'Hard to take from a guy': Serena's coach told her to stop breastfeeding

Serena Williams has said that her coach told her to stop breastfeeding to improve her tennis, saying the advice was ‘‘hard to take from a guy’’. The tennis champion revealed she chose to nurse her daughter for her first eight months – despite believing it was harming her return to peak physical form. Serena Williams’ coach told her to stop […]

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Heartwarming moment mother surprises her daughter with a new puppy

Heartwarming moment mother surprises her daughter with a new puppy – and the seven-year-old can’t stop crying with joy Jodie Jones surprised her daughter Izzy with a new puppy after their dog died Seven-year-old Terrier Tink died in January so Jodie decided to surprise Izzy Izzy was devastated when Tink died and burst into tears when she saw the puppy […]

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Ex-Army chief calls for end of legal action against N Ireland veterans

Ex-head of the British Army Lord Bramall calls for end to the ‘macabre charade’ of threatening Northern Ireland veterans with legal action Bramall says it is ‘absurd and grossly unfair’ ex-British soldiers face questioning He accuses Northern Ireland police of ‘harrying’ veterans now in their 70s  Comes after former paratrooper is investigated over 1972 Bloody Sunday   The former head of […]

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England boss Eddie Jones warned to stop foul-mouthed rants by rugby chiefs

England head coach Jones met RFU chief executive Steve Brown after the team’s 2-1 series defeat in South Africa and was told his behaviour was inappropriate. In March, a video was leaked showing Jones on stage at a corporate bash calling Wales a “s*** place” and branding the Irish “scummy”. Then in June, Aussie Jones accused Bath owner Bruce Craig […]

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Justin Theroux Can't Stop Raving Over the Queer Eye Cast

If Netflix’s Queer Eye ever features a celebrity hero (what the show calls its "make-better" subjects), we know one actor who will sign right up: Justin Theroux. In addition to several social media posts over the past few months featuring three members of the Fab Five (Jonathan Van Ness, hair and grooming expert, Antoni Porowski, food and wine expert, and […]

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Olympic medalist Sam Quek says sports women must stop being sexualised

Olympic gold medal hockey star and I’m A Celebrity contestant Sam Quek says women should be able to look good without being sexualised Olympic hockey player Sam Quek, 29, was furious when she was called a ‘swimwear model’ despite being selected to play for England at the Rio games The graduate with an MBE has called for an end to […]

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French village is told to stop charging tax because it is ‘too rich’

The French village where no one will pay tax: Pyrenees community is already ‘too rich’ after raking in £700,000 a year in parking fees from people crossing the border to Spain Le Perthus is a village of just 586 in the Pyrenees near the border with Spain  Earns £700,000 a year in parking fees alone from shoppers who cross border […]

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Half of ‘smart meters’ break when customers switch energy suppliers

Revealed: Half of ‘smart meters’ stop working when customers switch energy supplier as MPs slam project to install them in every home by 2020 Half of the devices broke and tenth went ‘dumb’ to to signal issues, report found  MPs: £11bn project to install meters in every home by 2020 should be reviewed Tory MP Grant Shapps, who is chairman […]

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Melbourne Stars hit the Gold Coast, next stop overseas

The Melbourne Stars acknowledge that in an ideal world they would play all their home games in Victoria but appreciate their obligation to take Big Bash League cricket into new markets after it was announced they would "host" Sydney Thunder at Gold Coast's Metricon Stadium in January. And the next step could be taking a game overseas, with the Stars […]

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Over 65 rabbis claim Labour ‘acting in insulting and arrogant way’

More than 65 rabbis call on Labour to stop ignoring Jews over anti-Semitism code of conduct, accusing the party of ‘acting in insulting and arrogant way’ Letter was jointly signed by 68 British rabbis from across the political spectrum Leading rabbi’s said that Labour was acting in an ‘insulting and arrogant way’ It comes ahead of a crunch meeting of […]

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