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August 16, 2018 2:48 PM A Level Results 2018: Jeremy Clarkson inspires disappointed students with low grades

The Grand Tour host Jeremy Clarkson was among the celebrities to send words of encouragement to A-level students as they opened their results. Clarkson typically posts a message on Twitter every year to students who haven't achieved the grades they were hoping for. This year the former Top Gear presenter wrote: "Don't worry if your A level grades aren't 7

August 16, 2018 3:33 AM Bridge was ‘an accident waiting to happen’

THESE pictures of the Ponte Morandi reveal its dilapidated state before the tragedy. One, allegedly taken just weeks ago, appears to show cables hanging from the bridge’s sides. Another reportedly taken in the past few days shows concrete crumbling from its pylons. Government ministers have expressed outrage over the catastrophe, which is being blamed 6

August 15, 2018 1:05 PM Cole Sprouse’s Twitter Has Been Hacked And Lili Reinhart Couldn’t Be More Fuming

It’s not been the best 24 hours for Cole Spouse after it’s been revealed that someone managed to hack into his Twitter account and fire off a series of offensive messages. While the Riverdale actor hasn’t directly commented on the situation, girlfriend Lili Reinhart has come forward to share a brutal response to the person who tried to set up a fake meet-and-greet 7

August 15, 2018 7:57 AM Strictly’s Kevin Clifton would have ‘no problem’ with same-sex dance couples

Strictly Come Dancing’s Kevin Clifton has said he would be happy to be part of a same-sex couple on the BBC One show. The professional was asked by a fan of the ballroom dancing show what he thinks of the debate. The 35-year-old wrote on Twitter: “Just to be clear, I’m not involved in any of these decisions. Strictly has previously confirmed it has “no plans 6

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 13, 2018 9:01 PM Paris baulks at 'horrible' eco-friendly public urinals

A boat cruise along the River Seine is one of most popular ways to see Paris, but angry locals are worried that a new installation may spoil the experience. Bright-red, fully exposed, urinals have been placed across the city to reduce peeing on the streets. But the eco-friendly devices, which are filled with straw and designed to be odourless, have left many unconvinced 10

August 13, 2018 8:47 PM Tim Peake jokes about packing away his spandex after missing out on Strictly

Astronaut Tim Peake joked that he was putting his spandex back in the drawer after finding out he is not a Strictly Come Dancing contestant. The joke started when journalist Lauren Turner posted a message on Twitter saying she had thought a teaser about Red Dwarf actor Danny John-Jules signing up for the BBC show had actually been about Peake. As John-Jules 6

August 12, 2018 6:58 PM Idris Elba comments on 007 rumours: Don’t believe the hype

Idris Elba has put the dampeners on rumours he is set to play James Bond – but it has only fuelled speculation he is taking over the role. The Luther star has long been thought to be in the running to play 007 after Daniel Craig, and on Sunday he sent the rumour mill into overdrive by sharing a selfie of the top half of his face with the caption: “My name’s 11

August 11, 2018 10:11 PM Nobel Prize-winning author V S Naipaul dies

"He was a giant in all that he achieved and he died surrounded by those he loved having lived a life which was full of wonderful creativity and endeavour," she said in a statement. Born in Trinidad in 1932, Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul won a scholarship to read English at Oxford University and published his first novel, The Mystic Masseur, in 1957. He went on to write 7

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