This Morning viewers charmed as panda-loving boy is given surprise holiday

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Every so often a story comes along on This Morning which gives you all the feels – and sure enough this touching tale of a boy and his panda was it. Truck accidentally reverses over young couple relaxing in park Wednesday morning’s ...

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Theresa May reveals 120 tower blocks have cladding that failed fire safety tests

A total of 120 tower blocks have failed fire safety tests (Picture: David Mirzoeff/PA Wire) Theresa May has revealed that a total of 120 tower blocks have failed fire safety tests on cladding following in the wake of the Grenfell fire. More to follow. MORE: Six charged over deaths of 96 people in Hillsborough Disaster MORE: Muslim children seek counselling after ...

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There’s a growing backlash against bloggers and celebs saying ‘I drink water’

(Picture: metro.co.uk) Everybody has that friend who has perfectly clear skin, a Victoria’s Secret body, and the attitude of a sprightly Snow White (pre-poisoned apple, of course). Everything you need to know about ridding yourself of the horror of ingrown hairs ‘What’s your secret?’ we ask, hoping to find out some magical concoction that’ll give us their other-worldly glow. ‘I ...

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Portsmouth tower blocks cladding removal 'may take months'

Portsmouth City Council has said it “could take months” to remove cladding from two tower blocks in the city. Horatia House and Leamington House have aluminium composite cladding which has been identified as “high risk”. At an emergency meeting held on Tuesday residents were told the timescale to remove the panels was unclear. Portsmouth Council leader Donna Jones said: “We ...

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Uber to appeal against English tests for drivers

The introduction of a written English language test for private hire drivers has been delayed after Uber won the right to appeal against the plans. Transport for London (TfL) had wanted to revoke licences if drivers had not passed the test by 30 September. Uber lost a High Court battle in March against the policy. But the Court of Appeal ...

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Flights affected by Edinburgh Airport power cut

Flights and terminal services at Edinburgh Airport have been disrupted by a power cut. It is understood the electricity failed just before 09:00. The airport said the power “was now returning” but flights have been disrupted and passengers should expect further delays. The power cut affected the terminal building and the main hall was plunged into darkness with only emergency ...

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Thousands of people who fled to Canada in fear of Donald Trump cannot find jobs or homes

A woman and her baby are detained by Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers after they illegally crossed the US-Canada border (Picture: Geoff Robins/ AFP/ Getty Images) Thousands of people who fled to Canada in a bid to escape Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal migrants, have become trapped because of an overburdened refugee system. Refugees are struggling to find work, permanent housing or enroll ...

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Woman moved out of home over Grenfell Tower fire goes mad at MP

Chantal Peters spoke angrily about being evacuated from her block of flats (Picture: ITV/ Good Morning Britain) A mother who was moved out of her flat in Camden over safety concerns has told an MP he and others should be jailed over the fallout from Grenfell Tower.  Chantal Peters reacted angrily after shadow housing minister John Healey was unable to explain ...

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Neighbours spoilers: Will Elly be charged with the attempted murder of Finn Kelly?

Will Elly go down for this? (Picture: Channel 5) Someone tried to smother paralysed Finn in his hospital bed – was it Elly? Bachelor In Paradise contestant DeMario Jackson speaks out about sex scandal Sadly for the teacher, it’s beginning to look like everyone thinks so. Mark and Karl confront her, leading her to being questioned by the police. She ...

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Foo Fighters tickets for O2 Arena in September on sale today – when and where to get them

The Foo Fighters are back in the UK in September (Picture: REX/Shutterstock) The Foo Fighters are following up on their triumphant headlining show at Glastonbury Festival by returning to the UK for a special one-off show in September. Dave Grohl and the boys are back in Blighty on September 19 at the O2, London for a gig to celebrate the ...

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