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June 23, 2017 7:52 AM Trump finally announces New York Jets owner Woody Johnson as his pick for US ambassador to Britain

US President Donald Trump announced Thursday he will formally nominate Republican fundraiser and American football team owner Woody Johnson to be his ambassador to Britain. The pick had been expected since January, when the then president-elect announced his intention to tap Johnson as envoy to Washington's closest European ally during a leadership lunch 5

June 23, 2017 7:36 AM Taxpayers' £140,000 bill to hound dad who refused to pay £60 fine for taking his daughter on a term-time break

Almost £140,000 of taxpayers' money has been spent pursuing a court case against a father who refused to pay a £60 fine for taking his daughter on a term-time holiday. The Government paid out the equivalent of six newly-qualified teachers' salaries taking action against Jon Platt, who lost a landmark legal battle at the UK's highest court earlier this year over taking 6

June 23, 2017 7:09 AM Barcelona star Neymar splits with girlfriend Bruna Marquezine

Barcelona star Neymar has announced that he has split from his partner Bruna Marquezine. The Brazil captain rekindled his relationship with the actress last year after the duo had originally split up in 2014, with Marquezine in attendance as Neymar steered his country to Olympic gold success on home soil. However, the flamboyant forward told reporters 4

June 22, 2017 11:01 PM Sittingbourne: Shane Fromm jailed for stabbing uncle

Furious about an allegation made against his uncle, Shane Fromm went to his home and inflicted serious stab wounds on him, a court heard. The 22-year-old grabbed a sheathed knife and walked to Michael Fromm’s house just under two miles away in Sittingbourne. When he opened the door, Fromm stabbed him in his chest and left arm with the 10in blade 5

June 22, 2017 10:23 PM Big Brother housemates over the years reunite on Bit On The side

Big Brother's Bit On The Side tonight saw a very special housemate reunion. On tonight’s Big Brother’s Bit On The Side, host Rylan Clark-Neal celebrated his 300th episode. The surprises started when Emma Willis shocked Rylan with a montage of his 'best bits' plus clips from celebrity fans ranging from Lisa Appleton to Geri Halliwell. Later, another surprise 4

June 22, 2017 9:58 PM No tapes after all: Trump says he didn't record Comey talks

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump declared Thursday he never made and doesn't have recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey, ending a month-long guessing game that he started with a cryptic tweet and that ensnared his administration in yet more controversy. "With all of the recently reported electronic 6

June 22, 2017 9:10 PM The Republicans’ Jekyll-and-Hyde Health Care Plan

The Senate Republicans’ health bill that was made public today is a Jekyll-and-Hyde plan: in some ways kinder than the House Republican plan, and in some ways meaner, to use President Donald Trump’s yardstick. Overall the plan will benefit the wealthy and young adults, but hurt larger numbers of people who are old or poor. On Medicaid, the federal-state 4

June 22, 2017 8:14 PM Liverpool's Mohamed Salah 'perfect' for Jurgen Klopp

LIVERPOOL -- Mohamed Salah could become Liverpool's most expensive signing following his move from Roma, depending on exchange rates, and should provide a considerable return on the investment according to a former teammate. "He's perfect for Liverpool," ex-FC Basel striker Marco Streller told ESPN FC by phone. "The football of Jurgen Klopp is exactly 6

June 22, 2017 8:02 PM Liverpool complete Salah signing

Liverpool have completed the signing of Roma winger Mohamed Salah for a reported fee of £39million, the Egypt international signing a long-term contract. Salah returns to England after three seasons in Italy with Fiorentina and latterly Roma, his first two campaigns on loan from Chelsea. During his time with Roma, Salah made 83 appearances in all competitions 7

June 22, 2017 7:10 PM Emmerdale fans go wild for new policewoman and compare her to Wednesday Addams as Vanessa Woofield speaks to the police about Rhona Goskirk's rape by husband Pierce Harris

VIEWERS of Emmerdale were sent into a meltdown by a new village policewoman on Thursday night. The character was seen making her soap debut as she and her colleague interviewed Vanessa Woodfield. Vanessa has been involved in her friend Rhona Goskirk's harrowing Emmerdale storyline. Earlier this year, Rhona was raped by her controlling husband Pierce 4