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West Ham vs Man City player ratings and what we learned

West Ham vs Man City player ratings and what we learned

West Ham continued their impressive form with a resilient 1-1 draw against Manchester City at London Stadium. Buoyed by their remarkable 3-3 draw at Tottenham [...] Read full article: West Ham vs Man City player ratings and ...→

West Ham 1-1 Man City: Latest news and match reaction – LIVE!

West Ham 1-1 Man City: Latest news and match reaction – LIVE!

West Ham vs Manchester City - LIVE! Phil Foden came off the bench to inject some life into Manchester City and salvage a point in a 1-1 draw at West Ham today. [...] Read full article: West Ham 1-1 Man City: Latest news and m...→

Tory MPs spark outrage with free school meals remarks

Tory MPs spark outrage with free school meals remarks

Three Conservative MPs have sparked outrage with social media posts about the debate over free school meals. On Wednesday MPs rejected a Labour motion , inspir [...] Read full article: Tory MPs spark outrage with free school ...→

Leaky NASA space probe a victim of its own success

Leaky NASA space probe a victim of its own success

As space missions go, it was almost too successful. This week NASA managed to briefly land its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft on Bennu , a skyscraper-sized asteroid som [...] Read full article: Leaky NASA space probe a victim of its o...→

West Ham XI v Man City: Confirmed team news and starting lineup

David Moyes leads his West Ham squad into their two toughest tests of the season with his players on a high. Following a run of two wins and two clean sheets b [...] Read full article: West Ham XI v Man City: Confirmed team n...→

Art lovers warned to behave as they get robot's eye view of new show

Art lovers warned to behave as they get robot's eye view of new show

Art lovers using remote control robots to see a new show have been warned against turning the gallery into a racetrack. More than 20 machines have been set to [...] Read full article: Art lovers warned to behave as they get ...→

Mental health charity Mind cuts staff as pandemic hits sector

Mental health charity Mind cuts staff as pandemic hits sector

One of the UK's biggest mental health charities has announced 80 job cuts as the coronavirus pandemic rips through the sector. Mind, which employ 525 staff in [...] Read full article: Mental health charity Mind cuts staff as...→

Rashford: Superstars of this nation lie in local communities

Rashford: Superstars of this nation lie in local communities

Marcus Rashford has spoken of his pride after his free meals campaign was inundated with offers from restaurants and cafes to to feed vulnerable children over [...] Read full article: Rashford: Superstars of this nation lie ...→

Met Police promises crackdown on illegal raves this weekend

Met Police promises crackdown on illegal raves this weekend

The Metropolitan Police has threatened to shut down a number illegal raves planned in London on Saturday. In a statement, the force warned that unlicensed musi [...] Read full article: Met Police promises crackdown on illegal...→

A new portrait of Jacqueline Wilson has been unveiled in London

A new portrait of Jacqueline Wilson has been unveiled in London

The first painted portrait of acclaimed children’s author Dame Jacqueline Wilson has been unveiled at the Foundling Museum in London. The portrait of the Tracy [...] Read full article: A new portrait of Jacqueline Wilson has ...→

Arteta unsurprised by Aubameyang criticism following mini-goal drought

Arteta unsurprised by Aubameyang criticism following mini-goal drought

Mikel Arteta is not surprised Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was criticised after failing to score for four games in a row, but has vowed to always stand by his Ars [...] Read full article: Arteta unsurprised by Aubameyang critici...→

Kim Kardashian's sisters throw 'epic surprise party' for her 40th

Kim Kardashian West's sisters threw her an "epic surprise party" for her 40th birthday. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the reality star was unable to celebra [...] Read full article: Kim Kardashian's sisters throw 'epic sur...→

Talking points: Tottenham spoilt for choice as Lampard seeks balance

Talking points: Tottenham spoilt for choice as Lampard seeks balance

With the latest international break now firmly in the rearview mirror, this weekend offers another feast of club football in the Premier League and across the [...] Read full article: Talking points: Tottenham spoilt for cho...→

Business focus: Why retirement housing looks attractive to investors

Business focus: Why retirement housing looks attractive to investors

US private equity firm Lone Star has become the latest company to look at investing in UK retirement homes, and property experts believe it is a sector that ha [...] Read full article: Business focus: Why retirement housing l...→

Tans, 10s and Covid tests: All our predictions for Strictly 2020

Tans, 10s and Covid tests: All our predictions for Strictly 2020

Strictly Come Dancing looks a little different this year. To bring us our favourite winter comfort watch safely, the BBC have put a whole raft of distancing me [...] Read full article: Tans, 10s and Covid tests: All our predi...→

Rolling seven-day average of UK virus cases tops 20,000 for first time

Rolling seven-day average of UK virus cases tops 20,000 for first time

The average number of daily coronavirus cases in the UK has eclipsed 20,000 for the first time Infections rose by 20,530 on Friday, taking the seven-day rollin [...] Read full article: Rolling seven-day average of UK virus ca...→

What to watch this week: From Over the Moon to Cordelia

What to watch this week: From Over the Moon to Cordelia

It's nearly the weekend - time to flop on the sofa and watch something Summer of 85 François Ozon’s sun-drenched adaptation of Aidan Chambers’s 1982 novel Danc [...] Read full article: What to watch this week: From Over the M...→

'At risk' craft brewers call for hospitality supply chain support

'At risk' craft brewers call for hospitality supply chain support

Craft brewers have said their industry is at risk and sought clarity on whether breweries are eligible for grants unveiled in the Chancellor’s latest business [...] Read full article: 'At risk' craft brewers call for hospita...→

Man dies in hospital days after 'fireball' ripped through house

Man dies in hospital days after 'fireball' ripped through house

A man has died in hospital days after huge fire ripped through his house in a quiet south London street. Neighbours had managed to drag the man from the burnin [...] Read full article: Man dies in hospital days after 'firebal...→

Stolen £2.5million Ming Dynasty vase recovered by Scotland Yard

Stolen £2.5million Ming Dynasty vase recovered by Scotland Yard

A £2.5million Ming Dynasty vase stolen last year in a sophisticated burglary has been recovered by Scotland Yard. The antique, dating back to 15th-century Chin [...] Read full article: Stolen £2.5million Ming Dynasty vase rec...→

All you need to know about Billie Eilish's show-stopping live stream

All you need to know about Billie Eilish's show-stopping live stream

Lone musician performing in front of a webcam in their bedroom, this ain’t. Billie Eilish is gearing up to deliver what looks set to be one of the most high-sp [...] Read full article: All you need to know about Billie Eilish...→

Son to sign new Tottenham contract 'soon', says Mourinho

Son to sign new Tottenham contract 'soon', says Mourinho

Jose Mourinho says Heung-min Son is set to become “part of the furniture” at Tottenham by signing a new long-term contract. Son came off the bench to score for [...] Read full article: Son to sign new Tottenham contract 'soon...→

UK and EU ‘very far apart’ on fish deal as France takes hard line

UK and EU ‘very far apart’ on fish deal as France takes hard line

Britain and the EU are still “very far apart” on striking a Brexit deal on fish, a minister said today. Fisheries minister Victoria Prentis accused Brussels of [...] Read full article: UK and EU ‘very far apart’ on fish deal ...→

Meet the new wave of female filmmakers changing the face of horror

Meet the new wave of female filmmakers changing the face of horror

Old-school horror films can leave female viewers feeling squeamish for all the wrong reasons. There’s the relentless pile-up of women’s bodies; the puritanical [...] Read full article: Meet the new wave of female filmmakers c...→

‘Extraordinary’ lack of detail in Rishi’s bailout - IFS

‘Extraordinary’ lack of detail in Rishi’s bailout - IFS

Rishi Sunak's latest bailout was criticised by a watchdog today for the “extraordinary” lack of detail about how much it will cost. Read full article: ‘Extraordinary’ lack of detail in Rishi’...→

Vinicius hits stride to add vital piece to Mourinho's Tottenham puzzle

Vinicius hits stride to add vital piece to Mourinho's Tottenham puzzle

Harry Kane may have to get used to watching from the bench in the Europa League after his new understudy, Carlos Vinicius, stole the show in last night’s 3-0 w [...] Read full article: Vinicius hits stride to add vital piece ...→

Barclays smashes City forecasts as investment bank booms

Barclays smashes City forecasts as investment bank booms

Barclays kicked off bank reporting season today with results that shattered City expectations, offering hope that the economic fallout from Covid is manageable [...] Read full article: Barclays smashes City forecasts as inves...→

Rashford and mum visit food charity as he pushes school meals drive

Rashford and mum visit food charity as he pushes school meals drive

Marcus Rashford paid tribute to “selfless” volunteers who support the most vulnerable as he visited a food charity with his mother amid an ongoing row over fre [...] Read full article: Rashford and mum visit food charity as h...→

Gorillaz assemble possibly their strongest line-up yet on Song Machine

Gorillaz assemble possibly their strongest line-up yet on Song Machine

It’s a pretty good time to have a cartoon band. The garish creations of Damon Albarn and illustrator Jamie Hewlett are now 20 years old and haven’t aged, lost [...] Read full article: Gorillaz assemble possibly their stronge...→

Riot police in Poland used pepper spray on protesters as hundreds poured onto th [...]

