A small group of activists has taken over a building in central London hoping to house, feed and support up to 200 homeless people who would otherwise be forced to sleep outside in freezing conditions this weekend. The handful of unpaid volunteers have dubbed the four-storey space the Sofia Solidarity Centre (SSC) and have appealed […]
A paramedic was assaulted while attending a call after a member of the public became irate about where their ambulance was parked. Tasha Starkey, who works for West Midlands Ambulance Service, was attending to a woman with chest pains in the Sparkhill area of Birmingham on Friday when she was verbally abused and her colleague […]
The Emmy nominated actor died at age 75 peacefully at his home in Newport, Oregon on Saturday, his agent Mitchell K. Stubbs announced on Twitter on Saturday.
Actress Sarah Parish is recovering in hospital after breaking her leg when she attempted to snowboard on a plastic sledge. The ‘Broadchurch’ star was taken to the Royal Hampshire Hospital in Winchester, where surgeons are due to insert a pin through her shin. The 49-year-old star shared a picture of her being treated by paramedics […]
A man seized terrified hostages during a four-hour armed siege at a bowling alley in a “suicide by cop” bid, a court has heard. David Clarke went to the MFA Bowl complex in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, where both he and and his ex-girlfriend worked, still struggling over the breakdown of their relationship. A judge sentenced the […]
Meghan Markle will bring a touch of American “sassiness” to the look of the royal family, according to the former longtime editor of British Vogue. But Alexandra Shulman said the Queen remained “the most stylish person”, after receiving a CBE for services to fashion journalism at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Friday. Shulman, […]
The White House was put on lockdown on Saturday after reports that a shot was fired on the North Lawn. The US Secret Service said on Twitter shortly after 5pm that its personnel were responding to reports a person had suffered a “self-inflicted gun shot wound”. BREAKING: Secret Service personnel are responding to reports of […]
An end to widespread freezing conditions is in sight as a gradual thaw takes hold of the South, while the fall-out from Storm Emma continues to disrupt parts of the UK. Temperatures in most places are due to gradually return to normal by the beginning of next week, with highs of 9C expected in parts […]
Three men have been charged with manslaughter and arson over an explosion in Leicester, which left five people dead, police confirmed on Saturday. The accused, named by Leicestershire Police as, Aram Kurd, 33, Hawkar Hassan, 32 and Arkan Ali, 37, were arrested on Wednesday and now each face five counts of manslaughter and arson with intent to […]
The Government has confirmed that weekly subsistence payments for victims of modern slavery are being cut by more than 40%. The move was denounced by senior backbench MP Frank Field, who said it would “benefit slave drivers and exploiters” by forcing destitute people back into their clutches. Coming just days after Theresa May hosted a […]
The 20-year-old reality TV siren took to Snapchat to post a short clip of the little girl she welcomed in February with beau Travis Scott. In the clip, the child is sucking on a pacifier.
“I’m the peacemaker and I’ll fuck over anyone who gets in my way.” Spoken by the future leader of the Soviet Union, played by Steve Buscemi and delivered in a thick Brooklyn accent, this line encapsulates the chaos, terror and comedy of Armando Iannucci’s latest offering, ‘The Death of Stalin’. The creator of Veep and […]
The parents of a newlywed groom who was among the five who died after a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon are suing the tour operator of the flight. The parents of Jonathan Udall, who died in hospital days before his wife Ellie Milward, filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Friday against Papillon Grand Canyon […]