Gran and her ‘honorary grandson’ honour her husband who died of Covid-19 in annual Thanksgiving dinnerWanda Dench and Jamal Hinton first met when Wanda accidentally invited Jamal to her home for Thanksgiving dinner (Picture: @lonniedench)A grandmother who accidentally invited a teenager she didn’t know to her home for Thanksgiving dinner in 2016 has welcomed him back for the fourth time, as they pay a sweet tribute to her late husband Lonnie, who passed away from Covid-19.Wanda Dench first made headlines four years ago, after accidentally inviting Jamal Hinton to Thanksgiving dinner instea
- A couple of pitch invaders managed to halt play for what seemed 'an eternity' during Friday's one-day international cricket clash between Australia and India in Sydney.
- Downing Street put up its traditional Number 10 Christmas tree today as Boris Johnson said it will provide some much-needed 'festive cheer'.
- Betsy Fresse, from Newark, who started at the Glen Ridge store in 2019, claimed she was wrongfully dismissed for refusing to wear an official Starbucks Pride T-shirt.
- The phone records between Mr Andrews and his chief of staff were released on Friday after additional evidence was provided to the inquiry into the state's doomed hotel quarantine regime.
- The international team of experts includes England's former deputy chief medical officer John Watson, who was in the role from 2013 to 2017 under David Cameron and then Theresa May.
- An investigation identified 21 clinics which appear to offer the service for between £150 and £300 (Picture: Getty Images)Women are being offered controversial ‘virginity tests’ at medical clinics in the UK, an investigation has discovered.The probe, by BBC Newsbeat and 100 Women, identified 21 clinics which appear to offer the service for between £150 and £300.Reporters also found a number of private clinics advertising ‘virginity repair’, or
- Medway, East Sussex and Redbridge, in London, were the only three areas in England to record a rise in Covid-19 infections, according to the latest surveillance report from Public Health England.
- Boris Johnson had suggested everyone in Tier 3 lockdown would get a six-week mass testing drive - but given that includes 23million people, there are mounting questions over how it'll work
- Black Friday is here again but the bargains are a little harder to find this yearBlack Friday 2020 is now in full flow, with games ranging from Final Fantasy 7 Remake to Resident Evil 3 subject to major discounts.It’s not been a great Black Friday this year, if you’re a gamer, with no PlayStation or Xbox consoles anywhere near the sales, but that doesn’t mean there’s not some good deals to be had.Below you can find a list of the best bargains so far, including the latest
- The distinct tortoiseshell pattered coat of the rare Clouded Leopard could be seen in the images captured by a camera trap left in the wild
- Cole says Sunday’s game is ‘massive’ for Solskjaer (Picture: Getty Images)Joe Cole believes Manchester United have ‘deep-rooted’ issues and can see Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side succumbing to defeat against in-form Southampton on Sunday.
The Red Devils have struggled for consistency this season and are in 10th place in the table after losing three of their first eight league games.United’s board faced criticism for failing to get a deal for top target Jado
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp speaks out on Chelsea and Tottenham’s Premier League title challengesJurgen Klopp’s Liverpool are bidding to defend their Premier League title (Picture: YouTube)Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists he is ‘not surprised’ by Chelsea and Tottenham’s early Premier League title challenges.The Reds stormed to their first domestic title in 30 years during the 2019-20 season but look set to face more competition this term.Liverpool are currently second in the Premier League table, behind Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham on goal difference.Big-spe
- Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool are bidding to defend their Premier League title (Picture: YouTube)Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists he is ‘not surprised’ by Chelsea and Tottenham’s early Premier League title challenges.The Reds stormed to their first domestic title in 30 years during the 2019-20 season but look set to face more competition this term.Liverpool are currently second in the Premier League table, behind Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham on goal difference.Big-spe
Amanda Holden has revealed that her pal Simon Cowell is ‘fighting fit’ and will be back to filming in January.The music-mogul has been laying low after falling off an electric bike earlier this year, needing five hours of surgery and metal rods in his back to correct the damage. As a result of his accident, Simon had to take some time off from his TV duties, including Br
- Temperatures dipped below freezing in some parts on Thursday nightFrost and fog blanketed much of Britain this morning after temperatures dropped to below freezing overnight.
