- MPs questioned the lack of apparent scrutiny over Dido Harding's role in test and trace, and her appointment to head Public Health England's successor.
- Bristol’s association with slavery has been in the spotlight in recent months (Picture: Reuters/PA/EPA)After decades of protests, a music venue named after 17th century slave trader Edward Colston has been renamed Bristol Beacon.In recent months Bristol’s association with Colston and the slave trade has come under intense scrutiny following Black Lives Matter protests in the UK following the death of George Floyd in America.
But it had been a great source of contention within the cit
- Havertz was in fine form (Picture: AFP via Getty)Kai Havertz was delighted to score his first professional hat-trick as Chelsea thrashed Barnsley and he was impressed by the performance of fellow attacker Tammy Abraham.The pair linked up well as Havertz banged in three goals in the Carabao Cup third round tie, with Abraham also getting himself on the scoresheet.
Ross Barkley, who was assisted by Havertz, and Olivier Giroud – who was assisted by Chelsea debutant Ben Chilwell – also gr
- The Defence Secretary Ben Wallace triggered a row last night after he appeared to question the legality of the Iraq invasion while standing at the Commons despatch box.
- A Utah police department has released the bodycam video that shows the moment an officer was dragged by a suspect's car before it crashed and killed the driver following a traffic stop in July.
- Oneil Cruz, a prospect in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization, was arrested Monday after he was involved in a crash that killed three motorcycle passengers in the Dominican Republic.
- Two million workers earning minimum wage are set to receive the smallest pay increase since 2010 next April, according to analysis by the Resolution Foundation
- John and Chrissy are expecting their third child together(Picture: Getty)John Legend may have lockdown to thank for his first child to be conceived without the help of IVF.Watching the Brit contestants’ frisky antics on TV’s Love Island may also have been a factor during his extended period of being shacked up at home with model wife Chrissy Teigen.They were stunned when Chrissy discovered she was pregnant with their third child.‘It was truly a surprise,’ said the La La L
- The Duke and Duchess of Sussex want Archie to spend more time with his great-grandmother the Queen after spending months apart due to the coronavirus pandemic
- Thiago Silvamade his Chelsea debut against Barnsley (Picture: Getty)Frank Lampard says Thiago Silva’s debut for Chelsea was ‘exciting’ and that the Brazilian will only improve as the season goes on.The former Paris Saint-Germain captain made his full debut as Chelsea put sixpast League One side Barnsley at Stamford Bridge to progress to the fourth round of the EFL Cup, where they’ll face either Tottenham or Leyton Orient.The 35-year-old has waited patiently to make his fi
- Ozil is struggling to make the team (Picture: Getty)Mikel Arteta insists that it is ‘difficult’ for Mesut Ozil to be picked for Arsenal at the moment as he is picking the players in the ‘best condition’.
The Arsenal manager left Ozil out of the squad that beat Leicester City 2-0 in the Carabao Cup and is yet to select him for any of their Premier League fixtures this season.
Ozil is the club’s highest-paid player and has insisted he will not be leaving Arsenal this
- EXCLUSIVE: Ex-police officers Doris and Charles Clark said they were 'amazed' that police searched their home for clues after the pair were arrested over over the suspected murder of their son Steven who went missing 28 years ago
- Across ten skilfully embroidered panels that would, if joined together, be around 32ft long, the Rochford District Heritage Tapestry covers more than 1,000 years of history and social change in Essex.
- Ryan and Rob are both in talks to purchase Wrexham AFC (Picture: Getty Images)Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are the two stars who are both in talks to purchase Wrexham AFC.2020 really does continue to bring us the most unexpected things.The actors have been given approval to start discussions by the Wrexham Supporters Trust Board (WST) following a special general meeting.1,223 members have voted in favour of the talks, making up 97.5 percent of the vote.The board have since confirmed that Rya
Bodycam shows cop telling partygoers 'out of sight, out of mind' when breaking COVID gathering rulesCops were called to a party in the driveway of WSU women's basketball coach Kamie Ethridge's home in Pullman, Whitman County,on August 29.
