East London theatre gets listed status for Platinum Jubilee

East London theatre gets listed status for Platinum Jubilee

The Queen’s Theatre in Hornchurch was recognised by Historic England alongside buildings including a Birmingham church and a west country hotel. The theatre opened in 1953 – the year of the coronation which inspired its name – and its purpose-built building is regarded as a classic example of 1970s design. Chief Executive Mathew Russell said: … Read more

Geoffrey Rothband: The 101-year-old Manchester City supporter who has seen all eight of their titles | Sport

Geoffrey Rothband: The 101-year-old Manchester City supporter who has seen all eight of their titles | Sport

There will be many Manchester City fans who have enjoyed each of their side’s six Premier League titles, and plenty who can remember the 1967-68 league champions. Then there is Geoffrey Rothband, who, at the age of 101, after the dramatic final-day victory over Aston Villa, has witnessed all eight of the club’s First Division … Read more

Girl tried to kill herself after strip-search by Met officers, mother says | Metropolitan police

Girl tried to kill herself after strip-search by Met officers, mother says | Metropolitan police

A 14-year-old girl of mixed white and black ethnicity was so traumatised after being strip-searched by Metropolitan police officers that she tried to kill herself, her mother has said. Olivia, not her real name, was menstruating when she was handcuffed and searched in front of male officers after more than 20 hours in custody. Her … Read more

MPs suggest Johnson behind ‘mysterious intervention’ in Nowzad evacuation

MPs suggest Johnson behind ‘mysterious intervention’ in Nowzad evacuation

M Ps have pointed the finger at Boris Johnson for a “mysterious intervention” in an effort to evacuate staff from the Nowzad animal welfare charity from Afghanistan. In a scathing report, a cross-party committee said the situation around Nowzad’s animals and staff highlighted the “arbitrary and chaotic” nature of the Foreign Office’s role in the … Read more

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand makes prediction for 2022-23 Premier League title winner | Football

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand makes prediction for 2022-23 Premier League title winner | Football

Manchester City will be looking to make it three titles in a row (Pictures: Reuters / FIVE) Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand is backing Manchester City to win the Premier League title for the third year running next season – though he isn’t totally convinced Erling Haaland will be a sure-fire success at the Etihad. … Read more

Manchester United transfer news RECAP Erik ten Hag Man Utd press conference, Nunez and Van de Beek latest

Manchester United transfer news RECAP Erik ten Hag Man Utd press conference, Nunez and Van de Beek latest

Manchester United lost 1-0 against Crystal Palace on the final day of the season. It was yet another toothless and uninspiring performance from United in Ralf Rangnick’s last game in charge as interim manager. Erik ten Hag watched the game at Selhurst Park alongside football director John Murtough and he was unmoved by the defeat. … Read more