- Data appears to show no rise in suicide rates in 2020, but coroners are delayed and information is still emerging (Picture: Getty/Allie/Samantha Lovell)Warning: this story discusses suicide and self-harm and may be upsetting to some readersSamantha Lovell remembers the last time she spoke to her brother Chris.‘I asked him before, “You won’t do anything stupid?”,’ she says. ‘He told me “No, of course not. I wouldn’t do anything stupid”. The la
- Children under one can’t have traditional antihistamines (Picture: Getty)Hay fever might seem mild, but it can make you pretty miserable and if you have a baby or a young child, treating symptoms is much harder.Most antihistamines aren’t recommended for young children and there are none currently available for children under one.This month, the pollen count is high and most adults are treating their allergy to the stuff with over the counter solutions. LloydsPharmacy reported sales o
- Samus is back in a new 2D adventure (Picture: Nintendo)Metroid Prime 4 was a no-show but fans have a brand new 2D game to look forward to later this year called Metroid Dread.Given some of the development troubles it has suffered, it was always unlikely that Metroid Prime 4 would have a major presence at E3 this year. But Metroid fans have been thrown a bone in the form of a new 2D game.Titled Metroid Dread, it features bounty hunter Samus in a newly designed power suit running through some sort
- Stumpy is still in good health, despite living nearly twice the average life expectancy for his species (Picture: Five Sisters Zoo)A ring-tailed lemur, thought to be the oldest in captivity, has celebrated his 35th birthday at a Scottish Zoo.Stumpy has defied the odds and lived to the grand old age thanks to his handlers at Five Sisters Zoo in West Calder, West Lothian.He was born in 1986, a year which also saw the release of films Top Gun and Crocodile Dundee as well as the completion of the M2
- Katherine’s birth story is a doozy (Picture: bobby_k__ Instagram)Just a day after giving birth, Katherine Ryan has shared with us all her rather action-packed birth story while it’s fresh in her mind.And, let us tell you, she’s not mincing any of the details for our benefit – she’s describing the gushing waters and all.The comedian welcomed a son on Sunday, named Frederick Ryan Kootstra, alongside partner Bobby Kootstra, and has opened up about the whole palaver on
- Murray was left fighting back the tears (Picture: BBC)An emotional Andy Murray fought back the tears after securing a first singles win on British soil since 2018.It was a first win at Queen’s for five years for Murray, a three-time Grand Slam champion, and he has since been through injury hell.
Since beating Stan Wawrinka at Eastbourne three years ago, he has retired from the sport, unretired and undergone a hip resurfacing operation, won a doubles title at Queen’s, enjoyed a single
Simon Cowell swaps the T-shirt for a tailcoat as he scrubs up for Ascot with girlfriend Lauren Silverman and pal SinittaSimon Cowell and Lauren Silverman were off to the races (Picture: Shutterstock)Simon Cowell got suited and booted for a day at the races as he and girlfriend Lauren Silverman headed to Ascot.The Britain’s Got Talent star didn’t do things by halves as he got properly glammed up for the occasion.His trademark short sleeved T-shirt and jeans (or shorts as he displayed on America’s Got Talent recently) were gone and replaced with a smart black tailcoat with a green waistcoat and gr
- Cressida Dick, Metropolitan Commissioner, said her force’s failings ‘compounded the pain suffered by Daniel’s family’ (Picture: PA)Metropolitan Commissioner Cressida Dick has apologised for failings in the Daniel Morgan murder case, saying it is a ‘matter of great regret that no one has been brought to justice’.The senior police officer admitted her force’s mistakes ‘compounded the pain suffered by Daniel’s family’ after a delayed repor
- Euro 2020 Group F updates from the 5pm BST kick-off£2bn plaything: Orban’s obsession with Hungarian gameExperts’ Network: Hungary | Experts’ Network: PortugalGet in touch! Email Will here or tweet @Will_Unwin 5.18pm BST 18 mins: Every time Ronaldo gets the ball, two or three players converge. He certainly is getting special treatment on the pitch and in the stands. 5.16pm BST 16 mins: Fiola absolutely flies into Semedo, injuring himself in the process. Hungary are just co
- ERCOT put its grid condition alert level to yellow - a conservation alert - urging residents to conserve energy Monday through Friday.
- Ryan O’Connor, 26, was found unconscious in Newport last week (Picture: Athena Pictures/Media Wales)Five teenagers have appeared in court over the robbery and murder of a man in South Wales.Ryan O’Connor, 26, is said to have been seriously assaulted before being found unconscious and unresponsive in Balfe Road in the Alway area of Newport, just after 9pm on Thursday.His five alleged attackers appeared at Newport Magistrates’ Court yesterday and spoke only to confirm their names
- Mustafa al-Darwish, 26, was executed despite promises from the desert kingdom that the death penalty would no longer apply for offences committed when defendants were children.
- Caroline Kaufman, 27, says she is now seeking the eight-figure sum through her lawyer Spencer Kuvin after earlier rejecting a smaller offer from an Epstein victims' compensation fund.
