When is Notting Hill Carnival Family Day and what exactly is it?

Family Day is similar to the Monday, only a little more family-friendly (Picture: SWNS) The Notting Hill Carnival is one of Europe’s biggest street festivals, and is seen by many Londoners as the loudest and most colourful way to finish off the summer. However the blaring tunes and all-day street parties can be intimidating to a lot of people – ...

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EastEnders spoilers: Steven Beale kills for Max Branning tonight?

(Picture: BBC) Steven Beale faces a huge dilemma in EastEnders tonight as scheming Max Branning ups the pressure on him to get rid of the tenants in the flat who are refusing to budge – by starting a fire! Initially, Steven refuses and decides that it’s time to tell Lauren the truth to put an end to Max’s sinister blackmail ...

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Newlyweds arrested after getting drunk and missing honeymoon flight

Newly weds Darren and Nadia Stanway on their wedding day (Picture: Cavendish) A newlywed couple were arrested at an airport after they had their first row over missing their honeymoon flight. Darren Stanway, 39, had been drinking wine and beer with bride Nadia, 34, in their taxi on their way to the airport – but they turned up too late ...

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Mum is battling maggot infestation at home that started after bin collection time changed

Kayleigh Manuell with daughter Lily Manuell (Picture: SWNS) A mother is desperately trying to fight off a maggot infestation at her home. Kayleigh Manuell, 30, said she stayed awake most nights hosing the insects away from her garden in Plymouth so they wouldn’t show up in her hallway. Newlyweds arrested after getting drunk and missing honeymoon flight The mum-of-four is ...

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Celebrity Big Brother: Brandi Glanville and Sandi Bogle erupt into huge fight over Jemma Lucy drama

Sandi lost her cool with Brandi after she was up to no good with Jemma. (Picture: Channel 5) There’s a few ladies in the Celebrity Big Brother house that you don’t wanna mess with, but CBB favourite Sandi Bogle has erupted into one of the angriest rants that this series has seen so far. Steven kills for Max in EastEnders ...

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Games Inbox: Crackdown 3 delay reaction, Sonic Mania love, and Shenmue III doubts

Crackdown 3 – is it a delay too far for Microsoft? The evening Inbox looks back at Nintendo’s fraught relationship with third party publishers, as one reader claims FromSoftware is overrated. To join in with the discussions yourself email gamecentral@ukmetro.co.uk The camel’s back At first I thought people were being a little unfair to Microsoft about their handling of the ...

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Manchester United star Luke Shaw could be put up for sale to raise funds for next signing

Luke Shaw could still leave Old Trafford this summer (Picture: Getty) Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is keen to sign a full-back of proven quality and could put Luke Shaw up for sale to raise funds for the move. Shaw, 22, had a difficult campaign last term and played just once between December and March despite being deemed match fit ...

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Theresa May rejects appeal from 9/11 survivors to release suppressed Saudi Arabia terror report

Theresa May has rejected an appeal from survivors of the 9/11 attacks to make public a suppressed report into the role of Saudi Arabia in funding Islamist extremism in the UK. Earlier this summer, the British government announced it had decided not to publish the information, citing national security reasons and the “vast amount of personal information” it contained.  Among ...

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Barcelona attack live: Armed men 'take hostages' after van ploughs into crowd of pedestrians

Police and emergency services are responding to an incident in Las Ramblas area of Barcelona in which multiple people are believed to be injured. Authorities said a van mounted a pavement and struck several people in a “massive crash” in the area of the city that is popular with tourists.  El Pais newspaper reports that the driver of the vehicle ...

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Isle of Skye: How to evade police even if you haven't made a hotel reservation

The wildest, most remote place you can reach in Britain without getting out of your car? The Isle of Skye. You can drive from anywhere in mainland England, Wales or Scotland to Kyle of Lochalsh, where previously you had to take a ferry. But since 1995 the port has changed from a full stop to a forlorn comma beneath the ...

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