- The government is currently paying 80% of wages up to £2,500 a month as part of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, but this will not be extended
Penny Lancaster takes on the graveyard shift and patrols London with fellow police officers until 4amPenny Lancaster has been in the police since April (Picture: Click News and Media)Penny Lancaster has embraced her new role as Special Constable in the police as she took on a graveyard shift in London this week. The model, 50, who is married to Sir Rod Stewart, 76, got her badge in April and has regularly been spotted on the beat since. Penny was seen working until 4am with Divisional Commander Ian Miller MBE, with the pair stopping off to grab a Tesco meal deal to keep their energy l
- Konami are playing the long game (pic: Konami)When eFootball launches this year it’s only going to have a fraction of the number of options you’d expect, but that’s all according to plan.The announcement that Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) is to be replaced with eFootball was a big shock for fans of the series, even if many accepted that change was necessary.The plan is that eFootball will be free-to-play but that extra modes and features, such as Master League, will
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Provider: TwitterThis is the moment a Tesla car pulled itself over to the side of the road as its driver slumped unconsciously over the wheel.The footage, captured on a mobile phone camera in Norway, shows the Model S applying the brakes and cruising to a stop.
The 24-year-old driver was allegedly drunk at the wheel after a night out on the town and fast asleep in the driver’s seat.Detecting he was unresponsive, the car’s Autopilot system kept it in lan
- Kate in hospital with Ryan and her parents (Picture: PA Real Life)A heartbroken groom whose fiancée died just two weeks before their planned wedding has told how he had to recite their vows at her funeral instead.Ryan Dixon, 25, then returned to the Cornish headland where he had proposed on May 30, 2020 – the day before she first felt the agonising chest pains caused by the skin cancer that killed her – to scatter her ashes in their ‘favourite place.’Diagnosed with
- Terry Price, 76, claims his highly-prized gooseberry were ‘nobbled’ by an unidentified culprit (Picture: SWNS)A champion gooseberry grower suspects foul play after 46 of his 50 award-winning trees were ‘poisoned’.Terry Price, 76, was hoping to reign supreme for the 12th year running at the annual gooseberry show in the village of Goostrey in Cheshire.But tears were in the grandfather-of-six’s eyes when he was hit with the realisation that his crop had been ‘no
- There were 4,561 drug-related deaths registered in England and Wales in 2020, the highest number since records began and 3.8 per cent higher than a year earlier, the Office for National Statistics said.
- The late owner of Scholastic has left the company to Iole Lucchese who he was known to have had a relationship with, leaving his two sons, an ex-wife and his siblings empty handed
- A talented baker has left people's jaws dropping and minds blown over her incredible illusion cakes that are intended to look like savoury food items and are very realistic
- Manchester United have agreed a deal in principle to sign Raphael Varane from Real Madrid (Picture: Getty)Raphael Varane is unlikely to be ready in time to make his Manchester United debut on the opening weekend of the Premier League season.United announced last week that a deal had been agreed in principle with Real Madrid that would see the France international move to Old Trafford after10 trophy-laden years in the Spanish capital.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side begin their new campaign at h
- The tongue-in-cheek GoFundMe page, set up by Simon Harris of Southend-on-Sea, is nearing £50,000 follows Mr Farage's comments that the RNLI operates 'a taxi service' for migrants.
- St Austell Brewery is looking for new licensees to take over the Golden Lion Pub in Cornwall that overlooks Port Isaac's harbour front.
- Kyle DeFreytag, 26, sadly died in July (Picture: Getty)A fourth police officer who faced off with Capitol rioters on January 6 has killed himself.DC Metropolitan Police Department officer Kyle DeFreytag, 26, died on July 10, just over six months on from the deadly events at the Capitol building.He was one of hundreds of officers who responded to the violent insurrection that was led by supporters of Donald Trump. DeFreytag had been positioned outside the Capitol building which is where
- Ryan Dixon, 25, paid tribute to his fiancée and teenage sweetheart Kate Wignall who died just a fortnight before they were due to get married after a battle with cancer
- Bills are not included (Picture: RightMove/OpenRent)Notice anything strange about this Edgware Road flat?
