The New York Times on Monday night changed its front page headline after the first edition was derided as 'possibly one of the worst headlines ever written'. Police barricading the White House tear gassed peaceful protesters on Monday evening to clear the area for Trump to leave the White House and walk to a photo opportunity at a nearby church. Shame on The New York Times.' 'The New York Times headline writers are going to Both Sides the country to death,' he joked. He didn’t write the headline but set the tone where that government organ headline could be written.'
June 02, 2020 15:25 UTC
Londoners were also seen taking a dip in the River Lea and lounging around on the bank of the River Thames. Highs of 26.5C were recorded in Gosport, Hampshire, today, with Devon, Dorset and Cornwall also enjoying 25.5C temperatures. Many of those pictured at beaches across the country today did not appear to be following social distancing. (Image: REUTERS)John Griffiths, a Met Office forecaster, told Mirror Online: "Down in the south it's probably one of the warmest days we've seen. It comes after the UK recorded its sunniest month on record in May, with water companies facing unprecedented demand.
June 02, 2020 15:18 UTC
Floyd Mayweather has offered to pay for the funeral costs of George Floyd, as plans are made for four services across the United States, including Houston, Minnesota, Charlotte and another location, which is yet to be determined. Mayweather Promotions confirmed that the former five-division world champion had reached out to Mr Floyd's family with an offer to cover all costs relating to the funeral services and TMZSports.com confirmed they have accepted an $88,500 check. The check was made out to Robert Swearington at the Fort Bend Memorial Planning Center in Houston. Before that, the family will hold a memorial service in Minneapolis on Thursday and a memorial service on Saturday in North Carolina, where Floyd was born. 'Floyd is just doing what he feels is right in his heart,' a Mayweather rep told TMZ.
June 02, 2020 15:13 UTC
An NYPD officer was left injured on Monday morning after he was run over by an SUV driven by looters who had just ransacked a Manhattan cell phone repair store, authorities have said. Some of the assailants then jump into a red Ford Explorer that had been waiting for them in the street. An NYPD officer is seen getting out from the passenger side of the marked vehicle when the SUV drives away, running over the officer in its path and hauling him onto the hood of the car. Surveillance footage also shows the group of young men kicking in the front door of the I Fix Screens store, ransacking the stockroom and shelves before fleeing. Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspects or their whereabouts are urged to contact NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.
June 02, 2020 15:11 UTC
The Mars rover is expected to operate for at least 90 Mars days, which roughly account to three months on Earth. The Chinese Mars rover is expected to operate for at least 90 Mars days, which roughly account to three months on Earth. The Mars exploration mission was named 'Tianwen-1', or 'Questions to Heaven', after an ancient Chinese poem. The Mars exploration is among several new space projects China is pursuing, including putting Chinese astronauts on the moon and having a space station by 2022. The United Arab Emirates plans to launch the first Arab probe to the red planet on July 15 from Japan.
June 02, 2020 15:11 UTC
Liam Andrew has been unable to see Jude and Florence due to the coronavirus lockdown as the 18-month-old toddlers live at a separate address with their mother. In the meantime, he has been using every spare opportunity to makeover the Cosy Coupes as an adorable present. (Image: Liam Andrew) (Image: Liam Andrew)Liam spotted the pre-loved Coupes on Facebook's Marketplace and thought he would give the transformation for Jude and Florence a go. "They have become (more than) a little obsessed with Toy Story, so it made sense," he said. "Being able to see them again will be the most amazing thing ever and I'll forget all about the cars once I'm able to physically cuddle them again!
June 02, 2020 15:07 UTC
Dominic Cummings, the Tory prince of smug entitlement, would occupy the lowermost rung on any fantasy ladder of potential House of Shankly knights in shining armour. Expand Close Dominic Cummings broke Lockdown rules in Britain REUTERS / FacebookTwitterEmailWhatsapp Dominic Cummings broke Lockdown rules in BritainEnmity runs both ways. Despite the Mersey police insisting they had absolutely no issue with Premier League games being staged in the city's two historic coliseums, the move to shutter Goodison (for the derby game) and Anfield gathered momentum. Unwittingly, he has almost certainly ensured that the title ache Liverpool have waited a 30-year eternity to soothe will not unspool in lonely exile. An announcement revealing as much could follow Thursday's latest meeting of Premier League clubs.
