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Transfer news live: Arsenal agree deal for former Premier League star, Chelsea dent Liverpool's Thomas Lemar plans

Snow is falling, all around you… which can only mean one thing – the winter transfer window is now just around the corner. Some of world football’s biggest names were on the move in the summer, Neymar smashing the world transfer record by swapping Barcelona for PSG, but as we prepare for the winter window to creak open many closer ...

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Bitcoin price – live updates: Cryptocurrency stabilises as alternative digital currencies rise in value

The value of bitcoin has stabilised after recent rises and slumps. The cryptocurrency, which is attracting a huge amount of mainstream attention, passed the $17,600 mark on Friday before slipping to below $14,000 on the weekend. It’s worth $17,249 as of Wednesday morning UK time, according to the Coinbase exchange.  Gadgets and tech news in pictures Its value is up more than 25 per cent over last week, ...

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Alabama election: Farmer's attack on Roy Moore over homophobic remarks may have sealed candidate's fate

Perhaps it was the man’s strong but plain-spoken rebuke outside a Roy Moore rally on the campaign’s final night, condemning the Republican candidate’s past comments lambasting homosexuality. Perhaps it was the admission of the man, a peanut farmer, that he too, had harboured some of the same anti-gay feelings. Perhaps it was his sign, a photograph of his daughter, a ...

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Jerusalem latest: Palestinians will not accept any US role in peace process 'from now on', says Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said that Palestinians will no longer accept any American role in the Middle East peace process after US President Donald Trump‘s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Mr Trump’s announcement was a “crime” that threatens world peace, the Palestinian Authority leader said on Wednesday, calling on the United Nations to revamp the stalled ...

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How to buy bitcoin: A beginner's guide to purchasing the cryptocurrency and not being scammed

The value of bitcoin has hit a new record high of more than $17,600, and mainstream interest in the cryptocurrency has skyrocketed. The notoriously volatile currency is expected to fluctuate wildly, and numerous financial experts are advising people to avoid getting involved with bitcoin, believing that the boom can only end badly.  However, if you’re really curious and either want to dip your ...

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Jason Isaacs stabbing: Arrests made in Northolt murder probe

Two more teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of the murder of an 18-year-old apprentice carpenter stabbed in north-west London. Jason Isaacs, described as “amazing” and “beautiful”, was found critically injured in Newnham Close, Northolt, on the evening of 18 November. He died from his stab wounds three days later. An 18-year-old man from Watford, and a 16-year-old boy from ...

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Myles Bradbury: Victim 'destroyed’ by Addenbrooke's abuse doctor

The mother of a child abused by a paedophile hospital doctor says her son has been “destroyed” by what happened. Myles Bradbury was jailed for 22 years in December 2014 after admitting abusing 18 victims at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. The hospital has agreed a number of payouts with Bradbury’s victims. Speaking publicly for the first time, the mother of ...

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Burglary victim heartbroken after twin baby ashes theft

A box containing two babies’ ashes has been stolen in a burglary leaving the victim “heartbroken”. The box, which contained ashes of twins who died at birth, was stolen from a property in Castlegate in Richmond, south-west London, on Monday between 14:00 and 17:00. The maroon box measures 13cm by 8cm by 9cm and was taken along with jewellery. Det ...

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Leeds crash: Boy, 15, admits causing deaths

A 15-year-old boy has admitted causing the deaths of five people who were killed when the stolen car they were in hit a tree in Leeds. Ellis, 12, and Elliott Thornton-Kimmitt, 14, died along with Darnell Harte, 15, Anthony Armour and Robbie Meerun, both 24, in the crash on 25 November. The boy, who cannot be named, appeared at Leeds ...

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