'You'll do more damage to the country than you did to your brother,' says Boris in blistering and very personal attack on 'backstabber' Red Ed on live TV

Boris Johnson attacks Ed Miliband live on BBC's Andrew Marr Show

The London Mayor, who appeared alongside Mr Miliband on the BBC's Andrew Marr show, launched a furious personal assault on his rival as their encounter descended into a shouting match this morning. He said: 'I'm not saying your brother had to present himself... with a dagger in the back and he would do more damage to this country than he did to his brother, and that is the key point.' Mr Miliband appeared to laugh off the attack, responding: 'Come on Boris, you're better than that.'

'Take-away food... now I wanna behead some kafirs': Tower Hamlets schoolgirls who travelled to Syria to become Jihadi brides tweet about their new lives with ISIS

Tower Hamlets girls who joined ISIS tweet of new 'jihadi bride' lives

Amira Abase, 15, one of the three east London schoolgirls who left the UK to become 'jihadi brides' in Syria has tweeted a picture showing her enjoying a huge western-style takeaway dinner of fried chicken, chips, pizza and kebab, in the Islamic State(bottom left). The teenager captioned the photograph 'dawla takeaway w/ @um_ayoub12', 'dawla' being another name for the Islamic State. The Twitter account tagged in the post belongs to a young woman describing herself as a '16-year-old muhajirah'(pictured top left with Amira), who posted earlier this year that she 'wanted to behead some kafirs[non-muslims] now'.

John Suchet's wife dies aged 73 after decade-long battle with dementia

Classic FM DJ and former ITN presenter Suchet has been open about his wife's diagnosis, writing a book about it and becoming honorary president of the Dementia UK charity.

'I support Ukip,' says Moors murderer Ian Brady as he brands Cameron a 'public school millionaire' and Miliband a 'refugee, privileged German Jew' in bizarre letters

The 77-year-old, who was jailed for life after torturing and killing five children between 1963 and 1965, wrote the letters from his bed at Ashworth psychiatric hospital in Merseyside.

Queen drops out of the top 300 richest people in Britain for the first time with overall wealth of £340million as Ukrainian oligarch worth £13billion becomes country's richest man 

The monarch ranked 302 on the Sunday Times Rich list, while Ukrainian businessman Len Blavatnik topped the rankings after his fortune grew £3billion to a whopping £13.17billion.

'Eleven days to save Britain': Cameron pleads with voters to rescue the country from an SNP-Labour alliance

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The latest polls suggest Ed Miliband cannot become Prime Minister without the support of the Scottish National Party, with Labour falling back to the same level of support it had at the 2010 election.


Lord Janner detective: We had proof to charge child sex politician 20 years ago... But top brass told us to stop 

Breaking a 24-year silence over the scandal, a former Detective Inspector says he was told not to arrest Lord Janner (pictured in 1972) despite having evidence backing up sex abuse claims.

Labour peer Lord Janner could still face civil action over child sex abuse claims and experts could be brought in to test he has dementia, lawyer says 

Lawyers acting for the 86-year-old's alleged victims say they are looking to bring civil claims against the peer, which would see the extent of his memory tested by independent examiners.

Four-year-old boy frisked and forced to hand over toy gun that fired SPONGE darts after it was deemed a security risk by East Midlands Airport

James Hayward had arrived at East Midlands Airport with his parents, Phil, 44, and Hazel, 38, with his brightly coloured toy - which fires sponge darts - packed in his hand luggage.

The tiny gap between life and death: Entombed alive with the body of his friend, Nepal earthquake victim is finally pulled free as death toll rises to 2,300

Nepal earthquake victims are pulled from rubble as death toll hits 2,500

This is the heartbreaking moment a Nepalese earthquake victim was dragged to safety after spending the night trapped with the lifeless body of his friend. Weeping with relief, he is pulled from rubble by rescue teams after seeing his home in Swyambhu in the Kathmandu Valley collapse on top of him. At least 2,300 people have been killed in the disaster, with the death toll steadily rising. In the capital of Kathmandu, hospitals have become overrun with the wounded patients (inset) including one man who spent the night sleeping outdoors with his eight-month-old baby.

