Police and ambulance crews were called to reports a 60-year-old woman had fallen from the upper floor of the shop in Cheadle, Greater Manchester. She suffered hip and spine injuries and was taken to hospital after the incident that reportedly happened by the glass balconies of the escalators. A John15 minutes agoSky News
Coronation Street star Paula Lane is to leave the show after six years playing troubled Kylie Platt.
An explicit lyric in Beyonce's new song, about going to Red Lobster after sex, has boosted the US seafood restaurants' fortunes. "When he **** me good I take his a** to Red Lobster," the singer - dubbed Queen Bey - raps in the song, which was released on Saturday morning. Beyonce performed a version of the new song , her first since 2014, at Sunday's Super Bowl half-time show.
A 25-year-old woman has been charged with conspiracy over the death of an American aid worker killed while being held hostage by Islamic State militants in Syria. Nisreen Assad Ibrahim Bahar, an Iraqi citizen and wife of senior Islamic State leader Abu Sayyaf until his death last year, is accused along with her husband of holding Kayla Mueller and other women captive. Abu Sayyaf was killed in a US commando raid of his Syrian compound last May, and Bahar was turned over to Iraqi authorities for prosecution.
Russia is "paranoid" about being challenged by NATO and its efforts to rival American power could push it into a new Cold War, the head of US intelligence said Tuesday.
Passengers on board a cruise ship that ventured into a storm off North Carolina have told of the “terrifying” moment the vessel was battered by 30ft waves and winds in excess of 100mph. The Royal Caribbean ship Anthem of the Seas, the third largest cruise ship ever built, is making its way back to New Jersey after the storm shattered glass and toppled furniture, injuring four people. Robert Huschka, executive editor of the Detroit Free Press who was a passenger on the vessel, recounted seeing pictures of the damage tweeted by fellow passengers.
Former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has joined the fathers' club at the top of men's tennis after his wife Kim gave birth to a daughter at the weekend. World number two Murray, 28, joins top-ranked Novak Djokovic, 17-times grand slam champion Roger Federer and reigning French Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka, who all juggle top-flight tennis with parental duties. Federer has fathered two sets of twins.
When Xue Shunlu and Li Huannv saw a homeless man wandering the streets of their village they decided to invite him in and take care of him.
Posting in the tech support forum, YoungPTone wrote: “My wife’s fitbit is showing her heartbeat being consistently high over the last few days. "Two days ago, a somewhat normal day, she logged 10 hours in the fat burning zone, which I would think to be impossible based on her activity level. "Also her calories burned do seem accurate.
It was Boris Johnson who first popularised fears about ‘social cleansing’ in London, when he famously promised to ensure it would never happen on his watch. Whenever you hear him talking about estate regeneration and affordable housing, you’ll notice that he only ever mentions the number of new homes being built. In recent years Boris has also championed so-called Housing Zones, where he says he will build over 50,000 homes.
By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Locked away in a Norwegian prison since he killed 77 people in a rampage in 2011, Anders Behring Breivik goes to court next month to argue that his effective solitary confinement makes him a victim of cruel and inhuman treatment. Breivik killed eight people with a car bomb in Oslo then gunned down 69 people at a meeting of the Labour Party's youth wing on an island. "His case is so exceptional and so hard for Norwegian society that we don't know how to tackle it," headmaster Trond Lien told Reuters at Handelsgymnasium high school in Oslo, which Breivik attended in the 1990s.
Sarah Bartlett, 37, opened up the envelope that was posted through her door last Sunday afternoon and was shocked to discover the cash and a note praising her mothering skills. "I am just so grateful and cannot thank them enough.
Sylvester Stallone has revealed he asked the black director of his new film Creed whether he should boycott the Oscars after being nominated. The 69-year-old is the only person from the film to be nominated for an award, with some thinking actor Michael B Jordan and writer-director Ryan Coogler should have got the nod too. After Will Smith and director Spike Lee said they would not attend the ceremony in protest at the scarcity of black nominees, Stallone said he asked Coogler what he should do.
SOFIA/ATHENS (Reuters) - Four Bulgarian truck drivers smashed through barriers set up by Greek truckers along the countries' shared border on Tuesday, saying they were fed up with Greek protesters barricading roads over a planned revamp of their country's pension system. Greek farmers have been sporadically blocking roads into Bulgaria and motorways across Greece for about three weeks, incensed by pension reforms that will triple their social security contributions over the next four years. The move is part of a wider overhaul to save Greece's struggling pension system 1.8 billion euros (1.4 billion pounds) this year, and a key condition of the 86 billion-euro bailout that Athens signed with international backers last year.
