Gregory Tyree Boyce’s Cause Of Death: ‘Twilight’ Star, 30, & GF Died Of Accidental Drug Overdose

‘Twilight’ actor Gregory Tyree Boyce’s cause of death has been revealed as an overdose on June 1. A coroner in Las Vegas confirmed the tragic news, following the actor’s untimely death at the age of 30. 

Gregory Tyree Boyce‘s official cause of death has been released by the Clark County Office of the Coroner/Medical Examiner’s office. The actor, best known for playing Tyler Crowley in the first Twilight film, died “from the effects of cocaine and fentanyl intoxication,” according to USA Today. He was just 30 years old at the time of his death.

The announcement from the medical examiner comes nearly three weeks after Boyce and his girlfriend, 27-year-old Natalie Adepoju, were both found dead in their Las Vegas, Nevada condo on May 13. Her cause of death was determined to be an overdose by the medical examiner.

Boyce played a small, but important role in 2008’s Twilight. Tyler Crowley is the high school student who almost hits Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) with his car, before Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) stops the car with just his hand. Without this incident, Bella wouldn’t have figured out Edward’s secret so easily. He also had a small role in the 2018 video short Apocalypse. According to his mother, Lisa Wayne, Boyce had dreams of transitioning into the food industry.

“My baby boy, Greg Boyce was the best chef… oh man. He was in the process of starting a wing business, West Wings,” she wrote on Facebook, including a logo for his fledgling company. “He created the flavors to his perfection and named them after west coast rappers. Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Roddy Ricch, The Game, etc. He had flavors like, Tequila Lime Agave… those were my favorite. A Hennessy Maple flavor, oh man, just so damn good. I can say that my son was my favorite chef. He was on to something great and that was his passion.”

Boyce leaves behind his mother, Lisa, and a 10-year-old daughter named Alaya from a previous relationship. May he and Natalie rest in peace.

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Kate Middleton and Camilla Parker Bowles at Trooping the Colour Through the Years

Trooping the Colour is one of the biggest events on the British royal family’s calendar. It’s one of the few times a year the public gets to see a large number of high-ranking royals all in one place. Among them are Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. They, along with the rest of the family, follow Trooping the Colour rules. Ahead, check out photos of Catherine and Camilla at Trooping the Colour through the years. 

What is Trooping the Colour? 

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A public celebration to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday, the event takes place in June because of England’s weather. Privately, the queen celebrates her actual birthday in April. When temperatures rise she celebrates publicly with Trooping the Colour. A fun occasion, the event is known for its pomp and circumstance complete with a parade of royals in carriages, soldiers, horses, and a flypast from the Royal Air Force.

Kate Middleton’s first Trooping the Colour happened in 2011

Because of the royal family’s “no ring, no bring” rule, Catherine didn’t get an invite to Trooping the Colour until 2011 after she and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge wed. Traditionally, the parade is held in the first half of June, meaning less than two months after she became an official royal Catherine participated in her first Trooping the Colour. 

Instead of riding in a carriage with William during the parade, the Duchess of Cambridge always sits with her stepmother-in-law. Why? Because they hold similar positions in the royal family. Married to the future leaders of the monarch, Catherine and Camilla will one day become queen consorts. 

In 2011, the Duchess of Cambridge made her Trooping the Colour debut with Camilla at Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex at her side. All smiles, they waved to crowds of well-wishers. 

Camilla Parker Bowles and Kate Middleton have attended 9 Trooping the Colour parades together

Trooping the Colour is a longstanding event for the royal family. And ever since Catherine became the Duchess of Cambridge she and Camilla have shared a carriage in the event’s parade.

When the annual event came around in 2012, they coordinated in blue outfits and fascinators. 

RELATED: Secrets Behind Kate Middleton’s Royal Feud With Camilla, Revealed

In 2013 Catherine showed off her growing baby bump. She and William would go on to welcome their oldest son, Prince George of Cambridge, on July 22, 2013. 

Camilla in pink and Catherine in blue they waved to crowds in 2014.

Here they are grinning from ear to ear in 2015. 

RELATED: Kate Middleton and Camilla Parker Bowles: Their Relationship in Photos

Bringing back the coordinating outfits, the Duchess of Cornwall and Catherine wore shades of white in 2016.

