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  • 4 weeks Game Pass is a great idea and the future of gaming – Reader’s Feature Metro -10Ment
    Not a rip-off A reader enthuses over Microsoft’s games subscription service and hopes that Sony and Nintendo create their own version soon. I would agree with many who suggest that we are currently living in a golden age of quality video games. The average quality is higher than it has ever been and both big budget games and indie titles have turned out classic after classic in this second half of the current generation. There have been problems, of course, mostly centred around the most mass-market titles put out by old school publishers like EA and Activision. Loot boxes and ... more
  • 4 weeks Gemma Collins’ Dancing On Ice partner Matt Evers reveals he had therapy during the show Metro -10Ment
    Gemma Collins’ Dancing On Ice partner Matt Evers sought out therapy while on the show (Picture: Rex Features) Dancing On Ice professional Matt Evers reveals he underwent therapy while competing on this year’s series with Gemma Collins. Matt was partnered with Towie star Gemma, who pretty much dominated the show thanks to her backstage drama, clashes with the judges and mishaps on the ice. He had supported the reality star throughout the series and was continuously seen defending Gemma against the backlash she received online. But, Matt admits the pressure of wanting her to do well, the stress of the ... more
  • 4 weeks X Factor’s Anthony Russell finally breaks silence after shock exit from tour: ‘I’m dealing with my issues’ Metro -10Ment
    ‘I’m dealing with my issues’ (Picture: PA) Anthony Russell has finally broken his silence after walking out of the X Factor tour, hours before he was due on stage. The singer, from Liverpool, shocked fans when he did not take to the stage in February in Hull, 48 hours before he was set to perform in his hometown. At the time, the 29-year-old released a statement to explain his decision where he cryptically cited ‘personal circumstances.’ Now, a month on from his departure, Anthony has spoken out with an emotional video message posted on his Instagram page. Standing outside in ... more
  • 4 weeks Strictly Come Dancing’s Stacey Dooley ‘got close to Kevin Clifton’ before ‘splitting from boyfriend’ Metro -10Ment
    Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton won Strictly Come Dancing last year (Picture: BBC) Stacey Dooley recently ‘split’ from boyfriend Sam Tucknott, after three years together. And it has been claimed her close friendship with Strictly Come Dancing partner Kevin Clifton was to blame. It was previously reported the journalist’s relationship with her boyfriend was ‘under strain’ over her schedule, but a source has now said Sam found her bond with the professional dancer ‘tough’. ‘Before Stacey took part in the show she was resolute that she wouldn’t fall victim to the curse of Strictly and that she and Sam were ... more
  • 4 weeks Michael Owen’s Premier League predictions including Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea & Liverpool Metro -Sport
    The Premier League is back with a bang this weekend (Picture: Getty / Metro) The Premier League returns this weekend following the last international break of the season. Brand Ambassador Michael Owen again shared his thoughts exclusively with BetVictor on all the action. Fulham v Manchester City Raheem Sterling will hope to keep his stunning run of form going at struggling Fulham (Picture: Getty) Fulham have lost their last seven games with Manchester City in all competitions and I can’t see past a win for the champions in Saturday’s early kick-off. The hosts had their moments against Liverpool at Craven ... more
  • 4 weeks Ole Gunnar Solskjaer urges ‘vital’ Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford to reject transfer offers Metro -Sport
    Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba are ‘vital’ to Manchester United’s future, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Picture: Getty) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford they are ‘vital’ to the club’s future amid strong interest from Real Madrid and Barcelona. Solskjaer was appointed United’s manager on a full-time basis on Thursday and the 46-year-old is looking to overhaul his squad in the summer after being promised a £250million warchest. Borussia Dortmund and England wonderkid Jadon Sancho is at the top of Solskjaer’s wishlist and the Norwegian is also desperate to keep hold of his star ... more
  • 4 weeks Will.i.am compares calls to ban Michael Jackson’s music to Holocaust crimes: ‘It is double standards’ Metro -10Ment
    Will said Michael Jackson ‘who wouldn’t hurt a fly’ (Picture: REX/ Getty) Black Eyed Peas rapper Will.i.am claims Michael Jackson ‘who wouldn’t hurt a fly’ following the release of the controversial Leaving Neverland documentary, and has used the Holocaust to argue his case. The Voice UK judge believes money is ‘obviously’ pushing the singer’s accusers and calls those banning his songs ‘hypocrites’. The hitmaker – was a close friend of the late Thriller singer – shared his thoughts as the shocking film details accusations of Michael accused of sexually abusing boys as young as seven. According to the Mirror, ... more
  • 4 weeks Girl, 7, slapped by random woman in front of her mother Metro
    A seven-year-old girl was attacked by a stranger in the middle of a city centre, police say. Police are investigating after she walked up to the little girl, who she did not know, and slapped her across the face. Officers have now released an image of a woman they would like to speak to. Do you know this woman? Police want to speak with her The little girl was walking with her mother when she was slapped on Grainger Street in Newcastle earlier this year. The stranger then fled the scene. Police say the incident happened at about 12.35pm on ... more