Riot police in Poland used pepper spray on protesters as hundreds poured onto th [...]

Riot police in Poland used pepper spray on protesters as hundreds poured onto the streets to voice their anger over a court ruling that almost completely bans [...] Read full article: Riot police in Poland used pepper spray ...→

Protests in Poland against abortion ruling ends in violence

Protests in Poland against abortion ruling ends in violence

Riot police in Poland used pepper spray on protesters as hundreds poured onto the streets to voice their anger over a court ruling that almost completely bans [...] Read full article: Protests in Poland against abortion ruli...→

Adele nails US accent in teaser clip for Saturday Night Live

Adele showed off her American accent during a teaser clip for Saturday Night Live. The British star will make her hosting debut on this week’s episode of the l [...] Read full article: Adele nails US accent in teaser clip for...→

Ariana Grande takes over White House in election-themed music video

Ariana Grande takes over White House in election-themed music video

Ariana Grande has gone from pop star to president in her latest video for her new song Positions. The singer shared the new video, which was directed by Dave M [...] Read full article: Ariana Grande takes over White House in ...→

Analysis: Unscathed Biden is now in touching distance of White House

Analysis: Unscathed Biden is now in touching distance of White House

After the train wreck of the first encounter, Americans tuned in last night expecting more chaos. To their surprise, they got an actual debate. Animated, energ [...] Read full article: Analysis: Unscathed Biden is now in touc...→

'Innocent sexy time': Borat jokingly defends Giuliani over movie scene

Sacha Baron Cohen’s character Borat has jokingly defended Rudy Giuliani after the US politician said a compromising scene in the comedian's new movie was "comp [...] Read full article: 'Innocent sexy time': Borat jokingly def...→

InterContinental Hotels sees revenues sink amid Covid-19 disruption

InterContinental Hotels sees revenues sink amid Covid-19 disruption

Intercontinental Hotels Group, the company behind the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza chains, said revenues sunk in the third quarter as the virus crisis continue [...] Read full article: InterContinental Hotels sees revenues si...→

Best iconic watches and where you can buy them

Best iconic watches and where you can buy them

These days you don’t buy a watch because you need one. Our mobile phones tell the time perfectly, and, more often than not, more accurately than any watch can. [...] Read full article: Best iconic watches and where you can bu...→

Morgan: School meals might have got more support without 'scum' remark

Morgan: School meals might have got more support without 'scum' remark

A former Cabinet minister has said that the free school meals bid might have got more support if Labour's deputy leader hadn't called a Tory MP "scum" . Angela [...] Read full article: Morgan: School meals might have got more...→

British ex-boss of opioid addict treatment group Indivior jailed in US

British ex-boss of opioid addict treatment group Indivior jailed in US

The British ex-chief executive of opioid addiction treatment giant Indivior has been sentenced to six months in a US jail after a long-running battle with US p [...] Read full article: British ex-boss of opioid addict treatme...→

Barclays bad debts jump, but investment bank remains top performer

Barclays bad debts jump, but investment bank remains top performer

Barclays saw losses on bad debts rocket to £4.3 billion in one of the first signs of what the economic ravages of Covid-19 could do to bank balance sheets. Tha [...] Read full article: Barclays bad debts jump, but investment ...→

FIFA 21 wonderkids: Best young future stars with highest potential

FIFA 21 wonderkids: Best young future stars with highest potential

The new football season is well under way, and with it brings a whole host of young, talented players looking to make a name for themselves. FIFA 21 is out now [...] Read full article: FIFA 21 wonderkids: Best young future st...→

FTSE 100 rises as UK strikes trade deal with Japan in boost for Boris

FTSE 100 rises as UK strikes trade deal with Japan in boost for Boris

Shares on the FTSE 100 were expected to rise today after the UK signed its first big trade deal since the Brexit referendum. Its agreement with Japan was seen [...] Read full article: FTSE 100 rises as UK strikes trade deal ...→

Vinicius and Kane can play together at Tottenham, insists Mourinho

Vinicius and Kane can play together at Tottenham, insists Mourinho

Jose Mourinho insists strikers Carlos Vinicius and Harry Kane can play together at Tottenham. Benfica loanee Vinicius made his first appearance for Spurs on Th [...] Read full article: Vinicius and Kane can play together at T...→

Tougher coronavirus restrictions begin for millions of people

Tougher coronavirus restrictions begin for millions of people

Stricter coronavirus rules are coming into force for nearly six million people within the next 24 hours. Greater Manchester moved into the highest alert level [...] Read full article: Tougher coronavirus restrictions begin f...→

Nigeria leader says world should 'know facts' after 'protest deaths'

Nigeria leader says world should 'know facts' after 'protest deaths'

Nigeria's president has called on the international community "to know all facts" in the wake of condemnation over the alleged deaths of protesters. Muhammadu [...] Read full article: Nigeria leader says world should 'know f...→

Heathrow staff could be heading for Hollywood in new Pinewood scheme

Heathrow staff could be heading for Hollywood in new Pinewood scheme

Unemployed airport staff could be swapping Heathrow for Hollywood thanks to a new government-backed scheme. Pinewood Studios, home to hits from the Harry Potte [...] Read full article: Heathrow staff could be heading for Holl...→

Arteta hails 'fantastic' Partey and promises 'much more to come'

Arteta hails 'fantastic' Partey and promises 'much more to come'

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has promised there is more to come from Thomas Partey after the midfielder made an impressive full debut against Rapid Vienna. The [...] Read full article: Arteta hails 'fantastic' Partey and prom...→

Trump arrives in Tennessee ahead of final presidential debate

Trump arrives in Tennessee ahead of final presidential debate

Donald Trump and the First Lady have arrived in Tennessee ahead of the final presidential debate. The debate marks Melania Trump's first public outing since sh [...] Read full article: Trump arrives in Tennessee ahead of fina...→

Mendy insists Chelsea 'keepers are united amid battle for No1 jersey

Mendy insists Chelsea 'keepers are united amid battle for No1 jersey

Edouard Mendy says the Chelsea goalkeepers are united as a group despite his arrival following the disastrous form of Kepa Arrizabalaga. Having spent a world-r [...] Read full article: Mendy insists Chelsea 'keepers are unite...→

Ozil supporting Arsenal 'in front of the TV' after Europa squad axe

Ozil supporting Arsenal 'in front of the TV' after Europa squad axe

Mesut Ozil’s war of words with Arsenal continued on Thursday evening after he tweeted he was watching the Gunners’ Europa League match against Rapid Vienna on [...] Read full article: Ozil supporting Arsenal 'in front of the...→

PM: I share people's frustrations on Test and Trace

PM: I share people's frustrations on Test and Trace

Boris Johnson and the Government's chief scientific adviser have admitted that the NHS Test and Trace system can be improved after the programme's performance [...] Read full article: PM: I share people's frustrations on Tes...→

Goldman Sachs fined £96 million by FCA over 1MDB scandal

Goldman Sachs fined £96 million by FCA over 1MDB scandal

City watchdogs, the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority, today fined Goldman Sachs International in London £96.6 million over t [...] Read full article: Goldman Sachs fined £96 million by FCA o...→

Sunak's plans met with a cautious welcome by hospitality leaders

Sunak's plans met with a cautious welcome by hospitality leaders

Key figures in hospitality have cautiously welcomed Rishi Sunak's pledge to support businesses with extra support that will stretch into the billions of pounds [...] Read full article: Sunak's plans met with a cautious welcom...→

Chris Clarkson was right but pompous to demand Angela Rayner apology

Chris Clarkson was right but pompous to demand Angela Rayner apology

The fur is well and truly flying in the Commons. Angela Rayner, Labour’s deputy leader, yesterday called a Conservative MP, Chris Clarkson, “scum” in the chamb [...] Read full article: Chris Clarkson was right but pompous to ...→

Trump v Biden: The women pulling the strings

Trump v Biden: The women pulling the strings

When the presidential race began, back in summer 2019, the field of candidates hustling to become the Democratic Party’s nominee was the most diverse in US pol [...] Read full article: Trump v Biden: The women pulling the str...→

Rapid Vienna vs Arsenal FC LIVE! Latest team news, lineups, prediction, TV, Europa League match stream today

Rapid Vienna vs Arsenal FC LIVE! Latest team news, lineups, prediction, TV, Europa League match stream today

Rapid Vienna vs Arsenal - LIVE! Arsenal get their Europa League group stage campaign underway tonight against Rapid Vienna in Austria. Mikel Arteta's Gunners s [...] Read full article: Rapid Vienna vs Arsenal FC LIVE! Latest ...→

