Tory pledge to cap energy bills missing from Queen's speech

Protection for 17m families paying most expensive tariff, which Conservatives promised during election campaign, has been dropped Millions of people are unlikely to see their energy bills capped after Theresa May appeared to make a U-turn on one of her flagship election promises – to the delight of big energy …

Read More »

Diverse casting leads to box office success, study shows

A study released by the Creative Artists Agency showed that, from 2014 to 2016, films with more diverse casts out-performed others at the box office A new study by the Creative Artists Agency (CAA) says that films with more diverse casts perform better at the box office than less diverse …

Read More »

Mosul's Grand al-Nouri mosque 'blown up' by Isis fighters

Iraqi military claims Islamic State has destroyed the mosque where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a ‘caliphate’ three years ago The Iraqi military has accused Islamic State militants of blowing up the Grand al-Nouri mosque of Mosul , where the militants’ leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a self-styled “caliphate” spanning parts …

Read More »