Macklemore suffered sobriety slip during Covid-19 shutdown – Music News

Macklemore “really resonated” with actor Dax Shepard’s confessional podcast conversation about his 2020 relapse because the rapper had just overcome his own sobriety slip during the Covid-19 shutdown. The Without a Paddle comedy star came clean about his struggle with opioids following surgery for a motorcycle crash in September, revealing he had become hooked on […]

Navalny transferred to hospital as concerns mount over jailed Kremlin critic’s health

Russia’s Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) said in a statement Monday that the opposition leader had been moved to the hospital, which specializes in “dynamic” observation of patients. The hospital is located on the “territory” of another penal colony, in the Vladimir region. The statement said that Navalny was in “satisfactory” condition and is being examined […]

Derek Chauvin is on trial for George Floyd’s death: Live coverage

Pool Prosecuting attorney Jerry Blackwell took a direct shot at defense attorney Eric Nelson during his rebuttal argument, claiming that Nelson misinterpreted the law when he discussed cause of death during the defense’s closing. “When he was talking about causation, he talks about fentanyl, heart failure, hypertension. He says that we have to show beyond a reasonable doubt that none of […]

Egypt train crash: At least 11 killed in derailment

More than 50 ambulances were dispatched by the Ministry of Health to rescue the injured from the crash. The Egyptian Railways Authority said it was still investigating why the train, which was heading from Cairo to Mansoura, derailed. “During the passage of train No. 949/3209 heading from Cairo to Mansoura, at 13:54, 4 cars derailed […]

‘Do you know who the West of England mayor is?’

Prime Minister Boris Johnson seemed to come up a little short when a reporter asked who the current Conservative West of England mayor is. (It’s Tim Bowles by the way). “I’m very much in favour of powerful mayors in the west of England and elsewhere,” Mr Johnson replied. You can read about all the region’s […]

AJ Tracey to head on UK tour in November – Music News

AJ Tracey is set to head out on a UK arena tour in November. The ‘Little More Love’ hitmaker will embark on a tour of the UK in support of his latest album ‘Flu Game’ later this year. AJ’s ‘Flu Game Tour’ will see him play five shows in cities around the UK, including Dublin, […]