Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn (pictured together centre) developed a close friendship during their time at school in Framlingham, Suffolk, and some said that Ed (pictured as a child top right) had a crush on her pictured as a child (bottom right) - although she had a boyfriend. Then life intervened and they went their separate ways. Cherry earned a degree in molecular biology and represented England in the Under-21 hockey team (left). She now works as a senior consultant in risk advisory at prestigious accounting firm Deloitte. Ed wrote in his song Perfect, said to be about Cherry: 'We were just kids when we fell in love / Not knowing what it was / I will not give you up this time'.
Iranian Embassy SAS hero who is now homeless says terrorist in 1980 siege 'should still be in prison' and NOT in a council house
Bob Curry, 64, (pictured today, left) who became known as 'Backdoor Bob' after being photographed storming the embassy (bottom right), served for 16 years in the Special Air Service and had a 17-year military career. But despite his service to his country he is now forced to sleep on his daughter's sofa and in a B&B paid for by his old regiment after he lost his home. Mr Curry, who appeared on Good Morning Britain today, revealed how he was forced to sell off his medals and says he has been stuck in a constant battle with Herefordshire Council after becoming homeless.
Meanwhile Fowzi Nejad, 61, the only terrorist to survive the siege in 1980, cannot be sent back to Iran because of human rights laws so instead lives in Peckham, south London.
Sparkle is the new black! Halle Berry shimmers in a sequined gown while Margot Robbie, Nicole Kidman and Allison Williams shine too as color returns to the red carpet at the Screen Actors Guild Awards
The women of Hollywood turned the red carpet black at the Golden Globes, as they united in support of the Times Up movement. But with their point made, the sparkle returned on Sunday night, as the stars dug out their sequins and glitter for the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Two weeks after they shunned color in a protest against sexual harassment in Hollywood and beyond, Halle Berry, Margot Robbie, Nicole Kidman and Allison Williams led the way in their bright, shimmering gowns.
His finest hour: Emotional Gary Oldman breaks down in tears as he wins at SAG Awards for Churchill movie
Gary Oldman cried as he picked up his Screen Actors Guild Award on Sunday. The 59-year-old actor couldn't hide his emotions as he picked up the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal of late former UK Prime Minister Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour. He paid tribute to the 'giants of acting' within the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles as he spoke about the role which has led him to be tipped for Oscars success.
Worst dressed: Kate Hudson sparks jokes about Little Bo Peep in her ruffle and lace gown as she heads up the flock of fashion flops at the SAG Awards
The 38-year-old (center right) was among the stars who missed the mark at this year's Screen Actors Guild Awards as she walked the red carpet alongside her mother Goldie Hawn. Among the other fashion fails were a number of the ladies from hit show GLOW, including Alison Brie (left), Kate Nash (right) and Jackie Tohn, who all raised eyebrows with their gaudy get-ups. Abbie Cornish (center left) also failed to impress with her high-neck lace number with bows to spare.
How I lost two and a half stone - without starvation or surgery: SARAH VINE reveals the weight loss journey that began with a brutal diagnosis from her GP
Sarah Vine (pictured left before and right after) began changing her eating habits last summer to lose weight. At almost 16 stones her doctors advised an ideal weight for her would be 12 stones. She shared how learning more about mindful eating at VivaMayr clinic and participating in a gut-cleansing course at Grayshott Health Spa (pictured inset with spa coach) helped her towards her weight loss goal.
Mylee's last treat: Brother of SAS TV star posted picture of daughter, eight, eating pizza less than an HOUR before 'knifing her to death'
A father arrested for the murder of his eight-year-old daughter in the West Midlands posted a picture of her on Facebook just an hour before police were called. Bill Billingham (top right), 54, has been named by locals after his eight-year-old daughter, Mylee was found with knife wounds on Saturday night in Valley View in Brownhills near Walsall. He is understood to have been taken to hospital last night with stab wounds to the stomach, and is set to be questioned in due course. An hour before police arrived at 9.15pm, the father posted a picture of his daughter on Facebook (main image) at 8.15pm eating pizza on a bed with the caption:'Pitza on bed lv moo x'. The murder suspect's brother Mark Billingham MBE (pictured bottom right, with the suspect) is one of the stars of Channel 4's SAS Who Dares Wins and was once a private body guard for Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Tom Cruise.
