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Charlie Stayt health: BBC broadcaster opens up on his ‘extraordinarily painful’ condition
CHARLIE STAYT, who’s best known for presenting BBC Breakfast, revealed he suffered from a painful condition relating to his foot during one of his broadcasts. What are the condition’s symptoms and how can it be treated?
today 18:59
Teenage girl dies at Leeds Festival as warning issued over super-strength Donald Trump ecstasy

A teenage boy has been arrested after a 17-year-old girl died of a suspected drug overdose at Leeds Festival after a warning was issued about super-strength Donkey Kong, Donald Trump and Skype ecstasy pills.

The suspect, also aged 17, was detained on suspicion of supplying controlled

today 18:11
Prince Albert family tree: How did Albert meet Queen Victoria? How were they related?
PRINCE ALBERT and Queen Victoria’s romance was the stuff of fairytales. The besotted couple had nine children, many of whom went on to occupy thrones across Europe. This is how Victoria and Prince Albert met and how they were related.
today 16:53
Prince Andrew admits he made 'mistake' over paedo pal Jeffrey Epstein

Prince Andrew claims he never saw or suspected any sex crimes during the time he spent with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

Breaking his silence following a string of media reports about his links to the financier who killed himself in prison two weeks ago, Andrew released a

today 16:05
Frazer Hines cancer: Former Emmerdale star noticed this warning sign - what is it?
FRAZER HINES battled with bowel cancer for years. Keeping his diagnosis a secret, he wants to raise awareness of the disease and to stress the importance of knowing the warning signs. Do you know the symptoms of bowel cancer?
today 15:50
Royal heartbreak: Kate Middleton's 'awful burden' about William relationship revealed
KATE MIDDLETON might have realised the “awful burden” she would have had to take on after marrying Prince William, and decided to end the relationship with him in 2008, unearthed reports claim.
today 14:47
Crook bought new teeth, luxury holidays and private health insurance after £280k robbery spree

A serial  crook funded a luxury lifestyle carrying out a series of terrifying raids.

Police believe Richard "Ricky" Smith and his wife paid for their new set of £16,000 teeth as a result of the numerous thefts he was involved in.

But now a judge has rule he must hand

today 13:59
Trump v Macron: Awkward first meeting between leaders after coming to blows over trade war
DONALD TRUMP and Emmanuel Macron put their differences aside during an awkward lunch meeting ahead of the G7 Summit in Biarritz amid ongoing trade tensions between the US and France.
today 13:44
British Airways strike sparks customer service meltdown as worried passengers jam phone lines

Weddings, honeymoons and holidays of a lifetime have been thrown into doubt by the announcement British Airways pilots will strike for three days in September.

Swathes of passengers on flights which will be grounded on September 9, 10 and 27 have been trying in vain to contact the

today 12:56
High blood pressure: Feeling this sensation in your neck could be a warning sign
HIGH blood pressure is a common medical condition where the pressure inside the arteries is higher than it should be. If a person has the condition they probably won’t get any symptoms however feeling this sensation in your neck could be a warning sign and should not be ignored. What is it?
today 12:41
We don't need Germany - The UK imports map which proves Merkel's export threat is minimal
BRITAIN will not see major food shortages should Germany stick to its word and cut exports in the event of a no deal Brexit - and this map proves it.
today 12:41
Excited schoolboy, 10, slips and dies playing Romans in his bedroom

A 10-year-old boy slipped and died playing in his bedroom.

It's believed Issac Lyons was so excited about a trip to Alton Towers that he couldn't sleep and changed out of his pyjamas into a Roman costume to play a game.

The 'superhero' schoolboy had just

today 11:53
Asteroid Gold-Rush begins - Luxembourg in bid to become 'Silicon valley of space mining'
LUXEMBOURG became a world leader in satellite communication technologies in the 1980's, now it has set it’s sights on becoming the ‘silicon valley' of asteroid mining by building a space mining empire capitalising on an industry worth trillions of pounds.
today 11:38
Jeffrey Epstein 'madam' in secret Palace visits to see Prince Andrew, claims ex-cop

A former police officer claimed Prince Andrew “abused” his ­position at the Palace when it came to having female visitors.

