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  • 3 hours Manchester United add £50m-rated Bournemouth star David Brooks to transfer wishlist Metro -Sport
    The 21-year-old has enjoyed an excellent breakout season in the Premier League (Picture: Getty) Manchester United are keeping tabs on Bournemouth midfielder David Brooks and could move for the youngster this summer – though will need to fork out as much as £50million. Red Devils manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is plotting a major rebuild of United’s squad with a particular focus on signing young, British players with a connection to United. And according to The Sun, that has led United to Brooks – who only joined Bournemouth a year ago in a £11.5m deal – with Solskjaer adding him to ... more
  • 5 hours World Refugee Day: Public figures you may not know were refugees Metro
    Many public figures are refugees Refugees have shaped our world – from our understanding of science, our enjoyment of sport, the music we listen to and the food we enjoy. A new video has been released by the International Rescue Committee to put the spotlight on their achievements and celebrate the contributions they continue to make to society. Globally there are 70.8 million people who have been forcibly displaced by conflict and persecution. They are our friends, neighbours, colleagues but were you aware the following household names were also once refugees?
  • 5 hours Refugees let down after £100,000,000 cut from funding for English lessons Metro
    Funding for English lessons has been massively cut over the last decade (Picture: Getty) Funding for English lessons for refugees and other migrants has been slashed by over 60% within the past decade, according to new figures. Austerity measures mean the most vulnerable people in society are at increased risk of isolation because of government cuts. In the UK, there are around 800,000 people who are not able to speak English. Despite Tory rhetoric on supporting everyone across the nation, more than £100 million has been slashed from the Adult Education Budget. Figures by the charity Refugee Action showed that ... more
  • 5 hours Deli owner found dead after being accused of supplying non-Kosher meat Metro
    Deli owner Robert Kaye was found dead in Manchester (Picture: Liverpool Echo) A deli owner has been found dead days after he was accused of supplying non-Kosher meat to Jewish customers. Father-of-two Robert Kaye owned Liverpool’s only Kosher supplier, Roseman’s Deli. He died in Manchester on Tuesday, just days after Roseman’s and his Prestwich-based Gough’s Deli were accused of breaching Kashrut – Jewish dietary laws which govern the sale of Kosher products. On Monday, the Liverpool Kashrut Commission (LKC) announced the breach by Roseman’s, after Gough’s came under fire the day before. Roseman’s is believed to be a supplier to ... more
  • 6 hours Bella Thorne thanks Zendaya for support amid Whoopi Goldberg feud over nude photo leak Metro -10Ment
    Zendaya has Bella’s back (Picture: AFF-USA, Rex) Bella Thorne has the support of celebrity friends like Zendaya in the midst of her feud with Whoopi Goldberg over the nude photo leak scandal. The Assassination Nation actress is publicly feuding with Whoopi, 63, after The View host criticised Bella for leaking her own topless photos after being threatened by a hacker. Fortunately, Bella isn’t alone during her ordeal and is grateful for the support from Spider-Man actress Zendaya, who reportedly checked up on her friend in her time of need. In an Instagram post on Wednesday, Bella said: ‘All u need ... more
  • 6 hours One dead after fight breaks out at Butlin’s holiday resort Metro
    The victim died after he was punched at the bar in the holiday resort (Picture: PA) A man has died after he was punched during a brawl at a Butlin’s holiday resort. Police have launched an investigation after the victim, 52, fell to the floor and hit his face after being punched in the bar area at the resort in Bognor Regis, West Sussex. The man, from Bedford, was rushed to Royal Sussex County Hospital, in Brighton, where he died on Tuesday afternoon, added officers. Police said the incident took place shortly before midnight on Friday and they are appealing ... more
  • 6 hours Four girl gang members spared jail despite ‘horrific’ attack on student that died Metro
    They were spared detention because the court should ‘avoid criminalising young people unnecessarily’ and the teenagers could only be sent to custody as ‘a last resort’ (Picture: SWNS) Four members of a girl gang have been spared jail despite playing a part in a ‘sustained and horrific’ bus stop attack on a frightened Egyptian student, who later died. Mariam Moustafa suffered a stroke which left her in a coma after being ‘pushed so hard’ that she was slammed against a bus shelter on February 20 last year, and died almost a month later on March 14. Despite admitting affray in ... more
  • 6 hours Michael Jackson’s children ‘carry his ashes around their necks’ decade after his death Metro -10Ment
    Michael Jackson died in 2009 (Picture: Getty) Michael Jackson died in 2009, leaving behind children Paris, Prince Michael and Blanket – who now goes by Bigi. And it has been claimed the youngsters wear sentimental jewellery containing his ashes. The Thriller singer passed away from acute Propofol intoxication, and a golden casket thought to contain his body was installed in a crypt in California. However, it has now been claimed he was secretly cremated – with reports stating his kids had his remains encased in jewellery shaped like broken hearts. ‘The ashes are now in necklaces like the one that ... more
  • 6 hours Cameron Norrie takes swipe at Wimbledon over wildcards as Paul Jubb prepares to make debut Metro -Sport
    Cameron Norrie was critical of Wimbledon’s wildcards timing (Picture: Getty Images) British No. 2 Cameron Norrie has launched a remarkable attack on All England Club chiefs after the first set of Wimbledon wildcards were announced on Wednesday. Norrie, who was knocked out of Queen’s by Kevin Anderson on Monday, has direct entry into the main draw of The Championships so isn’t affected by the decision, but he was critical of the timing for those who were awaiting their fate. Those who are granted a wildcard into qualifying will begin their campaign in a matter of days, while main draw acceptances ... more
