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August 18, 2018 8:33 PM 'Dumb phone' sales on the rise as smartphone users hope to switch off

Mobile handsets that simply make calls are being marketed as an escape from constantly being connected to social media and apps. Sales of so-called dumb phones have seen an increase for the first time in years. Phones that simply make and receive calls are known in the industry as feature phones and are being marketed as a means to switch off from the constant 7

August 18, 2018 6:59 PM Cristiano Ronaldo makes winning start as Juventus beat Chievo 3-2

Cristiano Ronaldo made a winning start to his Juventus career as his new club came from behind to beat Chievo 3-2 in a dramatic start to the Serie A season. Federico Bernardeschi scored a 93rd-minute winner, moments after Juve had a goal ruled out by VAR with Ronaldo at the centre of the incident. The Portugal captain, a £99.2m signing from Real Madrid 5

August 18, 2018 6:04 PM London crime: Man stabbed in broad daylight as capital crimewave rages on

A MAN was stabbed in a busy east-London high street during broad daylight as the shocking spike in knife crime continued to plague the city. Police were called to Green Street, near Upton Park Underground station, at 12.50pm today after a man in his 20s was stabbed in his hand in front of shoppers. Paramedics flocked to the scene in Newham and took the victim 6

August 18, 2018 4:48 PM Spider horror: Terrifying spider that can jump SIX FOOT arrives in BRITAIN for first time

SPIDERS that leap six feet into the air have been wreaking havoc in Cheshire after being spotted in the UK for the very first time. The terrifying Sibianor larae was seen by arachnologist Richard Burkmar in the Holcroft Moss Nature Reserve in Warrington. Mr Burkmar and fellow creepy crawly enthusiast Richard Gallon both informed one of the world's most respected 5

August 18, 2018 1:29 PM Emilia Clarke: Game Of Thrones’ Richard Madden talks love life after her own confession

EMILIA CLARKE starred alongside Richard Madden in Game Of Thrones for a number of years, and now he has echoed her thoughts when it comes to romantic matters in a new interview. Emilia Clarke, who plays Game Of Thrones’ Daenerys Targaryen, previously admitted fans life to give her advice on her private life, which is why she prefers to keep things out of the spotlight 6

August 18, 2018 7:00 AM Nurses become water balloon targets for young girl recovering after transplant

Paediatric staff gave up their lunch break to be a water balloon target for a five-year-old physiotherapy patient. Little Ellen Moore is having rehabilitation sessions at Basildon Hospital following a bone marrow transplant but the hot weather is making it difficult to exercise. To give her a fun incentive, seven members of staff gave up their lunch 6

August 18, 2018 3:30 AM How you rallied to the call for the fallen

DAILY Express readers yesterday rallied magnificently to a campaign to honour Britain’s glorious dead in the First World War through the installation of life-size silhouettes of soldiers around the country. Sales of the Tommies and their miniature versions saw a “big uplift” after we highlighted how scores of councils had snubbed the Remembered charity’s 7

August 17, 2018 11:08 PM Britney braves the rain to put on a show in Scarborough

Britney Spears fans were never going to let a return to typical British summer weather put a damper on her arrival back in the UK. After Tokyo, Las Vegas, Berlin and New York, Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre was perhaps not the most obvious setting as Britney brought her Piece of Me tour to Britain. And the drizzle started as the support act, Pitbull 6

August 17, 2018 7:02 PM Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Who is Seann Walsh? Everything you need to know

Who is Seann Walsh? How old is Seann Walsh? The 32-year-old is best known as a stand-up comedian who has appeared on a number of panel shows. Born in London but brought up in Brighton, Seann Walsh started doing stand-up in 2006. Three years later he started getting acclaim for his stand up, described by The Guardian as “comic curmudgeonliness 5

August 17, 2018 5:48 PM Zippos denies animal abuse claims as demonstrators protest circus

Martin Burton, founder of Zippos Circus, categorically denies any allegations of animal abuse. “However, our animal husbandry is excellent, the audience loves the animals and we are delighted to be back in Brighton.” The group is planning to protest outside most of the circus’s shows between now and August 28. Sarah Whitehead from Brighton Animal Rights 6