Bristol is rocked by EIGHTH university 'suicide' in 18 months as talented Canadian law student 'takes his own life during holidays'
A student is thought to have taken his own life in the eighth reported case at a Bristol university in 18 months. Justin Cheng was a third-year student at the University of Bristol's Law School. He was found on the evening of Friday, January 12. Mark Ames, director of student services at the university, confirmed the news on Sunday night.
ISIS suicide bomber in a wheelchair is lowered into an armoured car in front of his children before blowing himself up in Syria
Images released by the Islamist group show a jihadist in a wheelchair preparing to carry out the terror attack in Deir Ezzor, eastern Syria in front of his own children. Photos show the disabled ISIS terrorist talking to his crying daughter and son before he is lifted into a rigged vehicle by two other jihadists. He is seen making a hand gesture with his index finger which has become associated with Islamic State over the years. ISIS claims that the man then carried out an attack against Syrian government forces and destroyed a military compound.
'I've nothing to hide!' James Stunt denies claims the £90m burglary on his Belgravia mansion is a fake - but says he's embarrassed because he WASN'T insured
As his acrimonious divorce battle continues, billionaire James Stunt has reacted angrily to claims that a £90million raid at his home was a con. He had previously claimed that he was the victim of Britain's biggest ever burglary with some £90million of cash and valuables said to have been stolen from his house in Belgravia (inset). Now, the 36-year-old has slammed critics who have accused the burglary of being a fake. He said has had 'nothing to hide,' adding: I'm a victim with no upside to this embarrassment of having no insurance.' Mr Stunt (pictured left at the weekend) claims the items taken include clockwise right, his late brother's Audemars Piguet watch worth around £500,000, pink, yellow, white and blue diamond rings, as well as cash and gold bars. He told police that thieves had emptied the safe in the basement of his Georgian townhouse while he slept upstairs.
Distraught Home And Away cast members say farewell to co-star Jessica Falkholt at
heartbreaking funeral service a month after the car crash that killed her family
The cast of Home And Away have attended the funeral of actress Jessica Falkholt (bottom inset) ten days after her life support was turned off. Hundreds of family, friends and TV stars packed out St Mary's Catholic Church at Ryde, in Sydney, on Monday to farewell the star. The service was held at the same place her parents Lars, 69 and Vivian, 60, and sister Annabelle, 21, were laid to rest last week. The 28-year-old found fame as Hope Morrison on Home and Away, which was described by her uncle Paul Ponticello as her 'big break' into the film industry. Past and present stars of the show including Pia Miller (pictured right, hugging Olivia Deeble, who is also pictured top inset), Jackson Heywood (left with, Philippa Northeast and Isabella Giovinazzo) as well as Janet King actress Andrea Demetriades (front main) were seen exiting the church together.
Audi driver smashes into pedestrian, 19, and hurls him 50 yards along the street in horror hit-and-run which has left him in a wheelchair
NEW WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. A hit-and-run driver smashed into 19-year-old man and hurled him 50 yards down a busy street which left him in a wheelchair and unable to walk. Shocking footage, which has been released by police, shows the moment the teenager was struck by a dark Audi A3 when he tried to cross the road in Derby. Derbyshire Police released the disturbing images which show the man slide along the ground after being hit. Officers hope to find the driver of the car which did not stop after the crash on November 5 at around 7.30pm.
Cold case breakthrough: Possible GRAVE SITE for the three missing Beaumont children identified 52 years after they vanished in Australia's most notorious unsolved crime
Police will return to the New Castalloy factory at Plympton (top right) in suburban Adelaide in the coming weeks after fresh information from witnesses and results of tests on the land suggest the three missing Beaumont children are buried there. Jane (centre right), Arnna (centre left), and Grant (centre) Beaumont disappeared from Glenelg beach in Adelaide on Australia Day 1966, never to be seen again despite a major manhunt and one of the nation's biggest ever police investigations. Police excavated a small part of the factory land in 2013 (left, bottom right) after a book was published claiming the children were buried there, but nothing was found. The new search will examine a different part of the land, at the rear of the property. This new information brings deceased Adelaide businessman, Harry Phipps (inset), back to the centre of the investigation as a suspect. Mr Phipps allegedly had two men dig a hole the size of a grave at the factory, which he owned at the time. Mr Phipps was the character alluded to in The Satin Man - a book written about the investigation into the missing children. He was named by Today Tonight after the book was published, but remained unnamed in the book.
