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    Scott Purdy had gay sex before taking painkillers, says his father

    Scott Purdy had gay sex before taking painkillers, says his father


    The father of Scott Purdy - who claims that painkillers for a broken foot had turned him gay - says that he had always assumed he was bisexual. Mr Purdy, said his son experimented with a boy as a...

    The father of Scott Purdy - who claims that painkillers for a broken foot had turned him gay - says that he had always assumed he was bisexual. Mr Purdy, said his son experimented with a boy as a teenager
    Bake Off star Paul Hollywood's young lover breaks her silence

    Bake Off star Paul Hollywood's young lover breaks her silence


    TV chef Paul Hollywood's young lover Summer Monteys-Fullam, 22, has broken her silence over her relationship with the Bake Off star to say their 30-year age gap doesn't worry...

    TV chef Paul Hollywood's young lover Summer Monteys-Fullam, 22, has broken her silence over her relationship with the Bake Off star to say their 30-year age gap doesn't worry her
    Nerve agent used to attack Sergei Skripal may remain in ‘hot spots’

    Nerve agent used to attack Sergei Skripal may remain in ‘hot spots’


    Work is underway to decontaminate nine sites across Salisbury where experts believe the substance could still be present, in a multi-million pound operation that could take...

    Work is underway to decontaminate nine sites across Salisbury where experts believe the substance could still be present, in a multi-million pound operation that could take months.
    The Queen and Charles welcome world leaders for state dinner

    The Queen and Charles welcome world leaders for state dinner


    The Queen welcomed world leaders to feast at Buckingham Palace for a State Dinner on Thursday. Several members of the royal family were in attendance, but Prince Harry was...

    The Queen welcomed world leaders to feast at Buckingham Palace for a State Dinner on Thursday. Several members of the royal family were in attendance, but Prince Harry was absent.
    World's first Hyperloop system could be in Abu Dhabi by 2020

    World's first Hyperloop system could be in Abu Dhabi by 2020


    The track (concept image) - which will be around  six miles (10km) long - will be close to Al Maktoum International Airport, on the border of the Abu Dhabi and Dubai...

    The track (concept image) - which will be around  six miles (10km) long - will be close to Al Maktoum International Airport, on the border of the Abu Dhabi and Dubai emirates.
    World's first Hyperloop system could be in Abu Dhabi by 2020

    World's first Hyperloop system could be in Abu Dhabi by 2020


    The track (concept image) - which will be around  six miles (10km) long - will be close to Al Maktoum International Airport, on the border of the Abu Dhabi and Dubai...

    The track (concept image) - which will be around  six miles (10km) long - will be close to Al Maktoum International Airport, on the border of the Abu Dhabi and Dubai emirates.
    Twitter users bash Disney for nixing Li Shang from Mulan remake

    Twitter users bash Disney for nixing Li Shang from Mulan remake


    Casting decisions for the upcoming film indicate that the iconic Captain Li Shang, Mulan's love interest in the 1998 animated movie, will not be featured in the new...

    Casting decisions for the upcoming film indicate that the iconic Captain Li Shang, Mulan's love interest in the 1998 animated movie, will not be featured in the new version.
    Italian police arrest fugitive mafia boss's closest aides

    Italian police arrest fugitive mafia boss's closest aides


    Matteo Messina Denaro vanished in 1993 and he is wanted for a range of crimes including dozens of murders. Police say the arrests were made near the Sicilian city where his crime empire is...

    Matteo Messina Denaro vanished in 1993 and he is wanted for a range of crimes including dozens of murders. Police say the arrests were made near the Sicilian city where his crime empire is based.
    KFC chicken is turned into explosions in new ads

    KFC chicken is turned into explosions in new ads


    The brand's new ad campaign spotlights several fiery scenes, replacing flames and explosions with pieces of its crispy Hot and Spicy...

    The brand's new ad campaign spotlights several fiery scenes, replacing flames and explosions with pieces of its crispy Hot and Spicy chicken.
    Youthful Bolton mother gets mistaken for teenage son's girlfriend

    Youthful Bolton mother gets mistaken for teenage son's girlfriend


    Shimmi Munshi, from Bolton, has never had surgery and doesn't spend a fortune on beauty treatments but is regularly mistaken for her now20-year-old son's girlfriend or sibling, she...

    Shimmi Munshi, from Bolton, has never had surgery and doesn't spend a fortune on beauty treatments but is regularly mistaken for her now20-year-old son's girlfriend or sibling, she says.
    Prince Alexander pictured in new portraits to mark second birthday

    Prince Alexander pictured in new portraits to mark second birthday


    Prince Alexander of Sweden, who is the eldest son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, is seen wearing a bright yellow jumper and orange raincoat in the new official...

    Prince Alexander of Sweden, who is the eldest son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, is seen wearing a bright yellow jumper and orange raincoat in the new official portraits.
    Meghan wears Jackie O dress Commonwealth reception

    Meghan wears Jackie O dress Commonwealth reception


    Meghan Markle was at Prince Harry's side once again tonight as the couple attended a Commonwealth reception at the Royal Aeronautical Society, just a stone's throw from Buckingham...

    Meghan Markle was at Prince Harry's side once again tonight as the couple attended a Commonwealth reception at the Royal Aeronautical Society, just a stone's throw from Buckingham Palace.
    Scientists engineer fruit flies to ejaculate when exposed to red light

    Scientists engineer fruit flies to ejaculate when exposed to red light


    To better understand how ejaculation fits into the motivations behind the mating process in animals, from insects to mammals, a team international scientists has conducted a bizarre...

