MELANIE MCDONAGH: What was Harry up to, sharing a photo of his infant son (centre), of whom Britain has had barely a glimpse since his birth, in a way that doesn't actually let you see him? In truth, as well as being undeniably cute, it's another example of the tight control Harry and Meghan have kept over their son's public profile. The details of his birth were confusing and contradictory, then he was hidden from view for days, before being exposed ever so briefly. It's natural for Harry to want to protect his son - and those artfully interposed royal fingers are a telling signal - but if he is going to put a picture of little Archie out there, how I wished he'd do it properly, or not at all. And he’s not the only famous face who hides his children for the camera: pictured (left), model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley poses with her son Jack Oscar, (top right) pop star Robbie Williams with his daughter Teddy and son Charlton, (bottom right) Holly Willoughby with her children Harry, Belle and Chester, and (inset) Madonna’s ex Guy Ritchie with his three youngest children, daughter Rivka and sons Rafael and Levi.
Tory leadership contender Rory Stewart denies he has ever been a spy despite previously admitting his career 'gave the appearance' that he worked for MI6
The Tory leadership hopeful (pictured top and bottom, fronting a documentary about Afghanistan in 2012) was asked about claims he previously worked for the intelligence services at a hustings. The 46-year-old denied he worked for MI6 prior to becoming MP for Penrith and the Border in 2010. But a Whitehall source said Mr Stewart was recruited soon after he left Oxford and spent seven years as a spy. The MP for Penrith and Border has long faced questions about a possible past in espionage, especially considering his father, Brian Stewart, (pictured inset) worked for British overseas intelligence for more than 20 years.
What WAS it about GMTV? After Esther McVey's bitter falling out former breakfast TV colleagues, Anthea Turner reveals how sneering rivals left her feeling physically sick in her hellish time on the morning show
Former breakfast TV star Anthea Turner (left during her time on GMTV) has revealed how working at London-based GMTV had been a 'terrible shock' for her, due to how 'intensely hostile' the environment was. Her revelations come after comments made by ITV's Lorraine Kelly (top centre) made headlines as she snubbed Tory hopeful Esther McVey (right, during covering Fiona Phillips' maternity leave) during an awkward TV segment with Piers Morgan. Now, Anthea, who had previously been one of GMTV's biggest stars told Best magazine she struggled during her time on the show and was often put down by producers, and was made to feel 'inferior'. Anthea joined the show in 1994 after a two-year stint hosting children's show Blue Peter from 1992-1994.
Trump orders 1,000 more troops to the Middle East after Pentagon reveals colour 'PROOF' that Iran's Revolutionary Guards attacked oil tankers in the Gulf
Donald Trump's acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said the new troops would be for 'defensive purposes to address air, naval, and ground-based threats in the Middle East.' The military says the photos taken from a Navy helicopter show Iranian forces removing an unexploded mine from the Kokuka Courageous. Allies had demanded more proof of Iran's guilt. The footage, taken from a helicopter, is far better than the grainy black and white images released last week. It showed (bottom left) an Iranian armed patrol boat; (bottom right), its crew alongside the Kokuka Courageous; and (top) the damage afterwards. Central Command also revealed a new timeline of the attacks, which it says backs up its claim Iran carried them out.
Charity slams Love Island over 'controlling' relationship between Joe and Lucie - as fans demand show bosses step in to halt 'abuse' and Ofcom receives hundreds of complaints in just TWO DAYS
Adina Claire from domestic abuse charity Women's Aid blasted Lucie's partner Joe Garratt for his interactions with her - which has already provoked hundreds of Ofcom complaints from viewers. Love Island has been plunged into crisis this week after 302 complaints came in relation to the treatment of surfer Lucie by the other Islanders after she was reduced to tears after a row with Amy Hart. Viewers also criticised Lucie's partner Joe Garratt, who has been branded 'controlling' and 'manipulative' after telling Lucie to spend more time with the girls in the villa rather than her friend Tommy.
