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Europe · London
Top 10 baby names revealed: Who's in and who's out?
Analysis shows choices can differ depending on the mother's age - and it also reveals the cultural influences that could be driving baby name trends - from Star Wars, Pixar and Peaky Blinders to parents trying to keep up with the Kardashians. Noah and Olivia were the most popular names for boys and girls in 2021. Mothers over the age of 35 were more likely to give their babies traditional names such as Thomas.See the Story
Coverage: 12 sources
Europe · New York
Internet baffled by woman appearing to hold a iPhone in an 1860 painting
'The Expected One' was painted by Ferdinand George Waldm�ller in 1860. It was decades before electricity was introduced to households in Britain. Art critics have insisted whatever the woman is holding is nothing to do with technology. But eagle-eyed art fans are convinced it looks like she is staring at a smartphone.See the Story
57% Right coverage: 14 sources
Europe · Lancashire
Heysham explosion: Man jailed for killing boy, 2, in gas blast
A man who cut a gas pipe to sell for scrap, causing a blast in which a two-year-old boy died, has been jailed. Darren Greenham used an angle grinder to cut the pipe at his home on Mallowdale Avenue in Heysham, Lancashire, in May 2021.See the Story
55% Left coverage: 11 sources
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Molly-Mae Hague and Tommy Fury reveal baby's gender in adorable video
Love Island stars Molly-Mae Hague and Tommy Fury have announced they are expecting a baby girl. Last week, the 2019 runner ups announced they were pregnant with their first child and it sent fans into a massive frenzy. The 23-year-old announced her pregnancy with Tommy to her millions of followers.See the Story
60% Left coverage: 10 sources
Europe · Moscow
Gold teeth ‘wrenched from Ukraine victims’ at suspected Russian torture chamber
The teeth were ripped from prisoners at a Russian torture chamber in the recently liberated Pisky-Radkivski in the eastern Kharkiv region. The Ukrainian Ministry of Defence has dubbed it a mini-concentration camp. Police footage says Russian soldiers drove local residents from their homes when they occupied the village and booby-trapped the doors.See the Story
80% Right coverage: 10 sources
Teachers on trial over death of girl, 12, who drowned while on school trip
Jessica Lawson was 12 when she drowned in a lake on a school trip near Limoges. Teachers Steven Layne, Chantelle Lewis and Daisy Stathers were cleared of any wrongdoing. Lifeguard Leo Lemaire, who was on duty at the time, and the local authority in Liginiac were also found not guilty.See the Story
57% Left coverage: 7 sources
Gloria Hunniford breaks down in tears paying tribute to late daughter Caron
Gloria Hunniford's daughter, Caron Keatting, passed away from cancer in 2004. Shortly after her death, Gloria founded the Caron Keating Foundation. The charity helps cancer charities across the UK raise funds for treatment. During today's show, the panel took time to remember Caron.See the Story
Coverage: 4 sources
Europe · Liverpool
Toddler found injured outside high-rise block with fears they fell from window
Emergency crews rushed to Bootle in Merseyside at around 12.40pm on Wednesday. A two-year-old child was found injured outside the tall high rise building. They were taken to hospital but police say the child is not thought to be in a life-threatening condition.See the Story
60% Right coverage: 5 sources
Liz Truss · England
Liz Truss speech: We must stay the course, PM says, as she addresses Tory conference
Liz Truss delivered her first conference speech as Tory leader in Birmingham. She promised to steer the country through the 'tempest' and 'get Britain moving' Protesters holding a flag which read 'who voted for this?' were ejected. Ms Truss' speech lasted 35 minutes, the shortest in-person conference speech by a Tory prime minister this century.See the Story
34% Center coverage: 3 sources
This Morning's Iris Jones, 83, 'having best sex of my life' with lover, 37
Iris Jones, 83, met toyboy Mohamed Ahmed Ibriham, 37, on Facebook. The pair are still a couple three years on from getting together. Mohamed was not put off by Iris' age and the pair have enjoyed wild romance. Iris left This Morning hosts, Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield, shocked a year ago.See the Story
67% Right coverage: 3 sources
Leicester City · United Kingdom
Graham Potter gives Wesley Fofana update after Chelsea star goes off in tears
Wesley Fofana made his Chelsea debut against AC Milan on Tuesday night. The centre-back gave away the ball for the opening goal of the game. Chelsea came back to win the game 2-1 at the San Siro. The Frenchman scored his first goal for the Blues after 24 minutes. However, he appeared to injure his knee in a challenge with Rafael Leao. He was replaced by Trevoh Chalobah just minutes later.See the Story
Coverage: 2 sources