- via dailymail.co.ukAmber-Lee Friis from Auckland passed away suddenly on Monday, the Miss World New Zealand Facebook page confirmed.
Footage showing police officers appearing to pin down and hit a black woman as she shouts ‘I can’t breathe’ has sparked an official investigation.Kamyimsola Olatunjoye, 28, is shown being restrained by six officers in Lewisham, southeast London, in a clip filmed on May 9.A woman’s voice is heard yelling ‘please stop!’ as one officer appears to punch Ms
- It is with no overstatement that I say home schooling has given me a new appreciation for what teachers do (Picture: REUTERS/Eddie Keogh)As I write this, my neighbour across the road is probably listening intently to her son as he tells her all about his first day back at our local primary in north London.Being in year six, he was eligible to return today. Although he is only three weeks older, my son – Aaron – is in year seven. This means he won’t be back at school before the
- Open air markets are reopening across England (Picture: PA)People living in England are able to enjoy food and drink at outdoor markets for the first time since March after coronavirus lockdown measures were eased.
Under the slight relaxation of the rules coming into force on Monday, people in England are now able to visit outdoor markets and meet up in groups of up to six. Some children have also returned to the classroom.
In Camden, north London, a phased re-opening of its famous market saw sm
- Shocking footage shows a man pouring milk over a little girl's head to ease her pain after she was allegedly pepper-sprayed by police at a George Floyd protest in Seattle, US
- Approximately 4,100 people have been arrested since Tuesday during the George Floyd riots that have swept the nation. (Picture: SWNS/AP)More than 4,000 people across the United States have reportedly been arrested in the nationwide protests following the death of George Floyd.Thousands have been arrested as of late Sunday night, which was the sixth night of demonstrations against law enforcement after Floyd, an unarmed black man, was killed by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25.
- Approximately 4,100 people have been arrested since Tuesday during the George Floyd riots that have swept the nation. (Picture: SWNS/AP)More than 4,000 people across the United States have reportedly been arrested in the nationwide protests following the death of George Floyd.Approximately 4,100 had been arrested as of late Sunday night, which was the sixth night of demonstrations against law enforcement after Floyd, an unarmed black man, was killed by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota on M
Jay-Z is calling for prosecution of all officers involved in George Floyd’s death as he fights for justiceJay-Z is calling for all officers involved in George Floyd’s death to be prosecuted (Picture: Getty)Jay-Z is calling for the prosecution of all officers involved in George Floyd’s death.
Floyd died in Minneapolis last week after he was arrested and a white police officer knelt on his neck for over eight minutes, despite him insisting he couldn’t breathe.
News of Floyd’s death has sparked protests across America and many celebrities have been seen calling for change and de
- Our risk profile for serious conditions such as heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes and cancer changes radically as we age
- Hopefully your eyes won’t look like this after playing it (Pic: Bethesda)A VR version of first person shooter Prey was spotted on a retailer’s website and has since been taken down.Back in 2017, Bethesda released first person sci-fi title Prey. Though it borrowed the name and a couple of ideas from the 2006 Prey, it was more akin to action role-players such as System Shock.At the time, it received fairly good reviews and sold well, but Bethesda hasn’t really mentioned it since,
- I'm feeling really claustrophobic because he's in my space all the time. How will I cope if we get married?
- More than 2million people in England can now go outside for the first time in 10 weeks - but the way the announcement came out on Saturday, with details then confirmed last night, has not pleased everyone
- Sophia, 19, believes a crisis does not have to mean selfishness so she chose to help at her local food bank.
- As people feel the economic effects of the coronavirus crisis and lockdown, period poverty charities are giving out five times more products than usual.
