• This bar’s message to leery customers deserves an award
  • Manchester attack: Armed police guard bank holiday events – BBC News
  • Manchester attack: ‘Abedi’s flat smelled of chemicals’ – BBC News
  • Manchester Attack: Eilidh MacLeod’s family pays tribute – BBC News
  • Josephine Bowes: The forgotten ‘pioneer’ of the art world – BBC News

This bar’s message to leery customers deserves an award

A bar in Exeter, Devon, has put up a sign to tell customers that their female bartender isn’t “uncontrollably sexually attracted” to them, she’s just doing her job. SEE ALSO: This code word will help you when you feel unsafe on a date The sign was created after a female member of staff in The Beer Cellar was sexually harassed by male customers. The bar tweeted a photo of the…

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Manchester attack: Armed police guard bank holiday events – BBC News

It came after searches at a separate property in Cheetham Hill and in the Longsight area of the city. The UK threat level was raised from “severe” to “critical” following the suicide attack at Manchester Arena on 22 May. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMy ‘harrowing’ night: Manchester paramedic opens up about his experience The country’s leading counter-terror officer, Met Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, said on…

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Manchester attack: ‘Abedi’s flat smelled of chemicals’ – BBC News

What we know about Manchester bomber The Libya link Manchester attack: What we know so far Mohammed El-Hudarey told the BBC that Abedi had answered an advert three-and-a-half months ago. He wanted to move in to the apartment in a tower block in the suburb of Blackley for two months. Abedi said he was a student who worked at night as a delivery driver. Mr Elwafi had received a call…

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Manchester Attack: Eilidh MacLeod’s family pays tribute – BBC News

The MacLeod family also released a number of pictures of Eilidh. “Eilidh and Laura were so excited about going to the concert together but what should have been the perfect ending to a fantastic trip ended so tragically,” they said. “We continue to have Laura and her family in our thoughts and pray that she makes a full recovery.” The MacLeods said losing Eilidh was “undoubtedly the most difficult time…

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Josephine Bowes: The forgotten ‘pioneer’ of the art world – BBC News

Image copyright The Bowes Museum Image caption The Bowes Museum is celebrating its 125th anniversary Her journey from Parisian clockmaker’s daughter to wealthy wife of a British aristocrat began in 1847, when she was introduced to John Bowes, the illegitimate son of the 10th Earl of Strathmore and a distant ancestor to the Queen Mother. Image copyright The Bowes Museum Image caption John financed the Bowes Museum while Josephine filled…

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USA 1967: When American soccer’s Summer of Love ended in tears – BBC News

Their positive reaction to the football – a sport most viewers actually knew little about – prompted a group of US businessmen to get together to draw up plans to establish a professional football, or soccer, league in the country. Image copyright Keystone/Getty Images Image caption The Beatles led the so-called British Invasion of the US in the 1960s Back then Mr Rothenberg was a lawyer for sports entrepreneur Jack…

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Debris found after Mull of Kintyre aircraft crash – BBC News

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Glitch hits Pension Regulator website – BBC News

One business owner told the BBC he had been trying to register since Monday, but that the server had been down since then. His deadline is less than a week away. Small and micro businesses – those with between one and 49 employees – are having to sign up for auto enrolment pensions. Under the law, anyone who pays an employee over the age of 22 more than 10,000 a…

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Manchester attack: Police make tenth arrest – BBC News

On Friday, police said they had searched an address in St Helens, Merseyside, in connection with the attack. Residents who were moved from their homes in Wigan on Thursday night, while armed police and a bomb disposal unit searched a house, have been allowed to return. The victims of the Manchester attack The bewildering complexity of terror inquiries What Libya tells us about Manchester bomber Who was Salman Abedi? In…

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Council’s all-male cabinet ‘new low for diversity’ – BBC News

The proportion ranges from 42% in Swansea to 10% in Ynys Mon, where only three women were elected. However, Ynys Mon will be led by a woman – Llinos Medi, of Plaid Cymru. So far, the Vale of Glamorgan is the only authority with an all-male cabinet. The Conservatives said they had a lot of first-time councillors in the county without cabinet experience. Mr Thomas, who takes over from a…

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Barack Obama due in Edinburgh for charity fundraiser – BBC News

Comedian Kevin Bridges, singer Annie Lennox and Scottish band Texas will provide entertainment at the event and young people will also be involved. Thirteen-year-old Mila Stricevic, from Glasgow, will read a poem after winning a schools competition. Harry Potter prize And schools have been taking part in a competition to win a table for 10 at the event. Auction prizes include two walk-on parts in the next Fantastic Beasts film…

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Who is Nicola Sturgeon? A profile of the SNP leader – BBC News

