Mum ‘humiliated’ by ‘smirking’ cafe owner who demanded £5 so children could use toilet

A mum says she was ‘publicly humiliated’ when a cafe owner demanded £5 from her so her two children could use the toilet. Owner Tony Singh has apologised after Jodie Holmes said she had never been made to feel “so low by a complete stranger”. Jodie, 25, was in Huddersfield town centre when she went […]

Woman’s genius hack for making filthy trainers sparkle splits opinion

A woman’s technique for turning mucky trainers back to their original dazzling white has received a mixed reaction. The smart solution was posted on the ‘Mrs Hinch Made Me Do It’ Facebook group, a page where people share their cleaning and household tips. On the left hand side of an attached image a couple of […]

Brexit: EU leaders hopeful of softer exit after Johnson landslide | Politics

EU leaders have expressed cautious confidence that Boris Johnson will pivot to back a close economic relationship with the bloc and called for swift ratification of the withdrawal agreement after the prime minister’s election triumph. The size of Johnson’s majority was welcomed in Brussels, where the 27 heads of state and government have gathered for […]

Best man punched bride and pulled her down the stairs at brother’s wedding

The devastated family of a bride who was assaulted by the best man at her wedding have claimed he is a notorious party wrecker. Drunken Tomos Rhydian Wilson, 29, went berserk at brother Steffan’s big day, throwing punches at his new sister-in-law, Erin Mason-George. He pulled the 29-year-old down a flight of stairs by her […]

Saudi Aramco float: oil giant becomes world’s biggest listed company – business live | Business

A screen advertising Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company Aramco with Arabic reads, “promising future” in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, this week Photograph: Amr Nabil/AP Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. It’s a massive day on the Saudi stock market as oil giant Aramco […]

Family of London Bridge terrorist Usman Khan ‘saddened and shocked’ by his actions

The family of the London Bridge attacker has condemned his vile actions tonight. Usman Khan’s relatives said they were “saddened and shocked” after his rampage in the capital on Friday. “We are saddened and shocked by what Usman has done,” the family statement said. “We totally condemn his actions and we wish to express our […]

Former prisoner became a hero as chased terrorist during London Bridge attack

A former prisoner was among the group that rushed to confront terrorist Usman Khan when he began his deadly London Bridge attack, it has emerged. Marc Conway helped take down the killer – despite Khan’s treats to detonate a bomb. Mr Conway, who was previously an inmate at GMP Grendon in Buckinghamshire, chased after Khan, […]

General election 2019: Boris Johnson launches Tory manifesto with 50,000 nurses pledge – live news

Johnson says Tories will introduce 20,000 more police officers alongside tougher sentencing. Keep up with all the latest news Full story: Johnson launches manifesto with nurses pledge Labour’s manifesto: for and against its radical vision Sign up for Andrew Sparrow’s election briefing 2.51pm GMT The Guardian’s Hilary Osborne has this reaction to Conservative plans on […]

Eastbourne hotel fire: serious blaze breaks out on seafront | UK news

A seafront hotel in Eastbourne has been evacuated after a serious fire broke out. The fire service was called at 8.52am on Friday morning to deal with the blaze at the Claremont hotel in the East Sussex town. Twelve fire engines arrived at the scene at 11.30am along with officers and specialist appliances. East Sussex […]

Lego brick show event hit by ‘norovirus’ as dozens fall ill with vomiting bug

Dozens of people came down with norovirus-like symptoms after they attended a huge Lego event in Bristol. An investigation is now been launched into the incident by the city’s health authorities that took place at a sports centre. Attendees allegedly succumbed to a sickness and diarrhea bug on Monday and Tuesday. As many as 4,000 […]