We’ll give you a clue: how do you enter?
Rather than a traditional front door, this property has an elevated window that looks out onto a parking space – plus a set of stairs to help you clamber through.The studio flat has gone on the market for £750 a month.For this cost (bills not included), you could live in a property that you can only enter by descending through a wind
- Fans chanted for Wyatt (Photo: WWE)WWE Raw hailed from Chicago this week and the typically rowdy city lived up to its reputation throughout the night with chants for Bray Wyatt, CM Punk and Becky Lynch.Monday’s show came after a huge couple of weeks which have sent shockwaves through the wrestling world, with both CM Punk and Daniel Bryan seemingly set to sign with rivals AEW in the near future.Over the weekend, fan favourite – and big merchandise seller – ‘The Fiend&rsqu
- Olita Tetsu dropped the glasses she had on her head when she was visiting the Taman Safari in Bogor, Indonesia - but the orangutan seemed pleased to model the shades
- Simone Biles returned to competition in style (Picture: Getty Images)Simone Biles has return to action at the Tokyo Olympics in impressive fashion, claiming a bronze medal in the balance beam final on Tuesday.The American withdrew from the four other individual finals she was due to compete in as she looked to improve her mental health and also battled with a bout of a phenomenon known as the ‘twisties’.She put her problems behind her impressively with a superb routine which scored h
Gavin and Stacey’s Joanna Page pregnant with ‘surprise’ fourth baby: ‘It’s going to be a busy Christmas!’Joanna Page is pregnant with her fourth child (Picture: iamjoannapage/Getty)Joanna Page has revealed she and husband James Thornton are expecting their fourth child together, as she shared a photo of her bump on Instagram. The Gavin and Stacey star, 44, shared a photo of her in a flowing white dress as she told her followers: ‘Well, this is a surprise!! Baby number 4 on the way! It’s going to be a busy Christmas!’Former Emmerdale star James, 45, shared the same snap, gushi
- Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures released today show Crabtree and Fir Vale in Sheffield had the most excess deaths during the first wave pandemic, recording 123 deaths.
- An angry neighbour in the glitzy Sydney suburb of Mossman has penned an anonymous note demanding parents next door ban their noisy kids from playing outside before 9am.
- In the last two weeks, Sweden has recorded an average of 0.6 Covid deaths per day, this compares with 74 fatalities in the UK and 329 deaths in US per day over the same period.
- Urban explorer Daniel Sims, who runs a YouTube channel, checked out the home in Shrewsbury, which was filled with hundreds of VHS tapes, and memorabilia from a bygone era
- Labour demanded data informing the travel rules as it accused the Government of 'reckless u-turns and confusion'
- A woman suffered severe hip injuries after she failed to evacuate from a car which plunged over the edge of a cliff after parking on the Duku Highway in Xinjiang Province, China.
- James Corden (left) and Paul Rudd (right) enjoyed a night out in Mayfair (Picture: Backgrid)James Corden has been spotted heading to dinner with his family and Paul Rudd as a host of stars descended on London on Monday. The Late Late Show host, 42, was spotted at Scott’s in Mayfair with his wife Julia, also 42, and two of their three children, Max, 11, and Carey, six, though the pair appeared to leave Charlotte, three, at home for the late evening meal. James was seen with his ar
- General Sami Sadat, whose troops are manning barricades in the city of Lashkar Gah, said a Taliban victory will inspire terror groups across the globe and spark renewed attacks overseas.
- A total of 327 deaths registered in the week ending July 23 mentioned Covid-19 on the death certificate, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS)
- A two-headed hatchling was found alive at Edisto Beach State Park, South Carolina, by a group of patrollers and volunteers carrying out routine checks on turtle nests
- Map shows the five areas of England with the biggest week-on-week rises (Picture: Metro.co.uk/Datawrapper)Covid cases are rising in just 3% of places in England two weeks after most of the remaining lockdown restrictions were lifted.Lincoln in the East Midlands has the highest infection rate, with 649 new cases recorded in the last week.Middlesbrough has the second highest, but its rate has nearly halved in seven days, with the equivalent of 573 cases per 100,000 people.Just 9 of 315 areas in En
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