Jana Novotna: Former Wimbledon champion dies at age of 49

Media playback is not supported on this device Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49. The Women’s Tennis Association said Novotna, who had cancer, “died peacefully, surrounded by her family”. The Czech player had lost in the Wimbledon final in 1993 and 1997 before winning the Grand Slam tournament when she beat Nathalie Tauziat in ...

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'You WANT a bad deal' Eurosceptic MP snaps at Campbell as he calls Brexiteers 'delusional'

Labour Brexiteer Ms Stuart accused the Remainer of wanting the UK to get a “bad deal” in Brexit negotiations with the European Union. Mr Campbell argued that Brexiteers like Ms Stuart are “leading the country to a catastrophe” as she tries to deliver what the majority of British people voted for.  Speaking on the BBC’s Sunday Politics, Ms Stuart explained ...

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Tory MP warns public will 'go BANANAS' if Britain is MADE to pay EU €40bn for Brexit deal

Education Select Committee Chair Robert Halfon said the public would “go bananas, absolutely spare” if Britain pays more than €20bn for a deal with the European Union.  Speaking on the BBC’s Westminster Hour, Mr Halfon said that an exit costing around €40-50bn will “undermine” every argument the Conservatives have about the need for austerity.  Mr Halfon said: “60 per cent ...

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Bitcoin RIVAL: Could you make money from GOLD? Glint challenges cryptocurrency giant

Almost 86-years since the nation gave up on the gold standard, tech company Glint Pay Services is encouraging investors to throw their weight behind the precious metal as they “reintroduce gold as money”. Users will be able to make payments through mobile phone apps or a conventional MasterCard, allowing anyone to buy, sell and gift gold by the gram – ...

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Born to be an alcoholic: How innocent boy's life spiralled out of control due to condition caused by mum's drinking

A man has spoken out about how his life spiralled out of control into alcoholism after being born with a condition caused by his mum’s drinking. Lee Harvey-Heath was diagnosed with foetal alcohol syndrome at age 26 but only after he had become an alcoholic and been sent to jail. Lee, now 32, believed the diagnosis explained everything that happened ...

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'Hear my voice before it's too late' – Brave nine-year-old girl's letter after being abused by bullies

A brave nine-year-old girl has penned a heartbreaking letter after being ‘kicked, punched and mentally abused by bullies ‘. Lucy Ramsden is begging for people to “hear her voice” and wrote a note saying “please help me before it’s too late”. Her mum Victoria Edge hopes that by sharing her daughter’s story, other children and parents going through bullying will ...

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Street performer 'Logy On Fire' engulfed by flames in front of screaming children after dangerous trick goes wrong

This is the horrifying moment a street performer was engulfed by flames after “the most dangerous trick in the world” went terribly wrong. Logy Logan – also known as ‘Logy On Fire’ – was entertaining families in Belfast when his beard caught fire, Belfast Live reports. Within seconds the 29-year-old fire starter was completely ablaze as children and parents screamed ...

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Woman who put rubbish in wrong bin hit with £2,500 court bill after failing to pay £80 fine

A woman who put a bag of rubbish in a community recycling bin faces a £2,500 court bill after failing to pay the original £80 fine. Hien Nguyen was given the initial fine after her local council identified her from the waste that was found in the wrong bin. But she was taken to court by Reigate and Banstead Borough ...

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8 details you may have missed on Sunday's 'The Walking Dead'

Sunday’s episode belonged to Rick as much as it did Negan.AMC Warning: There are major spoilers ahead for “The Walking Dead.” Sunday delivered one of the biggest seasons of “The Walking Dead” we’ve seen yet. Not only did Negan open up to Gabriel about his former wife, but things got heated between Rick and Daryl during the war, Rick spotted ...

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Theresa May to ask Cabinet's permission to pay a £40 billion Brexit bill

Theresa May’s Cabinet to be briefed on Brexit divorce bill. Peter Nicholls / Getty Pro-Brexit ministers are expected to back Theresa May’s plan to offer a £40 billion financial settlement to the European Union. The PM hopes £40 billion will be enough to break the deadlock in Brexit talks. Britain is facing the prospect of talks on trade and transition ...

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