  • 6 hours Love Island’s Molly-Mae Hague brags about Tommy Fury’s ‘huge’ manhood and her face says it all Metro -10Ment
    Molly-Mae’s face says it all (Picture: ITV) Love Island ended on quite a racy cliffhanger tonight with Molly-Mae Hague boasting about Tommy Fury’s manhood – and her face said a thousand words. On a more of a lighter note after Joe Garratt’s elimination in last night’s episode, tonight saw Molly-Mae and Tommy snuggled up in bed as the lights went out and it seems the social media influencer found it the perfect opportunity to get a little handsy with the boxer. Much to the surprise of viewers, Molly-Mae suddenly remarked: ‘It’s f*****g huge,’ before pulling a truly gobsmacked facial expression ... more
  • 6 hours Ole Gunnar Solskjaer planning face-to-face talks with Paul Pogba after transfer comments Metro -Sport
    The Frenchman has been angling for a move to either Juventus or Real Madrid (Picture: Getty) Paul Pogba is worried that his dream move to Real Madrid will not happen, with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer already preparing to have face-to-face talks with the midfielder. Manchester United’s club-record signing admitted he was ready for a ‘new challenge’ over the weekend, with both Real Madrid and Juventus poised to battle for his signature this summer. However, The Telegraph report that United’s valuation of Pogba – which stands at an astonishing £160million – has virtually ended any hopes of a transfer before they ... more
  • 6 hours Love Island’s Joe Garratt insists he didn’t ‘manipulate or abuse’ Lucie Donlan as he refuses to apologise for behaviour Metro -10Ment
    Joe Garratt insisted he was not emotionally abusive towards Lucie Donlan (Picture: ITV2) Love Island’s Joe Garratt has vowed he did not abuse or manipulate Lucie Donlan. The 22-year-old – who was dumped from the villa last night – raised concerns with his behaviour towards the 21-year-old surfer on the dating show. He was accused of ‘gaslighting’ the ITV2 star, and telling her off over her close bond with Tommy Furywith Women’s Aid speaking out over the outcry. However, the sandwich maker insisted he did nothing wrong, and is ‘gutted’ it has been perceived like that. ‘I didn’t ... more
  • 7 hours New Love Island bombshell Arabella Chi and Lucie Donlan share an ex in Charlie Frederick Metro -10Ment
    New Love Island bombshell Arabella Chi and Lucie Donlan share an ex in Charlie Frederick Providers: Rex/Instagram The arrival of new bombshell, Arabella Chi, in the Love island villa tonight has caused a bit of a stir. The stunning 28-year-old model is going to turn heads and break hearts but it looks like she already has a connection to islander Lucie Donlan. Both women dated former Love Island contestant, Charlie Frederick While Lucie and Charlie’s romance is well documented on both of their Instagrams, but no photographic evidence of Arabella and Charlie has been uncovered yet. When asked what her ... more
  • 7 hours Love Island newcomer Arabella Chi is pally with Jason Momoa and we’re totally jealous Metro -10Ment
    Love Island newbie Arabella Chi has a major crush on Jason Momoa (Picture: Instagram) Love Island has been hit with another new arrival, in the form of Arabella Chi. But while the model is ready to begin her search for love in the Mallorcan villa, it seems she already runs in some pretty famous circles. In fact, the 28-year-old is pally with none other than Jason Momoa. Yes, seriously, she actually knows Aquaman. Which slightly pours cold water all over Tommy Fury and Curtis Pritchard’s claim to fame of having famous brothers… Speaking about her ideal type ahead of her ... more
  • 7 hours Amir Khan warns Anthony Joshua against fighting Andy Ruiz in rematch Metro -Sport
    Khan wants AJ to reject the rematch with Ruiz (Picture: Getty) Amir Khan has urged Anthony Joshua to turn down a rematch with Andy Ruiz. Joshua intends to seek immediate revenge over Ruiz after losing his three world titles to the Mexican earlier this month. Eddie Hearn revealed talks were already at an advanced stage, but Khan warned his fellow Brit against taking the rematch. ‘I don’t think he should fight Ruiz straight away,’ Khan told the BBC. The defeat to Ruiz was a humiliating for Joshua (Picture: Matchroom) ‘If he fights him again, it will be very hard to ... more
  • 7 hours Model Arabella Chi turns heads as the latest bombshell to join Love Island who has her eye on Michael and Danny Metro -10Ment
    Arabella Chi (Picture: Instagram) Just when you least expect it, Love Island drops another bombshell into the mix and tonight it was stunning model Arabella Chi who arrived in the villa. The 28-year-old from London has fronted fashion campaigns and even starred in a movie with Game of Thrones’ Jason Mamoa. On Instagram, the beauty has 34.5k followers and that’s only going to grow after her stint in Mallorca. Arabella even has a previous Love Island connection – she shares an ex with Lucie Donlan in former islander Charlie Frederick. But she has admitted she has her eye on Michael ... more
  • 7 hours Women’s World Cup: England top Group D after Japan win to make history Metro -Sport
    The Lionesses have won their opening three World Cup games for the first time (Picture: Getty) England have progressed to the last 16 of the Women’s World Cup as group winners thanks to a 2-0 win over Japan in their final game, though face a wait to see who they will play next. Phil Neville heavily rotated his side despite saying he would name his strongest XI, with Toni Duggan – making her first appearance of the tournament – one of eight changes. But, despite the unfamiliar line-up, the Lionesses started the game well and forced Japan goalkeeper Ayaka Yamashita ... more
  • 7 hours Mum fined £150 for feeding sausage roll to pigeon Metro