Anne Hathaway baby photo shows she was born to star in The Witches

Anne Hathaway baby photo shows she was born to star in The Witches

Anne Hathaway has evidently been preparing for her role in The Witches since childhood - with the actor sharing a throwback picture of herself in a spooky cost [...] Read full article: Anne Hathaway baby photo shows she was b...→

Businesses welcome new Treasury support as a 'lifeline' for jobs

Businesses welcome new Treasury support as a 'lifeline' for jobs

Businesses and hospitality industry leaders have welcomed a new multi-billion pound package of support from the Treasury and labelled it a "lifeline". The ramp [...] Read full article: Businesses welcome new Treasury support ...→

Changes to planning regulations could result in 173,000 new homes

Changes to planning regulations could result in 173,000 new homes

More than 136000 homes could be built on top of existing London rooftops using the latest planning regulations, according to new research. The government in Au [...] Read full article: Changes to planning regulations could re...→

Meet the new political parties on the UK scene

Meet the new political parties on the UK scene

On a grey day in June, the Peckham-born actor John Boyega fought back tears as he addressed a charged crowd in Hyde Park. Black lives have always mattered,’ he [...] Read full article: Meet the new political parties on the UK...→

A dark romantic soul: meet Lauren Auder

A dark romantic soul: meet Lauren Auder

Delicate, vivid and brilliantly gothic, the music Lauren Auder makes — music that has garnered the attention of kindred spirits from Christine and the Queens ( [...] Read full article: A dark romantic soul: meet Lauren Auder...→

Businesses urge ministers not to raise cost of London transport

Businesses urge ministers not to raise cost of London transport

Businesses across London have urged ministers and the Mayor to strike a deal to stop public transport prices surging in the capital, warning big increases will [...] Read full article: Businesses urge ministers not to raise c...→

Sunak unveils cash grants for firms under Tier 2 curbs

Sunak unveils cash grants for firms under Tier 2 curbs

Firms in Tier 2 coronavirus alert areas which have been hit by the restrictions will be eligible for cash grants of up to £2,100 a month, a move which will pri [...] Read full article: Sunak unveils cash grants for firms unde...→

Guinness 0.0: Irish giant launches alcohol-free stout

Guinness 0.0: Irish giant launches alcohol-free stout

Irish giant Guinness has become the latest brewer to offer a booze-free pint, having today announced its first ever non-alcoholic stout, Guinness 0.0. The new [...] Read full article: Guinness 0.0: Irish giant launches alcoh...→

Anti-lockdown march heads to Parliament - where chickens protest Trump

Anti-lockdown march heads to Parliament - where chickens protest Trump

Hundreds of anti-lockdown campaigners are marching towards Parliament after bringing Oxford Street to a standstill. The demonstrators, carrying banners saying [...] Read full article: Anti-lockdown march heads to Parliament ...→

Bride facing £10,000 fine after hosting wedding with 250 guests

Bride facing £10,000 fine after hosting wedding with 250 guests

A new bride got an unwelcome wedding present when police raided her party and sent more than 200 guests home for breaching Covid regulations. The woman was lef [...] Read full article: Bride facing £10,000 fine after hosting ...→

Wilshere felt like West Ham chance 'would never come'

Wilshere felt like West Ham chance 'would never come'

Jack Wilshere has opened up on his departure from West Ham, admitting: 'It felt like my opportunity was never going to come'. The England international left th [...] Read full article: Wilshere felt like West Ham chance 'woul...→

What’s the beef? Meatless patties CAN be called burgers, EU rules

What’s the beef? Meatless patties CAN be called burgers, EU rules

Meat-free and plant-based products can still be labelled “sausages” or “burgers”, the European Parliament has ruled. So-called veggie burgers, soy steaks and v [...] Read full article: What’s the beef? Meatless patties CAN be...→

Barcelona vs Real Madrid: El Clasico – LIVE!

Barcelona vs Real Madrid: El Clasico – LIVE!

Barcelona vs Real Madrid - El Clasico LIVE! Camp Nou plays host to the latest chapter of one of the world’s greatest sporting rivalries this afternoon. Both si [...] Read full article: Barcelona vs Real Madrid: El Clasico – L...→

If you buy one pair of shoes this autumn, make it these

If you buy one pair of shoes this autumn, make it these

From Bride and Prejudice to mankinis and Marmite peanut butter, some ‘twists’ on classics are, frankly, intolerable. Classics are classics for a reason, and ge [...] Read full article: If you buy one pair of shoes this autumn...→

Murder probe after teenager stabbed to death in north east London

Murder probe after teenager stabbed to death in north east London

A murder probe has been launched after a teenager was stabbed to death in north east London. The victim, 19, was found suffering knife wounds after police were [...] Read full article: Murder probe after teenager stabbed to d...→

West Ham vs Manchester City: Premier League – LIVE!

West Ham vs Manchester City: Premier League – LIVE!

West Ham vs Manchester City - LIVE! The resurgent Hammers will look to avoid equalling a club-record 10 straight defeats against one opponent at London Stadium [...] Read full article: West Ham vs Manchester City: Premier Lea...→

Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’ for deaths of civilians

Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’ for deaths of civilians

Nigeria's president has blamed "hooliganism" for violence during recent protests which he says has involved the death of 51 civilians. President Muhammadu Buha [...] Read full article: Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’...→

Lampard on why Old Trafford humbling didn't faze him ahead of return

Lampard on why Old Trafford humbling didn't faze him ahead of return

Frank Lampard has revealed the message he gave his Chelsea players in the immediate aftermath of last season’s humbling at Old Trafford. A 4-0 defeat to Manche [...] Read full article: Lampard on why Old Trafford humbling did...→

Kensington and Chelsea joins councils supporting Rashford's campaign

Kensington and Chelsea joins councils supporting Rashford's campaign

The Conservative council in charge of London's wealthiest borough has thrown its support behind Marcus Rashford's free school meals campaign after MPs in Parli [...] Read full article: Kensington and Chelsea joins councils su...→

Best tequilas for sipping or mixing in delicious cocktails

Best tequilas for sipping or mixing in delicious cocktails

Depending on where you live in the world, October 31 can mean different things. For most of us, the last day of the month is known as Halloween; a time for put [...] Read full article: Best tequilas for sipping or mixing in d...→

Where to buy a face mask: the best face coverings to buy online

Where to buy a face mask: the best face coverings to buy online

Face masks and coverings are now literally the ‘must-have’ accessory of 2020 - efforts to curb the spread of Coronavirus means they’re required when shopping o [...] Read full article: Where to buy a face mask: the best face ...→

Westminster Council set to 'charge venues for pavement space'

Westminster Council set to 'charge venues for pavement space'

Hospitality businesses have labelled Westminster Council plans to charge venues thousands of pounds for outdoor seating licenses this winter as "unconscionable [...] Read full article: Westminster Council set to 'charge venue...→

New Palace signing Butland tests positive for Covid-19

New Palace signing Butland tests positive for Covid-19

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has confirmed that new signing Jack Butland has tested positive for Covid-19. Butland joined Palace on the final day of the dom [...] Read full article: New Palace signing Butland tests positiv...→

Marcus Rashford favourite to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Marcus Rashford favourite to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Bookmakers are heavily backing Marcus Rashford for Sports Personality of the Year following his campaign for free school meals. This week MPs voted down a moti [...] Read full article: Marcus Rashford favourite to win BBC Spo...→

Nigella Lawson helps school meals campaign smash £50,000 target

Nigella Lawson helps school meals campaign smash £50,000 target

More than £50,000 has been raised for a campaign to feed vulnerable children after the effort was backed by celebrities. Actor and writer Katy Brand set up the [...] Read full article: Nigella Lawson helps school meals campai...→

Why big firms are to blame for the City being a ghost town

Why big firms are to blame for the City being a ghost town

For several months I’ve been making a weekly homage to the Square Mile to meet up for a drink and a gossip with, well, anyone really. Each time, at least until [...] Read full article: Why big firms are to blame for the City ...→

Warrington becomes latest town to enter Tier 3

Warrington becomes latest town to enter Tier 3

Warrington has become the latest area to enter the Government's highest coronavirus lockdown level. The north Cheshire town’s population of 210,000 people will [...] Read full article: Warrington becomes latest town to enter ...→

The best new music you need to hear this weekend

The best new music you need to hear this weekend

It's Friday, which means one thing: loads of new music. Bruce Springsteen is back with the E Street Band, and his latest album Letter To You is our pick for th [...] Read full article: The best new music you need to hear this...→

Boris Johnson The Gambler by Tom Bower review: a depressing saga

Boris Johnson The Gambler by Tom Bower review: a depressing saga

I am old enough to remember when Tom Bower deserved his self-styled status as scourge of the rich and powerful and Britain’s leading investigative author. His [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson The Gambler by Tom Bower r...→

New evidence of how virus curbs harm economy

New evidence of how virus curbs harm economy

Fresh clampdowns on pubs and restaurants have put the brake on growth in the services sector, according to a key survey today. Fears of a second downturn in th [...] Read full article: New evidence of how virus curbs harm eco...→

Canary Island holiday searches jump by 750% overnight

Canary Island holiday searches jump by 750% overnight

Britons have jumped at the prospect of winter getaways, with holiday searches increasing by staggering amounts following the Government’s latest travel corrido [...] Read full article: Canary Island holiday searches jump by 7...→

Biden may feel he’s won the debates but Trump is not defeated yet

Biden may feel he’s won the debates but Trump is not defeated yet

He didn’t shout, rant or rave. He didn’t interrupt. He even complimented the moderator. Donald Trump had listened to the advice after the first debate. This wa [...] Read full article: Biden may feel he’s won the debates but ...→

Ozil's agent calls for 'honesty' from Arteta over Arsenal squad snub

Ozil's agent calls for 'honesty' from Arteta over Arsenal squad snub

Mesut Ozil’s agent has hit out at Arsenal and demanded they give “an honest explanation” as to why his client has been exiled by the club. Ozil has been left o [...] Read full article: Ozil's agent calls for 'honesty' from Ar...→

West Ham boss Moyes wants Government answers over fan lockout

West Ham boss Moyes wants Government answers over fan lockout

David Moyes has called on the Government to explain why fans are able to watch football matches indoors in cinemas but not sit outdoors at stadiums. West Ham’s [...] Read full article: West Ham boss Moyes wants Government ans...→

PM faces new Rashford revolt as UK steps in to offer to feed children

PM faces new Rashford revolt as UK steps in to offer to feed children

Boris Johnson faced a grassroots rebellion over the free school meals row today as cafés, pubs, parents and local authorities stepped in to offer food to hungr [...] Read full article: PM faces new Rashford revolt as UK steps...→

Royal Opera House sells its Hockney for £12.8m

Royal Opera House sells its Hockney for £12.8m

A David Hockney portrait auctioned off by the Royal Opera House to fund its “strategy for recovery” has made £12.8 million. The Portrait Of Sir David Webster, [...] Read full article: Royal Opera House sells its Hockney for ...→

Full list of countries Brits can now travel to without self-isolating

Full list of countries Brits can now travel to without self-isolating

Arrivals in the UK from most countries must self-isolate for two weeks in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. There is, however, an ever-chan [...] Read full article: Full list of countries Brits can now tra...→

Hospitality hails new winter outdoor seating rules for Square Mile

Hospitality hails new winter outdoor seating rules for Square Mile

The City of London Corporation has loosened licensing rules around outdoor seating in a bid to help out bars and restaurants in the Square Mile over winter. Am [...] Read full article: Hospitality hails new winter outdoor sea...→

Letter To You is everything you could want from a Springsteen album

Letter To You is everything you could want from a Springsteen album

The American TV drama series This is Us has a neat concept: the story of a Pittsburgh family is told with constant jumps between time frames, the parents sudde [...] Read full article: Letter To You is everything you could wa...→

Adele wears ombré velvet Acne shirt in trailer for Saturday Night Live

The first trailer for Adele's Saturday Night Live (SNL) hosting gig has been released and, for the occasion, the star rocked a tailored crushed velvet shirt. T [...] Read full article: Adele wears ombré velvet Acne shirt in t...→

Biden delights internet as he refers to 'Proud boys' as 'poor boys'

Biden delights internet as he refers to 'Proud boys' as 'poor boys'

Joe Biden accidentally referred to the Proud Boys as ‘the poor boys' as he attacked Donald Trump's record on tackling racism during the US Presidential debate. [...] Read full article: Biden delights internet as he refers to ...→

The Secret Garden review: Nice plants, but this remake's lost the plot

The Secret Garden review: Nice plants, but this remake's lost the plot

Spectacular is the only word to describe the plants, wallpaper and costumes in this CGI-boosted adaptation of the Frances Hodgson Burnett classic . Precocious [...] Read full article: The Secret Garden review: Nice plants, b...→

Adidas unveil Pharrell collab featuring Arsenal and Man United designs

Adidas unveil Pharrell collab featuring Arsenal and Man United designs

Arsenal and Manchester United are among the top European clubs who will soon be sporting artistic new jerseys co-designed by music superstar Pharrell Williams. [...] Read full article: Adidas unveil Pharrell collab featuring ...→

Best electric bikes 2020: e-bikes for the road, commute and mountains

Best electric bikes 2020: e-bikes for the road, commute and mountains

From banana breads, to puzzles, lockdown reignited a passion for an array of weird and wonderful trends - but cycling may just have been the most ubiquitous of [...] Read full article: Best electric bikes 2020: e-bikes for th...→

Your morning briefing: What you should know for Friday, October 23

Your morning briefing: What you should know for Friday, October 23

US election debate: Biden renews attack on Trump's Covid record Joe Biden renewed his attacks on Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic during the [...] Read full article: Your morning briefing: What you should k...→

Pandemic risks creating 'education underclass' in London, expert says

Pandemic risks creating 'education underclass' in London, expert says

The coronavirus pandemic risks undoing years of work spent improving education for poorer children in London and could create an “educational underclass”, the [...] Read full article: Pandemic risks creating 'education under...→

'Abraham Lincoln over here': Donald Trump misses Joe Biden's joke after claiming he's 'least racist person in room'

'Abraham Lincoln over here': Donald Trump misses Joe Biden's joke after claiming he's 'least racist person in room'

Joe Biden sarcastically compared Donald Trump to Abraham Lincoln during their final US election debate - and the president didn’t get the joke. Mr Trump said h [...] Read full article: 'Abraham Lincoln over here': Donald Trum...→

Millions enter new restrictions as more regions set for Tier 3 - LIVE

Millions enter new restrictions as more regions set for Tier 3 - LIVE

Millions of Britons will live under tougher coronavirus restrictions from today as new tiered measures and a two-week circuit-breaker come into force in Englan [...] Read full article: Millions enter new restrictions as more ...→

Revealed: The pandemic punch to London's economy

Revealed: The pandemic punch to London's economy

The economic damage wreaked across London by the Covid crisis was laid bare today. Six boroughs across the capital - Newham, Haringey, Barnet, Brent, Hounslow [...] Read full article: Revealed: The pandemic punch to London's...→

Tottenham 3-0 LASK: Bale and Vinicius ease Spurs to Europa League win

Tottenham 3-0 LASK: Bale and Vinicius ease Spurs to Europa League win

Tottenham eased to a comfortable 3-0 victory over LASK in their opening Europa League group-stage game as Gareth Bale and Carlos Vinicius showed plenty of prom [...] Read full article: Tottenham 3-0 LASK: Bale and Vinicius ea...→

France to extend overnight curfews as coronavirus cases surge

France to extend overnight curfews as coronavirus cases surge

France is to extend an overnight curfew to dozens more areas in a bid to slow the rapid spread of Covid-19. French Prime Minister Jean Castex said the governme [...] Read full article: France to extend overnight curfews as co...→

US election debate: Donald Trump and Joe go head-to-head in final meeting

US election debate: Donald Trump and Joe go head-to-head in final meeting

The second and final presidential debate of the 2020 US election has begun. President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, are facing off in [...] Read full article: US election debate: Donald Trump and Joe...→

Nottingham hospitals postpone surgeries over virus admission spike

Nottingham hospitals postpone surgeries over virus admission spike

Hospitals in Nottingham have postponed some non-urgent surgeries due to a "dramatic rise" in Covid-19 admissions, the local NHS trust has said. It comes as it [...] Read full article: Nottingham hospitals postpone surgeries ...→

Spurs player ratings & what we learned: Vinicius shows squad strength

Spurs player ratings & what we learned: Vinicius shows squad strength

Tottenham underlined the strength of their squad with a comfortable 3-0 victory over LASK in the Europa League. Before this summer's recruitment, Harry Kane or [...] Read full article: Spurs player ratings & what we learned: ...→

Rapid Vienna vs Arsenal: Three things we learned and player ratings

Rapid Vienna vs Arsenal: Three things we learned and player ratings

The history books will show Arsenal were 2-1 winners, but this was hardly a vintage display. Since Mikel Arteta took over as Arsenal manager last December ther [...] Read full article: Rapid Vienna vs Arsenal: Three things we...→

Rapid Vienna 1-2 Arsenal: Europa League result reaction - LIVE!

Rapid Vienna 1-2 Arsenal: Europa League result reaction - LIVE!

Rapid Vienna vs Arsenal - LIVE! Arsenal got their Europa League group stage campaign underway tonight with a 2-1 comeback win against Rapid Vienna in Austria. [...] Read full article: Rapid Vienna 1-2 Arsenal: Europa League ...→

Government wants fans back in stadiums as soon as it is safe

Government wants fans back in stadiums as soon as it is safe

The Government has committed to getting spectators back “at the earliest opportunity”, after a petition to allow football fans to attend matches at every level [...] Read full article: Government wants fans back in stadiums a...→

Rapid Vienna vs Arsenal: Europa League updates - LIVE!

