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January 18, 2018 12:07 PM Nus Ghani is first Muslim woman minister to speak in Commons

Nus Ghani has made history by becoming the first female Muslim minister to speak from the Commons dispatch box. Recently appointed as Transport Minister, Ms Ghani was cheered as she addressed questions about station access for disabled people. Ms Ghani, Wealden MP since 2015, is the daughter of Pakistani immigrants. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling 9

January 17, 2018 2:05 PM Irish PM claims British veterans fought for 'European values, NOT just for Britain'

IRISH Prime Minister Leo Varadkar claimed British veterans fought for European democracy and European values and not just for Britain Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar took a swipe at the UK over Brexit saying he is disappointed with the decision British people made as it disregards British veterans who thought for European democracy. “Irish people are very close 15

January 16, 2018 9:10 AM App compares selfies to classical art portraits

Which famous portrait from classical art history does your selfie look like? Web users are posting hilarious wins and fails. Users have posted the comparisons on social media, displaying their delight at the app both getting it horrendously wrong and getting it wonderfully right. Google's Arts and Culture app is available for both iOS and Android phones 6

January 16, 2018 1:35 AM 'Have you heard of Mount Franklin?': Social media users lash out at Australian Open organisers for selling fancy bottled water from China

It's labelled as the 'official water' of the Australian Open - but it's from China. People have taken to social media to express outrage over the decision to sell and give out 'unpatriotic' Ganten water. The bottle, which looks similar to the Evian bottle, is visible on the court next to players and the lids have been labelled as the competition's official 11

January 15, 2018 5:08 PM How salmonella destroyed the mighty Aztecs: Ancient teeth reveal how nearly ALL of Mexico was once wiped out by one of the most devastating food poisoning epidemics in human history

It has been described as one of the most devastating epidemics in human history - and now scientists have discovered what caused it. An outbreak of a mystery disease in 1576, and second wave in 1576, killed around seven million to 17 million people and helped destroy the mighty Aztec Empire. Known to the locals as cocoliztli, the symptoms of the disease 11

January 14, 2018 5:29 PM Manchester City's long unbeaten run finally ended

Pep Guardiola's runaway leaders had not lost in their last 30 league games - the sixth longest unbeaten run in English history. Pep Guardiola's runaway leaders had not lost in their previous 30 league games - the sixth longest unbeaten run in English top-flight history. But they were beaten - despite a nerve-racking finale in which they almost completed 8

January 12, 2018 5:12 PM Philippe Coutinho trains for the first time as a Barcelona player as Brazilian puts in solo session in hope of early return from injury to make debut

Philippe Coutinho has put in his first training session since his British record £145million move from Liverpool to Barcelona. The Brazilian maestro donned Barca colours on Friday morning and undertook a solo session, under the eagle-eyed watch of the club fitness staff and medical team. Coutinho is now gearing up to make his debut for the Catalan giants 7

January 10, 2018 2:57 PM Of all the planetary systems in the Milky Way galaxy, our Solar system is quite unusual

The new research has implications for understanding how planetary systems form. If you are asked to imagine what a typical planetary system looks like, you will most likely picture something similar to our own solar system. However, new research suggests that our small corner of the galaxy may be more unusual than we thought. The findings have led researchers 11

January 10, 2018 11:29 AM Jamie Dornan reveals his sensational singing voice as he covers Paul McCartney's Maybe I'm Amazed for Fifty Shades Freed soundtrack

He left millions swooning when he made his debut as the kinky Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey. And Jamie Dornan appears to be the gift that just keeps on giving as the handsome actor has also unveiled his impressive singing voice after lending his vocals to the Fifty Shades Freed compilation. The 35-year-old star proved himself to be a man of many talents 8

January 10, 2018 9:33 AM ‘Let’s make some noise’ – Foo Fighters to perform at Brit Awards for first time

Foo Fighters will grace the Brit Awards stage for the first time ever at this year’s ceremony. The Dave Grohl-fronted rockers will make their debut at the awards show next month ahead of a series of stadium dates later this year. Grohl said: “How the f*** have we never played at the Brit Awards before? “We’ve had a ton of firsts over in the UK… from our first 8