US President Biden gifted Russian President Vladimir Putin with aviator sunglasses and a crystal American bison sculpture (Pictures: EPA/AP)US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin did not leave their summit as friends, but Biden left his counterpart with gifts reflective of his character and that of America.
Biden on Wednesday gave Putin a custom pair of aviator sunglasses made by Randolph USA, according to a White House official. Biden himself loves gold-rimmed Ray-Bans avia
- The PM has given the green light for officials and leaders to attend the event in Glasgow later this year, even though many have only received vaccines not recognised by British or European regulators.
- Britain is expected to see some sunshine in the North and West today but there will be heavy rain in parts of East, Central and South England this afternoon as Britain recovers from Storm Evert.
- The Australian Olympic Committee's medal incentive funding program provides $20,000 for a gold medal, $15,000 forsilver and $10,000 for bronze.
- Queensland Health released an updated alert on Saturday featuring new Covid exposure sites - including a number in south-west Brisbane. The state is now in a three-day lockdown.
- Scottish barber Dale has proven to be a cut above so far. (Picture: ITV)It used to be just three things one could rely on: life, death and taxes. But there’s a new addition to this – Casa Amor.Fans of Love Island can most definitely expect the second villa to cause fireworks, after contestants go to spend time away from the main villa (and their current couplings) to see if their loyalty will last.This year, Casa Amor has already seen Toby dump Abigail to recouple with new girl
- The Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, who is the ex-wife of Prince Andrew, made the remarks during an interview to promote her new fictional book - Her Heart for a Compass: A Novel - about royal life
- Caption: Pressure to outlaw no jab no job policies (Picture: Rex)Policies forcing employees to get immunised against Covid-19 could be unlawful, the government has been told.So-called no jab no job policies were this week applied on all federal workers in the US.The rules were announced by President Biden and anyone who won’t reveal their jab status will have to wear a mask, test regularly, socially distance and ‘generally will not be allowed to travel for work’.UK care home wo
- A woman has said how she is now suspicious of her boyfriend after he suggested they name their new cat after his ex-girlfriend, and refused to consider any other name
- I wanted to be able to provide a good level of medical care for people who really need it (Picture: Lisa Ward)While working as a migrant rescue paramedic on a ship off the coast of Libya in 2017, I met people who had nothing but the clothes on their back. At best, they would have their family’s phone number written on the inside of their jacket because they didn’t have any paper to write it on.I also saw women and children covered in burns from electric shock torture. Nothi
- Sarah has struggled (Picture: ITV)Emmerdale’s Sarah Sugden has had a life full of upheaval and instability. Her mum Debbie (Charley Webb) is often absent and, as soon as she felt a part of the family with Charity (Emma Atkins) and Vanessa (Michelle Hardwick), everything crumbled to pieces as they split.
Given that Sarah has endured a lot in her young age, including a number of illnesses, operations and near death experiences, it’s unsurprising that she is affected when she feels aban
- The new category will warn holidaymakers in amber countries that they could go red (Picture: Getty)Holidaymakers could face fresh travel chaos over plans to put Spain and Italy on a new ‘amber watch list’.
The idea, said to be agreed in principle this week, would see Brits in amber countries warned they could go straight onto the red list.
The proposal has reportedly sparked uproar in Whitehall, with some ministers warning the scheme could wreck the holiday hopes of millions.Anyone i
- Djokovic was beaten (Picture: Getty)Novak Djokovic’s hopes of a singles medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were dashed on Saturday after he suffered defeat to Pablo Carreno Busta in the bronze medal match.
Djokovic had seen his Golden Slam bid evaporate on Friday when he collapsed from a set and a break up to lose to Germany’s Alexander Zverev and he failed to pick himself back up to claim bronze.
The world No. 1 was beaten 6-4 6-7 (6-8) 6-3 by the Spaniard as he lost back-to-back sing
- Farid, a veteran of 17 years working with UK diplomats and soldiers in Kabul, was hit once in the arm by a bullet and narrowly escaped with his life as a gunman fired from just one metre away.
- Bukayo Saka wanted the opinion of Bukayo Saka before pressing ahead with plans to sign Ben White (Picture: Getty)Arsenal finally completed the signing of Ben White on Friday after nearly a year for tracking the England defender.
