Syria's sexist insult to Angelina: Star Special Envoy rips UN's 'paralysis' over civil war's four million refugees and boat migrants ... and the Syrian ambassador's response? 'She's beautiful'

Angelina Jolie attacks UN paralysis over Syria's refugee crisis in New York

Angelina Jolie briefed the council as special envoy for the UN on refugee issues on Friday morning at UN headquarters in New York. When asked about Jolie's planned briefing, Syria's U.N. Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari (pictured right) responded: 'She is beautiful'. What he failed to acknowledge was Jolie's blistering attack on the failure of the world's leaders to act on the country's refugee crisis. The 39-year-old mother-of-six, who said she has made 11 visits to Syrian refugees in the region since the crisis began in 2011, called the failure to help some four million driven out of Syria over the conflict as the 'world's lowest point' and blasted world leaders who are 'paralyzed' by disagreement.

The rape of justice: Damning new evidence of Labour peer Lord Janner's child sex abuse covered up by police and social workers for over 20 years

Lord Janner's child sex abuse police cover up revealed in new evidence

The most damning evidence yet of how the Establishment hid Lord Janner's alleged child abuse can be revealed today. Police and social workers were told more than 20 years ago that the peer (pictured left in 1974 with a child not connected with abuse claims, and right with the Queen in 2003) took a vulnerable boy to Labour Party offices and Parliament before molesting him in his marital bed. A ten-page witness statement (pictured inset) details the alleged victim's harrowing ordeal at the hands of Janner. But all references to the politician were removed from the child's social services file, according to legal papers obtained by the Mail.

Migrant baby boom that's cost 80,000 children the school places they wanted and led to pupils being sent miles away from their homes 

It is estimated that the parents of some 80,000 children learned last week that they had not got their first choice of school, while the parents of around 20,000 pupils had all their preferences totally ignored.

William and Kate's pre-baby shopping spree: Couple spotted relaxing with some retail therapy in Kensington before arrival of child number two

The nation may be waiting on tenterhooks for the new royal baby, but the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have apparently been taking parenthood second time round in their stride.

Only middle-class white people think Ukip is racist, says Farage as he claims he gets a great reception in 'black parts of London'

EXCLUSIVE: Nigel Farage said claims the party is racist have stopped many supporters - including internationally acclaimed rock stars and billionaires - from backing him publicly.

Parents anger after children as young as THREE told to sign contract promising not to use 'transphobic language' at nursery 

Parents have labelled the document sent out by Turnham Primary School, in London, as 'bonkers' - questioning how they explain transphobic to children 'barely able to hold a crayon'.

Couple's anger after lifetime of paying off their mortgage is wasted after house value collapsed because council scheme to sell neighbouring homes for just £1 has turned street into a 'ghetto'

Liverpool couple's paid off their mortgage to find it's now worth £1

A couple who spent a lifetime paying off their mortgage have said it was a waste of time after a council scheme to sell neighbouring homes for just £1 has turned the street into a 'ghetto'. Linda and George Hunter, who raised their four children in their home in Garrick Street, Wavertree, Liverpool, became mortgage free around 15 years ago. But eight years ago, the street became part of a regeneration scheme and the council bought properties and boarded them up ready for demolition. Estate agents say the couple would now struggle to sell their home for much more than £1 as other houses in the street are being sold off at that price by the council.

Charity charges £1,500 to set up food banks telling them the money is needed for 'branding and PR' 

The Trussell Trust asks for a 'donation' from churches and community groups which want to open a food bank which will be spent on staff, branding, PR advice and relationships with supermarkets.

Decent lives destroyed by the Post Office: The monstrous injustice of scores of sub-postmasters driven to ruin or suicide when computers were really to blame

Buying into a sub-post office is often seen as an attractive option, but for some the dream has turned into a nightmare after they were branded thieves - despite having done nothing wrong.

Laughing at court: Asian man who played race card in row with his neighbour smirks and punches air after avoiding prison term

A property developer who falsely accused his neighbour's son-in-law of a racist assault in a row over a new driveway in the Wirral smirked yesterday as he walked free from court.

Mother's final wish for her five-year-old daughter to be brought up by friends NOT the girl's father is granted by judges - after she died of breast cancer

The 48-year-old mother from Cornwall lost her battle with breast cancer earlier this month. Lady Justice King (pictured) ruled the five-year-old girl should live with close family friends.

Huge police search around rugby ground after 50-year-old man arrested following discovery of body in South Wales flat 

Police have cordoned off an area surrounding Pontypridd Rugby Club's Sardis Road stadium, where officers were seen searching the undergrowth this afternoon, pictured.

'Evil s***': Kate's controversial Uncle Gary in furious row after tweeting photo of headphone-wearing cyclist he accused of running over his pet chihuahua Cheech

Kate Middleton's uncle Gary Goldsmith hunts the cyclist who ran over his dog

Gary Goldsmith, the controversial brother of Kate's mother Carole Middleton, posted a picture of the alleged culprit who hit his chihuahua, Cheech, on social media (right). His accompanying message included the words: 'Evil s***... Coming to get ya.' Mr Goldsmith, who regularly posts pictures of his beloved pet on social media (inset) has vowed to find the cyclist - saying his wife Julie-Ann (pictured together, left) is 'in bits' after the incident.

Single father of four is MasterChef champion after serving up octopus, pigeon and 'lime air' to take TV crown

Simon Wood, 38, battled it out against Emma Spitzer and Tony Rodd as they were challenged to cook judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace a three-course meal in three hours.

Former MasterChef competitor becomes first woman to run London's prestigious Savoy Grill in restaurant's 126-year history

Kim Woodward has been appointed head chef at the five star art deco Grill, which has hosted lunches for the likes of prime ministers, musicians and captains of industry for decades.

