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Last updated: 18:57 BST, 15 September 2019

Welsh rugby legend Gareth Thomas hugs husband Stephen at Ironman Wales after HIV

Gareth Thomas, who came out as gay in 2009, yesterday revealed he kept his HIV status a secret for years over fears he would be 'treated like a leper' (still from Twitter video bottom right). The 45-year-old, who is affectionately known as Alfie, also revealed he has remarried and his husband, a man known only as Stephen, 56 (pictured inset today), does not have the virus. Despite the emotional revelation, he said he is 'fitter now than when he played rugby' and before he was diagnosed with the condition. After becoming the first major British sports star to come out as HIV-positive yesterday, he began the gruelling Ironman Wales triathlon, which began with a two-mile swim in the early hours this morning. As he finished the swim section in just under an hour and a half, the former rugby player clambered onto his bike for a 112-mile cycle. After the bike stretch he was seen in tears as he was hugged by husband Stephen (main), with parents Barry, 69, and Yvonne, 70, cheering him on from the sidelines as he faced the final marathon section. He was greeted with cries of 'Come on Alfie' and 'Go Gareth' as he emerged triumphant from the first two legs of the race. Meanwhile, Prince William (pictured with him in 2007 top right) tweeted his support, describing Thomas as 'Courageous as ever - legend on the pitch and legend off it. You have our support Gareth. W.'

Boris Johnson has a 'landing zone' to bring in a Brexit deal insists Cabinet minister Steve Barclay as he suggests Brussels is ready to be 'creative and flexible' to avoid a No Deal departure next month 

Brexit minister Steve Barclay (top) made an upbeat assessment of Boris Johnson's chances of striking a Brexit deal with Brussels today. He also revealed he will meet EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier (inset) tomorrow, while the Prime Minister (bottom) is holding talks with outgoing European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in Luxembourg. But his claim comes after obstacles were seemingly placed in the way of a deal. On Friday Mr Johnson's allies in the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) dismissed claims they are ready to accept a watered down backstop to get a Brexit deal. The EU has also cast doubt on the rate of progress, first played-up by Boris Johnson last week. Speaking on Sky's Ridge on Sunday Mr Barclay said: 'We can see a landing zone in terms of a future deal but there is significant work still to do so the talks tomorrow will be an important step.'

Four senior members of the European Research Group are said to be softening in their opposition to the deal, but chairman Steve Baker (pictured) said he won't vote for any old rubbish.

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Conde Nast's chairman Nicholas Coleridge has revealed how Prince William was cruelly teased by classmates over the topless pictures that were published of Princess Diana in 1996.

An SAS officer, as part of a 12-man team completing a dawn raid on a bomb factory in Baghdad, Iraq, shot and killed five militants in quick succession.

Jeremy Vine had been speaking to guest Anne Mantel, from Chichester, about butterflies on his Radio 2 lunchtime show, when the words 'just came out'.

Diana Dors youngest son Jason Dors dies at 50

Jason Dors Lake (pictured left) worked as an actor and a musician, known for his work on The Blonde Bombshell, Just William and Into The Labyrinth. He later acquired his mother's estate and set up a small business selling Diana Dors (pictured inset) merchandise to her fans. Dors Lake, 50, was open about his battle with alcoholism and how he struggled to cope after witnessing the Grenfell Tower fire of 2017. He is pictured as a baby in his mother's arm right.

Senior party figures such as Emily Thornberry and Keir Starmer have property portfolios despite the party wanting to give private tenants the same right-to-buy deal as council tenants.

David Cameron reveals 'shock' at hearing daughter Nancy use F-word during Brexit row with

Mr Cameron (pictured left with wife Samantha) wrote in his newly-published autobiography that the Nancy, now 15 (right with her father after he resigned as Prime Minister), was responding to a pupil at a school fair who had said 'f*** you' when she said she was backing Remain. In response, she said, 'well f*** you too'. Mr Cameron, who resigned after Britain voted to leave the EU, added: 'Sam and I had never heard her say the f-word. We thought it was a bit shocking, but rather extraordinary.'