  • 4 weeks Nicolas Cage claims he was ‘too drunk’ to realise he was marrying Erika Koike in annulment papers Metro -10Ment
    Nicolas Cage says he was ‘too drunk’ to understand he was marrying his girlfriend (Picture: Getty Images) Nicolas Cage claims he was ‘too drunk’ to understand he was marrying girlfriend Erika Koike. The 55-year-old actor and make-up artist Erika tied the knot in a surprise Las Vegas wedding on 23 March – the same day they obtained their marriage license. But, just four days later, Cage decided he wanted out and filed for annulment papers. Initially the reason behind his turnaround wasn’t known, but People now reports Nicolas has claimed he was ‘too drunk’ to realise what he was doing, ... more
  • 4 weeks MasterChef viewers praise ‘best finalists ever’ as Irini Tzortzoglou wins tense show Metro -10Ment
    Irini Tzortzoglou has been crowned Masterchef winner (Picture: BBC One) Irini Tzortzoglou was named MasterChef winner, as she took the cooking crown over finalists Jilly McCord and Delia Maria Asser. The 61-year-old stole the show with an epic three-course finale, serving John Torode meals inspired by her childhood, as well as her Greek heritage. And it seems viewers were as impressed with her cooking as the judges, hailing the show the ‘best ever final’. Flocking to Twitter, a fan said: ‘Well done Irini, wish she was my Nan, what an absolute babe and sweet person #MasterChef.’ ... more
  • 4 weeks Man with Down’s syndrome ‘wasn’t fed for 19 days’ before dying in hospital Metro
    A man with Down’s syndrome died of neglect after not being fed for 19 days in hospital, an inquest has found. The family of Giuseppe Ulleri, known as Joe, spoke of their devastation after the five-day hearing, which concluded there had been failures in his care, and they contributed to his death. The Ulleri family say their beloved Joe, 61, died ‘in the most horrendous way’. To add to their misery, Joe’s father passed away just weeks ago without getting closure. Giuseppe Ulleri, known as Joe, died of ‘horrendous’ neglect, an inquest found (Picture: PA) An inquest jury found Joe ... more
  • 4 weeks Pro-Brexit march turns ugly as police arrest five protesters Metro
    Tensions at the pro-Brexit rally came to a boiling point this evening outside Parliament on the day the UK was supposed to leave the EU. The Metropolitan Police said it made five arrests, including one man on suspicion of assaulting a police officer and another who was wanted for an offence in Hertfordshire. Two people were also arrested for assault and another for being drunk and disorderly. Pro-Brexit protesters burn an EU flag at the rally  (Picture: PA) Police were brought in to keep control (Picture: Getty)
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  • 4 weeks Miranda Kerr is pregnant again and expecting her second child with husband Evan Spiegel Metro -10Ment
    Miranda Kerr is pregnant again (Picture: AFF/PA Images) Miranda Kerr has confirmed she is pregnant again. The 35-year-old and her husband Evan Spiegel are expecting their second child together. They confirmed her pregnancy in a statement to Daily Mail Australia. It read: ‘Miranda, Evan, Flynn and Hart are looking forward to welcoming the newest member of their family.’ Their new arrival will be Miranda’s third child. She is already mum to son Flynn, eight, who she shares with her ex Orlando Bloom. She and husband Evan welcomed her second child – their first together – son Hart, 10 months, in ... more
  • 4 weeks Will & Grace’s Sean Hayes makes dig at Jussie Smollet during Glaad Awards Metro -10Ment
    Will & Grace star Sean Hayes took a comical dig at Jussie Smollet at Glaad (Picture: Getty) Sean Hayes, the last member Will & Grace to be honoured at the Glaad awards, used his time on stage to take aim at Jussie Smollet. Taking to the podium on Thursday, the 48-year-old took the time to have a good old giggle at the Empire star’s recent legal troubles. ‘I’ve been getting in shape for tonight with the Jussie Smollett workout. You hire two trainers and sweat for 8 weeks,’ quipped the actor. The funnyman took the stage at the Beverly Hilton ... more
  • 4 weeks Maurizio Sarri to start Callum Hudson-Odoi on bench for Chelsea’s clash with Cardiff Metro -Sport
    Callum Hudson-Odoi will be among Chelsea’s substitutes in Cardiff (Picture: Getty) Maurizio Sarri has decided against starting Callum Hudson-Odoi away to Cardiff this weekend despite the youngster impressing for England during the international break. Hudson-Odoi has been restricted to just six substitute appearances in the league this term and the 18-year-old winger is keen to join Bayern Munich this summer due to a lack of first-team opportunities at Stamford Bridge. The teenager made a second-half cameo appearance in England’s 5-0 victory over Czech Republic before starting and completing the Three Lions’ 5-1 win over to Montenegro. Hudson-Odoi’s full England debut ... more
  • 4 weeks Love Island’s Malin Andersson shares moving Mother’s Day letter following tragic death of baby daughter Metro -10Ment
    Her daughter passed away in January (Picture: Pictures: @missmalinsara) Malin Andersson has written an inspiring and moving letter ahead of Mother’s Day following the tragic death of her baby daughter Consy. The Love Island star’s baby passed away in January, just four weeks old after being born seven weeks premature. In a letter published by OK! online, the 26-year-old shared: ‘So as Mother’s day approaches, (and by gosh, you will definitely know its approaching; from every commercial, email, flowers shops, supermarkets – every single one being a painful trigger, reminders of a relationship that you no longer have). ‘I often ... more
  • 4 weeks MasterChef’s Irini Tzortzoglou crowned winner as she breaks down in tears after intense final Metro -10Ment
