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  • 2 hours Man sets himself on fire outside pub in south east London Metro
    There were scorch marks on a car close to the scene of where a man set himself on fire (Picture: LNP) A man was rushed to hospital last night after apparently setting himself on fire outside a pub. The unidentified man set himself alight outside the Queens Head Pub in Chislehurst High Street at around 9pm yesterday evening. Police said they were called to the scene and are treating it as an incident of self harm. Witnesses said the fire started following an argument outside the pub. London Air Ambulance and London Fire Brigade were also called to the scene ... more
  • 2 hours Man arrested for trying to kill man who stabbed a woman to death in mugging Metro
    A woman identified locally as Levi Davis was stabbed to death on Saturday night (Picture: PA) Three people have been arrested after a woman was stabbed to death in a suspected mugging gone wrong. Witnesses said 27-year-old man stabbed the woman, identified locally as Levi Davis, 25, at 8.30pm on Saturday night in Rushden, Northamptonshire. Another man, aged 27, was also arrested on suspicion of trying to kill the older alleged mugger – a teenager arrested on suspicion of murder was released without charge last night. A witness who lives near the scene in Wellingborough Road said: ‘We had come ... more
  • 4 hours Miley Cyrus unveils new ‘freedom’ tattoo and people think it’s a nod to Liam Hemsworth divorce Metro -10Ment
    Miley Cyrus just got a telling new tattoo (Picture: Instagram) Miley Cyrus just unveiled a brand new inking, after having the word ‘freedom’ tattooed across her hand. The Wrecking Ball hit-maker is the owner of an already impressive body art collection, but she decided to add one more and her new tattoo seems pretty telling. Miley stopped by Beverly Hills to see tattoo artists Daniel Winterstone, who expertly inked ‘freedom’ just above her knuckles with a single needle. Winterstone showed off the finished result via his own Instagram page, where he shared a selfie with Miley posing with her new ... more
  • 5 hours Watchmen’s Doctor Manhattan killed off after backstory with Angela Abar finally revealed? Metro -10Ment
  • 6 hours Kourtney Kardashian bites back at KUWTK fan who says ‘contractually’ she’s not entitled to more privacy Metro -10Ment
    Kourtney Kardashian bites back at fan who says she’s not entitled to more privacy (Picture: E!) Kourtney Kardashian has grown a little tired of sharing her life on camera and she’s got no time for anyone saying she is obliged to, as she stars on a reality TV show. The mum-of-three has starred alongside her family on Keeping Up With The Kardashians for years now, but recently announced she wanted to take a step back from filming to spend more time with her kids and gain a little more privacy. Her decision to do so seems to have sparked a ... more
  • 7 hours The Irishman lands a huge 14 nods for 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards as this year’s nominations are revealed Metro -10Ment
    The Irishman leads nominations for 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards with 14 nods (Picture: Netflix) This year’s nominations for the 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards are in and it’s The Irishman leading the way this time round, after landing itself 14 nods. Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman is a new Netflix mob movie that stars the likes of Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. The movie is based on the book, I Heard You Paint Houses, and follows the story of Frank Sheehan – dubbed the Irishman and played by De Niro – as he recounts his life as a hitman and ... more
  • 7 hours I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! star Kate Garraway sinks into first bath since the jungle as she gets back to reality Metro -10Ment
    I’m A Celebrity star Kate Garraway takes a dip in the tub (Picture: Instagram) Kate Garraway enjoyed her first bath since leaving the I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! jungle. Kate finished fourth on the show and wasted no time in getting back to normality. The Good Morning Britain presenter took a luxurious bath after leaving camp to wash away the jungle filth. She shared a bathtub selfie on Instagram as she took a dip with her wet hair slicked back over her head. Kate captioned the photo: ‘FIRST BATH! Clean hair , clean body HOT WATER! The things ... more
  • 7 hours Star Trek actor Rene Auberjonois dies aged 79 following lung cancer battle Metro -10Ment
    Star Trek actor Rene Auberjonois has died aged 79 (Picture: Getty Images) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine actor Rene Auberjonois has died aged 79. Reports have revealed the actor passed away on Sunday (8 December) at his home in Los Angeles, following a battle with cancer. His death has been confirmed via Rene’s Twitter account and his son, Remy-Luc Auberjonois, told the Associated Press the star had been suffering from metastatic lung cancer. Rene had played shapeshifter and head of security for the Deep Space Nine Station, Odo, in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine for five years and became a ... more