Tragic images show Judy Garland in the months leading up to her death of a drug overdose

Once one of the most revered actresses on the planet, Garland was broke, addicted to pills, sex obsessed and suicidal when she was found dead from a barbiturates overdose in London in 1969 at the age of 47. In her final months, the Wizard of Oz actress married her fifth husband, Mickey Deans, became embroiled in a bitter legal battle over a performance contract and delivered several barely-coherent performances at a London night club that were described as an 'emotional car crash'. Photographs from that turbulent time show Garland smiling alongside Deans as they cut the cake at their wedding and dazzling press photographers in elaborate stage-ready ensembles. The images were unearthed ahead of the biopic Judy, in which Renee Zellweger portrays Garland's struggle to reclaim her career as her world crumbled around her.

Prince Harry 35th birthday: Meghan pays tribute to his fathering skills

Meghan Markle has shared a previously unseen photo of Archie's christening ( main) in a sweet Instagram post on Prince Harry's birthday. The Sussex Instagram account shared a collage of Harry, who turns 35 today, including a picture of him as a baby with Princess Diana in 1984, as a youngster and with brother Prince William, bottom left to right. In the post, the Duchess of Sussex , 38, called Harry 'her inspiration', inset, and praised him for being 'an amazing father' to their four-month-old son Archie. Meghan wrote: 'You are the best husband and most amazing dad to our son. We love you. Happiest birthday!', including a heart emoji.

Couple had applied for retrospective consent after using different design to council approved one. New design includes a 'privacy hedge' thicket of new trees to shield house from a public footpath.

Mia Tindall,  5, shows off her impressive footballing skills at the Whatley Manor Horse

Zara Tindall was seen planting a passionate kiss on husband Mike's lips on day three of the Whatley Manor Gatcombe International Horse Trials at Gatcombe Park today, left. Earlier in the day Mia Tindall, 5, was spotted perfecting her football skills, as she watched her mother Zara Tindall compete in the trials, right. Mia joined father Mike Tindall, 40, and little sister Lena, 1, right, as they watched Zara, 38, compete on her horse 'Gladstone', inset.

The memorial for Prince Philip, 98, will be commissioned after his death, but the fourth plinth is seen as a prime spot. For 20 years, the plinth has seen a rolling display of modern art.

Buckingham Palace has its own cash machine and Post Office. However Palace bar was removed because it was claimed staff were often 'worse for wear', a Channel 5 documentary reveals.

Courtney Love claims Prince Andrew turned up at her house at 1am 'looking for sex'

Singer Courtney Love claims Prince Andrew rang the bell of her Hollywood home 'looking for sex' after being introduced by disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein (inset). In her 2007 book, Dirty Blonde: The Diaries of Courtney Love, the rocker published a picture of her with the Queen's second son. The 2000 meeting saw Prince Andrew (right, leaving Balmoral with the Queen today) acting 'very flirtatious' after arriving at her home unannounced with a protection officer, she claimed. Love made the Duke of York tea from a pot with his mother's face on it, according to a friend of Love. After chatting on the sofa for around 45 minutes the prince reportedly left. The pair were pictured meeting in 2000 at the premiere of the How The Grinch Stole Christmas film in Universal City, California (left).

Prince Andrew, 59, joined his mother at a Balmoral church service this morning during his second visit this summer to the Scottish royal residence, diverting to Scotland on his way back to London.

British fashion designer Georgina Chapman, 43, and Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody, 46, were were introduced 'properly' by Danish model Helena Christensen in April.

