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  • 1 day Wife hid £600,000 from husband by giving it to builder who then fled Metro
    Sarah Byrne had thought she and husband Tony were divorcing (Picture: Champion News) A housewife who gave her ‘friendly’ builder £6000,000 in an attempt to hide it from her husband has been forced to take legal action to get the money back. Sarah Byrne, 47, had received £1,000,000 in inheritance from her father’s business and decided to conceal the money from her partner Tony as she was planning on divorcing him. She transferred a lump sum to Stephen Howie, 58, who the couple had got to know while considering to build an extension on their home. But one month later ... more
  • 1 day Eugenia Cooney has ‘overcome demons’ as she returns to YouTube after emotional Shane Dawson video Metro -10Ment
    She’s received an outpouring of love and support (Picture: YouTube/Shane Dawson) Eugenia Cooney has revealed she’s overcome her demons as she returns to YouTube after being featured in Shane Dawson’s emotional new YouTube video. The YouTube star, who has been taking a break from social media to focus on her health, thanked fans for their support after the video was released. ‘Thank you guys so so much for being so kind and positive towards me,’ the 24-year-old wrote. ‘It’s been a really difficult year and it’s a hard journey, but if I can overcome my demons, know that you can ... more
  • 1 day Shocking CCTV shows teen knocked unconscious for telling man: ‘I’m not interested’ Metro
  • 1 day Kendall Jenner strips completely naked for new photoshoot as she shuts down dating rumours Metro -10Ment
    Kendall Jenner sent fans into meltdown with her latest Instagram post (Picture: Getty) Kendall Jenner has stripped completely naked for her latest photoshoot, and we are totally not worthy of her. Taking to Instagram, the 23-year-old sent everyone into meltdown as she shared a black-and-white snap of herself – taken by photographer Mert Alas – with just a little black bar over her nipple. ‘W/ @mertalas,’ she captioned the shot, adding a heart emoji for good measure. Fans were quite clearly impressed with the upload, which has amassed a casual 5.4million likes at the time of writing – and more ... more
  • 1 day Jessica Alba regrets at least two of her tattoos, including her ‘tramp stamp’ Metro -10Ment
    Jessica Alba regrets at least two of her tattoos. (Pictures: REX) While getting a tattoo can be an exciting addition to your body, bringing an extra layer to your personal style, over time you might just grow to despise your once coveted ink. This is a lesson poor Jessica Alba had to learn the hard way after getting a ‘tramp stamp’ and a neck tattoo earlier in life. In an interview with Refinery29, the 38-year-old actress said: ‘I regret one of them… maybe two.’ Jessica has been lasering off her neck tattoo (Picture: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic) Despite now disliking a couple ... more
  • 1 day Taron Egerton geeks out about Mark Hamill as first reviews for Netflix’s Dark Crystal come in Metro -10Ment
    Taron was over the moon to be on a panel with his hero (Picture: Getty Images) Taron Egerton showed his fangirl side at San Diego Comic Con as he geeked out over hero Mark Hamill while hosting the panel for Netflix’s Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance. So cute! ‘Mark was in my first role in Kingsman: The Secret Service. We sadly never met and I was heartbroken because…it’s Luke f***ing Skywalker!’ the Rocketman star laughed. Speaking directly to Mark, the 29-year-old added: ‘From a young age, as you are for so many girls and boys the world over, you’re a ... more
  • 1 day What was Alec Utgoff in before he played Alexei in Stranger things? Metro -10Ment
    Sweet baby angel (Pictures: Netflix) If you’ve watched season 3 of Stranger Things, then chances are you fell in love with new character Alexei just like the rest of the world did. Alexei, played by Alec Utgoff, is a Russian scientist made to work on ‘The Key’ – machine that works as another portal to the Upside Down. As we (spoiler alert) continue to mourn his loss, here’s a quick look at what Alec Utgoff has been in before… Where have you seen Alec Utgoff before? Alec, a British actor who was born in Kiev, Ukraine, studied acting at the ... more
  • 1 day Avengers: Endgame originally saw Captain America decapitated by Thanos Metro -10Ment
    2014 Captain America would have met a grisly end (Picture: Marvel) Avengers: Endgame was pretty emotional, thanks to three of our OG heroes saying their goodbyes to the MCU. But it could have been even more devastating, and a hell of a lot more gruesome. The film’s writers revealed at San Diego Comic Con that an early iteration of Endgame saw Captain America (Chris Evans) beheaded by Thanos (Josh Brolin) – just in case Black Widow and Iron Man’s deaths weren’t shocking enough for you. Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely made the morbid confession during a panel in Hall H, ... more
  • 1 day Unai Emery orders Arsenal board to complete Dani Ceballos signing next week Metro -Sport
