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HMS Queen Elizabeth 'will be sent to the Far East to take part in military drills with US and Japan'

HMS Queen Elizabeth 'will be sent to the Far East to take part in military drills with US and Japan'

The class leading HMS Queen Elizabeth is expected to visit the Far East during its maiden grand voyage next year, according to a report in the Times.

Johnny Depp angry at Amber Heard party 'as he'd lost $650m'

Johnny Depp angry at Amber Heard party 'as he'd lost $650m'

Amber Heard, 34, and her ex-husband Johnny Depp, 57, had been on a flight from Boston to Los Angeles in 2014, where the actor is alleged to have been drinking heavily and consuming drugs.

Drunk female Sergeant HEADBUTTED soldier in the face at alcohol fuelled Army social event

Drunk female Sergeant HEADBUTTED soldier in the face at alcohol fuelled Army social event

Sgt Michelle Cook (pictured) had drunk heavily at the social outing at Catterick Racecourse, North Yorkshire, on July 17 last year.

'People are dying, and you are doing nothing!': Florida governor heckled during press conference

'People are dying, and you are doing nothing!': Florida governor heckled during press conference

Ron DeSantis, the Republican governor of Florida, was heckled by activist Thomas Kennedy on Monday afternoon in Miami. 'More than 4,000 people have died, and you are doing nothing!'

Police raid Apprentice winner Joseph Valente's flat for TOY GUN

Police raid Apprentice winner Joseph Valente's flat for TOY GUN

Officer's could be seen approaching the block of flats in Peterborough, after reports a person was spotted with a gun.

As he mourns his wife following her death, TOM LEONARD looks back at John Travolta's tumultuous life

As he mourns his wife following her death, TOM LEONARD looks back at John Travolta's tumultuous life

TOM LEONARD: The marriage was extraordinarily long by Hollywood standards but ended tragically early on Sunday when Kelly Preston died, aged 57, of breast cancer.

Pregnant NHS worker breaks down in tears after discovering thieves broke into her car

Pregnant NHS worker breaks down in tears after discovering thieves broke into her car

Becky Jones, 30, has been on the frontline throughout the pandemic at Nottingham City Hospital as a clinical biochemist.

Fans pay tribute to Cory Monteith on seventh anniversary of Glee star's death

Fans pay tribute to Cory Monteith on seventh anniversary of Glee star's death

Days after deleting her Twitter account due to suspected trolling over Naya's disappearance, Lea took to Instagram to post black and white snaps of the late actors.

New documentary looks inside wacky 'Biosphere 2' experiment

New documentary looks inside wacky 'Biosphere 2' experiment

From 1991 to 1993, a group of eight men and women volunteered to live inside Biosphere 2. Spaceship Earth, a new documentary on Hulu, looks into the bizarre experiment.

Scientists find firm link between prostate cancer and HPV for the first time 

Scientists find firm link between prostate cancer and HPV for the first time 

Prostate cancer has been convincingly linked to the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) for the first time.

Middle-aged people will be more ill and for LONGER than baby boomers, major new study suggests 

Middle-aged people will be more ill and for LONGER than baby boomers, major new study suggests 

Researchers at University College London found today's 40-and 50-somethings were much more likely to be overweight, diabetic or have heart disease.

Heartwarming moment Covid-19 survivor is welcomed home by friends and family

Heartwarming moment Covid-19 survivor is welcomed home by friends and family

Jayesh Patel spent 69 days in hospital - 56 of them on a ventilator in an induced coma.

Idris Elba says he does not agree with censoring old sitcoms such as Little Britain

Idris Elba says he does not agree with censoring old sitcoms such as Little Britain

Idris Elba says he does not agree with censoring old sitcoms because of modern sensibilities about race.

Cast of Glee gather at California lake where Naya Rivera vanished as police recover a body

Cast of Glee gather at California lake where Naya Rivera vanished as police recover a body

Captain Eric Buschow confirmed on Monday afternoon that it was Rivera's and that the family had been informed.

Fears of staff shortages as post-Brexit visa rules exclude low-paid foreigners 

Fears of staff shortages as post-Brexit visa rules exclude low-paid foreigners 

Foreign nationals will also be blocked from entry to work in more than 500 other job categories, including hospital porters, bus and train drivers, ambulance technicians and lower-skilled builders.

Hollyoaks star Talia Grant says black people are seen as 'disposable' in TV industry

Hollyoaks star Talia Grant says black people are seen as 'disposable' in TV industry

The actress, 18, told the soap's podcast Don't Filter Your Feelings that the industry reflects 'life in general'.

Britain is facing 'grief pandemic', report warns 

Britain is facing 'grief pandemic', report warns 

Some 59% of mourners believe their grieving process has been negatively affected by the coronavirus restrictions.