    Irini Tzortzoglou has been crowned Masterchef winner (Picture: BBC One) Irini Tzortzoglou has won MasterChef, beating Jilly McCord and Delia Maria Asser to the cooking trophy in the first ever all-female final. And the 61-year-old proved she was a worthy winner with an epic three-course meal she prepared for judges Gregg Wallace and John Torode, inspired by her childhood and Greek heritage. She cooked up Red Mullet with squid risotto, lamb chops and a dreamy hazelnut and fig baklava. Honestly, the dream meal. Speaking about her win, she asked if she could share her trophy with her finalists, before tearing ... more
  • 4 weeks Liam Neeson ‘profoundly apologises’ over ‘black b*****d’ comments as he addresses backlash Metro -10Ment
    Liam Neeson has apologised for his racist comments (Picture: WireImage) Liam Neeson has apologised for stating he wanted to kill a black man, after a friend was raped. The Taken star left fans shocked during a recent interview, when he revealed he purposefully walked the streets, armed with a cosh, after learning his pal had been attacked by a ‘black b*****d’. And the 66-year-old has now branded his reaction ‘unacceptable’. Liam has ‘reflected on his comments’ (Picture: AFP) ‘Over the last several weeks, I have reflected on and spoken to a variety of people who were hurt by my impulsive ... more
  • 4 weeks Five Manchester United stars included in provisional squad following injuries Metro -Sport
    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side host Watford at Old Trafford (Picture: Getty) Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has included Marcus Rashford, Luke Shaw, Anthony Martial, Romelu Lukaku, and Nemanja Matic in his provisional squad for Manchester United’s clash with Watford. All five players withdrew from international duty making them doubts for this weekend’s match at Old Trafford, but Solskjaer is hopeful they will all be available to face Javi Gracia’s side. Rashford played no part in England’s Euro 2020 qualifiers with Czech Republic and Montenegro after picking up an ankle injury, while Shaw pulled out of Gareth Southgate’s squad following a knock. Martial ... more
  • 4 weeks Kris Jenner breaks silence over Jordyn Woods and Tristan Thompson kiss scandal: ‘I pray about it’ Metro -10Ment
    Kris Jenner has broken her silence over Jordyn Woods and Tristan Thompson (Picture: Getty) Kris Jenner has broken her silence over Jordyn Woods and Tristan Thompson kiss scandal, revealing she has looked to spirituality to get her through the drama. Things kicked off in the famous family after it was revealed the model had kissed the athlete at a house party, despite the fact he was still seeing Khloe Kardashian at the time. And momager Kris Jenner explained the news had left her looking for answers from God. Tristan and Khloe share daughter Khloe Kardashian together (Picture: Instagram) ‘First of ... more
  • 4 weeks No-deal ferry crossings get underway despite Brexit delay Metro
    Extra ferry journeys have started running across the English Channel as part of a £46.6m taxpayer funded no-deal Brexit contingency plan, despite the UK’s withdrawal from the EU being postponed. Brittany Ferries says ‘there is no turning back’ as all preparations were planned for today, when the country was expected to leave the EU, even though the journeys are no longer needed. The firm’s 20 additional weekly trips are designed to ease pressure at Dover in the event of a no-deal and to keep a steady flow of vital supplies coming into the country. Brittany Ferries have begun operating the ... more
  • 4 weeks Change.org really aren’t happy at The Independent Group becoming ‘Change UK’ Metro
    The Independent Group has formally applied to register as a political party to run in the upcoming European elections – if Britain is still a member of the EU by then. The breakaway group of former Labour and Tory MPs has announced it will now call itself ‘Change UK’ in the run up to the elections in May, with Heidi Allen as interim leader. But petition site Change.org are understood to be seeking legal guidance and have contacted the Electoral Commission after complaining the name is too similar to their own. The Independent Group are said to have annoyed ... more
  • 4 weeks Pound flops after May’s deal suffers third humiliating defeat Metro
    The pound suffered yet another blow as Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement was defeated for the third time. May hoped her latest attempt to get MPs behind her deal would be successful, but MPs voted it down again, piling further uncertainty over the financial markets. Bloomberg reporter Ed van der Walt said the latest vote saw sterling drop to a three-week low. The pound slid following Theresa May’s thrid defeat in the Commons (Picture: UkTrading View) According to PoundSterlingLive, the currency fell against the euro by -0.38% at 1.1573. Meanwhile, the pound was -0.43% lower at 1.2995 against a stronger dollar. ... more
  • 4 weeks Arsenal reach verbal agreement to sign Gabriel Martinelli Metro -Sport
    Arsenal have agreed a deal for Gabriel Martinelli (middle) Arsenal have won the race to sign Ituano forward Gabriel Martinelli, according to reports in Brazil. Martinelli, 17, who has scored ten goals in 31 games for Sao Paulo-based outfit Ituano, had a trial with Manchester United back in 2017 and even played in a youth match against Lincoln City. While United rejected the chance to sign Martinelli, the youngster’s recent form has caught the attention of a host of clubs from around Europe, including Arsenal. According to Yahoo Esportes in Brazil, Arsenal have beaten 25 other teams to Martinelli’s signature ... more
  • 4 weeks Andrew Lincoln regrets leaving The Walking Dead when he did: ‘I picked the wrong time’ Metro -10Ment