It's a TOWIE goldrush... but not in Essex! Scientists uncover 'major deposit' of precious metal under tiny Scottish village

An investigation may have revealed existence of gold deposits in the town of Towie worth millions. Mining giants Koza Altin Isletmeleri GreenOre are now seeking permission for further inspection.

Blow for the City as HSBC looks at leaving the UK - but could bring back famous British banking brand Midland


Global banking giant HSBC will consider moving its headquarters out of the UK, chairman Douglas Flint will reveal today, with rumours that it could also relaunch the Midland banking brand.

Shocking moment drunken soldiers including Buckingham Palace guardsman carried out horrifying assault where victim's head was stamped on 18 TIMES - and they avoided jail 

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Shaun Smith, and Jason Collins had been drinking when they were filmed attacking two men near their barracks at Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire last April.

Cheating student who hacked into university computer system to give himself a better degree is jailed 

University of Birmingham student Imran Uddin, 25, used a keyboard spying device to steal staff passwords and then upped five of his exam marks.

Did Charles and Di have a secret daughter? That's the outlandish story that's gripped America - claiming Wills and Harry have an IVF sister living in hiding. So is there a single scrap of evidence?  

Diana and Prince Charles had a 'secret daughter' living in hiding

In what must be one of the most far-fetched stories of recent times, an American tabloid is claiming Charles and Diana have a secret daughter called Sarah who was brought up in the States, the result of a doctor going rogue with a fertilised embryo. The Globe claims Kate - who is due to give birth to her second child in the coming days - even met the so-called 'sister' during her visit to New York last year (inset).

Katie Hopkins is criticised by the UNITED NATIONS for 'reflecting a nasty underbelly of racism' after calling migrants 'cockroaches' 

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said Hopkins used language similar to that employed by Rwandan media outlets in the run-up to the 1994 genocide, and by Nazis in the 1930s.

Don't put your coat away just yet! Temperatures set to plunge by TEN DEGREES next week as 'Arctic airmass' blasts down from Iceland

The plunge in temperature means Britain will go from being hotter than Turkey and Ibiza to colder than Moscow, Stockholm and Finland in a matter of days.

Daughter of Hitler's henchman Hermann Goering loses her bid to win back family money confiscated from father's estate after defeat of the Nazis

Edda Goering, 76, (pictured with Hermann Goering in 1940) wanted compensation for her father's legacy which was confiscated in 1948. The appeal was rejected by Bavarian lawmakers.

Murdered student Karen Buckley died from head and neck injuries after going missing on night out in Glasgow, death certificate reveals

Murdered nursing student Karen Buckley, 24, (pictured) disappeared after a night out in Glasgow. She died of head and neck injuries, according to her death certificate.

What's your beef? Infographic reveals the different cuts of meat you SHOULD be buying and how best to cook them

The infographic also shows that rump, fillet and T-Bone are the most popular cuts of meat we order when eating out but when it comes to cooking at home it's mince or burgers we buy.

Michael Schumacher's son Mick, 16, set for Formula 4 debut 16 months after witnessing horror skiing accident that has left his F1 legend father brain damaged

Michael Schumacher's son Mick set for Formula 4 debut

The 16-year-son of Michael Schumacher, the seven-time Formula One champion, is set to make his debut in the same sport this weekend. Mick Schumacher will compete in the Formula 4 category, in what is regarded as a stepping stone for junior drivers hoping to reach the top. By doing so, he will follow in the footsteps of his father - who is still recovering from a ski accident at his home in Switzerland - who won a record 91 races in Formula 1.

Second man charged over London street murder of Syrian-born preacher: Suspect, 61, accused of possession of an explosive substance 

Khalid Rashad, 61, was charged earlier today following an investigation into the death of Abdul Hadi Arwani - an outspoken critic of the Assad regime who was shot dead this month.

Psychiatrist of John Hinckley Jr testifies that Ronald Reagan shooter wants to start a band on his release

This is John Hinckley Jr., the would-be assassin of President Ronald Reagan, pictured for the first time since a court ruled he can spend 17 days a month away from a mental home where he has been for the last three decades.
Clutching a bottle of soda in his hand and casually dressed, the 58-year-old enjoys his freedom on a stroll on Easter Sunday near his mother's home.
Hinckley is rarely seen since his incarceration at a secure metal health facility following the assassination attempt in March 1981.
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Smirk: Hinckley took a stroll on Easter Sunday near the home of his mother, Jo Ann, in Williamsburg, Virginia
Smirk: Hinckley took a stroll on Easter Sunday near the home of his mother, Jo Ann, in Williamsburg, Virginia
Freedom: Hinckley has spent three decades in a mental hospital. His family and lawyers have been fighting for his eventual re-integration into society
Freedom: Hinckley has spent three decades in a mental hospital. His family and lawyers have

Dr Giorgi-Guarnieri testified on Friday in D.C., that will ultimately determine whether and under which conditions John Hinckley Jr. (pictured) will be allowed to live full time outside a mental hospital.

British Guantanamo detainee Shaker Aamer to be freed in June, US government source claims 

Shaker Aamer, ho has a British wife and four children in London, is likely to be transferred to an undisclosed country over the summer, probably in June, it has been revealed.

EXCLUSIVE - First picture of Pakistan 'honour killing victim, 25, burned alive by husband and father-in-law because she left the house without asking permission'

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23-year old Shabana Mai died of burn injuries at hospital on April 18. Her body was buried in her native village on the same day. But it seems she is half buried as the police are of the view that she has committed suicide while her brother who is also the complainant of the case is not ready to accept the police findings.
?Police are pressurizing me for the reconciliation with the accused. I am an illiterate person. Police got my thumb impressions on plane papers and lodged the case,? said Muhammad Azam.  
He said that before her last breath his sister informed him that her father-in-law Pir Bakhsh set her ablaze after pouring diesel on her.
Mai, a resident of Muzaffargarh District, in Pakistan (Famous case of Mukhtaran Mai also belongs to this district) suffered 80 percent burn injuries on April 17 and was shifted to Nishtar Hospital Multan by her in-laws.
Azam said that motive behind setting her sister on fire was her overstay in the house of his another sister.
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Shabana Bibi (pictured), 25, from the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan, died in hospital on Saturday after suffering burns to 80 per cent of her body. Police arrested her husband and father-in-law.

