Britain's new golden boy! Swimming superstar Adam Peaty, 21, wins Team GB's first Olympic

Peaty, 21, who was once scared of the water, swam the 100m breaststroke faster than anyone else in history - and in the most important race of his life, watched from the stands by his proud girlfriend Anna Zair (pictured together, right). The 19-year-old stood alongside Peaty's parents to witness the moment he touched the wall at 57.13 to the thunderous applause of his many supporters in the crowd. Anna later tweeted this picture of her boyfriend and his family, writing underneath 'Words can't describe how elated we were! So proud and so delighted!!' Peaty (left after his victory) took gold, Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa silver and Cody Miller of USA bronze. On a big night for the British team, Jazz Carlin also won a silver medal in the 400m freestyle.

Tragic Kingdom: Police called to children's fun day 'disgrace' as furious parents rage

Parents paid up to £14 for tickets to Kidz Fest, which had promised a 'unique weekend full of fun' with 'interactive activities and performances'. But when families arrived at the showground in Orsett, Essex, on Saturday morning, they were told they had to splash out even more money on 'overpriced' rides. One of the few free attractions at the event was a children's 'castle' made out of old crisp boxes stuck together (pictured top). Officers from Essex Police were called after parents and stall holders confronted organiser Tom Kembery, pictured below, demanding refunds.

The former shadow chancellor - humiliatingly kicked out of parliament last year - said he was 'excited' about appearing on the hit BBC show but worried that the experience could turn into a 'nightmare'.

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Daily Mail columnist ROSS CLARK argues that we should all cut up our contactless bank cards. He says that if cash were to become obsolete we would be at the complete mercy of banks.


The 'doughnut diet' has been becoming more popular - for good reason. Billed as a new way of 'flexible eating' that's taken over social media. Claudia Connell gives it try - but thinks life's too short.

In many cases, divorce occurs not because of some great rift, but because relationships drift into bad habits or get taken for granted. We could - and should - try harder to save them.

Jamie Oliver welcomes FIFTH child with wife Jools as he posts sweet snap of newborn

Jamie Oliver has welcomed his fifth child with wife Jools. The chef announced the happy news on Instagram with a snap of the baby boy swaddled and asleep on Sunday. He wrote: 'And then this just happened guys !! IT'S A BABY BOY !! Everyone in the Oliver family is very surprised and beyond happy.' 

Senior police officers in the UK are abusing taxpayer-funded expenses by claiming allowances to cover the costs of household bills and medical insurance an investigation has revealed.


Suzette Davenport, head of Gloucestershire Police, took 64 days holiday in her first full year in charge and another 59 last year, posting about her trips on Twitter while the force faced £20m cutbacks.

20 per cent of UK women aged 45 to 64 notice hair loss as they get older. But there is hope - you can stave off and repair the damaged caused. Victoria Woodhall investigates the remedies that work.

After ten years, countless parties, several superyachts and one move across the Atlantic, Princess Beatrice has split from her affable American boyfriend, Dave Clark (pictured together).

Person on Gatwick Express is 'decapitated by a speeding train' 

A male passenger on board a Gatwick Express Service to London Victoria has been killed after being decapitated by a speeding train when he stuck his head out of the window. Police and ambulance crews rushed to Wandsworth Common station in south west London after reports suggested a man had been struck by a train. Horrified witnesses claimed the man, who has not been identified, died after he was beheaded while looking out of a window. An air ambulance landed nearby but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. A British Transport Police spokesman said: 'Medics from the local Ambulance service also attended but the man was pronounced deceased at the scene. A file will be prepared for the Coroner. The train involved was a Gatwick Express Service from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria.' A London Ambulance spokesman added: 'We sent an ambulance crew, a single responder in a car and an incident response officer to the scene, alongside London's Air Ambulance. We treated a patient at the scene for a head injury. But sadly, despite the efforts of the crews, the patient was pronounced dead by the doctor from the air ambulance.'

More than 120,000 commuters into London were facing travel 'carnage' this morning as a Southern rail strike designed to have 'maximum impact' on passengers begins.

The Tone Analyzer uses linguistic analysis to detect and interpret emotions. The technology can now be used to detect subtext in text and emails - all you need do is enter your text into the website.

