Chris Evans and his wife Natasha Shishmanian are celebrating the birth of their twins, but have caused a bit of confusion over what the babies will be called. Last week, Evans said Ping and Pong were a “working title” for his babies, and that he was considering using them as middle names.
Leave voters who renew their passport after Brexit hoping for a new blue version of the document may be disappointed to receive the burgundy style. The first blue passports will be issued from late 2019, but they will be phased in gradually alongside the old burgundy ones. The detail was revealed as
Police have put in a request to the Home Office to support the joint operation with Portuguese police.
A son who strangled his mother to death after she asked him to move out of her home has been sentenced to life in prison. Jobless Majid Butt, 51, pleaded guilty to murdering 71-year-old Onees Khatoon who suffered from diabetes and heart problems in ‘an act of unusual wickedness’ at their home on 13
Two men have been jailed for life for the murder of a 74-year-old jeweller, who they kidnapped and tortured in a botched robbery attempt. Charles Mcauley and Thomas Jervis abducted Ramniklal Jogiya on his way home from work near his home in Stoughton, Leicestershire on 24 January this year, bundling
A photo taken of a confidential document taken outside Whitehall has revealed details of the government’s no-deal Brexit strategy, including the codename for the plans – Operation Yellowhammer. The embarrassing leak revealed a number of details about ministers’ emergency plans if the UK fails to secure
Boris Johnson is racing ahead as Conservative Party members’ preferred candidate to lead the Tories after Theresa May. A survey by ConservativeHome found that 35% of members picked the former foreign secretary as their favourite to take the helm of the party next. This marks an extension in Mr Johnson
Rachael Bland has died at the age of 40, two years after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Rachael’s husband Steve said in a statement: “She was an incredibly talented broadcaster as well as a wonderful and much loved daughter, sister, aunt, niece, wife and, most importantly to her, a mother to
Former Bank of England governor Mervyn King has warned UK is left without a ‘credible position’ over Brexit. The former governor of the Bank of England has called the government’s handling of Brexit “incompetent”. Lord Mervyn King, who has previously spoken out in support of Britain leaving the EU,
Five teenagers who violently stabbed a father of three to death in London in a case of mistaken identity have been convicted of his killing. Daniel Frederick, 34, was returning from a hospital appointment with his pregnant girlfriend when he was attacked by the group just yards from his front door in
A scorching summer could give way to an autumn of “above-average” temperatures, the Met Office has said. Sea surface temperatures at “near-record levels” following the hot weather also make above-average temperatures more likely, according to the long-range prediction system. The report said: “This
President Donald Trump's disapproval ratings among US voters hits all-time high of 60%, a new survey finds
Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman will serve at least 30 years after planning to bomb the gates of 10 Downing Street, kill the security guards and then murder the Prime Minister.
Public support for Ukip as the best party to handle Britain’s exit from the EU has doubled since Theresa May unveiled her Chequers plan for a soft Brexit. Polling by YouGov found that in the first week of July, 7% of people thought that Ukip was the best party to handle Brexit. After the Government
Two police officers were kicked and heckled by a ‘hostile crowd’ in a London McDonald’s as they struggled to arrest another customer for fighting. Police were called to the branch on Mare Street, Hackney, after staff set off a panic alarm at around 10.30pm on Monday. Customers can be heard shouting
Theresa May has been mocked after showing off her ‘maybot’ dance moves on the opening day of her Africa trade trip. Mrs May smiled and laughed throughout and later joined in with a second dance during her visit to the ID Mkize School.
A wide-ranging global study released today into the effects of alcohol has suggested that there is no safe level of drinking. Ian Hamilton, a drugs researcher and lecturer at the University or York, told Yahoo News: ‘Just saying that there’s no safe level of alcohol without any context or understanding
The government has been accused of watering down animal welfare standards after it emerged that British lambs sold to Saudi Arabia in a major new trade deal may not be stunned before slaughter. The deal, understood to be worth £25 million over the next five years, has been criticised by MPs and animal
Currently the UK is estimated to sell £220 million worth of organic food, drink and other produce to the European Union every year
A no deal Brexit would increase costs for holidaymakers as higher credit card fees hit goods bought abroad, the Government has said today. The news came in a series of ‘technical notices’ advising businesses on how to plan for no deal, released today by the Department for Exiting the EU. The notice