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Prince Charles 'proposed to woman TWICE' and got rejected before Princess Diana

Prince Charles 'proposed to woman TWICE' and got rejected before Princess Diana

Prince Charles was under a lot of pressure to settle down with a nice wife and produce an heir. Yet, before Princess Diana there were lots of potential suitors. And, reportedly, the future King proposed to Anna Wallace, twice, after choosing her to be...

Daily Record, 4 March 2019
 
Boyfriend of 'car crush tot' mum to face retrial over three-year-old's death

Boyfriend of 'car crush tot' mum to face retrial over three-year-old's death

The son of an ex- government minister faces a retrial over the death of three-year-old Alfie Lamb, who was allegedly crushed by a car seat. Stephen Waterson, 25, from Croydon, twice reversed his chair into his girlfriend's young son on February 1 last...

Daily Record, 4 March 2019
 
Luke Perry: forever the thrillingly cool teen pinup

Luke Perry: forever the thrillingly cool teen pinup

Teen pinups who free themselves of their TV origins can be counted on one hand with fingers to spare: Ron Howard. Michael J Fox. Zac Efron. Luke Perry never quite made it to those ranks, but that’s no discredit to him. Despite working pretty regularly...

Guardian, 4 March 2019
 
Macron calls for EU renaissance ahead of polls

Macron calls for EU renaissance ahead of polls

French President Emmanuel Macron has proposed a series of reforms to ensure the future of the European Union. In an opinion piece being published around Europe, he calls for the creation of an agency to protect the bloc against cyber-attacks. Ahead of...

BBC, 4 March 2019
 

Justin Trudeau: second minister resigns from cabinet as scandal deepens

A second minister has resigned from Justin Trudeau’s cabinet amid a deepening political scandal which is already threatening the prime minister’s prospects in this year’s federal election. Jane Philpott, the treasury secretary, announced her...

Guardian, 4 March 2019
 
Jane Philpott: Trudeau minister quits over corruption case

Jane Philpott: Trudeau minister quits over corruption case

One of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's top ministers has quit saying she has lost confidence in the government's handling of a corruption case. Treasury Board President Jane Philpott said: "I must abide by my core values, my ethical...

BBC, 4 March 2019
 
Hillsborough disaster: police officer in charge showed 'lack of leadership'

Hillsborough disaster: police officer in charge showed 'lack of leadership'

The South Yorkshire police officer in command of the 1989 FA Cup semi-final at Hillsborough, at which 96 people were killed, showed a “lack of leadership” and “poor decision-making,” the court hearing his prosecution for manslaughter has been told. Ch...

Guardian, 4 March 2019
 
Julian Burnside takes on Josh Frydenberg as Greens candidate for Kooyong

Julian Burnside takes on Josh Frydenberg as Greens candidate for Kooyong

The human rights lawyer and refugee advocate Julian Burnside will run as the Greens candidate for Kooyong at the next election. In a statement that appeared in Nine newspapers and the Australian on Tuesday the prominent barrister said he would take on...

Guardian, 4 March 2019
 
Climate change: California wildfires 'can now happen in any year'

Climate change: California wildfires 'can now happen in any year'

Wet winters are no longer a guide to the severity of wildfires in California, a new study suggests. Increased temperatures due to global warming and more effective efforts to contain fires means there's now more dry wood to burn. This means that large...

BBC, 4 March 2019
 

Morning mail: Russian money laundering exposed, Dungay inquest, Guaidó returns

Good morning, this is Helen Sullivan bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Tuesday 5 March. Top stories A charity run by Prince Charles received donations from an offshore company that was used to funnel vast amounts of cash from Russia in a...

Guardian, 4 March 2019
 
Dad murdered his wife and two children after wrongly suspecting affair

Dad murdered his wife and two children after wrongly suspecting affair

A father who mistakenly believed his wife was having an affair killed her and their two "treasured" children before jumping from the cliff-top where he had proposed 17 years earlier, an inquest has heard. Paul Newman, 42, hit Geraldine...

Daily Record, 4 March 2019
 
Knife crime boosted by 'toxic mix of cuts to police and youth services'

Knife crime boosted by 'toxic mix of cuts to police and youth services'

The prime minister sparked a backlash over the government’s handling of rising knife crime after she insisted there was “no direct correlation between certain crimes and police numbers” amid new evidence of a sharp rise in teens using knives. Police...

Guardian, 4 March 2019
 
US professor praised for holding student's baby during class

US professor praised for holding student's baby during class

A US maths professor has received praise after images of him looking after a student's baby during class went viral on social media. Baby Assata was brought to the lesson by her father, Wayne Hayer, who had been unable to find a babysitter. After...

BBC, 4 March 2019
 
EU must learn from Brexit and reform, says Emmanuel Macron

EU must learn from Brexit and reform, says Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron has called for a new European agency to fight against international cyber-attacks and the manipulation of election campaigns, as well as a ban on foreign powers funding European parties, as he set out plans to overhaul the EU in...

Guardian, 4 March 2019
 
Facebook criticised after women complain of inaction over abuse

Facebook criticised after women complain of inaction over abuse

Human rights campaigners have called for action after a survey revealed that more than half of women who report harassment on Facebook are met with no action from the social media company. The Survation poll, commissioned by the feminist campaign...

Guardian, 4 March 2019
 


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