Monthly Archives: September 2016

Lost teddy bear at Swedish hotel becomes internet sensation

Balli enjoys breakfast Credit: Facebook 1 October 2016 • 12:44am A teddy bear which was left outside the Hotel Avalon in Gothenburg has taken the internet by storm. The bear, which was left without any clues to its identity, was […]

Frustrations of the young Duke of Edinburgh at giving up military career for the Queen to be revealed in The Crown

The drama series follows the reign of Elizabeth II Credit: Alex Bailey/Netflix 1 October 2016 • 12:34am A drama series about the Queen will reveal the Duke of Edinburgh’s frustrations at having to give up his Royal Navy career to […]

‘Bill, let’s go!’ Barack Obama tries to get Clinton to hurry up as Air Force One prepares for take-off in Israel

Barack Obama gestures for Bill Clinton to come aboard Air Force One 1 October 2016 • 12:27am Keeping an American president waiting isn’t usually the done thing – unless, of course, you’re a former US president. Like a parent trying […]

Theresa May paves way for self-employed and temporary workers to be protected by new laws

Theresa May, the Prime Minister Credit: AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth Steven Swinford, Deputy Political Editor 1 October 2016 • 12:00am Theresa May is to launch a review of workers’ rights in a move set to pave the way for the self-employed […]

USA Today abandons election neutrality for the first time, saying Trump is ‘unfit for the presidency’

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump shakes hands with Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton Credit: Mike Segar/Reuters David Millward, US Correspondent 30 September 2016 • 11:58pm For the first time in its 34-year history USA Today, America’s biggest selling […]

Men are suffering more from sexism, Ann Widdecombe claims

Ann Widdecombe used the example of custody cases to highlight her concern that society treats men unfairly Credit: Christopher Jones 30 September 2016 • 11:30pm Men are suffering from sexism not women, Ann Widdecombe has suggested as she said there […]

Henry Kissinger to visit England to help raise funds for upkeep of Sir Edward Heath’s country home

Sir Edward Heath (left) with Henry Kissinger Credit: Getty Images 30 September 2016 • 11:24pm Henry Kissinger, one of America’s most famous foreign policy thinkers, is making a rare visit to England this month to help keep Sir Edward Heath’s […]

Cher: ‘I’m traumatised by Trump’ 

Cher ‘traumatised by Trump’ 30 September 2016 • 10:18pm The US presidential election will “change America” and have “consequences for the world for 40 years”, Cher has said. The musician labelled Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump “dangerous” and “terrific at […]

Tory party conference: What Theresa May must do to lay road for decade of Conservative rule

Theresa May has an opportunity to lay the road for a potential decade of Conservative rule Credit: Nick Ansell/PA Conservative conference is invariably an expensive, time-consuming and increasingly irrelevant lose-lose event for any leader. Deliver a polished, sure-footed gathering that […]

Exclusive: Philip Hammond sends warning to ‘irresponsible’ big businesses

Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Credit: Rii Schroer Peter Dominiczak, Political Editor 30 September 2016 • 10:00pm Big businesses are “angering their consumers” by not listening to the “mood music” over issues like executive pay and workers’ rights, […]