Madison Beer responds to leaked audio of boyfriend’s abusive rant urging women to ‘speak up’

Madison Beer has spoken out about the leaked audio of Jack Gilinsky allegedly verbally abusing her (Picture: Karwai Tang/WireImage) Madison Beer has urged other women to ‘speak up’ and ‘not stay in an abusive relationship’ following her own experience. Angelina Jolie ‘refuses to put pressure on kids’ careers’ Earlier this month leaked audio seemed to show the 18-year-old singer being ...

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Wimbledon 2017: The ‘Big Four’ can be beaten, warns Andy Murray coach Ivan Lendl

Lendl and Murray out on the practice courts (Getty) Andy Murray’s coach Ivan Lendl has warned that none of the ‘Big Four’ are safe ahead of their round four matches. Murray, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are all in action on Monday with few expecting to see any upsets. Watch: Serena coach Mouratoglou convinced Wimbledon final will be ...

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High Court rules in favour of Government over UK arms to Saudi Arabia

The decision was made after judges saw secret evidence (Picture: PA) After seeing secret evidence, the High Court has rejected claims that the Government is acting unlawfully by failing to suspend the sale of UK arms to Saudi Arabia. The case was brought by Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT), which says UK fighter jets and bombs sent to the Gulf ...

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Europe’s most unattractive holiday destinations by name

Angers in France made the list (Picture:: Andia/UIG via Getty Images) Spending a long hot summer in Rottenegg or a romantic weekend in Piles doesn’t sound that appetising.  But the two locations are amongst a number of unsavoury sounding places that tourists will head to in Europe this summer. Man throws bike at couple having sex in public park A list ...

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Priests and rabbis are getting seriously high on shrooms ‘to see if they meet God’

God…. is that you? (Picture: Shutterstock) What happens when priests, Buddhists and rabbis take a vast dose of ‘shrooms and listen to religious music – and does God show up? Huge fire rips through Camden Lock Market We’re actually finding out – as researchers at John Hopkins give religious participants psilocybin (the trippy chemical in magic mushrooms), and watch. Dr ...

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Divorce isn’t all bad – sometimes it can help you better understand yourself

A divorce can be a good thing (Picture: Liberty Antonia Sadler for Metro.co.uk) Anyone who’s gone through a divorce is likely to cite that time in their life as one of the worst things they’ve experienced. A marriage is about 100% trust and loyalty, and if you get to the point where the only option is for this bond to ...

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Girl, 9, escapes from kidnap attempt while playing out with her sister

A schoolgirl was grabbed by a man in a park in Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire (Picture: Google Street View) A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted kidnap after a nine-year-old girl was ‘grabbed’ in a park in broad daylight. The schoolgirl was with her younger sister when she was approached by the man shortly after midday on Saturday in ...

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UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia ruled lawful

UK government arms sales to Saudi Arabia are lawful, the High Court has ruled, after seeing secret evidence. The court rejected claims the government was acting illegally by not suspending weapon sales to the kingdom, which is fighting a war in Yemen. The UN claims Saudi air strikes against Houthi rebels in that country have caused thousands of civilian deaths. ...

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Vatican bans gluten-free bread for Holy Communion

The Vatican has outlawed the use of gluten-free bread for Holy Communion. The ruling must be followed by 1.2 billion Catholics around the world wheat intolerant worshipers will be disappointed to hear.   At the request of Pope Francis the announcement was made in a letter to bishops by Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the ...

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Vienna joins Aleppo and Damascus on Unesco 'in danger' list

With its largely pedestrianised centre, cobbled streets and Habsburg architecture, Vienna is usually high on the list for city breaks packing a historical punch. But Unesco has added the Austrian capital to its “World Heritage in Danger” list, citing new building works that will impact on the city skyline. At the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee – which ...

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