- A new study suggests masks and cleaning have prevented train travel becoming a major infection risk(Picture: AP/PA/AFP)Four of England’s busiest train stations were shown to be Covid-free while infections among the community were high thanks to extra cleaning and mask-wearing.Surfaces frequently touched by customers, like escalator handles, ticket machines and benches, were swabbed and sent away for lab testing.The same was done on intercity train services and hour-long air samples were al
- Manchester United suffered a frustrating night at Old Trafford on Wednesday (Picture: Getty Images)Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits his side have a problem with the way they start games after an early goal against West Ham on Wednesday night cost them the game.The Hammers won 1-0 at Old Trafford thanks to a Manuel Lanzini goal in the ninth minute, booking David Moyes’ side a place in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.The Red Devils would go on to have much the better
- Dan’s first dance with his partner Nadiya will be a fast-paced Quickstep (Picture: BBC)Strictly Come Dancing 2021 star Dan Walker has revealed the toll that practise has had on him, admitting that his partner Nadiya Bychkova’s gruelling training ‘broke’ him one day ahead of their first routine.Earlier this week, Dan confirmed that he was back at training after a short break following a head injury that required assessment in hospital.The BBC Breakfast presenter had walked
- Footage, filmed in Sanming in Fujian Province on September 20, showed a driver diving out the way as a truck hit a row of cars, while another driver had to climb out of his windscreen to escape.
- A digital wallet address in a pop-up window on Bitcoin.org collected $17,700 as of Wednesday night. By Thursday morning, the entire website appeared to be offline.
‘I have never had the urge to have my own’: Women share why they do – and don’t – regret not having childrenBritain is currently facing a ‘baby shortage’ – as the pandemic has prompted a decline in the number of people having children. Official figures show that last year’s birthrate in England and Wales was 1.58 – significantly below the 2.1 level needed to keep the population rate stable.People are not only deciding to delay having kids, they’re also choosing to not have them all together. But for some women, this decision pre-dated the pandemic –
Ex-cop father of university massacre 'gunman', 18, admits helping son buy shotgun 'which killed six'Timur Bekmansurov, 18, was described as having a morbid fascination with a previous deadly school shooting in Russia earlier this year, telling his ex-girlfriend that he thought it was 'cool.'
- Roger Bygrave, 37, was seen on the pub’s CCTV kicking out at the pregnant woman (Picture: Facebook / BPM Media)BPMA drunk pub visitor killed an unborn baby on Valentine’s Day after he kicked a heavily pregnant mum-to-be.Roger Bygrave, 37, was seen on the pub’s CCTV kicking out at the 34-year-old victim after a conflict outside the Market House pub in Dartmouth, Devon in February 2020.Plymouth Crown Court heard the baby was stillborn a few hours after the incident following a pr
- No, it’s not like hyaluronic acid (Picture: Getty)The ‘oil not oil’, squalane, hasn’t received the attention it deserves in recent years.Though the ingredient has entered our mainstream skincare lexicon, it’s not as known or understood as other ingredients, like hyaluronic acid.Oil-like in texture, it’s not actually an oil (it has no proteins, like many plant-based oils do), so it acts like a lightweight substance that is absorbed by skin faster than you would
- Aldi is more likely to be cheaper than Coles or Woolworths but it's not always the best value. An analysis of 31 popular consumer items has revealed who really sells the cheapest goods.
- Former Neighbours actor Damien Richardson, 52, played a leading role in Melbourne's wild war memorial rally trying negotiate the protesters' exit before the drama unfolded.
Director Melvin Van Peebles dies aged 89 as Ava DuVernay and Spike Lee lead tributes: ‘We lost another giant’Director Melvin Van Peebles has died aged 89 (Picture: WireImage)Filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles has died, aged 89.The director, who was known as the ‘godfather of Black cinema’ and was behind Watermelon Man and Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song, died at his home in New York on Tuesday.His family announced the news in a joint statement with The Criterion Collection and Janus Films, with Ava DuVernay and Barry Jenkins among those paying tribute.‘We are saddened to announce th
- The Gold Coast Convention Centre as been confirmed as the venue for the November 17 super-welterweight boutbetween Tim Tszyu and Takeshi Inoue.
