Olympic decathlete Daley Thompson says he avoided eating vegetables and drinking water

Olympics legend Daley Thompson reveals he downed fizzy drinks during his career… and often scoffs chips instead of vegetables Thompson, 62, won gold in the decathlon at the 1980 and 1984 Olympics   He said that as an athlete he avoided drinking water and eating vegetables   Thompson added that he had eaten chips ‘three or four’ … Read more

David Cameron under more heat as it emerges he avoided declaring his lobbying activities 

How David Cameron ducked signing list of lobbyists: Former Prime Minister comes under more heat as it emerges he avoided declaring his lobbying activities Emerged former Tory PM David Cameron dodged declaring lobbying activities  Demands for inquiry over texts Cameron sent to Chancellor Rishi Sunak last year  Revealed today he is not on any of … Read more

Stacey Dooley on why she avoided ‘slanging match’ with ex Sam Tucknott

Stacey Dooley said she didn’t want to get into a ‘slanging match’ after her jilted ex-boyfriend, Sam Tucknott, branded her partner Kevin Clifton a ‘love rat,’ when their secret romance was unveiled to the public in 2019.  The TV presenter, 34, and her Strictly Come Dancing pro partner Kevin, 38, won the competition in 2018, … Read more

Elizabeth Olsen reveals she deliberately avoided Internet reaction to Disney+ series WandaVision

Elizabeth Olsen’s new show may have passionate fans, but she deliberately avoids checking out forums and commentary online, she said Tuesday on a talk show. The 31-year-old actress called into Late Night with Seth Meyers from her rental property in London, where she sat in a child’s room against a backdrop of map-covered wallpaper. She … Read more

Lorry driver tells inquest he would have avoided killing two if there had been a hard shoulder

Lorry driver jailed for killing two men in smart motorway crash tells inquest he would have avoided them if there had been a hard shoulder Prezemyslaw Szuba, 40, killed Jason Mercer, 44, and Alexandru Murgeanu, 22  Szuba, from Hull, told an inquest into the deaths: ‘If there had been a hard shoulder on this bit … Read more

Maya Jama reveals she avoided dating during lockdown

She has remained coy about her love life since her split from Stormzy last year. Yet Maya Jama opens up about her recent dating history during an upcoming appearance on the Jonathan Ross show this Saturday. The TV and radio presenter, 26, admits that she avoided dating lockdown because she finds Zoom dates ‘too intense’ … Read more

Nail-biting clips reveal people who narrowly avoided disaster

Close shave! Nail-biting clips reveal people who narrowly avoided disaster – including a diver almost swallowed by a blue whale TikTok user Romeo Goku shares nail biting compilation videos on his page  Show people seconds away from disaster but usually saved at the last minute Includes a man who was saved from colliding with a train … Read more

Just one mention of Donald Trump: How Joe Biden’s victory speech avoided the elephant in the room

With a speech meant to establish himself as the nation’s next president, former Vice President Joe Biden did not even mention the fierce legal battle President Trump is waging and threatening to continue. It was a stunning contrast to the president – who spent the day tweeting about unfounded allegations of election fraud, claimed he … Read more

Three quarters of Americans say Trump could have avoided coronavirus, new poll shows

Joe Biden opened his widest lead in a month in the presidential race after Donald Trump tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a new poll.  The majority of Americans think the president could have avoided infection if he had taken the virus more seriously, the Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday also shows. Trump has … Read more

DR ELLIE CANNON: Dementia ISN’T just part of old age – nearly HALF of cases can be avoided

Nobody wants to develop dementia and for good reason: it’s the most feared condition among people over 50, according to surveys. Yet most people assume there’s little they can do to protect themselves. The update from the Lancet Commission comes as welcome proof to the contrary: you CAN, in many cases, stop dementia before it … Read more