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Brave mum suffering facial paralysis reveals how she 'lost her smile' just weeks after giving birth
Ruth Ferguson has posted a video on Facebook explaining how she feared she had suffered a stroke weeks after bringing son Zander into the world
today 22:59
Brave mum suffering facial paralysis reveals how she 'lost her smile' just weeks after giving birth
Ruth Ferguson has posted a video on Facebook explaining how she feared she had suffered a stroke weeks after bringing son Zander into the world
today 22:59
Uncle gives chilling statement to murder detectives days after killing five family members
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT: Robert Xie spoke to police two years before he was charged, telling detectives about the moment he and his wife discovered the bodies
today 22:59
Uncle gives chilling statement to murder detectives days after killing five family members
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT: Robert Xie spoke to police two years before he was charged, telling detectives about the moment he and his wife discovered the bodies
today 22:59
Jeremy Corbyn confirms he will lead Labour in 2020 during testy interview

Jeremy Corbyn has confirmed he will definitely lead Labour into the next General Election in 2020.

But the 67-year-old had to be asked twice by a Sky News reporter before he made it clear he would still be in charge.

‘I’m carrying on as leader because I’m determined that we

yesterday 21:29
Heartbreaking moment 10-week old bear clings to dead mother electrocuted by poachers' high-voltage wire
Six poachers have been arrested after sniffer dogs followed their trail and led investigators to their doorstep
yesterday 19:41
Heartbreaking moment 10-week old bear clings to dead mother electrocuted by poachers' high-voltage wire
Six poachers have been arrested after sniffer dogs followed their trail and led investigators to their doorstep
yesterday 19:41
Woman charged over death of Perth dad Dougie Anderson
The 39-year-old was pronounced dead at his home and a local woman has been charged with the death and will appear in court on Monday.
yesterday 19:41
Thousands attend screening in Trafalgar Square after director boycotts Oscars

Thousands of people have attended a screening of The Salesman in Trafalgar Square ahead of the Oscars ceremony its director boycotted.

The screening of the film was scheduled by London Mayor Sadiq Khan after Asghar Farhadi announced he would boycott the ceremony in the wake of

yesterday 19:17
‘I wouldn’t vote for her’ Farage SAVAGES Merkel & predicts BIG SHIFT in European politics

Savaging the leader of the Christian Democratic Party in an interview with DW, the former UKIP frontman lashed out over the controversial immigration policies in Germany.

He also criticised the Brussels bloc for its free movement deal, citing the Berlin Christmas market attack after

yesterday 19:17
Bill Paxton was all smiles during his last red carpet appearance - just TWO weeks before his death
The Aliens star passed away on Saturday just a matter of weeks after appearing at the awards
yesterday 19:09
Bill Paxton was all smiles during his last red carpet appearance - just TWO weeks before his death
The Aliens star passed away on Saturday just a matter of weeks after appearing at the awards
yesterday 19:09
London Fire Brigade's shocking video shows why you should never buy a plastic covered fridge
The one minute clip demonstrates exactly why international safety guidelines need to be amended
yesterday 18:35
London Fire Brigade's shocking video shows why you should never buy a plastic covered fridge
The one minute clip demonstrates exactly why international safety guidelines need to be amended
yesterday 18:35
What time are the Oscars 2017 on tonight? How to watch in the UK and all you need to know about who is hosting the Academy Awards
Nominations for the 89th annual Academy Awards were announced in Los Angeles last month - here's everything you need to know about tonight's ceremony
yesterday 18:35
What time are the Oscars 2017 on tonight? How to watch in the UK and all you need to know about who is hosting the Academy Awards
Nominations for the 89th annual Academy Awards were announced in Los Angeles last month - here's everything you need to know about tonight's ceremony
yesterday 18:35
Woman’s 20 year ‘tummy ache’ was actually 11cm tube left behind after operation

A woman who complained of stomach pain for years had to wait two decades before doctors realised it was a tube left behind after surgery.

The NHS worker, who has remained anonymous, has been awarded a five-figure compensation payment over the botched operation.

