- You can celebrate the end of lockdown, if nothing else (pic: Sony)Sony is bringing back Days of Play this summer, with the return of PlayStation Player Celebration and a sale later in the month.During lockdown Days of Play became a lot more important for Sony, as a means to focus the PlayStation community and give away free stuff.Although the situation is a little different this year the event is coming back, with a new version of the PlayStation Player Celebration, where players are given share
- Revellers gathered around thundering sound systems for another night of drinking and smoking marijuana despite a police order to close the Manhattan park after a stampede last week.
- According to the Sun, Michael Sellars, 35, is believed to have fatally wounded Gracie Spinks - who was found dead in the picturesque village of Duckmanton in Derbyshire on Friday morning.
- Kwasi Kwarteng insisted driving growth is the 'best way' of balancing the books amid claims Rishi Sunak is looking at a pensions raid to raise revenue.
- The 2021 singletons are being revealed today… (Picture: ITV)The Love Island 2021 cast is being announced today, a week ahead of the launch of the new series.It’s the first series of the hit ITV2 show since it was last on-air in early 2020, with a new bunch of singletons entering the villa in a bid to find romance – and cause a bit of drama along the way.Follow the latest updates as they come in:
The first islander has been revealed, and it’s Sharon Gaffka.The 25-year-old
- As astronomical summer begins on the longest day of the year, downpours were expected throughout much of today in southern England - ruining views for those who had got up early to watch the sun rise.
- A public prosector is to decide who should take custody of 11-month-old old Lydia after pilot Babis Anagnostopoulos confessed to killing his wife at their home in Athens
- Paul Pogba has 12 months to run on his Manchester United deal (Photo by UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)Paul Pogba will be offered wages of around £400,000-a-week by Manchester United, with the club hopeful that the lure of becoming the Premier League’s best paid player will be enough to convince the Frenchman to stay at Old Trafford.
The 28-year-old has 12 months remaining on his deal at Old Trafford and club bosses fear they’ll have to cash in on Pogba this summer if he fails to p
- Warren Higgs, 54, from Windsor's kidneys are around five times the size they should be according to doctors and his condition means he 'can't do anything'
- Greater Manchester Police are growing 'increasingly concerned' for Charlie O'Brien, 12, who was last seen riding his black Carerra mountain bike in John Lee Park, Altrincham at 4.20pm yesterday.
- The Queen has wished Prince William a happy 39th birthday as a royal expert predicted that he would spend the day at Kensington Palace with their children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis
- Sharon is the first singleton announced for this year’s Love Island (Picture: ITV)Love Island have revealed the first cast member to be taking part in the upcoming 2021 series.Sharon Gaffka will be heading into the Majorcan villa when the ITV2 dating show launches next week.The 25-year-old islander hails from Oxford and has conquered beauty pageants, worked on government policies and is now ready to find love.‘It’s been a bit of a running joke between my friendship group for a
Love Island 2021 cast: Sharon revealed as first islander heading into villa as bosses announce line-upSharon is the first singleton announced for this year’s Love Island (Picture: ITV)Love Island bosses have revealed the first cast member to be taking part in the upcoming 2021 series.Sharon will be heading into the Majorcan villa when the ITV2 dating show launches next week.The islander has conquered beauty pageants, worked on government policies and is now ready to take on the villa.Got a story?If you’ve got a celebrity story, video or pictures get in touch with the Metro.co.uk ente
‘It’s given me a fresh start and something to get excited about!’: How one small business owner used digital marketing to boost her business after lockdownHaving only started Beautique by Lauren in Beckenham, Bromley, in September 2018, the 32-year-old was worried about the impact multiple lockdowns would have on her client base.Just like thousands of beauty business owners across the country, Lauren Arthur was devastated when she had to close the door on her salon due to the pandemic.Having only started Beautique by Lauren in Beckenham, Bromley, in September 2018, the 32-year-old was worried about the impact multiple lockdowns would have on her c
- 18-year old Robyn Coatsworth receives her first Pfizer Covid-19 jab at Stithians Vaccination Centre on June 18, 2021 in Truro, England. (Getty)TikTok, Snapchat and other social media giants are uniting to urge young people to book coronavirus jabs as Britain races to squash a third wave of infections.The platforms — said to reach at least 60 per cent of youngsters — will offer digital ‘I’ve had my Covid vaccine’ stickers, following similar moves by Facebook and Inst
- Emmanuel Eribo puts his success down to a surprising GSCE choice(Picture: Whitaker Studio)Starting his career with a jump from HR to banking, Emmanuel Eribo never dreamed he’d end up owning his own shoe company.Yet this year he launched his second footwear venture, Loci, a sustainable and vegan trainer brand that’s been worn by
He reveals how a fancy dress party sparked his business idea and the surprising GSCE that was key to his success.