British anti-terror police are using assault rifles 'that do not shoot straight in hot weather' 

It has been claimed that the G36 assault rifle used by British anti-terror police did not hit its targets when tested at temperatures exceeding 30C. The weapon is used by police forced across the UK.

The boy with a bird's eye view of the marathon: Stunning pictures from new glass walkway at Tower Bridge as Harry and the Beckhams cheer on 37,000 runners

Beckhams among thousands cheering on London marathon runners

David and Victoria Beckham were at the London Marathon course this morning in 'Team Romeo' t-shirts to cheer on their 12-year-old son in the three-mile children's race. The high-profile couple, joined by their other sons Cruz and Brooklyn, wore black and white 'Team Romeo' t-shirts to show support for the youngster (left). Prince Harry also arrived at the course in a smart navy blue suit (right) as he prepared to hand out medals to the winners of the men and women's elite races. More than 37,000 fundraisers, amateur and elite runners are to take part in the marathon today - the highest number in the event's 35-year history. The men's elite race was won by Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge, while the title of the women's professional road race was taken by Ethiopia's Tigist Tufa, who made powerful late surge to beat off Kenyan Mary Keitany.

England star Aaron Lennon probed over claims he 'grabbed and slapped teenage waitress ripping her top while he partied in nightclub's VIP suite'

The 28-year-old Tottenham winger, who is on loan to Everton, is now being investigated over the alleged assault at Suede nightclub in Manchester on April 4.

Fury as pop stars Take That have still not repaid £20million tax a year after they were ordered to 

Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald have been criticised for not paying the £20million they owe the taxman. TV sports presenter Gabby Logan repaid what she owed from the tax avoidance scheme.

Family furious after pet cat Harry was killed by a police car who then 'disposed' of the body without telling them

Tony Hunt, from Normanton in Derby, is demanding an apology from police after his neighbour informed him of his five-year-old daughter's pet's fate.

Moment motormouth Jeremy Clarkson talks himself out of a parking ticket after leaving his bright green Lamborghini on a yellow

Despite his Top Gear woes, Jeremy Clarkson was seen laughing at a traffic warden in London, who had tried to put a ticket on his borrowed supercar.

Number plate that got Clarkson hounded out of Argentina WAS deliberate reference to Falklands, South American judge rules 

While the BBC claimed the plate - H982 FKL - was an 'unhappy coincidence', Maria Cristina Barrionuevo said they were deliberately 'provoking people' when they drove it through the country last year.

Ex football star John Fashanu is locked in a bitter divorce with wife Abigail amid claims she threatened him with knives after he slept with their maid

The ex-Wimbledon player, 52, has filed for divorce in Nigeria, claiming his 'life was at stake' - and says it was his wife Abigail who cheated on him - with another woman who she calls her 'spiritual partner'.

We can't stand the wait, Kate! Our VERY revealing A to Z of all you need to know about the (one-day late!) royal baby 

Mail on Sunday's A to Z of the royal baby reveals all

Can't wait to catch a glimpse of the new arrival? Here we bring you The Mail on Sunday's indispensable guide to the second Royal birth - from the souvenirs (top left), the nanny (top right) and the all important presents (bottom left). We also reveal why you need to make sure you get a glimpse of the little prince or princess before they are whisked off to Norfolk - and what animal impression Prince George (bottom right) is likely to be entertaining his new sibling with.

Hospital where Duchess of Cambridge is due to give birth is forced to close ward after eight patients hit by superbug 

A 20-bed surgical unit at St Mary's Hospital, London, has not been accepting new admissions for more than a week after a number of patients were found to be suffering from potentially fatal CPE.

Pippa Middleton's gift for a pampered royal baby? Eco-nappies flown in from Switzerland (at a cost of £4 each) 

Pippa was spotted in Geneva buying up the mill-cloth nappies - which are bio-degradable and likely to be a hit with environmentalist Prince Charles - ahead of the arrival of the new royal.