    To better understand how ejaculation fits into the motivations behind the mating process in animals, from insects to mammals, a team international scientists has conducted a bizarre experiment.
    Testosterone-fueled hedge fund managers deliver lower returns

    Testosterone-fueled hedge fund managers deliver lower returns


    Researchers measured the facial width-to-height ratio -- a feature that has been linked to high testosterone levels -- of 3,228 male hedge fund managers from 1,901 investment...

    Researchers measured the facial width-to-height ratio -- a feature that has been linked to high testosterone levels -- of 3,228 male hedge fund managers from 1,901 investment firms.
    Sir Alan Parker quits as international chairman of Save the Children

    Sir Alan Parker quits as international chairman of Save the Children


    Former PR guru Sir Alan Parker has resigned from his role as chairman of Save the Children eight months early as a result of a scandal embroiling the charity over its handling of complaints by female...

    Former PR guru Sir Alan Parker has resigned from his role as chairman of Save the Children eight months early as a result of a scandal embroiling the charity over its handling of complaints by female staff.
    Commonwealth LIVE: Queen opens Heads of Government meeting 

    Commonwealth LIVE: Queen opens Heads of Government meeting 


    A spectacle of pomp and pageantry is being staged to welcome the dignitaries at Buckingham Palace with a guard of honour and a display of the flags of the Commonwealth's 53 member...

    A spectacle of pomp and pageantry is being staged to welcome the dignitaries at Buckingham Palace with a guard of honour and a display of the flags of the Commonwealth's 53 member states.
    Pope Francis comforts boy who feared atheist father isn't in heaven

    Pope Francis comforts boy who feared atheist father isn't in heaven


    The boy, known only as Emanuele, broke down in tears during a Q&A session with the pontiff who visited the St. Paul of the Cross parish on the outskirts of Rome on...

    The boy, known only as Emanuele, broke down in tears during a Q&A session with the pontiff who visited the St. Paul of the Cross parish on the outskirts of Rome on Sunday.
    Black man arrested in Starbucks was a repeat victim of 'racial profiling'

    Black man arrested in Starbucks was a repeat victim of 'racial profiling'


    Rashon Nelson, 23, who with his business partner Donte Robinson was led from a Philadelphia store in handcuffs has been stopped at least a dozen times in just three years by police for minor...

    Rashon Nelson, 23, who with his business partner Donte Robinson was led from a Philadelphia store in handcuffs has been stopped at least a dozen times in just three years by police for minor offenses.
    Forgotten Chinese survivors of Titanic featured in new documentary

    Forgotten Chinese survivors of Titanic featured in new documentary


    Six of the eight men who boarded the Titanic in April 1912 survived the sinking. Five escaped on lifeboats and one was rescued while clinging to a wooden plank out at...

    Six of the eight men who boarded the Titanic in April 1912 survived the sinking. Five escaped on lifeboats and one was rescued while clinging to a wooden plank out at sea.
    McKayla Maroney says Larry Nassar groomed her with food at Olympics

    McKayla Maroney says Larry Nassar groomed her with food at Olympics


    'I think I would've starved at the Olympics if I didn't have him bring me food,' Maroney tells Savannah Guthrie in a preview for a special episode of Dateline airing on Sunday night on...

    'I think I would've starved at the Olympics if I didn't have him bring me food,' Maroney tells Savannah Guthrie in a preview for a special episode of Dateline airing on Sunday night on NBC.
    King of Swaziland renames the country Kingdom of eSwatini

    King of Swaziland renames the country Kingdom of eSwatini


    The King of the African country of Swaziland has announced that his country is to be renamed eSwatini in part to mark 50 years of independence and in part to distinguish it from...

    The King of the African country of Swaziland has announced that his country is to be renamed eSwatini in part to mark 50 years of independence and in part to distinguish it from Switzerland.
    Youtuber Okaylaaa's former home 'appalled' landlords

    Youtuber Okaylaaa's former home 'appalled' landlords


    Paul and Paula Hopwood were seen on Channel 5's show Bad Tenants Rogue Landlords entering their property in Prestwich, outside Manchester, after it was vacated by vlogger Kayla Jenkins,...

    Paul and Paula Hopwood were seen on Channel 5's show Bad Tenants Rogue Landlords entering their property in Prestwich, outside Manchester, after it was vacated by vlogger Kayla Jenkins, 24.
    Prince Harry 'wears Golden Girls sweater on Meghan Markle's Instagram'

    Prince Harry 'wears Golden Girls sweater on Meghan Markle's Instagram'


    Back in October 2016, Meghan, 36, shared a photo on her Instagram depicting a man in a Golden Girls sweater. The mysterious Instagram model bears a strong resemblance to her...

    Back in October 2016, Meghan, 36, shared a photo on her Instagram depicting a man in a Golden Girls sweater. The mysterious Instagram model bears a strong resemblance to her fiance.
    The Queen anoints Prince Charles as Head of Commonwealth

    The Queen anoints Prince Charles as Head of Commonwealth


    A spectacle of pomp and pageantry is being staged to welcome the dignitaries, with bearers displaying the flags of the Commonwealth's 53 member states waiting to greet...

