The peacemaker at peace: Taoiseach Micheal Martin is among politicians and family at funeral of ex-SDLP leader John Hume who helped forge the Good Friday Agreement

President Bill Clinton (second from right) and two former British prime ministers today led the tributes to Northern Irish ‘political titan’ John Hume (second from left) who has died at the age of 83. Pictured in 2000 at the White House with Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams (far left) and UUP leader David Trimble (right)

Indian fielders used to say a word whenever Harbhajan got me out: Adam Gilchrist

It won’t be wrong to say Harbhajan Singh had Australia’s number. The off-spinner was nothing short of a nemesis to the likes of Ricky Ponting, Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden. Recalling his encounters with Harbhajan, former Australia wicket-keeper batsman Gilchrist said Indian fielders did not say much when he was scoring against them but whenever […]

EastEnders’ Gillian Taylforth pleaded for character Kathy not to be killed off 14 years ago

Gillian told presenter Stacey Dooley: “When they said that they were going to kill her off I was like, ‘Oh! Do you have you? You’re not going to see a coffin or anything, are you? Because I don’t like the idea of that.’

EastEnders fans gutted as iconic moment is ‘cut’ from Who Killed Lucy Beale? episode

Amongst all of the drama and tension, fans were given a giggle back in 2015 when actress Jo Joyner, who played Tanya Branning, referred to her co-star by his real name.

USC QB commit Jake Garcia to play senior year in the South

He spent the last two years at Narbonne but when former head coach Manny Douglas was forced to resign, Garcia transferred to La Habra to play for his local school. Garcia is on track to graduate early and enroll at USC in the spring and would have missed his senior season had he stayed local.

California virus-fighting efforts hampered by data delays

A masked fruit vendor prepares her streetside cart while waiting for customers near downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. California lawmakers are considering requiring employers to notify workers and public health officials about positive COVID-19 cases in the workplace. Violators could be charged with a misdemeanor and assessed a fine of up to […]

With loan money gone, restaurants are at mercy of virus

The program so far has given about $42 billion in loans to restaurants, bars and lodging companies. But many restaurants burned through loans quickly because the original terms of the program required them to use the money within eight weeks in order to get loan forgiveness. Many establishments couldn’t reopen but paid staffers not to […]

Video: US Navy SEALs Sever Ties With Museum Over Kaepernick Fundraiser Spectacle

Though the demonstrations of kneeling during the playing of the national anthem before NFL games were a peaceful protest of police brutality against Black people, they have been construed by many, including US President Donald Trump, as acts of disrespect to the American flag and US service members. “We own our relationship with the American […]

Half of British drinkers starting earlier in the day during Covid-19 crisis

The survey included a number of opt-in questions about tensions in relationships before and after Covid-19, and about behaviours ranging from physical abuse to being stopped from seeing or talking to family or friends, having access to money or checking contacts on social media.