It's already been moved inland once to stop it plunging 162 metres from its clifftop perch to the beach below. But now, 22 years later, the Belle Tout Lighthouse stands just 20 metres away from the perilous drop – and its owners are planning another rescue mission. The 850-tonne building on Beachy Head near Eastborne, East Sussex, was moved 17 metres back in 1999 over fears it would fall over the cliff edge due to coastal erosion. He told the Daily Telegraph that the rock fall had made him consider when they might have to start work. He said: ‘It’s hoped we’ll have 20 or 30 years to go before we need to panic.’
August 03, 2021 21:00 UTC
YouTube personality and the creator of a popular web comic series Chris Chan has been arrested on an incest charge involving her elderly mother after allegedly admitting to the crime in a leaked phone call. Chandler has lived with her 79-year-old mother, Barbara, in Ruckersville, Virginia, for many years. 'She was partially confused at one point, but then she came around, obviously,' Chandler is allegedly heard saying on the call. In October 2011, Chandler and her mother were arrested after Barbara hit a manager of a game center with her car, reported Insider. In 2014, Chandler was arrested for pepper-spraying a worker at a GameStop store.
August 03, 2021 20:22 UTC
There are just 13 neighbourhoods in England and one in Wales that recorded zero Covid-19 deaths up to April 2021. To find out the number of Covid deaths in your area, scroll down for the checker and enter your postcodeImage: PA) PA)One area of Manchester, Castlegate and Deansfield, also recorded no deaths due to Covid-19. The only MSOA in Wales to record no Covid-19 deaths was LLandudno Junction South and Llansanffraid Glan, Conwy. Overall, the North West, London and North East had the highest Covid-19 deaths in 2020 as figures published today appear to show an urban-rural divide. In the second wave, Aldershot Town in Hampshire had the highest excess deaths, with rates 208 per cent above the five-year average.
August 03, 2021 20:03 UTC
Fijian-born Adrian Underwood was working in a security role for maritime firm Ambrey, based in Hereford, when he was killed alongside a Romanian national aboard M/T Mercer Street on ThursdayExclusive: First picture of British army veteran killed aboard oil tanker in 'drone attack'A British army veteran killed in a suspected drone attack aboard an oil tanker off the coast of Oman has been named and pictured. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the atrocity - which happened on-board Liberian-flagged M/T Mercer Street - was "outrageous". Fijian-born Mr Underwood was working in a security role for maritime firm Ambrey, based in Hereford, when he was killed. The Mercer Street is managed by London-based Zodiac Maritime, part of Israeli billionaire Eyal Ofer's Zodiac Group. The 28,400-tonne Mercer Street was sailing from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates with no cargo onboard when she was targeted.
August 03, 2021 19:52 UTC
Anyone using WhatsApp could be susceptible to a major security loophole, which puts them at risk of others hacking their messagesWarning for WhatsApp users as loophole could see strangers able to access messagesWhatsApp users are still susceptible to a major security loophole which could mean hackers gaining access to messages, a tech expert has warned. Have you been a victim of WhatsApp hackers? In another tweet today WABetaInfo also said WhasApp is "working to bring end-to-end encrypted local backups on WhatsApp beta for Android". WhatsApp can create local backups of messages in an Android's internal storage everyday but these backups could be more vulnerable to hackers. Downloading WhatsApp beta on iOS is not recommended by tech experts but can be downloaded on a computer through Google Play.
August 03, 2021 19:30 UTC
Raphael Varane is set to become the ninth footballer to play for both Manchester United and Real Madrid ahead of his impending £42million move to the Premier League. Manchester United rating: 6/10Real Madrid rating: 5/10Angel Di MariaHeinze's compatriot Di Maria is only one of two players prior to Varane to have swapped Madrid for the red half of Manchester. Manchester United rating: 7/10Real Madrid rating: 5/10David Beckham enjoyed a trophy-laden spell at United and was the face of Madrid's GalacticosMichael OwenMichael Owen - despite his nationality - actually played for Real Madrid first before signing for United. Having broken through and then excelled at Liverpool, Real Madrid splashed the cash to sign the former England striker in 2004. Manchester United rating: 7/10Real Madrid rating: 5/10
August 03, 2021 18:56 UTC
Similar technology was then transferred into track spikes in 2019 which led to middle- and long-distant records falling. Regulations were introduced in January 2020 over the sole thickness of track spikes used in sports other than high jump and long jump. He admitted super spikes had an impact on times, but insisted there was a difference between the ones he wears and those worn by second place Benjamin. This was then transferred into track spikes in 2019 which led to middle- and long-distant records falling. Regulations were introduced in January 2020 over the sole thickness of track spikes used in sports other than high jump and long jump.
