Entertainment

Britney thanks fans 20 years after Baby One More Time release

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The singer recently announced a new Las Vegas residency for 2019 Britney Spears has thanked her "amazing fans" in an Instagram post marking 20 years since ...Baby One More Time was released.The singer uploaded a clip on Tuesday showing highlights from the song's music video along with a message."Your support over the years has meant the absolute world to me," she wrote.Streaming service
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Storm Callum: Parts of Wales see ‘worst flooding in 30 years’

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionStorm Callum has caused chaos in Wales on Friday and SaturdayRivers have burst their banks, homes have been flooded and some were without power as Wales suffered travel chaos as Storm Callum hit.Parts of Wales saw their worst flooding for 30 years with Carmarthenshire, Powys and Ceredigion the worst affected and flood warnings remain in place.One village is ready to evacuate
Health

Child mental health referrals up 26% in five years, says report

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The number of referrals to Camhs has increased by over a quarter in five years, according to a report The number of referrals to child and adolescent mental health services in England has increased by 26% over the past five years, Education Policy Institute (EPI) research suggests.Its report also reveals one in four referrals was either rejected or deemed inappropriate for treatment.Out of
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Cumbria ‘slavery victim’ rescued after ’40 years in shed’

[ad_1] Image copyright GLAA Image caption The man was taken away to be assessed by specialist medical staff A potential victim of modern slavery has been rescued after living in a shed for 40 years, according to the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority.Officers found the 58-year-old British man in the shed during a raid at a residential site north of Carlisle on Wednesday morning.He was taken away to be assessed
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Labour could renationalise railways in five years – McDonnell

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said Labour's nationalisation plans would be cost-neutral The rail industry could be completely renationalised within five years if Labour wins the next election, the shadow chancellor has suggested.John McDonnell said he was looking at whether break clauses in contracts could allow rail franchises to be taken into public hands before they expired.He is planning to create a new unit in
US & World

Mychal Kendricks: Super Bowl winner facing up to 25 years in jail

[ad_1] Kendricks won the Super Bowl with the Philadelphia Eagles last seasonSuper Bowl-winning linebacker Mychal Kendricks is facing up to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of insider trading.Prosecutors said Kendricks made around $1.2m (£0.92m) over two years working with a former Goldman Sachs analyst.Kendricks, 27, admitted that he swapped cash, NFL tickets and access to parties for market-shifting information.He won the Super Bowl with the Philadelphia
Technology

Reality Winner: NSA contractor sentenced to five years over leak

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Winner has been sentenced to 63 months in prison A former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor who admitted passing top secret information to the media has been sentenced to more than five years.Reality Winner, 26, had faced up to 10 years in prison, but this was reduced to 63 months under a plea deal.She was arrested last year for leaking an NSA report on
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Fifa corruption: Brazil’s Jose Maria Marin jailed for four years

[ad_1] Jose Maria Marin was the head of the Brazilian federation between 2012 and 2015A former head of Brazil's football association has been jailed for four years for corruption.Jose Maria Marin, 86, was one of seven Fifa officials arrested at a luxury hotel in Zurich in May 2015.He was convicted of accepting bribes from sports marketing companies in exchange for contracts to broadcast tournaments such as the Copa America.Marin is