- You’ll have to play by yourself in 2020 (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk)Singletons across the UK saw their summer flings evaporate this morning, as the government announced it is now illegal to have sex with someone from a different household.As if lockdown hasn’t taken enough from us, now it’s coming after our orgasms.Jokes aside, it’s a safety measure put in place to protect people so do follow the rules – but, just because you can’t get freaky with s
- PC Kevin Mohess faces being sacked from the force if the allegations are proved (Picture: Getty)A police officer is facing a misconduct hearing after being accused of asking a revenge porn victim to send him naked pictures of herself.The woman, referred to as ‘Ms X’, is said to have recognised PC Kevin Mohess as the officer she reported the crime to after he contacted her on social media.A notice published on Monday alleges he went to the home of a vulnerable woman who wanted to repo
- Aurelia Lloyd-Carrick was left lying in the street just outside her family home in Granchester
- Fury wants to unify the division against AJ (Picture: Getty)Tyson Fury tried to get in contact with Anthony Joshua in recent days, according to the heavyweight’s promoter Eddie Hearn.Fight fans are eager to see the two world champions clash in an undisputed showdown and there have been initial talks about that possibility, as well as a few verbal jabs from each side.Fury branded Joshua ‘gutless’ last week while the IBF, WBA (Super) and WBO insisted his rival gets away with a lo
- Mason Greenwood scored a fine individual goal in Manchester United’s training match (Man Utd)Mason Greenwood is looking sharp ahead of the Premier League restart as he got the better of Victor Lindelof during a Manchester United training game.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are stepping up their preparations ahead of the Premier League’s return later this month, with matches due to take place from June 17.United’s players were involved in a fast-paced seven vs seven match dur
- Comic Sara Pascoe is offering to buy people books about race (Picture: Instagram)Comic Sara Pascoe is offering to buy books about race for people who can’t afford it.
The 39-year-old shared snaps of a series of novels about understanding racism on Instagram in the wake of George Floyd’s death and the global outrage it has sparked.
Among the books are ‘White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism’ by Robin Diangelo and ‘Me And White S
Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins call out racism for their black daughter: ‘If I stay silent I am betraying her’Thomas Rhett is taking a stand against racism for his black daughter Willa Gray (Picture: Getty)Country singer Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren Akins have shared impassioned posts revealing why they will always take a stand against racism.The couple shares three daughters together, having adopted their eldest Willa Gray from Uganda.And in light of the ongoing call for justice following the death of George Floyd, Breanna Taylor and many more African-Americans, the couple took to social media to c
- The initiative to give phones to inmates was announced after the coronavirus pandemic saw prison visits cancelled in Scotland to contain the virus' spread
- There have been concerns around social distancing at protest events in the UK and USA (Picture: Backgrid)A ‘day of action’ is being planned in the UK this Wednesday, as Black Lives Matter protests continue to escalate following the death of George Floyd in America. Demonstrators are demanding ‘justice’ for Mr Floyd as well as a ‘public inquiry in Britain into the disproportionate BAME deaths’ during the coronavirus crisis, with a series of local protests
- The Arsenal legend feels there are two slightly more deserving players (Pictures: Getty / Stadium Astro)Arsenal legend Ian Wright believes the first two inductees to the Premier League’s Hall of Fame should be Alan Shearer and Ryan Giggs, with Thierry Henry just missing out.The Premier League was due to announce the first two members of the new Hall of Fame back in March, but the ceremony was delayed due to the coronavirus crisis.With the season set to get back underway later this month, t
- The death of Leeds teacher Lewis Howlett in the River Aire on Saturday has devastated a family and school community and led to warnings from emergency services about swimming in 'unsafe waters'
- There are many different Pride flags – do you recognise them all? (Picture: Wiki Commons)June 1 marks the beginning of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month in the UK and in many countries around the world.Held annually in June to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969, Pride is also about communities coming together in celebration, protest, unity and solidarity.Although celebrations for Pride Month will look different in 2020 du
- Faith Chapelle shared a video to her YouTube channel revealing how she used toothpaste to completely transform her dirty trainers
- With people flocking to the seaside to enjoy the sunshine after weeks of lockdown, people are asking for toilets to reopen as soon as possible
TWICE More & More producer MNEK on making the track in quarantine and how the members ‘nailed’ it – as expectedMNEK has worked his magic on the new TWICE single (Picture: :Getty/@JYPETWICE/Twitter)MNEK has praised TWICE for knocking it out the park on their comeback track More & More.The singer worked his magic on the title track from the K-pop group’s new EP of the same name.With the UK in lockdown, MNEK had to adapt and described fine-tuning the single, which he worked on with Zara Larsson, in unusual circumstances.He told Metro.co.uk: ‘It’s been cool, and also weird because we&rs
- Amongst the chaos and politicisation of the education and safety of young people, four teen reporters interviewed Shadow Education Secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey for the Mirror's NextGen series.
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