The Evening Standard's revealed how thousands of Londoners are missing urgent checks for cancer as the full impact of the coronavirus lockdown emerges. Those seeking a two-week hospital referral from their GP fell by almost 18,000 in May — 53 per cent lower than the same month last year, and worse than the rest of the country. The number of Londoners starting life-saving or life-extending treatment also fell by about 1,000 — 35 per cent lower than last year. Health editor Ross Lydall tells us how health campaigners fear cancer has become "the forgotten C" during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Roy Hodgson has promised Crystal Palace will stay focused and not let their season drift.
Palace have lost their last four Premier League games and head to Aston Villa this weekend with criticism from Roy Keane ringing in their ears.
The former Manchester United captain said in his role as a Sky Sports pundit that he expected Villa to win Sunday’s game as Palace “are on their holidays”.
But Palace boss Hodgson – whose side were unluckily beaten 3-2 by Chelsea at Selhurst Park on Tuesday – said there would be no let-up from his squad during the final weeks of the campaign.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson will miss the end of the season with a knee injury but manager Jurgen Klopp insists it will not stop him lifting the Premier League trophy.
The England international was forced off 10 minutes from the end of Wednesday’s win at Brighton after a collision with Yves Bissouma and a scan has revealed a knee problem which will keep him out of the club’s remaining four matches.
But Klopp is confident it will not impact on next season – and will definitely not stop him standing on the podium at the club’s final home match against Chelsea later this month to celebrate ending 30 years without a title.
David Moyes hopes Robert Snodgrass can return to boost West Ham’s survival chances
The Scotland international has not featured since the Premier League restarted due to a back injury but has returned to light training, along with Felipe Anderson.
Snodgrass will not be available for the crunch clash with Norwich on Saturday, which will be critical to their hopes of beating the drop, but Moyes hopes to have him back for the last three games of the season.
“We are still waiting on Robert Snodgrass, who has done a little bit of light training today,” he said. “Same as Felipe Anderson but both are not available for this game. I hope that I might get them back after this game, possibly.
Tottenham will still be missing Dele Alli against Arsenal in the first north London derby at their new stadium.
England midfielder Alli is suffering from a hamstring injury and will miss out.
Defenders Japhet Tanganga (back) and Juan Foyth (knee) are also injured.
Arsenal will be without striker Eddie Nketiah.
The England Under-21 international was sent off in Tuesday’s 1-1 draw with Leicester and will miss the next three games after an appeal against the decision was unsuccessful.
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has called for his players to show more character and courage in order to improve their poor away record.
The Toffees have suffered 10 defeats and won just four times – all against teams below them in the table – in 17 matches on the road this season.
If Ancelotti is to find any comfort it is that three of those wins have come since he took charge in late December but he knows they have to be more consistent away from home.
“I think what we have to improve is the personality, the courage we are used to having at home,” said the Italian ahead of the trip to Wolves.
The Beckham family posted a series of heartwarming photos and videos as youngest sibling Harper turned nine.
Proud dad David, 45, shared a selection of clips and throwback snaps on Instagram, with a Michael Jackson track playing in the background.
“To my pretty lady,” he wrote. “Happy Birthday to the most special little girl. Daddy loves you so much.”
Daisy May Cooper and her father Paul are to join Celebrity Googlebox tonight (July 10).
The actors, who star as father and daughter Kerry and Martin Mucklowe in the BBC comedy This Country, are the latest famous faces added to the Channel 4 show’s line-up.
the pair will comment on shows including Celebrity MasterChef, Ramsay’s 24 Hours To Hell And Back, and news items broadcast on Channel 4 and ITV.
The Apprentice star Thomas Skinner has announced his engagement to long-term girlfriend, Sinead Chambers.
The businessman, 29, who won legions of fans when he competed in the 2019 series, popped the question while he and Chambers were enjoying their “first date night in a long time.”
Skinner shared two posts on Instagram, the first showing him and Chambers - who is currently pregnant with the couple’s first child - posing next to a Rolls Royce.
Graham Norton asked an NHS worker if he was going to die after he was injured in a knife attack in 1989.
Norton will reportedly tell the emotional story in an upcoming book curated by Adam Kay, author of This is Going to Hurt, which shares the stories of celebrities thanking the NHS for times in which they have needed medical help.
Speaking to Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield on This Morning on Thursday, Kay shared a few details from Norton’s harrowing story.