Author: James Martin

A Metropolitan Police Officer who joked about raping a colleague in a group WhatsApp with Sarah Everard’ killer has told a court it has been ‘blown out of proportion’.Joel Borders also claimed a message he sent to a group of other police officers in which he said he ‘felt like a spot on a domino’ when in Feltham was actually a ‘positive celebration’ of the area’s ethnic diversity.The 45-year-old also admitted to making jokes about his dementia-hit mother to cheer up his father when he took to the stand at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today. Defending himself against accusations he sent ‘grossly…

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Samsung vowed to make foldable phones mainstream last year, and so far, more and more people have been embracing the form factor. In fact, the tech giant previously said that more people switched brands for the Galaxy Flip 3 than for its flagship devices. The company is set to unveil its next foldable phones in just a few days, but those who want to know what to expect can get a look at the upcoming phones through what seems to be marketing photos leaked by Evan Blass. He posted images of the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Z Fold 4…

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Helen Skelton admitted she feels ‘really stupid’ after falling for an internet banking scam in 2019.The Countryfile presenter, 38, lost £70,000 of her life savings after answering a few questions during a ‘dodgy’ phone call from what she believed was her bank.The star recalled the experience as she partnered up with Lloyds Bank to discuss her fears for her children’s online safety. Candid: Helen Skelton admitted she feels ‘really stupid’ after falling for an internet banking scam in 2019Talking about her son, Helen said: ‘The notion of him chatting to his mates online scares me a bit’I don’t know that world…

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Keir Starmer’s ban on Labour MPs going on picket lines was a “fundamental mistake” that caused a “complete car crash” in a week when the party should have been talking about increasing workers’ wages, Sam Tarry has said after he was sacked from his role as a shadow minister following media appearances at an RMT picket line.In a defiant riposte to the Labour leadership as he once again joined a picket line, the MP rejected Starmer’s statement that he had been sacked for making up policy “on the hoof” as he stood alongside striking workers during rail action. Trade unions…

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Editor’s Note — Sign up to CNN Travel’s free nine-part Unlocking Italy newsletter for insider intel on Italy’s best loved destinations and lesser-known regions to plan your ultimate trip. Plus, we’ll get you in the mood before you go with movie suggestions, reading lists and recipes from Stanley Tucci.(CNN) — That Venice is in peril is indisputable. That it is ultimately saveable is up for discussion.Now, one company thinks they can make a difference to the floating, sinking city — with “flying” boats.Swedish company Candela thinks that its electric boats can help fight “moto ondoso” — the damaging phenomenon of…

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A relationship expert prompted furious backlash after telling women that they must be prepared to ‘submit and surrender’ to men if they want to find a husband who will provide for them. Alisa Abdullaeva, from Atlanta, Georgia is a relationship expert, family counselor and spiritual lecturer who regularly shares relationship advice on TikTok with her over 80,000 followers.In a now-viral video titled Women Must Accept This About Men, which racked up over 840,000 views, Alisa sparked debate between her followers when she told woman the ‘key to finding a man who will provide and protect you is to learn how to respect that…

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The XPS 13 Plus is one of the boldest laptops I’ve ever seen. It’s like Dell sent a computer back in time from the future, Terminator-style. It has a keyboard that stretches from edge to edge, with no gaps between the keys. The haptic trackpad is hidden underneath the wrist rest, and the capacitive function key row keeps things looking clean, without the annoying shape-shifting keys from Apple’s Touch Bar. With all of those features, and the most computing power ever in a 13-inch Dell ultraportable, the XPS 13 Plus should be perfect, right? Well, not quite. It’s an admirable…

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Vladimir Putin and his friends are making preparations to flee Russia should his army be defeated in Ukraine, according to a Telegram channel that claims to come from inside the Kremlin.With his Donbas offensive stalling, Ukraine preparing to re-capture Kherson and his economy crumbling, the Russian dictator is ‘aware of the possibility of a sharp change of mood in the country.’Last week, the General SVR channel reported that the 69-year-old had suffered from ‘severe nausea’ overnight, with doctors at his bedside for around three hours.Following on from that report, they claim that ‘Putin himself and his entourage are preparing plans for evacuation…

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