Figures show the number of sex crimes reported at UK schools has nearly trebled in four years to 1,955 in 2014-15. Experts warned the rise may be due to schools becoming 'hyper-sensitive'.

Gavin Thomas, president of the Police Superintendents' Association of England and Wales, is calling for more debate on a softer approach at the lower levels of sexual offences.

Dutch woman cyclist crashes while she's a few miles from winning Olympic gold 

She had fought herself into the lead and no one stood between Dutch rider Annemiek van Vleuten and the finishing line of the Women's Road Race. But with less than six miles from victory her gold medal dreams came to a crashing end as she suffered a dramatic accident and hurtled down the final hill stage of the 87-mile race. With her wheels locking on the wet road surface, she crashed into the stone curb and went over her handle bars into the dense foliage. Spectators watching at Copacabana beach issued a huge gasp as she lay motionless on the ground. Seconds later her rival Mara Abbott sailed past into the lead. But she too could not keep the lead, falling into fourth position with the finishing line within touching distance.

Chris Boardman accused the Olympic organisers of designing a dangerous course after the leader of the women's road race was taken to intensive care.

Welsh swimmer Jazz Carlin won a silver medal in her Olympic debut after illness denied her a chance to compete at London 2012. She won just hours after Adam Peaty took home a gold.

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How Adam Peaty rose from being spotted in slow lane to Olympic gold medal hopeful

As a toddler (pictured left inset), he had an irrational fear of water. In fact, he was so scared that he would throw a tantrum at bathtime, refusing to sit down in the tub. Who do you think that frightened little boy was? Astonishingly, it is none other than Adam Peaty (shown left after this morning's Olympic medal win). Today, the world record-holder for 100m breaststroke is called the 'Prince of the Pool' - the man who with calm insouciance shattered the world record on Saturday and then did it again early Monday morning. The 21-year-old's extraordinary journey would not have been possible without the support and sacrifice of his endearingly down-to-earth family (including super fan and nan, inset right), and not to mention his girlfriend Anna (pictured with Andy, right), who is in Rio cheering him on.

Michael Phelps takes home his 19th gold after winning the men's 4x100m freestyle relay. Meanwhile Katie Ledecky, has broken her own world record to win gold in the Women's 400m freestyle.

Andy and Jamie Murray suffered a disappointing defeat as they exited the first round of the men's doubles at the Rio Olympics.

Djokovic, who also lost to Del Potro in the bronze medal play-off in London in 2012, had no answer to the power of the 2009 US Open champion, who sealed a 7-6, 7-6 victory in Rio.

Australian gymnast Larrissa Miller has broken down in tears after a fall on her final tumble ruined what would have been a perfect floor routine - all-but ending her Rio Olympics campaign.

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova posted an angry response on Facebook to the International Paralympic Committee's decision to ban the Russian team.

Adam Peaty's 74-year-old #OlympicNan becomes Twitter sensation

Olympic champion Adam Peaty's grandmother has attracted more than 4,000 followers and even spawned her own hashtag 'OlympicNan', as she celebrated his victory from her Sheffield home. Mavis Williams, who boasts of being a 'Proud Nan to a World Champion Breaststroker' in her Twitter bio, seems to be enjoying her stint as an online celebrity. And, despite only having been introduced to Twitter by her daughter - Peaty's mother Caroline - in April, she is already showing off some creative use of emojis. She was tweeting until the early hours this morning and she celebrated her grandson becoming the first British man to win a gold medal in the pool for a quarter of a century in Rio, when he swam the 100m breaststroke faster than anyone else in history.

The sisters lost in straight sets to the Czech Republic's Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova. It is the first time both Serena and Venus have both been knocked out of the Olympic Games.

Tom Daley will be hoping to improve on his fourth place finish in the synchro at London 2012 -and add to his bronze medal from the solo event four years ago - with Dan Goodfellow in the 10m platform final.

Argentinian tennis player Juan Martin del Potro spent 40 minutes stuck in an elevator in the Athletes' Village this morning - until he was finally rescued by handball team The Gladiators.

Is there something in the water? Rebecca Adlington causes a stir by appearing to squeeze

Double Olympic gold-medal winning Adlington, 27, is working in Rio de Janeiro as a pundit alongside Foster, 46, himself a former Olympian. But eagle-eyed viewers spotted her appearing to move her hand on to his leg as he shuffled some papers together on the desk. It comes after Helen Skelton (pictured), who is presenting the BBC's coverage of the swimming, sent Twitter into meltdown as fans commented about her tiny navy skirt that offered viewers more than just a glimpse of her enviably long legs. One viewer even accused the 33-year-old of wearing 'no knickers'.

