News & Weather


France's 40C heatwave 'potentially dangerous', forecasters warn
France is taking extra precautions ahead of a "potentially dangerous" heatwave that is set to hit much of Europe this week. 
Hillsborough match commander to face retrial over 95 deaths
Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield will face a retrial over the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool fans.
Boris Johnson ducks question about 'staged' photo with partner
Boris Johnson has dodged questions about a "staged" photograph with his girlfriend as he took questions during a live radio phone-in.
Trump says rape accuser 'totally lying' and 'not my type'
US President Donald Trump has said a writer who has accused him of raping her is "totally lying" and is "not my type".
Murder suspect slashes own throat during trial
A man accused of killing and dismembering a 24-year-old woman slashed his neck and fell from his wheelchair during his murder trial.
SpaceX launches ashes of 152 people into orbit
SpaceX has launched its Falcon Heavy rocket in one of its most challenging missions, and is carrying a variety of cargo from 24 satellites to human remains.


Entertainment News

New footage shows Jussie Smollett with noose around neck
New footage released by Chicago Police, filmed on a bodycam worn by the officer who responded to Smollett's report, shows the Empire actor with a noose around his neck in his apartment.
Heartbeat actor William Simons, who played PC Alf Ventress, dies
Heartbeat actor William Simons,  who played the role of PC Alf Ventress in the hit TV police drama for nearly two decades, has died aged 79.
Sir Elton receives France's highest civilian honour
Sir Elton John has received France's highest civilian award, the Legion d'Honneur.
Oscar winner quits Royal Shakespeare Company over BP sponsorship
Oscar-winning British actor Sir Mark Rylance has quit the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) over sponsorship funding it receives from BP.