Rapid Vienna vs Arsenal: Europa League updates - LIVE!

Rapid Vienna vs Arsenal - LIVE! Arsenal get their Europa League group stage campaign underway tonight against Rapid Vienna in Austria. Mikel Arteta's Gunners s [...] Read full article: Rapid Vienna vs Arsenal: Europa League u...→

Thomas Partey STARTS: Arsenal lineup and team news vs Rapid Vienna

Thomas Partey STARTS: Arsenal lineup and team news vs Rapid Vienna

Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey makes his first start for the club tonight after travelling with the squad to Austria for their Europa League match against Ra [...] Read full article: Thomas Partey STARTS: Arsenal lineup and...→

Tottenham vs LASK LIVE! Latest team news, lineups, prediction, TV channel and Europa League match stream today

Tottenham vs LASK LIVE! Latest team news, lineups, prediction, TV channel and Europa League match stream today

Tottenham vs LASK - LIVE! Spurs will have to shake off the disappointment of their 3-3 draw with West Ham as they begin their Europa League group stage against [...] Read full article: Tottenham vs LASK LIVE! Latest team news...→

Sadiq Khan says Chancellor's economic support is a 'sticking plaster'

Sadiq Khan says Chancellor's economic support is a 'sticking plaster'

Sadiq Khan has branded the new economic support announced by Rishi Sunak a "sticking plaster" rather than a solution to the problems the Covid-19 crisis has ca [...] Read full article: Sadiq Khan says Chancellor's economic su...→

Adele on Saturday Night Live: This is how you can tune in

Adele delighted fans this week by revealing she is make her television hosting debut on Saturday Night Live. Writing on her Instagram page, the Hello singer ad [...] Read full article: Adele on Saturday Night Live: This is ho...→

Burnham: 'Why were support grants not on the table in Tier 3 talks?'

Burnham: 'Why were support grants not on the table in Tier 3 talks?'

Andy Burnham has criticised the Government for not revealing its new support grants for bars and restaurants in negotiations over tougher coronavirus restricti [...] Read full article: Burnham: 'Why were support grants not on...→

Analysis: Sunak the supersub opens up the chequebook

Analysis: Sunak the supersub opens up the chequebook

Like a supersub who runs onto the pitch to even the score, Rishi Sunak has come up with what could be another game-changer. Politically, it comes towards the e [...] Read full article: Analysis: Sunak the supersub opens up th...→

How the government must help freelancers, according to the arts world

How the government must help freelancers, according to the arts world

Money from the Culture Recovery Fund is starting to trickle through to institutions, but what about the freelancers who make the work that goes into them? As e [...] Read full article: How the government must help freelancers...→

Tottenham vs LASK: Europa League - LIVE!

Tottenham vs LASK: Europa League - LIVE!

Tottenham vs LASK - LIVE! Spurs will have to shake off the disappointment of their 3-3 draw with West Ham as they begin their Europa League group stage against [...] Read full article: Tottenham vs LASK: Europa League - LIVE!...→

London risks a lost decade: here’s my 10-point plan to save it

London risks a lost decade: here’s my 10-point plan to save it

Given the Government’s form so far, do you think a) they’ve got a cunning plan to get London bouncing back when the pandemic finally ends, or b) they’ll do not [...] Read full article: London risks a lost decade: here’s my 10...→

Michel Barnier travels to UK in final bid to get a post-Brexit deal

Michel Barnier travels to UK in final bid to get a post-Brexit deal

Michel Barnier is heading to London today for round-the-clock talks in a final bid to get a post-Brexit trade deal over the line. The EU’s chief negotiator iss [...] Read full article: Michel Barnier travels to UK in final bi...→

Mourinho targets UEL hat-trick despite 'crazy' Tottenham schedule

Mourinho targets UEL hat-trick despite 'crazy' Tottenham schedule

Jose Mourinho is targeting a Europa League hat-trick, but warned it will not be easy for his Tottenham side to get out of the group amid “completely crazy fixt [...] Read full article: Mourinho targets UEL hat-trick despite '...→

Ndombele's sulks turn to smiles as he finally fits the bill for Spurs

Ndombele's sulks turn to smiles as he finally fits the bill for Spurs

As Tottenham return to the scene of their embarrassment tonight, the inquest into their late collapse against West Ham has been largely inconclusive. Since Sun [...] Read full article: Ndombele's sulks turn to smiles as he fi...→

West Ham 1-1 Man City: Sub Foden cancels out brilliant Antonio goal

West Ham 1-1 Man City: Sub Foden cancels out brilliant Antonio goal

Michail Antonio scored a memorable goal as West Ham battled to a deserved draw against Manchester City in the Premier League. The Hammers forward showed tremen [...] Read full article: West Ham 1-1 Man City: Sub Foden cancels...→

Transfer news LIVE! Ozil agent speaks out; Son deal; Mbappe 2021 move

Transfer news LIVE! Ozil agent speaks out; Son deal; Mbappe 2021 move

Jorginho on Arsenal interest... Chelsea midfielder Jorginho believes he was subject to interest from Arsenal during the summer transfer window. Read full article: Transfer news LIVE! Ozil agent speaks ou...→

Man United vs Chelsea: Premier League - LIVE!

Man United vs Chelsea: Premier League - LIVE!

Manchester United vs Chelsea LIVE! Two Premier League heavyweights collide in today's teatime clash at Old Trafford. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's United look to have [...] Read full article: Man United vs Chelsea: Premier League - ...→

Penguin Random House launches campaign to diversify pupils' reading

Penguin Random House launches campaign to diversify pupils' reading

Penguin Random House has partnered with think tank The Runnymede Trust to promote diverse reading lists in schools. The Lit in Colour campaign follows a recent [...] Read full article: Penguin Random House launches campaign t...→

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Your guide to the arts in London, from art galleries to museums, exhibitions, opera and more of the fine arts with GO London Read full article: Arts...→

How we expect West Ham to line-up against Manchester City

David Moyes leads his West Ham squad into their two toughest tests of the season with his players on a high. Following a run of two wins and two clean sheets b [...] Read full article: How we expect West Ham to line-up agains...→

Marcus Rashford's says 'superstars of this nation lie in local communities' after school meal campaign inundated with offers

Marcus Rashford's says 'superstars of this nation lie in local communities' after school meal campaign inundated with offers

Marcus Rashford has spoken of his pride after his free meals campaign was inundated with offers from restaurants and cafes to to feed vulnerable children over [...] Read full article: Marcus Rashford's says 'superstars of th...→

Transfer news LIVE! Man Utd eye Adama Traore; Jorginho to Arsenal

Transfer news LIVE! Man Utd eye Adama Traore; Jorginho to Arsenal

As for deals during the main window, Chelsea spent over £200m on the likes of Kai Havertz and Timo Werner, Manchester United missed out on Jadon Sancho but sig [...] Read full article: Transfer news LIVE! Man Utd eye Adama Tr...→

Half-a-million strong campaign demands end to MP's cheap food

Half-a-million strong campaign demands end to MP's cheap food

More than half-a-million people have demanded an end for subsidised food and drink for MPs as the row over free school meals continues. An online campaign to " [...] Read full article: Half-a-million strong campaign demands e...→

Millions wake up under new coronavirus restrictions - LIVE

Millions wake up under new coronavirus restrictions - LIVE

Millions of people across the UK are waking up to stricter coronavirus restrictions on Saturday as health officials battle to stem the spread of the disease. F [...] Read full article: Millions wake up under new coronavirus r...→

Mendy: I love working with Cech - but I hope we don't need him!

Mendy: I love working with Cech - but I hope we don't need him!

Edouard Mendy says it is a "pleasure" to be working with Chelsea legend Petr Cech day in, day out, but is confident the veteran's services will not be needed t [...] Read full article: Mendy: I love working with Cech - but I ...→

MP: Lack of 'London joy' will drive people to wine and ready meals

MP: Lack of 'London joy' will drive people to wine and ready meals

People will return to lockdown routines of having a "bottle of wine and ready meal" at home if their visits to central London lack "joy", a business minister h [...] Read full article: MP: Lack of 'London joy' will drive peop...→

Hope as study finds Oxford vaccine builds 'strong Covid immunity'

Hope as study finds Oxford vaccine builds 'strong Covid immunity'

The Covid-19 vaccine spearheaded by Oxford University builds strong immunity to the virus, a study has found, in a boost to global vaccination hopes. As the fr [...] Read full article: Hope as study finds Oxford vaccine build...→

Hospitality businesses have labelled Westminster Council plans to charge venues  [...]

Hospitality businesses have labelled Westminster Council plans to charge venues [...]

