Army chiefs spend £1.3m on showers and toilets as part of gender-neutral drive

Defence chiefs have spent £1.3million upgrading showers and toilets at Sandhurst as part of a programme of bringing in gender-neutral facilities. Six blocks at the world famous Royal Military Academy – just 36 toilets in total – have been converted to single-sex. Similar works to introduce gender neutral facilities at the Ministry of Defence in […]

‘World’s fattest boy’ shows off trim body after losing incredible 17stone

The world’s fattest boy has shed more than half his weight after having a gastric band fitted and following a tough diet and exercise regime. Arya Permana, now 14, has been showing off his new trimmer figure after he managed to lose 17 stone by overhauling his lifestyle. The teenager once tipped the scales at […]

10 must-read Swedish books

10 must-read Swedish books We, the editors of, have put together our top 10 Swedish books for you. Ten tales of love, horror, humour and greed – we’re sure you’ll find something worth the read. Start reading  (Make note: This is not a ranking, it’s an alphabetical list by author surname.) #1 Wilful Disregard […]

Wilder v Fury II: Tyson Fury will be worried by first-fight knockdowns, says Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder believes Tyson Fury is scared and will be having sleepless nights before their world heavyweight title rematch later this month. The pair fight in Las Vegas on 22 February for Wilder’s WBC championship. Their bout in December 2018 ended in a controversial draw with the American knocking Fury down twice, although the Englishman […]

Fry-up with tinned ravioli rinsed online and dubbed ‘food poisoning on a plate’

Black pudding, hash browns vs toast, smoked or unsmoked bacon. These are the banal fry-up debates we should be having to amuse ourselves in these trying times. What we should not be debating, however, is whether tinned ravioli goes on an English breakfast. But here we are. On a Facebook page called ‘Rate My Plate […]

Australia investigator met other regulators before Citi, Deutsche charges

An Australian investigator who helped bring criminal cartel charges against Citigroup Inc (C.N) and Deutsche Bank AG (DBKGn.DE) told a court he met agents from another regulator in a cafe to discuss the matter but the talks were “high level” only. Citi, Deutsche, their client Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (ANZ.AX) and several […]

YouTube TV will cancel subscriptions of customers using Apple’s in-app payments in March

YouTube TV already stopped accepting new signups through in-app subscriptions on the iPhone and iPad a while ago, and now YouTube has decided it’s had enough of splitting subscription revenues from its TV service with Apple. As noted by MacRumors, the company is emailing YouTube TV customers with a warning that it plans to phase […]

College football player seen body-slamming Ohio officer in dashcam video

Video appears to show an Eastern Kentucky University football player pick up and slam an Ohio police officer to the ground. Michael Harris, 19, is facing multiple charges, including disorderly conduct and felony assault of a police officer, after the incident in Grove City, Ohio, on Monday, according to a police report. An engineering and […]

Caroline Dubois: British lightweight says women’s professional boxing is ‘lacking quality and depth’

British amateur Caroline Dubois says there is a “lack of quality” in women’s professional boxing. The lightweight, 19, will compete in qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games at London’s Copper Box in March. The Youth Olympic, world and European boxing champion says she wants to turn professional after the Olympics. “The Olympics has been a […]

Mum begged doctors to amputate her hand for decades after devastating car crash

Paratriathlete Nicola Wilding has been living in constant, chronic pain for the last two decades, after a life-changing car crash at the age of 22. The crash left her without the use of her right arm, but her quick thinking meant she was the only casualty. Nicola, from South Croydon, experienced a tyre blowout at […]