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The Queen’s jet lag cure costs just £1 from your local supermarket
Markle adds sparkle to British royal Christmas
Bank of England holds interest rate at 0.5%
Theresa May says UK government 'on course to deliver Brexit'
Wifi signals and mobile phones ‘increase your risk of miscarriage by a THIRD’, experts warn
I’m A Celeb’s Georgia Toffolo jokes that she’s allergic to Chelsea after jungle diet got rid of her spots as she makes bid for This Morning job
Deporting homeless EU migrants ruled illegal
2017-12-14 21:38:22 The ruling was made after a case brought by three men from Latvia and Poland, who had been served with deportation notices after being discovered sleeping on the streets. The orders for removal were based on a rule, introduced by the Home Office in February 2016, that stated sleeping rough could be considered an abuse of EU freedom of movement rights   Read More ...
Hunting knife-wielding thug threatened to 'Jo Cox' a Labour MP after his benefits were cut
2017-12-14 21:35:35 A hunting knife wielding thug threatened to "Jo Cox" a Labour MP after his benefits were cut. Mark Beneke, 49, made the sickening threat against MP Helen Jones, referencing the murder of Mrs Cox, who died after being shot and stabbed ahead of a constituency surgery in June 2016. He ranted at social workers and demanded to know where the Labour MP for Warrington North, held her surgeries   Read More ...
Watch out for the deadly Christmas treats which could kill your dog - and what to give them instead
2017-12-14 21:35:33 Nothing can be harder than trying to remain strong when your beloved pooch is giving puppy-dog eyes at the dinner table. With all the festive deliciousness and treats doing the rounds at this time of year, our dogs may be begging a little more than usual. As tempting as it is to give in to them, it's important that you refrain from giving them tidbits off your plate   Read More ...
Barcelona 'set to raid Manchester United for Dutch star Daley Blind in January swoop'
2017-12-14 21:35:29 Manchester United's Daley Blind could be the subject of a shock swoop in the January transfer window from Barcelona. The versatile Dutchman is out-of-favour at Old Trafford, alerting the Catalan club who are on the hunt for defensive cover for the injured Javier Mascherano and Samuel Umtiti. Marca reports that Barca are keeping tabs on Blind and fellow Dutch national Stefan de Vrij of Lazio   Read More ...
Global sea levels could rise 'up to five metres' if certain Antarctic ice sheets melt
2017-12-14 21:35:25 An Antarctic ice sheet found to be less resistant to warming temperatures than previously thought could raise sea levels by as much as five metres if it melts, scientists have warned. Ice sheets in Greenland and West Antarctica were known to be shrinking but the East Antarctic was thought to be far more stable. However, in a new paper , a research team found the East Antarctic ice sheet has actually been sensitive to climate change for millions of years   Read More ...
Net neutrality repeal live Q&A – What do you want to know? Let us know
2017-12-14 21:35:22 The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to repeal Obama-era rules governing net neutrality. The five-person board has voted in favour of ending net neutrality, a decision that could have a huge effect on the way the internet works. Supporters of net neutrality say the move could open the door for internet service providers (ISPs) to charge customers more and dictate what people use the internet for   Read More ...
Pilot draws giant Christmas tree in the sky on festive flight
2017-12-14 21:35:18 AN empty Airbus A380 plane flying out of Hamburg, Germany was feeling the Christmas spirit Wednesday afternoon. The pilot as it mapped out a Christmas tree — complete with baubles — in the sky. The nearly five and a half-hour round-trip flight left the Hamburg airport at 12:47pm for a festive trip around the country. The cheery test flight mapped-out a three tiered-tree complete with stump, ornaments and a very long tree topper, seen on FlightRadar24   Read More ...
The Queen’s jet lag cure costs just £1 from your local supermarket
2017-12-14 21:35:15 IT'S fair to say that the Queen is one of the world's most experienced travellers. So if her majesty has a trick for dealing with jet lag, we should all be paying attention. According to the Independent, she relies on homeopathic medicines and barley sugar - which can be bought from the high street for under £1 - to get her adjusted to different time zones   Read More ...
Brexit: UK in Erasmus student scheme until at least 2020
2017-12-14 21:34:55 The UK will continue to take part in the Erasmus student exchange programme until at least the end of 2020, the prime minister has said. Theresa May praised Erasmus+ and confirmed the UK would still be involved after Brexit in March 2019. Whether it is involved long term is among issues likely to be discussed during the next stage of negotiations   Read More ...
