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Prince Philip death: Tearful Countess of Wessex says ‘Queen has been amazing’

The Earl and Countess of Wessex spent an hour with the Queen at Windsor Castle on Saturday morning (Picture: PA)The Queen ‘has been amazing’ in the aftermath of the death of Prince Philip, the Countess of Wessex has said. Leaving Windsor Castle with her husband the Earl of Wessex, Sophie was in tears as she spoke to reporters. The couple arrived at the castle earlier in a Land Rover and left around an hour later after visiting the Queen. Police cleared the road as the couple’s vehicle left the area and the…

Video shows Virginia cops holding a Black Army officer in uniform at gunpoint and pepper-spraying him during a traffic stop

Caron Nazatio gets pulled over by police during a traffic stop on December 5, 2020 in Windsor, Virginia. Ali Weatherton/13News Now via Twitter A Black Army lieutenant is suing Virginia police officers for assaulting him during a traffic stop last year. Bodycam footage shows two officers holding the lieutenant at gunpoint and pepper-spraying him. The lieutenant’s lawyer said his client is “definitely not doing too well” after the incident. See more stories on Insider’s business page. A US Army lieutenant is…

OJ Simpson, Las Vegas Strip hotel settle defamation case

O.J. Simpson and a Las Vegas hotel-casino have settled a lawsuit alleging that unnamed employees defamed Simpson by telling a celebrity news site he had been banned from the property in November 2017 for being drunk and disruptive. Simpson’s attorney, Malcolm LaVergne, declined Thursday to comment about the agreement reached with Nevada Property 1 LLC, corporate owner of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. “The matter has been resolved,” LaVergne said. A spokeswoman for

Mena Suvari Doing ‘Wonderfully’ After Giving Birth to Her First Child

WENN/Avalon Nearly six months after confirming her pregnancy, the 'American Beauty' actress reveals that she and husband Michael Hope have welcomed their baby boy, Christopher Alexander Hope. AceShowbiz - Mena Suvari has officially become a first time mother. Having given birth to her first child with husband Michael Hope, the "American Beauty" actress was revealed to have been doing "wonderfully." Revealing the baby news was the 42-year-old's representative. Her rep told PEOPLE that she and her husband…

How to get a job as an extra in a movie or TV show

Marci Dean has been in dozens of movies, including films with Meryl Streep, Eddie Murphy, Reese Witherspoon and Jude Law. But you probably don’t know her name. She is one of thousands of part-time actors who make money as movie extras.Extras don’t get film credits or lines. But they can get union wages, meals and perks — such as getting to read novels on the job. Dean said being a movie extra is a great part-time job for retirees, college students and anyone else who has a highly flexible schedule.“This business would not…

Paul Merson compares Mason Mount to Chelsea and Man Utd heroes and identifies his best position

Mount has impressed Merson (Picture: AFP via Getty Images)Paul Merson hailed Mason Mount as the ‘most improved player in the Premier League’ and compared him to two legends of English football. Merson says Mount has proven former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard right by establishing himself as one of Thomas Tuchel’s most important players in his first few months in charge. Mount’s attitude has impressed the former Arsenal and Aston Villa playmaker and he thinks a comparison can be drawn between the Chelsea…

Glass House, Canopy, Curaleaf, Trulieve, Virginia And More

In a week where overall markets traded up, cannabis stocks were in the red, despite a series of big news, M&A and financing announcements. Special purpose acquisition company Mercer Park Brand Acquisition Corp. (NEO:BRND.A.U) (OTCQX: MRCQF) will acquire vertically integrated California cannabis operator Glass House Group for $567 million. The deal implies a $1.024-billion equity valuation and an approximate enterprise valuation of $691 million. Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) purchased European…

Toronto police reprimand landlord for lying about Black family having gun

A viral video shows a family lying to the Toronto Police during a disagreement, claiming the Black family on the opposing side had a gun. Read More: Thousands rally in Toronto for woman who fell to her death during encounter with police – #JusticeForRegis In video footage uploaded to Instagram by Tessah Janae Munroe, a professional hairstylist, her family is threatened with police presence by landlords of a rental property last Saturday. According to BlogTO, the

