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Amidst growing speculation that their two-year romance would end 'within weeks,' Cheryl made a shock appearance at London's O2 Arena on Wednesday night to support her boyfriend Liam Payne at the BRIT Awards 2018. Yet their overly amorous public (left) and private displays (bottom right) - as well as over-sharing details about their wild sex life on live TV at home (centre) - was considered a little transparent for some, with friends reportedly calling the outing 'a stunt'. Cheryl had to watch the former One Direction singer take the stage with scantily-clad musician Rita Ora (top right) to perform their duet for racy flick Fifty Shades Freed. Fortunately, Liam kept his distance from the Hot Right Now hitmaker onstage, despite host Jack Whitehall commenting on their obvious 'sexual chemistry.'

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in anthrax terror scare

The letter - addressed to both Meghan and Prince Harry - sparked a security scare with specialists being called in to check the substance. The package was intercepted before it reached Meghan, 36 and Harry, 33, who are understood to have been informed of the incident. Officers were called in after the letter was sent to Kensington Palace on February 12, a day before police revealed a package containing white powder had been sent to the Palace of Westminster.

Big Issue vendor Robin Fabian has sold copies of the magazine on his patch near the University of Bristol for seven years, but noticed a decline in sales as fewer customers began carrying around cash.

Imran Khan's ex-wife blasts 'cringeworthy' wedding photos

The former wife of Imran Khan today said his hopes of becoming Pakistan prime minister were in tatters after those 'cringeworthy' photos (right) of his third wedding. Reham Khan (left) said the pictures of his new wife divorced mother-of-five Bushra Wattoo (inset) covered from head to toe in full veil shows how out of touch the former cricketer is with modern Pakistan. Calling the wedding snaps 'political suicide', she told MailOnline: 'To have a woman veiled head to toe, he has alienated a lot of people. It has not gone down well, four months before the Pakistan election this is political suicide.'

The Met Office said the air over the UK will probably be at its coldest since March 2013 and warned the South East of England will be first impacted by snow from the start of next week.

Twenty years ago the equivalent UK figure for those aged 50 to 64 was just 2.4million. The surge means the number of both men and women working past 50 has passed ten million for the first time.

Workaholics marry strangers in Married at First Sight

British financial advisor Harriet, 32, married total stranger Richard, 28, (left) a police sergeant on Channel 4's Married at First Sight after they admitted putting their careers first had stopped them finding the one. Harriet was nervous and giggled her way through the ceremony (top right), but Richard was able to ease her nerves by making crude jokes and they shared their first kiss on the dancefloor (bottom right).

Investigators are currently looking at a handful of officers, mostly for the offence of doctoring statements about the disaster to deflect blame from police onto the Liverpool supporters.

NEW Scientists from West Technology Forensics have refined an old technique using particles of silver to successfully detect fingerprints on fired cartridges with a 68 per cent success rate.

Father hanged himself following row with his girlfriend

A British tourist hanged himself after a row with his girlfriend during a 'make or break' holiday in the Canary Islands, an inquest heard. Nick Crook, 47, stormed back to his hotel room in Fuerteventura after Vanessa Grant said she was leaving him following an argument about him not socialising with other holidaymakers. The father-of-three, from Bacup, Lancashire, was thought to have deliberately left the door of their room open in the hope of being found in time - but he was already dead by the time Ms Grant arrived back three hours later. An inquest heard Mr Crook (pictured left and right with his daughter, Skye) had a history of harming himself and a coroner said he could not be certain he intended to take his own life.

A young British skier has been killed after he smashed into a tree at Les Diablerets ski resort in Vaud, Switzerland while on a family holiday.

Taking to Twitter (pictured), South Wales Fire Service said crews from Maindee and Malpas in Newport were called after a man got in trouble with a steel ring spanner.

