- via theguardian.comAlmost half of FE and sixth form colleges have required financial help, report revealsAlmost half of further education (FE) and sixth form colleges in England have required government intervention because of financial difficulties after years of funding cuts, according to the public spending watchdog.The National Audit Office (NAO) says the Department for Education (DfE) has spent more than £700m in emergency funding to tackle financial problems in the sector and keep individual colleges a
- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer takes his Manchester United team to Luton on Tuesday night (Picture: Getty Images)Manchester United travel to Luton on Tuesday night in the third round of the Carabao Cup, hoping to bounce back from their limp performance and defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday evening.The Red Devils were downed 3-1 by the Eagles at Old Trafford and the pressure is on manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer not to open their campaign with back-to-back defeats.Luton, in contrast, have had an excellent
- A polar bear with its cubs in the sea ice, northeast of Alaska (Picture: AFP)Humanity has been told to take drastic action after grave warnings suggested the Arctic was in ‘meltdown’, with sea ice thawing to its second lowest level on record.The grim milestone follows a ‘crazy’ year of heat waves and forest fires in the polar region and will have implications for wildlife, food supplies and the wider climate crisis.The US’ National Snow and Ice Data Centre (NSIDC) s
- Have I Got News For You is 30 (Picture: BBC/Hat Trick/Ray Burmiston)Have I Got News For You is returning to its studio for its 60th series.Series 59 of the long-running panel show was filmed virtually, from the panellists’ respective homes during lockdown.However, the upcoming series, which will mark the show’s 30th anniversary, will be back in the studio, and hopefully with the reintroduction of a studio audience.The audience at Riverside Studios in Hammersmith will be socially dist
- FIFA 21 – no demo this year (pic: EA)Normally there’s always a free FIFA demo before each new game is released but not this year…A demo of the latest FIFA game is all part of the series’ pre-release tradition but just as real-world football has been forced to change by the pandemic, so too have video games.EA has confirmed that there’ll be no FIFA 21 demo, so that the developers can focus on getting the game finished on time – which seems fair enough.But whil
- Megan and Cardi dropped the song of the summer (Picture: YouTube)Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion are going head-to-head in the Billboard Music Awards 2020 nominations but the WAP queens will no doubt be supporting each other. Surprisingly, the pair aren’t nominated for their female empowerment anthem WAP – which stands for Wet A*s P***y – but are instead up for top female rap artist alongside City Girls. WAP likely did play a part in their nomination though as the son
Carole Baskin might have ended up at the bottom on the leaderboard during the first night of Dancing With The Stars, but she’s not giving up hope yet.The Big Cat Rescue CEO admitted that she plans to ‘redeem herself’ on tonight’s episode as she takes on the Waltz with partner Pasha Pashkov.During Tuesday’s Good Morning America, she explained: ‘I’
- Todd Sampson appeared on Anh Do's latest episode of Brush With Fame on Tuesday night and revealed that he believed his older sister was his cousin for much of his childhood.
- Professors at the Science and Technology Committee meeting via Zoom today said young people had already suffered the 'greatest price' for lockdown despite being least at risk.
- Zachary Starr and wife Mikki - found dead at their Ohio home in a suspected murder-suicide - were sending adoring messages to each-other just weeks before their deaths, social media shows.
- Scream 5 has officially started filming and we’re so ready (Picture: Rex)Scream bosses have confirmed that cameras are officially rolling for the fifth instalment.Neve Campbell recently delighted fans after confirming she would be returning to the franchise as Sidney Prescott, alongside Courteney Cox (Gale Weathers) and David Arquette (Dewey Riley).And the official Twitter account revealed that production had commenced.A tweet from @TheScreamSeries simply read: ‘Cameras have official
- It took more than three years for Lee Cole’s case to reach court – despite him telling police exactly what he had done (Picture: Google)A paedophile who handed himself in to police was not charged for another three years, a court heard.Lee Cole, 45, phoned 999 saying he had done ‘something stupid and terrible’ within hours of molesting a young girl in July 2016.In his call to the emergency operator, he detailed the abuse, said he knew he would go to prison for it and then
- Shenton Lee Flenady, 42, sexually abused the girl - who was not his daughter - for a year and told her not to tell anyone, Brisbane District Court heard.
