The co-founder of a coronavirus bereaved families group has said he hopes Boris Johnson will “at long last… take us seriously” when he meets them at Number 10 today. Matt Fowler said it is vital the prime minister understand the need to start a public inquiry as soon as possible. Mr Johnson will meet members
Le Palma’s donation centre is a place for evacuated residents to find clothes and food, and also a place for them to console each other. I met Rosy outside, she was picking up a box of tins and fruit for her family. Her town was one of the first to be evacuated on the island.
11:45 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN CAMDEN, N.J. — Philadelphia 76ers president of basketball operations Daryl Morey says he has “hope” of a reconciliation between star Ben Simmons and the Sixers, pointing to the Aaron Rodgers situation in Green Bay as proof that things can turn around between a team and its disgruntled star. “I think
UEFA has dropped its legal case against three clubs who remain committed to the European Super League. European football’s governing body initially paused the case against Barcelona, Juventus and Real Madrid in June after the project collapsed in April. UEFA has now announced that “in the matter related to a potential violation of UEFA’s legal
11:09 AM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Carolina Panthers on Monday acquired cornerback CJ Henderson and a fifth-round pick from the Jacksonville Jaguars for tight end Dan Arnold and a third-round pick, the teams announced. The Panthers’ 2021 first-round pick, cornerback Jaycee Horn, is out for an extended time, possibly for the season, with multiple
12:43 PM ET ESPN News Services Utah football player Aaron Lowe was fatally shot early Sunday in Salt Lake City, less than a year after teammate and friend Ty Jordan was killed in an accidental shooting. “We are devastated to hear about the passing of Aaron Lowe,” Utah coach Kyle Whittingham said in a statement.
There are signs that panic buying at the pumps is “calming down” and motorists are “getting back to normal buying habits”, the environment secretary has said. Speaking on the new Sky News programme, The Great Debate, George Eustice said that Saturday saw demand for fuel at UK forecourts about 50% higher than normal levels but
R Kelly’s trial was the culmination of decades of accusations, pointing to a predator hiding in plain sight. Rumours and allegations about the now disgraced R&B singer date back to almost the beginning of his career – and yet, he rose to become a chart-topper, a Grammy winner, an artist who filled arenas and collaborated
“This case is not about a celebrity who likes to party a lot,” assistant US attorney Maria Cruz Melendez told the jury on the first day of R Kelly’s trial. “This case is about a predator.” At many points during the hearing, the allegations against the disgraced R&B singer were difficult for witnesses to speak
A 36-year-old man has been charged with the murder of primary school teacher Sabina Nessa. Koci Selamaj, from Eastbourne, East Sussex, was arrested in the seaside town in the early hours of Sunday, and a light-coloured Nissan Micra was seized in a residential street around half a mile away. He will appear before Willesden Magistrates’
R Kelly has been found guilty of racketeering and trafficking in his sex abuse trial in Brooklyn, New York. The R&B singer was accused of exploiting his fame to lure women and underage girls for sex. The 54-year-old had pleaded not guilty to racketeering and eight counts of violating a federal law making it illegal
12:45 AM ET Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. — The concourses of the Spokane Arena were jammed. The merchandise lines snaked through the crowds, causing bottlenecks as fans filed in for their first glimpse of the Seattle Kraken. There seems to be little doubt about the popularity and reach of the NHL’s newest franchise, even when
The government is expected to mobilise the army as a precaution amid the ongoing queues at petrol stations around the country, according to a Whitehall source. Petrol retailers had been hoping for a return to normal after motorists drained pumps over the weekend. But there was little sign of the panic-buying diminishing on Monday, with
An MP allegedly threatened to send naked pictures of a woman to her family because she was jealous of her friendship with her partner. Claudia Webbe, 56, allegedly engaged in a campaign of harassment against Michelle Merritt, 59. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard that during one call the MP for Leicester East called Ms Merritt “a
6:59 PM ET Associated Press MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Brewers clinched their second NL Central title in four years, beating the sloppy New York Mets 8-4 Sunday behind Willy Adames‘s two-run homer and three RBI. Josh Hader pitched a perfect ninth inning, retiring Brandon Nimmo on a game-ending flyout to left fielder Christian Yelich and
Two prisons holding 3,430 inmates could be built on land around an RAF air base in Essex. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has published proposals for the new jails at Wethersfield air base in Braintree. The site will hold category B and category C adult male prisoners in two prisons that each have a total