ICONIC rock and roll singer Barbara Ann Alston has died aged 74.
Alston, who was lead singer for the influential 60s girl group The Crystals, passed away on February 16 after contracting the flu, her daughter Donielle Prophete revealed today.
Alston, who has now become one of 200 from North
GEMMA Collins was pictured leaving a posh hotel today with her jailbird ex after snubbing her Celebs Go Dating love interest who was due to take her to Paris yesterday .
The Towie star, 37, was seen leaving Down Hall in Hertfordshire with Stephen Mortimer after they stayed for
A PHOTOGRAPH showing the Pope holding hands with a little girl with Down's syndrome went viral thanks to an incredibly heart-warming story.
However the real story behind the adorable image now emerged – and for once, it’s even sweeter than the fake viral versions.
The photograph in question shows Pope
MONKEYS are being battered to death by locals in Rio de Janeiro because of false fears they are spreading yellow fever.
But experts say the illegal killing of scores of monkeys in the Brazilian city is harming efforts to fight the virus.
There has been a surge in killings because
THE BILLIONAIRE George Soros has defended his £400,000 donation to a pro-EU campaign and claims it is his “for Britain” which is driving his crusade against Brexit.
The highly-influential investor writes today that our historic vote to leave was a “tragic mistake”, and has hit back at what he
THIS is the shocking moment a woman was caught hurling bags of rubbish over her back wall and into an alley behind her house.
Cops arrested shameless Rahimo Mahamud, 50, after an angry neighbour set up a camera to catch her fly tipping.
An investigation was launched by Manchester City
Liam Payne has received a pretty mixed reaction to his recent topless selfies but there’s one person’s response he’s very disappointed with – and it turns out it’s Cheryl’s!
Yep, the One Direction star admits that he wants to impress his other half with the photos, which have seen
A HEARTLESS dog owner left her pet to eat his own fur in desperation before starving to death.
Sick Emma Miles, 28, locked Yolo the dog in the kitchen when she is believed to have moved out of her flat to a nearby pub.
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier lived for
NORTH Korean tyrant Kim Jong-un is overweight because he used to be a hardcore WEIGHTLIFTER, it has been claimed.
The cheese-loving dictator has raised eyebrows across the world because he has ballooned while millions of his people struggle to survive in the impoverished nation.
A North Korea expert says tubby
The Spice Girls pretty much broke the internet with that smiley photo from their meeting on Friday but the get-together actually hit a MAJOR hitch at the last minute.
Emma Bunton has opened up about the day – which saw all five members of the band reunite for the
KATE and Wills have continued their Scandi sojourn touching down in snowy Norway after a few days in Sweden.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge began the second leg of their Nordic tour landing in private chartered jet at an air force base near Oslo.
While the runway had been
As one of the five pillars of Islam, the observance of Ramadan is one of the core principals of the religion. Along with faith, prayer, charity, and the pilgrimage to Mecca, fasting is a central and guiding tenet for Muslims, and it takes on an even greater significance
A SEX-starved pervert who raped two chickens to death has vowed to find a wife.
Alfred Mutai, 33, reportedly spent a night molesting the hens after stealing them from a neighbour.
The vile creep was caught trying to sneak off to hide their bodies in the morning.
Sickened villagers roughed him
THE Wetherspoon steak supplier behind a recall across the chain was at the centre of a food hygiene investigation, it has been revealed.
Russell Hume is believed to supply schools and care homes, as well as the beloved pub chain, across the UK.
The FSA said it became aware of
A VILE rapist has sent his victim a twisted letter from behind bars refusing to leave her and their kids alone.
Kevin McFie, 35, who was jailed in 2013 for raping and battering two women including his ex-wife Shelli Knight, said he can sleep at night knowing he's "innocent of
THIS is the chilling moment a hooded man creeps up behind a girl and grabs her as she walks to school.
The 11-year-old girl can be seen walking innocently along the path before the stranger attempts to pull at her bag, following her for several yards before she manages
HE'S the man behind the scissors that got everyone talking.
Hairdresser Joey Wheeler's name is on everyone's lips after he is believed to have given Prince William a No1 buzz cut - at a cost of £180.
But it's not the first time that the stylist has hob-nobbed with the rich and
THE killer of travel agent Cassie Hayes slit her throat from behind, the opening of her inquest was told.
Coroner’s investigation officer Albert Howard-Murphy told a hearing at Southport Town Hall that her killer attacked after going into the TUI travel agency where she worked.
The inquest, on Tuesday afternoon,
THE "Canterbury Cannibal" is back behind bars just weeks after trying to restart his life in America, it was claimed last night.
Dale Bolinger was convinced in 2014 of plotting to rape, decapitate and eat a 14-year-old girl.
Bolinger, an American citizen, was sentenced to nine years in prison in Canterbury
THIS Morning viewers were left shocked today as they caught Emmerdale actor Danny Miller appearing to make a rude gesture behind Keith Lemon’s back.
Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes were chatting to the Loose Women via video link to find out what was on today’s show when Keith Lemon
A TEEN driver killed a man about to donate a kidney to his seriously ill brother seconds after sending a text.
Katie Foster was driving with her phone under her thigh when she swerved into the opposite carriageway and crashed into an oncoming car.
Tyre fitter Lee Cain 36, was
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley looks incredible in a series of behind the scenes pictures as she returns to work after giving birth.
The model is back in her bikini just six months after giving birth to son Jack Oscar and is more than happy to show off her incredible post baby
THE former girlfriend of black cab rapist John Worboys who claims he drugged and raped her has vowed to send the depraved sex monster back to prison.
Jan Reynolds, 66, believes she was the convicted rapist's first victim after he allegedly attacked her in 1989 after spiking her drink.
THE black cab rapist who is feared to have attacked more than 200 victims has converted to Christianity, claiming: “God has forgiven him”.
John Worboys will soon walk free from prison after a parole board agreed serving just eight years and eight months for his horrific crimes was enough.
US politicians are calling for a probe into the British former MI6 officer behind a ‘dirty dossier’ about Trump’s alleged links with Russia.
Christopher Steele has been referred to the Department of Justice by two Republican senators over the report, which accused Trump of asking prostitutes to urinate on
DRIVERS are being prosecuted for using their mobile phones as satnavs because of inconsistent advice from authorities, according to motoring experts.
Police raise millions every year from catching UK drivers using their devices at the wheel because of “conflicting” guidelines over the use of navigation apps, reports The Telegraph.
A WOMAN has died after undergoing butt implant surgery at a salon in Colombia.
Carolina Andrea Aguirre Castano died after agreeing to undergo the invasive plastic surgery procedure at a hair and beauty salon in Medellin in the mountainous Antioquia province.
The 38-year-old mother-of-two was injected in her bottom with
A HAIRDRESSER has been arrested after allegedly cutting a customer’s ear during a haircut from hell.
The unusual arrest came about after a 22-year-old man visited Ruby’s Salon in Madison, Wisconsin to get the sides of his head shaved.
According to police reports, stylist Khaled A. Shabani began manhandling the
This year gave us a whole load of shock celeb splits – but nothing rocked the showbiz world as much as Louise Redknapp and husband Jamie‘s marriage break down.
After living a seemingly picture-perfect life together for over 20 years, it’s safe to say NO ONE was expecting to
FESTIVE travellers are expected to battle two storms over Christmas which are likely to bring a bout of transport chaos.
Storm Dylan and Storm Eleanor will push 70mph gusts to northern England and Scotland by Christmas Eve, along with a risk of low-level snow.
The Met Office forecaster Marco Petagna