How Billy Idol turned a song of crazed vengeance into the hit that made him a star

Louder 09:11 13.04

From going nowhere in London with Generation X, to pop star and transatlantic hits, all it took Billy Idol was 15 minutes in a studio, and his sister getting pregnant


Italy’s superbonus 110% scheme prompts surge of green home renovations

The Guardian 09:09 13.04

More than 122,000 applications approved, and €21bn so far spent, under scheme offering tax deduction of up to 110% on costs


Back from the dead? Elusive ivory-bill woodpecker not extinct, researchers say

The Guardian 09:09 13.04

An expedition to the forests of Louisiana say extinction of bird, last definitively seen in 1944, has been exaggerated


Report raises alarm on ‘insidious’ effort to undermine US democracy

The Guardian 09:09 13.04

State legislatures using gerrymandering, voter suppression, misinformation and intimidation to make voting more difficult


I am shutting the door on crumbs, scattered toys and unmade beds – and getting a shed

The Guardian 09:09 13.04

It’s hard enough to concentrate at home without being drawn into household chores, so I am decamping to the garden


Framework Laptop review: a modular PC easy to fix or upgrade

The Guardian 09:09 13.04

Novel, thin and light machine bucks trend by being simple to take apart, with good performance and looks


‘We all participate’ – Edward Burtynsky on photographing the epic ravaging of Earth

The Guardian 09:09 13.04

From toxic lakes to stripped mountains, he is the great chronicler of eco atrocities – and his roots lie in Ukraine. The photographer talks about Putin, trauma and what will survive


‘People really need to know’: can we trust beauty products to be safe?

The Guardian 09:09 13.04

In a shocking new docuseries, the highly unregulated and highly dangerous world of cosmetics is thrust into the spotlight


Sophie Duker: ‘You have to laugh at yourself – you’ll never be in the right for long’

The Guardian 09:09 13.04

Having defeated impostor syndrome, the standup is taking on Taskmaster and returning to the Edinburgh fringe with ‘sexy and chaotic’ new show Hag


‘My classmates are like my grandchildren’: Italian woman returns to school at 90

The Guardian 09:09 13.04

Annunziata Murgia is oldest person ever to attend lessons for middle school diploma after second world war ruined her studies


Singapore hardens opinion against death penalty as ‘sense of injustice’ grows

The Guardian 09:09 13.04

High-profile death row case prompts some Singaporeans to call for executions to be halted though overall support for capital punishment remains high


iPhone maker Pegatron halts Shanghai production due to Covid lockdown

The Guardian 09:09 13.04

Operations stopped in Chinese cities of Shanghai and Kunshan as global supply chains feel pinch of Beijing’s zero-Covid measures


Former Xinjiang detainee arrives in US to testify over China abuses

The Guardian 09:09 13.04

Ovalbek Turdakun was given special authorization to enter the US after he had been imprisoned in detention camp in China


‘I had blood all over me’: Kramatorsk station attack survivors face long road to recovery

The Guardian 09:09 13.04

Ukrainians who had narrow escape from missile attack are being treated for devastating injuries


Russia-Ukraine war latest: Biden accuses Putin of genocide; Russia building up troops on eastern border, satellite images show – live

The Guardian 09:09 13.04

Biden says Putin ‘trying to wipe out the idea of even being Ukrainian’; satellite images show Russia building up troops in east of Ukraine


Watch: iPhone app leads police to 9-year-old taken by carjacker

NBC News 09:06 13.04

Body camera footage captures an Atlanta car chase of a man accused of stealing a vehicle with a 9-year-old in the backseat. As helicopters circled, the boy’s mother was able to use the “Find My iPhone” feature to track her son’s location and help police arrest the suspect. 


New York Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin resigns after arrest in campaign finance fraud investigation 

NBC News 09:06 13.04

“While the legal process plays out, it is clear to both of us that he cannot continue to serve as New s.jsp?otsikko=Lieutenant">Lieutenant New s.jsp?otsikko=Gov. rnor,”">Gov. rnor,” New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said.


Nevada Democrats go all in to hold first presidential nominating contests — and leave other early states boiling mad

NBC News 09:06 13.04

“Lying in poker may be a winning play in Vegas, but lying in politics only leaves you friendless,” said one early-state Democrat.


Third suspect identified in California mass shooting that killed 6

NBC News 09:06 13.04

Authorities have said at least five people opened fire in a busy section of downtown Sacramento on April 3.


23 injured after tornado hits Texas as storms sweep across central U.S.

NBC News 09:06 13.04

12 people were taken to hospitals after the storm in Bell County, north of Austin.


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