This guy’s planning to swim 100km around the world with a tree strapped to his back

(Picture: Ross Edgley) A few months ago, we introduced you to Ross Edgely – the fitness guru and endurance athlete who’s made a name for himself by completing a series of mad endurance challenges. He took part in the world’s longest rope climb. He ran 30 marathons in 30 days. He completed a triathlon with a tree trunk strapped to ...

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Trump gets rejected for hug in awkward encounter with James Comey

President Trump was Left hanging (Picture: ABC News) James Comey rejects unwanted hug from Donald Trump in this excruciating video. Footage shows how the FBI director, who the US President fired last week, rejects the embrace and opts for a formal handshake. Shocking video emerges of lone wolf being tortured by villagers and dogs Mr Comey later told a close friend ...

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Angel Gomes trains with Manchester United’s first team ahead of Crystal Palace clash

Angel Gomes won United’s Under-18s Player of the Year award on Thursday. (Getty Images) Angel Gomes trained with Manchester United’s first team on Friday after making history at the club’s end-of-season awards ceremony on Thursday evening. The 16-year-old, who is highly regarded as one of United’s brightest academy prospects, became the youngest ever winner of the club’s Jimmy Murphy Youth Team Player ...

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Carer was so cruel she was compared to Miss Trunchbull from Matilda

Beauty Mufakazi pictured outside court (Picture: Manchester Evening News) A seriously ill mother was so badly treated by a carer that she was left ‘whimpering’ in pain and ‘screaming’ in bed. Lorraine Parkin, 45, who communicates using an iPad, was allegedly poked, pinched and squeezed by carer Beauty Mufakazi. Manchester Crown Court heard that Mufakazi was compared to Miss Trunchbull, the ...

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Eamonn Holmes claims he’s ‘stuck’ with Ruth Langsford after confessing he wasn’t all that into her

Eamonn wasn’t sure it was working out with Ruth when they first started dating (Picture: ITV) Eamonn Holmes put Ruth Langsford in a rather awkward position on This Morning as he opened up about their first few dates. EastEnders boss reveals details of Phil Mitchell’s return Eamonn ever the romantic, the presenter said he wasn’t sure about Ruth at first and ...

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EastEnders spoilers: Boss Sean O’Connor reveals new details on Phil Mitchell’s return

(Picture: BBC) He’s been a real miss in EastEnders lately but Phil Mitchell is set to be at the centre of the action when actor Steve McFadden returns to Walford to reprise the role – and boss Sean O’Connor has described his passion for the character in an interview with Metro.co.uk and teased that he will likely be a changed ...

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Conservative manifesto: No timetable for migration pledge

The Conservatives will not set a deadline for their target of slashing immigration but hope to do it as quickly as possible, ministers say. Their manifesto includes a commitment to bring net migration down to below 100,000 even though the pledge, first made in 2009, has never been met. Brexit Secretary David Davis said it would be done in an ...

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Ex-Newcastle youth coach George Ormond faces sex charges

Former Newcastle United youth coach George Ormond has been charged with 29 sex offences, police have said. The 61-year-old, of Newton Abbot, Devon, is alleged to have committed the offences between 1973 and 1998. He is due to appear before Newcastle Magistrates’ Court on 9 June, Northumbria Police said. The charges followed an investigation into “non-recent child sexual abuse in ...

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Vancouver bans dolphins and whales from aquarium

Vancouver Park Board is banning the city’s aquarium from bringing in new whales, dolphins and narwhals – even those that are injured or rescued. Animal rights groups have applauded the move, arguing that keeping cetaceans in captivity is cruel. “There’s substantial scientific evidence that cetaceans do suffer in captivity, and that outweighs the benefit of putting them on display for ...

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Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin risks Arsène Wenger anger after receiving Spain Under-21 call-up

Hector Bellerin has been included in Spain’s squad for the forthcoming Under-21 European Championships, despite Arsène Wenger’s desire for the full-back to miss the tournament. The Arsenal defender has featured regularly for Wenger’s side this season, playing in 40 of their 50 fixtures and clocking in over 3,000 minutes of football, despite a severe dip in form during the second ...

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