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Edo lawmakers walk out council boss for ‘improper dressing’

The Chairman of Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo State, Morrison Okhuarobo, was on Wednesday walked out of the state House of Assembly ...

MH17: Experts reach crash site

International experts have reached the site of the flight MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine after the government halted military operations for a day, the BBC ...

Is Israel planning to widen its Gaza offensive? An extra 16,000 reservists are called up as aerial bombardments continue

Decision to call-up extra troops comes amid stalled efforts to end the warOffensive in Gaza has already claimed the lives of at least 1,360 PalestiniansYesterday ...

John Prescott's Gaza comparison to concentration camp comment angers British jews

Lord Prescott calls Gaza a 'ghetto' and said Israeli attacks are a war crimeBoard of Deputies of British Jews writes to the Labour party to ...

Mum, Dad - great news! I'm moving back in...with my husband and children: Every grandparent's nightmare? Not for this family it wasn't

Kiran Chug moved back in with her parents with husband Tony and childrenMore than 3.3 million adults aged 20 - 34 in the UK ...

Dundee hotel tells top Commonwealth shooter before calling the police

Rachel Carrie was confronted by staff at Malmaison hotel in DundeePolice were called and she was questioned for four hours - despite the fact she ...

War of words: Amazon accuses publisher of JK Rowling, Ian Rankin and David Baldacci of taking too big a cut of ebook revenue at the expense of the authors 

Latest blow in a long-running dispute between Amazon and HachetteFollows reports that Amazon demanded 50% of the ebook priceBut Amazon says it is happy with ...

Bercow accused of behaving like Royalty after racking up £11,000 in sporting freebies to Wimbledon, West Ham and Chelsea

Commons Speaker wined and dined at major tennis and football eventsEnjoyed hospitality at Wimbledon, Queens and  football gamesHis office insists he is 'representing the Commons ...

Plans afoot for £200bn orbital railway around London's suburbs

London Mayor Boris Johnson announced project in Infrastructure 2050 PlanNew railway will connect London suburbs and even put Barking on the map£200bn needs to be ...

New 'E-Plane': More personal space for passengers say designers for Lufthansa and US Airways

The 'E2' has been designed to improve passengers' airborne experiencesHas wider yet slimmer seating, personal tablet screen and touchless tapsLighter aeroplanes mean less fuel too, ...

Plans afoot for £200bn orbital railway around London's suburbs

London Mayor Boris Johnson announced project in Infrastructure 2050 PlanNew railway will connect London suburbs and even put Barking on the map£200bn needs to be ...

Is Israel planning to widen its Gaza offensive? An extra 16,000 reservists are called up as aerial bombardments continue

Decision to call-up extra troops comes amid stalled efforts to end the warOffensive in Gaza has already claimed the lives of at least 1,360 PalestiniansYesterday ...

Inside Sammy Davis Jnr's little black book: Everyone from Michael Jackson to Bjorn Borg grace the pages of Rat Pack crooner's 80s filofax

Names include Michael Jackson, Muhammad Ali and Liz TaylorOne unusual name is former US Defence Secretary Donald RumsfeldRumsfeld allegedly had a relationship with Davis Jr's ...

'Keep it right here on Morning Jew': Host at liberal favorite MSNBC makes embarrassing flub after interviewing Israeli ambassador

Mika Brzezinski had quizzed ambassador to U.S. Ron Dermer on Gaza crisisBut host slipped up when popular show Morning Joe went to commercialShe called the ...

The Russian soldier whose selfie obsession could prove Putin is operating in Ukraine: Comms officer who operates kit like that used to down MH17 accidentally reveals he is over the border

Russian soldier Alexander Sotkin has been posting selfies on social media Several appear to show that they were uploaded from inside Ukraine One shows him ...

Turkish women react to call for females not to smile in public

Social media flooded with pictures of defiant women smiling and laughingTerms resist women and resist laughter trend on TwitterFeminist group says the comments are not ...

BREAKING NEWS: British father and two children killed in head-on crash with truck as they drove through Croatia on holiday, leaving mother and third child critically injured

The crash happened near the village of Slano in southern Croatia  The woman is critically injured and that the child had chest injuriesNo ages or names are yet availableReports: The ...

Ebola airport alert will see passengers from Africa with symptoms be sent to isolation units

Passengers thought to have virus to be barred from taking flights to UKWill be held at immigration if they appear ill on arrival and quarantined ...

Busted! Ingenious (but failed) attempts by the world's drug dealers to outsmart customs using fake nappies, surfboards and bottles of Champagne

Photos of drugs strapped to bodies released by border officials in New YorkThey saw cocaine in frozen goat meat and cannabis salt and pepper shakersHaul ...

The mother and son born without arms who clean their teeth, wash up, eat and even play computer games - using their FEET

Linda Bannon, 35, and son Timmy, 9, were born with Holt-Oram syndromeRare condition affects bone growth and can cause heart problemsMrs Bannon can eat with ...

Lest we forget: Sacrifices of more than 1million soldiers lost to history as quarter of Britons don't know what their ancestors did in the First World War

An estimated 7.5million people are in the dark about their military heritageAncestry.co.uk report revealed over a million soldiers have been 'forgotten'Many say grandparents died before ...

Lest we forget: Sacrifices of more than 1million soldiers lost to history as quarter of Britons don't know what their ancestors did in the First World War

An estimated 7.5million people are in the dark about their military heritageAncestry.co.uk report revealed over a million soldiers have been 'forgotten'Many say grandparents died before ...

Premier League footballer, 21, charged with assaulting two women, 19 and 39, after night out 

 Former Manchester United starlet was arrested yesterday He has been charged with two counts of common assault First attack allegedly happened outside a bar in Manchester He is also ...

Mining in SPACE: Artist imagines what our solar system would look like if we tunnelled asteroids for energy and minerals

Concepts were created by artist Cuba Lee and depict how miners may extract minerals from asteroids and planetsImages shows industrial drills, gas chambers, huge crafts fitted ...

Stanley Palace 'ghosts' caught on camera during paranormal investigation

Video shows three 'ghostly' figures on staircase at Stanley Palace, Chester Sefton Paranormal Investigators recorded footage during an investigationThey spotted the figures, which they say ...

Wife 'screamed for hours' to get help after her husband hit his head and disappeared into the water in pitch black canal tunnel

Michael Holgate drowned in Harecastle Tunnel on Trent and Mersey CanalBoat driver banged his head and fell into water while navigating dark tunnelHis wife Susan ...

Wife 'screamed for hours' to get help after her husband hit his head and disappeared into the water in pitch black canal tunnel

Michael Holgate drowned in Harecastle Tunnel on Trent and Mersey CanalBoat driver banged his head and fell into water while navigating dark tunnelHis wife Susan ...

Sierra Leone declares a public emergency over Ebola and orders troops to quarantine infected areas as doctors say the virus is 'absolutely out of control'

Doctors Without Borders says West Africa not ready to handle EbolaAirports and airlines placed on high alert to prevent disease reaching UKAnyone who slips through ...

The hidden risk of IVF: The drugs can give you a heart attack

After intense treatment Lee Cowden's relaxing break turned into a nightmareLee suffered a heart attack and had to undergo surgery, lessening her chances of conceivingThe ...

Meet VV Voom! Pint-sized diver, 13, who turned down career in acting to become one of the youngest athletes to compete at the Commonwealth Games

Teenager set to become one of the youngest English athletes to competeVictoria Vincent, 13, is following in the footsteps of her hero Tom DaleyShe turned ...

Eastbourne Pier: Shocking new pictures reveal extent of huge fire

Pictures reveal the full devastation caused by the fire which engulfed Eastbourne Pier yesterday afternoonUp to 20 firefighters were continuing to damp down as dawn ...

Reading Festival warns music fans it is not supplying ANY toilet paper 

By Sarah Gordon Published: 04:37 EST, 31 July 2014 | Updated: 05:14 EST, 31 July 2014 ...

Woman who works as professional sex toy tester has 15 orgasms at work a week

Cara Houiellebecq has an office crammed with 2,000 toysShe test drives them for adult companies and reviews them on her blogEarns £15,000 a year and ...

War of words: Amazon accuses publisher of JK Rowling, Ian Rankin and David Baldacci of taking too big a cut of ebook revenue at the expense of the authors 

Latest blow in a long-running dispute between Amazon and HachetteFollows reports that Amazon demanded 50% of the ebook priceBut Amazon says it is happy with ...

Militant NUT boss is now paid £160,000: Increase for union chief who led five national teachers' strikes

Christine Blower has led industrial action for better pay and conditionsShe has directed a programme of work to rule and regional strikesHer total pay package ...

Teenager found dead and covered in burn marks in China after being electrocuted in her sleep while she charged her iPhone 4s

A 18-year-old Chinese girl was found by her sister dead in her bedroom She had suffered burns across her neck, hands and legsHer iPhone 4s ...

Teenager found dead and covered in burn marks in China after being electrocuted in her sleep while she charged her iPhone 4s

A 18-year-old Chinese girl was found by her sister dead in her bedroom She had suffered burns across her neck, hands and legsHer iPhone 4s ...

Mock Tudor mansion built in 1809 and once home to the Cadbury chocolate dynasty destroyed in suspected arson attack

Firefighters were called to the 200-year-old Northfield Manor House in Birmingham last night after reports of a blazeMost of the timber-fronted house has been gutted ...

Holidaymakers face travel chaos as airlines warn they may have to fly without their luggage due to shortage of baggage handlers

Baggage handling firm Swissport reportedly has lack of staff at Gatwick Problem said to be worse at weekends due to staff on zero-hour contractsSwissport works ...

UK house prices to soar to 13 times average wages by 2020 Labour warns

On current trends, London house prices on course to hit £832,240 by 2020Average deposit in the UK will be more than £70,000 by end of ...

Gym instructor dies two days after he fell while jogging with his kids

New Zealand fitness instructor died two days after hitting his headHe was running with his two sons when he fell and suffered the injuryIt is ...

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