Merkel's sister party CSU suffers worst election result since 1950 in Bavaria

Germany’s political landscape is crumbling as Merkel’s sister party, the CSU, has only received 35.5% of the votes in Bavaria, an exit poll shows. Meanwhile, the anti-establishment AfD has entered parliament for the first time. Voters in Bavaria headed to the polls to decide on the composition of the 180-member parliament on Sunday. The Christian […]

UK heatwave WARNING: Failing to do this in hot weather could result in piles

THE UK heatwave has been predicted to continue over the next fortnight, according to the BBC’s weather team. Although sunshine and hot temperatures are at the top of many people’s agenda, a heatwave can trigger a host of health problems. One of the main risks posed by a heatwave is dehydration, and a common problem […]

World Cup result: England 0-1 Belgium; England vs Colombia in last 16, Belgium win Group G

GETTY England vs Belgium: Live World Cup score, goals and updates as Harry Kane leads the Three Lions A superb second-half strike from Adnan Januzaj gave Belgium a 1-0 win over England to see them top World Cup Group G with a perfect record and consign England to second place, with both sides already assured […]

World Cup result: Russia 3-1 Egypt; hosts virtually through to last 16, Salah nets penalty

GETTY Russia vs Egypt: Live World Cup score, goals and updates Russia virtually booked their place in the last 16 after brushing aside Egypt at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg. The visitors were buoyed by the return of talisman Mohamed Salah but failed to create anything of note in a dreary first half. Russia […]

Eurovision 2018: Saara Aalto speaks out on music after disappointing Finland result

The former X Factor runner-up represented Finland in this year’s competition, with her acclaimed song Monsters. But despite initial buzz earlier this year and a very positive reception on social media, she finished in 25th place out of 26 countries, one spot behind the United Kingdom’s SuRie. It has also been revealed that she qualified […]

Arsene Wenger despairs over ‘worst possible result’ as Arsenal draw to Atletico Madrid

Arsenal enjoyed 78 per cent of possession and had 28 shots in the first leg of the Europa League semi-final but failed to make the most of their opportunities. Atletico Madrid were reduced to 10 men after just nine minutes when Sime Vrsaljko picked up a second yellow card. Arsenal knocked on the door but […]

Grand National LIVE: Fast result and latest updates from Aintree

THIEF! Don’t worry, nothing has gone missing. I’m just informing you that Identity Thief has just won the 16:20 at a rather sizeable 14/1. Sean Flanagan is riding Road to Riches (40/1) in the Grand National for those who like following back-to-back winners… FLYING HOME? Less than an hour until the almighty roar goes up […]

Back pain causes: Painful symptoms could be a result of this serious health problem

BACK pain is very common and usually improves within a few weeks, but in rare cases it can be a sign of a more serious health problem. While back pain is often linked to problems with posture, it can be an indication of a broken bone in the spine. How can you tell if this […]

Back pain causes: Painful symptoms could be a result of this serious health problem

Back pain is common and normally improves within a few weeks or months, but there are a variety of different things it can be caused by – some more serious than others. Your doctor will be able to to determine what the cause is when evaluating your back. In most cases the pain is not […]