The maverick contender: My campaign is run by my wife - and she’s got a mind like a steel trap, reveals Rory Stewart in an exclusive interview (...and she met him while she was working for him with her FIRST husband)
JOHN STEVENS: The UK's International Development Secretary, who only entered Cabinet last month, is already the 'breakout star 'of this Tory leadership campaign. His nationwide 'listening' tour, his slick deployment of social media and stunts including his appearance at Speakers' Corner have been widely praised. But his performance during the leadership debate on Channel 4 on Sunday evening - calm, refreshingly measured in his arguments, humorous and genuinely engaged - has seen him surging to second favourite at the bookmakers. 'I have to show you this, it's my greatest moment,' he tells me laughing, referring to the moment he accused his fellow contenders of an excess of 'machismo' - and won a heartfelt round of applause from the studio audience.
MH370 pilot 'flew plane to 40,000ft so it would become depressurized and the passengers would all die before he crashed it into the ocean while battling depression', new report claims
Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah (pictured left) was the pilot-in-command when the plane carrying 238 other passengers and crew vanished in March 2014. The Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 (stock image inset left) is thought to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean, and a safety report in July last year, revealed the plane was likely steered off course deliberately, before being flown for several hours. On the night the aircraft went missing the controls were seized in the cockpit between 1.10am, when the plane was at around 35,000ft, until 1.21am when it disappeared from the radar. Electrical engineer Mike Exner said the plane climbed to 40,000ft in 'causing the rapid incapacitation and death of everyone in the cabin.' Pictured top right: Catherine Gang, whose husband Li Zhi was on board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, holds a banner in Beijing in March 2015. Pictured bottom right: A Boeing 777 flaperon cut down to match the one from flight MH370 found on Reunion island off the coast of Africa in 2015, is lowered into water to discover its drift characteristics.
Last of a dynasty: The story behind 'poor little rich girl' Gloria Vanderbilt's family fortune, built in the 1880s and once worth $100million, and her private life scandals, including famous lovers, four marriages and son's suicide
'The poor little rich girl' and grand dame of society, Gloria Laura Vanderbilt, main in 1966, passed away at the age of 95 on Monday from stomach cancer. Vanderbilt was born into unimaginable wealth on February 20, 1924 as the heiress to the Vanderbilt railroad fortune; her life story is one marked by privilege, glamour, powerful friends, famous lovers, and penetrating sadness. 'She wanted to feel it all, she wanted to feel life's pleasures, its pains as well,' said her son, Anderson Cooper, seen bottom right with her. She was a mother, designer, philanthropist, writer, artist, and actress - a veritable Renaissance woman. Scandal marked Gloria's early life after her father Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt, a drinker and gambler, frittered away his inheritance and died when she was just 18 months old. Too young to take control of her trust, her mother, Gloria Morgan, spent the money on herself and partied her way across Europe. Gloria's aunt, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, sued for custody in 1934, earning her the nickname, 'poor little rich girl.' Vanderbilt married four times, and dated celebrities, such as Frank Sinatra, top right. Her family's fortune began with her great-great-great grandfather Cornelius Vanderbilt, top left, who built a shipping and railroad empire. When he died on January 4, 1877, his fortune was estimated to be $100 million.
British ISIS Beatle 'Ringo' reveals he SAVED 'close friend' Jihadi John's life before the killer went on to behead Western hostages... as he says he hopes to bring his secret wife and three children home to live in the UK
A member of the ISIS Beatles gang has revealed he saved Jihadi John's life before he went on to execute Western hostages. Alexanda Kotey (left), also known as Ringo, had allowed fellow Brit Jihadi John to rise in the ISIS ranks, becoming the caliphate's executioner, by saving his life on the battlefield. Kotey, 35, has now revealed all about his friendship with fellow Londoner Mohammed Emwazi (top right), in a shocking jail confession. He also told how many of the execution orders had been spent specifically by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (bottom right).
You think THAT'S bad? Frustrated parents share their teenage children's untidy bedroom horrors after BBC presenter Nicky Campbell posted photo of his 18-year-old daughter's messy room
Campbell posted a tweet to his 141,300 followers on Monday showing the teenager's untidy room adding that the mess had 'really p*****' him off. But soon afterwards, frustrated Twitter users began to pile in with pictures of their own children's messes. One user uploaded a picture showing clothes covering almost every surface in a bedroom with the caption: 'Mate, that's nothing. Amateurish even. THIS is untidy!' While another posted a picture of mess on the floor she claimed had been created by her medical student son within minutes of him arriving home.
