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January 3, 2019 5:06 PM MSC Zoe: Islands hit as 270 containers fall off ship

Extensive debris has washed up on islands off the Dutch north coast after some 270 containers including chemicals fell off a cargo ship in a storm. As the extent of pollution became clear on five islands including Terschelling, coastguards searched the North Sea for missing containers. The cargo fell off the MSC Zoe near the German island of Borkum 72

January 3, 2019 10:11 AM Japan earthquake hits: Japan coast struck by 5.0 magntude quake

JAPAN has been struck by a magnitude 5.0 earthquake today, in Kumamoto prefecture on the southern island of Kyushu. An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 hit southern Japan on Thursday but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said, and there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake, which 110

January 2, 2019 2:51 PM Euromillions winner CLAIMS £115m ticket: UK lottery ticket holder comes forward

A EUROMILLIONS ticket holder has come forward to claim the £115million jackpot that was won in the UK. Camelot confirmed a UK ticket holder has presented their ticket to them and it is being verified. The hunt was on for the winning ticket, which had not been claimed since the draw which was held yesterday. Should the ticket be validated, the eye-watering 70

January 1, 2019 4:06 PM People who died in 2018: List of celebrities and famous people who died in 2018

AS we step into 2019, we remember some of most famous and well known faces who lost their lives in 2018. Here is the full list of celebrities who died in 2018. 2018 was a year fans had to say goodbye to many much loved celebrities across the globe. Famous names include Swedish DJ Avicii, June Whitfield, Stephen Hawking and former US President George 280

January 1, 2019 2:11 AM New Year's Eve Fireworks 2018: Dazzling displays from around the globe IN PICTURES

Fireworks have been going off around the world as billions of people celebrate the New Year. With a staggering 38 different time zones in use, it takes 26 hours for the New Year to be brought in around the globe. Below Express.co.uk will be showcasing all of the big fireworks displays in major cities across the globe. Millions of pounds were spent putting 268

December 31, 2018 1:12 PM Hopman Cup: Serena Williams & Roger Federer to play for first time

Tennis greats Roger Federer and Serena Williams will meet on court for the first time when Switzerland face the USA in the Hopman Cup on Tuesday. They will play in men's and women's singles rubbers before meeting in the mixed doubles alongside partners Belinda Bencic and Frances Tiafoe. Federer and Williams, both 37, have won a combined 43 Grand Slam titles 82

December 31, 2018 12:44 AM Why legalising gay sex in India is not a Western idea

The decriminalisation of gay sex was arguably the biggest news story of 2018 in India. So, it wasn't surprising when it became a hotly debated topic at one of the year-end parties I recently attended in Delhi. The common consensus was that the Supreme Court's decision to strike down a colonial-era law has pushed the country towards adopting Western ideals 74

December 28, 2018 1:49 PM Stacey Dooley Twitter: Strictly star ‘blushes’ as she receives ‘biggest compliment’

STACEY DOOLEY, who won Strictly Come Dancing 2018 with Kevin Clifton, went into a frenzy as she received a compliment on Twitter today. Stacey Dooley, 31, recently lifted the Glitterball trophy on Strictly Come Dancing with professional partner Kevin Clifton but there’s one other thing the star is really proud of. The Luton-born star was blown away by a fan’s 76

December 24, 2018 3:14 PM Indonesia tsunami 2018 update: Will Krakatau erupt AGAIN? Locals told to STAY AWAY

INDONESIA has reached its biggest annual disasters toll in a decade, after a second tsunami hit following the eruption of the Krakatau volcano. But will Krakatau erupt again, as locals are told to stay away? At least 373 people have died following a tsunami in the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra on Saturday. Rescuers used heavy machinery and bare hands 104

December 24, 2018 1:22 PM Biggest idiot drivers on Britain's roads REVEALED – if you drive a German car, take note

BRITAIN's worst drivers have been revealed in a shocking list of car brands whose owners racked up the highest number of traffic offences. "What is more worrying is the large number of these cars on the road right now. “According to data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, BMW, Mercedes and Audi all feature among the top ten most popular 81