Tag Archives: The Guardian

Chelsea flower show: 'abandoned Maltese quarry' wins top prize

Chelsea flower show James Basson’s display – lauded by judges as ‘faultless’ – is designed to show how humans and nature interact on Malta Garden designer James Basson poses after winning best in show. Photograph: Luke Macgregor/RHS Chelsea flower show Chelsea flower show: ‘abandoned Maltese quarry’ wins top prize James Basson’s display – lauded by judges as ‘faultless’ – is ...

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Bank of England governor falls for email prank but maintains his composure

Mark Carney Mark Carney, who apparently believed he was talking with Anthony Habgood, chair of the Bank’s court, refused to accept sexist comments Mark Carney wrote: ‘Sorry Anthony. Not appropriate at all.’ Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters Mark Carney Bank of England governor falls for email prank but maintains his composure Mark Carney, who apparently believed he was talking with Anthony Habgood, ...

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UK 'vulnerable to terror attacks by jihadis unable to reach Syria' | Nick Hopkins and Ewen MacAskill

UK security and counter-terrorism Both Islamic State and al-Qaida are calling for ‘frustrated travellers’ to stay at home and attack in the west instead, Whitehall source says Police cordon off the area around the Manchester Arena. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA UK security and counter-terrorism UK ‘vulnerable to terror attacks by jihadis unable to reach Syria’ Both Islamic State and al-Qaida are ...

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'I ❤ MCR': thousands gather at Manchester attack vigil

Manchester Arena attack Supporters and residents of city show defiance against terrorism after suicide bombing in Manchester Arena • Manchester attack – latest updates• What we know so far ‘We keep fighting back’: thousands attend vigil for Manchester attack victims – video Manchester Arena attack ‘I ❤ MCR’: thousands gather at Manchester attack vigil Supporters and residents of city show defiance ...

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Katie Hopkins reported to police after 'final solution' Manchester attack tweet

Manchester Arena attack Complaints made to Metropolitan police amid widespread condemation following newspaper columnist’s now-deleted tweet • Manchester attack – latest updates• What we know so far Katie Hopkins deleted the tweet and posted an edited version after a public outcry. Photograph: Rex/Shutterstock Manchester Arena attack Katie Hopkins reported to police after ‘final solution’ Manchester attack tweet Complaints made to ...

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Manchester Arena attacker named by police as Salman Ramadan Abedi

Manchester Arena attack Manchester police say 22-year-old was responsible for suicide attack that killed 22 and injured 59 at Ariana Grande concert Manchester attack – latest updates What we know so far How the Manchester attack unfolded Manchester Arena attack Manchester Arena attacker named by police as Salman Ramadan Abedi Manchester police say 22-year-old was responsible for suicide attack that ...

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Tories' £5m donations boost before May called snap general election

Party funding Party received £5.46m from January to March, more than twice the £2.65m given to Labour, official figures show The largest individual donation came from the Conservative party treasurer, Michael Davis. Photograph: Bloomberg/Getty Party funding Tories’ £5m donations boost before May called snap general election Party received £5.46m from January to March, more than twice the £2.65m given to ...

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At a time of national trauma, we must not lash out | Jonathan Romain

Manchester Arena attack Opinion Jonathan Romain There’s a temptation to react to the Manchester attacks with calls for vengeance. Here are some better alternatives ‘With time and help, we can cope with personal shock and we can overcome individual trauma, but what we fear most is our social structures being derailed.’ Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters Manchester Arena attack Opinion At a ...

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Boys aged 14 killed man in London as taxi driver waited, court hears

UK news Old Bailey trial of two 14-year-olds and 16-year-old hears they kept cab waiting while they murdered Hussein Ahmed in Harrow The Old Bailey heard the defendants returned to the taxi after several minutes and said: ‘Drive, boss.’ Photograph: Joe Dunckley/Getty Images UK news Boys aged 14 killed man in London as taxi driver waited, court hears Old Bailey ...

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Rolf Harris embraced fans in ‘brotherly way’, ex-tour manager tells court

UK news Kenneth Jeacle, giving evidence in indecent assault trial, says he never saw TV star behaving inappropriately with children Rolf Harris at Southwark crown court, London, where he is on trial accused of indecent assault. Photograph: SilverHub/Rex/Shutterstock UK news Rolf Harris embraced fans in ‘brotherly way’, ex-tour manager tells court Kenneth Jeacle, giving evidence in indecent assault trial, says ...

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