  • 8 hours Games Inbox: Alien Isolation 2 on PS5, Shenmue 4 Kickstarter, and Half-Life 3 hopes Metro -10Ment
    Alien: Isolation – a next gen sequel seems unlikely (pic: Feral) The Monday Inbox asks where are the parents in Persona 5, as one reader pays tribute to Edge magazine’s Jason Brookes. To join in with the discussions yourself email gamecentral@ukmetro.co.uk PLEASE NOTE: As usual, GameCentral will only have a minimal service over Christmas and the New Year, although we will be running various end of the year (and decade) features and a preview of 2020. We always like to include Reader’s Features as well though, so if you’ve been meaning to write one but haven’t now would be a ... more
  • 8 hours I’m A Celeb winner Jacqueline Jossa breaks down in tears over fears of being seen as a ‘doormat’ Metro -10Ment
  • 8 hours I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here winner Jacqueline Jossa reveals spider weed in her mouth in terrifying Bushtucker trial Metro -10Ment
    Jacqueline Jossa had to hold a spider in her mouth (Picture: ITV/REX) I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! winner Jacqueline Jossa claims a spider weed in her mouth during a Bushtucker trial. In Sunday night’s final, the actress had to hold a live spider in her mouth for a minute in order to win a special treat for herself on the last night in camp. Having collected all the other stars to give herself, Roman Kemp and Andy Whyment starters at dinner, she bravely clasped the creature between her lips for the remainder of the trial. Appearing on Extra ... more
  • 8 hours I’m A Celebrity’s Kate Garraway shocked to see ‘crazy’ reflection after leaving the jungle Metro -10Ment
    Kate Garraway shocked by her ‘crazy’ appearance after leaving I’m A Celeb jungle (Picture: ITV/REX) She’s avoided a mirror for a number of weeks after being in the jungle for I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here, so it’s no wonder Kate Garraway was taken aback by her own reflection after leaving the jungle. The Good Morning Britain presenter revealed she got a great shock after seeing her ‘really crazy’ eyebrows and hair in the mirror for the first time in awhile. The 52-year-old TV host, who came fourth in the competition, also lost a lot of weight during her ... more
  • 9 hours How Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah reacted to being dropped by Jurgen Klopp Metro -Sport
    Salah and Mane have both been dropped (Picture: Getty) Jurgen Klopp hasn’t been afraid to rotate his side in recent weeks, including star men Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah. The Liverpool manager has been keen to keep his squad fresh with a busy Christmas period ahead and he has dropped several key players in the past week. In the Merseyside derby, he left Salah, Roberto Firmino and Jordan Henderson on the bench but the players who did start repaid his faith as the Reds beat their local rivals 5-2 at Anfield. Klopp has not been afraid to rotate (Picture: Getty) ... more
  • 9 hours Ronnie O’Sullivan says Ding Junhui ‘could be a mafia godfather’ after UK Championship win Metro -Sport
    Ding Junhui claimed a third UK Championship on Sunday night (Picture: Getty Images) Ronnie O’Sullivan could scarcely contain his praise for Ding Junhui after he won his third UK Championship title on Sunday night, saying that the new champ as the poise of a mafia don. Ding may not be the head of a criminal organisation but he certainly stole the show at the Barbican Centre in his 10-6 win over Stephen Maguire in the final. Having shown little form for the last two years, the 32-year-old burst into life this week, beating O’Sullivan en route to the final, where ... more
  • 9 hours Extinction Rebellion block roads outside Heathrow Airport Metro
  • 9 hours Woman swills can of beer outside court after admitting cruelty to her dog Metro
    Caption: Woman drinks can of beer outside court after admitting sick cruelty to her dog Credit: NCJ A woman who pleaded guilty to animal cruelty after her dog died in agony was snapped swigging a can of beer moments later outside court. Rebecca McKinnon’s dog Misty was covered in sores and was in such pain she could barely stand or walk, the court heard. The mastiff, co-owned by McKinnon, 23, and her ex Nathan Sinnitt, was put to sleep to spare her pain. A court had previously heard Misty endured ‘significant, prolonged suffering’, according to Newcastle’s Chronicle Live. Misty’s condition ... more
  • 9 hours Pep Guardiola consoles Fred after suffering racist abuse in Manchester derby Metro -Sport
    Fred was AMA/Getty Images) Pep Guardiola personally sought out Fred in the aftermath of the Manchester derby after the Manchester United midfielder appeared to suffer racial abuse on Saturday afternoon. The Manchester City manager was seen deep in conversation with the Brazilian in the mixed zone after the game, cupping his face in his hands while speaking to him for 30 seconds. It’s thought that the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss was offering his unconditional support to Fred who was also pelted with an object during United’s 2-1 win at the Etihad.
