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January 13, 2019 11:38 AM Airlander 10: World's longest aircraft gets full-production go-ahead

The world's longest aircraft is set to go into full production with the model designed to take its first passengers. It comes after the prototype £32m Airlander 10 - a combined plane and airship - was formally retired following successful final testing. As a result, Bedford firm Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has been given Production Organisation Approval 148

January 9, 2019 2:35 PM Buyer 'willing to pay £100,000 for Port Talbot Banksy'

Someone is willing to pay about £100,000 for the Banksy on a garage in Port Talbot, an art dealer has said. Garage owner Ian Lewis has received several approaches from private collectors hoping to buy the piece. Art dealer and Banksy expert John Brandler said his client would offer a six-figure sum "because it fits nicely into his collection". Mr Lewis 127

January 8, 2019 10:14 AM Brexit BOMBSHELL: David Davis reveals EU plan LAST minute renegotiation – 'testing mettle'

DAVID Davis has claimed that the EU will come back to the table to renegotiate the Brexit deal if the UK "holds fast" as the deadline for leaving approaches. He continued: "The simple truth is that they will hold fast to their line - this is the traditional approach of the European Commission, the European Union. "They will hold fast to their line to the last possible 112

January 7, 2019 10:20 PM Abused teen who killed man freed from jail after celeb-backed campaign

Kim Kardashian is among those who argued that Cyntoia Brown should have been treated as a victim not a murderer. Cyntoia Brown was 16 when she shot Nashville real estate agent Johnny Allen after he had taken her to his home for sex in 2004. Brown, who was a runaway and under the influence of a violent pimp, said she shot Allen after he attacked her. But she was convicted 119

January 7, 2019 8:53 AM Billionaire overtakes chicken nugget boy for most-retweeted tweet

Yusaku Maezawa's promise to giveaway 100m yen has become the most retweeted-tweet of all time. The record now belongs to Yusaku Maezawa, who has pledged to give away 100m yen (£725,000) to his followers. Mr Maezawa is a Japanese billionaire and the founder of Zozotown, the country's largest retailer. His social media success means Carter Wilkerson, who was retweeted 127

January 6, 2019 12:01 AM EXCLUSIVE: You can't scare us! Brexiteers are made of STERNER STUFF, says JACOB REES-MOGG

WHAT terrors will arise on the morning of the 30th March if the United Kingdom does not accept the Prime Ministers Withdrawal Agreement and nothing else is on offer?   The terminology used of “crashing out” is designed to make the flesh creep in the hope of bullying people into accepting a bad deal. Expensive, with a price tag of £39 billion, while ineffective 107

January 1, 2019 8:23 PM Top-Ho, Jeeves: Happy Public Domain Dy 2019 – what you can use for free

It’s Public Domain Day, the moment when lots of old works become free to use. It’s a biggie this year because for 20 years nothing new has been released. In 1998 Disney and other copyright holders got the State to impose copyright restrictions for an additional 20 years. The 1998 Copyright Term Extension Act is a horror. Works from 1922, including James 108

January 1, 2019 1:41 PM Mayweather v Nasukawa: Japanese kickboxer 'underestimated' boxer

Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa says he "underestimated" Floyd Mayweather but that he had "concerns" before his defeat in an exhibition boxing match on Monday. Nasukawa, 20, was knocked down three times and ended the fight in tears. "The days since the fight was confirmed have been enjoyable but with concerns," Nasukawa said. He wrote on Instagram 64

December 31, 2018 4:36 PM Transfer balls: Arsenal fans rejoice at new signing as Ramsey heads for Italy, Spain AND France

Arsenal’s one-goal-a-season man Aaron Ramsey is off to Juventus. In Italy the player who promised so much without ever quite nailing it will earn a decent £7m a season in Italy on a four year contract. The Press are spinning his departure. The Mirror thunders: “‘Good riddance, sign Banega!’ – Arsenal fans react to Aaron Ramsey’s reported Juventus agreement 67

December 29, 2018 12:55 PM Ruth Strauss dies aged 46 as a result of rare lung cancer

Ruth Strauss, the wife of former England captain and director of cricket Andrew Strauss, has died at the age of 46 as a result of a rare lung cancer. She was diagnosed with the disease in December 2017, and her husband stepped down from his role at the ECB in October after three and a half years. Andrew Strauss said it gave the family "huge comfort" 85