July 10, 2019

‘I gave my daughter something which killed her’

Annie McVey’s teenage daughter died in 2000 from the human form of mad cow disease, vCJD (variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease).
July 10, 2019

The woman who inspired Serena Williams and Cori Gauff

Althea Gibson was the first black player to win a tennis Grand Slam and inspired today's female icons
July 10, 2019

HMP Manchester: ‘Dickensian’ jail ‘too slow’ to improve, report says

HMP Manchester is criticised for making "weak progress" following two recent critical reports.
July 10, 2019

Environmental work in Brecon Beacons estate handed to young people

The project will restore habitats and ecosystems and explore innovative farming and forestry approaches.
July 10, 2019

Billie Eilish Brought Heat, Nostalgia, And Exorcist Vibes To Her L.A. Hometown Show

Billie Eilish kicked off a three-show hometown run in L.A. at the same venue where she saw her first concert ever.
July 10, 2019

Jalen Richard, For The Good Of Everyone, Please Vaccinate Your Kids

Could someone close to Oakland Raiders running back Jalen Richard explain to him why he should vaccinate his children? He’s not grasping it, and now I feel bad for his kids and other kids around them.Read more...
July 10, 2019

CONCACAF’s New World Cup Qualifying Format Is Bigger (And Dumber) Than Ever

CONCACAF’s convoluted World Cup qualifying format has always been tilted in favor the big boys at the expense of the teams in the confederation’s bottom tier, making it so the dozens of small nations had essentially no hope of ever playing in the World...
July 10, 2019

Greenwich stabbing: Man in 20s killed

A man in his 20s died after he was found with "a number of stab wounds" at 14:40 BST.
July 10, 2019

Man arrested after scaling Buckingham Palace gates

The Queen was in residence at the time of the incident, in the early hours of Wednesday.
July 10, 2019

Virginia held a special legislative session to address gun control. It was a mess.

On Tuesday, the Virginia General Assembly cut their special session on gun policy unexpectedly short, having accomplished nothing. The reason being? They simply could not get it together.  The session was called by embattled Democratic Governor Ralph Northam in response to a recent mass shooting in Virginia Beach at a municipal building on May 31, […]