  • 10 hours Family of nine ‘surviving on just £480 a month’ after Universal Credit slashed Metro
    The family says it is ‘just trying to get back on its feet after being made homeless’ (Picture: Liverpool Echo) A couple and their seven young children say they are struggling to survive on £480 a month after their benefits were ‘capped to the bare minimum’. Ryan Rodgers, 26, and his partner Jenny Grimes, 25, say they are ‘really struggling, with Christmas only a few weeks away’. Living in a three bedroom property in north Liverpool, the family say they used to receive £2,100 a month in financial support, but the introduction of the benefit cap has left their finances ... more
  • 10 hours Stephen Maguire thought he was in a darts match Ding Junhui hit so many tons in UK Championship final Metro -Sport
    Stephen Maguire was in good spirits despite defeat in the UK Championship final (Picture: Getty Images) Stephen Maguire told Ding Junhui that he was playing snooker not darts during the UK Championship final as the Chinese star kept knocking in tons. Ding was in fine fettle as he beat Maguire 10-6 in York, rolling in four centuries on course to getting his hands on the trophy for a third time. The Scot was playing fantastic stuff himself, rolling in three centuries over the match, but he just couldn’t keep up with Ding who has recaptured his best form after a ... more
  • 10 hours Friends of London Bridge attack victim crowdfunding for huge party in his memory Metro
    Caption: London Bridge attack victim’s friends fundraise for huge party in his memory Credit: PA Friends and relatives of London Bridge terror attack victim Jack Merritt are crowdfunding for ‘one hell of a celebration’ in his memory. A team of four calling themselves ‘The Merrittocracy’ have raised almost £15,000 in just two days and hope to double that. They said: ‘We are all devastated by Jack’s death but determined to celebrate him. ‘Jack was proud. Jack was absorbingly intelligent. Jack was fiercely loyal. Jack loved music, art, eating good food with his family, and having more than one pint with ... more
  • 11 hours Ding Junhui pays emotional tribute to his family after UK Championship victory Metro -Sport
    Ding Junhui was in cracking form in York (Picture: Getty Images) Ding Junhui paid an emotional tribute to his wife and daughter after beating Stephen Maguire 10-6 in the UK Championship final. The 32-year-old was in tremendous form as he knocked in four centuries in a fantastic contest as he held off the Scot who rolled in three tons of his own. It is the third time Ding has lifted this trophy, but the first time in 10 years after a slump in form over the last two years which saw him briefly drop out of the top 16. The ... more
  • 11 hours Roman Kemp booted from I’m A Celebrity in third place as Jacqueline Jossa and Andy Whyment battle for jungle crown Metro -10Ment
  • 11 hours Money Heist season 4 start date confirmed by Netflix which is good news for Stephen King Metro -10Ment
    Money Heist is coming back! (Picture: Netflix) Record-breaking Netflix show Money Heist is coming back for season four next year, which is good news for celebrity fan Stephen King. The author tweeted earlier this year that Money Heist ‘left him hanging’ and demanded to know when new episodes would be arriving. The Spanish thriller, known by its original title of La Casa De Papel, smashed all time records for Netflix after being viewed over 34million times. Its official Twitter account shared King’s urgent fan question on Twitter and replied by dropping the date for season four. The tweet read: ‘Gold ... more
  • 11 hours Manchester City fan arrested for ‘monkey gestures’ says he was ‘putting hands in pants’ Metro
    Anthony Burke has been arrested following the incident (Picture: EPA/Getty) A Manchester City football fan who has been arrested for making ‘monkey gestures’ aimed at a Manchester United player says he ‘ain’t racist’ and was just ‘putting his hands in his pants.’ Anthony Burke, 41, was arrested by officers from Greater Manchester Police this morning, after video footage of him making what appear to be racist monkey gestures during the game between the Manchester rivals last night, went viral. The video shows the civil engineering manager making the gestures towards Manchester United midfielder Fred. Burke, who has now been suspended ... more
  • 11 hours Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlan and Saoirse Ronan step out for Little Women premiere Metro -10Ment
    Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlan (Picture: BACKGRID) Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlan and other cast members of Little Women stepped out on the red carpet for the New York City premiere last night. The Oscar-tipped movie by Lady Bird director Greta Gerwig also stars the likes of Laura Dern and Timothee Chalamet. The latest version of Louisa May Alcott’s classic American novel details the coming of age of four sisters in Massachusetts, America in the 19th century. Little Women was originally published in two volumes 1868 and 1869, and has been adapted for the ... more
  • 11 hours Ding Junhui claims UK Championship title after stunning win over Stephen Maguire Metro -Sport
    Ding Junhui has won a third UK Championship in some style (Picture: Getty Images) Ding Junhui has won the UK Championship for a third time after a superb 10-6 win over Stephen Maguire in Sunday’s final. The Chinese star was in fine form over the match we he controlled throughout after racing into a 4-0 lead at the beginning of the afternoon session. Maguire battled hard and the standard from both men was fantastic, but the 32-year-old, who was the pre-match favourite, kept him at bay with an excellent display of potting. Ding went into the evening session with a ... more
  • 11 hours Marcelino lands in London amid Arsenal speculation Metro -Sport
