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‘Amazing’ teen fell 120ft to his death during family day out turned ‘nightmare’

A dad has paid tribute to his “amazing” teenage son who fell 120ft to his death while walking with family in the Lake District. Khalil Ahmed, 48, said he was on a “bonding exercise” with his son Sami, 15, on June 10 when their “happy” day out into turned into a “nightmare” following the tragedy. […]

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Pensioner ‘disgusted’ after bin lorry hits her car then leaves without taking rubbish

A pensioner has been left furious after a bin lorry crashed into her Nissan Qashqai car, before driving off without taking her rubbish away. Rosemary Clark from Tewkesbury, Worcestershire, was outraged when a neighbour told her about the smashed up vehicle. The 71-year-old said the collision took place when the driver of the Ubico lorry […]

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Brits encouraged to join nationwide Butterfly Count to save species from extinction

Nature-loving Brits are being asked to go on a mass butterfly count in a last-ditch bid to save some species from extinction. More than two-fifths of the nation’s butterflies are in danger of dying out due to climate change and pollution, experts warn. They say there is still time to bring species bad from the […]

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Search launched for missing girl, 13, who hasn’t been seen in two days

A 13-year-old girl has gone missing in Bournemouth with police saying they are “concerned for her welfare” due to the length of time since she was last seen. Officers are appealing for help from the public to locate the teenage girl who has gone missing in the Southbourne area. Kiara Millward, aged 13, was last […]

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Punter’s outrage as thieving bird of prey dives on pub lunch and swipes steak

A dad has told how he was enjoying a pub lunch with his family when a hungry bird dived down and swiped a steak off their table. Jez Elkins, 54, from Didcot, was with his son and three-year-old granddaughter at the Station Garden when the red kite swooped down with a noise like a “brick […]

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Drivers could be fined £5,000 and handed 9 penalty points for simple indicator error

British drivers could face huge fines and points lumped onto their license for a driving error. Motorists could be fined £9,000 and handed nine penalty points for a simple indicator error due to section 3 Road Traffic Act 1988. The act says it is an offence to drive “without due care and attention, or without […]

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Shingles warning: Rash INSIDE your eye that can cause sight loss and blindness

Shingles is the adult onset of the common varicella-zoster virus, sometimes called Chickenpox, which can lie dormant within the body for decades before causing an outbreak of painful rashes and blisters – but did you know that a shingles rash can spread to the inside of your eye? Adult breakouts of shingles typically occur on […]