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Thousands of revellers as Father Christmas through streets of London and New York

Thousands of revellers as Father Christmas through streets of London and New York

The annual Santacon pub crawl describes itself as 'a non-profit, non-political, non-religious and non-sensical Christmas parade'. Party-goers were seen in Times Sqaure in New York and London.

Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie head to media tycoon Evgeny Lebedev's Christmas party

Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie head to media tycoon Evgeny Lebedev's Christmas party

Princesses Beatrice, 31, and Eugenie, 29, oozed style and radiance as they made their way to a Christmas party held by Russian tycoon and owner of the Evening Standard Evgeny Lebedev.

Jamaican beauty queen is crowned Miss World

Jamaican beauty queen is crowned Miss World

Some 111 contestants donned costumes as they performed at the ExCeL convention centre in east London this afternoon. Jamaica's Toni-Ann Singh was crowned the winner.

N.Korea conducts new test at rocket site, aims to...

N.Korea conducts new test at rocket site, aims to...

The test was conducted on Friday at the Sohae satellite launch site, KCNA said, citing a spokesman for North Korea's Academy of Defence Science, without specifying what sort of testing occurred.

Body found on country lane is named as missing 15-year-old Alex Rodda

Body found on country lane is named as missing 15-year-old Alex Rodda

Police have now named the suspected murder victim, whose body was found in a village in Cheshire, as Alex Rodda. Alex's body was discovered on Friday morning.

Fears of Christmas travel mayhem in France on 10th day of crippling public transport strikes

Fears of Christmas travel mayhem in France on 10th day of crippling public transport strikes

Paris remains the worst hit as strikers warn of similar disruptions on Sunday and Monday. Unions have also announced a mass protest for Tuesday when tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets again.

One British tourist is shot dead in Argentina

One British tourist is shot dead in Argentina

Motorbike-riding gunmen opened fire on the 35-year-old and another Briton, 28, during a violent struggle in Buenos Aires where the tourists refused to give up their possessions.

Nigel Farage warns Boris Johnson against pursuing 'easy option of a soft Brexit'

Nigel Farage warns Boris Johnson against pursuing 'easy option of a soft Brexit'

Nigel Farage (pictured), whose party contested 275 seats and took 2 per cent of votes but won no seats, said pressure would have to be reapplied if PM does not live up to his promise of getting Brexit done.

Dutch police detain dozens of climate protesters at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport

Dutch police detain dozens of climate protesters at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport

A group of 150 climate activists gathered with placards while shouting slogans such as 'Tax the plane, take the train' as 25 police officers arrested them and relocated them to Haarlmmermeer.

Caroline Flack's boyfriend Lewis Burton is seen for FIRST TIME since her assault arrest

Caroline Flack's boyfriend Lewis Burton is seen for FIRST TIME since her assault arrest

Blood was seen splattered on Caroline Flack's front door in north London this morning after the presenter was charged with assaulting her boyfriend Lewis Burton.

JAN MOIR: Were we all hallucinating in the battle of Big Beasts and bucket heads? 

JAN MOIR: Were we all hallucinating in the battle of Big Beasts and bucket heads? 

JAN MOIR: Andrews Neil and Marr and John Bercow jostled for supremacy during the rolling coverage of the UK election, with fangs poised for the killer soundbite.

Three people are injured as vehicle mounts pavement in Stratford

Three people are injured as vehicle mounts pavement in Stratford

The car crashed into a traffic light and hit three pedestrians on Great Eastern Road outside the Stratford Centre at around 8.49am today.

Prince Andrew is pictured riding at Windsor as it's revealed he used pseudonym to set up secret firm

Prince Andrew is pictured riding at Windsor as it's revealed he used pseudonym to set up secret firm

Prince Andrew has been spotted riding in Windsor (pictured) after photographs emerged of him surrounded by 'a bevy of topless beauties' on a yacht off Thailand in 2001.

STEPHEN DAISLEY: Yes, Boris Johnson can scuttle Scexit - as long as he holds his nerve 

STEPHEN DAISLEY: Yes, Boris Johnson can scuttle Scexit - as long as he holds his nerve 

STEPHEN DAISLEY: Nicola Sturgeon's party went from 35 seats to 48, halving the Scottish Tory MP group and taking Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson's seat of East Dunbartonshire.

Homes are left without power in south-west France after gale force winds

Homes are left without power in south-west France after gale force winds

Thousands of homes were left without power in southwestern France as fierce winds swept across the Atlantic coast with gusts of around 140 km/h (85 mph) according to officials.

PLATELL'S PEOPLE: You're brave, Greta, but not as brave as this lot

PLATELL'S PEOPLE: You're brave, Greta, but not as brave as this lot

AMANDA PLATELL: Standing defiant and alone on a rocky outcrop on the cover of Time Magazine, she looks out over a world in peril that she is seeking to save.

The REAL winners and losers! From the Loch Ness monster to Lily Allen, who got a ballot box bounce?

