Romeo and Juliet born next to one another in star-crossed coincidence

Romeo (left) and Juliet (right) with their parents in hospital (Picture: Coastal Carolina Hospital) Two babies, both alike, in hospital, in South Carolina where we lay our scene. From forth the fruitful loins of their parents, a pair of star-crossed babies sleep peacefully. That is how we are going to rewrite the opening of Romeo and Juliet for these two newborns: ...

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Thames Water fined £20,300,000 for pouring 1,400,000,000 litres of raw sewage into Thames

(Picture: PA) Thames Water has been fined a record £20.3 million for polluting the River Thames with 1.4 billion litres of raw sewage. The company allowed huge amounts of untreated effluent to enter the waterway in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire in 2013 and 2014, leaving people and animals ill, and killing thousands of fish. Dog walker discovers 8ft boa constrictor curled ...

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Danny Boyle says he could have made T2 Trainspotting 10 years ago for ‘wrong reasons’ as he addresses Brexti parallels in 2017 sequel

Danny Boyle says making T2 Trainspotting 10 years back with Ewen Bremner, Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle would’ve been a mistake (Picture: Getty Images) Danny Boyle reckons making a Trainspotting sequel some 10 years ago would’ve been for the ‘wrong reasons’ – as he addresses the inadvertent but important Brexit parallels in the second film. Steve Martin ...

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Sir Bruce Forsyth’s mate Jimmy Tarbuck says star ‘feels very lucky’ and is ‘walking again’

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Jimmy Tarbuck says Sir Bruce Forsyth is slowly regaining his mobility after he was hospitalised with a severe chest infection. ‘I’m back, b***hes!’ Lindsay Lohan introduces her brand new prank show in style Sir Bruce was in intensive care for five days ...

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Chelsea star Cesar Azpilicueta stuns David De Gea with wondergoal in Spain training

Cesar Azpilicueta has been on fire for Chelsea this season and the defender looked to be impressing while training with Spain this week. Antonio Conte report card: Near-perfect start with Chelsea on course for the double Julen Lopetegui’s side have been training on the outskirts of Madrid ahead of their World Cup qualifying match with Israel on Friday evening. A number of Premier ...

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Cheap electric planes could fly from London to Paris ‘within a decade’

(Picture: Wright Electric) Electric-powered planes could be flying from London to Paris within 10 years – and the price of tickets could plunge. Thames Water fined £20,300,000 for pouring 1,400,000,000 litres of raw sewage into Thames Wright Electric has already had talks with Easyjet over its plan for electric aircraft which would carry 150 people on journeys up to 300 ...

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Louisa Johnson admits Forever Young was ‘a bit of a dodgy start’

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Former X Factor winner Louisa Johnson has hinted that she wasn’t the biggest fan of her winners’ single Forever Young. Lime Pictures offer Hollyoaks opportunity for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds The Bob Dylan cover became the 19-year-old’s debut single after she ...

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OWO, DFK, RO – the NSFW slangs sex workers use to advertise their services explained

Ooh errr (Picture: Metro.co.uk/ Shutterstock) Finally! Your handy guide to knowing the difference between your A-Levels and a Girlfriend Experience. Since time immemorial, sex-workers have had to rely on slang and abbreviations to advertise what they offer. Sex and self-employment: The items that can be expensed will shock and surprise you Why? Well, our fuzzy laws don’t help. At the ...

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Steve Martin reunites with his Father Of The Bride daughter – and Franck Eggelhoffer is there too

While we’re still patiently waiting for a Father Of The Bride 3 movie, there has been a mini reunion which will keep us going for the time being. Danny Boyle glad he resisted making T2 Trainspotting 10 years ago for ‘the wrong reasons’ In fact, we’re feeling pretty warm and fuzzy inside right now at the sight of Steve Martin, Martin ...

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World Water Day 2017: This dirty water bottle is encouraging people to think before they drink

Today is World Water Day. Why does that matter? Well how about this, an average of 663 million people worldwide who do not have access to clean water. This cancer survivor has been collecting ‘Bald Buddies’ to try and normalise being bald We’re all sitting here getting miffed that we’ve only got 13% battery left on our phone, and around the ...

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