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South Korea’s Last Polar Bear Heading For Retirement... In Doncaster

Monday  15:46,   11 june 2018

South Korea’s last polar bear is heading for retirement in Doncaster, after living in the Everland theme park, south of the capital Seoul, for much of his life. Tongki, who is 24, will be joining the Yorkshire Wildlife Park, which announced on[...]

Lottery jackpot winner who scooped £148million is dumped by his latest lover after she found emails he sent to an ex

Monday  14:15,   11 june 2018

Millionaire Adrian Bayford, 47, found himself single after Lisa Kemp, 40, ended their relationship once finding saucy messages he sent to his ex, Polish sausage factory worker Marta Jarosz.Millionaire Adrian Bayford, 47, found himself single again[...]

Corpse flower comes to life and causes a stink – for 48 hours only

Sunday  17:55,   10 june 2018

Insect pollinators will be lured by the foul scent, likened to the smell of rotting flesh. In full bloom, the flower produces its own heat to help spread the smell.Originating from Indonesia, the plant – proper name Amorphophallus titanum – is the[...]

Theresa May dismisses leaked Boris recordings

Friday  20:10,   08 june 2018

Theresa May has dismissed leaked audio recordings of a speech by Boris Johnson in which he openly criticised her handling of Brexit.   Asked whether she expected an apology from the foreign secretary for undermining her position, the prime [...]

May begins round of diplomacy at stormy G7 summit

Friday  16:25,   08 june 2018

Theresa May and other leaders are at odds with Donald Trump’s trade policies. The Prime Minister is expected to have formal meetings with the leaders of all the G7 countries at the group’s summit in Canada – except the US president.The US leader[...]

Boris 'not fit for high office' - Sturgeon

Friday  15:52,   08 june 2018

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has strongly criticised Boris Johnson saying he is "not fit for high office".She was responding to remarks by the foreign secretary criticising Britain's Brexit[...]

Pippa uses Waitrose column to announce pregnancy

Friday  12:50,   08 june 2018

Pippa Middleton has used her Waitrose magazine column to announce that she is pregnant with her first child. The sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, who is married to hedge fund manager James Matthews, told readers of her monthly fitness and[...]

G7: May urges Trump re-think on steel tariffs

Friday  02:00,   08 june 2018

Theresa May will briefly leave her government's Brexit turmoil behind to persuade Donald Trump to re-think US steel imports. The prime minister will be joined by her counterparts from France, Germany, Italy, Canada, and Japan as they establish[...]

Baby will not legally have mother if transgender man wins legal fight

Thursday  18:41,   07 june 2018

The man wants to be identified as the child’s ‘father’ or ‘parent’ on a birth certificate.The youngster is the child of a single parent who was born a woman but now lives as a man after undergoing[...]

Peter Stringfellow: Some of his most memorable quotes

Thursday  11:40,   07 june 2018

The club owner died from cancer aged 77.Here are some of his memorable quotes from over the[...]

How a Sheffield steel worker's son born into poverty rose to worldwide fame and fortune when he booked a little-known band called The Beatles to play at his hometown club

Thursday  11:35,   07 june 2018

Peter Stringfellow got his big break as a nightclub promoter in 1963 when he booked the Beatles (pictured at the Azena Ballroom in Sheffield), with worldwide success following shortly after.Known as the King of Clubs, Peter Stringfellow will always[...]

Landmark ruling on NI's abortion law due today

Thursday  08:20,   07 june 2018

The Supreme Court will rule today on whether or not Northern Ireland's abortion law amounts to a violation of human rights. The highest court in the UK will deliver its judgment as pressure mounts for the prime minister to intervene on the[...]

Pilot tells of ‘hugely prideful moment’ as new F-35 jets touch down on UK soil

Thursday  02:56,   07 june 2018

Four of the jets crossed the Atlantic on Wednesday to become permanently stationed in the UK. BREAKING: Britain’s @thef35 have touched down @RAFMarhamMedia. Here they are lined up on the tarmac—[...]

Sajid Javid denies Windrush is 'systemic failure'

Wednesday  23:15,   06 june 2018

The new home secretary has denied the Windrush scandal was a "systemic failure" by the Home Office.The new home secretary has denied the Windrush scandal was a "systemic failure" by the Home[...]

Corbyn: 'More Brexit delays than Northern Rail'

Wednesday  16:50,   06 june 2018

Jeremy Corbyn slated Theresa May at PMQs as he said there have been 'more Brexit delays than Northern Rail'.The Labour leader asked the prime minister to confirm whether the government's Brexit white paper will be published before next[...]