The REAL winners and losers! From the Loch Ness monster to Lily Allen, who got a ballot box bounce?

The adorable rescue puppy adopted by the PM and who starred on the campaign trail with his girlfriend Carrie Symonds is now top dog in No 10.

Scientists discover deepest point on land two MILES below sea level

Scientists discover deepest point on land two MILES below sea level

The deepest point was found to be under the Denman Glacier in East Antarctica and was discovered by Glaciologists at the University of California, Irvine.

Richard Burgon refuses to rule out a bid for Labour leadership bid but is ruthlessly mocked

Richard Burgon refuses to rule out a bid for Labour leadership bid but is ruthlessly mocked

The shadow justice secretary, who is one of Jeremy Corbyn's most trusted lieutenants, fuelled speculation he was poised to enter the race.

UK may be under EU control past 2020 as new trade deal struck

UK may be under EU control past 2020 as new trade deal struck

Boris Johnson says he will refuse to extend the Brexit transition period beyond the end of next year but EU politicians are considering asking for it to be pushed back themselves.

'You'd have more chance of winning if your dad came back', former soldier tells Neil Kinnock's son

'You'd have more chance of winning if your dad came back', former soldier tells Neil Kinnock's son

The man said he disagreed with Jeremy Corbyn's support for 'terrorists'. Neil Kinnock won just 229 seats in 1987 General Election - as many as 26 more than the current Labour leader.

Boris Johnson celebrates win with Carrie Symonds at Annabel's

Boris Johnson celebrates win with Carrie Symonds at Annabel's

The Prime Minister, 55, walked side by side with his 31-year-old girlfriend as he arrived at a private London residence for a Christmas party held by Russian tycoon Evgeny Lebedev.

Ex-Tory remainer Michael Heseltine concedes Brexit will happen

Ex-Tory remainer Michael Heseltine concedes Brexit will happen

The pro-EU former Cabinet minister, who helped topple Margaret Thatcher in 1990, admitted 'we've lost' and 'Brexit is going to happen' after Boris Johnson's comprehensive election victory.

John McDonnell QUITS Labour as ex-MPs blast Jeremy Corbyn

John McDonnell QUITS Labour as ex-MPs blast Jeremy Corbyn

They tore into Mr Corbyn after he led them to an embarrassing demolition by Boris Johnson's Conservatives in their northern heartlands as the so-called 'Red Wall' was knocked down.

Sir Rod Stewart faces backlash from angry Celtic fans...

Sir Rod Stewart faces backlash from angry Celtic fans...

Sir Rod Stewart is facing backlash from angry Celtic fans and Scottish nationals after he congratulated Boris Johnson for his General Election win.

Middle-aged spread could raise the risk of a fatal heart attack or stroke by 25%

Middle-aged spread could raise the risk of a fatal heart attack or stroke by 25%

Dr Wei Zheng, of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, and colleagues found the shocking results after testing 84,000 people in China who had been slim in early adulthood.

Revellers hit the streets as party season gets into full swing

Revellers hit the streets as party season gets into full swing

Storm Atiyah began to show its teeth last night but this did not dampen the spirits of merrymakers in Leeds, Birmingham and Blackpool as they began their festivities.

Father-of-two brands all-day breakfast sandwich from Aldi 'very deceiving' after meagre filling

Father-of-two brands all-day breakfast sandwich from Aldi 'very deceiving' after meagre filling

Joel Turner bought a sandwich from one of the supermarket's stores in Stroud, Gloucestershire. But the 32-year-old was left disappointed with his £1.99 purchase after he sat down to eat it.

Mafia scion Giovani Gambino believes Rudy has 'dirt' on politicians

Mafia scion Giovani Gambino believes Rudy has 'dirt' on politicians

Giovanni Gambino, an heir of the Gambino crime family, thinks Trump's personal attorney would quickly flip on colleagues if they started to turn on him.

DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Corbyn didn't understand patriotism

DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Corbyn didn't understand patriotism

DOMINIC SANDBROOK: To future generations, the names of toppled Labour strongholds will tell the story of Boris Johnson's tidal wave.

Who's in and who's out in Boris Johnson's cabinet reshuffle?

Who's in and who's out in Boris Johnson's cabinet reshuffle?

Former Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt, who was sacked by Mr Johnson in July, is rumoured to replace ex-Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan, who has stood down as an MP.

UN climate talks face collapse after world leaders cannot agree deal

UN climate talks face collapse after world leaders cannot agree deal

UN climate talks in Madrid, which were addressed earlier this week by teenage activist Greta Thunberg are facing collapse after rich and poor nations failed to secure a deal.

Mother's fury after 'doctors tried to make her abort her baby because he had Down's syndrome'

Mother's fury after 'doctors tried to make her abort her baby because he had Down's syndrome'

Cheryl Bilsborrow, from Lancashire, was 43 years old when she fell pregnant with her fourth child. She was encouraged to have a screening for Down's syndrome because of her age, which she attended.

