Emma Lewis

US Steel rejects $7.3B takeover bid

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. has revealed that it has made a private offer to acquire United States Steel Corp. The deal is said to be worth $7.3 billion, with Cleveland-Cliffs offering $17.50 in cash and 1.023 shares of Cliffs stock for each US Steel share. This acquisition offer comes at a time when the steel industry is facing significant challenges due to …

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Jockstrap on keeping secrets and opening for Blur: ‘The audience is on our side and I’m not used to that’

Jockstrap, the alternative electro-pop duo comprised of vocalist and violinist Georgia Ellery and producer Taylor Skye, have been gaining significant momentum in the music industry since the release of their debut album, “I Love You Jennifer B,” in 2022. The duo’s unique and experimental sound has garnered them a devoted fanbase and even led to their recent nomination for the …

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Austin Butler says Tom Hanks gave him career instrution

Austin Butler credits his co-star Tom Hanks with saving him from “emotional whiplash” during the making of the film “Elvis.” In the biopic directed by Baz Luhrmann, Butler portrayed Elvis Presley and went to great lengths to fully embody the iconic musician. He spent two years preparing for the role, changing his voice and regularly performing as the singer. Butler …

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Pictures of the week: A watermelon fountain, volcanic activity and football

Each week, The Independent’s picture editors sift through hundreds of thousands of images sent to us by photography agencies from around the world. Among these images are some that capture our attention with their eye-catching and striking qualities, representing a wide range of subjects including culture, news, politics, sport, and lifestyle. For those interested, updates on the latest photography making …

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Robin Williams ‘changed’ while shooting Night at the Museum sequel months before death

In 2020, the documentary “Robin’s Wish” was released, shedding light on the final days of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams. Williams, who passed away in 2014, had been battling a neurodegenerative disorder before his death by suicide. The documentary revealed that Williams’ health had significantly deteriorated while filming a sequel to “Night at the Museum” months before his passing. …

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