Bathroom where Maurizio Cattelan gold toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace pictured

The golden toilet (pictured at Blenheim before inset), entitled 'America', had been plumbed into the stately Oxfordshire home (today inset) for visitors to use after an exhibition by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan opened there on Friday. Cattelan, known for his provocative sculptures, arranged for the toilet to be moved to the palace, which is also the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, in the same way he did at the Guggenheim Museum in New York in 2016, when 100,000 people queued to use it. But the toilet, valued at $5million, was stolen in the early hours of Saturday, leaving the artist and Blenheim bosses devastated and the bathroom in tatters (main). Chief executive Dominic Hare said he hopes the 'stupid and pointless' act of stealing the toilet will 'immortalise' the work of the artist - as he defended the stately home's 'sophisticated security system' and insisted it was insured. Cattelan denied staging the burglary in a Banksy-style prank, telling the New York Times: 'I wish it was a prank. Who's so stupid to steal a toilet?'

The draft document from the Equality and Human Right Commission is expected to be introduced in October across schools in England and Wales. It is designed to protect children exploring identity.

The family feud at Downton Abbey: Earl's second wife 'forces his two children to leave

Lady Fiona, second wife to the Earl of Carnarvon (together left), requested that the children from his first marriage leave Highclere Castle, Hampshire due to family tensions, it has been claimed. Both the Earl's children, Lady Saoirse, 28, and heir apparent Lord Porchester (right) known as George Herbert, 27, had moved into cottages on the 5,000-acre estate, but Saoirse has now left the ancestral completely. The 400-year-old stately mansion also serves as the fictional home the Crawley family in the ITV drama, Downton Abbey (inset).

Suzann Pettersen justified her controversial wild card in stunning fashion as Europe regained the Solheim Cup in dramatic circumstances at Gleneagles.

A couple have been praised by Reddit users from around the world over their brutally honest wedding invitations which ask guests to bring their own 'chair and a sandwich' if they don't RSVP on time.

Liberal Democrats vote to ignore the referendum and STOP Brexit if they win the next

Delegates at the party conference in Bournemouth this afternoon voted overwhelmingly to support a motion to revoke Article 50 if it takes power (man picture). The move would stop Brexit in its tracks without the need for a second referendum. Jo Swinson's party was previously campaigning for a second Brexit referendum, but it has now pivoted to out-and-out support for ignoring the 2016 referendum. The motion says a Liberal Democrat majority government would be 'recognised as an unequivocal mandate to revoke Article 50 and for the UK to stay in the EU'. 'The policy we are debating at conference today is very clear,' Ms Swinson (inset right) told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show today. 'If the Liberal Democrats win a majority at the next election, if people put into government, as a majority government, the 'Stop Brexit' party, then stopping Brexit is exactly what people will get. Yes, we will revoke Article 50.'

Remainer MPs are secretly plotting to revoke Article 50 to stop the UK leaving the EU on October 31. The government fears MPs will try to force through new legislation to stop a No Deal departure.

Fit to lead? Jeremy Corbyn works up a sweat in north London park

The Labour leader was seen stretching outside a cafe before setting on a run (right) in Islington as his wife, Laura Alvarez, struggled to keep pace with him. The 70-year-old then jumped on outdoor gym equipment (left and inset) to work out his arms. His workout came just hours after a think tank warned US President Donald Trump that Mr Corbyn could pass intelligence to Iran. Two days ago, Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson branded the left-winger unfit to lead the country.

The Prime Minister says that if negotiations break down, he will ignore the Commons vote ordering him to delay the UK's departure, adding: 'The madder Hulk gets, the stronger Hulk gets.'

DAN HODGES:The Prime Minister should hold his nerve. Because a man on a white charger may be about to come riding to his rescue. A man by the name of Jeremy Corbyn.

Victoria Beckham beams as David and their children watch her SS 2020 show from the FROW at

Victoria Beckham looked poised and content at her eponymous fashion label's Spring Summer 2020 show at London Fashion Week on Sunday. Held at London's breathtaking Durbar Court, the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Victoria's show was attended by the Spice Girl-turned-designer's beloved family - her parents, husband David and their four children.

