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Behind the scenes of 'Billions': How production designer Michael Shaw built a home and office befitting a billionaire hedge fund manager for the show's main character

43 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The Showtime hit "Billions" centers around the homes and offices of two characters: archnemeses Axe, a billionaire hedge fund manager, and US Attorney Chuck Rhoades. Production...
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Megan Thee Stallion says she was shot multiple times on Sunday

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Rapper, 25, says in Instagram post she ‘suffered gunshot wounds' Fellow rapper Tory Lanez arrested on concealed weapons charge Rapper Megan Thee Stallion said on Wednesday that...
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Journalism is not a crime - protecting a free press is vital for us all

19 hours ago   |   The Independent

Editorial: Violations of journalistic freedom are sadly becoming more commonplace, including in America and Britain. Growing hostility to the press is a threat to everyone
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UN asks Venezuela to dismantle crime gangs running gold mines in the Amazon

19 hours ago   |   The Independent

The UN found that Venezuela's Orinoco Mining Arc is mostly under the control of gangs that impose their own rules through violence and extortion, beating and even killing workers
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Police appeal for information after goshawk killed near Goathland

Police appeal for information after goshawk killed near Goathland

20 hours ago   |   North Yorkshire Police

The goshawk seen in the cage trap North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information about an incident in which a goshawk appeared to be killed after becoming caught in a cage...
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Less policing 'causing rise in road deaths in England and Wales'

21 hours ago   |   The Guardian

HMIC says road safety is not a big enough political priority, reflected in steady rise in deaths A deterioration in policing on the roads in England and Wales - including a...
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Prince William says 'urgent steps' needed to eradicate illegal wildlife trade in fight against future pandemics

21 hours ago   |   The Independent   |   3 articles

We are protecting wildlife at risk from poachers due to the conservation funding crisis caused by Covid-19. Help is desperately needed to support wildlife rangers, local...
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Vietnam jails man for 2006 killing of compatriot in Wales

21 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Gwent police say it is Vietnam's first prosecution of a citizen for a crime committed in UK A Vietnamese national has been jailed in his home country for killing a compatriot...
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Police treated unfairly over incidents caught on video, says senior officer

23 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Stephen House says clip of Wretch 32's father being Tasered did not show ‘full picture' Police officers have been unfairly treated by the media in cases where videos of their...
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We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck Icelandic fintech Lucinity used to raise $6.1 million during the coronavirus to 'make money good'

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck Icelandic fintech Lucinity used to raise $6.1 million during the coronavirus to 'make money good'

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Icelandic fintech startup Lucinity has raised $6.1 million in fresh funding from Karma Ventures and byFounders. The anti-money laundering company uses a cloud-based integration...
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Police say they pulled Taser on footballer because his number plate had been...

Police say they pulled Taser on footballer because his number plate had been cloned by a criminal 

Ben Richards-Everton, 28, claims he was followed by West Midlands Police for ten minutes before being confronted outside a parade of shops in Sutton Coldfield last month. Read more ...

EU's punishing agenda exposed: How bloc 'threatened Swiss NOT to strike deal...

EU's punishing agenda exposed: How bloc 'threatened Swiss NOT to strike deal with UK'

THE EU pressured Switzerland not to make a bilateral trade deal with Britain after Brexit, unearthed reports claim. Read more ...

Jofra Archer put his England teammates at risk by taking 100-mile detour to...

Jofra Archer put his England teammates at risk by taking 100-mile detour to 'see his girlfriend'

It is thought Archer, 25, made a 100-mile round detour trip home in Hove to visit his girlfriend while driving from Southampton to Manchester on Monday. Read more ...

Twitter stock dives in pre-market after a widespread hack took control of...

Twitter stock dives in pre-market after a widespread hack took control of major celebrities' accounts including Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Warren Buffett

Twitter stock plummeted 7% in pre-market trading on Thursday after it was hit with a massive blue-tick hack as many verified accounts reported being unable to tweet. The... Read more ...

Risk of local lockdowns - are Covid-19 cases in your area rising or falling?

Risk of local lockdowns - are Covid-19 cases in your area rising or falling?

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Global stocks tumble as investors weigh Chinese GDP data, which beats...

Global stocks tumble as investors weigh Chinese GDP data, which beats estimates but 'flatters to deceive'

Global stocks plummeted on Thursday as China released mixed data that showed some growth, but its retail sales failed to climb into positive territory. China's benchmark... Read more ...

Egyptian prank show is accused of animal cruelty

Egyptian prank show is accused of animal cruelty

The Mahadesh Fahem Haga show has been dubbed 'cruel' by animal rights organisation PETA. The Egyptian programme showed a monkey dangled from a chain around its neck. Read more ...

Rugby star Stockdale's love story sure to cause a few heart flutters

Rugby star Stockdale's love story sure to cause a few heart flutters

On a much happier sporting match Ulster and Ireland rugby star Jacob Stockdale has announced his engagement. In what is like a story from a true love magazine Jacob and Hannah... Read more ...

Fantasy soccer startup Sorare nets $4 million in a funding round backed by...

Fantasy soccer startup Sorare nets $4 million in a funding round backed by German striker Andre Schurrle

Blockchain fantasy soccer startup Sorare has raised $4 million in a funding round backed by Seedcamp and German striker Andre Schurrle. Schurrle told Business Insider he was... Read more ...

Brexit latest: Labour to be ‘hard hit' by no deal as they cling to EU

Brexit latest: Labour to be ‘hard hit' by no deal as they cling to EU

BREXIT would hit former "red wall" seats in Britain's industrial areas the hardest in a no deal scenario, according to UK manufacturers. Read more ...