A Seattle-based firm is currently investigating the potential to file a lawsuit against Apple for error 53 on iPhone 6, which leaves the smartphone at a completely non-functioning state. The error affects iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models when being repaired at third-party repair service centres, but not that of Apple. The iPhone detects if any new parts have been installed on the phone and when you upgrade it to iOS 9, error 53 occurs, preventing the phone from functioning.
The reasons that people give so that they can avoid paying the TV licence have been revealed - and some of them are utterly bizarre. Some people just don’t have the money or don’t even own a television, but one person told officials that he was the king of Scotland so he didn’t have to pay. The full list was revealed by TV Licensing Scotland and each excuse has been turned into a short film by students at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee.
British Airways said it would begin flying from Stansted Airport, establishing a presence at London's No.3 airport for the first time and bringing it into direct competition with budget carrier Ryanair on leisure routes. BA, owned by International Airlines Group , said on Tuesday that from May it would fly to Faro in Portugal, as well as Ibiza, Malaga and Palma in Spain, from 49 pounds ($71) one way. The full-service operator, which provides complimentary refreshments on flights, will compete directly on those routes with no-frills Ryanair, whose cheapest flights in May cost about 25 pounds one way.
Police say at least four dead Around 150 injured Trains collided head-on, one derailed, carriages overturned Latest reports from the scene suggest at least four people have been killed in a head-on collision between two commuter trains in Germany. Follow all the latest update here Ganz schlimme Nachrichten aus #badaibling. Unsere Gedanken sind bei den Opfern+Verletzten. Dank an Rettungskräfte. https://t.co/ku1VzH8TlF— Heiko Maas (@HeikoMaas) February 9, 2016 Several people killed, dozens injured as two trains collide near Bad Aibling, Bavaria. https://t.co/V0q6HSOWq4 pic.twitter.com/XAZImPLCYh— AJ+ (@ajplus) February 9, 2016 Around 150 people have been injured, according to initial reports from the scene. The collision happened near the town of Bad Aibling, sixty kilometres south-east of the city of Munich. Emergency services are at the scene. “This is the biggest accident we have had in years in this region and we have many emergency doctors, ambulances and helicopters on the scene.spokesperson Stefan Sonntag. We will bring you more news as soon as it comes in.
A Free Syrian Army commander in Aleppo has told Sky News that unless Russia unexpectedly changes its tactic of indiscriminate bombing, the city will fall to the government of Bashar al Assad in days. In an exclusive interview conducted in Turkey, he predicted a "massacre" in Aleppo and a surge in refugees heading towards Turkey. His comments came as Syrian government forces with Hezbollah militia moved within 13 miles of the border taking the village of Kfeen and moving further north towards the strategically important town of Tal Rafat, that has been a rebel stronghold for four years.
There seems no end in sight to the ferment at Manchester United. Just as manager Louis Van Gaal finishes Van Gaal, United cannot afford a third mistaken managerial appointment. Pochettino is attractive because of his emphasis on youth.
Locals have spoken of crime in their area, and how they feel gardaí are powerless to change it.
Daniel Bryan, 34, the former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) World Heavyweight Champion, has retired from professional wrestling due to ongoing concerns over the effects of multiple concussions.
Actress Laura Carmichael has revealed she was cast in Downton Abbey because she looked like Dame Maggie Smith.
A man has been charged with throwing a three-foot alligator through the window of a drive-thru Wendy’s.
By Barani Krishnan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices slid for a fourth straight session on Tuesday and teetered close to 12-1/2-year lows hit last month, after weak demand forecasts from the U.S. government and the western world's energy watchdog, while weak equities also pressured prices. "The longs got out, the shorts jumped back in and there was possibly a whole lot of hedging by producers today to sell oil at whatever low price they could," said Scott Shelton, broker and commodities specialist with ICAP in Durham, North Carolina. "It's very difficult for anyone to be positive on this market with the kind of data that's been coming out." Brent crude oil settled down $2.56, or 7.8 percent, at $30.32 a barrel.
Lowly bacteria can "see" in much the same way as humans, research has shown.
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker's flagship plan to stem Europe's migration crisis by redistributing refugees around the bloc risks crumbling as EU states balk at sharing the burden, diplomats, officials and experts have told AFP.
Plan F is the most popular Medicare Supplement plan, but there's another Medigap option you should consider.
Enormous waves engulfed the small harbour in Clovelly, Devon, on February 8, as Storm Imogen swept across the region. Thousands of people across the UK and Ireland were left without power on February 8 due to reported winds of up to 96 mph (154 kmh). Credit: Instagram/EllieInClovelly
Actor Hugh Jackman has had a fifth cancerous growth removed from his face. It is the fifth time in two years the 47-year-old has had a basal cell growth removed from his face. Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer, affecting more than 90% of US skin cancer patients.
