James Murdoch resigns from board of Information Company | James Murdoch

James Murdoch has resigned from the board of Information Corp, the media big mentioned on Friday, citing “disagreements” over editorial content material. In a letter of resignation filed Friday afternoon, Murdoch wrote: “My resignation is because of disagreements over sure editorial content material printed by the corporate’s information retailers and sure different strategic choices.” A …

Weatherwatch: ‘apocalyptic’ sky sounds baffle specialists | Information

During the months of lockdown, individuals have heard and recorded unusual sounds seemingly emanating from the sky. Some imagine these are celestial trumpets heralding the apocalypse; there could also be different explanations. The sounds – heard within the US, Mexico, Slovakia, Italy, Brazil and Argentina – don’t appear to correspond to angelic heralds. Some resembled …

Sir Alan Parker obituary | Alan Parker

In 2013, Alan Parker, who has died aged 76, obtained the Bafta fellowship award “in recognition of excellent achievement within the artwork types of the shifting picture”. Parker was praised for his energetic model, his eager visible sense and his storytelling abilities, and for resuscitating the film musical. He was additionally credited with having damaged …