- Centers for Disease Control director Dr Robert Redfield, left, said Wednesday that masks provide even greater protection from coronavirus than any upcoming vaccine will (Pictures: AP)The United States most senior public health official has said that wearing a face mask will provide even greater protection from Covid than upcoming vaccines. Centers for Disease Control Director Dr Robert Redfield made an impassioned plea for Americans to wear face coverings while addressing a hearing in Washington
- Green Party co-leader Sian Berry says the pandemic has shown that a different world is possible (Picture: PA/Getty)The co-leader of the Green Party says the coronavirus crisis has made people believe ‘change can happen’ and pushed climate change up the agenda.Sian Berry thinks public attitudes to the environment have shifted because of the pandemic – but warned that the world must act ‘right away or see this stuff spiral out of control’.In an exclusive interview wit
- Henry Cavill with Millie Bobby Brown and Sam Claflin in Enola Holmes (Picture: Netflix)Henry Cavill has given his thoughts on the lawsuit launched by the estate of Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle in response to the Netflix film Enola Holmes.The film stars Stranger Things actress Millie Bobby Brown as Enola, the sister of Sherlock (Cavill) and Mycroft Holmes (Sam Claflin), who sets off to find her missing mother.The film is based on the Enola Holmes series of books written by Nancy Spr
- Anthony Joshua Tyson Fury (Picture: Getty/ Metro.co.uk)Tyson Fury has challenged Anthony Joshua to fight him in December and says he will beat his fellow heavyweight world champion within three rounds.Fury holds the WBC and Ring Magazine belts, while Joshua has the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO straps and the pair are expected to unify the titles next year.Before their expected fight, likely to be in spring or early summer, Fury is due to fight Deontay Wilder for a third time and Joshua will defend his
- Carrots and potatoes were tipped on to the floor by a large truck outside the Ben Pimlott Building at Goldsmiths College in New Cross, which is part of the University of London, on Tuesday.
- The blunder mocking the opposition leader was made by the Whitstable and Canterbury Labour Party, in Kent, before it was deleted and a grovelling apology was issued.
- Kim Wilde is best known for her hit Kids In America (Picture: Getty/AVRO)Kids In America might just be the most memorable bop of the 80s, but iconic singer Kim Wilde has to remind herself of it every time she goes on tour.The pop singer, who holds the record for being the most-charted British female solo act of the decade, chatted to Metro.co.uk for National Album Day and explained why she’s determined to exactly replicate the record she made almost 40 years ago.Asked if she ever listens t
- Italy and Greece are at risk of being added to the Government's travel quarantine 'red list' this evening after both suffered a spike in coronavirus cases.
- The NFL is further postponing the Titans' upcoming game against the Pittsburgh Steelers after another Tennessee player and team employee tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday.
- American-born Madeline Odent posted messages in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement explaining how they could use household goods to damage UK monuments.
- Steve and friend are joining Smash Bros. (pic: Nintendo)The new DLC fighters for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate have been announced and it’s Steve and Alex from Minecraft – plus a zombie and Enderman.The latest addition to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster isn’t Crash Bandicoot but it is another third party character, or rather characters, as Minecraft is added to the game.That will make it the second Microsoft published game in Smash Bros., after Banjo-Kazooie, and is further
- The teenager who is in the care of Croydon Council, was placed in secure accommodationin south-east England after going missing and being picked up by police.
- Louis Shadwick, researching a doctorate on Edward Hopper at the Courtauld Institute in London, found the great realist painter's works were strikingly similar to others.
- Twitter appears to have hit a bump in the road this afternoon (Credits: Bloomberg via Getty Images)Twitter appears to have suffered an unexpected outage across the UK leaving users unable to view or post tweets.Reports started to emerge at 3pm that the micro-blogging service was having problems. Users began to report to DownDetector – which measures outages across popular platforms – that they couldn’t get access.Users from areas like London, Aylesbury and North Yorkshire claim
- Luleå is the largest city in Swedish Lapland, which is situated in the northern part of Sweden (Picture: Stuart Price)Swedish Lapland isn’t just for Christmas.
That’s what I discover in the middle of February, where in Luleå, its largest city, there are no signs of this winter wonderland melting away.
As I step out onto a frozen patch of the Baltic sea, in the small Island of Gråsjälören, I’m greeted with a frosty hello, it’s -17C and the ice i
- Fleetwood Mac skateboarder that went viral on TikTok has received $10,000 in donations from fans (Picture: TikTok)Skateboarder Nathan Apodaca who saw himself go viral thanks to a very chill TikTok video of him miming along to Fleetwood Mac classic Dreams has been inundated with generous donations from fans.Apodaca aka @420doggface208 on TikTok uploaded an uber chill video of him just gliding along on his skateboard while sipping cranberry juice and jamming along to the ’70s hit.