Britain's trade deficit reached a record high last year as the value of North Sea oil exports tumbled.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency took the decision to suspend its rescue effort after there were no sightings of the whale for 90 minutes. Keith Griffin, station officer for the Happisburgh and Mundesley Coastguard Team, said: "We've carried out an extensive search and are confident that if the whale was in that search area, we'd have found it.
Indian scientists were Tuesday analysing a small blue rock that authorities say was a meteorite that fell from the sky and killed a bus driver. If proven, it would be the first such death in recorded history.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's office on Tuesday said she had no memory of an angry phone call she reportedly made to Pope Francis after he compared Europe to a "barren woman".
A man who was found on fire outside Kensington Palace has died, police say. Police were called to the palace, which is the London home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, just after 3am this morning. Just three hours earlier, they had been contacted by a central London hospital concerned that a man in their care had gone missing.
Iraq has completely retaken Ramadi from the Islamic State group, but now faces the enormous challenges of removing bombs, reestablishing basic services and rebuilding the shattered city, officials said Tuesday.
Sometimes honesty is the best policy.
British supermarket Sainsbury's continued to outperform rivals in the early weeks of the year, industry data showed on Tuesday, providing reassurance for investors ahead of the takeover of Argos-owner Home Retail . Total sales at Sainsbury's rose 0.6 percent year-on-year in the 12 weeks to Jan. 31 and its market share edged up 0.1 percentage points to 16.8 percent, market researcher Kantar Worldpanel said on Tuesday . Sainsbury's said last week it had agreed a 1.3 billion pounds deal to take over Home Retail.
By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A satellite launched by North Korea at the weekend has now stabilized in its orbit around the Earth in a step forward from a launch in 2012, a U.S. official and a second source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The satellite was initially tumbling in orbit but has now stabilized, making it more successful than a launch in 2012, which failed to achieve a stable orbit, said the first source, a U.S. official who did not want to be identified by name. Martin O’Donnell, a spokesman with the U.S. Strategic Command, said the satellite had been in roughly the same orbit since its launch on Sunday.
Angela Orosz weighed just a third of what a normal infant does when she was born in Auschwitz, and only escaped death at the Nazi concentration camp because she was so weak she was "unable to cry".
By Sarah White MADRID (Reuters) - Sympathy for the Spanish monarchy is in short supply among the spectators heading into a theatre in Madrid's edgy Lavapies district, where an irreverent look at the former King Juan Carlos' fall from grace is playing to sell-out audiences. The play, called "El Rey" (the King), is billed as a fresh look at the monarchy's place over the past 40 years and questions whether Juan Carlos really had a useful role in shaping modern Spain. Felipe, 48, took over the throne in June 2014 after his father abdicated following a series of embarrassing episodes.
A student diagnosed with an aggressive form of blood cancer has found a stem cell donor despite a “needle in a haystack” search. Lara Casalotti, 24, from Hampstead in north London was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia in December 2015. She was told during a trip to Thailand that her best hope of a cure was a stem cell transplant.
People walk before an electric quotation board flashing share prices of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
A woman collapsed at a rally for US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Monday (8 February). The incident happened mid-way through his speech in Derry, New Hampshire, one day before the nation's first primary contest. "Now whatever your issue may be – job creation, pay equity for women workers, raising the minimum wage, rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure – climate change, whatever the issue may be..." Sanders was saying before the young supporter hit the ground just a few feet away. "Oh God," he cried as the crowd gasped. The event was paused briefly as several people helped escort the woman off stage. "I think she walked away; I think she's OK," a visibly shaken Sanders said as he made his way back to the podium. The Vermont senator is currently locked in a tight race with former secretary of state Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination for the November election. The two square off on Tuesday in the New Hampshire primary.
Everton appear to be edging nearer to a takeover after talks with American investors John Jay Moores and Charles Noell progressed. Moores, the former owner of Major League Baseball franchise the San Diego Padres, and his associate have been in negotiations since December. The pair have undergone a six-week due diligence period looking at the club's books and speaking to major shareholders chairman Bill Kenwright, Robert Earl and Jon Woods.
This is the terrifying moment a giant wave battered the UK coast during Storm Imogen. The picture was taken at Sennen, near Land’s End, on the coast of Cornwall and shows a huge mass of water crashing down on a cliff. Storm Imogen brought heavy rain and high winds to the UK this week, with waves off the Cornish coast measured at 63ft (19.1m).
