Sir Terence Conran, legendary restaurateur and designer, dies at 88

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Sir Terence Conran has died, his family said on Saturday. The ground-breaking designer, retailer and restaurateur "passed away peacefully today at his Barton Court home aged 88", his family said in a…

At least 50 feared dead in DR Congo mine collapse

Makeshift mine collapses in the town of Kamituga in South Kivu province following heavy rains in the eastern region. At least 50 people are feared dead after a gold mine collapsed in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), local authorities have said. The accident in the makeshift mine…

10% of Oregon ordered to evacuate as wildfire death toll rises to 24

Around half a million people in Oregon, or 10 per cent of the state’s population, were ordered to evacuate on Friday and residents of its largest city, Portland, were told to be ready to go as extreme wind-driven wildfires scorched U.S. West Coast states, causing at least 24 deaths. About…

US election 2020: Is Joe Biden a socialist?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The US Presidential election is drawing close, with 53 days to go until Americans vote for a new leader. Donald Trump has the odds stacked against him…