- via mirror.co.ukNot-so-little Eloise is thought to be the second biggest baby girl born without pain relief in the UK - after baby Suzie Gzowski tipped the scales at 12lb 12oz in January 2012
- Missing British backpacker Esther Dingley could have fallen after being caught out by a snow-covered mountain path in the Pyrenees, a local expert has speculated after remains were found.
- Zelda: Skyward Sword HD – is it a better game now? (pic: Nintendo)The Monday Inbox talks about real life moments that remind you of video games, as one reader celebrates Max Payne’s 20th anniversary.To join in with the discussions yourself email [email protected]
After being dubious about Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, I decided to take the plunge and I’m glad to say, I’ve enjoyed it far more than I ever did on the Wii. My issue with the motion controls was
- Shocking figures show fraud convictions in Britain have slumped by 62 per cent since 2011 to their lowest level in 14 years. But reports of investment fraud have spiked by 343 per cent since 2017.
- Retired art teacher Alison White, 64, hoped to get up to 500 blooms, but there are now 1,452 at St Margaret of Antioch in Barley, Hertfordshire.
- via mirror.co.ukTravellers from amber listed countries can skip isolating at home for 10 days if they have been given two doses of a vaccine - and it's believed France could move back to the amber list
- The Government launched a pet theft taskforce in May - but 508 dogs have been stolen since. The Kennel Club claims the thefts are being treated as 'petty crime' and is calling for tougher laws.
Pink offers to pay Norwegian women’s beach handball team fine as she brands bikini uniform ruling ‘very sexist’Pink has been impressed by the team’s stance (Picture: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for AMAZON PRIME VIDEO)Pink has thrown her support behind the Norwegian women’s beach handball team after they were fined for wearing shorts instead of bikini bottoms, offering to pick up their bill from the European Beach Handball Championships.The team received a 1,500 euro (£1,295) fine from the European Handball Federation (EHF) after wearing shorts, deemed ‘inappropriate clothing’,
- Alex Yee had to settle for silver behind Kristian Blummenfelt in the triathlon (Picture: Getty Images)Alex Yee won silver in the men’s triathlon for Team GB after an epic race in the Tokyo heat which saw Norwegian winner Kristian Blummenfelt requiring a wheelchair after crossing the line.The 23-year-old Londoner was in contention for the gold until the last mile when Blummenfelt kicked on for the line.It looked like the man from Bergen had gone a bit early but he was strong enough to hold
Love Island 2021: Lucinda Strafford ready to ‘continue things’ with Aaron Francis over Brad McClelland after double dumpingAaron and Lucinda have left the villa (Picture: ITV/Rex/Shutterstock)Despite their exit as a couple during Sunday night’s Love Island double dumping, Lucinda Strafford and Aaron Fracis seem ready to ‘continue things’ on the outside, with Lucinda putting her eggs in Aaron’s basket over Brad McClelland’s.After packing their bags at the villa, Lucinda described leaving the show with Aaron as ‘amazing, so I am happy’.When pushed on who she would rather pursu
Olympics 2020 day three: Kristian Blummenfelt wins men’s triathlon ahead of Alex Yee, swimming, gymnastics and more – live!Live updates from day three’s Games action in TokyoGames schedule | Results | Medal table | Full coverageSign up for the Guardian’s daily Olympic briefingEmail Tom with your thoughts or tweet @Tom_Lutz 12.25am BST The surfing competition at Tsurigasaki beach has produced a major shock after Australia’s Steph Gilmore, the seven-time world champion and current world No 5, was bundled out on Monday morning. Gilmore had looked in good nick when competition got under way on Sunday,
- Anne-Marie is making decisions for herself and no one else (Picture: Getty)Anne-Marie says she felt like ‘an a***hole’ going into therapy despite her glitzy life as a pop star.The 2002 singer sought help after building up a paranoia that people ‘hated’ her.She became fearful simply leaving her house but the sessions worked wonders and even provided new fodder for her latest record, unsurprisingly called Therapy.‘I almost felt like a bit of an a***hole saying to ever
- Ex-England football star Wayne Rooney reportedly partied into the early hours of Sunday with model Tayler Ryan and her friends Elise Melvin and Brooke Morgan, all 21, in Manchester.
- Police had been monitoring encrypted messaging platform Telegramas early as May before the protests erupted in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide on Saturday.
- The task force wants to make schools more welcoming as kids return to classrooms after the COVID-19 pandemic and calls to defund the police after the death of George Floyd.
- The UK's biggest tobacco company has sold over £1billion worth of menthol-tasting cigarettes in the year since menthol cigarettes were banned, the Mail can reveal.
- Boris Johnson will unveil his 'beating crime plan' tomorrow after leaving his Chequers country retreat following Covid isolation. But the Police Federation branded it unworkable, particularly due to cuts.
