On Memorial Day, Remember Our Most Loyal — and Ill-Treated — Troops

On Memorial Day, Remember Our Most Loyal — and Ill-Treated — Troops

Detail of Storming Fort Wagnerc. 1890 depicting the attack of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment on July 18, 1863. (Kurz & Allison / Library of Congress) Hundreds of thousands of African American men volunteered and fought for a nation that saw them as second-class citizens. They…

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos sees wealth increase by £10bn – in just one day

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos sees wealth increase by £10bn - in just one day

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has seen his wealth increase by £10 billion ($13bn) in just a single day – and it’s all down to coronavirus. Already by far the world’s richest person, the 56-year-old entrepreneur saw his personal wealth jump to an unprecedented £148.5 billion…

£250k supercar wrecked in 'expensive' day out

£250k supercar wrecked in 'expensive' day out

A dejected driver will be counting the cost after an ‘expensive trip’ in their £250,000 Ferrari sportscar saw it flip on to its roof in a crash. The yellow Ferrari 488 GTB supercar was found upside down in a bush in the High Peak area…

Allow asylum seekers to work, says MP, as many are living on just £5 a day

Allow asylum seekers to work, says MP, as many are living on just £5 a day

Asylum seekers who are living on as little as £5 per day should be allowed to apply for work, says a UK MP. Currently, the rules state that those who have applied for asylum are not permitted to take employment in the UK. But some…