- An amber weather warning covering parts of eastern Scotland, County Durham and Northumberland is in force until the mid-morning today, amid fears of a second 'Beast from the East' in the coming weeks.
Will Young has paid tribute to his late twin brother Rupert on their birthday.The singer was heartbroken after Rupert died last year aged 41 having battled depression and addiction.On Wednesday he shared an emotional video on social media saying his brother is ‘always with him’.The video was a montage of pictures of Will and Rupert together over years including various family
- Boris Johnson described the record-high number of deaths as ‘appalling’ (Picture: EPA/Rex)Boris Johnson warned ‘there will be more to come’ after the UK recorded the highest number of daily Covid deaths since the pandemic began.
A record 1,820 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours – a huge jump from yesterday’s record of 1,610.Speaking from Downing Street the PM said: ‘These figures are appalling, and of course we think of the suffering that each one
Oscar-winner Rachel Shenton’s Hear Art project to showcase deaf filmmakers: ‘I hope we see less of the deaf and hearing as separate entities’Rachel Shenton and Bim Ajadi hope the Hear Art project will increase representation of deaf-led films (Picture: Getty/Hear Art)Actor and screenwriter Rachel Shenton has revealed her latest project, Hear Art, which aims to tackle the lack of representation of deaf-led films in the mainstream. Rachel, 33, has created the Hear Art project alongside Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) ambassador Cindy Sasha, and will showcase a series of deaf-led films to increase representation in the main
- This owl was found stuck in a greasy kitchen extractor fan for two days (Picture: RSPCA)An owl had to be rescued after becoming trapped in a filthy extractor fan at an empty hotel for two days. The owner of the disused Alhambra Court Hotel called the RSPCA after hearing noises coming from the kitchen fan. Animal rescue officer Leanne Honess-Heather was sent to try to help free the owl. She said: ‘The hotel owner heard noises coming from the extractor fan but wasn’t sure wha
- Garth Brooks performed Amazing Grace at the inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Country legend Garth Brooks delivered a moving cover of the iconic Christian hymn Amazing Grace on Inauguration Day.The award-winning singer was one of the musical guests who gave performances during the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.The 58-year-old sang two verses of the song before he then asked the crowd and all viewers watching to joi
- Gary Wilson produced perfection at the WST Pro Series (Picture: VCG via Getty Images)Gary Wilson made the third maximum break of his career at the WST Pro Series on Wednesday afternoon, the 166th official maximum in snooker history.The Tyneside Terror made the 157 break in the second frame of his clash with Liam Highfield in Milton Keynes, his first max since April 2017 in the World Championship qualifiers.Wilson also made the perfect break way back in 2013 in the German Masters qualifiers again
Arsenal Invincible Lauren backs Man City for Premier League title and rules Tottenham out of the raceLauren thinks City are primed to win the title (Picture: Getty Images)Lauren believes Manchester City will win the Premier League title this season ahead of reigning champions Liverpool due to the drop-off in performances from Jurgen Klopp’s side of late.City have climbed up the table in recent weeks and if they beat Aston Villa on Wednesday, they will go level on points with league leaders Leicester with a game in hand.Meanwhile, Liverpool are enduring a stuttering spell in their title de
- China has banned 28 US officials from entering the country (Picture: Getty Images)China has sanctioned 28 US officials including Trump’s secretary of state Mike Pompeo for ‘violating’ its sovereignty.The Chinese Government has said Pompeo along with Robert O’Brien, Peter Navarro, John Bolton, Stephen Bannon are forbidden from setting foot in China or doing business with the country.It comes after Pompeo said China has committed genocide in its repression of the Uighurs an
- A graph showing the number of Covid vaccine doses that have been administered today (Picture: Metro)Nearly 350,000 more people have received their first dose of the Covid vaccine amid fears that supply chain delays will hamper efforts to protect the most vulnerable.Tuesday saw the most vaccine doses given out so far – 343,163 – bringing the total number of people who have received their first dose to 4,609,740.Another 3,759 people received their second jab, giving them greater levels
- Cases of the B.1.1.7 variant, sometimes known as VOC 202012/01, have been reported in most of continental Europe, as well as in the US, Australia,India, China and Saudi Arabia.
