Former MI5 chief in charge of ‘Operation Forth Bridge’

Former MI5 chief in charge of ‘Operation Forth Bridge’: Lord Parker of Minsmere will oversee Prince Philip’s funeral planning just ten days into his new job Lord Parker of Minsmere will play a key role in Operation Forth Bridge He was Lord Chamberlain of Household after serving as MI5 Director-General  Guided MI5 through series of Islamist … Read more

Vaccine passports will be a short-term ‘bridge to freedom’ before full herd immunity by this autumn

Revealed: Vaccine passports will be a short-term ‘bridge to freedom’ before full herd immunity by this autumn (as 63% of voters back their use) Ministers planning to use vaccine passports as a short-term ‘bridge to freedom’ The passports will allow the return of mass public gatherings in the summer ‘Covid status certificates’ will not likely … Read more

Frankie Bridge reveals she’s having ‘bad withdrawals’ from her antidepressants

Frankie Bridge has revealed that she’s been having ‘really bad withdrawals’ from her antidepressants. The Saturdays star, 32, explained that she forgot to order more medication and because of the Bank Holiday weekend has been unable to get any until Wednesday.  Speaking candidly on Instagram Stories about how she was holding up after ‘5 or … Read more

Humber Bridge footpaths are closed after six suicides in month as petition is launched

Humber Bridge footpaths are closed after six suicides in month as petition is launched calling for extra security measures to stop people taking their own lives Humber Bridge has closed its pedestrian walkways after a spate of suicides Six people have taken their lives in the last month at bridge in East Yorkshire For confidential … Read more

Highest suspension bridge in Canada to open in May: Golden Skybridge crosses canyon 426ft up

Highest suspension bridge in Canada set to open in May: Pictures reveal thrilling new walkway that will allow visitors to cross a canyon at a dizzying height of 426ft ‘Golden Skybridge’ will either be thrilling or nail-biting depending on the individual visitor’s head for heights  The Golden Skybridge, near the town of Golden, will actually … Read more

Frankie Bridge details how trolling affects her and says she finds it hard to ‘get over’

Frankie Bridge detailed the impact online trolling can have on her as she appeared on Loose Women on Thursday.  The Saturday’s star, 32, spoke about how ‘everyone hated’ her son Parker’s name when she announced it shortly after he was born.  The conversation arose as the panel discussed how Jake Quickenden revealed a troll had … Read more

Woman, 21, jailed after after repeated calls to emergency services and threats to jump from bridge

An ‘attention seeking’ timewaster who blighted emergency services with calls and repeatedly threatened to jump off a bridge causing road closures has been jailed. Bethany De Cogan, 21, threatened to jump from a bridge on the A19 near Thirsk in North Yorkshire, on February 8, September 28 and October 4, last year. Her actions caused … Read more

‘Attention-seeking’ timewaster, 21, is jailed after after threatening to jump from road bridge

An ‘attention seeking’ timewaster who blighted emergency services with calls and repeatedly threatened to jump off a bridge causing road closures has been jailed. Bethany De Cogan, 21, threatened to jump from a bridge on the A19 near Thirsk in North Yorkshire, on February 8, September 28 and October 4, last year. Her actions caused … Read more

China’s ‘bendy’ glass bridge that’s so extraordinary some didn’t believe it was real 

Would YOU cross it? The double-deck ‘bendy’ glass bridge in China that’s so extraordinary some didn’t believe it was real The incredible Ruyi Bridge is 328ft long (100m) and spans the Shenxianju valley in China’s Zhejiang province The crossing consists of three undulating bridges and part of its deck is made from transparent glass  Since … Read more

Widow, 49, whose husband killed himself saves suicidal woman by talking her down from Stoke bridge

Widow, 49, whose husband killed himself saves suicidal young mother’s life by talking her down from bridge 30ft above busy main road Clare Smith was driving to work when she spotted woman standing on bridge  Realising the woman was about to jump 30ft, Clare pulled over and ran to her  Clare, whose husband committed suicide, … Read more