- Justin Welby has declared that the UK is in 'a situation which threatens the recovery from the huge decline in the economy' and warned of the economic impact of a second lockdown.
- State epidemiologist Anders Tegnell, the herd-immunity architect, expanded on the previous day's announcement of changes for the capital on Wednesday afternoon.
- A proposal off the Brooklyn Bridge was hilariously upstaged by a photographer capturing the moment who was then crashed into by a cyclist.
- The UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak cancelled plans for a full-scale Budget in November, with sources saying it was 'not the time' for a long-term plan.
- We asked the Government what they meant by ‘early stages’ of a relationship (Picture: Getty Images)A question mark hangs over whether hook-ups with members of other households are legal under new Covid-19 guidance for England.Last week the Government reversed a decision made in June making it illegal for people to have sex unless they live together or are part of the same support bubble.
Updated guidelines now say people in an ‘established relationship’ do not need to soc
- President Donald Trump spoke about his own record - once again comparing it to Abraham Lincoln's - when asked if justice was served in the Breonna Taylor case, saying he'd comment later.
- Tyson Fury called out Prime Minister Boris Johnson (Picture: Instagram)Heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury attended a ‘Travellers Lives Matter’ march in Morecambe on Wednesday night in protest at a ‘racist’ pub.
The Manchester-born fighter joined scores of Travellers for a rally outside the Hurley Flyer pub, which came under scrutiny this weekend after a video emerged on social media in which a doorman prevented two men from entering the pub.The doorman can be heard say
- HavertzAFP via Getty Images)Kai Havertz finally found his feet at Chelsea as he banged in a hat-trick in a 6-0 win against Barnsley in the Carabao Cup.
The Germany international had struggled to impress in his opening matches in a Chelsea shirt after a £72.7million move to Stamford Bridge.His manager Frank Lampard had suggested it would take time for Havertz to adapt to his new surroundings in the buildup to the clash with Barnsley but he was on fire against the Championship side.
It was T
- Authorities in Colombia arrested four individuals linked to a sex trafficking ring that forced adult and underage females to have sex with customers at a bar in Bogotá.
- Jane Tweddle's three teenage daughters told an inquiry into the heinous Manchester Arena bombing attack how their 51-year-old mum always told them to live their lives to the fullest
- The City of Sydney council, the event's organiser, has indicated it is concerned about hosting an event that would draw large crowds to the CBD amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Mariah Carey has admitted that her fling was Derek Jeter influenced her decision to leave husband Tommy Mottola.In a candid interview with Oprah Winfrey on a new episode of The Oprah Conversation, the iconic singer explained why she was moved to end her five year marriage.Speaking of her relationship with the former New York Yankees star, Mariah admitted: ‘He was a catalyst that he
- (Picture: BBC)Jags Panesar (Amar Adatia) stands up to mum Suki (Balvinder Sopal) in EastEnders, but doing so seemingly has devastating consequences for him.Upon the Panesar clan’s arrival in Walford, one thing became clear — Jags, Kheerat (Jaz Deol) and Vinny (Shiv Jalota) did what Suki requested of them without question.
However, since Habiba Ahmed (Rukku Nahar) came into his life, Jags has started to question the way in which he — and his entire family — operate, as he
- The Chancellor will lay out his ‘winter economy plan’ tomorrow (Picture: Rex/Reuters/Getty)Rishi Sunak is said to be weighing up a new scheme dubbed ‘Furlough 2.0’ to avoid mass unemployment, ahead of a major speech to Parliament tomorrow.The Chancellor is thought to be considering introducing a German-style scheme as part of a wider emergency support programme, as pressure mounts on the Government to help businesses survive a second wave of coronavirus.He has been urged
- EXCLUSIVE: It remains unclear who is paying the fees to retain 43-year-old Christian Brueckner's team of British lawyers as he has no source of income
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