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David Beckham smooches wife Victoria as they enjoy a family day on Elton John's yacht

The Beckhams continued their epic summer of travels on Sunday as they enjoyed a day on Elton John's lavish yacht in the South Of France. Sporting star David, 45, enjoyed a rare show of affection with wife Victoria, 44, as they shared a sweet smooch in the sunshine (top right). As the family boarded the boat (bottom right) Victoria showed off her tanned physique in a loose white summer dress, while daughter Harper, eight, looked cute in a floral dress. Later David joined his daughter in jumping into the ocean (insert) along with Elton's oldest son Zachary, eight, (left). The couples' sons Brooklyn, 20, Romeo, 16, and Cruz, 14, were also aboard the luxury liner, just days after the famous family enjoyed a lengthy break in Italy.

Sweltering sunseekers pack themselves onto Britain's beaches for another scorching day

Thousands of people descended on Bournemouth beach (pictured) this morning to make the most of the sizzling temperatures, after the mercury rose to a record-breaking 89F at Heathrow. Temperatures were expected to reach 91F today across the east of England, with the sweltering heat mainly hitting from London up to as far as East Anglia and Cambridgeshire. 'We've got another beautiful sunny day ahead. There is cloud lingering around the coast of Wales and Northern Ireland could see patchy cloud but the bulk of the country will see plenty of blue,' Emma Smith, a Met Office forecaster, said. A million visitors were due in Cornwall over the weekend, as 400,000 tourists descend on Brighton.

Royal expert Angela Levin said she 'can't imagine Meghan quietly taking a back seat' as she urged the British couple to consider their 'increasingly confused' royal role.

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One mother said her daughters were 'coughing and gasping' and could not form words properly, as police, ambulances and fire services were sent to the seafront (pictured) in Frinton, Essex, on Sunday.

The abuse started just two months after Raquel Rosario-Sanchez started her PhD at Bristol University when she agreed to chair a meeting of the Woman's Place UK group.

Hugh Grosvenor's property group is planning to demolish Walden House in Belgravia, London, by 2023. The building is leased to Westminster Council and 141 people have been told to move.

Ben Stokes inspires England to stunning Ashes victory over Australia

Just weeks after winning the World Cup in scenes of near-bedlam, England treated their fans to another Sunday afternoon thriller today as they chased down their highest ever total to win a Test match, scoring 362-9 to win by one wicket. World Cup winner Ben Stokes (pictured left after hitting the winning run) was the hero once again, pummelling Australia's bowlers for 135 not out in a nerve-shredding last-wicket partnership of 76 with spin bowler Jack Leach, prompting calls for a knighthood from delighted fans (some of whom are pictured right). After the match an exhausted Stokes paid tribute to Leach's 'serious b****cks' while even his Australian opponents acknowledged he had played an 'unbelievable innings'.

Police in Gosport, Hampshire, are hunting for the thugs whose brazen act of disrespect was slammed by locals who are sick of youths running riot in the seaside town.

Grandfather Allan Isichei, 69, was knifed to death in Southall, north-west London, yesterday evening as he made his way back from the pub. He is a father-of-three and grandfather to four.

Benjamin Avill from Bournemouth, had a 'fit of rage' when Jenny Daniels told him their 12 year relationship was over.
He emptied a bottle of Lenor conditioner into a tank containing 50 fish.

The Queen joins Kate Middleton and Prince William as they head to church today

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, both 37, joined the Queen, 93, as they made their way to Crathie church near Balmoral Castle in Scotland today. Her Majesty (pictured left) opted for a bright pink ensemble and matching hat. while Kate Middleton donned a £225 green dress by Michael Kors. The royals looked in high spirits and appeared to share a joke as they made their way to the Sunday service. Pictured inset, Prince William in the passenger seat and Kate Middleton in the backseat.

The young girl was spotted at around 3.30am in Newquay, Cornwall and was taken in by social services after her family home was found to be empty and police were unable to locate parents (file photo).

Roger Bullman, 53, has been charged with the manslaughter of Amitpal Singh Bajaj after launching a frenzied attack because the father from Southall, west London, confronted him about noise.