As part of her

yesterday 18:11
Relief and fear over U-turn on disability benefits
With the hugely controversial cuts to the disability benefit Personal Independence Payments (PIPs) being scrapped, where does this leave disabled people now?
yesterday 17:27
PIPs disability benefit test 'traumatic and intrusive'
A test for a disability benefit is "traumatic" for applicants and needs to change, according to former work and pensions secretary Stephen Crabb.
yesterday 17:27
What is the row around PIPs all about?
At the heart of the row between the now former work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith and his government are PIPs - Personal Independence Payments.
yesterday 17:27
Disability benefits: PIPs should be for 'really disabled'
Disability benefits should go to "really disabled people" not those "taking pills at home, who suffer from anxiety", a key Theresa May aide says.
yesterday 17:27
Mother who admitted killing daughter, 3, already allowed back into community

A mother who has been detained indefinitely since killing her three-year-old daughter has already been allowed back into her community.

Paranoid schizophrenic Iman Omar Yousef, 32, was detained under the Mental Health Act after being charged with murdering her daughter Alia Ahmed Jama in

yesterday 17:05
Immigration won’t suddenly fall after Brexit, says Home Secretary Amber Rudd

There will be no sudden fall in immigration after Brexit, the Home Secretary has said.

Amber Rudd has suggested that the Government was ‘against cliff edges’ as she said businesses will be consulted on immigration.

The victory for Leave in the Brexit referendum has been

yesterday 17:05
Abandoned puppy who once weighed 3kg walks new owner down aisle on wedding day

A dog who was unable to stand after being abandoned as a puppy has walked his owner down the aisle on her wedding day.

WIlliam weighed just 3kg, instead of a healthy 10kg, when he was found close to death lying in his own faeces and urine in 2015.

The greyhound-saluki was in such a

yesterday 17:05
EasyJet flight forced to abandon landing due to Storm Ewan

Several planes had to turn around and fly to different airports today after strong winds from Storm Ewan made landing too dangerous. 

Scary video footage showed the moment an Icelandair 757 passenger plane had to abandon a landing at Birmingham Airport due to severe winds.

The

yesterday 17:05
Bill Paxton dead at 61: Aliens and Titanic actor passes away 'from surgery complications'
The star - best known for his roles in hit films such as Aliens, Titanic, Apollo 13 and Twister - died suddenly on Saturday, his family confirmed
yesterday 16:55
Storm Ewan batters Scotland as heavy showers and 70mph winds bring yet more misery
If you thought Storm Doris was bad, get ready for more flooding, gail force winds and icy roads.
yesterday 16:19
Storm Ewan batters Scotland as heavy showers and 70mph winds bring yet more misery
If you thought Storm Doris was bad, get ready for more flooding, gail force winds and icy roads.
yesterday 16:19
BREAKING: Titanic star Bill Paxton, 61, dies suddenly after 'surgery complications'
BILL Paxton has died suddenly after "complications from surgery".
yesterday 16:03
Woman’s abusive partner would beat her then kisses her bruises

A young woman whose abusive former partner beat her and then kissed her bruises has explained how her life has turned around after she bravely spoke out against him. 

Kaylin Mauchlen finally plucked up the courage to speak to police the second time she was hospitalised after being

yesterday 15:55
Daily News
Part premiere, part Trump protest, Londoners gather for Oscar movie

LONDON Thousands of people braved London's winter drizzle on Sunday for a screening of the Oscar-nominated movie that has become a rallying point for opponents of U.S. President Donald Trump’s immigration policy.

Hours ahead of what looked set to be the most politicised Academy Awards

today 22:53
OSCARS 2017: How Will Stars Use Hollywood's Biggest Night To Deal With Donald Trump?
The president has said he WON'T be watching, but...
today 22:51
Tory Minister Criticised For Saying People With Anxiety Are Not 'Really Disabled'
Disability charity condemns 'crude' remarks.
today 22:51
FIRST PICS: Suspected drunk driver ‘who injured 28 with truck’ at parade
A MAN accused of driving while drunk into crowds celebrating in a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans has been identified.
today 22:43
Tony Bellew slams 'DIVA' David Haye: 'It's like fighting Mariah Carey'
TONY BELLEW has blasted rival David Haye and claimed it felt like he was "fighting Mariah Carey".
today 22:43
FREXIT? Marine Le Pen will ‘free farmers from EU straitjacket' amid milk price crisis

France’s agriculture is the largest in the EU despite facing numerous challenges in recent years, including a bird flu outbreak and public fears over genetically modified (GM) crops. 