    Dani Ceballos is close to joining Arsenal on loan (BPI/REX) Unai Emery wants Arsenal to complete the signing of Dani Ceballos from Real Madrid next week, according to reports in Spain. The Gunners have been restricted this summer due to their £45 million transfer budget and have been frustrated in their efforts to land Wilfried Zaha from Crystal Palace. Emery also wants Arsenal to sign a new central midfielder following the departure of Aaron Ramsey to Juventus. Earlier this week, reports claimed that Arsenal are on the verge of signing Ceballos after Unai Emery convinced the midfielder to join the club ... more
  • 1 day The Walking Dead Rick Grimes movies will now be released in cinemas Metro -10Ment
  • 1 day What is the anaconda sex position Chris from Love Island says is his favourite? Metro -LS
  • 1 day Steve Bruce sends message to Manchester United over Sean Longstaff transfer Metro -Sport
    Sean Longstaff is valued at £50m by Newcastle (Picture: Getty) Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce says he wants to keep Sean Longstaff at the club next season, despite interest from Manchester United. The Red Devils have identified the 21-year-old as a replacement for Ander Herrera and had hoped to pull off a deal worth around £20m. However, Ed Woodward was stunned in negotiations with the Magpies when they demanded £50m for the midfielder, who has made just eight appearances in the Premier League. United have not given up hope of talking Newcastle down from their valuation but Bruce, who was ... more
  • 1 day Moon landing 50th anniversary: What was Apollo 11 and how did Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins make history? Metro -Tech
    Neil Armstrong steps into history July 20, 1969 by leaving the first human footprint on the surface of the moon. (NASA/Newsmakers) Fifty years ago today, Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the moon. His immortal line: ‘That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,’ have been etched into the history books as permanently as his bootprint on the dusty surface of the Sea of Tranquillity. Armstrong was joined by Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin on the lunar surface whilst Michael Collins, the third member of Nasa’s Apollo 11 mission orbited above. After two hours on ... more
  • 1 day Strong Women: ‘Not being able to breastfeed doesn’t make me a failure as a mother’ Metro -LS
    Strong Women is a weekly series that champions diversity in the world of fitness and sport. Women come in all shapes and sizes and every single one of them can be fit and strong, regardless of how they look. This series shines a spotlight on women of all ages, sizes, ethnicities and abilities – who are proving that there is no one way to be fit, strong and love your body. We are deep into a fantastic summer of women’s sport, so now is the ideal time to embrace being active – and our Strong Women are the perfect inspiration. ... more
  • 1 day Trisha Paytas reveals she dated 84-year-old when she was 19 as YouTuber Big Brother series launches Metro -10Ment
    Trisha held nothing back (Picture: YouTube/KianandJC) YouTubers and Big Brother – it seems like a match made in heaven, right? Kian Lawley and JC Caylen definitely seem to think so as they lhave aunched new series The Reality House. The new series sees 13 YouTubers living in a house together Big Brother style, being eliminated one by one until someone is left to win the $25,000 (£19,000) prize money. And the series was off to a chaotic beginning as Trisha Paytas, who appeared on the 2017 edition of Celebrity Big Brother, decided to start spilling secrets. ‘The oldest guy I ... more
  • 1 day Love Island recap: Amber Gill is our hero as she ruins ex Michael Griffiths’ night Metro -10Ment
    Sublime (Picture: ITV) Oh, how the mighty have fallen in the Love Island villa. Michael Griffiths was previously one of the favourites to take the £50,000 prize with then-partner Amber Gill. Then he went to Casa Amor, decided there was a multitude of issues in his seemingly issue-free relationship and decided to dump Amber for Joanna Chimonides. But following Joanna’s exit and the Scouse fireman conveniently deciding he still liked Amber, Michael got his just desserts last night when Amber made a shock decision during last night’s recoupling and had the nation stanning hard. If you missed last night’s glorious ... more
  • 1 day Real Madrid star Marcelo says Eden Hazard is not better than Neymar Metro -Sport
    Eden Hazard is impressing in Real Madrid’s training sessions (Getty Images) Marcelo believes his new Real Madrid teammate Eden Hazard is not better than Neymar. Hazard is Madrid’s marquee signing this summer after he joined from Chelsea in a deal which could eventually be worth up to £130 million. The Belgium international is already impressing in Madrid’s pre-season training sessions and looks set to become a key man for Zinedine Zidane ahead of the upcoming campaign. But Marcelo feels his Brazil teammate Neymar, who is looking to leave Paris Saint-Germain this summer, has the edge over Hazard.
