Politics

UKIP’s Carl Benjamin not sorry for MP rape comments

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Carl Benjamin has refused to apologise for his comments over rape A YouTuber-turned-UKIP candidate who said he “wouldn’t even rape” a female Labour MP has refused to apologise. Carl Benjamin wants to stand to become an MEP for the South West for UKIP in the European elections on May 23. […]

Entertainment

Rylan joins the Strictly Come Dancing family

Image copyright Getty Images Rylan Clark-Neal is to join the presenting team on Strictly’s sister show, It Takes Two. He will split hosting duties on the programme with Zoe Ball when it returns later this year. Ball announced the news on her BBC Radio 2 breakfast show on Thursday, when Rylan called in as a […]

Lewis Capaldi wants to help anxious fans at his shows

Here are the films playing at Cannes this year

Daily Express cartoonist gets a musical

Technology

TED 2019: The online campaign that ended a beard ban

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Workers wanted the right to have “a neatly trimmed beard” Three years ago workers at US grocery chain Publix began an online campaign to reverse a ban on facial hair. Seventeen-year-old Brandon Wesley started his Let Us Have Beards campaign on coworker.org, a platform aimed at giving workers who […]

Samsung’s folding phone breaks for reviewers

Notre-Dame fire: Assassin’s Creed’s maker pledges aid

TED 2019: Prize to online classes project causes controversy