National News

Port Talbot: Public told to avoid TATA Steelworks after 'huge explosion' reported

People have been urged to avoid TATA Steelworks after reports of a "huge explosion" at the site.

 

Cyclone Kenneth: Mozambique could face 'catastrophic flooding' as new storm makes landfall

Six weeks after a tropical storm left hundreds dead in Mozambique, another potentially destructive cyclone has made landfall.

 

Second-biggest uncut diamond in history unearthed in Botswana mine

The second-biggest uncut diamond in history has been unearthed from a mine in Botswana by a Canadian mining company. 

 

New hope for children with undiagnosed genetic conditions

The 6,000 children born in the UK each year with undiagnosed genetic conditions could be about to receive help. 

 

Showbiz News

TV presenter Chris Packham contacts police after dead crows left outside home

Wildlife TV presenter Chris Packham has contacted police in Hampshire after dead crows were left hanging outside his home.

James Bond: Rami Malek and Fleabag writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge revealed for next 007 film

Oscar-winner Rami Malek has been confirmed to star in the next Bond film, with Fleabag writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge due to add a bit of comedy magic to the script.

Avengers: Endgame - Iron Man Robert Downey Jr warns fans against spoilers

Iron Man has a warning for anyone even thinking about spilling the beans on Avengers: Endgame for those who haven't seen it.

Shockingly Evil: Zac Efron as notorious serial killer Ted Bundy

Zac Efron has spoken about how he got into the psyche of serial killer Ted Bundy at the premiere of his new film about the notorious US murderer.

Sports News

Stuart Pearce believes Manchester City and Liverpool will dominate Premier League for years

Manchester City and Liverpool will dominate the Premier League for a number of years, Stuart Pearce told <strong>The Debate</strong>.

 

Neil Reynolds' 2019 NFL Draft preview: Which teams need a good draft?

The NFL's annual selection of the best college players in America takes place in Nashville this week and the reality is that every team needs to have a good draft.

 

Luke Campbell set for WBC lightweight title chance after Mikey Garcia named Emeritus Champion

Luke Campbell will soon discover his new opponent for a WBC lightweight title fight after Mikey Garcia was installed as Emeritus Champion.

 

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp 'calm' after watching Manchester City win

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp maintains the Premier League title has not been decided after watching Manchester City take an "expected" big step towards it.

 

Business News

Amazon quarterly profits more than double to $3.6bn

Amazon more than doubled profits in the first quarter thanks to soaring demand for cloud computing and ad services - but forecast a more muted performance for the current period.

 

Crossrail might not launch until March 2021

London's multi-billion pound Crossrail project has pushed back its launch date again and may now not open until March 2021.

 

Microsoft becomes third company to reach $1tn valuation

Microsoft's stock market value has topped $1tn (£775bn) for the first time as Wall Street cheered better than expected results for the US software giant.

 

Sorrell's S4 spending spree snares Brazilian and Dutch targets

Sir Martin Sorrell's new marketing services venture will reinforce its pursuit of international acquisition targets on Friday when it unveils takeovers of companies based in Amsterdam and Sao Paulo.

 

World News

Cyclone Kenneth: Mozambique could face 'catastrophic flooding' as new storm makes landfall

Six weeks after a tropical storm left hundreds dead in Mozambique, another potentially destructive cyclone has made landfall.

 

Second-biggest uncut diamond in history unearthed in Botswana mine

The second-biggest uncut diamond in history has been unearthed from a mine in Botswana by a Canadian mining company. 

 

Otto Warmbier: North Korea 'asked for $2m' to free US student flown home in a coma

Donald Trump agreed to pay $2m (£1.6m) in medical costs to North Korea to secure the release of detained American student Otto Warmbier in 2017, according to a former US official. 

 

Prince: New Zealand 'showed world how we must respond to hate'

Prince William has urged the world to "unite and fight the violent brand of extremism" that led to a deadly terror attack targeting two mosques in Christchurch.

 

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