News archive from 25 December 2017

One flood warning and seven alerts in force across Cumbria as heavy rain batters county

The warning has been put in place for Keswick Campsite this evening, with water levels, boosted by several hours of intense rain, expected to reach flood warning levels at 6am on Christmas Day, says the Environment Agency. Flood warnings are issued...

 
Roberttown’s really got talent!

Roberttown’s really got talent!

pupils strutted their stuff on the stage as part of a talent competition. The Roberttown Junior, Infant and Nursery School pupils showcased their skills on stage in their Roberttown’s Got Talent Competition. Acts included singers, dancers and football...

 

Milo’s Christmas gifts for hospice children

A five-year-old and his family from North Shields paid St Oswald’s Hospice a festive visit to leave Christmas gifts for all of the youngsters who benefit from the service. Milo Browne has been visiting St Oswald’s Children and Young Adults Service for...

 
EastEnders Christmas spoilers: Shock death for cast as funeral scenes unveiled - Who dies?

EastEnders Christmas spoilers: Shock death for cast as funeral scenes unveiled - Who dies?

The emotional recording suggests that at least one character will depart the soap in a box in the near future. Known for peaceful festivities over Christmas, Albert Square will be rocked by death once more. The filming took place in Hertfordshire, but...

 
Shocked by Jane The Virgin twists? Even the cast doesn’t know what will happen

Shocked by Jane The Virgin twists? Even the cast doesn’t know what will happen

Fans who clutched their pearls and gasped at the Jane The Virgin mid-season cliffhanger may be shocked to know that the show’s actors were left ‘just as surprised’  – because the producers won’t put them in their ‘circle of trust’. It seems as if the...

Metro, 00:10 in Showbiz
 

British woman to face court in Egypt for smuggling painkillers

A British woman held in an Egyptian jail accused of drug smuggling is expected to appear in court later today. Shop worker Laura Plummer, 33, from Hull, was arrested after she was found to be carrying 290 tramadol tablets in her suitcase - a...

 
Aled Jones says he is ‘thankful’ for his family amid sexual harassment allegations

Aled Jones says he is ‘thankful’ for his family amid sexual harassment allegations

Aled Jones has said he is ‘thankful’ for his family in a new interview amid allegations of sexual misconduct. Aled is accused of sending inappropriate messages to a female colleague, with Aled voluntarily agreeing not to work while the investigation...

Metro, 00:16 in Showbiz
 
Angela Merkel facing New Year NIGHTMARE with ONE WEEK to form government

Angela Merkel facing New Year NIGHTMARE with ONE WEEK to form government

The German Chancellor has been desperately attempting to strike a deal with former European Parliament President Martin Schulz – who currently leads her biggest rival in the Bundestag, the Social Democratic party (SPD). The grand coalition of...

 

One flood warning and seven alerts in force across Cumbria as heavy rain batters county

Environment chiefs have issued one flood warning and seven flood alerts across Cumbria as heavy rain ushered in Christmas Day. The warning has been put in place for Keswick Campsite this evening, with water levels, boosted by several hours of intense...

 

Poignant Christmas message from Jo Cox's widower sparks 'outpouring of kindness'

The widower of murdered MP Jo Cox has told of his surprise at an "outpouring of kindness" on social media after he posted a heartfelt Christmas message. Brendan Cox is facing his second Christmas without Jo, mother to their two children...

 

'Let's put the real meaning of merry back into Christmas' - Bishop of Lincoln is inspired by House of...

The Bishop of Lincoln has drawn inspiration for his annual seasonal message from House of Fraser's Christmas TV advert. The Right Reverend Christopher Lowson says that the accompanying song 'Who Took the Merry Out of Christmas' struck a chord with him...

 
North Korea: Kim Jong-un differs from his father in this MAJOR way, new research reveals

North Korea: Kim Jong-un differs from his father in this MAJOR way, new research reveals

Professor Michael Lammbrau, from Mercyhurst University, in a collaboration with researchers Taehee Whang and Hyung-min Joo from Yonsei and Korea University respectively, have revealed how the two dictators have utilised propaganda. The team of...

 

Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales has ordered to move the country's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. In a Facebook post, Mr Morales said the decision was taken after he had spoken with Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu. Last week, Guatemala was one of...

BBC, 00:39 in World News
 

One flood warning and seven alerts in force across Cumbria as heavy rain batters county

Environment chiefs have issued one flood warning and seven flood alerts across Cumbria as heavy rain batters the county. The warning has been put in place for Keswick Campsite this evening, with water levels, boosted by several hours of intense rain,...

 
The Christmas story – why it’s important to remember what today is about

The Christmas story – why it’s important to remember what today is about

Happy Christmas! While dozens of us will be tearing off the wrapping paper from presents under an evergreen tree, it is important to remember exactly what the date means. No it isn’t about xmas pud, the Queen’s Speech or bits of tinsel on the mantel...

Metro, 00:47 in Lifestyle
 


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