Standing on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in 2017, the Duchess of Cambridge pointed out something at the festivities to her stepmother-in-law. 

Donning similar outfits yet again, Catherine and Camilla wore blue to Trooping the Colour in 2018. 

RELATED: How Camilla Parker Bowles Has Represented the Royal Family Better Than Most Royal Wives (Including Kate Middleton)

Mother of three, Catherine held little Prince Louis of Cambridge in her arms standing on the balcony of Buckingham Palace with Camilla in 2019.

Is Trooping the Colour happening in 2020?

Due to the coronavirus, Trooping the Colour will not take place as planned in 2020. Per Town and Country, according to a statement from Buckingham Palace issued on March 27, 2020, the royal family decided to cancel the annual parade. 

“In line with Government advice, it has been agreed that The Queen’s Birthday Parade, also known as Trooping the Colour, will not go ahead in its traditional form,” the statement read. 

However, the event will be honored somehow as “a number of other options are being considered, in line with relevant guidance.” 

We’ll have to wait and see what the queen and the rest of the royal family do to mark the occasion.

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The real reason Bindi Irwin’s wedding was ruined

Fans of Bindi Irwin have watched the young wildlife conservationist grow up on television, so it was only logical that the former Jungle Girl and husband Chandler Powell would want to share their wedding day with the Crikey! It’s the Irwins audience. However, more than two months after the pair exchanged vows, Bindi posted her favorite photograph from that special day on Instagram and revealed that, despite their happy ending, the event was not what she’d dream of her whole life.

“This isn’t the fairytale image capturing the ‘perfect’ wedding day feeling. In fact, it’s quite the opposite,” Bindi wrote. “This picture was taken after we had to change our entire wedding.” Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Bindi and Powell initially decided against guests “for everyone’s health and safety,” but Australia’s sudden lockdown measures also forced the couple to change their wedding date “the night before we got married.” Still, they “were determined to let love win.”

Yet, while local businesses helped Bindi and Powell bring their vision to life, the couple had to alter their plans once again when some uninvited guests arrived. “On our wedding day we were finally about to get married and the paparazzi flew over us in a helicopter scaring our wildlife,” she added. “We had to leave our stunning wedding venue on the African Savannah for their safety. I said goodbye to the place I had dreamed of getting married for so many years.”

Bindi and Powell, however, were determined to wed.

Bindi Irwin and Chandler Powell 'watched love win' on their wedding day

As the helicopters began to swarm the airspace above the Australia Zoo, Bindi Irwin knew they couldn’t get married among the beloved animals as expected. “We had to entirely shift our wedding ceremony as we were about to get married,” Bindi told Entertainment Tonight in May 2020. “And I remember I was in my wedding dress and we found this beautiful, old — it’s like a barn where we filmed Crocodile Hunter and Bindi the Jungle Girl — and I went, ‘This is gonna work!'”

After that, the zoo’s crew helped them move inside. Bindi explained via Instagram, “I watched love win. I was there in my wedding dress, husband-to-be by my side, moving tables and flowers and trying to make our day finally become a reality… Sure, things weren’t perfect but that’s life. Life is messy and beautiful and meant to be felt. We were overcoming great obstacles to prove that unconditional love is the most important foundation.” While she admitted the wedding wasn’t quite what they planned, Bindi deemed it an “extraordinary starting point” for their marriage to “bloom.”

“We didn’t have any of the fancy frills or anything. And it’s great if you do when you get married,” Bindi told ET, “but for us it was about being together no matter what happened.” It’s clear that, together, these two can overcome any unforeseen obstacle that comes their way!

Chandler Powell's 'calming presence' soothed Bindi Irwin's 'crazy' nerves

Despite months of preparation, Bindi Irwin and Chandler Powell’s wedding day wasn’t anything like what they’d planned. But, as Bindi told Entertainment Tonight, Powell’s “calming presence” soothed her when she felt like she was “going crazy” amid the chaos. It was at that moment that the photographer took the picture that Bindi posted on Instagram.

