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'Permanent EYESORE' George Michael's neighbours want touching fans' shrine cleared
A MASSIVE fans’ shrine has taken over the street where tragic superstar George Michael lived.
today 00:37
May’s warning to Brussels: We will NOT be ‘EU colony’ during Brexit transition
THERESA MAY will today seek to reassure Britain that the UK can make fast progress towards freedom from Brussels.
today 00:29
I’ll sue says student, 22 cleared of rapes after evidence was withheld
A STUDENT wrongly tried for rape has vowed to sue the police and Crown Prosecution Service after they failed to hand over vital evidence to exonerate him.
today 23:27
Save Shakepseare's calling Tawny owls from a dwindling population
SHAKESPEARE has long suffered the slings and arrows of outraged naturalists because of his poetic observations on the otherworldly calls of the tawny owl.
today 22:25
'I can't wait until your children die' Leigh Griffiths hits out at Twitter troll over horrific slur

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths has hit out at an online troll who made a sick comment about his kids.

The post on Twitter came after the Parkhead side were beaten for the first in 69 domestic games.

Police are now understood to be investigating after user @DavotelliKAT, who appears

yesterday 21:39
Water cremation? Council plans to liquify bodies in acid and pour them down the drain
DEAD relatives can soon be dissolved in acid and poured down the drain under new plans for more environmentally friendly funerals.
yesterday 21:23
Serious crash closes A614 in both directions - updates

Two cars are involved in the accident

The A614 is closed in both directions after a serious crash between two vehicles.

Police are urging people to avoid the area after the accident near Welham Bridge, between Howden and Holme on Spalding Moor, on Sunday evening.

Humberside

yesterday 20:53
Police probe murder of UK embassy worker Rebecca Dykes found by side of the road in Beirut

Police are investigating the death of a British embassy worker in Beirut.

Rebecca Dykes was murdered in the Lebanese capital and her body was found on the side of a motorway on Saturday.

It is reported by Al Jadeed TV that Ms Dykes, who was in her 30s, had been sexually assaulted

yesterday 19:35
'It was a nightmare' - Drivers caught in 'nightmare' queues at Kingswood Retail Park

Visitors reported queues in stores including Asda and Next, while one driver described getting out of the car park as “ridiculous"

Shoppers at Kingswood Retail Park were greeted with “nightmare” car parking queues and “chocka” shops as they picked up buys for

yesterday 17:47
Grandma's decision to dry-nurse baby behind her daughter's back divides opinion

A grandmother's decision to dry-nurse her granddaughter has sparked a heated debate online.

Elizabeth Gooden has four children of her own, as well as four step-children and a two-month-old granddaaughter.

Her youngest child is only 11 months older than her granddaughter.

yesterday 17:31
London streets in lockdown as bomb squad probe 'suspicious item and man collapsed in car'
A BOMB squad has been dispatched to investigate a "suspicious item" found in a car in London after a man collapsed behind the wheel.
yesterday 17:23
French air force SHOCK: More than HALF of military planes ‘UNFIT to fly’
MORE than half of all French military aircraft are unfit to fly, according to the country’s armed forces minister.
yesterday 17:15
Life after death: Scientist reveals how humans TRANSFORM into new beings after death
A WORLD renowned doctor has revealed what happens after a human is resuscitated after dying and says the process “transforms” people into extraordinary beings.
yesterday 16:13
'The story everyone has been MISSING' Farage reveals REAL REASON behind Brexit shock
NIGEL Farage has pointed out the real story behind all the parliamentary Brexit drama in the past week is that Labour has "become a Remainer party".
yesterday 16:13
Horrified bridesmaid woke up as she was being sexually assaulted just hours after wedding

A horrified bridesmaid was sexually assaulted just hours after attending a wedding.

The 32-year-old mum, who cannot be named for legal reasons, woke up as she was being attacked by Thomas Steele as she lay sleeping at a friend's house.

The brute was jailed last month after admitting

yesterday 15:27
Labour Party says it is 'COMMON SENSE' to have ECJ rule over Britain after Brexit
A SENIOR Labour Party MP has claimed it is “common sense” for the European Court of Justice to rule over a UK-EU trade deal even after Britain quits the European Union.
yesterday 15:11
Brussels faces Brexit infighting: Eurosceptics to LEAD EU agenda during crucial summit
AUSTRIA has formed a new coalition - held up by a prominent eurosceptic party - which could jeopardise EU unity when the country takes a leading role in the bloc next year.
yesterday 14:09
Novice driver parked on motorway fast lane and watched in horror as van hit car with his wife inside

A driver parked his car in the fast lane of a busy motorway - and then watched as a van ploughed into it with his wife in the passenger seat.

