- Judd Trump suffered another shock defeat on Monday at the Players Championship (Picture: Getty Images)Stephen Hendry said Judd Trump’s performance at the Players Championship on Monday was strange and showed signs of frustration as the world number one fell to a 6-5 defeat to Stuart Bingham.Trump was beginning the defence of his Players Championship title in Milton Keynes but fell at the first hurdle against the 2015 world champion.The loss follows another surprise defeat after Trump was d
- Zoe and Alfie are going to be parents (Picture: @zoesugg)Zoe Sugg is expecting her first baby with boyfriend Alfie Deyes.The YouTuber, also known as Zoella, confirmed the news with a sweet video shared to Instagram.In the video, the 30-year-old showed off her tiny bump, and she was filmed getting her ultrasound.Zoe and Alfie then held up their scan for the camera and kissed the photo.The star wrote in the caption: ‘We’re super excited to share with you, that our baby girl will be joi
Coronavirus live news: UK still not out of the woods, expert says; Dalai Lama gets first Covid vaccine doseContradictory death figures in Russia; WHO warns against relaxing guard due to vaccinesDalai Lama urges people to get Covid vaccine after having first doseFrom Pfizer to Moderna, the companies making billions from vaccinesEU indecision led Cyprus to allow in UK visitors, says ministerUp to a million long Covid patients may need treatment after pandemicNadiya Hussain urges British Bangladeshis to get Covid vaccineSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.45pm GMT Finland is postponing the municipal elec
- Live minute-by-minute updates from Saturday’s gamesPremier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend
Any thoughts? You can email John or tweet @JohnBrewin_ 2.44pm GMT Nick Ames saw a real game of pinball at Turf Moor. Related: Granit Xhaka blunder and late VAR drama cost Arsenal in draw at Burnley2.35pm GMT Watford have just beaten Nottingham Forest 1-0 through a goal from Adam Masina.
That puts Watford in second place. With Brentford not playing, all eyes on Swansea’s game with
- The president is planning a multi-trillion effort to fix America’s infrastructure and kickstart the economy. But can he get Republicans on board?Joe Biden came to power promising a New Deal-like economic agenda that would not only combat the Covid-19 pandemic, which has now claimed more than half a million lives and caused unemployment not seen since the Great Depression, but also confront the deep-rooted disparities it has exposed. Related: Biden under pressure from progressives as he pre
- Nobody should doubt Arsenal look a more coherent side than the last time they faced Burnley but nobody ought to question their capacity for self-immolation, either. In December they lost catastrophically at the Emirates thanks to an own goal from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Granit Xhaka’s needless sending-off. This time Aubameyang quickly settled his personal score but Arsenal, who had been completely in control, threw it away after an astounding Xhaka error let Chris Wood equalise. Dani
- Do you feel like your relationship is stronger than before? (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)There’s nothing like a pandemic to bring couples closer.
While Covid-19 may have sparked divorces, separated singles who were newly dating, and caused shameful zumpings, for some people, living through coronavirus and all the lockdowns has had a positive effect on their relationships.
In fact, 59% of couples believe Covid has made their relationships stronger, according to research from Aperio In
- The Olympic pole vault silver medalist talks about creating her own competitive opportunities amid the pandemic and the challenges of staying motivated for Tokyo 2021Like everyone else, Sandi Morris was left no choice but to shelve her plans when the coronavirus pandemic took hold and the Tokyo Olympics were postponed.The Olympic pole vault silver medalist and American indoor record holder was forced to get creative over the past year as the sport halted to a standstill. With her training facili
- A Sydney party queen who had neverbeen to a nightclub before the age of 40 has revealed how she escaped an oppressive religion on the eve of Mardi Gras.
- Jaycee Tanuvasacalled out West Tigers player Shawn Blore for imposing a photo of his teammate Michael Chee Kam over queer dancer Antony Sua with laughing face emojis.
- A total of 84,276 people have now died in hospitals in England since the start of the pandemic.
- Bourla and some of his staff have received their first doses but are yet to receive their second. US pharma giant announced the trip's postponement on Thursday.
- Sylvie Bermann, who was Paris's most senior diplomat in the UK from 2014-2017, caused uproar by calling the Prime Minister an 'unrepentant liar'.
- via mirror.co.ukA further 185 patients have died in England, 12 in Scotland, 7 in Wales and 4 in Northern Ireland in figures from the latest 24-hour period, but the downward trend is continuing
- CCTV captured the woman shout at a passenger who asked her to put a mask on and then spit at himA hunt is underway for a woman who spat at a commuter for asking her to put on a face mask.