Markle adds sparkle to British royal Christmas
2017-12-14 21:31:15 LONDON (AFP) - Meghan Markle is to become the first fiancee invited to spend Christmas with the British royal family -- a move hailed Thursday as a sea change in the monarchy's traditionalist attitude. Prince Harry's bride-to-be will join the royals at Sandringham, Queen Elizabeth II's private estate in Norfolk, eastern England, where the royals traditionally spend their winter break. The US actress, 36, will have to get used to the royal family's quirky Christmas traditions -- but commentators said the fact she has been invited at all shows the confidence they have in her   Read More ...
Bank of England holds interest rate at 0.5%
2017-12-14 21:31:12 LONDON (AFP) - The Bank of England kept its key interest rate at 0.5 percent at its final meeting of the year, it said Thursday while keeping an eye on Britain's Brexit-fuelled inflation. The BoE sat tight at the meeting on Wednesday after lifting the rate in November for the first time in a decade, from a record-low 0.25 percent, faced with high inflation that could see the central bank lift borrowing costs further in 2018, according to analysts   Read More ...
Gunmen slaughter six and injure 10 at football training session shooting massacre
2017-12-14 21:04:53 Gunmen have slaughted six men and injured another 10 during a massacre at the football training session. The gunmen slaughtered their victims after separating the adults from children who were in the area when the killers arrived. All but one of those murdered, who included a 17-year-old, played for an amateur side called T5 Jamaica, in the Brazilian city of Manaus   Read More ...
Horrifying moment security guard is killed trying to catch woman who threw herself to her death from shopping centre roof
2017-12-14 21:04:50 A security guard has been killed after a suicidal woman threw herself from the top of a shopping centre and landed on him. The guard was on patrol duty when the woman flung herself from the roof of the building. Li Guowu heard a commotion and when he looked up saw the woman balancing on a window ledge and threatening to jump from the 13th floor   Read More ...
Tory MP declares 'you should be ashamed' in clash with Brexit rebel from his own party
2017-12-14 21:04:47 A Tory MP declared "you should be ashamed" to a rebel in the House of Commons chamber after Theresa May's first defeat over Brexit. Sir Mike Penning, who was knighted earlier this year, had the blue-on-blue clash with Heidi Allen after she joined 10 other Conservatives to defy the government and win a "meaningful vote" on the final deal. Ex-minister Sir Mike admitted confronting his fellow MP but claimed it lasted "about 15 seconds"   Read More ...
How I got rid of blackheads in WEEKS: Woman shares incredible before-and-after pictures of her nose as she reveals simple tips
2017-12-14 21:04:44 If you've ever tried to banish blackheads, you'll know it can be a frustrating, difficult and, in many cases, seemingly impossible task. But for one young woman, simply trying out a new skincare routine meant she was able to get rid of the dreaded dark blemishes in just WEEKS. The woman has shared incredible before-and-after pictures of her nose to show the difference that the routine has made to her blackheads   Read More ...
Chris Froome's rival Tony Martin rages that Team Sky receive "special status" following drug test scandal
2017-12-14 21:04:37 Tour De France winner Froome is facing the prospect of a lengthy ban after abnormal drugs test results following his win at La Vuelta.   Read More ...
Ford to extend diesel scrappage scheme into 2018 as 10,000 Brits ditch old models – here’s what you can save
2017-12-14 21:04:27 FORD has revealed it's extended its scrappage scheme into 2018. The UK's biggest selling manufacturer launched the scheme in August and already 10,500 Brits have ditched dirty diesels and petrols in favour of cleaner models. And with car sales continuing to plummet and new diesels facing a tax hike in April 2018, Ford has revealed it'll continue the scheme into the first quarter of next year   Read More ...
This fiendish spelling test will reveal how well you know the English language… so are YOU a genius?
2017-12-14 21:04:24 DO you know your leisure from your liesure? Well, this fiendish quiz will really test your knowledge of the English language. The test is supposedly designed for real spelling buffs, and the creator claims most people will struggle to get every question right. While it is possible to bag full marks, the quiz is pretty tricky - and you'll need to really know your onions if you want to ace it   Read More ...
Swansea 'missing' Gylfi Sigurdsson, says Mike van der Hoorn
2017-12-14 21:04:15 Swansea centre-back Mike van der Hoorn believes the club have failed to replace Everton's Gylfi Sigurdsson. The Iceland midfielder left Swansea in the summer for £45m to join Swansea's next opponents Everton. "You see what he gives to Everton and that's what we are missing," said the Dutchman. "We have good players to do the same but he is a special player   Read More ...
Grenfell memorial: Key moments
2017-12-14 21:04:01 Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire have attended a memorial service at St Paul's Cathedral, alongside members of the Royal Family.   Read More ...
