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Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield down margaritas

They spent the evening partying at the BRIT Awards. So Holly, 37, and Phillip, 55, decided to treat themselves to a hair of the dog as they tried out the worlds most expensive margarita.

Rebekah Vardy reveals her breasts are RIPPING
Bachelor runner-up Elise Stacy's cringeworthy photoshoot
Vance Joy reveals why he wears the same jacket everywhere


Police siege locks down part of Brussels in hunt for gunman

A gunman has been blocked into a building by police in Brussels and a siege is underway, according to reports.

Fight is on for the rock stars of artificial intelligence
Young girl bitten by support dog on Southwest Airlines flight after trying to pet it
Indonesian president pays $800 for Metallica gift


How has the Brexit vote affected the economy? February verdict

Each month we look at key indicators to see what effect the Brexit process has on growth, prosperity and trade in the UK Related: The Brexit economy: things are starting to deteriorate Related: 'You don't raise rates when unemployment is rising' – experts debate Brexit watch data Continue reading...

Brexit blamed by Stockport smart meter firm intending to axe 288 staff
The Brexit economy: things are starting to deteriorate
Earliest ever British strawberries arrive on supermarket shelves


Ian Aitken obituary

Political editor of the Guardian in the 1970s and 80s who covered the fall of Ted Heath and the rise of Margaret Thatcher Ian Aitken, who has died aged 90, was one of the most widely read, best informed and perceptive of 20th-century British political reporters. For 10 years from 1964 he was a political correspondent of the Guardian and for 15 years from 1975 the paper’s political editor. On a typical day, he would make his way from Highgate, north London, to, more often than not, arrive in town for an entertaining but informative political lunch. In the earlier years, these would be...

MP accused of brandishing knife in Parliament dining room fight
UK Parliament Treasury Committee Commences Inquiry into Digital Currencies & Blockchain
Excuse me, director, I have some questions about my role in the spring play as crisis actor


Ross McCrorie to miss Old Firm amid reports of extended injury lay-off

Rangers have been dealt a blow with the news that Ross McCrorie could be out for a longer period than previously expected.

Arsenal news: Henrikh Mkhitaryan addresses ‘issue’ of playing alongside Mesut Ozil
Gareth Bale ‘digging his grave’ at Real Madrid… Sergio Ramos is not impressed


Brighton Rock review – ingenious staging curtails Greene's Catholicism

York Theatre Royal Bryony Lavery’s adaptation underplays the classic novel’s religious theme and focuses on the pleasure-seeking Ida By a strange quirk of fate, Bryony Lavery’s adaptation of Graham Greene’s 80-year-old novel opens in the same week as the revival of her own 20-year-old play, Frozen . Both works deal with murderous criminality but their outlook could hardly be more different. Where Greene believes in pure evil, Lavery suggests that violent cruelty is often the result of cerebral damage. But how, I wondered, could she possibly square her views with...

London's Sky Garden: the more you pay, the worse the view
5 Airbnbs with dreamy pools to book for your sunny spring vacation


Intel releases OEM firmware updates for 6th, 7th, 8th gen chips to help patch Meltdown and Spectre

Yesterday, Intel announced microcode updates for devices running the 6th, 7th, and 8th generation Intel chips, meant to protect against Spectre and Meltdown

Google accused of sacking disabled transgender man for questioning racism
Russia building world's fastest combat helicopter, maiden flight likely in 2019
Nintendo reportedly working on Super Smash Bros Switch for 2018 release


Begging your kids to eat doesn’t make a a shred of difference | Emma Brockes

Now shaming, bribing and guilt are off the table, parents must resort to increasingly implausible dinnertime tactics When I was a child, it was received parental wisdom that the way you got a kid to eat was either to threaten them – “no pudding until you clear your plate” – or shame them with the reminder that there were starving people in the world. (Actually, I realise, my mother did neither of these things, but went for the third, discredited approach – emotional blackmail: “One more mouthful, just for me.”) I don’t know if any of this...

Emotions run high on university pickets
Novo's pioneering diabetes pill impresses in first big study


Brits ATTACKING and setting FEROCIOUS DOGS on BBC TV licence inspectors

BRITS are losing their temper, frequently attacking and even setting their ferocious pet on BBC TV licence inspectors.

French attack plane deployed as fleet of Russian ships head towards English Channel
MAPPED: Cities set to be lashed by snow THIS WEEKEND as temperatures fall to -10C
Cheryl slams 'ludicrous' theories she faked healthy relationship with Liam Payne at Brit Awards


Loneliest tree in the world serves as a perfect record of how humans have permanently altered Earth

Evidence that we have entered the Anthropocene epoch has been presented by scientists.

Ancient tomb of powerful Japanese chieftain discovered with hoard of weapons
Revolutionary Nasa technique captures melting Antarctic ice like never before
Racing birds could explain how giant dinosaurs moved and lived several million years ago