    The mother was approached by an officer after she fed some sausage roll to the bird (Picture: Toni Bradley/Universal News and Sport) A woman has been fined £150 by her local council for feeding a sausage roll to a pigeon. Sally-Ann Fricker broke off a piece of her baked pastry for the bird while out shopping with her three children in Bath. Her daughter, Toni Bradley, said they were approached ‘seconds later’ by an officer for littering, despite the pigeon having flown away with the food. The officer said she should expect to be fined £150 but the fee would ... more
  • 7 hours Love Island’s Maura opens up on bisexual dating history and Tommy Fury’s reaction is all of us Metro -10Ment
    Love Island’s Maura opens up on bisexual dating history (Picture: ITV2) Tommy Fury was shocked after hearing Maura Higgins talk about how she once slept with a girl. While giving Lucie advice following Joe’s departure, the girls decided to chat about their love lives and how many people they’d slept with. ‘On a scale of one to 10, how much do you love sex?’ Tommy asked Maura ‘Urm,’ the ring girl replied before saying: ‘I’ve only slept with five people so.’ The girls gasped in shock with Molly-Mae teasing her buddy by asking: ‘You are messing?’ ‘Hello,’ Maura replied as ... more
  • 7 hours Love Island viewers are fed up of Curtis Pritchard’s motivational speeches Metro -10Ment
    Curtis’ speeches are getting a little old (Picture: ITV/REX) Love Island’s resident motivational speaker Curtis Pritchard strikes again and viewers are having none of it. The professional ballroom dancer’s antics have gotten a little old, and tonight viewers have had enough. As the islanders prepared for bed after the shocking Joe Garratt and Elma Pazar elimination, Curtis launched into a weird motivational speech about clocks. And Twitter lost it. Legions of fans have taken to the site to ask Curtis to kindly refrain from the speeches. One fan wrote: ‘Can Curtis just stop with the “inspiring” quotes #LoveIsland.’ ... more
  • 7 hours Boy, 11, died in head-on crash after mum swerved when ‘spider landed on hand’ Metro
    The inquest at Aberystwyth today, heard Mrs Younger was driving Tristan to school, at Ysgol y Dderi, in Llangybi, before attending a doctor’s appointment with Branwen on May 4, 2018 (Picture: Wales News Service) A schoolboy died following a head-on crash after his mum drove on the wrong side of the road because a ‘spider was in the car’, an inquest has heard. Cloud Younger drove for a ‘significant period of time’ on the wrong side of the road and crashed straight into another vehicle because of the spider, it was said. An inquest heard how Mrs Younger told police ... more
  • 7 hours Rihanna admits No More Music t-shirts were made to ‘troll’ fans over missing album Metro -10Ment
    Rihanna loves a good troll (Picture: Splash, Twitter) Rihanna is known to have a wicked sense of humour but her latest prank takes the biscuit. The Work singer has unveiled her latest Fenty clothing collection featuring a selection of t-shirts with the phrase ‘No More Music’. But before fans go taking it too seriously, RiRi is of course just messing with her devoted followers who have begged and pleaded with the singer to release her long-awaited, ever elusive ninth studio album. Revealing the joke behind the tees, Rihanna told W magazine: ‘It’s [hit the Internet] and it’s full-on trolls. ‘Please ... more
  • 7 hours Man accused of killing new wife ‘after inserting barbed hook’ inside her during S&M session Metro -World
    Ralph Jankus is accused of killing his wife after she was left with severe internal injuries (Picture: CEN) A man is accused of killing his wife in a 48-hour bondage sex session that left her with a perforated bowel, while on their honeymoon. German national Ralph Jankus, 52, is in court facing manslaughter charges after his new wife Christel, 49, suffered severe internal injuries after a sharp object was put inside her. Self-confessed sadomasochism lover, Jankus, told police the sex was consensual after he finally sought medical help for his wife after she allegedly suffered for four days. But by ... more
  • 8 hours Student admits to making two handguns with 3D printer in his London flat Metro
    He pleaded guilty today, on the basis that he manufactured the guns so he could use them as props in a film project for his course at London South Bank University (Picture: PA) A film student today confessed to making two handguns using a 3D printer in the first case of its kind – but claims they were just props for a project. Tendai Muswere, 26, printed a revolver and a handgun using plastic resin at his flat in Pimlico in October 2017. The Zimbabwean admitted producing a plastic Washbear revolver as well as a so-called Hexen Pepper-box handgun – ... more
  • 8 hours Couple wake up to find £850,000 cottage has started sinking into the ground Metro
    The couple said the house started sinking overnight (Picture: SWNS) A couple have been forced to move out of their home after waking up to find their £850,000 riverside cottage is sinking. Ken Pitts and wife Gail were shocked to find their thatched home on the River Bure at Horning, in Norfolk, had begun severely tilting to one side around three months ago. Ken said there had been no warning signs and that it simply happened ‘overnight’, leaving them ‘devastated’. Now they have had to move out of their home of 17 years – surrounded by signs reading ‘danger’ – ... more
  • 8 hours Killer fled on ‘Boris bike’ after beating widow, 73, and leaving her to burn to death in house fire Metro
    Ms Harrison, a mother of five, had lived alone ever since her husband Terence passed away in 2005 (Picture: Met Police) A killer who fled on a ‘Boris Bike’ after beating a wealthy widow to death and leaving her to burn in a house fire is facing life behind bars. William ‘Billy’ Kydd, 54, attacked Carole Harrison, 73, before setting her house ablaze on August 22, last year. The Scotsman had grown close to Ms Harrison and the pair were believed to have even begun a romantic relationship before Kydd turned on the pensioner and murdered her. Ms Harrison, a ... more