    Andrew Lincoln regrets leaving when she did  (Picture: AMC) Andrew Lincoln is having second thoughts about his decision to exit The Walking Dead at the time that he did. It’s been months since the lead actor bid farewell to the show as Rick Grimes, but now his former co-star Norman Reedus – who plays Daryl Dixon – has let the cat out the bag when it comes to Andrew’s regrets. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly Norman explained Andrew has been rethinking the timing of his departure. ‘It’s funny because I talked to Andy the other day, and he was like, “Man, ... more
  • 4 weeks Maurizio Sarri should be embarrassed by Callum Hudson-Odoi, claims former Chelsea star Chris Sutton Metro -Sport
    Callum Hudson-Odoi made his first England start against Montenegro on Monday (Picture: REX) Maurizio Sarri should be ’embarrassed’ by Callum Hudson-Odoi’s exploits for England, according to former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton. The teenager featured in both of the Three Lions’ Euro 2020 qualifiers during the international break, making his first start in Monday’s 5-1 win over Montenegro during which he created a goal for his club colleague Ross Barkley. Despite Chelsea’s recent inconsistent form, Sarri has been unwilling to start the 18-year-old in the Premier League, restricting him to just six substitute appearances. Sarri’s lack of faith has contributed to ... more
  • 4 weeks Keith Flint’s final act of kindness as family ask for charity donations at emotional funeral Metro -10Ment
    Keith Flint asked for donations to an animal charity at his funeral (Picture: PA) Keith Flint’s order of service asked for mourners to donate money to his favourite animal charity, following his death. The Prodigy star, 49, was laid to rest at St Mary’s Church, in Essex, in front of hundreds of mourners. And, in a final act of kindness, his family suggested donations could be made in his name, to a number of his favourite organisations. Beneath a picture of himself and his beloved dog Cyrus, Battersea Dogs Home, MIND and Cancer Research UK were listed, alongside a link ... more
  • 4 weeks Hunt for gang who ransacked knife amnesty bin Metro
    Police are on the hunt for a group who broke into a bin full of knives that had just been surrendered. The suspects were caught on CCTV hauling the weapons collected by police as part of a knife amnesty. Officers installed the ‘knife surrender bin’ following a 52 per cent spike in knife crime across area over the past year. The bins have been installed following a 52 per cent spike in knife crime (Picture: Avon and Somerset Police) But a day later the bin in Weston-super-Mare was broken into and the knives were taken. PC Jon Biggins said: ‘On ... more
  • 4 weeks Prisoner jumps out van onto motorway while high on spice and visits his mum Metro
    A prisoner who was high on Spice jumped out of a moving police van, went to visit his mum, then handed himself back in at a police station. Phillip Barrett, 37, jumped onto the M32 while being taken from HMP Bristol to HMP Winchester last month. The inmate, who was handcuffed to a prison officer, told his custodians: ‘You don’t want to touch me, no, I’m out of here,’ as he unbuckled his seatbelt. Philip Barrett, 37, leapt onto the M32 while being transported from HMP Bristol (Picture: SWNS) The convict leapt from a police van and went to visit ... more
  • 4 weeks Hirving Lozano ‘dreams’ of playing for Manchester United, claims Pachuca president Metro -Sport
    Hirving Lozano has long been linked with Manchester United (Picture: Getty) Manchester United transfer target Hirving Lozano ‘dreams’ of a move to Old Trafford, according to the president of his former club Pachuca. Lozano, 23, has been prolific in front of goal since joining PSV Eindhoven from Pachuca in 2017, netting 38 times in 68 appearances for the Eredivisie outfit, and the winger’s form has caught the attention of Europe’s elite clubs. Recent reports suggest that United have opened talks with Lozano’s agent, Mino Raiola, over a potential switch this summer as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to bolster his attacking ... more
  • 4 weeks Mindless idiot throws rock at ambulance rushing to save a life Metro
    This is the damage caused by a mindless yob who threw a rock at a speeding ambulance. Paramedics were racing to save a man who was struggling to breathe when the unknown idiot hurled the object at around 8.50pm last night. A second ambulance had to be despatched to save his life after the shattered glass covered the floor of the damaged vehicle. An idiot threw a rock at a speeding ambulance with its blue lights on (Picture: West Midlands Ambulance Service) It’s a miracle no one was inside at the time (Picture: West Midlands Ambulance Service) Today, the ... more
  • 4 weeks Woman ‘let incest pedophile move back into house with kids he molested’ Metro -World
    A woman has let a convicted pedophile move back into her home to live with the children he was convicted of molesting, it is claimed. James Augusta Davis, 38, is reportedly back living with the unnamed female in Memphis, Tennessee, despite previously being jailed for six years over incestuous contact with the youngsters. WREG found Davis living with the woman and her kids, even though the conditions of his sentence ban him from doing so. James Augusta Davis is back living with children he was convicted of incestuously abusing, despite his probation banning him from doing so The registered sex ... more
  • 4 weeks Game Of Thrones’ iconic title sequence could have been very different and we’re glad it isn’t Metro -10Ment
    Game of Thrones is back soon (Picture: HBO) Game of Thrones’ iconic title credit is ever so symbolic – but it might not be the intro that we have all grown to love today. The iconic animated sequence was something entirely different in the early stages of the hit HBO show’s introduction. We all know the signature tune and the short film inside out, but according to designer Angus Wall, the show’s original plan was to insert maps between scenes as interstitials. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly ahead of the eighth and final season, Angus explained why the team ended up ... more
