Paul Burrell Compares 'Suppressing' Sexuality To A 'Black Cloud' That Followed Him

Paul Burrell has opened up about keeping his sexuality a secret for years, having come out earlier this year. The former royal butler announced back in March that he was gay, and revealed plans to marry his new partner Graham Cooper, six months after divorcing his wife of 32 years. In a fresh interview with Channel 5’s ‘In Therapy’, Paul says ...

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Grenfell Council Leader Offers Advice On How To Make Cuts In 'Final Insult' To Victims

Jack Taylor via Getty Images The council leader who presided over the Grenfell Tower disaster offered paid “advice” on public sector cutbacks – and tried to “whitewash” his CV in the process.  Nick Paget-Brown resigned as leader of Kensington and Chelsea council after the authority’s woeful response to the deadly inferno drew widespread criticism.  He has remained a councillor but ...

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Nicola Sturgeon Praises Aamer Anwar After Post-Barcelona Attack Abuse From Far-Right

Nicola Sturgeon has condemned far-right figures after they targeted a human rights lawyer caught up in the Barcelona terror attack with a torrent of online abuse. The Scottish First Minister praised ’s “dignity” in contrast to the “hatred” displayed by hundreds of trolls, many of whom were responding to a tweet from Tommy Robinson. The far right abuse that @AamerAnwar has suffered ...

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'Strictly Come Dancing': Chizzy Akudolu Added To Line-Up, Ahead Of New Series

‘Holby City’ actress Chizzy Akudolu has become the 12th celebrity confirmed for this year’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. She is the second of five stars to be announced on what ‘Strictly’ bosses have dubbed ‘Mega Monday’ (21 August), at the end of which the entire of the line-up for the upcoming series will be complete. The news was announced with a brief ...

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GCSE Results Day 2017: Everything You Need To Know About The New GCSE Grades

This week, thousands of nervous teens will tear open their GCSE results – as they have done every August for decades.  But this GCSE results day – held on August 24 – there will be one big difference to years gone by.  For the first time, pupils will not only receive traditional A* to G grades, but will also be faced ...

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Sir Bruce Forsyth: BBC considers permanent tribute

The BBC is considering a permanent memorial to Sir Bruce Forsyth, who died on Friday at the age of 89. Amid the tributes to the entertainer, some fans have called for a statue of the entertainer to be erected outside a BBC building. A spokesperson for the BBC said it would look into the idea of a memorial to mark ...

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'Snapchat race' driver killed friend in Aberystwyth crash

A driver has been jailed for causing a crash which killed his friend as he tried to reach 100mph to film footage for Snapchat. Ricafort Gamboa, 25, from Bolton, raced along country roads near Aberystwyth, while friends inside his car filmed him on their mobile phones. But his Citroen C3 smashed into a wall, killing Ernest Pideli, 18 and injuring ...

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Big Ben sounds its regular midday bongs for last time in four years

Hundreds of spectators gathered outside the Palace of Westminster as Big Ben sounded its regular midday bongs for the last time before falling silent for four years. Silenced as part of essential restoration works on the Elizabeth Tower, the famous 13-tonne bell is expected to return to full use in 2021 but will still sound on important event, such as ...

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Dad shares predatory messages sent to seven–year-old daughter on popular music app

A dad has shared distressing screenshots of messages his seven-year-old daughter received from an online predator in a bid to warn other parents. When it comes to technology, parents go to great lengths to protect their children when they’re using the internet, social networks, apps and games, but as one dad unfortunately found out, this isn’t always enough.  Last week, ...

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What US intelligence knew about Adolf Hitler in 1943

One of history’s most brutal tyrants was a diagnosed schizophrenic on a mission to avenge his childhood years of repressed rage, according to Henry Murray, an American psychologist and a Harvard professor. In 1943, the US Office of Strategic Services, a precursor to the CIA, commissioned Murray to study Adolf Hitler’s personality to try to predict his behavior. In his ...

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