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Sir Ian McKellen taken to hospital after falling off stage

The accident took place during a performance of Player Kings at the Noel Coward Theatre in London.


Furious Kevin De Bruyne walks out of interview after shock Belgium loss at Euro 2024

For once, the Man City star didn't want to talk...


Scientists discover that time is just an illusion

A new theory suggests that time might not be a fundamental aspect of our universe but rather an illusion created by quantum entanglement. Quantum entanglement occurs when particles become interconnected in such a way that the state of one instantly influences the state of another, regardless of distance. According to this theory, the perception of ...


Strictly Come Dancing judge announces new career move

"It's a momentous occasion for me."


US Surgeon General calls for social media warning labels to protect adolescents

(Refiles to correct name in paragraph 6 to Senator Lindsey Graham) By Kanishka Singh and Sheila Dang WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Monday called for a warning label to be added to social media apps as a reminder that those platforms have caused harm to young people, especially adolescents. In an op-ed in the New York Times, Murthy wrote that a warning label alone


Princess of Wales arrives at Buckingham Palace

The Princess of Wales will make her first public appearance this year since her cancer diagnosis.


Countdown star Susie Dent’s ‘delight’ at honour for sharing her joy of language

Countdown star Susie Dent’s ‘delight’ at honour for sharing her joy of language - For more than 30 years, Oxford-based Dent has appeared as the resident expert in Dictionary Corner on the Channel 4 show.


Pop star refused to play Glastonbury 2024 because fee was too low


Is your PC getting the Windows 11 version 24H2 in June or September 2024?

In this guide, I will explain the Microsoft approach to rolling out Windows 11 version 24H2 to compatible hardware starting in September 2024.


Britain’s richest family spent more on pet dog than on servants, Swiss court hears

Britain’s richest family spent more money on their pet dog than they did on one of their servants, a Swiss court has heard. Prosecutors have called for the billionaire Hinduja family to face jail time over allegations of trafficking and exploitation of staff at their Lake Geneva villa. Speaking at a hearing at Geneva’s criminal court on Monday, pro...


These new Windows Recall features are hidden in the latest build of Windows 11

Windows Recall won't ship with Copilot+ PCs this week, but Microsoft is still working on new features for the tool. The latest Insider build of Windows 11 includes several hidden features that improve Recall.


US-UK forces launch strikes on Yemen's Hodeidah and Kamaran Island, Houthi-run TV says

By Mohammed Ghobari, Adam Makary and Jaidaa Taha ADEN (Reuters) -U.S. and British forces have carried out at least six airstrikes on Yemen's Hodeidah International Airport and four strikes on Kamaran Island near the port of Salif off the Red Sea, Al-Masirah TV, the main television news outlet run by Yemen's Houthi movement, said on Monday. The strikes on Kamaran mark the first time U.S.-led


'They are here to protest against the massive, unprecedented gains that we have seen from the National Rally'

2024-06-15 15:01 'They are here to protest against the massive, unprecedented gains that we have seen from the National Rally'


Morgan Freeman says he ‘detests’ Black History Month: ‘It’s not right’

Morgan Freeman says he ‘detests’ Black History Month: ‘It’s not right’ - ‘My history is American history,’ said the ‘Seven’ star


Joe Wicks welcomes fourth child

Celebrity fitness expert Joe Wicks and his wife Rosie have welcomed their fourth child.


UK's MI5 issued Chinese spy alert to divert attention from PM scandal, court hears

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's domestic spy agency MI5 issued an alert branding a woman a Chinese agent possibly to detract attention from a COVID lockdown party scandal involving former Prime Minister Boris Johnson, a tribunal in London heard on Monday. In January 2022, MI5 sent out an alert notice about lawyer Christine Lee, alleging she was "involved in political interference


Ukrainian Armed Forces push Russian troops out of defensive lines and firing points

Ukrainian troops at the front are carrying out counterattacks, driving the Russian forces out of their defense lines and firing points, according to the spokesman for the Khortytsia operational and strategic group of troops, Nazar Voloshyn. "The defense forces are also assaulting the enemy's positions, capturing their defensive lines and firing poi...


Historic ship SS United States is ordered out of its berth in Philadelphia

Historic ship SS United States is ordered out of its berth in Philadelphia - A federal judge says a historic ocean liner that still holds the transatlantic speed record it set more than 70 years ago must leave its berth in Philadelphia by Sept. 12


Huge hammerhead shark spotted near popular British tourist beaches

Swimmers were ordered out of the water after police spotted the shark's fin charging through the water.


Decode Politics: Why TDP has accused Jagan Mohan Reddy of ‘opulence’ over a Vizag resort

After TDP MLA leads a crowd into the resort on Rushikonda Hill and alleges it was being built as CM residence for Jagan, YSRCP slams "political vendetta".


Fact check: Unemployment under Labour and Facebook ads

Fact check: Unemployment under Labour and Facebook ads - Round-up of claims from the campaign trail checked by Full Fact, including past Labour governments’ record on unemployment.


Putin sacks four deputy defence ministers and appoints relative

Vladimir Putin has sacked four deputy defence ministers and appointed one of his relatives to the role as he carries out a sweeping purge of officials in charge during the botched invasion of Ukraine. Anna Tsivileva, the daughter of a late cousin of the Russian president, is married to the country’s energy minister and is sanctioned by the British ...