Newlyweds are TRAPPED in a house they cannot sell due to legal catch that means their ground rent doubles EVERY decade
A young couple have been left devastated after discovering a legal catch in their lease which has left them unable to sell their house. Newlyweds Nathan and Tasha Stewart were horrified to discover that their leasehold agreement has a clause which means the ground rent doubles every decade. The pair bought the property built by housebuilders Taylor Wimpey in Lion Mills, a development in Soham, in 2014. But when they tried to sell up in October last year, 27-year-old marketing manager Nathan came across the game-changing clause.
'I could see sadness in his face and eyes': Ex-college classmate of one of the older 'House of Horrors' children reveals he wore the same clothes every day, avoided eye contact and was 'gaunt and starving'
The former college classmate to one of the elder sons victimized in the California House of Horrors has described into harrowing detail her past observances of him. The woman, Angie Parra, remembered sighting the unnamed adult son a number of times while the two were enrolled in the same music course at Mt. San Jacinto College in Menifee Valley years ago.
The One You've All Been Waiting For? Millions of fans are fooled by mock trailer for new Friends movie with Joey, Chandler and the gang hitting 50
A new trailer allegedly for a Friends movie circulated on the internet over the weekend - sending fans into an excited flurry wondering, could it be? Since the show that started Jennifer Aniston's career went off the air in 2004 - fans have been hoping it would return for reunion season or movie - like Sex and the City did in 2008. And on Friday a trailer surfaced on YouTube that made it seem like that might finally be happening 14 years later. Fans reacted enthusiastically to the news on social media over the weekend - with many questioning if it was real but expressing their excitement regardless. But unfortunately, the trailer is a hoax.
Are these the UK's most envy-inducing homes? Award-winning interiors include floating staircases, hidden wine cellars and VERY luxurious cinema rooms
The online home renovation and design platform Houzz has unveiled the UK interiors that were most popular among its 40million monthly users. Winning entries include (clockwise from top left): A sunlight-drenched kitchen, sumptuous pink sofas, sprawling marble worktops, an opulent mirror and (inset) a waterfall shower with neon blue ceiling lights. Marcus Hartwall, managing director of Houzz UK and Ireland described the winning designs as 'phenomenal'.
It's Airbnb-izarre! Britain's most bonkers new B&B locations from an upside down boat to a former bookshop and a private jet
For years now, thanks to the home rental website Airbnb, millions of us have been happily renting other people's homes, sleeping in their beds, sitting on their sofas, watching their TVs - and even, in some cases, feeding their guinea pigs. We could rent snazzy houses in London's Mayfair, bothies in the wilds of Scotland, a converted church in Shropshire - or a sofabed a stone's throw from our office Christmas party. Lately, it seems, competition has raised the stakes, and the options have become a little more eclectic. Fancy hunkering down in a hobbit house, or a night in private jet? Or maybe a day or two in a train carriage, a tree house or your very own pub? Here, JANE FRYER runs the rule over Airbn-bizarre . . .
Woman who was duped by a bigamist can't marry her new partner without becoming one herself - because her first marriage is STILL legally valid
Monika Crudgington, 39, (inset) who lives in London married biagmist Simon Crudgington, 41, in the Czech Republic (left). He was later jailed for six months at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court in Staffordshire. Monika has now found love with Michal Poláek (right), but they can't wed as her first marriage is still considered legal in the Czech Republic and she would be considered a bigamist herself.
Near-miss! Terrifying moment driver is confronted with an HGV coming straight towards him as it overtakes another lorry
This is the terrifying moment a home bargains lorry comes within inches of a head-on collision with an oncoming car on the Stocksbridge Bypass in Sheffield. The furious driver of the oncoming car called the driver an 'idiot' and said that he was 'meant to be a professional driver'. In the shocking footage a HGV can be seen overtaking the lorry in front of it as it speeds towards an oncoming car.
'I had stretch marks on my stomach and three chins': Man sculpts the ultimate REVENGE body after his girlfriend cheated on him
Dwayne O'Connor, 26 from Derby, has dropped 3 stone 7 lbs and shed three quarters of his body fat after taking up a punishing health and fitness regime to help him get over his heartbreak (pictured left and inset before, and right, now). He told MailOnline: 'I went on a journey looking for progression instead of perfection and that's where I found balance. I'm much more comfortable within myself and I try to send that positivity out to others.'