After studying law at Glasgow University and working as a solicitor at the city’s Drumchapel Law Centre, Ms Sturgeon’s entry into full-time politics came at the age of 29, when she was elected to the new Holyrood parliament in 1999, as a Glasgow regional MSP. As a frontbench opposition spokeswoman, she sought to hold the Labour-Lib Dem coalition government to account on education, justice and health. Image copyright Getty Images…

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China, the King of Coal, Is Getting Gassy

With factories and power plants across China burning half the world’s coal, the government’s latest targets for using more natural gas to ease the country’s worsening air pollution seemed too ambitious. Though gas remains a small and  The results are encouraging analysts to upgrade their demand forecasts and may signal the government is on track to reach its goal of getting as much as 10 percent of its energy from…

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News anchor tracks down meteorologist’s lost earring live on-air

Reporters don’t just broadcast the news sometimes they happen to make the news via on-air bloopers. And when they do, well, we relish in the hilarious results. 6ABC meteorologist Cecily Tynan suffered a minor wardrobe malfunction when her earring popped off while reporting the weather. Although she was a bit rattled because she “really liked that earring,” she continued the broadcast like a seasoned champ. SEE ALSO: These news anchors’…

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The Definition Of Hell For Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type

They say that one man’s heaven is another man’s hell and that couldn’t be truer when it comes to the sixteen Myers-Briggs Personality Types. Each one is inspired, enraged and absolutely tortured by something slightly different. Here’s the destiny that would psychologically destroy each Myers-Briggs Personality type. ESTJ – An incredibly impractical person is put in charge of all of your major life decisions. You have to do whatever they…

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The Best Boyfriends Know Little Gestures Mean More Than Anything Else

@criene The best boyfriends are the ones who comment on your Instagram pictures. Not because itmatters, but because they love you and want to remind everyone you know that they do. The best boyfriends are the ones who are willing to take selfies with you andyou, who happily give you time to “do your own thing,” who want to impress your parents. They’re the ones who will tuck your tag…

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To The Girl Who Has Never Fallen In Love, You Dont Need A Relationship To Be Complete

Paulette Wooten You may have been led to believe that your 20s were prime time for the right person to make an appearance in your life, maybe buy you a drink, shock you with their wit, and sweep you off of your feet. Instead, your expectations have been met with walks in the park with your thoughts, days and nights spent working endlessly on doing a good job at work,…

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You Are Not Perfect, But You Are All Of These Things

Brooke Cagle I have something to tell you. You are smarter than you know. Things dont fall into your mind or into your lap. You have to reread, rethink, and ask quite a few questions on the way. Youre the person who asks questions. The person who asks questions is fearless in the pursuit of what they want. Youre a good girlfriend. Possibly better than what he deserves. He has…

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To My Husband: Thank You For Our Average Love

Elizabeth Tsung Some say you fall in love, while others say you choose it. I say love found me because I wasnt searching for it when you came into my life at the innocent age of 12. In fact, I dont even think I knew what love was. My frizzy hair, T-shirt, and ill-fitting jeans certainly suggested I wasnt trying to lure love in. Still, love found me just the…

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Move Over Tesla, Europe’s Building Its Own Battery Gigafactories

Battery-making gigafactories are about to arrive in Europe, challenging a lead Daimler AG, which produces Mercedes-Benz and Maybach luxury cars. The facility 130 kilometers (81 miles) south of Berlin highlights a push by both major automakers and power companies into energy storage. The technology is crucial to drive the next generation of green vehicles and to hold electricity from wind and solar farms for when it’s needed most. With two dominant…

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Americans are notoriously bad at taking what little paid time off they get from their jobs. But there is one way to get people to take more paid vacation: Give them more of it. As the economy recovers, companies are offering employees better benefits of all sorts, including more vacation days. Last year, full-time workers who get paid time off from their jobs earned, on average, 22.6 paid vacation days, up .7 days from the…

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Manchester Arena attack: Scots girl still missing – BBC News

‘Shock and disbelief’ Mr MacNeil told the BBC on Tuesday: “Laura is in hospital. She’s alive, she’s in a serious condition. We are still very worried for her, of course, the whole island is worried. “We are very worried for Eilidh MacLeod. Our hearts go out to both families. It’s been a huge shock to everyone on the island.” UK threat level raised to highest level Scots in hospital after…

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M&S annual profits fall by 64% as revamp costs bite – BBC News

The fact that Easter fell later this year hit the company hard, although Mr Rowe added that the fall was also partly due to a push for more clothes being sold at full price. Clothing and home sales revenue still fell by 3.4%, although food performed better, falling just 2.1% in the fourth quarter. Mr Rowe said the company remained “on track” with its turnaround plans announced last year, which…

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