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August 14, 2018 11:46 PM Terror group ready for WAR with 30,000 fighters according to UN report

RUTHLESS terror group ISIS has gathered 30,000 fighters and could be preparing for a wave of offensives around the world, according to a ominous new report by the UN. The past 18 months have seen ISIS suffer a stunning series of defeats, with the group loosing much of its self-styled state. In July 2017 Iraqi and Kurdish forces, backed by Western airpower 5

August 14, 2018 4:00 PM Annual dog show proves a success

DOG owners and their canine companions joined together for a dog show. The event was held as part of the Southend Carnival celebrations in the run up to the annual event. The rain held off for the event which saw the proud pooches and their owners parade for the crowds at Priory Park, Southend. The annual dog show, run in conjunction with Southend Canine 6

August 14, 2018 3:09 PM Genoa bridge collapse VIDEO: Watch shock moment major Italy motorway disintegrates

A MOTORWAY bridge near the city of Genoa, Italy, has collapsed on Tuesday, with emergency services battling to free 'around ten cars' from the rubble. The bridge, a part of the A10 motorway, is about 100 metres tall, Italian media say. Italy transport minister said the Genoa motorway bridge collapse seems like an “immense tragedy”. Italian television 9

August 14, 2018 10:25 AM Ben Stokes NOT GUILTY: England cricketer cleared of affray

BEN Stokes has been cleared of affray after the England cricketer was accused of knocking two men unconscious in a brawl near a nightclub. The 27-year-old all-rounder was alleged to have punched Ryan Hale, 27, to the ground and then knocked out Ryan Ali, 28, during the fracas in the early hours of September 25 last year. But the jury returned a verdict 5

August 14, 2018 4:00 AM 'Angry and frustrated' residents call for more affordable housing in petition

A PETITION calling for more affordable housing will be discussed at a City of York Council meeting after racking up more than 1,000 signatures. The petition calls on councillors to "restrict the amount of luxury flats and student accommodation" in the city. It says residents are "frustrated and angry" at high rents, high house prices and a lack of social 5

August 13, 2018 9:32 PM Manchester United confident goalkeeper David de Gea will sign new deal

Manchester United are confident David de Gea will sign a new long-term contract to stay at Old Trafford. The 27-year-old's present deal expires in 2019, although United have an option to extend it by a further season. The Old Trafford club were keen to begin talks with goalkeeper De Gea's representatives and their hand has been strengthened by Thibaut 6

August 13, 2018 9:01 PM Paris baulks at 'horrible' eco-friendly public urinals

A boat cruise along the River Seine is one of most popular ways to see Paris, but angry locals are worried that a new installation may spoil the experience. Bright-red, fully exposed, urinals have been placed across the city to reduce peeing on the streets. But the eco-friendly devices, which are filled with straw and designed to be odourless, have left many unconvinced 10

August 12, 2018 11:22 AM 'Banksy' road sign disappears from Clevedon lamppost

A road sign apparently created by the street artist Banksy has disappeared from a lamppost near his home city. The photo of the stencilled sign on a lamppost in Clevedon, north Somerset, was posted on Banksy's official Instagram page on Friday. It depicted an elderly couple being carried by two children in an apparent reference to Brexit. But by Friday 7

August 11, 2018 1:01 PM Stage star John Owen-Jones to showcases new album Spotlight in Colwyn Bay

AN AWARD-winning West End and Broadway star will unveil his newest material in Colwyn Bay this October. Welsh stage performer extraordinaire and singing sensation John Owen-Jones will stop off in Theatr Colwyn as part of a limited, five date tour to coincide with his fourth solo album Spotlight. The singer is perhaps best known for his stage career 10

August 11, 2018 8:38 AM Gatwick goes Chinese after busiest ever July

The new service will be flown by China Eastern – the country’s second biggest airline – and will connect the UK to one of the world’s leading business centres, providing over 70,000 seats and more than 3,700 metric tonnes of new cargo capacity each year. Shanghai is seen as the showpiece of China’s dramatic economic growth and, like London, is a global 9