CCTV cameras pictured a woman stepping onto a bus running through Northampton without any face covering.When a man asked her to wear one, she shouted at him, walked towards him, then spat in his direction from about a foot away.The bus driver then told her to get out and she left around the town’s Weston
- I have found that one of the hardest parts of being signed off with a sick note is the feeling of letting others down (Picture: Jack Wynn)‘I’m signing you off work for two weeks’. As soon as my GP had written the note to my manager, I felt a huge sense of relief. Up until that moment I had found myself falling out of bed 10 minutes before the start of my shift at my call centre job, before crawling back into it as soon as the working day was done. Outside of work
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- Saatchi Gallery, London; live stream
Marking the release of their acclaimed second album, Isles, the duo transmit a steady stream of rapturous, 21st-century rave nostalgia into living rooms around the worldThe laptop screen pulsates with images of hands in lurid colours that distort and repeat ad infinitum. The retro neon graphics of Bicep’s live stream announcement gradually give way to elegant organic visuals; these in turn form stark, generative abstracts. The Bicep logo – think M
- The actor, 56, on growing up in Ruislip and Baghdad, becoming famous in Lord of the Rings and falling in love with mountaineeringI grew up in a combination of suburban Catholic Ruislip and Baghdad. My mum, who is 50% Iraqi, lived in Baghdad with my three older sisters until I was born. My father, who was a doctor and 100% Iraqi, stayed in Baghdad to build a hospital, but we used to go and visit every summer. I’ve never been a typical Iraqi. My mum brought us up to think of ourselves as Bri
- Whether you are after a novel or informative non-fiction, hope and renewal are in the air at last, writes Lia LeendertzSpring is on its way. Daylight hours will lengthen over the next few weeks and soon we will find ourselves standing outside at 5.30pm and saying: “It’s light!” Birdsong will increase, blossom will burst out across the countryside and our gardens, and everything will start to feel a little more hopeful. This is a good time to immerse yourself in a book about the
- Robert Lewandowski netted as Bayern motored to a 4-1 win over Lazio in the first leg of their last-16 tie (Picture: Getty Images)Micah Richards has named Bayern Munich as his favourites to win the Champions League, followed by Manchester City and then Paris Saint-Germain.Bayern, who beat PSG in last year’s final to lift the trophy, already have one foot in this season’s quarter-finals after their dominant 4-1 victory over Lazio in the away leg of their last-16 tie.Meanwhile, City and
- Xhaka’s attempted clearance ended up in the back of the net (Picture: Getty)Martin Keown believes Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno was at fault for the ‘calamity’ goal conceded against Burnley.The Gunners took the lead through Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang early on and looked to be in control of the contest as half-time approached.Arsenal were guilty of over-playing at the back however with Leno passing to Granit Xhaka in his own box, with the midfielder’s attempted clearance cl
- Shiffrin overcomes 0.27sec deficit to edge Vlhova American claims 69th World Cup victory of careerSwitzerland’s Wendy Holdener finishes in thirdMikaela Shiffrin denied her Slovakian rival Petra Vlhova a home victory Saturday, winning the first World Cup slalom following the world championships.Shiffrin trailed first-run leader Vlhova by 0.27 seconds on a hill where the Slovakian regularly trains. Continue reading...
- Do you know your birthstone? (Picture: Getty/Metro.co.uk)Do you connect with amethyst, emerald, diamond or ruby?It is an ancient custom to associate certain gems, crystals and stones with a month of the year, and this practice dates back centuries (it’s even mentioned in the bible) across many cultures and continents.
Along with being very helpful when choosing birthday presents, the idea of birthstones is that wearing or holding yours can give you a special energy.
Over time and space, th
- via mirror.co.ukRice Box Derry in Northern Ireland now offers a Chow Mein sprinkled in broken pieces of Wham Bar for £4.50 - and the announcement sparked a rather angry response on Facebook
- Alex and Piers clashed over Meghan (Picture: REX/Backgrid)Good Morning Britain’s Alex Beresford has clashed with Piers Morgan over his opinions on Meghan Markle.The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey has already caused waves before it has aired, after teasers saw Meghan accuses the Royal family of ‘perpetuating falsehoods’ against her and Harry.Piers Morgan has been at the forefront of the criticism of Meghan, calling her and Harry’s
- Indi Mayhew, 17, was with some friends at idyllic swimming spot on the Snowy River called Waste Point in the Kosciuszko National Park, south of Canberra,on December 4.
- Firefighters rescued a woman and two children from top floor of building in Greenwich on SaturdayA child has died after a fire at a block of flats in south-east London.Firefighters rescued a woman and two children from the top floor of the building, London fire brigade said. Continue reading...
- The incident took place at Castlemartin Range in Pembrokeshire on Thursday eveningPolice are investigating the death of a decorated sergeant in the Welsh Guards who died after being injured in a live-fire exercise.The incident occurred at the Castlemartin Range in Pembrokeshire at about 10:45pm on Thursday. Continue reading...
- The 10kg package was found at Malabar Beach in Sydney's east on Saturday morning by a 27-year-old man scouring the beach with his metal detector.
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