Matt LeBlanc to leave BBC's Top Gear show

Former Friends star Matt LeBlanc is to leave the BBC’s Top Gear after the show’s next series, he has announced. He said the motoring programme involved more “time commitment” and travel than he was comfortable with, and had taken him away from...

'Hypocrite' Brexiteer applies for French residency

Former chancellor Lord Lawson, a leading Brexiteer, has been accused of hypocrisy after revealing he is applying for permanent residency in France. The Tory peer, who was a member of the Vote Leave campaign, lives in France and is now working through what he described...

Dad found hanged after sons killed in hit-and-run

A grieving father was found hanged in Greece three months after his two young sons were killed in a hit-and-run, an inquest has heard. Reece Platt-May, 30, was discovered in the early hours of 17 May in his hotel room where he was on holiday in Corfu. His children,...

Abramovich drops Chelsea's £1bn stadium plan

Chelsea have ditched plans to build a new 60,000-seater stadium due to what they call an “unfavourable investment climate”.  The club, who finished fifth in the Premier League and therefore failed to qualify for the Champions League, said plans to...

Man 'bites head off pigeon' in shocking footage

A man who appears to have bitten the head off a live pigeon is being hunted by the RSPCA. Disturbing footage shows a white man in a yellow hi-vis jacket hitting the bird with a stick before using his teeth to decapitate it. The animal charity said the pigeon would...