Former journalist Boris Johnson laid into the profession while giving career advice at a school (Picture: Metro)Boris Johnson has been doing his best to persuade the next generation against starting careers as journalists, saying that the role involves ‘always abusing people.’Perhaps bruised by one too many robust encounters in his Covid-19 press conferences, the Prime Minister laid into his former career while dishing out careers advice at a school in London.
He suggested reporters
- Bosses behind energy giant, a 'Big Six' energy firm, are today warning customers to check their bank statements for unusual activity following the breach.
- The attorney Vivian Thoreen appeared on Good Morning America to dispel the allegations and to insist that in the past year, Britney has never asked Jamie directly to step down.
- Great-grandparents Peter Hurrell, 72, and Audrey (both pictured), 67, from Trowell, Nottinghamshire, passed away just 10 days apart after testing positive for Covid-19 in January.
- Manchester United expect to be in the last 16 draw (Picture: Getty Images)The Europa League last 32 round comes to a close on Thursday night and there is no time wasted with the draw for the last 16 taking place on Friday lunchtime.Tottenham booked their spot in the draw on Wednesday, but the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal, Leicester and Rangers will be looking to finish their jobs in their second legs on Thursday.The bookmakers fancy the Premier League sides at this stage of the competitio
- Toby Hudson was unable to speak to a doctor in Weymouth due to a faulty phone system and eventually gave up and decided to try again the next day.
- Every room in Catherine Hamilton's house in Leeds is covered with Disney decorations she has amassed over the years during monthly trips to Disneyland in Paris and says
- French actor Gérard Depardieu was seen filimg Maigret and the Dead Girl along the banks of the Seine last Friday after Paris prosecutors indicted him for attacking a 22-year-old actress.
- Burns victim Martyn Compton, who has known Harry for 15 years, said he hopes his friend's decision to build a new life for himself, Meghan and Archie in Los Angeles will be 'worth it for him'.
- Hamish Macdonald was visible emotional when hearing the story of Tim Granger and his daughter Prue on Thursday night's episode shining a spotlight on aged care in Australia.
- Professor Mark Woolhouse, an infectious disease expert at Edinburgh University, said not a single cluster of cases was traced to staycations in the Scottish Highlands and Islands.
Phillip Schofield has poked fun at the drama surrounding Dancing On Ice 2021, as a spate of injured stars quitting has led fans to question whether it could be cancelled.Last week, Dancing On Ice took a one-week hiatus after several contestants were forced to back out of the competition due to injuries and positive Covid-19 tests.The most recent competitor to drop out of the running is J
- The Prime Minister said there would be "no cut" to cash for Transport for the North. But in January the Department for Transport told the body its budget would be slashed by 40%. And today, they declined to say whether the cut was going ahead
- Princess Latifa Al Maktoum is urging Cambridgeshire Police to trace her sister, Shamsa, who is alleged to have been kidnapped after she fled the royal family's Longcross estate
- Border forces would not let Dean Lemire and his dad get onto the Eurostar (Picture: Cascade News/Getty)An 11-year-old boy is trapped in France and can’t return home to his mum in a row over coronavirus rules.
Dean Lemire went to his dad’s home in Arras, in France, over Christmas and stayed longer than planned after lockdown was announced last month.
But this week the boy was blocked from boarding the Eurostar home after his dad Eric Lemire, who was accompanying him on the journey, ha
- Xi Jinping proclaimed 'victory' over poverty in a speech in Beijing on Thursday after drive that saw some 10million poor Chinese forcibly relocated from villages to towns over the last four years.
