Tag Archives: The Mirror

Over a quarter of military veterans have contemplated suicide after struggling to adjust after leaving forces

More than a quarter of Britain’s veteran soldiers have thought about killing themselves, a report says. Some 40% have also felt lonely and isolated while 31% have just one or no close pals. Yet 53% say they are unlikely to discuss issues with family. Much of the suffering comes once the troops leave the Army , Navy or RAF comes ...

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Woman pretended to be pregnant AND have cancer so she could scam charity out of almost £1,300

A woman shaved her head and pretended to have cancer while also falsely claiming she was pregnant so she could scam almost £1,300 from a charity. Gemma Louise Dalton even showed a nurse fake ultrasound pictures, a court heard. The 29-year-old joined a Facebook forum and shared fears of her ‘chemotherapy’, despite not having cancer. Dalton pleaded guilty to fraud ...

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Man charged after hostages held at gunpoint during four-hour siege at bowling alley in Nuneaton

A man has been charged in connection with a siege at a bowling alley. The suspect is alleged to have walked into MFA Bowl in Bermuda Park, Nuneaton, and brandished a sawn-off shotgun at terrified customers. Having taken a lane host and duty manager as captives, the man then became locked in a prolonged stand-off with armed police at the ...

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Brave woman's harrowing tale of surviving psychological abuse: 'No one should live in fear of someone they love'

A woman has bravely revealed how the man she thought was the love of her life subjected her to a harrowing campaign of psychological abuse . Just months after moving home to Wales after 12 years living in Australia, Lisa-Marie Flavin, 35, met Owen Jones. The couple soon moved in together in Abercarn, around 10 miles from Newport – but ...

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Is your job bad for your health? The vocations that make you three times more likely to suffer an early death

Lowpay and poor social circumstances play a bigger role in premature death than sedentary desk jobs, a study found. Cleaners, factory staff and building or farm labourers are all more than three times as likely as other workers to die early. But the highest death rates for both sexes overall were among the unemployed. The best jobs for health included ...

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Coronation Street star Catherine Tyldesley leaves fans stunned with make-up free selfie

Coronation Street actress Catherine Tyldesley has showed her fans that she is most definitely a natural beauty. The 34-year-old soap star, who is best known for playing Corrie barmaid Eva Price, left her followers gobsmacked with a flawless make-up free selfie . Taking to Instagram, she posted the sweet snap of herself with two-year-old Alfie in her lap. Cath married ...

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Arsene Wenger reveals he will rotate his side for Carabao Cup clash against Norwich

Arsene Wenger will continue with the ‘luxury’ of rotating his Arsenal side and believes he has the squad depth to succeed while doing so. The Gunners welcome Norwich to the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup. It remains the one domestic trophy to elude Wenger during his time in England, with the Frenchman ...

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Love Island star Olivia Attwood sparks pregnancy rumours with Ascot snap – but they're swiftly shut down by her family

Love Island star Olivia Attwood sparked pregnancy rumours among her fans after she was pictured enjoying a day at Ascot with boyfriend Chris Hughes on Sunday. The reality TV beauty left fans guessing after she shared a picture of herself cuddled up to her man. Olivia was wearing a form-fitting blue dress and grey over the knee boots, while Chris ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo sends message to fans after being crowned FIFA men's player of the year

Cristiano Ronaldo won his fifth FIFA men’s player of the year award and then said he wants seven to match his lucky number. Ronaldo retained the prize after scoring 44 goals in 48 appearances in 2017, including 33 for Real Madrid and 11 for Portugal. The forward collected his award at a ceremony held at the London Palladium on Monday, ...

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EastEnders fans left guessing after soaps teases 'big news' – is a major character coming back to Walford?

EastEnders has left fans guessing after the soap teased that some “big news” is coming. The BBC soap’s press team posted a message on Twitter on Monday night, telling fans: “We think you might want to keep an eye on our account tomorrow… #EastEnders #BigNews.” It accompanied a seven-second video clip of a deserted Walford East Station, suggesting somebody could ...

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