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September 18, 2018 7:37 AM US imposes new tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

The US is imposing new tariffs on $200bn (£150bn) worth of Chinese goods as it escalates its trade war with Beijing. These will apply to almost 6,000 items, marking the biggest round of US tariffs so far. Handbags, rice and textiles will be included, but some items expected to be targeted such as smart watches and high chairs have been excluded 8

September 12, 2018 8:42 AM Hairdresser actually f**king listens and cuts hair the way they were f**king told

A HAIRDRESSER has cut a customer’s hair the way they were asked to, it has been confirmed. Stephen Malley asked a hairdresser for “just a trim, don’t take too much off”‘ and was left confused when his instructions were followed exactly. He said: “Despite me being the foremost world authority on my own hair, my wishes are always ignored by hair-cutting 8

September 2, 2018 8:58 AM US cuts Pakistan aid over lack of 'decisive actions' against terror groups

Earlier this year Donald Trump accused Pakistan of rewarding past financial assistance with "nothing but lies and deceit". The Pentagon said the decision was down to what it perceived as Islamabad's lack of "decisive actions" against militants. Earlier this year Mr Trump suspended so-called coalition support funds, accusing Pakistan of rewarding past assistance 9

August 30, 2018 7:21 PM Cash crisis council to hire help for beggars

SCOTLAND’S largest council is to hire a specialist worker to help street beggars claim benefits. Glasgow City Council has a £129million gap between its spending and income and has been forced to make major cuts to services. But senior managers have found the money to employ a digital inclusion officer, who will tour the city’s streets with a tablet computer 6

August 28, 2018 2:52 PM New blood pressure checker that goes around the wrist

New wrist blood pressure checker is introduced because so many Britons are too overweight for traditional cuff used around the bicep to work Britain's obesity epidemic means thousands of patients have become too fat to have their blood pressure taken normally. Doctors have now been forced to develop a new type of blood pressure checker that fits around 28

August 27, 2018 11:00 PM Macron ‘WEAKENED’ President drops to RECORD LOW in polls for ‘acting like KING of France’

EMMANUEL Macron heads back to work “weakened” after his clumsy handling of a scandal involving his top bodyguard pushed his approval ratings to a record low in August. Ifop’s deputy chief Frédéric Dabi said public perception of the French President has turned, with voters frustrated at his cuts to welfare and employment reforms. Mr Macron was described 27

August 27, 2018 4:02 PM Welcome to Yorkshire boss who brought Tour De France to Yorkshire injured in bike crash

The chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire tweeted that he had suffered 'bust ribs,' an AC (acromioclavicular) shoulder joint injury, cuts, grazes and nettle rash all down his left side. Sir Gary, who led the successful campaign for the Grand Départ of the 2014 Tour de France to be held in Yorkshire, tweeted that he had just left A&E, adding: "Hurrah 27

August 22, 2018 12:53 AM London BLOODBATH: ‘Khan’s LOST CONTROL due to LACK OF LEADERSHIP’, says mayoral hopeful

LONDON Mayor Sadiq Kahn has shown a “lack of leadership” by blaming Government cuts instead of tackling rising crime, Tory mayoral hopeful Shaun Bailey has claimed. Mr Bailey, member of the London Assembly and deputy leader of the Conservative Greater London Authority Group, told earlier this month fear was growing across the capital 15

August 18, 2018 9:19 PM Agony of Britons hit by chronic wounds lasting more than three months

Agony of Britons hit by chronic wounds as 2.8 million people suffer cuts which do not heal within three months The devastating impact of chronic wounds has been laid bare as research reveals that hundreds of thousands of patients suffer with pain and immobility for more than a year. One in ten sufferers is even taking antidepressants to cope, with many more unable 9

August 7, 2018 10:21 AM Yellow thunderstorm warning for Kent

The Met Office has issued yet another thunderstorm warning, as more heavy rain is expected to batter the county. Despite highs of 30C today, forecasters predict thunder and lightning will hit Kent this evening - with the potential to cause power cuts and flooding. The yellow weather warning will remain in place between 4pm this afternoon and 3am tomorrow 12