December 31, 2018 11:56 AM New Year’s Eve in Sydney: New Year’s Eve countdown is ON as storm hits celebrations
Sydney, Australia, will bid welcome to the New Year in about five minutes despite heavy rain battering the capital of New South Wales. But the poor weather has not dampened the spirits of celebrating crowds who were spotted cheering on the New Year countdown in Sydney Harbour. The downpour, accompanied by loud thunder and lightning, swept through Sydney 136
December 20, 2018 3:40 PM Stacey Dooley: Brendan Cole speaks out after fan slams him for being 'sour' towards star
STACEY DOOLEY and Kevin Clifton won Strictly Come Dancing 2018 last weekend and since their win, Brendan Cole has cleared up comments he made about the pair after one fan said he had a “case of sour grapes”. Brendan Cole, 42, who was axed from Strictly Come Dancing after appearing in every series since the competition began in 2004, spoke out about Kevin 84
December 20, 2018 12:26 AM Extinction Rebellion: The story behind the activist group
They've blocked bridges, glued themselves to the gates of Downing Street, and closed roads, all in the name of stopping climate change. Extinction Rebellion's aims include net zero carbon emissions by 2025, the introduction of a state of emergency on the environment and a national Citizen's Assembly to oversee it all. The campaign was launched earlier 108
December 19, 2018 12:38 PM Debbie McGee: Strictly star’s dad was AGAINST Paul Daniels marriage 'Be careful'
DEBBIE MCGEE and Paul Daniels were married for nearly 30 years before his death in 2016. In a recent interview, the Strictly Come Dancing star revealed her father had not backed their relationship. Debbie admitted she had been worried at first, saying: “In your 20s, you don’t have that confidence.” Debbie credited last year’s stint on Strictly with giving 90
December 18, 2018 9:59 AM History-making polar bear cub Hamish turns one
The first polar bear cub to be born in the UK in 25 years has turned one. Hamish shares an enclosure with his mother Victoria at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland's Highland Wildlife Park at Kincraig, near Aviemore, in the Cairngorms. Park staff have marked his birthday by giving him treats encased in an ice block and food hidden inside cardboard 75
December 17, 2018 4:57 PM Tory Brexiteer ushered off set by Kay Burley in heated Brexit debate with Labour MP
BREXITEER David Davies was ushered out by Kay Burley as the Tory MP claimed he was not given the chance to speak in a heated Brexit debate with Labour MP Anna Turley. The Sky News host accused Mr Davies of being "patronising" to Anna Turley as he took his mobile phone out while the Labour MP continued to debate against a Brexit no-deal scenario. Ms Burley 74
December 17, 2018 2:56 AM Workplace reforms 'will protect gig economy workers'
Workers on zero-hour contracts, agency employees or "gig economy" workers are to be better protected by a package of workplace reforms, the government says. Under new legislation to be introduced on Monday, staff would have to be told details of their rights from their first day in a job, including eligibility for paid and sick leave. Workers would also be given 101
December 15, 2018 12:14 PM Royal PINCH: How Charles vowed 'I won't be undermined by ILL-JUDGED choice of bride'
PRINCE Charles reveals what he really thought of The Spice Girls breaking royal protocol in an explosive letter. There’s a significant history between the Spice Girls and the British Royal Family, going all the way back to their first meeting with Prince Charles more than 20 years ago. And continuing at least through to the royal wedding of Prince William 93
December 13, 2018 4:20 AM Melania Trump RAILS against media in RARE public intervention during TV interview
MELANIA TRUMP has hit out at “the opportunists” in the media, particularly comedians and journalists, who she said were “using my name or my family name to advance themselves”. The First Lady was giving a rare interview with Fox News when she made the comments. The move was highly unusual for Mrs Trump, who does not usually make media appearances or give interviews 269
December 12, 2018 8:30 PM Joe Sugg skirts around Dianne Buswell romance questions AGAIN as he delivers on promise
JOE SUGG and Dianne Buswell avoided giving a straight answer when quizzed about their rumoured romance on Strictly Come Dancing 2018’s sister show It Takes Two tonight, while the finalist also delivered on a long-standing promise. “Will the Showdance end in a kiss?” the presenter teased, as everyone in the studio chanted: “Kiss! Kiss!” Last week, Joe and Dianne 56