Ed Miliband Channels Arnold Schwarzenegger With Pledge To Return To Frontline Politics

Ex-Labour leader Ed Miliband has channelled Arnold Schwarzenegger, saying “I’ll be back” as he suggested he could return to frontline politics. Miliband has been on the back benches since he led Labour to defeat in 2015 but has remained prominent, thanks in part to work as a radio, podcast host and Twitter commentator. PA Archive/PA Images Ed Miliband has been ...

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Bryan Cranston Tells Graham Norton About That One Time He Got Caught Having Sex In A Tunnel In The Alps

‘The Graham Norton Show’ has seen some interesting stories recalled in recent years – Robbie Williams, we’re looking at you – and Bryan Cranston became one of the many celebs who have shared a filthy one during Friday (13 October) night’s show. Appearing on the show alongside Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell and Matt Lucas, the ‘Breaking Bad’ actor explained that ...

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Uber: 11 really useful features you need to know as a passenger

Uber has been banned from London, but you can still use it. That’s because the ban hasn’t gone into effect yet. In fact, it might never do, because Uber has appealed the decision. Regardless of what happens with Uber in the capital, it will continue to operate in many other UK cities, including Edinburgh, Manchester and Sheffield. The controversial taxi-hailing app is extremely ...

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Universal Credit: Government helpline for welfare claimants 'more expensive than number for tax avoiders'

Universal Credit claimants who call a government telephone helpline are being charged more than people who call a similar number to discuss avoiding paying tax.  Calls to the dedicated Universal Credit phone number cost up to 55p per minute while calls to HMRC’s number for self-described tax avoiders costs up to 40p.  The first costly helpline is used by people with ...

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Australia to be elected to powerful UN human rights council amid asylum policy criticism

Australia is to be elected uncontested to the United Nations Human Rights Council amid stern criticism of its asylum policies. The nation was competing with France and Spain for one of two seats but its election was made almost certain when Paris retracted its bid. It comes at the end of a two-year-long international campaign by Australia, which has vowed to be ...

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Top Republican Corker accuses Donald Trump of 'castrating' Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

U.S. Republican Senator Bob Corker stepped up his public feud with Donald Trump on Friday, saying the U.S. president’s undermining of his top diplomat was like castrating him in public. Corker told the Washington Post in an interview that Trump had undercut Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s efforts to enlist China in reining in North Korea’s nuclear program by denigrating ...

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Brexit poll shows rising number of people regret UK decision to leave EU

An increasing number of people believe voting to leave the European Union was a bad idea, according to a new Brexit poll. It shows the highest proportion of people regretting the result since the referendum in June 2016, with 47 per cent of respondents saying it was “wrong” for the UK to vote “Leave” compared with 42 per cent who believe it was the right ...

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The Top 10: Unexpected Middle Names

We’ve had invented middle initials, now we have middle names, real and fictional. This list was started by Maggie Lavan, who nominated Donald Fauntleroy Duck. Special prize to David Mills‏ for this exchange: “What was Gladstone’s middle name?” “Ewart.” “I said, ‘What was Gladstone’s middle name?’” 1. Charles John Huffam Dickens. “Charles Huffam Dickens is a name worthy of his own ...

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Erdem x H&M lookbook revealed with full price list

The Erdem x H&M lookbook and price list has finally been revealed, after the highly-anticipated collaboration was announced in July. Featuring a campaign directed by Baz Luhrmann, the collection was inspired by the English countryside and is bursting with the the label’s trademark floral prints. Arriving in stores on November 2, it features a number of opulent, red carpet-ready gowns, ...

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Ed Miliband says he is keen to return to frontline politics alongside Jeremy Corbyn

Ed Miliband says he is keen to return to the frontline of the Commons battle alongside Jeremy Corbyn, adding: “I’m relatively young”. The former Labour leader made clear he was itching to take a frontbench job and that he expected to stay in politics for the next two decades. Asked if considered himself a “minister in waiting”, Mr Miliband said ...

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