- Lily James and Emily Beecham play women venturing into the real world for the first time (Picture: BBC)Set between two World Wars and based on a novel published over 75 years ago, Lily James’ new BBC series The Pursuit of Love tells the story of two endearing young women venturing into the real world for the first time, both wide-eyed and yearning to fall in love.The protagonists – Linda Radlett (played by Lily) and her cousin and best friend Fanny Logan (Emily Beecham) – grow
- Evan was denied a blood transfusion that would have saved his life. (Picture: PA)Black people aged 17-66 are being encouraged to register to donate blood in memory of Evan Nathan Smith; a 21-year-old who died after experiencing a sickle cell crisis and not receiving a blood transfusion in time.The coroner has said that a timely blood transfusion could have saved Evan’s life. He was also denied oxygen and even forced to call 999 from his hospital bed because he was in such distress.The coro
Susanna Reid had an ‘issue’ Prince Harry’s recent comments about life as a member of the Royal Family in a podcast interview.During his sit down on actor Dax Shepard’s The Armchair Expert last week, the prince confessed his life as part of the family was ‘a mix between The Truman Show and being in a zoo.’Of his father Prince Charles, he said he &lsquo
What Roy Keane, Graeme Souness and Paul Merson have said about Harry Kane’s future as he requests Tottenham transferHarry Kane has asked Tottenham to sell him this summer (Picture: Getty)Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane has put a number of clubs on high alert after informing Spurs of his desire to leave the club this summer.Kane’s decision comes as Tottenham seemingly slip even further away from their biggest Premier League rivals and in the aftermath of Jose Mourinho’s bleak spell in charge of the club.Kane has established himself as a Spurs legend and one of the Premier League’s mo
Suicide Squad director James Gunn reveals death threats for killing off character: ‘Every single day’James Gunn has been bombarded with death threats over The Suicide Squad (Picture: Getty)James Gunn doesn’t take his role directing The Suicide Squad lightly after receiving death threats for killing off a character.The filmmaker has stepped up to direct and write the next instalment of the DCEU movie, starring Margot Robbie, Idris Elba and Viola Davis. In a recent interview, James pretty much confirmed that a character will be getting killed off in the blockbuster, leading to fans bom
- A shocking sex twist, a shock accusation and a surprise exit make next week’s Hollyoaks one to watch (Picture: Lime Pictures)Sienna Blake (Anna Passey) struggles to resist her desire for Summer Ranger (Rhiannon Clements) in Hollyoaks next week.The Channel 4 soap favourite finds herself drawn to adversary Summer, and – after receiving some advice from Grace Black (Tamara Wall) – she decides to throw caution to the wind, and thus succumbs to temptation!Brody Hudson (Adam Woodward
- Henrik is dealing with his pain in the wrong way (Picture: BBC)Henrik Hanssen (Guy Henry) is reaching crisis point in tonight’s Holby City, as he struggles to come to terms with the abuse he suffered at the hands of Reyhan Shah. He’s trying to deal with his pain on his own, by self-harming.
He’s in desperate need of help, but so far only junior doctor Josh Hudson (Trieve Blackwood-Cambridge) is aware of what’s going on and he isn’t able to get through to Hanssen on
- Rylan is feeling unwell (Picture: Joe Maher/Getty Images)Rylan Clark-Neal has dropped out of this week’s Eurovision Song Contest semi-final coverage due to illness.The presenter, 32, had been set to provide the coverage for Tuesday and Thursday’s semi-finals alongside Scott Mills and Chelcee Grimes on BBC Four.However, Sara Cox announced on air last night that she would be stepping into Rylan’s shoes.During her Half Wower show on BBC Radio 2, the 46-year-old said: ‘I&rsqu
- More than a month's worth of rain has already fallen across the UK, leaving many having to cancel their al-fresco dining plans - and welcoming the chance to return indoors at pubs yesterday.
- Fallen AFL star Ben Cousins is relishing life as park footballer - so much so he intends to keep playing for the Queens Park Bulldogs in Perth for the remainder of the 2021 season.
- The Australian Defence Force's new Joint Strike Fighter has hit the skies above the Northern Territory for the first large-scale air combat training exercise since the COVID pandemic hit.
- Britain's unemployment rate unexpectedly fell to 4.8% in the first three months of 2021 - down 0.1 % - despite the strict national lockdown, official figures revealed today.
- Understaffing and a lack of resources is so serious in regional NSW hospitals that nurses regularly run out of supplies sometimes have to help restrain aggressive emergency patients.
