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Michael van Gerwen sends classy message to Gerwyn Price after Grand Slam of Darts defeat

Michael van Gerwen sends classy message to Gerwyn Price after Grand Slam of Darts defeat

Michael van Gerwen suffered a shock 16-12 defeat to Gerwyn Price in the semi-finals of the Grand Slam of Darts, but has taken the disappointing loss on the chin. The world number one had never lost to the Iceman in 19 previous meetings, but succumbed...

Sunday, 17:16 in Sport
 
These are the UK’s most popular breeds of dogs in 2019

These are the UK’s most popular breeds of dogs in 2019

Doggos come in all shapes and sizes. Some of us love tiny little Yorkies and others prefer giant Great Danes. Every year, the Kennel Club collects information on the country’s favourite breeds to see which comes out on top. The data for 2019 reveals...

Sunday, 17:15 in Lifestyle
 
Migrants must pay for NHS on ‘day one’ under Boris Johnson’s immigration plan

Migrants must pay for NHS on ‘day one’ under Boris Johnson’s immigration plan

All migrants will pay a £625 surcharge for NHS care, regardless of whether or not they use the health service, under Boris Johnson’s post-Brexit immigration policy. EU migrants who move to the UK will no longer receive preferential treatment, the...

Sunday, 17:06 in Hot News
 
An espresso martini bar is coming to London – with chocolate and orange or nutty flavours

An espresso martini bar is coming to London – with chocolate and orange or nutty flavours

There’s a bar dedicated to espresso martinis popping up in London. Yes, everyone’s favourite pick-me-up cocktail is being put front and centre of this place. Ketel One Vodka has teamed up with Bourne & Hollingsworth in Farringdon to bring you the...

Sunday, 17:00 in Lifestyle
 
NHS worker, 89, sacked over computer skills wins £200,000 in damages

NHS worker, 89, sacked over computer skills wins £200,000 in damages

A medical secretary who was fired from her job because she could not use a computer has been awarded £200,000 in damages after suing the NHS for age discrimination. Eileen Jolly, 89, said she felt ‘humiliated’ when she was escorted out of the Royal...

Sunday, 16:50 in Hot News
 
Gerwyn Price finally beats Michael van Gerwen to reach Grand Slam of Darts final

Gerwyn Price finally beats Michael van Gerwen to reach Grand Slam of Darts final

Gerwyn Price finally got a win over Michael van Gerwen at the 20th attempt as he beat the Dutchman 16-12 in the Grand Slam of Darts semi-final. 19 times the pair had met previously with MVG winning 18 of them and Price taking just one Premier League...

Sunday, 16:35 in Sport
 
Bikers re-trace last journey of crash victim Harry Dunn

Bikers re-trace last journey of crash victim Harry Dunn

Bikers paid tribute to British teenager Harry Dunn by re-tracing the journey he took when he was hit and killed, allegedly by the wife of a US diplomat. Thousands lined the streets of Brackley, Northamptonshire on Sunday, as riders carrying ‘Justice 4...

Sunday, 16:30 in Hot News
 
Shopper says John Lewis fitting room policy ‘puts women at risk’

Shopper says John Lewis fitting room policy ‘puts women at risk’

John Lewis has become involved in a ‘gender neutral’ row over a policy of letting customers use whichever fitting room makes them feel most comfortable. Jean Hatchet, a feminist campaigner from Sheffield, went to the department store in the city last...

Sunday, 16:30 in Hot News
 
Man stole £13,600 from ‘kind’ woman, 76, then threatened her with naked video

Man stole £13,600 from ‘kind’ woman, 76, then threatened her with naked video

A thief who stole £13,600 from a pensioner and threatened to show a ‘video of her naked’ has been jailed. Benjamin Watts, 41, was jailed for preying on the widowed pensioner, after the kind-hearted 76-year-old took pity on him and lent him some...

Sunday, 16:30 in Hot News
 
British ‘war crimes’ against children and civilians ‘were covered up’

British ‘war crimes’ against children and civilians ‘were covered up’

Evidence of British war crimes against children and civilians was covered up by military commanders, according to an investigation. Leaked files kept secret by the government contain evidence of the killings and torture of innocent detainees by UK...

Sunday, 16:30 in Hot News
 
Bows and arrows and Molotov cocktails as protests in Hong Kong enter sixth month

Bows and arrows and Molotov cocktails as protests in Hong Kong enter sixth month

A police officer was shot in the leg with an arrow when a fresh round of violence erupted during protests in Hong Kong. Gasoline bombs were also launched with catapults as the city’s streets threatened to tip further into chaos in what is now the...

Sunday, 16:30 in Hot News
 
Move over plant-based burgers, this Californian start-up is creating ‘air-based’ meat

Move over plant-based burgers, this Californian start-up is creating ‘air-based’ meat

2019 has seen major fast food chains Burger King, McDonalds and KFC roll out new plant-based offerings internationally. According to Barclays, alternative meats are currently worth $1.4 billion (£1.08 billion). This means fake, mock or meatless...

Sunday, 16:08 in Lifestyle
 
Photographer creates series to celebrate women with vitiligo after developing the skin condition herself

Photographer creates series to celebrate women with vitiligo after developing the skin condition herself

Elisabeth Van Aalderen developed the skin condition vitiligo eight years ago. It causes the skin to lose pigmentation and patches appear lighter than the rest of the body. Inspired by her own experience, Elisabeth, based in the Netherlands, started to...

Sunday, 16:08 in Lifestyle
 
Arsene Wenger’s old staff ‘shocked’ by Raul Sanllehi and Edu’s Arsenal changes

Arsene Wenger’s old staff ‘shocked’ by Raul Sanllehi and Edu’s Arsenal changes

Some long-serving Arsenal staff members are reportedly shocked by the number of changes that have taken place since Arsene Wenger’s departure, with the club almost unrecognisable. The Gunners currently sit in sixth place in the Premier League table,...

Sunday, 15:59 in Sport
 
Judd Trump takes narrow lead over Ronnie O’Sullivan in Northern Ireland Open final

Judd Trump takes narrow lead over Ronnie O’Sullivan in Northern Ireland Open final

Judd Trump takes a 5-3 lead into the second session of the Northern Ireland Open final against Ronnie O’Sullivan after a thrilling opening eight frames. The world champion was in impressive form in Belfast as he took an early 2-0 lead and has...

Sunday, 15:59 in Sport
 


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