The Weeknd donates $1m to fight hunger in Ethiopia amid reports of violent conflict in the region

The Weeknd donates $1million to fight hunger in Ethiopia amid reports of violent conflict in the region By Kelby Vera For Published: 19:08 BST, 4 April 2021 | Updated: 19:24 BST, 4 April 2021 The Weeknd has donated $1million to United Nations World Food Programme to help fight famine in Ethiopia. The Grammy-winner said he … Read more

Russia sends 4,000 troops to Ukraine border and warns conflict in Donbass could ‘destroy’ it

Russia has dispatched 4,000 troops to the Ukraine border and warned that a conflict in the Donbass region could ‘destroy’ its neighbour.   Footage emerged today showing shows dozens of military helicopters close to the frontier, and the movement of tanks and other military vehicles by train. The United States yesterday pledged its ‘unwavering’ support to … Read more

RICHARD PENDLEBURY witnessed the courage of the men of 2 Mercians in Afghan conflict.

We were lying along a thin tree line by a ditch, having just come under accurate machine gun fire for the first time that day. It was a little after 10.30am and hot. Very hot, certainly, by the standards of Derby, Nottingham and Worcester, where the recruiting officers had welcomed the soldiers beside me. Not … Read more

University regulator faces ‘conflict of interest’ questions over appointment of Lord Wharton

University regulator head Lord Wharton in ‘conflict of interest’ row as it’s revealed he is paid adviser for company planning to build on Portsmouth campus Lord Wharton has been appoint as the chair for the Office for Students (OfS) But he is also a paid adviser for Aquind which plans to build cables through uni … Read more

Boris Johnson’s senior aide in conflict of interest row over Chinese Embassy deal

A top aide to Boris Johnson is today caught up in a conflict of interest row over claims he helped broker a deal for China‘s new embassy on behalf of the Government while being paid by two of the companies involved. Lord Udny-Lister helped the Foreign Office lead talks with China over its £255million deal … Read more

Scott Disick has ‘amicably resolved’ his previous conflict with the Colorado-based rehab center

Scott Disick has reached an ‘amicable resolution’ with the Colorado-based rehab center he accused of leaking the news of his stay last spring. In early May 2020, reported that the 37-year-old reality star checked into All Points North Lodge in Edwards, Colorado to work on ‘past traumas,’ and sought treatment for cocaine and alcohol … Read more

Lauren Graham exits Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist due to scheduling conflict caused by COVID delays

Lauren Graham exits NBC’s Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist due to scheduling conflict caused by COVID-19 delays By Rachel Mcgrath For Published: 05:32 GMT, 6 January 2021 | Updated: 05:32 GMT, 6 January 2021 The season 2 premiere of NBC’s Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist aired on Tuesday night. But fans of first season regular Lauren Graham were … Read more

AA’s top investors in conflict over private equity firms’ £218m bid

AA’s biggest investors in conflict over private equity firms’ £218m offer for the debt-ridden breakdown firm By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 GMT, 30 November 2020 | Updated: 22:08 GMT, 30 November 2020 A battle over the AA’s future has broken out after its two top shareholders took opposite sides on a … Read more

New Highway Code rules will ‘increase conflict between road users’

Motorists have given a damning verdict on changes to the Highway Code that have been proposed by the Department for Transport. The update looks set to include new rules designed to improve road safety for cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders with a revolutionary ‘Hierarchy of Road Users’ concept.  However, a survey by one road safety … Read more

Civilians killed and injured as major cities are shelled in conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia 

Azerbaijan’s second-largest city, Ganja, has been hit by heavy shelling today as the country’s forces exchanged heavy rocket and artillery fire with Armenia over disputed territory. Fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh has intensified between the two nations’ forces in the last week, with the breakaway region’s capital and Azerbaijan’s Ganja both hit today. Armenia said that Nagorno-Karabakh’s main … Read more