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July 22, 2018 1:26 AM Dominic Raab threatens to WITHHOLD £39billion divorce bill if EU rejects trade deal

DOMINIC Raab has declared the UK will refuse to pay the £39 billion EU divorce bill if Brussels fails to agree to a viable trade deal, in a stark warning to the bloc. The new Brexit Secretary, who made his first speech in Brussels this week, declared the UK’s payment of the huge exit fee is dependent on the EU fulfilling its obligations to the negotiations 6

July 21, 2018 12:07 PM Sri Lanka's Galle cricket stadium risks being demolished

One of the world's most picturesque cricket stadiums is at risk of being demolished because it threatens the heritage status of a nearby fort. Galle cricket stadium, in southern Sri Lanka, is famed for its stunning views of the Indian Ocean. But it is the 17th Century Dutch fort which looms over the ground that has put it in danger. Sri Lanka's cultural 6

July 19, 2018 3:27 PM BANNED: Motorbike speeder caught doing 127mph on the M4

A MOTORCYCLIST has been banned from driving for a year after he was caught driving at almost 130mph on the motorway. Traffic police spotted Milan Gurung, 28, of Frobisher Drive, speeding at 127mph on the M4 before making a three-vehicle undertake at over 100mph on his Kawasaki ZX motorcycle. He appeared before Swindon magistrates on Wednesday and pleaded 7

July 19, 2018 9:04 AM REVEALED: 1,200 avoidable deaths in Swindon since 2014

Data from the Department of Health and Social Care shows between 2014 and 2016, more than 1,207 people’s deaths were deemed avoidable. Statisticians believe they could have been treated by doctors or their deaths could have been prevented by public health measures, such as anti-smoking campaigns. Of the 1,207 avoidable deaths in 2014-2016, 729 were men and 478 were women 3

July 18, 2018 11:30 AM Norovirus UK warning: How you can AVOID mutating infection

THE only way to avoid norovirus is to avoid “everyday life” a leading health expert has warned as he said the virus “mutates rapidly”. Dr Peter Cowling says norovirus is specially designed to evade our immune system, but it leaves no lasting effects. The UK has been hit by a norovirus outbreak with dozens of cases recorded in Gloucestershire, Cornwall 7

July 17, 2018 4:52 PM Yellowstone Volcano latest: 100-FOOT fissure sparks URGENT park closure

A 100-foot fissure has opened up in the Grand Teton National Park – not far from the potentially catastrophic Yellowstone volcano. The giant crack in the Wyoming–based national park has prompted officials to shut down areas from tourists in case of landslides. The Grand Teton National Park said in a statement: “The Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point 10

July 14, 2018 11:14 AM Canary Islands holiday THREAT as bacteria SPREADS among tourists with risk of ‘EPIDEMIC'

DEADLY bacteria resistant to antibiotics has swarmed the Canary Islands infecting a number of tourists as fears of an epidemic on the holiday hotspot rise. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has issued a warning a real epidemic is at risk after 13 Swedish and Norwegian holiday-makers were taken ill with life-threatening pneumonia 10

July 14, 2018 8:45 AM Huge iceberg threatens Greenland village

A huge iceberg has drifted close to a village in western Greenland, prompting a partial evacuation in case it splits and the resulting wave swamps homes. The iceberg is looming over houses on a promontory in the Innaarsuit village but is grounded and did not move overnight, local media say. Last summer, four people died after waves swamped houses in northwestern 8

July 13, 2018 11:23 AM Your guide to making sure no one sits next to you on the train

Guzzling smelly food like an animal is already popular on trains, but for the maximum effect take a camping stove. Frying up a nice bit of liver will save you the cost of a sandwich and really kill some time on a boring journey. Try not to wash, brush your teeth or use deodorant in the weeks leading up to your train journey. There’s a risk of gum disease 10

July 11, 2018 2:01 PM What is obsessive compulsive disorder?

Obsessive compulsive disorder, usually known as OCD, is a common mental health condition which makes people obsess over thoughts and develop behaviour they struggle to control. It can affect anyone at any age but normally develops during young adulthood. It can cause people to have repetitive unwanted or unpleasant thoughts. People may also develop compulsive 8