NEARLY 43,000 children had dodgy teeth pulled in hospital last year — a record.
The figure has gone up more than a fifth in the past five years.
Experts blamed too much sugary food and drink.
They claim most cases are preventable with good diet and regular brushing.
The procedures have also
IT was another goal-fest of a Saturday in the Premier League - and England's finest striker has been leading the way.
Harry Kane broke another Tottenham record as he breezed past Teddy Sheringham with his 98th Spurs goal.
Meanwhile Watford scored an extremely controversial equaliser, while West Ham recorded a
It feels good to be the king. Chadwick Boseman’s onscreen version of King T’Challa, the Marvel superhero known as Black Panther, first made his debut in Captain America: Civil War, but his upcoming solo movie might prove even more popular than that superhero fight-fest. Fandango announced Wednesday that Black
MANCHESTER CITY boss Pep Guardiola has won the Premier League Manager of the Month award for a record fourth time in a row.
The Spanish boss, 47, clinched December's award - to go with those earned in September, October and November.
No manager had ever won the award four times
PHILIPPE COUTINHO broke the hearts of Liverpool fans across the globe when it was announced he had finally clinched his dream move to Barcelona.
The "Little Magician" set the La Liga giants back an astonishing £145million - a record for a transfer involving a Premier League side.
With Coutinho's move
NILE RANGER has been sacked by Southend United for his shocking disciplinary record following a spell in prison.
The Shrimpers claim the former Newcastle striker's timekeeping was a real problem and in breach of his contract terms.
Southend revealed all in a statement, saying: "Following a meeting yesterday with Nile
IT doesn’t seem two minutes since the last Premier League games finished and yet here we are again. Get in.
Yes, it’s non-stop football at the moment and what does that mean? That’s right, the chance to see coaches the nation over moaning about how much football we play
PARANORMAL investigators who heard eerie voices hollering "let me out" at an abandoned church were hit with a mysterious rock as they toured the site.
Cambridge Ghost Hunters took to the grade II listed Cold Christmas Church in Ware, to explore its infamous haunted ruins.
The ruined church tower is
ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger is set to level Manchester United legend Sir Alex Ferguson's Premier League record for games managed on Thursday.
The Gunners boss will equal Fergie's tally of taking charge of 810 Prem matches when his side take on Crystal Palace on Thursday.
Wenger will then become the
More people are expected to flock to the UK than ever before in 2018, according to the national tourism agency.
VisitBritain predicts there will be nearly 42 million visits over the next 12 months, with tourists to spend an estimated £27 billion.
Total visits for 2017 are on track to
IT'S Mauricio Pochettino vs Mauricio Pellegrino as Spurs take on Southampton at Wembley.
To make matters even more confusing, both are former Argentina centre-backs and Pochettino was in charge of the Saints three years before current boss Pellegrino took over.
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Omarosa Manigault Newman (played by comedian Leslie Jones) stopped by Saturday Night Live this week to set the record straight after reports emerged that she was fired from her position as the director of communications in the White House's Office of Public Liaison. On Thursday, the real Omarosa
THE JOBLESS rate is at its lowest rate in four decades – but the pay squeeze continues with average salaries falling in real terms.
Unemployment stands at 4.3 per cent, lower than any time since 1975, the Office for National Statistics revealed today.
But experts warned that the size of
RONNIE O’SULLIVAN cannot believe he has charged his way to a sixth a record-equalling sixth UK Championship – after joining the grey brigade.
The 42-year-old snooker genius beat Shaun Murphy 10-5 on Saturday, to equal Steve Davis’ record, 25 years after he won his first.
And although he is no
UNIVERSITIES saw a record number of international student admissions this year - despite fears they may be put off by Brexit.
Official figures show the number of foreign students applying to British unis was the highest ever at 70,945 – a two per cent rise on last year.
COUNCILS in England raked in a record £819million from parking fines in the last year – a rise of 10 per cent, shock figures show today.
An RAC Foundation study found charges and penalty notices generated £37m more than officials predicted.
Councils spent a whopping £753m on running their parking
Since Love Island babe Montana Brown left the villa at the end of the summer, she has undeniably been KILLING it.
The 21-year-old reality star has signed with huge clothing label Pretty Little Thing as their UK ambassador (alongside Kourtney K, no less). And she’s also been winning presenting
RECORD number of Aussies are being taken to hospital after being attacked by flocks of dive-bombing magpies.
A surge in incidents "down under" has led to a big increase in eye injuries and sparked warnings about the risks of being clawed or pecked during so-called “swooping season”.
The Royal Victorian Eye
Former Blackburn and Newcastle striker netted an era-leading 260 times, with Kane set to smash that barrier in his career
TOTTENHAM star Harry Kane looks set to break Alan Shearer's Premier League record for goals midway through the 2025-26 season.
Former Blackburn and Newcastle striker Shearer netted an era-leading 260 times in
Less than 2 months after being crowned as the most viewed video on YouTube with 3 billion views, the Latin duo's 'Despacito' breaks a new record with 4 billion views.
It's been 9 months since the release of Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito", but it seems many people
A CHILD suffering from diabetes has been told by her teachers that she won't be allowed on a school trip rewarding pupils for perfect attendance because of her hospital appointments.
Olivia Harkins, 7, has been left "devastated" by the news and has no choice in what time she can
"Money" showed off his bling as Friyie song Undefeated plays in honour of his 50-0 boxing record
The boys' 'DNA' leaps from No. 85 to No. 67 this week, surpassing Wonder Girls' 'Nobody' which peaked at No. 76 in 2009.
BTS (a.k.a. Bangtan Boys) continues to score feat internationally. After having their album "Love Yourself 'Her' " entering the top 10 of Billboard 200, they now
Pep Guardiola's steamrolling attacking force set to score an extraordinary 121 goals this term based on current projection
Pep Guardiola‘s men sit top of the table – albeit on alphabetical order – ahead of rivals Manchester United with 13 points.
Man City have been an unstoppable force so far this season in
FLOOD warnings have been issued for Wales and England as showers are expected to blight many parts of Britain this weekend.
The alert came amid reports that "seven storms with 90mph winds" are set to hit the UK before Christmas.
AccuWeather also predicts another six storms have been forecast before December 25
Tories raised just £28m, a huge drop from £42m in 2015 and their lowest since 2013
The 'Blank Space' hitmaker's new visuals for the vengeful song was viewed more than 30 million times on YouTube in its first 24 hours.
A few days after making her grand comeback, Taylor Swift has already broken records. Her video for "Look What You Made Me Do" racked up
Arsene Wenger has led his side to 13 losses and six draws in that period, while conceding an incredible 52 goals in that span
The North Londoners looked hopelessly outgunned and for the most part, hardly even bothered.
Arsenal were torn apart by Liverpool 4-0 at Anfield on Sunday afternoon
Arsenal’s record away
Jurgen Klopp orchestrates offer allowing the Guinean midfielder to stay at the Bundesliga club for one more season
Jurgen Klopp has orchestrated a new offer allowing the Guinean midfielder to stay at the Bundesliga club for one more season before heading to Anfield, according to reports.
Liverpool have reportedly agreed a deal
The current record for the hottest August bank holiday is 28.3C in Cambridgeshire in 1990