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More heavy rain on the way amid flooding misery

More heavy rain on the way amid flooding misery

  More rain is on the way, including in areas already affected by heavy flooding. Between 40 to 60mm of rain could fall in just one day on Thursday as the Met Office issued weather warnings for much of England. They said that in areas near Sheffield...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Striking McDonald’s staff demanding £15 an hour say they want Labour government

Striking McDonald’s staff demanding £15 an hour say they want Labour government

Fast food staff calling for higher pay and better treatment have been joined in solidarity by Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell. He addressed workers outside Downing Street today as they presented their demands to the Prime Minister. Staff taking part...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Disabled man, 63, was so lonely he posted heartbreaking ad offering to treat stranger to dinner

Disabled man, 63, was so lonely he posted heartbreaking ad offering to treat stranger to dinner

A disabled veteran was so lonely he posted a heartbreaking advert asking to take a stranger for dinner just to have some company. Lyndon Dale Flowers, 63, scribbled a note saying ‘Would someone like to take a local disabled veteran to dinner on...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Families arrive at holiday hotel to discover it’s not been built yet

Families arrive at holiday hotel to discover it’s not been built yet

A family who booked a dream all-inclusive holiday to Egypt were devastated when they arrived to find the hotel had not even been built. Mark Mould booked the £3,465 trip through travel company loveholidays and was eagerly awaiting a two-week break...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
12 fun and festive ways to get the house ready for Christmas

12 fun and festive ways to get the house ready for Christmas

There’s snow place like home during the festive season. And with visitors incoming from all angles – even down the chimney – it’s never too soon to start prepping for some very special guests. Along with a tree to decorate and the mistletoe to hang,...

12 November 2019 in Lifestyle
 
Raheem Sterling apologised to England players in team meeting after Joe Gomez row

Raheem Sterling apologised to England players in team meeting after Joe Gomez row

England defender Ben Chilwell has revealed that both Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez stood up in front of the squad in a team meeting in which the Manchester City winger apologised for his behaviour. The two players clashed in Liverpool’s 3-1 win at...

12 November 2019 in Sport
 
Patrick Vieira backs Granit Xhaka to play again for Arsenal and slams his critics

Patrick Vieira backs Granit Xhaka to play again for Arsenal and slams his critics

Patrick Vieira has thrown his support behind Granit Xhaka after the Arsenal midfielder was stripped of the captaincy. Xhaka’s spectacular fall-out with Arsenal fans has left the club in turmoil, with Unai Emery deciding the strip his skipper and hand...

12 November 2019 in Sport
 
Talented young gymnast died after injuring her spine while training on uneven bars

Talented young gymnast died after injuring her spine while training on uneven bars

A college gymnast died of a spinal cord injury after suffering a ‘tragic freak accident’ while practicing on the uneven bars, her family said. Melanie Coleman, 20, died Sunday, two days after injuring herself while training at Southern Connecticut...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
College gymnast died after ‘tragic freak accident’ on uneven bars

College gymnast died after ‘tragic freak accident’ on uneven bars

A college gymnast died of a spinal cord injury after suffering a ‘tragic freak accident’ while practicing on the uneven bars, her family said. Melanie Coleman, 20, died Sunday after she was injured last Friday while training at Southern Connecticut...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Admiral Duncan receives complaint it has turned area into a ‘gay street’

Admiral Duncan receives complaint it has turned area into a ‘gay street’

A London gay bar was sent a hateful postcard from someone who claimed the area was ‘much better before you lot turned it into a gay street’. Staff at Admiral Duncan bar in Soho received the homophobic hate mail from an unidentified person who used...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Gran wins lottery ten minutes after being given all-clear from cancer

Gran wins lottery ten minutes after being given all-clear from cancer

A South Wales grandmother hit the ultimate double jackpot when her husband announced a lottery win moments after she discovered was cancer free. Lynne Price, 55, opened a letter saying her scan results were clear 10 minutes before husband David came...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
ATP Finals: Roger Federer sets up mouth-watering Novak Djokovic showdown with Matteo Berretini win

ATP Finals: Roger Federer sets up mouth-watering Novak Djokovic showdown with Matteo Berretini win

Roger Federer returned to winning ways and boosted his hopes of lifting a seventh ATP Finals title with a straight-sets victory over Matteo Berrettini. The world number three suffered a shock defeat to Dominic Thiem in his first match of the...

12 November 2019 in Sport
 
Gareth Southgate says England squad are ‘moving forward’ after Raheem Sterling’s row with Joe Gomez

Gareth Southgate says England squad are ‘moving forward’ after Raheem Sterling’s row with Joe Gomez

Gareth Southgate tried to draw a line under Raheem Sterling’s bust-up with Joe Gomez at a press conference on Tuesday and says the squad are ‘moving forward’ after the incident. The Manchester City winger clashed with Gomez at the end of Liverpool’s...

12 November 2019 in Sport
 
Manchester United star Victor Lindelof backs Jose Mourinho’s return to football

Manchester United star Victor Lindelof backs Jose Mourinho’s return to football

Victor Lindelof has admitted he misses Jose Mourinho in football, insisting the former Chelsea boss is one of the world’s best coaches. Mourinho has been out of work since being sacked by United last year, but has worked regularly as a pundit. It was...

12 November 2019 in Sport
 
Armed man queued up to rob shop before being hit with own weapon

Armed man queued up to rob shop before being hit with own weapon

An armed man has been jailed after queuing up to rob a shop, handing over his own money, and being hit with his own weapon, a court heard. Nathan Parkinson, 29, entered Gray’s News, in South Bank, Middlesbrough, wearing a black hooded top with a scarf...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 


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