As a child, were there any signs you would o
- The uniform package, which launches in stores from July, includes a sweatshirt for £1, a two-pack of polo shirts for £1.75 and trousers or a skirt for £1.75
- The uniform package, which launches in stores from July, includes a sweatshirt for just £1, a two-pack of polo shirts for only £1.75 and trousers or a skirt for £1.75
Demi Lovato stopped contacting late dad for their mental health as they open up about their ‘tough’ relationshipDemi Lovato had a turbulent relationship with their late dad (Picture: REX)Demi Lovato has opened up about their difficult relationship with their late dad Patrick, revealing they stopped contacting them for their mental health.The singer took to Instagram on Father’s Day to send a supportive message to anyone who was finding the day difficult and urged others to get in touch with their own dads if they feel able.They confessed that, although they ‘regretted’ not reaching out m
- Gracie Spinks, 23, died in a paddock in Duckmanton, Derbyshire, and the body of a man in his 30s - said to be an obsessed former work colleague - was found about two hours later
- Mum Rebecca Gittoes, 34, was horrified after the bird charged at her son ‘out of nowhere’ (Picture: Rebecca Gittoes)A toddler had to be taken to hospital after he was the victim of a peacock attack at a zoo.Mum Rebecca Gittoes, 34, visited Paignton Zoo in Devon on Saturday with her husband and two children.But after just an hour of being there, son Ezra was attacked by the vicious bird.‘We were sat in a designated park with picnic benches and a climbing frame for kids to play o
Adil Ray and Edwina Currie locked horns on today’s Good Morning Britain as they debated whether the NHS should end its reliance on overseas workers.The presenter launched into an impassioned speech after former Conservative Health Minister Edwina suggested that the UK should focus on looking into why people trained in the UK aren’t being retained rather than taking ‘tr
- Oxford Student Union is planning to set up a 'Student Consultancy of Sensitivity Readers' who would be elected and paid to check articles across newspapers for signs of supposed insensitivity.
- Get the static out of your hair to reduce frizz (Picture: Tiktok/jessimartorell)There are few things more annoying than styling your hair only to realise it’s full of pesky static and no matter what you do, it’s not going to sit well.It occurs when your hair builds up an electric charge, meaning it has gained some extra electrons thanks to friction or a change in humidity.It means the strands repel eachother, making it frizzy.But a new TikTok trend shows that there is a sim
- Thousands of revellers waving banners reading 'Standing for Stonehenge' ignored advice not to travel to Stonehenge to watch the sun riseon what would have been 'Freedom Day'.
- Ben Roberts-Smith has denied shooting dead an unarmed Afghan with a prosthetic leg after ordering a junior SAS member to skill a second prisoner in a 'blooding' custom.
- From druid magic and Arthurian legends to quirky shops and glamping, there’s more to Glastonbury than the Pyramid Stage (Picture: Metro.co.uk/ Alamy/ Shutterstock)Dozing gently on a comfy velvet massage bed, all I can hear is the soft bong of a gong and what sounds like a baby’s rattle being shaken over my body.My chakras are in a right old state, according to Bee Helygen, a priestess of Avalon and Cerridwen, who’s behind the humming, whistling and soft, sing-song chanting as p
10 soap spoilers this week: Emmerdale and Coronation Street deaths, EastEnders tragedy, Hollyoaks baby theftDeath and tragedy rock the soaps in a week that will change everything (Picture: ITV/BBC)The Grim Reaper is keeping busy in soapland this week, as several of our favourites characters are rocked by death.
And one of the victims is none other than our beloved Emmerdale icon Kim Tate!Say it ain’t so!
Coronation Street’s Tyrone Dobbs, meanwhile, is left stunned when he hears that Kirsty Soames has died!There is tragedy aplenty in Walford too, as EastEnders’ Suki Panesar (Balvinder
- Taxpayers in one Australian state spent $2.6billion on trains from China, with operating costs factored in. Little more than a decade ago, Sydney's trains were made in Newcastle.
- Jon Rahm finished strongly to win his first major at the US Open (Picture: Getty)Rory McIlroy and Bryson DeChambeau were keen to take the positives from their US Open runs despite missing out on the title to Spaniard Jon Rahm.Rahm, 26, claimed his first major after finishing with back-to-back birdies on the final day of the tournament at Torrey Pines.South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen was his nearest challenger – finishing on five under, one shot behind new US Open champion Rahm –
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