The 27-year-old cyclist said she was looking forward to spending more time with her family and 'people that care about her' after finishing fifth in the women's road race in Rio.

MARTIN SAMUEL: It was the strangest sensation. Watching a British athlete, body on the line and going all out for gold, and yet wanting someone, anyone, to cross the line first.

The weeks and months leading up to the Rio Olympics saw a storm over Russian doping and concerns over the spread of the Zika virus. Now the start of the Games has seen lots of empty seats.

Pictures show the cultural differences among some of the nations taking part in the Rio Olympics after the Egyptian women's beach volleyball team took to the sandy arena wearing long sleeves and leggings.

Team USA's Olympic archer Brady Ellison looks EXACTLY like star Leonardo DiCaprio

Sports fans have been quick to point out that American Brady Ellison, left, who won silver in the men's team archery at the Rio Olympics bears a striking resemblance to Leonardo DiCaprio, right. The 27-year-old athlete and world champion archer, has been competing at his third Olympic Games, coming second alongside his team mates. But his appearance had people taking to social media to joke it looked like the Oscar winning athlete was moonlighting from his day job.

The crowd at Rio's Copacabana Beach Volleyball Arena loudly booed and taunted American volleyball players Lauren Fendrick and Brooke Sweat on Sunday.

Fifteen people have been injured in a dance parade in Tokyo after a man threw Molotov cocktails onto the street from a balcony, starting a fire, before hanging himself in the third-floor apartment.

Sign of the times: Bawden of Australia signals during their match with Costa Rica

Beach volleyball players raised the temperature on Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach (pictured) - but it still wasn't enough to fill out the stands despite huge demand for tickets.

The host nation, who have never won Olympic gold, failed to secure three points in Group A for the second consecutive game after an opening-day draw with South Africa and now face an early exit.

Spectacular photos show gymnasts' gravity-defying skills as they compete in Rio 

It was a spectacular show of human strength and gravity defying skill as the world's gymnastics teams flexed their carefully honed muscles during qualifying (pictured top left and bottom left). Incredible pictures from the Rio Olympics show the gymnasts in full swing as they gave impressive displays on the horizontal bar, the vault, the pommel horse and rings, as well as the parallel bars and on the floor. There were a few missteps and mishaps along the way, including a painful tumble by Great Britain's Ellie Downie (shown right), but for the most part the world's most agile sportsmen and women put on a spectacle of incredible human flexibility.

Former teacher Helen Gradwell was discovered at her home near Bolton, Greater Manchester, in April after neighbours finally raised the alarm and she was found lying on the sofa.

People may increasingly eat meals and snacks outside of the home, making accurate calorie counting difficult, a study by the London-based Behavioural Insights Team found.

Tone your ankles by dipping your heels up and down on a low step. Try to do three sets with a break between each and complement the exercise with a dose of protein like salmon or red meat.

Pushed beyond endurance: Yes, Diana could be a difficult woman. But read this honest

As Princess Diana's (left of left-hand image) royal protection officer, Ken Wharfe watched her bring up her two young sons, deal with being married to Prince Charles, and her relationship with Camilla Parker-Bowles (right of left-hand image). Mr Wharfe said: 'It was a polo accident that brought about an effective separation, in 1990. Charles fell from his horse and broke his arm, and Diana went to his bedside at Cirencester hospital, not far from Highgrove. A few minutes later, she left. Charles had made it clear her presence was not wanted. A few minutes later, Camilla arrived.'

Reddit users took to the site to share the reasons why they ended years-long friendships with final straws including jealousy, drug addiction, unrequited love and even class differences.

Most women use their hairbrush every day, thinking it's a fast track to looking groomed and glossy. But the wrong type of brush can damage your hair. FEMAIL reveals what to use and why.

Researchers at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia in Lisbon, Portugal, discovered that activity of the Oct4 gene regulates stem cells in the middle part, or a the snake's long body.

