A group of England fans at the World Cup were invited to lunch at a Qatari millionaire's mansion after he spotted one of them wearing a Premier League shirt.Jassa Dehal, 47, and his friends were shocked when the wealthy businessman sent a car to pick them up from their hotel in Doha the day after meeting him in a bar.Jassa had struck up a conversation with the man, known only as Omar, at their hotel the night before after he spotted him wearing a Wolverhampton Wanderers shirt.They quickly bonded over their love of football and exchanged numbers before Jassa got a message out of the blue the next day saying: "There is a car waiting for you."SWNS
Protests against stringent COVID restrictions have intensified across China - as a British journalist was beaten and kicked by police. Demonstrators and police clashed in Shanghai on Sunday night, despite being forcibly removed by officers using pepper spray only a few hours earlier. Sky's Helen-Ann Smith described the atmosphere in Shanghai this morning as "very, very tense", adding that it is not currently safe to film near the main site of the protests due to the police presence.
Sterling gained against the dollar on Tuesday as the safe-haven greenback fell against most currencies as market sentiment improved on hopes that China would ease its strict COVID-19 curbs. The pound is trying to break past $1.22 the euro $1.05, while euro/sterling has hit around 85.7 pence several times in recent months before rebounding.
The world's largest active Volcano has erupted in Hawaii - raising alert levels for nearby communities.Footage shows the glowing lava from the caldera illuminating the night sky red.Local authorities have said that the flow of lava is contained and hillside communities are not at risk.The volcano Mauna Loa is situated on Hawaii's Big Island and hasn't erupted since 1984.SWNS
This French bulldog absolutely loves spending time on outdoor playgrounds in Budapest, Hungary. The footage shows the cute pet climbing on a slide, chasing a ball, and playing on the playground castle. The filmer said: "Frenchie Stitch loves to be on the playground with his family and loves to slide and play with the ball".
Michelle Donelan, Culture Secretary, responds to her predecessor, Nadine Dorries' comments, that she does not understand the online safety bill, saying she is instead "well versed" in the proposed legislation. This comes after the father of a teenager who took her own life as a result of harmful content online said on Tuesday that recent changes have watered down the bill.
House-hunters are being given the chance to own a Grade II-listed 16th century servant’s cottage at a bargain price - with auction bids starting at just £1. High Heath cottage, known as Mutton’s Castle, is said to be one of a few stone houses of a kind not found anywhere else in England. The stunning 500-year-old property sits in its own gardens and is surrounded by acres of fields just two miles from the Royal town of Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands.