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January 11, 2019 3:36 PM Out Texas lawmakers form state’s first LGBT caucus

Five out Democrats in Texas have formed the first LGBT+ caucus in the state’s legislature. The five lawmakers came together to launch the first official LGBT+ caucus, which will fight for equal rights in the traditionally-conservative, Republican-controlled state. The LGBT+ caucus will be chaired by state representative Mary González, who was only the second 118

January 11, 2019 2:52 AM BREAKING: Neighbours actor Craig McLachlan charged with assault and sex offences

NEIGHBOURS actor Craig McLachlan has been charged with assault and sex offences in Australia. Mr McLachlan worked alongside Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan in Neighbours, but also starred in Home and Away and Doctor Blake Mysteries. He now lives in New South Wales and will have to travel to Melbourne for the court appearances. Last year, Mr Mclachlan 118

January 10, 2019 9:03 AM Strictly Come Dancing pro announces BIG line-up news: 'Welcome to the team'

STRICTLY COME DANCING professional Giovanni Pernice revealed huge news about his upcoming 2019 solo tour on Instagram last night as he unveiled two of the dancers joining him in the cast. In 2014, it was revealed former Strictly favourite Robin Windsor, 39, would not be taking part in the 12th series due to injury, with Trent stepping up to take his place 122

January 8, 2019 11:20 AM Brexit The Uncivil War: How Dominic Cummings was targeted in Vote Leave COUP

DOMINIC Cummings, who is played by Benedict Cumberbatch in Brexit: The Uncivil War, was very nearly dismissed from the Vote Leave campaign prior to the EU referendum, a book reveals. Created by James Graham and broadcast on Channel 4 last night, the two-hour film provides a close look at the Vote Leave campaign team during the 2016 referendum 108

January 4, 2019 9:04 PM Marriott hack: Hotel admits FIVE MILLION guests’ passport numbers at risk

MORE than five million unencrypted passport numbers were part of the Marriott data breach that came to light last November. The global hotel chain discovered a total of 5.25million unencrypted passport numbers were obtained. A further 20.3million encrypted passport numbers are also believed to have been obtained. Marriott also estimates about 8.6million 116

January 4, 2019 10:02 AM Jury to decide whether Ed Sheeran copied Marvin Gaye

In a new ruling, a judge says there are "substantial similarities" between Sheeran's Thinking Out Loud and Gaye's Let's Get It On. Instead, District Judge Louis Stanton ruled that a jury should decide on whether parts of Let's Get It On, released in 1973, were copied in the singer's 2014 number one and Grammy-winning hit Thinking Out Loud. In a decision 139

January 2, 2019 8:43 AM Cathay Pacific to honour $16,000 fares sold for $675

Cathay Pacific has said it will honour first-class and business-class tickets that it sold to some lucky passengers for a fraction of the usual price. The Hong Kong-based airline mistakenly sold business-class seats on August flights from Vietnam to New York for about $675 return. The airline admitted that it "made a mistake", but said it would honour 55

January 1, 2019 5:39 PM Arsenal balls: the Aaron Ramsey myth

Like cocktails, ITV dramas and Disney World, Aaron Ramsey gets a lot of hype but delivers little. The Mirror hails Ramsey as “one of Europe’s top goal-scoring midfielders”. Utter tosh. Last season Ramsey scored 7 Premier League goals – the same number as: Abdoulaye Doucoure (Watford), Pascal Groß (Brighton) and Marcos Alonso (Chelsea). In season 2016-17, Ramsey 67

December 31, 2018 3:43 PM New Year’s Day 2019: How much do London New Year fireworks cost?

NEW YEAR’S EVE is here, and London’s dazzling firework display is the centrepiece of celebrations in the UK, whether watched live or on TV from home or a pub. But how much do they cost? Final preparations are underway for the dazzling fireworks display in central London. About 70,000 fireworks will go off during the show, which will last just over 10 minutes 81

December 23, 2018 7:15 PM Glasgow plans remortgaging of iconic buildings to pay for equal pay claim

SOME of Scotland’s best-known landmarks could be remortgaged to pay a £500million council equal pay bill, it has emerged. One of the contenders is the Commonwealth Arena and Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, otherwise known as the Emirates Arena, which was built for the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The Tollcross International Swimming Centre, which also hosted 2014 events 70