- Kenneth Rasmuson, 59, is expected to be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after he did not contend committing the killings of Jeffrey Vargo and Miguel Antero.
- Erica Watson, an actress and comedienne who appeared in Precious and Empire, has died of Covid at the age of 48 (Pictures: Erica Watson/Getty)A successful actress and comedienne whose work included a role in hit movie Precious has died of Covid aged just 48. Erica Watson was killed by the virus on Saturday, her family said. The Chicago-born performer had been living in Jamaica when she fell ill.
Erica’s first big role was as Sheila in 2009 movie Precious, which tells the story of an abused
Love Island South Africa promises more diverse cast after launching with just three Black contestantsLove Island South Africa should feature more Black contestants in future episodes (Picture: Love Island South Africa)Love Island South Africa will feature a more diverse cast in future episodes, its TV network has promised viewers amid backlash over the whitewashed contestants. The South African spin-off series debuted over the weekend featuring only three Black contestants despite people of colour making up around 80% of the country’s population. DStv, which airs Love Island SA,
- John Boyega won a Golden Globe for his performance in Small Axe (Picture: Getty Images)Tina Fey summed it up best at last night’s Golden Globes: Awards shows are stupid but even stupid things need inclusivity. On the face of it, Black talent cleaned up at this year’s awards with Daniel Kaluuya, John Boyega, Andra Day and the late, great Chadwick Boseman earning the top best and supporting actor accolades across the TV and movie categories. Their deserved achievements will u
- Research of 2,000 women commissioned by Venus found 'how often people disregard the skin on their bodies and routinely forget to nourish their skin from the chin downwards'
- Travellers in London who have been subject to quarantine arrangements and (inset) the letter sent to guests at the Radisson Blu (Picture: Rex/Submitted/Metro.co.uk)Guests who were in hotel quarantine near Heathrow have told of how a letter about drink, drugs and smoking sparked a mini-rebellion.The blunt message was sent out to reinforce restrictions intended to guard against Covid-19 at the Radisson Blu Edwardian.A mum-of-two – who abided by the rules – told Metro.co.uk how others i
- Daniel Hendry, 25, caused chaos onboard the plane from Tenerife back to the UK (Cavendish)A drunken airline passenger who made fascist salutes at a Ryanair flight attendant and headbutted him after being asked to wear a face mask has been jailed.Daniel Hendry, 25, caused chaos onboard the plane from Tenerife back to the UK after he drunk three-quarters of a vodka bottle.He mocked Italian air host Samuel Proietti’s nationality and raised his arm in a fascist Mussolini-style salute as he rep
- It’s been nine years since I got Milly and I have never once had to call the emergency services or see the inside of an ambulance. (Picture: DC Thomson & Co.Ltd)Until my little Yorkshire Terrier, Milly, came into my life, I felt like a prisoner in my own home. My health was so unstable that I’d become too scared to go out and being stuck within the same four walls day in, day out, left me feeling incredibly isolated and low.
I’ve been an unstable diabetic, with Type 1
- Daniel Hendry, 25, called flight attendent a 'fascist' and raised his arm in a Mussolini-style salute during a flight from Ternerife to Manchester on January 29.