“At one point I sat on a chair in the corner doing my best not to think about how overwhelming things seemed. I missed the people who couldn’t be there, my dad, Chandler’s family, our dear friends, my family,” she recalled. “Chandler stopped what he was doing and sat next to me. I asked him to list me happy things. He proceeded to remind me that love ALWAYS wins.”

Bindi told ET she appreciates the photo, since it doesn’t even look like a wedding. “I love that so much because sometimes it is so hard to find happiness, and that’s why we have to have people who love us and support us around always,” she said. “During the hardest times in your life, those are the people that are gonna lift you up and remind you that the meaning of life is unconditional love.”

Bindi added that, although their nuptials were “the opposite of a normal,” it was their “perfect” day and “that’s the reality of life.” They’re right — love won that day.

Bindi Irwin kept her last name to honor her father Steve Irwin's memory

While it’s customary for brides to adopt the grooms’ last name after they say “I do,” Bindi Irwin chose to keep her notable moniker to honor her father, the late Steve Irwin.

“I think that for me personally, after dad [Steve] passed away it was really important for me to feel close to him, and having his last name means so much to me,” Bindi told Entertainment Tonight. Her husband Chandler Powell explained that, although they discussed her potential name change, both agreed she’s “an Irwin through and through” at the end of the day. “It has become a part of me. Everyone has their own ideas, but the nice thing is that it’s 2020 now, anything works!”

And while Bindi hinted that Powell could assume her surname, as he’s “become an Irwin now,” he’s just thankful that the Crocodile Hunter essentially brought them together. After all, Powell grew up watching Steve’s wildlife documentaries in his khakis at only 4 years old.

“[It] made me really fall in love with all forms of wildlife,” he told ET. “So in a way, he brought us together because when I came to Australia after watching his documentaries, I wanted to come visit Australia Zoo and that was when we met… if it weren’t for him, I don’t know how we would have met.” A love story for the ages!

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QIPCO 2000 Guineas: Live stream, race time, TV coverage, runners, riders and odds for Saturday's Newmarket contest

THIS year's long-awaited QIPCO 2000 Guineas could see a real superstar emerge from the race.

Charlie Appleby's Pinatubo was simply sublime in his two-year-old season and is odds on to land the first Classic of the season.

When is this year's 2000 Guineas?

The QIPCO 2000 Guineas will be run on Saturday, 6th June.

The race is scheduled for 3.35pm (15.35pm).

What is the 2000 Guineas and who can run in the race?

The 2000 Guineas is a Group 1 Flat race run at Newmarket racecourse. It is open to three-year-old colts and fillies (although fillies usually run in the 1000 Guineas).

It is the first of Britain's five 'Classic' races, and is the first leg of the Triple Crown, followed by the Derby and St Leger.

The race is run over a mile.

Who is running in this year's race and what are the latest odds?

  • 10/11 Pinatubo
  • 6/1 Arizona
  • 8/1 Kameko
  • 12/1 Kinross
  • 16/1 Al Suhail, Military March, Wichita
  • 25/1 Kenzai Warrior
  • 33/1 Mums Tipple
  • 40/1 Royal Dornoch
  • 50/1 Juan Elcano
  • 66/1 Cepheus
  • 80/1 Starcat
  • 100/1 Persuasion, New World Tapestry

How can I watch the race?

The race will be broadcast live on ITV1 this Saturday.

What are the top tips for the race?

We'll let you know who our tipsters fancy as soon as we have their selections.

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Five-year-old elephant dies in agony after being shot in Thailand

The death of a gentle giant: Young elephant dies after being shot by a hunter despite two-day battle to save him when he was found badly wounded in Thailand

  • Five-year-old elephant was found suffering multiple gunshot wounds in Thailand 
  • Medics rushed to the animal’s aid, using a hoist to lift him up so that he could eat 
  • Video shows the young male chewing on leaves while medics try to treat him 
  • But a short time later he collapsed and died. An investigation has been launched 

This is the heartbreaking moment a young elephant collapsed and died after being shot multiple times in Thailand. 

The five-year-old wild elephant was found suffering at least five gunshot wounds on the outskirts of Kui Buri National Park, in the south of the country, on May 29. 

Medics tried to save the animal by washing and plugging the wounds, administering antibiotics, then hoisting him up using a winch so he could eat.

