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January 13, 2019 1:08 PM Mayor of Cambridge dies during scuba-diving holiday

The mayor of Cambridge has died suddenly while on a scuba-diving holiday with his wife in South Africa. Nigel Gawthrope, 61, collapsed on Friday after surfacing from a dive and feeling unwell. The exact cause of his death is unknown. The city councillor was a popular local figure and had been eight months into his term of office. Council leader Lewis 14

January 10, 2019 1:46 PM David Beckham pictured on the set of Peaky Blinders as season five filming starts

DAVID BECKHAM was pictured on the set of Peaky Blinders season five yesterday. Clearly a fan of the show, David has been sporting a flat cap and stylish clothing similar to those worn by the well-dressed gangsters. The fashion conscious star, who is a part owner of menswear brand Kent & Curwen, recently launched a collection in collaboration with the BBC show. Fans are left wondering 13

January 8, 2019 5:57 AM The Public WILL accept Camilla as Queen claims Royal expert

PRINCE Charles’s wife Camilla will be accepted as Queen by most of the UK public according to Royal expert Phil Dampier, who added the Duchess of Cornwall is “now quite popular” with the British people. She is entitled to the title Princess of Wales, as the wife of the Prince of Wales, but has never used this title due to its association in the public 11

January 4, 2019 1:51 PM Library book returned in Aberdeen after 40 years

A book has been returned to an Aberdeen library 40 years after it was due to be brought back. Crime novel A Touch of Danger by James Jones was last taken out in 1978. It has now been taken back to Aberdeen's Central Library - but luckily for the person who returned it the fine was capped at £3.60. Aberdeen City Libraries events and programming officer 10

January 1, 2019 4:06 PM People who died in 2018: List of celebrities and famous people who died in 2018

AS we step into 2019, we remember some of most famous and well known faces who lost their lives in 2018. Here is the full list of celebrities who died in 2018. 2018 was a year fans had to say goodbye to many much loved celebrities across the globe. Famous names include Swedish DJ Avicii, June Whitfield, Stephen Hawking and former US President George 22

December 31, 2018 1:12 PM Hopman Cup: Serena Williams & Roger Federer to play for first time

Tennis greats Roger Federer and Serena Williams will meet on court for the first time when Switzerland face the USA in the Hopman Cup on Tuesday. They will play in men's and women's singles rubbers before meeting in the mixed doubles alongside partners Belinda Bencic and Frances Tiafoe. Federer and Williams, both 37, have won a combined 43 Grand Slam titles 12

December 25, 2018 10:46 PM Pensioner wins $1m a day after his wife beats cancer

Harold McDowell said that he was "dumbfounded" by the win but that his wife's health meant more than the money. On Friday, doctors confirmed that his wife was cancer free, after multiple surgeries for liver cancer and hospital stays for colon cancer. Then on Saturday afternoon he won $1m (£790,000) at a casino in Atlantic City. Mr McDowell, 85, bet just $5 in a game of poker 20

December 24, 2018 2:21 AM Priyanka Chopra: Actress plants kiss on her husband Nick Jonas as he celebrates BIG win

Priyanka Chopra, 36, took to social media to congratulate Nick Jonas, 26, after GQ magazine declared him the Most Stylish Man of 2018. The actress sang the singer’s praises as she shared an adorable picture of the two of them snuggled up together on Twitter. Captioning the image of her planting a his on her husband’s cheek, she wrote: “Honoured to be kissing 25

December 22, 2018 8:58 AM El Gordo lottery players hope for Christmas win in 'The Fat One' in Spain

Billions of euros are being given away in the annual Spanish lottery El Gordo, which produces dozens of winners. The El Gordo lottery, meaning The Fat One, is dishing out €2.4bn (£2.15bn) in prize money, with a top prize of €400,000 for a winning ticket. The number 03347 was drawn as the top prize winner, with the balls called out three hours after the gala started 21

December 22, 2018 6:43 AM The solo you only know you're singing seconds before

The choirboys at King's College Chapel in Cambridge have a more nerve-wracking Christmas than most. One of them will be picked to sing the solo for Once in Royal David's City in the Nine Lessons in Carols service that gets broadcast around the world on Christmas Eve - but they will only find out seconds before they're supposed to sing. The choirmaster 20