Man arrested after four found dead in Killamarsh home

A man has been arrested after four people were found dead at a house. Derbyshire Police said they were called to an address on Chandos Crescent in Killamarsh, near Sheffield, at around 7.25am on Sunday. The force said a man is in police custody and they are not looking for anyone else in connection with … Read more

‘Human swan’ paramotorist seriously injured and support staff member killed in accident

Sacha Dench, who was attempting a world-first circumnavigation of mainland Britain to raise awareness about climate change, has been seriously injured after a paramotor accident in the western Highlands of Scotland. Dan Burton, a member of her support staff, was killed during the incident. Ms Dench had been dubbed the “human swan” as she attempted … Read more

Two men charged with journalist’s murder

Two men have been charged with the murder of Belfast journalist Lyra McKee. The 29-year-old was shot dead during rioting in Londonderry in April 2019. The men, aged 21 and 33 years, have also been charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life, riot, possession of petrol bombs, throwing petrol … Read more

Reshuffle continues as Boris Johnson makes statement on US, UK and Australia military partnership – live | Politics

Good morning. Yesterday Boris Johnson carried out a cabinet reshuffle that turned out to be bolder, more far-reaching, more interesting, and probably more strategic, than most people were expecting. It was also remarkably smooth by reshuffle standards. Only Dominic Raab seemed to offer much resistance to what was proposed, and as far as we know … Read more

‘It’s great to be home’, says Emma Raducanu as she returns to UK

They then went back inside to the semi-detached family home to celebrate in private. Three big black suitcases – one with a Nike logo – were lined up outside the porch of the 1960s semi-detached house in suburban Bromley. Meanwhile at her former primary school in Bickley, two large Union Flags have been put up … Read more

Evergrande crisis and record energy prices weigh on markets – business live | Business

An exterior view of China Evergrande Centre in Hong Kong. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. The liquidity crisis at Evergrande, China’s second largest property developer, is weighing on the market mood today — with the surge in energy … Read more

Joe Biden appears to forget Australian Prime Minister’s name calling him the ‘fella from Down Under’ while appearing with Boris Johnson

The gaffe-prone 79-year-old president is known to either forget, or confuse, names. During the presidential campaign, Mr Biden introduced one of his granddaughters to a crowd as his late son Beau. He also stumbled over the name of the director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) during a briefing last month. Mr Biden also … Read more

Prince Charles’ charity chief quits over ‘misconduct’ fears after ‘six-figure donation’

The chairman of the Prince of Wales’s charitable foundation has resigned, expressing concern over possible “rogue activity” after reports that the organisation accepted a six-figure sum from a Russian donor. Prince Charles wrote a letter thanking the businessman for his generous offer of more than £500,000 to the Prince’s Foundation last year, and suggested they … Read more

No 10 confirms imminent cabinet reshuffle; Starmer attacks Johnson at PMQs over universal credit cuts – live | Politics

8.07am EDT 08:07 Kemi Badenoch, who doubles up as equalities minister and a Treasury minister, has been spotted outside the PM’s office in the Commons, according to the Times’ Eleni Courea. Badenoch has been tipped for education secretary. Eleni Courea (@EleniCourea) Kemi Badenoch has been spotted outside the PM’s parliamentary office… But not clear whether … Read more

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