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A fire that broke out in the early hours of the morning has caused "considerable damage" to part of the Wolverhampton Wanderers football stadium. Security officers alerted West Midlands Fire Service to the blaze at the Molineux Stadium shortly before 2am on Sunday. The fire broke out in the Sir Jack Hayward Suite bar area and impacted a number of nearby areas in the Billy Wright Stand.
Boris Johnson has said he is taking an allegation from a Conservative MP that she was sacked as a minister because of her Muslim faith "extremely seriously". A Cabinet Office investigation has been ordered by the prime minister after Nusrat Ghani, who was sacked as transport minister in a February 2020 reshuffle, made her claim at the weekend. Ms Ghani said she was told by a whip, who she did not identify, that her "Muslimness was raised as an issue" at a meeting in Downing Street.
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The Australian Open has U-turned on rules which banned the wearing of t-shirts supporting Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai after an international backlash. Footage emerged last weekend of security and police demanding a fan remove a t-shirt with Peng Shuai’s face and “where is Peng Shuai” written on the back, because it broke the tournament’s rules on “political messaging”. Activists are reportedly planning to distribute hundreds of the t-shirts in time for the women’s final on Saturday in support of the player, who disappeared from public view after saying she was sexually assaulted by a former senior member of China’s ruling Communist Party.
By its end in 1987, the once mighty A-Team was a shadow of its former self.
Up to 8,500 US troops have been put on heightened alert for possible deployment to eastern Europe to bolster NATO forces amid ongoing Russian aggression on Ukraine's border, says the Pentagon.
Don’t Let It Get You Down features on indie rocker Kane’s new album.
Laura Spears, 55, has now added the lottery to her safe senders list in case of future jackpots
Hippos can communicate with one another and tell the difference between the honking sounds of their friends, neighbours and strangers, a study has found.
Some officials and their dependants are being pulled out of Kyiv because of the risk of Russian military action.
Number of seals born on Norfolk beach ‘up 25-fold in 20 years’
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says Covid pandemic has proven that health is ‘an international issue’
Line of Duty's Adrian Dunbar's daughter has shared a picture of the Ted Hastings actor with his granddaughter, who's wearing an adorable AC-12 onesie
Britain's Queen Elizabeth flew by helicopter to her Sandringham estate in East England on Sunday after delaying her traditional Christmas trip for a month due to COVID-19, a Buckingham Palace source said. The queen flew from Windsor Castle to the residence in Norfolk, where she had spent Christmas with members of her family for decades before the pandemic struck in 2020. The 95-year-old monarch has been at Windsor Castle to the west of London for most of the pandemic.
Roger Tweedle, of Walton, is accused of throwing a bottle that appeared to hit Villa players Lucas Digne and Matty Cash.
Man has been arrested in connection with incident, police say
The Omicron variant has moved the Covid-19 pandemic into a new phase and could bring it to an end in Europe, the WHO Europe director said Sunday.
Gainsborough’s Blue Boy: a cocksure kid who looks right through you – review. National Gallery, LondonSold in 1921 for a record price, this youth in blue and silver is back after 100 years away. Yet it’s as hokey a vision of English art as a Disney cartoon of a fox hunt
French designer Thierry Mugler, who reigned over fashion in the 1980s and died on Sunday, was as famous for his fantastical couture as for his blockbuster fashion shows. He was 73. Mugler's daring collections came to define the decade's power dressing, with his clothes noted for their structured and sophisticated silhouettes, showcased by his extravagant shows."I always thought that fashion was not enough on its own and that it had to be shown in its musical and theatrical environment," he once
A group of lab monkeys who escaped from a lorry crash in the US state of Pennsylvania have now been found after an urgent hunt by the authorities. Several of the monkeys had escaped when a lorry carrying a trailer of 100 of them crashed on Friday. The spokeswoman, Kristen Nordlund, said three of the monkeys were dead after being “humanely” euthanised, but did not elaborate on why they were euthanised or how the other monkeys came to be found.