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  • 1 day G-Eazy calls A$AP Rocky arrest example of white privilege as rapper held in Swedish prison Metro -10Ment
    A$AP Rocky is being held in jail in Sweden (Picture: Getty) A$AP Rocky is currently being held in jail in Sweden, after a fight with two men he claimed were harassing him. And G-Eazy has joined the string of celebrities blasting the situation, demanding justice for the 30-year-old. The No Limit rapper was arrested in Sweden himself last year, after he was found with cocaine and got into a fight with a bouncer – but was released from jail just a day and a half later. Taking to Instagram, he shared a screenshot of an article comparing their arrests, with ... more
  • 1 day Mauricio Pochettino breaks silence on Christian Eriksen’s future amid Man Utd links Metro -Sport
    Christian Eriksen wants to leave Tottenham (Picture: Getty) Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino admits it’s ‘difficult’ to discuss Christian Eriksen’s desire to leave the club but insists the Dane has a future in north London. The playmaker revealed he wanted to leave the club shortly after Spurs’ 2-0 defeat in the Champions League final to Liverpool in June. Eriksen, 27, has 12 months to run on his deal at Spurs and is likely to leave on a free transfer next summer should he fail to be granted a move this summer. The former Ajax man has been training alone in Singapore ... more
  • 1 day Cassius Chaney knocks heavyweight Joel Caudle out of the ring in brutal first-round TKO Metro -Sport
    Joel Caudle was sent flying out of the ring after an uppercut from Cassius Chaney (Top Rank) American heavyweight Cassius Chaney knocked Joel Caudle out of the ring in a brutal first-round TKO victory. Chaney, a 32-year-old heavyweight with a record of 16 wins and no defeats, needed less than three minutes to see off Caudle at the MGM National Harbor in Maryland on Friday night. From the opening bell, Chaney’s power was too much for Caudle to deal with and although the fight was scheduled for eight rounds, it was clear that the contest would not be going the ... more
  • 1 day How to explain depression to people who don’t understand it Metro -LS
    How do you explain depression to someone who hasn’t experienced it? (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk) Anyone who has depression will be the first to tell you it’s an absolute hoot. A LOL-riot. A gala of pleasure. A carnival of tomfoolery. A fun jamboree! Realistically… not so much. If you’re friends with someone who’s suffering then they probably find it pretty difficult to talk about it at all, let alone explain what it’s actually like to live with. Even more confusingly for anyone who’s never experienced it themselves, it affects every sufferer completely differently and at different levels of intensity. ... more
  • 1 day Labour shadow minister quits criticising party’s ‘lack of tolerance’ Metro
    Labour MP Gloria De Piero has announced her resignation as she cannot stand the ‘lack of tolerance’ (Picture: PA) Labour’s shadow justice minister Gloria De Piero has stood down from her frontbench post and hit out at her party’s lack of ‘tolerance’. The politician, who has represented Ashfield for nine years, said it was ‘the greatest honour of my life’ to serve the Nottinghamshire constituency. But she added she will not run in the next general election. Her move comes as Jeremy Corbyn faces repeated claims that he has not done enough to root out anti-Semitism among some party members. ... more
  • 1 day Dating in the countryside takes an acquired sense of humour Metro -LS
    Love, Or Something Like It In Love, Or Something Like It, our new Metro.co.uk series, we’re on a quest to find true love. Covering everything from mating, dating and procreating to lust and loss, we’ll be looking at what love is and how to find it in the present day. In the crowded members’ bar of an agricultural show I was ducking behind my drunk friend, fighting to explain to her why I needed to hide. Across the dance floor, beer in hand, stood a man with whom I had spent a tedious ... more
  • 1 day Meet the Games Makers: ‘I was born to play sport – it’s in my blood!’ Metro -LS
    The national sports day encourages everyone to get active (Picture: Getty) Games Makers are the incredible volunteers that will help to facilitate the nation’s biggest annual sports day this summer. Led by Team GB – the national fitness event will take place on the 24th August and will feature a wide range of free and fun activities to get people of all ages and abilities active. But it wouldn’t happen without the help of the Games Makers – dedicated fitness enthusiasts who will be sacrificing their time to make the day as brilliant and inclusive as possible. We spoke to ... more
  • 1 day Jurgen Klopp singles out Yasser Larouci for his display vs Jadon Sancho in Liverpool’s defeat to Dortmund Metro -Sport
    Jadon Sancho played as Borussia Dortmund beat Liverpool in Indiana (AMA/Getty Images) Jurgen Klopp has praised Yasser Larouci for his performance against Jadon Sancho in Liverpool’s pre-season friendly defeat to Borussia Dortmund. The European champions were beaten 3-2 in Indiana on Friday night in the first match of their pre-season tour of the United States. Harry Wilson cancelled out Paco Alcacer’s early opener but Liverpool took a 3-1 lead in the second half through Thomas Delaney and Jacob Bruun Larsen. Rhian Brewster scored a penalty with 15 minutes remaining but Liverpool were unable to find the equaliser. After the match, ... more
  • 1 day The kissing disease: What are the signs and symptoms you have glandular fever? Metro -LS