Fashion queens! Europe's most stylish royals gather at Windsor Castle as Kate joins Letizia of Spain and Maxima of the Netherlands before they join their husbands for Order of the Garter service
The Queen has welcomed King Felipe of Spain and King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands to Windsor today to officially make them 'Stranger' Knights of the Garter. The pair were given the 'Supernumerary' honour which is reserved for foreign royals in recognition of their friendship with Britain but does not make them official members of the Order of the Garter, which has a limit of 24 people. The kings were joined by their wives Queen Letizia of Spain (right with her husband and The Queen) and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands (left with her husband and The Queen) for what is one of the grandest events in the Royal calendar, while the Queen is being accompanied by several senior Royals and other members of the Order.
Supporters turn out to mourn Mohamed Morsi after the ousted Egyptian president collapsed and died during his espionage trial - moments after telling court he could reveal 'many secrets'
Supporters turned out in their masses last night to mourn the death of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi (left in court in 2016). The Muslim Brotherhood leader had risen to office in the country's first elections in 2012 and was ousted a year later by the military. He collapsed in court and died, just before telling an espionage trial that he could reveal 'many secrets' , but that they would breach the country's national security. State TV said Mr Morsi died before he could be taken to hospital. Mourners from Istanbul (bottom right) to Jerusalem performed prayers in absentia for the former president. This is while Morsi's son Ahmed posted on Facebook after his father's death saying 'he would meet his father in heaven' (bottom left). Pictured top right, Morsi supporters clashing with riot police in Cairo in 2013.
'This is life changing!' Genius kitchen hack reveals how you can peel garlic cloves in SECONDS using nothing but a small knife
A Twitter user shared on Sunday a trick to getting cloves of garlic out of the peel. The hack entails sticking a paring into cloves to remove them from the head. In a video, it shows someone removing multiple cloves in seconds. People commended the hack online and wanted to know if it would work. The video has since been viewed more than 4.9 million times online.
'Six months of pure hell': Furious couple buy £250,000 three-bedroom 'dream' home only to find driveway is too narrow for them to open the door on their BMW
Saika Ali, 43, and husband Muazzam, 43,(pictured) purchased their three-bed property in Great Barr, north west Birmingham, for £250,000 back in November but were shocked to discover their 8ft-wide driveway (left and top right) was totally unusable after they could not get in or out of their BMW once parked in the drive. The couple say they have endured seven months of 'pure hell' as developers continue to carry out building works after promising to widen the very narrow drive. Mrs Ali said she has had to take 20 days off work to deal with the driveway dilemma and will be asking for compensation to the tune of £4,000. Fellow neighbours Zena and Paul Jones also found they were unable to use the driveway on their property on the Fore Medows development where 249 homes will stand once completed.
Bella Hadid apologises for 'honest mistake' after being accused of disrespecting Saudi Arabia and UAE with picture that appeared to show her 'kicking' their planes
Bella Hadid has issued an apology via Twitter after a social media post over the weekend sparked outrage among her fans in the Middle East. The model, 22, shared an image to her Instagram Stories showing the heel of her shoe up against an airport window seemingly 'kicking' planes that had the Saudi and UAE flags on them. After the hashtag #BellaHadidIsRacist went viral, Bella tweeted a statement on Monday insisting the image she shared had 'NOTHING to do with politics.' 'I never noticed the planes in the background and that is the truth. I would never mean to disrespect these airlines, let alone these amazing countries,' she said.
The princess bride: Stunning photos from Caroline Wozniacki's wedding show the tennis pro dazzling in a custom-made Oscar de la Renta dress as she celebrates with her guests after tying the knot with husband David Lee
The 28-year-old tied the knot with 36-year-old retired NBA player David in Siena, Tuscany over the weekend, and images taken during the celebrations show Caroline toasting with guests including tennis pros Aga and Urszula Radwanska (right) and Angelique Kerber (left). The ceremony took place at Castiglion del Bosco in the scenic province of Siena in Tuscany, and saw Serena Williams serving as a bridesmaid. Prior to the ceremony, The Australian Open winner opened up about her plans to Vogue, revealing that editor-in-chief Anna Wintour helped her to plan the intimate event. She also shared images from her dress fitting with the Oscar de la Renta team (center), who revealed that the then-bride-to-be was incredibly clear about the vision for her ethereal gown, making the process of designing it easy and fuss-free.