    A spectacle of pomp and pageantry is being staged to welcome the dignitaries, with bearers displaying the flags of the Commonwealth's 53 member states waiting to greet them.
    Sainsbury's drop Classic Coke from its £3 meal deal blaming sugar tax

    Sainsbury's drop Classic Coke from its £3 meal deal blaming sugar tax


    Shoppers have reacted angrily to Sainsbury's decision to drop regular Coke from its £3 meal deal as a result of the imposition by the government of a sugar...

    Shoppers have reacted angrily to Sainsbury's decision to drop regular Coke from its £3 meal deal as a result of the imposition by the government of a sugar tax.
    Ex Cabinet minister Tessa Jowell in Commons for cancer debate

    Ex Cabinet minister Tessa Jowell in Commons for cancer debate


    Tessa Jowell, pictured in Parliament today with MPs Sarah Jones and James Brokenshire, has taken up the fight to improve cancer care after she was diagnosed with a brain...

    Tessa Jowell, pictured in Parliament today with MPs Sarah Jones and James Brokenshire, has taken up the fight to improve cancer care after she was diagnosed with a brain tumour.
    Two killed after light aircraft crashes close to Belfast Airport

    Two killed after light aircraft crashes close to Belfast Airport


    Two people have been killed after a light aircraft, believed to be a Cessna, (inset) crashed in a field (pictured) close to Belfast International...

    Two people have been killed after a light aircraft, believed to be a Cessna, (inset) crashed in a field (pictured) close to Belfast International Airport.
    Man shows off his 479lb weight loss after having skin removed

    Man shows off his 479lb weight loss after having skin removed


    Sal, 36, from Land O'Lakes, Florida, went from 247lbs to 211lbs after having 36lbs of excess skin removed from his body. At his heaviest, he weighed a whopping...

    Sal, 36, from Land O'Lakes, Florida, went from 247lbs to 211lbs after having 36lbs of excess skin removed from his body. At his heaviest, he weighed a whopping 688lbs.
    Smokers banned from lifts in Japanese city hall for 45 minutes

    Smokers banned from lifts in Japanese city hall for 45 minutes


    Government officials in Ikoma, Japan, said 'exhaled air from smokers could cause passive smoking, and the impact is especially serious in closed...

    Government officials in Ikoma, Japan, said 'exhaled air from smokers could cause passive smoking, and the impact is especially serious in closed spaces'.
    Texas authorities double reward in Kathy Page cold case

    Texas authorities double reward in Kathy Page cold case


    The Texas Department of Public Safety has upped the reward to $6,000 for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for the death of 34-year-old Kathy...

    The Texas Department of Public Safety has upped the reward to $6,000 for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for the death of 34-year-old Kathy Page.
    Inside the Mexican psychedelic drug rehabs American addicts flock to

    Inside the Mexican psychedelic drug rehabs American addicts flock to


    Matthew Mellon reportedly died after taking a psychedelic drug in Mexico, but experts say that ibogaine deserves research as it may be a last hope for opioid addicts like Adrienne Porter...

    Matthew Mellon reportedly died after taking a psychedelic drug in Mexico, but experts say that ibogaine deserves research as it may be a last hope for opioid addicts like Adrienne Porter (left).
    Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable documents one-armed surfer’s journey

    Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable documents one-armed surfer’s journey


    Bethany Hamilton, 28, the top surfer from Hawaii who lost her arm in a shark attack, shares her life on and off the waves with her husband and son (left) in a new film which also details her first pregnancy...

    Bethany Hamilton, 28, the top surfer from Hawaii who lost her arm in a shark attack, shares her life on and off the waves with her husband and son (left) in a new film which also details her first pregnancy (right)
    Dale Winton sold his £2.6m central London house just three weeks ago

    Dale Winton sold his £2.6m central London house just three weeks ago


    Game show host Dale Winton, who was found dead at his home yesterday, had only moved in three weeks ago having traded his £2.6million Regent's Park apartment for a leafy north...

    Game show host Dale Winton, who was found dead at his home yesterday, had only moved in three weeks ago having traded his £2.6million Regent's Park apartment for a leafy north London.
    Meghan Markle sends thank you letter to royal super fan

    Meghan Markle sends thank you letter to royal super fan


    Irene Hardman, 81, from Ruddington, Nottingham, gave Meghan and Prince Harry a bag of treats and local memorabilia when they visited her local city Nottingham on December 1 last...

    Irene Hardman, 81, from Ruddington, Nottingham, gave Meghan and Prince Harry a bag of treats and local memorabilia when they visited her local city Nottingham on December 1 last year.
    Alex Rodriguez's nephew kidnapped and held for ransom at a NYC hotel

    Alex Rodriguez's nephew kidnapped and held for ransom at a NYC hotel


    Alex Rodriguez's nephew, Noberto Susini, 29, was kidnapped and held for ransom at a New York City hotel on Wednesday night after a $600,000 Lamborghini sale went...

    Alex Rodriguez's nephew, Noberto Susini, 29, was kidnapped and held for ransom at a New York City hotel on Wednesday night after a $600,000 Lamborghini sale went south.
    World's unofficial oldest man dies aged 121 in Chile

    World's unofficial oldest man dies aged 121 in Chile


    Celino Villaneuva Jaramillo, the unofficial world's oldest man, has died aged 121 in Chile a week after falling out of bed and breaking three ribs, according to the women who cared for...