  • 9 hours Kyle Edmund last Brit standing at Queen’s as rain delays Stefanos Tsitsipas tie Metro -Sport
    Kyle Edmund remains in the hunt (Picture: Getty Images) It was a tough day for the Brits at Queen’s on Wednesday, with all but one of the home participants dumped out of the singles competition. Cameron Norrie and James Ward had already crashed out on Monday, with Dan Evans and Jay Clarke following suit with their respective first-round defeats, while Edmund was a set down before rain brought a halt to play late on Wednesday evening. Edmund was struggling against Stefanos Tsitsipas – the Greek world No. 6 making his debut at the Fever-Tree Championships – in what was an ... more
  • 9 hours Harrowing 999 call by man who thought his wife was going to die Metro
  • 10 hours ‘”Child killer” claims he is son of supermodel Grace Jones’ in bizarre court outburst Metro -World
    Suspected child killer Andre Jackson falsely claimed to be the son of supermodel Grace Jones in a bizarre courtroom outburst Wednesday. He is accused of the 2016 murder of 11 year-old Josue Flores (Pictures: ABC13/AP) A suspected child killer shouted ‘I’m Grace Jones’ son’ during his first appearance in court. Andre Jackson appeared to falsely claim he was closely-related to the Jamaican supermodel, singer and actress during a court hearing over the stabbing of 11 year-old Josue Flores. Jackson did not offer any further explanation about why he’d made the comment about Jones during Wednesday’s hearing in Houston, Texas. He ... more
  • 10 hours Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in Emiliano Sala investigation Metro
    Mr Sala’s body was recovered from the sea after a plane crash and taken to Portland Port in Dorset on February 7 (Picture: Emiliano Sala/ Instagram) Detectives investigating the death of footballer Emiliano Sala have arrested a man on suspicion of manslaughter by an unlawful act. Sala, 28, had just signed for Cardiff City when a plane carrying him crashed into the English Channel north of Guernsey on January 21. His body was brought to Portland Port in Dorset on January 7, with police investigating the circumstances of his death. Detective Inspector Simon Huxter, of Dorset Police, said: ‘We have ... more
  • 10 hours What London could learn from Scotland after huge drop in schoolkids carrying knives Metro
    No Knives Better Lives have been credited with reducing knife crime in Scotland (Picture: iStockphoto) Scottish knife crime initiatives are working because they’re putting the ‘money and the hard work’ into engaging young people, an expert has said. Dr Anthony Goodman, a Middlesex University professor, praised No Knives Better Lives (NKBL) for reaching out to children by going into their schools. The scheme, which has been running since 2009, has been credited with reducing the amount of young people carrying offensive weapons in Scotland by 85 per cent over the last decade. Dr Goodman, who works with young offenders, emphasised ... more
  • 10 hours David Attenborough sends student handwritten letter after she sent him her dissertation Metro
    Sir David Attenborough personally wrote back to gobsmacked Emma Tait (Picture: Rex/Deadline News) A university student was over the moon when Sir David Attenborough told her he was looking forward to reading her dissertation. Emma Tait, 21, only expected a generic reply from someone working for the naturalist when she sent in her work, entitled: ‘The environmental policies and practices implemented at UK music festivals.’ She was gobsmacked when Sir David, 93, personally wrote back to her five days later. Emma Tait, 21, says there’s ‘no better person’ to discuss the topic with than Sir David (Picture: Deadline News) The ... more
  • 10 hours Manchester United agree £55m transfer fee with Crystal Palace for Aaron Wan-Bissaka Metro -Sport
    Wan-Bissaka is on the verge of a move to Manchester United (Picture: Getty) Manchester United have agreed a fee with Crystal Palace to sign Aaron Wan-Bissaka, reports say. The Red Devils have been chasing Wan-Bissaka since the summer transfer window opened and had two bids turned down by Palace. But the Daily Record now claim United have agreed a £55million fee with Palace, which will make Wan-Bissaka the most expensive full-back in Premier League history. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has prioritised the signing of a right-back this summer and identified Wan-Bissaka as the perfect option. Wan-Bissaka is on international duty with ... more
  • 11 hours Arsenal transfer target Joachim Andersen confirms he is ready to leave Sampdoria Metro -Sport
    Arsenal transfer target Joachim Andersen has decided he is ready to leave Sampdoria this summer (Picture: Getty) Arsenal transfer target Joachim Andersen believes it is ‘time to further his career’ amid significant transfer interest from Arsenal. The north London club are reported to have failed with a joint £44million bid for the Denmark international centre-half and his Sampdoria teammate Dennis Praet. Tottenham have been long-term admirers of the 23-year-old, meanwhile, while Andersen’s former Sampdoria coach, Marco Giampaolo, is said to be keen to bring him to Milan have been appointed as Gennaro Gattuso’s successor earlier this month. ‘It could be ... more
  • 11 hours Rory Stewart knocked out of Tory leadership race as Boris holds onto top spot in third vote Metro
    Just four MPs have been left in the running Rory Stewart has been knocked out of the Tory leadership race, leaving just four MPs in the running. Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt, Michael Gove and Sajid Javid are the last men standing after surviving the third round of votes on Wednesday. The International Development Secretary was automatically kicked out of the running after receiving 27 votes – down 10 from Tuesday’s second ballot – coming bottom of the rankings. Johnson once again humiliated his competitors with 143 votes – up from 126 on Tuesday – and remains the favourite to take ... more