Princess Diana? Brits hope Kate and William will name the royal baby after his late mother if they have a daughter

In a new poll, Diana was revealed as the favourite name for the second royal baby, followed by Alice and Charlotte if it's a girl. If it's a boy, then the favourite name is James, followed by Alexander.

Memo to the PM... the Aston Villa player is on the left: Cameron accused of being a phoney after confusing 'his' team with West Ham

David Cameron named West Ham as his team despite being an Aston Villa fan

The Prime Minister, who insists he has been an Aston Villa fan 'all his life', was giving a campaign speech in south London when he joked that everyone should back his team - but then named West Ham (whose young star Dan Potts is pictured right), instead of the West Midlands giants (whose new midfield sensation Jack Graelish is pictured left). Mr Cameron this morning claimed he became a Villa fan after watching the team beat Bayern Munich in the European Cup final as a child - but admitted he could not say what year the match took place or who scored the winner. The Prime Minister said he had been 'overcome by something', adding: 'I don't know what happened to me, it was just one of those things.'

'If you want more showbiz in this election, go to Hollywood': Defiant Cameron hits back as Tory jitters grow over election 

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The Prime Minister this morning faced the first serious criticism of the campaign so far, as Tory donors rounded on the party's lacklustre message and failure to pull away in the polls.

Ukip's deputy chairman vows to step up to party leadership if Farage is forced out through ill health 

The party's rising star Suzanne Evans (pictured) has said she will take over from Nigel Farage if the Ukip leader is forced to quit his role because of ill health. He has a recurring spinal injury.

Estate agents now offering home-buyers a 'Cameron price' and a separate knock-down 'Miliband price' to cover the cost of Labour's mansion tax

Wealthy buyers are demanding a lower 'Ed Miliband' price to compensate for any future mansion tax bills introduced by the Labour leader if he becomes Prime Minister.

Theresa May: SNP-Labour pact would spark biggest constitutional crisis since the abdication of Edward VIII

Home Secretary Theresa May has questioned whether English voters would accept the 'legitimacy' of an SNP-Labour Coalition as a new poll suggests one in three would not.

Exposed: EDL thug in South Thanet backing Nigel Farage's Ukip as rival candidate receives sickening abuse online 

Gary Field, pictured, who is a former regional organiser for the English Defence League was spotted in South Thanet in advance the the planned arrival of Ukip leader Nigel Farage.

Labour candidate accused of launching 'vile rant' after he was challenged over his £1.5 million home by rival at local hustings 

Michael Foster, pictured, denied launching a verbal attack on a rival political candidate during a public hustings in the Camborne and Redruth Constituency near Falmouth in Cornwall.

Rail firms under fire for planning fare hikes of up to 87% that are due to come in just ten days after the election despite main parties vowing price freeze 

The planned changes have caused David Cameron to write to First Great Western, asking them to 'urgently review' their decision to hike up prices on trains operating in his Witney constituency.

Britain will be run down, weakened and broken up by Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon, says ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER 

Don't sleepwalk to disaster, argues UK's top impresario - only one party can guarantee our security, and its not the most dangerous double act in British politics.

Ukip 'hates modern Britain' and is infected with the 'virus of racism', says Labour's Chuka Umunna

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The shadow business secretary said Nigel Farage had 'a problem with race' following his remarks last about 'fully black' and 'half black' Ukip supporters.

Family of woman whose dismembered body was discovered in a flat say she was a 'kind-hearted and selfless person' 

Tracey Woodfords family say she was a kind-hearted and selfless person

Tracey Woodford (left) is believed to have been attacked in woodland in Pontypridd, Wales, before being taken back to the property (right) of a 50-year-old man, police said yesterday. Her family today paid tribute to the 47-year-old, who was last seen by them around 12.45pm on April 21 in Rhydyfelin. They said: 'Tracey was a gentle person who would not hurt anyone and she will be dearly missed by all who knew her.'

Businesswoman so upset at losing her father she created a perfume that smelt just like him and is offering up the service for £400 a bottle

Katia Apalategui, 52, was inspired to think of a more permanent way to capture a person's individual scent after seeing that her grieving mother was clinging on to her late husband's pillowcase.

