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Cruel strangers stare at ‘fat’ girl, 4, with rare medical condition

Emily can’t lose weight because she was born without a pituitary gland (Collect/PA Real Life) A four-year-old girl is cruelly dismissed by strangers as a ‘fat kid’, because she has a rare medical condition that means she can’t lose weight. Emily was born without a pituitary gland, which means her body is unable to produce vital hormones – including the ...

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Prince William and Kate awarded Gold Blue Peter badges for mental health campaigning

Wills and Kate (right) receive their badges (Picture: BBC/Dan Vernon/PA Wire Only a select few have ever been awarded the highly coveted gold Blue Peter badge – Sir David Attenborough, Roald Dahl, JK Rowling. And now, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge. The pair were given their badges in honour of the work they have done on promoting the ...

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Consultation on ‘opt-out’ organ donation system launched online

Even though 80% of people say they’d be willing to donate their organs, only 36% are officially registered (Picture: PA) A consultation has been launched into organ donation, taking us one step closer to an opt-out system. Jeremy Hunt said families need to overcome their ‘fatal reluctance’ to talk about organ donation, making their wishes clear to relatives in order ...

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Star Wars: why The Last Jedi is so important for Finn

Which direction will Finn take in The last Jedi (Picture: Industrial Light & Magic) As the arrival of The Last Jedi trickles down to its final days, we reach the final stretch of our look at key characters from the film, and why its events are so important to them. The last time we saw Finn – the Stormtrooper who ...

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Juan Carlos Ferrero warns Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal to expect ‘tough’ 2018

Will Federer find life tougher in 2018? (Picture: NurPhoto/Getty) Juan Carlos Ferrero is expecting 2018 to be ‘tough’ for the ‘Big Four’, with a string of players returning to full fitness and the rise of the Next Gen stars looking to prove themselves at the very top. The former world No. 1 and 2003 French Open champion works alongside 20-year-old ...

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Manchester United respond to Toni Kroos over Paul Scholes tweet

Manchester United responded to Toni Kroos’ tweet (Picture: Getty) Manchester United‘s official account responded to Toni Kroos over the midfielder’s Paul Scholes tweet which sent fans into meltdown on Monday night. During a Twitter Q&A, the Real Madrid superstar was asked for his opinion on the age-old Scholes vs Steven Gerrard vs Frank Lampard debate – and his answer delighted ...

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Games Inbox: Ready Player One video game movie, Fallout 4 VR impressions, and Bad Company 3 hopes

Read Player One – yes, that’s Tracer and Chun-Li The evening Inbox has some tips for pre-ordering the Bayonetta 2 special edition, as one reader advises Nintendo on the Switch 2. To join in with the discussions yourself email gamecentral@ukmetro.co.uk PLEASE NOTE: We are currently getting content ready for the Christmas and New Year break, and since the calendar makes ...

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Baby died when mum ‘got distracted by sat nav’ and crashed into lorry

Ruth was not in her car seat when her mother drove into a lorry (Picture: Funeral zone) A three-week-old baby girl died in a car crash when her mother became distracted by her sat-nav falling from the windscreen, an inquest has heard. Ruth Kareem-Komolafe died in hospital the day after her parents smashed into a lorry in Croydon, south London. ...

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Euston will become a massive homeless shelter feeding 200 on Christmas Day

Tables will be laid at the station and a full Christmas dinner served (Picture: Getty) London’s Euston Station will transform into a giant shelter for the homeless this Christmas Day. For one day only and for the first time ever, the sights and sounds of hundreds of trains and thousands of commuters will be replaced by 200 homeless people enjoying ...

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Tyson Fury teases boxing fans he wants to fight on Billy Joe Saunders undercard

Tyson Fury took a big step towards a comeback on Tuesday (Picture: Getty) Tyson Fury has teased fans he wants to get back to fighting straight away by floating the idea he could compete on Saturday. The heavyweight is set to fly to Canada to watch Billy Joe Saunders defend his WBO middleweight title against David Lemieux. Fury was in ...

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