Piers Morgan shares ‘poignant’ and funny clips from interview with late Stephen Hawking showing his ‘great sense of humour’

Piers Morgan reminisced about meeting the late Stephen Hawking just one year ago and shared some touching clips showing his great sense of humour. Professor Hawking , one of the world’s most acclaimed physicists, died aged 76 on Wednesday. After being diagnosed with a rare form of motor neurone disease in 1964 at the age …

Confirmed: Childcare vouchers closure delayed for six months in win for millions of families

The Government has agreed to delay the closure of Childcare Vouchers for at least six months, in a win for millions of working parents. It comes just weeks before the employer-backed voucher scheme, used by up to 450,000 parents, was due to be closed to new entrants, in favour of the Government’s tax-free childcare system. …

Tottenham ‘could lose Son Heung-min for TWO years’ to South Korean Army as part of mandatory military service

Tottenham are facing losing in-form winger Son Heung-min for two seasons – because he is legally required to spend time in the South Korean Army. The 25-year-old must complete 21 months of military service before he turns 28 under Korean law – which means he would have to start in July 2019. Spurs would therefore …

Nurse ‘told mystery pain was all in her head’ given days to live after scan revealed she was ‘riddled’ with cancer

A student nurse allegedly told her mystery pain could be ‘all in her head’ was left horrified after a scan revealed she was ‘riddled’ with cancer . Georgia McLennan realised the situation was “very bad” after the procedure uncovered tumours throughout her body, including in her lungs. A seemingly healthy and vibrant 23-year-old, her exterior …

Britain looks for allies in fight against Moscow: Mirror Politics morning briefing – Jason Beattie

Theresa May will today set out how the Government intends to respond to Russia’s involvement in the attempted murder of Sergei and Yulia Skripal. The Prime Minister has spent the last 48 hours working the phones in an attempt to galvanise international support. There have been words of solidarity from Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron …

Teachers attend gun training classes in wake of Florida school shooting and Trump’s new vision for ‘protecting’ students

Teachers in Texas have been having weapon training in the wake of the Florida school shooting that killed 17. On Saturday, 16 educators took part in an entire day of training and learnt how to fire a gun in the event of a shooting happening at their schools. Police officers volunteered their time to help …

‘It has not turned out like I wanted’ – Dad who filmed Jamie Carragher spitting at car admits regret over incident

The man who filmed football pundit Jamie Carragher spitting at his car has admitted his regret at the incident. Carragher has been suspended by Sky after the incident following Saturday’s clash between Liverpool and Manchester United. The Liverpool legend was filmed spitting at the car with Andy Hughes’ 14-year-old daughter in the passenger seat. Hughes …

Cheltenham Festival 2018 LIVE Ladies Day results: Latest updates and winners from every race on Wednesday

Ruby Walsh praise for Bryony Frost Praise doesn’t come any higher than from the most successful jockey in Cheltenham Festival history. Ruby Walsh is out on his own with 56 victories — topping the riders’ standings on no fewer than 11 occasions. And Ireland’s 12-time champion, now back in action after being sidelined since November …

Five ways Stephen Hawking predicted that the world will end

From Artificial Intelligence to nuclear war, it seems there is no end to the apocalyptic threats facing humanity. And Professor Stephen Hawking – who died on 14th March at the age of 76 – made a series of terrifying predictions about how and when the world will end. And given that Professor Hawking was one …

Cheltenham Festival 2018 results: All the winners and reaction from every race on Day One

Newsboy’s 3:30 preview Buveir d’Air towers head and shoulders above the 12 opponents who stand between him a successful title defence. There was an element of kismet about his victory in last year’s Champion Hurdle – trainer Nicky Henderson, unconvinced by his jumping technique in novice chases, elected to return Buveur D’Air to the smaller …