Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Desmond Sylva attacked Ms Kerr in bed with a 20cm kitchen knife An ex-soldier who stabbed his Britain’s Got Talent finalist partner more than 70 times and slashed her throat has been convicted of her murder. Desmond Sylva attacked nurse Simonne Kerr, 31, with a kitchen knife in an…

A fashion shoot in Brixton market. Copyright Armet Francis. A clenched fist in a black power salute emerges from a dainty quintessentially English teacup, complete with gold trimmings. It’s a hugely powerful statement referencing that the history of people in England sipping on sweetened tea, is intertwined with that of black slaves working on sugar…

Image copyright NHS Press Office/PA Image caption Simonne Kerr went on the TV talent show following the death of her son Kavele An Army veteran grabbed his mother around the neck and shouted “you’re dead” years before killing a Britain’s Got Talent finalist, a court heard. Desmond Sylva, 41, stabbed his partner Simonne Kerr more…

Image copyright NHS Press Office/PA Image caption Simonne Kerr went on the TV talent show following the death of her son Kavele A former soldier accused of murdering his Britain’s Got Talent finalist girlfriend told police he cut her neck to “defend” himself, a court has heard. Desmond Sylva, 41, stabbed nurse Simonne Kerr more…

Image copyright Shutterstock Image caption The 89-year-old will donate some of his £250,000 to the Royal Hospital Chelsea Chelsea Pensioner Colin Thackery has become the oldest winner of Britain’s Got Talent. As well as winning a slot performing in front of the Queen at the Royal Variety Performance, he will also bank a cheque for…

Image copyright NHS Press Office/PA Image caption Simonne Kerr appeared on Britain’s Got Talent as part of the B Positive Choir last year A nurse who performed on Britain’s Got Talent was killed by her partner who stabbed her more than 70 times and slashed her throat, a court has heard. Simonne Kerr, 31, was…

Johanna Konta had never won a main-draw singles match at Roland Garros until this year 2019 French Open Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 26 May-9 June Coverage: Live text and radio commentary on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app. British number one Johanna Konta continued her charge through the French Open by…

Dina Asher-Smith posted a world-lead 22.18 seconds to win in Stockholm. Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith beat Olympic champion Elaine Thompson and world champion Dafne Schippers to claim victory in the Diamond League 200m. European champion Asher-Smith, 23, posted a world-lead 22.18 seconds despite windy conditions in Stockholm. Scottish European indoor champion Laura Muir cruised to victory…