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September 18, 2018 8:20 AM Celia Barquín: European golf champion murdered in Iowa

A man has been charged with murder, hours after prominent Spanish golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena was found dead on an Iowa golf course. Barquín, 22, won the European Ladies' Amateur championship in July and was a leading student athlete at Iowa State University. Golfers at the Coldwater Golf Links in Ames discovered an unattended golf bag on the course 7

September 17, 2018 8:24 AM IMF says 'all Brexit outcomes' will entail costs for the UK

IMF head Christine Lagarde says the UK would need to negotiate 63 trade deals in the event of a "no-deal" departure from the EU. Presenting a report on the UK economy to the UK Treasury on Monday, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde said that "all Brexit outcomes" will entail costs for the UK economy. "Any Brexit deal will not be as good as the current 7

September 16, 2018 7:51 PM Green Book wins influential Toronto festival award

The film Green Book has won the influential People's Choice Award at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. The feel-good drama, which tells the true story of a black musician and his white driver on a tour of America's Deep South in the 1960s, stars Oscar winner Mahershala Ali and Lord of the Rings actor Viggo Mortensen. The prize is seen as a strong 6

September 14, 2018 1:05 AM Hurricane Florence WARNING: Heavy floods to wash VENOMOUS SNAKES into urban neighbourhoods

VENOMOUS snakes could soon be found in urban neighbourhoods of South Carolina and pose a threat to the local community, according to environmental experts warning of the devastating impact of Hurricane Florence. Dangerous snakes which typically resident in South Carolina’s wetlands may be displaced by the storm, driving them into populated areas, according 10

September 11, 2018 5:04 PM Blackpool monkeypox case confirmed as second in UK

A second case of monkeypox has been identified in the UK, just days after the first was discovered. The patient tested positive at Blackpool Victoria Hospital and had recently travelled to Nigeria where they are believed to have contracted it, Public Health England said. They have been transferred to Liverpool University Hospital for treatment. The rare viral 9

September 11, 2018 12:15 PM MACRON’S NIGHTMARE: French leader’s popularity at home tumbles to NEW LOW

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron’s popularity has hit a new low following his controversial plans to overhaul the welfare state and failure to make good on a promise to bring higher ethical standards to politics. The young leader’s tactless handling of a scandal involving his top bodyguard also dented his credibility with voters, throwing into doubt 7

September 10, 2018 12:03 PM UK businesses 'bordering on DESPAIR' over Brexit 'SOAP OPERA' says top business chief

A LEADING business chief has made a damning assessment of Brexit negotiations, claiming that business leaders felt “frustration bordering on despair” over the fractious talks. Confederation of British Industry (CBI) chief Carolyn Fairbairn made the comments as she discussed the effect of ongoing Brexit negotiations on UK business to the BBC’s John Pienaar 10

September 7, 2018 9:52 PM Ben Affleck looks healthy while taking a brief break from Malibu rehab

Ben Affleck looks healthy while taking a brief break from Malibu rehab to play basketball at his home in LA And Ben Affleck looked like he was in good spirits while making his daily trip back home to Brentwood from his Malibu treatment center on Friday. The actor/director, 46, was dressed in exercise attire for his regular workout with his trainer and life coach 2

September 7, 2018 12:48 AM Only 60% on the donor list

More than 60 per cent of people in Swindon have not signed up to the organ donation register, it has been revealed. The figures have been released by NHS Blood and Transplant to mark Organ Donation Week, which is this week. They show that nine people in Swindon have died while waiting for an organ in the last five years.There are currently around 20 people 9

September 6, 2018 11:04 AM Pebley Beach gives boost to A Walk in My Shoes by Swindon Carers

SWINDON'S unpaid carers have been given a boost by car dealers Pebley Beach. The Suzuki and Hyundai franchise on Paddington Drive pledged to match every pound raised by the Swindon Carers initiative A Walk in My Shoes up to £1,500. Fundraisers went on to raise £1,573 at a sponsored walk, meaning the joint effort has raised £2,573 for the charity 13