'I video-recorded a murder': Laughing pair are jailed for life for brutal three-hour torture killing after filming themselves inflicting 105 injuries on their victim
Craig Barstow, 31 (top left), and Craig Fletcher, 33 (bottom left), have been jailed for life for the brutal killing of Gavin Barnes, 35 (right inset) in a Middlesbrough flat on Boxing Day last year (main image of forensics at the scene). The men filmed the three-hour torture and murder on a mobile phone, footage shown in Teeside Crown Court shows them degrading and sadistic Mr Barnes' lifeless body while laughing. Barstow was given a life sentence with a minimum term of 26-and-a-half years. Fletcher was also handed a life sentence, with a 25 years minimum term.
Moment uncle, 51, and his nephew, 32, are caught on CCTV illegally dumping four van loads of rubbish from a house renovation onto derelict land
Thomas Stokes, 51, and his nephew Brian, 32, were caught on CCTV illegally dumping four loads of construction waste from their black and white tipper truck at Stonehill Business Park in Edmonton, north London (main). The waste dumped could not be accurately weighed as the fly-tipping site had also been used illegally by others for several months (top left). Thomas Stokes was sentenced to 100 hours community work, to pay £500 in costs as well as a victim surcharge of £85. Brian was also ordered to pay costs of £500 and a victim surcharge of £85. The convictions came as part of 'Operation Angola', a joint effort by the Environment Agency and other agencies to target gangs of criminals who dump waste across the South East (top right).
I'm teacher's pet! Deaf educator is able to keep working after bringing a hearing dog to school to help him monitor class
Graham Sage's Cocker Spaniel Jovi alerts him with a tap if a pupil raises their hand when his back is turned, and lets him know when the school bell rings. Mr Sage, 29, (with Jovi, left, and in the classroom, right) who works at Moulsford Preparatory School in Wallingford, Oxford, says the faithful hound helps him lead a 'normal' life and has allowed him to follow his dream of being a teacher. He has been slowly going deaf since adolescence, but he realised after a few years teaching that it was becoming a problem and was more difficult than it should have been. Mr Sage said: 'There were occasions when the fire alarm would go off in a lesson and I couldn't hear it. But now, Jovi comes into all of my classrooms. The boys love it, they always take a chance to go over to him and stroke him and even say goodbye to him at the end of the day. 'My job would definitely be a lot harder without him. He's very placid and likes to sleep a lot, he's always keen to do whatever you ask him to.'
Do you really want to play me? Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner would be perfect for my biopic role says Boy George, as images show the extraordinary similarities between them
Singer Boy George has confirmed he will be the next musician to get a biopic made about him from Hollywood studio. And on Monday, the Culture Club frontman dropped another bombshell when he confirmed he was to be portrayed by Game of Thrones star, Sophie Turner, 22. Speaking to Nova's Fitzy and Wippa, the UK singer lauded the project and the possible portrayal by the blonde starlet.
Milky Way over a Bavarian mountain, the Southern Lights as seen from Tasmania and the Horsehead Nebula: Incredible images shortlisted for the Royal Observatory Greenwich's Astronomy Photographer of The Year
The 8th edition of the contest, organised by the Royal Observatory Greenwich in south east London, saw 4,600 hopefuls submit their best snaps of the sky at night as seen from 90 countries. Shortlisted pictures include an Aurora shaped like a bird spreading its wings and flying over a destroyed military hydroelectric station in Murmansk, Russia, and the remarkable Horsehead Nebula. There are nine categories: skyscapes, aurorae, people and space, our sun, our moon, planets, comets and asteroids, stars and nebulae, galaxies, and the young astronomy photographer of the year for under 16s. Bottom right: the Helix Nebula - or NGC 7293. It has also been nicknamed the 'eye of Sauron' from J.R.R. Tolkein's Lord of the Rings. Bottom left: A solar prominence, a gaseous feature coming from the Sun's surface. Top left: NGC 6357, also known as the Lobster nebula. Top right: The starry night can be seen above Mount Hooker in Wyoming.