- Laura Whitmore is on her way! (Picture: ITV)Laura Whitmore has hinted at a return to the Love Island villa as the Casa Amor bombshells are set to properly shake things up.The 12 new islanders have already vowed to go for what they want, which could case chaos if past villas are anything to go by.It came after fans began to wonder where the host had got to earlier this month, having reportedly spent less than 12 minutes on screen since this series began on June 28.The TV star addressed her absenc
- Under plans being considered by the Government, football fans who are not fully vaccinated could be barred from attending Premier League matches from October.
- Live updates from day three’s Games action in TokyoGames schedule | Results | Medal table | Full coverageSign up for the Guardian’s daily Olympic briefingEmail Tom with your thoughts or tweet @Tom_Lutz 12.08am BST Men’s triathlon: Also in the leading pack of nine with Alex Yee are: USA’s Kevin McDowell, New Zealand’s Hayden Wilde; Norway’s Kristian Blummenfelt and Casper Stornes; Belgium’s Marten Van Riel; GB’s Jonathan Brownlee; Switzerland’
- The 29-year-old was yesterday spotted strolling the streets of Copenhagen with his girlfriend Sabrina Kvist Jensen and their young daughter as he continues his recovery.
- Ministers understood to be exploring ways to exclude state-owned China General Nuclear from involvement in all future UK activity China’s state-owned nuclear energy company could be blocked from all future power projects in the UK, with ministers understood to be investigating ways to prevent its involvement.The move would exclude China General Nuclear (CGN) from the consortium planning to build the £20bn Sizewell C nuclear plant on the Suffolk coast, as well as one in Bradwell-on-Se
- You’ll need to toughen up to get through today (Picture: Getty/Metro.co.uk)It’s a brand new week, but we’re off to a rocky start.There’s an edgy energy to today’s alignments, so it’s worth checking your horoscope to know how to manage some tricky situations.
For Sagittarius, it’s about standing up for yourself and not letting others walk all over you.
Meanwhile, Aquarius needs to power through a tough decision.For the rest of the signs, read on below for
- EY Item Club’s prediction of recovery to pre-pandemic levels by year-end also comes with health warningCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe British economy is growing at its fastest pace in 80 years and could recover its pre-pandemic size by the end of this year, according to a leading economic forecaster.Buoyed by the vaccine rollout and a bounce back in consumer spending, the EY Item Club said it now expected GDP to grow by 7.6% – which would be the
- PHE’s third Better Health campaign includes updated NHS weight loss plan appA drive to get people fit and healthy this summer has been launched by Public Health England (PHE), as research found more than 40 per cent of adults put on weight during lockdown.The latest Better Health campaign, the third iteration, includes the updated NHS Weight Loss Plan, an app to help reduce alcohol consumption and measure BMI. Continue reading...
- Study warns of ‘double hit’ to prospects after Covid crisis disrupted learning and affected wellbeingChildren experiencing poor mental health are three times less likely than their peers to pass five GCSEs including maths and English, according to a study. Related: Schools in England to eschew summer ‘catch-up’ and put health firstContinue reading...
Home and Away spoilers: Sam Frost and Lynne McGranger reveal huge danger as Jasmine is left to die in explosionJasmine in left in a serious condition after getting caught in the explosion (Picture: Channel 5)Jasmine Delaney (Sam Frost) is one of many Home and Away favourites left fighting for their lives, after a huge explosion rocks Summer Bay.
Ryder Jackson (Lukas Radovich) and Chloe Anderson’s (Sam Barrett) infamous food truck goes up in flames in upcoming scenes, endangering several of the Bay’s finest.
Jasmine finds herself caught in the crossfire, but in spite of the injuries she sustai
Home and Away spoilers: Lukas Radovich and Sam Barrett reveal deadly peril for Ryder and Chloe as food truck explodesChloe’s life is on the line, as the food truck goes up in flames! (Picture: Channel 5)Chloe Anderson (Sam Barrett) is one of several Home and Away favourites who will be left fighting for their lives, after a huge explosion rocks Summer Bay.The source of the explosion? Why, the food truck, of course, which is Chloe and boyfriend Ryder Jackson’s (Lukas Radovich) pride and joy.
Viewers will know that the loved up couple have been hellbent on making a success of their food truck, but so
Courteney Cox celebrates boyfriend Johnny McDaid’s birthday with Instagram post after long Covid separation: ‘Happy birthday to my best friend and love’Courteney and Johnny have been together almost eight years but separated by the pandemic (Picture: Instagram/courteneycoxofficial)Courteney Cox has shared a birthday tribute to her long-term boyfriend Johnny McDaid on his 45th birthday as the couple get the chance to celebrate together for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began in March 2020.The Friends star shared two photos of herself with the Snow Patrol musician and singer, as she called out his qualities and described him as he
- Jules Kounde remains a target for Manchester United (Picture: Getty Images)Manchester United are edging closer to signing Raphael Varane, but remain interested in bringing in Sevilla centre-back Jules Kounde as well this summer.The latest reports suggest Varane could move to Old Trafford in the coming days, with a seemingly bargain price of £39m agreed with Real Madrid.With Ole Gunnar Solskjaer usually fielding two centre-backs, it was assumed that Varane was being brought in to partner ca
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