A five-year-old elephant collapsed and died in agony despite medic’s attempts to save it after it was found suffering gunshot wounds on farmland in southern Thailand

Police say the elephant had been shot at least five times, probably with a shotgun, and had two piece of metal lodged inside its body – one of which ruptured its large intestine

Video captured the elephant chewing on palm fronds and green bananas while doctors stood around assessing his progress.

But his condition slowly deteriorated and he eventually collapsed, writhing in pain.

Medics were filmed giving him painkillers and inserting drips into his ear to give him antibiotics and food, but they could not save him.

The elephant eventually died on March 31, two days after he was found.

Scans and tests have since shown at least two metal objects lodged in his body, local station INN News reports, one of which ruptured his large intestine.

He was also suffering from parasitic worms which had infected his liver and stomach, causing him to be emaciated.

Medics spent two days treating the animal, disinfecting and plugging its wounds with gauze and using a winch to pull it upright so it could eat (pictured)

Video captured the badly-emaciated animal chewing on palm fronds and green bananas before collapsing from exhaustion

The elephant was found around half a mile outside a national park where the animals are allowed to roam freely.

Police believe the young male – driven by hunger – wandered out of the park and into a jackfruit farm, where he was shot.  

National Park director Pichai Watcharapongpaibul said: ”The elephant was seriously exhausted and could not stand up or move so he was treated at the scene and monitored closely. 

‘Unfortunately he suddenly became weaker and died. 

‘We don’t know how long the bullets had been inside the elephant’s body or what type of gun they came from as an autopsy must be performed.’

He said National Park staff will start an investigation to find the hunter who shot the elephant, which is believed to have been in retribution for damaging farm land.

Medics used IV drips to pump antibiotics and painkillers into the animal’s system in an attempt to save him, but he died after a two-day battle. An investigation has been launched

He added: ‘Initially, we will ask the locals living nearby whether they have seen this elephant before or if anybody was angered by the elephants.’

Hunting wild elephants has been illegal in Thailand since 1992. 

Anyone caught hunting or killing the animals can be fined up to £1,000 or jailed for four years.

There are thought to be 320 Asian elephants living wild in the park, which covers 374 square miles and stretches across the border into neighbouring Myanmar.

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MPs turn on Jacob Rees-Mogg for forcing them to return to Commons

‘We don’t all have live-in nannies’: MPs with children and disabilities turn on Jacob Rees-Mogg for making them return to Commons to vote in mile-long socially-distanced ‘conga’ – amid warnings many will turn to DRINK while stuck in offices during lockdown

  • MPs are returning from recess but ‘virtual’ arrangements have been dropped
  • Fury that people shielding and parents are being prevented from taking part
  • Voting will be in a queue up to a mile long branded a Parliamentary ‘conga’ 

MPs face a mile-long ‘conga’ vote today amid a furious backlash at Jacob Rees-Mogg over plans to ditch virtual divisions.

The Commons is returning from recess in uproar over moves to ‘normalise’ business despite the raging coronavirus crisis.

A ‘hybrid’ system to allow politicians to contribute to proceedings via Zoom while some remain in the chamber has been dropped, along with e-voting, as Leader of the House Mr Rees said the ‘halfway’ arrangements could not continue. 

But MPs across parties with children or shielding for health conditions have been incensed by the new scheme, with one jibing that unlike wealthy Mr Rees-Mogg ‘not all of us have live-in nannies’. 

Lib Dem MP Munira Wilson said she was going to Parliament ‘putting my husband who’s on immuno-suppressants at greater risk’. 

One Tory MP told MailOnline that forcing MPs to Westminster with little legislation to consider during lockdown will leave them isolated and might mean they drink alone in offices. 

Commons votes today will involve a socially-distanced queue that could stretch for nearly a mile around the estate, rather than using the usual rammed division lobbies

MPs face a mile-long ‘conga’ vote today amid a furious backlash at Jacob Rees-Mogg (pictured in the Commons last month) over plans to ditch virtual divisions

Westminster Hall has been arranged for a huge socially-distanced queue when MPs vote later on today

MPs will walk through from Westminster Hall into division lobbies under the arrangements

A ‘hybrid’ system (pictured) to allow politicians to contribute to proceedings via Zoom while some remain in the chamber has been dropped

Lib Dem Mp Munira Wilson said she was going to Parliament ‘putting my husband who’s on immuno-suppressants at greater risk’

A motion on changing the procedures will be voted on this afternoon using temporary measures brought in by Speaker Lindsay Hoyle. It will involve a socially-distanced queue that could stretch for nearly a mile around the estate, rather than using the usual rammed division lobbies.      

