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‘He brought twinkle to every scene’: Emmerdale actor dies

‘He brought twinkle to every scene’: Emmerdale actor dies

Entertainment
Emmerdale actor Freddie Jones has been described as one of the TV soap's "favourite human beings" following his death at 91.The father of fellow actor Toby Jones played Sandy Thomas in the ITV show for more than 12 years until 2018. He also appeared in Hollywood films such as Dune in 1984, The Elephant Man in 1980 and Firefox in 1982. Image: Freddie Jones' son was fellow actor Toby Jones His agent Lesley Duff said he died in the evening of 9 July after a short illness.Jones became an actor after a mid-life career change, having previously worked as a laboratory assistant while performing in amateur theatre on the side. Advertisement The makers of Emmer...
Two female loos for every male one, experts recommend

Two female loos for every male one, experts recommend

Health
Public health experts are calling for fair provision of public toilets for women, saying the aim should be to have two female loos to every male one.With more urinals than cubicles, men - unlike women - rarely queue, a Royal Society for Public Health report says.It blames the closure of hundreds of council-run toilets for deterring some people from leaving the house.The government said it was down to councils to manage their resources and provide necessary services for people.The Royal Society's report says that people with health problems or a disability are most affected by the lack of public conveniences.It adds that public toilets "should be considered as essential as streetlights, roads and waste collection".But it said the lack of facilities in the ...
Premier League 2018/19 final table: Super Computer predicts the position every team will finish – *February update*

Premier League 2018/19 final table: Super Computer predicts the position every team will finish – *February update*

Sports
REVEALED We are into the second month of 2019 and are still no closer to knowing who will be crowned champions of England The 2018/19 Premier League season is shaping up to be one of the most exciting campaigns in years. Unlike the last few seasons there is a real title race, with Liverpool and Manchester City going head-to-head to be crowned champions of England. Liverpool lead the way at the beginning of February Tottenham are still in the race as well, with Mauricio Pochettino continuing to do a fine job with the north Londoners. Elsewhere, Manchester United’s resurgence means the fight for a top four finish is hotting up, with Chelsea and Arsenal going against the Red Devils to secure qualification for next season’s Champions ...