The comeback kings! Online gallery celebrates the wittiest replies to signs ever (including some VERY passive-aggressive office notes)
Pranksters from all over the world have shared their best responses to signs and notices. The jokers had their best handiwork shared on Worldwideinterweb to show their comedic skills. Clockwise from top left: This sign gives door users a very tongue-in-cheek guide on how to open a door; one prankster has drawn a bridge onto a sign that read 'draw bridge'; someone stuck a milk carton to the fridge; a note corrects the potentially (not very) misleading sign; don't-try-this-at-home graffiti; and someone pens an amusing quip on a sign for an out-of-order escalator.
It's the thought that counts! Parents share the hilarious and VERY offensive cards they have received from their well-meaning children
A hilarious gallery compiled by BoredPanda has revealed some of the most offensive and inappropriate notes people have received from their youngsters. While given with good intention some are rather more insulting than the giver had hoped for. Elsewhere kids have made an effort to make their family feel better about their flaws but have done the opposite in pointing them out including one who says they still love their mum despite her 'big butt'.
Are these the most lavish designer shoes created? World's first gold and platinum-plated heels encrusted with 54 carat DIAMONDS and white sapphires go on sale for £215,000
A pair of shoes have been created with an eye-watering price tag of £217,800, and are encrusted with 54 carat white diamonds and 416.2 carat white sapphires (left). Described as the 'first pair in the world', the shoes are part of the 'Royal' collection by UAE-based designer Jada Dubai, which also features a pair of shoes inspired by Princess Diana and Grace Kelly (right).
Tokyo holds its first military attack evacuation drill since WWII as tensions rise over North Korea's nuclear programme
Some 250 people took part in an evacuation drill in an amusement part in Tokyo on Monday, the first such drill in the capital since World War II, in the wake of North Korea's recent missile tests. A park employee ran around, shouting 'a missile was launched, a missile was launched' as hundreds of local residents and office workers duly evacuated to reinforced concrete buildings and a nearby subway station.People in earthquake-prone Japan are familiar with evacuation drills simulating natural disasters, but a drill simulating a North Korean missile attack on Tokyo is still a novel idea.
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Now that's a close-knit community! Army of knitting enthusiasts create woolly model of their village complete with a post office and the local pub
May Aitcheson's army of knitting enthusiasts have created an impressive model of Cloughmills, the tiny village, in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, where they live. The model even includes the children's playground and allotment plots full of cauliflowers.Grandmother Mrs Aitcheson, 73, set up the Cloughmills Crochet Club around seven years ago after she retired from her job working in a shop. She said she got the idea for the model after visiting another village. It took them seven months to make the model.
Shocking moment paraglider is slammed face-first into the ground while battling raging winds on top of a mountain
A paraglider (left, middle, right) has escaped unhurt despite being slammed into the ground after being whipped into the air in strong winds The daredevil was caught on camera struggling to keep his footage on Mount Maunganui, on New Zealand's North Island. A powerful gust of wind caught the man's parachute and swept him into the air before slamming him into the ground again. Known as Draggonslayer on Instagram, the paragliding enthusiast hit the side of the mountain so hard one of his shoes flew off.
Dinner time! Crocodile weighing 500lbs stalks an unlucky wildebeest crossing river in Kenya before it launches spectacular attack
Thrilling action-shots show the moment one unlucky wildebeest was ambushed by a hungry crocodile as it attempted to cross a river. A series of spectacular photographs depicts the moment the stealthy 500-pound crocrodile clocked eyes on the group of wildebeest and blissfully swam alongside them before picking one out for dinner and aggressively lifting it out of the water into the air. Other images show the wildebeest make an unsuccessful bid for freedom before being dramatically dragged underwater by the reptile. The stunning pictures were taken at Maasai Mara, Kenya by British risk management consultant and part time professional photographer, Adrian Burrows, 50, who now lives in Durban, South Africa.
Going nowhere fast: US Navy's new high-speed warship USS Little Rock is FROZEN on the shores of Montreal and unable to set sail until the spring
The US Navy's newest littoral combat ship, the USS Little Rock, is stuck in ice in Montreal (right) and will not be able to move until the spring thaw. The USS Little Rock was commissioned on December 16 in Buffalo, New York (top left) and scheduled to depart the following day for its home port at Mayport Naval Station in Jacksonville, Florida (bottom left, map view). A sustained blast of Arctic air that extended from late December into January caused ice to form faster than normal within in the Seaway, according to the St Lawrence Seaway Management Corp. The Seaway closed for the season on January 11 and will open again in March.