  • 11 hours Brock Lesnar’s WWE manager threatens Bollywood actor over Cricket World Cup tweet Metro -Sport
    Ranveer Singh has got himself into some unexpected trouble (Picture: Getty Images) In one of the least likely feuds of the modern age, WWE manager Paul Heyman has threatened Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh over a tweet about the Cricket World Cup. Confused? Understandable. Singh was in Manchester on Sunday to watch India beat Pakistan in the Cricket World Cup, and tweeted a number of pictures of him celebrating the result at Old Trafford. One of India’s best known actors, the 33-year-old’s tweets got a lot of attention, one in particular caught the eye of Brock Lesnar’s manager, Heyman. Singh tweeted ... more
  • 11 hours Amir Khan reacts to Kell Brook retirement rumours and talks up future fight Metro -Sport
    The 32-year-old is still open to taking on his long-time rival (Picture: Getty) Amir Khan says he ‘doesn’t care’ if Kell Brook decides to hang up his gloves and retire from boxing, though has opened the door to a future fight between the two fierce rivals. Rumoured emerged over the past few days that Brook had fought his last bout, but he later clarified that he would return to the ring if he can secure a high profile fight against the likes of Terence Crawford – who beat Khan in April. The 32-year-old will face off against Nerrag Goyat in ... more
  • 11 hours Guitarist who lost fingertips to sepsis heads back on stage for first time Metro
    Alan Bowell, 65, is still able to play the guitar thanks to hyperbaric oxygen treatment (Picture: SWNS) A guitarist who lost his fingertips to life-threatening sepsis has defied the odds by taking to the stage once again. Alan Bowell, 65, feared he’d never play again after doctors told him he’d need to lose a thumb and parts of his fingers. But thanks to a form of treatment which pumps extra oxygen into body tissue Alan’s strumming days are far from over. He’s since recorded nine new songs with his band, The Sugar Daddies (Picture: SWNS) In September last year Alan ... more
  • 11 hours What is Reformer Pilates which Adele has ‘become a fan of?’ Metro -LS
    Adele is said to have become a fan of Reformer Pilates (Picture: Amazon/Rex Shutterstock) Adele has reportedly got a ‘new lease of life’ after taking up a new workout regime with pal Ayda Field which involves Reformer Pilates. According to reports the Hello singer – who was seen thoroughly enjoying herself at the Spice Girls’ final show at Wembley over the weekend – has been reaping the benefits of the exercise, which has also seen her lose weight. ‘Adele has been out enjoying herself and she sees that as her priority at the moment, along with being a mum to ... more
  • 11 hours Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang heaps praise on two Liverpool players Metro -Sport
    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has high praise for two Liverpool stars (Picture: AMA/Getty Images) Arsenal striker Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang is a big fan of the two men he shared the Premier League Golden Boot with, Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane. All three men scored 22 league goals this season and shared the prize as a result, the first time it has been split three ways since 1998-99 when Michael Owen, Dwight Yorke and Jimmy-Floyd Hasselbaink finished level. Winning the award for the first time was a proud moment for Aubameyang and sharing it was not an issue, especially as it was with ... more
  • 11 hours Ole Gunnar Solskjaer explains reason for Manchester United’s U-turn over Juan Mata contract Metro -Sport
    Juan Mata has signed a new Manchester United contract keeping him at the club until 2021 (Picture: Getty) Juan Mata has signed a new contract which will keep him at Manchester United until 2021. The Spanish midfielder’s previous deal expired earlier this month and he looked likely to depart on a free transfer having declined the chance to sign a 12-month extension. Mata had been holding out for a two-year contract and ultimately got his wish with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopeful that the 31-year-old can play a prominent role in nurturing the clutch of youngsters who have already made a ... more
  • 11 hours Alesha Dixon reveals Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions is being filmed next month a she launches new podcast Metro -10Ment
    Alesha has just launched her new podcast, Wear It’s At (Picture: Stitch Fix) Alesha Dixon has revealed that the highly anticipated Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions is due to start filming in July. BGT fans are still reeling from the whirlwind that was the live finals last month but and now the judge herself promises a ‘special’ new series. Speaking to Metro.co.uk, the television personality said: ‘So they haven’t actually confirmed the transmission date but I know we’re filming at some point in July.’ Hosts Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly confirmed that the show will be coming back for an ... more
  • 11 hours Manchester United ask Napoli about potential Elseid Hysaj transfer Metro -Sport
    Hysaj was linked with Chelsea last year (Picture: Getty) Manchester United have enquired about Elseid Hysaj in their search for a new full-back, reports say. The right-back is set to be available this summer as Napoli aim to offload players in preparation for several major signings. Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez is closing in on a switch to Napoli and the Italians want to lighten their wage bill. Gianluca Di Marzio.com claims Hysaj is one of the players heading for the exit, as the player himself wants to leave Napoli. Hysaj has asked to leave Napoli (Picture: Getty) Hysaj has ... more
  • 11 hours Who is in the cast of Murder Mystery with Adam Sandler and what is it about? Metro -10Ment