Aleksander Hristov left his wife alone in their Volkswagen Passat for nearly five minutes as cars swerved to avoid it before the van hit it from

yesterday 13:23
Royal bromance? Obama grilled by Prince Harry in Radio 4 Today interview
PRINCE Harry has rekindled his 'bromance' with Barack Obama as he grilled the former US President in an interview for BBC Radio 4's Today programme.
yesterday 13:07
'This is a Day 1 decision!' Marr SLAMS Abbott for stumbling over 'basic Brexit questions'
ANDREW Marr ripped into the Shadow Home Secretary for her inability to clarify Labour's policy on how Britain's border with the EU will change following Brexit.
yesterday 13:07
Mum turns car into raging fireball after pouring petrol INSIDE her motor while trying to fill up tank

A driver turned her own car into a raging fireball after pouring petrol into the wrong slot.

Mum-of-two Julie Nicklin mistakenly poured fuel into the inside of her Smart car and set the car alight as she turned the ignition.

The 2005 Fortwo Pulse model instantly exploded, trapping

yesterday 12:21
Taking back our SOVEREIGNTY: Most Brexit voters want regain control, survey shows
MOST Brexit voters were motivated by a desire to wrest back sovereignty from the European Union, a new survey has shown.
yesterday 12:05
Six people dead and seventh critically injured after horror six-car smash in Birmingham

Six people are dead and a seventh critically injured after a six-car smash in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The crash happened at around 1.10am at the entrance to an underpass on Lee Bank Middleway in Birmingham.

Ambulance crews said six vehicles were involved, with five

yesterday 10:17
Six dead after 'serious collision' in Birmingham

Six people have been killed and another is critically injured following a "serious collision" in Birmingham.

The crash, which involved six vehicles, happened at about 1.10am at the entrance to the underpass on Lee Bank Middleway near Edgbaston.

Police have warned that the road is

yesterday 09:23
BREAKING: Multiple vehicles involved in horror car crash in Birmingham
A MAIN road is closed following a horrific car accident involving numerous vehicles in Birmingham.
yesterday 08:05
Christmas HEATWAVE: UK to be HOTTER than Spain as temperatures shoot to double digits
THE UK is set to enjoy a mini Christmas heatwave as temperatures climb into the double digits – despite an ice warning.
yesterday 07:03
'Heartbreaking, torturous and unbearable' - What it's really like to be on the streets in Hull at Christmas

We spoke to rough sleepers across the city about what it's really like to wake up alone on the streets on Christmas Day

In just over a week, many of us will be tucking into a warm turkey dinner, opening mountains of presents and cosying up by the fire with our nearest and

yesterday 06:25
'Heartbreaking, torturous and unbearable' - What it's really like to be on the streets in Hull at Christmas

We spoke to rough sleepers across the city about what it's really like to wake up alone on the streets on Christmas Day

In just over a week, many of us will be tucking into a warm turkey dinner, opening mountains of presents and cosying up by the fire with our nearest and

yesterday 06:25
Collapsed haulage firm ex-worker starts new company with similar name amid police probe

An ex-employee of a collapsed haulage firm at the centre of a police probe has set up a new company using a similar name.

Stephen Nixon incorporated WOS Heavy Haulage Ltd weeks before his ex-employers West of Scotland Heavy Haulage went bust.

They went into administration on October

yesterday 06:09
Collapsed haulage firm ex-worker starts new company with similar name amid police probe

An ex-employee of a collapsed haulage firm at the centre of a police probe has set up a new company using a similar name.

Stephen Nixon incorporated WOS Heavy Haulage Ltd weeks before his ex-employers West of Scotland Heavy Haulage went bust.

