All eyes on gorgeous George! Prince steals the show with royal wave from Buckingham Palace balcony as mummy makes her first outing after giving birth to join in Queen's birthday celebrations

Prince George watches Kate Middleton and Prince William for Trooping the Colour

Despite all the military pomp and splendour of the Trooping the Colour parade, Prince George managed to steal the show with a simple wave from the balcony of Buckingham Palace. Held by proud father Prince William, the pair were joined by the Duchess of Cambridge, making her first appearance since giving birth to Princess Charlotte last month. Today's parade along The Mall and Horse Guards Parade marks the Queen's official birthday, though her actual birthday was on April 21, when she turned 89.

Horrifying moment coach runs over group of 15-year-old swimmers in Azerbaijan for the European Games leaving one with severe spinal injuries and in a coma 

Coach at European Games runs over group of swimmers in Azerbaijan

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Vanessa Sahinovic (inset)15, suffered a broken spine and multiple fractures in the horrifying smash at the athletes village in Azerbaijan. Her Austrian teammate, Luna Pajer, had a broken elbow, while the third girl, Verena Breit, escaped with bruises. All three teenagers were due to compete at the European Games. Horrifying footage of the incident shows the bus mounting the curbs and driving into a group of top young athletes at speed (left). The teenagers have no time to get out of the way as the vehicle, which did not appear to slow down, ploughed into them dragging Ms Sahinovic underneath (right). Driver Veli Ahmadov has since been arrested and local reports suggest alcohol may have been in factor in the crash.

Scottish homeowners are fleeing to England to escape the SNP as 'bullying' nationalists create 'divided and xenophobic' country

Michelle Mone arrives at the launch party for her book "My Fight To The Top" at Salmontini Restaurant on Thursday 12th March 2015
Photo by Dave Benett

A month after bra tycoon Michelle Mone (pictured) announced she was quitting Scotland because of 'SNP muppets', estate agents have warned that many homeowners are looking to do the same.

Are YOU the lucky one? UK ticket wins £93MILLION on EuroMillions - the largest in the country this year 

EuroMillions (Euro Millions) lottery logo.

A ticket bought in the UK scooped £93million last night. The winning numbers in Friday's draw were 5, 8, 10, 11 and 37, with the Lucky Stars numbers of 7 and 9, Camelot has confirmed.

Quad bike horror at Michael Owen's £1.6million home as schoolboy is 'seriously injured' in accident

A boy has been seriously injured in a quad bike accident in the home of former England footballer Michael Owen. It happened in the grounds of his £1.6million home in Northop, Flintshire.

Men taking their wife's name, double-barrelled surnames and even MESHED versions are all the rage as traditional marriages go out of fashion 

The numbers of women who refuse to give up their maiden name when they marry has soared over recent years. Now it appears to be men who are willing to compromise over their surnames.


British backpacker jailed for posing nude on sacred mountain is BOOED as she flees Malaysia hidden under a coat after being released 

Eleanor Hawkins 'looking forward to home' after stripping on Malaysian mountain

Eleanor Hawkins, 24, from Derby, (pictured being lead into court yesterday) was booed by locals at the airport in Kota Kinabalu on Borneo, as she boarded a Malaysia Airlines plane to Kuala Lumpur. Wearing jeans and flip-flops, she tried to keep her face hidden and declined to comment when she was asked repeatedly whether she had anything to say to the Malaysian people. Miss Hawkins left prison at midnight amid another press scrum and is expected to arrive in London early Sunday morning. She spent three days behind bars with two Canadian brothers and a Dutch woman for 'stripping naked' on sacred Mount Kinabalu (bottom right).

Great Spanish villa 'scam': British couple cancelled hundreds of bookings for 'phantom' luxury Marbella villas and kept hundreds of thousands of pounds after claiming their firm had gone bust 

Spanish police are investigating the British husband and wife Mark and Michelle Stafford, who live in the Costa del Sol, after they were accused of scamming hen and stag parties and families.