Boris Johnson warns Donald Tusk Britain will NOT pay full £39 billion Brexit divorce bill

Boris Johnson warned Donald Tusk today that Britain will not pay all of the £39 billion Brexit divorce bill if there is a No Deal split on October 31 as the two men met for showdown talks in Biarritz (bottom right). The Prime Minister made clear to the president of the European Council that Brussels may get just £9 billion - or even as little as £7 billion - if the UK leaves the EU without an agreement at the Halloween deadline. Speaking immediately before the meeting, Mr Johnson told ITV: 'If we come out without an agreement it is certainly true that the £39 billion is no longer, strictly speaking, owed.' Pictured main, clockwise from top: President of France Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and U.S. President Donald Trump - who today called Mr Johnson the 'right man' to take the UK out of the EU.

Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron lead their fellow G7 wives on a tour

Looking relaxed and pleased in each other's company, Mayor Jean-Marie Iputcha took the glamorous ladies on a whirlwind tour of the village of Espelette, near to where the summit is taking place. But conspicuous by her absence was Boris Johnson's beau Carrie Symonds, who is understood to have not been able to make the trip due to work commitments. Melania Trump is understood to have scouted the area in June, to prepare for the gastronomic and cultural tour in the village which is 20 miles into the Pyreness foothills. The area is most famous for its dried red peppers called Piment d'Espelette. The ladies strolled through the picturesque village, also known for its stunning scenery, and posed outside a number of local shops, and traditional Basque houses. (pictured left to right, US First Lady Melania Trump, the wine shop owner, Mayor Jean-Marie Iputcha, Brigitte Macron, wife of Emmanuel Macron, Akie Abe, wife of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Malgorzata Tusk, wife of European Council President Donald Tusk, Jenny Morrison, the wife of Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Chile's First Lady Cecilia Morel.

Boris Johnson found his stride during his meeting with Trump, upping his game via his mirroring to signal that this is the level of politics he feels suits his own profile the best, says expert Judi James

French soldier eyes Melania Trump wearing a $650 Calvin Klein dress on the way to the G7

A photo captured the moment French soldiers sent First Lady Melania Trump pointed side eyes as she walked by with President Trump. Melania Trump accompanied her husband to the G7 summit in Biarritz, France on August 24. FLOTUS stepped off of Air Force One wearing a $650 Calvin Klein dress and pink Louboutin heels. The yellow dress is one of three outfit changes Melania Trump made in less than 24 hours.

The Queen is said to have expressed distress to the Australian prime minister over scorch marks and divots left on Buckingham Palace's lawn by Donald Trump's helicopters during the president's state visit.

The PM would send MPs away from the Commons until shortly before the European Council summit of EU leaders on October 17, potentially preventing moves to block a no-deal Brexit.

Alex Aiken (pictured), who is the executive director of government communications in the civil service, ruled out the move as the Number 10 clock would prove 'too stressful'.

Brigitte Macron looks chic in a stylish white blouse and blue jeans

The wife of French president Emmanuel Macron (pictured left), 66, cut a stylish figure in a loose white blouse and classic blue jeans as she walked near to the G7 summit venue in Biarritz, France. Her sheer blouse featured a pussycat bow and delicate gold buttons, which she paired with a bold red studded belt. Earlier in the day, the French First Lady was spotted in a glamorous cold shoulder, red custom-made dress by Louis Vuitton as she led her fellow G7 wives on a tour of a traditional Basque village with Melania Trump, 49 (pictured together right).

Ruby Seal, 15, who lived in Carlisle, Cumbria, took her own life in February 2017. Her mother Julie, 42, is campaigning for Ruby's Law which would make social media banned for under-16s.

Vinnie Jones speaks of 'heavy grief' following the death of his wife Tanya from cancer

Tanya Jones (pictured with Jones) died in Los Angeles last July aged 53 surrounded by family after her condition worsened. Still raw from Tanya's passing last month, the Lock Stock And Two Smoking Barrels actor today spoke of the grief he has shouldered since losing his 53-year-old sweetheart. But he said he had been warmed by the support and affection shown to him during the tough past few weeks (tweet inset).

The Duke of York, then 38, flew with Anne Malova, 27, on Epstein's 'Lolita Express' to the American mainland from the disgraced financier's Caribbean island in 1999, according to flight records.