Susanna Reid and Piers Morgan fell out when SHE was pilloried for things HE had said on TV. Here, the Good Morning Britain hosts reveal how they rescued their relationship

Doncaster racegoers trade blows after alcohol-fuelled day

Men brawl on the street after the final day of St Leger festival yesterday (left). Other pictures show two women fighting, as one woman viciously tugs the other's hair (right). Police were seen speaking to two racegoers after the four-day event (inset). Logician, ridden by Frankie Dettori, smashed the course record at Doncaster yesterday to give the 48-year-old jockey his sixth win in the £700,000 William Hill St Leger.

Parents of Peter Wilson are among 20 friends and family who travelled to the holiday island of Tenerife this weekend to conduct an organised search of ravines and the mountainside.

Britain's TROPICAL Autumn! UK is hotter than Bondi Beach today as temperatures hit 80F

After around 27C today, the Met Office forecasts a showery 21C Monday before widespread sunshine from Tuesday as highs climb back to 25C from Thursday for the weekend. Average September highs are just 18C. Britons flocked to the nations beaches (Brighton left, Kent top right) and parks to shake of post-summer blues and soak up the sun. St James' Park in London recorded the highest temperature, peaking at 26.9C.

We all know that eight hours is the recommended optimum amount of sleep, but is it really the same for each and every age group? Sleep specialist Olivia Arezzolo shared the answers.

Errant drivers are given £100 fines and three penalty points under the controversial system. Thames Valley is taking on an extra 15 civilian employees to process all the fines.

Are these the world's WORST drivers?

From a missing wheel to a trampoline on the roof, these photos of reckless drivers will leave you in despair. The snaps, taken around the world and collated by amomedia, capture some of the very worst drivers ever spotted behind the wheel. Pictured clockwise from top left: a car that almost ended up in deep water; one with an extraordinary roof load; a car driving with a missing wheel; a trampoline testing the limits of the roof rack; a appliance blocking the driver's view; a driver playing an instrument behind the wheel.

Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert is believed to have been researching a subject controversial in Iran - the Islamic Republic's relationship with the Shia community of Bahrain after a 2011 sectarian uprising.

Petrol prices could SPIKE in wake of 'Iranian drone strike on Saudi Aramco plants'

The oil market is expected to see an increase of $5 to $10 per barrel when it opens tomorrow and may spike to as high as $100 per barrel if Saudi Arabia fails to quickly resume oil supply lost after attacks over the weekend, traders and analysts said. Attacks on two plants at the heart of the kingdom's oil industry yesterday knocked out more than half of Saudi crude output, or five per cent of global supply (pictured smoke billowing from the Abqaiq plant). Industry sources said it may take weeks to bring production fully online. Infernos raged at the plant in Abqaiq, Bugayg, and the country's second largest oilfield in Khurais yesterday morning after Tehran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen fired a flurry of rockets. A senior Revolutionary Guard commander warned that the Islamic Republic was ready for a 'full-fledged war' and that US military bases were within range of Iranian missiles.

Paula Peacock, 43, was a teenager in 1993 when she hid the tiny glass bottle in the back of a wardrobe, in case she had a diabetic hypo. 26-years-later she discovered the relic from her childhood.

The study - by Harry Benson, research director for Marriage Foundation, and Professor Steve McKay of the University of Lincoln - analysed data from up to 13,000 British couples.

Novichok victim Charlie Rowley says finding love has helped him 'overcome' trauma

When the deadly Novichok nerve agent was weaponised on the streets of Salisbury last year, exposure left Charlie Rowley fighting for his life. With his chances of survival balanced on a knife-edge, he remarkably pulled through to awake from his two-week coma. But upon regaining consciousness, he was delivered the crushing news that his girlfriend Dawn Sturgess (inset) had died from the poison. The pair fell ill after handling the perfume bottle used by Russian spies accused of carrying out the attack (suspects pictured right). One year on, the 46-year-old has now found love again and his new girlfriend Kim Mahoney (pictured together left) is reportedly helping the Amesbury-based victim overcome his trauma.