    Celino Villaneuva Jaramillo, the unofficial world's oldest man, has died aged 121 in Chile a week after falling out of bed and breaking three ribs, according to the women who cared for him.
    Meghan Markle's brother says she is 'tearing her family apart'

    Meghan Markle's brother says she is 'tearing her family apart'


    Thomas Jnr, 51, who is the American actress' half-brother, claims the 36-year-old has forgotten her roots by refusing to invite close relatives as she prepare to tie the knot with Prince...

    Thomas Jnr, 51, who is the American actress' half-brother, claims the 36-year-old has forgotten her roots by refusing to invite close relatives as she prepare to tie the knot with Prince Harry.
    Hero EMT who tried to save passenger on Southwest flight speaks out

    Hero EMT who tried to save passenger on Southwest flight speaks out


    Andrew Needum, 34, was on board Southwest Airlines flight 1380 with his two children, his wife and his parents on Tuesday when he tried to save Jennifer Riordan, 43, who was six rows behind...

    Andrew Needum, 34, was on board Southwest Airlines flight 1380 with his two children, his wife and his parents on Tuesday when he tried to save Jennifer Riordan, 43, who was six rows behind him.
    Dale Winton's family album offers a glimpse into TV host's childhood 

    Dale Winton's family album offers a glimpse into TV host's childhood 


    These unseen family photos show Dale Winton before he was famous - including heartwarming snaps of him with his glamorous actress mother who committed...

    These unseen family photos show Dale Winton before he was famous - including heartwarming snaps of him with his glamorous actress mother who committed suicide.
    Police searching for Brit couple feared murdered by ISIS find body

    Police searching for Brit couple feared murdered by ISIS find body


    Rod, 73, and wife Rachel, 64, vanished nearly 10 weeks ago while on a seed-gathering mission in the remote Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa - and have not been seen or heard from...

    Rod, 73, and wife Rachel, 64, vanished nearly 10 weeks ago while on a seed-gathering mission in the remote Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa - and have not been seen or heard from since.
    Remarkable evolution of the 'Indonesian fish people'

    Remarkable evolution of the 'Indonesian fish people'


    The genetic change discovered in the Bajau tribe who live in Jaya Bakti is the first known example of a human adaptation to deep diving, researchers from Cambridge University...

    The genetic change discovered in the Bajau tribe who live in Jaya Bakti is the first known example of a human adaptation to deep diving, researchers from Cambridge University found.
    Hull father who put burglar in hospital could faces assault charge

    Hull father who put burglar in hospital could faces assault charge


    Danny Crawford, 38, could face charges after he 'went looking' and hit the intruder in a nearby street close to his family home in Hull a few months...

    Danny Crawford, 38, could face charges after he 'went looking' and hit the intruder in a nearby street close to his family home in Hull a few months ago.
    Netflix launches 30-second previews for TV shows and movies in iOS app

    Netflix launches 30-second previews for TV shows and movies in iOS app


    Starting on Thursday, users can watch 30-second previews of TV shows and movies in Netflix's iOS app. The trailers play vertically, so you don't have to flip your phone to...

    Starting on Thursday, users can watch 30-second previews of TV shows and movies in Netflix's iOS app. The trailers play vertically, so you don't have to flip your phone to watch.
    UK Weather: Brits swelter on hottest April day since 1949

    UK Weather: Brits swelter on hottest April day since 1949


    South East England will enjoy the hottest of the weather, while most parts of England and Wales will bask in temperatures at least in the low 20s, the Met Office...

    South East England will enjoy the hottest of the weather, while most parts of England and Wales will bask in temperatures at least in the low 20s, the Met Office confirmed.
    Sam Faiers uses a hair dryer to soothe baby Rosie to sleep

    Sam Faiers uses a hair dryer to soothe baby Rosie to sleep


    While indulging in a luxury holiday to Dubai in ITV's The Mummy Diaries, Sam Faiers, 27, used a hair dryer to send Rosie to sleep when she became restless after their long...

    While indulging in a luxury holiday to Dubai in ITV's The Mummy Diaries, Sam Faiers, 27, used a hair dryer to send Rosie to sleep when she became restless after their long flight.
    Police arrest teen suspect in anti-Semitic attack in Berlin

    Police arrest teen suspect in anti-Semitic attack in Berlin


    Police have arrested a teen suspect in an anti-Semitic attack against two men who were wearing traditional Jewish skullcaps while walking through an upmarket area of central...

    Police have arrested a teen suspect in an anti-Semitic attack against two men who were wearing traditional Jewish skullcaps while walking through an upmarket area of central Berlin.
    Norway road agency pleas students to stop having sex at roundabouts

    Norway road agency pleas students to stop having sex at roundabouts


    Every year thousands of Norwegian high school graduates take part in the Russ celebrations that involve heavy drinking as well as sex and nudity themed...

    Every year thousands of Norwegian high school graduates take part in the Russ celebrations that involve heavy drinking as well as sex and nudity themed challenges.
    Polygamist husband trying to honor wife's birthday falls to his death

    Polygamist husband trying to honor wife's birthday falls to his death


    Dee Yates Jessop, 51, planned to ignite the 51 candles - that were in the shape of a heart - from on top a ridge near Circleville, Utah, on Saturday night. He then fell roughly 50 to 60 feet and...

