By using Yahoo, you agree that we and our partners may set cookies for purposes such as customising content and advertising.

  • Katie Holmes shares picture of Suri on her birthday

    Katie Holmes has shared a new photograph of her daughter Suri on her 12th birthday. The black and white image of Suri - Holmes’ daughter with her ex Tom Cruise - shows her with her face down, looking away from the camera. A tiara emblazoned with the words “Happy Birthday” rests on her head and there are ribbons in her hair. A post shared by Katie Holmes (@katieholmes212) on Apr 18, 2018 at 4:49am PDT The former Dawson’s Creek star added several heart emojis to the post. Holmes previously shared what appeared to have been a snap of the party preparations. The image showed the actress smiling as she clutched a bouquet of pink and purple balloons and was captioned: “Happy :).” A post shared by Katie

  • David Cameron says Britain has 'taken wrong course' as government suffers double vote defeat on Brexit

    British Peers have inflicted a double defeat on their government over flagship Brexit legislation, amid claims they are attempting to prevent the UK leaving the EU. Labour, the Liberal Democrats, Crossbenchers and backbench Tories formed an alliance over amendments to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, with one seeking to retain the option of a customs union with the EU and the other to protect people's rights post-Brexit. When one of the customs union amendments was pushed to a vote, peers voted overwhelmingly in favour by 348 votes to 225 - majority 123 - with another, linked amendment approved unopposed. The House of Lords Library reported the 573 peers involved in the vote was the seventh

  • Presenter Dale Winton has died at the age of 62

    Presenter Dale Winton has died at the age of 62, the star's agent has said. Dale Jonathan Winton was an English radio DJ and television presenter, best known for presenting the shows including Dale's Supermarket Sweep from 1993 until 2000 and again in 2007, the National Lottery game show In It to Win It since 2002 and the 2008 series of Hole in the Wall. In 2012, he hosted one-off ITV game show Dale's Great Getaway. The show has not returned to the schedules since. The Dale's Supermarket Sweep star died at his home earlier on Wednesday. His long-term agent Jan Kennedy said in a statement: "It is with great sadness that we can confirm the passing of Dale Winton who died at home earlier today.

  • Father who suffered stroke at 45 warns it can happen at any age

    A father of three who was fit and healthy when he suffered a crippling stroke at the age of 45 is warning others it can happen to anyone at any age. Only for remembering a TV advert warning about what stroke signs are, Martin Connolly firmly believes he would not alive today. The Kilkenny man will always remember the morning of January 13th, 2015 standing at the end of his stairs calling his children to get out of bed in time for school. Martin, now 48, from the village of Stoneyford, describes himself as being in “perfect health” when he suffered the massive stroke. A sports lover, Martin thought nothing about pushing himself to run marathons and cycle scores of kilometres. “I was competitive

  • Grandmother defends her home from machete-wielding gang with crossbow nicknamed 'Manstopper'

    A 49-year-old grandmother in England had to shoot a crossbow bolt at a masked man who was part of a gang that had broken into her home thinking it was a drugs den. The four intruders broke down the door of Anji Rhys's home in Bedfordshire, England, yesterday as she was watching television next to her sleeping partner on the sofa. When she heard what she described as "a massive explosion", she rushed to her front door to be confronted by a masked man with a hammer. Without thinking, she grabbed her crossbow. She told the Daily Mail: "He was about 6 foot 6 tall with a blue bandana hiding his face. "I ran and grabbed my crossbow and had a little tussle with a second man who had a machete. He went

  • Appeal court rejects man's challenge of being refused Irish citizenship on national security grounds

    The Court of Appeal has dismissed an Iranian man's appeal against a refusal by the State on national security grounds to allow him to become an Irish citizen. The man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, does not know the basis for the conclusion that his application for naturalisation is contrary to national security interests. He has been living in Ireland for more than 25 years after being given refugee status. He applied for a certificate of naturalisation on several occasions but was turned down. In 2014 the High Court ruled he was entitled to inspect some but not all parts of documents held by the State in regards to his background. The court also ruled the State should provide

  • 'I was days from death', man says following 'first conviction' of female abuser in the UK

    A male survivor of domestic abuse in England has spoken of how he was "days away from death" after being abused physically and psychologically by his partner. Alex Skeel, 22, has urged other victims to speak out after his former partner Jordan Worth was jailed for seven years after pleading guilty to GBH with intent. Worth, also 22, of Stewardby, Bedfordshire, was also given a further six-month sentence for coercive and controlling behaviour - with police claiming it is the first such conviction in the UK where the offender was female. Skeel suffered burns, was stabbed and did not have the freedom to choose which clothes he could wear during Worth's campaign of cruelty. The couple had known each