Villagers were left horrified after a mountain of waste was dumped in a quiet country lane. The huge mound of steaming rubbish including food and dirty nappies appeared on the road near Yoxall in Staffordshire. Villagers in Yoxall are furious, and have labelled the mound a “totalRead more »
Jeremy Paxman, the former Newsnight presenter, has split from his partner and the mother of his three grown-up children after 35 years together.
Former Manchester United footballer Dwight Yorke has been denied entry to the US because he visited Iran briefly in 2015 to play in a charity match. The striker says he was not even allowed to board his flight to Trinidad and Tobago, via Miami, by officials on Friday. The 45-year-old has been a pundit for various sports broadcasters since retiring from a playing career at a string of Premier League clubs.
An image published by a newspaper in Malaysia purportedly shows the final moments of Kim Jong-Un's half-brother, as a fourth suspect in the case has been arrested. According to the New Straits Times, one of Malaysia's biggest newspapers, it is the final image of Kim Jong-Nam alive. The photograph on the front page appears to show the 45-year-old slumped in a chair inside Kuala Lumpur's international airport, where he was attacked on Monday.
A striking British Airways air hostess has told Sky News that staff have to eat Pot Noodles from their planes because they can't afford to eat properly.
Samantha Cameron has told how the devastation of losing her son Ivan meant that everything else in the world became “meaningless” to her. The former prime minister’s wife spoke about the grief she suffered following the death of the couple's eldest son when he was just six years old, saying it was more life-changing than moving into Downing Street. Ivan, who died in 2009, suffered from Ohtahara syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy characterised by spasms, and cerebral palsy.
Dutch MP Geert Wilders has launched his campaign for Holland's top job with an attack on the country's Moroccans. The far-right and anti-Islam politician has been leading opinion polls ahead of the parliamentary elections on 15 March, which is seen as a test for European politics following the Brexit vote and Donald Trump's victory in the US. "The Moroccan scum in Holland ... once again not all are scum ... but there is a lot of Moroccan scum in Holland who make the streets unsafe, mostly young people... and that should change," Mr Wilders said.
Blind sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman, the Egyptian-born cleric linked to the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, died Saturday of natural causes in a US prison facility, the Justice Department said. He was 78 years old.
A man has serious leg injuries and is in a critical condition after a shark attack in the far north of Queensland. The three friends were praised by the officer in charge of the Cardwell ambulance station, Martin Taylor.
Has the countdown clock already started on the eventual breakup of Fifth Harmony? We know about Camila's departure, who right now can be seen in a full spread in Billboard. But a new member is spreading her wings. Fifth harmonys Lauren Jauregui just posted this photo to Instagram of her in the studio with Steve Aoki with the caption "so excited" - Steve just put out a record with 1Ds Louis Tomlinson called ‘Just Hold On.’ Should we expect a new pop collab with Lauren? Very likely. This wouldnt be the first time Lauren has worked on her own after providing vocals on a Marian Hill track ‘Back To Me,’ the same artist who made that dope track from the Apple Air Pods commercial. Do you guys think its cool for Lauren to be going on her own already? Is she entitled too? The band is not going to go on forever so why not start planning your career now? How would you feel if Lauren left the group? Would that be the official end of Fifth Harmony? Let us know what you think of this possibility in the comments section down below.
Businesses at a set of east London railway arches warn they could be forced to close after Network Rail announced a rent hike of more than 200 per cent. Traders at the arches in London Fields, some of whom have been there for decades, say some people have already been forced to leave by the huge increase. Derec Hickman, from Chu’s Garage, which has been at the site for 28 years, said businesses had started receiving threatening letters about the changes over the past six months.
Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly signed up to star with Angelina Jolie in a TV drama about Syrian refugees. The Real Madrid footballer was named as one of the high-profile cast members secured to start filming Hayat Koprusu in April. Director of the upcoming TV series Eyup Dirlik told website Turkish Football: "We will begin filming in the first week of April, the series is about the plight of a refugee family and what they go through.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said Europe's ties with Russia remained challenging, but it was important to work with Russia in the fight against Islamist terrorism. "The joint fight against Islamic terrorism is one area where we have the same interests and we can work together," Merkel said in a speech to the Munich Security Conference, where U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was in the audience. Germany, under increasing pressure by U.S. leaders to increase its military spending, would do "everything possible" meet a NATO target for spending 2 percent of economic output on defence by 2024, Merkel told the conference.
Theresa May is to meet Peugeot boss Carlos Tavares over his firm's plans to buy General Motors' European business, which includes Vauxhall. Some 35,000 Vauxhall employees in the UK could be affected by the deal, which would turn Peugeot owner PSA Group into Europe's second-largest car maker.
