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August 14, 2018 12:00 PM Why Fortnite streamer Ninja won’t play against women

A popular video game streamer has revealed that he avoids playing against female gamers out of respect for his wife. Tyler Blevins, better known by his streaming name Ninja, refuses to engage with female players to stop any rumours arising about his relationship with them. In an interview with gaming site Polygon, he said: “If I have one conversation 5

August 14, 2018 8:03 AM House "completely burned out" and dog killed in fire

A 56-year-old man was asleep in bed with his 54-year-old wife when their 23-year-old son returned home from work and alerted them of the fire. The man said: "I dangled out of the back bedroom window and dropped to the ground. My wife followed suit but, although I caught her, she broke both of her heels." The devastated man explained how the family's 5

August 13, 2018 7:26 PM Holiday with ex-beauty queen costs Norway minister his job

Norway's fisheries minister has resigned after breaching security protocol during a holiday to Iran last month with his Iranian-born girlfriend. Per Sandberg, 58, admitted he had gone with Bahareh Letnes, 28, without informing the prime minister and had taken a government phone to Iran. The trip risked exposing Mr Sandberg to Iranian spies, as he should 7

August 13, 2018 6:01 PM Dozens injured as coach overturns on M25 in Kent

Firefighters cut some people free and a hospital is put on major incident alert after a coach ends up on its side. The crash happened near Swanley just before 4pm and South Coast Ambulance Service said seven children were among those wounded. Of the dozens hurt, three have serious injuries and a number of others were taken to hospital with minor injuries 5

August 13, 2018 3:45 PM Unlucky staffy looks for her fur-ever home

AN 18-month-old Staffordshire bull terrier is looking for her forever home after being abandoned on Boxing Day with a broken leg. Tilly was taken to Minster Veterinary Practice, on York’s Salisbury Road, just after Christmas after being found with bad injuries to her leg. Three operations later and Tilly’s leg has now healed and she is ready to be rehomed 6

August 13, 2018 8:27 AM Moped rider taken to hospital with serious injuries after crash

A moped rider has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after a crash. A yellow Mini Cooper and a black Piaggo moped were in collision on Western Road, Billericay, shortly before 9am on Friday, July 13. The moped rider, a 46-year-old man from Basildon, was taken to hospital and treated for serious but non-life changing injuries. Officers would 4

August 11, 2018 8:18 PM 'UNACCEPTABLE' French FURY over EU plan to EXCLUDE French ports in post-Brexit trade route

FRANCE is on collision course with the European Commission after it excluded French ports as part of its plans for a new shipping route linking Ireland with the bloc post-Brexit. French Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne blasted the move, which could prevent France from accessing billions of euros in an EU grant, as "not acceptable". In a strongly-worded 15

August 11, 2018 7:27 PM Good Morning Britain’s Susanna Reid shares picture of missing cat

Susanna Reid has shared a photograph of her pet cat, Suki, who she says has gone missing. The Good Morning Britain presenter posted a photograph of the black, green-eyed feline on Twitter. “She is chipped, so I’m hoping some kind South London soul will take her to the vet on Monday & she can be ID’d”. Reid tweeted at the time: “People of #Balham … my cat Suki is lost. We went away for a bit – & so has she . She has microchip 9

August 11, 2018 9:46 AM Iran threatens Trump with WORLD WAR 3 as it vows solidarity with Turkey over lira

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif warned Mr Trump that the “entire world would unite” and use “force” the US to scrap fresh sanctions imposed as a result of a spat over a detained American pastor and Turkey’s defiance to buy oil from Iran. Mr Zarif - in true Trump fashion - took to Twitter to condemn the new sanctions in a chilling threat. He said: “Trump's 10

August 10, 2018 10:28 AM Butlin's says guest records may have been hacked

Holiday camp firm Butlin's says up to 34,000 guests at its resorts may have had their personal information stolen by hackers. The company says the data in question included names, home addresses, contact details and holiday arrival dates. Managing director Dermot King apologised for the incident and said no financial details had been compromised 6