Hospitality businesses have labelled Westminster Council plans to charge venues for outdoor seating licenses this winter as "unconscionable" and "a kick in the [...] Read full article: Hospitality businesses have labelled Wes...→

Comment: After £12b business bailout, don't Scrooge on school meals PM

Comment: After £12b business bailout, don't Scrooge on school meals PM

This summer Boris Johnson declared: “I am not a communist”. There is a reason he felt the need to make such a statement. His has been a Conservative government [...] Read full article: Comment: After £12b business bailout, do...→

Rashford is an authentic voice of a generation fighting for change

Rashford is an authentic voice of a generation fighting for change

Marcus Rashford’s efforts to feed vulnerable children have earned him a doctorate, an MBE and universal praise over the past three months. As for BBC Sports Pe [...] Read full article: Rashford is an authentic voice of a gene...→

Raf Simons debuts first-ever eponymous womenswear collection

Raf Simons debuts first-ever eponymous womenswear collection

It’s been a big year for Belgian designer Raf Simons. Not only did he debut his first collection for Prada in Milan last month, but today he unveiled his first [...] Read full article: Raf Simons debuts first-ever eponymous w...→

Couple guilty of 'Devil's Breath' drug murder of Irish dance champ

Couple guilty of 'Devil's Breath' drug murder of Irish dance champ

A couple who murdered an Irish dance champion with a drug dubbed “The Devil’s Breath” during a robbery plot were facing life behind bars today. Joel Osei, 25, [...] Read full article: Couple guilty of 'Devil's Breath' drug m...→

Mancunians hit the town before Tier 3 rules strike at midnight

Mancunians hit the town before Tier 3 rules strike at midnight

Revellers in Manchester made the most of their last night on the tiles before Tier 3 lockdown measures came into force - closing thousands of pubs and clubs ac [...] Read full article: Mancunians hit the town before Tier 3 ru...→

As row rages over TfL bailout and C-charge... who really runs London?

As row rages over TfL bailout and C-charge... who really runs London?

Land on Park Lane in a game of Monopoly and you risk having to pay £1,500 — the second-highest on the board. Drive down the street in real-life London in a thr [...] Read full article: As row rages over TfL bailout and C-char...→

Ryan Reynolds votes... but what is Blake Lively wearing on her feet?

Ryan Reynolds votes... but what is Blake Lively wearing on her feet?

Ryan Reynolds voted in the US presidential election for the first time - but fans were more interested in what his wife Blake Lively had on her feet. Deadpool [...] Read full article: Ryan Reynolds votes... but what is Blake...→

Police appeal after elderly Chinese man found wandering streets

Police appeal after elderly Chinese man found wandering streets

An elderly Chinese man has been found wandering alone in south-east London, prompting a police appeal to get him safely home. The man was spotted walking throu [...] Read full article: Police appeal after elderly Chinese man ...→

New ‘Covid roadblocks’ to calm traffic risk slowing 999 response times

New ‘Covid roadblocks’ to calm traffic risk slowing 999 response times

More temporary “covid roadblocks” are being installed in residential streets across London despite claims they are causing problems for emergency vehicles. New [...] Read full article: New ‘Covid roadblocks’ to calm traffic r...→

The ‘scum’ row is childish: MPs should grow up

The ‘scum’ row is childish: MPs should grow up

The fur is well and truly flying in the Commons. Angela Rayner, Labour’s deputy leader, this week called a Conservative MP, Chris Clarkson, “scum” in the chamb [...] Read full article: The ‘scum’ row is childish: MPs should g...→

Chelsea Flower Show back in (scaled-down) bloom for 2021

Chelsea Flower Show back in (scaled-down) bloom for 2021

The Chelsea Flower Show is to go ahead in 2021 but with a reduced number of visitors, organisers at the Royal Horticultural Society said today. The world’s mos [...] Read full article: Chelsea Flower Show back in (scaled-down...→

Checking in for a swab test at first UK airport virus testing centre

Checking in for a swab test at first UK airport virus testing centre

About 80 passengers and crew a day are already making use of the first coronavirus testing centre at any UK airport, just three days after it opened. Most are [...] Read full article: Checking in for a swab test at first UK ...→

Stalker who left Bond star 'petrified' freed from jail for treatment

Stalker who left Bond star 'petrified' freed from jail for treatment

An obsessed stalker of James Bond star Naomie Harris who left the actress “absolutely petrified” and fearing for her safety will be freed from prison today to [...] Read full article: Stalker who left Bond star 'petrified' f...→

Fraser T Smith on finding the answers to life's big questions

Fraser T Smith on finding the answers to life's big questions

It’s no trouble getting ready to interview Fraser T Smith. He’s already sorted the questions, and given that they’re all about the meaning of life, it shouldn’ [...] Read full article: Fraser T Smith on finding the answers to...→

Heathrow boss: 50/50 chance of London-NYC air corridor by Thanksgiving

Heathrow boss: 50/50 chance of London-NYC air corridor by Thanksgiving

The boss of Heathrow today said it was now “50-50” that an air corridor between London and New York could be open by Thanksgiving next month. John Holland-Kaye [...] Read full article: Heathrow boss: 50/50 chance of London-NY...→

Emma Willis 'overwhelmed' by response to picture of son Ace

Emma Willis 'overwhelmed' by response to picture of son Ace

Emma Willis has said she was “overwhelmed” by the response to a picture of her son Ace. The host of The Voice, 44, shared a picture on Instagram of her eight-y [...] Read full article: Emma Willis 'overwhelmed' by response to...→

Two charged with murder after man's body found on fire in south London

Two charged with murder after man's body found on fire in south London

A man and a woman are to appear in court over the murder of a man whose body was discovered on fire in south London. Loeike Guei, 23, was found dead in Mitcham [...] Read full article: Two charged with murder after man's body...→

Wealthy boroughs among London Covid hotspots but data could be skewed

Wealthy boroughs among London Covid hotspots but data could be skewed

Three wealthy boroughs have become one of the Covid-19 hotspots in the London area, according to official figures. Richmond has the fourth highest rate in Lond [...] Read full article: Wealthy boroughs among London Covid hots...→

Why Lampard holds the aces over Solskjaer in battle of the legends

Why Lampard holds the aces over Solskjaer in battle of the legends

Neither Frank Lampard nor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would be where they are now without their illustrious playing careers; club legends who were in the right place [...] Read full article: Why Lampard holds the aces over Solskjae...→

Comment: Barclays on bonuses - damned if it does, damned if it doesn't

Comment: Barclays on bonuses - damned if it does, damned if it doesn't

Barclays has a quandary. A dividend dilemma, perhaps. In uniquely difficult circumstances its 55,000 staff held firm, as did the balance sheet. Companies large [...] Read full article: Comment: Barclays on bonuses - damned if...→

Smith column: Partey reminds me of Vieira the way he bosses midfield

Smith column: Partey reminds me of Vieira the way he bosses midfield

After losing to the country’s best two teams and beating the others, this game should offer more clues as to where Arsenal stand. Leicester, after all, were mu [...] Read full article: Smith column: Partey reminds me of Vieir...→

What you are able to do under the new coronavirus restrictions

What you are able to do under the new coronavirus restrictions

From eating out with friends to work away days, here's a round up of what the latest coronavirus guidelines mean for you, your family and your friends... Can I [...] Read full article: What you are able to do under the new co...→

Who is Kristen Welker? Moderator who reigned in Trump during debate

Who is Kristen Welker? Moderator who reigned in Trump during debate

After the first US presidential debate descended into chaos and schoolyard bickering, it was widely hoped that Donald Trump and Joe Biden could be guided into [...] Read full article: Who is Kristen Welker? Moderator who rei...→

Transfer news LIVE! Chelsea lead Zakaria race; Arsenal want Malen back

Transfer news LIVE! Chelsea lead Zakaria race; Arsenal want Malen back

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho says Carlos Vinicius is still learning and adapting at Tottenham and can play better than he did against LASK on Thursday night... [...] Read full article: Transfer news LIVE! Chelsea lead Zakaria...→

Man grabs girl, 7, as she is walking beside her mother in south London

Man grabs girl, 7, as she is walking beside her mother in south London

Police are looking for witnesses after a man grabbed a seven-year-old girl as she was walking beside her mother in a south London street. The stranger carried [...] Read full article: Man grabs girl, 7, as she is walking bes...→

Lone Star in bid to buy retirement builder McCarthy & Stone

Lone Star in bid to buy retirement builder McCarthy & Stone

US private equity giant Lone Star has made an offer to acquire McCarthy & Stone in a deal that values the UK retirement housebuilder at around £630 million. Bi [...] Read full article: Lone Star in bid to buy retirement build...→

Trump confused as Biden sarcastically calls him Abraham Lincoln

Trump confused as Biden sarcastically calls him Abraham Lincoln

Joe Biden sarcastically compared Donald Trump to Abraham Lincoln during their final US election debate - and the president didn’t get the joke. Mr Trump said h [...] Read full article: Trump confused as Biden sarcastically ca...→

