Manchester United's Europa League Final win will see Tottenham's hopes of progressing far in next season's Champions League severely hampered. With the domestic seasons coming to a conclusion, the makeup of Europe's elite competition is already taking shape with coefficients being considered. Ahead of the Sweden showpiece, Tottenham were in with a chance of making Pot 2, joining the likes of Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and Paris Saint-Germain.
Courtney Boyle, 18, and Philip Tron, 32, from Gateshead, have been confirmed as dead by family.
A 60-year-old lorry driver has been arrested after five people died in a crash between a car and a HGV on the M6 near Stoke. Four females and a male, all believed to be adults, died in the car - a Nissan Micra. The male lorry driver, from the West Midlands, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
Your full collection of spoiler pictures revealing what's ahead in the village in the week commencing Monday, May 29. Dates refer to the Channel 4 screenings. From Digital Spy
Political campaigning, which is due to restart tomorrow, was suspended in the wake of the attack and polling companies have also stopped publishing voting intention results as a mark of respect. Some early polls had the Tories at almost double the vote share of the Labour Party led by Jeremy Corbyn, indicating that the most likely outcome would be a landslide victory that would increase her party’s current working majority of 17 in the House of Commons.
Tim Roth is to star as an angry police chief deployed to the Canadian Rockies in Tin Star, a new series from the makers of Broadchurch and Humans. Dramatic mountain landscapes provide the backdrop for the new 10-part Sky Atlantic series. "As a movie screenwriter I saw Tin Star as an opportunity to author an epic piece of cinema in the long-form series format," Joffe said.
Suicide bomber Salman Abedi is believed to have travelled to Syria and become radicalised before returning to the UK to cause carnage at a gig in the city where he was born. The son of Libyan parents, who reportedly fled their native country and sought refuge in the UK, he is thought to have come back to Britain from Libya just days before the massacre. Here's everything we know about the 22-year-old Manchester Arena attacker.
Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump, who is the president's daughter and special assistant, both donned head coverings Wednesday as they met with Francis. "Per Vatican protocol, women who have an audience with the Pope are required to wear long sleeves, formal black clothing and a veil to cover the head," first lady spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham told CNN.
Perhaps competing to set a new fuel efficiency record is going to be more intense than we bargained for. You join IBTimes UK at a tarmac circuit which laps around the outside of the velodrome of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London, where Sir Chris Hoy and Laura Trott won gold in 2012.
A joint venture between Royal Dutch Shell and Exxon Mobil said on Wednesday it was considering appealing against a Dutch government plan to cut production at the Groningen gas field by 10 percent. The Dutch state earlier on Wednesday confirmed it intended to go ahead with a tightening of output at the massive field from Oct. 1. The 50-50 Shell-Exxon joint venture known as NAM, said in a reaction that the measure was "disproportionate" and ignored previously agreed safety norms, which do not call for such a large reduction.
A “shabby racist” who kicked a pregnant woman in the stomach, causing her to lose her baby, has been jailed for more than three years. As Samsam Haji-Ali shouted “I’m pregnant”, David Gallacher continued his sustained attack on her outside a Co-op in Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, Aylesbury Crown Court heard. After calling him “a thug and a racist to boot” Judge Francis Sheridan sentenced Gallacher to three years and seven months behind bars.
Ariana Grande has canceled her world tour following the attack at her concert in England this week, but her heart is with her fans - specifically the victims. The singer has reportedly offered to pay for their funerals.
By Kirsti Knolle VIENNA (Reuters) - A 58-year-old former surveying technician from Belgium has taken up his new post as the official hermit of Saalfelden, living in a hut-sized chapel built into a cliff in the mountains of western Austria. Stan Vanuytrecht was one of about 70 candidates from the United States, India, Australia and several other countries who applied for the unpaid position at one of Europe's last hermitages. The 350-year-old Roman Catholic hermitage, in the province of Salzburg, has no power, no running water and no heat.
Tesco will see what impact the ban on 5p bags has on customers in the selected stores. Shoppers at a handful of Tesco stores in the UK will no longer be able to buy 5p “single-use” plastic carrier bags, in the first such trial by a supermarket. Britain’s biggest retailer has launched the 10-week trial in three stores – in Aberdeen, Dundee and Norwich – to see how customers manage without the 5p bag option.
Russia's postal service was hit by Wannacry ransomware last week and some of its computers are still down, three employees in Moscow said, the latest sign of weaknesses that have made the country a major victim of the global extortion campaign. Wannacry compromised the post office's automated queue management system, infecting touch-screen terminals which run on the outdated Windows XP operating system, one of the workers said. Terminals were still blank in some parts of Moscow this week but it was not clear exactly how many branches had been affected.
There were huge queues outside a shopping centre in north London as venues ramped up security following the Manchester terror attack.
A protest by residents in the Colombian Pacific port city of Buenaventura has prevented the shipment of hundreds of thousands of tonnes of cargo, the government said on Wednesday, adding that officials are negotiating with community leaders. The week-long protest has blocked roads, preventing the arrival of coffee and other goods to ports, and sparking looting at supermarkets last weekend. President Juan Manuel Santos, who is also grappling with a nationwide teachers strike, has sent a special commission to Buenaventura to negotiate with local leaders.
The Paris prosecutor's office said on Wednesday that drugmaker Servier as well as the French drug regulator should face trial over weight-loss pill Mediator, believed to have caused at least 500 deaths in one of France's worst health scandals. Once licensed as a diabetes treatment, the drug was widely prescribed as an appetite suppressant to help people lose weight. The prosecutor's indictment covers charges of misleading claims as well as manslaughter and targets 14 people as well as 11 institutions including Servier and the French drug regulator ANSM.
Portugal's finance minister is confident that the country's planned sale of Novo Banco to U.S. private equity firm Lone Star will go ahead as planned, the minister said on Wednesday. The sale of Novo Banco has been challenged in court by some bond investors, raising concerns among some analysts that legal disputes could derail the sale after a previous failed attempt.
When you think supermodel you think the glam - the clothes - the makeup - the sky high heels! right? Well, not if you’re Bella Hadid. THIS supermodel just doesn’t prefer heels at all. See, Bella was named the brand ambassador for Nike late last year, and let’s just say she’s taken her role very seriously. In fact, she’s stocked up on their product.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel has asked a federal court to throw out a lawsuit by former anchor Andrea Tantaros, saying her claims that "sock puppet" Twitter accounts were set up to harass her were false.
Angry United Nations staff in Geneva protested on Wednesday against a proposed 7.5 percent cut to their salaries, the equivalent of almost a month's pay, and called for strike action if it is implemented. The proposal came from the International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), a group of independent experts, which surveyed the cost of living in eight U.N. locations. It said the salary cut for Geneva-based staff, due to take effect in August, would align them with colleagues in New York, where purchasing power has dropped.