Press Association 2014 LATEST

Britain shivers in Arctic blast

Sutton Guardian: Snow has returned to parts of Britain

11:18am Monday 27th April 2015

Parts of Britain have been battered by snow, sleet and gale-force winds as an Arctic blast sends temperatures plummeting and puts spring on hold.

40,000 sign beach body ad petition

Sutton Guardian: The change.org petition says "Perhaps not everyone's priority is having a 'beach body'"

11:18am Monday 27th April 2015

More than 40,000 people have signed a petition calling for the removal of an advertisement which asks "Are you beach body ready?"

Children's holiday deaths 'tragedy'

Sutton Guardian: Christi Shepherd and her brother Bobby died after a faulty boiler leaked gas into their bungalow in Corfu in October 2006 (West Yorkshire Police/PA)

11:18am Monday 27th April 2015

A happy half-term holiday in Corfu became "the most appalling tragedy" when two young children died from carbon monoxide poisoning, a coroner has said.

Line Of Duty role for Will Mellor

Sutton Guardian: Line Of Duty role for Will Mellor

11:08am Monday 27th April 2015

The award-winning BBC drama will return for a third series.

Marvel's Avengers rule at the box office

Sutton Guardian: The who's who guide to the Marvel movie world

11:08am Monday 27th April 2015

The superhero sequel, starring Robert Downey Jr and Scarlett Johansson, is the reigning box office champion.

First look: Jared Leto's Joker has been unveiled

Sutton Guardian: First look: Jared Leto's Joker has been unveiled

10:57am Monday 27th April 2015

The Oscar-winning actor’s full look as the DC Comics villain has finally been revealed.

Why is Holly Willoughby's make-up artist exhausted by Surprise Surprise?

Sutton Guardian: Why is Holly Willoughby's make-up artist exhausted by Surprise Surprise?

10:57am Monday 27th April 2015

The TV star says her make-up is forever running because she cries so much during the show.

Brad Pitt reveals the reason for his bruised face

Sutton Guardian: Brad Pitt reveals the reason for his bruised face

10:46am Monday 27th April 2015

The Hollywood hunk appeared at a charity event at the weekend sporting a large bruise on his cheek, after a “flip flop incident”.

Anderson hails fantastic fortnight

Sutton Guardian: James Anderson has enjoyed himself in the Caribbean so far

10:32am Monday 27th April 2015

James Anderson has described the last two weeks as the "most emotional and satisfying" of his career.

David Beckham triumphs over designer wife Victoria in most stylish list

Sutton Guardian: David Beckham triumphs over designer wife Victoria in most stylish list

10:30am Monday 27th April 2015

The former footballer joins Audrey Hepburn and Princess Diana in the top three when it comes to style.

Four-piece One Direction to play Summertime Ball

Sutton Guardian: Four-piece One Direction to play Summertime Ball

9:56am Monday 27th April 2015

The boyband, minus Zayn Malik, are the first act announced for the music event in London.

See which stars took to the red carpet to honour those behind the camera at the Bafta Craft Awards

Sutton Guardian: See which stars took to the red carpet to honour those behind the camera at the Bafta Craft Awards

9:56am Monday 27th April 2015

St Trinian’s actress Talulah Riley, Episodes’ Stephen Mangan and comedienne Victoria Wood were among the celebrities who attended the ceremony in the City of London.

Shearer: Newcastle 'in real danger'

Sutton Guardian: Newcastle have lost their last seven Premier League games

9:37am Monday 27th April 2015

Alan Shearer fears his beloved Newcastle are in real danger of being relegated and has questioned if they will pick up any more points from their remaining Premier League games this season.

Scars of Vietnam War, 40 years on

Sutton Guardian: Dang Hong Dan is four years old but he bears the scars of the Vietnam war that came to an end 40 years ago (Unicef/PA)

9:28am Monday 27th April 2015

Dang Hong Dan is just four years old, but he bears the scars of a war that came to an end 40 years ago.

Four-man 1D to play Summertime Ball

Sutton Guardian: One Direction singer Liam Payne said he was 'well excited' about performing at Capital's Summertime Ball in London in June

9:28am Monday 27th April 2015

One Direction will be performing as a four-piece at Capital's Summertime Ball.

Zoella just hit 8 million subscribers on YouTube

Sutton Guardian: Zoella just hit 8 million subscribers on YouTube

9:16am Monday 27th April 2015

Just to give you some perspective, that’s more people than the entire population of Scotland.