    Marcelino is thought to be in the frame for the Arsenal job (Picture: Quality Sport Images/Getty) Marcelino has reportedly flown to London on Sunday, amid speculation linking him to the vacant Arsenal manager’s position. The Gunners sacked a former Valencia and Sevilla manager, Unai Emery, after a poor start to the season but are now considering hiring another, with reports claiming they had made contact with the 54-year-old last week. Arsenal’s head of football, Raul Sanllehi, is stepping up his search for Emery’s replacement, with interim boss Freddie Ljungberg failing to arrest the slide after starting his reign with a ... more
  • 11 hours Eamonn Holmes reveals impressive life-like portrait of himself as part of 60th birthday celebrations Metro -10Ment
    Eamonn Holmes reveals impressive birthday portrait (Picture: @eamonnholmes) Eamonn Holmes is celebrating turning 60 in style with a life-like portrait of himself – as you do. The This Morning presenter’s inspired work of art was so good, in fact, that you can barely tell the difference between the real Eamonn and the fake one. (Will the real Eamonn Holmes please stand up?) The impressive artwork was created by esteemed visual artist Colin Davidson who has created similar portraits of celebrities including Liam Neeson, Ed Sheeran, and even The Queen. Sharing the masterpiece with his 562K followers, the TV host revealed ... more
  • 11 hours I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here star Jacqueline Jossa squirms as she holds huge spider in her mouth in bid to win final Metro -10Ment
    Jacqueline Jossa bravely faced her worst fear in her final I’m A Celebrity Bushtucker trial (Picture: ITV/REX) I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! star Jacqueline Jossa was faced with one last grim challenge before the winner of this year’s series was crowned. In her last Bushtucker Trial she had to face her fear of spiders yet again, only this time she got a bit more up close and personal with them. To win starters for the camp, a drink and a special treat, she had to face the Stake Out trial. She had to lie down in a giant ... more
  • 11 hours Molly-Mae Hague changes foundation to lighter shade as she addresses backlash after beauty tutorial Metro -10Ment
    Molly-Mae Hague has addressed the controversy around her choice of foundation last month, while admitting she’s switched to a lighter shade. Some people felt the shade used by the Love Island star in her previous make-up tutorial was too dark for her natural skin tone. ‘“I gO vErY pAlE iN tHe WiNtEr” that’s her NATURAL shade ffs,’ one user angrily tweeted. ‘Imagine history calling dark skin ugly only for people to try and mimick it. Black & POC women – embrace your beauty. It’s hated because it’s envied.’ Just over two weeks later, Molly-Mae reflected on the upset. Titled ... more
  • 11 hours Stephen Hendry bemoans Ronnie O’Sullivan’s Masters snub: ‘The tournament is not as good without him’ Metro -Sport
    Ronnie O’Sullivan is not playing the Masters this season (Picture: Getty Images) The Masters will not be as good without Ronnie O’Sullivan involved and the winner will lose some credibility, believes Stephen Hendry. The Rocket has decided not to play in the event in January, simply stating that he would rather be doing other things and another player deserves his spot more. Ali Carter is the man who has taken his place in the competition and it will still be a high-quality affair, featuring 16 of the top 17 players on the planet. However, Hendry has voiced the opinion that ... more
  • 11 hours What Pep Guardiola told Manchester City dressing room after Manchester United defeat Metro -Sport
    A frustrating day for Guardiola and co. (Picture: AFP via Getty) After his team fell 14 points behind Premier League leaders Liverpool following defeat to Manchester United, Pep Guardiola tried to point out the positives to his Manchester City team, according to Spanish midfielder Rodri. There was no hairdryer treatment from the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss, despite another disappointing display from his troops. City have now failed to win five of their last seven games in all competition, with their Premier League title charge grinding to a halt in dramatic fashion. Rodri revealed what Guardiola told his players ... more
  • 12 hours His Dark Materials: 5 questions we have as Lee Scoresby’s plans leave Lyra in potentially deadly situation Metro -10Ment
    Lyra could be in even more danger (Picture: HBO/BBC) There’s only two episodes to go of His Dark Materials, and just as one problem is solved, the gang are thrown straight into another. Lee Scoresby (Lin Manuel Miranda) and Lyra (Dafne Keen) are now heading towards to Lord Asriel, with a newly recovered Roger in tow, when everything went wrong when their plane came under attack. Now, lives, loves and revenge are the front of everyone’s minds as they try and save their world once again… with most completely unaware there may be more than one universe in the balance. ... more
  • 12 hours Memorial for XXXTentacion showcasing car he got shot in receives backlash Metro -10Ment
    Fans think a memorial showing XXXtentacion’s car is disrespectful (Picture: AP/ Rex The car XXXTentacion died in is on display in a museum commemorating his life and some fans aren’t happy. The 20-year-old rapper (real name Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy) was shot and killed in his black BMW sports car in June last year. So to try to honour the late rapper’s memory, his estate opened a multi-sensory museum in Wynwood, Miami, featuring rare photos, memorabilia and art installations – and yes, the car he died in. Citing the move as disrespectful, one Twitter user wrote: ‘Yo.. Seriously? They’re out ... more
  • 12 hours Dan Osborne admits ‘smiling hasn’t always been possible’ amid cheating claims as Jacqueline Jossa heads into I’m A Celebrity finale Metro -10Ment