After driving current neighbours mad digging a gym, Ricky Gervais is spotted house-hunting at £11million mansion 

The actor and his partner, the author Jane Fallon, inspected the spacious property - which boasts eight bedrooms, a gated driveway and stunning views - last week.

Former BBC producer sues ex-wife for £350,000 claiming she lied to him for 17 years that he was the father of her son 

Chris Lewis (pictured), 68, of London, has accused ex-wife Nicola, 48, of duping him about the paternity of her son Charlie over the course of the teenager's entire childhood.

BBC's 'hypnotic' real-time barge voyage is a million miles from Top Gear... but will it float your boat?

It's the ultimate in slow-motion footage. The BBC is to air a two-hour, real-time documentary following a canalboat as it pootles its way along a British waterway at a leisurely 4mph.

BBC forks out £50,000 on meeting rooms across the street from its brand new £1billion HQ...which bosses say lacks space

The BBC has admitted it 'occasionally' runs out of meeting rooms and spent £47,198 on booking external spaces nearby during the last financial year.

Veteran broadcaster Paul Gambaccini savages 'ignorant' Radio 1 for wrecking chart show

It has been a staple of Sunday night listening for almost 50 years - but now Radio 1's Chart Show has been branded a 'banal failure' by one of the most respected voices in broadcasting.

My secret three-year affair with Sex Bomb Tom Jones - aided by his own son: Former flame says star's wife turned blind eye to his hundreds of affairs 

My secret three-year affair with Sex Bomb Tom Jones

Tom Jones claimed to sleep with as many as 250 women at the height of his fame - but none of his lovers have ever spoken of their time with Tom, until Charlotte Laws revealed details of their affair. Charlotte - pictured with Sir Tom in 1978, left, and in 2010, right - claims she had a three year affair with the Welsh singer. The Voice judge, however, was already married to his childhood sweetheart Linda (pictured now, inset, and with Sir Tom in the 70s, bottom right) when they met in Florida in 1979.

Facecrook! Monster serving nine years for armed robbery is 'brazenly running lucrative scams from his jail cell... via Facebook'

Craig Lynch is serving nine years for a series of violent gang robberies, but a former friend claims he is making huge profits by using Facebook from his cell to run websites selling legal highs.

Lost your flying machine? Call the Drone Ranger...UK sees spate of missing devices as owners lose control in high winds

Pub company administrator Jimmy Fletcher found a damaged Phantom drone worth around £350 near Brockwell Park, South London.

England footballer Kyle Walker 'disgusted and horrified' as he threatens legal action against internet trolls who falsely linked him to explicit video

England and Tottenham Hotspur footballer Kyle Walker has rubbished suggestions he is involved with an explicit video which has gone viral on social media.

Facebook plea mother risks jail over her son after social workers have him adopted because his father domestically abused her

The 29-year-old woman from Lincolnshire, who cannot be named for legal reasons resumed her relationship after he had been released from prison for beating her up, prompting social workers to swoop.

Rogue trader dubbed the 'Hound of Hounslow' boasted he could make up to £1million a week in email to colleagues

Navinder Sarao, 36, made the bold claim in October last year in an email to business colleagues, which has been lodged in the Northern District Court of Illinois as evidence in any future trial against him.

One Direction star Niall Horan among those to pay tribute to BBC presenter Colin Bloomfield who died of skin cancer at just 33

BBC presenter Colin Bloomfield dies of skin cancer aged 33

One Direction star Niall Horan has led the tributes to BBC broadcaster Colin Bloomfield (pictured together right) who has passed away following a battle with skin cancer, aged 33. Bloomfield (left), who worked at BBC Radio Derby for 10 years as a presenter, reporter and Derby County commentator, died at a hospice near his home town of Shrewsbury yesterday morning. Fellow broadcasters have since paid tribute to the 'perfect colleague' and 'consummate professional' whose positive outlook on life made him such a popular figure. Derby County supporter Horan, who is one quarter of boyband One Direction, also described Bloomfield as a 'super great guy and great commentator' in a touching tribute. The star said on Twitter (inset): 'Sad to hear to hear of the passing of Colin Bloomfield. He was a super great guy and great commentator. And had a huge passion for Derby county, he will be sadly missed around the ground, condolences to his family and friends.'