Turban ripped from head of Indian Sikh outside Parliament 

Ravneet Singh (right) was waiting outside Portcullis House to meet Labour MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi when he was targeted by a racist screaming: 'Muslim go back.' The 37-year-old, a prominent Sikh environmentalist from Punjab, India, said his attacker then attempted to pull his turban from his head (left). Mr Singh was due to meet Mr Dhesi to discuss plans for the upcoming World Sikh Environment Day. The Labour MP for Slough took to Twitter to share his disgust at the racist attack (inset), which is now being investigated by the Met Police.

The egg-shaped debacle began when a user tweeted them to ask whether it should be pronounced 'cream' or 'crem', and the retailer caused an uproar when they replied.

An estimated 45,000 lecturers are striking across 61 universities in a row over pension changes that the University and College Union says could cost them up to half their retirement income.

Headteacher bans ‘unacceptable’ 80s-inspired hairstyle

One of the country's toughest schools is facing a backlash from furious parents after banning a popular haircut dubbed the 'meet me at McDonald's'. The Charter Academy in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk (bottom right), has sent a letter out threatening male students with isolation or suspension if they sport one of six types of hairstyle. The academy, which has 1,000 students aged 11-16, has written to parents setting out its no-nonsense policy (inset) targeting variations of the tousled style (left) which features short sides and floppy fringe, labelling them 'unacceptable'. But families have hit back at the 'ridiculous' rules from headteacher Barry Smith (right) - who previously hit headlines with his stringent guidelines on pupils' bedtimes.

Janet Street-Porter: White roses won't change a thing

There's a danger this grass roots movement - which started as a powerful response to jerks like Weinstein and Trump - is being hijacked by luvvies who want to refashion feminism to suit them, preferably wearing a designer dress, writes MailOnline columnist Janet Street-Porter (inset). There's nothing a pop star likes better than a worthwhile cause - it gives them a platform to pontificate without having to do anything as demanding (pictured from left to right: Popstars Perrie Edwards, Dua Lipa and Rita Ora posing with white flowers to show their support for the #MeToo campaign on the red carpet at the BRITs last night).

James tweeted his support for Jack following his stint hosting the awards show in London on Wednesday. Fans praised Jack for his 'hilarious' hosting skills, as well as his 'savage' roasting of some stars.

BRIT Awards 2018: Worst dressed celebs on the red carpet

Some unlucky celebrities commanded attention for all the wrong reasons as they descended on the red carpet at the O2 Arena in London for the BRIT Awards 2018 on Wednesday night, including PVC, feathers and lashings of frills. Pictured from left to right: Jess Glynne, IAMDDB, Noomi Rapace, Raye and Anna Friel show off their hair-raising looks looks.

BRIT Awards 2018: Stars dazzle on the red carpet

It's one of the biggest nights for British music. And Rita Ora, Holly Willoughby, Ellie Goulding and Kylie Minogue were leading the glamorous arrivals at the BRIT Awards 2018, held at London 's O2 Arena on Wednesday evening. Rita, 27, had her very own princess moment as she turned heads in a eye-catching furry white dress while stylish Holly, Ellie and Kylie were also joined by Cheryl and Liam Payne, who put rumours of their relationship breakdown to bed.

Justin Forsyth admitted on Tuesday that he engaged in 'unsuitable and thoughtless conversations' with three young female members of staff while he was chief executive of Save the Children UK.

When Justin Forsyth took his first job in the charity sector after six years in Downing Street as a key adviser to Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, he was looking to make waves - and he succeeded.

