- Bits of the house have been blasted metres away from where the property previously stood in Heysham, Lancashire, which is now merely a crater filled with rubble
- Kate Nicholls, the chief executive of UKHospitality, highlighted how huge numbers of workers were being told to self-isolate at the same time as the reopening of the hospitality sector.
- Thea White has died after a battle with cancer (Picture: @johnzitzner, Facebook)Thea Ruth White has died at the age of 81, it has been confirmed. The TV star, who was best known for voicing the cartoon character Muriel Bagge in Courage The Cowardly Dog, died on Friday. White’s nephew Brad Zitzner announced her death and revealed she suffered complications from an infection after surgery to treat her liver cancer. In a Facebook post, Zitzner said: ‘Sadly we lost our leg
- Ruben Loftus-Cheek is battling for a place in Chelsea’s midfield (Getty)Thomas Tuchel has challenged Ruben Loftus-Cheek to earn a place in Chelsea’s squad this summer.The 25-year-old impressed under Maurizio Sarri during Chelsea’s 2018-19 campaign but an Achilles injury in a post-season friendly in the United States ruled him out for the majority of the following season with Frank Lampard.Loftus-Cheek joined Fulham on loan last season in order to get regular playing time and he
- A huge storm is heading towards the UK, moving in from Canada across the Atlantic and arriving on Thursday, bringing heavy rain and high winds before high temperatures arrive later this month.
- Infectious diseases professor Peter Collignon said the risk of outdoor transmission was extremely low despite large crowds descending on Coogee and Bondi on Sunday.
- Sofi Lorimer quit her sunbed habit after having 15 operations to remove tumours (Picture: SWNS)A tanning salon worker sacked because she used to have skin cancer has successfully sued her boss.Sofi Lorimer quit her twice a week sunbed habit after having 15 operations to remove tumours when diagnosed with malignant melanoma in 2015, an employment tribunal heard.And when she started work at Smart Tan UK in March 2020, she claimed it ‘wasn’t in my job description to have to go into the
- Queensland's CHO Jeanette Young remained steadfast in her refusal to endorse the jab for young people on Monday.
- EXCLUSIVE: Chelsea-mad Kellum Thomas, 13, was struck down by a fatal cardiac arrest moments after he returned from a kickabout with friends in his home city of Nottingham on June 9
- Overcoming Covid-19 vaccination hurdles will be the ticket to Australia's international borders finally reopening and bringing an end to ongoing lockdowns.
- Plans for an ‘amber watch list’ could be scrapped as Tories name the idea ‘inexplicably complicated’ (Picture: Metro Graphic/ Getty Images)Ministers are said to be locking horns over the creation of a new travel traffic light category, as industry experts claim 17 new countries could go green on Thursday.Plans for an ‘amber watch list’ were approved last week, meaning travellers could be warned that countries with concerning Covid data could be placed on the r
- Newborn loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) swim in the sea after breaking through its eggshells at a beach in Kyparissia, south west Greece (Getty)Plastic pollution creates an ‘evolutionary trap’ for young sea turtles, according to a new study.The research found plastic inside small juvenile turtles along both the east (Pacific) and west (Indian Ocean) coasts of Australia.After hatching on beaches, the animals travel on currents and spend their early years in the open ocean.However
- Fetty Wap’s daughter has reportedly died (Picture: Getty/Instagram)Fetty Wap’s daughter Lauren has reportedly died at the age of four.The rapper, real name Willie Junior Maxwell, shared the child with ex-partner Turquoise Miami, real name Lisa.There had previously been claims as far back as last month that Lauren had died, and now her mother has shared news online suggesting that she is dead.Sharing a short clip to Instagram of her daughter in a swimming pool, Turquoise captioned the
- Want to see giraffes, elephants and lions in the wild? This is your big chance (Picture: Sarah Schlederer)Ever had your seaside chips stolen by a pigeon and wished you could spend your holidays with some classier animals?
Well, now you can upgrade to zebra, giraffes, elephants, leopards and lions thanks to our roarsome new competition with the Kenyan Tourist Board and G Adventures.Just sign up to Metro’s fab travel newsletter The Getaway, and you could win a camping safari in Kenya for two
- One thing leads to another for Cleo and Joel (Picture: Lime Pictures)Old feelings resurface for former Hollyoaks power couple Cleo McQueen (Nadine Mulkerrin) and Joel Dexter (Rory Douglas-Speed), as the pair reunite with a shocking kiss.
The former lovers, who split several years ago, are thrown into each other’s company, after they find themselves in difficult situations.
