Anthony Jackson and his cat, Duke, share many similarities, one of them being a love for popcorn. But unlike his owner, Duke isn’t actually interested in eating the popcorn; he just likes to feel the warmth against his face. The cat sticking out of the popcorn does make it difficult for anyone else to have some, though. Credit: YouTube/AnthonyJackson
Jack McEvoy was competing in a 1500m steeplechase race in Massapequa Park, New York, when he tripped over one of the hurdles. Unfortunately for McEvoy, all that was on the other side of the hurdle was a large section of water. “Needed a good time in this race for a seed for counties…Didn’t quite get it,” writes McEvoy. Credit: YouTube/ cheifs1600track
The family of a British construction worker murdered by his Islamist kidnappers just minutes after a joint UK and Nigerian rescue operation stormed their compound today praised the soldiers who tried to save him,
Myleene Klass welcomes the world to Heathrow with a unique performance
Passengers arriving into Heathrow today will be given an Olympic welcome to remember, with a live rendition of Vangelis’ ‘Chariots of Fire’ performed by classical pianist Myleene Klass.
Ms Klass will play a special arrangement of the soundtrack from the Oscar-winning film about two British sprinters competing in the 1924 Paris Olympics. More than 100,000 passengers will arrive at Heathrow today, with those coming through Terminal 5 treated to the rendition from a concert grand piano.