By David French DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai said on Tuesday it would press ahead with plans to build the world’s largest shopping mall despite an economic slowdown looming in the region, but would assess market demand before proceeding with the project’s later stages. Oil makes little direct contribution to Dubai’s economy, but its drop has dampened consumer and investor confidence in the Gulf’s financial and tourist hub as neighbouring governments slash subsidies and economists cut growth forecasts. The project is massive and complex and will have to be built in stages," said Ahmad bin Byat, vice-chairman and managing director of Dubai Holding, a company owned by the emirate’s ruler that is responsible for the project.
An actor and fashion designer has been barred from an Aeromexico flight from Mexico City to New York because he refused to remove his turban during a security check. Waris Ahluwalia, who founded House of Waris, posted a picture on his Instagram account holding up his boarding pass in protest at what he claims was racial profiling carried out by the airline. He wrote: "This morning in Mexico City I was told I could not board my @aeromexico flight to NYC because of my turban.
(Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co said it would refranchise all its North America bottling operations, including its 39 cold-fill production factories, three years earlier than expected, as the soda maker looks to cut costs. Coca-Cola will continue to own its hot-fill factories, which produce beverages including Powerade energy drinks and Minute Maid juices.
When it comes to royalty, the upper classes and pupils at Eton, the word ‘posh’ immediately springs to mind. As already mentioned, this is certainly a meaning we still use to this day - but when exactly did it become a word synonymous with the ‘snooty’ upper classes? As language developed, ‘money’ may have soon started to mean ‘moneyed’ - in other words a wealthy person much like the upper classes who can quite easily be described as ‘smart, stylish and luxurious’.
Age UK says it is suspending its controversial fixed-price energy deal with Big Six gas and electricity provider E.ON. The charity said the two-year fixed tariff would no longer be available for new and renewing customers. An investigation by The Sun found that Age UK was paid £41 for every person who signed up to the tariff - that cost people £245 more than if they were on the firm's cheapest deal.
At least 10 people have been killed after two trains crashed into each other on a single railway track in Bavaria, Germany. After the crash, hundreds of rescuers from Germany and neighbouring Austria rushed to the site, working in hilly terrain to pull around 500 people from the wreckage. Ten people have been confirmed dead - including the two train drivers and two conductors, according to local broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk.
Google boss Sundar Pichai is now the highest-paid chief executive in America after being awarded $199m (£138m) of shares.
Coal demand from China will slow over the next five years and the industry should focus on restructuring and upgrading, state news agency Xinhua reported on Tuesday citing the China National Coal Association (CNCA). Jiang Zhimin, CNCA vice-president, told Xinhua that the service sector was now the main driver of China's economic growth, adding that the government was increasingly replacing coal with cleaner, non-fossil fuels.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi will undergo further tests on Tuesday to determine the extent of his kidney stone problem, according to the club.
Unprovoked shark attacks reached a record high last year, according to scientists. Experts at the Florida Museum of National History say there were 98 such attacks worldwide in 2015 including six fatalities. The US led the world with 59 attacks, including those in Florida, eight in each of the Carolinas and seven in Hawaii.
Four people have been left injured after a speeding car crashed into and derailed a tram in Croydon town centre in south London. Dramatic CCTV footage shows the silver car smash into the tram on Wellesey Road just after 11pm on Sunday 7 February. The car seemed to be attempting to beat the traffic lights and rush past the tram, but instead collided with the vehicle at high speed, and rammed it off the tracks.
A British EU exit could mean thousands of migrants landing on Britain's shores "overnight", the government said, stepping up the rhetoric in the campaign ahead of a referendum on membership.
A coroner has ordered a fresh inquest into the death of Poppi Worthington, a 13-month-old girl who died in December 2012. In January, it emerged a judge had ruled that, on the balance of probabilities, Poppi was sexually assaulted by her father , Paul Worthington, just before her death. Mr Justice Peter Jackson had said: "Shorn to its essentials, the situation is one in which a healthy child with no medical condition or illness was put to bed by her mother one evening and brought downstairs eight hours later by her father in a lifeless state and with troubling injuries.
By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's financial watchdog has fined a former senior official at JPMorgan bank 793,000 pounds($1.15 million) for failing to be "open and co-operative" over the $6.2 billion losses racked up in the "London Whale" trading scandal. Achilles Macris was head of JPMorgan's Chief Investment Office International in London, and manager of Bruno Iksil, the financial derivatives trader known as the London Whale for the size of his transactions. Between 28 March 2012 and 29 April 2012 Macris did not inform regulators of concerns about the bank's synthetic credit portfolio, and as a result he failed to meet the standards expected of an approved person, the Financial Conduct Authority said in a statement on Tuesday.
Jeremy Hunt has refused to deny claims that he rejected a deal on junior doctors contracts that could have averted Wednesday's industrial action.
Tokyo shares have tumble more than five percent, extending a global sell-off as a stronger yen dented exporters