The 12 young football players rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand are recovering well, as new video footage shows them waving and appearing to smile behind green surgical masks in a hospital isolation unit (left). The video from the hospital in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand sees some of the boys making 'horn' hand signs for the camera, as they sit in their beds surrounded by medical staff (right). The last remaining four school boys and their coach, who had been trapped in the Tham Luang cave complex for 18 days, were carried out on stretchers on Tuesday at the end of a three-day operation(inset). The leader of the U.S. contingent of the operation has revealed that the arduous journey through the water-filled tunnes of the cave would see them endure dives in zero visibility lasting up to half an hour.
Rail boss orders commuters OUT of first class on a late and packed train... then takes up two seats himself
Mark Boon - Operations Director of Southern Rail's parent company Govia Thameslink - told passengers to stay out of the carriage on a packed service, as he plonked his bag down in the next seat. Passenger Emma Fitzpatrick (inset) took a photo of him with his things spread over two seats while other passengers had to squeeze into the rammed doorway of the adjoining carriage. The photo sparked outrage on social media among Southern Rail passengers who have endured months of delays and strikes.
Meghan charms Ireland: Duchess and Prince Harry captivate crowds in Dublin's Croke Park as they joke with youngsters - letting one grab the Prince's beard - after meeting the Irish President and the First Dogs
The Duchess of Sussex has today captured hearts and won over a nation as she tickled children, joked with a president and played with dogs on her whirlwind tour of Ireland. Meghan and Harry started a second day of engagements in Dublin with a visit to the official residence of President Michael D Higgins where they bonded over their shared love of rescue dogs (bottom right). Meghan looked typically elegant in black velvet court shoes, a £3,850 Fendi handbag and a taupe green dress by designer Roland Mouret, but she and her husband impressively managed a speedy change of clothes before making their way to Croke Park, home of the Gaelic Athletic Association. Meghan donned a sharp tailored black suit, patent court shoes and a simple white t-shirt, finishing the look with a black clutch bag. She even completely restyled her hair, replacing her immaculate chignon bun with loose tousled waves. Bounding with energy and enthusiasm, the pair played with youngsters at the grounds with Harry even letting one cheeky chap stroke his beard as another pulled Meghan's hair (centre and top right).
The Duchess and her designer Dublin wardrobe! Meghan dazzles in £17,000 worth of high-end labels in the space of just three hours on day two of her royal visit to Ireland with Harry
The Duchess of Sussex , 36, looked typically glamorous as she kicked off a second day of engagements in Dublin with a visit to the official residence of President Michael D Higgins. Meghan is a known friend of Mouret's with the French designer making appearances on her now deleted Instagram account so it came as no surprise to see her her opt for one of his pieces today.
'Football fever has definitely hit work!' Hysteria builds at firms and schools across England as 30million gear up to watch tonight's historic World Cup semi-final with Croatia - as rush hour begins early as fans race home
World Cup fever has taken complete control of the country, which will come to a standstill tonight as 30million people tune in to watch Harry Kane 's heroes take on Croatia in the semi-final. Today fans have been in a state of high excitement and anxiety ahead of England's most important match for 28 years. Offices and landmarks were turned into giant crosses of St George while schools swapped hymns for renditions of 'Three Lions' and giddy supporters danced in their classrooms and offices. Millions are knocking off work early to get home or the pub in plenty of time for kick-off tonight but the rush could cause chaos on the roads and railways at around 5pm. But cities, towns and villages should all be deserted by 7pm and will be 'much quieter than Christmas Day', according to the RAC.
'So hard to concentrate... please can it be 7pm already?' Anxious England fans post hilarious memes moaning about being stuck at work ahead of tonight's World Cup clash
Anxious England fans are posting hilarious memes moaning about being stuck at work as they count down the minutes to the historic World Cup clash with Croatia. Workers across the country are struggling to concentrate at their desks as they nervously clock-watch their way through one last shift before tonight's big match. England will face off against Croatia in Moscow at 7pm tonight, after sailing through their quarter-final clash with Sweden with a 2-0 win. But even after waiting 28 years to reach a World Cup semi-final, the anticipation of just one more day is proving too much for most of England's workforce.
It's Red, White and Blue Square! England invasion as 10,000 fans flood in to Moscow ahead of country's biggest game for a generation - and Harry Kane's pregnant fiancee tells him: 'Bring it home, skip!'