Shocking footage shows moment a knife-wielding man crawls through a coffee stand window and tries to rape a bikini barista

Shocking surveillance footage (main) shows the moment a knife-wielding man crawled through the window of a coffee stand early Tuesday in an attempt to kidnap and rape a woman serving coffee in a bikini at a racy coffee shop in Washington state. The 33-year-old suspect, later identified as Michael Reynolds, is seen sliding what appears to be a tip jar out of the way so that he could climb through the window. In the video, the barista, later identified as Madeline Guinto, is heard screaming 'oh my God' as he grabs her. The Kent Police Department said the incident occurred around 4.45am at Hottie Shots Espresso (top right). The barista told police that after they climbed out of the window, the man forced her into a dark alley near the stand. She said she was saved after another car pulling up spooked the suspect and he took off. Kent police arrested Reynolds on Wednesday from a furniture warehouse, where he worked. He was released from prison in September last year after serving a decade for robbery and burglary. Prosecutors are reviewing the case and will decide whether to file charges.

A beauty expert revealed cosmetics are discontinued if they struggle to sell or if countries have law changes. FEMAIL revealed how you can overcome the problem.

Step away from the sauce boat and prepare for despair. Mary Berry has stated what we know to be true: over the years, dinner parties have changed. Beyond all reason and measure.

Millie Mackintosh has fuelled speculation she will play a pivotal role in the Royal Wedding on May 19, after she was seen carrying a wedding dress en-route to a private fitting in London on Monday.

EXCLUSIVE: Jennifer Lawrence, 27, hit back at critics during an interview in London yesterday, saying the revealing gown was her choice - and she will wear a bikini under a snowsuit next time.

'No remorse whatsoever!' This Morning viewers slam Jo Marney, 25, for sending racist Grenfell Tower tweets as she appears on the sofa with her lover Henry Bolton, 54, as he quits Ukip after being ousted as leader

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Henry Bolton was today ambushed live on television with a statement from his wife slamming him for abandoning her and their two young children. The ousted Ukip leader was giving his first joint interview with his ex glamour model girlfriend Jo Marney on This Morning (pictured main with presenters Philip Schofield and Holly Willloughby). Mr Bolton left his wife Tatiana Smurova and their two young children over Christmas so he could start up  a relationship with Ms Marney (pictured together, bottom inset) who was exposed for sending racist messages about Meghan Markle. But presenter Philip Schofield confronted the father-of-three with a statement from Ms Smurova who tore into her ex for dumping her over Christmas.

Barbara Woodward, 56, from Chelford in Cheshire, said the paved track to her luxury rural home - thought to be up to a quarter of a mile long - was so vast she would 'struggle' to get about.

Britain has so much to be proud of. We need to say that, loud and often, so that the young understand it. Without that, they will have no sense of who the British are, says Professor Frank Furedi.

'Trump uses cue-card to remind himself to say 'I hear you'

President Donald Trump held a cue card between his hands as he met with victims and families of the Florida high school massacre on Wednesday.  And while many of the notes are indiscernible - one is clearly visible - a reminder to himself to tell his guests: 'I hear you.' It seems the president had to remind himself to take the time to offer his guests sympathy during the many-hours-long meeting. 

Fans pose with strangers they mistook for celebrities

From 'Johnny Depp' snacking on a late-night hot dog to 'Oprah Winfrey' in economy class, fans from around their world spotted their 'idols' in very unlikely situations. The lookalikes were all too happy to pose for a picture - apparently enjoying the attention of looking like a celebrity. While some admittedly look just like a famous face, others are a little harder to see - so can you work out who is who?

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Edward Enninful, who succeeded Alexandra Shulman as editor of British Vogue, was absent when the Queen attended London Fashion Week.

According to Mecca Australia's Romy Erdos, 'these magical microorganisms do incredible things for your digestive system and work wonders for your skin, too'.

John and Vicky revealed the challenges they faced when their daughter Jess began self-harming at age 12. They recalled how she began starving herself as bullies taunted her before becoming suicidal.

Britain's largest energy supplier Centrica, which issued a profit warning in November, raised its cost savings target by 500 million.

