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

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

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

'Staff backlash' over Eton's 'aggressively woke' cultural revolution

A backlash is growing at Eton over its headmaster’s ‘aggressively woke’ revolution after the school sacked an English teacher following a dispute over a lecture. The freedom of speech row has erupted at the elite £42,500-a-year school in Berkshire after pupils revolted following the sacking of Will Knowland. More than 1,000 children have so far … Read more

Socialite Maureen Boyce's former lover is convicted of her murder a second time after another trial 

 A retired US doctor who murdered his Brisbane lover, leaving a knife embedded in her abdomen, has been sentenced to life in prison for a second time. Thomas Chris Lang, now 68, denied murdering socialite Maureen Boyce whose bloodied body was discovered in her Kangaroo Point penthouse on the morning of October 22, 2015. But after … Read more