England fans this afternoon turned Moscow's Red Square red, white and blue ahead of the country's biggest game for 28 years. Around 10,000 supporters have been pouring into the Russian capital as Gareth Southgate's men take on Croatia for a place in the final. England quarter final goal hero Harry McGuire's girlfriend Fern Hawkins (bottom left) was seen mingling with Three Lions fans in Moscow next to the Kremlin just hours before kick off at the Luzhniki Stadium. England supporters who have gone to Moscow without tickets have told how they are being asked to pay four times the face value by touts with some of the best seats changing hands for £1,750. Back home, England captain Harry Kane's heavily pregnant fiancee Kate Goodall told him to bring the World Cup home
Awkward! Trump and May smile for the cameras at NATO summit in Brussels - hours after saying Britain is in 'turmoil' over Brexit and demanding she pumps more money into defence
Theresa May and Donald Trump smiled awkwardly for the cameras today as they met up at the NATO summit in Brussels. The PM and the US president posed together despite his jibe that Britain is in 'turmoil' over Brexit and suggestion he will meet Boris Johnson when he comes to the UK. Mr Trump has also been demanding the UK and other allies in the military alliance pump up spending on defence. Earlier, Mrs May insisted Britain is the 'first to step up' to military challenges as she arrived for the gathering - and pledged an extra 440 troops to the mission in Afghanistan .
Beam me up! Donald Trump takes centre stage as NATO leaders strike a Star Trek pose during Brussels summit
President Donald Trump jovially greeted fellow world leaders on Wednesday afternoon at the opening ceremony of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's leader's summit in Brussels. Trump smiled and posed for photos with Britain's embattled Prime Minister Theresa May and affectionately conversed with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
The First Ladies' Club: Melania Trump joins Brigitte Macron at a Tchaikovsky concert and a chocolate tasting in Brussels - hours after her husband berates Germany over Russia deal
First lady Melania Trump smiled as she took in a concert with French First Lady Brigitte Macron after her husband blew up at a breakfast meeting over Germany at the start of the NATO summit. Trump toured the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Waterloo. She heard chamber music and wore a Calvin Klein dress, and smiled alongside French First Lady Brigitte Macron. Her husband bashed Germany and said it was 'captive of Russia' at the start of a NATO summit.
Rubbing shoulders with royalty! Pippa and Carole join Camilla and Sophie at Wimbledon (but the Middletons miss out on a spot in the VIP box)
Carole and Michael Middleton touched down on SW19 on Wednesday, closely followed by the Duchess of Cornwall and the Countess of Wessex, in their second visit to SW19 in a week. Sophie, 53, lead the glamorous arrivals in a recycled turquoise jumpsuit (far left) while Camilla donned a blush pink polka dot number (second from left). Carole, 63 (far right), looked set for summer in a belted white midi dress featuring a geometric pattern, paired with espadrille wedge pumps and a quilted chain bag. Meanwhile, Pippa looked chic in a striped shirt dress by Ralph Lauren (second from right).
Revealed: The BBC's top 12 earners are all MEN - with Gary Lineker's £1.75m pay packet making him highest earner ahead of Chris Evans, Graham Norton and Steve Wright
The Match Of The Day host (top left) is the corporation's biggest earner, taking home between £1.75 million and £1,759,999. He replaces Chris Evans (centre) at the top, who is shown to be earning between £1.6 million and £1,669,999 for his Radio 2 Breakfast show. The top 10 published this year is made up of men, with Lineker and Evans followed by Radio 2 DJ Graham Norton (top right), on up to £609,999 - not including payments for his TV chat show. DJ Steve Wright (bottom left) and newsreader Huw Edwards (centre bottom) make up the all-male top five. Claudia Winkleman (bottom right) is still the top-paid woman, on up to £379,999.
Daughter, 64, who killed her bullying father with a shovel after finding his stash of explicit child images then buried him in the garden and claimed £190,000 of his benefits is jailed for nine years
Barbara Coombes (left), 64, struck Kenneth Coombes (right in his youth), 87, with a shovel at the family home in Stockport, Greater Manchester, in January 2006 after she discovered his stash of explicit child images. Manchester Crown Court heard how she 'snapped' after suffering 40 years of physical and verbal abuse at the hands of her violent and 'formidable' father. Coombes struck him twice with a shovel before wrapping him in a carpet and burying him in the back garden (inset, the plot). She was jailed for nine years today after admitting manslaughter.
Love Island star's boyfriend who was found dead at his home this week tried to take his own life just four years ago as family say they are 'devastated'
Aaron Armstrong (pictured with Sophie Grandon) , 25, was found dead at his home in Blyth, Northumberland, yesterday after it emerged he tried to take his own life four years ago. His family say they are 'devastated' at the news which comes just weeks after his girlfriend Sophie hanged herself. In the hours before his death, the boxer, from Blyth, Northumberland, revealed he was saved four years ago by his brother who found him.