The mist is not expected to clear up until at least midday, with drivers urged to take care on the roads.The Met Office said the frosty conditions may last through the day in some areas after descending on the country on Thursday night.
It means travel disruption is likely – though fewer people will be on the roads th
- Speaking through a megaphone, he told around 20 supporters gathered outside Westminster Magistrate's Court: ' If we win, all the Covid convictions so far will be questioned.'
- Liyah Londyn, of Croydon, south London, wants to make sure Skylar-Rose, eight, has birthdays to remember - and even though she was worried about her lockdown celebration it proved to be the best yet
- Accents have been added to the list of causes of actionable discrimination in France. Already on the list were racism, sexism and discrimination against the disabled.
- Rural areas like Penshurst in Kent were put under tier three despite only having three cases last week (Picture: Getty Images)Hopes have been raised that some areas being plunged into tier three next week could have the strictest rules eased by Christmas.Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick said this morning there is ‘every reason’ to expect some areas could be moved into a lower tier when the new controls come up for their first 14-day review on December 16.‘At that point we &ndas
Police investigating ‘racist and homophobic abuse’ against BBC journalist Ben Hunte after Laurence Fox tweetBen Hunte’s Twitter header was shared by Fox (Picture: Instagram)Police have confirmed they are investigating ‘racist and homophobic abuse’ sent to BBC journalist Ben Hunte.Hunte, LGBT correspondent for the BBC, claimed on social media yesterday that he and his family received abuse after Laurence Fox shared a screenshot of his Twitter account with a post about defunding the BBC.A spokesperson from the Metropolitan Police said: ‘We are aware of a tweet posted earlier toda
Carole Baskin urges Donald Trump not to pardon Joe Exotic over hire-to-murder charge and shooting five tigers deadCarole Baskin urges Donald Trump not to pardon Joe Exotic (Picture: AP/Seven)Tiger King star Carole Baskin has urged President Donald Trump not to pardon her big cat rival Joe Exotic.Exotic is currently serving a 22-year sentence for plotting to Baskin, with their uncomfortable feud playing out through the course of the Netflix series. The commander-in-chief, however, offered Exotic – real name Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage – fresh hope earlier this year when he said he’d
- Aron Walton, owner of Holey Skin in Bishopston, Bristol, reportedly accused a council officer of "high treason, for which you will stand trial before a jury of the people, and which still carries the gallows"
- Reviews.org is looking for one lucky person to watch and review 25 Christmas movies in 25 days to deliver a final judgement on the best festive film of all time
- Dozens of mask-wearing shoppers stood in a queue outside a Primark in Cardiff as online retailers expected their busiest ever Black Friday with a record £7.5billion expected to be blown over the next 48 hours
Six people are shot after a party in Ohio, including a man hit by a stray bullet in his own bathroomToledo police said the shootings took place near an after-hours club at 2am on Thanksgiving. One man, who lives on E. Hudson Street (pictured), was in his own house when he was struck.
- Gulnara Kostelnyuk, 31, was killed by a falling wooden beam in front of her 14-year-old son at their burning home in Yakutsk, east Russia, on Wednesday after she saved her five children.
Dominic West hits back at 't**t' lawnmower deliveryman who 'grassed him up' over Lily James 'affair'The actor got into a spat last week at his Wiltshire home with a delivery driver who dropped off a sit-on lawnmower he had bought from eBay for £3,650. The driver said West owed him £125 for the journey.
- Ollie Wood was on his way to do some food shopping at Asda in Wigan, Greater Manchester, on October 4 when he pulled up behind a dark blue Volkswagen Golf.
- Footage shows two officers from West Midlands Police handing the female customer a fixed penalty notice at a Farmfoods supermarket, saying that she has 'broken a guideline'.
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