Crying toddler removed from London-bound flight and met by police after being deemed a 'security breach'

Crying toddler removed from Transavia Airlines flight and met by police

A crying nineteen-month-old girl was removed from a plane and met by armed police and counter-terrorism officers after being deemed a security threat. After setting off from Ben Gurion Airport in Israel, bound for London Luton, Sarina Aziz became agitated after cabin crew asked that she sit on her parents' lap.

'He's a fame wh**e': Wendy Williams lashes out at Bruce Jenner hours before his interview where he's expecting to come out as transgender

Wendy Williams recently attacked Bruce Jenner. She accused the former Olympian of being a "fame whore" and using his sex change to drum up publicity.

The talk show host said that she felt 'duped' by Bruce Jenner and thinks he is just trying to get more attention. She also said he should be watching over Kylie, 17, more as she is dating a 25-year-old.

Second man charged over London street murder of Syrian-born preacher: Suspect, 61, accused of possession of an explosive substance 

Khalid Rashad, 61, was charged earlier today following an investigation into the death of Abdul Hadi Arwani - an outspoken critic of the Assad regime who was shot dead this month.

'I find it physically repulsive when you claim to be the party of the NHS': The moment Miliband met his match in an ordinary member of the public whose mother suffered agonising hospital death under LABOUR

Ed Miliband attacked by woman whose mother died under Labour's NHS

During a live radio phone-in, a woman called Claire from Manchester challenged Mr Miliband over the 'totally avoidable' and 'horrific' death of her mother under the Labour-run NHS. She said that there was a 'total denial' from the party about what went wrong in her mother's case. The exchange is one of the first unscripted moments of the election campaign, which has been tightly-controlled and stage-managed with the party leaders meeting very few regular voters.

Cameron pledges 'English income tax' powers within 100 days of a Tory election victory

British Prime Minister David Cameron (L) and Secretary of State William Hague address supporters during an event in Lincoln, Britain April 24, 2015. Cameron courted English voters on Friday ahead of a tight UK-wide election, promising to create a separate rate of income tax for England and to give English lawmakers greater powers if re-elected.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

The PM, speaking in Lincoln today, pledged to give English MPs the same powers to set tax rates which have been granted to Scotland in the wake of last year's independent referendum.

Revealed: The lectern that Miliband carries everywhere on the campaign trail (even if it's in the middle of a muddy field)

Ed Miliband's plan to look like a PM means always stand behind a lectern

The Labour leader has been touring the country with the prop in an attempt to make him appear more statesmanlike. He has delivered key speeches in the campaign stood behind the lectern. But it has also been deployed when he is just making some brief remarks or holding question and answer events with members of the public. Mr Miliband even stood behind the prop during a speech in the middle of a field (pictured top right)

We need more British crane drivers not hairdressers but shouldn't tell immigrants to 'bog off', says Boris as he talks selfies, Miliband and Breaking Bad

EXCLUSIVE: In an interview with MailOnline, the London Mayor talks jobs, housing, Cameron and Miliband, as he insists there is more to him than just the politician everyone wants to have a selfie with.

'Sorry for the late reply, I've been fixing the economy': Danny Alexander FINALLY replies to Labour's infamous note admitting 'there's no money left' 

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The former Labour minister Liam Byrne left a memo to his successor in the Treasury, David Laws, which read: 'Dear Chief Secretary, I'm afraid that there is no money. Kind regards and good luck.'

SNP chief Nicola Sturgeon vows to make Miliband PM even if he finishes 40 seats behind Cameron at the election

SNP party leader Nicola Sturgeon with Kitty MacDonald, 3, and SNP Candidate for the Glasgow South constituency Stewart McDonald during a visit to Glazed, a ceramic painting studio in Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 24, 2015. See PA story ELECTION Scotland. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

The Scottish First Minister said she would work with Labour to form an anti-Tory alliance in the Commons regardless of how many MPs David Cameron wins on May 7.

Angelina Jolie's film exploited my rape agony, says Ethiopian girl who 'wasn't told' Hollywood star was using her story

Angelina Jolie's film Difret exploited Ethiopian girl  rape agony who 'wasn't told'

Angelina Jolie's acclaimed film about the kidnap and rape of a 14-year-old girl in Ethiopia has helped burnish her image as a human rights campaigner. But the Hollywood star is at the centre of controversy after the makers of Difret were accused of exploiting the real-life victim at the heart of its story. Aberash Bekele (right, second left), 32, is angry at the filmmakers for using her story without her knowledge or consent, and failing, initially, to pay her compensation.

Obsession with Poldark's chest is 'sexist and undermines the whole show', female co-star claims

Aidan Turner's Poldark co-star Heida Reed has claimed the obsession with his body is sexist, and is unintentionally undermining the BBC1 series.

Detectives investigating murders of Playboy bunny girl and a teenager 40 years ago offer £40,000 reward after DNA evidence linked killings

Glamour model Eve Stratford, 22, (pictured) was found with her throat slashed at her east London home in 1975. Six months later, Lynne Weedon, 16, was attacked and raped in an alleyway.

Outrage in Brazil as police 'pulverize' transgender prisoner before stripping her and shaving her head

Transgender woman stripped, shaved and 'pulverized' by police sparking outrage

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Pictures have emerged of Veronica Bolina (left, before incident) lying face down and partially naked on the ground in front of a group of policemen and other prisoners at a jail in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The 25-year-old had previously been arrested over an alleged attack on her 73-year-old neighbour. But an investigation is now underway amid reports she was set upon by officers on three different occasions after being taken into custody, leaving her face unrecognisable (right). Pictures appearing to show her ordeal were leaked online and have sparked outrage across Brazil.

