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Deadly shooting at BPM music festival

A gunman has killed at least four people at a club hosting an electronic music festival in the Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen, the organisers say. People attending the BPM festival’s closing night at the Blue Parrot club said … Continue reading

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Valtteri Bottas to partner Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes in 2017 season

Valtteri Bottas has succeeded world champion Nico Rosberg as Lewis Hamilton’s team-mate at Mercedes. The move, expected since December, also sees Brazilian Felipe Massa come out of retirement to replace the 27-year-old Finn at Williams. Mercedes’ young driver Pascal Wehrlein, … Continue reading

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Iran sticks to deadline of nuclear deal with centrifuge move: IAEA

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif after the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) verified that Iran has met all conditions under the nuclear deal, in Vienna January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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Rolf Harris: Blind woman 'felt utterly trapped' by entertainer

A blind, disabled woman felt “utterly trapped” by Rolf Harris as he groped her, a court has heard. The woman alleges the former TV star and artist assaulted her at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London in 1977. The trial heard … Continue reading

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At least four dead, 12 hurt in gunfight at Mexico music festival: organizers

At least four people were killed and 12 were injured early on Monday when a gunman opened fire outside the Blue Parrot nightclub in Mexico’s Playa del Carmen resort during the BPM electronic music festival, organizers said in a statement. … Continue reading

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Donald Trump inauguration TV listing goes viral

A TV listing of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration has caught people’s attention both in the UK and the US. The Sunday Herald TV critic Damian Love reimagined the ceremony as a return of the classic science fiction series The Twilight … Continue reading

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Why is the pound so twitchy about Brexit?

It’s only gone and done it again. Like an unworldly maiden, sterling has fallen into a swoon after reports suggested that Theresa May was aiming for a hard Brexit. That means the prime minister is prepared to swap the UK’s … Continue reading

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Piccadilly Circus goes dark

The iconic billboard lights at Piccadilly Circus have been switched off for renovations and will stay off until autumn. The billboard, which has displayed electrical advertisements for more than a century, went dark at 08:30 GMT for work to take … Continue reading

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Cilla Black statue unveiled as Cavern Club celebrates 60 years

A life-size bronze statue of Cilla Black has been unveiled outside Liverpool’s Cavern Club as the venue celebrates its 60th anniversary. The club, credited with launching the career of The Beatles, opened its doors on 16 January 1957 as a … Continue reading

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Moment Stormont edged towards collapse

Stormont faces collapse after Sinn Féin refuses to nominate deputy first minister. Nominating officer Michelle O’Neill said the DUP’s actions had “diminished the credibility” of the political institutions and said it was now “over to the people to have their … Continue reading

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