LORD ASHCROFT: On March 26, 1981, an 11-year-old schoolboy stood up to address the annual general meeting in London of Lonrho, one of the largest conglomerates in the world.



The 18th-century French chateau hits the market for an astounding £390,000

The 18th-century chateau (inset), which is situated in the commune of Éperlecques, northern France, is being sold by the American company Concierge Auctions. A step inside the residence reveals original flagstone floors (top left and right), a large dining area (bottom left) and an impressive array of wood-burning fireplaces (bottom right). The lavish building, which is being sold for £390,000, also comes complete with 14 bedrooms and ten bathrooms.

The high-tech £79 million Virtus battle equipment system is causing women trying to become Britain's first commandos and infantry soldiers to endure 'agonising leg and hip problems', say scientists.

Cannabis farmer Tyler Dooley (pictured) launched his business last year with a potent variety named 'Markle Sparkle'. He has a sprawling new 1,000-acre ranch in Oregon where he grows cannabis plants.

Hong Kong protesters defy ban to march in shopping area

Thousands of demonstrators chanted slogans and marched through a downtown Hong Kong shopping district today in defiance of a police ban. Shops were shut amid fears of renewed violence in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory that has been unsettled by months of protests. Police used chemical-laced blue water and tear gas to shoot at demonstrators (pictured). A mixed crowd of hardcore protesters in black and wearing masks, along with families with children, spilled into the roads of the Causeway Bay shopping belt. Some waved U.S. and British flags, while others carried posters reiterating their calls for democratic reforms. Demonstrators also sang 'God save the Queen' and chanted 'U.K. save Hong Kong' outside the British consulate.

PETER HITCHENS: The position of women in this country has changed beyond recognition in my lifetime, mostly for the better, and mostly in ways I very much approve of.

Bobby Qureshi, who described himself as a 'world-famous ophthalmologist', was exposed in a lengthy investigation by The Mail on Sunday following complaints from patients.

Amanda Eliasch, 59, puts her £10,000 sex CHAIRS up for sale in 200-item auction

Socialite Amanda Eliasch (seen left) is putting her four £10,000 sex chairs up for sale in a 200-piece auction at The Swan in Tetsworth, Oxfordshire. The multimillionaire, 59, who received a chunk of her former husband Johan Eliasch's £400 million fortune following her 2007 divorce settlement, is clearing out her £8.3million five story Chelsea home in Cheyne Walk ahead of her 60th birthday next year. The auction will include four sex chairs worth £10,000-a-piece (pictured right), which she bought back in her heyday to 'feel like a dominatrix and scare off men' - but she assures interested buyers that she hasn't used them.

SuperSisters, a London based lifestyle website for Muslim girls ages 13-19 was created by J-Go, and is funded by the Building a Stronger Britain Together government counter-extremism project.

Nicola Nalepka, 17, and Vanessa Lisak, 10, from Bedford have not been seen since Tuesday and police say they are increasingly concerned about their welfare.

A census allowing people to choose a different sex to the one on their birth certificate is to be sent out in March 2021. Some experts say it will lead to a 'misallocation of funds for services'.

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde say 'throwaway' comments can have a 'lasting' impact on children create gender stereotypes. Their guidance calls for a revision of nursery staff training and language.

Raja Rao, husband (pictured right) of the oldest mother, had a heart attack a day after thanking God and saying they are 'happiest couple in the world' after his wife gave birth to twins last week.

