Marvel reveals Disney Plus slate including Agatha: House of Harkness and Spider-Man: Freshman Year

As part of its Disney Plus Day — which included a number of new releases hitting the streaming service today — Marvel revealed a big slate of upcoming projects, some new, some previously announced. That includes the official title for... Read more

Biden’s pick for FDA chief works at Google

President Biden has selected Robert Califf as his pick for the next head of the Food and Drug Administration, the White House announced today. Califf is currently a senior advisor for Verily Life Sciences and Google Health, two divisions of... Read more

Another Samsung Galaxy S21 FE leak shows the device from more angles

The yet-to-be-announced Samsung Galaxy S21 Fan Edition (FE) has become the victim of another leak, according to a report by Android Police. Just like its S20 FE predecessor, which serves as the affordable counterpart to the S20, the S21 FE... Read more

Tesla has reportedly been shipping out some cars without USB ports

Some Tesla customers have noticed that their newly-purchased Model 3s and Model Ys have missing USB ports, an issue first spotted by Electrek. Tesla has reportedly been telling customers that the chip shortage is behind the lack of ports. As... Read more

The thought police have arrived with ‘trigger warning’ alarm that goes off at every offensive remark

Trigger warnings have been built into a new device developed for classrooms and social gatherings that sounds an alarm when it detects offensive language and jokes. The lamp-sized gadget is an attempt to “manifest political correctness as an ideology into... Read more

Royal family secrets could be spilled in court as confidential emails and text laid bare

Earlier hearings at the High Court made reference to the so-called Palace Four: the Duchess’s former private secretary Samantha Cohen, and former press secretaries Jason Knauf, Christian Jones and Sara Latham. Documents released in the Court of Appeal this week... Read more

Migrant arrivals ‘will top 100,000 unless France agrees to take them back’

Britain faces an influx of 100,000 Channel migrants unless it strikes a deal with France, says a former Border Force chief, as Priti Patel insisted on Saturdy night that Brexit would not get in the way of joint Anglo-French action.... Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell breaks silence to reveal rats in her cell and ‘creepy’ guards who watch her in shower

Ghislaine Maxwell has spoken from behind bars to describe how she has been plagued by rats and “creepy” guards ahead of her upcoming trial. The former socialite will appear before a federal court later this month in New York, where... Read more

Musk sells nearly $7 bln worth of Tesla shares this week

Nov 12 (Reuters) – Tesla CEO Elon Musk offloaded a combined $6.9 billion worth of shares in the electric car company this week, taking advantage of a meteoric rally that vaulted the firm’s value to over $1 trillion. The billionaire... Read more

Apple supplier Foxconn cautious on 2022 revenue outlook

People wear masks to protect themselves from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while listening to the annual general meeting at the lobby of Foxconn’s office in Taipei, Taiwan, June 23, 2020. REUTERS/Ann Wang Q3 net profit T$36.98 bln vs T$30.8 bln... Read more

‘Good Samaritan’ stabbed to death as he helped 82-year-old woman after knife attack

Local residents expressed concerns that the alleged attacker was well known for often erratic behaviour. Dave Cox, 69, said: “The young man was just walking along the road and saw the incident with Betty so he went over and said,... Read more

UCL condemned for taking money ‘from man who would have brought death camps to Britain’

Lord Young, who served in Margaret Thatcher’s cabinet in the Eighties and chaired UCL’s council for a decade up to 2005, said he was “appalled” to learn about the donations. “I do not think this would have happened during my... Read more

Hamilton last, Verstappen first, for Sprint race amid F1 drama LIVE!

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COP26: What are we waiting for?

Ashna Hurynag cancels her train home from Glasgow as COP26 goes into overtime. She’s up at the crack of dawn with a spring in her step, but as the day gets longer and longer, her hopes (and mood) dwindles. Did... Read more

Germany considers imposing fresh Covid restrictions after recording its highest ever infection rates

Germany is considering imposing fresh Covid restrictions after the country recorded its highest ever Covid infection rates. Hospitals have begun transferring ICU patients to different states because of dwindling capacity particularly in the south and east of the country. On... Read more

French tycoon circling BT borrows heavily against Sotheby’s historic home

The French billionaire targeting BT for a potential takeover has mortgaged the historic London home of Sotheby’s and borrowed heavily against the proceeds via an international chain of companies ending in Luxembourg. The telecoms entrepreneur Patrick Drahi acquired the fine... Read more

Heathrow ‘greed’ under attack from rivals British Airways and Virgin Atlantic

Mr Walsh, Mr Weiss and Gallego urged the CAA to reconsider and “end the Heathrow gravy train”, which delivered more than £4bn in dividends to shareholders between 2012 and 2020. They said: “If the management team cannot find sufficient cost-savings,... Read more

Man who served 24 years behind bars for murder in North Carolina pardoned

A man who spent 24 years behind bars for a murder he has repeatedly said he did not commit has been pardoned. Dontae Sharpe is now able to apply for up to $750,000 (£560,000) compensation for his wrongful conviction after... Read more

‘Best day ever!’: What’s next for Britney Spears now her conservatorship is over?

But public opinion swung against him after Spears gave a statement to the court in June in her bid to have the conservatorship removed. She claimed she was forced to perform on stage against her will and that she had... Read more

Sara Duterte-Carpio: Daughter of Philippines leader runs for vice president – and could compete against her father

The daughter of the leader of the Philippines is running for vice president – and looks set to compete against her father for the job. Sara Duterte-Carpio, 43, will run alongside presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr, son of the country’s... Read more

Secret recording of Queen’s Silver Jubilee surfaces … via man who hid among the choristers

Mr Hutchinson, who is now 73, told The Telegraph he had received a telephone call out of the blue in January 1977 from the Queen Mother’s lady-in-waiting, while he was working at Taylor Hutchinson on Eton High Street. The company... Read more

Incest, adult breastfeeding and sacred orgies: why Olga Tokarczuk’s new novel sparked death threats

They’ll find their worldview narrowing into the intimate mindsets of Catholic priests, atheist doctors and aristocratic female poets. Then Tokarczuk’s prose will open out into sudden chambers of quirky-cool widescreen perspective, such as: “Every now and then, God wearies of... Read more

How third vaccine jabs are boosting the chances of a restriction-free Christmas

Protection against hospitalisation can drop to as low as 60 per cent six months after the second dose, according to the UK Health Security Agency, which led to calls to speed up the program as the oldest part of the... Read more

Afghanistan: ‘Magnetic bomb’ blast targets minority Shia area of Kabul

A “magnetic bomb” attached to a minivan exploded on Saturday in a predominantly Shia area of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, reports have said. According to a Taliban official who spoke to Reuters but declined to be named, six people were killed... Read more

Strictly Come Dancing 2021: Week 8, live – Rose Ayling-Ellis shares her story via Couple’s Choice

There are just eight celebrities remaining in the competition, all keen to make it to the final – or at least to next week’s Musicals special. Several of our current cast definitely have an eye on future West End work.... Read more