- Craig Harker, 33, landlord of The George Pub and Grill in Stockton-on-Tees, Durham has been served with a prohibition notice over alleged breach of lockdown rules.
- A graph showing the latest Covid deathsAnother 696 people have died with coronavirus in the UK – the highest death toll since May 1 when 698 people died.A further 18,213 new cases have also been diagnosed.
The latest daily figures released by the Government bring the total official death toll to 56,533 while there have now been 1,557,007 cases since the start of the pandemic.
Today’s figures compare to the 11,299 new cases and 608 deaths seen yesterday. Last Wednesday there were 19,6
- Bill Murray’s (pictured above) eldest brother Ed dies aged 76 (Picture: Getty)Bill Murray’s eldest brother Ed has died aged 76.
Ed’s death was confirmed in a statement shared to the official Instagram account for William Murray Golf – a company Hollywood actor Bill, 70, had set up with his brothers and pals.
The post paid tribute to Ed with a series of pictures of him on the golf course and stated ‘his loss is a hole that will never be filled’, while rememberi
Sir Paul McCartney uses autocue to sing lyrics to classic songs as he gets distracted thinking about dinnerPaul McCartney uses an autocue to remember the lyrics to his hit songs (Picture: rune hellestad/Corbis via Getty Images)Sir Paul McCartney has revealed that he uses an autocue to help him remember the lyrics to some of his best-known hits as he can get distracted thinking about what he’s having for dinner. The Beatles star, 78, admitted that despite having sung many of the band’s biggest hits for almost six decades, he needs a little hand from a teleprompter to make sure he does
- Metro Exodus – about to go next gen (pic: Deep Silver)The makers of Metro Exodus are working on a new sequel, plus there’s to be a multiplayer version of the post-apocalyptic survival game.A new Metro game (no relation) for Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation has been announced by developer 4A Games, who are planning ‘a complete overhaul’ of the existing game engine for the new generation.Before that happens though existing game Metro Exodus will be getting a dedicated next g
- The Lindt candy cane truffles (Picture: Lindt)Christmas is the season where festive flavours seem to infiltrate everything.2020 is the year of chocolate orange but at least Lindt is taking a little step beyond that.The brand is making a candy cane version of its famous Lindor truffles.The outside is white chocolate with flecks of candy cane, and a rich minty centre.Initially launched in Canada, you can now pick up a box in the UK from treat importer GB Gifts for £5.99 a 150g box.As they ar
- EXCLUSIVE: Britons are less likely to shower daily, style their hair or bother with their general appearance as a result of coronavirus pandemic, according to new research today.
- Joe Biden's team said it's not necessary for the president-elect to speak withDonald Trump but they are willing should the president want the sit-down.
- Barack Obama has admitted that Donald Trump 'exceeded' his worst nightmares during an interview with Stephen Colbert on The Late Show.
- President Xi expressed his hope for 'healthy and stable' development of the China-US relations during a congratulatory phone call on Wednesday, according to China's state news agency Xinhua.
- Former President Barack Obama explained in an interview Wednesday with The Breakfast Club that what motivates people to vote is often about 'the stories that are being told.'
- Brianna Morris, right, allegedly set her baby down on the road – moments before the boy’s dad Jamar Griffin, right, struck the infant with his car, police say (Pictures: Harnett County Sheriff’s Office)A mother set her baby down on a road moments before the infant’s dad drove off and struck the child, sheriff’s deputies say.Jamar Griffin, 45, allegedly drove off at speed after the argument with Brianna Morris, 26, in Cameron, North Carolina, on Sunday, striking the
- The clip, filmed in the Pantanal, Brazil, shows a big cat nicknamed Mick Jaguar as he heaves the 80lbs caimanfrom a nearby river bank with apparent ease.
- Exclusive: Pilot blood tests for Covid-19 use gold nanoparticles that absorb light and produce a red line to indicate a positive result. Using nanodiamonds that glow instead are more sensitive, UCL study finds.