    Dan is waiting for Jacqueline to leave the jungle (Picture: Getty Images) Dan Osborne has paid tribute to his two daughters with I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!’s Jacqueline Jossa, admitting it’s been hard at times for him to smile while she’s been in the jungle. During the soapie actor’s time on the ITV show, Dan has been embroiled in drama on the outside, forced to deny he had cheated on his wife after campmate Myles Stephenson reportedly claimed he had during a chat with Jac. Ignoring the drama to post a sweet shot of his daughters as they ... more
  • 12 hours Andy Ruiz Sr slams son’s preparation ahead of Anthony Joshua loss: ‘He was not listening because of the fame’ Metro -Sport
    Andy Ruiz Jr was comfortably beaten by Anthony Joshua on Saturday night (Picture: Getty Images) Andy Ruiz’s father has slammed his son’s preparation for the rematch with Anthony Joshua, describing it as ‘the worst camp’ possible. The Destroyer was easily out-boxed by Joshua as the Brit secured a dominant unanimous decision in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night, gaining revenge for the stoppage loss he suffered to Ruiz in June. Joshua boxed impressively but it was a sluggish performance from Ruiz who weighed in at a massive 283lbs for the fight, 15lbs more than he did in the first contest. The ... more
  • 12 hours I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! 2019 final live blog: Who win out of Jacqueline Jossa, Roman Kemp and Andy Whyment? Metro -10Ment
    Who will win I’m A Celebrity 2019? (Picture: REX/ITV) This series of I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! has flown by, but the camp has been whittled down to just three celebrities who are hoping to be crowned the king or queen of the jungle for 2019 in a matter of hours. With Roman Kemp finishing in third place, ex-EastEnders star Jacqueline Jossa and Coronation Street star Andy Whyment are the final two vying for the trophy. Actor Andy is currently the favourite to win according to bookies William Hill. Over the last three weeks we have had hangry ... more
  • 12 hours Boy, 5, saved mum’s life by calmly calling 999 when he found her collapsed Metro
    Five-year-old Leo Cooper sprang into action after his mum fell and hit her head (Pictures: North News & Pictures) Police have awarded a five-year-old boy for saving his mum’s life by dialling 999 when she was knocked unconscious. Leo Cooper, 5, found his mum Caroline Frater, 26, on the floor of her kitchen on October 12. Caroline, who suffers from a neurological condition which can cause rapid paralysis, had collapsed and hit her head. Leo grabbed her phone and called emergency services, telling the call handler ‘my mammy has just fell on the floor’. The responder kept him on the ... more
  • 12 hours Chelsea flop Tiemoue Bakayoko forgets his shirt number & tries to sub himself off Metro -Sport
    Tiemoue Bakayoko realised his mistake (Picture: AS Monaco) Tiemoue Bakayoko had a moment to forget during AS Monaco’s 3-0 win over Amiens on Saturday when he forgot what shirt number he was wearing and tried to substitute himself off. The French midfielder, on loan from Chelsea, used to wear the number 14 at the Stade Louis II before leaving the Ligue 1 side to move to Stamford Bridge. He returned to Monaco this season on loan after failing to make an impact at Chelsea, with Frank Lampard allowing him to return to the club where he made his name.
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  • 12 hours Teen who beat rare cancer vows to become a doctor to help others like her Metro
    Ellie Waters beat devastating odds and is now on track to study medicine at uni (Picture: Mercury) A teenager who beat cancer aged 14 has set out to become a doctor to help other young people battle the disease. Ellie Waters, now 18, was given a 20 per cent chance of survival when she was diagnosed with Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare soft tissue cancer, in September 2015. She had to spend a month in hospital followed by a gruelling 17 months of chemotherapy, which saw her spend three days every three weeks in the company of doctors. Her experiences at ... more
  • 13 hours Why do we hang Christmas wreaths as decorations and where do they come from? Metro -LS
    Can you be-wreath the meaning behind this Christmas decoration? (Picture: Getty Images) Chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Jack Frost nipping at your nose. Stockings hung by the chimney with care. There are plenty of Christmas decorations and traditions that just make sense for the festive season, but what about stopping to ask just why we do some of the things we do? Take the Christmas wreath. What’s the meaning behind hanging a wreath outside your door? What does the Christmas wreath represent? As with most festive traditions, the meaning behind hanging the Christmas wreath can be traced back to ... more
  • 13 hours The BDO has hit rock bottom but is not dead yet, claims Darryl Fitton Metro -Sport
    Darryl Fitton has played in 16 BDO World Darts Championships (Picture: Getty Images) Darryl Fitton believes the British Darts Organisation has hit rock bottom, but both he and Scott Mitchell believe there is still life in the organisation yet. It has been a testing time for the BDO and the future of the organisation appears to hang in the balance ahead of the 2020 World Championship. The tournament will take place at its new venue of the Indigo at London’s O2 and there are reports of poor ticket sales that could leave the organisation in financial peril. There were huge ... more
  • 13 hours Ryan Giggs: Man Utd need Paul Pogba back to take ‘next step’ after Man City win Metro -Sport