It led to
- Multi-millionaire John Broadhurst is set to be released in early October, several sources have confirmed.He was jailed in 2018 over the death of Natalie Connolly, 26, using 'rough sex' as an excuse.
- A jury was told counter-terrorism police found an arsenal of explosives and chemicals after raiding the home of Russell Wadge, 58, in Carmarthenshire which they say he planned to use on 'Remainers'
- 43% of women said they would be less likely to share breast health concerns (Picture: Getty/Metro.co.uk)New research shows that one in five women have deprioritised their breast health and nearly half are less likely to share their breast health concerns as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the study by Estee Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Campaign, only half (56%) of the Black women surveyed check their breasts every month.A fifth of women under 45 are unlikely to visit
- Petie Schwartz, 18 (left) and Aaron Schwartz, 22 (right), could be sent to Missouri state prison for up to 15 years for allegedly violating the terms of their probation in their sister's rape case.
- The boss has spoken (Photo: WWE)Triple H admitted he ‘isn’t thrilled’ when WWE superstars don’t listen to guidelines during the coronavirus pandemic.The company has been hit by a Covid-19 outbreak recently with a number of unnamed people either testing positive for the respiratory illness or coming into contact with those who have.During a conference call before this weekend’s TakeOver 31 event, the NXT boss was asked about reports of a party and whether any of the
Chris Rock has joked the Tiffany Haddish might have been inspired to shave her head after they drank hallucinogenic mushroom tea together.The comedian was talking about attending Dave Chappelle’s socially distanced stand-up shows in Ohio during a virtual appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show when he made the hilarious revelation.Chris, 55, explained how Dave had bought land in Ohi
- Djokovic looks in good form (Picture: Getty)Novak Djokovic looks in imperious form at the French Open and wasted little time as he swatted Ricardas Berankis aside 6-1 6-2 6-2 to book his spot in the third round after an hour and 23 minutes.
Djokovic, the world No. 1 from Serbia, has yet to lose any match this year when he’s not been disqualified and he recorded a 70th match win at Roland Garros.
That draws him level with Roger Federer as the man with the second-most match wins at Roland Ga
- Mrs Hinch reveals she was forced to call police after receiving social media threats (Picture: ITV)Cleaning guru Mrs Hinch has revealed she was forced to phone the police after receiving a number of social media threats.
The star was on This Morning today where she spoke about the challenges of having a huge following online – seeing her rack up a whopping 3.7 million Instagram followers.And while addressing the ‘dark side’ of the web, she confessed some virtual trolling got so
- The incident occurred in the town of Lake Kathryn last Thursday, while homeowner Dale Barberi was out at work.
- Accounts released on Wednesday show his company, Ed Sheeran Ltd, made a gross profit of £36,456,811, equating to £99,881 a day.
- Jeremy Lindsey, 18, is on the run after failing to turn up for his sentencing after he tortured his family’s newborn puppy to death at his home in Indiana, right, in January (Pictures: WBST)An 18 year-old animal abuser who tortured a newborn puppy to death is now a fugitive after failing to turn up for his sentencing hearing. Police issued an arrest warrant for Jeremy Lindsey when the dog killer failed to show for his sentencing in South Bend, Indiana, on Tuesday.Lindsey, who faces three-a
- via mirror.co.ukA father has shared his shock after he was shouted at for being in a baby changing room with his five-month-old daughter - because he's a man
- Bukayo Saka is set to make his England debut this month (Getty Images)Gareth Southgate believes Bukayo Saka will add depth to England’s left side after the Arsenal winger was handed his first senior England call-up.The 19-year-old has rejected the chance to represent Nigeria and has made England’s squad ahead of their upcoming fixtures against Wales, Belgium and Denmark.Saka has impressed on Arsenal’s left flank under both Unai Emery and Mikel Arteta and has shown that he is ca
- The Portuguese coach had hoped his star forward would not get called up (Picture: Getty Images)Gareth Southgate has hit back at Jose Mourinho over the Tottenham Hotspur manager’s remarks about Harry Kane and told him he needs to ‘look after’ the England striker too.The Portuguese coach is in the middle of a gruelling run of games – playing four Premier League fixtures, three Europa League ties and a Carabao Cup clash in the space of three weeks – and has been keen f
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