Alex Evans

A Yorkshire ant colony is predicting World Cup results - and they've backed England against Panama

England have been backed to beat Panama on Sunday - by a Yorkshire colony of World Cup-predicting ants.

House of Fraser

House of Fraser set to close 31 stores, axeing 6,000 jobs

House of Fraser will axe up to 6,000 jobs as it closes half its stores as part of a rescue plan for the ailing department store.


Wetherspoons England flags 'ban': Why pubs are being asked NOT to hang England flags for World Cup

Staff at Wetherspoons pubs across England are being asked not to hang England flags for the World Cup.

Billy Cauldwell with his mother Charlotte. The severely epileptic child who had his cannabis medicine confiscated by the Home Office will remain in hospital after a string of life-threatening seizures. Photo: PA

Epileptic boy's mother celebrates as Home Office returns cannabis oil which was confiscated at customs

The mother of a severely epileptic boy has celebrated managing to convince the Home Office to return his cannabis oil medication that officials confiscated at customs.


Police at scene as 350 'free Tommy Robinson' protesters gather outside Leeds Crown Court

Protesters have gathered outside Leeds Crown Court this afternoon.


VIDEO: Road closures as 350 'free Tommy Robinson' protesters march through Leeds city centre

Traffic has been disrupted in Leeds city centre this afternoon after about 350 'Free Tommy Robinson' protesters,

The Lush campaign. Photo: @UKCopHumour on Twitter

Soap giant Lush sparks criticism for 'poorly thought out' spy cops campaign

Soap giant Lush has been panned online after launching a campaign aimed at drawing attention to what it calls the 'spy cops' scandal.
Car ploughs into five pedestrians in Manchester street

Car ploughs into five pedestrians in Manchester street

Five people have been hit by a car in an incident in Manchester, police said tonight.
A hammerhead worm

Scientists issue warning over giant invading monster worms

A tropical monster up to a foot long that preys on earth worms has colonised an area of southern France, scientists have revealed.

Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII. Photo: PA

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 to bring in Fornite style Battle Royale mode instead of story campaign

The next Call Of Duty game has no dedicated story mode, instead moving to battle royale to compete with the rise in popularity of survival games such as Fortnite.

The incident has happened in London

Two boys aged 12 and 15 shot in street in London

Two boys, aged 12 and 15, have been shot in north-west London.

A dog in a hot car

Spate of dogs locked in hot cars in blazing heat sparks warning from West Yorkshire Police

Police have issued an urgent warning to pet owners after reports of dogs being locked inside hot cars.

It's not quite a table, but this is a shot from Highways Agency from the time a pig escaped onto a road

40 beds, 160 mattresses & a live pig: The items let loose on our motorways according to Highways England

Drivers have been forced to navigate 160 mattresses, 52 sofas and 40 beds littering motorways, Highways England has warned.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Photo: PA Wire/Dominic Lipinski

Palace reveals full details of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's wedding service

Kensington Palace has revealed all the details of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ahead of the big day.

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder among bookies' favourites for Sunderland job

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder among bookies' favourites for Sunderland job

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder is among the favourites to replace sacked Sunderland manager Chris Coleman.

Sheffield United

'Chance of power cuts and flooding': Yellow weather warning for heavy rain issued for Yorkshire

A yellow weather warning for heavy rain has been issued for most of Yorkshire today.

DJ superstar Avicii dies at the age of 28

Swedish DJ Avicii has died in Muscat, Oman, at the age of 28.

Smart motorway

How the Smart motorway cameras on the M1 work - and how to avoid a fine

Highways officers have answered the question on every driver's lips.
Dale Winton on Supermarket Sweep

TV legend Dale Winton dies aged 62

Presenter Dale Winton has died at the age of 62, the star's agent has said.

Cadbury's Fruit & Nowt bar

10-year-old Freddie receives Yorkshire-themed 'Fruit & Nowt' bar from Cadbury's in response to letter

A Yorkshire family is chuffed to bits after receiving a special Yorkshire-themed chocolate bar from Cadbury's.

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