Now you'll work till you're 70! Young face longer wait for pension and even those in their forties will be forced to postpone retirement 

Increased life expectancy has already forced the Government to bring in changes to the state pension. An 18-year-old woman today can expect to live to 94 and a man to 92, according to the ONS.

SAS march soldier 'was left lifeless for 44 minutes when Army officer in charge failed to notice he had stopped moving'

Undated handout photo issued by the Ministry of Defence of Edward Maher, the second of two reservists who died during a selection exercise for the Territorial Army's SAS while scaling south Wales's highest mountain Pen Y Fan in the Brecon Beacons on July 13. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday July 24, 2013. See PA story INQUEST Soldiers. Photo credit should read: Ministry of Defence/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

The officer, who was watching a computer showing each soldier's GPS tracker, did not notice Lane Corporal Edward Maher stopped because he didn't hover the mouse cursor over his icon.

'Love is in the air': Shameless Duncan Bannatyne posts picture on Twitter posing with his new girlfriend hours after being dumped online by his beauty queen partner

Duncan Bannatyne posts picture on Twitter posing with his new girlfriend

TV tycoon Duncan Bannatyne has responded to being dumped online by posting a picture of him cuddling his new flame, Nigora Whitehorn (left) and saying 'love is in the air'. It comes as the Dragons Den star was unceremoniously ditched yesterday by former Miss Great Britain Michelle Evans (pictured together in March, right). Miss Evans took to Twitter to break the news, saying: 'Leopards don't change so had to end it today. Duncan Bannatyne, I'm out.'

When is a blanket not a blanket? When it makes a fool of the taxman: HMRC wastes thousands in failed VAT case over definition of firm's 'Snugglebundl' babywear 

The HMRC claimed that the Snugglebundl, pictured, was not a baby blanket and therefore was not VAT exempt and ordered the company from Shoreham-by-Sea to start paying the tax.

It's long gone silver! Fury after Penzance council wastes £55,000 on failed world record attempt for most pirates in one place 

Penzance Town Council has provoked anger after wasting £55,000 on a failed attempt to set the world record for the most pirates in one place. The event was 77 people short of a record.

Who says education's dumbing down? Cambridge University to hire a new LEGO professor to study 'play in development and learning' 

The lucky academic will head their own research department after Cambridge's faculty of education received £4million in donations from the Lego Foundation.

Muslim nursery worker loses tribunal battle to wear head-to-toe jilbab gown 'because it's a tripping hazard' 

Tamanna Begum wanted to wear a head-to-toe jilbab (like the ones pictured in this file image) while working at Barley Lane Montessori Day Nursery in Ilford, Essex.

Woman who was spared jail for having sex with a 'vulnerable' teenage schoolboy starting prison term after judges ruled suspended sentence too soft 

Kelly Jane Richards, pictured, is tonight starting a two-and-a-half year jail sentence after an appeal court in London overturned the mother-of-two's earlier suspended jail sentence.

If these walls could talk! Mansion that traces its history back 1,000 years and even gets a mention in the Domesday Book goes on the market for £1.5million 

Surrey mansion that gets a mention in Domesday Book on the market for £1.5m

Henley Park has passed through the hands of two English kings and dates back to the 11th century - when it was owned by a saxon named Azor, who was a personal guard of Edward the confessor. The grade II listed property boasts a reception hall, five bedrooms including a master suite and a drawing room and is situated near Guildford in Surrey. The site is thought to have originated as a hunting lodge with the mansion and estate at Henley Park developing under a succession of royal and noble owners until it finally passed into private hands around 1630.

Mother-of-two killed in car crash on the way home from her own sister's funeral

Teresa Cutler, 49, was driving her devastated nephew home from his mother's funeral, along with her own two teenage children when the head-on collision took place in Wimborne, Dorset.