Former world's fattest man who lost 46 STONE goes under the knife in America to remove excess skin - after NHS refused to do it 

After losing two thirds of his body wight in just five years Paul Mason, 54, of Ipswich, now faces a new challenge - ridding himself of the 7st of excess skin he no longer needs.

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Murder charge over man found stabbed to death in his car after being ambushed 50 miles from home 

Rafal Stawski appeared in court charged with the murder of Wojciech Ryniak, 35, who died after he was ambushed while sitting in his vehicle in Oxford.

Next in line for the firing squad: British drug mule granny on Bali's 'Execution Island' tells friend 'I just want to get it over with' 

Lindsay Sandiford from Cheltenham has been told that all foreign drug smugglers like herself in Bali will be executed by the end of the year, according to the hard-line government.

Wife of rugby legend Gavin Hastings facing surgery as medication no longer staves off worst symptoms in her battle with Parkinson's disease

Diane Hastings, wife of former Scotland and British Lions captain Gavin, has revealed she is facing the prospect of surgery - the latest turn in her 12 year battle with Parkinson's disease.

Vince Cable tells David Cameron to make him Chancellor if Lib Dems form another coalition with the Tories

Not only is Vince Cable ready to spend another five years helping the Tories run Britain, he wants to replace George Osborne as Chancellor.

Tories lead in third poll in a row as Ed's voters turn to Ukip: Threat of Nicola Sturgeon helps David Cameron to three-point lead 

David Cameron has gained a narrow opinio poll lead lead over Ed Miliband as voters consider the impact of a Labour government propped up by Nicola Sturgeon's SNP.

Look who holds the whip hand chez Sturgeon: Remarkable dominatrix painting said to hang in SNP leader's home... where husband cooks and cleans

Entitled 'Naughty Nicola', the painting allegedly hanging from the SNP leader's wall depicts her as a dominatrix in a short red dress, black suspenders on display and whip in hand.

Formerly Labour-backing Carphone Warehouse boss says voters would have to be crazy to get behind Ed Miliband

Businesses are starting in record numbers. I really believe David Cameron and George Osborne deserve much of the credit for this incredible turnaround, writes Charles Dunstone.

Now Sturgeon faces #dollgate: SNP leader forced to DENY hacking the hair off her sister's doll - but says that 'if' she did there must have been provocation 

According to her sister, Gillian Owens, the 44-year-old politician was prone to hacking the hair of from dolls as a child. The claims sparked a bizarre Twitter trend which Mrs Sturgeon acknowledged today.

British family stranded in Benidorm for three months after mother gave birth to baby weighing just 2lbs three months early 

British family stranded in Benidorm for three months after mother gave birth to baby

Karla Hornby (pictured left with her partner Jordan Jackson and daughter Charlie), from Bolton, said she thought she was going to die when she gave birth to baby Freddie (right), weighing just 2lbs, three months early while on holiday in Spain with her partner. The couple have now been told they will have to stay in Spain for at least three months while Freddie builds up his strength. But Mr Jackson, 21, a soldier in the army's Royal Logistics corps, who has served in Afghanistan, is meant to report back for service tomorrow.

UK could 'decline and fall just like the Roman Empire' because Britons have lost a desire for innovation 

Australian historian Dr Jim Penman has compared modern day Britain with 100BC Rome, led by Julius Caesar (pictured), which while prosperous was edging closer towards the collapse of society,

Are Alice Temperley's frocks on the rocks? British fashion designer in talks with the Kardashians after losses tripple to £3million a year 

Alice Temperley, a favourite of the Duchess of Cambridge and her sister Pippa, was spotted discussing business with the reality TV stars in LA - as company accounts reveal huge losses.