Islamic State unveils the ISHS - its own version of Britain's NHS: Islamists promote new health service with poster campaign nearly identical to the UK's

Islamic State have reportedly launched their own 'health service', bearing remarkable similarities to the publicly funded British health service, the National Health Service (NHS).

Italian police hunting Osama Bin Laden's former bodyguards and 16 other Pakistani extremists reveal Al Qaeda militants plotted terror attack on the Vatican

An ongoing series of raids largely focussing on the autonomous island of Sardinia is targeting 18 people, including two men thought to have worked for the late Al Qaeda leader, investigators said.

Diet Pepsi drops controversial sweetener aspartame after customer concerns about safety

PepsiCo has confirmed will now use sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda, in US products. Despite repeated fears over aspartame, the FDA says it is safe.

Revealed: Migrant boat 'captain' accused of sailing 850 people to their deaths is just a lowly 'nasty good-for-nothing' deckhand who boasted trip was worth £1 MILLION

Migrant boat 'captain' Mohammed Ali Malek, 27, is just a lowly deckhand who boasted to fishermen in his hometown of Sfax, Tunisia, that he would strike it rich on his maiden trafficking run.

EU leaders finally begin to tackle the Mediterranean migrant crisis: Funds for rescue operations tripled and military action against traffickers agreed 

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi speaks during a media conference after an emergency EU summit at the EU Council building in Brussels on Thursday, April 23, 2015. EU leaders on Thursday committed extra ships, planes and helicopters to save lives in the Mediterranean at an emergency summit convened after hundreds of migrants drowned in the space of a few days. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, whose country has been faced with almost daily tragedies as rescuers pluck bodies from the waters, called it 'a giant step forward.'

'I won't quit my mates': Richard Hammond joins Top Gear walk out as producer launches scathing attack on 'meddling' BBC

'I won't quit my mates': Richard Hammond last to rule out return to Top Gear as producer

Richard Hammond (left) has ruled out returning to Top Gear, becoming the final presenter to leave the motoring show as he vowed (tweet inset, left): 'I won't quit my mates.' Ex-Top Gear producer Andy Wilman (inset yesterday with Clarkson, Hammond and May) accused 'meddling' BBC executives of pressuring him to hire a female presenter before the show's 2002 relaunch. He said chiefs at the corporation also originally vetoed hiring James May, claiming the three were all 'middle-class public-schoolish blokes of a similar age'. Mr Wilman, who is a childhood friend of Clarkson (pictured at a pub yesterday evening, right), also branded the BBC's decision to sack the presenter a 'tragedy'. Mr Wilman sensationally resigned from the BBC yesterday, following a meeting with the three former presenters at Clarkson's flat in west London.

Listen to an UNDERWATER volcano erupt: Surprising sound of one of Earth's most violent events captured beneath the waves

Geologists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration used submarines to record underwater volcanic eruptions 3,937ft beneath the surface of the Pacific Ocean near Samoa.

Was the Chilean volcano eruption so incredible it attracted observers from space? Mysterious white light seen hovering beside giant ash cloud that grounded flights 

Volcano Calbuco, in southern Chile, which has laid dormant for more than 40 years, suddenly erupted on Wednesday causing a thick plume of ash to cloud the sky while thousands were forced to flee.

Letting your baby nap in a car seat, swing or bouncer could be deadly, experts warn 

Researchers at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center warned babies put to sleep in car seats, slings, swings and bouncers were at risk of death via strangulation from straps or suffocation.

Coroner blasts 'confusing' advice given to parents on taking babies to bed with them after seven-week old boy dies while sleeping alongside his mother 

Efan James, who was described as 'well cared-for and loved', was sharing his mother Hannah James' bed when he died in his sleep last October in Milford Haven, West Wales.

My daughter was a beautiful size 10, so why did she buy killer diet pills online? Mother of girl who died after taking internet drugs gives stark warning to other parents 

Eloise Parry's mother gives stark warning over internet diet pills

Fiona Parry, mother of Eloise, who was tragically killed at the age of 21 after taking diet pills she bought online warns other parents of the danger posed by dieting with unknown drugs bought on the internet.

'We won't give up. We will be recognised by all soon': Kim Kardashian takes to Twitter to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide that massacred 1.5million people

Kim Kardashian marks Armenian genocide anniversary on Twitter

The 34-year-old began the social media postings on Friday by saying she is 'proud' to have finally visited, but admitted is saddened by the fact 'not everyone has recognized that 1.5 million people were murdered'. The reality star visited the eternal flame of the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex on the outskirts of the capital Yerevan with her sister Khloe during an eight-day tour earlier this month. She is now back in the United States, but still wanted to mark occasion as foreign leaders including French President Francois Hollande, attended a flower laying tribute.

Woman scarred for life after falling face-first when she was knocked over by a cyclist who was riding on the pavement 

The cyclist was being hunted by police after he allegedly ploughed into pedestrian Andrea McVeigh in Bemondsey, south London, sending her crashing face-first into the pavement.

Prosecutors accused of losing entire CAR that was crucial evidence at the centre of double murder case 

A grey Nissan Micra (similar to the one pictured) at the centre of a double murder case has been lost by the Crown Prosecution Service, Bristol Crown Court was told.

Heartbroken mother releases pictures of her teenage son left in a coma by suicide attempt after months of bullying

Teenager left in a coma by suicide attempt after months of bullying

Bradley Parkes, 16, (right) is fighting for his life after being driven to attempt suicide following months of bullying by a gang in Coventry. He was discovered hanging in the woods with a suicide note saying taking his own life was easier than what he was going through. His mother Tiffany, 35, shared a picture (left) of her son in hospital and described how he had been robbed at knifepoint several times and even slashed in the face.