'Rising star' London city trader, 27, drowns in the Mediterranean while on a stag party in Spain 

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Marcin Kania, 27, a foreign-exchange options trader for Citibank in Canary Wharf, drowned in the Mediterranean off the idyllic Cavall d'en Borras beach on the island near Ibiza in the Balearics.

How the kitchen is no longer the preserve of women: One in three dads do all the cooking - compared to just 4% of their own fathers 

Men are increasingly defining their status by their culinary ability and are taking on more responsibility for teaching their children to cook, the poll for BBC Good Food has revealed.

'Wicked' paedophile doctor Myles Bradbury could walk free in just TEN years after court slashes his 22-year sentence for abusing 18 sick boys in his care 

Children's doctor Myles Bradbury, 42, who worked at Addenbrooke Hospital, Cambridge, has had his prison sentence cut by six years, despite an appeal court judge just branding him 'dangerous.'

A VERY upmarket neighbours feud... over the noise of a grand piano: Homeowner accused of blocking teenagers' music practice out of revenge after their parents 'stopped his plans for new basement' 

Carrabino teens's piano music practice blocked by neighbours over planning row

Jaoo Baptista, who lives on the house on the right, has complained about the noise of the Carrabino family's musical sons, including James, inset, who practice at their piano at their £5m home in Kensington, London, left. The Carrabino family claim their neighbours only started complaining about the noise after they had objected against Mr Babtista's plan to excavate a basement beneath his house.

Moment Boris Bike rider was punched to the floor by thug who refused to move out of his way on cycle lane when lights turned green 

The incident was recorded on the cycle-mounted camera of another cyclist in Shadwell, east London earlier this month before it was loaded onto YouTube

No inquiry into miners' strike clash as watchdog rules out probing claims police used 'excessive force' during Battle of Orgreave

After a two years, the Independent Police Complaints Commission said they will not be probing misconduct at South Yorkshire Police during one of the ugliest clashes of the strike.

New drug could help scientists to regrow bones meaning conditions such as osteoporosis could be treatable

It could be used to treat people suffering from osteoporosis and other bone-related problems stemming from conditions including diabetes and obesity.

Off to a wedding? It will cost you £640: Outlay on gift, outfit and hen or stag do up a third on last year thanks to improving economy 

The average guest now spends £114 on hotel accommodation, £112 on gifts, £105 on their outfit, £96 on travel and £84 on the hen or stag do (pictured in file image).

Young shun booze to avoid drunken Facebook photos: Many aged between 16 and 24 choosing not to drink as they fear being 'cyber shamed'

Over the past decade, the number of young people who do not drink has overtaken the number of older teetotallers, according to figures released yesterday.

The kind arm of the law: Touching image of policeman walking arm-in-arm with elderly man who had been struggling with his shopping goes viral

The image, which quickly went viral, was taken by a passer-by and shows PC Chris Stevens of Northamptonshire Police carrying the heavy shopping of an unnamed gentleman in Kingsthorpe.

My obsession with Britt Ekland's nude derriere and how I starred on film with my chum Christopher Lee, by Lord Chancellor MICHAEL GOVE 

Christopher Lee's chum MICHAEL GOVE on Britt Ekland's nude derriere

The former education secretary Michael Gove has paid tribute to his friend actor Christoper Lee, who died this week. They met when Gove played a school chaplain in A Feast At Midnight (left), and appeared on screen together during a cricket match sceen (bottom right)..He had become a fan of Lee's when he appeared in The Wicker Man, also starring the enchanting Britt Ekland (top right), and struck up a friendship over the years. Paying tribute to Lee, who died aged 94 this week, Michael Gove writes: 'He was the best type of Englishman, from an age when our country led the world.'

Homeowner's horror after neighbour builds extension that blocks her bedroom window - and they didn't even need planning permission 

Lucy East, 37, from Poole in Dorset, was devastated when she returned home to discover her neighbours had built a brick wall just six inches from the bedroom window of her £250,000 bungalow.

Schoolboy, 14, is charged with attempted murder after stabbing of teacher at Bradford school 

The teenager was taken into custody in Bradford City Centre after a city-wide manhunt following the incident at Dixons Kings Academy.