Kate Garraway says she's 'keeping her fingers crossed' as husband Derek has a 'stable day'

Kate Garraway says she's 'keeping her fingers crossed' as husband Derek has a 'stable day'

The presenter's husband, 52, has been seriously ill in hospital for months after contracting coronavirus. Yet, Kate, 53, informed fans that Derek had a 'stable day' as she returned to GMB.

Murder probe launched as man in his 20s killed with machete

Murder probe launched as man in his 20s killed with machete

Police received an emergency call just after 5.20pm on Monday evening with reports of a man having been attacked with a machete in Chervil Rise.

Second wave of Covid-19 this winter could lead to more than 120,000 extra deaths, scientists warn

Second wave of Covid-19 this winter could lead to more than 120,000 extra deaths, scientists warn

Scientists have given a grim forecast for the number of death expected if second wave of coronavirus hits this winter. They suggest it could result in 120,000 hospital deaths.

Watchdog  report reveals number of cases taken to trial has plunged by 52%

Watchdog report reveals number of cases taken to trial has plunged by 52%

In a hugely significant intervention, Dame Vera, says ministers should consider taking matters out of the Director of Public Prosecutions' control to ensure more rape cases go to court.

Car infotainment systems and mobile phones keeping death rate on Britain's roads unchanged, warn DfT

Car infotainment systems and mobile phones keeping death rate on Britain's roads unchanged, warn DfT

The Department for Transport (DfT) yesterday announced a major review to address 'public disquiet' over the state of road policing in Britain.

Ministers are braced for backlash when they confirm Huawei is banned from involvement in 5G network

Ministers are braced for backlash when they confirm Huawei is banned from involvement in 5G network

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden will announce that telecoms firms will be banned from installing new equipment supplied by the Chinese giant by Christmas.

RAF scrambles Typhoons to escort Ryanair jet bound for Dublin

RAF scrambles Typhoons to escort Ryanair jet bound for Dublin

A note, found in the toilets of the aircraft, claimed explosives had been planted on-board the Ryanair flight from Krakow to Dublin. The plane was tonight diverted to Stansted Airport.

Heroic woman, 48, who died from ovarian cancer spent last months of life devising awareness campaign

Heroic woman, 48, who died from ovarian cancer spent last months of life devising awareness campaign

Vicky Jacobs, 48, created a multimedia campaign to raise awareness of the disease that was to take her life, ovarian cancer. The campaign features Kate Winslet who lost her mother Sally to the cancer.

Limp handshake? You may be at risk of a potentially fatal liver disease

Limp handshake? You may be at risk of a potentially fatal liver disease

While social distancing means it's currently barred, new research has revealed that a limp handshake or a weak grip could be an early warning sign of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Fire up the Quattro, Boris - and let's get Britain back to work 

RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Fire up the Quattro, Boris - and let's get Britain back to work 

RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: The lifting of lockdown hasn't been the great liberation we were all hoping for. Ministers' entreaties to go back to work wherever possible have fallen on deaf ears.

Kate Middleton sports lighter post-lockdown locks and a polka dot frock

Kate Middleton sports lighter post-lockdown locks and a polka dot frock

The Duchess of Cambridge put on a stylish display as she marked the national launch of Tiny Happy People, a BBC Education initiative providing a range of free digital resources.

HS2 gets 'red' risk warning, suggesting delivery 'unachievable'

HS2 gets 'red' risk warning, suggesting delivery 'unachievable'

It is the first time the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) has assigned the high-speed railway with a red rating since its annual reports began in 2013.

Companies urged to forgo millions in Government bonuses for putting furloughed staff back to work 

Companies urged to forgo millions in Government bonuses for putting furloughed staff back to work 

MPs and business leaders said that public funds should be claimed only by companies in dire straits. Several firms, including Taylor Wimpey, Barratt Homes and Redrow said they will not be claiming.

US Marine says he was 'systematically trained to kill'

US Marine says he was 'systematically trained to kill'

Sergeant Rudy Reyes, 48, of Missouri, was part of a small group of elite Recon Marines sent ahead of the 2003 invasion in order to 'clear the path' to Baghdad. He appears in a BBC documentary tonight.

Real covidiots! People who refuse to wear a mask have lower cognitive ability, new study shows

Real covidiots! People who refuse to wear a mask have lower cognitive ability, new study shows

A study reveals why some people are 'covidiots'. Researchers found people who chose not to social distance or wear a mask have a lower working memory capacity, which determines intelligence.

Petition tries to get Eurostar to reinstate French Alps services

Petition tries to get Eurostar to reinstate French Alps services

Since 1997, the train has run twice weekly from London and Ashford to the popular Tarentaise region of the French Alps, dropping skiers at Moutiers, Aime-la-Plagne and Bourg-Saint-Maurice.

