British Airways axes hundreds more flights leaving 100,000 stranded

Hundreds of British Airways flights to and from Heathrow have now been cancelled as the airline battles to restore its operations at its main base. This has left thousands more passengers added to the numbers stranded by BA’s difficulties, with an estimated 100,000 now out of position. Edinburgh, Manchester, Leeds-Bradford and Newcastle are the UK routes selected for further cancellations. Many ...

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Oxford teacher investigated for 'misgendering' to sue school

A teacher who faced disciplinary action after he referred to a transgender pupil as a girl is taking his school to an employment tribunal. Joshua Sutcliffe, from Oxford, says he was investigated after he said “well done girls” to a group that included a student who identifies as a boy. The 27-year-old Christian pastor is now suing the school for ...

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Tulse Hill hit-and-run: Woman dies after being hit by four vehicles

A woman has died after being hit by four vehicles while using a pedestrian crossing in South London. The woman, in her late 20s to early 30s, was struck by an HGV as she crossed Norwood Road in Tulse Hill at 06:48 GMT. She was then subsequently struck by a second lorry and two cars, a spokesperson for the Met ...

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Uber taxi quote in snowy Birmingham 'outrageous'

A hospital anaesthetist has slammed a taxi firm that quoted her up to £149 for a 10-mile trip to work in the snow. Dr Daman Mullhi told the Birmingham Mail she tried Uber’s taxi app when she was unable to get a car off the drive in Harborne to go to Solihull. Dr Mullhi said on Twitter the quote of ...

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Buckingham Palace arrest: Man held 'trying to climb wall'

A 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of trespass at Buckingham Palace. Police said the man had stepped over a low perimeter fence and was trying to climb an outer wall on Sunday evening. He was not found to be carrying a weapon and the incident is not being treated as terrorist related. He has been released on conditional ...

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Margaret Hodge repays £2.97 after Garden Bridge apology

An MP has apologised to the Commons and repaid £2.97 after she was found to have breached Parliament’s code of conduct. Dame Margaret Hodge offered a “sincere” apology for “inadvertently” breaching the rules over her review of the London Garden Bridge project. An inquiry said the Barking MP should not have used Parliamentary resources for the review. The £2.97 repayment ...

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London’s getting a three day vegan Christmas market, so deck the freakin’ halls

Hackney Downs vegan market (Picture: Andy Donohue) I’ve never really been a fan of Christmas markets, probably because by the time I was of the age to go to them of my own accord, I’d already opted out of eating animals and there wasn’t much for me to eat there. I’m a big fan of eating and hate getting FOMO ...

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Liverpool star Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Mohamed Salah has been named BBC African Footballer of the Year (Picture: Getty) Liverpool sensation Mohamed Salah has been voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. The 25-year-old Egypt forward beat off competition from Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinean Naby Keita, Senegal’s Sadio Mane and Nigeria’s Victor Moses to be named the continent’s greatest player. Champions League draw: Man Utd ...

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Transgender people allowed to enlist in US military from 2018

Trump announced he would ban transgender people from enlisting earlier this year (Picture: Getty) The Pentagon has said it will allow transgender people to enlist in the US military beginning on January 1, despite Donald Trump‘s opposition. It comes after the president announced back in July that he banned transgender people from joining the army, air force and navy. California ...

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Fitness fanatic Jade meets yoga-loving Jak who shows off his flexbility on their first date

Jak shows off his yoga in the middle of the restaurant to impress Jade (Picture: Channel 4) One lucky lady finds out her date is pretty flexible on the latest episode of First Dates, which we think would be a positive in anyone’s book. Fitness fanatic Jade meets Jak in the latest episode, and they both share a love of ...

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