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Pregnant Meghan Markle laughs off ‘fat lady’ comment

Pregnant Meghan Markle laughs off ‘fat lady’ comment

Like many pregnant women, the Duchess of Sussex will be accustomed to receiving unexpected comments from members of the public. But Meghan Markle laughed when she was affectionately described as a “fat lady” during a visit to animal charity Mayhew in northwest London. She became a patron of the organisation last week.

South Yorkshire Police applicants must photo tattoos

South Yorkshire Police applicants must photo tattoos

Image copyright PA Image caption South Yorkshire Police said tattoos on the face and neck would not be allowed, and forearm tattoos must be covered in public-facing work A police force recruiting new officers has asked applicants to send photos of their tattoos with their applications.South Yorkshire Police issued guidance to people interested in joining…

Staff vote to strike at Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret University

Staff vote to strike at Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret University

Image copyright Google Staff at Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret University have backed strike action in a dispute over plans to axe 40 jobs.In the ballot of University and College Union (UCU) Scotland members, 64% of those who voted backed strike action on a turnout of 72%.The university is proposing to cut about 10% of its workforce…

Turkey seeks arrest of New York Knicks’ Enes Kanter – media

Turkey seeks arrest of New York Knicks’ Enes Kanter – media

Image copyright EPA Image caption Enes Kanter joined the New York Knicks in September 2017 Turkish prosecutors have issued an international arrest warrant for New York Knicks basketball player Enes Kanter, Turkish media report.They reportedly accuse Mr Kanter, a 26-year-old centre at the NBA club, of having links with armed groups said to be behind…

Fury deserves greater share of Wilder rematch purse – WBC

Fury deserves greater share of Wilder rematch purse – WBC

Tyson Fury got up from a 12th round knockdown to draw against Deontay Wilder in DecemberTyson Fury is entitled to a greater share of the purse for his rematch against heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, says the WBC. Britain’s Fury and American Wilder shared a controversial and thrilling draw in Los Angeles in December. The WBC…

Cardiff target Senegal striker Niasse

Cardiff target Senegal striker Niasse

Oumar Niasse has won six caps for SenegalCardiff City are interested in signing Everton striker Oumar Niasse on loan, with an option to make the move permanent. The Senegal international has fallen out of favour at Goodison Park this season, making only seven appearances. Niasse joined Everton in the January transfer window in 2016 for…

Hundreds of tonnes of clinical and human waste piles up

Hundreds of tonnes of clinical and human waste piles up

Image caption Bags of clinical waste photographed at Kilsyth Health Centre have since been removed Hundreds of tonnes of clinical and human waste is piled up at the Scottish sites of a failed disposal firm. Healthcare Environmental Services (HES) ceased trading after being caught up in a row over stockpiling medical waste.Latest estimates suggest up…

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