Woman demonstrates how to properly wear a face mask by comparing it to a BRA in hilarious video

Woman demonstrates how to properly wear a face mask by comparing it to a BRA in hilarious video

Denise Mejia shared the video on Twitter and TikTok. She shows how wearing a mask under one's chin is ineffective - just as pulling a bra down under one's breasts would be

Retro gaming devices have been turned into £20,000 gadgets that can unlock vehicles  

Retro gaming devices have been turned into £20,000 gadgets that can unlock vehicles  

One device is sold by SOS Auto Keys. It is built from devices that are strikingly similar to old Nintendo Game Boys - the handheld consoles popular with millions of children in the 1990s.

Sebastian Shakespeare: Premiere jilt for Game Of Thrones star Emilia Clarke's new film

Sebastian Shakespeare: Premiere jilt for Game Of Thrones star Emilia Clarke's new film

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Emilia Clarke's new film could turn out to be the mother of damp squibs. Above Suspicions will be released in the UK without advance publicity.

Elon Musk now richer than Warren Buffett as Tesla stock rockets

Elon Musk now richer than Warren Buffett as Tesla stock rockets

Elon Musk became richer than Warren Buffett as shares of Tesla rose more than 14% on Monday for the company's single best day since March and pushing its market value to $321 billion.

British company director was killed by a tram after playing drunken game of hide-and-seek

British company director was killed by a tram after playing drunken game of hide-and-seek

James Elton was struck shortly after playing a drunken game of hide and seek 'like teenagers' with his partner Amber Minterne in Prague.

Dissolving eye implant the size of a grain of sand could help save the sight of glaucoma patients 

Dissolving eye implant the size of a grain of sand could help save the sight of glaucoma patients 

An eye implant measuring just 0.2mm by 1mm could revolutionise the treatment of glaucoma, a condition that affects 500,000 Britons and is a leading cause of blindness.

Coronavirus: Sufferers describe symptoms MONTHS after infection

Coronavirus: Sufferers describe symptoms MONTHS after infection

In an eye-opening account that proves Covid-19 is not just an illness that goes quietly, Talya Varga, 27, from London, revealed it constantly feels like there is a 'slab of concrete on my chest'.

Police to hand out on-the-spot fines for anyone not wearing a face covering in shops from July 24

Police to hand out on-the-spot fines for anyone not wearing a face covering in shops from July 24

Shoppers who fail to comply risk fines of £100. Only young children or those with certain disabilities will be exempt from the new regulations which come in on Friday, July 24.

Plane makes emergency landing as passenger threatens to kill

Plane makes emergency landing as passenger threatens to kill

Alaska Airlines Flight 422 returned to Seattle-Tacoma Airport in Washington after the 'belligerent' passenger yelled 'die in the name of Jesus' on Saturday's flight to Chicago, Illinois.

Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan has augmented reality windshield

Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan has augmented reality windshield

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class will come equipped with a futuristic new augmented reality windshield when it's released in September, featuring animated GPS directions and more.

BEL MOONEY asks has the latest 'mummy brag' of celebs taking pictures as they pump gone too far?

BEL MOONEY asks has the latest 'mummy brag' of celebs taking pictures as they pump gone too far?

BEL MOONEY: What can that adorable baby girl be thinking - clutched uncomfortably by her mother, the socialite, reality TV star and now proud new mum, Millie Mackintosh?

Son who met his late father for the first time four years ago says he 'thought we'd have more time'

Son who met his late father for the first time four years ago says he 'thought we'd have more time'

Almost five years ago, Long Lost Family reunited father-of-three Robert Lindsay, of Ayrshire, with his father, Mladen Durdevic, from Split, Croatia. Sadly, Mladen died suddenly in 2017.

Boy, 15, dies of Black Death in Mongolia amid outbreak fears

Boy, 15, dies of Black Death in Mongolia amid outbreak fears

A boy aged 15 has died from bubonic plague in Mongolia as dozens of people who contacted him are in isolation over the deadly disease. Other countries are vulnerable to the Black Death.

Researchers worry bees are facing a pandemic fueled by fungal infection passed via flower petals

Researchers worry bees are facing a pandemic fueled by fungal infection passed via flower petals

While humans continue to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, some scientists worry that bees are quietly dealing with a pandemic of their own driven by a fungus called nosema.

Researchers invent robotic hand that can untangle cords and cables and eventually even fold clothes

Researchers invent robotic hand that can untangle cords and cables and eventually even fold clothes

In a demonstration, the robotic hands were able to perform a range of tasks that are usually extremely difficult for robots, including detangling wires, plugging in USB cables, and more.

Why experts think MMR jab may save adults from Covid: Childhood vaccine at heart of dramatic trial

Why experts think MMR jab may save adults from Covid: Childhood vaccine at heart of dramatic trial

Some evidence suggests the triple MMR jab, given to millions of British children since its introduction in the UK in 1988, could be a powerful weapon in the battle against coronavirus.

Book that lays bare how deeply the Chinese have infiltrated Britain

Book that lays bare how deeply the Chinese have infiltrated Britain

'I wasn't thinking straight' - an attitude that neatly sums up the way that, a decade on, too many politicians and businessmen in the West are still laying themselves open to China.

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