Border Force intercepts up to 40 migrants off Dover coast - just five days after a record 93 people made bid to cross Channel on same day

Three boats were pictured being towed to the coast in Dover, Kent, this morning as the surge of migrants trying to cross the Channel continues amid the summer weather (left, a Border Force vessel intercepts the migrants). Rumours circulating in migrant camps that the UK's exit from the EU will make it harder to enter Britain are thought to be fuelling the growing numbers. Today's arrivals (pictured, top and bottom right) came ashore just five days after 93 people tried to enter the UK in one day. The very next day 21 more tried to make the crossing.

Two charitable will-writing schemes are open to new customers - with solicitors around the country offering to draw up a last will and testament free of charge.

Students and middle-aged workers in need of cash are among the most sought-after targets for crooks, who dupe them into accepting deposits as a way of laundering 'dirty' money.

With single-parent adoptions at a record
high in the UK, Anna Moore talks to the men and women who say it's the best decision they've ever made

Law graduate who consumed 10,000 calories every day brings his weight down by 16 stone

George Middleton (left after weight loss and right before weight loss), 31, from Hampshire, would drink four litres of Coca Cola a day and would eat a 2,820-calorie McDonalds meal every other day before deciding to make a change. The law graduate, who previously weighed 31 stone, shed a staggering 16 stone after his GP warned his diabetes put him at risk of having a foot amputated.

Scott Parker (pictured) urinated on his cell door and broke the phone he was supposed be using to call his solicitor after officers arrested him over the burglary in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Dr Michael Mosley, pictured with his GP wife Clare, said everyone's brain can be manipulated to have a transformative effect on our bodies leading to dramatic increases in your lifespan.

Hamza bin Laden, the son of former Al Qaeda leader and 9/11 mastermind Osama, was killed in a counter-terrorism operation, the White House said. It is unclear when he was killed.

Mos Antenor, 42, drives a bulldozer while clearing the road after Hurricane Dorian Mclean's Town, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Friday Sept. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Tropical Storm Humberto moved away from the Bahamas on Saturday after dumping rain on parts of the archipelago's northwest region that were already hammered by Hurricane Dorian.

The 62-year-old sparked a minor furore when covering his last Test match for Sky TV. Gower's blunder came just days after viewers saw him behave strangely during the first day of the match.

Curve models have slammed the plus-sized industry saying it subjects women to just as much 'tyranny' as regular models. One model said brands want a 'palatable' version of fat.

Heron peering through window crowned winner of British Wildlife Photography Awards 2019

The British Wildlife Photography Awards is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Daniel Trim from from Hitchin, Hertfordshire, crowned overall winner for his shot of the grey heron. A Blue Tit (top left) perches among the snowdrops on a frosty winter day. The photograph, taken by Paul Sawer, from Orford, Suffolk, came first as a series of four in the British Seasons category in this year's British Wildlife Photography awards. The Hedgehog (top right) is pictured peering out among the autumn leaves as it makes a recovery from its injury. The image formed a series of six for Britain's Most Loved Mammal by Lawrie Brailey from Merstham, Surrey. It came first in the Documentary Series category. Mark Thomas from Northwich, Cheshire, took the shot of Plaice Face (bottom left) in Criccieth Beach, Gwynedd, Wales. It was awarded first place in the Coast and Marine Wales category. The delicate web of a garden spider (bottom right) in the centre of its masterpiece was captured by Alan Smith in Reading, Berkshire, and came first in the Hidden Britain category.

Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan has outlined plans to give Ofcom more power to collect 'diversity data' in a letter to the Prime Minister. Wants the regulator to monitor employment figures.

Former CIA agent Edward Snowden, who leaked highly sensitive documents to the press in 2013, announced he had married his partner Lindsay Mills two years ago.

As a child born in 2018, my little girl has a one in three chance of living to 100. In contrast, as someone born in 1917, Pamela would have been considered lucky to live past 60.

Professor Lorna Harries of Exeter Medical School said: 'Many age-related diseases and ageing itself may happen because of a failure of a few, very basic health-maintenance mechanisms in our cells'.