Wiz Khalifa's tribute to Paul Walker holds top chart spot

Sutton Guardian: Wiz Khalifa's tribute to Paul Walker holds top chart spot

8:56am Monday 27th April 2015

See You Again has become the quickest-selling single of the year and has racked up 3.72 million listens in the last seven days.

Lydia Bright: Ed Miliband is best-looking party leader

Sutton Guardian: Lydia Bright: Ed Miliband is best-looking party leader

10:30am Monday 27th April 2015

The Labour leader has gained a fan in the form of The Only Way Is Essex star.

Jim Wells quits after gay comments

Sutton Guardian: DUP politician Jim Wells has quit as Stormont Health Minister after making controversial remarks about gay marriage and child abuse at an election husting

8:53am Monday 27th April 2015

Northern Ireland's Health Minister has quit days after he sparked controversy with comments about gay marriage.

Cold snap boosts British Gas profit

Sutton Guardian: A man has been charged with the murder of Tracey Woodford

8:48am Monday 27th April 2015

Profits at British Gas are set to rise after the energy supplier revealed a boost in consumption following a colder than normal start to the year.

Mickelson to miss Match Play

Sutton Guardian: Phil Mickelson will not be competing at TPC Harding Park

8:12am Monday 27th April 2015

Phil Mickelson has withdrawn from this week's WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship in San Francisco for personal reasons, paving the way for Finland's Mikko Ilonen to enter.

Private landlords 'abusing' benefit

Sutton Guardian: The GMB union said the top 20 private landlords in Britain received between half a million pounds and £4.6 million in housing benefit in the 2013/14 financial year

8:11am Monday 27th April 2015

Private landlords are " abusing" housing benefit by receiving huge amounts of money, paid in part or in full by taxpayers, according to a new report.

Scandal's Joshua Malina is all excited about using the Apple Watch

Sutton Guardian: Scandal's Joshua Malina is all excited about using the Apple Watch

7:56am Monday 27th April 2015

The actor, who insisted he has not been paid for any endorsement, took to Periscope to highlight the watch’s benefits.

Corrie's Anne Kirkbride up for British Soap Award

Sutton Guardian: Corrie's Anne Kirkbride up for British Soap Award

10:30am Monday 27th April 2015

The late Coronation Street actress is one of the 2015 nominees.

Sherlock and The X Factor win at TV craft awards

Sutton Guardian: Sherlock and The X Factor win at TV craft awards

7:06am Monday 27th April 2015

Other winners of Bafta honours included The Musketeers, Marvellous and Happy Valley writer Sally Wainwright.

Wasps aim high with bond launch

Sutton Guardian: Wasps' move to the Ricoh Arena has already brought significant financial benefits to the club

6:35am Monday 27th April 2015

Wasps are to launch a retail bond listed on the London Stock Exchange in a bid to become one of the richest rugby clubs in the world.

Shoppers 'back living wage stores'

Sutton Guardian: A new report has been published on the living wage

6:24am Monday 27th April 2015

Over two-thirds of UK consumers would consciously shop at a store that pays the living wage, a survey has found.

General sued over Troubles death

Sutton Guardian: Retired general Frank Kitson is to be sued over a man's death in Northern Ireland in 1973

2:56am Monday 27th April 2015

One of Northern Ireland's most senior Army officers is to be sued over the death of a Catholic man in Northern Ireland more than 40 years ago.

Trade deal 'threatens' services

Sutton Guardian: Opponents claim TTIP would lead to public services including health being privatised, but backers insist it would boost jobs and business

2:56am Monday 27th April 2015

Opposition to a controversial trade deal being negotiated between the European Union and the United States has intensified amid warnings of its "massive impact" on any future campaign to renationalise the Royal Mail or BT.

Man faces court over woman's murder

Sutton Guardian: A man has been charged with the murder of Tracey Woodford

2:56am Monday 27th April 2015

A man will appear in court today charged over the murder of a missing woman who was found dismembered in a flat.

Flying Harry may miss royal baby

Sutton Guardian: Prince Harry is due to fly to Australia so may miss the birth of the royal baby

2:56am Monday 27th April 2015

Prince Harry may not be able to meet his new niece or nephew until mid-May unless the royal baby puts in a speedy appearance.

Miliband reveals stamp duty change

Sutton Guardian: Labour leader Ed Miliband has set out plans to reform stamp duty

12:21am Monday 27th April 2015

First-time buyers will benefit from a stamp duty holiday on homes up to £300,000 under Labour, Ed Miliband will announce today.

Anne Kirkbride up for soap award

Sutton Guardian: Corrie favourite Anne Kirkbride died in January

12:19am Monday 27th April 2015

Coronation Street legend Anne Kirkbride is up for a British Soap Award nearly four months after her death.

