As voting got under way, some people in Barnet experienced difficulties with registration and voters were asked to "return to their polling station later if possible". A spokesman said: "We are advising people who were unable to vote this morning to return again before the polling stations close if at all possible. David Cameron arrived with his wife, Samantha, at a Westminster polling station to cast his vote and Jeremy Corbyn arrived at an Islington primary school to cast his vote.
Muslims have refused to bury one of the terrorists who murdered a Catholic priest as he celebrated Mass. Community leaders in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray said they did not want to "taint" Islam by having any association with Adel Kermiche, the 19-year-old jihadist who killed Fr Jacques Hamel in his hometown in northern France. Mohammed Karabila, president of the local Muslim cultural association and imam of one of the town's mosques, told Le Parisien: "We're not going to taint Islam with this person.
Coronation Street die-hards can sleep easy in their beds tonight, after Jane Danson – who plays fan favourite Leanne Battersby – finally laid to rest the rumours surrounding her ‘departure’. Jane, who’s been in Coronation Street on-and-off since 1997 (!) told fans that she would NOT be leaving the show this year. Rumours have been circulating that several characters are set to face the axe as new boss, Kate Oates, started making changes – including upping the number of episodes from next year.
The 45-year-old’s cancer diagnosis was publicly revealed in a lawsuit filed against her former business managers last year.
After writing about the Scrubba wash bag — a bag that claims to wash your clothes as well as a washing machine in as little as three minutes — and testing it during a Facebook live video, my editor suggested I take it home to use on my real dirty clothes. Essentially, you add your dirty clothes, water, and detergent, then you fold up the bag, clip it closed, and release the excess air.
At least two people have died in what's being described as an "jihadist-related' security operation in Belgium. Witnesses report hearing explosions and gunfire.
An elderly Afghan cleric has been arrested after he married a six-year-old girl, officials said Friday, in the latest case highlighting the scourge of child marriages in the war-battered country.
To be honest, we couldn’t ask for anything more from this year’s crop of Celebrity Big Brother contestants. Last night, viewers saw Saira Khan and James Whale undergo a pretty awkward exchange, after Saira asked him why people viewed him as a racist.
The British star said the incident involving a fellow actor – who she did not name – happened after the birth of her first child when she was married.
The entire fleet of the Royal Navy's most advanced warships are currently in port and not on operations, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed. A source told Sky News that the ships had either "just got back from operations, are about to go on operations, or are having planned maintenance done". "There is maintenance, software upgrades and of course the sailors' leave.
Police Scotland said an estimated 2,500 to 3,000 people had gathered in George Square at the end of the route.
On Saturday, the Crowd Justice campaign has raised over £2000 of its £25,000 target.
Sir Philip Green has accused an MP of turning a parliamentary inquiry on the collapse of BHS into "little more than a kangaroo court". In a furious letter to Frank Field, who chairs the work and pensions committee, the business tycoon said the MP's allegations of theft amounted to bullying and political grandstanding. Sir Philip described Mr Field's remarks in The Times, where he suggested the entrepreneur doesn't have the money to plug the retailer's £600m-plus pension deficit, as a "step too far".
He would have been the Starman’s first grandchild.
Australia will adjust its latitude and longitude, a government science body says, to put the vast country into alignment with global navigation satellite systems.
Many Islamic State leaders have fled Mosul with their families towards Syria ahead of a planned offensive by U.S.-backed Iraqi forces on the city, Iraq's defence minister said on Saturday. Khaled al-Obeidi said he had intelligence of increasing conflict, especially over financial issues, among ultra-hardline militants of the group known as Daesh in Arabic by its enemies. "Many Daesh families and leaders in Mosul have sold their property and sneaked out towards Syria, and a segment even tried to sneak out towards (Iraq's Kurdish) region", he said in an interview on state television.
A man killed his two sisters on the eve of their weddings in Pakistan's central Punjab province, police said Saturday, in the latest case of so-called "honour" killings in the country.
Ben Butler's "resentment" at having to care for daughter Ellie and her sibling while his partner Jennie Gray worked have been revealed in texts. The texts were contained in newly-released court documents dating back to a hearing by judge Mrs Justice King in 2014, after a successful appeal by the media.
Do you eat any of these cancer causing foods? Number 13 may surprise you, Click Here!
A ticketholder from the UK has won the £61.1m EuroMillions jackpot, a National Lottery spokesman has said. A spokesman for the National Lottery said: "The UK's lucky streak is never ending - the £61m EuroMillions jackpot is the fourth one to be won here this year. The UK has only won 17.5% of the competition's jackpots, putting it in fourth place behind France, Spain and Portugal as the luckiest in Europe.
Jessica Wright is coming back to TOWIE! Jess quit the show back in February, telling fans that”After five amazing years it is time for me to step away” - but it seems like that plan’s gone to pot, and she’s going to be back on our screens before you know it. A source close to Jess said: “She’s only back for a cameo as her and Bobby have the same type of dog.
Jeremy Corbyn has warned rebel MPs who are reportedly considering to split the party and launch a legal bid for the Labour Party name to "think on and think again". The embattled leader said dissidents who may attempt to challenge the existence of Labour if Owen Smith loses September's leadership contest must realise "there's no alternative and there's no other party". :: What Are Rebel MPs' Options?
Dutch police conducted security searches around Amsterdam's Schiphol airport on Saturday in response to "indications" of a threat, an official said, causing traffic jams during the busy summer holiday season. The National Coordinator for Counter-terrorism and Security Policy (NCTV) provided no details of the possible threat, but it said extra security measures were implemented, including vehicle searches. "There was a (threat) indication related to the airport," said spokesman Edmond Messchaert.
Goldman Sachs has rejected any charges linking them to corruption
Several of the recent attacks in Europe have involved individuals or small groups. Sky's David Bowden examines whether this marks a new strategy for I.S.
A maternity hospital has been attacked in the Syrian rebel-held province of Idlib, with the number of casualties so far unknown. Around 1,300 women and children are treated by the hospital each month, as it is the only maternity facility for about 70 miles, a spokesman for the charity said. Group head Rami Abdel Rahman said: "It was him that was targeted.
Fosun, which has interests ranging from property to mining, says it will buy a controlling share of privately-owned Rio Bravo Investimentos