- One in five pupils now eligible for free dinners as Covid pandemic hits family finances
- The Olympic Cauldron at Tokyo 2020 (Picture: DD ANDERSEN/AFP via Getty Images)Viewers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony may have been surprised to hear commentary in French.French commentary was spoken first, followed by Japanese, the host country’s language, and English.Is there a reason why French was spoken, and will we hear it more during the games?Here’s what you need to know.Why is French being spoken at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics?Brush up on your high school French
- Gnats caught in a spiders’ web (Picture: Getty)Gnats are basically a very small type of fly – including fruit flies – but that doesn’t stop them from being a pest.They may swarm around in your garden, but if there’s moisture anywhere in your home, they may be attracted indoors.Similarly, if you keep a lot of potted plants in your house, the dampness of the soil may be luring them in.Whatever the case – it’s obviously not ideal to have large numbers of gn
- KSI has achieved his first UK number one album (Picture: Official Charts)KSI has topped the UK Albums Chart for the first time – and it’s safe to he’s delighted.The YouTuber and rapper’s second release, All Over The Place, has landed straight in at number one, garnering 34,000 chart sales to claim the top spot.The 16 tracks on the record have been streamed 20.9 million times, according to the Official Charts Company.Speaking to OfficialCharts.com, KSI said: ‘Your bo
- Peart-Harris joins the newly-promoted side (Picture: Getty)Chelsea have lost another highly-rated youngster with Myles Peart-Harris completing his move to Premier League rivals Brentford.The 18-year-old has signed a four-year deal with the Bees with the option of a further year.The move has been hailed as a major coup for the newly-promoted side with head coach Thomas Frank insisting he fits‘ the position profile perfectly’ for Brentford’s no8 role in midfield.Peart-Harris beco
Tokyo Olympics: John Legend and Keith Urban perform John Lennon’s Imagine – but viewers are having Gal Gadot flashbacksJohn Legend and Keith Urban both performed John Lennon’s Imagine (Picture: BBC)John Legend and Keith Urban made a surprise appearance at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games opening ceremony to perform a rendition of John Lennon’s Imagine – but it’s already given many flashbacks to Gal Gadot’s own collaborative cover.The two musicians appeared during a video performance, where they sang alongside Japan’s Suginami Children’s Choir as well as Spanish performer Ale
- The finding was based on real-world analysis of the third wave in England and looked at about 80,000 Delta cases. The absolute risk of reinfection still remains low, PHE said.
- Owen Evans 'chocolate-related incident' saw him expelled from school at age 16 - now aged 52 he has become the new chief inspector for education and training in Wales
- British Transport Police said a teenager was charged on July 23 following the incident at Oxford Circus Underground station on July 4.
Harrison Ford doesn’t let Indiana Jones injury slow him down as he cycles around London in the sunshineHarrison Ford got back on his bike after getting injured on set of Indiana Jones (Picture: Getty; Rex)Harrison Ford did not let the shoulder injury he incurred while filming Indiana Jones 5 stop him from making the most of the UK heatwave with a peaceful bicycle ride. The actor, 79, was forced to take time off from filming after getting injured on set, but appeared in good spirits as he continued his recovery. Harrison was spotted riding his bike through Mayfair in London on one of the
Jadon Sancho will ‘galvanise’ two Manchester United players following £73m transfer, says Dietmar HamannDietmar Hamann expects Jadon Sancho to thrive at Manchester United (Pictures: Getty)Dietmar Hamann believes Jadon Sancho will thrive at Manchester United and says his arrival at Old Trafford can ‘galvanise’ new teammates Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba.England international Sancho completed his ‘dream move’ to Man United on Friday, becoming the second-most expensive English player of all time behind his new Red Devils teammate Harry Maguire.Sancho, who scored 50 goals and
- Fans and family members of Amy Winehouse have paid tribute to her (Picture: AP/AFP/ISO Images)Amy Winehouse’s family members and fans have gathered at the late singer’s home in North London to pay tribute to her on the 10th anniversary of her death.The musician died on July 23, 2011 at the age of 27 from alcohol poisoning.Pictures have shown a temporary shine situated outside of her house, where supporters have left flowers, balloons and other memorabilia to show their love for Amy.A
- Train companies across the country have said they have had to cancel services as more members of staff are pinged by the NHS Covid-19 app. Transport for London have said they will close three tube lines this weekend
- New York Attorney General Letitia James announced the settlement on Friday following a four-year investigation into the alleged culture of rampant sexual harassment at the restaurants.
