We've Hit Peak Beauty Hack With People Using Toilet Seat Covers To Blot Oily Skin

We’re all about a DIY beauty hack; anything that can save us a little bit of money and keep us feeling like our best selves 24/7 is usually a guaranteed winner. But we are having a little trouble getting our head around the latest makeup maintenance idea, which is seeing women using paper toilet seat covers as a way to blot ...

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Disabled teenage girl suffers third degree burns after being washed in bleach

Two caretakers in Iowa are accused of washing a teenage disabled woman in a dangerous mix of bleach and epsom salts, causing third degree burns. Court documents show that Katrina Eubanks, 50, and her husband Garry Eubanks, 54, put 19-year-old Airionna Bent into a bathtub with the chemicals, casing burns all over her body and intense pain. Ms Bent is ...

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Philando Castile's family awarded $3m settlement over police killing

The family of a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer and whose shooting death was streamed live by his girlfriend, has reached a $3m settlement with the city that employed the policeman. The arrangement between the family of Philando Castile and the city of St Anthony, means that the parties will avoid a wrongful death lawsuit that could ...

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Novak Djokovic 'a work in progress' as Serbian bids to get his career back on track at Wimbledon

Andre Agassi will be back working with Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon next week, but as the Serb prepares for his Aegon International debut here on Tuesday his thoughts have been with one of his former coaches. Djokovic, who will meet Canada’s Vasek Pospisil in his first match, made contact with Boris Becker last week after hearing that the German had ...

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Grenfell Tower fire: Fake story about miraculous baby found alive in flat sparks widespread anger

A story about a miracle baby being rescued from the 16th floor of Grenfell Tower has angered social media users who shared it before finding out it was fake.  Using a BBC “breaking news” image, a link to the story then sent people to a website bearing a “Metro” logo. Neither organisation had anything to do with the story.  The author claimed that both ...

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Philip Pullman to name new character after young girl killed in Grenfell fire after her teacher makes emotional auction bid

Philip Pullman will name a character in his next book series after a teenage girl believed to have died in the Grenfell Tower fire. The Northern Lights author has pledged to commemorate 15-year-old Nur Huda el-Wahabi, following a bid of £1,500 in the Authors for Grenfell Tower Auction by her former teacher, James Clements. His emotional appeal gained the attention of other ...

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Theresa May accused of bribing DUP with £1bn deal despite claiming 'there is no magic money tree'

Theresa May stands accused of using at least £1bn of public money to seal a “grubby deal” with Northern Irish unionists that lets her cling on to power. The cash – branded a “bribe” – helps save Ms May’s premiership following her botched election gamble and was found despite her having claimed during the campaign that there is “no magic ...

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Dawid Malan sets sights on England Test place after lighting up one-day international stage on dream debut

After producing one of the most eye-catching England debuts in recent memory, Dawid Malan is hoping his stunning T20 performance in Cardiff on Sunday will help put him in contention for a Test place. The Middlesex batsman’s 78 from 44 balls against South Africa was the highest score by an England T20 debutant. It was an innings that not only ...

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Man ‘proposes’ to woman’s five-year-old daughter minutes after asking her to marry him

(Picture: Mandi Gilliland) An adorable set of photos captured the moment 26-year-old Grant Tribbett, from Indiana, proposed to his long-term partner Cassandra Lynn. Here’s how being a poor millennial has actually worked in my favour Cassandra has a five-year-old daughter named Adrianna Rose, who Grant absolutely adores and he made that clear in his beautiful proposal to Cassandra. (Picture: Mandi ...

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How to avoid permanent ear damage at festivals

Concert crowd and concert stage. There are many things you think about when planning a trip to a festival. Fitness blogger doesn’t care if she’s got a bit of extra belly fat ‘Do I have enough baby wipes?’, ‘How will I sneak this alcohol in?’, ‘What are the chances of someone sh*tting on my tent?’ are just a few of ...

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