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UK weather: Met Office issues severe warning

Britain will be battered by three days of severe weather from tonight with Storm Alex, the first named storm of the season, sweeping in. The slow moving storm will strike the South tonight and the Midlands and North from tomorrow and could bring four inches of rain, 65 mph gales and 24ft waves.  A low […]

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Hans and Julia Rausings’ funding for charities hit by coronavirus pandemic tops £34m

Hans and Julia Rausing have almost doubled a multi-million-pound fund they set up to help struggling charities during the pandemic. The couple announced in July they were providing a £10 million ‘lifeline’ for small and medium charities under the Charity Survival Fund. But they have increased this to £18 million due to the ‘quality and […]

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Coffee before breakfast could give you diabetes, experts warn

For millions of us, starting the day without a coffee doesn’t bear thinking about. But experts warn it is better to hold off from the caffeine hit until after breakfast because regularly drinking coffee beforehand may raise the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in the long term. Researchers at the University of Bath asked […]

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What to wear this weekend: FEMAIL picks out the best autumn florals

DON’T PUT FLORALS AWAY Knowing what to wear is as confusing as everything else right now. One minute, we have a blast of late summer sunshine, the next we’ve turned on our heating. It’s too soon to wear black tights, yet doing the school run in a flimsy dress left me shivering. The solution is […]

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Dan Evans involved in furious row in French Open doubles match after being accused of cheating

Dan Evans was involved in an angry confrontation on Wednesday night during a stormy first round French Open doubles match which saw tempers boil over. A day which began with Serena Williams calling time on her season and withdrawing from the tournament ended with the 30 year-old Midlander furious at his opponents after winning the […]

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The Dripping Pan quenches thirst: Fans seeking live action enjoy Lewes FC’s clash with Worthing

Watching the fans of Lewes FC queue dutifully to have their temperature checked at the gate, chairman Stuart Fuller allowed himself a brief smile. Then he reeled off the myriad safeguarding measures that allowed us to watch Tuesday night’s match at The Dripping Pan, the club’s wonderfully quirky stadium. ‘It’s been an absolute nightmare,’ he […]

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Judge sentences drunk driver, 61, who killed a Boy Scout, 12, to up to 25 years in prison

A Long Island man convicted of driving drunk and killing a 12-year-old Boy Scout and injuring four others on the side of a road in 2018 will serve up to 25 years in prison after the judge turned down a request for a new trial. Thomas Murphy, 61, will serve at least 8 ⅓ years […]

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A painting snapped up at a Geelong market for $60 could be an authentic Van Gogh worth millions

A painting purchased for just $60 at a market could end up being one of the most valuable pieces of art in Australia; worth tens of millions of dollars.  The piece was snapped up by an anonymous buyer at a market in Geelong a few years ago and is currently being held in a vault in […]

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Video shows F-35 stealth fighter crashing into the ground after colliding with a tanker mid-air

Video footage has emerged showing the moment a F-35 stealth fighter jet fell out of the sky and exploded on the ground after hitting a tanker in a mid-air collision.  The US Marine Corps aircraft crashed near the Salton Sea in Imperial County, California on Tuesday afternoon after accidentally clipping a KC-130J during a refueling […]

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Who’ll find love on our blind date? This week it’s Katy, 32, and Jonathan, 32

Katy, 32, (pictured) has been single for five years and doesn’t have any children  KATY, 32   Dating Past? I started dating my only long-term boyfriend when I was 18, and we were together for eight-and-a-half years. We spent so long trying to make it work, and even bought a house together. But we drifted apart […]