    Giggs was impressed by his former side (Picture: Danehouse/Getty Images) Ryan Giggs hailed Manchester United’s 2-1 win over Manchester City as ‘the best performance’ he’s seen from a United team in recent years but believes they need Paul Pogba back if they’re to take the ‘next step’. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side were in great form as they beat their local rivals at the Etihad, with Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial’s first-half goals enough to take three points back to Old Trafford. It backed up another impressive display against Tottenham Hotspur – managed by former United manager Jose Mourinho – to ... more
  • 13 hours Judge ‘had threesomes in her chambers and pressured lawyers into group sex’ Metro -World
    Dawn Gentry is accused of having threesomes in her office with her secretary and a guitar player she hired to work in the court  (Picture: Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts; Erlanger Police Department) A judge has been accused of using her court room to have group sex with lawyers. Judge Dawn Gentry, 38, from Kentucky, US, is also alleged to have pressurised lawyers into having threesomes with her and her ex pastor lover. Those lawyers who refused her requests, were then not given preferential treatment in their cases, it is alleged. Divorced Gentry denies the allegations against her. She ... more
  • 14 hours Aaron Wan-Bissaka ‘arrogance’ makes him better than I was, admits Martin Keown Metro -Sport
    Wan-Bissaka made more tackles than any other player during the Manchester derby (Picture: Getty) Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s willingness to invite attackers to take him on shows he is ‘arrogant’ enough to be a top defender, according Martin Keown. The 22-year-old only arrived at Manchester United in the summer after a £45million move from boyhood club Crystal Palace and was subsequently called up to the England senior squad for the first time, although he is yet to make his debut. Wan-Bissaka was instrumental in United’s surprise 2-1 victory over champions and rivals Manchester City, keeping the threat of Raheem Sterling to a ... more
  • 14 hours Boris Johnson accused of ‘lying to the public’ after promise to reduce immigration Metro
    The prime minister has also refused to say whether he would resign if he loses the election (Picture: PA) The Prime Minister has been accused of lying to the public over his pledge to cut immigration. Boris Johnson has set out plans to introduce an Australian-style points-based immigration system, which would place ‘no limits on highly educated and award-winning workers, investors or entrepreneurs coming to Britain after Brexit’. Mr Johnson also claims the new system would fast-track and offer reduced fees to doctors, nurses or social care workers who want to come to work in the NHS. The Prime Minister, ... more
  • 14 hours Lennox Lewis breaks down Anthony Joshua’s performance in Andy Ruiz Jr win Metro -Sport
    Anthony Joshua used his left hand far more than his right against Andy Ruiz Jr (Picture: Getty) Lennox Lewis reckons Anthony Joshua did well to resist the urge for blood in his points victory over Andy Ruiz Jr. Joshua lost his WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO world heavyweight belts to Ruiz in New York back in June, but gained revenge and the title of two-time world champion on Saturday night in Saudi Arabia. The Brit had slimmed down to under 17 stone for the bout and spent much of the contest boxing on the outside, avoiding the centre-ring exchanges that ... more
  • 14 hours Eddie Hearn lashes out at Deontay Wilder after Anthony Joshua dig Metro -Sport
    Wilder was dug out by Hearn (Picture: Getty) Eddie Hearn admitted he’s fed up of talking about Deontay Wilder, insisting ‘no one gives a moneky’s’ about the American heavyweight. Wilder was quick to stick the knife in after Anthony Joshua’s unanimous points win over Andy Ruiz in Saudia Arabia, which saw him reclaim the WBA, IBF, WBO, and IBO titles he lost to the Mexican in June, claiming it only served as more proof that he’s the heavyweight king. ‘Joshua did what he had to do to get the win. He ran around the ring and was on his bike ... more
  • 14 hours Anthony Joshua details the health issue that cost him the first Andy Ruiz fight Metro -Sport
    Anthony Joshua reclaimed his heavyweight titles from Andy Ruiz on Saturday night (Picture: Getty Images) Anthony Joshua has revealed that he was dealing with a mystery health problem ahead of the first Andy Ruiz fight which left him feeling inexplicably tired. AJ lost that bout due to a seventh round stoppage in June but gained revenge over Ruiz on Saturday night as he comfortably out-pointed the American over 12 rounds in Saudi Arabia. The loss to the Destroyer in the first bout was an enormous upset and there were many conspiracy theories as to why Joshua under-performed so badly on ... more
  • 15 hours Gerrard slams Celtic offside goal and explains why Morelos took Rangers penalty Metro -Sport
    Gerrard was unhappy (Picture: Getty Images) Steven Gerrard was unhappy with officials for failing to spot a clear offside in Celtic’s winner in the Scottish League Cup final, as his Rangers team suffered a devastating 1-0 defeat to their most bitter rivals. Gerrard’s men were the dominant force throughout at Hampden Park but it was Neil Lennon’s side who came away with victory, winning their 10th domestic trophy in a row. Christopher Julien scored the winner on the hour mark but he and a couple of his Celtic team-mates were offside, much to the annoyance of Gerrard. ‘It’s tough right ... more
  • 15 hours Teachers share stories of being bullied in video to help pupils Metro
  • 15 hours Tories to welcome ‘award-winning’ migrants into UK after Brexit Metro
    Tories plan to put no cap on migrants who have ‘demonstrated exceptional talent’, while low-skilled workers will face sector-specific rules-based schemes (Picture: Getty) The Conservatives plan to crack down on low-skilled workers and favour ‘award-winning’ migrants after Brexit with a new points-based immigration system. Detailing their plans for a new structure when Britain leaves the European Union, Tories said they would place candidates in an Australian-inspired system to control numbers. Highly-educated migrants who have received world-leading awards or demonstrated exceptional talent will be allowed to move to the UK without a job offer. They would receive fast-track entry and there ... more
