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August 7, 2017 10:13 AM David Cameron photobombs selfie at posh Oxfordshire music festival

It appears David Cameron has taken a leaf out of Jeremy Corbyn‘s book by appearing at one of the summer’s big music festivals. Following the Labour leader’s Main Stage appearance at Glastonbury, the former prime minister visited the upmarket Wilderness festival, albeit in a more inconspicuous fashion — sneaking into the back of a reveller’s selfie 48

August 7, 2017 10:12 AM Councillor’s delight at approval of car park

A CAR park in Southend is set to be given a new look as an application to demolish it and rebuild a new multi-storey in its place has been approved, much to the delight of councillor Tony Cox. Southend Council’s Development Control Committee say that the new car park, next to the Beecroft Gallery in Victoria Avenue and close to Great Eastern Avenue will offer 28

August 7, 2017 8:21 AM Corsica WILDFIRES: 'Lucifer' heatwave hindering efforts to control blaze

HOT, dry weather on the island of Corsica is hindering efforts to control forest fires which have destroyed around 5,000 hectares of land. The blaze broke out last Wednesday and authorities warned it was spreading north as emergency teams struggled to contain it. Emergency planes could be seen spraying water over the burning forest near the town of Calvi 57

August 7, 2017 7:22 AM Drivers warned of heavy traffic on Swindon Road, Gipsy Lane and the A419

Motorists are being advised to expect some heavy traffic on key commuter routes in town this morning. There is currently heavy traffic on Swindon Road at Royal Wootton Bassett, as well as slow traffic on the A419 and Gipsy Lane/Bridge End Road. There are also temporary traffic lights on the B4006 Whitworth Road to allow gais main work to be carried out, while 24

August 6, 2017 11:11 PM Underground ‘hobbit house’ and London cabbie shelter among places given protected status to mark 70th anniversary of the listed building system

A London cabbie shelter is among the places granted protected status to mark 70 years since the listed building system was introduced. A First World War wireless station and an underground "hobbit house" - Britain's first modern earth-sheltered home - have also been added to the National Heritage List for England. The listing system was established under 30

August 6, 2017 9:57 PM Sunderland set to miss out on Rangers striker Martyn Waghorn after Ipswich have bid accepted

Martyn Waghorn is poised to leave Rangers and return to England after the Ibrox board accepted a bid from Ipswich Town. Sunderland were also interested in striker Waghorn, a Wearsider who started his career at the Stadium of Light. Simon Grayson has been searching for firepower after losing Jermain Defoe to Bournemouth. But Ipswich have agreed a fee, thought 37

August 6, 2017 9:23 PM With a ciggie in one hand, a cocktail in the other and hugging a Corbyn supporter, meet our ex-PM David Cameron in full chillaxing mode

Having run the country for more than six years, he prides himself on his multi-tasking abilities. So former Prime Minister David Cameron wasn’t worried about taking on more than he could handle as he balanced a cigarette, a drink and a rather enthusiastic Jeremy Corbyn fan all at the same time. In fact Mr Cameron looked perfectly at ease as he juggled 51

August 6, 2017 6:45 PM Russia shows off deadly HELLFIRE tank: ‘Most devastating weapon short of NUKES’

RUSSIA has showed off its deadly hellfire rocket tank – boasted to be the most devastating battlefield weapon short of nukes. Vladimir Putin’s incredible toy the devastating “Sunheat" TOS-1A vehicle was flashed by Russian media ahead of its appearance at military forum Army 2017. The devastating weapon is a huge rocket launcher atop a tank chassis which 38

August 5, 2017 2:53 PM Everton forward Ademola Lookman wanted on loan by Derby County as Gary Rowett's Championship side keep tabs on situation

Derby County are keen to take Everton forward Ademola Lookman on loan. The 19-year-old has been on the bench during Everton's pre-season preparations and Derby are among a host of clubs monitoring developments. Manager Gary Rowett wants to add pace to his attack following the sale of Tom Ince to Huddersfield Town. He has enquired about Preston North 37

August 5, 2017 12:46 PM Week 11: Gone Fishing for Donald Trump

Robert Mueller’s grand jury has a big hold to fill. White House special counsel Kellyanne Conway daubed the airwaves with her usual dudgeon Thursday night and Friday morning, protesting in TV interviews that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation—now issuing subpoenas from a grand jury—has become a "fishing expedition." For a change, Conway's 75