Prison has so many packages of drugs hurled over its wall that wardens bring in cherry picker to clear them from roof

The amount of drugs being thrown over the fence into a Liverpool prison is so high that warders have been forced to deploy a cherry picker to remove them.

How the Qataris bought Britain: Top hotels. Ascot. Prime Mayfair mansions... the sheikhs have rolled into the UK - for only £11.6bn

The Qatari ruling family have been buying up prestigious properties - including the Shard - over the past eight years in an attempt to win a place in the British Establishment.

Britain's Got Talent's Top Dogs! Dancing pooch Pudsey and his owner Ashleigh give their verdicts on the best canine to have appeared before judges 

They've had boy bands, girl groups, crooners, a contortionist and even a funky chicken. But when it comes to the new series of Britain's Got Talent, this is the year of the dog.

Did exaggerated records make global warming look worse? Scientists to investigate whether 'adjusted' temperatures skewed data 

The panel, convened by the climate sceptic think tank Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF), will include experts from all sides of the debate on global warming.

Could SPACE LASERS heat our homes? Scientist wants to build satellites which harvest sunlight - then shoot beams of energy down to earth 

Dr Adrian Quarterman, of Dundee University, believes his mirrored satellites could make solar power feasible in Scotland - but admits you might need to be worried about who is in control.

US regulators could 'scupper' move by HSBC to Hong Kong over assets of £190bn

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Senior lawyers and accountants said the US would try to block such a move out of concern over Chinese influence on the bank as it has major US operations.

Wife of man charged with doorstep acid attack on property developer is accused of perverting course of justice 

Andreas Christopheros, 29, (pictured) was attacked outside his home in Truro, in December and husband and wife David and Nicole Phillips from Hastings have now both been charged over the incident.

British gymnast, 21, left paralysed after plunging four floors from a hotel balcony in Spain while she was talking to her mother on the phone 

Dina Amos-Larkin left paralysed after falling from Salou hotel balcony 

Dina Amos-Larkin, pictured, was attending a four-day sports festival in Salou, Spain when she fell while talking to her mother on the phone on April 3. The 21-year-old law student, who represents Great Britain at trampolining, was taken to hospital from Hotel Jaime 1 (road inset) and was placed in a medically-induced coma for two weeks before being brought round last week. She said she doesn't remember anything after falling, adding: 'The balcony rail was lower than my waist and I think I just leaned back too far.'

Lesbos...the first Magaluf! New programme finds Ancient Greek 'lesbian island' was really a magnet for SEX-MAD men

Lesbos may be inextricably linked to the idea of female homosexuality - but in ancient times it was a notorious sexual playground for straight men, who found the local women irresistible.

Hundreds of babies are born with brain damage every year because their mothers drank during pregnancy 

Last year 272 children were admitted to hospital in England after being born brain damaged following exposure to alcohol in the womb, alarming new figures have revealed.

Miracle of the Mengele babies: Truly astounding story of how three women cheated demon doctor of death by hiding their pregnancies... and raised their newborns in the very cradle of Nazi horror

Dr Josef Mengele conducted experiments at Auschwitz and sent thousands to their deaths. Anka Nathanova (pictured) lied about her pregnancy and raised her baby in the death camp.

One-eyed police killer Dale Cregan sent to same psychiatric hospital as moors murderer Ian Brady after second hunger strike in Strangeways 

Dale Cregan, 31, was reportedly moved to Ashworth Hospital in Merseyside, where patients can enjoy art and music workshops, after going on hunger strike at his Category A jail.

Honey, I'm home! Shocking image shows moment red Mazda careered off the road and smashed into house's front door 

The vehicle hit the property in Crossgates, Leeds with such force that the car, which has its front end completely destroyed int he crash, became stuck in the wall.

Operation save dad: He was overweight, diabetic and on the verge of losing a leg, but Geoff Whitington refused to change the lifestyle that was killing him. Until his sons intervened

Geoff Whitington, 63, from Ashford, Kent, was made so sick by obesity-related type 2 diabetes that he was told he may need a leg amputated. His sons helped the father-of-four shed six stone.

