White man with tan says he was racially abused by gang of youths for wearing Hawaiian shirt

A white man with a tan says he was racially abused by youths because he was wearing an Hawaiian shirt. Artist and B&B owner Rich Wilson was on his way to Sainsbury’s when he was approached by the gang on bikes in Hull. Despite having no Asian of African heritage, Mr Wilson was racially abused with one youth calling him ...

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Britain's SSE says any energy price cap should be for limited period

LONDON Any price cap on energy tariffs in Britain should be for a limited period and reviewed regularly, the country’s second-largest energy supplier, SSE, said on Wednesday. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party has pledged to cap domestic energy tariffs if it is re-elected in a national election next month, responding to voter discontent about energy bills that have doubled ...

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Masked robber with sword screams "all the money, go, go, go," as he threatens shop worker in terrifying footage

A masked man threatened a shop worker with a sword as he demanded he open the till and fill his bag with cash. Holding the sword in his right hand and an empty Aldi carrier in his left he shouted at the worker to fill up the carrier. He then shouted “Hurry up, all the money, go, go, go,” at ...

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ITV announces general election leaders' debate, as channel calls chicken Theresa May's bluff

ITV today announced plans to host a general election leaders’ debate – piling pressure on Chicken Theresa May to take part. The channel became the first broadcaster to reveal it would screen a studio showdown, with the chiefs of all major parties invited. Mrs May has repeatedly vowed to snub head-to-head debates, prompting claims she was “running scared”. Labour leader ...

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Man spends more than £27k to make him look like an real-life ELF including laser skin bleaching and eye colouring

A man has spent over £27,000 on cosmetic surgery including laser skin bleaching to become a ‘real-life’ elf. Luis Padron, 25, became obsessed with the world of elves, angels and fantasy beings after being bullied as a child. He became determined to look like his favourite otherworldly characters and sourced inspiration from films including Labyrinth and The NeverEnding Story. To ...

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Former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers jokes Mario Balotelli is the 'best player he's ever coached'

Speaking at the Celtic Player of the Year awards, Brendan Rodgers brilliantly joked that Mario Balotelli was the ‘best player he’s ever coached’. The Northern Irishman has done brilliantly since taking the helm at Celtic, having already clinched the Scottish Premiership unbeaten before the season’s end. Rodgers also claimed the Scottish League Cup with the Bhoys in November, and has ...

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Playboy model infuriates Maori with 'culturally insensitive' nude photo on top of sacred mountain

A Playboy model has angered a local Maori tribe with a naked picture at the top of a sacred mountain. Jaylene Cook was slammed for being ‘culturally insensitive’ after she shared the “inappropriate” snap from New Zealand’s Mount Taranaki on Instagram. The model, who has nearly 300,000 followers, took the picture after climbing to the top of the volcano a ...

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Apple boss Tim Cook says iPhone 8 rumours are to blame for lacklustre iPhone sales

Apple chief executive Tim Cook had an interesting explanation for lacklustre iPhone sales during the company’s latest earnings call on Tuesday. He claimed that reports and speculation about future models could have contributed to depressed demand, with consumers taking a break in upgrading their phones to wait for the next iteration. Apple is expected to launch a special 10th-anniversary edition ...

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Mirror Chicken is still free range despite someone inside Tory event 'calling the police' on him

The Mirror Chicken remains free range today – despite someone inside a Tory press event calling the police on him. But sources inside CCHQ have strongly denied that it was them who called the called the cops on our rooster. The Mirror Chicken was at the Institute of Engineering this morning where the Chancellor and Brexit Secretary were speaking. He ...

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The 3 plays in sports everybody will be talking about today

ESPN Good morning! Here are the plays everybody will be talking about Wednesday: Miguel Sano hit one to the carving stations. Sano’s eighth home run of the season was the longest in the short history of Target Field. The mammoth blast was estimated to have traveled 466 feet, landing near the carving station in the restaurant beyond the batter’s eye wall ...

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