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'A shambles': hundreds demand refunds from Fortnite Live festival

'A shambles': hundreds demand refunds from Fortnite Live festival

Hundreds of people have demanded refunds after a Fortnite computer game-themed festival was branded a shambles. The two-day Fortnite Live event at Norfolk showground near Norwich had visitors queueing for hours to enter the site and collect wristbands...

Sunday, 15:57 in World News
 
Britain's loneliest bat takes to the stage

Britain's loneliest bat takes to the stage

Inspiration is often found in unexpected places and, last summer, Irish playwright Barry McStay discovered it while flicking through a Guardian Long Read I wrote about a lonely bat. The true tale of Britain’s only greater mouse-eared bat, which spent...

Sunday, 15:57 in Art & Culture
 
Colin Kaepernick wants NFL return and Patriots may be interested, says lawyer

Colin Kaepernick wants NFL return and Patriots may be interested, says lawyer

Colin Kaepernick’s lawyer says his client still wants to play in the NFL, and believes he would fit in well at the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots. On Friday, Kaepernick and his former teammate Eric Reid settled a complaint of collusion...

Sunday, 15:35 in Sport
 
The dead girl trope: what Netflix’s love of female victims says about its viewers

The dead girl trope: what Netflix’s love of female victims says about its viewers

Now popular on Netflix: female victims. There is You, in which Gossip Girl heart-throb Penn Badgley plays a stalker and murderer; Dirty John, an adaptation of the popular true-crime podcast about an abusive relationship; The Innocent Man, based on...

Sunday, 15:30 in Showbiz
 
Russian flag appears on Salisbury Cathedral year on from novichok attack

Russian flag appears on Salisbury Cathedral year on from novichok attack

A Russian flag was hung briefly from scaffolding on Salisbury Cathedral, almost a year after the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with novichok in the city. The flag was taken down on Sunday after cathedral staff were...

Sunday, 15:29 in World News
 
Wolves into FA Cup quarter-finals as Ivan Cavaleiro sinks Bristol City

Wolves into FA Cup quarter-finals as Ivan Cavaleiro sinks Bristol City

A major trophy within three years was not quite on the list of essentials when Fosun took over Wolves in 2016, but they are now serious contenders for an FA Cup win that would crown the club’s reconfiguration beyond all imagining. They will compete in...

Sunday, 15:19 in Sport
 
Chemicals firms move regulation to EU in case of no-deal Brexit

Chemicals firms move regulation to EU in case of no-deal Brexit

The threat of a no-deal Brexit has prompted a slew of chemicals companies to move regulatory approvals from the UK to the EU to protect their ability to do business legally. More than 50 British chemicals companies with operations in the UK have...

Sunday, 14:56 in World News
 

‘We've had a love-hate relationship’: Steve Coogan on bringing Alan Partridge back to the BBC

Steve Coogan was out for a meal last night, and this morning, while we talk on the phone, Twitter is lighting up with excited chat about his dinner companions. A photo posted by the actor David Schneider shows a smiling group shot: Schneider leaning...

Sunday, 14:48 in Showbiz
 
Iran's foreign minister says public are losing faith in nuclear deal

Iran's foreign minister says public are losing faith in nuclear deal

The Iranian public are on the brink of abandoning faith in the nuclear deal signed with Europe and other world powers in 2015, putting pressure on the regime to pull out of the deal, Iran’s foreign minister has said. Speaking at the Munich security...

Sunday, 14:41 in World News
 
No-dealers dig in for a fresh battle amid fears of Tory split

No-dealers dig in for a fresh battle amid fears of Tory split

A Tory donor has registered a new party ready to champion a hard Brexit in a snap election amid rising concern that the Conservatives will eventually split over Theresa May’s strategy. Jeremy Hosking, the multimillionaire financier who backed a series...

Sunday, 14:27 in Politics
 
Health and rail plans sidelined ahead of Brexit deadline

Health and rail plans sidelined ahead of Brexit deadline

Cabinet ministers are being told that some of their most prized projects cannot be developed because so many officials have been diverted to delivering Brexit, it has emerged. Ministers’ priority programmes have fallen victim to “re-prioritisation”,...

Sunday, 14:27 in Politics
 
Trump ally Graham will subpoena McCabe and Rosenstein over 'coup'

Trump ally Graham will subpoena McCabe and Rosenstein over 'coup'

Trump ally Lindsey Graham has promised a Senate investigation into claims senior justice department officials discussed invoking the 25th amendment and removing the president from power. “There’s an allegation by the acting FBI director at the time...

Sunday, 14:13 in World News
 
Cooking Sunday roast causes indoor pollution ‘worse than Delhi’

Cooking Sunday roast causes indoor pollution ‘worse than Delhi’

uCooking a Sunday roast can drive indoor air pollution far above the levels found in the most polluted cities on Earth, scientists have said. Researchers found that roasting meat and vegetables, and using a gas hob, released a surge of fine particles...

Sunday, 14:07 in Science &Technology
 
'If she was pro-life I'd vote for her': Kirsten Gillibrand hits New Hampshire

'If she was pro-life I'd vote for her': Kirsten Gillibrand hits New Hampshire

When Kirsten Gillibrand tells people she’s running for president, she often talks about running as a mother. Being a woman and a mother is central to the New York senator’s political message, a defining note even if not always intentionally so, as her...

Sunday, 14:01 in World News
 
Haydock deplores crowd fights in which mother holding child surrounded

Haydock deplores crowd fights in which mother holding child surrounded

Officials at Haydock racecourse have deplored the crowd trouble that marred Saturday’s racing at the Merseyside track, when a mother holding a toddler found herself surrounded by men throwing punches. Footage of the incident, apparently shot by a...

Sunday, 13:53 in Sport
 


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