Could you survive as a Victorian pauper? Yes, that is Ann Widdecombe, in a new reality show that sends six celebrities back in time to endure the poverty of yesteryear

Historian Ruth Goodman sent six celebrities back in time to the early Victorian era to live and work as the poorest people did in a new BBC1 series called 24 Hours In The Past.

Married maths teacher at Max Clifford's old school faces jail for groping 15-year-old pupil in his car

Paul Shorter had a series of liaisons with the schoolgirl, who he was giving one-to-one tuition in a 'serious' breach of his position of trust at Rydens School in Hersham, Surrey.

Tony McCoy's tears as the greatest ever jockey rides his 17,630th and final race after breaking every record in the book... and every bone in his body

Tony McCoy's rides his final race at Sandown Park after 20 years

Jump jockey legend Tony McCoy picked up his 20th Champion Jockey trophy with his wife Chanelle and children Eve and Archie, top left, after he completed his final ride of his record breaking career, with an unbelievable 4,348 wins. The champion, right, was clearly emotional as he waved goodbye to 18,000 race fans today at Sandown Park, bottom left.

Was he doing 88 miles an hour? Police pull over Back to the Future-style DeLorean 

Police officers patrolling a motorway between Stoke-on-Trent and Crewe pulled the replica Delorean time machine over on suspicion of having a 'leaky flux capacitor' while travelling along the A500.

Father tells of his 40 seconds of terror as he fought off masked knife-wielding raider who was trying to rob his shop 

Shopkeeper Mohammad Ali Akhtar (pictured) was stabbed as he bravely grappled with an armed raider who had jumped over the counter of the convenience store in Flixton, Manchester.

Former soldier, 73, appears in court charged with attempted murder of man with learning difficulties who was shot dead in Northern Ireland more than 40 years ago

John Cunningham, 27, was shot by the Army in a field in Benburb, Co Armagh, in 1974. Dennis Hutchings appeared at Omagh Magistrates Court in Co Tyrone today charged with attempted murder.

Patient being treated for suspected rabies in Belfast hospital 

A patient at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast is being tested for suspected rabies

The patient had recently travelled to an area affected by the infection and is now being tested for rabies and a number of other diseases at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast.

'Sorry to hear you've DIED': Horrified father-of-two gets letter from the tax man telling him he's dead 

Peter Moore, from Stoke-on-Trent, was shocked after receiving the document, which apologised for the family's 'recent bereavement', from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Father severed his hand with electric angle cutter... then picked it up and took it to hospital for surgeons to reattach 

Gary Lincoln (pictured), 48, from Port Talbot in Wales, was working in a house in Cardiff when his jacket sleeve got caught in the blade and his hand was severed at the wrist.

'Legend has it, the blood stains come oozing through the stairs': Phones 4U billionaire claims his 50-room Jacobean mansion is haunted by ghost of a child who was killed in the English Civil War 

Phones 4U's John Caudwell says his Staffordshire mansion is haunted by a ghost

Business tycoon John Caudwell (inset) said visitors to his 50-roomed Jacobean manor in Staffordshire have felt their bed vibrate and a ghost brushing past them on the stairs. He thinks the presence is a young boy, killed during the English Civil War as he shouted 'We are for the king' as anti-monarchy troops came to the house in the 17th century.

A corn mill for less than a million: 700-year-old building has four bedrooms, open plan kitchen, paddocks AND the original water wheel all for just £795,000

Melin Esgob, the Grade II listed mill in Llannerch-y-Medd, North Wales, was mentioned in King Edward III's Extant of Anglesey in 1352.

Downton Revisited? Not quite...but Julian Fellowes' adaptation of Trollope classic could be just what grieving Abbey fans need

Lord Fellowes, 65, has revealed he is to turn Trollope's 1858 novel Doctor Thorne into a new three-part historical drama for ITV.

Don't mention the Waterloo! Guests celebrating 200th anniversary of Wellington's famous victory are told not to gloat

Guests attending a service in London to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo have been told not to act in a 'triumphalist' way - to avoid upsetting the French.