Daughter of £1.2million lottery jackpot winners who stole £22,000 from nursery walks free from court after it was repaid

Samantha Crossland, pictured, received a 12-month community order and ordered to to 180 hours' unpaid work after she admitted stealing £22,000 from the Child's Play nursery in Dewsbury.

Rogue trader dubbed the 'Hound of Hounslow' to spend weekend in custody after failing to pay £5million bail

The rogue trader facing charges he manipulated the share market and caused a trillion dollar Wall Street crash will remain in jail for the weekend after failing to pay his £5million bail.



Three police officers accused of stealing bundles of notes worth £30,000 during raid on suspected criminal 

Three police officers accused of stealing £30k during raid on criminal 

Sergeant Stephen Phillips, left, and police constables Christopher Evans, centre and Michael Stokes were arrested after an investigation South Wales police professional standards department.

How safe are the prawns YOU'RE eating? Farmed shrimp found to contain traces of E.coli, MRSA and salmonella

Experts at Consumer Reports tested 342 packages of frozen prawns from farms in Thailand, India and Indonesia. They found 60 per cent were found with traces of harmful bacteria.

Back to school for you! BBC presenter spells 'education' wrong as he reports live from classroom 

Presenter Charlie Stayt's embarrassing spelling error was spotted by eagle-eyed BBC Breakfast viewers during a live report from a primary school in Southampton, Hampshire.

Sleep with the fishes! Inside Dubai's luxury underwater suites that come with private butlers and panoramic views into an aquarium filled with 65,000 sea creatures

With a base price of £5,500 ($8,200) a night the underwater suites at Atlantis, The Palm boast views directly into a massive aquarium, creating the illusion of being under the sea.

A chance to own your own AIRPORT for a pound: Billion-euro terminal designed to cater for five million passengers a year goes up for sale with NO reserve price in Spain 

Ciudad Real airport was built in 2009 at a cost of more €1billion - Spain's economy having taken off - but was closed three years later when its parent company fell into financial difficulties.

Women spend FIVE HOURS a week taking selfies... and one in five upload them to social media make an ex-partner jealous

A new study has revealed young women are the most prolific selfie-snappers, spending 48 minutes a day taking shots of themselves. 22 per cent said getting social media 'likes' was the main reason for posing.

Teacher whose decayed teeth were reduced to 'apple cores' wins £30,000 in damages from his former dentist

Kevin Bowes, 53, from Guisborough in North Yorkshire lost several teeth, had four avoidable root canal treatments and five avoidable crowns at the hands of dentist Dr Nicholas Crees.

Samsung takes aim at Motorola with a ROUND smartwatch: Firm teases circular device for its Gear range of wearables

Simply referred to as 'the next Gear', images (pictured) of the watch's circular face were unveiled as part of an announcement about the Korean firm's upcoming developer scheme.

Show cleavage, don't flirt TOO much and above all get served by a guy . . . what it really takes for a girl to get a free coffee at Pret

FEMAIL writer Deni Kirkova, 24, visited six Pret A Mangers in London - three while wearing everyday clothes and no makeup, and three in a short red dress. Here's how she got on...

Inbred and isolated: DNA analysis reveals demise of the mighty woolly mammoth

Researchers at McMaster University in Canada and the Swedish Museum of Natural History found that the last mammoths were isolated on an Arctic island for 5,000 years.

Forgiven! Extraordinary moment Auschwitz survivor embraced Nazi guard as he stands trial for assisting in 300,000 murders

Moment Auschwitz survivor reached out to forgive SS Guard during his trial 

Eva Kor, 81, arrived in Lueneburg to give evidence at the trial of Oskar Groening, 93 - known as the 'bookkeeper of Auschwitz'. The pair were seen embracing as they met in the courtroom. Groening is accused of serving at Auschwitz between May and June 1944, when some 425,000 Jews from Hungary were taken there and almost immediately gassed to death. Speaking about the extraordinary incident, Ms Kor said: 'Former enemies can get along as human beings. What on earth do we want to tell the world? Killing each other has never created anything good.'

Student left with 'vile' lump of scar tissue the size of a nut after getting an oversized ear piercing as an act of teenage rebellion

18-year-old Remmie was left with a hazelnut-sized keloid scar on her ear after a bar piercing went badly wrong. The teen, who says she had hoped to stand out of the crowd, describes the scar as 'vile'.

'Wake up little boy, daddy's looking for you': Creepy message that came through on Washington family's baby monitor after the device was hacked 

When the Washington couple's son began complaining of someone talking to him at night,they put it down to hid over-active imagination - until their heard a stranger's voice over the monitor.

Should we be cleansing our skin from the INSIDE to beat spots? Japanese women swear by tincture tonic they drink that cleanses blood and removes blemishes 

27 Nov 2012 --- Woman looking at self in the mirror, early in the morning --- Image by © amanaimages/Corbis

The women of Japan swear by the 'beauty from within' philosophy and prefer to sip on tincture tonics to cleanse the system internally to encourage clear, unblemished skin.

The town too posh for Monopoly: Board game makers planning special Exeter version told there is nowhere low-rent enough to be 'Old Kent Road' 

Thousands of Exeter residents have suggested streets to fill the more luxurious end of the Monopoly board, but no one has put forward ideas for what should be Old Kent Road.

Three British men jailed for up to ten years for their part in disastrous bid to smuggle £200million of cocaine across the Atlantic 

The gang were caught after their yacht, named the Makayabella, was stormed by the Irish Navy (pictured guarding the cocaine) 200 miles off the south-west coast of Ireland in September.

German language teacher is suspended in France for suggesting that panzer tanks should invade the country to subdue unruly pupils 

The Frenchwoman also used her classes to defend Adolf Hitler's domestic record, and his plans for overseas expansion.She's now been suspended from Auguste Remoir college in Limoges, France.

