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December 21, 2018 6:00 PM ‘When not if!’ Alaska could be hit by MORE massive quakes, seismologist warns

Ben van der Pluijm, a scientist at the University of Michigan, told Express.co.uk: “The November 30 quake was quite large, so lots of associated aftershock activity is expected, as we are indeed seeing. South Alaska's plate convergence zone hosted of one of largest megathrust quakes in history. Recent activity is reminder that it's a matter of time for large 114

November 21, 2018 10:30 PM May unveils ‘major’ Brexit boost to NHS reforms – 'Taking back control of OUR money'

A BREXIT cash boost will help fund health care reforms that keep more patients out of hospital by treating them in their own homes, Theresa May has announced. As well as improving patients’ health, the changes are also expected to cut NHS costs, free up beds and reduce waiting times. It is hoped the overhaul will also ease the pressure on over-stretched 71

November 12, 2018 11:14 PM Wayne Rooney: England forward says farewell game is a 'huge honour'

Wayne Rooney says it is a "huge honour" to be granted a farewell appearance for England, and that it will be his chance "to say thank you to the fans". The 33-year-old DC United forward, who is England's record goalscorer, will play some part in the game against the United States at Wembley on Thursday. "I don't know how much I'm going to play," he told his club's 45

October 26, 2018 11:26 PM Comic Con: Cosplayers explain how they support their art

This weekend, the Excel Centre in London will be packed with superheroes, Disney princesses and anime heroes for the latest MCM London Comic Con. The event has grown significantly, with an estimated 133,000 attendees at the three-day version in October 2016, compared with a more modest 47,000 attendees only six years earlier. For those not in the know, cosplay 159

October 13, 2018 11:16 AM Poppies BANNED from police vehicles as ‘stench of political correctness’ hits

BRITISH Transport Police (BTP) officers are fuming after being slapped with a poppy ban. Officers are forbidden to place poppy stickers on their cars ahead of Remembrance Day. BTP chiefs claim the iconic red poppy emblem may upset other charities. The veto had “gone down a like a cup of cold sick”, according to some bobbies, many of whom served in the British 70

October 4, 2018 6:26 PM Indonesia earthquake appeal: How to donate to survivors of the tsunami and earthquake

THE DEATH toll from the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami has risen to 1,424 with warnings the number of casualties is likely to rise further - but how do you make a donation to help those affected? Six days on from the disaster, rescue teams are desperately searching for survivors who may still be trapped in the rubble after buildings collapsed and mudslides 76

October 2, 2018 7:20 PM Noel Fielding wife: Who is Lliana Bird girlfriend of Great British Bake Off host?

NOEL Fielding has delighted fans of the Great British Bake Off since joining the show two years ago - but who is his girlfriend Lliana Bird? The zany comedian and writer, 45, joined the new line-up of the Great British Bake Off with Sandi Toksvig, Pru Leith and Paul Hollywood when it moved to Channel 4. Fielding, loved for his flamboyant attire, has been with current 45

September 15, 2018 1:13 AM ‘Despicable’ lorry driver jailed for £20k Lee Rigby charity theft

A “DESPICABLE” fraudster who failed to hand over more than £20,000 raised for the son of murdered soldier Lee Rigby was yesterday jailed for 2 years and a half. Lorry driver Gary Gardner was told he will serve half the sentence for two counts of fraud committed in the three years after the fusilier’s murder in 2013. The 56-year-old, who has previous 44

September 7, 2018 5:18 PM Avril Lavigne 'accepted death' while writing new song as singer tells of Lyme disease fight

The singer is returning to the music scene after five years, most of which has been spent bed-ridden as she fights Lyme disease. In a blog, the 33-year-old singer has written an emotional letter to fans, thanking them for their patience as she confirmed her single's release date, marking her comeback. Lavigne, who rose to fame with the single Complicated 104

September 6, 2018 7:00 AM Indee Rose Trust calls for better awareness and funding for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

PARENTS of children who lost their battle with cancer are calling for greater awareness and research as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is held around the country. According to Children with Cancer, which organises the awareness month, there are around 1,600 new cases of childhood cancer diagnosed every year in the UK in children aged up to 14-years-old 53