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December 21, 2018 4:58 PM Beefeaters strike over 'unwarranted attack' on pensions

Members of two unions walk out for three hours at three London locations and further strike action is planned over Christmas. For the first time in 55 years, the legendary yeoman warders, commonly known as "beefeaters" staged a walkout over what union leaders called "an unwarranted attack on their pensions". Members of the Public and Commercial Services 95

December 18, 2018 12:50 PM South Africa's Chicken Licken colonialism of Europe advert banned

A fast-food outlet in South Africa has been ordered to withdraw a commercial showing an African explorer conquering Europe in the 17th Century. The advertising board said colonialism was "traumatic" for Africans and was "not open for humorous exploitation". Chicken Licken said the advertisement was "tongue-in-cheek" and meant to create "pride" among 58

December 17, 2018 9:44 AM Millionaire John Broadhurst jailed after killing girlfriend during 'rough sex'

John Broadhurst, a property developer, is said to have "totally lost it" during "drug-fuelled" intercourse. John Broadhurst, 40, was previously cleared of murdering Natalie Connolly and causing her grievous bodily harm on the directions of the judge following legal submissions part-way through his trial. The property developer, said during his trial 53

December 14, 2018 10:33 PM Strictly Come Dancing 2018 final: Pro calls for judges' scores to be CUT in shake-up

STRICTLY COME DANCING 2018 final is just hours away as the remaining four couples prepare to perform for the judges and viewers, but now former professional dancer Kristina Rihanoff has called for the judges’ scores to be cut from the semi-final and final of the show. “Will stop fix allegations against @bbcstrictly which is unfair and give the public 64

December 14, 2018 2:36 AM Police investigate break-in at London home of Sir Paul McCartney

The property was targeted just days before the former Beatle played a gig in his hometown of Liverpool. Thieves targeted the property in St John's Wood at around 6.20pm on 7 December, with officers having attended and discovered signs of forced entry. Scotland Yard has not revealed whether the former Beatle, 76, or his wife Nancy Shevell were home at the time of the intrusion 103

December 12, 2018 4:06 PM Harry Redknapp weight loss: How much weight has Harry lost during I'm a Celebrity 2018?

HARRY REDKNAPP was crowned king of the jungle in the I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! final on Sunday but how much weight did the legendary football manager lose in the jungle? Fans of I’m a Celeb will get one more jungle fix tonight as I’m Celebrity Coming Out Show captures the campmates' reunions with their families, the after party and their reactions 38

December 12, 2018 12:32 PM Former Dumbarton altar boy claims rapist priest said he would 'burn in hell' if he spoke

A FORMER altar boy claimed yesterday that he was regularly raped and beaten by a Catholic priest from the age of eight. Former altar boy Jim Lawn outside St Patrick's Church in Dumbarton (Image: Digby Brown Solicitors/PA Wire) Jim Lawn, now 54, says he was repeatedly abused by Father John Gowans, who warned him that he would “burn in Hell” if he told anyone 41

December 11, 2018 8:50 AM Shocking moment John McDonnell suspended for snatching MACE in House of Commons – VIDEO

THIS is the shocking moment Labour’s shadow chancellor John McDonnell snatched the ceremonial mace following a heated debate in the House of Commons back in 2009. The mace in parliament is a symbol of royal authority, and without it neither House can meet or pass laws. It comes after Labour MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle was ordered to withdraw from the House 38

December 10, 2018 10:36 AM John Barrowman eats an enormous penis on I’m A Celebrity

The Doctor Who and Arrow star had made it to the December 9 final of the ITV reality contest, but got a special surprise in his final Bushtucker Trial challenge. The actor was told he would be presented with five traditionally-gross jungle dishes to consume. He said of the trial: “There’s no question, I’ve come this far I’m not going to say no to anything 54

December 10, 2018 10:22 AM Watership Down: Critics welcome 'toned-down' version of Richard Adams novel

Critics have welcomed a "toned-down" new version of Watership Down, though are less impressed by its animation. The BBC's new adaptation of Richard Adams's novel, to be aired in two parts this Christmas, follows the famously traumatising film version from 1978. James McAvoy and John Boyega are among the stars lending their voices to this tale of rabbits 63