Showbiz & TV

Who is Rose Leslie? Game of Thrones actress who played Ygritte engaged to Gunpowder star Kit Harington

ROSE Leslie has spread her wings since the much-loved Game of Thrones actress left the show – and is now engaged to its leading man. The Scottish star took on a new project this year that saw her showing off her acting skills in a completely dif

Showbiz & TV

Who are The X Factor 2017 judges? Simon Cowell, Nicole Scherzinger, Louis Walsh and Sharon Osbourne

THEY have the power to make dreams come true but their rejection can be the stuff of nightmares. But what does the X Factor 2017 judging panel look like this year and has anyone been replaced? Here’s the lowdown on this year’s panel… W


LSE boss Rolet to bow out with £21m share bonanza

The boss of the London Stock Exchange, Xavier Rolet, will be bidding adieu to the top job next year with nearly £21m worth of shares.

Formula 1

Red Bull: Early Verstappen deal was "to get rid of distractions"

The Milton Keynes-based team caused a surprise on Friday when it announced that Verstappen had been locked down until the end of 2020.Red Bull boss Christian Horner said that the decision to do the deal – even though Verstappen was already committe


The US dollar could rally further

The US dollar has performed poorly so far this year, falling about 6% on a trade-weighted basis.

Showbiz & TV

Who is Janette Manrara? Strictly Come Dancing 2017 professional dancer married to fellow pro Aljaz Skorjanec

JANETTE Manrara is taking part in her fifth series of Strictly Come Dancing this year. She’ll be competing against her husband Aljaz on the show, but what else do you need to know? Here’s all you need to know… Who is Janette M

Showbiz & TV

Who is Giovanni Pernice? Strictly Come Dancing 2017 professional dancer paired with Debbie McGee and Italian champion

ITALIAN stallion Giovanni Pernice is returning to Strictly Come Dancing as a professional dancer in the new 2017 series. He had early success with Georgia May Foote and did less well with Laura Whitmore last year, so how will he fare with Debbie


Super Mario Odyssey isn't the most wanted game this Christmas - it's THIS

SUPER MARIO ODYSSEY review scores will arrive next week and all indicators show it's a contender for the 2017 game of the year - but it's not the title the majority of people want to play this Christmas.


Geostorm review round-up: Is this the worst film of the year?

'Uses digital technology to lay waste to a bunch of cities and hacky screenwriting to assault the dignity of several fine actors'


Store credit card applications skyrocket around Black Friday — but the discounts they offer come with a catch

Interest rates on the average retail card have risen for the third straight year to 24.99%.


9.7-million-year-old teeth discovery in Germany could re-write human history

A team of archaeologists in southwestern Germany uncovered two teeth where the Rhine River used to flow, in the town of Eppelsheim near Mainz.        

United Kingdom

Boy, 8, pens heartbreaking final letter to murdered mum who was battered and stuffed in a suitcase

A DEVASTATED lad penned a heartbreaking letter to his mum after she was murdered then stuffed in a suitcase and set alight. Reece Dunne, eight, wrote the emotional letter in memory of Ellia Arathoon, 29, who was found close to the M53 last year. She was b


Attacks in Somalia - a 2017 timeline

Somalia has witnessed some of its deadliest attacks this year.


The best noise-cancelling headphones for travelers got an upgrade

Building on a foundation it created last year, Sony has released the WH1000MX2, the best noise-cancelling headphones I've heard yet.


The 21 US cities with the highest startup growth

These cities saw a surge in entrepreneurship in the last year.

Showbiz & TV

X Factor’s Nicole Scherzinger still sends videos of herself to Matt Terry as he reveals they’re closer than ever

NICOLE Scherzinger stills sends videos of herself to her former mentee Matt Terry, a year on from him winning the X Factor. Matt, 24, revealed that he and Nicole, are closer than ever as he opened up to The Sun Online about their friendship, after they se


Dramatic moment firefighters break open scorching car to rescue screaming two-year-old boy trapped inside

THIS is the dramatic moment firefighters desperately tried to break into a scorching car to rescue the screaming two-year-old boy trapped inside. Little Apollo Rubin was with his parents Ken and Sacnyte at a shopping mall in Orlando, Florida, when he got


The Evil Within 2 Review: The ideal game for horror fans this Halloween

THE EVIL WITHIN 2 is unforgiving, intense, visually striking and perfect for this spooky time of year.

United Kingdom

Evil rapist suspected of murdering seven-year-old schoolgirl in 1985 dies in jail

A TWISTED rapist who was the prime suspect in the horrific murder of a seven-year-old girl has died in prison before he could be brought to justice. Patrick Reilly was cleared of killing little Leonie Darnley more than 30 years ago but prosecutors had wan


'A world where a 12-year-old can cycle safely' is the aim, but minister expects others to deliver

Jesse Norman wants to make cycling safer, but sees local authorities and charities like Sustran as key facilitators, not governmentJesse Norman, the transport minister whose brief includes cycling, has only been in the job for six months but has already p


Parents sought after sudden adoption rise in Wales

Some areas have seen a 66% increase in a year in the number of children in care needing adoptive parents.


Over half of UK households are 'getting a poor deal' on broadband despite prices going up

A report has revealed the majority of households have experienced problems with their broadband over the past year, with slow speeds the most common complaint


Airports charging sky high fees for cars to drop off their loved ones — setting friends and family back £3.50 for just for MINUTES

AIRPORTS are charging rip-offs fees of up to £3.50 for cars to stop for just a few minutes while dropping passengers off. Five of the UK’s busiest airports raised prices in the drop-off zones this year. Friends and families of the six million Br

United Kingdom

Mobility scooter crashes killed 14 people last year — up from just one five years ago

MOBILITY scooter crashes killed 14 people last year — up from just one five years ago. A further 61 incidents were classed as “serious”, with 44 pedestrians injured by the electric buggies. Figures from the Department for Transport also

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