- Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected to announce a small permanent increase to the dole once the $150-a-fortnight boost to the payment ends on March 31 .
- The family announced the celebration of the veteran’s life will take place in the spring (Picture: PA/Captain Tom Moore Twitter)A public event to celebrate the life of Captain Sir Tom Moore will take place this spring, his family have announced.The Second World War veteran’s loved ones have asked the public to save the date of April 30 – what would have been Sir Tom’s 101st birthday.Daughter Hannah Ingram-Moore said they aim to make the event one that people in the UK and
- Anthony Martial has managed just seven goals this term (Photo by Ash Donelon/Manchester United via Getty Images)Liverpool legend John Barnes believes it’s ‘time’ for Anthony Martial to leave Manchester United after the Frenchman lost his place in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s starting XI.
The 24-year-old was handed his old no.9 shirt in 2019 and he had his best scoring season to date last term, netting 23 times in 48 matches for the Red Devils as a centre forward.
- The 90-minute special could detonate a ‘diplomatic bomb’, insiders have said (Picture: CBS/AFP)Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s ‘tell-all’ interview with Oprah Winfrey won’t be axed or delayed even if Prince Philip’s illness worsens, industry insiders say.
Producers are said to be refusing to pull the 90-minute CBS special, which has the potential to detonate a ‘diplomatic bomb’, given the Duke of Edinburgh’s condition.
Philip, 99, was
- Cavani should have been signed sooner, says Hughes (Picture: Getty Images)Mark Hughes feels Manchester United signed veteran striker Edinson Cavani at ‘the wrong time’ and should have bought him half a decade ago.
Hughes, the ex-United forward, says his former club need a striker in their ‘pomp’ rather than one who is in the twilight of his career.
That said, the former Wales, Blackburn and Manchester City manager still thinks the Uruguay international is the best option
- Nicola McIntyre’s sisters paid tribute withone saying she lit up the room (Picture: MEN)A loving mother took her own life as she struggled to deal with several things that had happened throughout her life.
Nicola McIntyre, 32, had suffered a betrayal at work and had enduring flashbacks to a horrific sex attack in which she was gang raped, an inquest heard.
Her sisters said she was kind, loving and ‘so much fun’, but her world changed after their parents split when she was just
- William plans to keep studying before going into politics (Picture: PA)William Carter, now 22, didn’t learn to read until he was 13, due to severe dyslexia and dyspraxia.
However, the student has now defied his detractors by earning himself a first-class honours degree from Bristol University.As a child, William was put in the bottom set in all subjects, and mocked because of his shaky reading ability.He was referred to children’s mental health services due to his feelings of lonelin
- The cat was ‘angry and aggressive’, according to local media reports (Picture: REX / Shutterstock)A passenger plane reportedly had to make an emergency landing due to an out of control cat in the cockpit.The plane was travelling to Doha in Qatar, but the pilot decided to return to the Sudanese capital city of Khartoum.Local media reports suggest the animal was ‘aggressive and angry’ and had somehow snuck onto the plane before it took off.It resisted several attempts
- The microfluidic chip attaches to a potentiostat that then plugs into a phone (Picture: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University)Engineers at Rice University in Texas have developed a small device that plugs into a standard smartphone to help detect Covid-19.Roughly the size of a stamp, the gadget is a sensor able to measure the concentration of Covid-19 nucleocapsid proteins in the blood from a regular finger prick.Using ‘programmable magnetic nanobeads’ which bind to the protein biomarker of th
- The couple has faced calls to delay the broadcast as Prince Harry’s grandfather Prince Philip remains in hospital (Picture: CBS)Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s two-hour ‘tell-all’ interview with Oprah Winfrey will air in the UK after ITV purchased it in a ‘£1 million deal’.British viewers will be able to watch Oprah with Meghan and Harry: A Primetime Special at 8pm on Monday, 24 hours after it is broadcast on CBS in the US.
Royal fans will also be able
- It’s important to still take time for each other (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)Parents of younger children are among those who’ve had the hardest times during the pandemic.With schools shutting, no babysitters to hire and at least one breadwinner still needing to work, having kids around 24/7 has likely been tiring to say the least.So if you and your partner have found that sex has fallen by the wayside, you wouldn’t be the only ones.That’s why Laura Vowels, principa
- The owners of the van were forced to abandon their vehicle after trying to dump illegal waste at Queen Elizabeth Country Park near Clanfield in Hampshire late last Wednesday night.
- Primavera Sound has been postponed again (Picture: Jordi Vidal/Redferns)Primavera Sound Barcelona has been cancelled for the second year in a row.The 20th anniversary of the Spanish festival was cancelled last summer due to the coronavirus pandemic, and had been set to take place this June.However, it has now been confirmed that it will not go ahead due to the ‘uncertainty surrounding the legal framework for large events’ in early June.A statement from the organisers released this mo
- The six passengers willingly got into the back of the box truck in Toms River, New Jersey but alerted police after the driver refused to pull over and let them out, authorities say.