  • 15 hours Boy cowers in terror as hooded thugs fire crossbow and gun Metro
    Scott Fewtrell, 28, shot a crossbow at the home of Luke Bridger, while Tommy Lee Jauncey, 23, waved a starting pistol (Picture: SWNS) Horrifying CCTV images shown to a jury capture the moment a young boy cowered as a hooded gangster fired a crossbow at a house in broad daylight. Pictures are said to show Scott Fewtrell, 28, shooting a crossbow at the home of Luke Bridger in Ronkswood, Worcester, with the bolt hitting the front door. In another chilling image, drug dealer Tommy Lee Jauncey, 23, is captured waving a starting pistol. Drugs gang ‘boss’ Asgar Khalfe, 35, plotted ... more
  • 15 hours Liverpool’s Sadio Mane is the new Ronaldo, claims former Netherlands manager Danny Blind Metro -Sport
    Sadio Mane has been in fantastic form this season (Picture: Getty Images) Sadio Mane has been labelled as ‘the new Cristiano Ronaldo’ by former Netherlands manager Danny Blind. The Liverpool forward has been in fine form this season, scoring 13 goals in all competitions as the Reds sit top of the Premier League and are on the cusp of the Champions League knockout stages. The Senegalese star has been continually excellent since joining Liverpool from Southampton in 2016 and Blind believes his form can now see him placed in the same category as Cristiano Ronaldo. The father of former Manchester ... more
  • 15 hours Disabled man kicked out of pub because ‘barman wrongly thought he was drunk’ Metro
    Dafydd Knops suffers from a rare eye condition, known as Retinitis Pigmentosa (Picture: SWNS) A student who is partially-sighted says he was kicked out of a pub because the barman wrongly assumed he was drunk. Dafydd Knops, 20, struggles to see in dimly-lit spaces, because he suffers from rare eye condition known as retinitis pigmentosa, which means his eyes do not adjust to the dark – leaving him with tunnel vision in dimly-lit areas and at night. The condition meant that on December 1, while on a night out with friends, he bumped into a table and knocked over a ... more
  • 15 hours Mum makes amazing snowman Christmas decoration using string, glue and balloons for under £12 Metro -LS
    The snowman as he was being created and the finished project (Picture: Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK group/Facebook) When it comes to Christmas time, it can be easy to spend a fortune on presents, food and decoration. So if you are looking for a way to cut costs but still get in the festive spirit, one mum has shared an amazing snowman light decoration she made for just over £11. Jennifer Holdsworth-O’Leary shared her creation on the Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK Facebook group and other people loved it. She spent £11.75 in total on ballons, string and fairy lights, ... more
  • 15 hours Student stabbed to death outside Harrods was ‘entirely blameless’ Metro
    Police have said Mohammed was ‘blameless’ in the ‘cowardly’ robbery which claimed his life (Picture: PA) An Omani student stabbed to death near Harrods was an ‘entirely blameless’ victim of a ‘cowardly robbery’, police have said. Mohammed Abdullah Al Araimi, 20, was walking home from a restaurant in Knightsbridge with a friend when it is believed two males tried to take his Rolex watch. He was knifed in the struggle and was pronounced dead at the scene at around 12.40am on Friday. Mohammed’s friend, also 20, was injured in the attack but has been discharged from hospital after treatment. The ... more
  • 16 hours Ding Junhui takes narrow lead over Stephen Maguire into UK Championship final evening session Metro -Sport
    Ding Junuhi has been holding Stephen Maguire at bay in York (Picture: Getty Images) Ding Junhui holds a 5-3 lead over Stephen Maguire in the final of the UK Championship in York as they head into the evening session. The Chinese will be pleased to be ahead but it could have been even better for him after he took a 4-0 lead including breaks of 105 and 128. The pre-match favourite was in complete control but Maguire clearly gathered his thoughts effectively at the interval as he returned in impressive fashion, reeling off the next three frames. The Scot wasn’t ... more
  • 16 hours Reporter hits back at man who smacked her bottom on live TV Metro -World
  • 16 hours Nine homeless sausage dog puppies named after Santa’s reindeer Metro
    The RSPCA’s Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford & District Branch is currently trying to  (Picture: RSPCA Halifax) Nine adorable Dachshund puppies named after Santa’s reindeer are searching for a new home – but won’t make it for Christmas. RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford & District Branch currently have their hands full looking after the boisterous litter, who came into their care last month. The young dogs arrived at the branch with their mum – a miniature Dachshund named Olive – and soon captured the hearts of the staff, who have been inundated with requests to home them. Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, ... more
  • 16 hours Tottenham plot January transfer move for Edin Dzeko as Jose Mourinho eyes first signing Metro -Sport
    Jose Mourinho appears to have already picked out his first Tottenham signing (Picture: Getty) Jose Mourinho could reportedly hand Edin Dzeko a return to the Premier League. The Portuguese is preparing for his first transfer window as Tottenham manager and appears to be have marked out potential targets already with a reliable back-up to Harry Kane high up on the list. Kane played more than 100 games for club and country over the last two seasons and has already racked up 25 appearances in all competitions so far this campaign. According to the Mirror, Mourinho wants to bring in another ... more
