A teenager with a tongue the size of a tennis ball fears going to sleep every night - in case he chokes to death on the huge organ. Krzysztof Wegrzyn, from Grojec, Poland, was born with a haemangioma - a benign tumour in the blood vessels of his tongue.
James Packer has called it quits with fiancée Mariah Carey, according to a new report. “I can’t really talk about them right now because everything is still being figured out,” she told People magazine, earlier this year.
Jamie Carragher believes Zlatan Ibrahimovic suffered the worst half of football in his career during Manchester United’s 1-0 win over Manchester City on Wednesday. Carragher, who played 508 times for United rivals Liverpool, was working as a pundit for Sky Sports as he explained how the big Swedish striker deserved criticism for United’s form. Juan Mata scored the only goal of the game to help United recover from Sunday’s 4-0 defeat to Chelsea, but Carragher believes Ibrahimovic has been struggling.
Strictly stars joined Zoe Ball on Strictly spin-off It Takes Two, but Pasha Kovalev’s dance moves took centre stage.
The scam is disguised as a message from a familiar number and urges victims to click on a seemingly genuine link.
By Elisabeth O'Leary EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Britain's decision to leave the European Union will also mean leaving the EU single market, one of Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet ministers said on Thursday. "If we are leaving the EU, we are leaving the single market," Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell told Scottish lawmakers at a special hearing on the implications of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. The implications of Britain's EU exit for its access to the bloc's 500 million-consumer single market remain unclear.
Prime Minister Theresa May has been criticised by British and German politicians for the speech she made to banking firm Goldman Sachs a month ahead of the referendum vote on 23 June. Following Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, other national leaders have also accused her of failing to handle the situation properly. While addressing Goldman Sachs' event as home secretary, May had expressed fears that companies investing in the UK for being a part of the European Union might withdraw if the country left the bloc, according to the leaked audio of her speech.
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By William Schomberg and Costas Pitas LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's economy slowed only slightly in the three months after the Brexit vote and carmaker Nissan said it would build more cars in the country, tempering fears about the immediate economic impact of the decision to leave the European Union. The stronger-than-expected growth figures published on Thursday further diminished the likelihood of the Bank of England cutting rates as soon as next week, prompting investors to sell British government bonds.
Candice Brown has been crowned champion of the Great British Bake Off, which aired for the last time on the BBC tonight.
The economy’s performance has been better than expected.
A series of strong earthquakes rocked a wide area of central Italy on Wednesday, striking fear among residents rattled by a deadly tremor in August, but there were no reports of casualties and few serious injuries. About five hours after the first quake, Civil Protection department chief Fabrizio Curcio said "tens" of people were reported hurt but only four suffered serious, non-life threatening injuries.
Migrants have started moving back into the "Jungle", hours after French authorities announced they had finished clearing out the Calais camp. By midday, regional prefect Fabienne Buccio had said operations to clear the camp, which began on Monday, had been completed days earlier than planned. "Jungle's not dead! Jungle's not dead!" said a young Afghan migrant making his way back into the camp.
By Narottam Medhora and Alexandria Sage SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc reported its first quarterly net profit in more than three years on Wednesday, buoyed by nearly $139 million in sales of clean car credits, and Chief Executive Elon Musk said the company could turn a profit again in the fourth quarter. Musk told analysts the company's current plan "does not require any capital raise for the Model 3 at all." The tech billionaire said Tesla could still raise capital to "account for uncertainty ... and de-risk the business," however. The third quarter profit and a leaner capital spending plan could help grease the wheels for Musk if he does seek to tap the markets for cash.
Jane was a finalist in last night's The Great British Bake Off:
Experts believe that the world is heading towards the biggest mass extinction since dinosaurs were wiped out. The Living Planet report from WWF and the Zoological Society of London said that wildlife numbers have fallen by 58% between 1970 and 2012 - with no sign the average 2% drop in numbers each year will slow. Here are 12 species under threat:
Hillary Clinton has said she was "stunned and thrilled" to receive Adele's backing, calling herself a "huge fan" of the British star. Adele told an audience at Miami's American Airlines Arena on Tuesday she did not want Donald Trump to win. The concert was attended by Mrs Clinton, though it was unclear if Adele knew.
For murderer and lifelong Northampton Town FC fan Michael Danaher, it was a revenge list that would right all the wrongs in his world. Greenwood, whose body was found at his Oxford home on 7 April, had been stabbed 36 times, suffered a broken arm and had defensive wounds to his hands.
A long-held theory that a flight attendant known as "Patient Zero" caused the spread of HIV in America has finally been disproven after scientists analysed archived blood samples. The experts also believe the virus started in New York in the early 1970s, and not Los Angeles in the early 1980s, as had been thought. Gaetan Dugas was identified in a 1987 bestselling book - And the Band Played On by Randy Shilts - as playing a key role in the spread of the virus.
The line-up for the new series of Live At The Apollo has been announced, and you’ll be pleased to know that a Britain’s Got Talent favourite has been added to the sidesplitting schedule. Jack Carroll claimed the first runner-up spot when he competed in the seventh series of the talent show in 2013 at the age of 14, and has since appeared on Sunday Night at the Palladium, Trollied and a host of CBBC shows. It’s safe to say we’re fans of Jack’s witty and dry sense of humour, so we can’t wait to see him take to the stage for Live At The Apollo, which returns to BBC Two for its twelfth series in November.
Conservationists have warned that nature is facing a global "mass extinction" for the first time since the demise of the dinosaurs. It comes after figures show global wildlife populations are set to fall by more than two thirds on 1970 levels by the end of the decade. Assessment of 14,152 populations of 3,706 species of mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles from around the world reveals a 58% fall between 1970 and 2012.
The falling pound has brought tourists flocking to London looking for cheap deals on Rolex watches and Burberry coats. Since the UK's vote to leave the European Union on 23 June sterling has fallen by around 15% against the dollar and around 20% against the euro. This has been a boon for the UK's luxury industry, which is worth around £32bn ($39bn) a year, because just over half of all spending in this sector is from wealthy tourists from countries such as China, the Middle East, the US and Russia.
LONDON (Reuters) - Car dealership chain Inchcape said its performance was boosted by the fall in the value of the pound since Britons voted to leave the European Union. The company, which operates in Britain, parts of Europe, Australasia, Asia and some emerging markets, posted a 15 percent increase in third-quarter revenue to 2 billion pounds, helped by the depreciation of the currency. "With over three quarters of profits denominated in currencies other than sterling, our reported actual currency performance is benefiting from sterling's weakness," the firm said on Thursday. ...
British retail sales rebounded in October to grow at their fastest rate in over a year, after an end to unseasonably warm weather boosted demand for autumn clothing, an industry survey showed on Thursday.
Niall plays a quick-fire game of Would You Rather?: