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Friday, October 28, 2016

Friday, October 28, 2016

Judge to rule on first UK court Brexit challenge

Brexit court case: Judge to rule on first UK legal challenge to EU exit

Judge to rule on first UK court Brexit challenge

A case at Belfast High Court opposing Prime Minister Theresa May's ability to trigger Brexit negotiations is set to receive its ruling

Brexit: Tony Blair to Remain voters: "We're the insurgents now"

Brexit: Tony Blair urges Remain voters to launch 'insurgency' against EU departure

Tony Blair urges Remain voters to launch 'insurgency' against Brexit

The former PM called on voters to convince Brexit supporters the country is better off in the EU

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Romanian kidnappers 'demanded £200 to free their hostage'

Romanian kidnappers 'demanded £200 to free their hostage'

Couple arrested in Spanish town of Sagunt for kidnapping man and demanding £195 to free him

'The language Lily Allen has used is foolish and rightly criticised', says former newspaper editor

Lily Allen Hitler row: Star was foolish in Calais Jungle protest, says former newspaper editor

'The language Lily Allen has used is foolish and rightly criticised'

Lily Allen has voiced her opinions on the migrant crisis in an article published in Vice, which she has faced plenty of criticism for

Death to the clowns: Towns across US ban killer clown costumes for Halloween

Towns across US ban killer clown costumes for Halloween

Whether the bans have any impact remains to be seen

Lily Allen compares the Conservatives to Hitler in article on refugees

Lily Allen compares the Conservatives to Hitler in article on refugees

Lily Allen compares the Conservatives to Hitler in article on refugees

Lily Allen has published an essay on Vice to defend her stance on the migrant crisis

National Black Cat Day: Three kittens rescued from a bin bag left on the side of a road

National Black Cat Day: Three kittens rescued from a bin bag left on the side of a road

Three kittens rescued from a bin bag left on the side of a road

Three kittens were discovered in a bin bag at the side of a road in Essex, they ave now been rescued, strangely making friends with their vet's dog

UKIP won't field a candidate for Richmond Park by-election

Zac Goldsmith Heathrow resignation: UKIP won't contest Richmond Park by-election

UKIP won't field a candidate for Richmond Park Zac Goldsmith by-election

A spokesperson for UKIP has announced that they won't be fielding a candidate for the Richmond Park by-eletion, and have asked their supporters to vote for Zac Goldsmith

West Ham violence: London Stadium security tsar Chris Allison was a hero of 7/7 terror attacks

Meet the 7/7 hero who is overseeing West Ham's response to London Stadium chaos

Chris Allison was at the helm for the 2012 Olympic Games and the 2005 London terror attacks. He will need all his experience now

Hollyoaks cast on their storylines, 21st anniversary of the soap and GBBO

Hollyoaks stars Jennifer Metcalfe, Jamie Lomas, and Anna Passey discuss the show's 21st birthday - and Bake Off

Hollyoaks cast on their storylines, 21st anniversary of the soap and Bake Off

Jennifer Metcalfe, Jamie Lomas, and Anna Passey joined Paul Ross in the studio

'If Channel 4 land the right talent for The Great British Bake Off it stands a good chance of succeeding', says TV critic

Bake Off Final: 'Show's move to Channel 4 could be a success with the right casting'

Bake Off's move to Channel 4 'could be a success with the right casting'

Last night the final of The Great British Bake Off was broadcast, revealing the winner, but this will be the last series to air on the BBC

Diet Chef advert: 'Let's give women negative messages about being overweight, it would save lives', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Diet Chef advert: 'Women need negative messages about being overweight - they could save lives', says Julia

Julia Hartley-Brewer says women need negative messages about their weight

An advert for the delivery service Diet Chef has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority for being 'socially irresponsible' around issues of weight loss

Theresa May was badly advised on 'absurd' Heathrow expansion following government figures revelation, says former transport minister Steve Norris

Theresa May was badly advised on 'absurd' Heathrow expansion, says former transport minister Steve Norris

May was badly advised on 'absurd' Heathrow idea, says former transport minister

Steve Norris made the claims after new figures showed the govenrment may have exaggerated the financial case for Heathrow

LISTEN West Ham and Chelsea fans compare London Stadium chaos to Hillsborough

West Ham and Chelsea fans compare London Stadium chaos to Hillsborough

Witnesses to last night's violence say the police lost control and the stadium's labyrinthine structure is a recipe for disaster

'Modified mosquito army is a major breakthrough, but won't eradicate zika', says bite prevention specialist

Mosquito army won't kill zika, says specialist

Mosquito army won't kill zika, says specialist

Mosquitos which have been infected with the bug wolbachia will be released into Brazil and Columbia, it is hoped they will reduce the spread of zika

'Vladimir Putin likes flexing his muscles' - Former rear admiral highlights how the west needs a 'framework' to confront Russia

LISTEN Vladimir Putin thinks we're weak and effeminate, says former Rear Admiral Chris Parry

Putin thinks we're weak and effeminate, says former Admiral

Chris Parry explained how there's no strategy to currently stop 'Vladimir Putin flexing his muscles' in Syria

Nine year old killed in car accident as driver was playing Pokemon Go

Truck driver playing Pokemon Go kills nine-year-old

Truck driver playing Pokemon Go kills nine-year-old

A nine-year-old boy was killed after being hit by a truck in central Japan, the driver admitted to police that he was not looking forwards as he was playing a game on his phone

'They're not witches or bad luck' - Twitter celebrates Black Cat Day

Black Cat Day: Here are 11 cute pictures of cats

Black Cat Day: Here are 11 cute pictures of cats

Today marks National Black Cat Day, and many have been sharing pictures of their own furry friends

Indian authorities detain Pakistani diplomat over 'spying' allegations

Indian authorities arrest Pakistani 'spy' at Delhi zoo

Indian authorities detain Pakistani diplomat over 'spying' allegations

The arrest comes amid heightened tension over the disputed region of Kashmir

'Drug baron' cousin of Steven Gerrard turns himself in 'because life on the run was too hard'

Steven Gerrard's 'drug baron' cousin turns himself into police

Robert Gerrard said the pressure had become unbearable before meeting officers in Manchester

LISTEN Bake Off winner Candice Brown: 'I was just trying to stay on my feet when the result was announced'

Candice reveals her shock when she won Bake Off

Last night the winner of The Great British Bake Off was announced, in the last series on the BBC

Michael Barrymore set to win wrongful arrest legal battle against Essex Police

Michael Barrymore set to win wrongful arrest legal battle against Essex Police

Michael Barrymore set to win wrongful arrest legal battle against Essex Police

The entertainer has sued the police force for holding him in 2007 during an investigation into the death of Stuart Lubbock

Central Italy devastated after being rocked beneath two powerful earthquakes

Central Italy rocked by two powerful earthquakes

Central Italy rocked by two powerful earthquakes

Areas in an around the town of Visso were hit two earthquakes within hours of each other on Wednesday evening

Hillary Clinton 'stunned and thrilled' at Adele's support

Hillary Clinton 'stunned and thrilled' at Adele's support

Hillary Clinton 'stunned and thrilled' at Adele's support

The British singer recently voiced her support for the Democratic nominee at a gig in Miami

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

7 year-old receives blood pressure and kidney stone tablets from a toy dispensing machine

7-year-old receives blood pressure and kidney stone tablets from a toy dispenser

7-year-old receives blood pressure and kidney stone tablets from a toy dispenser

A 7-year-old girl put coins into a toy dispenser at a pizzeria in New Hampshire, however the plastic capsule she received did not have a toy inside

'No one listens when bullying is raised in the NHS, and it's wasting money', says NHS whistleblower

'No one listens when bullying is raised in the NHS', says whistleblower

'No one listens when bullying is raised in the NHS', says whistleblower

A survey conducted by The Guardian has revealed four-fifths of staff in the survey have been bullied

Steven Woolfe UKIP Brawl: Mike Hookem reprimanded but not suspended

Steven Woolfe UKIP Brawl: Mike Hookem reprimanded but not suspended

Party says it's 'impossible' to determine exactly what happened

GBBO Final: Candice wins Bake Off 2016

GBBO Final: Candice wins Bake Off 2016

XXX declared winner in Mary Berry's final show before quitting

'A psychic raccoon has predicted the winner of The Great British Bake Off', says Digital Spy

Bake Off Final: 'A psychic raccoon has predicted GBBO winner', says Digital Spy journalist

'A psychic raccoon has predicted the winner of The Great British Bake Off'

Digital Spy's Laurence Mozafari joined Julia Hartley-Brewer to give his views on the final of The Great British Bake Off and moving the show to Channel 4

Man spared jail for groping a woman on a bus, after claiming he was lonely

Man spared jail for groping a woman on a bus, after claiming he was lonely

Man spared jail for groping a woman on a bus, after claiming he was lonely

Masum Goni was travelling on a bus when he groped a 23-year-old woman, but he claims he was lonely as his wife was in Bangladesh

ISIS: Defence Secretary Michael Fallon hopeful Raqqa offensive will start in weeks

Battle for Raqqa: Defence Secretary Michael Fallon hopes final push against Isis will begin within weeks

UK defence secretary hopes final push against Isis will begin within weeks

Raqqa is the heart of Islamic State, having been the heart of their operations for over two years.

Owners of Dreamworld fought to block the public release of complaint reports for months

Dreamworld crash: Theme park 'fought for months to suppress critical inspection reports before Thunder River Rapids crash'

Dreamworld 'fought to block release of critical reports for months before Thunde

Yesterday four people died when riding the Thunder River Rapids attraction at Dreamworld in Australia, however concerns about the ride had been brought up previously

UKIP - MEPs Mike Hookem and Steven Woolfe reported to police over altercation

UKIP MEPs Mike Hookem and Steven Woolfe reported to police over Strasbourg brawl

UKIP - MEPs Mike Hookem and Steven Woolfe reported to police over brawl

The incident in the European Parliament left Woolfe hospitalised and led to his resignation from the party

Bake Off final: Mary Berry reveals she feels sorry for GBBO co-stars Mel and Sue

Bake Off final: Mary Berry reveals she feels sorry for GBBO co-stars Mel and Sue

Ahead of her GBBO farewell, Berry has spoken about how she got the gig and described the humble origins of the smash-hit show

More than 700 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean and taken to Sicily

More than 700 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean and taken to Sicily

More than 700 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean and taken to Sicily

A total of 729 migrants have been taken to Sicily after being rescued from boats as they attempted to travel to Italy

Zac Goldsmith: 'The whole thing in quite a big way is about him trying to restore his reputation', says the Guardian's London commentator

Zac Goldsmith Heathow resignation is an attempt to restore his reputation, says Guardian journalist

Zac Goldsmith Heathrow resignation 'is an attempt to restore his reputation'

Zac Goldsmith has announced his resignation after the government approved plans to create a new third runway at Heathrow airport

Julia on Zac Goldsmith Heathrow resignation: 'Principles are easy when you've got £200m in the bank'

Julia on Zac Goldsmith Heathrow resignation: 'Principles are easy when you've got £200m in the bank'

Julia on Zac Goldsmith: 'Principles are easy when you've got £200m in the bank'

Julia had a fiesty debate with the Tory leader of Richmond Council in the wake of the Heathrow airport decision yesterday

'Brexit means throw Scotland out', apparently - Twitter reacts to Scottish independence

#ThrowScotlandOut: Scottish separatists hijack petition urging UK government to eject them from Britain

#ThrowScotlandOut: Scots hijack petition calling for UK government to eject them

The bright spark who created the petition probably didn't have this reaction in mind..

