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June 17, 2017 11:04 PM Self-employment 'main reason quarter of new fathers miss out on paternity leave'

One in four new fathers are missing out on paternity leave and pay mainly because they are self-employed, a new study shows. Research by the TUC found that of the 625,000 men who became fathers in 2016, more than 157,000 did not qualify for statutory paternity leave or pay. The main reason was self-employment, although 44,000 fathers had not been working 4

June 8, 2017 8:20 AM Coronation Street’s Faye Brookes reveals fears her little brother, 9, would die during cancer battle: ‘Our lives were taken over by hospitals and chemotherapy’

CORONATION Street star Faye Brookes has spoken out about her little brother’s battle with leukaemia. Faye, who is currently dating Pop Idol champion Gareth Gates, was a teenager when her 9-year-old brother Jack was diagnosed with cancer. And now, the 29-year-old – who was 14 at the time his tragic diagnosis – has opened up about the heartbreaking time she thought 10

June 5, 2017 10:13 PM 'Love Island' 2017 Couples Revealed As New Series Kicks Off

And it's bad news for Montana Brown. Ever since we clapped eyes on the new ‘Love Island’ contestants, we have been busy playing Cilla Black trying to match them up, and thinking about who would make the best couples. Well, now we don’t have to wonder any more, as we finally have five fully-fledged pairs! Although quite how long they will actually stay together 28

June 4, 2017 9:48 AM Irrepressible Cristiano Ronaldo not ready to stop counting after yet another dream night

Cristiano Ronaldo is not prepared to halt his own dominance having inspired Real Madrid to European glory yet again, writes Tom Adams in Cardiff. “The numbers, they don't lie,” said a slightly surly Cristiano Ronaldo after he received the man-of-the-match award for the Champions League final. The numbers also speak for themselves. Which is lucky, as we are running 12

May 28, 2017 3:34 AM A high-stakes gamble: How Jared Kushner reacted to previous crises

NEW YORK – Jared Kushner had barely survived a fight to save his family’s real estate empire. Taking charge of the business after his father went to prison, Kushner, 25 at the time, paid $1.8 billion in 2007 for the nation’s most expensive office building. Then the market went south, the debts piled up, and Kushner spent years pushing banks to renegotiate 11

May 17, 2017 3:37 PM Exeter chosen as first venue outside of London to host BP Portrait Award exhibition

The first venue outside London to host the BP Portrait Award 2017 exhibition will be Exeter's Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM). The National Portrait Gallery in London has revealed that after the show has been on view at its gallery from June 22 to September 24, it will then move onto Exeter from October 4, to December 3. The three shortlisted artists 12

May 14, 2017 12:56 AM Portugal’s Sobral Wins Eurovision Contest With Tender Ballad

KIEV, Ukraine — Portugal's Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with a gentle romantic ballad that challenged the event's decades-long reputation for cheesy, glittery excess. Sobral sang his Amar Pelos Dois (Love For Both) in a high, clear tenor accompanied by quiet strings and a piano. Unlike the 25 other competitors who performed 27

May 13, 2017 10:44 PM Portugal win Eurovision as Britain’s former X Factor contestant Lucie Jones wows crowds and earns the UK its best result since 2009

Portugal have won the Eurovision Song Contest, while former X Factor Lucie Jones came 15th in the United Kingdom's best performance since 2011. Former X Factor singer Lucie Jones wowed audiences in Kiev when she performed in the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest. The Welsh songbird, 26, performed Never Give Up on You to thousands in the International 15

May 13, 2017 3:27 PM Bring on the 'gorilla:' Eurovision final brings glittery fun

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A man in a tacky suit and his "gorilla" are one of the favorites to win this year's Eurovision song contest. By the event's standards, that's kind of understated. Someone previous winners have been shocks to the eyeballs - such as Finland's monster-masked Lordi in 2006 or bearded drag-queen chanteuse Conchita Wurst of Austria in 2014. Francesco 15

May 6, 2017 4:53 AM Lawyer-turned-liberal leader eyes South Korean presidency

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A former anti-government student leader, Moon Jae-in stands poised to succeed ousted leader Park Geun-hye, the daughter of the slain South Korean dictator who jailed him in the 1970s. Moon, the current front-runner in Tuesday's election, has led a life that seems custom-made for a starring role in South Korean opposition politics 10