Mr Rees-Mogg announced last month that the Government was pushing ahead with plans for a physical-only Commons after the Whitsun recess. 

He has tabled a motion preventing the resumption of virtual voting that allowed MPs to have their say from afar during the pandemic.

Mr Rees-Mogg argued that democracy would ‘once again flourish’, having been ‘curtailed under the hybrid halfway house’ which allowed MPs to take part in debates and vote remotely while up to 50 were in the chamber.

He insisted that the Government is working to establish how shielding MPs could continue to take part. However, sources confirmed it will be to contribute to debates rather than vote, and will rely on finding a solutions that is ‘technologically possible’.

The proposal have faced fierce criticism – with the Electoral Reform Society warning it poses a ‘real threat for democratic representation and political equality’ if extremely vulnerable MPs are unable to vote.

Labour and opposition parties have tabled an amendment to the motion seeking to retain remote voting.

Former minister Robert Halfon, who is in the shielding category, said the proposals were ‘absolutely not right and democratically unjust’. He has complained that those unable to attend will be turned into ‘parliamentary eunuchs’. 

Shadow leader of the Commons Valerie Vaz warned Mr Rees-Mogg’s ‘discriminatory proposals’ would result in ‘two classes of MPs’.

‘Those who can physically attend and those unable to owing to the Government’s own rules, including having an underlying health condition or shielding responsibilities.’

Tories claim Labour has been refusing to ‘pair’ large numbers of MPs because it believes it has a chance of defeating the government this afternoon. In a sign of desperation, Whips have reportedly been telling Conservatvie MPs that they should not cave in to pressure from people who want to stop Brexit. 

One senior Tory MP warned that forcing people to attend Parliament even if there is not much business could result in a rise in drinking.

The MP said: ‘If people are stuck up in their offices all afternoon before an evening vote, it’s a hot day and the windows are open. ”Ooh, we’ll crack open a bottle of Sauvignon. Oh, that slipped down rather well, we’ll have another one.”

‘There could be one or two scenes.’ 

Sir Lindsay has said votes today will be conducted by filing past the left side of the despatch box table to vote Aye, and to the right side to vote No. They will pause at the despatch box to state their name and voting intention.

Votes on subsequent days will be carried out under the arrangements agreed by MPs.

Sir Lindsay has said votes today will be conducted by filing past the left side of the despatch box table to vote Aye, and to the right side to vote No

Senior Tories have complained that Sir Lindsay was ‘more keen than we were’ to resume physical voting, and initially regarded hybrid voting as ‘impossible’, but changed his stance after taking soundings from MPs. 

Sir Lindsay said it was ‘clear’ that the House cannot conduct divisions safely via the usual voting lobbies, as it would be ‘difficult to maintain social distancing’.

MPs will be asked to only attend the chamber when they are listed to be called to speak during a particular proceeding.

In a statement, Sir Lindsay said: ‘While we will return to fully physical proceedings in the House tomorrow – they will not be the same as before.

‘Ideally, I would have liked the Government and Opposition to have reached agreement on how we should conduct our proceedings and voting procedures – unfortunately this has not been forthcoming.

‘As remote voting has lapsed and Public Health England have deemed our Division lobbies unsafe, I have had to devise a temporary way forward to break the deadlock – because the House must be able to have its say.

‘It is not perfect, it will take time, and Members will need to be patient. But, it is the safest method I can think of to enable Members and supporting staff to maintain social distancing.

‘However, I still remain hopeful that colleagues will agree on a method of participation that enables all Members to take part, especially those who are shielding, vulnerable or have caring responsibilities.’

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'Vanderpump Rules': Jax Taylor's Texts 'Rattled Producers the Most This Year'

Max Boyens from Vanderpump Rules was on the receiving end of Jax Taylor’s rage texts, which left producers feeling a little shaken this season.