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: And the bride wore NOTHING! Charlie Gilmour and his new wife leap

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: After the wedding this weekend of Charlie Gilmour, adopted son of Pink Floyd guitarist David, he and his bride, Janina Pedan, leapt starkers into a West Sussex river in front of their guests (pictured left). For the wedding ceremony (right), the couple sported floral headdresses, with set designer Janina wearing a floor-length floral dress and white veil. Gilmour opted for a pale-blue shirt, mustard trousers and no shoes.

Homeowners could be paid thousands of pounds to buy off opposition to major housing developments. Residents in Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire, said they could not be bribed.

Theresa May's plan to distribute £1billion to home-owners in areas of shale gas production has been labelled a 'bribe' by green groups, writes DOMINIC LAWSON.

The Conservatives could get a huge increase on their present 12 seat majority thanks to a shake of parliamentary seats due to take effect before 2020, according to new calculations.

Targets for bringing an end to the use of coal-powered fire stations are on the agenda

Climate change scientists have warned it may be nearly impossible to keep global internationally agreed global warming target set at the 2015 Paris negotiations.

Meal prep craze sweeps Instagram

First popularised by food bloggers, the 'meal prep' craze has spread like wildfire as men and women from around the world post proud photos on Instagram to display their creations (pictured). And they're definitely on to something. Cooking huge batches of food and individually portioning it as meals to last the week is a great way to save time and keep diet plans on track - although you will need a lot of Tupperware.

The world is full of middle-aged couples who don't just want to hold hands in the dark of a cinema, but also in broad daylight. Celebs like Amal and George Clooney are guilty of public hand-holding.

Families have been relaxing in glorious sunshine in London's Hyde Park, frolicking in meadows in south Tyneside and kite-surfing in Hampshire but the weather will soon change.

Dentists in the UK are profiting from a huge rise in treatments including teeth whitening and veneers, as more Britons are spending thousands of pounds to get a winning smile.

FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2015 file photo, Japan's Emperor Akihito waves to well-wishers as he appears on the balcony of the Imperial Palace to mark his 82nd birthday in Tokyo. Japanese emperor, in rare TV address aired on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, says he is concerned about his ability to fulfill duties fully. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

The 82-year-old monarch has made the biggest hint yet that he desires to stand down citing concerns about his ability to perform his duties given his deteriorating physical health in the TV message.

Cast of Are You Being Served? in one-off special revealed

Large prev: The much-loved characters from popular BBC sitcom Are You Being Served? are set to return to our screens. The new cast (top picture) will feature (1) Arthur Smith as Mr Harman, who was originally played by Arthur English (pictured, bottom), (2) Jorgie Porter as new character Miss Croft; (3) Niky Wardley as Miss Brahms, originally played by Wendy Richard; (4) Justin Edwards as Mr Rumbold, originally played by Nicholas Smith; (5) Sherrie Hewson as Mrs Slocombe, originally played by Mollie Sugden; (6) Matthew Horne as Young Mr Grace, originally played by Harold Bennett; (7) John Challis as Captain Peacock, originally played by Frank Thornton; (8) Jason Watkins as Mr Humphries, originally played by John Inman; (9) Kayode Ewumi as Mr Conway, a similar character to Trevor Bannister's Mr Lucas; and (10) Roy Barraclough as Mr Grainger, who was originally played by Arthur Brough.

The horse-loving mother-of-five has created her own pony club at her farm in Sussex so she can join in polo matches and events usually the preserve of the well-born in her new TV show.

Bobby, 25, from York, reveals on a new C5 show he was 19 when he was set upon by a group of men in a vicious and sustained attack as he walked with his boyfriend on a Saturday evening.

Kimi Raikkonen marries model Minttu Virtanen in a wedding ceremony in Tuscany

Formula One driver Kimi Raikkonen, 36, has married model Minttu Virtanen, 29, in a lavish wedding ceremony in Tuscany, Italy. The pair (inset) wed at the Abbey of San Galgano - a Cistercian monastery between the Tuscan towns of Chiusdino and Monticiano. The bride, accompanied by her suited father, looked stunning in an ivory gown featuring a low-cut back framed by lace embroidery (right). Kimi looked stylish in a sharp navy suit and crisp white shirt and carried their 19-month old son as he left the venue (left). Speaking on the cover of the latest edition of Finnish lifestyle magazine Kauneus and Terveys, Minttu admitted: 'It took some time before he trusted me. Kimi is very wary of people. He always wonders if people are sincere or not. But eventually we established trust between us and in May last year he asked me to stop work to move in with him in Switzerland to take care of me.'

