Tracey Emin has asked for her artwork to be removed from 10 Downing Street due to the “shameful” alleged parties held during lockdown. More Passion, a neon piece the Turner Prize-nominated artist had gifted to the government, was installed in the prime minister’s official residence in 2011 when David Cameron was in power. Posting a
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The Parallel Systems team. Photo courtesy Parallel Systems. Three former SpaceX engineers are launching a company to design and build electric self-powered train cars, in a bid to improve efficiency and lower emissions in the freight rail system. Freight trains are a lot more energy-efficient than trucking. Thanks in part to better aerodynamics, moving one
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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has warned Russia that the world is watching as Moscow continues military manoeuvres involving 100,000 troops on the border with Ukraine. After talks with Ukraine’s government in Kyiv, America’s top diplomat said Russia could double that number in short order and launch an attack on its neighbour. Mr Blinken
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12:15 AM ET The Denver Nuggets are acquiring San Antonio Spurs guard Bryn Forbes in a three-way deal with the Boston Celtics, sources told ESPN on Tuesday night. The Nuggets will send Bol Bol and P.J. Dozier to the Celtics, and the Spurs will acquire Boston forward Juancho Hernangomez and Denver’s 2028 second-round pick, sources
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6:32 AM ET D’Arcy MaineESPN.com Athletes spend decades trying to trick the mind. But what happens when the mind tricks the athlete? Aryna Sabalenka arrived in Australia earlier this month with her focus set squarely on achieving her longtime dream of winning a Grand Slam. Having had a breakthrough season in 2021 in which she
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Bury South MP Christian Wakeford has this morning defected from the Conservatives to Labour. Mr Wakeford told Boris Johnson that “you and the Conservative Party as a whole have shown themselves incapable of offering the leadership and government this country deserves”. Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer welcomed Mr Wakeford’s defection saying: “I would like to
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