Bermuda Triangle mystery solved? Check out this new theory

Bermuda Triangle mystery solved? Check out this new theory

Bermuda Triangle mystery solved? Check out this new theory

Many planes and ships have disappeared in the area between Miami, Bermuda, and Puerto Rico

Mary Berry given new role on the day of The Great British Bake Off final

Bake Off Final: New Mary Berry role announced on eve of GBBO farewell

Mary Berry gets new role on eve of Bake Off farewell

Mary Berry has been confirmed in a new cooking show, so those that were upset at her departure from The Great British Bake Off as it moves to Channel 4 have something else to look forward to

Southern Rail commuters face Christmas misery with yet more strikes planned

Southern Rail commuters face Christmas misery with yet more strikes planned

RMT also announces timetable for strike ballot among almost 3,500 London Underground workers

Adele endorses Hillary Clinton at Miami gig

Adele endorses Hillary Clinton at Miami gig

Adele endorses Hillary Clinton at Miami gig

The British superstar destroyed Donald Trump in her graceful, effortless way

Demolition of Calais Jungle begins

Demolition of Calais Jungle begins

Demolition of Calais Jungle begins

The third day of the operation to dismantle the migrant camp began with the first demolition work

Steven Van Zandt on The Sopranos and his musical career

Steven Van Zandt on The Sopranos and his musical career

Steven Van Zandt on The Sopranos and his musical career

The star swung by the studio to chat with Paul Ross

Vodafone slapped with record-breaking £4.6m fine over consumer protection breach

Vodafone slapped with record-breaking £4.6m fine over consumer protection breach

Vodafone slapped with record-breaking £4.6m fine over consumer protection breach

The fine is a result of two investigations by Ofcom

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Sam Delaney speaks to an adventurer about being stranded in the jungle for six days

Sam Delaney speaks to adventurer about being stranded in the jungle for six days

Jon Bonfiglio was forced to eat raw fish

Ghostly time capsule found at New Mexico school

Ghostly time capsule found at New Mexico school

Messages from children found in 1960s bottle - and one of them was particularly creepy

'Doctors prompting patients to tackle their weight can be the push they need', says University of Oxford

Doctors telling patients they're obese isn't rude, it's vital, says Oxford professor

Doctors telling patients they're obese isn't rude, it's vital - Oxford professor

GPs are being urged to let their patients know about the options available to them on the NHS to help them lose weight, to tackle the obesity crisis

Sam Allardyce says he was conned in a £60,000 Christmas “hampers and champers” scam

Former England boss Sam Allardyce says he was conned in £60,000 Christmas 'hampers and champers' scam

Sam Allardyce says he was conned in £60,000 Christmas scam

Sam Allardyce has given evidence to court, saying he was conned in a £60,000 Christmas “hampers and champers” scam, it is alleged the scam was carried out by Stephen Ackerman

The Big Debate on ears: 'Friendship Rainbow Faces was trailed in Sweden and it didn't work'

The Big Debate on ears: 'Friendship Rainbow Faces was trailed in Sweden and it didn't work'

Big Debate: 'Friendship Rainbow Faces was trailed in Sweden and it didn't work'

Today's Big Debate was about ears

'Torpedo' carrying more than £4m worth of cocaine found on an Irish beach

'Torpedo' carrying more than £4m worth of cocaine found on Irish beach

'Torpedo' carrying more than £4m worth of cocaine found on Irish beach

Officers were tipped off to a suspicious item near Liscannor in County Clare

'Killer clowns' arrive in Austria leaving many injured

'Killer clowns' arrive in Austria, leaving several injured

'Killer clowns' arrive in Austria, leaving several injured

People dressed as clowns have been spotted in Austria, with some actually attacking others leaving them injured

Uranus may have two more tiny moons, bringing the total to 29

Uranus may have two more tiny moons, bringing the total to 29

Uranus may have two more tiny moons, bringing the total to 29

Uranus may have two more moons circling around it, according to astronomers, which could explain fluctuations in the planet's dark rings

Zac Goldsmith resigns over the Heathrow airport expansion

Zac Goldsmith resigns over the Heathrow airport expansion - reports

Zac Goldsmith resigns over the Heathrow airport expansion - reports

It has been reported that Zac Goldsmith has resigned over the decision to expand Heathrow airport

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