Simone Biles returns to gymnastics dominance after two-year mental health break

Simone Biles made a return to sporting dominance on Saturday night, topping the podium on her gymnastics comeback. She competed in Chicago’s US classic, two years after taking a break following the Tokyo Olympics in 2021. The four-time gold medallist showed off her tumbling, spinning and flipping routines, famous for being so difficult that no […]

House collapses into Alaskan river after glacial dam burst

A two-storey house in Alaska collapsed into raging waters as the US state grappled with the aftermath of a glacial dam outburst. Video footage shows the house in Alaska’s capital Juneau being swept away by the Mendenhall River. The waters destroyed at least two buildings, damaged others and ate away at riverbanks over the weekend […]

Angus Cloud: Euphoria star’s mum says ‘he did not intend to end his life’

The mother of Euphoria star Angus Cloud, who died last week, has shared details about the day before his death and said she believes the 25-year-old “did not intend to end his life”. Cloud played drug dealer Fezco in 17 episodes of the hit HBO drama, alongside Zendaya and Hunter Schafer, and was found unresponsive […]

Wife accused of poisoning her husband’s coffee with bleach for months

A wife poisoned the coffee of her estranged US Air Force husband with bleach for months, according to court documents. Melody Johnson was arrested on 18 July after her husband submitted a video to police allegedly showing her pouring the cleaning product into his coffee machine. The husband, who has not been publicly named, first […]

Barack Obama’s personal chef drowns in pond near the family’s Massachusetts home

The personal chef of former president Barack Obama has drowned near the family’s home in Massachusetts. The body of 45-year-old Tafari Campbell was recovered from Edgartown Great Pond, near the Obamas’ home on Martha’s Vineyard on Monday. The chef, from Virginia, was still employed by the Obama family, who were not staying at the property […]

Apple Vision Pro: Mixed-reality ‘ski goggles’ headset unveiled

Apple has unveiled a mixed-reality headset called Vision Pro – its first entirely new product in eight years. The US tech giant claims the device is “the most advanced personal electronic device ever”. Resembling a pair of ski goggles, it features a glass 23-million-pixel screen which covers the upper face and is controlled using the […]