Paul Page alleged paedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s “madam” Ghislaine Maxwell made frequent trips to the royal ­household, along with others.

He claimed

today 10:50
Android update: Millions of smartphones could soon receive this great iPhone feature
MILLIONS of Android smartphones could soon receive a great iPhone feature - here’s what fans have to look forward to.
today 10:35
G7 LIVE: Johnson to tell EU chief Tusk Macron and Merkel have CAVED - Bloc unity shattered
BORIS JOHNSON is expected to tell European Council President Donald Tusk that France and Germany are willing to reopen Brexit talks when the two men sit down for their first face-to-face meeting at the G7 summit.
today 09:32
Microplastics in water: Why the bottled water you're drinking is not safe from plastic
MICROPLASTICS are virtually everywhere today, including the bottled water you drink, a microplastics expert told Express.co.uk after the World Health Organization (WHO) called for more awareness of the issue.
today 08:29
Lyme disease symptoms: Three parts of your body you should always check for tick bites
LYME disease may have an innocent sounding name, but it’s a nasty condition transmitted by ticks which, left untreated, can lead to severe health problems. Here are three parts of body you should always check after visiting grassy and woodland areas, as well as other symptoms you should look out for.
today 05:20
Post-Brexit fishing invasion threat dashed – 'Bloc would be laughing stock of the world'
THE EUROPEAN UNION would become the “laughing stock of the world” if they refused to respect British fishing waters once the UK has left the European Union, a British fishing chief has warned.
today 00:05
Heart attack: New ‘wonder drug’ costing a few pence could cut the risk by 40 per cent
HEART attack is a serious medical condition that can be brought on by underlying conditions. Recent research has claimed a four-in-one pill could help slash a person’s risk.
yesterday 20:56
UK weather: Britain to melt in EXTENDED summer as temperatures remain high until October
BRITAIN is set for an extended summer with warm weather predicted to towards the end of September, according to the Met Office.
yesterday 19:53
British boy, 12, dies in holiday swimming tragedy in popular campsite in France

A British youngster has tragically died while on holiday in France.

The 12-year-old boy is believed to have drowned after getting into difficulty while swimming in a lake at a holiday camp in Berny-Rivi re, northern France.

Emergency services rushed to the scene at around 6.30pm

yesterday 19:05
Serial rapist jailed for 10 years after attacking blind woman, student and schoolgirl

A serial rapist who attacked a vulnerable blind woman has been jailed for 10 years.

Mikey Hoc pounced on his 49-year-old victim in the Moredun area of Edinburgh in May last year.

The ex-boxer struck weeks after being freed on bail for another rape charge.

The 20-year-old was

yesterday 15:56
Going nowhere! Brexit Party has SURVIVED Boris’s Tory surge, says polling expert
THE Brexit Party has not suffered by the surge in support for Boris Johnson’s Tory Prime Minister as the prime minister continues with his strong Brexit stance, according to a top polling guru.
yesterday 15:41
EU to discuss Brazil beef ban over Amazon fires

The EU ought to consider banning Brazilian beef unless it takes action on forest fires, Finland, the holder of the EU presidency, has said.

"The EU and Finland are urgently exploring the possibility of banning imports of Brazilian beef," Mika Lintila, the Finnish finance minister,

yesterday 14:56
Earthquakes today: More than 550 quakes rock California and Nevada in 24 hours
EARTHQUAKES are continuing to rock California, with some also shaking Nevada. More than 550 earthquakes have hit the two states in less than 24 hours.
yesterday 14:38
Widow of Scots cop stabbed to death in Gorbals vows 'we are all here' for family of 'murdered' PC

The widow of a Scots police officer killed in the line of duty said she sympathises with PC Andrew Harper's family after going through a similar tragedy 25 years ago.

Christine Fulton's husband Lewis was stabbed to death in 1994 as he answered an emergency call in the Gorbals

yesterday 13:50
South China Sea: Australia join forces with Vietnam against China as G7 looms
CHINA were put on high alert in the disputed South China Sea region as Australia and Vietnam pledged to team up against Beijing's expansionism ahead of crunch G7 talks.
yesterday 13:35
Le Brexit breakthrough? Europe says 'Nein', 'non', 'no'

LONDON/PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) - After sterling soared and some British newspapers roared at a supposed Brexit victory for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Europe’s power brokers had a more sobering message: the basic divorce deal is not changing.