Olivia Newton-John reunites with John Travolta in their iconic Grease costumes for the first time

Olivia Newton-John reunites with John Travolta in their iconic Grease costumes for the first time

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta have reunited in their iconic Grease costumes for the first time since they appeared in the 1978 musical.

Former President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir, 75,  convicted of corruption and money laundering

Former President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir, 75, convicted of corruption and money laundering

Omar al-Bashir was sentenced today to two years' detention in a correctional centre for corruption. The charges against him stemmed from the millions of dollars he received from Saudi.

Twitter reveals the most popular trends of 2019

Twitter reveals the most popular trends of 2019

Twitter has unveiled its top trends of the year complete with a list of it's most retweeted posts of 2019 and the most used emoji.

Revolting moment man is caught picking skin off his filthy feet on a busy flight

Revolting moment man is caught picking skin off his filthy feet on a busy flight

The video shows the man with one leg across his knee, cramped against the back of an economy seat on an unknown flight.

Five teenagers are arrested for murder in Hong Kong protests

Five teenagers are arrested for murder in Hong Kong protests

Three boys and two girls aged 15 to 18 were arrested on Friday for murder. Footage showed rival groups throwing bricks at each other and killing a 70-year-old man in Hong Kong.

Elderly man reverses into a Tesco cafe in Sutton Coldfield

Elderly man reverses into a Tesco cafe in Sutton Coldfield

Several customers suffered cuts when the man, said to be in his 80s, smashed into the window of the in-store cafe at Tesco in Princess Alice Drive retail park, just before 11am on Saturday.

DAVID BLUNKETT says Jeremy Corbyn has no one left to blame for Labour's catastrophic defeat 

DAVID BLUNKETT says Jeremy Corbyn has no one left to blame for Labour's catastrophic defeat 

The clique running the Labour Party clearly regarded compromise as betrayal, because it dilutes their ideology. But the real betrayal is to have failed to compromise and thus to have achieved nothing.

Sex and politics are BANNED in TV soaps in new wave of censorship in Egypt

Sex and politics are BANNED in TV soaps in new wave of censorship in Egypt

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has created a new regulatory agency to oversee and censor content. Soap operas are not allowed to include any sex scenes, blasphemy or politics.

'I will repay your trust': Boris Johnson hails voters in former Labour heartlands for backing Tories

'I will repay your trust': Boris Johnson hails voters in former Labour heartlands for backing Tories

The Prime Minister went to Sedgefield, the former seat of Tony Blair, which was a brick in the so-called Red Wall that collapsed in the face of a blue wave on Thursday night.

Police raid Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's nephew's house after part in deadly hospital riots

Police raid Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's nephew's house after part in deadly hospital riots

A senior police official confirmed the raid was made early Saturday morning in eastern Lahore, but Hassan Niazi (left, with comedian Russell Brand) was not there.

Two women are injured after double stabbing in Wigan

Two women are injured after double stabbing in Wigan

Greater Manchester Police said they responded to reports of a double stabbing on Atherton Road in Hindley, Greater Manchester, at about 10.30am today.

Jeremy Corbyn's three sons pay gushing tribute to their father

Jeremy Corbyn's three sons pay gushing tribute to their father

In a message posted on Facebook by Ben Corbyn with his brothers, Tommy and Seb, they said defeat 'hurt' and they praised the north London MPs record of campaigning for the 'less fortunate'.

Floody hell! Motorists are stranded in up to 3 FEET of water after heavy downpours

Floody hell! Motorists are stranded in up to 3 FEET of water after heavy downpours

Snowfall has left the border of County Durham and Cumbria blanketed in white this morning as snow blizzards rage in parts of the midlands and northeast.

Boris Johnson warned by Nicola Sturgeon he cannot 'bludgeon' Scots into line over independence

Boris Johnson warned by Nicola Sturgeon he cannot 'bludgeon' Scots into line over independence

The Scottish National Party now holds 48 of the 59 Scottish seats, up from 35, which Ms Sturgeon believes strengthens her case for a new referendum on breaking up the United Kingdom.

Heavily-pregnant woman is among 20 migrants found in back of refrigerated lorry in Stoke

Heavily-pregnant woman is among 20 migrants found in back of refrigerated lorry in Stoke

A worker at Wayne Walker in Stoke (pictured) called police after hearing banging from the truck. Officers found the pregnant woman and she was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital.

Postmaster accused of taking money from Post Office tells of 'nightmare' at being 'wrongly jailed'

Postmaster accused of taking money from Post Office tells of 'nightmare' at being 'wrongly jailed'

Noel Thomas was among more than 550 sub-postmasters who brought a group legal action against the Post Office over its use of Horizon.

Angelina Jolie's deaf employee claims the actress stole her idea for film Eternals

Angelina Jolie's deaf employee claims the actress stole her idea for film Eternals

Abbamonte, 53, who also works as a film producer/actress, says Jolie stole her idea for the first ever deaf superhero for the upcoming movie The Eternals.

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