- Lorries trying to access the Port of Dover have been brought to a standstill as Kent Police officers check every vehicle as part of an ongoing operation which began yesterday, ferry operator P&O Ferries said.
- We’ve hit the six month mark (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk)Today, 23 September, marks an important milestone – six months since the UK went into coronavirus lockdown.A lot has happened during that time. If we think back to the very beginning, we saw the nation adjust to a new stripped-back, isolated lifestyle. Many busied themselves with baking – posting photos of banana bread and sourdough loaves – while others saw it as an opportunity to make the most of having
Dr Hilary isn’t convinced that the new measures introduced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to slow the spread of coronavirus are going to work.In a televised address Johnson declared a 10pm curfew for pubs and restaurants and urged people to work from home where possible.He stressed that people will be slapped with harsh fines for not sticking to social distancing rules and blamed
- The Asda rainbow tree (Picture: Asda)With rainbows everywhere this year, Asda has released a Christmas tree to fit the theme.Stripes of colour became the symbol of support for the NHS throughout the coronavirus crisis.So their tree stands at 5ft tall with colours running from the top to the bottom.It’ll set you back £50 but don’t rush out yet – it won’t be on sale until next month.The tree is part of a range of 102 decorations in the Asda Christmas range this year.B
- The Commander-in-chief showed a softer side as he embraced his grandchildren after leaving the stage in Pittsburgh.
- This year’s 12 hopefuls (Picture: Mark Bourdillon)Great British Bake Off returned last night where 12 budding bakers battled it out in the infamous tent.As always, the show started off with cake week with the contestants tasked with taking on the classic Battenberg cake, with the technical challenge based on the humble fruit sponge.Sadly for one contestant, it was their first and last outing.So, who had to hang up their apron on GBBO last night?*Spoilers ahead, obviously*Who left GBBO last
- Boris Johnson’s U-turns have come thick and fast during the pandemic (Picture: Getty/ PA)Today marks six months since Boris Johnson announced a nationwide lockdown, and the country is once again waking up to another government U-turn.The Prime Minister officially dropped the government’s message to ‘go back to work’ yesterday as he announced a series of restrictions to fight a second wave of coronavirus.Workers were encouraged to return to the office in early August to he
Halsey joins TIME’s 100 Most Influential People with intro from pals BTS: ‘We’re honoured to call her our friend’Halsey has been named among this year’s TIME 100 (Picture: Getty)Halsey has been named among this year’s TIME’s 100 Most Influential People.She joins the likes of Megan Thee Stallion, The Weeknd, JoJo Siwa and Michael B Jordan in the 2020 artists category.Each inductee has a message written for them by a friend, colleague or peer and the Without Me singer’s was penned by K-pop superstars –and her mates – BTS.They worked together on the track Boy With Luv, and
- Supergirl will come to an end after next season (Picture: The CW)Supergirl is officially coming to an end after season 6 – with star Melissa Benoist promising ‘one hell of a send off’ to the beloved character. The CW series, based on the DC comic, has been a key part of TV’s Arrowverse, but will say its goodbyes at the end of the upcoming batch of episodes. Melissa, who plays the titular superhero, was one of the first to pen an emotional goodbye to the series a
- The latest measures will come into effect from Thursday and the next two weeks will be critical to see if they are working (Picture: PA/SWNS)England could be forced to follow Scotland’s ban on households visiting each other, Boris Johnson has reportedly been told by his chief medical officer.Chris Whitty is understood to have told the prime minister that tighter restrictions are inevitable during the winter months, after warning earlier this week that ‘the seasons are against us&rsqu
Carole Baskin sued by Don Lewis’ family for ‘defamation’ following references to missing husband on DWTSCarole Baskin is reportedly being sued by Don Lewis’ family in new defamations suit (Picture: ABC)Carole Baskin is reportedly being sued by Don Lewis’ family and former assistant for ‘defamation’, after being seen involved in jokes at his expense on Dancing With The Stars.
The Tiger King star’s husband Don went missing in 1997, six years after they married in 1991, and remains to be found. He was legally declared dead five years later in 2002.
In the Netflix series,
- New coronavirus safety measures set for the taxi and Uber industry after a cab driver travelled around Sydney for multiple shifts while infected wwith COVID-19.
- Carole Baskin found herself in the bottom two during DTWS’ first elimination show (Picture: ABC)Carole Baskin may have found herself in the bottom two on Dancing With The Stars, but she narrowly avoided being the first celebrity to leave after being saved by the judges.
Tuesday night saw the show’s first elimination air over in the US and the Tiger King star found herself at risk of going home, alongside Charles Oakley and his professional partner Emma Slater.
After combining all the
- A rapist serving time in a Cairns jail is recovering in hospital after he was bashed by a fellow inmate.
- Louise Anne Scotchmer, from Western Australia, was found guilty of murdering her two-week-old baby Shane in 1994 and her 13-month-old daughter Melissa two years later.