- Christian Eriksen has been offered to Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has played down talk that the club could sign former Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen.The Dane joined Inter Milan from Spurs in January for a fee of around £17.5million but he’s not part of Antonio Conte’s long-term plans and he’s been offered to a host of clubs, including Arsenal.The Gunners have suffered from a chronic lack of creativity so far this season and they’re wit
- The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) said that UK GDP could fall an additional two per cent next year if no agreement is in place before December 31.
- Images from a military base in Denmark show appears to show the culled minks "resurfacing"- but there is a scientific explanation for the ghoulish scene
- Alex Berenson, a strong critic of the government's response to the pandemic, reeled off a series of Tweets saying Amazon blocked his latest book before it later backed down.
- Families in the former mill town of Bradley, West Yorkshire, struggle to put food on the table and the coronavirus lockdown has left women and children struggling to flee domestic violence
- At least 41 textile company workers were killed Wednesday morning in Brazil after the bus that was transporting them to their factory crashed with a truck on a highway in São Paulo.
- The Chancellor faced immediate criticism for the scheme which he suggested would have to show the support of an MP and be delivered before the next election - but officials later scrambled to clarify the rules
- Reuben (left) has recovered from being in an awful condition in Romania (Picture: Caters News Agency)A pensioner who rescued a dying street dog from Romania credits her new pet with saving her from lockdown loneliness.Cross breed Reuben was being eaten alive by microscopic mites before dog lover Felicity Hollings, 69, took him in. But now Felicity, who lives alone in Norfolk, says the two-year-old pup has been a joy in keeping her company during the coronavirus crisis – and even says
- Some of the cute outfits (Picture: @flagler_humane_society)Older dogs are often left behind in rescues.With people often wanting to adopt a puppy, it can be harder for the more senior animals to get a look in with potential adopters.But, thanks to some creative staff at one rescue, they are getting their moment to shine.At the Flagler Humane Society branch in Florida, the staff have come up with an ingenious way to encourage people to notice their older pooches.In a series of adorable photos on
- Paul Irvine, 41, branded Ryanair's refund system "utter shambles" after waiting four months for a refund and being unable to cash it in once it finally arrived
- Meet your new North American Champion (Photo: WWE)WWE superstar Leon Ruff is living the dream.The 24-year-old rising star seized his opportunities during the pandemic, and went from one-off losses to the likes of Sheamus and Aleister Black to winning the NXT North American Championship a few months.Reflecting on a wild 2020, he exclusively told Metro.co.uk: ‘I’m not saying I was supposed to win this championship, but if you’re training hard, doing your job and doing what you&rs
- Ant and Dec are said to be doing ‘really well’ with their Welsh speaking skills on I’m A Celebrity (Picture: ITV/Getty)When it was announced earlier this year that the 2020 series of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! was moving from Australia to a castle in Wales, it quickly became apparent that the cast and crew would have to adapt drastically to their new environment.The change of location meant that co-hosts Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly had to brush up o
- Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60 (Getty Images)Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60 after suffering a cardiac arrest, according to reports in Argentina.The World Cup winner passed away at his home in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Wednesday afternoon.Earlier this month, Maradona was hospitalised and required surgery after suffering a blood clot on his brain.More to follow…
- Diego Maradona passed away in Buenos Aires on Wednesday (Bob Thomas Sports Photography via Getty)Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60 after suffering a cardiac arrest.The World Cup winner passed away at his home in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Wednesday afternoon.Earlier this month, Maradona was hospitalised and required surgery after suffering a blood clot on his brain.The Argentine is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time after guiding his nation to success at the World Cup in
- The huge structure - reminiscent of the famous monolith from Stanley Kubrick movie 2001 - was spotted by a helicopter pilot and scientists in the Utah desert, sparking a range of theories about how it go there
- I’m sick of my friends and family asking me when we’re going to do it and it’s totally taken the shine off the proposal
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