    Murder Mystery has broken Netflix records (Picture: Netflix) It might not have been the biggest hit with critics, but Adam Sandler -Jennifer Aniston comedy Murder Mystery has made up for it by becoming a record-breaking hit with viewers. The streaming service has confirmed that Murder Mystery – which dropped last weekend – scored the biggest ever opening weekend for a Netflix movie, being watched over 30m times. Taking to Twitter they said: ‘30,869,863 accounts watched Murder Mystery in its first 3 days – the biggest opening weekend ever for a Netflix Film.’ They went on to explain that 13,374,914 of ... more
  • 11 hours Pedophile told single mother he’d marry her if she let him rape her 9 year-old daughter Metro -World
    Randall Midkiff started speaking to the woman on an online dating chatroom, then offered to marry her if she let him rape her nine year-old daughter twice a week. She refused, and immediately contacted police. Midkiff was jailed for 30 years earlier this week (Pictures: Mobile County Sheriff’s Office/Google Maps) A pedophile was jailed for 20 years for telling a single mother he’d marry her if she let him rape her nine year-old daughter. Randall Keith Midkiff, 37, was jailed for 30 years Tuesday for making the abusive proposition after he began chatting to the woman on an online dating ... more
  • 12 hours War veteran found guilty of stabbing Britain’s Got Talent singer to death in violent rage Metro
    Ms Kerr, whose six-year-old son Kavele tragically died of sickle cell disease, shot to fame in the NHS choir B Positive on the ITV show Britain’s Got Talent (Picture: PA) An Iraq war veteran has been found guilty of stabbing a Britain’s Got Talent finalist to death in a violent rage. Desmond Sylva, 41, knifed his on-off girlfriend Simonne Kerr, 31, more than 70 times at his flat in Clapham, south London, on August 15 last year. The former soldier, who served in Iraq and Kosovo, admitted manslaughter but denied murder, citing depression. But prosecutor Oliver Glasgow QC told jurors ... more
  • 12 hours Avengers: Endgame’s Jeremy Renner had no idea what he was filming during opening scene Metro -10Ment
    Jeremy stars as Hawkeye in the franchise (Picture: Marvel/Disney) Avengers: Endgame’s Jeremy Renner has revealed he had no idea what he was filming during the opening scenes of the movie. Beginning the film with a completely heartbreaking moment, viewers are shown Clint Barton’s family turning to dust after the events of Infinity War, as he’s left behind. However, due to Marvel being renowned for its secret-keeping, the Hawkeye actor had no idea what he was actually filming, and what had happened to Clint’s family. ‘When we did shoot that, we were shooting both movies back and forth,’ he explained at ... more
  • 12 hours Eddie Hearn downplays Tyson Fury’s win over Tom Schwarz, calls it an ‘exhibition’ match Metro -Sport
    Anthony Joshua’s promoter was not impressed by Saturday night’s show (Picture: PA Wire) Eddie Hearn has played down the significance of Tyson Fury’s win over Tom Schwarz on Saturday night and says the bout – which was ended inside two rounds – was not competitive. The Gypsy King stepped back into the ring in Las Vegas for the first time since his dramatic draw against Deontay Wilder and stopped his young, unbeaten opponent in the second round. It was a drama free night compared to the one Hearn experienced in New York, when Anthony Joshua was stunned by Andy Ruiz, ... more
  • 12 hours Lucifer star Kevin Alejandro reveals what enemy he wants to see in Hell in season 5 Metro -10Ment
    Kevin Alejandro plays Detective Dan in the series (Picture: Netflix) Lucifer star Kevin Alejandro has revealed which former enemy he’d like to see resurrected for the fifth and final season of the devilish crime drama. The actor, who plays Detective ‘Douche’ Dan Espinoza, is getting ready to say goodbye to the fictional City of Angels, with the cult favourite wrapping up at the end of next season. The cast and creators of the show have been dropping tiny tidbits of what we can expect in the meantime, with showrunners Ildy Modrovich and Joe Henderson revealing that Lucifer will be seeing ... more
  • 12 hours Recovering alcoholic ‘let down by NHS’ after he was told to start drinking again Metro
    Stephen Appleton killed himself after seeking help from the NHS (Picture: INS) A recovering alcoholic who killed himself a week after being told to start drinking again was ‘let down by the NHS’. Stephen Appleton had gone to his GP after going cold turkey for days, asking for help. But he was told it was too dangerous for him to quit completely, and that he should resume drinking six pints a day and taper gradually. An inquest concluded Mr Appleton, 51, didn’t get the help he was entitled to before he killed himself by hanging. His partner Sandra Smith said: ... more
  • 12 hours Floating Film Festival returns to London and is showing some great new flicks Metro -LS
    This could be you (Picture: St Katharine Docks London) If you didn’t get a chance to watch some of the year’s biggest films in the cinema, fear not – you can now enjoy them on the big screen and you don’t have to do it in a dark room. That’s because the Floating Film Festival is set to return to St Katherine Docks in London and will be featuring some absolute bangers. You could be sipping on an Aperol Spritz under the sun, floating on a pontoon while swooning over the likes of Jason Mamoa, Hugh Jackman and Lady Gaga. ... more
  • 12 hours Creep stuffed nail bomb in teddy then left it on road to try and kill child Metro -World
    Bomb maker Wesley Dallas Ayers was jailed for 30 years earlier this year, with the FBI releasing an image of the bear bomb on Monday (Pictures: FBI) A serial bomber planted a nail bomb inside a teddy bear, then left it on the road in the hopes of killing a child. Wesley Dallas Ayers was jailed for 30 years earlier this year, with the FBI releasing an image of the bear bomb on Monday. He left the gray bear on a road in Anderson County, South Carolina, in February 2018. FBI Special Agent Christopher Derrickson said: ‘This was deliberately placed ... more
  • 12 hours When did flight MH17 crash and how many victims were there? Metro -World
