Elon Musk unveils first mass-market car as Tesla's Model 3 rolls off production line

Elon Musk has offered a glimpse of Tesla’s first mass-market car.  The company’s founder tweeted photos of the first Model 3 after it rolled off the assembly line at the firm’s California production plant.  The electric sedan will go on sale by the end of July as production ramps up to 20,000 vehicles a month by December. The car’s $35,000 (£27,142) ...

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Brexit will cause an 'alarming mess' for UK nuclear power, scientists warn

Brexit will create “an alarming mess” for nuclear power stations in the UK, experts have warned, saying it could even cause major power cuts. Scientists say leaving the Euratom agency that oversees nuclear safety in Europe will cause widespread confusion and have a potentially devastating impact on the industry in Britain. Possible consequences include a reduction in foreign investment in ...

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Moeen Ali revels in finest performance of his England career after 10-wicket haul

Moeen Ali admitted his ten-wicket haul at Lord’s was the finest performance of his Test career after the all-rounder inspired England to a landslide 211—run win against South Africa in Joe Root’s first match as captain. England will head into Friday’s second Test at Trent Bridge with a 1-0 lead in the four-match series after Moeen’s second-innings six for 53 ...

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We came from Romania to build a life, and were locked up for sleeping rough

We come from Romania. We left for the reasons most people do. It’s a corrupt country. If you have money you can do what you like, but if you have nothing, you can’t even get a doctor to treat you. So we left. For twelve years we lived in Spain. It was difficult to find work that paid enough to ...

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The lynx could be reintroduced to the UK within months after a 1,300-year absence

The Eurasian lynx could be stalking through British woodlands within months after plans were submitted to reintroduce the species, absent from Britain for about 1,300 years. Campaigners have applied for a licence to import six of the wildcats, which were hunted to extinction in the UK, and release them in Northumberland’s Kielder Forest. The Lynx Trust said the animals, which can grow to 1.3m ...

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Soft and vulnerable South Africa offer no positives in capitulation to England

A Test match to forget and move on from for the South Africans, beaten at Lord’s for the first time in over 60 years. Their promising start in this game soon dissipated in the wake of some severely below par fielding and batting throughout the game.  On Sunday morning, England were undoubtedly in a position to dictate the terms on which ...

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North Korea warns US and South Korea military drills are pushing region to 'tipping point' of nuclear war

North Korea has accused the US and South Korea of pushing the region to the “tipping point” of nuclear war.  Pyongyang was furious after the US deployed two bombers near its border in a show of force that it slammed as a “military provocation”. It warned a nuclear war “would inevitably lead to another world war”.  The US Air Force bombers dropped inert ...

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Canada declares state of emergency in British Columbia as 138 'extraordinary' wildfires spread over province

The Canadian state of British Columbia has advised around 3,000 people to evacuate and declared a state of emergency as wildfires sweep through the province. More than 138 new wildfires broke out on Saturday alone, raising the total to about 240, according to local media reports. More than 1,800 firefighters were tackling the fires and a further 260 were coming ...

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Men shot in large scale disturbance at play park

A 23-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after being shot in a large scale disturbance in the Castlemilk area of Glasgow. Six men were taken to hospital following the incident near a children’s play area in Ballantay Terrace at about 20:00 on Saturday. Police said up to 15 individuals were involved in the incident, which they described ...

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Best Memes From The G-20 As Donald Trump Posts Bombastic Review

Donald Trump has returned from his trip to Europe for the G-20 summit in Hamburg, and swiftly tweeted a soft focus video featuring a series of his ‘grip and grin’ pictures with fellow world leaders during his three-day jaunt. The clip, a kind of visual essay of his overseas adventure, is set to the strains of a chorus singing ‘Make ...

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