Police told man helping victims of arena attack to leave, inquiry hears

Daren Buckley told armed police ‘somebody’s got to help’ people injured in Manchester Arena terror attack

A man has described attempting to give first aid to victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack but was told to leave by armed police, the independent public inquiry into the attack has heard.

Daren Buckley was leaving the Ariana Grande concert on 22 May 2017 with his son when the suicide bomb exploded, killing 22 people and injuring hundreds.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 1:46pm

Call My Agent set to return for fifth season and a movie

The hit French comedy about a celebrity talent agency is making a surprise return after its fourth season was scheduled to be its last

The acclaimed French comedy Call My Agent is set to return for a fifth season as well as a film.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 2:27pm

Officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright to be charged with manslaughter

Kimberly Potter was arrested and jailed on Wednesday as prosecutors prepared to charge her

Former police officer Kimberley Potter was arrested and jailed on Wednesday after prosecutors prepared to charge her with manslaughter for shooting dead 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright during a traffic stop on Sunday in Brooklyn Center, a suburb of Minneapolis.

Peter Orput, the district attorney of Washington county, Minnesota, is prosecuting the fatal incident. Details of the charges would be released later in the day, the authorities said.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 2:16pm

Journalist Investigates 'Crime Story' Of The Sackler Family And The Opioid Crisis

Tufts University became the first major university to strip the Sackler name from its buildings in 2019.

Empire of Pain author Patrick Radden Keefe says the Sackler family has "thrown a lot of energy" into trying to thwart his reporting about the family's involvement in the opioid crisis.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 12:00pm

New US poll shows lingering vaccine hesitancy amid Johnson & Johnson pause – live

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 1:18pm

Court tells Uber to reinstate five UK drivers sacked by automated process

Ruling in Amsterdam overturns company’s decision to exclude operators for alleged sharing of account details

Uber has been ordered to reinstate five British drivers who were struck off from its ride-hailing app by robot technology.

The five drivers, backed by the App Drivers & Couriers Union (ADCU) and the campaign group Worker Info Exchange, argued that they had been wrongly accused of fraudulent activity based on mistaken information from Uber’s technology, and that the company had failed to provide the drivers with proper evidence to support the allegations.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 1:12pm

Prince Philip was a champion of design | Letter

The late Duke of Edinburgh passionately supported invention and engineering, writes Roland Hill

Your obituary, editorial and other pages devoted to the Duke of Edinburgh (9 April) omitted his passionate support of design, invention and engineering.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 11:53am

Herbal delight! 17 delicious ways with mint – from courgette frittata to a flawless mojito

It’s most often associated with mint sauce, but can be used for everything from a creamy broad bean pasta to a thirst-quenching lemon sorbet

There are many types of mint, with variations in taste and strength, all of which we can safely ignore: when you buy it in the supermarket, it just says “mint” on the packet. That’s all you need to know.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 10:21am