- Gold Coast Titans specialist coach Michael Gordon was among seven people arrested in an alleged cross-border MDMA and cocaine syndicate in NSW and QLD.
- A passenger walks past a testing centre sign in the terminal building of Manchester Airport (Picture: Reuters)‘High value’ business travellers will no longer be forced to self-isolate after returning to England from countries not in a ‘travel corridor’ with the UK.It means they will be treated differently to ordinary Brits who will still have to quarantine after visiting the nations.Transport Secretary Grant Shapps made the announcement this evening as he confirmed that t
- Facebook says it will expand its crackdown on disinformation related to the coronavirus vaccine by banning all false content in the coming weeks while the inoculation is due to be rolled out.
- A US Air Force B52 bomber is preparing for an emergency landing at RAF Fairford after burning fuel over Worcestershire following engine failure over the Mediterranean.
- Alison is being looked after by the team at ITV (Picture: Ken McKay/ITV/REX)Alison Hammond’s co-stars have shown their support for the TV presenter after she was reportedly targeted by trolls over her new position on This Morning.It was announced last week that starting in the new year, Alison would front the Friday episodes of the ITV daytime show alongside Dermot O’Leary. Alison said she ‘hoped to make viewers proud’ as she becomes a permanent fixture.However, the
Great British Bake Off: Paul Hollywood’s Father Christmas transformation is the festive glow-up we need right nowPaul Hollywoodrevealed his new festive look on Instagram (Picture:Instagram / paul.hollywood)You wouldn’t normally associate his demeanour in the Great British Bake Off tent with festive cheer, but Paul Hollywood has been doing his best to get fans in the mood for Christmas.The judge shared a picture of himself in full Santa costume ahead of the Bake Off’s festive special, and he looks born to play the part of Saint Nick.Paul looked unrecognisable in the costume, donning a full beard
- Maya Jama has spoken about being a millionaire aged 24 (Picture: Getty)Maya Jama has lifted the lid on her bank balance, after becoming a millionaire.The Don’t Hate The Playaz star, 26, has well and truly secured the bag, racking up more than £1.3million throughout her career – thanks to her presenting stints on The Circle and 4Music, and collaborations with JD Sports among others.As well as this, she has also modelled for Adidas and Maybelline, and appeared on a string of show
- Sgt Maj John Meredith, 70, showed 'outstanding gallantry and leadership' during the 1982 offensive during the Falklands War - for which he was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal.
- We’re packing our bags right now (Picture: Getty, Shutterstock)Ever wanted to live in an idyllic hilltop village in Italy? Well, if you’ve got €1 (90p) in your bank account, you’re in with a chance.Castropignano, a medieval village topped by a 14th-century castle, is offering buyers abandoned homes for as little as €1, provided they come up with a plan to renovate it.Situated 140 miles southeast of Rome between the peaks of the Apennine ridge and the Adriatic coast, o
- The 25-year-old British man was just 300 feet away from his home when he was shot by a hunter who was on an organised boar hunt near Lot, in south-western France, local reports say.
- Caption: Police checks between tier 3 and tier 2 in Yorkshire (Picture: Getty)Police officers will be carrying out spot checks on people travelling from tier three into tier two areas in North Yorkshire.Drivers have been warned to only travel if it is for essential reasons like work or education.
North Yorkshire Police have confirmed drivers could face ‘enforcement action’ for non-essential journeys.Superintendent Mike Walker said: ‘I realise there may be some confusion over wh
Jack Wilshere urges Mikel Arteta to reinstate Mesut Ozil as former midfielder reveals he’d jump at chance to rejoin ArsenalJack Wilshere believes Mesut Ozil can provide the creativity lacking at Arsenal (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)Former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere believes Mesut Ozil could still be a ‘big’ player for the club if Mikel Arteta opts to end his banishment.
The German is yet to make an appearance for the Gunners this season and he was excluded from the side’s Premier League and Europa League squads.Ozil is Arsenal’s top earner on £350,000-a-
- The Duke of Sussex made the comment during an interview for WaterBear, a new streaming service focused on documentaries about the environment. He called for more action to tackle climate change
- Kevin Hathaway, 38, from Kidderminster, struck up a sexual relationship with the vulnerable woman after texting her a crime reference number and would visit her while on duty for the police.
- Emergency services are at the scene in Avonmouth near Bristol where four people are understood to have died after an explosion in a chemical tank at a Wessex Water sewage treatment plant.