Father hails 'hero' firefighter who rescued baby after fatal blast

Father hails 'hero' firefighter who rescued baby after fatal blast

A father today hailed the “hero” firefighter who plucked his baby daughter to safety after a suspected gas explosion ripped through their west London flat. Suk [...] Read full article: Father hails 'hero' firefighter who resc...→

You’ll still get Strictly sparkle, says Strictly star Buswell

You’ll still get Strictly sparkle, says Strictly star Buswell

Dianne Buswell has promised the first Strictly Come Dancing live show this weekend will have “the same sparkle” despite Covid-19 restrictions. Buswell, 31, is [...] Read full article: You’ll still get Strictly sparkle, says ...→

Key takeaways from Donald Trump and Joe Biden's final showdown

Key takeaways from Donald Trump and Joe Biden's final showdown

Donald Trump and Joe Biden met for the second and final time on a debate stage ahead of the US election in less than two week's time. The Republican president [...] Read full article: Key takeaways from Donald Trump and Joe ...→

Baby hedgehog found with plastic ring embedded in neck

Baby hedgehog found with plastic ring embedded in neck

A six-week-old hedgehog was found by a charity with a plastic ring from a bottle embedded in its neck. Blyth Wildlife Rescue said the hedgehog's wound was infe [...] Read full article: Baby hedgehog found with plastic ring em...→

Trump and Biden go head-to-head in final US election debate

Trump and Biden go head-to-head in final US election debate

The second and final presidential debate of the 2020 US election has begun. President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, are facing off in [...] Read full article: Trump and Biden go head-to-head in final...→

Wales supermarkets to sell only 'essential' goods during lockdown

Wales supermarkets to sell only 'essential' goods during lockdown

Welsh supermarkets will be banned from selling all but “essential goods” during the country’s coronavirus firebreak lockdown. First Minister Mark Drakeford sai [...] Read full article: Wales supermarkets to sell only 'essenti...→

Tottenham 3-0 LASK: Latest Europa League result reaction - LIVE!

Tottenham 3-0 LASK: Latest Europa League result reaction - LIVE!

Tottenham vs LASK - LIVE! Carlos Vinicius made an impressive debut for Tottenham as he created two goals in a 3-0 win in the Europa League Group J win over LAS [...] Read full article: Tottenham 3-0 LASK: Latest Europa League...→

Nadine Dorries says she no longer has Covid-19 antibodies

Nadine Dorries says she no longer has Covid-19 antibodies

Nadine Dorries told MPs she is "no longer immune" to coronavirus as she rejected the notion that there can be herd immunity without a vaccine. The health minis [...] Read full article: Nadine Dorries says she no longer has Co...→

Rapid Vienna 1-2 Arsenal: Aubameyang and Luiz spare Gunners' blushes

Rapid Vienna 1-2 Arsenal: Aubameyang and Luiz spare Gunners' blushes

Arsenal survived a scare in their Europa League group-stage opener as goals from David Luiz and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang secured a 2-1 comeback win against Ra [...] Read full article: Rapid Vienna 1-2 Arsenal: Aubameyang and...→

Covid-19 cases rise by more than 21,000 as UK sees 189 further deaths

Covid-19 cases rise by more than 21,000 as UK sees 189 further deaths

Coronavirus cases have risen by more than 21,000 in the UK. The Government reported a further 21,242 lab-confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the UK. This brings the [...] Read full article: Covid-19 cases rise by more than 21,000 ...→

Canary Islands and Mykonos to come off UK quarantine list

Canary Islands and Mykonos to come off UK quarantine list

Britons have been given a glimmer of hope of some winter sun after three popular holiday destinations were taken off the UK's quarantine list. Travellers retur [...] Read full article: Canary Islands and Mykonos to come off U...→

Prince William follows in Diana's footsteps at cancer centre

Prince William follows in Diana's footsteps at cancer centre

The Duke of Cambridge followed in his mother’s footsteps by marking the start of construction of a new state-of-the-art cancer research centre. He applied the [...] Read full article: Prince William follows in Diana's footst...→

Don't believe the critics: Biden is good for British businesses

Don't believe the critics: Biden is good for British businesses

If you haven’t been a long-term Unilever fan, you should have been. Its ethical credentials, strong investment behind its brands and fairness to employees are [...] Read full article: Don't believe the critics: Biden is good...→

The fashion in Netflix's Rebecca is reason enough to watch it

The fashion in Netflix's Rebecca is reason enough to watch it

If there’s anything the pandemic has affirmed, it’s our need for escapism. And what better form of fantasy than a delicious adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s m [...] Read full article: The fashion in Netflix's Rebecca is reas...→

Tier 2 curbs on Stoke-on-Trent, Coventry and Slough from Saturday

Tier 2 curbs on Stoke-on-Trent, Coventry and Slough from Saturday

Three new areas in England are moving up a tier to the "high" coronavirus alert level, it has been announced. Stoke-on-Trent, Coventry and Slough be placed in [...] Read full article: Tier 2 curbs on Stoke-on-Trent, Coventry...→

Zara is launching it's first ever soft and slinky lingerie collection

Zara is launching it's first ever soft and slinky lingerie collection

If our home-lived lives have taught us one thing, it’s surely the mood-boosting power of a really great set of PJs, a 10/10 tracksuit or a really silky pair of [...] Read full article: Zara is launching it's first ever soft a...→

Nigel Farage brands free school meal vote ‘mean and wrong’

Nigel Farage brands free school meal vote ‘mean and wrong’

Nigel Farage has joined Labour and food poverty campaigners in criticising the Government for its refusal to extend free school meals over the holidays. A Labo [...] Read full article: Nigel Farage brands free school meal vot...→

Ziyech joined Chelsea to win trophies and play 'beautiful football'

Ziyech joined Chelsea to win trophies and play 'beautiful football'

Chelsea summer arrival Hakim Ziyech is relishing the chance to win trophies by playing "beautiful football" alongside his fellow new arrivals. The Moroccan win [...] Read full article: Ziyech joined Chelsea to win trophies an...→

Jimi Famurewa on Caribe': Effortless facilitator of uncommon happiness

Jimi Famurewa on Caribe': Effortless facilitator of uncommon happiness

I think my most memorable Caribbean food experiences — whether involving a heaped, lip-prickling tray of pork from Smokey Jerkey in Deptford, or my Midlands-ba [...] Read full article: Jimi Famurewa on Caribe': Effortless fac...→

Blackstone demands 30% diversity on boards of companies it backs

Blackstone demands 30% "diversity" on boards of companies it backs

Private equity giant Blackstone today announced a radical decree that the boards of all the companies it invests in must have at least 30% of directors from “d [...] Read full article: Blackstone demands 30% "diversity" on bo...→

Is our appetite for true crime unhealthy?

Is our appetite for true crime unhealthy?

For me, it’s one of life’s big questions: why do people like true crime so much? I ask myself this often, alongside other conundrums, such as: are bay leaves a [...] Read full article: Is our appetite for true crime unhealthy...→

Latest Tottenham training pictures show Lo Celso, Bale, Dele and more

Latest Tottenham training pictures show Lo Celso, Bale, Dele and more

Tottenham have been boosted by the returning to fitness of Giovani Lo Celso ahead of Thursday's Europa League group stage opener. LASK are the opponents as Spu [...] Read full article: Latest Tottenham training pictures show ...→

Unilever beats forecasts with growth in food and hygiene

Unilever beats forecasts with growth in food and hygiene

Unilever has beaten expectations to report rising sales growth as consumers snapped up products to use and eat while working from home. Shares in the company, [...] Read full article: Unilever beats forecasts with growth in ...→

Moment firefighter cradles rescued baby after fatal gas blast

A firefighter cradles a rescued baby after a suspected gas explosion tore through a building killing two people. A man was seen jumping from a first-floor wind [...] Read full article: Moment firefighter cradles rescued baby ...→

West Ham vs Man City player ratings and what we learned

West Ham vs Man City player ratings and what we learned

West Ham continued their impressive form with a resilient 1-1 draw against Manchester City at London Stadium. Buoyed by their remarkable 3-3 draw at Tottenham [...] Read full article: West Ham vs Man City player ratings and ...→

West Ham 1-1 Man City: Sub Foden cancels out brilliant Antonio goal

West Ham 1-1 Man City: Sub Foden cancels out brilliant Antonio goal

Michail Antonio scored a memorable goal as West Ham battled to a deserved draw against Manchester City in the Premier League. The Hammers forward showed tremen [...] Read full article: West Ham 1-1 Man City: Sub Foden cancels...→

Bride facing £10,000 fine after hosting wedding with 250 guests

Bride facing £10,000 fine after hosting wedding with 250 guests

A new bride got an unwelcome wedding present when police raided her party and sent more than 200 guests home for breaching Covid regulations. The woman was lef [...] Read full article: Bride facing £10,000 fine after hosting ...→

Tory MPs spark outrage with free school meals remarks

Tory MPs spark outrage with free school meals remarks

Three Conservative MPs have sparked outrage with social media posts about the debate over free school meals. On Wednesday MPs rejected a Labour motion , inspir [...] Read full article: Tory MPs spark outrage with free school ...→

Man United vs Chelsea: Premier League - LIVE!