    The signs and symptoms you could have glandular fever (Picture: Getty) Sore throats are common – but what if there’s something else causing your throat to hurt, such as glandular fever? Glandular fever, or infectious mononucleosis, is a common infection among teenagers and young adults, and is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), which is a highly contagious herpes virus. But no – before you start to worry – it is not the same as genital herpes. It is not a sexually transmitted disease. EBV is actually thought to be present in 90% to 95% of people worldwide, and does ... more
  • 1 day Zlatan Ibrahimovic tells LAFC coach to ‘Go home, you little bitch’ after LA Galaxy hat-trick Metro -Sport
    Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a hat-trick to down LAFC (Picture: Getty) Zlatan Ibrahimovic told a member of LAFC’s coaching staff to ‘Go home, you little bitch’ after his hat-trick gave LA Galaxy a 3-2 win against their city rivals. The build-up to the ‘El Trafico’ was dominated by Ibrahimovic’s taunting of LAFC star Carlos Vela with the Swede mocking the Mexican for playing in MLS during his peak years. Vela leads the race for the MLS golden boot and opened the scoring at the Dignity Health Sports Park. However, Zlatan soon took charge and scored a memorable hat-trick before Vela scored ... more
  • 1 day World’s biggest unicorn is on its way to Australia, but the little ones can kill you Metro -LS
    Unicornzilla is on its way to Oz (Picture: @inflatableisland) In the modern age, the word ‘unicorn’ has become synonymous with rarity. The word has taken on its own meaning in the realm of $1 billion start-ups, polyamory, and beyond. So ready yourself for the unicorn of unicorns, the rarest being of them all. The largest inflatable unicorn in the world is heading to Australia. Its name is Unicornzilla. The beast is 15 metres tall, with a bouncy back for aspiring trampoliners and a sloping tail for a summer splash. According to theunicornzilla.com, the unicorn will be the star of a ... more
  • 1 day Mum leaves sweet note in toilets offering mums baby wipes for if they’ve run out Metro -LS
    The sweet note was found on a baby changing table (Picture: Facebook) A kind woman’s gesture has gone viral after she left a note and babywipes on a public changing room table for another mother to find. The note and wipes were found by Tiffany Daniels at a Chili’s restaurant in Tennesee on Saturday. She’d taken her young daughter to the bathroom to change her nappy when she found the wipes. At first, Tiffany thought the wipes had been left behind by accident, but then she found a note. The note left by the kind mum (Picture: Facebook) The note ... more
  • 1 day Met Police targeted by hackers who tweeted ‘f**k the police’ Metro
    The hackers posted tweets and press releases (Picture: Twitter) Twitter users were left stunned last night after the Met Police’s social media accounts and website were apparently targeted by hackers. Press releases and tweets published by the hackers called for the release of drill rap artist Digga D and mocked those who might be trying to contact the Force. One post read: ‘FREE DIGGA D ON FOENEM GANG’, while another said: ‘What are you gonna do phone the police?’ Others messages included: ‘F**K THE POLICE FREE DA GANG’, ‘We are the police… Cal and Dylan are gay’ and ‘no comment ... more
  • 1 day Stunning 64-year-old woman says she’s always mistaken for her daughter’s sister Metro -LS
    Angela is always being chatted up by younger men (Picture: MDWfeatures / Angela Paul) A mum in her sixties says she is constantly getting mistaken for her daughter’s sister – who is half her age. 64-year-old model and relationship coach Angela Paul, from Bradford, started taking care of her health in her twenties after she was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus, a long-term condition which causes inflammation in the joints, skin and other organs. Angela decided to start taking better care of her health, and her lifestyle helped stop her symptoms without using medication. Instead, she meditated, exercised and followed ... more
  • 1 day The moon landing would have been impossible to fake, and here’s why Metro -World
    It’s been half a century since the magnificent Apollo 11 moon landing, yet many people still don’t believe it actually happened. Conspiracy theories about the event dating back to the 1970s are in fact more popular than ever. A common theory is that film director Stanley Kubrick helped NASA fake the historic footage of its six successful moon landings. But would it really have been possible to do that with the technology available at the time? I’m not a space travel expert, an engineer or a scientist. I am a filmmaker and lecturer in film post-production, and – while I ... more
  • 1 day UK vows ‘serious consequences’ after armed Iranian forces seize oil tanker in Gulf Metro -World
    Iran has seized a British oil tanker as it passed through international waters The UK has warned of ‘serious consequences’ after Iran seized a British oil tanker in the Gulf. It is a major escalation of tensions in the volatile region, which the Government has said is ‘unacceptable.’ On Friday, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard launched a guerrilla-style attack to confiscate the Stena Impero as it passed through international waters in the Strait of Hormuz. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the tanker was surrounded by four vessels and a helicopter as it approached Iranian waters around 5.30pm. Reports this morning said ... more
  • 1 day Maisie Williams shuts down Game Of Thrones theory about how Arya Stark killed Night King Metro -10Ment
