Grace Millane: British backpacker missing in New Zealand

Image copyright Millane Family Image caption Grace Millane turned 22 on Sunday, but has not replied to her family’s birthday messages Police in New Zealand are searching for a British woman who went missing five days ago. Backpacker Grace Millane, 22, from Essex, was last seen by her roommates at a hostel in Auckland on…

Cuba to roll out mobile internet for the first time

Cuba has announced that 3G internet access for cell phone users across the country will become available from Thursday. The Caribbean island nation, which exists under communist rule, opened state-run internet cafes in 2013 and citizens have only had access to home internet and public Wi-Fi hotspots since 2017. In that same year, Google servers…

Woman’s Botox party warning after lip filler swelling

Image copyright Rachael Knappier Image caption Rachael Knappier did not leave her house for more than a week after her lips swelled dramatically as a result of lip filler being “incorrectly administered” A woman’s lips swelled up so much they touched her nose after she had filler injected at a Botox party. Rachael Knappier, from…

George HW Bush funeral: Leaders arrive to pay respects

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA look back at the life of George Bush Senior World leaders and dignitaries are arriving in the US to pay their respects at the state funeral of former President George HW Bush. The body of Mr Bush, which has been lying in state at the US…

The Long Path From My Desk to a Clint Eastwood Film

Times Insider delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how news, features and opinion come together at The New York Times. It started, as so many things now do, with a tweet. I was in the Times newsroom mindlessly scrolling through Twitter when I spotted a headline, one of those News of the Weird police blotter items. I…

Waymo starts commercial ride-share service 

Geoff Robins | AFP | Getty Images John Krafcik, CEO of Waymo speaks at a press conference at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, January 8, 2017. After months of testing and millions of miles developing self-driving vehicle technology, Waymo has officially launched the country’s first commercial autonomous ride-share service. The…

Giant Christmas tree on van caught on A38 police camera

Image copyright PC Jane Bickley Image caption The van was caught on a Devon and Cornwall Police van’s speed camera A giant Christmas tree being transported on top of a van on a dual carriageway has left police lost fir words. The image was taken by one of Devon and Cornwall Police’s speed camera vans…

London Police’s Tactic to Stop Thieves on Scooters: Ram Them

LONDON — The London police wanted to send a message to thieves on scooters and motorcycles in London: We will catch you however we can. The Metropolitan Police published a compilation of videos last month showing officers ramming fleeing motorcycle and scooter riders in the hope that “offenders will think twice about their actions.” But…

Grindr cheat pharmacist jailed for wife’s murder

Image copyright Family photo Image caption Jessica Patel was found dead in the living room of the couple’s home A pharmacist who murdered his wife with a Tesco carrier bag so he could start a new life with his boyfriend has been jailed for a minimum of 30 years. Mitesh Patel, 37, strangled and suffocated…

DealBook Briefing: Even During a Trade Truce, Trump Is a ‘Tariff Man’

The report also explains what the CBS board and management knew about Mr. Moonves’s conduct. More on what that means from the NYT columnist James B. Stewart: Many of the company’s employees, including high-ranking executives and even members of its board, were aware of the former chief executive Leslie Moonves’s alleged sexual misconduct and subsequent…