    Dee Yates Jessop, 51, planned to ignite the 51 candles - that were in the shape of a heart - from on top a ridge near Circleville, Utah, on Saturday night. He then fell roughly 50 to 60 feet and died.
    Bill Gates backs $1bn plan to cover Earth in 'Big Brother' satellites

    Bill Gates backs $1bn plan to cover Earth in 'Big Brother' satellites


    Bill Gates is backing Washington-based, EarthNow, a startup that plans to launch 500 satellites to cover Earth's atmosphere in real-time video...

    Bill Gates is backing Washington-based, EarthNow, a startup that plans to launch 500 satellites to cover Earth's atmosphere in real-time video surveillance.
    Owners reveal their pets' surprisingly clever behaviour

    Owners reveal their pets' surprisingly clever behaviour


    Pet owners from around the world took to Bored Panda to reveal the times their dogs, cats, birds and even fish demonstrated their human-like intelligence by imitating their...

    Pet owners from around the world took to Bored Panda to reveal the times their dogs, cats, birds and even fish demonstrated their human-like intelligence by imitating their behaviour.
    Disabled pensioner charged £880 for airport parking

    Disabled pensioner charged £880 for airport parking


    Hamilton McLean and his wife Denise from Great Harwood, Lancashire, were astonished to discover they were billed £880 for parking at Manchester Airport for three...

    Hamilton McLean and his wife Denise from Great Harwood, Lancashire, were astonished to discover they were billed £880 for parking at Manchester Airport for three weeks.
    Dying 700-year-old Banyan tree in India is put on a saline drip

    Dying 700-year-old Banyan tree in India is put on a saline drip


    Officials in India have taken the unusual step of administering a chemical through what looks like a saline drip to save a much-loved 700-year-old tree from being devoured by...

    Officials in India have taken the unusual step of administering a chemical through what looks like a saline drip to save a much-loved 700-year-old tree from being devoured by termites.
    Video shows Southwest flight attendants scrambling to calm panicked passengers

    Video shows Southwest flight attendants scrambling to calm panicked passengers


    A passenger filmed herself breathing through her oxygen mask on Tuesday as several flight attendants screamed for people to remain calm following the Southwest flight...

    A passenger filmed herself breathing through her oxygen mask on Tuesday as several flight attendants screamed for people to remain calm following the Southwest flight explosion.
    Creator sells £73k worth of melting plastic product on Buy It Now

    Creator sells £73k worth of melting plastic product on Buy It Now


    Furniture maker Peter Marigold, from London, is behind the multi-purpose, pocket-sized piece of plastic that becomes completely malleable when placed into boiling...

    Furniture maker Peter Marigold, from London, is behind the multi-purpose, pocket-sized piece of plastic that becomes completely malleable when placed into boiling water.
    Onslow St Audrey's School charges children 5p for cups of water

    Onslow St Audrey's School charges children 5p for cups of water


    Parents were incandescent with rage on social media today after Onslow St Audrey's School in Hatfield charged children for cups of tap water on the hottest April day for 70...

    Parents were incandescent with rage on social media today after Onslow St Audrey's School in Hatfield charged children for cups of tap water on the hottest April day for 70 years.
    Sloth waves back to the rescuer who helped it cross road into forest

    Sloth waves back to the rescuer who helped it cross road into forest


    Adorable footage shows a sloth waving at his rescuer after he's helped across the road and up a hill home to his forest in Costa...

    Adorable footage shows a sloth waving at his rescuer after he's helped across the road and up a hill home to his forest in Costa Rica.
    Murder investigation launched in London's Hatton Garden

    Murder investigation launched in London's Hatton Garden


    A murder probe has been launched after a builder was 'viciously attacked' at work in Hatton Garden in London. The 47-year-old victim died shortly after 3pm on...

    A murder probe has been launched after a builder was 'viciously attacked' at work in Hatton Garden in London. The 47-year-old victim died shortly after 3pm on Tuesday.
    Alfie Evans' father claims Pope Francis said he was doing right thing

    Alfie Evans' father claims Pope Francis said he was doing right thing


    Tom Evans, 21, met the Pope in Rome yesterday to discuss fighting Alder Hey hospital in Liverpool to allow Alfie to be moved to the Bambino Gesu Hospital in...

    Tom Evans, 21, met the Pope in Rome yesterday to discuss fighting Alder Hey hospital in Liverpool to allow Alfie to be moved to the Bambino Gesu Hospital in Rome.
    Healthy' toddler is battling condition similar to ALZHEIMER'S

    Healthy' toddler is battling condition similar to ALZHEIMER'S


    Single mother Elaine Fisher, 38, of Dudley, West Midlands, has been left 'mourning' following the heartbreaking diagnosis of her daughter, Holly, with Niemann-Pick Type...

    Single mother Elaine Fisher, 38, of Dudley, West Midlands, has been left 'mourning' following the heartbreaking diagnosis of her daughter, Holly, with Niemann-Pick Type C.
    Driver who ran over pedestrian's head jailed for 12 years

    Driver who ran over pedestrian's head jailed for 12 years


    Shahid Ali, 43, of Birmingham, who had a previous conviction for assisting in acts of terrorism, sped off after driving over Patrick Colbert's head and his body (pictured) last...

    Shahid Ali, 43, of Birmingham, who had a previous conviction for assisting in acts of terrorism, sped off after driving over Patrick Colbert's head and his body (pictured) last year.
    The trick that means you DON’T have to throw out your blunt tweezers

    The trick that means you DON’T have to throw out your blunt tweezers


    A Reddit user, believed to be based in the US, said she was recently left in despair after her favourite tweezers became 'dull'. She described how she managed to sharpen them using a nail...