Secret of comedians' 'gift of the gab' revealed: Confident speakers use region of brain less, scans reveal

Scientists at University College London found that comedians and barristers showed lower levels of activity in an area of the brain known as Broca's region (pictured).

HRT raises breast cancer risk up to EIGHT years after women stop taking it, scientists warn 

New findings from the Women's Health Initiative in Seattle, have shown women taking combined HRT of oestrogen and progesterone have an increased risk years after stopping treatment.

Men do TWICE as much housework after they retire, according to new study (but they STILL don't do as much as women!) 

A study of 1,302 German couples found men upped their daily chores from just two hours to 3.9 hours a day after they retired - but their partners were still doing far more.

The Apple Watch laid bare: Tech experts take the timepiece apart to reveal what's inside - including its tiny battery

Tech experts at California-based iFixit are carrying out a so-called 'teardown' of the 38mm Sport model (shown) of Apple's Watch. This teardown reveals a 205mAh battery and Apple's S1 chip.

Anxiety is 'catching' and can be passed on to children, scientists warn over-protective parents 

Although scientists have long known that anxiety runs within families, the attitudes of over-anxious parents strongly affect their children's behaviour, say the researchers at King's College London.

The IKEA relationship curse! Experts warn trips to the store can spell doom for couples and say loved-up patrons must avoid hard-to-build item known as the 'Divorcemaker' 

A psychology expert warned that shopping at IKEA causes serious friction between couples, particularly when it comes to building one particular unit known as the Liatorp, which retails for $1,199.

Make keepsakes, do date night and be grateful for your children even when they're being unbearable: New parents reveal their top tips in heart-warming video

The short clip, made by Extra Storage Space, has been viewed more than 600,000 times. It features new parents, all US based, sharing the tips and advice they wish they had known before having a baby.

The shape of things to come for dog grooming: Pets have their fur trimmed to make their heads square or circular as part of bizarre new trend in Taiwan

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In a method reminiscent of Edward Scissorhands's trimming of a hedge, canine hairdressers in the Taiwanese capital Taipei are giving particularly furry customers outlandish makeovers. Pictures of doe-eyed dogs with their shapely cuts have proved extremely popular online prompting more owners to seek out the custom salons. Many are now opting for the cuts simply to get more likes and shares on social media sites.

Agony of British sporting champion 'exiled' after her Australian husband is denied UK visa - despite both their daughters being born in Britain

Former world squash champion Cassie Jackman and her husband Matt have two daughters who were born in Britain. But Matt, an Australian, has had his returning resident visa application refused.

Beautiful Ferrari just like the one in famous scene from Ferris Bueller's Day Off set to sell for £10MILLION

The 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider - considered by many the most beautiful convertibles ever made- as going up for sale at RM Sotheby's auction in Villa Erba, Italy.

ISIS leader's teenage cousin blows himself up in suicide mission as depraved jihadis continue shocking strategy to use vulnerable teenagers as suicide bombers 

Abu Hafs al-Badri was one of several teenage suicide bombers who recently blew themselves up in Iraq. ISIS social media claim Badri was a cousin of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Three British planespotters locked up in the UAE for two months for 'spying' are finally freed after case against them is dropped

Conrad Clitheroe, 54 and Gary Cooper, 45, from Stockport, along with their ex-pat friend Neil Munro were stopped by police for writing down aircraft registration numbers at Fujairah Airport.

Axe raider formerly known as juvenile offender Boomerang Boy is jailed for six years after shopkeeper rugby tackled him to the ground during attempted robbery

An axe-wielding robber has been jailed after his attempt to rob a store in County Durham was foiled when he was jumped on by the shopkeeper and hit by his wife with a baseball bat.

'I've always wanted to be famous!': Six-year-old boy's delight as video of his struggle to take FORTY-FIVE pills a day to treat cystic fibrosis hits one million views in just a week

The footage of Jesse O'Brien was taken by his mother Heidi, 37, from Suffolk, to encourage the youngster to take the vast volume of drugs he has to consume every single day to battle his illness.

North Korea may have DOUBLE the number of nuclear weapons previously believed, say Chinese military experts 

The pariah state led by Kim Jong Un (pictured) may have 20 warheads not 10 as previous US forecasts held, and its stockpile of weapons could grow to 50 or even 100 within the next five years.

Pictured: University diversity officer who banned whites from her 'anti-racism' event wipes away fake tear in front of 'no white men' sign

Goldsmiths University diversity officer banned white cis men from 'anti-racism' event

A picture of Bahar Mustafa, student union Welfare and Diversity Officer at Goldsmiths University in London, pretending to cry was posted online shortly after she was accused of discrimination. The handmade poster also refers to a ban on cisgender men, a term used of those whose mental gender and physical sex match, which is the opposite of transgender. Today Goldsmiths' students' union said it 'wholeheartedly' denied accusations it was racist and sexist. Miss Mustafa was criticised by students after she invited them to a meeting to discuss 'diversifying the curriculum' but told white people and men 'not to come' as it was only open to BME [black and minority ethnic] women.

Malaria vaccine that will prevent millions of young children catching disease could be available within months after trial results find it reduces number of cases by half

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The drug, known as RTS,S, has been developed by British firm GlaxoSmithKline over 30 years, and tests show that it could prevent millions of cases of the disease in very young children.

Terrified British mother's desperate plea to be evacuated from war-torn Yemen where she is hiding in a basement with her young daughters 

Louise Henderson, 49, moved to Yemen 27 years ago, but is now forced to hide in a shelter below her family in the capital Sanaa with her daughters Miriam, 11, and Ayesha, nine, (pictured).

Former CIA Director David Petraeus escapes jail for leaking military secrets to his mistress

The former U.S. Army General, whose career was destroyed when the affair with Paula Broadwell emerged in November 2012, was also fined $100,000 at the hearing in Charlotte, North Carolina.