Jeffrey Epstein's best friend Stuart Pivar claimed Epstein 'did stuff with girls, who knew what they hell they were doing,' and were 'complicit' in the alleged abuse they suffered. Pivar knew Epstein for decades.

Coleen Rooney is pictured out shopping WITHOUT her wedding ring

Coleen Rooney, 33, was pictured without her wedding ring in Prestbury, Cheshire, on Friday, just five days after husband Wayne was spotted getting in to a lift with a mystery brunette after a 'lads' night out in Vancouver, Canada. The former England captain, 33, was celebrating a wild night out with his DC United team mates while his wife Coleen was with their four sons at home in Cheshire. In images published by the Sun , the striker is seen in a grey hoody and jeans with his arms around a mystery brunette inside one of two nightclubs he visited, before joining her in the back of a car. Later, the football ace is seen getting in a lift with a different woman, who was dressed in a white jumpsuit, at his team's Vancouver hotel.

British journalist Emma Barnett, 34, who suffers from endometriosis, said although she doesn't support with 'period leave' that if men had them 'menstrual leave would be baked into HR policies.'

The furious debate was sparked on Twitter on Saturday after US food magazine Bon Appétit shared an article begging the public to 'wash the bottom of their dishes.'

Prince Harry is left devastated after his heroic friend 'killed himself' aged 37

Prince Harry, 34, sent flowers and a note to the funeral of his friend Jules Roberts (together left) in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. Mr Roberts, 37, (right in training) helped the Duke of Sussex prepare for a South Pole trek in 2013. The expedition (inset Harry on the trip) was to raise money for Walking With The Wounded and its founder said 'there was a lot of respect' between Harry and Jules. A source said Harry was 'very upset' at the 'shock' death of his friend.

Officially recognised by the NHS in 2013, up to three million Britons are thought to suffer to some degree from the condition, which is characterised by a persistent difficulty discarding items.

Becky Hay, 46, from Basingstoke, Hampshire was diagnosed with high blood pressure in 2017, and started taking medication. But within days of taking ramipril, she developed a bad cough.

Notting Hill carnivals sparks into life as revellers cover each other in colourful powder

One million people are expected to attend Notting Hill Carnival in west London over the course of today and tomorrow. Hundreds of revellers (right top and bottom)were seen starting the colourful celebrations this morning by throwing paint and playing the drums (left). Yesterday it was revealed police were facing a dance ban for the event after Superintendent Elisabeth Chapple said 'if officers are dancing... they are less able to keep an eye on what's going on.' More than 12,000 police will take to the streets for the celebrations this Bank Holiday weekend and will be supported by around 900 event stewards today.

US-based Facebook account Blossom, which is littered with ingenious hacks, has shared its top tips for using dryer sheets when cleaning. One of the tips will help remove stubborn nail varnish.

A British woman took to Mumsnet arguing that she's in the minority of people who feel responsible for looking after aging parents. Her post received a flood of backlash.

Social media star 'Jxesaid' tweeted a text exchange between the Polish woman and a colleague, after she asked to be taken to the popular chain at lunch time.

Enid Blyton was denied a commemorative coin after Royal Mint bosses branded the creator of the Famous Five and Secret Seven novels a 'racist homophobe', newly-found documents reveal.

Somerset metal-detecting couple find one of Britain's biggest ever treasure hoards

Adam Staples (right) and partner Lisa Grace (left) unearthed the 'once in a lifetime' find of almost 2,600 ancient coins that date back 1,000 years. Although the find is smaller than the famous Staffordshire Hoard, it is thought to be at least £1million more valuable. The 2,571 silver coins are made up of King Harold II pennies (inset) from the end of Anglo-Saxon England and William the Conqueror coins, after the 1066 Norman conquest. Many of the coins are in mint condition and could be valued anywhere between £1,000 and £5,000 each.

A Queensland woman has shared her story of being in a relationship with a perfect partner until she was drugged and woke up to another man raping her in front of a mirror with her partner watching on. 

PETER HITCHENS: I doubt anyone was surprised when the BBC's Songs Of Praise featured a same-sex wedding last week.

