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Donald Trump has stormed out of his own coronavirus relief press conference, after being corrected on a false claim about signing a law to help veterans get healthcare.The US President was taking questions from reporters at his golf club in New Jersey on Saturday about four executive orders signed for coronavirus relief when a reporter questioned his claim.
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Coronavirus: 'Urgent appeal' for pub customers to isolate after COVID-19 outbreak linked to barbecue
Customers at a pub in the West Midlands have been told to self-isolate after an outbreak of coronavirus was linked to a barbecue at the venue. Around 70 people attended the barbecue at The Soho Foundry Tavern in Smethwick last Sunday and three have since tested positive for COVID-19, Sandwell Council said. "Everyone needs to stay incredibly vigilant - the virus is still out there and the situation remains extremely serious - as this potential outbreak shows."
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had some very happy news in their inner circle over the weekend, as their good friends Thomas van Straubenzee and Lucy Lanigan-O'Keeffe are expecting their first child. What's more, Thomas is Princess Charlotte's godfather, while Lucy is a teacher at Thomas's Battersea, where Prince George and Charlotte are pupils. The exciting news was announced in The Sunday Times, who also revealed that the couple tied the knot last month in a low-key lockdown wedding ceremony in south west London. The big day was attended by close family and friends at Chelsea Old Church.Initially, they were due to marry in April, with Charlotte and George having special roles as bridesmaid and usher, but they were forced to postpone due to the pandemic.MORE: Who is inside Kate Middleton's inner circle?Loading the player... VIDEO: Kate Middleton reveals guilt over George and Charlotte's homeschoolingThomas and Lucy have been pictured with the Cambridges on a number of occasions over the years, most recently in January while in Norfolk celebrating Kate's birthday.The couple attended church with William and Kate in Sandringham, and were also joined by the Queen.The Duchess of Cambridge with Thomas van StraubenzeeThomas and his younger brother Charlie attended Ludgrove School with William and Prince Harry. He served as an usher along with James Meade at William and Kate's royal wedding in 2011, and shared a toast at the wedding reception.Both brothers were also ushers at Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding in May 2018.READ: Sarah Ferguson gives rare insight into Princess Beatrice's personalityThomas and Lucy are expecting their first childThomas and Lucy's baby news also follows shortly after the arrival of Charlie and Daisy's first child. In March, the couple welcomed a daughter named Clover, and it was reported that Harry was expected to be godfather.The exciting baby news will no doubt be a talking point for George and Charlotte when they return to school. Currently, the Cambridges have been staying at Anmer Hall during the pandemic, and Kate and William have been homeschooling George and Charlotte.Lucy is a teacher at Prince George and Princess Charlotte's schoolThe doting parents have opened up about their experiences teaching their young children on a number of occasions, and have been having the same challenges as everyone else!In an appearance on This Morning earlier in May, Kate also said that George wasn’t so happy about the fact that his little sister was getting more exciting school projects. The Duchess said: "George gets very upset because he wants to do Charlotte's projects. Because making things like spider sandwiches is far cooler than doing literacy work!"Make sure you never miss a ROYAL story! Sign up to our newsletter to get all of our celebrity, royal and lifestyle news delivered directly to your inbox.
Kelly Brook floored fans on Saturday after pulling out another incredible bikini for her staycation with boyfriend Jeremy Parisi.The 40-year-old looked sensational in a tiny peach two-piece, decorated with a pattern of green leaves in various shapes, as she posed on the beach with her beau and their adorable Cavapoo puppy named Teddy.MORE: Kelly Brook floors fans in skimpy red swimsuit for intimate hot tub selfieLoading the player...WATCH: Kelly Brook shows fans around Soho Farmhouse cabin Fans were blown away by the revealing snap, with one commenting: "The most gorgeous girl in the world." Another gushed: "WOW! Kelly Brook just stunning and your fella is the luckiest guy in the world."Kelly and Jeremy are currently enjoying an idyllic staycation. They have spent time at the luxury, members-only, Babington House in Somerset, and have now moved on to Devon, with their trip including a scenic hike down East Portlemouth & Gara Rock Trail in Salcombe.Kelly Brook stunned fans in her peach bikiniMORE: Kelly Brook shares stunning bath photo during staycation with boyfriend Jeremy ParisiThe TV star has been wowing fans with her various bikini snaps from her time away. Earlier this week, Kelly shocked us all when she shared a gorgeous behind-the-scenes picture from her latest calendar shoot. The model looked incredible as she posed on a sand dune wearing nothing but a skimpy gold swimsuit.Her fans were in awe of the gorgeous look – with famous faces including Abbey Clancy and Helen Flanagan chiming in with cries of "Wow" and "Wowzer".The metallic number would certainly inject some serious glamour into any staycation wardrobe this year!Kelly has also been delighting her Instagram followers with behind-the-scenes memories from her calendar shoot. She sent her fans into meltdown with a stunning snap of herself wearing a white oversized shirt.The model's Instagram followers flocked to the comment section of her sensational post to let her know just how flawless she looked. "Holy moly, she's on fire!" one wrote. "Wow, stunning," added a second, with a third noting: "Incredible!"Like this story? Sign up to our newsletter to get other stories like this delivered straight to your inbox.
While Miriam Margolyes has previously opened up about her loving relationship with her longterm partner, Heather Sutherland, the star also admitted that the pair actually made the decision not to live together.READ: All there is to know about Miriam Margolyes partner HeatherChatting to The Guardian about their decision to live separately, she explained: "We did for a short time. But mostly we haven't because she works in Holland. It's worked for us, because we're both involved in what we do and have no children. I never wanted kids. They're a nuisance."Miriam opened up about her longterm partner, HeatherOf course, living separately from one another meant that the pair were parted for a long time during the lockdown earlier this year, but Miriam joked that Heather might have preferred it that way. Chatting on This Morning, she said she would have "loved" to have been with her partner, but added: "Actually I don't know whether she would because she's an introvert so she likes to be quiet and get on with work. She's writing a book about Indonesia." Heather is an Australian citizen, and in Miriam's new series, Miriam Margolyes: Almost Australian, the Harry Potter actress embarks on a 10,000-kilometre, two-month journey to discover more about the vast country and its culture. The actress became an Australian citizen herself back in 2013, and the pair have a house in New South Wales. READ: See throwback snaps of Miriam Margolyes as a young actressMiriam recently came under fire for allegedly labelling Australians "brutal and greedy", a statement that she clarified to Radio Times, saying: "I’m a cantankerous old bird. Just because I love Australia doesn’t mean I don’t want it to be better." She also told Today Extra: "I was quoted [by the media] as saying, 'I think Australia is greedy and brutal.' Well, that's just not what I said. I said, 'I think some Australians are greedy and brutal' and particularly I think the architecture is awful in places like Surfers Paradise."