- Icon (Picture: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)Today has been one for the political and fashion history books.Not only was Joe Biden sworn in as President of the United States, and not only did Michelle Obama deliver the monochrome serve of the century, but meme king Bernie Sanders also swept in with the new must-have winter fashion accessory – boldly patterned and fluffy-looking mittens.Somehow understated yet also bold, the brown, black and white mittens have taken both the fashi
- The leaders of the so-called 'treason caucus,' Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley, both showed up Wednesday to President Joe Biden's inauguration.
- Martin Davies, 30, from Rochdale, Greater Manchester, has been jailed for assaulting a 10-year-old boy but legal guidelines means the term can only run alongside a current 39-month stretch.
- Could Noel Clarke be due a turn in the TARDIS? (Picture: PA|BBC)Noel Clarke is now the second favourite to replace Jodie Whittaker as the 14th Doctor – despite starring in Doctor Who as a different character entirely.With reports suggesting that Jodie may be set to leave after series 13, which will be her third season in the role, fans have been speculating about who’s next to take a turn in the TARDIS.Noel, who played Mickey Smith alongside Christopher Eccleston’s Ninth Doctor
- Fall Guys is not on Xbox… yet (pic: Mediatonic)Despite rumours, and what seemed to be hints from Microsoft, there are apparently no plans to bring Fall Guys to Xbox in the near future.Along with Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Among Us, Fall Guys was one of the big surprise hits of last year but as of right now it’s still only available on PlayStation and PC.Although there’s no official confirmation, that’s probably due to some kind of exclusivity deal with Sony but it
- Edouard Mendy has explained why Frank Lampard’s Chelsea are struggling (Picture: Getty)Edouard Mendy believes Chelsea’s poor form is down to a lack of ‘consistency’ and has urged his team-mates to ‘stick together’ as they look to rediscover their early-season form.Frank Lampard’s side enjoyed a superb start to the season, finishing top of their Champions League group and climbing to the top of the Premier League in early December.The Blues have lost five
- The judge, Mr Justice Hayden (pictured) concluded that the woman did not have the mental capacity to make a decision for herself and ruled that vaccination was in her best interests.
- Bradley Walsh hosts the wildly popular quiz show (Picture: ITV/REX)The Chase viewers have been left unimpressed after the quiz show was dropped from TV schedules for the Presidential Inauguration.
It’s a pretty monumental moment in history, as Joe Biden is sworn in and Donald Trump officially leaves the White House after four years – but fans are clearly in need of their Bradley Walsh fix.
‘Can’t believe they cancelled #TheChase for all this Biden American rubbish,’
- Maurice Miskelly, 62, allegedly swindled the fortune from Patsy Robertson, who held diplomatic roles from the Commonwealth between 1983 and 1994.
- via mirror.co.ukCambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council are reportedly offering the coronavirus vaccine to secondary school and nursery workers ahead of the over-70s
- via mirror.co.ukThe former US President raised a few eyebrows after he appeared to be dozing, while newly elected Joe Biden gave his first speech as President after being sworn in
- Kroger has cut ties with the extremist group Indiana Oath Keepers after three members of the national organization have been arrested in connection to the Capitol riots.
- Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have taken over the official Twitter accounts for their new roles(Picture: Reuters)Joe Biden has officially taken over the ‘POTUS’ Twitter account after he was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States today.The new US leader’s previously account, @PresElectBiden, has now been transformed into the official @POTUS account, previously used by Donald Trump’s administration. Trump’s version of the account has now been archived under
- Donna’s batch cooked meals (Picture: Mercury Press & Media Ltd)If you want to cut your weekly food shopping bill, one mum says the key is to batch cook.She’s managed to save up to £50 a week by whipping up over 100 meals at a time.Donna Steed, 50, says her method helps to save them money and means she doesn’t have to cook in the evening as the food can be put in the microwave.The mum, from Aberdeen, Scotland, did have to set aside a whole week to make all the food jus
- Heathrow passengers were subjected to an hour-long queue at passport control today as extra Covid checks stretched staff - as it emerged some travellers were willingly accepting fines
- The FSA said meat products including lamb, goat, veal and beef supplied by an 'unregistered' Wiltshire vendor have not been safely produced.
- Jan Žnidaršič and Matevž Pogačar set off in the middle of the night with the goal to reach the top of the stack in Trbovlje, Slovenia, which stands at 1,181 feet. before sunrise.
- 'Have a good life,' he told a crowd of a few hundred supporters at Joint Base Andrews, after listing his 'achievements' in a speech which began after a 21-gun salute.
- The Helen DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids has allowed Jordan and Tammy Myers full access to their twins - Eames and Ellison.
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