Byron, I came [...] Read full article: 'River cruising is back and it's never b...→

Atomic bombs contrary to peace: Pope Francis 75 years after Hiroshima attack - Catholic Herald

'It has never been clearer that, for peace to flourish, all people need to lay down the weapons of war, and especially the most powerful and destructive of wea [...] Read full article: Atomic bombs contrary to peace: Pope Fra...→

The best games of 2020 (so far): From The Last of Us to Fall Guys

The best games of 2020 (so far): From The Last of Us to Fall Guys

From scalding post-apocalyptic drama to jelly-bean gameshows and relaxing island escapes, video games have provided all kinds of escape Read full article: The best games of 2020 (so far): From Th...→

London Marathon 2020 cancelled and next year's race postponed

London Marathon 2020 cancelled and next year's race postponed

London Marathon 2020 has been cancelled - but an elite park race will still go ahead, organisers have confirmed. Read full article: London Marathon 2020 cancelled and next ...→

The best boutique hotels in Devon for a staycation with style

The best boutique hotels in Devon for a staycation with style

An expert guide to the best boutique hotels in Devon, featuring the top places to stay for Georgian mansions, charming interiors, period features and seaside v [...] Read full article: The best boutique hotels in Devon for a ...→

Microsoft ends xCloud support on iOS, launching as Android exclusive

Microsoft ends xCloud support on iOS, launching as Android exclusive

Apple is not happy about Microsoft’s streaming plans and has stopped them from launching xCloud on iPhone, perhaps forever. Read full article: Microsoft ends xCloud support on iOS, la...→

A vote for stability: The Vatican moves to help priests - Catholic Herald

The Congregation for Clergy issued an Instruction on July 20, addressing “The pastoral conversion of the Parish community in the service of the evangelising mi [...] Read full article: A vote for stability: The Vatican moves ...→

Trouble at Villanova: Dispute escalates over a student’s tweets - Catholic Herald

Villanova University has responded to claims it put a student under pressure to withdraw remarks, after she criticised the university for promoting LGBT Pride [...] Read full article: Trouble at Villanova: Dispute escalates ...→

Two dioceses and a college are in the spotlight after an abuse allegation - Catholic Herald

Last month the Catholic Herald published a major investigation into the handling – at several different levels of ecclesiastical governance – of an allegation [...] Read full article: Two dioceses and a college are in the sp...→

Fredrick Nzwili, Author at Catholic Herald

The Archbishop of Juba condemned ‘in the strongest terms possible’ the murder of three young girls... Cardinal Philippe Ouedraogo has urged courage in Africa a [...] Read full article: Fredrick Nzwili, Author at Catholic Hera...→

Robert Halfon’s Diary: I have a confession about my last visit to Poundland - Catholic Herald

If there is a sequel to The Truman Show, which starred the extraordinary Jim Carrey as a man whose entire life is a TV series, I should be sure to … Read full article: Robert Halfon’s Diary: I have a confessi...→

Windsor Castle garden designed by the Duke of Edinburgh opens to public for first time in 40 years

Windsor Castle garden designed by the Duke of Edinburgh opens to public for first time in 40 years

The East Terrace Garden has been deemed safe to open due to the limited number of visitors allowed access because of coronavirus Read full article: Windsor Castle garden designed by the Du...→

Ongoing Belfast security alerts linked to incident at East Belfast GAA training grounds, says PSNI

Ongoing Belfast security alerts linked to incident at East Belfast GAA training grounds, says PSNI

Police have said they believe ongoing security alerts in Belfast are linked to hoax reports explosives were planted at the training ground of East Belfast GAA [...] Read full article: Ongoing Belfast security alerts linked t...→

Knifeman who stabbed mum in face as she pushed pram admits attempted murder

Knifeman who stabbed mum in face as she pushed pram admits attempted murder

Josephine Conlon was stabbed seven times in the face and neck after being ambushed by Mark Brazant on the afternoon of December 30 last year. Read full article: Knifeman who stabbed mum in face as she ...→

Doom Eternal and Elder Scrolls Online coming to PS5 and Series X as free updates

Doom Eternal and Elder Scrolls Online coming to PS5 and Series X as free updates

Bethesda is planning next gen versions of two of their biggest games but they’ll be available for free if you already own them. Read full article: Doom Eternal and Elder Scrolls Online co...→

The best juicers for fresh fruits and vegetables

The best juicers for fresh fruits and vegetables

Juicing can be a convenient, delicious way to increase your intake of fruit and vegetables, and squeeze more goodness out of the contents of your fridge. Read full article: The best juicers for fresh fruits and ve...→

Burglary accused 'caused Belfast park shutdown' during police escape, court told

Burglary accused 'caused Belfast park shutdown' during police escape, court told

A man accused of a burglary where a stun gun was fired at a woman allegedly caused the shutdown of a Belfast park by escaping from police, a court has been tol [...] Read full article: Burglary accused 'caused Belfast park sh...→

There is little to fill the void if high street restaurants disappear

There is little to fill the void if high street restaurants disappear

Pizza Express, Pizza Hut and Chiquito (among others) have faced closures and insolvency, but they are part of the fabric of our high streets Read full article: There is little to fill the void if high...→

Bill English, electrical engineer who built the first prototype of the computer mouse – obituary

Bill English, electrical engineer who built the first prototype of the computer mouse – obituary

Fashioned out of a pinewood block and two wheels, his device conquered the computing world once Apple attached it to their Lisa machine Read full article: Bill English, electrical engineer who bu...→

Notre-Dame’s rebuilding: The battle over the future of the cathedral - Catholic Herald

After fifteen months of suspense during which designers from around the world have come up with the most audacious if not totally bizarre designs for Notre-Dam [...] Read full article: Notre-Dame’s rebuilding: The battle over...→

The myth of Biden the moderate - Catholic Herald

In the eyes of some, Joe Biden is a strong moderate who in beating Bernie Sanders showed that he can rein in the Democratic Party’s progressive wing. A strong [...] Read full article: The myth of Biden the moderate - Catholi...→

Leanda de Lisle, Author at Catholic Herald

You’re planning a pilgrimage route. Which part of the world would you like to walk in? I’d really like to... The King believed his first marriage had broken a [...] Read full article: Leanda de Lisle, Author at Catholic Hera...→

There's a chasm between the positivity radiating from GAA club, and the spineless attitudes of those who spiked security alert

There's a chasm between the positivity radiating from GAA club, and the spineless attitudes of those who spiked security alert

The night that East Belfast GAA made their competitive bow in the Down leagues against St Michael’s, I fell into a text conversation with a prominent member of [...] Read full article: There's a chasm between the positivity r...→

Gun attacks on Co Tyrone home allegedly linked to €250k drug debt owed to Dublin-based criminals

Gun attacks on Co Tyrone home allegedly linked to €250k drug debt owed to Dublin-based criminals

Gun attacks on a Co Tyrone home are allegedly linked to a 250,000 euro drug debt owed to Dublin-based criminals, a court was told.