Kardinal Offishall Proud to Be Trusted With Senior VP Role at Universal Music Canada

Instagram The 'Dangerous' hitmaker, who is known for his reggae and dance hall-influenced music, has been the company's Creative Executive Director of Artists and Repertoire since 2013. AceShowbiz - Rapper and producer Kardinal Offishall is stepping up his credentials as a music industry executive after taking on a new senior role at Universal Music Canada. The "Dangerous" hitmaker, who is known for his reggae and dance hall-influenced music, first stepped behind the scenes at the label in 2013, when he…

How to use coffee grounds in the garden – from worm food to fertiliser

Don’t throw those grounds out just yet (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)If you’re a coffee fan and looking for ways to give your garden a boost this spring, why not try putting your grounds to good use? You might have already heard about coffee grounds being good for plants, but it’s important to use them properly and on the right ones. Thankfully you don’t need to spend a fortune on feeds and compost. For anyone looking for new ways to make sure your grounds don’t go to waste, Coffee-Direct.co.uk’s Lewis…

Value Stocks Are Ready to Win Again, if the Fed Behaves

Value stocks, the market’s cheapest, are supposed to do well when the economy improves—and that’s been the case for much of the past six months. Nothing changed this past week: The data seemed to confirm that the economy is growing at a rapid clip, inflation is picking up, and even the job market is healing, despite weaker-than-anticipated jobless-claims numbers. The news has been so good that even the International Monetary Fund, usually the last to know, upped its forecasts for U.S. economic growth to 6.4% for 2021,…

Groups pressure Senate to end filibuster as Jim Crow relic

Nearly 150 groups are calling on the Senate to eliminate the filibuster, saying it is a Jim Crow-era relic that can be used to block an upcoming voting rights bill and other priorities, and should be relegated to the “dustbin of history.” In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer obtained by The Associated Press, the organizations indicated the matter takes on fresh urgency after passage of Georgia’s more restrictive new elections law. The Senate is poised

Michael B. Jordan Teams Up With Serena Williams to Launch Vanity Fair’s Cocktail Hour Series

WENN/Instar The three-day virtual event, which proceeds will support COVID-19 relief efforts, will also see Gal Gadot, Andra Day, Kathryn Hahn, Judith Light and many other sit down for a conversation. AceShowbiz - Actor Michael B. Jordan and tennis ace Serena Williams are sitting down for a virtual conversation next week to help kick off Vanity Fair's "Cocktail Hour Live!" series. The three-day event will feature various celebrities in discussion with either one another or reporters, as well as cocktail…

Mum of Richard Okorogheye ‘disappointed’ at initial handling of case

Evidence Joel said she is ‘disappointed’ at how her son Richard Okorogheye’s disappearance was initially handled (Picture: Channel 4/PA/Rex)The mother of Richard Okorogheye has said she was ‘disappointed’ with how the Metropolitan Police initially handled her son’s case, as she spoke of her desire for ‘closure’ following his death. The 19-year-old student was found dead in a pond in Epping Forest, Essex, on Monday, two weeks after he was reported missing. Evidence Joel said officers appeared to be ‘counting the…

A disgruntled ex-employee left a trail of destruction in a Walmart store when he drove his car through the front doors and up the aisles

This photo shows the damage caused by the car crash at the Walmart Supercenter in Concord, North Carolina on April 2, 2021. City of Concord Police Department A North Carolina man who had been fired by Walmart crashed his car into the store, police said. He has been arrested and charged with two felonies. The incident caused “substantial damage” to merchandise but nobody was injured. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. A disgruntled former employee drove his car through the front door

5 things to watch this weekend no matter your mood : TheGrio

The weekend is here and that means you should have some time to catch up on some of the films and TV shows you missed and theGrio has you covered if you’re still trying to figure out what to watch.  With so many new projects to choose from, this list is just a glimpse of some of the new projects that are worth your time.  Read More: ‘Concrete Cowboy’ forced Idris Elba to combat his horse allergy with pickle juice: ‘It really helps’Whether you’re in the mood to

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