Three years after the United Kingdom

yesterday 13:02
Revealed: The point at which 'all hope was gone' for Charles and Diana
PRINCESS DIANA and Prince Charles were urged by the Queen and Prince Philip to work on their failing marriage – but 1992 saw a moment when the Prince of Wales gave up all hope for the relationship, according to a royal biographer. 
yesterday 12:32
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Lotto results live: Winning National Lottery and Thunderball numbers for Saturday August 24 draw

The winning numbers for Lotto and Thunderball draws on Saturday, August 24

It's that time of week again where we all hope that our luck will come in and our life will change thanks to just a few little numbers.

Things could turn around for you if manage to win the massive

today 19:17
Hull City verdict: Missed chances hurt the Tigers as Bristol City cap a deflating week

The Tigers fell to back to back defeats against Bristol City

Hull City tumbled to their second home defeat in four days as Bristol City earned a 3-1 victory over Grant McCann’s wasteful side.

Philip Buckingham presents the verdict from the KCOM Stadium.

Analysis

A week

today 19:17
Hull City verdict: Missed chances hurt the Tigers as Bristol City cap a deflating week

The Tigers fell to back to back defeats against Bristol City

Hull City tumbled to their second home defeat in four days as Bristol City earned a 3-1 victory over Grant McCann’s wasteful side.

Philip Buckingham presents the verdict from the KCOM Stadium.

Analysis

A week

today 19:17
UK’s only fracking site hit by second tremor in a week

Britain’s last active fracking site has experienced its second tremor in a week at its Lancashire plant.

On Friday night the Blackpool site was struck by a tremor measuring 1.05 on the Richter scale at 11.22pm.

It came just two days after a magnitude 1.55 tremor hit, which was the

today 18:59
PS Plus September 2019 free games news: PlayStation Plus reveal date and predictions
PLAYSTATION Plus subscribers don't have long to wait for the PS Plus free games to be revealed.
today 18:59
Arsenal ace Nicolas Pepe ends Virgil van Dijk record after dribbling past Liverpool star
Arsenal ace Nicolas Pepe became the first player to dribble past Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk in 50 Premier League matches.
today 18:59
Royal love: How Prince Harry helped Meghan Markle after actress suffered major break-up
MEGHAN MARKLE might have started seeing Prince Harry in July 2016, after a difficult break up, unearthed reports shockingly reveal.
today 18:59
Met Office weather alert: Will August bank holiday be hottest in 18 YEARS?
RECORD-BREAKING temperatures could hit the UK this weekend as the first day of the bank holiday weekend begins with sweltering sunshine.
today 18:59
Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Alex Scott set for disappointing blow just weeks before launch
STRICTLY COME DANCING contestant Alex Scott looks like one of the hot favourites to walk away with the Glitterball Trophy. But could she face stiff competition from one other surprising star?
today 18:59
Royal snub: How the Queen brutally ignored Prince Harry
QUEEN ELIZABETH II and Prince Harry might enjoy a beautiful relationship, but a newly-resurfaced interview with the Duke reveals how his grandma brutally snubbed him on social media.
today 18:59
Hurricane watch: The two churning vortexes that could smash USA this weekend
SWIRLING tropical storms tracking towards the USA are threatening to turn into hurricanes this weekend as the National Hurricane Center issues a warning.
today 18:59
The very real - and honest - reviews of some of Hull's best-known bars, pubs and clubs

Excited revellers took to TripAdvisor to share their experiences of Hull's nightclubs

Hull is home to many exciting and brilliant nightclubs where you can enjoy a drink and dance the night away.

Although some of us might not always remember the day after the night before, our

today 18:14
The very real - and honest - reviews of some of Hull's best-known bars, pubs and clubs

Excited revellers took to TripAdvisor to share their experiences of Hull's nightclubs

Hull is home to many exciting and brilliant nightclubs where you can enjoy a drink and dance the night away.