- Industry seeking thousands of redundancies across Great Britain after fall in passengers due to CovidTrain operators, Network Rail and unions have agreed to talks over cutting rail services and axing thousands of jobs to save the industry up to £2bn a year as it plans for a post-Covid future of fewer passengers.Under a framework agreement signed by the four main transport unions and rail employers, voluntary redundancies will be sought throughout the railway to close the funding gap from a
- Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that President Joe Biden is showing up with a 'self-dealt weak hand' as he meets Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday.
- Fashion retailer says revenues grew 32% in three months to May even as Covid-19 lockdowns easedStrong sales of dresses and going-out clothes helped Boohoo capitalise on the online shopping boom seen during the pandemic, as it announced further measures to improve oversight of suppliers.The online fashion retailer said its revenues grew 32% in the three months to May compared with the same period in 2020, even as Covid-19 lockdowns eased and high street retailers reopened their shops, providing i
- St James’s Palace Stakes the centrepiece on day oneGreg Wood marks your card for the opening dayAnd feel free to email Tony or tweet him @tonypaley 5.11pm BST 1 Reshoun (W Buick) 66-1
2 M C Muldoon (R L Moore) 11-2
3 Elysian Flame (B A Curtis) 16-1
4 Golden Rules (L Dettori) 12-1
Also: 5-2 Fav Cape Gentleman 5.00pm BST They’re off ... there’s a long way to go ... Reshoun makes a bid for the lead ... Golden Rules is very keen ... towards the back with only four or five be
- via mirror.co.ukMother-of-eight Mary Marshall boasts a whopping 90 grandchildren and the the family stretches from the 86-year-old to the youngest member who is just a couple of weeks old
- Michael Campbell, 54, from Washington, has been charged with murder and kidnapping, accused of shooting a catalytic converter thief, dragging him behind his truck and leaving him to die.
- President attends US-EU summit in Brussels this morningReports say Biden has prepared extensively for Geneva meeting No sign of thaw between Russia and US ahead of Swiss summit 5.10pm BST Joe Biden is now meeting with Swiss president Guy Parmelin in Geneva, as the US president prepares for his summit with Vladimir Putin tomorrow.Asked by reporters whether he is ready for his meeting with the Russian president, Biden replied, “I’m always ready.”Biden, in meeting with Swiss leade
- The richest Americans could be hit with bills for billions of dollars under plans being developed for a wealth tax by Democratic Rep. Tom Suozzi.
- Murray won in straight sets (Picture: Getty)Andy Murray made a winning return to competitive singles tennis on British soil after a three-year absence, beating Benoit Paire at Queen’s in straight sets.Murray, the three-time Grand Slam champion from Dunblane, has not competed on the British grass since a defeat to compatriot Kyle Edmund at Eastbourne in 2018.The former world No. 1 could only muster an appearance in doubles – winning the Queen’s title with Spain’s Feliciano
- 'Why do you ALWAYS take the road of being a piece of sh*t a**hole?' Chrissy Teigen tweeted me several years ago. How hollow thistirade looks now as the nasty, vile truth about her has finally emerged.
- Ex-wife of Jeff Bezos says she wants to donate ‘fortune that was enabled by systems in need of change’The billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, known for her impromptu multibillion-dollar donations to charities and racial equity issues, has announced that she has given a further $2.7bn (£1.9bn) to 286 organisations.Scott, the ex-wife of the Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos, wrote in a Medium post that she made the gifts to enable the organisations to continue their work, and as
- Annual celebration of James Joyce’s novel Ulysses will see dream of ‘citizen’ character played out for realThe cantankerous xenophobe referred to as the “citizen” in James Joyce’s novel Ulysses seems poised to finally get his wish after more than a century.In Joyce’s literary masterpiece, set in Dublin on 16 June 1904, the character rails against foreigners, Jews and the “thicklugged” English and yearns for an Irish battleship to fly the flag
Gary Neville ‘mesmerised’ as fellow Manchester United legend Cristiano Ronaldo makes history at Euro 2020Manchester United Gary Neville has paid tribute to Euros history-maker Cristiano Ronaldo (Pictures: Getty/ITV)Gary Neville has paid tribute to ‘exceptional’ Cristiano Ronaldo after he became the first player in history to feature in five different European Championships.‘He was a huge frustration in those early years – he was very young, an 18-year-old getting used to the Premier League,’ Neville told ITV Football.‘He was inconsistent, made poor, incorrect dec
- The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it will study the US tech giants and their services to assess whether their size means competition is being stifled.
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- GB News is coming (Picture: Rex/GB News)News channel GB News launched in the UK on June 13 – the first new news channel since ITV News took to the air in 2000.The channel scored a bigger audience than BBC News on its opening night, proving popular in spite of being plagued by technical difficulties in its first few days on air.It is set to take on the likes of BBC News and Sky News when it launches ,with a line-up set to include Andrew Neil, former BBC newsreader Simon McCoy, Kirsty Gallac
- Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsLatest: US retail sales dropped in MayFull story: UK unemployment rate drops again as firms hire more staff7am: UK jobless rate drops to 4.7% in February-AprilPayrolled employees surged by 197,000 in May to 28.5m Vacancies up as firms look to hireRedundancies fall to pre-Covid levels.. Youth employment at critical moment5.07pm BST Back in the City, the FTSE 100 has ended the day at its highest close since the pandemic hit Europe in late F
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