Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

21-30 results from 1000 for query «john»

January 1, 2019 8:23 PM Top-Ho, Jeeves: Happy Public Domain Dy 2019 – what you can use for free

It’s Public Domain Day, the moment when lots of old works become free to use. It’s a biggie this year because for 20 years nothing new has been released. In 1998 Disney and other copyright holders got the State to impose copyright restrictions for an additional 20 years. The 1998 Copyright Term Extension Act is a horror. Works from 1922, including James 95

January 1, 2019 4:20 PM LONDON BLOODBATH: Police launch TWO murder probes after separate New Year’s Day stabbings

DETECTIVES have launched two murder investigations after two people were killed in separate stabbings across London in the early hours of New Year’s Day. A woman was killed in a home in Camberwell, south London, and a bouncer was stabbed to death at a private New Year’s party in Westminster. Police and paramedics rushed to the scene in John Ruskin Street 73

January 1, 2019 4:06 PM People who died in 2018: List of celebrities and famous people who died in 2018

AS we step into 2019, we remember some of most famous and well known faces who lost their lives in 2018. Here is the full list of celebrities who died in 2018. 2018 was a year fans had to say goodbye to many much loved celebrities across the globe. Famous names include Swedish DJ Avicii, June Whitfield, Stephen Hawking and former US President George 275

December 31, 2018 1:14 AM Stevenage shed radio DJ ready for BBC local radio slot

A DJ whose shed-based radio station was only ever heard by his wife is preparing to expand his audience after 44 years. Deke Duncan, 73, started playing records from his back garden in Stevenage, Hertfordshire in 1974. He was the subject of a BBC Nationwide television report, recently tweeted by BBC Archive, prompting BBC Three Counties Radio to track 63

December 30, 2018 11:59 AM End of the world: Will the Rapture come in 2019? Biblical prophecy reveals ALL

THE Bible indicates that the Rapture could come at any time and you will not be expecting it, a documentary reveals. For every Christian, the goal is to experience the Rapture – the moment when, according to scripture, Jesus will take those who "belong to him" up to heaven to be "with him eternally". This is part of the series of events described in the book of Revelation 69

December 29, 2018 11:59 AM Bre Payton, US conservative news writer, dies at 26

The conservative US writer and commentator Bre Payton has died at the age of 26 after falling ill. A friend, Morgan Murtaugh, found her unconscious on Thursday. She died in hospital where she was found to be suffering from H1N1 flu and meningitis. Payton made several appearances for Fox News, and also appeared on other major channels, including the BBC and CNN. "We are so incredibly 58

December 28, 2018 12:06 PM Rose Parade set to have its first ever queer queen

Louise Deser Siskel has revealed that she will be the first openly LGBT+ Rose Queen in the history of the Rose Parade. The 2019 Rose Parade on January 1 will be the 130th anniversary of the event in Pasadena, California—and Siskel has become the first of the parade‘s 101 queens to announce that she’s queer, according to Pasadena Star-News. The Sequoyah 243

December 27, 2018 3:31 PM High Street boost: Free parking to help traders

SHOPPERS should be allowed to park for free to help revive the fortunes of the High Street. Two hours free parking would encourage more people to head to town centres instead of retail parks, according to communities minister Jake Berry. He said: "It has been tried in a number of places. Where I have seen it succeed, the free parking lasts for two hours 82

December 24, 2018 4:49 PM World War 3: Iran says it’s ready for offensive against US as navy ship enters Gulf

IRAN has said Tehran is prepared to respond to any hostile US action after a navy ship entered the Gulf and fears of World War Three heighten. The USS John C. Stennis entered the Gulf on Friday as tensions continue to rise and reach unprecedented levels between Tehran and Washington. A war of words began between the two countries after President Donald 110

December 22, 2018 8:50 PM Ex-Lib Dem leader Paddy Ashdown dies aged 77

Ex-Liberal Democrats leader Paddy Ashdown has died aged 77 after a short illness, a party spokesperson has said. The former MP for Yeovil, who "made an immeasurable contribution to furthering the cause of liberalism", passed away on Saturday evening, a statement said. Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable said Lord Ashdown had "made a real mark" on Parliament 89