Stunning light pillars illuminate the night sky of a Chinese city due to an optical illusion 

‘So beautiful!’ Stunning light pillars illuminate the night sky of a Chinese city due to an optical illusion Residents of Genhe in northern China were awed by the unusual light beams Footage shows colourful, bright columns appearing in the night sky on Saturday The rare optical illusion, called light pillars, is caused by falling ice crystals … Read more

Furious British expats blast EU's new post-Brexit travel rules

Furious British expats blast EU’s new post-Brexit travel rules which will ban them from spending more than three months at a time at their holiday home from January Travel rules will change after end of the post-Brexit ‘standstill’ transition period  After January 1 UK tourists visiting EU countries will be restricted to 90 day stays … Read more

Nicola Sturgeon lashes out at 'Boris and his band of Brexiteers'

Nicola Sturgeon lashes out at ‘Boris and his band of Brexiteers’ as she ramps up Scottish independence referendum drive saying ‘the sooner the better’ ahead of SNP conference speech Nicola Sturgeon is ramping up her Scottish referendum drive despite pandemic She will tell SNP conference vote should be ‘early’ after May Holyrood elections  Trolled Boris … Read more

Brewdog gold can competition: Are delivery drivers tampering with boxes?

Beer lovers were excited to learn that Brewdog has hidden 10 gold cans in online deliveries this month, with lucky recipients receiving prizes worth up to £25,000. The Scottish beer firm launched the ‘Willy Wonka’ style promotion earlier in November, shipping out 10 ‘solid’ gold cans to customers in its 12-pack Punk IPA boxes. It … Read more

Lewis Hamilton will guest edit BBC Radio 4's Today show over Christmas

Lewis Hamilton will guest edit BBC Radio 4’s Today programme over Christmas – just days before his knighthood is expected to be confirmed. The Formula 1 star, 35, who won his seventh world title this year, is one of several big names who will run the corporation’s top radio news show for a day and broadcast … Read more

Personal trainer bench-pressed 40Kg barbell while his 18-month-old son lay across his chest

Personal trainer hits back at critics who claim he’s putting his son, 18 months, in danger by bench pressing 40kg barbells while he lies on his chest and insists it helps them to bond TJ Beckford, 31, was filmed working out at London home with his son on his chest 18-month-old Blue was seen mimicking … Read more

Hillsong urges donations in wake of cheating pastor scandal – despite earning almost $100million

The founder of Hillsong Church has urged followers to donate a tenth of their wages to the  amid the fallout from cheating pastor Carl Lentz. The megachurch has been rocked by scandal since its head pastor for New York Lentz – once a mentor to singer Justin Bieber – was kicked out for cheating on … Read more

Maradona was 'impossible' and 'unmanageable' and should have been in REHAB, says his surgeon

Diego Maradona was ‘unmanageable’ and should have been sent to rehab, said his personal surgeon who is being investigated over involuntary manslaughter.   Prosecutors in San Isidro, near Buenos Aires, said they were investigating Leopoldo Luque over possible medical negligence and police raided his doctor’s surgery and home on Sunday. But Luque said the footballing icon … Read more