The Gunners have invested £50million in the 23-year-old who will slot in as the right-sided centre-half in what Mikel Arteta hopes will be a new-look team by the start of the new season.David Luiz’s decision to depart at the end of his contract earlier this s
- Which fruits are unsafe for dogs to eat? (Picture: Getty)There’s no denying that most dogs love to eat – but it’s up to us to make sure they eat the right things.And while they might love chowing down on ‘human food’, you do need to watch what you give them.Especially when it comes to fruit with seeds, pits, stones, skins or rinds in or on them.So, which fruits can your dog eat safely, and which should be avoided at all costs?Here’s what you need to know.Can d
- Diver Nikos Vardakas captured the final footage of the beloved orphaned monk seal Kostis just days before he was 'deliberately killed' with a spear gun off the coast of Alonissos in Greece
- Speaking of Friday, Israeli foreign minister Yair Lapid blamed 'Iranian terrorism' for the attack on the MV Mercer Street oil tanker, saying Tehran is 'sowing violence and destruction.'
- Peter Kay, 48, is due to play the 3,500-seat O2 Manchester Arena on August 7 to raise funds for Laura Nuttall, who is the daughter of friends. Ms Nuttall is currently battling a brain tumour.
- Where will you take your pup on a UK holiday? (Picture: Getty Images)With new countries going on to quarantine lists every day, going abroad on holiday is a risky game.Many people this year are choosing to stay in the UK for their summer break as a result, which also means we have the benefit of bringing our pets along if we fancy too.For example, pet-inclusive UK holiday rental company, Dog Friendly Cottages, reported a 415% increase in bookings this spring compared to the s
- Coral Edgar was recruited to help lure Lee McKnight out of hiding (Pictures: SWNS/Cumbria Police)A model who was used as bait in a honey trap to lure a man to his death was among six people to be jailed for life for his murder.Lee McKnight, 26, owed £2,000 to an associate who persuaded Coral Edgar, 26, to send him ‘booty messages’ on Snapchat encouraging him to come to her home in Carlisle for sex on July 24 last year.Once inside, he was set upon by Jamie Davison, 26, and two o
- Mary is set to shake up the main villa after Casa Amor. (Picture: ITV)Casa Amor, the now-infamous second villa in Love Island, has done it again.Couples have been rocked and new couples have been forged after the fallout from the boys’ nights away at Casa Amor have finally hit the main villa.At the main villa, Abi chose to stay loyal to Toby – but the footballer dumped her for new girl Mary.Who is Mary Bedford as she looks set to join Toby on Love Island?Who is Mary Bedford?Mary, 22,
- Djokovic was left frustrated in the deciding set of the bronze medal match (Picture: Getty/Eurosport)Novak Djokovic cut a figure of frustration in his Tokyo 2020 Olympics bronze medal clash against Pablo Carreno Busta and took out his rage on his racquet.Djokovic, the world No. 1 from Serbia, had missed out on the Golden Slam by losing a semi-final clash with Alexander Zverev on Friday and had to return to court a day later to try and win a second career bronze.There was no lack of effort on Djo
- Ann-Marie visited the Sports Direct store in Truro, Cornwall, after the store reportedly lost her online order. She says when she got there, the lift was broken and there was no wheelchair access
- Alex Scott is proud of where she comes from (Picture: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)Alex Scott has defended herself after a former member of the House of Lords mocked her accent, saying she is ‘proud’ of her accent and where she comes from.The Arsenal legend is part of the BBC’s Olympics broadcasting team, and has been commended for her presenting style and punditry during the channel’s Tokyo 2020 coverage.However, one person who is not a fan is Lord Digby Jones, who deman
- Downing Street's jolly Jack Russell, now aged two, might be feeling a little worse for wear after he reportedly faced the snip last week in order to limit his libido and 'endless' romantic urges.
- The Met Office has issued weather and flood warnings, with thunderstorms and heavy rain forecast over the weekend - yellow wind warnings are in place for coastal areas in the South East and East Anglia
- Health psychologist Robert West said people may be avoiding Covid testing so they do not have to self-isolate and has called for clearer messaging on the importance of testing from the Government
- Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard, 43, could make history by becoming the first transgender woman to compete at the Olympics at this year's Tokyo games.
- Trust is an issue this week (Pictures: Channel 5)Trust is a huge issue in Neighbours this week, with Amy (Jacinta Stapleton) turning on Ned (Ben Hall), Chloe (April Rose Pengilly) betraying Nicolette (Charlotte Chimes), and a spy being discovered mid-operation. Can anyone rely on anyone anymore?!Amy has had enough of Ned and is on to her next squeeze, although Ned doesn’t know it yet. How will he react when he finds out?Chloe is on the verge of throwing her relationship down the toilet hav
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