Boyens innocently wanted to bring the cast together for a beach cleanup and Taylor slammed him for it, calling the project “dumb and pointless” in a string of texts to Boyens. Producers admit this moment had them floored. “That was probably most baffling, since Max was genuinely trying to do a good deed,” producers shared, Bravo’s The Daily Dish reports. Adding, that the rage texts “rattled producers the most this year.” 

The text messages came before Taylor and wife Brittany Cartwright were about to host a pool party. The party was an issue when Taylor became so angry with the cast he uninvited everyone. So Tom Sandoval and Ariana Madix threw their own party, which further angered Taylor.

Taylor also blocked producers on social media

Taylor’s texts may not have been the only moment that had producers flummoxed. Shortly after Taylor sent Boyens a string of angry text messages, he blocked producers on social media.

“We’re just easy to blame when someone’s acting irrationally,” producers rationalized during a “behind the scenes” episode. “Jax has since refollowed all of us.” But producers admit that Taylor’s texts are truly entertaining. “They go on and on. He says the most ridiculous things.”

RELATED: ‘Vanderpump Rules’: Jax Taylor Blocked Producers After Learning About Tom Sandoval’s Pool Party

They added Taylor is “very transparent” with his feelings. And, “He says what’s on his mind and doesn’t beat around the bush.”

Producers added that Taylor likes to send (normal) text messages to Lala Kent on a regular basis too. “And they were super long texts,”  Kent said about the messages she received about the infamous pool party. “I couldn’t believe as grown people this was an issue.” Adding that she thought Sandoval’s move to have the party on the same day was “stupid.”

Taylor seemed to surprise producers the entire season

Taylor was a wildcard this season for producers as they speculated about how he was going handle his wedding and anger toward Sandoval. The production team shared that they hadn’t seen the friends so split since season 1. “It was similar to when people were split after Jax and Stassi broke up in Season 1,” producers shared, Bravo’s The Daily Dish reports.

But producers were surprised at the level of anger between Sandoval and Taylor. “They were both so upset and angry that they wouldn’t even face each other,” producers shared.

RELATED: ‘Vanderpump Rules’: Is Jax Taylor Having Post-Wedding Depression?

Even though there was a lot of anger, the crew didn’t think Taylor would actually kick Sandoval out of his wedding … until he actually did it. Producers were “flustered” when that occurred because filming was centered on the wedding in Kentucky and not a full week in L.A. Thankfully, Taylor reconsidered after receiving a long text from Sandoval.

Apparently Sandoval spent about 15 minutes crafting the text to Taylor. “He went off and sent it on his own,” producers dished.

The Vanderpump Rules reunion kicks off on Tuesday at 9/8c on Bravo.

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BBC boss ‘receiving pitches’ for TV drama based on Dominic Cummings’ lockdown scandal – The Sun

BBC boss has been 'receiving pitches for a TV drama involving the bizarre lockdown scandal involving Dominic Cummings.

The Prime Minister's chief advisor flouted his boss's rules and drove 260 miles to Durham with his family, including his wife who had symptoms of the coronavirus.

The corporation are interested in adapting this story for a compelling TV series, which also included Cummings, 48, making a second 60-mile round trip to Barnard Castle on Easter Sunday, to check if he was well enough to drive after suffering problems with his eyesight relayed to covid-19.

The controller of BBC drama commissioning Piers Wenger, believes the controversial story would make for must-see viewing.

Asked if the BBC would produce a program highlighting Cummings' mishaps, he told The Radio Times: "In the right hands, yes."

He revealed the are desperate to pitch 'The Road to Barnard Castle: the Dominic Cummings Story' and with Emmy award-winning actor Benedict Cumberbatch starring as Dominic in Channel 4’s Brexit: the Uncivil War in 2019.

Despite the appetite for the drama, Wenger added it would be difficult to ‘make satisfying peak-time drama’ at time where actors have to keep their distance from each other.

He explained: ‘We don’t know how long wearing masks and social distancing are going to be part of our contemporary reality.

‘So if we rush into making them part of contemporary drama, it may look dated or odd when it airs in a year’s time.