Amy Winehouse's family condemn film

Sutton Guardian: Amy Winehouse died aged 27 in July 2011

12:19am Monday 27th April 2015

Amy Winehouse's family has criticised a documentary about her life.

Charities in end-of-life care plea

Sutton Guardian: People with terminal illnesses should be supported if they wish to die at home, charities said

12:19am Monday 27th April 2015

Millions of pounds could be saved by the NHS if the majority of people who died of terminal illnesses in hospital did so at home as most wish, charities have said.

Bacon self-portraits rediscovered

Sutton Guardian: Self-Portrait (1975) by Francis Bacon

12:19am Monday 27th April 2015

Two Francis Bacon self-portraits are going on public display for the first time after they were rediscovered in a private collection.

Drug offers osteoarthritis hope

Sutton Guardian: The drug is made from an artificial version of an ingredient in broccoli

12:19am Monday 27th April 2015

An artificial version of an ingredient in broccoli could prove to be an effective treatment for osteoarthritis, say researchers.

5bn people 'lack access to surgery'

Sutton Guardian: Too many people in the world lack access to surgical care, a report warns

12:19am Monday 27th April 2015

A large majority of people in the world do not have access to safe and affordable surgery, according to a new report.

RAF flies out with Nepal supplies

Sutton Guardian: Volunteers from British charity Search and Rescue Assistance in Disasters (SARAID) check their equipment at Heathrow airport

12:19am Monday 27th April 2015

Much-needed supplies and reinforcements are landing in Nepal as the earthquake death toll reached more than 3,500.

Miliband tax break for new buyers

Sutton Guardian: Ed Miliband travels by train to Stockton where he will deliver a speech announcing that first-time buyers will be offered a tax break if Labour win the election

12:18am Monday 27th April 2015

First-time buyers will be offered a tax break worth up to £5,000 by Ed Miliband today in the latest pitch to break the continued deadlock in the General Election campaign.

Good Morning Britain - Susanna Reid and co on air for a year

Sutton Guardian: Good Morning Britain - Susanna Reid and co on air for a year

12:11am Monday 27th April 2015

The ITV flagship breakfast show has been on air for 365 days. Here are some of the most memorable moments from the sofa so far.

Financial confidence 'at new high'

Sutton Guardian: People's confidence in their current personal financial situation has reached a new high, a report has found

12:07am Monday 27th April 2015

Consumers' confidence in their household's financial situation has grown to its highest levels in at least four years, according to a report.

Living standards 'big voter issue'

Sutton Guardian: Almost 80% of adults have heard of the Living Wage, according to the poll

12:07am Monday 27th April 2015

A quarter of the UK's voting population and 20% of 16 to 17-year-olds believe helping working households stay above the poverty line is the biggest issue for the next government, according to a new poll.

Class sizes fall in universities

Sutton Guardian: Graduates have benefited from better student to staff ratios, research suggests

12:06am Monday 27th April 2015

Universities are spending more on facilities and class sizes are falling, a study has found.

PFA award caps Kane campaign

Sutton Guardian: Harry Kane was voted the PFA Young Player of the Year

11:36pm Sunday 26th April 2015

Tottenham striker Harry Kane capped an "unreal" season on Sunday evening when he landed the PFA Young Player of the Year award.

Richard Hammond has made a YouTube video about a car

Sutton Guardian: Richard Hammond has made a YouTube video about a car

11:35pm Sunday 26th April 2015

“I’m not sure this replaces you-know-what” he wrote, as he linked to the video from his Twitter account.

Classy Hazard lands top PFA award

Sutton Guardian: Eden Hazard was voted the PFA Player of the Year

11:34pm Sunday 26th April 2015

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard was the toast of the English game on Sunday as he carried off the PFA Player of the Year award.

Richard Hammond and Carl Fogarty team up for charity bike ride rally

Sutton Guardian: Richard Hammond and Carl Fogarty team up for charity bike ride rally

10:56pm Sunday 26th April 2015

The pair joined 3,500 bikers on the 23-mile ride-out to the Bike4Life festival.

Amy Winehouse family publicly condemn Asif Kapadia's new documentary on singer

Sutton Guardian: Amy Winehouse family publicly condemn Asif Kapadia's new documentary on singer

10:38am Monday 27th April 2015

Singer’s family claims it’s “misleading”, while film makers say they approached it with “total objectivity”.

Amy Winehouse's family condemn film

Sutton Guardian: Amy Winehouse died aged 27 in July 2011

10:12pm Sunday 26th April 2015

Amy Winehouse's family has criticised a documentary about her life.

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