  • 4 weeks Ryan Giggs makes top-four prediction after Manchester United appoint Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Metro -Sport
    Manchester United legend and Wales boss Ryan Giggs (Picture: Getty) Ryan Giggs has backed Manchester United to finish in the top four of the Premier League under their new permanent manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Solskjaer signed a three-year contract at Old Trafford on Thursday having originally returned to the club as interim boss in December. The Red Devils have lost just one of 13 league games under Solskjaer while also progressing to the quarter-finals of the Champions League. And club legend Giggs said: ‘I’m delighted to see Ole has got the job permanently. More: TVGame Of Thrones' iconic title sequence ... more
  • 4 weeks Tommy Robinson manages to make pro-Brexit rally about himself Metro
    Thousands of pro-Brexit supporters have descended on Parliament to voice their anger at the Government’s failure to leave the European Union on time. Tommy Robinson is fronting Ukip’s ‘Brexit betrayal’ rally in his role as special adviser to the party’s leader Gerard Batten, but they’re just one of a dozen protest groups marching on Whitehall on the day Britain was supposed to exit the EU. But as the protesters gathered outside the House of Commons, Robinson decided to play his own anti-BBC documentary for an entire hour on a 50-foot screen. Tommy Robinson addresses protesters gathered outside the Houses of ... more
  • 4 weeks Eden Hazard urged to leave Chelsea for Real Madrid by Rivaldo Metro -Sport
    Hazard joined Chelsea from Lille back in 2012 (Picture: Getty) World Cup winner Rivaldo has backed Eden Hazard to become a success at Real Madrid if the Chelsea star decides to leave the Blues in the summer. Hazard has been the subject of transfer speculation from Real Madrid over recent months as the clock ticks down on his existing deal at Chelsea. The 28-year-old’s Chelsea contract expires in June 2020 and his future beyond that date currently remains up in the air, with the London club potentially looking to sell him this summer to cash in. More: WorldBookkeeper 'stole $93,000 ... more
  • 4 weeks Liverpool ace Sadio Mane ‘ready’ for Real Madrid, says Southampton’s Oriol Romeu Metro -Sport
    Liverpool star Sadio Mane has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid (Picture: Getty) Liverpool ace Sadio Mane is ‘ready’ to play for Real Madrid, according to Southampton’s Oriol Romeu. Senegal international Mane has emerged as a key player for the Reds since leaving St Mary’s three years ago. The 26-year-old is enjoying his most impressive season in the Premier League, netting 11 goals in his last 11 appearances to help Liverpool climb to the top of the table. Reports suggest Real Madrid will try to sign Mane this summer and that the forward is interested in a ... more
  • 4 weeks Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists reveals happy plot update as Aria and Ezra welcome baby girl Metro -10Ment
    Pretty Little Liar update reveals couple had a baby (Picture: Netflix) Fans can celebrate now as it has been revealed that Pretty Little Liars’ Aria and Ezra now have a child together. Beware! Spoilers ahead. If you’re still finishing PLL, the show’s spinoff The Perfectionists focuses on a few characters we met back in Rosewood, most notably Alison DiLaurentis, who has moved to a town called Beacon Heights to work as a teacher, and Mona Vanderwaal, who works at the school. But if you have been having sleepless nights over the faith of Aria and Ezra you better read on ... more
  • 4 weeks Bookkeeper ‘stole $93,000 from employer and treated herself to pre-wedding butt lift surgery’ Metro -World
    A bookkeeper embezzeled $93,000 from her employer and blew $7,200 of the cash on a pre-wedding butt lift operation, police say. Vanessa Cline, 32, is accused of lavishing a further $25,000 on a wedding planner, and $2,000 on a dress for her big day. She is said to have swindled the money from No Limits Construction in Stafford, Virginia, and was reportedly caught out after the company’s credit card company contacted her boss. Vanessa Cline is accused of embezzling $93,000 from the construction company where she worked, then blowing tens of thousands on butt lift surgery, as well as a ... more
  • 4 weeks Battersea’s loneliest cat just wants a new home for his birthday Metro -LS
    (Picture: Battersea Cat’s Home) Birthdays should always be a big occasion. Cake, decorations and a nice party with all of your loved ones. But for Twizzle the cat his birthday was spent waiting at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home for someone to give him a fur-ever family. The day the handsome cat turned eight also marked his 125th day with Battersea waiting to be adopted. The average stay of a cat at Battersea is just 23 days. Staff at the rescue centre believe the reason for Twizzle’s unusually long stay is due to him testing positive for Feline Immunodeficiency Virus ... more
  • 4 weeks Grey’s Anatomy’s Caterina Scorsone on her concept of motherhood changing after daughter’s Down’s Syndrome diagnosis Metro -10Ment
    Caterina Scorsone’s daughter was born with Down’s Syndrome (Picture: Rex) Grey’s Anatomy actress Caterina Scorsone’s two-year-old daughter Paloma Michaela was born with Down’s Syndrome. As a result, Caterina’s concept of motherhood and love changed, becoming deeper. Caterina revealed her worries – and when they changed – relating to her daughter – on an episode of a podcast called Motherly. The 37-year-old explained that when she had her first daughter Eliza, 6, she had a different ‘concept of what motherhood was.’