NHS warns 150,000 patients of blackmail risk

The NHS has warned nearly 150,000 patients that criminals could attempt to blackmail them after their health records were published online. NHS Dumfries and Galloway is to send out leaflets to all patients in the region to advise them of the “extremely serious” situation, in which it admits test results, internal correspondence about them and compl...


Mason Greenwood: Man Utd forward agrees personal terms with La Liga club as Old Trafford exit nears

Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood has reportedly agreed personal terms with a club in La Liga, although Man Utd are yet to accept their offer


Full list of recalled products as E.coli warning issued to parents as outbreak spreads across UK

Full list of recalled products as E.coli warning issued to parents as outbreak spreads across UK - Check if you have any of these in the house


NYPD officers rescue puppies trapped inside grocery cart in heatwave

NYPD officers rescue puppies trapped inside grocery cart in heatwave -


ECB in no rush to discuss French bond rescue - sources

By Balazs Koranyi and Frank Siebelt FRANKFURT (Reuters) -European Central Bank policymakers have no plan to discuss emergency purchases of French bonds and still think it is for French politicians to reassure investors spooked by the prospect of a far-right government, five sources told Reuters. French financial markets endured a brutal sell-off late last week as investors cut their positions


The Prince and Princess of Wales have shared a personal message from George, Charlotte and Louis

The Wales family is undoubtedly the most talked about in the world - particularly this week, with the family of five returning to the spotlight. The Prince and Princess of Wales and their three children have kept a low profile this year, following Princess Kate’s cancer diagnosis. And choosing to focus on the 42-year-old’s recovery in private, the ...


How D-Day and Reform have cost Sunak the postal vote, according to experts

Polling guru Sir John Curtice tells i the Conservatives' campaign aim has failed to achieve its objective entirely


Everton announce new stadium deal that will change the game for supporters

Everton will benefit from a state-of-the-art WI-FI system that will, amongst other things, help supporters share incredible moments from the new ground


Israeli officials say Netanyahu has dissolved the War Cabinet after key partner bolted government

Israeli officials say Netanyahu has dissolved the War Cabinet after key partner bolted government - Israeli officials said Monday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dissolved the influential War Cabinet that was tasked with steering the war in Gaza


Tourism funding cut slammed at time 'regressive' Wales visitor tax and 182 rule coming in

The Government said it continued to provide widespread support for the industry


Car key hack can open doors in seconds – even when battery goes dead

A savvy TikTok user posted a foolproof car key hack that allows you to get into your vehicle even when the battery goes dead. Here's everything you need to know


Ask our political editor anything about Reform UK as Nigel Farage’s party unveils its manifesto

Ask our political editor anything about Reform UK as Nigel Farage’s party unveils its manifesto - ASK ME ANYTHING: Will Reform become the opposition in a new Parliament? And how likely is it Brexiteer Mr Farage will win a seat? All your questions answered in our exclusive Q&A with The Independent’s political editor David Maddox


60s pop icon and actress dies aged 80


Valtteri Bottas told to ‘work in the circus with Daniel Ricciardo’

Valtteri Bottas has been told to get his priorities in order...


Map shows where new rail routes could be introduced across the UK


NASA's Perseverance Mars rover enters new Red Planet territory: 'Bright Angel'

NASA's Perseverance Mars rover has been rerouted across a Red Planet dune field to reach the Marian territory known as "Bright Angel"


Fact check: Projected result for Lee Anderson comes from ‘user-defined’ data

Fact check: Projected result for Lee Anderson comes from ‘user-defined’ data - A screenshot shared by the Ashfield candidate was created with an online tool likely using favourable data rather than a specific poll in his area.


A year after Titan’s fatal dive, deep-sea explorers vow to continue its work

Tuesday marks one year since the submersible vanished on its way to the historic wreckage site in the North Atlantic Ocean.


Warning to everyone claiming PIP as cash payments could be replaced

The Government has launched a review of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) system, which could see major changes to the benefit in just a matter of weeks


M25 to close for full weekend in July causing summer holiday hell

M25 to close for full weekend in July causing summer holiday hell - Holidaymakers, concertgoers and sports fans have been warned to only travel if necessary


Putin’s nuclear submarine detected off UK coast sparking emergency meeting


Boeing plane drops within 400ft of the ocean in terrifying fall from sky

The airplane got dangerously close of hitting the Pacific Ocean.


I walked streets of Llandudno to see if tourist's 'dirty' and 'litter strewn' claims really stand up

The walkabout following a tirade about the state of the resort by a return visitor


Alan Hansen's former teammate gives health update on Liverpool legend

Former Scottish footballer Graeme Souness said he has spoken to former Liverpool captain and TV pundit Alan Hansen who is recovering in hospital.


Map shows parts of England may be submerged as flood alerts issued


Demi Moore and Emma Heming Willis celebrate ‘girl dad’ Bruce Willis on Father’s Day

Demi Moore and Emma Heming Willis celebrate ‘girl dad’ Bruce Willis on Father’s Day - ‘I actually couldn’t even imagine him with a son,’ says wife Emma Heming Willis in Father’s Day tribute to Bruce Willis


Tottenham transfer news: Spur see Toney bid REJECTED as Brentford star agrees terms

Tottenham had a bid turned down by Brentford for Ivan Toney, who has already verbally agreed personal terms with the side


‘A Ferrari driver signed by Red Bull’ – Carlos Sainz reveals label he ‘may never get rid of’

"Life is a bitch and in this sport you either bite or you get bitten..."