June 02, 2020 15:04 UTC
With the UK still on lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, many people have tried giving themselves an at home hair cut - and regretted it instantly. Well, thankfully we've just discovered an easy way to try out the hairstyle without actually having to cut any hair. Dianne, who has previously worked as a hairdresser, shared a tutorial on TikTok for creating a fringe and all you need is a hair band and some hair grips/bobby pins. In the video, the 31-year-old dancer begins by tying her hair up in a high pony tail. Another said: "My sister was gonna cut a fringe but I showed her this and now she does it every day."
June 02, 2020 14:59 UTC
A pregnant elephant died after eating a pineapple filled with a firecracker that exploded in her mouth when locals fed it to her in India. Forest officer Mohan Krishnan said the soon-to-be mother elephant died some days after the explosion, standing up in a river in northern Kerala's Malappuram district. (The elephant standing in the Velliyar River in Kerala last week, where she later died)The explosion ripped through the elephant's mouth, badly damaging her tongue and jaw, leaving her unable to eat. Images show the elephant standing in the Velliyar River with her trunk and wounded mouth submerged under the surface. (The elephant standing in the Velliyar River in Kerala last week, where she later died)She died last Wednesday at 4pm while standing in the Velliyar River.
June 02, 2020 14:57 UTC
Public patients cannot be “locked out” of the hospital system when six months of pent up demand is added to massive existing waiting lists, a consultant warned today. He said around 700,000 public patients were on waiting lists before the pandemic hit and with the pause in elective care this has created a new backlog.. Martin Varley, secretary general of the Irish Hospital Consultants Association said it has led to waiting lists in private hospitals which were not seen previously. “Furthermore, the private hospital contract is prohibiting the provision of urgent care required by patients with non-COVID illnesses. “This is leading to the accumulation on waiting lists of a large number of patients who require urgent care.
June 02, 2020 14:52 UTC
Independent Irish MEP Luke “Ming” Flanagan lived out a remote working nightmare on Tuesday by participating in a European Parliament committee meeting on agriculture in a state of undress. When given the floor by the committee chairman, Mr Flanagan appeared on screen sitting on a bed, from which he was taking part remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic. Following the contribution, committee chair MEP Norbert Lins grinned as he thanked Mr Flanagan for his words. That worked really well,” Mr Flanagan wrote on Twitter. “I wasn’t that bothered to be quite honest,” Mr. Flanagan said of his appearance.
Source:The Irish Times
June 02, 2020 14:44 UTC
Austria has unveiled plans to 'neutralise' the house where Hitler was born by turning it into a police station - after it became a tourist destination for neo-Nazis. The £5million redesign will see the property given two gabled roof ends with the exterior painted a neutral white colour. The design was put together by Austrian architecture firm Marte.Marte, which won a Europe-wide competition to redevelop the property, and unveiled Tuesday. Garages to the rear of the property will also be remodelled, with more space added in underground parking lotsAnti-fascist protesters have also organised rallies outside the building on Hitler's birthday. A commemorative plaque outside the building will also be removed and may be exhibited in a museum.
June 02, 2020 14:42 UTC
Malta acted early to close its borders in March, and has reported 620 cases and nine deaths from the disease. Read MoreWhile Spain officially prepares to welcome overseas visitors from July 1 without quarantine, lesser-affected regions are being allowed to ease restrictions more swiftly. As it stands, holidaymakers arriving into mainland Portugal will face walk-through temperature screening, but no coronavirus tests. As it stands, of course, Irish holidaymakers cannot travel abroad. Subscribe to 'Travel Insider', our free travel newsletter written by award-winning Travel Editor, Pól Ó Conghaile.
June 02, 2020 14:38 UTC
On Friday, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced huge changes to the Job Retentions Scheme, including closing it off to new applicants from July. Labour's shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds warned last week about job losses when the government support scheme ends. Experts fear that the scheme may simply be disguising massive unemployment, with sweeping layoffs potentially on the cards after it ends. Staff will be able to return to work part-time without losing any furlough pay from next month, the Chancellor added. New figures on Tuesday also revealed that 2.5million claims totalling £7.2billion have been made under the Government scheme to support self-employed people.
June 02, 2020 14:32 UTC