Two Canada Humboldt Bronco ice hockey crash victims misidentified

Two Canada Humboldt Bronco ice hockey crash victims misidentified

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A steady stream of people laid tributes at a makeshift memorial at Humboldt’s Elgar Petersen sports arena on Saturday A Canadian coroner misidentified two young victims of a bus crash that killed 15 people in the province of Saskatchewan at the weekend. The collision claimed the lives of 10 junior […]

Florida woman tells police wind blew cocaine into her handbag

Florida woman tells police wind blew cocaine into her handbag

Image copyright Fort Pierce Police Image caption Kennecia Posey is accused of cocaine and cannabis possession A Florida woman arrested on suspicion of drug possession said the cocaine must have been blown into her handbag by the wind, police say. Kennecia Posey, 26, was one of two passengers in a car that was stopped by […]

Jimmy Kimmel apology for 'gay insult' on Sean Hannity tweet

Jimmy Kimmel apology for 'gay insult' on Sean Hannity tweet

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kimmel has apologised for the sexually suggestive tweet Late-night TV comedian Jimmy Kimmel has apologised for a tweet that some considered homophobic as he feuded with Fox News host Sean Hannity. “I most certainly did not intend to belittle or upset members of the gay community,” Kimmel wrote in […]

The Simpsons addresses Apu racial stereotype controversy

The Simpsons addresses Apu racial stereotype controversy

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The character is voiced by Hank Azaria, who also plays Moe the bartender and Chief Wiggum The latest episode of the Simpsons has addressed controversy surrounding Indian character Apu for the first time. Indian-American comic Hari Kondabolu made a documentary last year, saying the character was founded on racial […]

Olivier Awards 2018: Hamilton wins seven prizes

Olivier Awards 2018: Hamilton wins seven prizes

Hip hop musical Hamilton dominated the night, picking up seven awards from its 13 nominations. It equals Matilda’s 2012 record for the most Olivier Awards won by a musical. The West End production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s show about US founding father Alexander Hamilton won, among others, best new musical and outstanding achievement in music. Source […]

Canada crash: Humboldt Broncos bus dead mourned at vigil

Canada crash: Humboldt Broncos bus dead mourned at vigil

Image copyright Pool via REUTERS Image caption Flowers lie on the ice as people gather for a vigil at the Elgar Petersen Arena, home of the Humboldt Broncos A rural Canadian community still struggling with the terrible grief of losing 15 of its own found some solace on Sunday in the one place that has […]

Facebook: Cambridge Analytica warning sent to users

Facebook: Cambridge Analytica warning sent to users

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Facebook users will see one of these two screens, informing them whether their data may have been shared with Cambridge Analytica. Facebook members will find out from 17:00 BST whether they are among the 87 million potential users whose data was shared with Cambridge Analytica. Every account holder will receive […]

Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial set to begin in Pennsylvania

Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial set to begin in Pennsylvania

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Cosby had enjoyed a family-friendly reputation for years before numerous sexual assault allegations came to light in 2015 The retrial of the American actor and comedian, Bill Cosby, is due to begin in Pennsylvania on Monday. Mr Cosby, 80, denies drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand 14 years ago. […]

Reed wins Masters title

Reed wins Masters title

Masters 2018: Patrick Reed holds nerve to beat rivals and win Masters Masters final leaderboard -15 P Reed (US); -14 R Fowler (US); -13 J Spieth (US); -11 J Rahm (Sp); -9 C Smith (Aus), B Watson (US), H Stenson (Swe), R McIlroy (NI); -8 M Leishman (Aus); -7 T Finau (US), D Johnson (US); […]