Laureate’s lines of hope in the search for a cure for cancer

A poet’s prescription: Simon Armitage’s 51-word verse about the search for a cancer cure is etched onto a tiny pill Poet Laureate Simon Armitage tackled subject of cancer research in 51 words His poem Finishing It had to fit two sides of a pill measuring just 20mm by 10mm Armitage was commissioned to write the verses about the cutting-edge science […]

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Irish toddler, 3, dies in hospital a day after being found unconscious in pool on family holiday to Alicante – The Sun

AN Irish toddler who was found floating face-down in a swimming pool in Spain has tragically died in hospital. The boy, three, was pulled from the water at an apartment complex in Cabo Roig near Alicante at around 9am on Monday. The toddler died in the early hours of this morning at Alicante General Hospital, reports local media. Police sources […]

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Marilu Henner interested in 'Taxi' reboot, with one requirement

Fox News Flash top entertainment headlines for August 12 Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines for August 12 are here. Check out what’s clicking today in entertainment. BEVERLY HILLS – The classic sitcom "Taxi" officially ended its run in 1983 after a five-season run across two networks, ABC and then NBC. Today, actress Marilu Henner — Elaine Nardo on the series — said if […]

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Arsenal fail in £55m transfer offer for RB Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano – The Sun

RB LEIPZIG have rebuffed a £55million bid from Arsenal for defender Dayot Upamecano, according to reports. The Gunners are aware of their need to strengthen the defence having already broken their transfer record on Lille winger Nicolas Pepe. German publication Bild report on a mega offer for Upamecano, 20, failing on Monday. With the transfer window shutting on Thursday for […]

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Brit tourist, 42, thrown in cell after ‘refusing to pay for £640 bottle of champagne’ he ordered ‘accidentally’ in Ibiza – The Sun

A BRITISH holidaymaker arrested after allegedly refusing to pay for a slap-up £800 restaurant dinner in Ibiza, has reportedly been handed a four-month suspended prison sentence. The 42-year-old, who has not been named, has also been ordered to pay his bill if he wants to avoid any more problems. Respected island newspaper Periodico de Ibiza reported today that his blow-out […]

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Enable to race in Yorkshire Oaks at York’s Ebor Festival

John Gosden’s Enable will race in the Yorkshire Oaks at York’s Ebor Festival on 22 August in preparation for October’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. The five-year-old mare has won her last 11 races – all ridden by Frankie Dettori, nine of which were at Group One level – and 12 out of 13 in total. Last month she became […]

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Truck driver in horrific crash that killed 7 motorcyclists was on drugs: report

CONCORD, N.H. — The driver involved in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire was under the influence of drugs and reached for a beverage just before the collision, according to a federal inspection report obtained Thursday. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said that a toxicology report showed Volodymyr Zhukovskyy was positive for an unspecified drug that […]

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