Biden prioritises Queen over Meghan and Harry’s White House invite, expert says

A royal commentator has claimed that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been snubbed by President Joe Biden, with the US leader instead reportedly preferring to visit the Queen at Buckingham Palace. During last year's November election, the Sussexes released a video urging Americans to vote, and Harry has reportedly

Repeat child sex offender Graeme Purvis jailed again after sending explicit messages to undercover cop

A repeat child sex offender who sent explicit messages to a police officer posing as a 13-year-old girl and been jailed for 18 months. Details of how Graeme Murray Purvis, 57, who has a long criminal history of child sex offending, was caught have been revealed at Christchurch District Court

Condo resale prices up for 14th straight month as volume dips in September: SRX

SINGAPORE – Prices of resale non-landed private homes in September climbed for the 14th consecutive month, even as fewer units changed hands, according to flash figures from real estate portal SRX on Tuesday (Oct 12). Condominium resale prices rose 1 per cent month on month, faster than the 0.5 per

PM’s national insurance rise plan criticised as tax on young workers to protect the homes of older people

Boris Johnson is coming under attack from senior members of his own party ahead of a possible announcement on social care this week. The prime minister is expected to increase national insurance to help fund care reforms and clear backlogs in the NHS. However ministers, MPs, government officials and business

Woman says she felt need for protection from Trevor Bauer – The Denver Post

LOS ANGELES — A woman seeking a five-year restraining order against Trevor Bauer testified Wednesday that the satisfaction she expressed to friends when the case first went public was a reaction to her treatment by the media, not happiness that she was taking down the Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher. “It

Murder charge against Hawke’s Bay man Peter Beckett dropped

New Zealander Peter Beckett is now a free man after a murder charge was dropped by a Canadian court, 11 years after the death of his wife. The move comes after two trials – and after the former Hawke’s Bay man spent nine years behind bars. Beckett was initially arrested

Ibrahima Konate can offer unexpected midfield solution for Liverpool

New Liverpool signing Ibrahima Konate will add far more than just defensive solidity to the Reds after arriving from RB Leipzig this summer. Konate, 22, was signed for £36million last month with the aim of providing defensive steel to a Liverpool backline, but can also step into the midfield should

Ōmanawa double murder accused and his partner found guilty by Tauranga jury

A jury has found Ōmanawa double murder accused Samuel Fane guilty of killing Paul Lasslett and Nicholas Littlewood. The jury also found his partner Sarah Lee Tare, 25,guilty of being an accessory after the fact to the murders in the Tauranga High Court this morning. The jury’s verdict was unanimous.

David McLeish: History’s clues for pandemic recovery

OPINION: Baseball Hall of Famer Lawrence, “Yogi”, Berrafamously said “it’s tough to make predictions, especially when they are about the future”. Successful investors know this better than most. That is why the best in the business devote so much time studying the past. A deep knowledge of history allows for