    Arya Stark has shut down a theory about how she killed the Night King (Picture: HBO)Game Of Thrones fans will know that Arya Stark killed the feared Night King by stabbing him with Valryian steel in the Battle of Winterfell. While some viewers praised the fact that the littlest Stark slayed Westeros’ biggest threat, some felt Jon Snow was robbed of the final blow after seasons of taking out White Walkers. Hence the theory that when Jon screamed at an undead dragon, he was in fact, intentionally distracting the Viserion in order to let Arya go by and do her ... more
  • 1 day Khloe Kardashian channels The Lion King as she cradles True in adorable throwback snap Metro -10Ment
    Khloe Kardashian had a Lion King moment with her daughter True (Picture: Instagram) Khloe Kardashian has shared her very own Lion King moment with daughter True and it’s the purest thing in the world. The reality star channeled Mufasa and Simba’s magical scene in a sweet Instagram snap that showed her holding the one-year-old above her head against a sunset backdrop. The 35-year-old grinned adoringly at her tot, who seemed to be loving life up in the air as she smiled back. If you reckon True looks a bit small in the photo, that’s because Khloe shared a throwback from ... more
  • 1 day Liz Hurley’s son Damian, 17, wins legal battle against grandfather over his inheritance Metro -10Ment
    Damian Hurley has won a legal battle against his grandfather who tried to cut him out of his inheritance (Picture: AFP) Elizabeth Hurley’s son Damian has won a legal battle against his multi-millionaire grandfather over his inheritance. Dr Peter Bing tried to stop Damian, whose father is American businessman Steve Bing, from gaining access to his fortune because he was born out of wedlock. But an LA judge ruled this week that Damian is a rightful beneficiary of the family trust. Dr Bing claimed that Steve, 54, has ‘never met’ Damian – who’s paving a career as a model – ... more
  • 1 day Maisie Williams is keen for Game Of Thrones spin-off if costumes are easy to get into Metro -10Ment
    Maisie Williams has one condition for joining a Game Of Thrones spin-off (Picture: FilmMagic) Maisie Williams has revealed the one thing that would convince her to take part in a Game Of Thrones spin-off. Spoiler – it’s a very minor condition. And also fashion-related. The 22-year-old said she would return as Arya Stark in a project further down the line if the costumes are easier to get into. Fair enough. We can barely get out of our pyjamas in the morning, let alone grapple with all the lace-up, leathery outfits Arya had to rock. She’s sick of Arya Stark’s complicated ... more
  • 1 day YouTuber Shane Dawson talks to Eugenia Cooney about her eating disorder and rehab stint Metro -10Ment
    Shane Dawson talked to Eugenia Cooney about her disorder (Picture: Instagram) Shane Dawson has returned to YouTube with an hour-long video talking to Eugenia Cooney about her eating disorder and rehab stint. Fellow vlogger Eugenia, who announced in February that she was getting help, acknowledged that she had a disorder in Shane’s clip, which is titled The Return Of Eugenia Cooney. The US star revealed that, after years of denial, she went to rehab where her eating habits were monitored and she had regular sessions with a therapist. ‘I was dealing with an eating disorder. There would be times when ... more
  • 1 day Weekend Hot Topic, part 1: Longest-running video game franchises Metro -10Ment
    How long have you been playing Mario games? GameCentral readers reveal the video game series they’ve been fans of the longest, from Street Fighter to Castlevania. The subject for this weekend’s Inbox was suggested by reader Gannet, who asked what series you have the longest history with and whether you consider yourself a long-time fan of the series and always try to play a new one when it comes out. Given how many long some franchises have been going on now there were plenty of different answers, although the most popular by a long way were Mario, Zelda, and Resident ... more
  • 1 day What I hope Bethesda’s Starfield will be – Reader’s Feature Metro -10Ment
    Starfield – what do you think it’ll be? A reader offers his hopes and theories on what Bethesda’s mysterious sci-fi game might be and how it would differ from Fallout and Skyrim. Thanks to Fallout 76 Bethesda are not in a good place right now. Their reputation is at an all time low and while Doom Eternal looks promising that’s more of an id Software game. In fact, all their best games now, and in the future, seem to be from studios other than their main one called Bethesda Game Studios – the one led by Todd Howard. I would ... more
  • 1 day 10 top games that must be on a Sega Saturn Mini – Reader’s Feature Metro -10Ment
    Sega Saturn – it has more classics than you might think A reader embraces the idea of Sega creating a mini console version of the Saturn and lays out the games he thinks must be included. With the Mega Drive Mini looking surprisingly impressive I have been eagerly following all the fan speculation about doing the same idea with the Sega Saturn. Although it’s true the console was surprisingly successful in Japan I don’t have a lot of hope for it happening for four good reasons: 1) it’ll be difficult to do because of the emulation, 2) Sega has lost ... more
  • 2 days First clip of Rick and Morty season 4 features ‘ominous’ beeping app as the mad scientist is nowhere to be seen Metro -10Ment
    Guys, it’s here: A first look clip of Rick and Morty season four has dropped. It’s been two years since season three ended in 2017 and Mr Poopybutthole claimed that it will be a long wait until season four. Well, he was right but finally, thanks to some Comic-Con finessing, the show seems to be one step closer to its return, as it’s expected to drop in November. The new clip has Morty and his father grappling with Glootie, an alien app developer voiced by Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi. The clip was released at the Rick and Morty ... more
