The Ever Given prepares to dock in Felixstowe more than four months after it blocked the Suez Canal 

That’s one long journey! Container ship the Ever Given waits off the Suffolk coast as it prepares to dock in Felixstowe more than four months after it blocked the Suez Canal The Ever Given is preparing to dock in UK months after blocking the Suez Canal Originally, the container ship was due to dock in Suffolk … Read more

Spirit Airlines cancels several US flights because of ‘weather and operational challenges’

Spirit Airlines cancels more than 200 flights in a single day: Thousands of stranded passengers complain of being hot and hungry as they’re forced to sit on airport floors for hours with no idea of when their planes will take off On Monday, Spirit Airlines cancelled over 200 flights throughout the U.S., in addition to … Read more

Homeowner discovers perfectly preserved advert showing artists’ impression of her home on sale

Homeowner discovers perfectly preserved advert offering her £250,000 three-bedroom home for sale for just £600 when it was first built 84 years ago Julie Whitaker, 62, found 84-year-old newspaper cutting advertising her home The ad, in the Leeds Mercury, was published two years before World War Two She found the cutting in a drawer in … Read more

Runaway Texas Democrats bringing in reinforcements to DC for their voting rights pressure campaign

More than 100 state legislators started flying into Washington, D.C. on Monday to join the runaway Texas Democrats in their pressure campaign on the federal government to address voting rights issues across the country. The ‘week of action’, they are calling it, attempts to urge senators to forgo their August recess to instead pass the … Read more

Roman Abramovich’s £430million Solaris is spotted for the first time at sea off Antibes 

A brand new £430m superyacht belonging to Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich has been spotted for the first time at sea, off the billionaire’s playground of Antibes on the French Riviera. The 460ft vessel, Solaris, is the most costly custom-made superyacht ever built, with 48 cabins across eight decks, a crew of 60 and space … Read more

Roman Abramovich’s £430million Solaris is spotted for the first time at sea off Antibes 

A brand new £430m superyacht belonging to Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich has been spotted for the first time at sea, off the billionaire’s playground of Antibes on the French Riviera. The 460ft vessel, Solaris, is the most costly custom-made superyacht ever built, with 48 cabins across eight decks, a crew of 60 and space … Read more

Jacinda Ardern covered by a mat in apology for New Zealand’s Dawn Raids targeting Pacific Islanders

Jacinda Ardern has formally apologised to a tearful Pacific Island community for New Zealand’s ‘racist’ 1970s Dawn Raids which saw islanders targeted for deportation in a series of aggressive police crackdowns. The prime minister was draped with a large white mat and embraced during the emotional ceremony in Auckland in the traditional ritual known as … Read more

Police Scotland U-turn after PM security plans named after fictional ‘fat, posh public schoolboy’

Police Scotland accused of calling plan to protect Boris Johnson ‘Operation Bunter’ after fictional ‘fat, posh English public schoolboy’ before U-turn over fears of a diplomatic incident The force drew up security plans for Boris Johnson when he goes to Scotland But ‘Bunter’ moniker was scrapped because of fears it would upset the PM Billy … Read more

US women fall in Olympic semifinals to underdog Canada, 1-0, on controversial penalty

American conservatives are celebrating Team USA’s loss to rival Canada in the semifinal round of the women’s Olympic soccer tournament — an upset critics say resulted from players’ focus on social activism.  It had been two decades since the United States lost a women’s soccer game to neighboring Canada and five years since the Americans dropped … Read more