Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Jailed Briton does not have cancer, husband says

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Jailed Briton does not have cancer, husband says

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRichard Ratcliffe tells BBC London it was a “great relief” to hear that his wife did not have cancerJailed British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe does not have breast cancer, her husband has said. Richard Ratcliffe told the BBC his wife saw doctors after finding lumps in her breasts and it was a “great relief” to find out they were not cancerous. Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been held in Iran since April 2016 after being accused of spying – charges she denies. Mr Ratcliffe said…

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I'm A Celebrity's Jack Maynard sorry for 'horrible' tweets

I'm A Celebrity's Jack Maynard sorry for 'horrible' tweets

Image copyrightJack Maynard YouTube YouTuber Jack Maynard – who left I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! when offensive tweets he posted in 2012 emerged – has apologised for saying some “pretty disgusting things”. The tweets, which prompted allegations of racism and homophobia, were published in the Sun newspaper while Maynard, 23, was in Australia. He said he was “young” and “careless” when he posted them. In an online video, Maynard added: “I’ve been really stupid in the past.” The show told viewers Maynard – who has more than…

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UK approach to Brexit 'chaotic' – leaked Irish report

UK approach to Brexit 'chaotic' – leaked Irish report

Image copyrightEPA Image caption The leaked report details EU leaders’ frustration with David DavisThe government has refused to comment on a leaked report branding its approach to Brexit as “chaotic”. The internal Irish government paper, obtained by RTÉ, documents EU figures’ scathing assessments of cabinet members such as Brexit Secretary David Davis. A Czech minister is quoted as describing Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson as “unimpressive”. The minister also warns of “political confusion” about the UK Government’s approach to leaving the EU. Downing Street said the government was working hard on…

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Warehouse fire sends huge clouds of smoke across London skyline

Warehouse fire sends huge clouds of smoke across London skyline

LONDON (Reuters) – A fire at an industrial estate sent clouds of smoke billowing across London on Thursday morning. Smoke is seen billowing into the sky during a fire at an industrial estate in Ponders End, northeast London, Britain November 23, 2017, in this still image taken from social media video. TWITTER/ @WRIGHT211289/via REUTERS London’s fire brigade said 81 firefighters and 12 fire engines were battling the blaze at an industrial estate in Ponders End, northeast London. The smoke clouds could be seen against a clear blue sky from as…

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Celebrity Big Brother star Jeremy McConnell is jailed

Celebrity Big Brother star Jeremy McConnell is jailed

Image copyrightGetty Images Image caption Jeremy McConnell struck up a relationship with former Hollyoaks actor Stephanie Davis in the Celebrity Big Brother houseReality TV personality Jeremy McConnell has been jailed for 18 weeks for missing community service to get a hair and beard transplant. The Celebrity Big Brother star was given a suspended sentence after being convicted of assaulting his partner. McConnell, 27, had been staying with a friend in south Wales but Cardiff Magistrates heard he missed eight work appointments in the 200-hour order. The court activated the sentence…

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