- (Picture: Channel 4)Tempers flare between Walter Deveraux (Trevor Toussaint) and Felix Westwood (Richard Blackwood) on Hollyoaks as the concerned father issues a stern warning to Felix about his family.Playboy Felix has been dancing between Grace Black (Tamara Wall) and Walter’s daughter Martine (Kelle Bryan) as he tries to work out who he wants to be with properly.Grace offered to cook lunch for Felix but was brutally stood up for Martine and, humiliated, decides she won’t put up wi
- The Government was surprised by how many people followed the lockdown rules last time around (Picture: Getty)People are far less likely to follow new coronavirus restrictions as strictly as they did at the start of the pandemic, according to an expert in behavioural science.Months of feelings of distrust and unfairness have eroded the communal spirit felt across the country back in March, Dr Nilu Ahmed told Metro.co.uk.‘Vague rules and inconsistent messages’ have led to people ignori
- (Picture: ITV)Relationships are under strain as Coronation Street continues. As Nick Tilsley (Ben Price) hides a secret from struggling Leanne Battersby (Jane Danson), Carla Connor (Alison King) and Peter Barlow (Chris Gascoyne) realise they are also on the rocks. But there might be hope at least for Sarah Platt (Tina O’Brien) and Adam Barlow (Sam Robertson).
Elsewhere, the police are busy as Geoff Metcalfe (Ian Bartholomew) has Daniel Osbourne (Rob Mallard) arrested while Michael Bailey (
John Lennon’s youngest son Sean to interview Sir Paul McCartney for special radio show marking late Beatles star’s 80th birthdayJohn Lennon’s youngest son is to host a radio show to mark what would have been his 80th birthday(Picture: Startraks/REX)John Lennon’s youngest son Sean Ono Lennon is set to interview Sir Paul McCartney in a special two-part radio show to mark what would have been his dad’s 80th birthday.The late musician, who was killed in 1980, and Sir Paul were both members of The Beatles with Ringo Starr and George Harrison.Macca opens up about the early days making music with Lennon, confe
- (Picture: ITV)Lydia Dingle (Karen Blick) receives her test results in Emmerdale, but does she have Huntington’s disease?Lydia was horrified when she learned from estranged mum Agatha that there’s a possibility she might inherit Huntington’s from her dad, who passed away as a result of it.
In the months that followed, she attempted to focus her attention on other things, but the worry and concern became simply too much, and she and Sam (James Hooton) argued about it frequently.
- (Picture: ITV/Metro.co.uk)Cain Dingle (Jeff Horldey) sees red in Emmerdale tonight (September 23) upon learning about Jamie Tate (Alexander Lincoln) being responsible for Moira’s (Natalie J Robb) hit-and-run, and he sets out to get revenge.
Andrea (Anna Nightingale) was fed up of Jamie’s abhorrent behaviour, and when she overheard him being particularly hurtful, she decided that enough was enough.
Determined to get revenge, she headed up to Butler’s to have a word with Moira, a
- (Picture: BBC)Frankie Lewis (Rose Ayling-Ellis) is seemingly up to something in EastEnders, but could Mick Carter (Danny Dyer) discover the truth as he makes a shock revelation?
The BBC One soap’s return on September 7 has brought with it many questions, almost all of which are in relation to Frankie.The young woman revealed that her little brother died ten years ago, and she’s become incredibly fond of Ollie after Tina Carter (Luisa Bradshaw-White) introduced them.In the coming epis
- (Picture: ITV)Geoff Metcalfe (Ian Bartholomew) is taken aback in Coronation Street tonight (September 23) as Daniel Osbourne (Rob Mallard) verbally attacks him.
Geoff isn’t anyone’s favourite person right now.
He’s abused Yasmeen Nazir (Shelley King), threatened Sally Metcalfe (Sally Dynevor) multiple times, made Alya’s (Sair Khan) life a living hell, got rid of Elaine Jones (Paula Wilcox) and pulled the wool over Tim’s (Joe Duttine) eyes for years.With most of the
- Dazed holidaymakers were seen hurriedly leaving Trecco Pay holiday park in Porthcawl last night after its owners said it would go into 'hibernation' from 6pm.
- Channel Seven journalist Denham Hitchcock's hard-hitting approach tested the patience of the Victorian premier at his daily COVID-19 press briefing on Tuesday.
- The proposed new law would allow the government to give anyone they chose the power to enforce coronavirus restrictions and make arrests.
- The duo placed the blame squarely on the Department of Health and Human Services when they appeared before the state's hotel quarantine inquiry on Wednesday.
- President Trump on Tuesday said Democrats will heap 'abuse' at the woman he intends to nominate to the Supreme Court. Judge Barbara Lagoa, a reported finalist, is seen right.
- The castle, known as Touchwood, is situated at 90 Tuckers Rock Road, Repton, a small town in New South Wales.
- The coronavirus crisis has seen 15 per cent of Australia's credit card users exceed their borrowing limit. Women and younger people were more likely to be among those two million people.
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