Jail for man who broke into Taylor Swift’s home

A man who broke into Taylor Swift’s New York City home and fell asleep has been jailed for six months. Roger Alvarado, 22, from Homestead in Florida, was sentenced in court after pleading guilty to criminal contempt and attempted burglary. The New York Post reported that Alvarado plans to return to Florida after his jail stint […]

Hundreds of new emoji coming to your phone

The introduction of dozens of new emojis has been welcomed by disability rights campaigners. The new characters include hearing aids, wheelchairs, prosthetic limbs and guide dogs. Their inclusion in 2019’s official list means that they should be available on your smartphone later this year. Phil Talbot, from the disability charity Scope, said: ‘Social media is hugely […]

Rita Ora nominated for 2019 British LGBT Awards

Rita Ora has been nominated for a top prize at this year’s British LGBT Awards. The Let You Love Me singer, 28, will battle it out against Demi Lovato, Halsey and Troye Sivan for the Music Artist of the Year award at the annual ceremony in London. A host of big names are nominated for […]

First look at €10m plan to revamp Malta’s tunnels

The first images showing how Malta’s road tunnels will look after a massive €10 million facelift have been revealed. More than 50,000 cars use the tunnels at Sta Venera, Tal-Qroqq, Kirkop and Ta’ Giorni every day. Malta’s transport minister Ian Borg said the work would ultimately make the tunnels safer for motorists. Dr Borg told […]

The Queen celebrates 67 years on the throne

The Queen is marking 67 years on the throne this week. Princess Elizabeth was just 25 and thousands of miles from home on a Commonwealth tour of Africa when she became Queen. She took over the throne on February 6 1952 following the death of her father, King George VI, who awarded the George Cross […]