Although some of us might not always remember the day after the night before, our

today 18:14
Hull GP receptionist hits back over people thinking they're 'nosy and do nothing'

They have listed all the tasks their job actually entails

A GP receptionist wants people to know they are not “nosy” or “think they know everything”.

The staff member of a local GP surgery, who wants to remain anonymous, has written a letter to Hull Daily Mail’s Mailbox

today 18:14
Kilmarnock 0 Aberdeen 0 as Derek McInnes' side fire blanks against basement boys - 3 talking points

Kilmarnock gained their first point of the season but it wasn’t enough to lift them off the foot of the Premiership table.

But it WAS enough to give their fans hope that finally their team is wakening up to Angelo Alessio and his methods.

They were certainly more than worth

today 18:11
Dapo Mebude shows his Rangers class again as rising star shines to stun Ajax on home turf

Rangers' youngsters came away with huge 4-3 win against Ajax's Under-19 team as they edged a seven-goal thriller in the Netherlands.

James Maxwell got the development squad's afternoon off to a fast start on 18 minutes after some good work in the build-up from Nathan

today 18:11
Hibs 2 St Johnstone 2 as Jason Kerr scores dramatic late equaliser - 3 talking points

Jason Kerr headed home a dramatic late equaliser in the fourth minute of injury time as St Johnstone came from behind to draw 2-2 against Hibs at Easter Road in a four goal thriller.

Swiss attacker Florian Kamberi had a hand in both Hibs goals as Adam Jackson opened his account for the

today 18:11
Hibernian 2 St Johnstone 2: Jason Kerr nets last-gasp equaliser

Captain Jason Kerr led from the front to nod an injury time equaliser and earn St Johnstone a well-deserved point.

The towering central defender connected with Danny Swanson’s cross deep into stoppage time to send Perth fans wild in the capital.