Why you should never sleep on the job: Dozing office worker becomes victim of online prank as his colleagues turn his nap into a series of memes

A SLEEPING office worker woke up to find himself at the centre of a hilarious viral prank.\nHaukur Vi¿ar Alfre¿sson fell asleep on the sofa while at work in Iceland after staying up late to watch a televised NBA basketball match.\nBut little did he know that his colleagues had taken a picture of him and photopshopped it into a variety of bizarre situations.\nThe images include Haukur as Gulliver sleeping on the shores of Lilliput, while he is tied up by the fictional island¿s tiny inhabitants.\nIn another, he is drifting past an airplane window while North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un looks out.\nOther pictures show the dozing Haukur being fired from a canon, playing a DJ set, breakdancing and as prey killed by big game hunters on safari.\nHe is also shown sleeping on the famous Central Perk sofa from \nthe popular TV sitcom Friends.\nThe Icelander has also been added to famous works of art, such as Leonardo da Vinci¿s Last Supper, and movie scenes, including Snow White and the Seven D

When Haukur Viðar Alfreðsson decided to take a quick nap while working at a design company in Iceland, little did he know his coworkers were about to turn him into a series of amusing internet memes.

Blind as a bat? Getting tubby? Blame the month you were born in! Never mind horoscopes - here's the SCIENTIFIC evidence that when you're born is the key to your health and happiness 

Growing evidence reveals that the month in which you are born really can have an impact on your life, with scientists in New York finding birthdays correlate with 55 of the most common illnesses.

'I'll be the little voice in your head!': Controversial Katie Hopkins reveals plans to host her very own television show

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The 40-year-old is set to front If Katie Hopkins Ruled The World, in which comedians and celebrities will be invited to discuss their views with the programme's controversial host.

You're having a giraffe! Newborn makes its first public appearance at six days old to frolic with its mother at Chester Zoo 

Newborn giraffe makes its first public appearance at Chester Zoo

It was playtime for the rare Rothschild's giraffe who bounded around his enclosure at Chester Zoo (right) in the north-west, before nuzzling up other members of the group yesterday (left). At only six days old and 5ft tall, the youngster - named Sanyu - is the first male to be born in recent years. Rothschild giraffes are endangered with only a few hundred left in the wild so Sanyu is a welcome new member to zoo's breeding program.

We'll tell suspects they're on spy radar, says Twitter: Arrogance of social media bosses who vow to sabotage fight against terrorism

The revelations come in a report by David Anderson QC, pictured, warning that MI5, MI6, GCHQ, pictured, and the police are losing their ability to electronically track terrorists and criminals.

The jihadis on our streets: A record number of highly trained extremists plotting attacks, MI5 warns

Extremists include 700 Britons who have travelled to Iraq and Syria, half of whom are now back in the UK, warned Mark Rowley, Britain's most senior counter-terrorism officer, pictured.

Friends reunited... again! Angelina Jolie and William Hague team up for African summit to tackle the rape of women in war 

Angelina Jolie and William Hague team up for African Union summit over rape of women in

Angelina Jolie, the United Nations special envoy on refugees, spoke about rape as a weapon of warfare and asked African representatives to support women's rights at the summit in South Africa. She joined a panel with the African Union Commission Chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, former British Foreign Secretary William Hague and other prominent delegates. It was the latest destination in a whistle-stop international tour for the actress, who has visited the UK and France in the last week.

It's still standing! Semi-detached house where Elton John grew up goes on the market for £500,000 (but you'll have to put up with the fans and film crews who visit each year) 

Sir Elton was born at the three-bedroom house in Pinner, Middlesex on March 25, 1947, where he went onto live with his parents and grandmother until the age of 11.

Hospitals lose millions by giving staff extra holiday: NHS could save £5billion a year with better planning, report reveals 

A Government-commissioned review found that in the worst cases, health trusts are losing £2,500 a week paying employees to take time off when they should be at work.

