Tuesday at Jerusalem International Book Forum: May 17

Tuesday at Jerusalem International Book Forum: May 17

Set at the historic 1933 Jerusalem International YMCA, the Jerusalem International Book Forum is back in a fully in-person edition. WIRED UK founding editor-in-chief David Rowan gives his keynote address May 16 at the Jerusalem International Book Forum. Image: Publishing Perspectives, Porter Anderson By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Book Fairs, Young Readers, and Independent … Read more

Defenders of Ukrainian steel mill declare mission complete after fighters evacuated to Russia-controlled areas

Defenders of Ukrainian steel mill declare mission complete after fighters evacuated to Russia-controlled areas

Efforts were underway Tuesday to rescue the last of the defenders inside the Azovstal steel plant in the ruined port city of Mariupol after Ukrainian officials said the fighters had “completed their mission” and there was no way to free the plant by military means. The Ukrainian military avoided using the term “surrender” to describe … Read more

Homicide investigation launched after man found dead at housing co-op in Sooke

Homicide investigation launched after man found dead at housing co-op in Sooke

Major crime detectives are investigating an apparent homicide after a body was found in a Sooke home over the weekend. Sooke RCMP responded to Frances Gardens, a small co-op housing complex on Throup Road, just after 1 p.m. Sunday after a man’s body was discovered, though RCMP aren’t saying who discovered it. “Initial evidence gathered … Read more

Police search for man wanted in connection with deadly Newcastle cocaine shipment

Police search for man wanted in connection with deadly Newcastle cocaine shipment

A warrant has been issued for a man wanted in connection to a deadly cocaine haul in Newcastle. Last Monday a diver’s body was found floating in Newcastle Port. About 50 kilograms’ worth of cocaine was found nearby. Police believed that was only a portion of the shipment, which may have involved as much as 300kg of cocaine … Read more

TV tonight: footballer Andy Woodward’s brutal story about abuse | Television & radio

TV tonight: footballer Andy Woodward’s brutal story about abuse | Television & radio

Floodlights9pm, BBC Two Gerard Kearns is devastating as footballer Andy “Woody” Woodward in this brutal dramatisation of how coach Barry Bennell (a stomach-churning Jonas Armstrong) sexually abused Woody and other teenagers under his care for years. The feature-length episode is at times nearly too distressing to watch, but this bold approach adds to the power … Read more

US Air Force tests troubled hypersonic missile

US Air Force tests troubled hypersonic missile

The Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon was successfully released from a B-52H bomber off the coast of Southern California on Saturday and attained hypersonic speeds, the Air Force announced on Monday, without releasing any more details about the test itself, such as the duration of the flight or its altitude. “This was a major accomplishment by … Read more

8 Of The Wildest Looks From Last Night’s Juno Awards In Toronto (PHOTOS)

8 Of The Wildest Looks From Last Night’s Juno Awards In Toronto (PHOTOS)

The JUNOS were in Toronto on Sunday night and it got wild, with some show-stopping outfits that took the red carpet by storm. Massive stars like Shawn Mendes, Avril Lavigne, and Simu Liu showed off their Canadian pride and fashion skills. There were also a few outfits that definitely missed the mark — or maybe … Read more