Celebrities who compete on 'charity' editions of television quiz shows - such as the BBC's Pointless - can take home more in appearance fees than they win for good causes, it's been claimed.

The British former world champion sent the message from his home in Tenerife, Spain, just after midnight on Saturday. His parents contacted the 37-year-old to check that he was alright.

moment four men target outnumbered police in East London

This is the shocking moment two brave police officers were forced to use CS gas to arrest an 'aggressive' group of men. The two policemen were dealing with a routine traffic stop and pulled over a vehicle in Shadwell, east London (left). But the situation became heated as the group of men began shouting at the outnumbered officers. One of the policemen ended up on the ground during the scuffle (right) but quickly got back to his feet in a bid to diffuse the situation. Four males were arrested on suspicion of various offences including assault on police, obstruction and Public Order Act offences.

Caleb Schwab, 10, the son of a Kansas lawmaker, died in an accident while on the world's tallest slide at a water park in Kansas City, Kansas. Authorities said the exact cause of death is still unknown.

People increased spending on clothes and meals out last month, although at lower levels than seen in recent years, according to the latest Visa expenditure index compiled by Markit.

The Frenchman, 29, was seen clowning around with friends in the clip, which was apparently shot in Las Vegas and also shows what looks like marijuana arranged into a heart shape.

Dejan Lovren is pictured WITHOUT a wedding ring after discovering wife's affair

The Croatian football star (right) was not wearing a ring when he and his teammates arrived back in the north west after trouncing Barcelona 4-0 in the International Champions Cup at Wembley on Saturday. It comes amid reports that the 27-year-old had been left 'hurt' and 'embarrassed' after discovering that his wife had been cheating on him with an old friend, Dario Torbic. They are allegedly pictured togther, left.

Syrians have taken to the streets in Aleppo to celebrate rebel forces ending a month long siege but their happiness may be short lived after President Assad launched fresh air strikes.

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. The powerful blast has killed at least 42 people and injured dozens more after a suicide bomber targeted mourners of a slain lawyer in the city of Quetta.

Retired tax expert Bernard Hepplewhite (pictured), 67, suffered a serious injury when a deranged attacker thrust a kitchen knife into his stomach in Russell Square, London.



Lonely Planet's best FREE tourist attractions around the world 

While most of the obvious tourist landmarks - the Statue of Liberty, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Taj Mahal - charge entry fees, many of the lesser-known hidden gems around the corner don't. Lonely Planet is releasing on Tuesday a veritable travel bible of spots around the world where you can have great experiences on a shoestring, titled The Best Things in Life are Free. MailOnline Travel rounds up 15 of the most intriguing suggestions. Clockwise from top left - Yoyogi Park in Tokyo, Chateau de Versailles in Paris, Sydney Harbour National Park and Pig Island in the Bahamas. Inset is Singapore's Gardens by the Bay.

Former policy advisor Josh Simons claims Shami Chakrabarti ignored explicit warnings that members of Jeremy Corbyn's staff had a 'blind spot and a wilful disregard' for anti-Semitic views.

Millions of travellers suffer lengthy flight delays to or from the UK each year. The report, by Which? found Gatwick and Manchester Airports were the worst offenders for long haul journeys.

It is bad news for double-dippers, as Harvard University's Healthbeat journal has shown how bacteria in dips surge if someone takes a bite from a crisp and then takes a second scoop of sauce.

Police searching for missing teenager Nathan Wood have found a body at the River Dart in Totnes, Devon, where the 16-year-old was last seen after reportedly taking a former legal high on Friday.

Peter Rumble (pictured), from Maidenhead, Berkshire, and companion Dennis Robinson, both aged 66, died on the infamous mountain on the border between Switzerland and Italy.

Injuries were not as common in children who were old enough to understand the danger of chemicals, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found.

Lorraine Candy, 47, began struggling with insomnia and anxiety. It was affecting her life and she was determined to beat it. Through therapy and exercise she managed to beat her problems.