You are here: The incredible map that reveals our place in the universe - and it's about to get a lot bigger

Dr Brent Tully from the University of Hawaii in Honolulu has begun mapping out an even greater concentration of galaxies, known as the Shapley Supercluster.

Why you should never sleep on the job: Dozing office worker becomes victim of online prank as his colleagues turn his nap into a series of memes

A SLEEPING office worker woke up to find himself at the centre of a hilarious viral prank.\nHaukur Vi¿ar Alfre¿sson fell asleep on the sofa while at work in Iceland after staying up late to watch a televised NBA basketball match.\nBut little did he know that his colleagues had taken a picture of him and photopshopped it into a variety of bizarre situations.\nThe images include Haukur as Gulliver sleeping on the shores of Lilliput, while he is tied up by the fictional island¿s tiny inhabitants.\nIn another, he is drifting past an airplane window while North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un looks out.\nOther pictures show the dozing Haukur being fired from a canon, playing a DJ set, breakdancing and as prey killed by big game hunters on safari.\nHe is also shown sleeping on the famous Central Perk sofa from \nthe popular TV sitcom Friends.\nThe Icelander has also been added to famous works of art, such as Leonardo da Vinci¿s Last Supper, and movie scenes, including Snow White and the Seven D

When Haukur Viðar Alfreðsson decided to take a quick nap while working at a design company in Iceland, little did he know his coworkers were about to turn him into a series of amusing internet memes.

Agony of the parents trolled over their dead baby: Grieving couple were branded liars as they mourned death of newborn daughter

Michael Murphy, of Ludlow, Shropshire, wrote a string of abusive blog posts about Rhiannon Davies and Richard Stanton whose baby Kate died after medical blunders

Grandmother suffered horrific injuries after hooded mugger threw her against wall 'like a rag doll' as he grabbed her bag for £12

Jean Maddock, a grandmother-of-two, was left with blood pouring from a deep wound, as her attacker threw her against a wall and grabbed her bag for just £12 outside her house in Nottingham.

Is Cameron trying to drag the Queen into his battle with the EU? PM risks accusation when he joins Her Majesty on state visit to Berlin

The Prime Minister's presence on the visit to Germany is unusual and comes at a time when he is trying to renegotiate Britain's role in the EU ahead of a national referendum.

Blow for Cameron as Britain warned it could lose gold-plated credit rating because of the EU referendum

Prime Minister David Cameron

Standard & Poor's, the only major agency to still give Britain a top-notch AAA rating, announced it was lowering its outlook for the UK from 'stable' to 'negative'.

Mr Cameron might as well have goosed old Harriet on the rump: QUENTIN LETTS yesterday in Parliament

PMQs brought out the PM's inner 'Flashman' and we might not have seen that had it not been for the sheer theatrical din of the Commons, writes QUENTIN LETTS.

Controversial scheme to fast-track deportation of bogus asylum seekers ruled 'unlawful' by High Court

Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May arrives for a cabinet meeting at Number 10 Downing Street in London, Britain June 9, 2015. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Under the scheme, asylum seekers from a host of 'safe' countries are automatically put on a fast-track deportation route - because their cases are considered 'manifestly unfounded'.

Labour wins Tower Hamlets election re-run after vote-rigging previous mayor was kicked out of office for corruption

Labour's John Biggs was elected to the east London role after Lutfur Rahman was stripped of the position in a high-profile Election Court case in April for 'corrupt and illegal practices'

Inside ISIS's luxury new headquarters: Jihadists set up base in spectacular Syrian mansion owned by the Qatari Royal Family which boasts marble floors and gold leaf columns 

ISIS' new headquarters in Syrian mansion owned by Qatari Royal Family

Islamic State leaders are said to have set up a headquarters in a luxury mansion near Palmyra, complete with marble floors and indoor swimming pool, seized from Qatar's royal family. Aerial photographs of the sprawling complex show highly-manicured lawns and gardens in the heart of the Syrian desert. Isis media branches shared photographs of the villa under the headline: 'A castle for the tyrants of Qatar in Palmyra'. The Qatari royal family - said to be the true owners of the luxury property - also own London's Shard, Harrods and the Olympic Village. They are currently building what is predicted to become Britain's most expensive residential property in Regent's Park.

