‘Hello world!’ Gogglebox’s Shaun Malone shares adorable first photograph of baby Louis as he introduces his newborn son to fans

Shaun explained how his brain damage affected his life shortly after he woke up from a coma, sharing: ‘I was in a coma for a few weeks – and they said to my mum and dad ‘Shaun’s got brain damage, we don’t know what the brain damage is or how it’ll affect him or if […]

Babysitter murderer: NZ teen sentenced to life in jail for killing boy

“(Cameron’s) sentencing is another small step on a very long journey for us and no punishment administered by the Justice system will ever allow us to see Hunter’s beautiful smile again, nor does it dull the extreme pain we all feel everyday he is not here. We all miss him so very much.

Stokes took cigarette break to calm nerves ahead of World Cup Super Over: New book

“Finding a quiet spot as the frenzy of the Super Over approached was hard in a ground packed out with 27,000 supporters and television cameras following the players from the middle, through the Long Room and up the stairs to the dressing room,” authors Nick Hoult and Steve James wrote and the excerpt has been […]

Ben Stokes took cigarette break to calm nerves ahead of World Cup final Super Over

A year ago, England had claimed their maiden 50 over World Cup title after beating New Zealand by virtue of a contentious boundary count-back rule as scores were tied even after the Super Over. It was arguably one of the the greatest finals in the Cup history.

Ben Stokes Took a Cigarette Break Ahead of 2019 World Cup Final Super Over: Report

An under-pressure Ben Stokes went for a smoke break as he calmed nerves before the Super Over of the 2019 World Cup final against New Zealand at Lord’s. Stokes was the man-of-the-match as England won their maiden ODI World Cup title in a dramatic fashion on boundary counts with the Super Over also ending in […]

Laura Carmichael, who plays Lady Edith in Downton Abbey, talks to HELLO! about series 4

Downton Abbey star Laura Carmichael admits that the global reaction to the hit show has been “crazy”. Yet, while she is watched by millions of fans around the world, she rarely gets recognized off screen. The 26-year-old actress looks younger and prettier than her Lady Edith Crawley character, with beautiful porcelain skin and sparkly eyes. […]

Cape Brett: Put this Northland hike on your NZ bucket list

A British personal trainer and his Spanish girlfriend had been living in Australia and planning to move to Valencia before Covid-19 hit. They’d visited New Zealand for a short stint of travelling and got stuck here when the country was locked down in March. Another couple in a similar situation are trying to make it […]

Hello umpire, can you help me to dismiss Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma! Finch’s bizarre plea

“I remember a match between India and Australia, and Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma were putting on a huge partnership,” Gough told Wisden Cricket Monthly. “I was stood next to Aaron Finch at square-leg and he said to me, during the game, how it was unbelievable to watch these two great players.

Thousands in New Zealand protest against George Floyd killing

The Green MP Golriz Ghahraman, a former Iranian refugee and human rights lawyer, said discrimination against people of colour was common in New Zealand. “The disease of state-based discrimination is not constrained to American borders. We must acknowledge that here in New Zealand, at every single step of the justice system, #Māori face increased #discrimination,” Ghahraman […]

Tuesday briefing: The Queen, the viceroy, her PM and the letters

Gough Whitlam, the PM, was sacked by the governor general, Sir John Kerr, on 11 November 1975. In the “Palace letters”, released today after a long legal battle, Kerr in the immediate aftermath writes to the Queen’s private secretary, Martin Charteris, that he deliberately did not tell the palace in advance about his ultimate decision […]