Author: Caroline Biscotti

Revealed: Royal wedding‘s bridesmaids and pageboys

Revealed: Royal wedding‘s bridesmaids and pageboys

All are aged seven and under, while two have been recruited from among the family and friends of the princess. So who are the youngsters joining the bridal party? Princess Charlotte At three years old, Princess Charlotte is already no stranger to high profile royal events. William and Kate‘s middle child made an appearance at the wedding of the Duke […]

Wall Street plunges as investors seek safety

Wall Street plunges as investors seek safety

New York‘s Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 3%, or more than 800 points, in Wednesday trading. That was its worst drop in eight months. The S&P 500 was also down 3% while the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 4%. It followed a bleak session in Europe, where Germany‘s Dax and France‘s Cac 40 had each ended the day more than 2% lower. […]

Bodyguard who shot attacker: ‘He was going to kill me‘

Bodyguard who shot attacker: ‘He was going to kill me‘

The close protection officer, identified only as SA74, said he told Masood, 52, to “get back” as the attacker ran towards him with two large knives covered in blood in the Palace of Westminster on 22 March 2017. His voice broke as he told Masood‘s inquest at the Old Bailey: “He was going to kill me. “As soon as I […]

‘McMafia‘ order for woman who spent £16m at Harrods

‘McMafia‘ order for woman who spent £16m at Harrods

Zamira Hajiyeva, who spent more than £16m in Harrods between September 2006 and June 2016, was named at a High Court hearing last week as only “Mrs A”. Her identity can now be published after an anonymity order was lifted by a judge, who ruled “no good case” had been made for its extension. Mrs Hajiyeva was issued with the […]

Soldier in Tommy Robinson video to be discharged

Soldier in Tommy Robinson video to be discharged

Sky News was told the recruit had a long record of disciplinary problems. “This was the straw that broke the camel‘s back,” a source said. Robinson, real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, shared a video on Monday of trainee soldiers cheering and singing his name. He began saying “it‘s the most honourable morning I‘ve ever had”, before panning round to reveal the […]

Trump: US ‘demanding‘ answers on missing journalist

Trump: US ‘demanding‘ answers on missing journalist

The US president, a key ally of the oil-rich Gulf state, said he had spoken with Saudi representatives about the “bad situation” with the journalist but did not disclose details of the conversations. Mr Khashoggi has not been seen since he walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week and never came out. Turkish officials , and have published […]

Seann Walsh ‘deeply regrets‘ kissing Strictly partner

Seann Walsh ‘deeply regrets‘ kissing Strictly partner

Stand-up comedian Walsh was dumped on Twitter after pictures emerged of him kissing with professional dancer Jones. Walsh and Jones, who is married, have now addressed the fallout during an appearance on Two‘s Strictly spin-off show It Takes Two. Walsh, 32, said: “I think that, obviously I‘m sorry for the hurt that I‘ve caused. We were getting on well, we […]