Blue plaque honour for Winston Churchill's favourite spy Christine Granville 

Wartime spy Christine Granville described as Winston Churchill's favourite has finally been remembered with a blue plaque. Born Krystyna Skarbek she joined British intelligence in 1939.
Load more
Read full article on:
Are Sophie and Pete from Gogglebox twins and where do they get their mugs?
Sophie and Pete are Gogglebox's sibling double-act. News, Sport, Showbiz,...
EastEnders spoilers: Denise Fox destroyed as baby Raymond’s parents die in tragic car accident
Denise's world came crashing down. News, Sport, Showbiz,...
EastEnders airs first kissing scenes with social distancing ‘cheats’ and it looks incredible
You mean they weren't really kissing? News, Sport, Showbiz,...
EastEnders spoilers: Chilling villain Ellie Nixon arrives as Mica Paris makes first appearance
You don't want to mess with Ellie! News, Sport, Showbiz,...
EastEnders spoilers: Karen Taylor tells the police that Kheerat Panesar killed Chantelle Atkins
She's pointing the finger at the wrong man! News, Sport, Showbiz,...
EastEnders spoilers: Stacey Slater is broken as Martin Fowler chooses Ruby Allen over her
Is this truly the end for Martin and Stacey? News, Sport, Showbiz,...
EastEnders fans gobsmacked as Phil Mitchell and Denise Fox's son Raymond returns
EastEnders' Denise gave birth to son Raymond in 2017 after a drunken fling with Phil Mitchell, but had him adopted in order to give him a better life
Mirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
Manchester United U23s 3-5 Liverpool highlights
Recap how the game unfolded at Leigh Sports Village as Neil Wood's Man Utd youngsters took on their rivals on Friday night.
Manchester Evening News: Number one for...
Who is Raymond in EastEnders?
The name might ring a bell to some. News, Sport, Showbiz,...
Manchester United evening headlines as Solskjaer provides Smalling update
The latest Manchester United news, views and transfer rumours from the M.E.N.
Manchester Evening News: Number one for...
Arsenal legends Michael Thomas, Liam Brady, Lee Dixon and Alan Smith pick between Thomas Partey and Houssem Aouar
Partey or Aouar? News, Sport, Showbiz,...
Man City step up interest in Benfica defender Ruben Dias
Manchester City are pursuing a deal for Benfica defender Ruben Dias with their move for Kalidou Koulibaly stalling.
Manchester Evening News: Number one for...
Samuel L Jackson ‘to reprise his role as Nick Fury in Marvel series for Disney Plus’
The series is said to be in development for Disney Plus. News, Sport, Showbiz,...
“He was a very happy, extroverted, normal boy.” Parents of gambling addict who took his own life say state failed him.
Jack Ritchie was just 24 when he took his own life after years of battling a gambling addiction.
Channel 4 News
Conor McGregor claims he's going to fight Manny Pacquiao in Middle East
The Irish MMA star made the claim on Twitter - possibly with his tongue in his cheek - as the prospect of a fight with the Filipino boxing legend was again raised
Mirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
China: Nearly two-thirds of Xinjiang mosques damaged or demolished, new report shows
<p>Some 65 per cent of the region’s mosques have been affected, a think tank says </p>
The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
Pregnant Princess Eugenie shows off blooming baby bump in sunshine
Eugenie, 30, and husband Jack Brooksbank, 34, broke the happy news today with an adorable Instagram post of a pair of baby slippers - just weeks before their second wedding anniversary
Mirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
‘Unfortunately it took these fires to highlight the need to address the conditions of asylum seekers’ – Shabia Mantoo, UN Refugee Agency
Shabia Mantoo from the United Nations Refugee Agency is asked about plans to improve the situation at the Moria Camp.
Channel 4 News
Fire at Lesbos refugee camp – the families left homeless again
Earlier this month the largest refugee camp in Europe on the island of Lesbos burnt to the ground - leaving more than 12,000 people homeless.
Channel 4 News
Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes first woman and Jewish person to lie in state at US Capitol
A ceremony attended by Joe Biden and other lawmakers was held for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. News, Sport, Showbiz,...
Trooper quietly buried amid scrutiny over Black man's death
A Louisiana state trooper who died in a single-car crash just hours after he was told he would be fired for his role in the death of a Black man was buried with honors Friday at a ceremony that authorities sought to keep secret out of concerns it would attract a mass protest
The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
Croydon shooting: Police officer named - Who was Matt Ratana?
A CROYDON police officer was fatally shot in the early hours of Friday morning at the south London custody suite. He has now been named and tributes to the "lovely guy" have been paid to the long-serving officer, so who was Matt Ratana?
UK News | World News | Breaking News and...
