Arsenal looking to bolster defence with THREE signings this summer – and Borussia Dortmund star tops list

Arsenal want Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos – and want to sign TWO centre halves this summer. Greek defender Papastathopoulos, 29, is available for around £15m and Arsenal’s head of recruitment Sven Mislintat knows him well. But Arsenal want to bolster the defence further with West Brom’s Jonny Evans available…

What it’s really like to be a royal bridesmaid – and the ‘awkward’ number one rule they must follow

The names of the lucky youngsters have finally been announced – and it looks like Meghan might have her hands full! On Saturday, the much-coveted positions of Royal wedding bridesmaids and page boys will go to Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Florence van Cutsem, Remi and Rylan Litt, Ivy Mulroney, Zalie…

Bizarre moment Tesco worker on team building day loses his footing during scavenger hunt and tumbles into River Thames

A Tesco worker on a team building day ended up in the Thames as he desperately tried to win a scavenger hunt – and did so in spectacular fashion. James Moss and his colleagues were on a fun-filled pursuit around London and had been instructed to pose for pictures doing…

Solo: A Star Wars Story review round-up: it’s a “fun-fuelled and action-packed movie

Despite its rather troubled production, including the firing of its original directors, acclaimed director Ron Howard has successfully brought the next Star Wars anthology film to the glamorous shores of Cannes Film Festival on the 41st anniversary of the release of the original Star Wars film. Solo: A Star Wars…

BREAKING Sam Allardyce leaves Everton as Toffees eye Marco Silva as new boss at Goodison

Sam Allardyce has left Everton as manager with a year left on his contract. Allardyce has failed to receive widespread approval from Everton fans, despite guiding the club to safety and eighth place last season following a dismal run under Ronald Koeman. Chairman Farhad Moshiri is now likely to move…

“We found buried treasure!” Couple dig up safe containing gold, diamonds and cash worth £38,000 in back garden

A couple’s ‘childhood dream’ of finding buried treasure came true when they found gold, diamonds and wads of cash stuffed into a metal box buried in their back garden. It turned out the enormous haul worth a whopping $52,000 (£38,000) had actually been stolen from their neighbours seven years earlier.…

Transfer news LIVE updates including latest on Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool summer plans

Latest on Maguire Harry Maguire’s future is set to be decided after the World Cup with several top clubs eyeing the England stopper. Maguire was crowned Leicester’s player of the season earlier this month after a superb first year at the King Power Stadium. It has seen the centre-back, 25,…

Mum-of-two mauled to death by pack of vicious DACHSHUNDS that had legs shorter than an adult human’s hand

A tragic mum-of-two was mauled to death by a pack of tiny mixed-breed dachsunds, say police. The dogs which launched a savage attack on victim Tracy Garcia, 52, leaving her with fatal injuries, belonged to a neighbour. One of the animals was shot by police after running at a deputy…

Thandie Newton wears custom dress adorned with black Star Wars characters as she joins Solo co-stars at glittering Cannes premiere

The Cannes Film Festival red carpet was taken over by all the big name stars from Solo: A Star Wars Story on Tuesday evening for the glamorous premiere. But it was Thandi Newton , 45, who stood out by paying homage to black characters from the Star Wars universe in…

Manchester United ‘face competition from Barcelona for Fred’ as Spanish club target Brazilian

Barcelona have reportedly registered their interest in Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred. The Brazilian has attracted interest from both Manchester United and Manchester City with the former believed to have moved ahead of their rivals in the race to sign the 25-year-old. Fred will be part of Brazil’s squad for this…