- Fans in pubs are set to miss the end of late Premier League kick-offs (AFP via Getty Images)Fans watching Premier League games in pubs risk missing the end of the match due to the new 10pm curfew.The Government has announced that a strict curfew will begin on Thursday which will see all pubs, bars and restaurants close at 10pm.But with some Premier League fixtures scheduled to begin as late as 8.15pm, people watching matches in pubs and bars will miss the end of the action.Liverpool host Arsenal
- Prince William opens up about his eco-journey in the upcoming ITV documentary (Picture: ITV)Prince William has said becoming a dad gave him a ‘new sense of purpose’ in wanting to protect the planet.The 38-year-old duke – who has George, 7, Charlotte, 5, and Louis, 2 – said he has ‘always loved nature’ but fatherhood made him care more about the future generations.Speaking in the upcoming ITV documentary ‘Prince William: A Planet For Us All’, he sai
- Just one in 10 Americans say they’ll get a Covid vaccine as soon as it comes out. Jennifer Haller from Seattle, right, became the first person in the US to receive a prototype shot in March (Pictures: AP)Only a tenth of Americans will be willing to get the new coronavirus vaccine as soon as it comes out, a new survey claims. The poll, by politics website Axios and polling company Ipsos, found just 13% of people questioned said they’d be willing to have the first-generation Covid-19 p
- Do you want Vegan Whipped Topping with that? (Picture: Starbucks)There’s not much we can count on this autumn, but one seasonal fave that never lets us down is the Starbucks PSL.That’s the classic and delicious Pumpkin Spice Latte, for those of you who don’t speak basic bitch.The iconic PSL has become synonymous with autumn, and you can guarantee Instagram likes if you post a pic drinking one, ideally wearing your chunkiest knitwear, surrounded by orange leaves, maybe also hold
- Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler cut a campaign ad that calls her more conservative than Atilla the Hun - prompting rival Rep. Doug Collins to note the tribal leader 'killed thousands of Christians.'
- A dog owner from Canada was baffled when her pet discovered how to open the baby gate she had installed. She hid with a camera and caught her dog Sophie, one, sneaking up the stairs.
- Video footage shows the woman pushing and shoving the Southern California Native Americans who had gathered at the site of the wall in San Diego County, California.
- Shelves are being emptied of pasta, rice and tinned goods, while trollies are stacked with toilet roll astighter coronavirus restrictions are announcedto stem the spread of the virus.
- Love Island explains Noah’s sudden exit from showLove Island has confirmed that Noah Purvis sudden disappearance from the show is due to ‘false information on his application’.Fans first noticed that the new islander was no longer on the show during Sunday night’s episode when he was nowhere to be seen in the villa, and was not being mentioned by fellow contestants.While the show did not address his exit on-air, CBS released a statement to confirm he would not be returnin
- Katie Holmes and Emilio Vitolo Jr were all smiles (Picture: LRNYC / MEGA)Katie Holmes and her rumoured new boyfriend Emilio Vitolo Jr have been spotted looking completely carefree as they enjoyed a stroll and drive around New York City.So sweet!
The pair, who have been looking loved up as they enjoy dates around the Big Apple, grinned away as they enjoyed a ride in Emilio’s Pontiac.The chef picked up actress Katie from her apartment before the pair went for a relaxing drive and took in the
- The arsonists, Abdul Rehman and Zubair Charya, were affiliated with the MQM party, a large national party which was governing in the city at the time of the attack.
- Kate Middleton, 38, appeared relaxed as she recycled her pink £29.50 M&S trousers to meet with parents helped by peer support networks during the Covid-19 pandemic in a London park.
- Scientists believe the lack of strict lockdown measures have helped Sweden avoid a second wave of Covid-19 as it continues to record its lowest number of cases since March.
The first episode of this year’s Great British Bake Off will start at a later time tonight to make way for Boris Johnson’s address to the nation.The Prime Minister is set to reveal a new plan to slow the spread of coronavirus after a recent spike in cases at 8pm tonight, the same time the new Channel 4 series was due to air.However, Bake Off has now pushed back it’s hot
The first episode of this year’s Great British Bake Off will start at a later time tonight to make way for Boris Johnson’s address to the nation.The Prime Minister is set to reveal a new plan to slow the spread of coronavirus after a recent spike in cases at 8pm tonight, the same time the new Channel 4 series was due to air.However, Bake Off has now pushed back it’s the
- Tracey Okines, 39, from Hastings, East Sussex, tore an artery in her neck while performing the stunt in the gym and spent the next five months in a coma in 2008.
- via mirror.co.ukLibby Bligh went into anaphylactic shock as she brushed against the 3ft lion's mane while wild swimming at Whiteness secret beach near Nairn, Scotland
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