Antoine Griezmann declares Atletico Madrid's Jan Oblak as "world's best goalkeeper" after Champions League heroics

Atletico Madrid’s Champions League hero Jan Oblak claims he’s still not sure what happened as he made an incredible triple save to secure his side passage to the quarter-finals. Bayer Leverkusen can consider themselves unfortunate for having 24-year-old Slovenian Oblak between the posts as they were sent out of Europe with a 0-0 draw. The clean sheets for both sides ...

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Gareth Gates' new 'combover' hairdo makes another outing at Cheltenham races

Gareth Gates’ new combover hairstyle has made another outing – this time at the Cheltenham Races. After dividing opinion when he debuted the ‘do on This Morning last week, the star was spotted enjoying himself on day 2 of the races on Wednesday. Gareth was barely recognisable with the sweeping look – which appeared a little shorter and less voluminous ...

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Hammond forced into U-turn on jobs tax after party revolt

By William James and Kylie MacLellan | LONDON LONDON Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a tax policy U-turn on Wednesday, scrapping a planned rise in an employment levy announced in a budget just a week ago following criticism that the measure breached his party election promises. The reversal came after a threatened revolt by lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative ...

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UK climate policies aren't pushing up household energy bills – government advisers

LONDON Britain’s efforts to tackle climate change and improve energy efficiency are not to blame for soaring household energy bills, the government’s climate advisers said in a report on Thursday. The report comes as five of Britain’s ‘Big Six’ energy firms are due to sharply increase their electricity prices this year, blaming the escalating costs of government schemes to support ...

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Danielle McLaughlin murder: CCTV footage emerges of final movements

CCTV footage has emerged of the final movements of an Irish woman murdered in the southern Indian state of Goa. Danielle McLaughlin’s body was discovered in an open field close to tourist resorts in Canacona on Tuesday. Ms McLaughlin had lived in Liverpool and was travelling on a British passport. A 24-year-old man, whose name has been reported as Vikat ...

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Schools must do more on mental health, say School Reporters

Grace, 16, has been bullied for the past nine years, has moved schools twice, struggled with suicidal thoughts and taken medication for anxiety and depression. At one point, she says, “there was no-one to turn to in the school and I felt so low I didn’t want to go on”. According to research for BBC School Report, half of teenagers ...

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US tourists feared dead after avalanche in Alberta

Canadian police say two US tourists are missing, feared dead, after an avalanche in Banff National Park in the province of Alberta. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police say the pair from Boston didn’t check out of their hotel on Tuesday and their car was found near Lake Louise. A rescue team found snowshoe tracks leading to avalanche debris. The risk ...

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Prince's ex-wife Mayte Garcia opens up about tragic death of their son who died at just six days old

Prince’s ex-wife Mayte Garcia has opened up about the tragic death of their son, saying she doesn’t think he ever got over it. The late singer – who died of an accidental overdose last April – and Mayte were devastated when son Amiir passed away just six days after his birth in 1996 as he had rare genetic disorder Pfeiffer ...

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Four-hour accident and emergency waits rise 300% at some hospitals

The number of patients waiting four or more hours at A&E has risen more than 300% at some hospitals, it has emerged. In total, 2.2 million patients were not seen within the target time in 2015-16 – more than double the one million figure in 2013-2014. The Royal College for Emergency Medicine (RCEM) says there is a “large and systemic ...

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Eerie footage shows 'poltergeist' at hospital as stretcher appears to move on its own

Eerie footage has emerged showing a hospital trolley moving on its own in the courtyard of a medical facility in Argetina. The apparent paranormal activity was caught on CCTV at a provincial hospital of the city of Rosario, in the north-eastern province of Santa Fe. It shows an unattended stretcher on wheels suddenly start to drift forwards. Over a few ...

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