Music stars condemn Ugandan singer’s ‘severe beating’ in detention

Music stars condemn Ugandan singer’s ‘severe beating’ in detention Coldplay’s Chris Martin and Chrissie Hynde were among those to sign a letter lambasting the treatment of singer turned MP Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. Pop star Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, better...

Dele Alli has taken his finger-twisting goal celebration to a whole new level

Dele Alli has taken his finger-twisting goal celebration to a whole new level If you mastered the monocle, maybe you’re ready for finger glasses. Can you nail Alli’s latest goal celebration? (Owen Humphreys/ PA) Dele Alli has...

Firefighters rescue dog stuck in rabbit warren for four hours

Firefighters rescue dog stuck in rabbit warren for four hours Life detector listening equipment was used to locate Bear the Chorkie in West Lothian. A dog which spent four hours stuck underground in a rabbit warren...

Clooney tops rich list after $1bn tequila deal

Clooney tops rich list after $1bn tequila deal Hollywood’s highest earner for 2018, actor and director George Clooney with his wife Amal George Clooney has been named Hollywood's highest-paid actor with total earnings of $239m (€206m)...

Chubby little cat with extra toes adopted after becoming viral sensation

Chubby little cat with extra toes adopted after becoming viral sensation Bruno is a seven-year-old polydactyl cat, who was adopted from Wright Way Rescue in Illinois. (Lauren Paris/theebrunobartlett) A chubby little cat named Bruno with extra toes...

Facebook bans second quiz app over concerns user data misused

Facebook bans second quiz app over concerns user data misused It is only the second time Facebook has banned an app. Facebook said it would notify the app’s users that their data was misused (Dominic Lipinski/PA) Facebook...

This camera strapped to an eagle gives a real life bird’s eye view of...

This camera strapped to an eagle gives a real life bird’s eye view of London And it’s a beautiful thing. (Coca-Cola London Eye) If you’ve ever wanted a bird’s eye view of London, your luck’s in. The London...

Escaped piglet Branston Piggle finds new home after police rescue

Escaped piglet Branston Piggle finds new home after police rescue The animal was found on a road near Elgin in Moray. An escaped piglet has been found a new home after it was rescued from a...

Drought reveals ancient ‘hunger stones’ in European river

Drought reveals ancient ‘hunger stones’ in European river The low water levels have exposed stones on the river bed of the Elbe whose appearances in history used to warn people that hard times were coming. People...

Casualties avoided after strong quake strikes Venezuela

Casualties avoided after strong quake strikes Venezuela The depth of the tremor is thought to have helped avoid ‘a tragedy’, experts said. Residents sit outside their apartments in a street near the Tower of David (AP) A...

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