Nuneaton: Two hostages held at bowling alley, boss says

Media playback is unsupported on your device An armed man has taken two members of staff hostage inside a bowling alley at a Nuneaton leisure complex, its chief executive has said. Mehdi Amshar told Sky News the hostages were being held at MFA Bowl, in Bermuda Park, which also includes a cinema, a children’s play centre and a gym. One eyewitness said a man with a gun had shouted at him to “get out”. Warwickshire Police said the ongoing incident was unconnected to terrorism. There have been no casualties. West ...

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Jemele Hill to return to ESPN after two-week suspension

ESPN suspends host Jemele Hill Jemele Hill will return to ESPN on Monday after a two-week suspension that she said was “deserved.” Hill, who was suspended due to a second violation of the company’s social media guidelines, confirmed to TMZ Sports that she will be back on Monday to co-host SportsCenter’s 6PM show, SC6, saying she looks forward to being in a “good healthy place” with the network. She also weighed in about the network’s decision to suspend her. “Here’s the reality, ESPN acted what they felt was right, and ...

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Resident Evil: Revelations 1 And 2 On Switch Will Come With 8-Bit Mini-games

Resident Evil: Revelations and Resident Evil: Revelations 2 will come to Nintendo Switch with exclusive retro-themed mini-games. Ghost Ship Panic and Ghouls ‘n Homunculi are hidden within Resident Evil: Revelations and Revelations 2 respectively. Resident Evil: Revelations’ mini-game, Ghost Ship Panic, is an old-school score attack shooter. In loading screens, players will take down different varieties of Ooze, Rachel Ooze, and Scagdead with a cursor. Kills and combos will earn BP for use in the title’s Raid mode. You can see more of the game in action below. Ghouls ‘n ...

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Borrow more to boost building, says Sajid Javid

The government should borrow money to fund the building of hundreds of thousands of new homes, a cabinet minister says. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid said taking advantage of record-low interest rates “can be the right thing if done sensibly”. Housing charity Shelter said his comments suggested the government was “going in the right direction”. Labour said spending on new affordable homes had been “slashed” since 2010. It comes as Mr Javid launched an eight-week review of housing, in which he has called on the industry to offer solutions to the ...

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It's primetime for Amazon and sizzling Dow stocks

NYC went orange in a bid for Amazon’s next headquarters 1. High-flying stocks: The hype has been building for months. Now Amazon and the four leaders of the scorching-hot Dow will have to deliver. The stock market boom has raised the bar for the dozens of companies reporting quarterly numbers this week. Much of the spotlight will be directed towards Amazon, the $ 475 billion Jeff Bezos juggernaut that seems to be on top of the world right now. Wall Street has also showered love on a foursome of big ...

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Durant, Curry ejected late in Warriors' defeat

2:52 AM ET MEMPHIS — Golden State Warriors superstars Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant were ejected late in Saturday night’s 111-101 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. With under a minute to go and his team trailing considerably for most of the contest, Curry drove in for a layup. The former MVP took some contact, but there was no call. An irate Curry threw his mouthpiece on the court in the direction of official Scott Wall and was immediately tossed from the game. Durant then rushed over to Wall and had ...

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Brexit: Emily Thornberry predicts no deal with the EU

Brexit negotiations with the EU are heading for a “no deal” scenario, Labour’s Emily Thornberry has warned. Shadow foreign secretary Ms Thornberry said the PM’s failure to control her party was causing “intransigence” on the UK side, which was a “serious threat to Britain” and its interests. But International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said a failure to agree a deal was “not exactly a nightmare scenario”. The UK was preparing “mitigation” measures for such an outcome, he said. Meanwhile, the Spanish foreign minister said the lives of UK expats in ...

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Assassin's Creed Origins: Release Date, Videos, And Everything You Need To Know

Assassin’s Creed Origins is the latest entry in the long-running Assassin’s Creed franchise. Unlike past games, which continually pushed the ancestor timeline forward, this entry is a prequel. Set in Egypt, you play as Bayek, a warrior whose struggle against the corrupt forces of the time leads him towards becoming the first Assassin. With the game’s release date set for October 27 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, we’ve compiled our most important features and gameplay videos detailing everything you need to know about Assassin’s Creed Origins. Check back often ...

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Italy gets back looted mosaic from Emperor Caligula's ship

ROME (Reuters) – A floor mosaic from one of Roman Emperor Caligula’s opulent private ships, which was stolen after World War Two, is on its way back to Italy from the United States where it has been recovered from a private collection. The first century AD marble, serpentine and porphyry mosaic came from one of Caligula’s ceremonial vessels, which was found at the bottom of Lake Nemi, near Rome, in the 1930s. The artifact, stolen from Italy’s Roman Ship Museum after the war, was seized by the New York district ...

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