National News

European rollout of Johnson & Johnson COVID jab delayed as US officials investigate clots

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 12:21:00 +0100

The rollout of the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine across Europe has been delayed, while US officials have recommended a "pause" in the use of the jab as reports of blood clots are investigated.

Officer who 'accidentally' shot black man identified as more protests take place

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 04:02:00 +0100

The police officer who shot a black man after a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb has been identified as a veteran of 26 years.

Kanye West agrees to joint custody of children in divorce from Kim Kardashian

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 12:52:00 +0100

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian will share joint custody of their four children following their divorce, court documents show.

US climate envoy John Kerry calls on China to 'assume responsibility' for its part in global warming

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:39:00 +0100

John Kerry has described the global climate crisis as an "unbelievable monument to the need for multilateralism" and urged China to "assume responsibility" for its part.

Siri appears to leak Apple special event planned for 20 April

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 09:33:00 +0100

Apple has not yet announced when its next special event will be, but the news appears to have leaked to the company's voice assistant Siri.

Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song reveal poignant name of their new baby

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 08:39:00 +0100

Home Alone star Macaulay Culkin and Disney Channel actress Brenda Song have welcomed the birth of their first child, Dakota.

Zendaya, Brad Pitt and Harrison Ford among presenters at this year's Oscars

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 11:10:00 +0100

Zendaya, Brad Pitt and Harrison Ford are among the famous faces who will be presenting awards at this year's Oscars ceremony.

George Floyd's younger brother breaks down in court remembering 'the leader of our household'

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 20:10:00 +0100

George Floyd's younger brother has broken down in court as he recalled "the leader of our household" who made sure they got to school and made "the best banana mayonnaise sandwiches".

Armed school student shot dead after wounding police officer

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 21:32:00 +0100

A person shot dead by police at a school in Tennessee was a student who had fired at officers, wounding one them.

US government's budget deficit soars to all-time high

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 19:16:00 +0100

The US government's budget deficit has soared to an all-time high of $1.7trn (£1.24trn) for the first six months of the fiscal year.