Last week, Joel confronted Warren Fox (Jamie Lomas) in the wake of the Price Slice robbery, ordering him to turn himse
- Was it Alina’s fault? (Picture: ITV)Alina Pop (Ruxandra Porojnicu) will be caught up in a horrific ordeal when her flat catches fire in Coronation Street and as an investigation takes place, Alina will be blamed for the terrifying event.Sleeping soundly in her bedroom, Alina is unaware of the smoke creeping under the bedroom door.On the street, Eileen (Sue Cleaver) and Sally (Sally Dynevor) are horrified to realise the salon flat is on fire.Having taken a call from Evelyn (Maureen Lipman),
- The popular show has found a brand new home (Picture: Adam Lawrence)Channel 4’s 24 Hours In A&E is set for a huge move, with the programme relocating from London to Nottingham.The documentary series will complete a two-year shift out of the capital and mark its 10th year by relocating to the Queen’s Medical Centre teaching hospital this autumn.24 Hours In A&E offers viewers a look inside the country’s busiest accident and emergency departments. It was first broadca
- Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, 24, said the Belarusian head coach turned up at her room yesterday and ordered her to leave Japan, however she refused to board the flight at the airport
- DC Mayor Muriel Bowser once again faced backlash this weekend after she appeared maskless at a wedding she officiated on Saturday, hours after her mask mandate was reinstated.
- Jemma Nelson and her family, from Hull, will be emigrating to Australia early next year and before leaving they want to give someone the chance to own their home in a raffle
- The federal government's eligibility checker shows Australians which venuesare offering vaccinations in their local area. Users can sort the venues by 'nearest' or 'earliest available'.
- Kurt Zouma has been linked with a move away from Chelsea this summer (AFP via Getty)Thomas Tuchel insists that Kurt Zouma was a ‘crucial member’ of Chelsea’s squad last season following claims that the club are looking to sell the France international this summer.Last month, reports in France claimed that Chelsea are open to offers for Zouma, with Jose Mourinho keen to bring the defender to Roma.Chelsea are also targeting a move for French centre-back Jules Kounde and have repo
Katie Price disappointed as surgeon warns her ‘skin is too tight’ for facelift as she documents Turkey cosmetic proceduresKatie Price was hoping to get a full facelift during her recent Turkey trip (Picture: Katie Price, YouTube)Katie Price got a shock when her surgeon advised that she didn’t need a facelift after travelling to Turkey for the operation.The My Crazy Life star documented her latest round of cosmetic surgery procedures in a YouTube video, which saw her jet over to Istanbul with fiance Carl Woods to get further work done on her face and body. However, while Katie was expecting to get another
- NSW Health officials said on Monday 18 residents and two staff members at the Wyoming Residential Aged Care Facility in Summer Hill in Sydney's inner-west had tested positive to Covid-19.
- I’ll tell you what I want, what I really really want….. it’s a Spice Girls sleepover (Picture: Metro.co.uk/ Christian Hewison/ Host Student)Staycations have an unfair reputation of being a bit boring, but holidaying in the UK doesn’t have to be dull.
Murder-mystery fans can delight as an Agatha Christie evening comes to the Thames.Meanwhile, Spice Girls fans can boogie down to the Isle of Wight to live it up in the actual bus Baby, Posh, Ginger, Scary and Sporty partied
- The security guard on the NSW Central Coast was filmed telling the mother she would have to leave her children at home if she wanted to shop at the store because of Sydney's Covid-19 lockdown rules.
- Phil Matthews once freaked out a guest so much they punched him in the face (Picture: London Dungeon/ Metro.co.uk)Despite being a horror fan, Phil Matthews, 41, never thought he’d end up scaring people to death for a living.Now London Dungeon’s performance manager, he’s in charge of designing blood-curdling acts to tell London’s gruesome history.From torture chamber proposals to being punched in the face, he tells all about being a real-life horrible historian.So how did
- Former President Barack Obama is planning to celebrate his 60th birthday with nearly 500 guests and 200 staff members on Martha's Vineyard, drawing some criticism online.
- You’ll be a happy glamper if you stay in one of these (Picture: Metro.co.uk)Staycation bookings have gone through the roof this year (for obvious reasons), and brand new camping sites are popping up all over the UK.
But if you think it’s all just glorified tents, think again.There are some really wild structures out there for you to have a sleepover, including topsy-turvy treehouses, horse boxes and dinky shepherd’s huts.Here are some of the more unusual options to tickle your
- Only 68 of these out-of-this-world pods remain after they were built in the 1960s (Picture: Marston Park)I’m walking down a muddy path between towering trees in a patch of woodland when, suddenly, I catch sight of it through the foliage.
A strange turquoise pod looms above the ground, with a small set of white steps leading up to its mysterious interior.
I’m drawn to it like ET to a phone, slowly ascending into the epicentre – what will I find within? Will aliens ask me to take
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