June 19, 2019

Inflation falls back to 2% as air fares dive after Easter

The rate of inflation has fallen to 2% as the cost of air travel dived in May following increases ahead of Easter the previous month.
June 19, 2019

Mum’s hilarious five-star Amazon review of leggings goes viral – and hundreds of women agree

Mum Karen's hilarious post on the shopping page has been liked by almost 300 people and has become the top review for other customers.
June 19, 2019

Social media backlash as influencers rapidly fall from grace

"Humble-bragging", "narcissistic", "entitled", "cheats': Influencers feel the wrath of their former followers.
June 19, 2019

The second-year circus students who blew our theatre critic away

Dispersion pushes circus to new horizons with such energy and craft, this show would fit right in at a major arts festival.
June 19, 2019

DWP officials pocket millions in ‘performance’ bonuses despite universal credit shambles

Newly released figures show 61 of the most senior bosses at the department averaged a tidy average bonus of £9,600.
June 19, 2019

Billionaire gives Oxford University record £150m for AI ethics institute

An American billionaire and adviser to Donald Trump has given Oxford University its largest single donation "since the Renaissance" to investigate the ethics of artificial intelligence.
June 19, 2019

Mulberry swings to loss as UK and investment hit bottom line

Mulberry, the luxury brand known for its leather handbags, swung into the red in its last financial year as tough UK trading and Asia investment combined to hit its bottom line.
June 19, 2019

Hollywood comes calling for Adrian McKinty’s The Chain

After years of making little money from his books, crime writer Adrian McKinty could be in for a seven-figure sum.
June 19, 2019

Underworld queens go for the jugular

A musical takes an unflinching look at Sydney crime bosses Tilly Devine and Kate Leigh.
June 19, 2019

Pensioner furious after McDonald’s drive-thru staff ‘turn away her mobility scooter’

Anne Forsyth said she only went to grab some chicken nuggets for her and her pet dog Molly
June 19, 2019

Hanks calls Toy Story 4 ‘one of the best movies ever’. Is he right?

Our critics reviewed a handful of movies released this week. So which ones are worth the price of entry?
June 19, 2019

Woody’s very human dilemma lends Toy Story 4 an air of melancholy

If Pixar's beloved playthings are approaching retirement, they're doing so gracefully.