  • 16 hours Huge brawl stops traffic moments after Anthony Joshua wins fight Metro
  • 16 hours Granddad spends three weeks transforming his home into a Christmas wonderland Metro -LS
    Stan Yanetta, 58, in South Tyneside, has spent the last 3 weeks transforming his house with Christmas lights and decorations. (Picture: PA) A South Shields grandpa has just spent three weeks – and about £1,000 – creating a dazzling Christmas display at his house. Stan Yanetta transformed his Heaton Gardens home into a festive wonderland using thousands of fairy lights, inflatable snowpeople, trees, reindeer figurines, and the ultimate crowd-pleaser: a snow machine. The 58-year-old started going all out with his decorations about six years ago, to do something special for his young grandchildren. ‘They love it. However, last year they ... more
  • 17 hours How old was Juice Wrld, what was his cause of death and what were his best known songs? Metro -10Ment
    Juice Wrld reportedly died shortly after arriving in Chicago (Picture: FilmMagic) Rapper Juice Wrld has tragically passed away in Chicago, it has been reported. The American rap star, who toured with Nicki Minaj earlier this year, is said to have died shortly after being taken ill at the city’s Midway Airport on a flight from California. According to reports he was still conscious when he was taken to a hospital but passed away shortly after. His death comes just a year after his major label career was starting to take off, with his song Lucid Dreams having reached number two ... more
  • 17 hours Saudi Arabia Snooker Masters introduced with enormous prize fund and 10-year commitment Metro -Sport
    Barry Hearn is taking snooker to Saudi Arabia (Picture :Getty Images ) World Snooker have announced a brand new ranking event to join the calendar next season as the inaugural Saudi Arabia Snooker Masters will take place in October 2020. The tournament will be held in Riyadh and will come with a whopping £2.5m prize fund, with the winner claiming £500,000, which matches the World Championship. It is a full ranking event and will see 128 players compete, with staggered entry as the top 32 seeds entering in round three and all players must win a match for prize money ... more
  • 17 hours Joaquin Phoenix gets back to work for the first time after Joker success Metro -10Ment
    Joaquin is known for his carefully-selected film roles (Picture: MEGA) Joaquin Phoenix is back at work making his next film following the blockbuster success of his last movie, Joker. Although in these pics he looks like he should be behind the camera, and not in-front of it! The star was photographed filming various scenes carrying huge luggage and also holding a microphone while wearing large headphones. The film’s working title is ‘Untitled Mike Mills Project.’ Director Mills is known for movies like Beginners starring Ewan McGregor and 20th Century Women starring Elle Fanning. Joaquin was seen shooting the new flick ... more
  • 17 hours Niko Kovac to attend Arsenal match after making interest known to club chiefs Metro -Sport
    Niko Kovac’s representatives have spoken with Arsenal (Picture: Getty) Niko Kovac has reportedly informed Arsenal that he’s interested in becoming manager. Arsenal relieved Unai Emery of his duties after a miserable start to the season and talks have taken place to replace interim coach Freddie Ljungberg. Ljungberg began his reign with a 2-2 draw away to Norwich which preceded Thursday night’s dismal 2-1 defeat at home to Brighton. The club are now on their worst winless run in the league since 1977. Brendan Rodgers, Massimiliano Allegri and Mauricio Pochettino have all been heavily linked with the vacant position and Kovac ... more
  • 17 hours Lily James and Matt Smith ‘still living together’ following ‘split’ after five years Metro -10Ment
    Lily and James have been dating for many years (Picture: Dave Benett/Getty Images) Lily James and Matt Smith are reportedly still living together despite claims they have recently split. It’s kind of comforting to think celebs’ relationships might as complicated as for the rest of us, right?! News first emerged of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again actress Lily’s alleged split with The Crown actor Matt earlier this week. Lily was then seen shopping in London before returning to Matt’s London home on Tuesday, leading fans to question exactly what’s going on. A source close to the pair told the ... more
  • 17 hours Gigi Hadid is the topless rooftop hero we need as she poses up a storm in Paris Metro -10Ment
    Gigi is a rooftop princess for Chanel (Picture: Backgrid) Gigi Hadid braved the cold during a topless photoshoot for Chanel on the Opera Garnier roof in Paris. The supermodel looked unrecognisable wearing a brown wig as she covered her modesty with her gloved hands. The 24-year-old must have been freezing as the only thing keeping her warm was a thin, black high-waisted skirt. For some perspective, Paris is usually around 8°C around this time of year. To keep to Chanel’s style, Gigi also sported a hefty pearl necklace as no high-fashion photoshoot is complete without one. The photographers, on the ... more
  • 17 hours Mum of black and white twins say people do not believe they are hers Metro -World
    Mum Stacy says their birth is a ‘miracle’ (Picture: SWNS) The mother of one black and one albino twin says strangers keep asking her if the children are hers because of the colour of their skin. Daniel and David Omirin were born just minutes apart, but they don’t look anything like each other. Despite parents Stacy, 30, and Babajide, 38, being black, baby David has pale white skin and golden hair, while his brother Daniel, has black skin and dark curly hair – just like his parents and four-year-old sister Demilade. It’s because little David is albino, a condition which ... more
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