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.
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.
Unemployment in Spain is dropping, even if at 20 percent it still remains the second highest rate in the eurozone after Greece
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.
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.
On Saturday, the Crowd Justice campaign has raised over £2000 of its £25,000 target.
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.
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.
The 45-year-old’s cancer diagnosis was publicly revealed in a lawsuit filed against her former business managers last year.
Over the years, Grant Mitchell has been involved in some of EastEnders’ classic storylines, including his fraught marriages.
Police Scotland said an estimated 2,500 to 3,000 people had gathered in George Square at the end of the route.
By Jens Hack and Paul Carrel MUNICH/BERLIN (Reuters) - Bavaria's premier, whose state bore the brunt of recent attacks in Germany, took aim at Chancellor Angela Merkel's open-door refugee policy on Saturday by rejecting her "we can do this" mantra. The comments from Horst Seehofer, whose Christian Social Union is the Bavarian sister party of Merkel's conservatives, exacerbate the chancellor's difficulty in standing by a policy that her critics have blamed for the attacks and which risks undermining her popularity before federal elections next year. Five attacks in Germany since July 18 have left 15 people dead, including four assailants, and dozens injured.
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.
He would have been the Starman’s first grandchild.
The French tourism sector has been struggling for months, not least since the November 13 attacks in and around Paris which claimed 130 lives
A daredevil skydiver on Saturday became the first to jump from a height of 25,000 feet (7,620 meters) without a parachute, landing in a net in southern California, a spokesman said. Luke Aikins, 42, who has 18,000 jumps under his belt, completed the jump in Simi Valley just west of Los Angeles, landing in a net measuring 100 feet by 100 feet (30 meters by 30 meters) in a feat broadcast on Fox. "Aikins' leap represents the culmination of a 26-year career that will set a personal and world record for the highest jump without a parachute or wing suit," his spokesman Justin Aclin said in an email.
Sir Philip Green, pictured on June 15, 2016, wrote a letter to leading British MP Frank Field saying that he had led a campaign against him culminating in the publishing of a report last week branding ...
A planned multi-billion-dollar new city near Singapore is attracting interest from investors but there are questions over its future owing to China's economic woes and warnings of environmental catastrophe...
Australia will adjust its latitude and longitude, a government science body says, to put the vast country into alignment with global navigation satellite systems.
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.
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?
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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.
Turkey's president has told the EU and US to "mind your own business" after the West expressed concern over the crackdown on alleged coup perpetrators and sympathisers. There has been a purge of the civil service, military, judiciary and education sectors, and the closure of hundreds of schools and dozens of media outlets. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to take all steps "within the limits of the law" as Turkey seeks legal retribution for those suspected of involvement in the failed coup.