If Britain can no longer be a member of the EU, it will benefit from being as close to Europe as possible

The ceremony in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding Treaty of the European Union is a sombre moment to reflect that the forces pulling the peoples of Europe together are stronger, in the long run, than those pulling us apart.  Sixty years ago, there were just six countries coming together. The UK, having made its lack of ...

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The people of Britain should not be punished for Brexit – and the EU will make sure they aren't

On Wednesday, Theresa May will trigger Article 50 and so begin the official two-year process by which the UK leaves the European Union. As the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, made clear this week, EU leaders see Brexit as a failure and a tragedy. We did not seek this outcome: I personally campaigned for Britain to remain in the ...

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Huge explosion flattens buildings in Wirral

A huge explosion has flattened at least one building in Wirral, injuring dozens. Emergency services rushed to the scene in New Ferry, where a building was reduced to rubble at around 9.15pm. It is not yet clear if anyone was inside the building at the time, but injured people were seen walking to ambulances, according to the Liverpool Echo, one ...

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Giving The Gift Of Life This Mother's Day

Imagine a role in which you didn’t need a degree or any prior experience, but your hours were non-negotiable and your contract of employment would be valid for the rest of your life. As mothers, millions of women fulfil this role across the globe however, their ability to have a safe and happy pregnancy and birth depend greatly on where ...

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Cheryl and Liam announce birth of baby boy

Former X Factor judge Cheryl has announced the birth of her first child with One Direction star Liam Payne. The 33-year-old singer said the baby, born on Wednesday weighing 7lb 9, was “an incredibly beautiful, healthy baby boy” and was “looking like a dream”. She said they had not named him yet, but he was “already stealing hearts”. “We are ...

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Liverpool in discussions over transfer move for Chelsea forward Dominic Solanke

Dominic Solanke is out of contract at Chelsea in the summer (Picture: Getty) Liverpool are reportedly looking into the prospect of signing Chelsea forward Dominic Solanke in the summer transfer window. Arsene Wenger report card: Time to go after dragging Arsenal to all-time low of his reign Solanke has only made one first-team appearance for the Blues but the highly-rated 19-year-old ...

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The Chasers crowned winners of Let’s Sing And Dance For Comic Relief

We all knew they had enviable quiz show skills, but now we know The Chasers are pretty nifty movers too – after they were crowned winners of Let’s Sing And Dance For Comic Relief. Take That become five again as Ant and Dec join them for hilarious performance Saturday night’s show saw the quartet – consisting of Jenny Ryan, Anne ...

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Cheryl welcomes baby son with One Direction singer Liam Payne

Cheryl and Liam welcomed their son on March 22 (Picture; REX/Instagram) Cheryl and Liam Payne have confirmed that they have welcomed a son together. The singer confirmed the news with an Instagram photo of Liam cradling the new arrival, announcing that he was born on March 22. ‘On Wednesday 22nd March Liam and I became parents to an incredibly beautiful, ...

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Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud reveals his feelings on reduced role this season

Giroud admits he’s asked Wenger about his place in the team (Picture: Getty) Olivier Giroud has opened up about his reduced role in the Arsenal first-team this season, and the moment he confronted Arsene Wenger about it. Arsene Wenger report card: Time to go after dragging Arsenal to all-time low of his reign The France international has often had to ...

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Djibril Sidibe shows he’s perfect for Arsenal by setting up Olivier Giroud’s France goal against Luxembourg

Djibril Sidibe and Olivier Giroud combined for France’s opener (Picture: TFI) Djibril Sidibe gave Arsenal fans a possible glimpse of the future by helping set up Olivier Giroud‘s goal to break the deadlock in France‘s World Cup qualifying match with Luxembourg. Arsene Wenger report card: Time to go after dragging Arsenal to all-time low of his reign Reports suggest Arsene ...

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