- See a full list of the latest case rates for every local authority area in England. It shows that more than half of English council areas have had more cases in the last week
- David Alaba has been linked with a move to Chelsea (Getty)David Alaba’s camp will not be holding talks with Chelsea in the January transfer window despite the defender’s situation at Bayern Munich still unresolved, according to reports in Germany.The Austria international will be out of contract at the end of the season and could be available on a free transfer next summer.Alaba would be free to negotiate with other clubs from the start of January, which could pave the way for a move
- At last – a fair chance to buy into the next gen (pic: Microsoft)UK retailer Box will be selling its stock of Xbox Series X by using a ballot system, to try and avoid scalpers buying up everything.A lack of stock is one thing – everyone understands that the coronavirus has made everything more difficult this year – but the worst thing about the next generation console launch has been the scalpers buying up all the consoles before normal customers get a chance.Actually, even wor
Physical activity has plummeted during the pandemic by 60% because gyms and sports clubs have closedThe level of physical activity in England has fallen sharply during the coronavirus pandemic as sports clubs and gyms have been forced to close and people have been working from home.
- Care home resident Doreen (left) alongside her daughter Sandy at Sunrise of Bassett care home in Southampton, Hampshire (Picture: PA)People living in care homes will finally be able to have visitors indoors again with a new system of coronavirus testing.Care homes will be allocated tests for Covid-19 which relatives and friends will be able to take before they visit.If they test negative, they will be able to see their loved ones again without needing to do so outdoors or through a window.
- Terrence Wilson, 32, from Eltham, southeast London, slammed his partner to the ground and grabbed a baseball bat in a bout of domestic abuse December 4 2019. He was sentenced at Isleworth Crown Court.
Netflix drops classic 90s films and fans go wild for Galaxy Quest addition: ‘Worth the subscription fee alone’Galaxy Quest has been added to Netflix UK and fans are thrilled (Picture: Rex)Netflix has dropped some of the most iconic 90s movies to get us through December – and we have no choice but to stan.The streaming platform gave us a very early Christmas present, announcing their newest slate of additions.In a tweet on their official page, bosses revealed The Cable Guy, Last Of The Mohicans, Wild Wild West and Falling Down have now been added – as well as newer films Where The Wild Things
- The lucky applicant will get £200 for the trouble (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk)Most people wouldn’t hesitate to say that food is one of their favourite parts of the Christmas season.If you’re one of those people, then you could be in luck, because restaurant and takeaway insurance website MoneyBeach.co.uk is looking for a Festive Food Tester.The job involves reviewing a variety of popular limited-edition Christmas takeaway menu options, from drinks to sandwiches
- Little Eddie Murphy-Boxall's mum thought he was asleep and let the back door ajar during one of the hottest days of the year, in June during the first coronavirus lockdown, an inquest into his death heard
- The price hike comes amid plans to permanently scrap Saturday letterbox deliveries as part of a multi-million-pound cost saving measure across Britain's postal service
- Jozsef Szajer resigned over the weekend for what he said were 'personal reasons', but admitted today that he had received a police caution.
Strictly Come Dancing 2020: Bill Bailey’s dances so far ranked – from talking to the animals to Janet Jackson’s favourite JiveCaption: Bill Bailey\’s dances ranked
Credit: PABill Bailey is the best thing that ever happened to Strictly Come Dancing, bringing his magic to the dancefloor just when we’ve all needed it the most. But when he was announced as a member of the Strictly class of 2020, no one could possibly imagine what tricks the comedian would pull from his sleeve. Partnered up with arguably the show’s most popular, and in my personal opinion, inventive professional, Oti Ma
- Gwilym Llwyd Owen, 28, admitted causing criminal damage after tearing down plastic sheeting covering 'non-essential' items in a Tesco store in Bangor during the Welsh 'firebreak' lockdown.
- BTS singing Christmas songs is everything you need to see today (Picture: ABC / BACKGRID)BTS performed their rendition of Santa Claus Is Coming To Town as part of a Disney singalong – and it will definitely give you the festive feels.The K-pop superstars made of up of – Jungkook, Jimin, RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope and V – sang the festive tune for Ryan Seacrest’s The Disney Holiday Singalong on Monday night.The one-hour musical event included animated on-screen lyrics to allow
- Mr Farage said he went out fishing with a friend on November 29 and was five miles off the coast of Dover when they spotted the small orange boat with two men on board.
