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Sorrell set to make £20m from WPP shares

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Sir Martin Sorrell could make almost £20m from WPP shares over the next five years despite stepping down as chief executive of the world's biggest advertising group on Saturday.Although he will get no payoff or pension under the terms of his contract, he remains entitled to long-term share bonus awards.The maximum number of shares Sir Martin may be awarded if WPP meets certain targets is
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Syria air strikes: Theresa May faces MPs’ questions

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAmateur footage shows strikes on a military research facility in Damascus, while state TV shows the damageTheresa May is to face MPs' questions about her decision to authorise air strikes against the Syrian government.Opposition parties say MPs should have been consulted before the UK joined the US and France in bombing three Syrian sites, in response to a suspected chemical attack
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Artificial intelligence must be ‘for common good’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Ethics should be at the centre of the development of artificial intelligence (AI), a parliamentary report has said.AI should "never" be given the "autonomous power to hurt, destroy or deceive" people, it adds.The Lords' report said the UK has the potential to be a leader in developing AI and called on the government to support businesses in the field. It also recommended that people be
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London killings: Woman stabbed to death in Brixton

[ad_1] Image copyright Cristo Foufas Image caption Forensics teams were outside the address in Sudbourne Road on Sunday evening A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was stabbed to death in Brixton, south London on Sunday evening.Police were called by the ambulance service to an address in Sudbourne Road, where a woman believed to be in her 30s was found with stab
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Man City win Premier League as Man Utd lose to West Brom

[ad_1] So Pep, how are you feeling right now?Manchester City won the Premier League title as Manchester United's shock 1-0 home defeat by West Brom confirmed their rivals as champions.Second-place United are now 16 points behind Pep Guardiola's side with only five games left to play.It is City's third title in seven seasons and a fifth top-flight crown - their first under the Spaniard in his second campaign in charge.They
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Petrol bomb is thrown at police vehicle in north Belfast

[ad_1] Image caption Police said the incident happened close to Rosapenna Street in the Ardoyne area of north Belfast A petrol bomb has been thrown at police in the Ardoyne area of north Belfast.Police said officers were responding to reports of a suspicious vehicle on Ardoyne Avenue at about 01:00 BST on Sunday when they were attacked by a crowd of stone throwers. The officers' vehicle was then struck by
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Murder investigation after man shot dead in Birmingham

[ad_1] Image caption The man was confirmed dead at the scene A 20-year-old man has died after being shot in the early hours of Sunday.Police were called to South Holme, near Garrison Lane in the Bordesley area of Birmingham, just after midnight.The victim was treated by medical staff but declared dead at the scene, West Midlands Police said.Det Insp Jim Colclough said a murder investigation had been launched. He added:
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WhatsApp photo drug dealer caught by ‘groundbreaking’ work

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption'Drugs for sale' message catches man dealing to BridgendA pioneering fingerprint technique used to convict a drugs gang from a WhatsApp message "is the future" of how police approach evidence to catch criminals.An image of a man holding ecstasy tablets in his palm was found on the mobile of someone arrested in Bridgend.It was sent to South Wales Police's scientific support
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Grand National: Tiger Roll lands thrilling photo-finish victory at Aintree

[ad_1] Russell and Tiger Roll were well-placed throughoutIrish challenger Tiger Roll won the Aintree Grand National in a photo finish after holding off a late surge by Pleasant Company.The 10-1 chance, ridden by the experienced Davy Russell, who had never won the race before, surged clear of the rest of the field late on.Tiger Roll tired on the run-in as Pleasant Company (25-1) and David Mullins moved to challenge. But
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Jackson and Olding understood to be leaving Ulster Rugby

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The careers of Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding have been under intense scrutiny since they were acquitted of rape It is understood that Ulster Rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding are to leave the club.In March, the pair were unanimously acquitted of all charges in a high profile Belfast rape trial.However, their positions at Ulster Rugby had been under review since the