Woman accidentally swallows her engagement ring

Jenna Evans (left), from San Diego, California, swallowed her engagement ring (top right) during a terrifying nightmare involving 'a high speed train and bad guys'. The bride-to-be was rushed to hospital where doctors had to perform an upper endoscopy in order to retrieve the ring from her intestines (x-ray pictured bottom right). She later took to Facebook to write: 'I went to urgent care where I struggled to explain why I was there, because I was laughing/crying so hard.'

A reader asks DR ELLIE CANNON of ways to keep fit which will not worsen the symptoms of their asthma which makes them wheeze when they take part in exercise.

The actor, who won acclaim for reinventing the Time Lord for a new generation of fans in 2005, has revealed he was struggling with serious mental illness during the making of the sci-fi series.

Labour is thought to be considering raising the tax on private medical cover from 12 to 20 per cent, bringing it in line with the rate of VAT.

This state-of-the-art, 39ft-long vessel known as the Victa- being tested by British Special Forces - is set to transform the Royal Navy's ability to protect shipping in the Persian Gulf.

Stranger gives £10 to buy gift for Staffie-cross Swift who 'makes her smile' when she

Debbie Nutchey, from Leeds, West Yorkshire owns five-year-old Swift (left, the pair pictured together) and was delighted to receive the greeting along with a £10 gift card from stranger Rachel to buy treats or a toy (inset). The kind gesture came from a lady called Rachel who sees the Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross in the window (right) of Ms Nutchey's house every day. The mother-of-four told how Swift started sitting on the back of a chair in the window of her home in Leeds, West Yorkshire, while she waited for her to come home.

Crowds of protesters clashed with police today in fresh civil unrest in the city of Nantes in western France, with 21 people confirmed to have been arrested.

Officers armed with riot shields and batons were deployed to the capital's Exarchia district to squash the public display of anger - resulting in violent clashes with the activists.

Vodafone, BT, Barclays, Lloyds and John Lewis all issued stark warnings about the rising dominance of the internet giants in response to an official review of the online advertising market.

ALEXANDRA SHULMAN: Marie Claire magazine announced the end of its print edition last week and shows the market needs to strike a balance between aspirational lustre and stuff which interests them.

Trump raised the idea of lifting sanctions during a discussion with Bolton in the Oval Office on Monday afternoon, drawing furious protests from the noted hawk, a person close to Bolton said.

Moment Spanish emergency services battle raging waters to save families from homes in Alicante - as flash floods devastate south of the country 

A series of videos from Orihuela, in Alicante, show rescuers as they wade through murky water in order to free locals and holidaymakers who have been trapped by severe floods in Spain. Rescuers in hi-vis jackets were seen walking an inflatable boat carrying two dogs to safety, before returning to help an elderly woman escape her home. Another clip captured emergency services as they attempted to rescue a couple who were trapped on a roof by helicopter, as water rushed into the building below.

New research has found eight out of ten motorists are unaware they can benefit by fitting the gadget to their car - offering average annual savings on premiums of £200.

The average person in Britain generates about 11 tons of carbon dioxide every year - from activities such as heating the home and cooking meals.

Ian Baldry, who claims to be a 'massive MCFC fan', has been charged with racially aggravated disorder after he allegedly swore at the footballer during a match in Manchester last year.

Drivers spotted the goat running alongside the road near Lofthouse, West Yorkshire, before it began weaving through vehicles on the motorway, which police closed in both directions.

Bonnie and Clyde shotgun is tipped to sell for £60,000 as duo's artefacts head to auction

The shotgun used in Joplin, Missouri, (top left) is part of the collection expected to make a total of £120,000 at auction. A book of poems written by Bonnie Parker while she stewed in jail is also up for auction (right). A gold wristwatch recovered from Clyde's body following his death is expected to fetch £25,000 (middle left). The archive also includes a blood-stained bandage that was used to treat a gunshot wound suffered by Clyde (bottom left). Bonnie and Clyde (centre) are believed to have committed 13 murders and many robberies and burglaries by the time they died in 1934.