August 03, 2021 18:54 UTC
A man in his 20s has passed away in hospital hours after a road crash in Co Monaghan this morning. Gardaí are investigating the road traffic collision, which occurred in Castleblayney, Co Monaghan, at approximately 6.40am this morning. Two cars collided on the R181 in the townland of Muldrumman, outside Castleblayney, and the driver of one car, a male aged in his 20s, was seriously injured. Emergency services attended the scene and the young man was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, Co Louth. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Castleblayney Garda Station on 042 974 0668, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.
August 03, 2021 18:45 UTC
But health chiefs are expected to announce on Wednesday that new evidence makes the case for jabbing all aged 16 and over. Jabs could be administered in schools but Education Secretary Gavin Williamson is expected to push for GP surgeries and NHS hubs to be used. 'The UK Government is working closely with the devolved Scottish Government on a variety of different issues. The most recent data on hospital admissions shows 911 people were admitted last Tuesday, down from 926 seven days earlier. Covid cases are lower today than they have been since June 29, according to the official figures released today.
August 03, 2021 18:23 UTC
Fetty Wap broke down crying on Monday as he addressed the death of his four-year-old daughter, Lauren Maxwell. The rapper was seen clutching a photograph of Lauren whom he called his 'little twin.' She also asked that fans be kinder to Fetty Wap after questions about his commitment as a father were raised. Trying to hold it together: Fetty Wap wipes his eyes as he talks about his daughter, Lauren, who died at just four years old this week. Fetty Wap smokes while talking about the death of his daughter on Instagram live
August 03, 2021 18:13 UTC
Anne Hooper, 55, is accused of falsely claiming £32,000 in benefits for herself and her sons starting in 2006, a court in Exeter heardMum 'claimed benefits for sons in wheelchairs then one was seen pulling a car'A mother claimed benefits for her two sickly sons who needed wheelchairs and crutches to get about - but they were caught out on camera by investigators, a jury heard. A court was told one son who needs around the clock care was captured on camera 'pulling a car' and the other son was seen walking around a county showground. Prosecutor Paul Grumbar said other benefits were paid to the family but they did not form part of this case. Mr Grumbar told the court:"You will see footage of him pulling a car." Mr Grumbar told the jury that he cannot walk more than 20 metres and cannot travel - but he went to Canada.
August 03, 2021 18:11 UTC
A further 1,015 confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been recorded as chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan warned that virus outbreaks are originating through symptomatic people “attending workplaces, or eating out, or visiting friends”. The Department of Health said as of 8am on Tuesday, 178 Covid-19 patients were being treated in hospital, of whom 29 were in ICU. Read More“Please remember that you should stay at home if you have symptoms even if you are vaccinated, because you could still transmit Covid-19. “Young people have had an exceptionally difficult time throughout the Covid-19 pandemic,” he said. In Northern Ireland, six further deaths linked to Covid-19 were reported on Tuesday, bringing the total death toll there to 2,205.
August 03, 2021 17:48 UTC
Harry Byrne loves his little brother Reuben to the moon and back - and he's ready to prove it, with an incredible 6,786-mile space mission to raise £4,000 for children’s hospicesBrave boy's mission to travel 6,786-mile distance round moon for sick little brotherAt the age of seven, Harry Byrne has blasted off on a space mission to walk, run, cycle, skip and jump 6,786 miles, the distance round the moon, for his gravely ill little brother. Family, friends and other “moon trekkers” will help Harry cover the 6,786 miles by October 31. Image: Sophie Byrne / SWNS) Sophie Byrne / SWNS)"He’s just amazing with Reuben and they’re both so brave. Sign up to one of the Mirror's newslettersNicky Clack, fundraising administrator for Julia’s House, said: “Harry’s an incredible big brother. “He’s been an absolute star raising funds for Julia’s House this year.
August 03, 2021 17:48 UTC
Southampton and West Ham have got Austria under-21 captain Flavius Daniliuc on their radars. The Premier League duo have been alerted to the defender, 20, who caught the eye during his debut season in top-flight football last term for French club Nice. Centre-back Daniliuc began his career in Austria before earning a place at Real Madrid’s academy and then moving to Bayern Munich. German champions Bayern wanted to extend his deal last summer but Daniliuc opted to leave and join Nice, then managed by Patrick Vieira, instead to kick-start his career. Daniliuc still has three years left on his contract but also has fellow centre-backs Dante and Jean-Clair Todibo among his teammates so could move on – either on loan or permanently – this summer.
August 03, 2021 17:26 UTC
For the past number of months, 24-year-old Pádraig Greene has spent his time converting a second-hand Ford Cab Van into a livable, movable, space with the help of his girlfriend Amy Blue. Picture: Padraig GreeneWhere did you find it? Padraig had a lot of help from his girlfriend Amy, his family and friends in kitting out the Ford Transit. Picture: Padraig GreenePassenger you’d most like on a long journey? Picture: Padraig GreeneHave you managed to make the most of your summer with it?
August 03, 2021 17:23 UTC