‘The ground is shifting and it is shifting rather fast’ – Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price on support for Welsh independence
The Welsh public think their government has handled the pandemic "much better", than the UK government in London, according to the latest research by the Welsh Political Barometer poll for Cardiff University.
Channel 4 News
Trump campaign’s patriotic economic advert used Russian stock footage
<p>It is not the first time the president’s campaign has run into trouble with adverts</p>
The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
Carragher says Man Utd are making a mistake by continuing Sancho pursuit
Manchester United have been desperate to sign Jadon Sancho this transfer window after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made the England international a priority but Borussia Dortmund have been tricky negotiators
Mirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
Google parent agrees to $310M misconduct lawsuit settlement
Google's parent company has reached a $310 million settlement in a shareholder lawsuit over its treatment of allegations of sexual misconduct by executives
The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
Corrie abuser Geoff's £5k cash linked to Tim's missing mum, fans speculate
Corrie's Geoff accused Alya of stealing his money - not realising that it was Daniel who had actually nabbed the cash... but what does he need the money for?
Mirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
Welsh hospital faces new Covid challenge as Cardiff and Swansea face local lockdowns
Cardiff and Swansea will be under local lockdown restrictions from 6pm on Sunday.
Channel 4 News
Coronation Street spoilers: Shock split as Peter Barlow destroys Carla Connor in cruel showdown?
Peter went too far, and there will be huge consequences as a result. News, Sport, Showbiz,...
Coronation Street spoilers: Yasmeen Nazir destroyed as Geoff Metcalfe steals thousands from her
Geoff sank to another new low (who thought that was possible?) News, Sport, Showbiz,...
Queen’s Brian May has ‘got his sparkle back’ after heart attack ‘hit him pretty hard’
He's on the mend. News, Sport, Showbiz,...
Court revives House's challenge of Trump wall funding
A federal appeals court has revived a House challenge of President Donald Trump’s use of Defense Department money to build a border wall after Democrats refused to provide funding he requested
The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
Houssem Aouar agrees to join Arsenal as Gunners lodge official bid
Is he on his way to the Emirates? News, Sport, Showbiz,...
Covid cases rising at universities across Britain
The number of coronavirus cases has jumped at universities across the country.
Channel 4 News
US Congressman Ron Paul suffers ‘medical emergency’ during live interview
US Congressman Ron Paul suffered from a 'medical emergency' during a livestream on Friday. News, Sport, Showbiz,...
Milan Fashion: Marni avenges lockdown with global video
Milan Fashion Week continued in disjointed, discombobulated style for the third day on Friday, veering from the physical to the digital, with an uneasy eye fixed on the economic damage wrought by the coronavirus
The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
Students at Scottish universities told to stay away from pubs and restaurants at weekend
In Scotland, 120 coronavirus cases have been confirmed at Edinburgh Napier University.
Channel 4 News
Trump’s ex-Coast Guard chief backs Biden after president’s dismissal of science and ‘irrevocable’ damage to environment
<p>Retired Admiral Paul Zukunft, who left his post in 2018, said Mr Trump had caused ‘irrevocable’ damage to the environment</p>
The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
Tameside man fined £1,000 for breaking quarantine to go to the pub
He thought he could stop isolating if he took a negative coronavirus test - he tested positive
Manchester Evening News: Number one for...
Britain could be heading for second lockdown as covid cases keep rising
The latest 24-hour figures for the UK show that there have been 34 Covid-19 related deaths There has been another record daily rise in people testing positive of 6,874. 
Channel 4 News
London police officer killed in Croydon shooting named as Cressida Dick pays tribute
LONDON Metropolitan Police Commisoner Cressida Dick named the victim of the police officer killed in the Croydon shooting in a touching tribute.
UK News | World News | Breaking News and...
‘There are dangerous people out there… officers don’t know when they’re going to encounter those individuals’ – former Met detective Peter Kirkham
We were joined by Sarah Jones, Labour's spokesperson on Policing and a Croydon MP, and Peter Kirkham - a former Detective Chief Inspector in the Metropolitan Police speak to the programme.
Channel 4 News
Another NBA Finals await James if Lakers can finish Nuggets
LeBron James can reach a 10th NBA Finals, done by only three greats of the game
The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
Police officer shot dead in London police station
Boris Johnson, the Home Secretary and the Metropolitan Police commissioner have all paid tribute to the police sergeant who was shot in the chest by a suspect at a custody centre and was pronounced dead later in hospital
Channel 4 News
‘Talented’ police officer shot dead in station named as Sgt Matt Ratana, 54
'Big in stature, big in heart, friendly, capable, a lovely man and highly respected by his colleagues.'
1 h News, Sport, Showbiz,...