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US fencer, 29, accused of sexual assault, confronts teammates after they wear pink face masks

US fencer, 29, accused of sexual assault, confronts teammates after they wear pink face masks

The U.S. men's epee fencing team took the Olympic stage before facing Japan on Friday,with all three of Alen Hadzic's teammates wearing pink masks in protest at his presence.

Tokyo Olympics: Team GB's Charlotte Worthington takes GOLD in freestyle BMX with 360 backflip

Tokyo Olympics: Team GB's Charlotte Worthington takes GOLD in freestyle BMX with 360 backflip

The 25-year-old nailed the first ever 360 backflip to be performed in women's competition in a huge second run - having crashed attempting the move in her first.

British jihadi bride injured in an allied air attack is given a new arm and a £500,000 council house

British jihadi bride injured in an allied air attack is given a new arm and a £500,000 council house

Samia Hussein, 27, joined ISIS in 2015 and was arrested when she arrived back in Britain in February 2020. But she has not been charged with any offence.

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: We need to distinguish between pressure and stress when discussing mental health

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: We need to distinguish between pressure and stress when discussing mental health

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: My experience is that every case is different, every athlete is different. Things can change and unravel quickly in short periods of time.

Proposal for UK to build a jail in Albania to house foreign offenders and free up cells 'welcomed'

Proposal for UK to build a jail in Albania to house foreign offenders and free up cells 'welcomed'

A proposal to build a prison in Albania to house foreign offenders in British jailes was 'welcomed' at a bilateral meeting between UK Ministers and Albania's justice secretary last week.

Carrie Symonds reveals she is pregnant with her second child with Boris

Carrie Symonds reveals she is pregnant with her second child with Boris

The Prime Minister's wife revealed on Instagram today that she is expecting a December birth.

Wayne Rooney 'banned party girls from bringing their phones into the room'

Wayne Rooney 'banned party girls from bringing their phones into the room'

New footage has emerged showing the two woman sat on a bed laughing as they tell how the Derby County manager banned them from entering with their phones.

How a group of recklessly brave students dug a tunnel under the Berlin Wall

How a group of recklessly brave students dug a tunnel under the Berlin Wall

The gripping story of how, in 1962, a group of students dug a tunnel under the Berlin Wall to help 29 people escape East Germany was turned into a nerve-jangling BBC podcast.

Rishi Sunak is seeking tips from Boris Johnson's political consultant Sir Lynton Crosby

Rishi Sunak is seeking tips from Boris Johnson's political consultant Sir Lynton Crosby

Once inside Downing Street in London, Sir Lynton Crosby headed instead to Rishi Sunak's flat, where the men had what aides describe as 'a quick catch-up'.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak warns Boris Johnson about Britain's draconian border restrictions

Chancellor Rishi Sunak warns Boris Johnson about Britain's draconian border restrictions

Rishi Sunak has reportedly written to the Prime Minister about the damage that the current border rules are doing to the country's economy, particularly its tourism and hospitality sector.

Volunteer marshal dies after being hit by car after it spun off track at Brands Hatch circuit 

Volunteer marshal dies after being hit by car after it spun off track at Brands Hatch circuit 

The tragic incident happened during an event at the Kent racing track on Saturday afternoon.

MPs assure British tourists the 'traffic lights' won't change while they are away

MPs assure British tourists the 'traffic lights' won't change while they are away

Ministers agreed in principle to a new 'watch list' which could see amber countries go straight to red. MPs called for a guarantee UK tourists would not have to quarantine in this case.

Animal rights activists should be banned from sitting on an animal sentience committee, say Peers 

Animal rights activists should be banned from sitting on an animal sentience committee, say Peers 

An amendment specifying the ban is planned for the Animal Welfare Sentience Bill to avoid Government laws being sabotaged by 'vocal and well-funded animal rights groups'.

