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Train named after Great Escape hero who 'inspired Steve McQueen'

BBC - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 23:37
Wing Cdr Ken Rees is said to have inspired Steve McQueen's character in the classic film.
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Fixture schedule physically impossible, says Solskjaer

BBC - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 23:35
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United's fixture schedule over the coming days is "physically impossible" after his side reach the Europa League final.
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Elections results 2021: Britain awaits results of bumper election day

BBC - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 23:29
Winners will be announced in the coming hours and days after 48 million people were able to vote.
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'Do you know how crazy this is?': Tapper on Arizona election 'audit'

CNN - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 23:21
CNN's Jake Tapper reacts to Rep. Elise Stefanik's (R-NY) comments on Steve Bannon's radio show promoting the so-called election audit in Arizona.
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'Wrath of Man' reunites Jason Statham and Guy Ritchie in a grim revenge thriller

CNN - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 23:16
Reunited, and it feels so painful, as Jason Statham, co-writer/director Guy Ritchie and an old-fashioned revenge plot add up to "Wrath of Man," a serviceable, ultraviolent thriller if you can weather the exceptionally bad tough guy dialogue. Statham doesn't speak in much of it, in a movie that operates under the maxim leave no bullet unfired.
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NASA satellite enables new discovery

CNN - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 23:10
Previously undetectable, a group of international astronomers utilizing data from NASA's TESS satellite found patterns which can help us learn more about the inner workings of stars.
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Caitlyn Jenner says friends are fleeing California because of homeless people

CNN - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 23:09
In an interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity, Caitlyn Jenner discussed her policy positions and laid out her case against California Gov. Gavin Newsom.
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Retired circus elephants get new home with plenty of room to roam

CNN - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 23:07
After years of entertaining fans under the big top -- and a few years in retirement -- in Central Florida, a herd of former circus elephants is settling into their new home at a wildlife refuge.
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Welsh election 2021: Queues as polls close for Welsh Parliament vote

BBC - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 23:05
Voting has closed for the Welsh Parliamentary elections after queues outside polling stations.
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There's really good news, but getting back to normal is hard

CNN - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 22:58
After more than a year of unimaginable loss -- in excess of 579,000 Covid deaths in the US, unnerving economic and political uncertainty -- there's some really good news to report.
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US weighs unfreezing $1 billion in Iranian funds

CNN - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 22:54
• Psaki says she talked with Biden transition team about a roughly one-year term • Biden criticizes tax cuts for wealthy while pushing middle-class agenda • Blinken says US 'actively looking' at boosting security cooperation with Ukraine during trip to Kiev
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Medical staff ordered to run from ICU fearing backlash

CNN - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 22:53
Medical staff in India were ordered to flee from an ICU in fear of attacks from grieving family members. CNN's Sam Kiley reports.
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Scottish election 2021: Polls close in Scottish Parliament election

BBC - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 22:48
Ballots will be counted over two days with the final result for 129 seats at Holyrood expected on Saturday.
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Almost a million people signed up for Obamacare coverage through April after Biden reopened exchanges

CNN - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 22:34
Almost a million people signed up for 2021 health insurance coverage on the federal Affordable Care Act exchange during the first 10 weeks of President Joe Biden's special enrollment period, according to data released Thursday from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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Sturgeon calls out 'fascist' candidate in tense confrontation

BBC - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 22:27
The SNP leader was confronted by former deputy leader of Britain First Jayda Fransen outside a polling station.
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Why do we wish on a star?

CNN - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 22:26
One of my family's favorite activities is sitting around the firepit under a clear night sky, equipped with blankets and all the fixings for s'mores, of course.
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Colombia's protests, explained

CNN - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 22:26
More than a week of violent protests across Colombia have seen least 25 people killed and hundreds injured, prompting statements of concern from the US government and the European Union.
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A French woman was shot and burned by her estranged husband, officials say, as anger builds over femicides

CNN - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 22:16
A 31-year-old French woman was shot and burned alive by her estranged husband in broad daylight, authorities said on Thursday, in a brutal killing that has stunned the country and reignited anger over femicides.
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What to expect in Scottish election

BBC - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 22:01
Scots have cast their votes, but they will not be counted until Friday and Saturday - when will the outcome be known?
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Facebook told to investigate its role in insurrection

CNN - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 21:54
Facebook's independent oversight board on Wednesday upheld the company's decision to suspend former President Donald Trump. But one of the most important aspects of the decision wasn't really about the former President's social media accounts at all; instead it was a recommendation for a deeper review of the role the platform played in the spread of election conspiracy theories that, in the board's words, "exacerbated tensions that culminated in the violence in the United States on January 6."
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