However it is falling prices that have had the biggest impact on farms, with many forced to let

today 22:35
PM's aide under fire for saying disability benefits should go to 'really disabled people'

Tory MP George Freeman, who is head of the Number 10 Downing Street policy unit, made the remarks as he defended plans to slash £3.7billion from Personal Independence Payments. 

He told BBC Radio 5 Live: "These tweaks are actually about rolling back some bizarre decisions by

today 22:35
Terrified shoppers fear terror attack as man storms London high street with MEAT CLEAVER

People were forced to flee “shouting and screaming’ when the man stormed Dalston, north east London, just after 3pm on Sunday afternoon. 

One man was rushed to hospital with serious injuries, while police arrested a suspect in connection with the incident on Kingsland

today 22:35
When does Lent 2017 start and what is Ash Wednesday? The meaning behind the Christian tradition and 40 days of fasting
Here's everything you need to know - including UK dates - about the tradition marked in the Christian calendar between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday
today 22:27
Alex Hales hoping to get all clear after broken hand to resume powerhouse partnership with Jason Roy
Big-hitting Hales is hoping to get the all-clear after his broken hand
today 22:27
Alex Hales hoping to get all clear after broken hand to resume powerhouse partnership with Jason Roy
Big-hitting Hales is hoping to get the all-clear after his broken hand
today 22:27
Jose Mourinho won't rest after matching Clough and Ferguson's record - he already wants to go one better
The Portuguese watched on as Zlatan Ibrahimovic secured another trophy but no matter how many he lifts, Mourinho will always want more
today 22:27
Jose Mourinho won't rest after matching Clough and Ferguson's record - he already wants to go one better
The Portuguese watched on as Zlatan Ibrahimovic secured another trophy but no matter how many he lifts, Mourinho will always want more
today 22:27
13 football fans arrested after violent clashes during Wolves vs Birmingham derby clash at Molineux
West Midlands Police criticised the behaviour of a "small number" of spectators who "behaved dreadfully" during and after the Championship game
today 22:27
13 football fans arrested after violent clashes during Wolves vs Birmingham derby clash at Molineux
West Midlands Police criticised the behaviour of a "small number" of spectators who "behaved dreadfully" during and after the Championship game
today 22:27
Villarreal 2-3 Real Madrid: Morata goal seals comeback as Bale makes goalscoring return - 6 things we learned
Trigueros and Bakambu put the hosts 2-0 up before Zindane's men came back in a wild second half to reclaim top spot
today 22:27
Villarreal 2-3 Real Madrid: Morata goal seals comeback as Bale makes goalscoring return - 6 things we learned
Trigueros and Bakambu put the hosts 2-0 up before Zindane's men came back in a wild second half to reclaim top spot
today 22:27
Titanic director James Cameron hopes 'wonderful' Bill Paxton won't be forgotten amid 'gaudy din' of Oscars night
Master director Cameron, who cast Paxton in Titanic, Aliens, True Lies and The Terminator, said after his friend died today: "The world is a lesser place."
today 22:27
Latest news from Great Britain
today 22:59 Brave mum suffering facial paralysis reveals how she 'lost her smile' just weeks after giving birth
today 22:59 Brave mum suffering facial paralysis reveals how she 'lost her smile' just weeks after giving birth
today 22:59 Uncle gives chilling statement to murder detectives days after killing five family members
today 22:59 Uncle gives chilling statement to murder detectives days after killing five family members
today 22:53 Part premiere, part Trump protest, Londoners gather for Oscar movie
today 22:51 OSCARS 2017: How Will Stars Use Hollywood's Biggest Night To Deal With Donald Trump?
today 22:51 Tory Minister Criticised For Saying People With Anxiety Are Not 'Really Disabled'
today 22:43 FIRST PICS: Suspected drunk driver ‘who injured 28 with truck’ at parade
today 22:43 Tony Bellew slams 'DIVA' David Haye: 'It's like fighting Mariah Carey'
today 22:35 FREXIT? Marine Le Pen will ‘free farmers from EU straitjacket' amid milk price crisis
today 22:35 PM's aide under fire for saying disability benefits should go to 'really disabled people'
today 22:35 Terrified shoppers fear terror attack as man storms London high street with MEAT CLEAVER