TALK OF THE TOWN: Star Trek star Alice Eve reveals her secret lockdown romance

TALK OF THE TOWN: Star Trek star Alice Eve reveals her secret lockdown romance

TALK OF THE TOWN: Alice Eve has been secretly hunkering down for months with Pete Czernin, heir to the Howard de Walden barony, whose family owns 92 acres of Marylebone.

Mother-of-two describes the reality of crossing the Channel... including tying her children to her

Mother-of-two describes the reality of crossing the Channel... including tying her children to her

Joan, 32, revealed that she and her son Zanyar, ten, and daughter Sidra, nine, were among 33 would-be asylum-seekers who nearly died crossing the Channel. They now are in a camp in Dunkirk.

Boris Johnson's efforts to privatise Channel 4 are in jeopardy due to 'serious reservations'

Boris Johnson's efforts to privatise Channel 4 are in jeopardy due to 'serious reservations'

Senior Civil Service mandarins have expressed 'serious reservations' about the plan, which comes after tensions between No 10 and the British broadcaster over its funding model.

ANNA MIKHAILOVA: And the Olympic gold for greed... goes to MPs 

ANNA MIKHAILOVA: And the Olympic gold for greed... goes to MPs 

ANNA MIKHAILOVA: Husband and wife Philip Davies and Esther McVey's jollies include the Euros semi-final and Wimbledon as guests of Entain Holdings.

Team GB wins two golds on Super Saturday

Team GB wins two golds on Super Saturday

Team GB enjoyed more Olympic success in Tokyo overnight, scooping two more gold medals and a bronze on what is already being dubbed a 'Super Saturday'.

Plans to electronically tag burglars, robbers and thieves will see just 1,500 crooks monitored

Plans to electronically tag burglars, robbers and thieves will see just 1,500 crooks monitored

The flagship scheme announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson was heralded as a 'fresh commitment' to tackling crime. Sources said it would be across 19 forces in England and Wales.

Northerners are more likely to use painkillers - with Blackpool hardest-hit, figures suggest 

Northerners are more likely to use painkillers - with Blackpool hardest-hit, figures suggest 

NHS data on GP prescriptions shows that 22 of the country's 106 Clinical Commissioning Groups spent more than £10 per patient on the drugs last year - all in the North of England.

Number 10 aide Allegra Stratton switches from sanitary products to eco-friendly menstrual cups 

Number 10 aide Allegra Stratton switches from sanitary products to eco-friendly menstrual cups 

Allegra Stratton, who raised eyebrows in No 10 by advocating the merits of the Green Party, has reached for a Mooncup, which is described as an 'eco-friendly alternative to tampons'.

TALK OF THE TOWN: Emma Corrin is not dating her pal who she was spotted holding hands with last week

TALK OF THE TOWN: Emma Corrin is not dating her pal who she was spotted holding hands with last week

TALK OF THE TOWN: Emma Corrin's appearance holding hands with Ibrahim 'Ibby' Njoya in London must be a moment from the shortest 'love affair' in history, according to my spies.

Matt Hancock and Gina Coladangelo are not yet living as a couple

Matt Hancock and Gina Coladangelo are not yet living as a couple

The former UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock is understood to be in regular contact with Gina Coladangelo - but they are not yet living together.

Lily Allen is two years sober: The songstress swapped cider for goji berry breakfasts

Lily Allen is two years sober: The songstress swapped cider for goji berry breakfasts

Five years back, Lily Allen, 36, was pictured swigging from a whiskey bottle and then from a can of cider at the Notting Hill Carnival. Now, she has top fashion brands lining up to have her wear their clothes.

TALK OF THE TOWN: Ant McPartlin is paying for 100 friends to stay in a hotel at £1,000 per night

TALK OF THE TOWN: Ant McPartlin is paying for 100 friends to stay in a hotel at £1,000 per night

TALK OF THE TOWN: According to a local source, a stately home-turned-hotel in Hampshire will host a star-studded reception for Ant and his fiancee Anne-Marie Corbett on August 6 and 7.

