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January 20, 2018 2:52 PM The funeral of Steven Dyson will take place next month

THE funeral of Steven Dyson will take place on Friday, February 2, his heartbroken mother has said. Lorraine Roach posted the details of the service at St Paul's Church, Ramsbottom, on her Facebook page. Those wishing to pay their respects are welcome, but Mrs Roach has asked those who attended a New Year's Eve party which Steven was said to be at are asked 6

January 20, 2018 11:21 AM Brighton and Hove City Council under pressure over millions wasted on PFI schemes

DEMANDS have been issued that the city council renegotiates a massive £1bn contract after a damning report concluded millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money have been wasted on Private Finance Initiative schemes. The Green Party leader called on the Labour administration to rip up the nine-figure, 25-year waste management contract issued to Veolia by Brighton 5

January 20, 2018 8:45 AM Chatty Man star Alan Carr becomes married man as he says ‘I do’

Chatty Man host Alan Carr has married his long-term partner Paul Drayton at a “small, private ceremony” in Los Angeles. The couple, who have been together for around 10 years, tied the knot last week, his publicist confirmed. A statement added: “The couple are currently on honeymoon in Mexico and are planning a big celebration with all their family and friends 4

January 19, 2018 4:15 PM Expelled Dartmouth student says woman sexually assaulted HIM in sadomasochistic encounter while he was blackout drunk

An expelled Dartmouth student is suing claiming that the woman who accused him of assault had actually sexually assaulted him in during a sadomasochistic encounter while he was blackout drunk. The student, named only as 'John Doe' in his lawsuit, is now suing Dartmouth College on the grounds he was unfairly expelled and that their investigation was biased 4

January 18, 2018 5:56 PM Facebook tests 'Watch Party' tool that lets you see and comment on videos at the same time as your friends in an effort to make the site more 'social'

Facebook is testing a new feature called 'Watch Party' that allows group admins to pick a public video on Facebook and share it with their members. Watch Party could make watching videos more intimate as comments will not get lost in the same way they do with a public video. There will be a box in Groups where users can tune in and see what is set to be broadcast 6

January 18, 2018 5:28 PM ‘He’s playing a CYNICAL GAME’ Macron SLAMMED over ‘violent’ attitude towards migrants

EMMANUEL Macron has been accused of exploiting the French public’s growing weariness of the migrant crisis to push through his tough new immigration and asylum laws. The French president Emmanuel Macron is “keeping his endgame under wraps” as he takes advantage of the public’s opinion of Paris having to deal with the migrant crisis, a prominent member 13

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 9:09 PM Are Google's smart gadget wrecking YOUR wifi? Firm admits bug is 'overloading' routers

Already Samsung has revealed plans for a Bixby speaker to take on Apple's HomePod, Amazon's Echo and Google's Home. Apple's speaker will have a higher price tag than the Amazon Echo range, which begins at $49 (£49) for the Echo Dot. The speaker will provide a hub for appliances via Apple's HomeKit system and establish a centre inside the home to lock people 11

January 17, 2018 5:20 PM 'Bright and clever' chemistry student, 18, dies after experimenting with cocktail of drugs on break from university

A 'bright and clever' chemistry student died after experimenting with a 'cocktail of drugs' on a break from his university studies. Kailem Jones, 18, from Briton Ferry in South Wales, was on a summer holiday when he took the narcotics at a house party. A hearing was told he had been at a house party where people were taking drugs in the days before his death 2

January 17, 2018 3:44 PM Jeremy Corbyn Hits Back At Claims He’s Too Old To Be Prime Minister

His office dismisses claims as ‘nonsense’ Jeremy Corbyn has dismissed claims that he is too old to be Prime Minister and insisted he is “extremely energetic” in the fight against the Tory government. The Labour leader’s office hit back at anonymous claims from shadow ministers that 68-year-old Corbyn’s age would be a hindrance with the next election 12