When dogs join a catfight

The disturbing video is taken near a front porch by a driver in North America. It shows the escalation of a feud between several women but it is not clear exactly how or why the brawl comes about. In total four women engage in the brutal fight, but their pet pooches also join the fray and attack their rivals, and each other.

Professor Dame Sally Davies said that lack of exercise is a pressing health problem. She urged people to swap online shopping for a trip to the supermarket to boost basic fitness.

Theresa May's director of policy has said pensioners should downsize or remortgage their homes to pay for care bills as there is an 'awful lot of money' trapped in the value of older people's houses.

Britain's biggest corporate fat cats received pay rises of 10 per cent last year and now get an average annual salary of £5.5million. Sir Martin Sorrell (pictured) got £70.4million.

Bank of England governor Mark Carney was spotted sporting an eye tattoo at a hippy music festival in Oxfordshire at the weekend. The 51-year-old Canadian also bought an anti-capitalist t-shirt.

The 37-year-old father-of-one was on his way home from work when he was involved in a minor collision at a busy junction with a van at around 6.30pm on Friday in Kitts Green, Birmingham.

The adorable two-year-old was spotted at The Festival of British Eventing in Gatcombe Park, Gloucestershire, with father Mike as they cheered on her mother Zara Phillips.

Elyse Miller-Kennedy, from far north Queensland, was taking part in Miss World Australia just last week, but is now in a critical condition at Townsville Hospital after a horror crash.

Detectives have arrested a 15-year-old boy on suspicion of murdering talented teenage rapper Showkey, 16, outside a house party in Peckham, south London, on Friday night.

MasterChef's Gregg Wallace arriving at Hever Castle ahead of marrying Anne-Marie Sterpini

TV presenter Gregg Wallace has tied the knot with his fourth wife Anne-Marie Sterpini in a romantic country wedding. The Masterchef star, 50, and caterer Anne-Marie, 30, wed at Hever Castle - Anne Boleyn's childhood home - in Kent on Saturday. Among the guests included his Masterchef co-host John Torode as best man, (inset) his partner Lisa Faulkner (bottom right) and Masterchef: The Professionals' judge Monica Galett. On the morning of the nuptials, a nervous-looking Gregg was seen arriving at the 13th century castle (left). The couple are pictured together top right in June.

Wall-Street consultant Caroline Arnold has shared tips on achieving aims - which includes going for 'microresolutions' that are less daunting than setting big aims, Examples exclude taking the stairs.

Women who sleep on their sides can experience lines on their chests. This can start to be problematic when women age past 40. Dr Mountford recommends micro-injections of hyaluronic acid.

The Prime Minister (pictured) is reported to want to reintroduce grammar schools by scrapping the 18-year ban which was imposed by former Labour Party leader Tony Blair.

In a damaging blow to the Government's inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, staff have criticised former chair Dame Lowell Goddard, describing her as 'difficult' to work with and 'autocratic'.

The announcement to end all forensic work from the investigation, which was launched by David Cameron, comes after scientific tests carried out three months ago 'didn't take the police forward'.

Writing a dating profile can be tricky, so a man has turned to his daughter for help. An Australian woman has revealed the awkward moment her middle-aged father asked her for help with his Tinder profile.

Beauty blogger creates DIY face mask out of charcoal and GLUE

A beauty blogger from California has uploaded a video showing how to make a DIY charcoal mask to help clear out pores, using only two ingredients, with amazing results. Ana Chavarria (left), who goes by the Instagram handle itsme.ana, uploaded the clip last Sunday and it has already received more than 34,000 views. In it, she shows how to mix activated charcoal with school glue (inset) to make a mask that will peel off and take blocked pores with it. She even convinced her boyfriend (right) to try it out.

Shakram Amiri went missing in 2009 after leaving for a pilgrimage to Mecca, but appeared in a video in which he claimed to have been put under pressure to 'reveal information' to the CIA.

Explore Britain on foot this summer with one of these walks along stunning coastline routes. St David's Head in Pembrokeshire is deeply atmospheric, or visit Saltfleet for the wildlife.

Cynically, politicians often try to cover up their policy U-turns by arguing: 'When the facts change, I change my mind.' But for Ed Miliband, one volte-face is truly shameless, says ANDREW PIERCE.

The fans are members of the La Familia group which supports Beitar Jerusalem, the only club in the Israeli league that has never had an Arab player.