Vile Twitter troll who bombarded celebrities is outed

A Twitter troll who waged a vile campaign targeting celebrities including Katie Price and her disabled son Harvey (inset) has been outed. Josh Maddison (left and right), 28, hid behind an online account from which he posted 3,100 messages - many of them homophobic, sexist and racist.  The online bully singled out a number of stars including Gary Barlow who he mocked after the singer's baby daughter was stillborn. 

Hollie Smith, 23, from Wimbledon, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 17 and with a fear of needles looked to replace insulin injections with exercise to even out her blood sugar levels.

The Queen, 91, has carried similar variations of bags designed by Launer for 60 years. CEO Gerald Bodmer revealed why he believes the brand has stood the test of time and how the bags are made.

NEW Megan Ward, from Portsmouth, described the moment she saw her son Noah lying in the playground of Westover Primary School as one of the 'scariest moments of her life'.

Police FAKE family's murder to trick Russian 22-year-old

NEW Detectives found out about the sickening plot and staged the killing in the family home. An officer played the role of the hired assassin in the Russian resort of Sochi, a host city for this year's World Cup. The son had instructed the 'contract killer' in how and where his family should be murdered. He even drew a floor plan, and indicated where security cameras were placed, and how to avoid guard dogs. The man's mother and father - 'devastated' about their son's murderous intent - played dead for the mock-up photographs (left and right), with blood gushing from 'fatal' knife wounds. After seeing the pictures, the man expressed 'delight' and agreed to pay the promised £38,000 fee to the man he believed was a contract killer. But he was arrested instead.

Sophie Spooner, 26, went back to work and enjoyed a gig with friends the evening before she was found dead by her older sister at the flat she shared with her fiance in Brighton.

The grainy images were taken by CCTV cameras 50 minutes after Liam Colgan, 29, disappeared from a bar in the Reeperbahn red light district of Hamburg at 1.30am on February 10.

Tea experts say that limescale inside your kettle can severely affect the taste of a brew. It's safe to drink but the minerals in the residue can flatten the flavour. Hard water can also impact on taste.

Muslims burn piles of Pampers nappies and call for a ban because cartoon cat's whiskers printed on them 'look like the Arabic spelling of Mohammed'

The whiskers, nose, mouth and left eye of the cartoon cat on a Pampers nappy (inset left) allegedly resemble the Prophet's name when written in Arabic or Urdu (inset right), and the image has been branded an 'insult' to Islam by critics. Protesters are now calling for a boycott of Pampers, with video footage viewed more than 175,000 times online showing outraged parents forming pyres out of Pampers Baby Dry Pants in the streets of India and torching whole packets in protest.

The bodies of two others were also recovered in the operation while a number of girls are still missing after the attack on the Nigerian village of Dapchi in the northeastern state of Yobe, a local official said.

A British woman asked for advice on getting an invitation to her childhood friend's wedding. She revealed her friend's parents told her no as she had only recently rebuilt the friendship.

Studies show dietary regimes tailored from genetics could increase weight loss by as much as 40 per cent. Seven serial dieters shared their experience of trying a £59 DNA diet plan.

Mother-of-two Jo Bond has slammed an NHS chart that labelled her five-year-old daughter as 'very overweight' at her Brighton primary school as part of a public health scheme.

'I apologise for taking hold of you, but it was for good reason': Police officer says sorry to innocent man for jumping on him in furious argument captured on video 

NEW A police officer was forced to apologise after grabbing hold of an innocent man while searching for a suspect. A furious argument broke out between the officer and the man, in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, which was captured on video. The footage started with the policeman asking the civilian if he had any identification as he looked like a suspect that ran from the police. But the man was more interested in why the officer was holding on to his wrist.

The test involves seeing how fast a person can walk while doing something else at the same time, such as counting backwards or carrying a tray.

According to the victim's sister-in-law, Vania Ramos, the young woman had just received the gadget as a prize from the make-up company she worked for in Brazil, for record sales of lipsticks.