- Tanya Lee, 30, and son Oscar, 5 (Picture: Mercury Press & Media Ltd)A mum’s Elf on the Shelf prank sensationally backfired – after it caused her five-year-old son to cry for half an hour.Tanya Lee, 30, admitted she appeared ‘a bad parent’ after convincing little Oscar his toy Grinch had eaten the elf in their kitchen.And after sobbing for ages, the youngster now won’t trust the Grinch and keeps it away from the Elf on the Shelf in the home in King’s Lynn,
- Police confirmed that four people working at the plant have died in the explosion (Picture: EPA/AP)Four people have died in a large explosion at a water plant in Bristol.Officials confirmed the death toll after a major incident was declared at Wessex Water’s Bristol recycling centre in Avonmouth this morning.The victims included three employees of Wessex Water and one contractor, confirmed police. Their families have been informed.Another person was also injured but their condition is not
- Four people have died in a large explosion at a water plant in Bristol.Officials confirmed the death toll after a major incident was declared following the blast in Avonmouth this morning.This is a breaking news story, more to follow…
- Police confirmed that four people working at the plant have died in the explosion (Picture: EPA/AP)Four people have died in a large explosion at a water plant in Bristol.Officials confirmed the death toll after a major incident was declared at Wessex Water’s Bristol water recycling centre in Avonmouth this morning.The victims included three employees of Wessex Water and one contractor, confirmed police.Another person was also injured but their condition is not said to be life-threatening.W
- Kate Middleton, Prince William, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis won't be able to spend Christmas with the Queen this year, but they've got some other exciting plans to look forward
Sir Elton John says he’ll look like a ‘toothpick with a pair of gloves’ after ramping up fitness regimeSir Elton John has been hitting the gym in lockdown (Picture: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)Sir Elton John has been more productive than most during the coronavirus pandemic, revealing he’s using the time to up his fitness regime. The Your Song star, 73, has been hitting the gym ahead of his Dine and Disco event for the Elton John AIDS foundation next year, warning that fans may not recognise him after his transformation. Sir Elton told The Chris Evans Virgin Radio Breakfast Show: &
- It’s time that this Government stopped stigmatising young people and stopped the underinvestment in their futures (Picture: Andres Pantoja/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)Maya Angelou once said: ‘When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.’ Well, when it comes to young people in this country, the Conservatives showed us who they were from the start. In 2010, when the Conservatives returned to power after 13 years of Labour rule, o
- The Welsh Ambulance Service has declared a ‘critical incident’ after being flooded with emergency calls.The Trust said it is dealing with a high level of demand and asked the public to only call 999 for serious or life-threatening emergencies.In a statement it said: ‘The Welsh Ambulance Service has this afternoon declared a critical incident because of a high level of demand, particularly in South East Wales.‘As a result, some patients may wait longer for help, while
The human rights lawyers celebrating after Priti Patel raged at them over Jamaican deportation planeLawyers who helped stop 23 criminals including rapists and killers being deported to Jamaica toasted their success after halting their removal, declaring 'What a result'.
- Michael Reader, 70, blasted Marion Price, 63, with a shotgun as she sat in her car outside her home in Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, after spending months tracking her movements.
- All patients currently being treated at Llandovery Community Hospital in Carmarthenshire, south west Wales, will be transferred 20 miles away, with the process beginning immediately.
- A major incident was declared following the blast at a water treatment facility at around 11.20am today. Police and paramedics have been on the scene all afternoon
- Christalla Amphlett stopped her Renault Twingo on the motorway, just south of Junction 6 at Bricket Wood in Hertfordshire, when the argument with 19-year-old Chloe Palmer broke out.
- Sarah Lobato, 20, and Jayton Merrill, 18, are charged with murder and aggravated robbery for shooting dead her boyfriend Raymond E. Ortiz, 39, in West Jordan, Utah, on November 19.
- Bernandino Matias, left, allegedly killed his 16 year-old ex Tania Rico, right, after she dumped him for another boy and called him ugly (Pictures: Decatur PD/Reynolds Funeral Home)A teenage murderer cut his ex-girlfriend’s throat after she called him ugly – then asked the 16 year-old if she was okay as she died, a court heard. Horrific evidence read to a court on Wednesday detailed Bernandino Matias’s alleged confession to police after he killed Tania Rico, 16, in Decatur, Ala
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