Zayn Malik has seemingly been keeping a dignified silence since his ex-fiancee, Perrie Edwards, started dishing the dirt on their romance and break-up, but it appears as though her comments have struck a nerve behind the scenes. In fact, Zayn’s new girlfriend, Gigi Hadid, is reportedly keen to meet with the Little Mix star to tell her to stop talking about her beau. What makes it all the more awkward is that the supermodel wants Zayn to orchestrate the get-together - and we can’t imagine that he will be jumping at the chance to do that.
Pupils at a school in Austria were evacuated because a rock they had on display was giving off radiation. The rock turned out to be a lump of uranium, the metallic element that is used to produce atomic bombs. Alarmingly, the uranium was giving off thousands of millisiverts of radiation into the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart School in Salzburg - a lot higher than what is given off naturally.
Sporting legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have opened up about Novak Djokovic's recent run of poor form in tennis, admitting that while the Serb is "going through a crisis" they feel that the sport is less important as compared to what life has to offer. The number one ranked player in the world Djokovic, recently revealed that loss of desire and love for the sport was behind his struggles following his incredible success on court at the beginning of the season. Federer and Nadal who have experienced ups and downs in their careers understand what the Serb is going through but have revealed that life is more important than the sport.
Theresa May privately warned a month before the EU referendum that companies would leave the UK if the country voted for Brexit, according to a report in The Guardian. The paper claims a recording of her remarks to bankers at Goldman Sachs reveals that despite her more guarded public comments she had concerns about Britain leaving the European Union. It is reported she told staff it was time the UK took a lead in Europe and that she hoped voters would look to the future rather than the past.
A long-running programme to deport foreign students from the UK on the basis of hearsay evidence was in ruins today, after the appeal court ruled against the Home Office. The decision to quietly shelve the legal challenge is a damning moment for Theresa May, who presided over the department when it used flimsy evidence to threaten tens of thousands of foreign students with detention and deportation. The Home Office argued in a court case that the students had fraudulently completed English language tests, but was unable to point to any expert evidence substantiating its accusations.
Former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal expressed doubts about Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s ability to deal with the physical demands of English football before Jose Mourinho signed him. According to The Independent, the 27-year-old had been a player considered by the previous regime at United, managed by Dutchman Van Gaal. Louis van Gaal, left, and Jose Mourinho in Munich, Germany, August 13, 2010.
Adele has entered the US election debate by urging fans not to vote for Donald Trump at a concert attended by Hillary Clinton.
Jeremy plays hide or seek with Geordie Tony:
A new study has found out which areas of Britain pays the most tax - and the results are stark. With tax at the centre of political debate for several years, the report - by the Centre For Cities thinktank - lays out who has provided the most “economy taxes” - that includes income tax, corporation tax and VAT - to the Treasury’s finances in the years 2014/2015. The results show how one city’s tax payments in particular outstrips the rest by a vast margin…
The Osipov is part of the Admiral Kuznetsov carrier group, which is en route to the eastern Mediterranean to carry out bombing missions over Syria. This threatened a diplomatic incident after the NATO Secretary General asked the Spanish government to reconsider its position. Jens Stoltenberg said: "It is for each nation to decide whether these ships can get supplies and re-fuelling in different harbours along the route towards the eastern Mediterranean.
A dog who was once desperate for food and living rough on the streets is having the time of his life with his new owners. Gone are the days where Popeye would struggle to find a scrap to eat and in are deliciously huge meals at countless pet-friendly restaurants.
Daniel Sturridge returned to Liverpool's starting lineup and the striker helped the Reds seal a berth in the quarter-final of the EFL Cup after scoring two goals in his side's 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on 25 October. Vincent Janssen pulled one back for the White Hart Lane in the 76th minute and it was a nervy end for Jurgen Klopp's side. Mauricio Pochettino was disappointed with the referee's decision in showing only a yellow card to Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold for his tackle on Ben Davies.
A rapist who had been on the run from British police for more than six years has been arrested in the Canary Islands. Mohammed Alam, 33, was convicted and jailed for 14 years in his absence in 2010, for a sex attack in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Detectives thought he might be in Spain or even his native Bangladesh, after travelling to the UK on a temporary visa in 2007.
