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London attack: World leaders show solidarity

London attack: World leaders show solidarity

Image copyright EPA Image caption Emergency response workers continued to work at the scene into the evening Leaders of countries affected by recent terror attacks have voiced solidarity with the UK after the deadly attack near the Houses of Parliament. A lone attacker was shot dead after he used a car to run down pedestrians, […]

Facebook Live victim 'afraid to go home'

Image copyright Getty Images A teenage girl who police say was raped during a Facebook Live broadcast is too scared to return to her Chicago home, her mother has said. The 15-year-old, who is currently staying with relatives, has been subject to an online and in-person harassment campaign. People on Facebook have threatened “they are […]

Else Bassermann

German postcard. Verlag Herman Leiser, No. Greenbaum-Film. Else Bassermann in Der letzte Zeuge (Adolf Gärtner 1919).   Done Else Bassermann

Else Bassermann

German postcard. NPG (Neue Photographische Gesellschaft, No. 667). Photo Alex Binder, Berlin.   Else Bassermann, née Elisabeth Sara Schiff (1878-1961) was a German stage and screen actress, who in 1908 married renowned stage actor Albert Bassermann and often performed together with him on stage. When he started to play in film, she accompanied him, as […]

Albert and Else Bassermann in Groszstadtluft

German postcard. Publicity card for Albert and Else Bassermann in the play Groszstadtluft in the Berlin theatre Scala. Done Albert and Else Bassermann in Groszstadtluft

Geraldine Farrar

French postcard. Editor unknown. Postcard sent in 1907. Geraldine Farrar in the opera Mignon.   American soprano opera singer and film actress Geraldine Farrar (1882-1967) was noted for her glamorous beauty, acting ability, and the timbre of her voice. Barely 20, she was already the toast of Berlin. Later at the Met in New York, […]

Geraldine Farrar

German postcard. K.V.i.B. 12. Dess. 4017.   Geraldine Farrar (1882 – 1967) was an American soprano and silent movie star. For a while she was married to Dutch film star Lou Tellegen.    Done Geraldine Farrar

Podolski stunner helps Germany beat England

Podolski stunner helps Germany beat England

Jamie Vardy had a first-half penalty appeal turned down Gareth Southgate suffered his first defeat in charge of England as Lukas Podolski’s spectacular second-half winner provided a fitting farewell to his Germany career in Dortmund. Southgate had been undefeated in four games as interim manager following Sam Allardyce’s abrupt departure from the England post after […]

Scotland labour to home draw with Canada

Scotland labour to home draw with Canada

Steven Naismith rescued Scotland with a left-foot finish after poor play from Canada Steven Naismith scored the equaliser as Scotland laboured to a friendly draw with Canada at Easter Road. Falkirk’s Fraser Aird produced a fine finish to send Canada ahead following poor defending from the hosts. Untidy play at the other end allowed Naismith […]

Kenya Revenue Authority ‘lost $39m to hacker’

Kenya Revenue Authority ‘lost $39m to hacker’

Image copyright Daily Nation Image caption Alex Mutuku’s lawyers want him to be released on bail An IT expert has been charged with hacking into Kenya’s Revenue Authority and stealing $39m (£31m). Alex Mutungi Mutuku, 28, is accused of electronic fraud but he denies any wrongdoing. The prosecution says he is part of an international […]