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Harry, Meghan and a VERY discreet tea party with the Queen


The Ford Galaxy with blacked out windows was discreetly waved through the gates of Buckingham Palace and cruised to a halt at the Queen’s private entrance.

Germany wants a 'comprehensive free trade' deal with UK


A draft paper by the German foreign ministry suggests Berlin is privately anxious to secure a ‘comprehensive’ trade deal with one of its largest trading partners.

Church of England attendance drops by 34,000 in a year


An average of 927,000 people attended Church of England services each week in October 2016, the annual sample taken from nearly 16,000 churches across the country.

Kate Middleton joins William and Harry at West Ham stadium

The Duchess of Cambridge stepped out for the second time in a week as she surprisingly joined husband Prince William and Prince Harry at an event for young sports coaches in London.

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Traumatised London woman releases images 'of her attacker'


Micha Birgitta, 31, had her nose smashed in the brutal attack while the thug knocked out her male friend in London's East End. She has released images of her alleged attacker.

When you die you know you're dead as the mind still works

A person's consciousness continues to work after the body has died, a study from New York University Langone School of Medicine finds. The findings echo the new Hollywood film Flatliners.


House Of Cards set on lockdown over Maryland shooter


Producers confirmed to Variety that the incident took place just one mile from where the Netflix political drama was being filmed.

Drink-driver killed best man by going wrong way down M20


Former Royal Engineer Christopher Clement ‘inexplicably’ performed the manouevre on the Kent and killed Mohammed Chowdhury, who had been best man at his wedding in 2008.


Colchester soldier avoids jail due to 'exemplary' record


Lewis Jeanes, 34, avoided jail after a sordid videos were found on his phone by police. Jeanes had previously been found guilty of sending images of his penis to four schoolgirls.


McKayla Maroney reveals she was molested by US team doctor


Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney named convicted sex offender former USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar as her repeat abuser in a tweet inspired by the 'Me Too' movement.


Grand Designs sees couple build house on a 30 degree slope


Fred and Saffron Baker, from Derbyshire, plotted 16 years ago to build their own home. However, the green site for their 'earth shelter' had one huge problem - it was built on a 30 degree slope.

How to double your annual leave in 2018

Experts from instantoffices.com have revealed a clever hack that will allow you to double your annual leave for 2018, by strategically booking your days off around bank holidays.

Essex man succumbs to cancer just a month after marrying

Paul Brame, 35, of Chelmsford, Essex, had his world turned upside down when doctors said he had a cancer in his liver so advanced and aggressive it was non-curable and inoperable.

Devon wife 'poured boiling water over husband's mistress'

Monika Fourie, 34, of Plymouth, Devon, walked in on her unfaithful husband Wouter Fourie and found him with his 24-year-old lover Hannah Stokes in their lounge.


Moped gangs target London cafe customers in new tactic

The raid in the Bread and Bean Cafe, north London today shows the brazen robbers are now moving on to stealing from people inside shops and cafes.

'Handsome' Hull student, 21, died after taking ecstasy

Calum Gill, 21, died after collapsing on a bus en route to Radio 1's Big Weekend in Hull after taking a 'red and yellow capsule filled with fatal levels of ecstasy'.

Sarah Vine: Clumsy pass over dinner is not sex harassment

The ‘MeToo’ protest was initiated by American actress Alyssa Milano, who played one of the witchy sisters in long-running TV show Charmed.


Fashion fans scrabble to buy Zara’s £89.99 biker boots


Zara has sent shoppers into a frenzy with a pair of £89.99 biker boots that have proved a hit among fashion bloggers. The pearl embellished boots are cropping up on influential feeds globally.


Claudia Winkleman haunted by daughter's Halloween accident


Claudia Winkleman admitted that she is still haunted by her daughter Matilda's screams after her Halloween costume caught fire, and that life will never be the same.


Fearless Photographers names award-winning wedding photos


Fearless Photographers, a website featuring the best and most moving wedding photography from across the globe, pays tribute to the stunning wedding images through its Fearless Awards.

Tuesday, Oct 17

Ikea marks 30 years in UK with rooms dedicated to decades

To mark 30 years in Britain, Ikea has transformed a London house to recreate living rooms through the decades. SARAH RAINEY takes a look at the good, the bad and the bizarre.

Trolls target Malala for 'wearing jeans and high heels'


Malala Yousafzai's first few weeks at Oxford University have been blighted by trolls who targeted her after she was apparently pictured wearing 'jeans', boots and a bomber jacket.

UK Weather: Hurricane Ophelia continues to batter Britain

Scotland is braced for 70mph gusts and flooding with warnings in place for its west coast, while in England several trees were blocking the train line between Halifax and Bradford Inter.

EuroMillions winner Jane Park bags herself football star

The 21-year-old spent the weekend meeting Jordan's parents and enjoying a carvery in Dudley. The couple packed on the PDA as they were spotted together after going public in September.

Monday, Oct 16

Mother battling breast cancer dies from alcohol poisoning

Valerie Jones, 54, (pictured) from Cattistock, Dorset, was taken to the Greek island of Santorini by her company director husband Nigel as a treat to recuperate from her illness.

Hurricane Ophelia will batter the UK with 70mph gales

What could be its worst storm in 56 years then caused havoc as it battered Ireland, Wales and the west of England, and it is now moving its way across the UK.

Essex figure skater jumped to death from St Paul's


'Beautiful and intelligent' Lidia Dragescu, 23, from Romford, Essex, fell 100ft in front of shocked tourists and was clutching two suicide notes — one to her mother, and another to those who saw her fall.

Hurricane Ophelia creates red sun in skies over England

The storm is believed to have picked up dust from the Sahara and debris from forest fires in Spain as it travelled towards England, causing the sun to appear red, creating an an orange glow.

Sunday, Oct 15

Surrey private school to allow boy to sleep in girls dorms

Youngsters at Gordon's School in Woking, Surrey, — whose patron is Elizabeth II — will also be allowed to be known by gender-neutral pronouns, such as 'zie' and use gender-neutral lavatories.

Rose McGowan slams James Corden for Harvey Weinstein jokes

Rose McGowan has slammed James Corden for jokes he made about Harvey Weinstein at a star-studded gala in Los Angeles.

Lysette Anthony says Weinstein raped her in London


Scotland Yard detectives said they are looking into allegations that Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted a woman in London between 2010 and 2015, after Lysette Anthony's claims.

Weinstein is finally axed from The Academy

An English actress has come forward with an allegation that Harvey Weinstein raped her. Meanwhile the Academy of Motion Picture has expelled the producer amid his harassment scandal.

Saturday, Oct 14

London thieves make off with £50,000 BMW in under a minute

The incident was one of four recent thefts in north London that have seen criminals use specialist equipment to quickly make off with high-end motors.

Ben Stokes spotted with a bandage on his hand at wedding


Scandal-hit cricketer Ben Stokes married his long-term girlfriend Clare Ratcliffe at a country church in Somerset today surrounded by family, friends and fellow England cricketers.

UK Weather: Britain braced for 'worst storm in a decade'

Britons are set to bask in unseasonably warm weather today with highs reaching 71.7ºF (22ºC) in southern parts — but the tail end of Hurricane Ophelia is set to blast the country on Monday.

Kate Middleton's uncle Gary Goldsmith charged with assault

Gary Goldsmith, 52, was charged with the offence after an incident in Central London, at around 1.20am today. He was bailed and is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on October 31.