- The convoy moved through London on Sunday shouting anti-Semitic abuseFour men arrested over a video of people shouting anti-Semitic abuse during a convoy in London have been released on bail, officers have said.The cars had been travelling through the capital on May 16 when a person was filmed shouting into a megaphone: ‘‘F**k the Jews, rape their daughters’.
Officers traced the vehicles to the A40 in Hillingdon and stopped them later than evening, and the four men were arreste
- Shakuntala Gaikwad had tested positive for coronavirus and her family mistakenly thought it had killed her (Picture: India Today / EPA)An elderly woman in India woke up just before she was going to be burned alive after her family mistakenly thought she was dead.Shakuntala Gaikwad, 76, was believed to have died from coronavirus so her family prepared her for cremation.She tested positive for Covid-19, and after her condition deteriorated on May 10 her family took her to Silver Jubilee Hospital i
- Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez are now husband and wife (Picture: Getty; Instagram)Ariana Grande’s family are reportedly thrilled with her surprise marriage to Dalton Gomez.The Positions singer tied the knot with the real estate agent at her California home over the weekend in a private wedding ceremony. A small selection of friends and family were in attendance, including Ariana’s mother Joan and brother Frankie, who have reportedly welcomed Dalton into the family with open arm
WWE Raw results, grades: Kofi Kingston beats WWE Champion Bobby Lashley and Randy Orton in two shock winsThe former world champ picked up a massive win (Photo: WWE)Kofi Kingston scored a huge win over Bobby Lashley on Monday Night Raw after accepting the WWE Champion’s open challenge.The New Day man may have catapulted himself back into the world title picture over 18 months after losing the gold to Brock Lesnar on SmackDown.The red brand’s first show since Sunday’s WrestleMania Backlash opened with the All Mighty flanked by five women as he made his way to the ring.MVP welcomed h
- Katie Eileen Murtagh appeared in Central Local Court on Tuesday appealing to ease her bail conditions further to allow her to attend college three days a week without her mother's supervision.
- University College London is preparing for a blend of online and campus teaching, while LSE is expecting lectures will be 'largely delivered online' in a further blow to thousands of students.
- He's the man marshalling Australia's economic comeback after the coronavirus pandemic - and Josh Frydenberg is also enjoying a renaissance of his own.
- The Fraternal Order of Police, one of the nation's largest police unions, was barred from police reform discussions ironed out by the AFL-CIO, Teamsters and Service Employees International Union.
- Convicted Russell Street bomber Craig Minogue has been ordered to stand trial over the abduction and rape of two teenage girls in the 1980s.
- Overnight service on New York City's subways resumed for the first time in more than a year as the city continued its emergence from the coronavirus pandemic.
Nick Jonas details serious bike accident that left him hospitalised with cracked rib: ‘I’ve been better’Nick Jonas has given an update on his health after an accident during filming left him hospitalised (Picture: Getty)Nick Jonas revealed he was recently rushed to hospital after falling off a bike during filming.Sources had previously told TMZ that the singer had to be taken to a nearby hospital in an ambulance following the accident.Nick had time to recover at home before his appearance on The Voice US on Monday night where he is a coach.Giving an update on his health, according to People, fello
- The EU is expected to launch vaccine passports for non-EU countries like the UK (Picture: Rex/ PA)The EU is expected to allow fully vaccinated Brits to fly to Europe without needing to do a Covid test or quarantine, it has been reported.EU ambassadors are said to be preparing to sign off plans today which will see all countries in the bloc adopt uniform entry requirements. The system will likely be based on passengers’ vaccine statuses, The Telegraph reports.At present, all European countr
- The results have been hailed as ‘remarkable’ and a ‘real feat of science’ (Picture: AP)More than 96% of people develop antibodies to Covid after just one dose of the AstraZeneca or Pfizer jab, research shows.A study over over 8,000 participants in England and Wales also found almost 100% develop the immune cells needed to fight off the virus after two vaccines.
The findings have been hailed as ‘remarkable’ and a ‘real feat of science’.The research
- Icy conditions are predicted to keep rolling across the east coast of Australia for the rest of the week as residents reach for their gloves and scarves as they shiver off to work in the morning.
- The footage, which is believed to have been filmed in April, has drawn more than 70,000 likes and 1,500 comments.
- Five police cars chased the Ford Ranger that had allegedly been stolen by six teens aged between 14 and 16 on Friday night in Palmerston, Darwin.
- For decades there was no other store like David Jones but due to Covid-19 there have been no customers at the chain's Barangaroo outlet on the fringe of Sydney's CBD for the past 14 months.
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