Moment brazen bike thief uses ANGLE GRINDER to cut through security lock

Moment brazen bike thief uses ANGLE GRINDER to cut through security lock outside Manchester University Video caught the moment a man uses an angle grinder to free a bicycle  Sparks fly throughout the clip as he works to free the machine in broad daylight  Several passers-by wander passed without making an attempt to stop him  … Read more

Expert says it would be ‘strange’ to add US and Spain to ‘red list’

A travel expert today said adding passengers arriving in Britain from Spain and the US to the UK’s ‘red list’ of countries would be a ‘strange’ move as officials consider the risk of new variants from the two countries. UK health officials will decide this week if those arriving from the two countries should isolate … Read more

Dancing On Ice star Vanessa Bauer apologises for complaining about having COVID without symptoms

Dancing On Ice star Vanessa Bauer has apologised to fans after expressing her frustration at being forced to isolate with COVID-19 despite showing no physical symptoms.  The professional skater and her celebrity partner Joe-Warren Platt have been removed from the beleaguered talent show after both tested positive for the potentially deadly respiratory virus.  Vanessa, 24, … Read more

Is the emergence of ‘pump and dump’ groups evidence the US stock market is topping out?

Are we on the verge of a ‘Taper Tantrum’? asks ALEX SEBASTIAN: It is inflation rather than the GameStop saga that will determine how long the US stock market’s gains can keep coming By Alex Sebastian for This is Money Published: 10:37 GMT, 18 February 2021 | Updated: 10:40 GMT, 18 February 2021 The recent … Read more

Woman dies after explosion destroys house in Greater Manchester

Woman dies after explosion destroys house in Greater Manchester leaving another woman and a child in hospital and five homes evacuated Officers were called to a collapsed home in Ramsbottom, Bury, yesterday  Woman pronounced dead at scene and another woman, child taken to hospital Five properties, in East View in Summerseat, were evacuated as a … Read more

Normal People’s Paul Mescal shares his excitement for TV adaptation of Conversations With Friends

Paul Mescal has shared his excitement for the TV series of Sally Rooney’s 2017 book Conversations With Friends.  The actor, 25, who soared to fame in the adaptation of Rooney’s 2018 best-seller Normal People last year, also praised his friend Alison Oliver who has been cast as the lead character Frances.  Alison is an emerging talent from … Read more

NHS unveils blueprint to tackle Covid vaccine hesitancy among BAME Brits

The NHS has unveiled its ‘blueprint’ to improve coronavirus vaccine uptake among ethnic minority groups.   Local faith and community leaders team up with doctors to host online virtual events where they will answer questions and address concerns people have about the jabs.  They will also distribute leaflets in 20 languages – including Arabic, Punjabi and … Read more

Bears beg tourists for food at Thai zoo declared ‘hell on Earth for animals’

A notorious Thai zoo has sparked concern for the health of its animals after it reopened to visitors following the Covid lockdown. People found bears begging for food in tiny enclosures, emaciated tigers and cattle, crocodiles swimming in filthy water and orangutans desperately reaching out for food behind bars. A vet dispatched by the government … Read more

Rebekah Vardy wows in a black mini dress as she celebrates her 39th birthday

Dancing On Ice will not air this week, to allow the cast and crew to ‘recharge and rest up’ after four stars dropped out.  And Rebekah Vardy made the most of her break from training on Thursday as she slipped into a stunning black dress to celebrate her 39th birthday.  The mother-of-five playfully posed on … Read more

Celebrity Bumps FIRST LOOK: Kate Lawler, Charlotte Dawson and Shelby Tribble lead stars in MTV show

A trailer for a new MTV show documenting six celebrity couples’ journey’s to parenthood has been released.  Kate Lawler, former TOWIE star Shelby Tribble and Charlotte Dawson lead the stars in Celebrity Bumps: Famous & Pregnant, which will premiere on March 3.  The nine-part series will follow the highs and lows of pregnancy to parenthood- … Read more