Rapist seen laughing as he’s arrested after more than 30 years due to chance DNA match

Paul Shakespeare dragged the woman into a bush and raped her in April 1990. He was linked to the crime following a DNA match from another offence and was arrested in August this year A rapist laughed at a police officer when he was told he would be arrested for the rape of a teen […]


Jonathan David is emerging as an elite striker at Lille. Where will he go next?

Space has always been at a premium for Jonathan David. “We only have a handful of domes here in Ottawa,” David’s former youth coach Jay Da Costa told First Time Finish last year. “Those domes get used up, not just by soccer, but baseball and football and other organisations too. It’s hard to get time […]


Wine and spirits firms warn of Christmas alcohol shortage in UK

Britain is facing a Christmas alcohol shortage unless the government does more to address the lack of HGV drivers, a group of 48 wine and spirits companies have told the transport secretary. In a letter to Grant Shapps, businesses including Pernod Ricard, Moët Hennessy and the Wine Society said rising costs and supply chain “chaos” […]


Deeper Q3 loss for Malaysia’s AirAsia Group on lower revenue, forex moves

Malaysian budget airline AirAsia Group Bhd (AIRA.KL) reported a wider quarterly net loss on Monday, as pandemic restrictions on travel in two of three of its operating markets weighed on revenue, while it logged a foreign exchange loss. It said enhanced lockdowns and travel restrictions in Malaysia and Indonesia impacted its aviation revenue, although its […]


Twitter introduces aliases for contributors to its Birdwatch moderation program

Twitter is introducing aliases for participants in its Birdwatch moderation tool so they don’t have to include their usernames in notes they leave on others’ tweets, the company announced in a blog post Monday. The social media platform launched the pilot of Birdwatch in January as a way to crowdsource fact-checking on tweets that might […]


British nurse, 36, goes missing while on scuba dive with friend in Red Sea

Louise Houslip, who is originally from Guernsey but worked as a nurse in Devon, was scuba diving on the Jackson Reef, in Tiran, on the east coast of Egypt on Friday A British nurse has been missing since she went out scuba diving with a friend on Friday. Concerns are growing that Louise Houslip may […]