'The sun was in my eyes': Italian grandfather, 65, in George Clooney scooter crash says he didn't see the actor coming - and 'didn't want to go to work' afterwards because he was so upset
Antonelli Viglino, 65, had come to a stop and was about to turn left, crossing Clooney's path, when the actor plowed into him, reportedly at a speed of 60mph. Terrifying video of the collision shows Clooney being flung from his bike and landing on the ground. Miraculously, he survived with no head injuries and some damage to his pelvis. Viglino said he was stunned to learn who Clooney was once his helmet had been removed.
Mother blasts ASDA after her tables 'explode' within weeks of each other during the heatwave as others tell of glass tops being reduced to pieces 'out of nowhere'
NEW Sharon Harvey was stunned when her Asda garden table 'exploded' in her garden in Birmingham (bottom right). The store sent her a replacement but astonishingly, the second table also smashed to bits (bottom left). The £400 Jakarta set was seen with the glass in hundreds of tiny pieces in images posted on Facebook. Earlier this week, Paige Angela Tompkins, 23, from Leicester, revealed that her £90 Miami table set from Asda had also exploded in the heat. The store admitted the tables spontaneously combusting has happened on occasions. Wendy Slater from Aberdeen reported the same problem when her table exploded (top left).
How to transform your body in just EIGHT weeks: Mother of two, 42, and man, 35, sculpt their dream physiques by following strict three phase diet and fitness regime
Since it was founded in 2011, the F45 fitness regime has attained cult status in Australia and around the world, with thousands of devotees showing off their gym-honed physiques as a result of following the program. And now, two new fitness enthusiasts from New South Wales and Queensland have debuted their incredible body transformations, after following a strict exercise regime for just eight weeks (left and right). Here, FEMAIL takes a look at their - and others' - success.
Inside Apprentice star Luisa Zissman's lavish Hertfordshire mansion: A stylish open plan living room, envy-inducing walk-in wardrobe and a playroom that's out of this world
She was catapulted into the spotlight during her 2013 stint on The Apprentice and has enjoyed a successful foray into business ever since. And now reality star Luisa Zissman, 31, has shown how her hard work has paid off and given fans a glimpse of her jaw-dropping Hertfordshire mansion on social media.
The future of building? Watch the French 'builderbot' that 3D printed a family home for five in in just 54 hours
A team of researchers, scientists and engineers from France have created a 3D printed house in just a matter of hours. For the first time ever, the four-bedroom house will serve as home for a family of five. The 1,022-square-foot house, located in the northwestern French city of Nantes, only took about two days - or 54 hours - to complete.
What's so funny, William? Duke of Cambridge struggles to contain his giggles during RAF Centenary service - but a cool Kate manages to keep her composure
The Duke of Cambridge, 36, was seen laughing after Prince Edward gestured at someone to kneel down at Westminster Abbey. The camera then cut back to a smirking William, who was still trying to hold in his laughter. The Duchess of Cambridge, 36, is then seen catching him giggling, with the pair exchanging a smile.
Horrific video shows mosquitoes trying to reach human skin through a net - so how DO you repel them? Two experts offer their top tips
Horrifying video has captured mosquitoes trying to reach and bite human skin through a net. The clip, filmed by a biologist from the University of Melbourne in Australia, shows the insects repeatedly trying to pierce the net with their proboscises, or mouths. According to the CDC, 2018 is set to be the worst yet for illnesses transmitted from mosquito bites, so how can you repel those pesky bugs? Daily Mail Online spoke to two experts about what you can do to protect yourself. They recommend using repellents with ingredients approved by the EPA including DEET, oil of lemon eucalyptus, picaridin and IR3535. Gadgets such as sonic devices and 'bug-repellent' bracelets are ineffective. For clothing, they say to wear loose long sleeves and long pants with socks that you can tuck the pants into.
EXCLUSIVE: Paedophile ex-England football star Adam Johnson and the mystery redhead secretly visiting him in prison
Paedophile footballer Adam Johnson is being visited in jail by a mystery redhead, MailOnline can reveal. The woman (left) went to see the shamed 30-year-old former Premier League star yesterday at HMP Moorland near Doncaster with Johnson's sister Faye (inset). Johnson (right) was earning £60,000-a-week and had a glittering life as a Premier League star when he was jailed for six years for child sex offences in March 2016
Fancy seeing you hair! Camilla playfully touches Richard Branson's beard as they take their seats in the Wimbledon royal box
The Duchess of Cornwall shared a playful exchange with business tycoon Richard Branson in the royal box at Wimbledon today, and at one point appeared to touch his beard. After greeting Branson warmly and shaking his hand, Camilla returned to her front row seat to watch the action unfold on Centre Court. Richard was there with his daughter Holly, a close friend of Camilla's niece Princess Beatrice.