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  • 4 weeks Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appointment convinces Marcus Rashford to snub Barcelona transfer Metro -Sport
    Marcus Rashford is ready to sign a new deal at Manchester United (Picture: Getty) Marcus Rashford is reportedly determined to reject Barcelona and sign a new deal at Manchester United after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was appointed manager on a full-time basis. Barcelona view Rashford, 21, as the ideal long-term replacement for Luis Suarez with the Uruguayan superstar turning 32 in January. Rashford is tied into a deal at Old Trafford until the summer of 2020 – though United have the option to extend that by a further 12 months – and Barca are preparing to test the club’s resolve for ... more
  • 4 weeks Declan Donnelly considered splitting from Ant McPartlin over drink-drive arrest: ‘It was indefensible’ Metro -10Ment
    Ant and Dec have worked together for nearly 30 years (Picture: Getty) Ant and Dec’s on-screen partnership was thrown into turmoil last year, after Ant McPartlin was arrested for drink-driving. The 43-year-old was more than twice over the legal limit when he smashed into two cars, later being handed a £86,000 fine. And Declan Donnelly revealed he considered splitting with his co-host over the news, after almost 30 years of working together. Declan Donnelly revealed he almost pulled the plug on his friendship with Ant McPartlin (Picture: PA) In a candid chat with The Guardian’s Weekend magazine, the Britain’s Got ... more
  • 4 weeks Games Inbox: Mortal Kombat 11 doubts, new Zelda release date, and Borderlands 3 reaction Metro -10Ment
    Mortal Kombat 11 – is there enough new for you? The evening Inbox is concerned at the Switch’s barren release schedule, as one reader wonders what next gen controllers will look like. To join in with the discussions yourself email gamecentral@ukmetro.co.uk PLEASE NOTE: The GameCentral team will be away all Monday, so the normal weekend content will be extend by a day and normal service resumed on Tuesday.  
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  • 4 weeks Santa Clarita Diet series 3: Cast, trailer, and how to watch Metro -10Ment
    Drew’s on-screen husband and daughter (Picture: Saeed Adyani/Netflix) Everybody loves Drew Barrymore and that is a stone cold fact. People also clearly like her show Santa Clarita Diet too, as it’s now in its third season. The horror-comedy sees Drew as real estate agent Sheila Hammond alongside her husband on the show Joel. Sheila begins to transform into a zombie who eats human flesh, and the couple have to work together to get to the bottom of the mystery. This season will see Sheila and Joel having to deal with the mKnights of Serbia, who have been tasked with finding ... more
  • 4 weeks British Summer Time festival full line-up of headliners for 2019 Metro -10Ment
    This year’s line-up is a doozy (Pictures: Rob Latour/Variety/REX/Shutterstock) British Summer Time Festival is coming back to Hyde Park for its seventh year this year – and the line-up hasn’t disappointed. This year, the festival starts on July 5 and comes to an end on July 14. Since its inception, BST has earned itself a reputation for booking the highest calibre headline performers, and this year is no different. Here’s all of the British Summer Time headline acts for 2019, in case you were still making up your mind as to whether or not to go… Celine Dion – ... more
  • 4 weeks Dumbo 2019 trailer, cast, and UK release date – everything you need to know Metro -10Ment
    How cute is that face though (Picture: Disney via AP) Tim Burton’s latest offering, Dumbo, has finally hit cinemas. If you, like so many of us, have watched the trailer for Dumbo through misty eyes, then you might have slightly mixed feelings about the fact that you can now go see the Dumbo remake. The star-studded movie boasts the likes of Michael Keaton, Eva Green and Colin Farrell in its cast, and follows a young elephant with unusually large ears who tries to keep a circus afloat, only to find that the circus isn’t everything it’s cracked up to be. ... more
  • 4 weeks Pro-Brexit protesters demand ‘no-deal’ after May’s deal is defeated again Metro
    Pro-Brexit protesters outside the House of Commons are demanding a ‘no-deal’ after Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement was rejected for the third time. The news was announced by far-right activist Tommy Robinson, who is sponsoring Ukip’s ‘Brexit betrayal’ rally. Cheers went out around Whitehall as he said: ‘So Theresa May has lost her vote. Many people will be asking what does that even mean. Thousands of protesters have descended on Parliament (Picture: Getty) The Leave march arrives in Westminster from Fulham (Picture: Rex) ‘It means we were betrayed. Today is supposed to be our Independence Day.’ In dramatic scenes in the ... more
  • 4 weeks Gemma Collins is a master at poolside filters posing in weird solar-powered swimsuit on holiday Metro -10Ment
  • 4 weeks What does meaningful vote actually mean? Metro
    (Picture: Getty – PA) Brexit has become a game of votes in over the last few months, with day after day of parliamentary debates and votes that have so far gone nowhere. Today, MPs had their last chance to pass a deal on the withdrawal agreement before the deadline to receive an extension and leave with a deal on 22 May. However, May’s plans were scuppered by 58 votes (at 344 votes to 288). This means Britain now has until April 12 to propose some other strategy – although the bloc’s negotiator Michel Barnier said it was looking increasingly likely ... more
  • 4 weeks Howard Donald exposes more fakery from Lorraine Kelly set after tax scandal Metro -10Ment
    Howard Donald really wanted an orange on Lorraine (Picture: ITV) Lorraine Kelly really isn’t having a good time of it at the moment. After the drama surrounding her tax battle and confessing she never takes her bra off, the self-confessed ‘theatrical artist’ has been exposed for more fakery – by Howard Donald. Honestly, what is happening? In this morning’s instalment of her TV show, the 59-year-old was joined by the Take That singer as he discussed his upcoming tour. Lorraine Kelly attempted to fend off orange gate (Picture: ITV) However, things became a little awkward as the Back For Good ... more
  • 4 weeks BTS reveal fresh details about upcoming ‘muster’ fan event and global ARMY fans wish they were in South Korea Metro -10Ment
    They’re always there for the ARMY (Picture: FilmMagic/Jason LaVeris) BTS is teasing fans with details of its fifth ‘Muster’ event. The K-pop band that swept across the world and pretty much changed the landscape of pop culture, call their fan meetings ‘musters’ (like mustering the troops, geddit?) This will be their fifth muster, the last one having taken place in January 2018 at Gocheok Sky Dome in South Korea. On March 29 BTS revealed teasers for the event on Instagram, with one theme named after one of BTS’s fan songs, Magic Shop. The invitation, addressed ‘to our dearest ARMY’ ... more