- CPS figures show that each of the 246 prosecutions launched since the law was introduced last spring has so far been incorrect (Pictures: PA/EMPICS Entertainment)Every single one of the 246 prosecutions launched under the Coronavirus Act have been wrong, according to the latest figures.The legislation was introduced by the government in March last year and gives police powers to detain ‘potentially infectious persons’ for screening and assessment with ‘reasonable force’ i
- British Pie Week is just days away (Picture: Mike Cooper/Pieminister/Metro.co.uk)Is there anything better than pie?Whether you prefer meaty types or veggie options, there’s something so comforting about the humble pie – especially when it’s served with creamy mash and rich gravy.Next week marks British Pie Week and, to get in the spirit of things, the team at Pieminister are delivering kits so you can enjoy the full works at home.The brand’s Pie Week Mothership kits cost
- Athian Rivera was found dead in a dumpster on Friday and Wyatt Lamb, 27, right, has been arrested (Picture: Facebook/police handout)A 27-year-old man has been arrested after his girlfriend’s two-year-old son was found dead in a dumpster.Wyatt Lamb was arrested by police on Friday following the discovery of toddler Athian Rivera’s body in a dumpster at an apartment block in Cheyenne, Wyoming, earlier the same day.He was taken into custody on suspicion of failing to appear in court and
- Classic Car Gallery - A Journey Through Motoring History, by automotive writer Lance Cole, shows off a treasure trove of motoring beauties. Pictured: The famous Jaguar E-Type.
Ghetts rides self-propelled gun through Central London as he pushes for number one for Conflict Of InterestGhetts took to the streets of London to promote his new album (Picture: Backgrid)Ghetts had heads turning in Central London on Wednesday as the rapper rode a self-propelled gun through the capital to promote his new album, Conflict of Interest.The rapper, 36, was seen aboard an Abbot with the album name spray painted on the side as he filmed a video in the middle of Oxford Street. The stunt comes as Ghetts, real name Justin Clarke, aims to close in on the number one spot on the Official Cha
- From left to right: Lewis Herman, Jamie Barker, Rebecca McNally and Chelsea Wilson-Ford, who inflicted horrific torture on Jordan StoreyA football coach was subjected to a horrific torture ordeal in which he had his hair and feet set on fire and the word ‘nonse’ carved into his back.Jordan Storey, 28, was attacked with weapons including an axe, sledgehammer, dog chain, knife and dumbbell bar by a friend and three others who filmed the brutality and posted it online.Jamie Barker, Lewi
- Boris Johnson's lockdown roadmap will allow takeaway alcohol from pubs - but only in Step 2, once beer gardens are already open anyway
Country singer Trisha Yearwood, 56, contracts Covid-19 as husband Garth Brooks says ‘we’ll ride through this’Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks are in quarantine after she tested positive for Covid-19 (Picture: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)Garth Brooks has revealed how he’s sticking by his wife’s side after singer Trisha Yearwood tested positive for Covid-19.The country music super gave fans an update about his wife’s health in a statement which read: ‘The Queen and I have now tested twice. Officially, she’s diagnosed as “on her way out of the tunnel” now, thou
- WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT. A shocking video shows an adult male hippo sinking its teeth into a baby hippo before drowning it at a Zambian National Park.
- Prince Harry’s army friend Martyn Compton says he hopes his decision is worth it (Picture: ITV/Getty)Prince Harry’s army friend has warned being stripped of his military titles will be ‘a massive ordeal’ for him.Martyn Compton, who has known the duke for 15 years, says he hopes Harry’s decision to step down as a working member of the Royal Family for good is worth the payoff.Speaking on ITV’s Lorraine on Thursday morning, he said: ‘He was very passionate
- Stephen Long claims his career in IT was cut short after suffering a 'considerable blow to the forehead,' when he hit it against a doorframe in the basement of Elegant Resorts' Chester office.
- The woman held up a handwritten message on a piece of paper behind the window of her room at the Radisson Blu Edwardian hotel near Heathrow Airport today to complain about her treatment.
- Frank Howell, 90, and wife Joan, 93, have been reunited after five months apart. The couple from Kidderminster, Worcs, were together again in time for their platinum anniversary.
- WARNING: EXPLICIT LANGUAGE. Pilot Josh Redsun and his father were in the plane when its engine failed after taking off. Mr Redsun was forced to land in Livermore near 580 on Isabel Avenue.
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