Family sues holiday camp over bumper car hijab ban
2017-12-14 20:43:36 Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 10:48 Holiday camp Butlins is facing a legal action for barring a Muslim teenager from driving one of the fairground’s dodgem bumper cars, because she was wearing a hijab. Her father is suing over alleged discrimination on the grounds of race and religion. Nasser asked to see a policy banning hijabs at Butlins. “I was shown a safety code which stated that some disabled guests or those with physical injuries may not be able to use rides safely   Read More ...
Furious women storm out of Commons chamber yelling 'shame on you' at Tory minister in protest over pensions
2017-12-14 20:36:57 Furious women storm out of Commons chamber yelling 'shame on you' at Tory minister in protest over pensions Dozens of purple-clad Waspi pension protesters turned their backs on Tory Guy Opperman before staging the mass walkout of the Commons public gallery. Furious women stormed out of Parliament shouting “shame on you!” at a Tory minister who refused to help after their pension age was hiked   Read More ...
Grieving mum was 'turning a corner' before 'dying of heart condition that killed son' just weeks before
2017-12-14 20:36:48 A grieving mum was 'turning a corner' before she died from what family say was the same heart condition that killed her son. Friends and loved ones came together to say goodbye to Ashley Tomlin today after her sudden death last week, less than a month after losing her little boy, Jak Frada. It is believed Ashley succumbed to the same heart condition that took her 10-year-old son’s life, and that of her grandfather James Tomlin, who died less than 24 hours before Jak   Read More ...
Arctic global warming so rapid that computer measuring it rejected the results
2017-12-14 20:36:41 Climate change in the Arctic has “outrun” a computer designed to measure it. So rapid was the temperature change at a weather station in Alaska, the computer analysing the data detected an error and stopped recording the correct temperature. In a blog post, US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) climate scientist Dr Deke Arndt explained the recent incident, referring to it as “an ironic exclamation point to swift regional climate change in and near the Arctic”   Read More ...
15-year-old cancer patient raped by two men raped again by man she asked for help
2017-12-14 20:36:38 A teenage Indian cancer patient was allegedly gang raped by two men then raped by a third man she asked for help. The unnamed 15-year-old, who is receiving treatment for blood cancer, told police she left home to visit a local restaurant where she met the first two men, one of whom was an acquaintance. They took her to a deserted place in the Lucknow area where they held her hostage for six hours and took it in turns to rape her, Indian media reported   Read More ...
Fattest boxers of all time: Eric ‘Butterbean’ Esch, George Foreman and other fighters who battled the bulge and lost
2017-12-14 20:36:35 As Tyson Fury fights hard to get his 25st body down to fighting weight, we highlight the biggest and fattest heavyweights to ever grace the ring.   Read More ...
Celebrity Juice Christmas spoilers: Keith Lemon dresses up as Gemma Collins and mocks her terrifying stage fall in hilarious new clip
2017-12-14 20:36:27 KEITH Lemon has undergone a stunning transformation - into national treasure Gemma Collins. The funnyman dressed up dressed up as a bearded version the Towie star for the Celebrity Juice Christmas special... and he has never looked more attractive. Keith wore the floral dress The GC rocked to BBC Radio 1’s Teen Awards - where she famously fell through a trap door and then later threatened to sue the BBC unless they let her appear on Strictly Come Dancing   Read More ...
Heartbroken family of ‘Snapchat murder’ girls Abigail Williams and Liberty German reveal they spend every day trawling through clues and hunting the killer
2017-12-14 20:36:20 THE heartbroken family of two teens killed in what were dubbed the “Snapchat murders” have revealed they spend every day trawling through clues to find the killer. Abigail Williams, 13, and Liberty German, 14, were found dead under a train bridge in the small town of Delphi, Indiana, in February, the day after going missing. The girls, whose killer is still at large, had been out taking photos while on a hike together when they failed to return home   Read More ...
Luxury £10m apartment overlooking Hyde Park comes with ALL of its contents – plus two flash cars
2017-12-14 20:36:12 THIS luxury apartment has gone on the market for £10MILLION but for that hefty price tag you get ALL of its contents and a pair of luxury motors too. The 3,500 sq/ft flat overlooking London’s Hyde Park boasts two bedroom suites, a drawing room, dining room, study, cloakroom and kitchen. There is a separate staff entrance, gallery overlooking the study, utility room and the principal rooms have 15ft high ceilings   Read More ...
EastEnders will reveal more Max Branning twists tonight as actor Jake Wood says Christmas revenge episodes are ‘the best he’s ever read in 12 years’
2017-12-14 20:36:05 EASTENDERS will air two shocking twists about Max Branning in tonight's episode. The evil businessman - who is played by actor Jake Wood in the BBC soap - is being ostracised by his daughters Lauren and Abi as well as Walford at large while only his brother Jack has remained on his side. But in tonight's episode Jack's loyalty will begin to waver when he makes a disturbing discovery about Max's scheming   Read More ...
