An explosion that injured four people and sparked mass evacuations during rush hour in central Manhattan was an attempted terror attack, New York City's Mayor has said. The city's police commissioner James O'Neill named the suspect in the explosion as 27-year-old Akayed Ullah, who has since been taken into custody.
Three women have gone on live television today to detail their separate alleged incidents of sexual harassment with Donald Trump. Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey, and Rachel Crooks accused the President of formerly groping, kissing and humiliating them and have demanded a congressional inquiry into accusations made agains him.
Three children have died and a three year old is said to be in critical condition after a house fire broke out in Salford. A 14-year-old girl was declared dead at the scene, Greater Manchester Police said, while an eight-year-old boy and seven-year-old girl died later in hospital. The blaze is being treated as suspicious and a murder inquiry is under way.
Television presenter Keith Chegwin has died at the age of 60 after battling a long lung illness, his family have said in a statement. It said: "We are heartbroken to share the news that Keith Chegwin sadly passed away following a long-term battle with a progressive lung condition, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, which rapidly worsened towards the end of this year."
The nominations for the 75th Golden Globes have been revealed with film The Shape Of Water receiving the most nominations, including Best Picture. The film's star, British actress Sally Hawkins, has also been nominated for best actress in a drama movie. Meanwhile, The Crown faces Game Of Thrones, The Handmaid's Tale, Stranger Things and This Is Us for best TV drama.
Keith was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend
Keith Chegwin has died at the age of 60 after battling a long lung illness, his family have said in a statement.
The former Cheggers Play Pop presenter and Big Breakfast reporter died at home on Monday morning.
His family said: "We are heartbroken to share the news that Keith Chegwin sadly passed away following a long-term battle with a progressive lung condition, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, which rapidly worsened towards the end of this year.
You're sending a dead man walking into a country he doesn't know about
Bilal 'Kelvin' Fawaz is an elite boxer who has represented England six times - but he's currently facing deportation to Nigeria after living in the UK since he was 14.
Brought here illegally by an 'uncle' with the promise of a better life, he says he was treated "like a slave" before he ran away from the home he was living in and taken into care.
Despite going through an early turbulent period, he discovered boxing and became a UK champion. But on 29 November he was arrested and the 29-year-old now faces deportation to Nigeria, where he has no family, friends or status.
Is it right for celebrities to front charity ad campaigns or is it distasteful and completely out of touch with reality?
A charity watchdog has slammed some charity video appeals as ‘poverty porn’. They singled out one Comic Relief video featuring pop star Ed Sheeran who met a street boy in Liberia and offered to pay for his housing.
Does the charity watchdog have a point or do celebrities genuinely help to raise the profile of people who need help the most?
To discuss this debate with Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid, we were joined by journalist Afua Hirsch, who said that ad campaigns remove all dignity form those who are suffering.
I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! winner Georgia ‘Toff’ Toffolo has her sights set on a job on Good Morning Britain now she’s out of the Jungle.
Asked what her plans were after taking the reality show crown, she told Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid: “I want to do what you guys do – I want to try it! But I mean, who knows! I’m just completely and utterly overwhelmed.”
Teasing his co-host, Piers replied: “You know Toff, we could have a vacancy on this desk, absolutely no problem at all…”.
Monday 11 December: Susanna Reid is wearing a Marc Cain leaf print dress and Next shoes
Monday 11 December: Charlotte Hawkins is wearing Jasper Conran Debenhams blue cross over top, L K Bennett print skirt and Dune blue satin heels
Drivers have been told to expect a widespread of slippery and “icy conditions” with some “tricky conditions” on the roads and pavements. The Met Office warning comes after heavy snowfall hit large parts of the UK over the weekend, causing widespread disruption across many roads, railways and runways.
NHS Trust chairman Lord Kerslake has quit in protest over funding issues. The House of Lords peer announced he was stepping down as chairman of King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in London on Sunday through a Twitter post. He tweeted: “Today I have resigned as Chairman of @KingsCollegeNHS. I do not do this lightly as I love King's but believe the Govt & regulator are unrealistic about the scale of the challenge facing the NHS & the Trust. I want to pay tribute to the staff & their excellent patient care.”
The new court case of imprisoned Briton Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been postponed in the wake of the Boris Johnson’s visit to Iran, her husband has said. Richard Ratcliffe said the court delay is “undoubtedly a good sign” and expects to be updated by the Foreign Office within the next day or two.
Teachers are calling for energy drinks to be banned in UK schools, because it contains high amounts in caffeine and sugar which can cause headaches and palpitations. With two-thirds of young people regularly consuming energy drinks the teachers union, NASUWT, said they can trigger bad behaviour in classrooms.
A charity watchdog has severely criticised celebrities who front charity appeals. They singled out one video featuring Ed Sheeran who meets a street boy in Liberia and offers to pay for his housing. The charity watchdog said: "This video is about Ed Sheeran...it's literally poverty tourism...what an irresponsible thing to do." Do they have a point or do celebrities genuinely help to raise the profile of people in need? We’ll be discussing this topic more during today’s show.