Conor McGregor reveals what is spurring him on ahead of Floyd Mayweather fight

Conor McGregor has revealed the increased ridicule he is receiving in the run up to his fight with Floyd Mayweather is actually spurring him on. The Irishman will make his professional boxing debut in Las Vegas on August 26 when he takes on the undefeated Mayweather, one of the sport’s all-time greats. McGregor built his reputation as one of the leading figures in the ...

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Peanut allergy cure for children could be close after Australian researchers make major breakthrough

Australian researchers may have finally found a cure for peanut allergies in children. In a small but long-term medical trial by the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, two thirds of children were cured of their allergy. What’s more, the desensitisation to peanuts lasted for four years. The 48 children were treated with an experimental immunotherapy treatment. This meant they were given ...

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Brexit: UK plans to keep visa-free travel for EU nationals

European nationals will still be able to pass freely without passport checks between the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland after the UK’s departure from the EU, under new Government plans. It comes after officials published the second Brexit negotiating position paper on the contentious issue of the Irish border, which includes preserving the Common Travel Area between the two countries. Due ...

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British Airways strike wrecks start of family's £2,500 holiday

British Airways cabin crew working for the airline’s Mixed Fleet operation at Heathrow have begun another two-week strike, which runs until Wednesday 30 August. The Unite union says its members are taking the action as part of the long running dispute over pay and the sanctioning of striking workers. The stoppages have been near-continuous since 1 July, with the airline ...

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Paul Pogba explains how Manchester United new boy Nemanja Matic has given him more freedom

Pogba opened his account for the season in the thumping win over West Ham (Picture: Getty) Paul Pogba has hailed Nemanja Matic’s arrival at Manchester United and believes he is already benefiting from the steel and solidity provided by the Serbian midfield. Man Utd star Chris Smalling names the title rival signing that’s impressed him most Jose Mourinho made bringing ...

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Lily James has ‘bag and passport stolen’ while filming Mamma Mia sequel in France

Lily James had a spot of bother while filming the Mamma Mia sequel (Picture: James Gourley/REX/Shutterstock) Lily James was left ‘panicked’ at the weekend when her bag and passport were apparently stolen as she filmed the Mamma Mia sequel in France. Kim Kardashian confirms she’s trying for a third baby with husband Kanye West The 28-year-old actress was in the ...

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Man City have made some excellent signings this summer, admits Manchester United star Chris Smalling

Chris Smalling during Manchester United’s pre-season (Getty) Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has been impressed with the transfer business conducted by rivals Man City this summer – with one signing in particular standing out. While much has been said about United’s summer recruitment, it’s in the blue half of Manchester there’s been more activity. Barcelona confirm Philippe Coutinho transfer is ...

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Advice from the dating wreckage: How do I deal with a partner who’s sh*t in bed?

(Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk) Everyone dreams of having the perfect relationship. A partner who meets your every need –  emotionally, intellectually, sexually… a true soulmate. Unfortunately, the world isn’t quite so perfect – and we have to filter through a lot of sh*t before we have a chance at knowing what we really want, then finding the person who ...

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Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger explains Alexis Sanchez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain transfer stance

Arsene Wenger isn’t putting finances first in the Alexis Sanchez saga (Picture: Getty) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has explained why he is willing to gamble on taking a financial hit over the futures of Alexis Sanchez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as they look to make free transfers away from the club next summer. The Gunners have had to put up with ...

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People are sharing their coping strategies on A-level results day

People are sharing their coping strategies on A-level results day (Picture: Getty Images) It’s A-level results day so naturally your nerves are all over the place.  Here’s how students can get a free Nando’s on A Level Results Day You may not have got into your first choice university or didn’t quite make the grades. Don’t worry. Just take a ...

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