However, the television executive acknowledged the reasons why people watched drama, adding: "They don’t necessarily want the cold hard reality of the world reflected back to them. That’s for news, documentary, and current affairs. On the whole, we’re watching drama for bigger moral and emotional stories."

While the BBC thinks it would make gripping television and have audiences around the country glued to the screen, the head of drama at their rivals ITV Polly Hill, thinks its still too fresh in our minds.

She argued: "I think it’s a bit soon. The best stories about this period will be told when we have a bit of distance."

The politician may well have been given a reprieve last week as Durham police said he may have committed a "minor" breach of lockdown rules, but no further action is needed.

The PM's top aide might have broken rules when he made a 50-mile trip to Barnard Castle, Durham cops confirmed, but he did stay socially distant from others.

After an investigation they said that they did not think that his original 260-mile trip to Durham had broken the coronavirus laws.

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Older dog unimpressed with hyperactive puppy

Put a sock in it! Elderly dog is VERY unamused to meet her owner’s new puppy in adorable video

  • Only dog-child Sophie is not impressed with her new hyperactive puppy sibling 
  • Sophie is already nine and does not want to play as energetically as Cooper does
  • She will have to get used to living with Cooper in Airway Heights, Washington

Only-children will relate to this nine-year-old dog who is incredulous that, at her age, she has to start living with an impossibly hyperactive puppy sibling. 

Sophie has always been an only child but, now that her owner has adopted chorkie puppy Cooper, they will have to get used to living together in Airway Heights, Washington.  

The video shows the adorably tiny brown puppy jumping back and forth on the sofa with its tail wagging uncontrollably. 

Boston terrier Sophie cannot believe she has to start living with new puppy brother Cooper at nine years old in Airway Heights, Washington

Boston terrier Sophie sits on the carpet with a comically painful look on her face as she watches her new brother. 

Sophie looks from her owner to the puppy and back to her owner again, seemingly in disbelief that her owner has brought Cooper home.  

Right at the end of the video Sophie shakes her body, scaring Cooper who leaps away from her instantly. 

Their owner said: ‘Sophie does not do well with other dogs.

‘She has always been an only “dog child”. 

‘She usually likes babies (human and dog) and has actually done very well with Cooper, the chorkie.

‘Cooper has a ton of puppy energy and Sophie, being nine, enjoys just laying around and relaxing so she was not amused with his antics the day I recorded the video.’ 

Footage shows Cooper darting up and down, all over the sofa while Sophie worriedly looks from the puppy to her owner and back again 

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Girl's arm is blown off when gasoline barrel explodes in Germany

Five-year-old girl’s arm is blown off when her father uses an angle grinder to cut open a gasoline barrel in their garden and the sparks set off an explosion

  • The girl’s father and another man were cutting a fuel barrel in Hamelin, Germany 
  • Sparks from the angle grinder caught on to the remaining fuel in the barrel 
  • Explosion formed inside of the can and the lid launched off towards the girl
  • She lost her arm, police said, and her mother is also listed as critical in hospital

A five-year-old girl’s arm was blown off in Germany over the weekend when her father used an angle grinder to cut open a gasoline barrel and the sparks set off an explosion. 

The girl’s 39-year-old mother was also seriously injured in the blast which took place in an allotment garden in Hamelin, Lower Saxony on Saturday. 

Her father and another man were using an angle grinder early in the evening to cut open a petrol barrel, police said. 

An oil barrel explosion in a community allotment garden in Hamelin, Germany on Saturday seriously injured a mother and her five-year-old daughter. The youngster’s arm was taken off in the blast 

Police said the men failed to check if there was still fuel inside 

The men sliced through the metal, causing sparks from the grinder to ignite the remaining petrol. 

The gases exploded, launching the barrel’s lid at the youngster and taking off her arm, NDR 1 Lower Saxony reported.   

Two air ambulances attended and took the girl and her mother to hospital, where both are listed in critical condition. 

The two men escaped with minor injuries.  A regular ambulance took one of them to hospital with blast trauma. 

According to German broadcaster Radio-Aktiv, two rescue helicopters, several ambulances and a large number of rescue workers were initially deployed due to early confusion over the incident.  

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