  • 2 days Anti-female genital mutilation campaigners call for subject to be taught in primary schools Metro
    Activist Ifrah Ahmed launches #MeTooFGM, a worldwide social media campaign against female genital mutilation (Picture: PA) Anti-female genital mutilation activists are calling for primary schools to start teaching pupils about the brutal procedure. The new relationships and health education curriculum will be introduced next year with FGM becoming a compulsory topic for secondary school students. But FGM campaigners worry that for some vulnerable girls at risk of the practice, the lessons will come too late. Most girls who are subjected to mutilation undergo the practice before they are 10 years old, according to the National FGM Centre’s research. The process, ... more
  • 2 days Driver reaches out of car to smash bus with sledgehammer Metro
    The man was caught on camera smashing up a nearby bus (Picture: Ben Lack Photography Ltd) A driver has been caught on camera launching an attack on a nearby bus by leaning out of a car window and smashing the windscreen with a sledgehammer. It is believed he is now on the run after fleeing the scene, before launching the attack on Abbeydale Road, Sheffield, at around 3pm. Footage shared on social media shows the man coming to a stop in a black car in the lane next to a bus. He suddenly starts waving the sledgehammer out the window ... more
  • 2 days 21 Bridges: Chadwick Boseman hunts down police killers in new trailer and it’s unbelievably tense Metro -10Ment
  • 2 days Frank Lampard says Chelsea must aim to win the Premier League in his first season as manager Metro -Sport
    Frank Lampard has high hopes for his first season as Chelsea boss (Picture: Getty Images) Frank Lampard is aware that he has a huge task on his hands as Chelsea manager, but insists that his side will be aiming to win the Premier League title this season. The Blues legend is taking charge of a top flight team for the first time after just one year at Derby amounting to his experience in management so far. It is a tricky situation that Lampard is taking over, with Chelsea under a transfer ban, meaning he has to work with the squad ... more
  • 2 days Bradley Cooper picks up daughter from Irina Shayk’s house following ‘shared custody agreement’ Metro -10Ment
    He seemed to be enjoying his time with Lea (Picture: Backgrid) Bradley Cooper was looking like a chilled dad as he picked up his daughter Lea De Seine for some quality father-daughter time. Following reports that he has agreed to share custody with ex-girlfriend Irina Shayk, the actor seemed relaxed and completely in his element as he cuddled his daughter in one arm, carried a pink Minnie Mouse tote bag and a lugged a large white suitcase with the other. Super-dad for sure. Lea looked adorable in a yellow dress and carried a cute little leopard print purse daintily on ... more
  • 2 days Dad claims Apple watch ‘saved his life’ after it detected heart condition Metro
    Paul Hutton credits the Apple watch with saving his life (Picture: Triangle) A dad-of-three had heart surgery after an Apple watch detected a condition he never knew he had. As a technology journalist, Paul Hutton, 48, decided to buy the watch to try out the new gadget. But when it kept warning him of a resting heart rate below 40 beats a minute, he took himself to the doctor. A healthy adult should have a resting heart rate of around 60-100 beats a minute. Doctors diagnosed him with ventricular bigeminy – meaning that every other heart beat was significantly weaker ... more
  • 2 days Tottenham offer to more than double Christian Eriksen’s wages to tempt him to stay Metro -Sport
    Christian Eriksen is being offered a lot of cash to stay at Tottenham (Picture: Getty Images) Christian Eriksen has been offered a huge new contract by Tottenham Hotspur as they attempt to keep hold of the midfielder who is considering a move away from north London. The 27-year-old has one year left on his current deal and has openly said that he is open to a new challenge, with Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus all reportedly interested in his services. However, he also said that it must be a step up and if the right offer does not come in ... more
  • 2 days The Russo brothers will produce Battle Of The Planets movie and we’re very excited about it Metro -10Ment
    The Russo brothers are hosting a panel (Picture: Rich Polk/Getty Images for IMDb) The Russo brothers are working on a live-action adaptation of the animated series Battle Of The Planets and we’re very, very excited about it. Joe and Anthony Russo will be producing and possibly directing the film (or films? We’re already dreaming up a franchise) of the series, they announced at Comic Con in San Diego on Friday. For all you laymen who aren’t in the know, Battle Of The Planets is a series that ran from 1978 to 1985 and itself is an Americanized version of the ... more
  • 2 days Arsenal boss Unai Emery explains how he’ll get the best out of Mesut Ozil this season Metro -Sport
    Mesut Ozil could still be a key player for Arsenal this season (Picture: Arsenal FC via Getty Images) Unai Emery has a plan to get the best out of Mesut Ozil this season as it seems like the playmaker is going to stay at Arsenal for the foreseeable future. The Germany international has had an inconsistent time in recent seasons with the Gunners and was often a bit-part player under Emery in his first campaign as manager. He has had injury concerns with his back and knee, and has often struggled to win over fans at the Emirates. Being the ... more
  • 2 days Love Island’s Olivia Attwood could be joining footballer beau on The Only Way Is Essex Metro -10Ment
