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'Intersex' puppy fully recovered after surgery

An “intersex” dog born with male and female genitals has made a full recovery after having rare gender reassignment surgery. Molly, a Jack Russell puppy, was taken to a vet when her owners, Mary and Frank Finlay, noticed she would get excited before going...

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Tribute to Manchester car theft murder victim

The family of a former Royal Navy officer who was run over by thieves as he tried to prevent them from stealing his car has paid tribute a “wonderful husband, brother and son”. Mike Samwell, 35, died after confronting intruders who broke into his home and...

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Sir Philip Green: Stop 'vindictive' attacks

Sir Philip Green has complained of being used as a “political football” after MP Frank Field warned he might still be stripped of his knighthood despite his £363m BHS pension scheme settlement. The retail billionaire fired off a strongly-worded letter to...

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'Superhero' Tom Hardy tackles motorbike suspect

Actor Tom Hardy has proved he is not just an action hero on screen after chasing down and catching a suspected thief in south west London. After seeing two youths on a motorbike jump a red light and hit a £50,000 Mercedes at a junction on Sheen Road in Richmond on...

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May warns ministers against complacency

Theresa May has warned her ministers not to think a General Election victory on 8 June is a done deal. The Prime Minister used a political meeting of the Cabinet in Downing Street to remind them that polls had been proved wrong “repeatedly” in the EU...

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Virgin adds 10% to London Marathon donations

Virgin Money Giving will boost donations to the London Marathon by 10% after its website crashed. Thousands of people reportedly had problems accessing the official fundraising website on the day of the marathon and also in the days since then. Instead, last-minute...

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Nestle to cut 298 UK jobs amid Poland move

Confectionery giant Nestle is planning to cut 298 jobs in a shake-up of UK sites as it moves some production to Poland. The Swiss firm said the roles affected were mainly at plants in York and Fawdon, in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, with sites at Halifax and Girvan in...

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Labour: Immigration not a Brexit talks priority

Cutting immigration would not be the main priority for a Labour government as it plans Britain’s future outside the European Union. Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer said the party would put retaining the benefits of the single market and customs union at...

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Madeleine's mum faces more 'pain' 10 years on

Madeleine McCann’s mother has described the upcoming 10th anniversary of her daughter’s disappearance as a “horrible marker of time, stolen time”. Madeleine disappeared on May 3, 2007 during a family holiday in Praia da Luz in Portugal. The three-year-old has not been...

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Entertainment

Boyega: I was stopped 'every time' at airports

Star Wars actor John Boyega has revealed he suffered “consistent” security checks at airports when “hustling and auditioning” in Los Angeles. The 25-year-old told the Evening Standard magazine: “I’d get cheap flights and stay there...

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Katy Perry criticised for Hindu goddess picture

Katy Perry has been criticised by Indian fans after posting a picture of the Hindu goddess Kali on Instagram. The drawing was followed by the caption: “Current mood.” It was deemed offensive by some Indian users, who condemned the pop star for “using...

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Prince's estate blocks unreleased music

Prince’s estate is taking legal action to block the release of a set of unpublished songs this week. The tracks, recorded over a decade ago, were due out on Friday to mark the one-year anniversary of the star’s death. The new album, titled Deliverance, was...

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Serena Williams hints she is pregnant

Tennis star Serena Williams has hinted she is pregnant with her first child in a post on her Snapchat account. The 35-year-old posted a picture of herself in a yellow swimsuit with a prominent bump – she captioned the image “20 weeks”. Williams...

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Royal recognition for Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham has received the Order of the British Empire from Prince William in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace. The fashion designer was joined by husband David Beckham, who was given the same honour in 2003 for his successful football career. The 43-year-old...

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Styles wanted 'normal' relationship with Swift

Harry Styles has said all he wanted was a “normal” relationship with Taylor Swift, made impossible due to public scrutiny. The former One Direction star confirmed rumours he briefly dated Swift in 2012, when one of their early dates in New York’s...

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Gemma Arterton: Speaking out got me lead roles

Gemma Arterton has said that she does not look for feminist movies, but that speaking out on the subject has helped her win lead roles. The Their Finest star says her latest character goes through a lot, but ultimately comes out stronger because of it. The former Bond...

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Kendall reveals 'panic attacks' after stalker

Kendall Jenner has revealed she has “full panic attacks” since being granted a restraining order against a stalker. The 21-year-old model spoke about her ongoing battle with anxiety, and said she still wakes up in the middle of the night “freaking...

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Tony Awards: Can Spacey top Corden's success?

Kevin Spacey will host this year’s prestigious Tony Awards, picking up after James Corden’s crowd-pleasing performance last year. In 2016, the Late Late Show presenter opened the show with a Hamilton spoof, where he used the Alexander Hamilton number to...

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Class act: Are posh actors given more praise?

Line Of Duty star Daniel Mays said the upper echelons of acting are in currently in vogue, but is he right in thinking so? “That’s the way of the world at the moment,” said the Essex native, whose education started in a private academy of fine arts...

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Sport

Griezmann double sends France to the final

Griezmann scored a penalty at the end of the first half after a handball by Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger. The striker then poked the ball home for the host nation in the 72nd minute following a blunder by goalkeeper Manuel Neuer to set up a meeting with...

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Valdes makes Boro move

The former Barcelona keeper, who joined Belgium club Standard Liege on loan in January, moved to United in January 2015 when he was out of contract, as possible cover for compatriot David De Gea, but could make only two appearances. “You can’t imagine how...

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Newcastle battle back to earn draw

The Magpies moved to within a point of safety having played a game more than fourth-bottom Norwich. Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana but Liverpool in control. But Papiss Cisse and Jack Colback rescued a point for Rafael Benitez’s side. Elsewhere, Manchester...

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Premier League revenues at record levels

It follows figures released by Deloitte. Of the 20 top-flight clubs, 17 posted operating profits in the 2014/15 season. However, the cost of player wages also went up 6%. Premier League clubs’ pre-tax profits are £120m, down from £190m in 2013/14. Dan Jones, Partner...

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Hamilton handed China grid penalty

The world champion’s Mercedes has had a gearbox change. Hamilton already trails Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg by 17 points after two races. Mercedes say the gearbox was damaged in Bahrain. F1 rules say drivers must use a single gearbox for six consecutive...

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Sharapova ITF hearing to proceed

Wada said earlier this week athletes who test positive for meldonium before March 1st could avoid bans. Sharapova tested positive for the drug at this year’s Australian Open, after it was added to Wada’s banned substances list from January 1st. The...

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West Ham to pay £2.5million per year in rent

They will have to pay £2.5 million per year in rent. But if they are relegated from the Premier League that amount will be halved. The club have issued the following statement: “This publication does not affect West Ham United or our move to the former Olympic Stadium...

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Man United reach Wembley in FA Cup

Louis van Gaal’s side won n the final ever Cup tie at Upton Park before the Hammers move to the Olympic Stadium. Marcus Rashford and Marouane Felaini scored United’s goals. James Tomkins pulled one back late on. They’ll now play Everton a week on...

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Holders Barca out but Bayern progress

Barca lost 2-0 to Atletico Madrid, and 3-2 on aggregate, in their quarter final second leg. No team has ever defended the trophy since the competition became known as the Champions League. Bayern Munich joined Atletico, Real Madrid and Manchester City in...

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