Tag Archives: The Mirror

"Are you going to blow us all up?" White woman dresses as Muslim for week and is horrified at response

A white woman who dressed as a Muslim for a week was subjected to Islamaphobia by strangers – and even asked ‘if she was going to blow us all up’. Katie Freeman was taking part in a social experiment for the documentary “My Week as a Muslim” with the intention of showing what kind of abuse every day Muslims can ...

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Cricketer Stuart Broad celebrates Christmas three months early – so he can have festive meal with his gran

Cricketer Stuart Broad has given his gran a perfect early Christmas present — by staging a festive meal. The England fast bowler will be in Australia over the Yuletide for the three-month battle to retain the Ashes . So the 31-year-old arranged a traditional dinner with Joan, who got into the mood by posing in a red Santa hat. He ...

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Can't sleep? This trick apparently helps you nod off in one minute with six easy steps

If you’re finding it hard to sleep, this could be the trick for you. Experts claim the following this breathing technique can send you to sleep within a MINUTE, the Manchester Evening News reports . It’s called the “4-7-8” method and has been championed by various people, from best-selling author and Harvard trained medical doctor Dr Andrew Weil, to popular ...

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New House of Lords expenses scandal as peers claim tens of thousands of pounds despite doing NOTHING

Calls to reform the House of Lords grew tonight in the wake of the latest expenses ­scandal, where greedy peers have pocketed tens of thousands of pounds each for turning up and doing nothing. Seventeen claimed £400,427 of taxpayers’ cash between them in the last year, despite failing to speak, sit on a committee or submit a written question. Labour ...

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Best FIFA Football Awards 2017: The winners of each award revealed after a star-studded night in London

Cristiano Ronaldo was named as the FIFA men’s player of the year during a star-studded night at the Best FIFA Football Awards in London. The Real Madrid superstar was also named in FIFPro team of the year alongside club-mates Sergio Ramos, Marcelo, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos. There was not one English player named in the World XI, nor even ...

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Son of British WWE legend uses grappling skills to save girl hanging off bridge by hauling her over barrier

The son of a British wrestling legend has told how he used his grappling skills to help haul a woman hanging off a bridge to safety. When Harry Smith – son of 1980s WWE hero Davy Boy Smith – saw a ‘girl crying and hanging off a bridge’ he stopped his car and went to the rescue. Harry, who also ...

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Skipper Dylan Hartley sweating on ban for England's autumn internationals after latest foul-play citation

Captain Dylan Hartley could be banned from Six Nations champions England ‘s autumn internationals after being cited yet again for alleged foul play. And his Red Rose team-mates Joe Marler and Nathan Hughes are at risk of joining him out in the cold, after they too were ordered to appear in front of RFU disciplinary chiefs in London on Wednesday. ...

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Tory ministers will be forced to defend bungled Universal Credit after Labour granted emergency debate

Tory ministers will be forced to explain tomorrow why they are refusing to pause Universal Credit – despite losing a landslide Commons vote. MPs voted unanimously to pause the bungled rollout after an opposition debate last week. Ministers insisted the 299-0 result was not binding. But Labour tonight won a rare three-hour emergency debate after arguing it was only the ...

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EastEnders confirms permanent exit for Jane Beale as actress Laurie Brett reveals she won't be returning

EastEnders confirmed that Jane Beale’s exit would sadly be a permanent one after being forced out of the Square by Max Branning. Actress Laurie Brett, who plays Jane, confirmed that tonight’s EastEnders scenes would be her last and that she wouldn’t be returning. She told Digital Spy that returning to the soap had been a “huge gift”. Laurie added: “However, ...

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Government in Balearic Islands scraps plans to charge holidaymakers double tourist tax outside of high season

Government chiefs in the Balearic Islands have performed a U-turn on plans to charge holidaymakers twice as much tourist tax outside of the high season. Visitors to tourist hotspots like Majorca and Ibiza were expected to be asked to pay double to stay on the islands throughout next year. But the anticipated price hike will be approved on Friday for ...

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