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Team Sky cyclist Chris Froome remains defiant after completing his first race since failed drugs test

Chris Froome marked his return to competitive cycling on Wednesday by insisting that he will yet prove his sporting integrity to be beyond reproach. The stain of doubt on the four-time Tour de France winner's reputation was the subject on everyone's...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Dele Alli insists Tottenham are ready to swap Juventus for Rochdale in FA Cup and pitch will not play a...

Dele Alli promised that the notorious Rochdale pitch will hold no fears for Tottenham's stars as they prepare to go from the splendour of Juventus in the Champions League to an FA Cup tie at Spotland. 'We're not soft,' said Alli.  'A lot of us grew up...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Billy 'Whizz' Monger still dreaming of racing in F1 just 10 months after losing both legs in horrific...

A reluctant prosthetic leg and heavy traffic make Billy Monger a few minutes late for our interview. It is a miracle he is here at all. Ten months after a crash in a Formula 4 race cost him both lower legs, the 18-year-old is at the Carlin racing team...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Ovarian cancer doesn't start in the ovaries: 'Silent killer' begins in the fallopian tubes, study reveals -...

Ovarian cancer doesn’t begin in the ovaries, a growing body of research has revealed. Two recent studies have confirmed previous claims that the deadly disease actually starts in the fallopian tubes. The discovery simultaneously gives researchers hope...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Health
 

Single fathers have higher risk of early death than mothers or couples due to 'unhealthy lifestyles', study...

Single fathers are more likely to die young than single mothers or couples with children, according to a new study. Researchers tracked more than 40,000 parents in Canada for 11 years for the study published in The Lancet Public Health journal. They...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Health
 

Mother-of-two, 38, is only the 12th person in the WORLD to have a rare head and neck cancer - three times...

You would never know from looking at Rose Yarusskaya, 38, that she has spent the last two and a half years battling three bouts of a rare head and neck cancer and has had to have her forehead completely reconstructed. What Rose, a mother-of-two from...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Health
 
Faulty appliances 'cause 60 fires a week'

Faulty appliances 'cause 60 fires a week'

Faulty household appliances - primarily washing machines and tumble dryers - account for 60 house fires a week in the UK, according to Which?. The consumers' association said the number of fires has stayed roughly the same each year for five years. It...

BBC, 00:07 in Business
 
MPs pressure City firms over gender diversity

MPs pressure City firms over gender diversity

City firms including giants Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan have been called on to sign a gender diversity pledge which was first published in 2016. Treasury committee chair Nicky Morgan has written to 33 financial services firms who have yet to sign up....

BBC, 00:07 in Business
 
Benches made from nappies: Inventive recycling hacks

Benches made from nappies: Inventive recycling hacks

Like it or not, rubbish is a part of our world. In 2012, the world's cities produced 1.3bn tonnes of solid waste each year, according to the World Bank. This is a figure that is set to increase to 2.2bn tonnes by 2025, as urban populations grow. Not...

BBC, 00:07 in Business
 
17 quotes, poems, sayings and messages to mark Nirvana Day

17 quotes, poems, sayings and messages to mark Nirvana Day

Today is Nirvana Day in the Buddhist calendar. Millions of Buddhists will mark the day by heading to monasteries and temples to meditate as well as reading scripture. The day is also a day for remembering loved ones who might have died in the past...

Metro, 00:10 in Hot News
 

Nirvana Day 2018: why millions of Buddhists will be meditating today

Millions of Buddhists will mark Nirvana Day – also known as Parinirvana Day – today. Nirvana is considered the perfect state of peace, happiness and enlightenment, which the Buddha found before his death. The day is a time to remember friends and...

Metro, 00:10 in Hot News
 
One in six children 'affected by conflict' - Save the Children

One in six children 'affected by conflict' - Save the Children

One in every six children are now living in a global conflict zone, a new report by Save the Children claims. Children are at more risk from armed conflict now than at any other time in the last 20 years, the charity says. Its new analysis found more...

BBC, 00:17 in World News
 

Rail fans well chuffed as Flying Scotsman set to visit area

The world’s most famous steam locomotive, Flying Scotsman will be visiting the east coast as part of its national tour this year. Train buffs can see the Flying Scotsman when it makes its one-way trip to Scarborough from London’s King’s Cross station,...

 
Love Island’s Jess Shears hits back as people slam her ‘wedding’ to Dom Lever: ‘Learn to take a joke’

Love Island’s Jess Shears hits back as people slam her ‘wedding’ to Dom Lever: ‘Learn to take a joke’

Love Island star Jess Shears has hit back at people criticising her TV ‘wedding’ to Dom Lever. Jess and Dom got hitched on Good Morning Britain on Wednesday with a fake ceremony, officiated by showbiz presenter Richard Arnold. The wedding was branded...

Metro, 00:17 in Showbiz
 
REVEALED: Should you go to the doctor or pharmacist for flu, back pain and eczema?

REVEALED: Should you go to the doctor or pharmacist for flu, back pain and eczema?

Millions of parents could get more convenient and timely expert advice if their child has a minor illness by opting to go to their local pharmacist first instead of the GP.  In new research carried out by the NHS, only six per cent of mums and dads...

 


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