Travellers who wrecked historic brewery are jailed for eight years

Two travellers who wrecked historic Thwaites brewery with 100-strong mob after owners rejected £20,000 demand to move their caravans are jailed for total of eight years Convoy of up to 30 caravans and 100 travellers entered Thwaites Brewery in May Thomas Ward led talks with bosses at Blackburn brewery for the group to leave  But said it would come at a […]

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‘The Umbrella Academy’ Cast Breaks Down How Those Wacky Dance Scenes Came Together

About halfway through the first episode of Netflix’s new superhero drama The Umbrella Academy, something strange happens. Up until this point, the series based on My Chemical Romance lead singer Gerard Way’s graphic novels has set the stage for the whole season: four former superheroes and their "ordinary" powerless sister reunite for their adoptive father’s funeral, each one leaving behind […]

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Irina Shayk Looked Chic in Chanel for a Night Out with Bradley Cooper

Before hitting up the BAFTAs red carpet in coordinated suits yesterday, Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk dressed up for a dinner out in London the night before. The couple jointed other A-list guests at an annual pre-BAFTAs gathering hosted by Charles Finch and Chanel, which took place at the private club 5 Hertford Street and its downstairs club, Loulou’s, WWD […]

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UK weather forecast – Balmy Britain to enjoy spring-like mix of 15C sunshine and light showers today but another deep freeze is on the horizon

Highs of up to 15C in the south of England and 12C in Scotland will allow for a welcome thaw that is set to last for the rest of the week. It will be mainly dry with light cloud in the south – while in Scotland and Northern Ireland there will be outbreaks of rain. The Met Office said: "Outbreaks […]

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Soaring numbers of British girls are having their breasts ‘ironed’

Soaring numbers of young girls in Britain are having their breasts ‘ironed’ by hot stones in African ritual to stop them growing in the belief that it will protect them from male attention  The dangerous procedure has been employed against 1,000 women and girls  They have suffered serious conditions as a result of breast-ironing   Pre-teen girls from African families living […]

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Furniture shop owner on the brink of bankruptcy 'injured 81 people by sparking gas blast in £51k insurance con'

Pascal Blasio, 57, took a cap off a gas pipe and tampered with a control valve, jurors were told. A man, Lewis Jones, 21, was “left clinging to life” with serious brain injury. Prosecutor Nigel Lawrence QC said 63 buildings were wrecked in the “almost apocalyptic” blast. He told Liverpool crown court: “It could have led to loss of lives.” […]

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Iggy Azalea Says Backup Dancer Who Collapsed Onstage Suffered Seizure

Iggy Azalea‘s concert in Brazil came to a grinding halt after one of her backup dancers collapsed in the middle of a song after suffering a seizure.   The scary scene unfolded Thursday during Iggy’s performance at Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. You see a backup dancer collapse onstage and her body shaking uncontrollably. Iggy calls for a medic, then starts […]

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Strictly Final: Bruno Tonioli SWEARS as he says ‘greatest t**s’

Strictly Come Dancing Final: Bruno Tonioli SWEARS as he accidentally says ‘greatest t**s’ instead of ‘greatest hits’ in cheeky blunder e-mail 71 View comments Bruno Tonioli made a cheeky blunder on Saturday’s Strictly Come Dancing Final as he accidentally swore while giving feedback to Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton.  The passionate choreographer, 63, said ‘Stacey’s greatest t**s’ instead of ‘Stacey’s greatest hits’ in a hilarious gaffe. […]

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