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Ariana Grande will headline Manchester Pride 2019

Ariana Grande has been confirmed as the headline act for this year’s Manchester Pride Festival. The Thank U Next singer, 25, will return to the city two years on from the 2017 terror attack at her Manchester Arena show. The performance, at the annual LGBTQ+ festival, will be her first in Manchester since the One […]

Britain enjoys its warmest February day on record

Monday became the UK’s warmest ever February day after a temperature of 21°C was recorded in Wales. The Met Office said it was the first time a temperature has risen above 20°C in winter since records began. The previous record temperature was 19.7°C, which was set in London in 1998. Much of Britain enjoyed a […]

Malta’s worst storm for 37 years ‘reached hurricane levels’

Malta was battered by hurricane-force winds at the weekend, the Met Office has confirmed. It said the terrifying winds reached speeds of 133km/h at 4am on Sunday, leaving behind a trail of destruction. According to the Beaufort Scale, winds faster than 118km/h are classified as hurricane level. Meanwhile the Prime Minister told Parliament that the storm […]

Clean-up begins after record-breaking storm hits Malta

A massive clean-up operation has begun after record-breaking gale force winds battered the Maltese Islands, leaving a trail of destruction. Gusts of 101 km/h were recorded on Sunday during one of the wildest weekends Malta has ever seen. The force of the storm was so strong it resembled an earthquake, according to seismologists at the University […]

Olivia Colman wins best actress award at the Oscars

Olivia Colman left viewers in tears with her hilarious and emotional acceptance speech at Sunday night’s Oscars. She won the best actress award for her role in The Favourite and charmed viewers with a funny and tearful speech. The British actress, 45, beat the likes of Glenn Close, Lady Gaga and Melissa McCarthy to the […]

Kepa explains his refusal of Sarri’s substitution in Carabao Cup Final

Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga insists his refusal to be substituted in the Carabao Cup final defeat to Manchester City was not a display of disrespect to manager Maurizio Sarri. Sarri attempted to replace Kepa with reserve goalkeeper Willy Caballero ahead of the penalty shootout, with the Spain international appearing to suffer from cramp in the closing stages […]

Confirmed: Malta was colder than Manchester over the weekend

Malta has suffered one of the stormiest weekends on record. Forecasters said Sunday 24 February 2019 is likely to go down in history as one of the wildest days Malta has ever seen. The Maltese Islands were hit by thunder, hail and heavy rain and strong gales of up to 100km/h in some areas. Temperatures […]