December 17, 2018 7:34 PM Taxi driver LOSES EYE after being 'hit in face by drunk passenger's stiletto'
A TAXI driver has lost an eye after being hit in the face by a passenger’s stiletto heel in a horrific drunken attack. Following a four-hour operation, doctors told Afar Iftikhar, 32, his right eye could not be saved as the damage was too bad. The dad-of-three was left with life-changing injuries in the attack. The incident occurred after he asked a group 69
December 17, 2018 5:13 PM Cardiff centre EVACUATED: Police respond as ‘threats made to people in city centre hotel’
POLICE have evacuated one of Cardiff's busiest shopping streets after "threats have been made to people" in an hotel in the city centre. Chaos erupted in the city centre of Cardiff as Christmas shopper were urged to leave St Mary Street while police were responding to an ongoing incident. South Wales Police have cordoned off part of the street, from House 61
December 17, 2018 11:22 AM Australia v India: Virat Kohli and Tim Paine clash in second Test in Perth
Australia captain Tim Paine and India counterpart Virat Kohli clashed on day four of the second Test in Perth as the hosts closed in on victory. Umpire Chris Gaffaney had to step in at one point when the two exchanged words while Paine was batting. During India's second innings, keeper Paine, speaking to Murali Vijay, said: "I know he's your captain 65
December 17, 2018 10:32 AM Nigella Lawson: Don't airbrush my 'sticking out stomach'
The TV chef says the US has a "hatred of fat" and assumes everyone wants to be "airbrushed thinner". The best-selling chef, 58, accused them of hating fat and said it was "pernicious" to assume everyone will be "grateful to be airbrushed thinner". Lawson wrote: "I've had to tell American TV stations not to airbrush my sticking out stomach. "The hatred 110
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 79
December 16, 2018 11:13 AM Collingham fire: Boy, 5, is third family member to die
A five-year-old boy has died in hospital following a house fire in which his mother, aged 33, and his eight-year-old sister died on Saturday. The children's father, aged 34, remains in hospital with serious injuries following the fire in Woodhill Road, Collingham, near Newark, Nottinghamshire. Ch Insp Rich Stapleford said: "Tragically a boy, five, who was rescued 53
December 14, 2018 11:18 AM Australia v India: Marcus Harris top-scores for hosts in second Test in Perth
Marcus Harris, Aaron Finch and Travis Head scored half-centuries but Australia were reined in to 277-6 by India on day one of the second Test. Another three wickets soon after saw Australia wobble to 148-4 in Perth. Head and Shaun Marsh added 84, but Hanuma Vihari and Ishant Sharma picked up their second wickets before stumps. Captain Tim Paine is unbeaten 56
December 13, 2018 11:16 AM Spurs balls: Pochettinho to Real Madrid or Manchester United
Spurs are in a “panic”. Tottenham are fretting over the future of their manger, Mauricio Pochettino. The Star says Poch is wanted by Manchester United and Real Madrid. Having taken a side that hasn’t won the league title for nearly 60 years close to the top, Pochettino will surely relish the chance to leave London to coach a moribund Manchester United 59
December 13, 2018 12:01 AM I’m A Celebrity contestant spills all on 'tough’ behind-the-scenes challenges in camp
Former I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! star Adam Thomas, 30, who competed on the show in 2016, revealed he wanted to go home after day two because he struggled with being away from his family. The actor has been married to Caroline Daly since last year, and the couple have two children together. Discussing what campmates really get up to off camera 59
December 12, 2018 11:54 AM 'END OF THE EU' Salvini has serious WARNING for Brussels if they accept Macron spending
MATTEO Salvini sent a stern warning to the EU claiming the Brussels bloc would come to an end if the European Commission agreed to Emmanuel Macron's new costly budget whilst sanctioning Italy on the same issue. Speaking to the press on his visit to Israel, the Italian Deputy Prime Minister claimed his Government has come up with a solution to the ongoing 118