Back to the Future theory: Marty McFly created OUR 2015 – Can you guess the moment when? | Films | Entertainment

Five years ago today, movie fans celebrated Back to the Future Day. October 21, 2015 was the date that Doc Brown, Marty McFly and Jennifer Parker arrived in future Hill Valley at the start of Back to the Future Part II. The much-loved 1989 sequel imagined a 2015 with flying cars and hoverboards – sadly a future that never came to be. Nevertheless, an intriguing fan theory argues that Marty McFly changed the past, thus creating the 2015 without those inventions in our timeline. Reddit user kravatz argued: “In the second Back…

London Heathrow emergency landing: Emergency services surround British Airways flight afte | UK | News

One passenger shared a video of fire engines greetings the plane’s arrival in Heathrow, adding: “That was a long 10 minute emergency landing.” Passengers have safely disembarked and have been placed onto a new plane, which will take them to Verona.  In a message posted on Twitter, British Airways said: “We apologise for the delay to your flight today. “We had to return back to London Heathrow due to a technical issue.”    “Safety is our number one priority and we would never continue a flight unless it was safe…

Coronavirus breakthrough: Plan to deliberately infect people with Covid ‘crucial step’ | UK | News

The Government is investing £34 million in controversial human challenge studies, which could allow scientists to test jabs in highly controlled trials. The work is set to begin in January with a study of up to 90 volunteers aged 18-30, which will determine the minimum amount of virus needed to cause infection. They will not be given a vaccine yet as experts first need to discover how to ‘safely’ infect people without causing serious illness. Results are expected in May 2021 and could pave the way for trials in which…

Coronavirus news: Boris Johnson faces lockdown uprising as Labour demands vote in HOURS | UK | News

Labour Mayor of Greater Manchester, who continues to hold out for more financial support for the region being put into a Tier 3 lockdown, said “our fight was always everyone’s fight” as he warned of other areas facing the same fate this winter. On Tuesday he accused the Government of “walking away” from negotiations over a funding package, but Health Secretary Matt Hancock insisted “the door is open” for further talks. Last night opposition leader Sir Keir Starmer pledged to force a vote in Parliament on a deal for communities…

Coronavirus news: Greater Manchester enters lockdown as Andy Burnham attacked | UK | News

This lockdown was resisted by Mr Burnham who demanded more money for the region to help cover the costs. However David Morris, Tory MP for Morecame and Lunesdale, hit back accusing local leaders of “playing politics” with the pandemic. On Tuesday Boris Johnson announced with “regret” he was imposing tier three restrictions on Manchester without local support. The new rules, which come into effect on Friday at 00:01 BST, mean household mixing isn’t allowed inside or outside. Pubs and bars are also being forced to close unless they also serve…

BBC sparks calls for licence fee to be axed after spending £800k on annual accounts | UK | News

The huge sum the corporation is forking out on designing its annual accounts is equivalent to £160,000 a year. The BBC insisted it would be “managed with best value for the licence fee payer in mind”. But the staggering figure has sparked a backlash from campaigners. Chief executive of the Taxpayers’ Alliance, John O’Connell, branded it “yet another reason” for the licence fee to be ditched. He told Express.co.uk: “Producing accounts is a statutory requirement but finding a trendy designer to put some pages together is not. “£160,000 a year…

UK lockdown: Boris urged NOT to close shops, pubs and restaurants in latest poll | UK | News

In response to the Irish Government ordering the highest level of restrictions from midnight on Wednesday for six weeks, Express.co.uk asked its readers if Boris Johnson should introduce similar measures in the UK as coronavirus cases continue to rise. Ireland’s fresh restrictions will see only essential retail remain open, with restaurants, cafes and bars limited to takeaway services only. The poll, carried out from 2.30-9.30pm on October 20, asked: “As Ireland shuts down, should Boris close shops, pubs and restaurants?” The vast majority of the 2,420 respondents opposed a second…

Britons rate best inventions but are too thick to know who created them | UK | News

But the study of 2,000 adults found that despite considering these to be among the greatest creations on earth, one in five didn’t realise Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb. And more than half (52 percent) incorrectly thought Henry Ford conceived the idea of a motor car. A fifth were also unaware the Wright brothers were the creators of the first successful plane, while one in six couldn’t name Alexander Graham Bell as the inventor of the telephone. The research was commissioned by Thomas & Friends ahead of two new specials,…

Kate Middleton joy: Duchess of Cambridge shows off ‘caring’ side in latest appearance | UK | News

Sami, who is studying for his PhD in London, said: “The Duchess came across as really caring and dedicated, I was so impressed she took the time to call me. “I told her about the work they do at the food hub, and she agreed it’s such a vital project. “I was lucky enough to help out there for a couple of months, but they always need help throughout the year.” The Duke and Duchess also managed to visit St Bart’s Hospital, where they met Joyce Duah who photographed ‘All…

London stabbing: Man rushed to hospital with life threatening injuries in Hackney attack | UK | News

Met Police said a number of males have been detained. The victim, who is 19-years-old is reportedly in a life threatening condition. Police were called to Feldman Close, N16, at 8.14pm. The London’s Air Ambulance was at the scene supporting the London Ambulance Service. A crime scene is currently in place. Police isued an appeal for witnesses/people with information to call 101 quoting: CAD 7398/20OCT. Source link