Brit kids choking each other until they pass out in chilling ‘tap-out’ craze

A concerned mum has warned other parents after hearing eight children chat about the game in Boston, Lincs. A 12-year-old child from Birmingham died after playing the “game” in 2016. Mum-of-two Katy Spence is now worried the dangerous craze is doing the rounds again. She told Lincolnshire Live: ”I had taken my nine-year-old son, six-year-old niece and three-year-old nephew to […]

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EU threatens to retaliate as Trump’s US announces decision to sue European firms in Cuba

The European Commission vowed to protect European businesses, who are the biggest foreign investors in Cuba. Brussels is considering taking the United States to the Geneva-based World Trade Organisation and using the EU Blocking Statute, which allows European firms “sued in the US to recover any damage through legal proceedings against US claimants before EU courts”. A Commission spokesman said: […]

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‘Drake Curse’ claims another scalp as Tottenham STUN Manchester City

“The Drake Curse is real” Twitter commenter The Citizens appeared to have pulled off a late win against Spurs when Raheem Sterling’s effort found the back of the net in added time.  But, moments later, VAR disallowed the goal, earning the North London side a memorable Champions League victory.  Tottenham’s 4-4 win – secured by away goals – brought an end to City’s […]

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School shooting THREAT: FBI issues warning of armed woman ahead of Columbine anniversary

The suspect has been named as 18-year-old Sol Pais who has been described as “extremely dangerous” by the FBI. She is understood to have flown from Miami to Denver on Monday when she bought a pump-action shotgun and ammunition. FBI Special Agent in Charge Dean Phillips said: “We consider her a credible threat to the community. She has not been […]

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Met Office weather forecast: HOT and SUNNY for Easter weekend – How warm could it get?

How warm could it get?  According to the Met Office, temperatures could reach more than 10C higher than the average for this time of year.  Met Office Chief Meteorologist, Steve Willington said: “From Wednesday (April 17) temperatures will start to rise day by day and with the sun getting stronger at this time of year, it’s going to feel warm […]

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Easter Weekend weather: Met Office forecast – what will the weather be like near YOU?

UK weather forecasts are heralding a return of warmer-than-average temperatures after a miserable start to April. The spring season has so far been colder than average, and some people may be reaching for the thermostat once more after turning off the central heating. Britons have faced hail storms and sleet, and forecasters even predicted more snow. However, now the Met […]

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Notre Dame fire: Fears grow for cathedral’s ancient relics – is Crown of Thorns safe?

Notre Dame was engulfed by flames last night which destroyed the roof and landmark spire of the 12th-century cathedral. Parisians watched in horror as one of the city’s oldest buildings was devoured by hungry flames. The Paris Fire Brigade was initially unsure if they could stop the fire, and feared some of the building’s landmark features may never be recovered. […]

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Notre Dame ‘to burn for DAYS’ warns French President in emotional speech outside cathedral

The French President was clearly emotional as he addressed the crowds outside the smouldering 850-year-old landmark. Macron announced his government would set up a public fund to collect donations for the building works. “The fire will go on for several days,” he said. “I would like to thank the firefighters on behalf of the nation.” Earlier on Monday, fire chief […]

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HOT weather forecast: Britain to be hit by SIX WEEK HEATWAVE starting with Easter SCORCHER

Two colossal regions of high pressure will converge at the end of this week opening the floodgates to a swathe of tropical air to flood in from the Continent and the Azores Islands off the coast of Portugal. Temperatures will rocket more than 10C higher than average for the end of April as experts predict Good Friday will be the […]

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