Katherine Oxenberg's daughter India is seen for the first time since escaping Nxivm cult as she heads to court to face off with her former 'master' Keith Raniere - whose initials are branded on her body
India Oxenberg arrived in federal court on Monday for the closing arguments in the case against Keith Raniere, the man who was formerly her master in the Nxivm sex slave cult DOS. Photos obtained exclusively by DailyMail.com show a smiling India and her mother, actress Catherine Oxenberg, heading into the courtroom with their attorney. This is the first time India, 27, has been seen since leaving the cult and reuniting with her family. It will also mark the first time that India has come face-to-face with Raniere since his arrest back in March 2018, with India believed to have be one of the women at the Mexican villa where the defendant had been trying to hideout from authorities to avoid extradition. India was also one of the many DOS members to have Raniere's initials branded on her body during a bizarre and excruciatingly painful ceremony.
Carole Ghosn, 52, (right) has not seen her husband, Carlos (left), the fallen Nissan boss, since prosecutors stormed their apartment in Japan in the early hours of April 4 and arrested him on charges of misconduct. Although he has since been freed on bail ahead of his trial, his second wife claims that the conditions of his release prevent him from speaking to her. She is now campaigning for her husband's case to be raised with Japan's President Shinzo Abe at a G20 world leaders summit in Tokyo later this month.
Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan kisses his beautiful bride Betty Vardanyan as they marry in Venice
Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan married Betty Vardanyan in a romantic ceremony in Venice, Italy on Monday. The good looking pair, 30, were the picture of true love when they boarded a water taxi to head to their wedding reception. Betty, the daughter of Armenian politician Mikael Vardanyan, was every inch the blushing bride with her stunning ivory dress, glistening tiara and extravagant veil.
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Top Gear team spray-paints LGBT rainbow flag on cars used for filming in Brunei in protest against the country's threat to make homosexuality punishable by stoning
Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff, who hosts the show with Paddy McGuinness and Chris Harris, revealed they have decided against cutting the film from the new series. He said: 'We would never have filmed in Brunei had the law been announced beforehand. No one deserves to be stoned to death, whoever they love. Love is love'. But critics have pointed out that the country's implementation of strict sharia laws began in 2014 when crimes such as murder, terrorism, drug trafficking, arson, kidnap, treason and perjury became punishable by hanging or stoning. The last execution was in 2017 and around six people are understood to be on death row. Mr Flintoff said today: ' Even though it has since been claimed that the laws will not be enforced, the threat still stands, and even the threat is an appalling abuse of human rights'. Top Gear's statement has been hailed by campaigners, with many calling it a welcome change from the non-PC years when Top Gear was made by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, who moved to Amazon. But one critic said the car painting, however welcome, had 'the distinctive aroma of damage control'. Last night's Top Gear debut pulled in an average overnight audience of 2.5 million viewers, the BBC has said.
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Lap of luxury: Waterside flats with stunning views of millionaire's seaside resort Sandbanks and direct access to exclusive Poole harbour go on the market for £1.3 million each
Eight brand new apartments on the water's edge at Poole Harbour have gone on the market for upwards of £1.3million, and four of them have already been snapped up within weeks of their launch. The luxury flats boast stunning views over Britain's most exclusive resort of Sandbanks with its Millionaire's Row (bottom right). Each of the flats has a balcony (top right) and direct access to the harbour via a jetty (top left), as well as being beautifully furnished inside (bottom left).
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Mesmerising footage shows the moment divers find century-old shipwreck which claimed the lives of 14 crewmen - but the captain miraculously survived
A shipwreck (left) of a tug boat which was lost to the ocean a century ago has been found by a team of divers off the coast of South Australia. On July 9, 1917 the tug boat Nyora (pictured right 1917 and left 2019) was ferrying an American four masted motor sailing ship, the 'Astoria', back to Sydney when a wild storm caught them off the South Australian coastline. The video shows the century old shipwreck almost completely swallowed by the ocean floor after resting there for 102 years, its portholes still easily identifiable. As the two boats were 50km off of Cape Jaffa the Nyora started to list in heavy swell forcing the crew to cut the tow line in an attempt to save both vessels. Sadly the crew weren't able to save the Nyora after a large wave smashed into the engine room of the vessel and started to sing it stern first.