- He stole the show at the Big Freeze dressed up as Meat Loaf as a nod to the singer's infamous pre-match gig at the 2011 Grand Final, which he labelled as a 'great shame and disgrace' to the game.
- Simone Biles picked up her seventh Olympic medal with a bronze on the balance beam (Picture:: REUTERS)Simone Biles says her balance beam bronze medal in Tokyo was a ‘little bit sweeter’ than the same medal she won at Rio 2016 after overcoming mental and physical barriers to compete in the final on Tuesday.The American returned to action after withdrawing from the women’s team and the individual all-around, vault, bars and floor finals as she dealt with mental health struggles a
- Fortnite could be Ariana Grande’s most profitable concert ever (pic: Epic Games)Appearing in Fortnite may be one of the most profitable things Ariana Grande has ever done, and it’s all thanks to microtransactions.At first the idea of famous music stars appearing in Fortnite seemed almost funny, as if it was a great honour for them to lower themselves to appearing in a mere video game – but the truth is that Fortnite is becoming more profitable than even live concerts.Rather tha
- General Sami Sadat, whose troops are manning barricades in the city of Lashkar Gah, said a Taliban victory will inspire terror groups across the globe and spark renewed attacks overseas.
- Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, 38, was in New York on Saturday with the Queen's pregnant granddaughter, 32, but he was joined for a nocturnal stroll along The High Line by Dara Huang, 38.
- The yellow warning is scheduled for Friday (Picture: REX)The Met Office has issued a weather warning for 14 hours of thunderstorms later this week.
The yellow warning covers parts of central and northern England and Ireland on Friday.
It covers all of northern England, stretching from Birmingham to Glasgow, and west over Belfast and Derry.
The yellow warning – the lowest of Met Office’s three categories – suggests the slow moving thundery downpours could cause some flooding bet
WWE star Nia Jax covered in blood after suffering gruesome cut above her eye during Rhea Ripley matchJax looked rough after the match (Photo: WWE)Nia Jax suffered a nasty cut above her eye during her match against Rhea Ripley on Raw.The WWE superstar, who is a former women’s champion in both the single and tag team ranks, was battling the Nightmare during Monday night’s episode when she ended up bleeding profusely.The accident looked to occur when Jax had Ripley up for a powerbomb, but she reversed the move and went into a sunset flip.It seems that during that exchange, the Unstoppa
Sophie Turner criticised for ‘mocking’ Princess Charlotte on TV show but wanting privacy for own daughterSophie has been criticised for her role in The Prince (Picture: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)Sophie Turner has been criticised for voicing Prince Charlotte in a satirical new show, despite advocating for privacy for her own daughter.The Game Of Thrones actress is among the stars lending their voice to the new animated HBO show The Prince, which spoofs the royal family.While comedy shows lampooning the royals is nothing new, the cartoon takes aim at William and Kate’s children Prince Georg
- Appleby Horse Fair in Westmorland, Cumbria, was postponed this year from its usual date of the first weekend in June and is instead taking place from Thursday, August 12, until Sunday, August 15.
- Just because you’re expecting another child, the pain of loss doesn’t magically disappear (Picture: Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images)Scrolling through Instagram on Saturday night my stomach suddenly lurched.Posting a picture of a Christmas bauble of a pram, Carrie Johnson announced that she is expecting, following a miscarriage in January this year.‘Hoping for our rainbow baby this Christmas,’ she wrote.Carrie, wife of PM Boris, added: ‘I hope that in some very small wa
- A couple from Birmingham decided to go it alone and roll up their sleeves after being quoted a high price to renovate their lacklustre garden
- Kirsten Peterson, 67, said she did not want to see the doses go to waste (Pictures: Nine/EPA)A veteran nurse lost her job in Australia after she gave three leftover doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to her daughter and nephews.
Kirsten Peterson, 67, has been helping to jab elderly and disabled people living in care homes in Sydney throughout the pandemic. But her bosses have now fired her for deciding to give doses to loved ones instead of squirting them in the bin.