    A Reddit user, believed to be based in the US, said she was recently left in despair after her favourite tweezers became 'dull'. She described how she managed to sharpen them using a nail file.
    Two-year-old covered herself head to toe in EYELINER

    Two-year-old covered herself head to toe in EYELINER


    Stevie-Lee Longworth, 21, from Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, spent half an hour scrubbing two-year-old Ellie-Jane clean after she spent the morning covering herself in black gel...

    Stevie-Lee Longworth, 21, from Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, spent half an hour scrubbing two-year-old Ellie-Jane clean after she spent the morning covering herself in black gel eyeliner.
    Passerby shoves police officer off his motorbike

    Passerby shoves police officer off his motorbike


    The footage, believed to be filmed in Essex, started with two officers in high-vis jackets who were seen driving motorbikes down a busy street in front of a police...

    The footage, believed to be filmed in Essex, started with two officers in high-vis jackets who were seen driving motorbikes down a busy street in front of a police car.
    Party loving nurse is spared jail after being caught drink driving

    Party loving nurse is spared jail after being caught drink driving


    Ashley Drabble (pictured) had been drinking the night before but had another glass of wine went out for lunch with her new boyfriend the next day, Stockport Magistrates' Court...

    Ashley Drabble (pictured) had been drinking the night before but had another glass of wine went out for lunch with her new boyfriend the next day, Stockport Magistrates' Court heard.
    1970s Lower East Side NY pictures show tight-knit immigrant community

    1970s Lower East Side NY pictures show tight-knit immigrant community


    New York's Lower East Side neighborhood is known today as a hotspot for hipsters, but 40 years ago it was quite the opposite. A new photo exhibit showcases the area during the...

    New York's Lower East Side neighborhood is known today as a hotspot for hipsters, but 40 years ago it was quite the opposite. A new photo exhibit showcases the area during the 70s.
    Iyesha Lynch: Photo of dad wanted in connection to missing daughter

    Iyesha Lynch: Photo of dad wanted in connection to missing daughter


    Iyesha Lynch, 17, was last seen in her home town of Rugby, Warwickshire, on March 21. West Mercia Police renewed their appeal to find the young girl due to their 'growing concern for...

    Iyesha Lynch, 17, was last seen in her home town of Rugby, Warwickshire, on March 21. West Mercia Police renewed their appeal to find the young girl due to their 'growing concern for her'.
    Youths boarded another vessel on River Thames to launch stabbing attack

    Youths boarded another vessel on River Thames to launch stabbing attack


    Youths boarded a boat on the River Thames to launch a stabbing attack on Wednesday. It happened near Windsor Castle and left the victim, 25, in serious but stable...

    Youths boarded a boat on the River Thames to launch a stabbing attack on Wednesday. It happened near Windsor Castle and left the victim, 25, in serious but stable condition.
    Youths boarded another vessel on River Thames to launch stabbing attack

    Youths boarded another vessel on River Thames to launch stabbing attack


    Youths boarded a boat on the River Thames to launch a stabbing attack on Wednesday. It happened near Windsor Castle and left the victim, 25, in serious but stable...

    Youths boarded a boat on the River Thames to launch a stabbing attack on Wednesday. It happened near Windsor Castle and left the victim, 25, in serious but stable condition.
    Humans driving a 'sixth mass extinction' by killing off large mammals

    Humans driving a 'sixth mass extinction' by killing off large mammals


    The findings were made by a team of researchers, which included the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, who looked at mammal sizes from 66 million years ago to the present...

    The findings were made by a team of researchers, which included the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, who looked at mammal sizes from 66 million years ago to the present day.
    Humans driving a 'sixth mass extinction' by killing off large mammals

    Humans driving a 'sixth mass extinction' by killing off large mammals


    The findings were made by a team of researchers, which included the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, who looked at mammal sizes from 66 million years ago to the present...

    The findings were made by a team of researchers, which included the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, who looked at mammal sizes from 66 million years ago to the present day.
    Mother stuns the internet as her husband requires 'full assistance'

    Mother stuns the internet as her husband requires 'full assistance'


    A mother-of-three from the UK has taken to the internet via Mumsnet with a conundrum about her husband's morning routine... and people are less than impressed with...

    A mother-of-three from the UK has taken to the internet via Mumsnet with a conundrum about her husband's morning routine... and people are less than impressed with her.
    Doctor who 'illegally prescribed Prince opioid painkillers to pay $30K fine

    Doctor who 'illegally prescribed Prince opioid painkillers to pay $30K fine


    It was announced on Thursday that no criminal charges would be filed in the death of Prince, two years after he lost his life following a fatal overdose. A doctor will pay a $30K...

    It was announced on Thursday that no criminal charges would be filed in the death of Prince, two years after he lost his life following a fatal overdose. A doctor will pay a $30K fine.
    Doctor who 'illegally prescribed Prince opioid painkillers to pay $30K fine

    Doctor who 'illegally prescribed Prince opioid painkillers to pay $30K fine


    It was announced on Thursday that no criminal charges would be filed in the death of Prince, two years after he lost his life following a fatal overdose. A doctor will pay a $30K...