today 22:27 When does Lent 2017 start and what is Ash Wednesday? The meaning behind the Christian tradition and 40 days of fasting
today 22:27 Alex Hales hoping to get all clear after broken hand to resume powerhouse partnership with Jason Roy
today 22:27 Alex Hales hoping to get all clear after broken hand to resume powerhouse partnership with Jason Roy
today 22:27 Jose Mourinho won't rest after matching Clough and Ferguson's record - he already wants to go one better
today 22:27 Jose Mourinho won't rest after matching Clough and Ferguson's record - he already wants to go one better
today 22:27 13 football fans arrested after violent clashes during Wolves vs Birmingham derby clash at Molineux
today 22:27 13 football fans arrested after violent clashes during Wolves vs Birmingham derby clash at Molineux
today 22:27 Villarreal 2-3 Real Madrid: Morata goal seals comeback as Bale makes goalscoring return - 6 things we learned
today 22:27 Villarreal 2-3 Real Madrid: Morata goal seals comeback as Bale makes goalscoring return - 6 things we learned
today 22:27 Titanic director James Cameron hopes 'wonderful' Bill Paxton won't be forgotten amid 'gaudy din' of Oscars night
today 22:27 Titanic director James Cameron hopes 'wonderful' Bill Paxton won't be forgotten amid 'gaudy din' of Oscars night
today 22:27 Grieving families in financial difficulty could face further heartache under Government plans to slash "lifeline" payments
today 22:27 Grieving families in financial difficulty could face further heartache under Government plans to slash "lifeline" payments
today 22:27 Tight Fit hunk Steve Grant shows his abs are as toned as ever 35 years after chart glory
today 22:27 Tight Fit hunk Steve Grant shows his abs are as toned as ever 35 years after chart glory
today 22:27 Royal Navy so strapped for cash they have to cancel open day to protect fleet from Russian subs
today 22:27 Royal Navy so strapped for cash they have to cancel open day to protect fleet from Russian subs
today 22:27 Man won't stop parking his £250,000 Lamborghini in parking space reserved for the mayor
today 22:27 Man won't stop parking his £250,000 Lamborghini in parking space reserved for the mayor
today 22:27 Jockey George Baker in intensive care following horrific accident during race on ice in Switzerland
today 22:27 Jockey George Baker in intensive care following horrific accident during race on ice in Switzerland
today 22:27 Watch Jose Mourinho's press conference in full as Manchester United boss reflects on EFL Cup win
today 22:27 Watch Jose Mourinho's press conference in full as Manchester United boss reflects on EFL Cup win
today 22:27 Woman left with six-inch pipe in stomach for 20 YEARS after weight loss surgery wins five-figure payout
today 22:27 Woman left with six-inch pipe in stomach for 20 YEARS after weight loss surgery wins five-figure payout
today 22:27 Storm chasers honour Twister star Bill Paxton by writing his initials across Tornado Alley using GPS markers
today 22:27 Storm chasers honour Twister star Bill Paxton by writing his initials across Tornado Alley using GPS markers
today 22:27 Celebrity Big Brother star Heavy D expecting baby with pregnant ex-fiancee Bryony Anne Harris
today 22:27 Celebrity Big Brother star Heavy D expecting baby with pregnant ex-fiancee Bryony Anne Harris
today 22:27 Al-Qaeda number two Ahmad Hasan 'killed in drone strike' in Syria
today 22:27 Brave mum suffering facial paralysis reveals how she 'lost her smile' just weeks after giving birth
today 22:27 Brave mum suffering facial paralysis reveals how she 'lost her smile' just weeks after giving birth
today 22:27 Meryl Streep brands designer Karl Lagerfeld 'liar' after he hints she's 'cheap' for rejecting his Oscars dress
today 22:27 Uncle gives chilling statement to murder detectives days after killing five family members
today 22:27 Uncle gives chilling statement to murder detectives days after killing five family members
today 22:27 Chas Hodges cancer battle: He was radioactive after treatment - I had to wait until midnight to kiss him
today 22:27 Chas Hodges cancer battle: He was radioactive after treatment - I had to wait until midnight to kiss him
today 22:27 George Michael's ex Kenny Goss breaks his silence over death and says singer was 'truly the love of my life'
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Editorials
The old British tactic of divide and rule in Europe will not work for Brexit negotiations
The other 27 governments in the EU may struggle to maintain a common line once the phoney war ends.
yesterday 12:17
Return of the pea-souper