- Results checker for the EuroMillions draw on Friday, July 23, with a jackpot of £33million up for grabs - check here for all the latest draw results and news of winners
- Team USA had several noticeable absence during the Opening Ceremony at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium, including Simon Biles, the US gymnastics team, and US Soccer captain Megan Rapinoe.
- The incredible forgotten true story of the Polar Rates Rebellion was an insurrection by the exploited masses against a reactionary Conservative-Liberal coalition
- WARNING - GRAPHIC CONTENT: Renato de Santa says many women in São Paulo, Brazil, find his extreme modification a turn on after paying thousands for the creepy 'Glasgow smile'
- A mountain runner raised the alarm after discovering what he believed could be the remains of a body
After weeks of lukewarm drama and unconvincing romances, Love Island 2021 finally kicked up a gear when Hugo Hammond took aim at Toby Aromolaran over his treatment of Chloe Burrows.Having ditched Chloe for newcomer Abigail Rawlings, Toby was shocked when Hugo said during last night’s recoupling ceremony that Chloe ‘doesn’t deserve to be treated how she has been in thes
- The mural of the Manchester United and England striker Marcus Rashford in Withington in south Manchester was defaced following the Euro 2020 final shoot-out defeat to Italy on July 11.
- Paul Hunter, professor in medicine at University of East Anglia, said it is too early to see any impact of the relaxation of restrictions from Freedom Day - but thinks we may know the affect around August 9
- EXCLUSIVE Some 3,281 positive tests were recorded among British Army personnel so far this year, up from 2,006 in the whole of 2020
- The US delegation were forced to flee as shots rang out around the former president's family home with the unrest that has rocked the island for the past two weeks spilling into the service
- The Delta variant now accounts for 99% of cases (Picture: Getty / EPA)People are 46% more likely to be reinfected with the Delta variant than the Alpha equivalent, new research has found.
The Covid strain first discovered in India has been spreading rapidly around the country since the start of the summer and currently accounts for around 99% of cases across the UK.And scientists now believe people can get it again, even if they have already been infected once.
Data from Public Health England (P
- From the engagement to the wedding breakfast, here's everything you need to know about Charles and Diana's momentous wedding in 1981.
- Inés Coronel, whose daughter Emma Coronel is married to Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán, is serving a 10-year sentence in Mexico and has been unsuccessful at obtaining an early release.
Victoria Beckham hails Spice Girls’ London Olympics performance as one of her ‘proudest moments’ as Tokyo 2020 beginsTokyo 2020 had Victoria Beckham reminiscing on her own Olympic moment (Pictures: Rex)The start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics had Victoria Beckham feeling nostalgic about the Spice Girls’ performance at the London 2012 Olympics, dubbing it one of her ‘proudest moments’. Victoria took to Instagram on the first day of the Tokyo Olympics to remind her followers of the Spice Girls’ incredible performance at the 2012 closing ceremony. Sharing a photo of herself mid-perfo
- EXCLUSIVE: Missing tot Ben Needham has not been seen for 30 years but now mum Kerry tells the Mirror she is pinning her hopes on three startling new witness testimonies
- Maya Vander is expecting another bundle of joy (Picture: Netflix)Selling Sunset’s Maya Vander is pregnant with her third child as she prepares to welcome her ‘Christmas/Chanukah present’.The Netflix star shared the happy news with fans on Instagram, as she posted a snap of herself and her husband on Thursday.The 39-year-old, who is still yet to reveal the name of her partner, captioned the image: ‘Here we go again… baby number 3 will be our Christmas/ Chanukah pres
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