Trump campaign plans digital ad campaign during Democratic convention

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign will sink millions of dollars into a digital ad campaign next week during the Democratic presidential convention, a Trump campaign spokesman said on Saturday. The Democratic National Convention begins on Monday and will conclude on Thursday with former Vice President Joe Biden formally accepting his party’s […]

Romney takes another not-so-veiled swipe at Trump

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) again broke out of the Republican pack Friday to challenge President Donald Trump’s insistence that mail-in ballots in this election are “rigged” — even before a single vote has been cast. “I don’t know of any evidence that voting by mail would increase voter fraud,” Romney responded when asked about the […]

Turkey lashes out: Erdogan warns Greece ’we will never back down’ in standoff

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. We will never bow to banditry on our continental shelf Recep Tayyip Erdogan Mr Erdogan made his remarks against a backdrop of rising tensions in the region as a result of Turkey’s […]

MS Dhoni retirement leaves a void in world cricket

The uncertainties leading up to the retirement of Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be forgotten soon enough, and what will remain are the certainties and the pride of performance over the years. Should he have retired earlier? Or at least should he have cleared the air earlier? It does not matter. Dhoni was under no compulsion […]

UK records highest number of coronavirus cases on a Saturday in eight weeks

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox The UK has recorded the highest number of new coronavirus cases on a Saturday for eight weeks. A total of 1,012 patients tested positive in the past 24 hours, according to official figures. The number, which is […]

Man dies after plunging 85 feet from bridge in front of horrified eyewitnesses

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox A man has died after falling more than 80 feet from the iconic Tyne Bridge in Newcastle. The man was pronounced dead at the scene after plunging from the bridge which links the city with Gateshead, Northumbria […]

Man roped into threesome with blindfolded woman jailed and caned for rape

A young Singaporean man who was roped into having sex with another man's girlfriend without her consent has been sentenced to imprisonment and caning for rape. Srihari Mahendran, 24, was found to have played a subordinate role on two separate occasions to the woman's then-boyfriend, who fantasised about watching another man have sex with her. […]

Irish tourism boss quits after taking a vacation in Italy

DUBLIN (Reuters) – The chairman of Ireland’s tourism authority, former Ryanair Chief Operating Officer Michael Cawley, resigned on Saturday after going on holiday to Italy, contrary to government advice to avoid non-essential travel abroad. Cawley, a Ryanair director who also served as finance chief and deputy CEO at the airline, faced calls from opposition parties […]