The Pfizer vaccine come
- Matthew Selby, 19, from the Greater Manchester area, has appeared in court after being charged with murdering 15-year-old Amanda Selby at Ty Mawr Holiday Park
- A 19-year-old man has appeared in court accused of murdering his teenage sister in a caravan park on the north Wales coast.Officers were called to a report of a ‘domestic disturbance’ at Ty Mawr Holiday Park in Towyn, near Abergele, on Saturday afternoon, in which a 15-year-old died.Matthew Selby, from the Greater Manchester area, was charged with murder on Monday, North Wales Police said.Selby appeared at Llandudno Magistrates on Tuesday morning andspoke only to confirm his name, ad
- The family were enjoying a picturesque view by the road side in China when the car started moving forward and one passenger was unable to get out
- A schoolgirl was left needing 12 stitches in her leg after zip lining into a metal health and safety sign in Stithians, Cornwall
- Forecasters have warned of the risk of flooding to homes and businesses and road closures due to difficult driving conditions when thundery downpours hit on Friday
- Stokes’ decision to pull out must have been a ‘last resort’ (Picture: Ashley Allen – ECB/ECB via Getty Images)Ben Stokes must have been hit hard by whatever is burdening his mental wellbeing.
The ultimate team man, as well as England’s finest all-rounder since Ian Botham, Stokes would only have stepped away from the series against India as a last resort.Since England’s talisman has yet to reveal his reasons for doing so, speculation is rife. What is known is t
- Covid was first identified in Wuhan back in December 2019 (Picture: Getty Images/AP)Every single person in Wuhan will be tested for coronavirus after the first domestic cases in a year were detected in the city where the virus was first discovered.Millions across China are already living under lockdown as the country sees the biggest outbreak in months.The nation largely curbed Covid last year as the UK and other countries reported devastating death tolls and case numbers.But 300 infections have
- Ben Breakwell, 40, was found guilty yesterday after a trial (Picture: Metropolitan Police)A music teacher who previously worked at a London school has been convicted of 32 sexual offences against young girls.Ben Breakwell, 40, was found guilty yesterday after a trial at Isleworth Crown Court.The court heard how he abused his position as a music teacher to engage in sexual activity with three girls aged between 13 and 16, and obtain indecent images of a fourth.Breakwell, currently of Monkgate in
- WARNING - DISTRESSING VIDEO: Millie Taplin, from Southend, Essex, was on her first night out since turning 18 when a man offered her a drink at a club, and she was soon unable to walk or talk
- All six Olympic host boroughs - Newham, Hackney, Waltham Forest, Tower Hamlets, Greenwich and Barking and Dagenham - have seen house prices rise by more than the London average.
- George King, 21, scaled London's 36-storey Stratosphere building in Stratford, east London, without ropes or a harness this morning. He was previously jailed for scaling the Shard in 2019.
- NSW Police have issued a string of fines to Sydneysiders who tried to bypass Covid lockdown rules with construction sites, parks and local fishing spots named as high offending areas.
- Karomatullo Dzhaborov, 26, was filmed falling down and appearing to suffer a seizure on a train in the Russian capital in February 2020. He was jailed for two years and four months for the stunt.
Derry Girls star Siobhán McSweeney already fears cruel comments from vile weight-shaming trolls over upcoming documentaryThe Derry Girls star is already predicting disgusting messages from trollsover her new documentary (Picture: Anthony Harvey/BAFTA/REX/Shutterstock)Derry Girls star Siobhán McSweeney is already afraid of what weight-shaming trolls will say when she’s seen in a wetsuit during her upcoming documentary, Exploring Northern Ireland.The actress and presenter of Channel 4’s Great Pottery Throwdown will be taking viewers on an in-depth excursion through her home country, deep-diving in
- Russell Young, 62, was told he didn't make enough money to be given a visa when he had reinvested as much of his profits as possible into The Sun Inn in Greater Manchester
- A quarter mile queue stretching across terminal five piled up at Heathrow over the weekend (Picture: TomKibasi)Massive queues piling up at Heathrow Airport have been blamed on an outbreak of Covid and a digital border system which is ‘crashing repeatedly’. The Home Office’s £372 million security database – known as Border Crossing – reportedly broke down on Sunday, meaning passengers were rejected at the e-gates and had to be checked manually by immigrati
- Google has given us the first official glimpse of the next version of the Pixel phone (Google)Google has revealed almost everything about the next version of its Pixel smartphone models.The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro sport a different design from the current Pixel 5 as well as a new custom processor – which is what Google wants to highlight.Unlike the Pixel 5, which was almost a mid-tier phone with some special features, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro look like premium devices.The tech giant has
- It looked like the perfect picture to suit any room in the home, as waves gently break on a deserted beach. But hidden in the corner was one very disturbing detail which shouldn't have been there.
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