    Olivia could be joining her footballer boyfriend on the show (Picture: Rex) Former Love Island star Olivia Atwood may have got a promotion of sorts, as she revealed she may be joining the cast of The Only Way Is Essex. The 28-year-old made a popular cameo alongside footballer boyfriend Bradley Deck back in April, when she was seen attending an Easter-themed garden party on the reality TV show. Viewers were delighted by her performance and fiery nature, so much so the reality star has teased that she might join the cast, along with her beau. ‘Conversations are on-going. It is ... more
  • 2 days Dean Henderson set for new Manchester United contract and loan switch to Sheffield United Metro -Sport
    Dean Henderson appeared for England at the UEFA U-21 Championship this summer (Picture: Getty Images) Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson is set to sign a new contract with the club and immediately head out on loan again. The 22-year-old is highly thought of at Old Trafford and the Red Devils are keen to see him commit his future to the club and potential replace David De Gea as number one in the long-term. However, the Spaniard is still first choice between the sticks, so they are happy for him to go back out on loan to Sheffield United, as he ... more
  • 2 days Donald Trump vows to help get A$AP Rocky ‘home soon’ as rapper is held in Sweden Metro -10Ment
    Donald Trump has promised to step in to help get A$AP Rocky home from Sweden (Picture: AP, Rex) President Donald Trump has assured fans of A$AP Rocky that he is doing everything in his power to get the rapper home from Sweden, where he is currently being held by police. Speaking at a press conference on Friday, he confirmed that he is speaking to Swedish authorities to try and get A$AP released after his wife Melania Trump asked him to step in. He told reporters: ‘A$AP Rocky is a situation in Sweden. ‘Sweden’s a great country and they’re friends of ... more
  • 2 days Ant McPartlin looks sombre as he gets back behind the wheel after 15-month driving ban Metro -10Ment
    Ant McPartlin seen driving after 15-month driving ban came to an end (Picture: Splash) Ant McPartlin has been pictured back behind the wheel of his car after his driving ban was lifted. The 43-year-old TV presenter looked sombre as he left a driveway in the front seat of his Range Rover, as girlfriend Anne-Marie Corbett sat in the passenger seat. The pair were out looking for new properties in London. Ant was handed a 20-month ban by magistrates last year, along with an £86,000 fine, after he crashed his Mini while more than twice the legal limit in London on ... more
  • 2 days Killer who beat widow to death and left her to burn in house fire jailed for life Metro
    William Kydd, 54, has been jailed for life for the murder of Carole Harrison, 74 (Picture: Met Police) A murderer who fled on a ‘Boris Bike’ after killing a ‘friendly’ widow and setting her house on fire has been jailed for life. William Kydd, 54, attacked Carole Harrison, 74, at her home in Teddington before creating four separate blazes in her home. Police said that Kydd had shut all the internal doors, cutting off Ms Harrison’s escape as she would not have been able to open them as she suffered with severe arthritis. When firefighters forced their way into the ... more
  • 2 days The Walking Dead season 10 trailer teases Alpha’s vengeance and new romances Metro -10Ment
    The Walking Dead season 10 will see our heroes cross the Whisperer border, Negan and Aaron team up – and an epic confrontation between Alpha and Carol. The first trailer dropped on Friday at San Diego Comic Con during the show’s panel on Friday (19 July) with AMC releasing the first look at the new series which is the second under showrunner Angela Kang. In the trailer, we also saw Michonne and Ezekiel kiss, hinting that Ezekiel is moving on after his split from Carol. The show picks up after the season nine finale, which ended on a mysterious ... more
  • 2 days Rob Cross hoping Eastenders’ Phil Mitchell can inspire him to World Matchplay success Metro -Sport
    Rob Cross has looked to the East End for inspiration (Picture: Getty Images) Rob Cross is a really nice bloke, but that could all be about to change as he goes in search of more success on the oche. The 2018 world champion has had a good year so far, but is yet to win a title, falling just short in the UK Open and Premier League finals. Still ranked number two in the world, he is undoubtedly one of the most devastating forces on the oche, but he believes he needs to do more to make opponents quake in ... more
  • 2 days Danai Gurira confirms she will leave The Walking Dead after season 10 Metro -10Ment
    Danai has starred as Michonne for years (Picture: AMC) Danai Gurira has confirmed The Walking Dead season 10 will be her last. Danai has starred as Michonne in the series since its third season, but she told fans at San Diego Comic Con on Friday that ‘her heart will never leave’. ‘I can confirm this will be my final season on this amazing TV show as Michonne,’ she said. ‘I would just like to say that this has been one of the purest joys of my life to play this role and to be amongst these people and those who ... more
  • 2 days Puppy farm breeders ‘burned dead dogs in a van’ Metro
    The conditions of the farm were described as ‘absolutely disgraceful’ (Picture: SWNS) Two breeders who are thought to have owned Scotland’s largest puppy farm have been convicted of animal cruelty offences. Frank James, 53, from Banff, and Michelle Wood, 29, of Macduff, were found guilty on Friday of causing unnecessary suffering to dogs, ferrets and rabbits, said the Scottish SPCA. The animal charity said the conditions they found at the farm in Aberdeenshire were ‘absolutely disgraceful’, with the place effectively operating as a battery farm for puppies. They pair were convicted at Aberdeen Sheriff Court of failing to ensure the ... more
