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Greater Manchester faces noon deadline for Tier Three decision

Greater Manchester faces ‘high noon’ on Tier Three lockdown today with ministers preparing to overrule local leaders and Tory MPs – despite figures suggesting the coronavirus spike might already be easing in key areas. Regional mayor Andy Burnham railed at the ‘provocative’ deadline set by the government this morning after a week of bitter wrangling […]

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Grenfell Tower project manager ‘binned’ notebooks a YEAR after blaze

A project manager on the Grenfell Tower refurbishment has admitted ‘binning’ her notebooks relating to the revamp despite knowing a public inquiry and police investigation were under way. Claire Williams, who worked for Grenfell landlords the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (TMO), said she got rid of her records when she cleared her desk […]

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Cocaine and ketamine in Sydney and New South Wales found laced with life-threatening opioids

An urgent warning has been issued by health authorities after cocaine and ketamine were found laced with lethal opioids.  The powerful opioids fentanyl and acetylfentanyl were discovered in the illegal drugs in parts of Sydney and regional New South Wales and several people have suffered potentially life-threatening effects, NSW Health said.  NSW Poisons Information Centre expert […]

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UK will become the first country to deliberately infect people with Covid-19

The Government has confirmed challenge trials where healthy volunteers are infected with coronavirus will be allowed to go ahead in the UK. Up to 90 volunteers will receive a dose of Covid-19 through their nose – a common transmission route – to find the ‘lowest possible safe dose’ before an infection is triggered. It is […]

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The Australian company that has MORE jobs available despite the pandemic

A company has hundreds of jobs for delivery drivers available, bucking the trend as unemployment skyrockets around Australia.  Australian-owned delivery company ANC has launched a drive to recruit more contractor owner drivers across the country ahead of 2021.   ANC, which provides full-service last mile delivery, has predicted a 50 per cent increase in deliveries over […]

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Jeff Bridges says he has lymphoma, cites good prognosis

Jeff Bridges has revealed that he is being treated for lymphoma – but insists that his prognosis is good. The 70-year-old actor channeled his The Dude character from ‘The Big Lebowski’ in a statement on social media about the diagnosis Monday evening. ‘As the Dude would say.. New S**T has come to light,’ he tweeted […]

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People reveal the WORST things a friend has done to them

It can be difficult to know who to trust wholeheartedly, as proven by these confessions from people who’ve had to end friendships. People from around the world took to the secrets sharing app Whisper, to reveal the worst ways a friend has disappointed them – and it will make you think twice about who you […]

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How to get a better night’s sleep this winter

With the clocks set to go back at the end of this month, winter will soon be well and truly upon us.  As temperatures continue to fall and the days get darker, the seasonal change can take its toll on how our bodies adapt to sleep.  And with the continuing stress and uncertainty of the […]

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Steel tycoon Pramod Mittal who spent £50million on his daughter’s wedding owes £2.5billion

A steel tycoon who spent £50million on his daughter’s wedding claims he owes a staggering £2.5billion – which would make him Britain’s biggest bankrupt.  Pramod Mittal, 64, who lost his fortune when a financial deal turned sour, claims to have no personal income and just £45 worth of land to his name, near Delhi.  The […]

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Commando ‘told a psychiatrist he couldn’t live with himself because he’d killed so many people” 

An Australian special operations soldier told a psychiatrist months before he took his own life that he could not live with himself because he had killed so many people, an inquest has heard. ‘I’ve killed so many people, I cannot live with myself, I have killed innocents,’ was one of the first sentences out of […]