Liam Gallagher is grilled by a group of children in a hilarious interview - and answers some VERY awkward questions about estranged brother Noel

In a hilarious interview with Noisey, Liam answered questions about everything from his favourite Disney film to his feud with his brother Noel. The Oasis singer, 45, labelled Noel 'very naughty' and even mocked his height when one of the children brought up their ongoing quarrel. One little girl wowed Liam with her impression of Big Shaq's 2017 grime anthem Man's Not Hot by saying 'brap, brap, brap!'.

The unexpected promotion for the German diplomat, who the European Commission president affectionately calls his 'monster', immediately raised eyebrows in the UK.

The government's estimate for the divorce bill being between £34billion and £39billion was based on the implementation phase ending in December 2020 - the timescale proposed by the EU.

In the video which Jeremy Corbyn released via social media on Tuesday, the mask unintentionally slipped. A darker and more intimidating man has emerged, who I suggest is the real Jeremy Corbyn.

The Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes in Prague's old city has drawn a steady stream of visitors since it opened its doors to researchers in 2008. Now files have been released.

Grand Designs eco-home up for sale for £1.5million

Food writer Mark Diacono and his wife Candida built the new home as well as a winery and a cookery school near Honiton in Devon in a project which featured on the hit Channel 4 series. The couple were forced to launch a crowdfunding appeal to raise £60,000 within 28 days to allow for the completion of their home. As well as grapes, the couple grow strawberries, kiwis, apricots and mulberries on their land.

The momentary lapse in discipline among North Korea's 'army of beauties' occurred during the pair skating short program on February 15 at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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Briton arrested at Bali's airport for smuggling Valium

A British man has been arrested accused of attempting to smuggle drugs onto the tourist island of Bali, Indonesian customs officials said.  Adam Scott was arrested at Bali's Ngurah Rai airport late last month, customs chief Himawan Indarjono said. He said officers seized a bottle with 655 Diazepam tablets, also known as Valium, from Mr Scott, a computer analyst who arrived from Bangkok on January 24. 

Declan Carty went looking for his wife after a gunman went on a murdering spree that claimed 38 lives. He said: 'I went to the beach, I lifted a towel. It was Lorna... she was lying with her head to one side.'

A senior Whitehall source said the so-called 'transition period' would almost certainly be over by the end of December 2020, when the current seven-year EU budget expires.

Private Sean Benton (pictured), aged 20, fired two shots at a corporal before turning the gun on himself, an inquest heard today. He was one of four found dead at the notorious Surrey barracks.

Hitmen gun down a man at a tattoo parlour in Australia

The man, 35, has been sent to intensive care after being gunned down by two masked men outside a Melbourne tattoo parlour (top right) today. They fled in an Audi A6 before setting it alight (bottom right) - and are still on the run. It happened while the funeral (left) of Mick Hawi - the leader of the Comanchero biker gang who was shot dead last Thursday - was ongoing in Sydney. Anti-gang police in Melbourne said the attack, at the Nitro Ink studio in the Hampton Park area of the city, is being treated as a targeted hit. It comes a week after former gang chief Mahmoud 'Mick' Hawi (inset with wife Carolina), 37, was shot dead outside a gym in the south of Sydney, just three years after he was released from prison for his involvement in a brawl at Sydney Airport. The vicious fight, in 2009, made Hawi infamous after a Hells Angels member was killed.

It means Porsche customers will no longer have the option of a new diesel-powered Macan, Panamera or Cayenne as the German manufacturer switches full attention to petrol and hybrid models.

Two pensioners living in George Hall Court in Swindon, Wiltshire, have been handed £70 parking fines just hours after double yellows were painted (pictured).

Childhood sweethearts Máire and Gerry Ryan were born just one day apart in Tipperary and enjoyed an eight-decade long romance. They died side-by-side within hours of each other.

Gary Owens, whose former band A II Z once supported Black Sabbath, spent two and-a-half years in high-security jails in Spain after he and his wife Jayne were arrested in Tenerife in 1991.