- Maria Merisier, 33, appeared at Dorchester Municipal Court yesterday afternoon (Picture: CBS Boston)A mother who allegedly dumped her newborn baby in a trash can just hours after giving birth has been charged with attempted murder.Maria Merisier, 33, appeared in court on Monday accused of delivering her baby boy in secret and abandoning the fragile newborn in a bin at the side of the road.As well as attempted murder, Merisier, from Dorchester, Massachusetts, is also charged with child abandonmen
- Pretend to be a royal with this beautiful castle (Picture: Savills)Fancy jazzing up your Zoom background a little?
Rather than picking up a pot of paint for your living room wall, maybe it’s time to go all out and just buy your own mini castle instead.
If that plan sounds appealing, you’re in luck, as such a property has hit the market for the bargain price of £925,000.
For under a million, you can buy a stunning five-storey castle complete with stunning views from the upstairs
Lorraine Kelly has said she ‘doesn’t understand’ why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sat down for an interview with US talk show host Oprah Winfrey.The no-holds-barred interview is set to air in America on March 7 on CBS.On Tuesday’s episode of her show, Lorraine sat down with royal correspondent Russell Myers to get his take on the TV appearance.Lorraine asked if
- Dustin Buckley was with another teenage friend when he suffered a gunshot wound to the head in the Neerim East Forest in eastern Victoria August 2017.
A PS4 and Xbox version of survival game Rust is still on course for release this year, as sign-ups for the closed beta begin.The lockdown has seen a number of unexpected hits, mostly those with strong social elements, and that’s included games that are already several years old. Among Us is the most obvious example, but there’s also been the unexpected return to prominence of
- Tom Holland almost wasn’t cast as Spider-Man (Picture: Marvel)Playing Spider-Man is a pretty big deal and one Tom Holland has done expertly since taking over the role, but there was a time when Sony had their doubts over casting him.
The actor, 24, made his debut as Peter Parker aka Spider-Man in Marvel movie Spider-Man: Homecoming released in 2017.
Its the latest trilogy from Marvel that focuses on the web-slinging superhero and while the Russo brothers – who have long been attached
- Robbie Williams said he was 'tempted' to buy Blackpool Pleasure Beach as he claimed the owners tried to sell the famed Lancashire amusement park to him.
- Prof Ester Sabino, of the University of São Paulo, said between 25% and 61% of protective antibodies from early Covid-19 variants did not work against the new dangerous P1 variant
- Terrifying footage shows a pickup driver perform a full 360-degree spin in the middle lane on a highway near Calgary in Alberta, Canada, before miraculously stopping unscathed.
- Labour MP Marsha de Cordova has blasted the BBC, saying black women are confused for one another due to structural racism (Picture: BBC)The BBC has apologised after mixing up two black MPs in Parliament.Treasury and Equalities Minister Kemi Badenoch was miscaptioned as Shadow Secretary of State for Women and Equalities Marsha de Cordova during an Urgent Question in the Commons on Monday.A statement from the broadcaster claimed the captioner ‘took too long to realise the names were out of o
- The Prime Minister faces questions over claims he's seeking donations for a renovation of the plush space above 11 Downing Street by his fiancee Carrie Symonds
- Former TOWIE star Gemma Collins has moved into an impressive new pad in Essex worth a whopping £1.35 million - take a look inside
- Chris and Rosie Ramsey have had to postpone their tour dates (Picture: Rosie Ramsey/Instagram)Chris Ramsey has revealed he and wife Rosie have had to move their Sh***ed, Married, Annoyed tour dates once again due to the coronavirus pandemic. The paid, who host the hilarious podcast of the same name, had already moved the dates but as lockdown will not be full lifted by May, they had to make the difficult decision to push them back even further. Chris took to social media to share a sta
- A guy who was chatting to 60 women was forced to apologise after accidentally adding them all to the same group chat while trying to send a photograph
- St Mary’s Roman Catholic High School in Hereford has come under fire for its sex education teaching (Picture: Google)Concerns have been raised over a school that is allegedly teaching teenagers that same-sex couples are wrong and women should be ‘receiver-responders’.St Mary’s Roman Catholic High School in Lugwardine, Hereford, has come under fire by the local council which is ‘disturbed’ over its sex and relationship education.It is said to be using the Catho
Paris Hilton hits out at ‘cruel’ David Letterman for 2007 interview: ‘He was purposely trying to humiliate me’Paris Hilton called David Lettermen ‘mean’ in response to her 2007 interview (Picture: Getty)Paris Hilton has spoken out about her David Letterman interview in 2007 after it resurfaced on social media following the release of the Britney Spears documentary Framing Britney Spears. Since the film aired, the internet unearthed a number of uncomfortable celebrity chats, including Letterman sucking on Jennifer Aniston’s hair. In the interview, the presenter repeatedly aske
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