The horizon in Lysychansk is now crowded with plumes of smoke from recently exploded shells. As we drive into the city in eastern Ukraine, another has just landed and is billowing out black, choking smoke from what looks like the middle of a group of homes. The streets look markedly devoid of life compared to
The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll is the latest musician to get the biopic treatment – with his story told on screen for the first time with permission from his estate. It means the movie is chock full of Elvis’s hits, but the darker side of his career also unfolds as the tale is told
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s own ethics adviser has asked him to explain why he believes he has not broken the ministerial code after being fined for a lockdown breach. Lord Geidt said there was a “legitimate question” over whether the code has been broken – which would normally mean a minister would have to resign.
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and deputy leader Angela Rayner have both received questionnaires from Durham Constabulary in relation to a potential breach of lockdown rules in April 2021. Sir Keir has come under pressure over an event in Durham in April 2021 with party colleagues when he was filmed having a drink and a
A battery pack caught on fire in the testing area of Rivian’s factory in Normal, Illinois this weekend. The cause of the fire is under investigation. The incident happened on Saturday on the southwest side of the plant, where Rivian builds and tests its battery packs for its electric vehicles. The Normal Fire Department (NFD)
A cross-party group of MPs has told the logistics industry to “get its house in order”, calling for better overnight facilities for drivers and new ways to boost recruitment. The Commons transport select committee said that if the changes are not made within two years then the most profitable parts of the industry could face
10:53 AM ET Star defensive tackle Aaron Donald says he’d be “at peace” with his career if he and the Los Angeles Rams can’t agree to a new contract. The Rams have acknowledged that they are working on a new contract with Donald, who is signed through the 2024 season but has no guaranteed money
Apple iOS 15 Spotlight search Apple Apple is reportedly bringing a slew of new updates to iPhones and iPads with its upcoming software releases, iOS 16 and iPadOS 16, which the company is expected to announce during its WWDC 2022 developer keynote on June 6. The changes to the iPhone include updates to notifications, messages
The EU’s partial embargo covers Russian oil brought into the bloc by sea, with an exemption carved out for imports delivered by pipeline following opposition from Hungary. Attila Kisbenedek | Afp | Getty Images Moscow pledged to find other importers for its oil shortly after the world’s largest trading bloc agreed to impose a partial
The first two of the 19 children killed in one of America’s worst school shootings, are being remembered ahead of their burials. Visitation gatherings are being held for 10-year-olds Amerie Jo Garza and Maite Rodriguez at the two funeral homes in the small Texas community of Uvalde. Over the next two-and-a-half weeks, people in the
The Queen has arrived back at Windsor Castle ahead of her Platinum Jubilee celebrations this week. The 96-year-old monarch was photographed at Aberdeen airport, after staying at Balmoral, her Scottish estate, for a few days before festivities begin to mark 70 years of her reign. She was then captured again being driven into Windsor Castle.
NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter, which is scurrying Mars for signs of ancient life, completed record-breaking 25 flights in the tenuous atmosphere. When the tiny helicopter was sent to the one-way trip, along with its partner Perseverance rover, engineers had only planned for five flights. While space agencies usually set their goals conservatively to maximise their output,
Another Conservative MP has submitted a letter of no confidence in Boris Johnson, making him the 28th Tory to publicly call for him to go over the partygate scandal. John Stevenson, MP for Carlisle, said he has been “deeply disappointed” in the rule-breaking parties at Number 10 and Mr Johnson’s response to parliament. He said
The discovery of a unique neutron producing unusual radio signals in our Milky Way galaxy has perplexed astronomers. The neutron star emitted strange-looking flash or pulse 1,300 light-years away that lasted roughly 300 milliseconds. The flash resembled a radio-emitting neutron star in appearance. However, the researchers claim that this was unlike anything they had observed
Kevin Spacey has said he will “voluntarily” appear in the UK to defend himself against charges of sexual assault. The actor, 62, is to be charged with four counts of sexual assault against three men, the Crown Prosecution Service announced this month. He faces another charge of causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual
The trickle of MPs publicly calling for Boris Johnson to resign is now a modest stream and gathering pace. And the dangerous thing is, the rebellion feels uncoordinated and therefore unpredictable. With the number of MPs openly questioning the prime minister‘s authority at 40, senior Conservatives are braced for the possibility of a vote of