Grenfell fire: Inquiry to examine council actions

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Image copyright PA Image caption Hundreds marched silently on Monday to mark two months since the fire The actions of Kensington and Chelsea Council are to be considered in the Grenfell Tower fire inquiry, the government has announced. The inquiry will also look at the adequacy of regulations, the tower’s recent refurbishment, and the response […]

Corbyn: Trump comments on Charlottesville ‘not enough’

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Image caption Jeremy Corbyn said there was “no equivalence” between white supremacists in the US and the situation in Venezuela US President Donald Trump’s response to the Charlottesville attack was “not enough”, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said. After deadly violence erupted over a white supremacist rally in Virginia, Mr Trump said he condemned “hatred, […]

Confederate statue pulled down in North Carolina

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A monument to pro-slavery forces is destroyed, in the wake of clashes in Charlottesville. No arrests have been reported in connection with the incident in Durham, North Carolina. It came as the mayors of Baltimore, Maryland, and Lexington, Kentucky, announced plans to remove Confederate monuments in their cities. Confederate statue pulled down in North Carolina

Charlottesville violence: Trump council sees more CEOs resign

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Intel chief Brian Krzanich said there should be “no hesitation in condemning hate speech” Two more chief executives have resigned from Donald Trump’s American Manufacturing Council over the president’s response to violence in Charlottesville at the weekend. Intel’s Brian Krzanich and Under Armour head Kevin Plank have followed Merck’s […]

Deadpool 2 stuntwoman Joi SJ Harris mourned

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Image copyright Instagram/@sj24_sidewayz Image caption Fans paid tribute to Ms Harris on social media The stuntwoman who died in a motorcycle accident while filming Deadpool 2 has been identified as Joi SJ Harris. Ms Harris, who was reportedly the first licensed female African American road racer in the US, was killed on Monday morning in […]

Web firm fights DoJ on Trump protesters

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Protesters linked arms in the street on Inauguration Day A US service provider is fighting government demands for it to hand over details of millions of activists. The Department of Justice (DoJ) wants all visitors’ IP addresses – some 1.3 million – to a website that helped organise a […]

The volcanologist who climbs active volcanoes

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Rosaly Lopes is a volcanologist at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She’s spent her career scaling active volcanoes on Earth, and looking for undiscovered ones in space. Find out how she manages to collect samples in a live eruption, and which volcano she recommends beginners visit for a spectacular experience. Hear more of life as a […]

Fantasy Football Marathon 2017 – ESPN

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Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The ESPN Fantasy Football Marathon presented by DraftKings kicks off tonight at 7 ET and runs until Tuesday at 11 p.m. ET, as Matthew Berry once again goes sleepless for the sake of your fantasy football success. More people play on ESPN than anywhere else. Join or […]