Shocking CCTV shows the moment prison officers laugh as they drag a naked inmate down a prison corridor before he was taken to hospital with fatal injuries

Allan Marshall (bottom right) was dragged feet first across a corridor from a shower block before being restrained by five guards, at HMP Edinburgh (left). A towel placed in on his face, while his body shows obvious signs of distress on the corridor of the Segregation and Reintegration Unit. And a member of the 13-strong team, who surround his body, places a knee in Mr Marshall's back, shortly after he is taken from the shower block. The disturbing footage also shows prison officers smiling as the limp body of Mr Marshall is taken away by paramedics, with one even appearing to give a thumbs-up. The 30-year-old was put into an induced coma at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, but died four days later, (top right) and now his family has condemned his treatment, saying it was a 'form of torture.'

The tremor was recorded at the Cuadrilla hydraulic fracturing site at Preston New Road near Blackpool (Cuadrilla/PA)

Cuadrilla, the energy firm behind fracking at the Blackpool site, detected a 'micro seismic event' at 11.01pm yesterday. The tremor measured 2.1 on the Richter scale - the largest ever at the facility.

The fifth series of the BBC's gritty crime drama Peaky Blinders, starring Cillian Murphy, will air at 9pm on BBC One, as ITV's new drama Sanditon makes its debut in the same time slot.

The confessions, shared to Whisper from all over the world, include a dog from Washington who refuses to eat from his bowl - and will instead drop his food on the carpet before chowing down.

BONNIE ESTRIDGE: I have given up booze. Completely, on doctor's orders. I haven't touched a drop for more than a month and I'd be lying if I said I didn't miss it.

Umbrella-carrying Hong Kong democracy protesters march in the rain for fresh round of

Hong Kong police used water cannon (inset) for the first time and at least one officer believed to have fired his sidearm during pitched battles with protesters Sunday, one of the most violent nights in three months of pro-democracy rallies that have rocked the city. An afternoon rally in the district of Tsuen Wan, north of Hong Kong city (bottom right) spiralled into violent running confrontations between protesters and police, with officers several times caught outnumbered and isolated by masked youths wielding sticks and throwing rocks. Tensions escalated when police hoisting warning flags before firing tear gas in an attempt to disperse the crowd and arrest some protestors (top right), who reacted angrily by throwing bricks and molotov cocktails.

Bus bandit Gloria Makanjuola struck at least a dozen times on buses around the Hackney area of east London last September and October, stealing from victims aged 18 to 87.

At 12.15am on Saturday morning medical staff at the festival in Daresbury, Cheshire, told police a man needed medical attention and he was rushed to Warrington District General Hospital.

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Villagers in Burnham Market, Norfolk, known as 'Chelsea-on-sea', have hit back at astronomical house prices by erecting a fake English heritage plaque for their 'dying' village pharmacy.

Detectives say they have seized 52kg of 'critical' - the Spanish term for a mix of marijuana and cannabis resin in tablet form - and 51kg of marijuana buds which had been vacuum-packed.

Ex-Chancellor Philip Hammond demands an apology from Boris Johnson

Philip Hammond, said in the strongly-worded letter that it was apparent the document was dated August 2019, and so could not have been leaked by a minister from Theresa May's government. The document filed by the Cabinet Office, called Operation Yellowhammer, shows the areas that could be most vulnerable if the UK leaves the EU without a deal on October 31. The explosive revelations marked 'official-sensitive' include the expectation of a return of a hard border in Ireland due to the inability to roll-out the government's proposed limited checks, and shortages of fuel, medicine and food. Mr Hammond said a Number 10 source had briefed the dossier was 'deliberately leaked by a former minister in an attempt to influence discussions with EU leaders'. Mr Hammond added: 'It has now become apparent that the leaked document was, in fact, dated August 2019 and would not, therefore, have been available to any former minister who is not serving in the current administration.'

The PM would go to the country on October 17, win and then go to Brussels to demand 11th-hour Brexit concessions. However the plan involves deliberately 'losing' a Commons no-confidence vote.

The Shadow Chancellor as been accused of urging Labour colleagues to back the complete revocation of Article 50. This is thought to have occurred in meetings with Shadow Cabinet colleagues.

