Idris Elba’s hopes of being the first black James Bond have been raised after the producer of the film franchise told her friend “it is time” for a non-white hero.
The sight of unwanted furniture marked 'free' on our street corners has fast become commonplace as homeowners opt for a stress-free way to o
Stormy Daniels has pulled out of two British TV shows in the space of 24 hours amid suggestions she was going to talk about her alleged affa
Patients should be treated by teams of administrative staff and case managers instead of expecting to routinely see a GP, a think tank has s
A major air, land and sea search has been launched for a teenage schoolgirl missing in the Western Isles.
A concept proposal to turn Grenfell Tower into a blackened windowless memorial skyscraper has been criticised as ‘misery porn’ w
Elon Musk's Boring Company has asked the US Government to drop planned levies on imports of certain Chinese parts, claiming that they could
Authors have hit back at a fellow writer after he claimed to always read 50 books at the same time, accusing him of "book bragging.
Two Chinese academics have proposed a controversial idea to encourage childbirth as their country faces an ageing population:
A pod of around 60 pilot whales became trapped in Kolgrafarfjörður fjord in Iceland during low tide.
"Rip off" phone bills for worried friends and family calling relatives recovering in hospital are set to become a thing of the pas
US senators have urged social media networks such as Facebook and Google to stop users from sharing blueprints for 3D printed guns.
Pakistani lawmakers have endorsed Imran Khan as their next prime minister, ahead of a ceremony on Saturday that should see the World Cup cri
A police crackdown on petty crime in the run-up to the Asian Games in Indonesia has claimed dozens of lives, Amnesty International said Frid
Tonga's prime minister on Friday backed down on calls for Pacific island nations to collectively lobby China to forgive their mounting debts
Researchers may have discovered a jar of the world's oldest cheese in the tomb of an ancient Egyptian mayor, but - frustratingly for turophi
Ema Nelmane cradles her seven-month-old son in her arms, seated on a mat outside her grandmother’s home.
A British Airways employee who won a landmark legal battle to wear a cross at work plans to launch fresh action against the airline.
Finnish gaming company Rovio Entertainment cashed in on its strategy to invest in updates to the wildly popular Angry Birds game, by generat
At his fortified villa in the devastated, contested diamond-mining town of Bria, rebel commander Ibrahim Alawad is puffing cigarettes betwee
The North Korean authorities have reportedly stepped up a crackdown on “non-socialist” behaviour, including unapproved hairstyle
The Italian government has issued an ultimatum to the company in charge of the motorway bridge that collapsed with the loss of nearly 40 liv
Eric Monkman was the undisputed star of last year's series of University Challenge, with his brains and expressive responses capturing the n
William McRaven, commander of the US Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, condemned President Donald Trump on Thursday for revoking t
The stadium funeral of veteran entertainer Barry Chuckle, one half of comedy duo the Chuckle Brothers, is taking place on Friday.
Fire engines were called to the site of the collapsed bridge in Genoa early Friday morning after smoke could be seen rising nearby.
My column on the unfolding disaster.
On Thursday evening, three players from the Philadelphia Eagles stayed behind during the national anthem before their game against the New E
Once again, the Left has taken a swing at one of the most qualified SCOTUS nominees in history. Once again, it has missed.
Some Republicans think that President Trump would be better off if the party loses control of the House this fall. It’s not a crazy idea.
Formal protections for free speech are important and necessary, but they do not amount to very much without a free-speech culture to back th
This is a "tragedy" in the original Greek dramatic understanding: people undone by their fatal flaw, based on pride.
Hey, media! Slightly more than Omarosa’s lies.
Via Fox News:
The Pentagon warned in a startling new report that China is li
Before you begin cheering too loudly, I’ll warn you in advance that this is a problematic story. It deals with two residents of New York
The federal judge overseeing the Paul Manafort criminal trial said he is “optimistic” a verdict would come Friday as jurors start their seco
“If we dismiss them in a sort of capsule, an aberration of history, saying ‘well, they weren’t really human, so they don’t count,’ then we’r
The essence of James Bond is not identity politics, but shooting a villain with a spear gun, making a joke, and getting the girl.
Pen and Phone Obama ‘governed’ largely unconstitutionally, by rule that violated the Constitution. Trump tries to correct it and he gets
Elon Musk is a genius but is he pushing himself too hard?
A few of us were discussing the topic of the "Growth and Opportunity Project," universally known as the post-2012 election "GOP Autopsy Repo
The jury in the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will deliberate for a second day on Friday after as
Fear and Loathing of Jordan Peterson - Suzanne Fields: Ah, men! This is the ultimate exclamation of women, frustrated, .08/17/2018 0:56:30AM
The potential impact of this bill should not be downplayed.
John covered an interesting story out of Sweden the other night which really struck me as a bit odd. It’s a tale of arson and vandalism,
China's military has expanded its bomber operations in recent years while "likely training for strikes" against the United States
The Washington Post reports that Democrats are taking a “wait-and-see approach” to allegations of abuse surrounding Rep. Keith Ellison. B
August 17, 2018
(Reuters) – Electric carmaker Tesla Inc’s premium Model 3 sedan will not produce better profit marg