Why the African islands of Cape Verde are the ideal winter holiday destination

The winter coats are out, we haven’t seen a blue sky in weeks and the heating bill is about to be astronomical. Enter Cape Verde. A six hour flight and an hour’s time difference, the Cape Verde island of Sal will offer you warm weather all year round and the chance to forget about those work emails piling up. It’s so ...

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Labour candidate forced to apologise after claiming Isis does not exist

Safia Noor, 25, is a Labour candidate in next year’s council elections in Birmingham (Picture: BPM) A Labour party election candidate has been forced to apologise after claiming there is ‘no proof’ terror group Isis exists. Safia A’Noor, 25, posted the remarks on Facebook in the wake of the Westminster terror attacks, which left five people dead, telling her followers ...

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Meet the female WWE wrestlers making history in Dubai

(Picture: thewrestlingclassic/Instagram) Until last year, female wrestling was banned in the United Arab Emirates. Hardly surprising, considering the host of restrictions placed on Emirati women in the area. But on Thursday, two women made history by performing in a WWE Raw Women’s Championship event in Abu Dhabi. Alexa Bliss and Sasha Banks had to change their outfits to accommodate the ...

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Jack Wilshere casts doubt on Arsenal future amid contract stand-off

Wiil Wilshere leave? (Picture: AMA/Getty) Jack Wilshere has admitted he’s unsure about his future at Arsenal as his contract stand-off with the Gunners continues. The England international is yet to make a Premier League start this season, featuring for just 65 minutes thus far, although he has made seven starts in cup competitions. With his current deal expiring at the ...

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Rose McGowan slams Meryl Streep’s ‘toned-down’ description of Weinstein allegations: ‘It’s a f****** crime!’

Rose McGowan has criticized actresses for their response to the Weinstein scandal (Picture: AP) Rose McGowan has hit out at fellow film star Meryl Streep, accusing the actor of dumbing down the allegations made against disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein.  Streep, 68, spoke about the multiple allegations against the former Weinstein Company boss and branded the situation as ‘the most gargantuan ...

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It’s snowing in London – and no one can cope

Further snow is expected to fall in London and the South East (Picture: Matthew Chattle/REX/Shutterstock) OK everyone, it is snowing in London – but the world isn’t falling apart so don’t freak out. People woke to the tiniest sheet of white this morning in the capital and they can’t cope (or at least they can’t on social media). Labour candidate ...

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Taylor Swift holds hands with bae Joe Alwyn as she prepares for UK show

These two <3 (Picture: Splash) Taylor Swift has been spotted in public for the first time with her long-term boyfriend, British actor Joe Alwyn. The two walked hand in hand together ahead of her Friday performance in New York for the Jingle Bell Ball – and just days before her first UK performance since she released her sixth album, Reputation. ...

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Katie Price says marriage is over for good as Keiran Hayler has ‘been caught cheating again’

Katie Price and Kieran Hayler are over for good (Picture: WireImage) Katie Price has admitted that her marriage to Kieran Hayler is over for good. The former model has finalised her decision to end her marriage after rumours surfaced that Kieran had been cheating on the star again. Kieran, 30, had reportedly been messaging one of the women who worked ...

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Zac Efron names Zendaya as his favourite on-screen kiss of all time

Zac Efron has revealed his favourite kiss ever (Picture: Getty Images) If one of your life goals was to be Zac Efron‘s biggest kiss ever, then you need to put that dream to bed, because the Hollywood actor has revealed he’s already had it. The High School Musical veteran has just wrapped filming for new movie The Greatest Showman, and ...

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Teachers call for ban on energy drinks in schools

One of the UK’s largest teaching unions is calling for schools to ban energy drinks from their premises. The NASUWT is warning about caffeine levels in the drinks, describing them as “readily available legal highs” which can contribute to poor behaviour. It follows a report by academics, seen by 5 live investigates, calling on the government to consider making the ...

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