    It was announced on Thursday that no criminal charges would be filed in the death of Prince, two years after he lost his life following a fatal overdose. A doctor will pay a $30K fine.
    Stunning high-quality video shows 1911 New York City

    Stunning high-quality video shows 1911 New York City


    The Museum of Modern Art released surprisingly clear footage of what life was like in New York City in 1911. The video was filmed by a team of cameramen with a Swedish...

    The Museum of Modern Art released surprisingly clear footage of what life was like in New York City in 1911. The video was filmed by a team of cameramen with a Swedish company.
    Facebook to change user terms, limiting effect of EU

    Facebook to change user terms, limiting effect of EU


    Many of Facebook's global members, whether they know it or not, are currently governed by terms of service agreed with the company's international headquarters in...

    Many of Facebook's global members, whether they know it or not, are currently governed by terms of service agreed with the company's international headquarters in Dublin.
    London Marathon set to be hottest ever with scorching temperatures

    London Marathon set to be hottest ever with scorching temperatures


    With over 40,000 runners taking to the capital for the 26.2-mile race in two days, organisers are warning them not to wear inappropriate fancy dress and 'look after their...

    With over 40,000 runners taking to the capital for the 26.2-mile race in two days, organisers are warning them not to wear inappropriate fancy dress and 'look after their health'.
    Men with low testosterone more likely to suffer multiple illnesses

    Men with low testosterone more likely to suffer multiple illnesses


    Researchers at Michigan Medicine found that obesity and a lack of exercise could be causing testosterone levels to fall in more men aged under 40, which could expose them to chronic...

    Researchers at Michigan Medicine found that obesity and a lack of exercise could be causing testosterone levels to fall in more men aged under 40, which could expose them to chronic illness.
    Indian father 'joins his friends to gang rape his daughter'

    Indian father 'joins his friends to gang rape his daughter'


    The Indian man took the 35-year-old woman to a friend's house where he was locked inside for 18 hours while they took turns raping her before she escaped to her mother's...

    The Indian man took the 35-year-old woman to a friend's house where he was locked inside for 18 hours while they took turns raping her before she escaped to her mother's house.
    Experts reveal the bottles of red that are now worth up to £15K

    Experts reveal the bottles of red that are now worth up to £15K


    Experts from online antique marketplace Loveantiques.com have revealed the most valuable wines people are likely to have in their homes, with some vintages worth up to £15,000 a...

    Experts from online antique marketplace Loveantiques.com have revealed the most valuable wines people are likely to have in their homes, with some vintages worth up to £15,000 a bottle.
    Engineer killed himself after Bristol acid attack by ex-girlfriend

    Engineer killed himself after Bristol acid attack by ex-girlfriend


    Mark Van Dongen, 29, was almost unrecognisable after the attack in the early hours of September 23 2015. After a year of pain he went to a euthanasia clinic in Belgium where he died last...

    Mark Van Dongen, 29, was almost unrecognisable after the attack in the early hours of September 23 2015. After a year of pain he went to a euthanasia clinic in Belgium where he died last year.
    EU concern as Greece opens doors for more migrants to enter Europe

    EU concern as Greece opens doors for more migrants to enter Europe


    EU officials fear that a ruling by a top Greek court allowing migrants no longer to be held on island camps while their asylum claims are processed could open the doors for them to enter...

    EU officials fear that a ruling by a top Greek court allowing migrants no longer to be held on island camps while their asylum claims are processed could open the doors for them to enter Europe.
    Girl died when she was swept up by 5ft wave at Dorset's Durdle Door

    Girl died when she was swept up by 5ft wave at Dorset's Durdle Door


    Rescuers rushed to save the girl, named locally as Rose Carter, and a woman with her after they got into trouble in the water at Durdle Door, near Weymouth, but were only able to save the...

    Rescuers rushed to save the girl, named locally as Rose Carter, and a woman with her after they got into trouble in the water at Durdle Door, near Weymouth, but were only able to save the adult.
    Baby girl is suffocated in her sleep by a 3ft-tall teddy bear

    Baby girl is suffocated in her sleep by a 3ft-tall teddy bear


    Dexy Leigh Walsh discovered 18-month-old Connie Rose's lifeless body in her bed with the giant teddy bear on top of her at their home in...

    Dexy Leigh Walsh discovered 18-month-old Connie Rose's lifeless body in her bed with the giant teddy bear on top of her at their home in Dundee.
    British Airways hostess quits job to be webcam porn star

    British Airways hostess quits job to be webcam porn star


    Laura Birbeck, 27, from Worcester, quit her job as a British Airways stewardess in February to become a webcam porn star after she complained she found the constant flying 'too...

    Laura Birbeck, 27, from Worcester, quit her job as a British Airways stewardess in February to become a webcam porn star after she complained she found the constant flying 'too tiring'
    US Open tennis to be shown in UK exclusively on Amazon

    US Open tennis to be shown in UK exclusively on Amazon


    Viewers in the UK and Ireland will only be able to view the New York fortnight via Amazon's Prime Video channel. In recent decades the event has been broadcast either by Sky or...

    Viewers in the UK and Ireland will only be able to view the New York fortnight via Amazon's Prime Video channel. In recent decades the event has been broadcast either by Sky or Eurosport.
    Ryanair passenger had vodka before sexually assaulting stewardess

    Ryanair passenger had vodka before sexually assaulting stewardess


    Robertas Bajalis grabbed a fellow passenger's breast before pinching an air stewardess' bottom on a Ryanair flight earlier this...