They went into administration on October

yesterday 06:09
Daily News
Ashley Jensen’s husband Terence Beesley found dead at home aged 60
ASHLEY JENSEN is mourning the death of her husband Terence Beesley after he was found unconscious at their family home.
today 01:31
Labour Brexit confusion REVEALED as approach branded 'shambles'
LABOUR Brexit confusion was exposed with senior figures at odds over a second referendum yesterday.
today 01:31
Brexit BLACKMAIL! Tory rebels demand PM soften EU stance or face further vote humiliation
REMOANER Tory MPs are trying to derail the Brexit process by forming an alliance with Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party to force a “soft” divorce from the EU.
today 01:31
Theresa May MUST stay on as PM until 2021 to save Brexit talks or Government will 'fall'
THERESA May must remain as Prime Minister to stop a civil war that will bring down the Government and ruin Brexit, according to Cabinet Ministers.
today 01:31
Butlins site among landmarks protected by Historic England
The gardens where Billy Butlin opened his first holiday camp are among 20 unusual sites granted protected status by Historic England.
today 01:01
PM outlines wish to sign trade deals during Brexit transition
The Prime Minister will outline her ambitions for a two-year transition period with the EU but risks a new battle with Brussels.
today 00:53
'We are devastated' Murder and rape of British diplomat leaves family heartbroken
A BRITISH diplomat working for the UK embassy in Beirut has been found murdered.
today 00:37
Strictly winner Joe McFadden turns sights to the WEST END after dancing success
STRICTLY Come Dancing winner Joe McFadden now has his sights set on a starring role in the West End.
today 00:29
Britain's most pampered pet: Meet the pooch who gets £1,000 worth of Christmas presents
BRITAIN'S most pampered pet is celebrating Christmas in the lap of luxury with 68 individually wrapped presents costing in excess of £1,000.
today 00:29
Christmas Day traditions: Watching TV with family is still the number one choice
IT will come as no surprise that sitting down with the family to watch Christmas TV is still the number one thing to do on December 25.
today 00:29
Yemen 'human tragedy' to recieve MORE aid pledges development Secretary
AID Secretary Penny Mordaunt has pledged an extra £50million of UK funding to tackle a “human tragedy” and ward off mass famine in Yemen.
today 00:29
SPOTY: Viewers convinced Paula Radcliffe’s husband BLASTS Mo Farah’s win: ‘F*****g joke'
MO FARAH was voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year last night but his win provoked a surprising reaction from one member of the audience
today 00:29
BREAKING: World's busiest airport evacuated as smoke fills terminal amid power outage
AN ELECTRICAL outage has left thousands stranded in the world’s busiest airport after reports of smoke in the terminal.
today 00:29
British diplomat Rebecca Dykes found 'strangled' in Lebanon
The body of Rebecca Dykes, who worked on a military aid programme, was found next to a road in Beirut, say local media reports.
today 23:51
Ryanair pilots suspend pre-Christmas one-day strike

Ryanair pilots have suspended a pre- Christmas one-day strike, union bosses have announced.

Impact, which represents Irish-based pilots, has agreed to meet the low-cost carrier's management on Tuesday evening ahead of the planned strike on Wednesday.

Some 117 directly-employed

today 23:43
Husband of Scottish Ugly Betty star Ashley Jensen found dead at home

Scottish actress Ashley Jensen is mourning the sudden death of her husband who was found unconscious at home.

Terence Beesley was wed to the Ugly Betty and Extras star for ten years.

A spokeswoman for the star told the Sun, said: “Ashley is devastated and respectfully asks for