New developments in oral healthcare could see the dentist's drill consigned to history, after experts at King's College, London found a drug to prompt teeth to repair themselves.

TALK OF THE TOWN: Hong Kong socialite Veronica Chou, pictured, is set to divorce her husband, Russian businessman Evgeny Klyucharev, after seven years of marriage.

The event hopes to celebrate the lives of trans people but is rooted in activism, acting as a call for change. It began at Wellington Arch at Hyde Park Corner and ended in Soho Square.

Tense moment daredevil CATCHES knife in mid-air without cutting himself as friend throws it at target 

The clip, taken in Loveland, Colorado, shows knife thrower Cody Cooper catch the blade. On Instagram he said he 'only got poked by one' blade but it 'didn't hurt at all'. Mr Cooper first misses the soaring weapon after it is thrown towards his home target range by Scott Fernandez.

Barely bigger than a grain of sand, the rod-shaped pellet is inserted into the eye in a quick, painless procedure lasting just two minutes. It begins to release vital medication for up to a year.

I am a big fan of Prue Leith, 79, pictured, and have no doubt her knowledge of souffles is unsurpassed, I'm not sure if the same can be said of her medical experience, writes EVE SIMMONS.

Lancashire villagers build colourful straw men for annual Autumn festival 

The streets of Charnock Richard, near Chorley, have been filled with colourful straw men and other wacky creations for the long-running weekend scarecrow festival. Locals to head-to-head for the most outstanding design, with winners including attempts at a Willy Wonka scene, a giant Superman, and Dumbo the elephant.

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Goodwood Revival revellers wind back the fashion clock

The third and final day of the Goodwood Revival festival near Chichester in West Sussex has been blessed with blue skies and balmy temperatures. Revellers watched classic Minis tearing up the track while strutting their stuff in fashion picks from the forties, fifties and sixties including block colour mini-dresses. (Pictured from left: Two ladies dressed as 1940s housewives drink tea, specators dance to the Twist. Inset: A classic Mini on the Goodwood track)

Some 45 per cent of homeowners in Newcastle said their neighbours liked to snoop on their business, a poll of 2,000 Britons revealed. Liverpool was second on 40 per cent, according to the study.

Vegan family-of-five say their 14-year-old son is being bullied because of their diet

Jacqui (third from the left) and Ryan Robins (second from the right) and their three children Skye, 15 (right), Skipp, 14 (left), and Cadan, five (second from the left) are from Probus, Cornwall. Trolls say their diet is disrespectful to Ryan's late father, a 'highly-respected' butcher. Family say bullies regularly wave meat in 14-year-old Skipp's face at school. The family often post vegan activism content on social media (inset).



Five off-the-beaten-track destinations that haven't been ruined by Instagram yet

With social media fuelling our desire to travel more than ever before, once untouched destinations are now heaving with swarms of tourists which doesn't exactly make for a relaxing holiday setting. Italy's Amalfi Coast and the awe-inspiring site of Egypt's pyramids are now filled to burst with travellers scrambling for the perfect 'wanderlust' shot for their feed. But don't despair - Australian travel company Luxury Escapes has taken the pain out of researching off-the-beaten path vacation spots by revealing the top five locations Instagram hasn't ruined yet (pictured: four of the five).


The Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was playing against former SNP MP Anne McLaughlin during a visit to the Dennistoun district of Glasgow this afternoon.

Girl, two, becomes one of the youngest in Britain to have an ovary removed 

Two-year-old Esme Todd (left), from Swindon, has become one of the youngest people ever to have an ovary removed before undergoing cancer treatment - so she will be able to have children in the future. After being diagnosed with nephroblastoma, a type of kidney cancer, mum Megan Edwards (right, with Esme), 28, was told that the treatment needed to save her daughter's life could also leave her infertile.