    Wreckage from the crash (Picture: REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev/File Photo Five years ago, two aircrafts were lost by Malaysia Airlines. One was flight 370, which went missing over the South China Sea, and the other was flight MH17, which was shot down in Ukraine. The flight MH17 case rose to prominence this week again, after four men were charged with bringing down the aircraft and causing the deaths of hundreds. Although it’s been five years since that fateful day, relatives of those who passed have expressed thanks that those responsible will now be held accountable for what happened. But what actually did ... more
  • 12 hours Businessman who moved into pigsty after break-up loses battle for £1,000,000 home’s land Metro
    After the relationship broke down in 2015, Mr Glessing, 63, ended up living in a converted pigsty on their land, Central London County Court heard (Picture: Champion News) A businessman who moved out of his £1million home and into a pigsty after a bitter breakup has now lost a court fight over the property with his ex. James Glessing and his partner of 37 years, Jane Lazell, split up in 2015 when he accused her of having cheated, despite her taking a lie detector test in a bid to convince him of her innocence. They subsequently went to war in ... more
  • 12 hours YouTuber Keith Talens defends video appearing to show him breaking down over father’s dead body Metro -10Ment
    The YouTuber filmed himself appearing to break down over his father’s dead body (Picture: YouTube) YouTuber Keith Talens has defended a video posted on Father’s Day, which appears to show him breaking down over his father’s dead body. The vlogger, who currently boasts a following of more than 800,000, uploaded his video SURPRISING DAD ON FATHER’S DAY (SADDEST DAY OF MY LIFE) on 15 June. In the video, which has passed four million views, the star is shown carrying balloons, before appearing to see his father’s body and breaking down. Viewers were quick to speak out against the star, with ... more
  • 12 hours Michael van Gerwen details plan to recapture World Matchplay title Metro -Sport
    Michael van Gerwen wants the World Matchplay title back (Picture: Getty Images) Michael van Gerwen has gone two years without winning the World Matchplay, but he has a plan to get his hands on the trophy again next month. The world number one has triumphed twice at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool, which is a relatively meagre return compared to many other major tournaments. MVG has won more World Championships (3), Grand Prix (4), Premier Leagues (5), Masters (5), European Championships (4) and Grand Slams (3), which shows how tough a nut to crack the Matchplay is. However, after a ... more
  • 12 hours Russian cosmonauts are ‘refusing to hand over their sperm to Vladimir Putin’s scientists’ Metro -Tech
    Russian cosmonauts have reportedly ‘sabotaged’ a government-backed experiment by refusing to agree to produce sperm samples whilst living aboard the International Space Station. The Kremlin’s scientists want to gather spacemen’s semen in order to conduct am experiment exploring the effect living in space has on the production of male reproductive cells. But cosmonauts have politely ‘smiled and refused’ because they fear the research may be ‘evil’. Those are the claims in a story published by the state-run RIA Novosti news agency, which we’ve run through Google Translate and quoted throughout this article. A research chief from the Russian Academy ... more
  • 12 hours Square Enix’s ethics department told Final Fantasy VII Remake devs to shrink Tifa’s chest size Metro -10Ment
    Final Fantasy VII Remake – this is what Tifa looks like now A new Japanese interview has revealed exactly who’s behind the new look for Tifa and hinted at changes to Cloud’s cross-dressing scene. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer explains Man Utd's U-turn over Juan Mata contract All of the characters in Final Fantasy VII have undergone a major redesign for the remake, but none is likely to be as controversial with certain fans (you know the kind) as Tifa. In the original game she was encumbered by improbably large breasts and an incredibly short skirt, while in the remake she looks ... more
  • 12 hours Bookies rake it in as Queen wears blue hat to Royal Ascot 2019 two days in a row Metro
    The Queen surprised punters by wearing blue two days in a row to Royal Ascot (Picture: PA/Getty) Bookmakers are rubbing their hands with glee after they were swamped with bets on the Queen wearing pink to Royal Ascot today. But to many people’s surprise she was dressed in light blue for the second day in the row at day two of the races. Racegoers are placing their bets for tomorrow with pink being the favourite at 2/1 odds. It was a good day for the bookies with odds of blue on day two chalked up at 10/1 (Picture: Getty) People ... more
  • 12 hours Violent parents brawl at kids baseball game over decisions made by umpire, 13 Metro -World
  • 12 hours Ashley Graham reveals husband was ‘spat on’ in Italy because he’s a black man: ‘It’s heartbreaking’ Metro -10Ment
    Ashley and Justin’s romantic holiday was rudely tainted (Picture: FilmMagic) Ashley Graham has revealed her husband was horrifically attacked while on holiday in Italy last year, just because he is black. The 31-year-old model and her husband, Justin Ervin, jetted off on a romantic holiday to the small village of Blevio where they stayed at the stunning Casta Diva hotel. However, the married couple’s peaceful getaway was mired by an incident where someone ‘spat on’ Justin purely because of his race. Recalling their ordeal, Ashley told Allure magazine: ‘I see what my husband has to go through every day. We ... more
  • 12 hours Iceland creates a burger patty made entirely of halloumi Metro -LS
    The halloumi burger is here (Picture: Iceland) Can you ever have too much cheese? Imagine a full burger, made entirely of the stuff. Yes, forget meager slices of halloumi, Iceland has created a whole hefty halloumi burger patty. The 90g burger apparently features 50% more of the salty Cypriot cheese when compared with alternatives from ASDA, Sainsbury’s and Tesco. Asda ‘burgers’ are 62.5g each, Sainsbury’s ones weight 50g each and Tesco’s version weigh 50g. The Iceland version is also coated in crispy breadcrumbs for some extra crunch. You can either cook it in the oven or on the BBQ from ... more