Under the plans, Chancellor Sajid Javid's Autumn Budget would give drivers a cut in the current 57.9p duty per litre for petrol and diesel.

Mr Gove, Boris Johnson's No Deal planning supremo, has ordered Transport Secretary Grant Shapps to examine the feasibility of creating separate queues in time for the first day of Brexit.

London's supercar season heats up as wealthy playboy owners cause chaos in fashionable

To the backdrop of high-end shops, motor enthusiasts lined the streets to catch a rare glimpse of some of the world's most expensive car brands, including Ferrari (right, top and bottom), Porsche and Rolls Royce. Officers were patrolling the London borough ready to stamp out any illegal speeding, but the Metropolitan Police told MailOnline that no issues were reported. However photographs show one bright blue Porsche (left) parked outside Harrods which appears to have been vandalised in an supposed swipe at the eye-wateringly expensive vehicles.

The government has commissioned a review into the high speed rail scheme. The project is unpopular in swathes of the Tory heartland and may cost £100bn, twice its current budget.

The 12-year-old was being treated for severe electric shock after the incident near Ashgill Road in Glasgow last Sunday. He died in hospital on Saturday night, British Transport Police said.

Pope speaks of his fears for the earth's 'forest lung' as hundreds of new fires rage

The pontiff, who is from the neighbouring South American nation of Argentina, told the public in St Peter's Square (pictured inset today) that 'we're all worried' about the vast Amazon fires. He warned that the green 'lung of forest is vital for our planet'. Multiple fires (top and bottom right) billowing huge plumes of smoke into the air have been seen across a vast area of the northwestern state of Rondonia over the weekend. Several residents in the capital, Porto Velho, said yesterday that what appeared to be light clouds (bottom centre, a dead cow) hanging over the city of half a million people, was actually smoke from the blazes that had scorched swaths of land (bottom left) and left tree trunks smoldering on the ground. Yesterday the army launched 'unprecedented' operations to put out the fires, and forces were heading to six Brazilian states - Roraima, Rondonia, Tocantins, Para, Acre and Mato Grosso - that requested federal help.

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Israeli aircraft on Saturday struck Iranian forces near Damascus that had been planning to launch "killer drones" at targets in Israel, an Israeli military spokesman said.

Duchess and Prince Harry stayed at £108,000 a-WEEK seafront seven-bed mansion in Ibiza

Duchess of Sussex celebrated her 38th birthday with Prince Harry and their baby son Archie at the Sa Calma villa on the exclusive Vista Alegre estate. (inset left). In addition to the sea-facing pool (centre), the seven-bedroom property boasts a gym, jacuzzi, an office and sprawling garden terraces. Visitors are provided with a house manager, waitress, live-in caretakers, housekeepers, a Range Rover with driver and night security guard. The pair were criticised for taking four private jet flights in 11 days this month (inset right), with Sir Elton John revealing he paid for their flights to his holiday home in Nice.

Distraught Mandy Parkin, 54, from Barnsley, South Yorks. was diagnosed with kidney stones but hours later was told she had sepsis, a life-threatening condition - doctors amputated to save her.

The number of deaths and injuries from kite flying in India jumps around Independence Day

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Bride whose weight spiraled after years of emotional eating sheds NINE STONE

Kat Burrows, 31, from Basingstoke, weighed 19st 13lb and wore UK size 24 at her heaviest but dropped down to 10st 13lb and a dress size 8 ahead of her wedding to Harvey. The bride-to-be lost the weight in just nine months. The infrastructure analyst said losing weight has also helped ease the symptoms of her chronic fatigue syndrome. Pictured, Kat before (left) and after her weight loss (centre and right).

Commanders cut the numbers of helicopter flights to and from the barracks in Hereford and asked civilian workers to take their summer holidays at the same time as Special Forces soldiers.

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Daughter of Tetra Pak billionaire to marry at father's £12million home

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Francesca Sio died after her parents were sent home from hospital with laxatives and told to care for her themselves. A post-mortem revealed that doctors missed the true cause of the blockage.

Britain's Ministry of Defence is spending £4 million on actors and performance coaches to improve its civil servants' leadership skills and help them to make better speeches.

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