In the eurozone's main markets, Frankfurt gained 0.2 percent and Paris remained flat
By Jilian Mincer and Martinne Geller NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - British American Tobacco Plc's proposed takeover of Reynolds American Inc could speed up Big Tobacco's dominance of the quickly changing e-cigarette market, putting more pressure on early innovators already getting squeezed out. BAT offered last week to buy its U.S. peer for $47 billion (38.54 billion pounds) in a deal that would combine Lucky Strike and Newport cigarettes, and Vuse and Vype e-cigarettes. Reynolds has yet to respond to the unsolicited approach.
Apple (NasdaqGS: AAPL - news) 's iPhone sales have fallen for a third straight quarter, despite 'big screen' rival Samsung's problems in the smartphone sales war. It launched its iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models two weeks before the end of the quarter. Apple said the sales figure reflected supply issues with the iPhone 7 plus - a drag of a number of weeks in orders being fulfilled and a general slowdown in the smartphone market amid tough competition from cheaper models.
Vodafone is to be hit with a multimillion pound fine for a litany of failures in its UK business, including the way it handled complaints and its delivery of services to pay-as-you-go customers. Sky News has learnt that Ofcom, the telecoms industry regulator, will announce on Wednesday the outcome of two probes into the communications giant, both of which have lasted nearly 18 months. In one of the investigations, Vodafone, which has yet to shed its unwanted status as the UK's most complained-about mobile network, was accused by Ofcom of engaging "in conduct contrary to the relevant conditions when selling pre-paid mobile telephony (PAYG) services to its PAYG customers and rendering bills to such customers that did not represent the true extent of the service actually provided to them".
A dancer who vanished leaving behind a cryptic message has been found after Rihanna made an emotional appeal for information. Shirlene Quigley has worked with a number of world famous celebrities including Beyonce and Missy Elliott. Elliott wrote on Twitter that Ms Quigley was "safe & being treated" after disappearing at the weekend.
Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev delivers a speech during a presentation about the Kashagan offshore oil field
India's largest conglomerate is 148 years old and has revenues of about $100 billion
A brother and sister were among four people killed on a ride at a theme park on Australia's Gold Coast. Two men and two women in their 30s and 40s died in the accident on the Thunder River Rapids ride at Dreamworld. Police said two children thrown clear were lucky to be alive.
By David Milliken and William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) - Chancellor Mark Carney said on Tuesday that there were limits to the central bank's ability to ignore the effect of sterling's slide on inflation, as policymakers consider whether to cut interest rates next week. Carney also told lawmakers that political criticism would not influence his decision on whether to extend his time at the BoE, but warned that any interference with its independence would hurt the currency and push up government borrowing costs. The pound slumped on Tuesday to its lowest level since the Oct. 7 'flash crash' but recovered some of its losses as Carney spoke to a committee in Britain's upper house of parliament.
Corporal Tim Jones has triumphed at the Army Photographic Competition 2016, taking the Photographer of the Year Crown for his portfolio of images that show a fascinating side of life in the forces. His victory was announced today at a ceremony held at the Imperial War Museum, where his images were displayed. Among the most striking images from Tim’s portfolio is a shot of a Fijian soldier wading through treacherous deep water in the jungles of Brunei. Discussing the shot, Tim revealed: ‘We were in Brunei to capture the unit training in jungle warfare and I thought we should set this scene in the water. We found a little stream and the unit were more than happy to do it. It’s my personal favourite.’ Scotland-based photographer Mark Owens was honoured for his picture ‘The Hug’, which was voted the best picture by members of the public on Instagram and Facebook.
The first group of children aged under 13 from the Calais 'Jungle' are on a bus to the UK, as officials started the demolition of the camp. French authorities say those who agree to be relocated can apply for asylum in France.
German fashion house Hugo Boss is planning to abandon the luxury market and go back to is roots of selling premium men's clothing, its chief executive told Handelsblatt. "The effort to make in-roads in the luxury market didn't prove to be particularly helpful for our business," Mark Langer was quoted as saying on Tuesday in his first interview since taking over at Hugo Boss. Former boss Claus-Dietrich Lahrs had taken the German label more upmarket as the luxury market boomed, opening more than 400 stores worldwide and putting a bigger focus on womenswear.