Adam Jackson had nodded Hibernian

today 18:11
Latest news from Great Britain
today 18:59 UK’s only fracking site hit by second tremor in a week
today 18:59 PS Plus September 2019 free games news: PlayStation Plus reveal date and predictions
today 18:59 Arsenal ace Nicolas Pepe ends Virgil van Dijk record after dribbling past Liverpool star
today 18:59 Royal love: How Prince Harry helped Meghan Markle after actress suffered major break-up
today 18:59 Met Office weather alert: Will August bank holiday be hottest in 18 YEARS?
today 18:59 Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Alex Scott set for disappointing blow just weeks before launch
today 18:59 Royal snub: How the Queen brutally ignored Prince Harry
today 18:59 Hurricane watch: The two churning vortexes that could smash USA this weekend
today 18:59 Charlie Stayt health: BBC broadcaster opens up on his ‘extraordinarily painful’ condition
today 18:14 The very real - and honest - reviews of some of Hull's best-known bars, pubs and clubs
today 18:14 The very real - and honest - reviews of some of Hull's best-known bars, pubs and clubs
today 18:14 Hull GP receptionist hits back over people thinking they're 'nosy and do nothing'
today 18:11 Kilmarnock 0 Aberdeen 0 as Derek McInnes' side fire blanks against basement boys - 3 talking points
today 18:11 Dapo Mebude shows his Rangers class again as rising star shines to stun Ajax on home turf
today 18:11 Hibs 2 St Johnstone 2 as Jason Kerr scores dramatic late equaliser - 3 talking points
today 18:11 Hibernian 2 St Johnstone 2: Jason Kerr nets last-gasp equaliser
today 18:11 Hamilton 1 Motherwell 3 as hotshot Liam Donnelly scores again to win Lanarkshire derby
today 18:11 Teenage girl dies at Leeds Festival as warning issued over super-strength Donald Trump ecstasy
today 17:56 Sadiq Khan sparks fury with London car-free day plan which costs taxpayers £1million
today 17:56 Donald Trump news: Does Trump have to attend G7 summit? Could he pull out?
today 17:56 The Big Bang Theory season 12: Barenaked Ladies song was boss's second choice - here's why
today 17:56 Boris Johnson ordered to call Corbyn's bluff and hold election NOW – Express poll results
today 17:56 Vape ban: India could lead nationwide vaping ban days after first e-cigarette US death
today 17:56 Meghan Markle and Harry's private jets emission to take 1,400 trees and 10 years to offset
today 17:11 What caused Britain’s blackouts?
today 17:11 Four shops Hull people would love to see open in the city centre
today 17:11 Hull takeaway owner commits exactly the same crime day after he's spared jail - but he gets another chance
today 17:08 Seven bedroom farmhouse near Gleneagles up for sale for under £100k
today 17:08 Hamilton humbled as Motherwell take derby bragging rights back to North Lanarkshire
today 17:08 Two men killed in horror Lanarkshire motorbike smash
today 16:53 Notting Hill Carnival 2019: Everything that you need to know
today 16:53 Brexit Britain will have THREE spaceports – find out where! Potential for UK space tourism
today 16:53 Game of Thrones: George RR Martin REVEALS inspiration for ASOIAF books and Westeros map
today 16:53 Queen and Adam Lambert tour: Brian May laments last show ‘Gonna MISS it really badly’
today 16:53 Emmerdale spoilers: Will Jessie Dingle abandon Marlon after revelation causes huge risk? 
today 16:53 Liverpool vs Arsenal live stream: How to watch Premier League football online
today 16:53 Brexit Party MEP exposes EU myth surrounding customs union – 'Better outside'
today 16:53 United Arab Emirates travel: A tiny cultural gem with big ambitions
today 16:53 G7 warning: Tusk says summit will be ‘test of unity’ - then savages Boris, Trump and China
today 16:53 Vitamin B12 deficiency: Symptoms in the face that signal a lack of B12
today 16:53 Carrie Symonds: Why Boris Johnson’s girlfriend is the first lady of ethical fashion
today 16:53 UK weather warning: Torrential downpours and monster lightning storms to shatter heatwave
today 16:53 Remainers hope British people will 'starve and die' so UK will return to the EU
today 16:53 Prince Albert family tree: How did Albert meet Queen Victoria? How were they related?
today 16:08 The best fish and chip shops in Hull as voted by you
today 16:08 The Hull chicken takeaway you need to try
today 16:08 The Hull chicken takeaway you need to try
today 16:08 Famous portrait of William Wilberforce is coming home to Hull
today 16:08 Police 'concerned' for missing Lewis Wallace last seen in Anlaby Road
today 16:05 Derek Ferguson and Michael Stewart in Rangers on-air ding-dong as pair clash over orange strips
Editorials

More than a million households and businesses were left in the dark and commuters stranded when the lights went out earlier this month. What happened? Simon Wilson reports.

It’s the high-voltage electrical power transmission network for Great Britain (but not Northern Ireland, which is

today 17:11

Welcome back. I’ve been in Edinburgh this week at Merryn’s Adam Smith show – we had some fascinating conversations. The run is pretty much sold out now, but you might still get tickets for tomorrow’s final show if you’re quick.

And make sure you don’t miss our Wealth Summit in

today 09:50
Instead of romanticising Rue's trauma, Euphoria shows her days stretching out ahead of her: a monotonous Sisyphean struggle with her own psyche.
yesterday 15:59
The billionaire brothers who tried to buy the US presidency.
yesterday 15:59

Germany is “teetering on the edge of a recession”, says Andrew Kenningham of Capital Economics. GDP in Europe’s largest economy fell 0.1% in the second quarter and early signs for this quarter are “ominous”. The downturn has weighed on market sentiment. The Dax index, which contains 30

yesterday 14:56
Like their Brexit-voting compatriots, Scots are recognising that there may indeed be more to life and politics than money. 
yesterday 12:50

Short sellers get a bad press. But if they target a company you invest in, you need to take action quickly.

It’s been a dramatic month for “attacks” by short sellers – investors who profit when share prices fall, rather than rise (see below for how this works). Here in the UK,

yesterday 12:50
Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson both need to do well in Wales to win the next election – yet neither has policies that actually impact Welsh lives. 
yesterday 11:47
Jules Buckley and the Metropole Orkest pay tribute to Nina Simone's life and work with singers Lisa Fischer and Ledisi.
yesterday 10:44
This brave, terse, unsettling novel provides yet more evidence of Levy’s skill.
yesterday 10:44
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