  • 4 weeks Vicky McClure reveals details of her ‘terrible’ Line of Duty audition and it sounds like a disaster Metro -10Ment
  • 4 weeks Ole Gunnar Solskjaer speaks out on Ander Herrera’s long-term Man Utd future Metro -Sport
    Herrera has become an important player under Solskjaer (Picture: Getty) Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has refused to rule out Ander Herrera leaving Manchester United in the summer. The midfielder has been the subject of speculation in recent days, with his contract at the Red Devils set to expire in the summer. Paris Saint-Germain are the latest club to have shown interest, with the 29-year-old now exploring his options including a highly-lucrative contract offer from the Ligue 1 club. If he is to reject PSG and sign a new deal at United instead, he’ll be under ... more
  • 4 weeks Man in 40s stabbed to death in daylight attack in south London Metro
    A man in his 40s has been stabbed to death in shocking daylight attack outside a Tube station in south London, Scotland Yard have confirmed. Police sealed off the area outside Clapham Common station just after 2.30pm as they searched for the suspect. Paramedics desperately tried to save his life but he died at the scene. Police have shut down the area outside Clapham Common tube station One witness said the man’s injury were so severe he thought he had been shot. ‘Helped carry the guy out before the ambulance arrived,’ they wrote on Twitter. ‘Saw this eyes rolled back. ... more
  • 4 weeks Mother who gambled away £100,000 of terminally ill son’s treatment money avoids jail Metro
    A mother who stole £100,000 from a charity fund to pay for her son’s cancer treatment has walked free from court. Stacey Worsley, 32, was given a two-year jail sentence, suspended for two years, after admitting to gambling the money away in an effort to increase funds to help Toby Nye. Toby was diagnosed with neuroblastoma – a form of brain cancer – two years ago and died in January this year just days after his sixth birthday. Stacey Worsley, 32, has avoided jail after admitted to gambling her son’s cancer treatment money away (Picture: SWNS) After a series ... more
  • 4 weeks Son receives box of birthday presents from mum 10 days after she died Metro
    A devoted mum arranged for a box of presents to be delivered to her son for his 30th birthday – ten days after she died. Carol Donnan, 55, passed away just 29 days after she was diagnosed with stage four stomach cancer. But predicting she wouldn’t live to see her son Kevin’s 30th birthday, devoted mum carefully collected and wrapped a box of her son Kevin’s favourite things. Carol Donnan, 55, passed away just 29 days after she was diagnosed with stage four stomach cancer (Picture: SWNS) She arranged for them to be delivered to him and student Kevin said ... more
  • 4 weeks ‘Neo-Nazi prisoner battered Muslim inmate for spreading rumors about him being racist’ Metro -World
    A prisoner with links to Neo-Nazi group the Aryan Brotherhood beat-up a Muslim inmate for spreading rumors he was racist, police say. Michael Mathis, 24, reportedly knocked-out Abdul Yamobi, 54, in December 2018 after confronting him ‘for spreading bad rumors about him being in the Aryan Brotherhood.’ Mathis, who is being held at Boone County Jail in Indiana, further claims he attacked Yamobi after his alleged victim punched him in the neck. Neo-Nazi prisoner Michael Mathis, left, allegedly attacked Muslim inmate Abdul Yamobi, right, because he was upset when the latter accused him of being racist (Pictures: Boone County Jail) ... more
  • 4 weeks Pete Davidson was forced to foot Kanye and Timothee Chalamet’s dinner bill Metro -10Ment
    Poor Pete (Picture: @KimKardashian) Ahh, to be the who’s who of Hollywood. Pete Davidsons spot on Saturday Night Live has elevated him on the Hollywood social ladder – but it’s not without its setbacks – and this one came in the form of Kanye West joining him and Kid Cudi for a spot of expensive sushi. The comedian, whose high profile romance with Ariana Grande and now Kate Beckinsale is the talk of the town, recently revealed that even the rich aren’t exempt from the awkward ‘who pays?’ moment of a group dinner. How does everyone in Hollywood know each ... more
  • 4 weeks Elon Musk unleashes graphic image of his massive red hot inflamed rocket Metro -Tech
    Elon Musk has treated the world to a graphic look at his large and undeniably impressive rocket glowing vivid red. His firm SpaceX released a graphical representation of the Starship, which was once known as the ‘Big F****** Rocket’ and is designed to take astronauts to Mars. It was produced for the magazine April 2019 issue of Popular Mechanics and show Musk’s mighty vessel entering Earth’s atmosphere and becoming rather inflamed in the process. Starship is going to be reusable and capable of making return trips from Earth to space. The latest rendering of Elon Musk’s Starship, pictured glowing red ... more
  • 4 weeks England bowler David Willey pulls out of IPL 2019 for family reasons Metro -Sport
    David Willey has pulled out of the 2019 Indian Premier League (Picture: Getty) England bowler David Willey has pulled out of the 2019 Indian Premier League for family reasons. The 29-year-old, a regular in England’s one-day team over the past two years, was due to play for last year’s champions Chennai Super Kings. His arrival at the tournament was delayed because of the late birth of his second child and he has decided to remain in England to support his wife, Carolynne. Willey said: ‘Unfortunately, due to family reasons I’ve had to pull out of the IPL. Chennai were very ... more
  • 4 weeks Keith Flint’s wife Mayumi Kai looks emotional as she arrives at The Prodigy star’s funeral Metro -10Ment
    Keith Flint’s wife Mayumi Kai arrives at his funeral (Picture: Rex) Keith Flint’s wife, Mayumi Kai, has arrived to pay her respects at his funeral. The Prodigy star died at his home on 4 March, aged 49. And his widow was among those arriving at St Mary’s Church, in Essex, on Friday, to say a final goodbye to the musician. She looked emotional as she made her way into the funeral, clasping her hands to her face as she was met by mourners outside. Keith Flint died, aged 49 (Picture: PA) Mayumi looked emotional as she made her way into ... more
  • 4 weeks Kimora Lee Simmons’s daughter got into Harvard – and she couldn’t resist throwing shade at Lori Loughlin Metro -10Ment
    Kimora Lee Simmons throws shade at Lori Loughlin as daughter gets into Harvard. (Picture: Getty) Kimora Lee Simmon’s daughter is going to Harvard – at just 16. The model, reality star and Baby Phat designer took to Instagram to announce the exciting news that Aoki Lee – who she shares with ex-husband Russell Lee – would be attending the illustrious institution. In the video, her nine-year-old son Kenzo Lee is seen reading from his older sister’s admission letter as Aoki beams.
