‘In the last hours of my life, you inspired me’: Civil Rights icon John Lewis urged Black Lives Matters protesters to ‘redeem the soul of America’ and ‘answer the highest calling of your heart’ in powerful essay written just before his death

Though I was surrounded by two loving parents, plenty of brothers, sisters and cousins, their love could not protect me from the unholy oppression waiting just outside that family circle. Unchecked, unrestrained violence and government-sanctioned terror had the power to turn a simple stroll to the store for some Skittles or an innocent morning jog […]

Coronavirus: ‘I survived, but am now living a nightmare’

‘A lot to learn’Dr Michael Head, senior research fellow in global health at the University of Southampton, told the BBC that while little is known at this stage about long-term effects of the virus, stories like Jennifer’s are becoming increasingly common.

Giuliani says Black Lives Matter is ‘domestic terrorist’ group

President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says his faith is ‘bedrock foundation of my life’ after Trump claim Coronavirus talks on life support as parties dig in, pass blame Ohio governor tests negative in second coronavirus test MORE’s personal attorney Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiGiuliani says Black Lives Matter is ‘domestic terrorist’ group Commission on Presidential Debates rejects Trump […]

Black Lives Matter meets Animal Crossing: how protesters take their activism into video games

That most big developers have failed to seize this moment to tackle the systemic racism of which the industry has been accused has angered some players. There is a lack of diversity among senior figures at gaming companies, and this is mirrored by limited in-game representation of people of colour. It was only at the […]

Billy Bob Thornton: A life in film

Sling Blade, as well as proving that Thornton could direct, established his other trademark: a willingness to look odder or uglier than any actor around. Thornton, with an awkwardly cropped head, stars as Karl, the hulking, low-IQ but sweet-natured man who has spent almost all his life in prison for murder. The critic Roger Ebert […]

EXCLUSIVE ‘I need to have that chemistry’: Ferne McCann admits her dating life has ‘fallen flat’ of late… but she’s stopped looking for love after ‘finding herself’ in lockdown

‘Women don’t often put themselves first, and I think that’s really important to look after number one, not only with exercise but internally looking after down below, but also your mind, body and soul, when you start looking after number 1 and being kind to yourself, everything else just falls into place. 

UK weather today LIVE – Britain to be hotter than Barbados as 39C is set to bring record-breaking heatwave

Coral spokesman John Hill said: “The odds say we’ll be frazzled by record highs.” Warm weather began to take its toll in the country’s courtrooms today after Judge Joanna Korner ruled it was “too hot for wigs” at London’s Southwark Crown Court.

Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland confront woman wearing a SWASTIKA armband outside her house

This week Donald Trump slammed the Black Lives Matter movement as a “marxist group that is not looking for good things for the United States.”

Shocking video shows blood-soaked Black Lives Matter protester chasing ‘attacker’ after being STABBED outside courthouse

The incident, which occurred on the 68th day of police brutality protests in Portland, took place at 6:20 PM at Lownsdale Square Park. The park, which is across from the Mark O. Hatfield Federal Courthouse, was one of two locations that police cleared of protesters last Thursday. This move was part of a plan to […]

Foo Fighters Beat the Storms, Pummel the People With Hits Down Under: Live Review

Indeed, diabolical weather conditions on Saturday had forced the cancelation of a World Cup cricket match at the Gabba, a venue just miles away, and here was Suncorp Stadium, which had gone underwater in the January 2011 floods, asked to support a giant stage, lighting and sound system as well as host more than 40,000 […]