- Summer lessons will be offered to children leaving primary school and all secondary pupils as part of a £700million catch-up package designed to reverse the impact of Covid on education.
Ryan Thomas has officially outdone himself after surprising fiancee Lucy Mecklenburgh with a brand new house in Manchester. The former Coronation Street actor had been keeping the new property a secret from Lucy for months, but finally surprised her with the exciting news on Friday. Along with Ryan’s daughter Scarlett, the couple headed on a road trip to Cheshire where th
- Two gamecocks, each with three-inch razor-sharp blades fastened to their left ankles, fight to the death (Getty stock photo)A rooster with a blade tied to its leg has killed its owner during an illegal cockfight in southern India, police have said.The animal, which was equipped with a three-inch blade, fluttered in panic and slashed 45-year-old Thangulla Satish in his groin last week, authorities confirmed. The incident occurred in Lothunur village of Telangana state, police Inspector B. Je
Brendan Rodgers provides Harvey Barnes and Jamie Vardy injury update after Leicester’s defeat to ArsenalLeicester star Harvey Barnes had to be helped off the field on a stretcher (Picture: Getty)Brendan Rodgers allayed fears over Jamie Vardy’s fitness following Leicester’s 3-1 defeat to Arsenal but confirmed Harvey Barnes is likely to require surgery on his knee injury and could be out for six weeks.The Foxes took the lead early on as Youri Tielemans beat Bernd Leno with a clinical finish after some poor defending from Arsenal at the King Power Stadium.But David Luiz’s 39th-minut
- Nikola Milenkovic is valued at around £30m (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)Manchester United target Nikola Milenkovic is ‘open’ to a move to Old Trafford but will only push to leave Fiorentina when and if the Red Devils firm up their interest with a bid.The defender has 18 months to run on his deal in Florence and the Serie A club are desperate to tie their prized asset down to an extension.The 23-year-old’s situation has alerted United, who are keen to sign a ce
- Wanting to preserve the liberty of freedom of movement within Europe, we had voted Remain (Picture: Chris Whitehead)On June 24, 2016, we woke up to news that Britain had voted in favour of leaving the EU.
Wanting to preserve the liberty of freedom of movement within Europe, we had voted Remain, so the news came as a crushing blow. Right until the final hour, we were confident Remainers would win. We instinctively knew that a Leave result would make things difficult for British expats and th
- Joe Biden wants an investigation into sexual assault and harassment allegations levied against Andrew Cuomo, Jen Psaki said, as a second woman came forward against the New York governor.
- As of Sunday morning, Harris, Pelosi, Clinton and Senator Elizabeth Warren have all stayed silent. That's after a second former aide came forward with allegations against Cuomo Saturday night.
- Any 'sin tax' rises in the Budget will only be confirmed on Wednesday - but Chancellor Rishi Sunak has previously made clear the cost of tobacco will keep going up
- Melissa Caddick was declared dead by police on Saturday after DNA testing revealed that her severed foot, wedged inside a sneaker, drifted ashore on Bournda Beach on the NSW south coast.
- A nightclub in Leeds said there's "no point messing about" as it announced its Grand Reopening for 21 June, 12:01am - the same day PM Boris Johnson said nightclubs could reopen
- The Labour ex-chancellor said increasing levies now could threaten to 'derail' the UK's recovery from the coronavirus crisis.
Mikel Arteta praises ‘game-changer’ Willian and names three players who stepped up in Arsenal’s win over Leicester CityThe Brazilian is now Arsenal’s leading assister this season (Picture: Getty Images)Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has praised Willian for overcoming a difficult period in his career and feels the Brazilian along with three more senior players really stepped up against Leicester City.Fresh from progressing to the last 16 of the Europa League in midweek, the Gunners faced a difficult trip to the King Power Stadium and found themselves behind early on after a strike from Youri Tielemans.But they r
- Monty Don's incredible garden is under threat as flood waters surround hiscountry estate. Don said his home is 'completely surrounded' by water after the nearby River Arrow burst its banks.
