‘Send motorists using phones on a COURSE instead of fining them’, police officials say

The new rules, set to come into effect in March, will double the penalty fee and license points for drivers texting or making calls behind the wheel – leaving rule-breakers with a hefty £200 fine and six points on their license.The move comes amid public anger at the increasing number of people killed or seriously injured by motorists distracted by using their phones or other electronic devices. But...

Exclusive: Liverpool hand Adam Lallana bumper new deal to fend off PSG and Spurs

Liverpool have been keen to tie down Lallana who has enjoyed a stellar season since being moved into more central role by Jurgen Klopp. He now enjoys wage parity with James Milner and Daniel Sturridge who are amongst the highest earners at Anfield after doubling his money. Only Philippe Coutinho earns more than the England trio after putting pen to paper on a new £150,000 a week contract. Paris Saint-Germain’s...

Watch out UKIP! Embarassing moment Corbyn arrives in Stoke… then RUNS from interview

The Islington MP had earlier hit the streets to go door-knocking with Labour's Parliamentary hopeful Gareth Snell – who has already run into controversy for a Tweet he sent last year deeming Brexit a "massive pile of s***". The Labour leader also met local councillor Candy Chetwynd and cradled her 17-week-old daughter Aurelia. But he beat a hasty retreat when Press Association...

Liverpool 1 – Wolves 2: Reds stunned at Anfield as Lambert’s men dump them out of FA Cup

Liverpool were stunned inside the opening minute as Richard Stearman headed Wolves ahead. The Championship side then doubled their advantage just before half-time through Andreas Weimann. Divock Origi got a late consolation for the Reds on 85 minutes but it was too little too late for the home side. Wolves were ahead inside the first 60 seconds thanks to a headed effort from Stearman. The defender...

How thoughtful! EU Brexit chief offers Britain ‘fast track’ if it wants to REJOIN Brussels

GETTY The EU has offered Britain a "fast-track" process if it wishes to re-enter the bloc The union’s chief Brexit negotiator also finally admitted migration was the cause of last summer’s Leave victory. Guy Verhofstadt said it was “always possible” the UK could re-enter the EU if the country does not enjoy going it alone. He said: “They can always reintroduce a request for membership...

Ex-Manchester United coach Warren Joyce opens up on Paul Pogba and Ravel Morrison

Manchester United’s former starmaker will come face-to-face with his most famous protege when Wigan pitch up at Old Trafford dreaming of an FA Cup giantkilling. As Sir Alex Ferguson’s reserve-team coach, Joyce dished out some rollickings to Pogba during his first spell at United – the biggest of them when the then 18-year-old decided to quit for Juventus. But he takes great pride in the part...

Failed PM hopeful Ed Miliband BLASTS Theresa May for COSYING UP to Donald Trump

In a lengthy tirade on Newsnight, Miliband said the Prime Minister made a “perfectly decent speech” but slapped it down because she used it during the wrong “times”. Responding to Kirsty Wark's statement that it was “great” the British PM was meeting with the leader of the free world, Miliband was eager to interrupt her. BBC/GETTY Former Labour leader Ed Miliband blasted Theresa May...

Carrick admits Man United lucky to reach EFL Cup final as Mourinho avoids Hull analysis

United will face Southampton at Wembley on February 26 but suffered the indignity of losing 2-1 to struggling Hull and seeing their 17-match unbeaten run destroyed. Midfielder Carrick said of his team’s stuttering display: “We got away with it. I’m just disappointed to be honest, with the way we played and losing the game. “It’s a strange feeling in many ways, we wanted to keep our run...

Heartbreak as BBC radio presenter announces he is dying of terminal cancer live on-air

Andy Potter told the BBC Radio Derby audience he had just months to live as he spoke from his hospital bed on Thursday. The popular 55-year-old joined the local radio station in 1999 and presented the afternoon show for the past seven years. He made no secret of his health, recording hospital visits and tests on social media – but after the cancer spread to his bowels, liver and kidneys he said...

Roger Federer sets up possible Rafa Nadal final clash with epic win over Stan Wawrinka

Wawrinka slipped two sets down and looked out of the match when he left the court in tears to receive treatment on a troublesome knee. But the medical timeout appeared to invigorate him as the world No 4 won the next two sets to force a decisive fifth. And Roger Federer, who also took a medical timeout, served out the final set to complete the first half of a potential final meeting with Rafael Nadal,...