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK star Cheryl Hole has urged the Government to do more for LGBTQ+ venues amid the coronavirus pandemic.Many queer spaces have already taken a beating due to lockdown, rising rents and social distancing restrictions, and although Boris Johnson has said clubs will open on June 21 at the earliest, owners of these spaces have said they’re struggling financiall
- William Wiltse has been jailed for just 20 days after he sexually assaulted a six year-old girl on two separate occasions (Picture: Wichita County Jail)An 80 year-old pedophile who repeatedly molested a six year-old girl has been sentenced to just 20 days in jail. William Wiltse, from Wichita Falls in Texas, will spend less than three weeks behind bars after he admitted to twice undressing the youngster and fondling her eight years ago.The victim, whose relationship to Wiltse was not shared, tol
- The product left people divided, with some critics dubbing it "bleak", while others said that their children would love to play with it
- Now three weeks at number one (pic: Nintendo)Increased stock of the PS5 has had a marked effect on the UK sales charts, with Spider-Man: Miles Morales only just missing out on the top spot.Despite two notable new releases the most significant chart movement this week came from Spider-Man: Miles Morales, which saw a 172% increases thanks to the PlayStation 5 console being more widely available.Demon’s Souls saw a similar 123% increase, jumping back into the top 40 at number 21. The Last Of
- The woman, who is seen in a clip surrounded by officers, says she travelled within London to meet a friend while socially distancing and wearing a mask - arguing her actions were "reasonable"
- The disgraced publicist is the subject of a new documentary (Credits: PA Archive/PA Images)Max Clifford’s shocking behaviour is to be laid bare in a new Channel 4 documentary.The notorious publicist – who died in December 2017 – is the subject of hour-long film Max Clifford: The Fall of a Tabloid, which is set to air tonight at 9pm.He was sentence to eight years in prison in May 2014, serving his sentence at HM Prison Littlehey.Tonight’s one-off documentary will feature s
- Alexander Parkin, who worked on Radio 3 show Late Junction and won nine Sony awards for his work, was found to have 123g of crystal meth at his flat in Marylebone
- Gifty Poku was employed as deputy head of corporate accounts at Barts Health NHS Trust, in East London. She is now in line for compensation. Pictured: One of the trust's hospitals.
- Retired NHL star Todd Bertuzzi was arrested for drunk driving over the weekend in Michigan. The 46-year-old former Vancouver Canucks star was reportedly seen running a red light.
California teachers' union president is blasted as a 'hypocrite' for dropping daughter off at schoolMatt Meyer, president of the Berkeley Federation of Teachers,has fought for public schools to be closed in Berkeley until teachers are vaccinated, among other stipulations.
- Robert Unanue, boss of the Hispanic food supplier, claimed that 'the majority' of Americans voted for the Republican candidate just hours before Trump took the stage in Orlando.
- Prince Philip was helped into a waiting ambulance because of 'a pre-existing heart condition' hours after a trailer of the Susssexes' tell-all interview with Oprah.
- Ryan Fischer was shot while walking two of Lady Gaga’s dogs (Picture: Lady Gaga/Instagram; Valley of the Dogs)Lady Gaga’s dog walker has broken his silence from his hospital bed after being shot during an attack which saw two of her dogs stolen in Los Angeles.Ryan Fischer shared two photos of himself in hospital on Monday with bruises on his face while hooked up to a breathing machine.
In the lengthy caption, he wrote: ‘4 days ago, while a car sped away and blood poured from my
- Research among 1,200 16-25 year olds commissioned by the National Organisation for FASD (Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) found many are taking unforeseen risks due to a lack of knowledge, education - and intoxication
- Grant John Storey Delaney was discovered by Greater Manchester Police officers who were called to reports of a 'sudden death' at a home in Rochdale on February 22.
- Martha Kalifatidis revealsher after-show transformation (Picture: Getty / Instagram, marthaa_k)It’s been two years since Married At First Sight Australia’s Martha Kalifatidis starred on the hit reality show, but in that time she’s undergone quite the transformation.Many commented on her ‘Kim Kardashian-like’ appearance during her time on the programme, and the 32-year-old has shown off her new looks by stepping out for an event.Martha showcased her new look during t
- He indicated that the idea was being looked at by the Government's new catch-up tsar Sir Kevan Collins
- The UK’s border controls have come under fire after a new strain of Covid was detected (Picture: Rex/ Reuters/ PA)Boris Johnson has led the way in defending the UK’s border controls after a new Brazilian strain of Covid was detected within the country.Officials are currently seeking one person who tested positive for the ‘concerning’ Covid strain, who didn’t leave their name and address with their test. They are one of six cases of the variant, which originates from
- Four in a Bed is back with new episodes! (Picture: Studio Lambert)Money plays an important role on popular Channel 4 B&B competition Four in a Bed.Four Bed & Breakfast owners spend the night in each other’s establishments, over paying what they think the stay was worth in cash, over the course of four episodes.Though the payments don’t get revealed until the end of the final episode – finding out how much their competition really thinks their B&B is worth.So, do the
- Co-op Funeralcare is bringing people together to remember their loved ones in a world where we can't physically meet up
- Department of Health bosses today posted 5,455 more infections and 104 fatalities. It is the lowest daily case toll since September 28, and the fewest victims since October 26.
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