Highlanders name team as they plot ways to stop Waratahs

Highlanders name team as they plot ways to stop Waratahs

Keeping a full contingent on the park will be the first step for the Highlanders if they are to wipe the painful memories of their last Super Rugby trip to Sydney. Halting big NSW Waratahs ball runners is seen as another fundamental…

Councils are told to stop burning so much waste

Councils are told to stop burning so much waste

Councils are told to stop burning so much waste by MPs who want to introduce an ‘incineration tax’ Some councils send more than 80 per cent of their rubbish for incineration Britain is on the verge of burning more waste than it…

NHS to stop 17 routine operations from removing tonsils to varicose vein surgery as it now says they are 'useless' as IVF slashed

NHS to stop 17 routine operations from removing tonsils to varicose vein surgery as it now says they are 'useless' as IVF slashed

An initial list including removing tonsils and varicose vein surgery has been drawn up by NHS England in a bid curb outdated treatments. Patients are set to be told they have a responsibility to the Health Service not to demand futile surgery…

Priest SLAPS baby at christening because it won’t stop crying as outraged relatives snatch the child away

Priest SLAPS baby at christening because it won’t stop crying as outraged relatives snatch the child away

The French-speaking clergyman became outraged and lost his temper when the child was sobbing inside the church. Distressing video footage shows the priest raise his left hand after he failed to calm the youngster down. He then struck the baby using an…

WhatsApp will stop working on millions more people’s handsets

WhatsApp will stop working on millions more people’s handsets

Is your phone on the list? WhatsApp says it will soon STOP working on millions of older handsets WhatsApp will drop support for iOS 7 and Android ‘Gingerbread’ smartphones Some handsets cannot upgrade their software, leaving them without WhatsApp From today, some…

Kerevi to back his defence at No.13 and stop believing critics

Kerevi to back his defence at No.13 and stop believing critics

Wallabies No.13 Samu Kerevi says he has worked extremely hard on his defence and decided during pre-season to back himself more often to make correct reads. Kerevi was punted last August from the Wallabies’ starting XV after a poor defensive showing in…

Apple declares war on Facebook with new features to stop tracking

Apple declares war on Facebook with new features to stop tracking

‘The privacy thing has gotten totally out of control’: Tim Cook declares war on Facebook as Apple unveils new features to stop the social network tracking users Tim Cook spoke extensively about recent issues surrounding user data privacy He said he believes…

Liverpool star Mo Salah told to stop diving by Jurgen Klopp after being booked for play-acting in Reds' defeat at Chelsea

Liverpool star Mo Salah told to stop diving by Jurgen Klopp after being booked for play-acting in Reds' defeat at Chelsea

The Kop boss delivered the rebuke after his 43-goal striker was booked for diving against Chelsea. Klopp said: “I don’t want to see that. Yes, I think it was a dive. Or he waited for the contact, I am not sure. "That…

Grandad ordered to stop mowing grass next to his house for health and safety reasons despite having cut it for 12 years

Grandad ordered to stop mowing grass next to his house for health and safety reasons despite having cut it for 12 years

John Hyde, 61, keeps the patch of council-owned grass – measuring 50ft by 10ft – neat by cutting it himself every few weeks. But the local parish council has now told him that he doesn't have public liability insurance and so must…

Randy couple caught romping at BUS STOP in front of horrified onlookers are slammed for outraging public decency

Randy couple caught romping at BUS STOP in front of horrified onlookers are slammed for outraging public decency

Shocking footage shows Carol Taylor, 49, and Alan Severn, 41, bonking in front of horrified passers-by in Kirkby, Notts. The loved-up pair were hauled in front of Mansfield Magistrates' Court after cops worked out who they were. Defending lawyer Emma Cornell told…

One-man crime wave taken on three-month taxpayer-funded safari to stop him offending walks free AGAIN after injecting girlfriend with heroin ‘speedball'

One-man crime wave taken on three-month taxpayer-funded safari to stop him offending walks free AGAIN after injecting girlfriend with heroin ‘speedball'

Mark Hook, now 41, caused a national outcry when he was taken on a 88-day trip of a lifetime safari in 1993 by social services. The trip included a cruise down the Nile, big game spotting in Zimbabwe and a visit to…

James Comey warns no one 'sensible' in Donald Trump's inner circle to stop his 'impulsive behaviour' in BBC Newsnight interview

James Comey warns no one 'sensible' in Donald Trump's inner circle to stop his 'impulsive behaviour' in BBC Newsnight interview

In an interview with Newsnight's Emily Maitlis, broadcast this evening, Comey said even Trump's closest aides are unable to stop his "impulsive behaviour". Comey was asked if he "could sleep easy at night" knowing the President was surrounded by "sensible and reasonable"…

Sleepy Cumbrian town hit by spate of drug deaths as cops struggle to stop city gangs invading Barrow-in-Furness

Sleepy Cumbrian town hit by spate of drug deaths as cops struggle to stop city gangs invading Barrow-in-Furness

Police say they are struggling to control the rising problem of county lines dealing in Barrow-in-Furness, with gangs arriving from as far away as London to sell heroin and crack cocaine. They say dwindling staff numbers mean tackling the drugs gangs is…

Stop the War protest attended by leading Corbynista MPs labels Syrian tyrant Assad a 'very good man' because 'he's a doctor'

Stop the War protest attended by leading Corbynista MPs labels Syrian tyrant Assad a 'very good man' because 'he's a doctor'

At the event outside Parliament last night the Labour MP and former shadow minister Chris Williamson gave a speech questioning whether the vile regime was even behind the chemical attack in Douma – saying there is “no evidence”. The demonstration, which was…

Alfie Evans' supporters protest for third day outside Alder Hey hospital in bid to stop tot's life support switch-off

Alfie Evans' supporters protest for third day outside Alder Hey hospital in bid to stop tot's life support switch-off

A social media account for Alfie's Army claimed that Kate James, 20, was ejected from the ward on Alder Hey Children's Hospital late last night. It comes as Alfie's dad Tom Evans, 21, called on Pope Francis to save his stricken son….

Alfie Evans' life support to end as High Court sets date hospital can stop keeping tragic tot alive

Alfie Evans' life support to end as High Court sets date hospital can stop keeping tragic tot alive

The seriously ill tot's parents, Tom Evans and Kate James, heard the heartbreaking news this afternoon after posting of their fears that he would be "executed". The couple, from Liverpool, have been fighting against doctor's wishes to end their desperately ill son's…

Former copper claims police are 'TOO SCARED' to do stop and searches on Britain's streets but Amber Rudd still claims police cuts NOT to blame for violent crime

Former copper claims police are 'TOO SCARED' to do stop and searches on Britain's streets but Amber Rudd still claims police cuts NOT to blame for violent crime

The Home Secretary said it was a "complex" issue and there was more than one reason behind the spate of stabbings, shootings and acid attacks in recent weeks. And she claimed she hadn't seen embarrassing documents leaked overnight from her own department…

Geordie Shore lovebirds Sam Gowland and Chloe Ferry can't stop coughing as they struggle to smoke a Shisha pipe

Geordie Shore lovebirds Sam Gowland and Chloe Ferry can't stop coughing as they struggle to smoke a Shisha pipe

Amusing pictures show the loved-up couple puffing on a pipe at Manjaros Shisha Lounge in Middlesborough last night. The pair flirted as ex-Love Island star Sam blew smoke into his girlfriend's face – but she didn't look very impressed. But after perhaps taking…