GEOFFREY WHEATCROFT examines a startling revelation about Maggie Thatcher and Ronald Reagan

GEOFFREY WHEATCROFT examines a startling revelation about Maggie Thatcher and Ronald Reagan

Margaret Thatcher, Britain's first female Prime Minister who changed the face of UK politics, united with Ronald Reagan in their devotion to victorious wartime leader Winston Churchill.

Adele and new boyfriend Rich Paul step out for dinner in LA

Adele and new boyfriend Rich Paul step out for dinner in LA

The Someone Like You hitmaker, 33, and her new beau, 39, headed for dinner at Giorgio Baldi in Beverly Hills on Friday night.

TALK OF THE TOWN: Lady Monckton, 92, swore like a sailor when bailiffs 'wrongly' turned up at home

TALK OF THE TOWN: Lady Monckton, 92, swore like a sailor when bailiffs 'wrongly' turned up at home

TALK OF THE TOWN: Lady Monckton's outburst at her home in Kent delighted daughter Rosa - wife of Dominic Lawson - who said her mother has been wrongly accused of owing £1,500.

ALEXANDRA SHULMAN'S NOTEBOOK: Lockdown's grim legacy... big pants and floral flocks 

ALEXANDRA SHULMAN'S NOTEBOOK: Lockdown's grim legacy... big pants and floral flocks 

ALEXANDRA SHULMAN: Here we are in 2021, after 18 months of pandemic in Britain, with high-collared Little House On The Prairie-style dresses and the body moulding of shapewear.

Home Secretary Priti Patel picks up £3,200 outfit for a policing event

Home Secretary Priti Patel picks up £3,200 outfit for a policing event

Priti Patel, 49, wore a £2,300 navy satin shirt dress on Wednesday at the dedication ceremony for the new UK Police Memorial in Staffordshire to honour the courage and sacrifice of fallen officers.

Covid cases fall for tenth day in a row: Daily infections drop by 17% in a week to 26,144

Covid cases fall for tenth day in a row: Daily infections drop by 17% in a week to 26,144

Department of Health bosses posted 26,144 infections today, down 17.8 per cent on last Saturday's figure of 31,795. And the number of people dying with the virus has fallen to 71.

BBC diversity tsar June Sarpong nets £30,000 from private events in just eight weeks

BBC diversity tsar June Sarpong nets £30,000 from private events in just eight weeks

Sources close to the British former presenter, 44, confirmed that she earns between £5,000 and £6,000 per corporate event, meaning she earned at least £30,000 in just two months.

Get lightweight stove on Amazon for less than £25 

Get lightweight stove on Amazon for less than £25 

Despite its diminutive size, the Campingaz camping stove is quick and easy to start. It has an adjustable dial so you can decide whether to blast the heat or let things simmer, and it comes with a carry case.

End of furlough will mean thousands of job losses as one firm in five plans to shed employees 

End of furlough will mean thousands of job losses as one firm in five plans to shed employees 

From today, Government support for a furlough wage will be cut to 60 per cent from 70 per cent, with employers now having to foot 20 per cent of furlough pay.

Tokyo Olympics: Second-fastest man in history's stunned reaction to being beaten by Aussie sprinter

Tokyo Olympics: Second-fastest man in history's stunned reaction to being beaten by Aussie sprinter

Rohan Browning is Australia's new star of the track after the run of his life to win his 100m heat, leaving 2021 Jamaican world champion Yohan Blake trailing in his wake.

Frustrated mum locked in 'petty' feud with neighbour who 'intentionally parks his car close to hers

Frustrated mum locked in 'petty' feud with neighbour who 'intentionally parks his car close to hers

Tracey Featherstone, a support worker from Hull, is becoming increasingly frustrated after being unable to go out in her car.

Miracle drug is 'life saving' against Covid and will stop hospital treatment, GPs claim 

Miracle drug is 'life saving' against Covid and will stop hospital treatment, GPs claim 

MPs last night called on NHS England to look into more at-home use of the steroid Dexamethasone to further cut cases of serious illness from Covid. The drug has mostly been used in hospitals.

