Quinta Brunson’s Abbott Elementary made America laugh. She’s still working on her mother

“I don’t go anywhere looking like a mess any more,” says Quinta ­Brunson. “I’ve seen photos of me taken without my permission online. I don’t love it, but it comes with the job.” Unfortunately for her, it is a problem that is only going to get worse. The creator, writer and star of Abbott Elementary … Read more

The world’s first cowboys came from Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria – not America, study suggests

The world’s first cowboys have been identified – and they come from Europe. Researchers have come across the earliest known cases of horse riding, about 5,000 years ago, by analysing skeletons found in ancient burial sites of Yamnaya people in Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria. Remains of more than 200 Yamnaya individuals who dated as far … Read more

‘Monster’ sentenced to life in prison for family murders that gripped America

Richard “Alex” Murdaugh, the disgraced South Carolina lawyer who was found guilty of killing his wife and son has been sentenced to life behind bars, despite making a last-minute appeal protesting his innocence. At a hearing on Friday, Circuit Court Judge Clifton Newman sentenced Murdaugh to prison for the remainder of his natural life, criticising … Read more