January 15, 2019 5:13 PM Boreham Wood FC's 'weird' 1,400-word Brexit post
A football club's decision to post a 1,400-word article about Brexit has been called "weird", "embarrassing" and "slightly random". Non-league side Boreham Wood posted an article entitled "MPs do your duty" on its website on Tuesday ahead of a Parliamentary vote on the Brexit deal. However, others were in favour, and one said they "now support Boreham 431
January 9, 2019 10:16 PM Oops! Meghan Markle named to take over THIS patronage from Queen in huge blunder
MEGHAN Markle has been named as patron of the National Theatre in a press release that was quickly taken down - it comes after royal insiders revealed the Duchess of Sussex would be taking over the role from the Queen. Meghan Markle is set to take over from the Queen as patron of the National Theatre, in a press release that was published by mistake 142
January 6, 2019 11:34 AM Egypt travel warning: One dead after bomb found by church outside Cairo
AN EGYPTIAN policeman was killed while trying to defuse a bomb outside a Christian church near Cairo, sparking fears over the safety of the country. "You should be vigilant at all times and follow the advice of the Egyptian authorities and your travel company, if you have one. There have been threats to western nationals, institutions and businesses 124
January 4, 2019 5:23 PM Britney Spears cancels shows indefinitely after father 'almost died'
"I've been looking forward to this show... so doing this breaks my heart. However, it's important to always put family first." The singer is putting her Britney: Domination shows in Las Vegas on hold so she can help with her father Jamie's recovery from "life-threatening health issues", a statement on her website said. Mr Spears underwent emergency surgery 147
January 4, 2019 9:37 AM TV licence email scam: More than 5,000 complaints in three months
A TV licence email scam has led to more than 5,000 complaints over the past three months. Cyber crime monitor Action Fraud said fake TV licence emails regarding payment issues had been sent out to try to collect bank details. The number of reports has increased in each of the past three months, with 1,805 complaints in December alone. Action Fraud told the BBC the scam was "particularly 81
January 3, 2019 8:41 PM Arsenal transfer balls: Ramsey signs for Juventus and stays at the Gunners
The Sun says Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey has signed a contract with Juventus. The headline is unequivocal: “GUNNERS NEWS 7pm Arsenal news: Ramsey signs Juventus contract.” News of Ramsey’s transfer is on the Sun’s website and primed for Google News: The problem is that it’s not true. Ramsey hasn’t signed for Juve. He hasn’t signed for anyone. Deep into its story 77
January 2, 2019 10:02 AM Megamillions winner: Who has won $425million winning ticket sold? What state was it won?
THE NEW Year has started extremely well for one lucky winner who will start 2019 $425 richer, as they matched all six numbers in the Mega Millions lottery. A lucky New Yorker has secured $425 million in the Mega Millions lottery. The winning numbers for the New Year’s Day draw were 57, 70, 34, 62, 44 and a gold Mega Ball of 14. A statement on the Mega Millions 123
January 2, 2019 8:56 AM Olivia Newton-John health: Manager speaks out after 'clinging to life' claims
OLIVIA Newton-John’s manager has spoken out after claims the actress and singer was “clinging to life,” calling the rumours “hilarious.” The 70-year-old Grease star was diagnosed with breast cancer for the third time in May 2017. After keeping a low profile and battling the disease privately, rumours began to circulate in the US and Australian media 74
January 2, 2019 12:23 AM Children 'exceed recommended sugar limit by age 10'
Children in the UK exceed the maximum recommended sugar intake for an 18-year-old by the time they are 10, according to experts. This is based on their total sugar consumption from the age of two, says Public Health England (PHE). Children consume much more than they should, around eight excess sugar cubes a day or 2,800 excess cubes per year. PHE wants 85
January 1, 2019 11:15 AM Sadiq Khan sparks outrage over ‘anti-Brexit’ London fireworks
LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan’s choice to celebrate the capital’s “close relationship with Europe” during the traditional New Year’s fireworks display has sparked fury across the country, with outraged Britons branding the demonstration a “disgraceful ploy”. Mr Khan “ruined” the yearly display by turning it into a Remain-backing show, many disappointed viewers 72