today 23:43
Prince Harry turns royal reporter and jokes with pal Barack Obama about his British accent
PRINCE Harry joked with pal Barack Obama about the ex-President’s British accent as he turned royal reporter.
today 23:35
Fish and chip shops' prices SOAR 'because of Brexit' as cost of importing cod rises
THE price of fish and chips is soaring because of Brexit.
today 23:35
Latest news from Great Britain
today 01:31 Ashley Jensen’s husband Terence Beesley found dead at home aged 60
today 01:31 Labour Brexit confusion REVEALED as approach branded 'shambles'
today 01:31 Brexit BLACKMAIL! Tory rebels demand PM soften EU stance or face further vote humiliation
today 01:31 Theresa May MUST stay on as PM until 2021 to save Brexit talks or Government will 'fall'
today 01:01 Butlins site among landmarks protected by Historic England
today 00:53 PM outlines wish to sign trade deals during Brexit transition
today 00:37 'We are devastated' Murder and rape of British diplomat leaves family heartbroken
today 00:37 'Permanent EYESORE' George Michael's neighbours want touching fans' shrine cleared
today 00:29 Strictly winner Joe McFadden turns sights to the WEST END after dancing success
today 00:29 Britain's most pampered pet: Meet the pooch who gets £1,000 worth of Christmas presents
today 00:29 Christmas Day traditions: Watching TV with family is still the number one choice
today 00:29 Yemen 'human tragedy' to recieve MORE aid pledges development Secretary
today 00:29 SPOTY: Viewers convinced Paula Radcliffe’s husband BLASTS Mo Farah’s win: ‘F*****g joke'
today 00:29 BREAKING: World's busiest airport evacuated as smoke fills terminal amid power outage
today 00:29 May’s warning to Brussels: We will NOT be ‘EU colony’ during Brexit transition
today 23:51 British diplomat Rebecca Dykes found 'strangled' in Lebanon
today 23:43 Ryanair pilots suspend pre-Christmas one-day strike
today 23:43 Husband of Scottish Ugly Betty star Ashley Jensen found dead at home
today 23:35 Prince Harry turns royal reporter and jokes with pal Barack Obama about his British accent
today 23:35 Fish and chip shops' prices SOAR 'because of Brexit' as cost of importing cod rises
today 23:35 Brits' biggest splurge of the year starts TODAY as shops SLASHES prices
today 23:35 BREAKING: World's busiest airport 'evacuated' after hundreds of flights grounded
today 23:27 Manchester City to offer Pep Guardiola £100m new contract in bid to rival Man Utd dynasty
today 23:27 Hospital rule change cuts ‘foreign NHS births' by THIS much
today 23:27 Birmingham father-of-six Imtiaz Mohammed named as victim of horror crash
today 23:27 The Apprentice final 2017: Karren and Claude defend Lord Sugar after viewer BACKLASH
today 23:27 I’ll sue says student, 22 cleared of rapes after evidence was withheld
today 23:01 Bradley Lowery Honoured With Posthumous Award At Emotional BBC Sports Personality Of The Year
today 23:01 Sports Personality Of The Year Ends With The BBC Losing Winner Mo Farah
today 23:01 'The Apprentice' Winner: James And Sarah BOTH Bag Lord Sugar's Investment In Shock Final Twist
today 22:51 Two men had to be rescued when their sat nav took them into 3ft of icy water
today 22:51 Ryanair Christmas strike suspended after airline agrees to talks
today 22:49 Briton arrested in connection with seizure of 3.2 tons of hashish in Catalonia
today 22:33 China and Russia 'SHOOT DOWN sudden attack missiles' in warning to Trump and Kim Jong-un
today 22:33 ‘Sex capital of the world’ EXPOSED: Meet the jaw-dropping women luring Brits to 'Sin City'
today 22:25 Jack Reacher creator Lee Child shares his thoughts on writing while working on 23rd novel
today 22:25 Mo Farah STUNNED by Sports Personality gong: Anthony Joshua and Lewis Hamilton miss out
today 22:25 Scotland weather: 70mph storm chaos on way wild winds set to disrupt Christmas travel
today 22:25 Child abuse: Shocking figures show worrying INCREASE of children in danger in Scotland
today 22:25 SNP's Mhairi Black SLAMS Alex Salmond's style advice: 'I won't be told how to dress'
today 22:25 The Apprentice 2017 winner: Sarah Lynn spills all on boardroom secret after THAT clash
today 22:25 Save Shakepseare's calling Tawny owls from a dwindling population
yesterday 21:47 Shock win as Mo Farah collects his first Sports Personality of Year award
yesterday 21:39 Chris Sutton says Celtic's defeat means there could be a title race this season
yesterday 21:39 'Unemployed' Strictly winner Joe McFadden is single and ready to mingle after Glitterball glory
yesterday 21:39 Mo Farah scoops shock BBC Sports Personality of the Year award
yesterday 21:39 'It wasn't really a drug factory' Dad caged for 10 years in Malta for having five cannabis plants could soon be freed
yesterday 21:39 'I can't wait until your children die' Leigh Griffiths hits out at Twitter troll over horrific slur
yesterday 21:31 Gogglebox star Sandra Martin HOMELESS as she begs fans for £1 selfies
yesterday 21:31 Adult star reveals how she went from ‘shy girl’ to world’s HOTTEST
Editorials
David Mitchell on Blue by Joni Mitchell: “It’s art, so it’s ageless”
From the Long Players series: writers on their most cherished albums.
yesterday 17:47
The Last Man in Europe is a riveting novel about Orwell’s last days
Dennis Glover, an Australian political speechwriter, has written a fictional homage to the moral crusader. 
yesterday 14:41
Ali Smith on her favourite albums: “Trying to choose one ended in mutiny”
From the Long Players series: writers on their most cherished albums.
yesterday 12:37
A faint hope for Zimbabwe

Decades of Robert Mugabe’s ruinous policies have driven his country to economic disaster. But will his successor and former ally be any improvement? Simon Wilson reports.

In 1980, Robert Mugabe inherited a well-diversified economy with the potential to become one of sub-Saharan

yesterday 11:13
Tracey Thorn on Innervisions by Stevie Wonder: “Full of serious intent – and danceable”
From the Long Players series: writers on their most cherished albums.
yesterday 09:31
As evidence grows of southpaw supremacy, have we reached peak left-handedness?
In sport, a critical mass of right-handers are required to make left-handers look good.
yesterday 08:29
From S-Town to Made of Human: the best podcasts of 2017
Featuring true-crime, musical dissection, mental health and an eccentric horologist.
2017-12-16 20:01
We need more job-killing robots

Super-smart robots are about to wipe out whole professions. Work is becoming less secure. We have to find ways to retrain people – or prepare them to do nothing. In most debates about how the economy is changing, it is taken as a given that technology is disrupting industries at an

2017-12-16 19:39
Emily Berry on To Bring You My Love by PJ Harvey: “It speaks to your shipwrecked feelings”
From the Long Players series: writers on their most cherished albums.
2017-12-16 16:51
George Saunders on Fragile by Yes: “A window was thrown open in my mind”
From the Long Players series: writers on their most cherished albums.
2017-12-16 14:39