Parsons Green Tube attack: Police release two men arrested in connection with the blast

Police have released two men arrested in connection with the Parsons Green terror attack. A 48-year-old man arrested in Newport, South Wales on Wednesday, and a 21-year-old male – understood to be Yahyah Farroukh – arrested on Saturday, have been released with no further action, Scotland Yard said. The 21-year-old was arrested in Hounslow, West London, at 11.50pm on Saturday evening, and ...

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Dangerous cycling: What is the current law and how might it change?

A spate of high-profile road accidents involving bikes has sparked a national debate on laws covering reckless cycling. The Government this week announced an “urgent” legal review in the wake of the sentencing of Charlie Alliston, 20, who knocked down and killed 44-year-old mother Kim Briggs while riding a bike with no front brake. The case prompted calls for the ...

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Hinkley Point could be delayed after unions vote for strike ballot

Work on the Hinkley Point nuclear power station could be delayed again after unions representing civil engineers announced a strike ballot will take place over a pay dispute. The UK’s first new nuclear plant in two decades has been beset with difficulties after the project was launched on the Somerset coast. It is both behind schedule and significantly over budget. Now, the GMB and Unite unions will put members to the vote ...

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These Are The Most Popular Halloween Costumes, According To Pinterest

The popular visual discovery app Pinterest and fashion search platform Lyst have come together to predict the top ten costumes everyone will want to wear this Halloween.  Looking at global data from a combined pool of 210 million monthly users, Pinterest and Lyst have revealed the top 10 most wanted looks this year so far.  1. Pennywise The Clown From ...

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Is Fenty Beauty Cruelty Free? And Other Things You Might Be Wondering About The Brand

The launch of Fenty Beauty took place on the last day of London Fashion Week (19 September), at an incredible event hosted by Harvey Nichols in Knightsbridge.  The collection includes foundations, concealers, highlighters and lip glosses suitable for every skin tone. Something for which we’re all grateful.  One thing’s for sure, Fenty Beauty has already made quite the splash. But ...

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Papworth Hospital granted royal title by Queen

One of Europe’s leading heart and lung hospitals – Papworth – has been granted a royal title by the Queen. The hospital near Cambridge, which carried out heart surgery on the Duke of Edinburgh in 2011, will become Royal Papworth Hospital. The UK’s first successful heart transplant was carried out there in 1979 and the world’s first successful heart, lung ...

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Eggheads and The Chase stars pay tribute as Fifteen To One host William G Stewart dies aged 84

William G Stewart has died aged 84 (Picture: FremantleMedia Ltd/REX/Shutterstock) Tributes have been coming in for Fifteen To One presenter William G Stewart. Ant McPartlin’s wife Lisa Armstrong ‘still upset’ with him for ‘putting her through hell’ Stewart died aged 84 after a brief illness, his agent confirmed on Thursday. He fronted the tough Channel 4 game show from 1988 ...

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Project CARS 2 review – racing mad

Project CARS 2 (PS4) – rain, rain come again, ’cause you look really cool The smash hit crowdfunded driving game returns, with more cars, more tracks, and the most realistic weather system ever seen. Games Inbox: Do you have a favourite video game publisher? A decade or so ago driving games where one of the most popular types of video ...

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Games Inbox: Favourite video game publisher, Marvel Vs. Capcom Monster Hunter, and Bloodborne toys

Does it make sense to have a favourite publisher? The morning Inbox laments the decline of in-game map editors, as one reader is too scared to accept a free game. To join in with the discussions yourself email gamecentral@ukmetro.co.uk Aggressive and unpleasant That story about the Project CARS guy and EA was quite the eye-opener. Like you said, this stuff ...

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Epilepsy drug warnings 'not reaching women', survey shows

Almost 70% of women surveyed about a powerful epilepsy drug have not received new safety warnings about the dangers of taking it during pregnancy, the BBC has been told exclusively. Sodium valproate, known as Epilim, carries a 10% risk of physical abnormalities in unborn babies. About 20,000 children have been harmed by valproate medicines in the UK since the 1970s. ...

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