  • 2 days Kelly Brook has Marilyn moment after revealing Leonardo DiCaprio made her cancel flight to party Metro -10Ment
    Kelly was all smiles after her bombshell Leo confession (Picture: RUSHEN / BACKGRID) Kelly Brook was photographed almost having a Marilyn Monroe-esque moment in Leicester Square on Friday. The former model turned DJ was wearing a blue floral dress and pink cropped jacket when the wind lifted the skirt of the dress. The moment came after what can only be described as something out of our Titanic-era dreams when she dropped the best celeb anecdote – she once had to cancel her flight home from Miami because Leonardo DiCaprio wanted her and her model pals to party with him. She ... more
  • 2 days Michael van Gerwen looks for reasons behind poor form ahead of World Matchplay Darts Metro -Sport
    Michael van Gerwen has hit a slump in form ahead of the big trip to Blackpool (Picture: Getty Images) Michael van Gerwen is going through a rare slump in form, but he claims not to be worried heading into one of the biggest events of the year this weekend, the World Matchplay. The world number one has not won any of his last five tournaments, which would be no cause for concern for any mere mortal, but MVG operates on a divine level of darting prowess. MVG has not gone five events without lifting a trophy for nearly four years, ... more
  • 2 days SpongeBob SquarePants creator cameos in every single episode since 1999 and you probably had no idea Metro -10Ment
  • 2 days Pro-Brexit founder wins case against £20,000 EU referendum spending fine Metro
    Darren Grimes, founder of pro-Brexit campaign group BeLeave, has won an appeal against the Electoral Commission (Picture: PA) The founder of pro-Brexit campaign group BeLeave has won his appeal against a £20,000 fine imposed by the Electoral Commission. Darren Grimes, 25, was fined in 2018 after being accused of breaching spending rules during the EU referendum campaign. But he insisted he was ‘completely innocent’ of making false declarations in relation to a £680,000 donation to his BeLeave group from the main Vote Leave campaign. The Electoral Commission found that BeLeave spent more than £675,000 with Canadian data firm Aggregate IQ ... more
  • 2 days Love Island: Amber Gill couples up with Greg O’Shea in shock decision Metro -10Ment
    Love Island’s Amber coupled up with Greg (Picture: ITV) Love Island star Amber Gill has decided to couple up with Greg O’Shea, leaving her fellow islanders in shock. ‘It’s hard choosing whether to go with heart or head, or a mixture of both, or what the hell you should do,’ she said. She later told Greg that she wouldn’t accept Michael Griffith’s behaviour in the outside so she refused to accept it in the villa, and he said he was ‘delighted’. ‘It took guts for her to do what she did,’ he later said in the Beach Hut. Love Island ... more
  • 2 days Chelsea youngster Ethan Ampadu heading to RB Leipzig on loan Metro -Sport
    Ethan Ampadu is going to Germany for a year (Picture: AMA/Getty Images) Chelsea youngster Ethan Ampadu is heading to RB Leipzig on loan after undergoing a medical at the German club. The 18-year-old has just one Premier League appearance to his name and 12 for Chelsea in all competitions, despite earning eight caps for Wales already in his young career. Blues boss Frank Lampard confirmed earlier this week that he planned to send the Welshman out on loan to gain experience and the Bundesliga club have come calling, according to Sky in Germany. Aston Villa, Cardiff City and Swansea City ... more
  • 2 days Man confronts beggar who admitted lying about being homeless Metro
    The beggar who admitted he lived in a house was caught on camera by James Southern in Liverpool (Picture: Liverpool Echo) A man decided to confront a beggar who admitted to lying about being homeless while asking for money on the streets. James Southern filmed a video confession of the man who was approaching people outside a betting shop in Woolton, Liverpool. He exposed the ‘beggar’ after he told him the previous evening that he and his girlfriend had a roof over their heads. In the video, the man admits he is not homeless and said people assume that he ... more
  • 2 days Man admits ‘scaring shopkeeper to death’ after drunkenly smashing up store Metro
  • 2 days Teen saves seven lives after ‘mysteriously’ becoming organ donor two weeks before dying Metro
    Michael Rajnis, 19, died after being found unconscious in his bedroom by his mum (Picture: Mercury Press) A student has saved the lives of seven people after signing up to become an organ donor two weeks before his sudden death. Michael Rajnis, 19, had suffered from seizures and blackouts since 2017 when he was diagnosed with epilepsy. In June last year Michael was found unconscious in his bedroom by his mum and was rushed to hospital but he had slipped into a coma and died five days later. Michael’s family said his decision to register as an organ donor just ... more
  • 2 days Mesut Ozil tips Emile Smith Rowe to make Arsenal breakthrough next season Metro -Sport
    Mesut Ozil has been impressed with the development of Emile Smith Rowe (Picture: Getty) Mesut Ozil has been impressed with Arsenal’s group of emerging young talents but has urged Unai Emery not to forget injury stricken midfielder Emile Smith Rowe. The 18-year-old shot to prominence during last year’s pre-season tour of the Asia and subsequently impressed during the early rounds of the Carabao Cup and Europa League group stages. Smith Rowe was subsequently sent out on loan to RB Leipzig in January but was restricted to just three appearances for the Bundesliga club due to injury. The talented midfielder, now ... more
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