Bush presidents wade into Trump furore over Charlottesville

Former Presidents George HW Bush and George W Bush have called on the US to "reject racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred in all forms".

Bush presidents wade into Trump furore over Charlottesville

They are the latest Republican figures to weigh in on the backlash to Donald Trump’s latest remarks blaming “both sides” for violent clashes in Virginia. It culminated with a woman’s death and nearly 20 wounded when a car ploughed into a crowd at the far-right rally. On Wednesday, Mr Trump disbanded his jobs councils amid […]

Concert Review: Ed Sheeran Is Everybody’s Dream Boyfriend

Concert Review: Ed Sheeran Is Everybody’s Dream Boyfriend

At Los Angeles’ Staples Center Thursday night (Aug. 10), opening act James Blunt told the joke he probably recites every night on tour. While the rest of us were watching headliner Ed Sheeran, he said, “I’ll be backstage thinking, ‘A loop pedal — damn! It’s so much cheaper than hiring a band.’” Personnel expenses and […]

How safe is it to be a stunt performer?

How safe is it to be a stunt performer?

Two stunt performers have died during filming in North America in the past few weeks, but how dangerous a profession were they in and what regulations are there to protect people? A stuntwoman was killed in a motorcycle accident earlier this week while filming Deadpool 2 in the Canadian city of Vancouver. Eyewitnesses said Joi […]

Grace Mugabe fails to show up in court

Grace Mugabe fails to show up in court

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has so far failed to appear in a South African court over an assault case despite officials saying she would do. South African police said in the late afternoon they did not know where Mrs Mugabe was. A 20-year-old South African woman has accused Mrs Mugabe of hitting her on […]

Grace Mugabe hands herself over to police

Grace Mugabe hands herself over to police

Johannesburg – Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe has handed herself over to police after she allegedly assaulted a 20-year-old model with an extension cord in Sandton at the weekend. “[She] is not under arrest because she co-operated, and handed herself over to police,” Police Minister Fikile Mbalula told eNCA. She is expected to appear in […]

Hundreds feared dead in mudslide in Sierra Leone

Hundreds feared dead in mudslide in Sierra Leone

Hundreds of people are feared dead after a mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, officials and witnesses say. Victor Foh, vice president of the West African country, has said many people are still buried underneath the debris. “It is likely that hundreds are lying dead underneath the rubble,” Foh told Reuters news […]