  • 4 weeks Maurizio Sarri admits Callum Hudson-Odoi struggled for England before Chelsea star switched positions Metro -Sport
    Callum Hudson-Odoi’s favoured role is on the left flank, says Maurizio Sarri (BPI/REX) Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri admits he only watched Callum Hudson-Odoi for 20 minutes during the international break and claims the 18-year-old struggled to impress on England’s right wing but improved once he had switched to the opposite flank. Hudson-Odoi was given a 20-minute cameo for his senior debut as he came on as a second-half substitute in England’s 5-0 win over Czech Republic last Friday. The 18-year-old was then given his first senior start as England ran out 5-1 winners over Montenegro on Monday evening. Hudson-Odoi was one ... more
  • 4 weeks Backlash after BBC Question Time asks if LGBT school lessons are ‘morally right’ Metro
    BBC Question time has come under fire for asking viewers last night if it is ‘morally right’ to teach children about LGBT+ issues. The issue was debated a day after MPs voted in favour of LGBT+ inclusive guidance for Relationship and Sex Education at school by a majority of 538 to 21. Audience members weren’t happy with how the question was framed, with host Fiona Bruce saying: ‘I can hear all sorts of sounds coming from the audience here.’ Question Time host Fiona Bruce sensed tension in the audience over the question (Picture: BBC) People hit back online too, with ... more
  • 4 weeks England captain Joe Root joins South Africa hero AB de Villiers in calling for clarity over ‘Mankads’ after IPL storm Metro -Sport
    England Test captain Joe Root (Picture: Getty) England captain Joe Root has joined AB de Villiers in calling for clarity over controversial ‘Mankad’ dismissals. Kings XI Punjab’s victory over Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League on Monday was overshadowed by Ravinchandran Ashwin’s dismissal of Jos Buttler. Pausing in his delivery stride, Ashwin watched Buttler creep out of his crease while backing up and removed the bails to run the England star out. In the wake of the incident, South African legend De Villiers called on the authorities to clarify Law 41.16 which relates to the ‘Mankad’ dismissal. AB de ... more
  • 4 weeks Spill it: What a 22-year-old student drinks in a week Metro -LS
    (Picture: Getty) Spill it is the series where we get people to anonymously tell us about their drinking habits. We’re talking to men and women from all over the UK – unless anyone volunteers from abroad in which case we’re going international – about how much they really drink. Not how much they tell their doctor they drink, or a rough guesstimate, but the unvarnished boozy truth. This week we’re hearing from Gabrielle (not her real name) who is a 22-year-old student, who lives in central London. Friday  I had a heavy Thursday night so I don’t get up until ... more
  • 4 weeks Grenfell fraudster ‘couldn’t prove he lived in tower’ due to ‘top secret’ job Metro
    A Grenfell fraudster who claimed he couldn’t say where he lived in the tower because he had a ‘top secret’ government job has been jailed. Moses Ettiene, 49, pocketed nearly £50,000 meant for Grenfell Tower survivors and gave a flat number that didn’t exist before trying to cover it up by claiming he was an undercover government researcher. Ettiene, from Southall in west London, was sentenced to five years at Isleworth Crown Court on Thursday after being convicted of one count of fraud. Moses Ettiene has been locked up for five years (Picture: PA) Some 72 people and a stillborn ... more
  • 4 weeks Brexit: What happens next now Theresa May has lost the vote? Metro
    The Brexit crisis reached another low today after Theresa May lost her gamble on winning a third vote on her deal. A win for the Prime Minister would have meant that the UK would have left the bloc on May 22nd. However failure now means there are several potential options – but the clock is ticking on a two week deadline set by Europe. Will Theresa May still stand down after her third defeat? (Picture: EPA) The EU has said Mrs May now needs to come back to them with something substantially different in order to prevent crashing out without ... more
  • 4 weeks If you’re bored of your denim, why not get this £3,025 skirt made of jeans waistbands? Metro -LS
    (Picture: SSENSE) We live in the age of opportunity. Once upon a time we could only select either skinny or flared. Now our denim wardrobe is wide open and full of possibility. You can buy jeans covered in fake dirt, denim panties, and even jeans that barely qualify as a pair of trousers. But if even these options fill you with ennui, don’t panic, for now there is an even more out-there upgrade on your standard denim. Behold Junya Watanabe’s Indigo Denim Mix Panelled Skirt. For the bargain price of £3,025, you can be the proud wearer of a skirt ... more
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