- 61% of those with dry skin find it worsens in the cold season (Picture: Boots, Escentual, Cult Beauty, Murad)If your skin suffers in the cold weather, it’s around about now – when you haven’t seen the sun in months – that any dry and cracked problem areas become especially bothersome.
It’s common to notice your face or body become dramatically drier in the winter months – a study from skincare brand Eucerin found that 61% of those with dry skin find this worse
- Police say they received around 100 reports in three days from people using the Tesco supermarket car park in Royston, Hampshire.
- The Home Office responded to a tweet by Nigel Farage rebuking his claims as ‘incorrect’ (Picture: PA)Nigel Farage has been left red-faced after the Home Office called him out over a tweet claiming 12 migrants tested positive for coronavirus when they arrived at Dover.Farage told his 1.6 million followers yesterday: ‘Covid crisis in Dover this morning. One migrant boat with 12 on board and they all tested positive for the virus.’The leader of Reform UK, formerly known as T
A mum-of-five says she is raising her daughters to believe that there is no such thing as virginity.
Cayce LaCorte from South Carolina revealed that she is teaching the girls that the concept is a patriarchal construct which doesn’t determine worth.She says in the video: ‘It is a patriarchal concept used to control women and serves no purpose, other than making women feel bad
- Grace Helbig has announced her engagement (Picture: Getty)YouTube star Grace Helbig has got engaged to Elliott Morgan, staging a sweet photoshoot to celebrate the news.The podcast host shared her joy on Instagram on Sunday with a series of loved up snaps in which she showed off her engagement ring.She added the picture caption: ‘Well, isn’t this just wild.’Elliott responded in the comments: ‘BABE THIS IS WILD’.In the photos she cuddles up to her fiance while holding
- Ikenasio 'Sio' Tuivasa, 33, was outside the All Star Lounge pool hall in Melbourne, when he was shot and died in a hail of bullets, while a bystander was wounded in the leg.
- Mark Drakeford has announced that people with a baby under one can now see one other household (Picture: Getty)Lockdown rules in Wales have been changed to allow a household with a baby aged under one to bubble with another household.First Minister Mark Drakeford announced the relaxation, which came into force on Saturday, as a way to ensure very young children can receive support from friends or family.Under Wales’ Level 4 restrictions, which came in on December 20, households can only fo
- Celtic are enduring a terrible season by their standards (Picture: Getty Images)Chris Sutton feels the next Celtic manager is in for an extremely difficult task unless numerous signings are made over the summer.Neil Lennon resigned as Bhoys boss earlier this month with the title race all but over in Scotland.Celtic currently sit 15 points behind Rangers and hopes of catching their bitter rivals are at an end.John Kennedy is currently in charge of the side and is in contention to become the perma
- Sian Stokes, from East Bridgford, Nottingham, said her grey Ford custom camper - which had 'literally our whole life in' - was nicked on Wednesday night.
- Migrants (pictured) walk to cross the Gateway International Bridge to be processed to seek asylum in the US in Matamoros, Mexico on Friday. Another tent facility will be opened to deal with influx.
- A new mortgage guarantee scheme in the 2021 Budget will bring back 95% deals - but it could push up house prices and make things harder in the long run
- New York politicians on both sides of the aisle are speaking out against Governor Andrew Cuomo after he was accused of sexual harassment by a second former aide.
- Emile Smith Rowe sustained a groin injury (Photo by Tim Keeton – Pool/Getty Images)Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says he’s hopeful that the injury Emile Smith Rowe sustained in a 3-1 win against Leicester is not ‘too bad’.
The midfielder was selected to start at the King Power Stadium but he was removed shortly before half-time and replaced by Martin Odegaard.
The youngster was one of five players to start against the Foxes that also started against Benfica on Thursday and th
- From a daughter of RFK, a celebrity chef and his swooning 'Cuomosexuals', the love life of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has long been tangled and, at times, down-right cringe-worthy.
- More than 20 million people in the UK have now been given their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, the Government has said.
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