LONDON Britain’s ruling Conservative Party has been fined 70,000 pounds for breaching rules which govern spending during an election campaign and the matter has been referred to police, Britain’s Electoral Commission said on Thursday. The fine, the largest of its kind, was imposed on Prime Minister Theresa May’s party after the commission found “significant failures” to report accurately how much ...Read More »
LONDON European shares hit their highest level in 15 months on Thursday, with basic resource and banking stocks rising after the U.S. Fed raised rates and Dutch centre-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte won elections in the Netherlands. The pan-European STOXX 600 index hit its highest level since December 2015, last up 0.5 percent. Amsterdam’s AEX .AEX hit its highest level ...Read More »
UFC president Dana White believes Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will meet in a boxing ring. The 47-year-old MMA supremo has previously played down the possibility of the pair meeting in a lucrative bout but has now suggested an agreement is inevitable. “I do. I do think it’s going to happen,” White said. “I think it’s going to be a ...Read More »
It’s been a cracking couple of days at Cheltenham with no shortage of drama. The Festival continues today as punters continue to battle the bookies after a tough opening to the action at Prestbury Park. Thursday’s showcase event is the Stayer’s Hurdle at 3.30pm, but there’s still plenty of stuff to get your teeth into before then. Here’s today’s racecard: ...Read More »
Ex-boxer gets so scared during Derren Brown's new Thorpe Park virtual reality ride he 'wets himself'
A former boxer ‘wet himself’ during a hair-raising trial for Derren Brown’s Ghost Train: Rise of the Demon. Nick Ferreira was one of ten “fearless” human guinea pigs, who were specifically chosen due to their perceived ability to withstand shocks and fear. From martial arts experts to army officers to ex-prison guards, the participants were all left visibly quivering by ...Read More »
Lisa Appleton's daughter to join the family business by 'searching for love and reality fame on Love Island'
It appears the Apple(ton) may not fall far from the tree after all with Lisa Appleton ‘s daughter stepping into the family business. Sophia-Maria, 25, is reportedly in talks to appear on Love Island later this year. She’s apparently hoping to get in on the action after seeing all the press attention her former Big Brother star mum has been ...Read More »
Wednesday marks Ladies Day at Cheltenham , as the ‘Greatest Show on Turf’ continues. After the drama of day one at Prestbury Park ( click here for the full results ), day two promises to be just as eventful. Click here to Read from the sourceRead More »
Sainsbury's worker 'knifed to death by gang members armed with machetes and bats' in alleyway attack
A Sainsbury’s worker was knifed to death by gang members armed with machetes and bats as he left work, a court heard. Tobi Animashaun, 25, was forced into an alleyway and repeatedly stabbed outside the Sainsbury’s depot in Charlton, southeast London, last September 11. Antoin Gray, 22, Jeramiah Johnson, 23, and Codie Goodensimms, 22, were allegedly part of the group ...Read More »
She’s a stalwart when it comes to breakfast television – having been a mainstay since the early noughties. But it would seem that Kate Garraway ‘s tried and tested interview technique left some Good Morning Britain viewers unhappy, as they hit out at the presenter on Thursday morning. Taking to social media a number of viewers felt the 49-year-old was ...Read More »
The Conservative Party has been fined a record £70,000 for breaking election expenses rules. The party insists its failure to report six figure sums it spent on trying to win three by-elections and the general election was an “administrative error”. The Electoral Commission said there was a “realistic prospect” the money had given the party an advantage. The Metropolitan Police ...Read More »