News archive from 25 June 2017

Leader: Organised panic unavoidable after Grenfell Tower

It didn’t take long after the Grenfell Tower tragedy for the wider repercussions to emerge. If there was a design flaw in the tower which contributed to the resulting inferno, then other buildings could have a similar problem. If this was established,...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Politics
 

Eid Mubarak! How to wish someone a Happy Eid in 11 different languages

There are several different ways to wish someone a happy Eid if you want to do so in Arabic. For instance, if you wish someone ‘Eid Mubarak’ this literally translates as ‘Have a blessed Eid’ in english but the phrase is often used by muslims in...

Metro, 00:06 in Hot News
 

Eid Mubarak 2017: Poems, quotes, messages and greetings to wish someone happy Eid

Happy Eid! Ramadan ended yesterday with the festival of Eid starting this weekend on Sunday June 25. The lesser of the two Eid celebrations – known as Eid-al-Fitr – lasts for 24 hours from Sunday evening and finishes on Monday evening and is dependent...

Metro, 00:06 in Hot News
 
The Windsors: Kathryn Drysdale binge watched Meghan Markle’s Suits to get in character

The Windsors: Kathryn Drysdale binge watched Meghan Markle’s Suits to get in character

The couple have only been dating since last year, but the fictional Meghan is due to appear in the return of Channel 4’s satirical comedy.  Kathryn, who at 35 is the same age as Meghan, knew that studying her character in Suits would help her work out...

 
Coronation Street spoiler: Maria and David to couple up in SHOCK romance? 

Coronation Street spoiler: Maria and David to couple up in SHOCK romance? 

The 34-year-old, who plays Maria, told press including Express.co.uk at a recent press conference that she would love to see her character couple up with David (played by Jack P. Shepherd) in the future.  Samia explained: "I think Maria and David...

 
EastEnders spoiler: Michelle gets SHOCK after visit from STALKER Tom

EastEnders spoiler: Michelle gets SHOCK after visit from STALKER Tom

In the pictures released by the BBC, Michelle (played by Jenna Russell) looks scared as he turns up out of the blue and asks her out on another date. Tom (Daniel Casey) also seems to say something to Michelle that causes her to look concerned, judging...

 
Coronation Street spoiler: Samia Longchambon drops big hint Eva will ATTACK Maria

Coronation Street spoiler: Samia Longchambon drops big hint Eva will ATTACK Maria

Samia, who has played Maria for over 17 years, has described her upcoming scenes with Eva (played by Catherine Tyldesley) and Aidan (Shayne Ward) as "worrying".  Speaking to press including Express.co.uk at a recent conference, the...

 
Toshiba announces 'mumble-proof' television to improve period drama dialogue

Toshiba announces 'mumble-proof' television to improve period drama dialogue

Brooding 18th-century drama Poldark was the latest to succumb to “Mumblegate” when new character Tholly Tregirls, played by Sean Gilder, made his first appearance in episode two. Viewers took to Twitter and other social media to complain that they...

 
TV round-up: Love Island, Poldark and The Loch

TV round-up: Love Island, Poldark and The Loch

Rather than concentrate on silly, endless plots involving Ross Poldark and George Warleggan looking daggers at each other, you’ve taken the tried and tested Love Island (ITV2) route to entertainment by instructing characters, male only of course, to...

 
Ripper Street's Matthew Macfayden: It’s been lovely to tell the whole story

Ripper Street's Matthew Macfayden: It’s been lovely to tell the whole story

Where do we find your character Edmund Reid, at the start of Series 5? On the run in the Alexandria, which is Mimi Morton’s theatre. She acquired it and is in the process of renovating. This is the last season, how do you feel about that? It’s been...

 
New Zealand 0 Portugal 4: Cristiano Ronaldo leads national team to semi-finals

New Zealand 0 Portugal 4: Cristiano Ronaldo leads national team to semi-finals

“We are very happy to be in the semi-finals” Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo The win, however, came at a cost as Manchester City-bound midfielder Bernardo Silva was substituted because of an ankle injury. With hosts Russia losing against Mexico in...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 

Mongolians fret over China investment as they prepare to vote

A few miles from Mongolia's giant Tavan Tolgoi mine, about 2,000 trucks a day set off across the Gobi desert, delivering coal to China on a road so narrow and ridden with pot holes it has become an accident black spot. Nearby stand the foundations of...

 
Egypt's president ratifies islands deal with Saudi Arabia

Egypt's president ratifies islands deal with Saudi Arabia

Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has ratified a controversial treaty that transfers two largely uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. The deal to hand over Tiran and Sanafir was agreed during a visit to Egypt by Saudi King Salman a year...

BBC, 00:16 in World News
 
China and US vow to force North Korea to 'irreversible' ditch nuclear weapons

China and US vow to force North Korea to 'irreversible' ditch nuclear weapons

The groundbreaking announcement from Beijing follows international outrage over the death of American student Otto Warmbier and a string of high-level meetings between top diplomats and defence chiefs.  Amid rising tensions between Washington and...

 
Dance reviews: The Ballad of the Apathetic Son and his Narcissistic Mother and 43 Percent

Dance reviews: The Ballad of the Apathetic Son and his Narcissistic Mother and 43 Percent

In one sense we all form unbreakable bonds with our mothers yet most of us males feel that bond needs to be broken, to some degree, to live our lives fully.  Lucy dances to express her maternal bonding as a child, and talks about it, giving the...

 


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