Just five days into the new year, a street in Lambeth exceeded its annual legal limit for toxic air. Why is London’s pollution so bad? Alex Rankine reports.

Many areas of London routinely exceed EU pollution limits. Last month a street in Lambeth broke its annual legal limit for toxic

yesterday 11:15
Let's talk about Daniel Hannan, Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler
The downside of Godwin's Law.
yesterday 10:03
The unbearable whiteness of Washington DC
How a new African-American history museum reveals the changing face of the US capital. 
yesterday 08:57
Place your bets on Europe’s turmoil

Europe’s election season is about to kick off, and investors are feeling nervous. The Netherlands goes to the polls on 15 March, with the Freedom Party led by Geert Wilders likely to make big gains on a platform of leaving the EU and the euro. A month later, France will vote in its two-round

2017-02-25 19:37
How to choose the best active funds for your Isa

Yesterday I told you all about the merits of passive investing.

Passive funds – funds that track the market – are predictable and cheap. Active funds – where a fund manager tries to beat the market – usually fail in their task, and they are expensive.

So why would you ever

2017-02-25 13:01
The Handmaid's Tale has already come true - just not for white western women
Why, if the fate of the fictional Offred is so horrifying, is the fate of real-life women in surrogacy hostels causing so little outrage?
2017-02-25 11:49
Martin Schulz: could this man bring an end to the reign of Angela Merkel?
The German Eurocrat is the biggest threat to the possibility of a fourth term for Merkel. 
2017-02-25 10:43
To the Commonwealth, "Global Britain" sounds like nostalgia for something else
And the former colonial subjects have a less rose-tinted view of the past. 
2017-02-25 02:59
Is defeat in Stoke the beginning of the end for Paul Nuttall?
The Ukip leader was his party's unity candidate. But after his defeat in Stoke, the old divisions are beginning to show again
2017-02-24 19:17
Blogs
Unleashing The Hidden Figures In Your Organisation To Inspire The Next Generation Of STEM Professionals

On 17th February, 20th Century Fox released the award-winning film, Hidden Figures, in the UK. The film recounts the true story of three African-American women who worked at NASA during the 1960s 'space race'. These mathematicians, or 'computers' as they were known -Katherine Johnson, Mary

2017-02-24 19:55
Diversity Progress In Fashion Is A Step Forward But There's No Time To Be Complacent

Diversity in fashion, on the catwalk or in advertising, has been an issue for a while. Members of the body positivity movement have worked hard to raise much needed awareness of the lack of models in the industry who reflect society as it is today with all its different shapes, sizes,

2017-02-24 19:55
Postnatal OCD

I never really thought of myself as someone who suffers from OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder). I mean, I do weird things like never walk on the pavement cracks, run back to the kettle before it boils and clicks off and always have to beat the person walking behind me to the next lamp-post,

2017-02-24 19:55
Claudio Will Always Be The Greatest - But He Had To Go

An outpouring of grief has swept the pages of social media as celebrity after celebrity publicly mourns the sacking of Claudio Ranieri as Leicester boss. Irish singer Hozier tweeted solemn cartoon strips and Jose Mourinho donned a shirt with the Italian's initials to mark the sudden dismissal of

2017-02-24 19:55
Our Last Hope: Inter-Stellar Migration

Somewhere on one of the newly-discovered planets orbiting the star known as Trappist-1, there are life forms that have worked out how to live sensibly. (Please note: this is not fake news. It is conjecture. Bear with me ...)

Just imagine: these life forms conserve as much as they

2017-02-24 19:55