Three boys were stabbed to death on Britain's streets

The mother of a Somali student hacked to death with a samurai sword lost another son just five months ago in a similar attack. Fowsiya Abdi also lost a nephew who was fatally stabbed on the street in 2013. Yesterday the anguished mother called for anyone caught carrying a knife to be locked up. She spoke out after the capital's deadliest night of the year so far, when two men were stabbed to death within a mile of each other in Camden, north London, and another three men were seriously wounded after being stabbed or shot. Her son, aspiring accountant Sadiq Adan Mohamed, 20, (right) rang her as he lay dying, leaving her a voicemail message begging for help, saying, 'I'm wounded,' just moments after he was attacked by a gang of four wielding a samurai sword about 10pm on Tuesday. His brother Mohamed Aadam and their cousin Mohamed Abdullahi had also been stabbed to death in London, it emerged yesterday. Meanwhile, Abdikarim Hassan, 17, died after being knifed multiple times near a corner shop in Camden, north London on Tuesday.

Prosecutors claim Quyen Ngoc Nguyen (pictured) had been held 'captive' at a house by Stephen Unwin and William McFall before she was burned to death on a dirt road near Sunderland.

The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed on Thursday his country had helped foil a terror plot to blow uo a flight from Australia which had a hidden bomb on board.

The Prime Minister will head for her country residence with her 10 most senior colleagues as they struggle to hammer out a united position on the 'end state' relationship.

British Prime Minister Theresa May last night made a staunch defence of a free Press as she condemned Jeremy Corbyn's attempts to blame journalists for the Cold War spy row.

Terrifying moment lions attack Hyundai with two children in the back after safari park rangers CLOSED the gates leaving them trapped in the enclosure for 50 minutes

NEW Heart-stopping footage shows the lightening-fast beasts bounding on to the bonnet and roof of the Hyundai i-30 leaving behind a huge paw print-shaped dent. Abi Tudge, 23, and a friend became shut in the lion enclosure at West Midlands Safari Park in Bewdley, Worcestershire, when the rangers closed the gates for safety on Wednesday. The pair, who had two children in the back seat, became trapped in the section for around 50 minutes as wardens tried to deal with the 'agitated' and 'aggravated' animals (left and right). But they were left stunned when the pack suddenly bolted for a female and leapt on top of the car, leaving behind dents and scratches (inset).

Holly, 32, and Lewis, 34 shared diary extracts of the first 6 months that their son Alfie Knight was born. Weighing 1lb 2oz the odds were stacked against him as he remained in hospital for 106 days.

A new study explores the masturbation habits of men and women, with 88% of ladies (versus 96% of men) admitting to it. Women are more likely to use toys, but men are more likely to watch porn.

Francesca Fonzarelli, 33, spotted the sign outside a beauty salon in Hertford while out with her daughter, 13, and has called for it to be removed as it gives young women the wrong message.

Britain believes Bashar al-Assad will remain in power in Syria because the West no longer has any leverage to get rid of him as it emerged children have died in his regime's attacks on rebels.

Video shows the Syrian man desperately trying to rescue his pregnant aunt, four cousins and grandmother from rubble in Eastern Ghouta after the area was targeted by Bashar al-Assad's forces.

Russia sends new stealth fighters for combat trials in Syria as Putin uses civil war to test latest military technology

Two of Vladimir Putin's fifth generation Sukhoi Su-57 stealth fighters were spotted landing at Russia's Khmeimim Air Base in Syria (left and right). The aircraft (inset, file picture) made its maiden flight in December last year and there was surprise at its deployment in Syria during its testing phase. The ultra-modern warplane is designed for 'air superiority and attack roles'. Putin has backed Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad in his battle against rebels and jihadists in the country. Assad's forces have launched a devastating bombing raid on rebel-held positions in eastern Ghouta in recent days, killing more than 300.

