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January 14, 2019 11:28 AM Hugh Grant issues plea after script stolen in car break-in

The actor says the script contains "many weeks worth of notes and ideas" as he makes an appeal for help to get it back. The actor said a bag taken in the theft, which happened on Sunday evening, also contained his children's medical cards. In an appeal for help on Twitter, he said: "In the unlikely chance that anyone knows who broke into my car tonight 35

January 14, 2019 9:12 AM New Look to slash debt by £1bn to restore profitabilty

The South African-owned company warns that conditions in the UK retail market continue to be challenging.  The company, which is closing its remaining 120 stores in China as well as 60 stores in the UK to return to profitability, said it had agreed with key shareholders to slash its debt from £1.35bn to £350m. It will raise £150m in new money to finance 19

January 8, 2019 10:25 AM Thugs beat up gay couple for holding hands on New Year’s Day in London

Police have appealed for help after hate crime attack on a gay couple holding hands on London’s South Bank on New Year’s Day. Following the homophobic assault, London’s Metropolitan Police put out an appeal for four men they are looking to speak with in connection with the incident. Police were called at 2:30pm on January 1 following reports that two men were assaulted 21

January 6, 2019 6:15 PM Urgent appeal as car stolen with girl, one, inside

Maria was in the front seat of the car when it was driven away, but was not in the vehicle when it was found a short time later. The girl's father had met with an unknown man at 4.37pm on Sunday, with a view to selling his car. The man jumped in the car and drove away, with the seller's daughter in the front passenger seat. It was then found abandoned 18

January 6, 2019 5:36 PM Police hunt road-rage cyclist who hit driver with BIKE LOCK

POLICE are hunting a road-rage cyclist who allegedly smacked a van driver over the head with a bike lock. The cyclist fled after allegedly hitting the motorist with his bike lock in broad daylight following an accident in Bristol. But the cyclist escaped on his bike before police arrived. The victim told officers he saw a have-a-go hero chase the cyclist 19

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 23

December 31, 2018 11:00 AM Severn Bridge shuts after drone flown from the top

A main route between England and Wales was closed after a man climbed a bridge and flew a drone from the top. Traffic was stopped on the M48 - the older of two Severn crossings - after a "concern for welfare," police said. The man in his 20s came down "voluntarily" from the 47m (154ft) bridge tower and was arrested on suspicion of causing a public nuisance 19

December 31, 2018 3:52 AM Mike Taylor: Walk Off The Earth's 'Beard Man' dies in sleep

Walk Off The Earth found fame with a cover of Gotye's Somebody I Used To Know featuring five band members playing one guitar. His fellow band members said that Taylor died of natural causes on Saturday. He had played piano, keyboards and organ and was known as the band's "Beard Guy". The band, from Ontario, became famous in 2012 with a cover of Gotye's 16

December 28, 2018 5:20 PM Novak Djokovic wife: Jelena puts on jaw-dropping display in ‘mischievous’ pics

Tennis champion Novak Djokovic’s wife Jelena, 30, shared a snap of her flashing the flesh during a throwback picture today. The foundation director oozed sex appeal in a bikini and cheekily poked her tongue out as she looked at her phone. The brunette beauty strategically covered up her assets, but gave her 412,000 followers a glimpse of her body and well-defined 49

December 17, 2018 11:22 AM Australia v India: Virat Kohli and Tim Paine clash in second Test in Perth

Australia captain Tim Paine and India counterpart Virat Kohli clashed on day four of the second Test in Perth as the hosts closed in on victory. Umpire Chris Gaffaney had to step in at one point when the two exchanged words while Paine was batting. During India's second innings, keeper Paine, speaking to Murali Vijay, said: "I know he's your captain 26