What have bankers ever done for us? Shareholder who spoke for Britain at Barclays AGM 

Barclays shareholders were angered at the generous pay packages handed to hundreds of its top traders. But chairman Sir David Walker (pictured) said the bank had to attract the best talent.

Deutsche Bank forced to pay record $2.5 BILLION fine to US and UK regulators over interest rate manipulation

German banking giant Deutsche Bank will pay $2.5 billion in fines for its role in a vast multi-year conspiracy to rig LIBOR interest rates, US and British authorities said on Thursday

Raising the bar! Cadbury unveils jaw-dropping chocolate with SEVEN different flavours... but there are only 50 on offer

The seven-row Dairy Milk Spectacular will contain one row each of Caramel, Fruit and Nut, Whole Nut, Orea, Daim and Turkish. Only 50 of the special-edition bars will be created.

Woman scarred for life after falling face-first when she was knocked over by a cyclist who was riding on the pavement 

The cyclist was being hunted by police after he allegedly ploughed into pedestrian Andrea McVeigh in Bermondsey, south London, sending her crashing face-first into the pavement.

Another hard day at the office: Princess Beatrice enjoys a designer shopping trip in Mayfair after returning from luxury jolly to Florence

Princess Beatrice enjoys shopping in Mayfair after Florence trip

Princess Beatrice was back in London on Friday after enjoying a trip to Florence for a fashion conference. But it seems fashion was still on her mind as she was spotted in Mayfair on a shopping trip and carrying a bag from Karl Lagerfeld's London store. Her bodyguard carried a few more of her purchases as she held onto a coffee.

Is this the daftest and most dangerous fashion trend yet? How girls as young as 16 are risking their health in agonisingly tight corsets in a bid to copy celebrities 

While preparing to take ten GCSEs this summer at one of Britain's most elite girls' schools, Gabriella, from Godstone, Surrey, is wearing a tight corset in an attempt to whittle down her already tiny waist.

Have we finally cracked the identical twin code? Heat treatment reveals even the most subtle differences in the DNA of siblings

Researchers from Huddersfield University discovered that by heating DNA until its bonds break, subtle differences between two strains can be identified.

Tibetan Mastiffs go from sought-after £1m dog to hotpot ingredient as Chinese corruption crackdown means thousands of them can no longer be used to bribe officials

Just last year, Tibetan mastiffs were the most expensive dogs on Earth. But now they are being cheaply offloaded at abattoirs. The government's corruption crackdown is blamed.

Woman 'desperate to be normal again' after botched boob job abroad left her with a breast that 'looks like a croissant'

Hopes: Alison had hoped to boost her bust but ended up loathing her body (picture posed by model)

Alison, 43, from Gloucestershire was left with an imploded breast that looked 'like a croissant' after she succumbed to a severe infection following breast augmentation surgery six years ago.

Study reveals how oil and gas drilling has caused man-made EARTHQUAKES across the U.S.

The US Geological Survey found man-made quakes jolted once stable regions in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma and Texas.

Slave who was locked up and tortured for 18 years has finally been rescued... but was so isolated he doesn't know what year it is

Xie Shisheng (pictured), who was just 16 years old when was imprisoned by the mill owner, was found in a small dark room by authorities earlier this week.

Royal Mail issues new set of stamps to honour Anthony Trollope, father of the British post box, 200 years after his birth 

The Victorian novelist introduced post boxes to the UK in the 1850s while working for the Post Office. He had seen them in France. They were initially painted green to blend in with the landscape.

Three-year-old girl airlifted to hospital after being horrifically savaged by family dog at home

A three-year-old suffered horrific facial injuries after the Alaskan Malamute clamped its jaws around her head. She was airlifted to Morriston Hospital in Swansea (pictured).

Too much time indoors damages children's eyes, study reveals

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In China, where four in five teens are shortsighted, some schools are using translucent classrooms to expose children to more sunlight, after research showed it helped combat the condition.

Teaching assistant suspended from primary school after she is found with amphetamine in her bag

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Lisa Heath, 45, an assistant at Willowtown Community Primary School in Gwent, was caught with Class B amphetamines after another member of staff found them in her handbag and called police.

Hundreds of officers line the roads in guard of honour for hero WPC who died saving her daughter's life by pushing out of bus's path

Sergeant Louise Lucas, 41, was off-duty and on a shopping trip with her eight-year-old daughter Olivia in Swansea, South Wales, when she was struck on a busy road as they tried to cross.

Morbidly obese man who used to feast on takeaways twice a day takes up cycling and sheds 19 STONE in just one year

David Rush, 33, from Lisburn, piled on the pounds in his twenties after leaving home. But after hitting 34st, he decided to make a change and took up cycling with the result he has shed 19st in a year.

They will not be forgotten: Australians gather on beaches at dawn to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing

They will not be forgotten: Australians post stirring pictures from dawn services around

Australians have taken to social media to remember the sacrifice of the Anzacs, as record numbers gathered at dawn services held across the country to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing. Proud Aussies came together in huge crowds in Sydney's CBD (bottom left) and Bondi (top) - the eastern suburbs - while more paid their respects in Queensland's regional and coastal towns of Gympie (bottom middle) and Coolangatta (bottom right).

Galloping into carnage: Newly discovered account by a boy sent to Gallipoli with his beloved horse brings the disaster to life, 100 years on 

The attack began at sea, before we could even spy land. The 15in guns on our flagship, the Queen Elizabeth, opened fire and what a noise it was, rather like an express train going through a tunnel, writes, Norman Woodcock, pictured.

Don't duck. It upsets the men, said Great Grandad before being shot dead: A very personal story from HARRY MOUNT in Gallipoli

When my great-grandfather Brigadier-General Lord Longford, pictured, came to fight - and die - at Gallipoli a century ago, he was deeply excited at the thought of sailing to Troy.