  • 12 hours First picture of widow, 83, in serious condition after Kate and William convoy crash Metro
    Irene Mayor, 83, was injured when one of the royal family’s armed motorbike police escorts crashed into her (Picture: PA) The first picture of the woman injured in a collision with a police motorbike escorting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has been released as it is revealed she remains in a serious condition in hospital. Irene Mayor, 83, was taken to hospital in a critical condition, Scotland Yard said, and she is believed to have suffered a number of broken bones. Her brother, 89, who has not been named, said she suffered a broken pelvis, two broken arms, a ... more
  • 13 hours You wouldn’t shame a rape survivor so don’t shame Bella Thorne for releasing nudes Metro -10Ment
    Trigger warning: this article discusses issues of assault. Unless you’ve been living under a Nokia 3310 this week you’d have noticed Bella Thorne is everywhere. This sudden influx came about after Thorne decided to release her own nudes after hackers attempted to blackmail her. Bella wanted to take the power from the cyber criminals who prey on countless – mostly-female – celebs on the daily, trying to crack into their phones and computers to scoop out private moments for their own financial or personal benefit. She should be applauded, but some – including Whoopi Goldberg – are currently threatening ... more
  • 13 hours Cop ‘bragged about his BMW and plied teenager with alcohol before raping her’ Metro
    David Waller series of sex offences relating to seven female complainants (Picture: NNP) A former police officer who is accused of a string of sex offences against children and teenagers repeatedly raped a teenage victim after plying her with alcohol, a court has heard. David Waller, 33, who served with Cleveland Police between 2006 and 2010, also ‘bragged’ about his position and owning a BMW in order to groom a 14 or 15-year-old girl he would eventually have sex with, a jury heard on Wednesday. He denies a series of sex offences relating to seven female complainants over a period ... more
  • 13 hours Gary Barlow has ‘no shame’ as he strips down to dressing gown on private jet Metro -10Ment
    Gary Barlow has no shame as he strips down to dressing gown on private jet (Picture: Getty Images) Gary Barlow is certainly living that rock and roll life style. The 48-year-old decided to strip off to his dressing gown when boarding his private jet – and he is so not sorry. Taking to Instagram, the megastar posed in his navy robe as he held a towel close to his chest. Joking about the situation, he told his fans: ‘Sorry everyone, I have no shame. ‘Wandering around the jet in my dressing gown, I’ve just come off stage!!!!!’ Turns out the ... more
  • 13 hours Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka lined up as Rodri replacement by Atletico Madrid Metro -Sport
    Granit Xhaka could be in for a shock move this summer (Picture: Getty Images) Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has emerged as a target for Atletico Madrid to replace Manchester City-bound Rodri. City have agreed to pay the 22-year-old’s £63m release clause leaving a significant gap in the Atleti midfield. Xhaka has been identified as a possible replacement for Rodri and Atletico boss Diego Simeone is ready to test Arsenal’s resolve over the player, according to the Mirror. The Gunners do not want to let the Switzerland international go this summer, with Unai Emery seeing him as a key part of ... more
  • 13 hours Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell tease secret project as they take romance up a notch Metro -10Ment
    Dianne Buswell and Joe Sugg have been dating for around six months (Picture: Instagram Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell have been total couple goals since they made their relationship official, at the end of last year. And the pair – who met while filming for Strictly Come Dancing – are officially working together again, on a very secret project. Taking to Instagram, the YouTube star, 27, shared a string of photos of himself and the 30-year-old professional dancer, with his 5.6million followers. He captioned the shot: ‘Today we started work on #projectjoanne I’m so excited to let ya all know ... more
  • 13 hours Ed Woodward targets three signings for Manchester United after Jose Mourinho’s recommendation Metro -Sport
    Manchester United chief Ed Woodward has not ditched Jose Mourinho’s transfer targets (Getty Images) Manchester United are still working on signing players who were personally recommended by Jose Mourinho, according to reports. Mourinho was sacked by United in December with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer replacing the Portuguese as an interim manager before he signed a three-year contract in March. Solskjaer has been working alongside United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward as he attempts to improve several areas of his squad ahead of the new season. United have already completed an £18 million deal to sign winger Daniel James from Swansea City, but ... more
  • 13 hours Declan Rice hints at West Ham stay amid Manchester United interest Metro -Sport
    Declan Rice has reassured West Ham fans over his future (Picture: Getty Images) Declan Rice has suggested he is planning to shun interest from Manchester United and stay at West Ham through an Instagram post. The England international has been heavily linked with a switch to Old Trafford this summer and talks have begun between the Hammers and the Red Devils. West Ham do not want to let one of their brightest young talents go, but United will test their resolve with a big bid for the midfielder. However, Rice appeared to pour cold water on talk of him leaving ... more
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