Peter Kay fans charged up to 62p per minute to call premium rate phone line to claim ticket refunds
2017-12-14 20:36:01 THOUSANDS of comedy fans are being charged up to 62p per minute to call venues to chase down refunds for Peter Kay’s cancelled tour. Box offices at First Direct Arena in Leeds and Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle both have premium rate hotlines for customers with ticket enquiries. Customers were told they would be automatically refunded for tickets, booking and postage fees via an email from Eventim, which sold tickets to the gigs   Read More ...
Is this proof ‘Dear David’ is FAKE? Fans of bloke who’s shared videos of the ‘ghost’ in his home are convinced the latest clip went too far
2017-12-14 20:35:57 FANS of a New Yorker who has kept Twitter followers gripped with tales of the ghostly goings-on in his flat claim his latest updates take it too far. Those who believed Adam Ellis was haunted by a deformed child called Dear David say his most recent pictures are obviously "fake" and prove the whole thing was a hoax. he cartoonist and illustrator has won more than 725,000 followers since he started live tweeting spooky happenings in August   Read More ...
The most overcrowded tourist destinations in the world – that you should probably avoid next year
2017-12-14 20:35:48 2017 was the year that holiday destinations across Europe became really fed up with tourists. There were protests in several cities across the continent by disgruntled locals who felt they were being pushed out of their homes. Governments in places like the Balearics have already started to raise taxes, to discourage so many holidaymakers from returning next year. A new report by the World Travel and Tourism Council, in partnership with McKinsey, has pinpointed some of the destinations struggling most with overcrowding   Read More ...
University compared to HITLER for snow tweet wishing for a ‘white campus’
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Actress realises gran’s Xmas baubles are not as they seem – and OAP is shocked to discover the saucy surprise
2017-12-14 20:35:41 AN aspiring actress was left in hysterics after discovering the saucy secret hidden inside her granny's seemingly innocent Christmas baubles. Alex Bermingham said her 74-year-old gran bought the baubles in a Dunnes Stores without realising what was inside them. She had to tell her grandmother that her purple festive baubles actually contained sparkly g-strings inside. In a Twitter post, she revealed the brilliant mishap - and said when she told her gran of the blunder she admitted she had bought six of the racy baubles at the popular store   Read More ...
Controversial ‘hunter babe’ Kendall Jones launches Cute Little Hunter competition encouraging kids to pose with their kills
2017-12-14 20:35:34 CONTROVERSIAL "Hunter Babe" Kendall Jones has sparked outrage by posting grisly photos online of young kids after they killed defenceless animals. The Texan cheerleader and TV host, 22, has been encouraging parents to send in blood-spattered images of rifle-toting children posing with their kills for her Cute Little Hunter contest. For the past year she has been urging fans to send in pictures of wild animals being slaughtered by kids   Read More ...
Firms' steel pensions advice investigated by regulator
2017-12-14 20:35:29 About 17 companies are being investigated over their handling of pensions advice to steelworkers, the Financial Conduct Authority has said. Current and former Tata employees met representatives of the regulator in Port Talbot, claiming they had been given poor advice about moving from the British Steel Pension Scheme. Concerns were also raised about financial advisers and introducers. The FCA said it would take action if evidence of wrongdoing was found   Read More ...
Irish PM blames Brexiteers for Irish border problems
2017-12-14 20:35:23 The Irish prime minister has said people who campaigned for Brexit should acknowledge that they have created a "problem" on the island of Ireland. Leo Varadkar said Brexit threatened to disrupt free trade, freedom of movement and the peace process and he was among those trying to resolve those issues. He was speaking to reporters at an EU summit where states may decide to move Brexit talks on to phase two - trade   Read More ...
Rabbit dramatically rescued from California wildfire on the mend
2017-12-14 20:35:18 Vets treating a wild rabbit dramatically rescued from California wildfires say they expect it to make a full recovery. The moment a motorist stopped to catch the terrified animal was captured on video and the footage shared around the world. The rabbit was taken to the California Wildlife Center, in Malibu, where it was treated for burns to its paws, ears and chin   Read More ...
Syria war: US and Russian jets spar over Syria
2017-12-14 20:35:13 US fighter planes fired warning flares after Russian jets entered an agreed deconfliction area over Syria, the US defence department says. The two Russian Su-25s flew east of the Euphrates River and into US-designated air space on Wednesday, the Pentagon said. One of the US F-22 jets was nearly involved in a midair collision with a Russian plane, according to the US   Read More ...