British 14-year-old boy remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with plotting terror attack on Anzac Day commemorations in Australia


The teenager from Blackburn, Lancashire, who cannot be named but is thought to be the youngest person charged with Islamist-related terror offences in the UK, was arrested last weekend.

Never-before-seen photographs show horror of doomed Gallipoli landings through the eyes of the soldiers who fought there

Historian Stephen Chambers has collected more than 100 rare photographs, many taken by the troops themselves, which have been released to mark the centenary of the First World War.

The perfect retreat for a Nirvana fan: Bedroom Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love shared in their LA apartment is listed on Airbnb... for $163 a night

Cobain lived in this two bedroom apartment on Spaulding Avenue in L.A.'s Fairfax district during the height of Nirvana-mania.
Now its current owner, Brandon Kleinman, 31, has listed it on Airbnb.

Cigars 'are worse than cigarettes': Warning after consumption doubled in a decade thanks to range of flavoured brands 

The risks for cigar smokers of dying from oral or lung cancer are at least as bad as for cigarettes, a new study claims. The news comes as cigar use rises in the US, where the research was carried out.

Holidaymaker who went to Cyprus to celebrate promotion is sacked after bringing back knuckle duster and a stun gun disguised as a torch in his luggage

Paul Armstrong, 26, from Sunderland, who jetted off to Cyprus to celebrate his new job was sacked before starting after returning with a stun gun, baton and knuckle duster in his luggage.

Google's billionaire chairman earned nearly $109 million last year...while the tech giant's stock slumped

Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt also pocketed a $1.25 million salary, a $6 million bonus and perks valued at nearly $1 million.

Annuity firms slash rates to worst level EVER as pension freedom causes slump in purchases of retirement income product

Annuity rates have collapsed to all-time lows within weeks of pension freedom reforms, which removed the need to buy the unpopular products to provide an income for life.

The end of an era: Abercrombie and Fitch vows to stop using shirtless models in its stores while promising it will 'diversify' its overtly-sexy image

Abercrombie and Fitch vows to stop using shirtless models in its stores

According to new plans unveiled by Abercrombie and Fitch Co on Friday, the retailer will abandon many of the sexualized marketing ploys for which it is known in an attempt to lure back customers. In addition to losing the shirtless male models, the company has also promised to tone down its sexier campaign images, including those used on its shopping bags.

The frog with an underwater SEX DUNGEON: Amphibian that likes to mate in privacy and hide its eggs discovered

A new species of torrent frog has been found in the State of São Paulo, Brazil. Called Hylodes japi, it was found to mate underground in secret chambers. Shown is another torrent frog, the Waterfall frog.

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'He showed no sign of depression, no sign of anything': Heartbreak and shock at Everybody Loves Raymond star suicide as his manager reveals 19-year-old who played twin son was 'just very quiet, very shy'

Ray Romano leads tributes to Sawyer Sweeten who committed suicide

The family of Everybody Loves Raymond actor Sawyer Sweeten are said to be in 'absolute shock' at the child star taking his own life because he exhibited no suicidal warning signs, his manager said. Sweeten, 19, shot himself in the head while visiting a family member's home in Texas Thursday morning.

'May I have the pleasure of seeing you home?' The 'flirtation cards' 19th-century men used to woo ladies (but they had to be returned if she wasn't interested)

In 19th-century America, 'escort cards' - not to be confused with the explicit sort you might imagine today - were handed to women by men who found them attractive.

Underwater hotels and flights through low-orbital space by 2050... and teleportation by 2080: What the future of travel will look like

Futuristic technologies will revolutionise the way we holiday. Many futurists predict that space travel will become far more common and underwater hotels mainstream - in as little as 15 years.

Mac on...the Hatton Garden heist 

Mac on...the Hatton Garden heist 

'You heard me, Colin. As well as my big drill I want our TV and my wife's jewellery back!'

The latest Scandinavian crime-fighting export: Moment four Swedish cops on holiday in New York answered the call of duty to stop brutal assault on subway train

Swedish cops on vacation in New York stop a brutal assault on subway

Samuel Kvarzell (top left), Erik Naslund (top right), Eric Jansberger (bottom left) and Markus Asberg (bottom right) subdued an enraged homeless man who was viciously beating another rider on the train. They stopped the violence and held the attacker until the NYPD could arrive. The friends sprang into action after a frantic conductor yelled over the intercom: 'Are there any police officers on the train?'



'I attack my own face': Woman suffering from rare psychosomatic condition spends several HOURS a day obsessively picking at her pores and squeezing her spots

Jenna Marotta suffering from dermatillomania spends HOURS picking at her pores

New York-based writer Jenna Marotta, 27, (pictured) suffers from a psychosomatic disorder called dermatillomania that makes her obsessively pick at her skin, a time-consuming habit that often leaves her face bloody. She first developed the condition while trying to recover from a binge-eating addiction.

Hi Curiosity! Mars Orbiter spies rover on the red planet's surface from almost 200 MILES away

Nasa scientists in California have revealed a distant image of Curiosity taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (shown). It was taken from an altitude of 187 miles (300km).

No prosecution over death of nine-day-old baby Joshua at maternity unit where midwives failure' to spot infection sparked inquiry into 18 other baby deaths

Joshua Titcombe, from Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria, was born at Furness General Hospital in 2008, but died after midwives repeatedly missed chances to spot a serious infection.

A village inside the crater of an active volcano, cliff houses made of clay and a tiny town that lives under a rock: Are these the most magical settlements in the world?

Are these the most magical settlements in the world?

Nestled in some of the most beautiful corners of the world, are hidden settlements of people who have adapted to live in some very unusual places. The settlement of Aogashima is in the crater of an active volcano in the Philippine Sea (main), the incredible cliff village of Bandiagara in Mali (inset, right) seems to defy gravity, while Monsanto, in Portugal (inset, left) sits among gigantic granite boulders.