Non! Nu! Ei! No! Four European leaders tell beleaguered Cameron they will NOT back his demands for change in Brussels

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (L) listens to his Belgian counterpart Charles Michel ahead of their meeting in Brussels, Belgium, June 11, 2015.    REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

David Cameron today suffered his worst day yet in his bid to reform the European Union as his plans were rejected by Belgium, Spain, Finland and Romania during talks in Brussels.

How beauty sleep really does help us look better by slowing the signs of ageing in later life 

Researchers discovered a link between sleep deprivation and biological ageing, with patients who slumbered badly showing signs of cell decay.

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Baby born three months prematurely in Benidorm where his parents were on holiday is flown home by private jet with special incubator after 8 weeks in Spain 

Karla Hornby was relaxing by the pool with her partner Jordan Jackson when her waters suddenly broke and she was rushed into hospital for an emergency caesarean section in Spain.

Six private letters by reclusive To Kill A Mockingbird author Harper Lee fail to sell at auction after they were expected to fetch £200,000 

FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2007, file photo, author Harper Lee, who wrote ¿To Kill a Mockingbird,¿  smiles during a ceremony honoring her at the Capitol in Montgomery, Ala. Six letters by Lee, to one of her close friends could bring as much as $250,000 at auction. Christie¿s is selling the signed and typed letters on Friday. They were written to New York architect Harold Caufield between 1956 and 1961. (AP Photo/Rob Carr, File)

The typed letters sent by US author Harper Lee from 1956-1961 to a close friend, New York architect Harold Caufield, were valued at $150,000 to $250,000 but there was no buyer.

We're getting lashed... with rain: Isle of Wight festivalgoers embrace the evening's entertainment while getting drenched in apocalyptic storms 

UK weather treats Isle of Wight festivalgoers to apocalyptic rain

Revellers on the Isle of Wight are bracing themselves for a downpour, with a huge storm set to batter the music festival later this evening. Festivalgoers were seen armed with umbrellas as they left their tents for an evening of entertainment (right and bottom centre), with The Prodigy headlining what could be a very muddy main stage by the end of the night. The forecast torrential rain and thunderstorms follow one of the hottest days of the year so far, with tanned (and sunburned, left) music fans dancing through temperatures of more than 25C.

From being morbidly obese to anorexic in just two years: Mother who shed TWENTY stone says losing weight 'made her life hell'

Claire Huxtable, 44, from Sutton Heath, Suffolk, was inspired to lose weight after fearing she wouldn't fit in an airplane seat. But healthy eating soon turned to obsessive restriction of calories to dangerous levels.

Privacy row as police scan faces of ALL 90,000 revellers at the Download rock festival to locate criminal gangs operating in the crowds 

Leicestershire Police have set up facial recognition cameras in strategic locations in Donington Park, to scan the faces of thousands of people attending the rock festival this weekend.

Does cannibalism hold the key to Alzheimer's? Tribe that feasted on human brains developed resistance to degenerative brain disorders

The Fore People in Papua New Guinea used to be cannibals (file photo shown), eating the brains and flesh of the dead. This caused an epidemic, but may have also made them resistance to kuru.

Heartbreak as teenager who beat leukaemia dies from an infection just months after doctors declared her 'cancer free'

Jessica Versey, 19, from Chester, recovered from acute myeloid leukaemia after her sister, Maisy,donated her bone marrow. But the teenager died after developing a chest infection this week.

Toddler vomits 10 TIMES a day and has to be fed through a tube - because rare condition has left her terrified of eating 

Evie Bigwood, 20-months-old, from Burgess Hill, West Sussex, has post-traumatic eating disorder. She suffers intense anxiety at the thought of food after a distressing experience while she was a baby.