Man United vs Chelsea: Premier League - LIVE!

Manchester United vs Chelsea LIVE! Two Premier League heavyweights collide in today's teatime clash at Old Trafford. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's United look to have [...] Read full article: Man United vs Chelsea: Premier League - ...→

Wilshere felt like West Ham chance 'would never come'

Wilshere felt like West Ham chance 'would never come'

Jack Wilshere has opened up on his departure from West Ham, admitting: 'It felt like my opportunity was never going to come'. The England international left th [...] Read full article: Wilshere felt like West Ham chance 'woul...→

West Ham XI v Man City: Confirmed team news and starting lineup

David Moyes leads his West Ham squad into their two toughest tests of the season with his players on a high. Following a run of two wins and two clean sheets b [...] Read full article: West Ham XI v Man City: Confirmed team n...→

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Your guide to the arts in London, from art galleries to museums, exhibitions, opera and more of the fine arts with GO London Read full article: Arts...→

Barcelona vs Real Madrid: El Clasico – LIVE!

Barcelona vs Real Madrid: El Clasico – LIVE!

Barcelona vs Real Madrid - El Clasico LIVE! Camp Nou plays host to the latest chapter of one of the world’s greatest sporting rivalries this afternoon. Both si [...] Read full article: Barcelona vs Real Madrid: El Clasico – L...→

Mental health charity Mind cuts staff as pandemic hits sector

Mental health charity Mind cuts staff as pandemic hits sector

One of the UK's biggest mental health charities has announced 80 job cuts as the coronavirus pandemic rips through the sector. Mind, which employ 525 staff in [...] Read full article: Mental health charity Mind cuts staff as...→

Marcus Rashford's says 'superstars of this nation lie in local communities' after school meal campaign inundated with offers

Marcus Rashford's says 'superstars of this nation lie in local communities' after school meal campaign inundated with offers

Marcus Rashford has spoken of his pride after his free meals campaign was inundated with offers from restaurants and cafes to to feed vulnerable children over [...] Read full article: Marcus Rashford's says 'superstars of th...→

Murder probe after teenager stabbed to death in north east London

Murder probe after teenager stabbed to death in north east London

A murder probe has been launched after a teenager was stabbed to death in north east London. The victim, 19, was found suffering knife wounds after police were [...] Read full article: Murder probe after teenager stabbed to d...→

Met Police promises crackdown on illegal raves this weekend

Met Police promises crackdown on illegal raves this weekend

The Metropolitan Police has threatened to shut down a number illegal raves planned in London on Saturday. In a statement, the force warned that unlicensed musi [...] Read full article: Met Police promises crackdown on illegal...→

Half-a-million strong campaign demands end to MP's cheap food

Half-a-million strong campaign demands end to MP's cheap food

More than half-a-million people have demanded an end for subsidised food and drink for MPs as the row over free school meals continues. An online campaign to " [...] Read full article: Half-a-million strong campaign demands e...→

Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’ for deaths of civilians

Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’ for deaths of civilians

Nigeria's president has blamed "hooliganism" for violence during recent protests which he says has involved the death of 51 civilians. President Muhammadu Buha [...] Read full article: Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’...→

Arteta unsurprised by Aubameyang criticism following mini-goal drought

Arteta unsurprised by Aubameyang criticism following mini-goal drought

Mikel Arteta is not surprised Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was criticised after failing to score for four games in a row, but has vowed to always stand by his Ars [...] Read full article: Arteta unsurprised by Aubameyang critici...→

Mendy: I love working with Cech - but I hope we don't need him!

Mendy: I love working with Cech - but I hope we don't need him!

Edouard Mendy says it is a "pleasure" to be working with Chelsea legend Petr Cech day in, day out, but is confident the veteran's services will not be needed t [...] Read full article: Mendy: I love working with Cech - but I ...→

Kensington and Chelsea joins councils supporting Rashford's campaign

Kensington and Chelsea joins councils supporting Rashford's campaign

The Conservative council in charge of London's wealthiest borough has thrown its support behind Marcus Rashford's free school meals campaign after MPs in Parli [...] Read full article: Kensington and Chelsea joins councils su...→

Talking points: Tottenham spoilt for choice as Lampard seeks balance

Talking points: Tottenham spoilt for choice as Lampard seeks balance

With the latest international break now firmly in the rearview mirror, this weekend offers another feast of club football in the Premier League and across the [...] Read full article: Talking points: Tottenham spoilt for cho...→

Hope as study finds Oxford vaccine builds 'strong Covid immunity'

Hope as study finds Oxford vaccine builds 'strong Covid immunity'

The Covid-19 vaccine spearheaded by Oxford University builds strong immunity to the virus, a study has found, in a boost to global vaccination hopes. As the fr [...] Read full article: Hope as study finds Oxford vaccine build...→

Where to buy a face mask: the best face coverings to buy online

Where to buy a face mask: the best face coverings to buy online

Face masks and coverings are now literally the ‘must-have’ accessory of 2020 - efforts to curb the spread of Coronavirus means they’re required when shopping o [...] Read full article: Where to buy a face mask: the best face ...→

Tans, 10s and Covid tests: All our predictions for Strictly 2020

Tans, 10s and Covid tests: All our predictions for Strictly 2020

Strictly Come Dancing looks a little different this year. To bring us our favourite winter comfort watch safely, the BBC have put a whole raft of distancing me [...] Read full article: Tans, 10s and Covid tests: All our predi...→

Comment: After £12b business bailout, don't Scrooge on school meals PM

Comment: After £12b business bailout, don't Scrooge on school meals PM

This summer Boris Johnson declared: “I am not a communist”. There is a reason he felt the need to make such a statement. His has been a Conservative government [...] Read full article: Comment: After £12b business bailout, do...→

New Palace signing Butland tests positive for Covid-19

New Palace signing Butland tests positive for Covid-19

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has confirmed that new signing Jack Butland has tested positive for Covid-19. Butland joined Palace on the final day of the dom [...] Read full article: New Palace signing Butland tests positiv...→

What to watch this week: From Over the Moon to Cordelia

What to watch this week: From Over the Moon to Cordelia

It's nearly the weekend - time to flop on the sofa and watch something Summer of 85 François Ozon’s sun-drenched adaptation of Aidan Chambers’s 1982 novel Danc [...] Read full article: What to watch this week: From Over the M...→

Raf Simons debuts first-ever eponymous womenswear collection

Raf Simons debuts first-ever eponymous womenswear collection

It’s been a big year for Belgian designer Raf Simons. Not only did he debut his first collection for Prada in Milan last month, but today he unveiled his first [...] Read full article: Raf Simons debuts first-ever eponymous w...→

Nigella Lawson helps school meals campaign smash £50,000 target

Nigella Lawson helps school meals campaign smash £50,000 target

More than £50,000 has been raised for a campaign to feed vulnerable children after the effort was backed by celebrities. Actor and writer Katy Brand set up the [...] Read full article: Nigella Lawson helps school meals campai...→

Man dies in hospital days after 'fireball' ripped through house

Man dies in hospital days after 'fireball' ripped through house

A man has died in hospital days after huge fire ripped through his house in a quiet south London street. Neighbours had managed to drag the man from the burnin [...] Read full article: Man dies in hospital days after 'firebal...→

Mancunians hit the town before Tier 3 rules strike at midnight

Mancunians hit the town before Tier 3 rules strike at midnight

Revellers in Manchester made the most of their last night on the tiles before Tier 3 lockdown measures came into force - closing thousands of pubs and clubs ac [...] Read full article: Mancunians hit the town before Tier 3 ru...→

Warrington becomes latest town to enter Tier 3

Warrington becomes latest town to enter Tier 3

Warrington has become the latest area to enter the Government's highest coronavirus lockdown level. The north Cheshire town’s population of 210,000 people will [...] Read full article: Warrington becomes latest town to enter ...→

All you need to know about Billie Eilish's show-stopping live stream

All you need to know about Billie Eilish's show-stopping live stream

Lone musician performing in front of a webcam in their bedroom, this ain’t. Billie Eilish is gearing up to deliver what looks set to be one of the most high-sp [...] Read full article: All you need to know about Billie Eilish...→

Ryan Reynolds votes... but what is Blake Lively wearing on her feet?

Ryan Reynolds votes... but what is Blake Lively wearing on her feet?

Ryan Reynolds voted in the US presidential election for the first time - but fans were more interested in what his wife Blake Lively had on her feet. Deadpool [...] Read full article: Ryan Reynolds votes... but what is Blake...→

Boris Johnson The Gambler by Tom Bower review: a depressing saga

Boris Johnson The Gambler by Tom Bower review: a depressing saga

I am old enough to remember when Tom Bower deserved his self-styled status as scourge of the rich and powerful and Britain’s leading investigative author. His [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson The Gambler by Tom Bower r...→