- Single mum Sasha Smolova said taking her two boys to Malta meant they missed out on four weeks of school but she claimed they learnt things abroad they would not have in the classroom
- Clinton spoke at length in a freewheeling interview with actor Dax Shepard and co-host Monica Padman on their podcast Armchair Expert, in a new episode that aired on Monday.
- Boris Johnson was today accused of putting poorer residents' lives at risk when he delayed introducing the Low Emission Zone during his tenure as Mayor of London.
- Footage shows the helicopter crossing rocky outcrops and icy peaks on the border between Spain and France as they raced to find her before a snowstorm arrives.
- The Man is becoming The Mum (Photo: WWE)Becky Lynch is positively glowing – and proving herself to be an ally in the Black Lives Matter movement.The pregnant WWE star – who is expecting her first child with fiancé and fellow wrestler Seth Rollins – has sent fans wild with her recent photo shoots, and now she’s bared her baby bump in a stunning new snap.In the picture shared by stylist Troi Anthoni – who has been working with the mum-to-be and her man on their
Ellen Page comes out as trans and is now called Elliot: ‘I feel lucky to be here and to have arrived at this place in my life’Elliot Page has penned a heartfelt statement (Picture: Getty Images)Ellen Page has come out as transgender, changing his name to Elliot.The Umbrella Academy actor described himself as ‘lucky’ to have been able to come out, and penned a heartfelt statement.‘Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot,’ he wrote.
‘I feel lucky to be writing this. To be here. To have arrived at this place in my life.‘I also
Ellen Page announces he is trans and is now called Elliot: ‘I feel lucky to be here and to have arrived at this place in my life’Elliot Page has penned a heartfelt statement (Picture: Getty Images)Ellen Page has come out as transgender, changing his name to Elliot.The Umbrella Academy actor described himself as ‘lucky’ to have been able to come out, and penned a heartfelt statement.‘Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot,’ he wrote.
‘I feel lucky to be writing this. To be here. To have arrived at this place in my life.‘I also
- The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) said industries that have ridden out the worst of the pandemic, such as manufacturing, financial services and agriculture, would be hammered by leaving the EU without a trade deal
- The NHS encourages all women aged 25 to 49 in England to get screened for cervical cancer every three years, and all those aged 50 to 64 every five years.
- Are you ready to ditch the razor? (Picture: Decembeard, Scott Smith)Completed Movember? Before you pick up your razor to finally shave off that ’tache, allow us to introduce the next no-shave fundraising challenge: Decembeard.The concept is simple: you ditch your razor and let your beard grow fully throughout December.
It’s all to raise money for Bowel Cancer UK, a charity that’s facing a 40% drop in income due to the pandemic.So, if you think you’ve got what it takes to
- John Mackey blamed universities and progressives on a ‘move towards socialism’ (Picture: AFP)Whole Foods CEO John Mackey has called socialism a ‘path to poverty’, while hailing capitalism as ‘greatest thing humanity’s ever done’.The multimillionaire made his remarks last week during a Zoom conference with American Enterprise Institute.He blamed a ‘move towards socialism’ in the US on progressives and private universities portraying business a
- Frank Lampard believes John Terry is ‘destined’ to become a manager (Pictures: Getty)Frank Lampard believes fellow Chelsea legend John Terry is ‘destined’ to become a manager as he continues to be linked with the Derby County job.Lampard and Terry are two of Chelsea’s greatest and most decorated players, with the pair winning eight Premier League titles between them.While Lampard entered management in 2018, first joining Championship club Derby and then returning to
- Co-op Funeralcare has shared the clip to raise awareness of talking about death
- At least the scalpers aren’t winning this one (pic: Microsoft)UK-based scalpers who boasted of having over a thousand Xbox Series X console to resell have been caught out by online retailer Very.If you’ve never understood the adage about not counting your chickens until they’ve hatched this is exactly the sort of thing it refers to, as the scalper group that bragged about having over a thousand Xbox Series X to sell at inflated prices have had their orders cancelled.Just yester
- Suzette Penton has died a week after she stood up to her son’s bullies, with Elijah Stansell, top right, accused of driving the van that ran the mom overA protective ‘mama bear’ has died after she was intentionally run over by a bully who turned up at her home with friends to attack her teenage son. Suzette Penton was left critically-ill after being run over outside her home in Tampa, Florida, on November 9 by a van investigators say was driven by Elijah Stansell, 18.
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