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A gunman on a rooftop opened fire on an Independence Day parade in Chicago on Monday, killing at least six people, wounding at least 30 and sending hundreds of marchers, parents with strollers and children on bicycles fleeing in terror, police said.Authorities said a man named as a person of interest in the shooting was
The 74th Emmy Awards are nearly upon us, and each year they celebrate the best TV shows and performances from the last year, in a variety of categories, from drama to comedy, reality and more. This year’s event is likely to return to pre-pandemic type of ceremony, in contrast to the 2021 Emmys, which took
Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi has launched his bid to replace Boris Johnson in Downing Street and promised to ‘steady the ship’ as PMLaunching his campaign, he said he wanted to “stabilise the economy”.He said: “Thanks to Brexit, we are now a free nation. Let’s not just talk about the opportunities that follow, let’s take them.“If a
The UK automotive industry suffered its worst June for new car sales since 1996.Registrations of new vehicles fell by 24.3% last month compared with June 2021, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).Global shortages of components such as semiconductors continue to hamper manufacturers’ ability to fulfil demand, with 141,000 new cars registered
Legendary theatre director Peter Brook has died at the age of 97. Brook was best known for his production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream which was performed in a white cube. He also directed British acting greats, John Gielgud, Laurence Olivier, Paul Scofield in other blockbusting Shakespeare productions. Born in London in 1925, at the
Wimbledon welcomed Ukrainian refugees through its gates on Sunday who described the tournament as a chance to escape from the horrors of the war.Asylum seekers from Ukraine visited the Championships on Middle Sunday, and the first families through the gates of the All England Club in SW19 expressed their gratitude for being able to experience
There has been significant backlash to the US Supreme Court’s decision to end the country’s constitutional right to abortion by overturning the historic Roe v Wade judgement.Kardashian reshared a post to her Instagram story which read: “4th of July has been cancelled due to a shortage of Independence. Sincerely, Women” and added a pointed-hand emoji
Declan Donnelly has said he is “heartbroken” following the death of his brother, Father Dermott Donnelly, at the age of 55.The diocese of Hexham and Newcastle announced the news on Friday that the Catholic priest had died peacefully in hospital that afternoon following a short illness.TV star Declan, 46, wrote on Twitter: “I am heartbroken
The brother of a 13-year-old girl shot dead 50 years ago has said a date for an inquest would give his family hope.Margaret Gargan was one of five civilians killed in a shooting incident involving the Army on July 9 1972.The other four were Catholic priest Father Noel Fitzpatrick, 40, John Dougal, 16, Patrick Butler
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have confirmed they will be attending Wimbledon over the weekend to watch the singles finals.Kate, who is patron of the All England Club, will watch the ladies’ final between Elena Rybakina and Ons Jabeur on Saturday from the royal box on Centre Court.William will then join her to watch