Facebook investigates fake cancer child post

Facebook says it is investigating a mother’s complaints about a post that misused photos showing her child with a severe case of chickenpox. The message claimed the boy instead had cancer and that the social network would donate money for surgery if users “liked” it or wrote comments. More than a million people have engaged with the post since it ...

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London Underground passengers warned of 24-hour Tube strike

Passengers are being warned of a 24-hour Tube strike from 21:00 GMT. Rail and Maritime Transport (RMT) union members are walking out in a row about staffing involving Tube drivers. Transport for London warned that Central, Waterloo and City lines would be affected and other lines were expected to be busier as a result. Meanwhile, Southern Railway conductors are also ...

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West Mercia Policeman's bid to retire with dog fails

A police dog will not be allowed to retire with her handler despite a petition of more than 35,000 signatures. The campaign to keep Sgt David Evans and police dog Ivy together received support from people across the world. But West Mercia Police chief constable Anthony Bangham said it was “in the best interests of the dog and the force ...

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Recognise Faith Dingle’s enemy who crashed the Robron wedding? She was previously in Emmerdale for two years

(Picture: ITV) If you’re anything like us, you always have an IMDB tab open whenever watching your favourite soap so that as soon as a guest character pops up, you can find out exactly why you recognise them. And long term Emmerdale fans have good cause to remember the woman who rocked up at Robert and Aaron’s wedding ceremony to ...

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Iron Fist release date, cast and trailer for new Netflix series

Marvel’s Iron Fist (Picture: Netflix) Iron Fist is the latest series in the Netflix/Marvel universe, alongside Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage. The series follows Danny Rand, a martial arts expert who can call upon the power of the iron fist. The character is the final addition for the planned mini-series The Defenders, which will feature all four of the ...

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Primark pulls ‘racist and offensive’ Walking Dead t-shirts from shelves

Primark has pulled the t-shirts from its stores (Picture: Ross Parry) Primark has pulled a range of t-shirts from its stores after a complaint that they were offensive and racist. They showed Negan holding a bloodied baseball bat wrapped in barbed wire, which he uses to smash his victim’s heads to pieces, with the rhyme ‘Eeny, Meeny Miny, Moe’ written ...

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Pie eating Sutton goalkeeper Wayne Shaw under investigation from Gambling Commission

Sutton United goalkeeper Wayne Shaw is under investigation from the gambling commission for munching on a pie during his side’s FA Cup tie with Arsenal. The 45-year-old backup goalkeeper used his team’s big moment against the Gunners to take part in a betting stunt. Manchester United star makes surprise return to training ahead of EFL Cup final A newspaper’s betting ...

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If you know this woman she’s wanted by police after a woman was glassed in the face

Police want to speak to this woman over the attack (Picture: NTI) Police are on the hunt for this woman after someone was glassed in the face in a pub attack. Officers were called to The Swan, in Vicars Street, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, after violence flared last Saturday night. Primark pulls ‘racist and offensive’ Walking Dead t-shirts from shelves One female ...

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Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix ‘madly in love’ after starring together in Her

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara are thought to be ‘madly in love’ four years after they played a former couple (Picture: Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images) Hollywood stars Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix are thought to be ‘madly in love’ after playing a divorcing husband and wife in 2014 movie Her. Should Casey Affleck win an Oscar for Best Actor when he ...

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Arsenal striker Lucas Perez in transfer u-turn, according to his agent

Lucas Perez’s Arsenal future looks unclear (Picture: Getty) Lucas Perez’s agent says his client is now happy to remain at Arsenal, despite stating the precise opposite just 24 hours ago. Manchester United star makes surprise return to training ahead of EFL Cup final The Spaniard has endured a frustrating start to life at the Emirates Stadium, having impressed whenever used by ...

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