Forget feta, Brie or Camembert, we're still crackers for Cheddar: More than 80 per cent of Britons prefer local cheese over more exotic varieties

The study by Branston also revealed that Britons turn their noses up at Wensleydale, Stilton and Camembert. The least popular is cream cheese, which was first invented in Philadelphia, US.

Ronnie Barker's paedophile son has made more than £500,000 this year in royalties from his late father's work 

Adam Barker, who was jailed after admitting to making indecent images of children in 2012, is an equal shareholder in Handles for Forks Ltd. The company made £501,319 in the year to last June.

Paedophile author, 70, flees across the Channel to avoid being jailed for sex attack on six-year-old girl

Colin Shearing, 70, who is published under the name Colin King, failed to turn up for sentencing at Swansea Crown Court yesterday after being convicted of indecent assault on the child in the 1980s.

The tiny gap between life and death: Entombed alive with the body of his friend, Nepal earthquake victim is finally pulled free as death toll rises to 2,500

Nepal earthquake victims are pulled from rubble as death toll hits 2,500

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: This is the moment a Nepalese earthquake victim was dragged to safety after becoming trapped with the lifeless body of his friend. Weeping with relief, he is pulled from rubble by rescue teams after seeing his home in Swyambhu in the Kathmandu Valley collapse on top of him. At least 2,500 people have been killed in the disaster, with the death toll steadily rising. In the capital of Kathmandu, hospitals have become overrun with the wounded patients (inset) including one man who spent the night sleeping outdoors with his eight-month-old baby.

Next in line for the firing squad: British drug mule granny on Bali's 'Execution Island' tells friend 'I just want to get it over with' 

Lindsay Sandiford from Cheltenham has been told that all foreign drug smugglers like herself in Bali will be executed by the end of the year, according to the hard-line government.

Traumatised Yazidi girls are having secret abortions and operations to repair virginity after months of being used as sex slaves by Isis fighters

Members of the minority Yazidi sect who were freed by Islamic State militants hug each other on the outskirts of Kirkuk on April 8, 2015. 

More than 200 elderly and infirm Yazidis were freed on Wednesday by Islamic State militants who had been holding them captive since overruning their villages in northwestern Iraq last summer. 


Yazidi girls who have been released after being kept as sex slaves by Islamic State fighters are secretly undergoing abortions, banned in Kurdistan even in cases of rape, thanks to brave doctors.

'He just stood and took it': George W. Bush was once yelled at by the mother of a dying soldier, his former press secretary reveals  

Dana Perino and Bush were visiting families at the Walter Reed military hospital in Washington D.C. in 2005 (pictured in file photo) when they met the devastated mother of a soldier from the Caribbean.

Human traffickers brazenly offering desperate Libyan migrants passage across the Mediterranean on FACEBOOK 

A number of pages have been discovered on the social media site reportedly offering 'comfortable' and 'reliable' travel to Europe on overcrowded boats.

Now and then: $1 tickets, three births and TWO BILLION visitors... a journey through Disneyland from 1955 to the present day


Chris Strodder has created a handy book, The Disneyland Book of Lists, which contains over 200 lists crammed full of secrets known and more obscure.



PETER HITCHENS: When Tebbit says vote Labour, you know something's gone very wrong

When Norman Tebbit (pictured), the fiercest and roughest anti-socialist street-fighter of the Thatcher years, suggests that Tories in Scotland vote Labour, that is news, writes PETER HITCHENS.

LIZ JONES: Yoga won't make you slim, dahling - just deeply boring

My feeling is that it's probably just as well these women enjoy sexual satisfaction while doing yoga, as I doubt a man would date any of them.

RACHEL JOHNSON: Boys are great, Kate, but a girl's the best thing ever 

As the Duchess of Cambridge (right) nears the birth of her second child, RACHEL JONES hopes that Kate Middleton and Prince William (left) are lucky enough to have a girl - just as she did.

MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: A dramatic warning we can't ignore

COMMENT: Theresa May is justified in raising the question of the Scottish National Party in such stark terms. There is a genuine problem of legitimacy here.