    Robertas Bajalis grabbed a fellow passenger's breast before pinching an air stewardess' bottom on a Ryanair flight earlier this year.
    Mother outraged as she is offered up as driver to friend's wedding

    Mother outraged as she is offered up as driver to friend's wedding


    A furious mother has gone online to share her rage on UK parenting forum Mumsnet, revealing she'd being offered up as a driver for a wedding she hadn't even confirmed she was attending...

    A furious mother has gone online to share her rage on UK parenting forum Mumsnet, revealing she'd being offered up as a driver for a wedding she hadn't even confirmed she was attending yet.
    Girl cowers behind wall as she tries to escape thugs in Tipon

    Girl cowers behind wall as she tries to escape thugs in Tipon


    Shocking footage shows a 15-year-old girl hiding from a gang of eight men, some with baseball bats. She climbs over a garden wall and hides to avoid detection from the yobs in...

    Shocking footage shows a 15-year-old girl hiding from a gang of eight men, some with baseball bats. She climbs over a garden wall and hides to avoid detection from the yobs in Tipton.
    Whiskey the Hungarian Vizsla loves to travel with owner Adele Ng

    Whiskey the Hungarian Vizsla loves to travel with owner Adele Ng


    Whiskey, a four-year-old Vizsla, loves to travel with her owner, Adele Ng of Canada. Three years ago, Adele started an Instagram for Whiskey and since, it has gotten more than 78,000...

    Whiskey, a four-year-old Vizsla, loves to travel with her owner, Adele Ng of Canada. Three years ago, Adele started an Instagram for Whiskey and since, it has gotten more than 78,000 followers.
    Grooming gang who treated victims as young as 13 'like trophies' jailed

    Grooming gang who treated victims as young as 13 'like trophies' jailed


    Taiyab Hussain, Shaheem Ratyal, Sohail Ali and Mohammed Rizwan, all from Burton-on-Trent, were arrested when a girl realised she'd been groomed after watching an educational...

    Taiyab Hussain, Shaheem Ratyal, Sohail Ali and Mohammed Rizwan, all from Burton-on-Trent, were arrested when a girl realised she'd been groomed after watching an educational video.
    Primark launches £2 ‘copy’ of Bare Minerals powder foundation

    Primark launches £2 ‘copy’ of Bare Minerals powder foundation


    Primark has released a powder foundation that is already drawing comparisons to a cult Bare Minerals product, and while the luxury product costs £27, the budget version is a just...

    Primark has released a powder foundation that is already drawing comparisons to a cult Bare Minerals product, and while the luxury product costs £27, the budget version is a just £2.
    Croydon school told boy he 'wasn’t black enough to use hair gel'

    Croydon school told boy he 'wasn’t black enough to use hair gel'


    Rosie Gillam says her son Shay Naidu, five, was not allowed to play with classmates at Christ Church CofE Primary School, Croydon, after teachers noticed he was wearing...

    Rosie Gillam says her son Shay Naidu, five, was not allowed to play with classmates at Christ Church CofE Primary School, Croydon, after teachers noticed he was wearing conditioner.
    MPs slam the vaginal mesh scandal in Commons debate

    MPs slam the vaginal mesh scandal in Commons debate


    Carol Monaghan, a Scottish National Party MP for Glasgow North West, asked why faulty cars could be recalled but mesh fitted into human bodies couldn't in a House of Commons debate...

    Carol Monaghan, a Scottish National Party MP for Glasgow North West, asked why faulty cars could be recalled but mesh fitted into human bodies couldn't in a House of Commons debate today.
    Nestle told they cannot trademark shape of four-fingered KitKat

    Nestle told they cannot trademark shape of four-fingered KitKat


    Eu judges have in a serious setback to KitKat makers Nestle moved to cancel the snack's trademark across the bloc - the latest saga in the company's protracted battle with rivals...

    Eu judges have in a serious setback to KitKat makers Nestle moved to cancel the snack's trademark across the bloc - the latest saga in the company's protracted battle with rivals Cadbury.
    PR man's 'A Week in My Life' article on Prolific North goes viral

    PR man's 'A Week in My Life' article on Prolific North goes viral


    Dean Gallagher, 29, (pictured) faced a barrage of ridicule online after his five day diary went viral, with many comparing him to fictional TV and radio presenter Alan...

    Dean Gallagher, 29, (pictured) faced a barrage of ridicule online after his five day diary went viral, with many comparing him to fictional TV and radio presenter Alan Partridge.
    Tumbleweeds bury homes in California and Utah

    Tumbleweeds bury homes in California and Utah


    As many as 150 homes were affected by the weeds in Victorville, CA on Monday as high winds going up to 70mph brought in the worst case of the prickly weeds that residents had ever...

    As many as 150 homes were affected by the weeds in Victorville, CA on Monday as high winds going up to 70mph brought in the worst case of the prickly weeds that residents had ever seen.
    Al Capone’s $15m mansion in Miami goes on sale

    Al Capone’s $15m mansion in Miami goes on sale


    The incredible Spanish-style villa on Palm Island, Miami, was bought by the notorious mobster for $40,000 back in 1928. It was the planning HQ for the Valentine's Day massacre a year...

    The incredible Spanish-style villa on Palm Island, Miami, was bought by the notorious mobster for $40,000 back in 1928. It was the planning HQ for the Valentine's Day massacre a year later.