Felicity Jones says a decade on The Archers was a 'brilliant starting ground'

Felicity Jones says a decade on The Archers was a 'brilliant starting ground'

Felicity Jones, 37, says she owes her fame to BBC's The Archers as she spent a decade playing Emma Grundy in Radio 4's British rural soap opera and says it was a 'brilliant starting ground'.

Behind Carol Vorderman's £350,000 property is an ugly construction site

Behind Carol Vorderman's £350,000 property is an ugly construction site

Carol Vorderman has spent months wowing her Instagram followers with the views of the dramatic Pembrokeshire coastline she enjoys from the balcony at her staycation home.

Dozens of migrants are living in a hotel with 55 asylum seekers put up for as long as nine months

Dozens of migrants are living in a hotel with 55 asylum seekers put up for as long as nine months

Best Western Kensington Olympia, a short walk from Kensington Palace, has been closed to paying customers and is instead putting up 55 migrants - in some cases for up to nine months.

Samantha Cameron's clothing firm used furlough scheme to pay wages - but has £600k cash in the bank

Samantha Cameron's clothing firm used furlough scheme to pay wages - but has £600k cash in the bank

Accounts published while Samantha Cameron was at Goodwood Ladies Day drinking champagne with stepfather Viscount Astor raise questions about why the company needed to make furlough claims.

Teen found dead inside Birmingham home as police launch murder probe after man seen fleeing scene 

Teen found dead inside Birmingham home as police launch murder probe after man seen fleeing scene 

The body of the 19-year-old was discovered at a property on Unett Street in Newton, Birmingham, at around 6am Saturday. The suspect seen fleeing the scene is believed to be known to the victim.

Woman in her 30s dies and two others escape after deadly house fire in Birmingham

Woman in her 30s dies and two others escape after deadly house fire in Birmingham

West Midlands Fire Service said it responded to reports of a house fire in Harvest Road, Smethwick, at 4.35am on Saturday.

Millions of Britons are taking their cats on holiday after lockdown

Millions of Britons are taking their cats on holiday after lockdown

Animal-lovers have often taken their dogs on holiday, but now cats too - with 2.3 million of them being taken on UK 'stay-cat-ions' this summer, a survey by Direct Line Motor Insurance says.

KIRSTIE ALLSOPP: New divide between those who want to stay in lockdown and the rest of us

KIRSTIE ALLSOPP: New divide between those who want to stay in lockdown and the rest of us

KIRSTIE ALLSOPP: If the Sunshine State is doing pretty well with Covid-19, the truth is that Britain is doing even better. Our vaccination rate is among the best in the world.

Anger over plans to chop down a 600-year-old tree... because it is damaging 20-year-old house 

Anger over plans to chop down a 600-year-old tree... because it is damaging 20-year-old house 

The 50ft tree, the last remaining from an ancient wood that stood near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, has been blamed for cracks in the home.

Has anyone had a start to family life as dramatic as Carrie and Boris Johnson?

Has anyone had a start to family life as dramatic as Carrie and Boris Johnson?

Starting family life in the glare of the Downing Street spotlight while carrying the burden of the highest office in the land was never going to be easy.

Strictly Come Dancing set to feature its first-ever all-male pairing

Strictly Come Dancing set to feature its first-ever all-male pairing

Strictly Come Dancing is reportedly set to feature it's very first same-sex male pairing in the upcoming series, with Alan Carr and Tom Daley both having reportedly been approached.

Covid delays force mother, 29, to take out a £10,000 loan to pay for a private hysterectomy

Covid delays force mother, 29, to take out a £10,000 loan to pay for a private hysterectomy

Emma Jamieson, 29, urged her NHS consultant at James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough to give her the go-ahead for a hysterectomy. But there were no slots available for 24 months due to Covid.

Truck driver is jailed for 11 years after being caught with £7.5million of cocaine at Dover

Truck driver is jailed for 11 years after being caught with £7.5million of cocaine at Dover

Miodrag Ivankovic, 45, was caught at the port of Dover, in Kent, in September last year after arriving from Calais.

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