- via mirror.co.ukLaura Neil, 32, weighed 22 stone 8 lbs after she piled on the pounds following her father's tragic death. But she has now lost weight after changing her diet and cooking more healthy meals
- Map shows the five areas of England with the biggest week-on-week rises (Picture: Metro.co.uk/Datawrapper)Covid cases are rising in just 3% of places in England two weeks after most of the remaining lockdown restrictions were lifted.Lincoln in the East Midlands has the highest infection rate, with 649 new cases recorded in the last week.Middlesbrough has the second highest, but its rate has nearly halved in seven days, with the equivalent of 573 cases per 100,000 people.Just 9 of 315 areas in En
- Enrique Moris complained his party of eight paid a £320 service charge but wereapproached by an angry waiter asking for a tip as they left the restaurant on Spain's Costa del Sol.
- One Australian state premier announced on Tuesday announced that a two-week vaccine 'blitz' will start on August 16 for residents between 30 and 39.
Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, has defended her son-in-law Jack Brooksbank after he was pictured enjoying a boat trip with a number of women.Jack, who is married to Princess Eugenie, was snapped over the weekend having a whale of a time on a chartered boat off the coast of Capri.The 35-year-old took pictures with model Maria Buccellati and hung out with Rachel Zalis, Casamigo&rsqu
- Gillian Keegan estimated 20-25 per cent of those working at the Department for Education had ditched full-time working from home for a return to Whitehall.
- Australian Olympians were 'wrestling' when they smashed a hole through the wall of their Village rooms while others were caught illegally 'mingling' with athletes from other countries.
- The extent of their injuries is not yet known and the museum has been closed following the incident at the Pigeon Forge museum near Knoxville.
- Wally the Walrus has been on the Isles of Scilly since June and was popular with tourists despite often damaging boats in the harbour but he has now headed north and is in Irish waters.
- The beach at Lake Tahoe has been closed to the general public (Picture:Getty/Vector borne disease Section California Dept of Public Health)A popular beach on the shore of Lake Tahoe in California has been closed to the public after ‘a number of chipmunks’ tested positive for the plague.Kiva Beach, on the south shore of the vast lake, as well as the nearby Taylor Creek Visitor Center, will remain closed until at least Friday following the detection of the outbreak among resi
- Travel chiefs have demanded Boris Johnson ditch his traffic light system and replace it with a single 'red list' of banned countries after he abandoned proposals to create a 'amber watchlist'.
- via mirror.co.ukThe 76-year-old politician says he tripped over his dog resulting in extensive injuries to his face. He appeared on GB News sporting a large plaster and the remains of a black eye
- Sky Brown is a supremely talented skateboarder, who also happens to be Team GB’s youngest Olympian in history. (Picture: Getty)Team GB are having a stellar outing at the Tokyo Olympics so far – shooting and canoeing medals were won minutes apart, the men’s freestyle swimming relay took gold and many more medals have been claimed.All eyes will be on a new sport and a new contender soon, though.Skateboarding is one of five new sports introduced to the Olympics, and Sky Brown will
- Stanley Johnson, 80, plans to stay on the Pelion peninsula in Greece, which is listed as an amber country, with his wife at the beginning of September to manage his holiday home.
- The 33-year-old is now Britain’s joint greatest ever Olympian (Pictures: AP / PA)Jason Kenny has won his eighth Olympic medal, equalling Bradley Wiggins’ long-standing record, after claiming a silver in the men’s team sprint – though missed out on the chance to claim a historic gold.More to follow… MORE : Laura Kenny and Co. miss out on gold as Germany blow Team GB away MORE : ‘F*** them!’ – Danish cyclist rages after crashing into Team GB straggl
- Hundreds of Jeremy Clarkson fans again went to the outspoken TV star's farm shop this weekend - as councilors warned any further expansion could cause 'significant risk of accidents'.