Dramatic video shows moment US woman kidnapped and held at gunpoint by her abused boyfriend managed to slip a note to veterinary hospital staff to raise the alarm
Video shows the moment a Florida man was arrested at a veterinary hospital in May after his girlfriend tipped off workers that he was threatening her. Caroline Reichle, 28, was allegedly beaten for two days straight before her boyfriend allowed her out of the house to take their dog to the vet. At the animal hospital, Reichle scribbled out a note to staff reading: 'Call the cops. My boyfriend is threatening me. He has a gun. Please don't let him know'. The video picks up with officers entering an exam room at the clinic and taking 39-year-old Jeremy Floyd into custody. He now faces charges of aggravated assault, false imprisonment and battery.
Do these dots look blue or purple? Mind-bending optical illusion reveals how your perceptions of colour can be easily skewed
A new optical illusion has revealed just how easily our perceptions of colour can be skewed. The illusion, by Harvard University, involves grid of 1,000 individual dots, which range from very blue to darker hues of purple. Researchers asked a group of volunteers to say if they thought each individual dot was blue or purple. During the trials, dots that the participants previously identified as purple looked increasingly blue to them. Researchers say this is because it could be that the human brain doesn't make decisions based on hard rules but on context of what it's seen before.
Now you see him, now you don't! Van trying to undertake a truck on a busy motorway spins 180 degrees and collides head-on with oncoming car
A shocking video captures the remarkable escape of a driver who hit a truck and spun 180 degrees on a motorway. At a point, the car avoids a head-on collision with an on-coming car and stops on the verge of mounting on it. The driver was filmed near Valsad on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway in Maharashtra, India.
The chocolate box cottage with a surprising modern twist: Five-bedroom thatched home which hides a quirky 'floating barn' extension hits the market for £1.95million
From the front, this Wiltshire cottage looks like a typical rural home, but take a look from the side and you'll find a unusual modern extension that offers a blend of modern and traditional styles. Located in the village of Great Bedwyn, the 18th century cottage was renovated by owners Rod and Sue O'Sullivan at a cost of £800,000. The unusual design is the world of award-winning architect Stan Bolt. The cottage went on to win several awards for its innovative design after the extension was completed. It boasts a tennis court, a Grade II-listed kiln on the grounds and a garage and store room.
'They said "I do" and RAN': Bride and groom forced to flee their wedding seconds after their vows as raging fire jumps a river and heads straight for them
Ellie and Taylor Denney married in a rushed ceremony in Hornbrook, California, on Saturday during the Klamathon Fire, getting the order to evacuate just as the bride reached the groom. Spectacular photos taken before the ceremony captured smoke ominously rising over a ridge in the background and filling the sky as the couple stood in a brown field. The whole wedding was moved to the Yreka Holiday Inn in just 20 minutes with as much as everyone could carry used to recreate the scene and new flowers picked along the route.
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Two little boys were caught on camera playing hide-and-seek on the narrow ledge hundreds of feet above the ground in north China. The boys were spotted causally strolling back and forth along a tiny platform, said to be 33 storeys tall, on the side of an apartment building in Lanzhou city. The youngsters seemed to be completely oblivious to the extreme danger that they were in.
Frustrated husband tries to fold a set of fitted sheets for two and a half HOURS as his very amused wife looks on laughing... so do YOU know how to do it right?
A wife has filmed her hopeless husband's two and a half hour attempt to fold a set of fitted sheets. The hilarious clip, recorded by Tina Cline, from Atlanta, Georgia shows her husband Michael bemoaning his 'aching back' as he flips and flaps with the floral sheets. Chuckling at Michael's increasingly frustrated state, she tries to coach him through the process to no avail.
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The haunting beauty of new-born stars: Incredible image gives an unprecedented glimpse into a tumultuous stellar cluster 5,500 light-years away
NEW The incredible image was captured by the HAWK-I infrared imager mounted on ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile. The image shows the intricate pattern of gas, dust and star-forming hubs that are part of a tumultuous stellar cluster 5,500 light-years away called RCW 38. The visible orange and red region show denser portions of the interstellar medium - the mixture of gas and dust in the galaxy. The glowing blue and violet gas is set ablaze by the powerful light emitted by newborn stars in their vicinity.
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