Natasha Taylor was found dead by her ex-boyfriend Robert Cryer who attended her three-bedroom terraced home in Blackley, Manchester following concerns about her welfare.

Gucci's Fall/Winter 2018 presentation was arguably the most bizarre show so far this Fashion Month. Creative Director Alessandro Michele appeared to be aiming for maximum oddity.

Kelly Kinsella (pictured with son Kean), 27, took her child to Manchester Hospital so he could be weighed and measured as part of the Government's Healthy Child Programme.

Officers with the Sussex Road Policing Unit have said that vaping - which causes excessive amounts of smoke that could momentarily blind drivers - could result in fatal crashes.

EXCLUSIVE: London black cab rapist John Worboys has received £166,554 in legal aid since his arrest in July 2007, the MoJ revealed, although it refused to put a cost on his recent appeal for parole.

Scott Kennedy, a 43-year-old Illinois business executive, admitted to spending $5.8million of his employer's money to fund a lavish lifestyle for him and his girlfriend Crystal Lundberg.

Stephanie Davis will never get back with Jeremy McConnell

Stephanie Davis has told for the first time of the full scale of domestic abuse she suffered at the hands of ex Jeremy McConnell - and vowed she would never get back together with him. In an emotional interview, the former Hollyoaks actress revealed reality star McConnell battered her as she held her baby son - and crushed a glass into her hand during a blazing row in a London hotel. She suffered two severed tendons following the brutal attack and had to undergo surgery. Stephanie, 24, told of her ordeal after McConnell claimed she begged him to visit her home and said she still loved him in a barrage of emails, despite having a restraining order against him. But today speaking exclusively to MailOnline, she said McConnell contacted her first and insisted: 'It's complete rubbish, I responded to him not the other way round.'

The American fast food giant said it was working 'flat out' to get all its 870 UK stores up and running - but some customers were spitting feathers over the introduction of limited menus.

Talking Pictures TV, watched by two million viewers a week, has been admonished by Ofcom for declining to censor the outdated term - although it reportedly received just one complaint.

The number of EU migrants working in the UK continues to rise in the wake of the Brexit vote but it is growing at its slowest annual pace for more than four years, official figures show.

The unnamed woman, 42, believed to be from Chiba in Japan, went to her doctor complaining of bloating that had lasted three years. An abdominal scan revealed two gauze sponges.

The Diana Tapes tells how journalist Andrew Morton received secret cassette recordings from the princess before publishing Diana: Her True Story In Her Own Words.

You've got to be yolking! Teenage boy, 14, lays an EGG in front of baffled doctors - and he says he's squeezed out nearly two dozen over the last few years

Akmal, 14, (inset) from Gowa in Indonesia says he has been regularly laying eggs (right) since 2016. When cracked open the eggs laid by Akmal appear to be either all yolk or all white. The 14-year-old has been repeatedly hospitalised for his condition, and recently laid two eggs in front of doctors. Now if only Akmal could learn to lay bacon, then his family could enjoy a full breakfast (x-ray pictuired left).

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University found being obese for a decade could damage the double the risk for heart damage. The findings are published in the journal Clinical Chemistry.

Minette Batters, a Wiltshire beef, sheep and arable farmer who has also diversified her business into weddings and catering, was previously the NFU's deputy president.

Boris Johnson, listening to Jeremy Corbyn at Prime Minister's Questions yesterday, passed colourful verdict on the Labour leader's analysis, saying 'B***ocks!', writes QUENTIN LETTS.

The woman, who was fully clothed, was struggling to keep her head above water during the terrifying incident last night on London's South Bank.

Boris Johnson's lookalike half-brother Max Johnson has eloped with his stunning Brazilian girlfriend and has got married in Indonesia during what was meant to be a holiday.

Anastasia Cecati, 31, a well known model, singer and actress in the country, is said to have rowed with Alexei Mitachi, 34, before he murdered her at an apartment in Moldova's capital Chisinau.