- A follow-up to the Galaxy Z Fold 2 (seen above) is expected to be announced next week (Reuters)Samsung is preparing to hold a special event next week in which it will reveal its new smartphones to the world.Problem is, we already know what’s coming.The South Korean company has effectively confirmed the raft of leaks that have spread across the internet over recent weeks about what it’s got planned.The Samsung Unpacked event, taking place virtually on August 11, will unveil new versio
Coronavirus Australia: Website tells Sydneysiders when Pfizer vaccine jab appointments are availableA 'genius' website has been created by Sydney man Fraser Hemphill, alerting locals to new Pfizer appointments at the biggest vaccine hubs in Sydney.
Fans blast 'cheating' Danish cycling team for causing crash that saw Team GB knocked out of OlympicsDanish rider Frederik Madsen ploughed into the back of Team GB 's Charlie Tanfield before screaming 'f*** them' at the British team - just hours after the Danes were accused of cheating.
- As I was dropping my eight-year-old daughter off to school while holding my toddler son’s hand, I heard a motorbike approaching next to me and I felt a pull.I looked down through the crowd at my three-year-old son and realised two teenage boys were trying to grab and ride off with him. I managed to hold him with both of my arms, but in doing so, they lunged for my daughter.At that moment, I pulled one of them off the motorbike and he fell to the ground. He ran off while the other
- Owner Emma Ferrier, 24, from Prestonpans, East Lothian, is warning dog owners of the dangers of the toxic plant after her Cocker Spaniel was hurt after a suspected contact with the toxic plant.
- Sid starred opposite Al Pacino in classic film Revolution (Picture: BBC/Moviestore/REX/Shutterstock)EastEnders star Sid Owen has opened up about the close bond he developed with Hollywood legend Al Pacino when working alongside him in big-budget flick Revolution.
The actor, who is best known to audiences for his role as Ricky Butcher in the BBC One soap, revealed that he developed quite a special friendship with the Scarface star, after making his movie debut at the age of 13.
He described his f
- John Staunton, from Rochdale, said he assumed the drink he had been given at a party was alcohol free - but several hours later police found him slumped over the wheel of his car.
- A record number of people have died from drug poisoning in England and Wales, worrying new figures show.
The Office for National Statistics(ONS) said there were 4,561 drug poisoning deaths in 2020 – a rise of 3.8% compared to 2019 and the highest number since records began in 1993.
Two thirds of the deaths were related to drug misuse, with a higher proportion of men dying then women.
It comes after data last week showed drug deaths in Scotland have also reached a new high.More than 1,300 p
- GTA 5 – a game without rivals (pic: Rockstar Games)The juggernaut that is GTA 5 has now sold more copies than every Resident Evil or Zelda combined but there’s still no sign of GTA 6.If you don’t count Minecraft, then Grand Theft Auto 5 is the best-selling video game of all time and so far ahead of other traditional games there’s almost no comparison.Because publishers rarely release sales figures there is no official list of best-selling games, with the Wikipedia chart o
- A desperate search is underway to find Bruce Atkinson, 63, after he failed to arrive at a Cape York campsite, in Far North Queensland, on Monday night.
- Meet Henna, a designer and mum-of-two (Picture: Henna Cantrell)This week’s What I Rent falls outside of our usual UK setting, heading north to Finland.
We’re chatting with Henna, 39, who lives in a rented three-bedroom apartment in Finland that she shares with her husband, Mike, their five-year-old son, her 17-year-old daughter, a dog, and a cat.
Henna is a fashion designer by trade, but in the pandemic has been working on creating medical supplies.
She lives in her hometown, where s
- The gang trafficked a 15-year-old autistic boy from London to Wales to work as their drugs runner (Picture: Metropolitan Police/ Metro.co.uk)A county lines gang that trafficked a 15-year-old autistic boy from London to Wales to work as their drugs runner have been jailed for more than 40 years.The six dealers employed the teen as a courier and repeatedly ignored his requests for food.Meanwhile, one of the gang enjoyed a holiday to Dubai and was found with nearly £3,000 in cash when arreste
- Seven Toms including diver Daley, rower Barras and cyclist Pidcock have picked up enough medals to put their first name at eleventh place on the Tokyo Olympics medal table.
- Logan Williamson was discovered in the River Ogmore close to his home in the village of Sarn near Bridgend on Saturday, and South Wales Police officers have been questioning three people.
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