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - SpaceX called off the planned launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from a historic launchpad in Florida seconds before liftoff on Saturday to investigate a potential problem with the steering system in the upper stage of the booster. The flight, the first for the company from a launchpad at the Kennedy Space Center once used for NASA's space shuttle program, was rescheduled for 9:38 a.m. local time (1438 GMT) on Sunday. The rocket will carry a cargo ship bound for the International Space Station. ...
Thousands of prison officers are in line for an immediate pay rise as the Government responds to surging levels of violence in the nation's jails. Frontline staff and new recruits in London and the South East will benefit from £12m in funding announced by Justice Secretary Liz Truss. Workers at 31 jails - including Wormwood Scrubs, Belmarsh and Pentonville - will see their annual pay packets rise by between £3,000 and £5,000.
The Labour Party faces two awkward by-election contests this Thursday, each caused by the resignations of sitting MPs. Both Jamie Reed in Copeland and Tristram Hunt in Stoke-on-Trent Central knew that a deeply divided party would struggle to retain them.
Vice President Mike Pence has reaffirmed US support for NATO, but warned other countries they need to ramp up spending. Mr Pence told the conference: "The United States of America strongly supports NATO and will be unwavering in our commitment to this trans-Atlantic alliance.
In the wake of the Californian bombogenesis, two cars have been captured plummeting down a sinkhole while one of the drivers was left clinging for her life on national TV. The incident, which took place in Studio City, an area in Los Angeles, saw one of the cars teetering on the edge of the cavity in the ground before falling down the 20-foot (6m) hole. One of the cars was found upside down in a pool of rushing water, while a 48-year-old woman balanced on top of the other as she waited for the Los Angeles Fire Department to rescue her.
It is a job which promises no running water, no social media, sub-zero temperatures, and a commute that challenge the resolve of even the most stoical Southern Rail passenger. If that appeals, you'll be delighted to hear that workers are wanted to replace the all-woman team who run the world's most southerly post office. The four assistant jobs at Port Lockroy - part of the British Antarctica Territory - command a monthly salary of £1100 and operate between November and March.
(This version of the story corrects headline and first paragraph to eight people from nine.) By Christinne Muschi CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. (Reuters) - Eight asylum-seekers, including four children, barely made it across the Canadian border on Friday as a U.S. border patrol officer tried to stop them and a Reuters photographer captured the scene. As a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officer seized their passports and questioned a man in the front passenger seat of a taxi that had pulled up to the border in Champlain, New York, four adults and four young children fled the cab and ran to Royal Canadian Mounted Police on the other side. RCMP officers watching from the other side helped them up, lifting the younger children and asking a woman, who leaned on her fellow passenger as she walked, if she needed medical care.
A third of millennials suffer from “Imposter Syndrome” at work, according to a new study, highlighting a severe lack of confidence affecting young people in the UK. Research commissioned by career development agency Amazing If, found more than four million young people most likely suffer from the persistent fear of “being found out” or of “being exposed as a fraud” in the workplace. While millennials are often criticised for their supposed self-assurance, researchers argued this is not the case, with twelve million people aged 18-34 suffering from “confidence gremlins”.
An earthquake has struck the north of Argentina near the border with Chile. The quake struck 50 miles north west of the town of San Antonio de los Cobres with a depth of 200.6km. The United States Geological Survery (USGS) said the likelihood of any fatalities was low.
The German Foreign Minister has said the EU should resist the temptation to treat Britain too harshly as a result of Brexit. "We should resist the temptation to treat Britain overly harshly, not out of pity, but in our own interest," said Mr Gabriel, who is also Germany's vice chancellor. Some European officials have expressed fears an attractive deal for Britain might tempt other EU nations to also leave the bloc, though leaders have warned against punishing London.
*NSYNC will be reuniting this year! Might sound crazy but it ain’t no lie baby… hi hi hi? Yes, Lance Bass has told Entertainment Tonight that the group will reunite this year as it receives its star on the Hollywood walk of fame! He said JT, JC, Chris and Joey will all be there for the ceremony but they still need to decide on a date. "We’re terrible at planning things! We're five guys, so for us to make a decision about anything is really hard, so we just need to do it. So hopefully maybe around Christmas time," he said. "It'll be fun to see everybody again." Obviously the busiest band mate has been Justin Timberlake but JT will have to find the time to make the reunion, its been a busy few for him receiving nominations for a Grammy and an Oscar for ‘Can’t Stop The Feeling’ which if all gets worked out he'll perform at the Oscar celebration Feb. 26th. Are you excited for this? Let us know in the comments below!
The Treasury has urged savers to crack open their piggy banks, check behind the sofa and rifle through forgotten overcoat pockets for rogue £1 coins, before 433 million of them become worthless. The sturdy bit, first issued in 1983 as a replacement for the pound note, is being phased out in favour of their new 12-sided counterpart from March 28. Chief secretary to the Treasury David Gauke said: “We are calling on everybody - from conscientious children saving pocket money in piggy banks to families who like to hold on to their coins for a rainy day - to be ready for this change.