Ben Stokes is awarded an OBE after helping steer England to Cricket World Cup success 

Once the bad boy of English cricket, England cricket hero Ben Stokes was today recognised for a thrilling World Cup victory as he collected an OBE at Buckingham Palace. Stokes was given the award for his services to cricket in the New Year Honours list after last summer’s triumph. The cricketer, who career was once … Read more

American coronavirus cases rise to 53 with six newly-diagnosed people in Texas

President Donald Trump insisted the United States is in ‘very good shape’ in regards to the coronavirus, as the White House on Monday sent lawmakers an urgent $2.5 billion plan to address the deadly worldwide outbreak. ‘We think we’re in very good shape in the United States,’ the president said at a business roundtable meeting at … Read more

World’s oldest man dies aged 112 just days after he received accolade from Guinness Book of Records

Smiling in Heaven: World’s oldest man dies aged 112 just days after he told Guinness Book of Records ceremony the secret to long life was to have a grin on your face and be happy Chitetsu Watanabe died 13 days after being named the world’s oldest man Guinness World Records presented him with certificate in … Read more

It’s horribly ironic that I wrote to Caroline: ‘It’s just TV and nobody died’

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15 Woke in Los Angeles to the shocking news that Caroline Flack has taken her own life at just 40 years old. After decades working in the news business, I don’t shock easily but this left me, like everyone who knew her, absolutely reeling. Caroline was a mate of mine. We weren’t close … Read more

Travel: By Royal invitation at the Royal Mansour, Marrakech

Luxury seekers take note, Marrakech needs to be next on your wish list. In a destination fast becoming synonymous with opulence, I have found the gold standard for luxury hotels in this already impressive city. Designed by none other than King Mohammad VI himself, so rest you can rest assured the following references to royal-worthy … Read more

Rose McGowan says she thought Harvey Weinstein ‘was going to be exonerated’

Actress Rose McGowan today claimed movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was running a ‘rape factory’ and feared he would be exonerated in his New York trial. The 46-year-old, who was one of the leading #MeToo activists after accusing Weinstein of sexual assault, also said she feared he would hire a hitman to kill her in the wake … Read more

Harry Potter fans will be able to explore the Slytherin common room at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Harry Potter fans will soon be able to explore the Slytherin common room set for the first time ever on London’s Warner Bros Studio Tour Set will be on show with costumes and props belonging to Slytherin characters  These include Slytherin house banners suspended from the ceiling  Costumes charting Voldemort’s transformation into a villain will … Read more

Range Rover voted MOST ICONIC car of all time

34. Land Rover (1949-2016)  35. Steed’s Bentley from The Avengers 36. Austin Seven (1922-1939)  37. Skoda Yeti (2009-2017)  38. Ferrari F40 (1987-1992)  39. Mercedes-Benz S-Class (1972-present)  40. Lotus 72 F1 race car (1970-1974) 41. Willys-Overland Jeep (1940-1945) 42. Lamborghini Miura (1966-1973)  43. DeLorean from Back to the Future  44. Ford Mustang (1965-present)  45. General Lee … Read more

Love Is Blind: Amber trolled for not working before wedding to Barnett

Love Is Blind star Amber Pike has revealed she was secretly suffering from a leg injury during filming after being trolled for appearing not to take financial responsibility for herself. The brunette, 27, has come under fire from fans of the popular new Netflix show for admitting she has avoided repaying her $20,000 student debt, … Read more

Life expectancy grinds to a halt in England for the first time in 100 YEARS

Life expectancy in England has ground to a halt for the first time in a century, according to a landmark report. Professor Sir Michael Marmot, a leading expert on public health, said the widening gap between the rich and poor is to blame. His 172-page report said life expectancy in England has barely improved in … Read more