Mother 'misdiagnosed as an anorexic for 20 YEARS is actually suffering life-threatening stomach disorder - and now fears she has just months to live'

Isla Evans, 31 from Elgin, Moray, suffers from superior mescentric artery syndrome, which means her small intestine is being compressed by an overlying artery, causing her pain when she eats.

PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: 'I consider myself to be black and I don't give two sh*** what you think': Defiant NAACP leader is pictured for the first time since her white parents' said she is pretending to be black

Rachel Dolezal pictured after white parents said she is pretending to be black

Rachel Dolezal, the white NAACP leader who misrepresented herself as black (left) for years, was pictured for the first time since the scandal surrounding her race erupted as she left her home on Friday (right). She also gave an interview about the controversy, saying of her detractors; "I don't give two shi*s what you guys think."' When pressed further about her race, she told Sky News; 'I actually don't like the term African-American. I prefer black, and I would say that if I was asked I would definitely say that yes I do consider myself to be black.'

The tattooed topless model set to become a Swedish princess: The VERY racy past of Sofia Hellqvist... who will marry handsome Prince Carl-Philip tomorrow

Sofia Hellqvist, 30, will become Princess Sofia of Sweden when she marries the country's Prince Carl-Philip tomorrow. But although every inch the royal now, she hasn't always been so demure.

Croatia could face further UEFA punishment after swastika appears on pitch during behind closed doors match with Italy

Croatia could face punishment by UEFA after a swastika pattern could be seen on the pitch for their European Championship qualifying match against Italy.

Merkel ready to say goodbye to the Greeks: Chancellor asks top economists to draw up emergency plans after resigning herself to Athens leaving the euro

Germany's chancellor Angela Merkel (pictured with Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras) fears the fallout from a Greek exit from the eurozone, or 'Grexit', could wreck her country's economy.

Disgraced former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn CLEARED of aggravated pimping for 'recreational' orgies during global financial crisis

Former FMI head Dominique Strauss-Kahn enters his car as he leaves his apartment in Paris, France, June 12, 2015. Strauss-Kahn heads to Lille to learn the verdict in what is called the Carlton Affair where 14 people including Strauss-Kahn stand accused of sex offences including the alleged procuring of prostitutes. A French prosecutor has asked a criminal court to acquit former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of a pimping charge for his role in what investigating magistrates argued was an organized sex ring using prostitutes.     REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the man once tipped to become French president, admitted to taking part in the sex parties between 2008 and 2011, but said he had no idea the women involved were prostitutes.

How a new craze for backpackers to pose nude at the world's most famous landmarks hasn't just landed the 'sacred mountain stripper' in trouble... but these people too

Authorities at cultural heritage sites are cracking down on the latest online craze... photo shoots in the nude at tourist attractions. But many are learning the hard way that a naked snap may be ill-advised.



DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Bankers are overdue their day of reckoning: Seven years since the crash and STILL no public inquiry to root out those responsible 

America has gone to great lengths to name and shame those who caused the 2008 financial crash but here in the UK, the taxpayers who lost hundreds of millions still have no answers.

THE MIND DOCTOR MAX PEMBERTON: A dentist's suicide and the women who live in quiet desperation

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She seemed to have everything: the high-flying career, a house in Cambridgeshire, three children and a loving husband. Yet Dr Helen Nicoll was deeply troubled, writes MAX PEMBERTON.

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: How gay-hating locals ruined Stephen Fry's honeymoon 

Stephen Fry's young husband, Elliott Spencer, has disclosed they were forced to flee their honeymoon destination after encountering local resistance to homosexual newlyweds.

PLATELL'S PEOPLE:The most ungrateful migrant in the world

South London's leafy district of Kennington is one of the city's best-kept secrets. In this quiet area famous for its Georgian architecture, the average house price is more than £1 million, writes Amanada Platell.