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August 16, 2018 4:50 PM Kerala floods in pictures: Photos show horror as death toll rises in flood-ravaged state

Pictures show terrified residents wading through flooded waters, submerged vehicles on a flooded street and panicked residents being evacuated as water levels rise. One shocking image shows a family in the flood-ravaged Indian state of Kerala narrowly escaped death after their pet dog woke them up minutes before a landslide destroyed their home. The five latest 7

August 16, 2018 12:45 PM Five experts reveal whether you can catch up on sleep at the weekend

Is it REALLY possible to catch up on sleep at the weekend? 5 experts answer this common question – and opinion is divided... It’s Friday and you’re clocking off, and after a few sleepless nights you want to tuck yourself up early and catch up over the weekend on all the sleep you’ve lost. But does it really work that way? During sleep our memories from the day are solidified 5

August 16, 2018 11:50 AM Three month strike at Brighton Centre suspended as sides "close to agreement"

But now the dispute between staff at the venue and the council is close to being resolved, according to workers’ union the GMB. GMB Sussex branch secretary Mark Turner said: “It’s not often you’ll hear me say something like this but suspending the threat of industrial action against Brighton and Hove City Council at this time is the right thing to do.” He added 6

August 15, 2018 10:26 PM The Beatles boys come together…

THE sons of one of the greatest teams in songwriting history have shown that the apple does not fall far from the tree. Sean Lennon and James McCartney – sons of Beatles John and Paul – showed off their doppelganger credentials this week in a selfie Sean posted on Instagram, captioned “Peekaboo...”. THE sons of one of the greatest teams in songwriting 6

August 15, 2018 5:03 AM The Asons Solicitors story so far

At the time council leader Cliff Morris said the grant would enable a company that employs 400-500 people to stay in the town centre and make the £1.1 million building fit for purpose. The grant was given in secret and became public knowledge when minutes of a private meeting were shown to The Bolton News, revealing that the then director of place, Stephen 6

August 14, 2018 2:43 PM Carol Vorderman, 57, recounts ‘incredible’ story that saw her tell stranger ‘I love you’

CAROL VORDERMAN has spoken of a life “first” which led the Countdown favourite to tell a complete stranger she loved them, during the latest instalment of her BBC Radio Wales programme. Clarifying her age, Carol told her companions: “I’m 57,” as one of them replied: “That is impressive!” in relation to the confession. The small screen star continued 8

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 6

August 14, 2018 4:00 AM 'Angry and frustrated' residents call for more affordable housing in petition

A PETITION calling for more affordable housing will be discussed at a City of York Council meeting after racking up more than 1,000 signatures. The petition calls on councillors to "restrict the amount of luxury flats and student accommodation" in the city. It says residents are "frustrated and angry" at high rents, high house prices and a lack of social 6

August 14, 2018 1:39 AM Iran news: Iraq DEFIES Trump as country announces it may IGNORE US sanctions against Iran

IRAQI Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has dramatically refused to say that Iraq will honour new US sanctions on Iran, despite saying last week that it would. Speaking at a news conference in Baghdad, Mr al-Abadi said: “I did not say we would abide by the sanctions. Asked whether Iraq will halt imports of equipment and commodities from Iranian state-owned 8

August 13, 2018 10:26 PM SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY: This week, how to get Jessica Alba’s toned calfs

SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY: This week, how to get Jessica Alba’s toned calfs To prove it, actress Jessica Alba showed off her impressive figure while attending a red carpet party, this week. There, she wore a tight-fitting sage green pencil skirt that deftly revealed toned calfs, suggesting her hard work at the gym is paying off. Alba, 37, who gave birth 6