The early quest to be IMMORTAL: Fascinating 1960s cryogenics footage reveals the crude first attempts at freezing bodies so they could one day be brought back to life

The footage shows the early work of the Cryonic Society in Phoenix, Arizona, as a team of scientists' piece together ground-breaking preservation equipment. A model (pictured) is seen giving a demonstration of how one man has already been frozen as she is placed in a long metal cylinder and wrapped head-to-toe in tin foil. The video, first aired in 1967, shows both the interior and exterior of a lab operated by the Cryocare Equipment Corporation (top left). Now defunct, the firm worked closely with the California-based Cryonics Society, a nonprofit organisation that still supports and promotes cryonics research today.

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh found treating women with DHEA doubles the number of proteins associated with the implantation of fertilised eggs in the uterus.

A space probe has swung into position around Mars in preparation to analyze its atmosphere for possible signs of life. ESA's Trace Gas Orbiter successfully performed a delicate maneuver.

The study, carried out by National Geographic, showed that people in the UK now take an average of three flights every year but that hasn't stopped a third of Brits having a fear of taking to the skies.

The Sentencing Council has issued guidelines whereby the risk of jail will apply not only to incidents of violence but to emotional and psychological offences as well.

Window cleaner Robert Patterson, 51, (pictured) was riding with friends when a 6lb pheasant flew out onto the A470 in Wales and caused him to fatally crash.

MPs want answers about the risk to jobs, pensions and the manufacturing of key military parts and Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson expressed 'serious concerns' about the proposed takeover.

Callie and Caleb Glorioso-Mays from Odenton, Maryland re taking a gender-neutral approach to parenting when it comes to their two children Hadden and Adelaide.

Researchers from Cardiff University found that if abuse was shared by trolls it was done so to a small 'echo chamber' of similar accounts, with positive comments also circulating longer online.

The hell of Iwo Jima in colour: Incredible WWII footage shows US Marines storming bunkers with FLAMETHROWERS before hoisting the Stars and Stripes for legendary photograph

Iwo Jima was one of the most savage conflicts of the Second World War with 6,500 US servicemen sacrificing their lives to take the tiny island, 660 miles south of Tokyo, Japan. The invasion began on February 19, 1945 and now, 73 years on, rare video has brought the brutal and bloodthirsty fighting to life. Captured by a crew embedded with the US Marines over a month-long period, the footage begins by showing a fleet of landing craft heading towards the coast with troops waiting nervously on-board. It then cuts to Marines storming the beaches under heavy fire and an aerial view of Allied aircraft dropping bombs on Japanese bases, as tanks manoeuvre inland. We later see troops with flame throwers torching bunkers and the corpses of Japanese soldiers piled up in their wake. Mortar crews bombing positions are also captured in the film, before we see the soldiers erect the Stars and Stripes in a picture that would go on to be one of the most recognizable pictures of the Second World War.

Billy Graham says he was called to God on a golf course - at the 18th hole, in fact, of the Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club, in Tampa, Florida.

Three British tourists who allegedly abused a gay couple on a flight from East Midlands to Gran Canaria have been arrested after being tracked down to the resort of Playa del Inglés.

Secondary school children are not reading challenging enough books and lag behind their primary counterparts in the rate of progress made, according to Renaissance UK.

Baby hailed 'rock star' thanks to luscious brown locks

Keilly Wilson, 33, from St Albans, said little Ronnie (pictured left, and right with his mother) gets comments everywhere he goes about his amazing hair, with strangers often wanting to touch it. She explained how she and her husband Edward, 31, (inset with Keilly and Ronnie) got a shock after seeing their son's full head of thick black hair when he was born. However, Keilly said the locks completely suit little Ronnie's cheeky personality.

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US cyber security firm FireEye said on Tuesday that the cyber espionage group, previously known only for targeting South Korea's government and private sector, has become more sophisticated.

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