The practice currently carries a £20,000 penalty (Picture: Getty) Short holiday lets in London advertised online through websites such as Airbnb are to be formally legalised by the Government, ministers have announced. Thousands of people already offer the use of their homes to travellers why they themselves are on holiday – but the practice is […]
Oster Milambo is claiming unfair dismissal by the local council he worked for (Picture: Metro picture desk) A new father claims he has been unfairly sacked after taking two-weeks paternity leave. Oster Milambo asked his employers at the at the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead council for maternity leave six weeks before his son was […]
The stone build property dubbed “Cloud House” by locals lies abandoned in the Welsh countryside
FOUR Romanian drifters stole £350 worth of change from the Tower of London that was destined for the Royal British Legion, a court heard.
A WOMAN who put on weight and did not know why has been diagnosed as a sleep eater.
A giant clump of fat, dubbed by technicians as the ‘fatberg’, has been discovered in an urban sewerage system where it was blocking the flow of waste water
Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK. In 2011, just under 50,000 women were diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Most women who get it are over 50, but younger women, and in rare cases, men, can also get breast cancer
Professor Iain Bloom from Douglas Gordon University in Aberdeen says it was wrong to vilify fatty foods and substitute it with carbohydrates, and this may have triggered the obesity epidemic
Facebook has removed a page for a Valentine’s Day “cat punching event” after thousands called for it to be taken down. Nearly 30,000 animal lovers signed a petition calling on the social network remove the offensive page, which is suspected to be the work of a well-known troll. The page appeared to invite people to […]
Taylor Swift’s feminist credentials just went up a notch. Because when this ‘Entertainment Tonight’ interviewer posed possibly one of the rudest-slash-presumptive questions we’ve ever heard, the singer responded in a brilliant way. Namely: a suitably incredulous face, followed by a rebuttal: No, Nancy O’Dell. After the Grammys, Taylor isn’t going to go home with loads […]