- Sabina Nessa was attacked in Cator Park, Greenwich on her way to meet a friend at a bar in Kidbrooke - she never arrived and her body was found the next day, Metropolitan Police said
- American athletes trying to make the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing will have to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 under a new policy announced by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee
- (Picture: Zhai Zheng)Stephen Hendry picked up an impressive 4-1 win over Michael White on Wednesday as the English Open qualifiers came to an end in Barnsley.It was a day for the veterans on Wednesday as Ken Doherty, Jimmy White, Nigel Bond and Fergal O’Brien were all in action, gaining mixed results.Hendry’s comeback gathered some pace as he looked good in his 4-1 win over the Welshman, while O’Brien and Bond picked up victories over Iulian Boiko and Chen Zifan respectively.Ho
- N’Golo Kante was taken off after 45 minutes against Aston Villa (Picture: Getty)Thomas Tuchel allayed fears that N’Golo Kante suffered another fitness setback after he was substituted at half-time against Aston Villa last night.The influential France midfielder has endured a stop-start beginning to the new season with a persistent groin injury forcing the Chelsea manager to use arguably the most important cog in his well-oiled machine sparingly thus far.Kante was introduced at the st
- Officers had arrived at the property in Sandy Creek, about an hour north of Adelaide, on Thursday morning for a routine firearms audit before the couple allegedly threatened police.
- Sean McDermott, 24, from Birkenhead, Merseyside, ripped his girlfriend's pyjamas off as he set upon her after she received a text saying he had sex with another woman when she was pregnant
- Two fraud victims experienced very different outcomes when they battled to recover their lost savings
Boris Johnson told world leaders it was time for humankind to ‘grow up’ and ‘come of age’ as he pointed to the upcoming Glasgow COP26 summit as ‘the turning point for humanity’.The prime minister addressed the United Nations General Assembly in a speech in which he warned that the planet is ‘not some indestructible toy, some bouncy plastic romper
- Boris Johnson said he is determined to 'sort something out' after admitting he and Joe Biden had been 'taken aback' by the extent of French fury.
Boris Johnson slammed Kermit the Frog overnight as he contradicted the world’s most famous amphibian.The Prime Minister told world leaders that it is, in fact, ‘easy being green’ in his speech to the UN General Assembly calling for urgent action to address climate problems.Mr Johnson said: ‘When Kermit the Frog sang “It’s Not Easy Bein’ Green&rdq
- Two Sydney women dreaming of a lockdown free life have developed a huge following on social media and the support of numerous celebrities - thanks to their vaccination inspired hats and hoodies.
Microsoft’s new line of Surface devices, including the first Laptop Studio and second-generation Duo 2 foldable phone, show the tech firm ‘leading in innovation’, experts have said.The US electronics giant used a virtual event on Wednesday to announce a new flagship laptop – the Surface Studio Laptop – which has a screen users can pull forward and place into
- It appears that the ACLU removed the term 'woman' from an RBG quote and altered the pronouns to be inclusive of trans and non-binary individuals who might also seek an abortion.
- The 'Don't Be a Mis-Influencer' campaign provides content creators and celebrities with toolkits and resources to help them identify fake facts and stem the spread.
- An Australian mother with a tragic recent past wants to remain in jail to avoid retuning to the stress of home-schooling her four children because it ignited a spiral into drugs and crime.
Drag Race UK series 3: Veronica Green received apologies from season 2 queens for underestimating herVeronica is back in a bid to claim the crown (Picture: BBC/World of Wonder/Ray Burmiston)RuPaul’s Drag Race series 3 star Veronica Green has revealed that several of her former competitors from series 2 apologised to her for underestimating her in the BBC show.Earlier this year, Veronica competed in the second season of Drag Race UK, which saw Lawrence Chaney be crowned the winner in the grand finale in March.During a seven-month hiatus from filming, Veronica tested positive for coronaviru
Drag Race UK series 3: Veronica Green recalls receiving apologies from season 2 queens for underestimating herVeronica is back in a bid to claim the crown (Picture: BBC/World of Wonder/Ray Burmiston)RuPaul’s Drag Race series 3 star Veronica Green has revealed that several of her former competitors from series 2 apologised to her for underestimating her in the BBC show.Earlier this year, Veronica competed in the second season of Drag Race UK, which saw Lawrence Chaney be crowned the winner in the grand finale in March.During a seven-month hiatus from filming, Veronica tested positive for coronaviru
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