A million Brits stay at home as TWO THOUSAND schools shut and towns cut off with MORE snow today

More snow is on the way after a night which saw drivers forced to sleep in a pub, motorists trapped on the road and schoolkids unable to get home – as cops warned against travelling. At least 2,000 schools are said to be closed today after temperatures plummeted and Britain saw the coldest night for seven years. Cops across the […]

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Stosur claims rare home win at Sydney

Australian veteran Samantha Stosur has defied her poor home record to claim a first-round victory at the Sydney International on Monday night. Stosur appeared on her way to losing another tournament opener on home soil when she lost the first set to former Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova on Monday night. Sam Stosur is through to the second round in […]

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Royal protection officers take home £100,000 salaries amid legal claim

Royal protection officers take home £100,000 salaries after winning a claim against Scotland Yard over their ‘special escort’ allowance Accounts show payout for 47 officers from the Royalty and Specialist Protection They were all given large one-off payments following a legal claim to Met Police Unit’s ‘special escort’ allowance was scrapped in 2012, breaching their contract At least £5m was […]

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'Home Alone' fans uncover peculiar, 'over the top,' detail in 1990 holiday hit

"Home Alone," which starred Macaulay Culkin, tells the story of an eight-year-old troublemaker who must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. (20th Century Fox) In the eyes of "Home Alone" fans, the 1990 Christmas hit can do no wrong. But some did recently uncover a […]

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Lewis Hamilton angers his hometown of Stevenage by calling it a SLUM

Hamilton, who finished second in Sunday’s public vote behind Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas, made the comment about Stevenage during an on-stage interview. Hamilton, 33, had just been named among the nominees for the main prize at SPOTY when he told presenter Gabby Logan: "It's been a really long journey, a dream for us all, as a family, to […]

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Care home staff who went unpaid are angry over boss’s Instagram boasts

Care home boss posted Instagram photos boasting of designer clothes and luxury trips days after staff claim she told them they wouldn’t get paid over Christmas due to ‘financial difficulties’ Staff at nursing home in Pudsey, West Yorkshire have gone unpaid this month They were left furious after boss showed off expensive purchases on Instagram Comes after damning report into […]

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'I'd call home to Kosovo after bombing raids… now football is bringing joy back', says Sheffield Wednesday striker Atdhe Nuhiu ahead of England dates

They lived in constant fear in Pristina, where the Sheffield Wednesday was born before fleeing the conflict with his parents to Austria. After the bloodshed of independence from Serbia, every game of football as a country is a celebration. So hosting England and playing at Wembley in Euro qualifiers is just that extra bit special – and Nuhiu will be […]

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SWAT team storms into home, saves 3 hostages; 2 suspects in custody: reports

A SWAT team rushed into an Indianapolis home early Friday, rescuing three hostages and taking two suspects into custody, reports said. (iStock) A SWAT team stormed into an Indianapolis home early Friday, rescuing three hostages who had been taken captive by an armed suspect, reports said. The suspect had earlier led police on a car chase after trying to escape […]

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