Sarah Rainey (pictured) takes part in the latest jousting revival craze at Warwick Castle. Enthusiasts are trying to get jousting recognised as an Olympic sport in time for the 2020 Games.

Woman reaches for her boyfriend in video as she falls off a cliff but he moves AWAY 

Being in a loving relationship often means putting somebody else's feelings before your own. But one man decided that sometimes it's best to be selfish as he sat and watched his girlfriend fall off a cliff. The woman desperately tried to grab her boyfriend's leg in an attempt to save herself but the quick-thinking male moved away.

Ex-Prime Minister David Cameron (pictured) showered Downing Street staff and former ministers with peerages, knighthoods and other awards in his much-criticised resignation list.

The shared leave system was introduced in April last year, after being pressed on the then Prime Minister by Nick Clegg, who was Deputy Prime Minister before the 2015 election swept away the Lib Dems.

The former business minister, Anna Soubry, said: 'Remain refused to engage on immigration; that was a terrible, terrible mistake.' She is the MP for Broxtowe in Nottinghamshire.

The Labour leadership challenger has called for a temporary ban on British 'political cronies' receiving gongs until the honour system undergoes a 'total overhaul'.


Father-of-four Mr Danczuk, 49, is said to have spanked the unnamed 22-year-old blonde woman over his desk at his taxpayer-funded constituency office in Rochdale just days after meeting her.

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES. Charlie Cave, from Kempston, Bedfordshire, was just 13-months-old when he developed the early stages of the secondary flesh-eating infection.

Photographer Rankin shoots a powerful campaign for rape survivors 

The images are part of the My Body Back Project for rape survivors and see women wearing temporary tattoos with messages of strength. Clockwise from top left: Nobody is entitled to my body but me; I belong to me; Fear no scar; My body was pregnant with trauma but I gave birth to love'

Dance coach Elizabeth Marberry from Colorado was heavily pregnant when she recorded a video of herself dancing energetically. She does pirouettes and jazz hands, all without missing a beat.

The pilot has been named as 44-year-old Simon Wells, from Greatstone in Kent. Mr Wells was thought to have been alone when he crashed off Winchelsea Beach just after 5pm yesterday.

Paul Robertson, founder of the Medici String Quartet, has written a memoir based on his strange visions, which included witnessing a medieval pig slaughter and lying lifeless on a 'ship of the dead'.

Prince Andrew's public role has often attracted controversy but his private life is even more intriguing. He has been holding secret talks at Buckingham Palace with celebrity priest Father Michael Seed.

The number of nights foreign tourists spent in French hotels in July fell 10 per cent compared to last year as visitors were deterred by the recent terror attacks in the country.

Pottery designer Emma Bridgewater said the 5p charge on carrier bags should be extended to stop millions of plastic bottles being dumped. People would get 10p for taking bottles back.

Adorable Tasmanian devil joey video

An adorable Tasmanian devil joey has been filmed playing with his keeper in a heart-warming video posted to Facebook on Friday. The video has been viewed over one million times and shows the tiny marsupial nuzzling his keeper, Tim Faulkner, while curled up in his hands (left) and running behind him in a grassy field (right). Mr Faulkner uploaded the video in a bid to raise awareness of the declining species commenting that losing the species forever would break his heart.

This anonymous cake baker thinks their skills are under-valued. Their customers want elaborate cakes but don't want to pay for them. They get annoyed when customers think they're experts.

The scary music played when sharks appear on screen - such as the Jaws theme - may actually be threatening their future by hindering conservation efforts, according to research.

Brandon Presley, from Torbay in Devon, has profound learning disabilities and travels to school on the privately-operated council-funded minibus with his classmates every morning.

Parents of the pupils from the Sacred Heart Primary School in Ware, Hertfordshire, have been outraged by the incident, claiming the school tried to hide the true nature of what had happened.

Inside the underground bolthole where the Queen and Royal Family would have fled

The bunker was built in 1952, at Barnton Quarry, Scotland, near the Windsor family residence of Holyroodhouse. The once-secret structure extends more than 100ft beneath the surface. Pictures give a glimpse into the run-down remains of one of the UK's Regional Seats of Government, which would have acted as a base for operations in the event of a Soviet nuclear attack. The shots were snapped by Manchester artist, photographer and film maker Andrew Brooks, 39, as part of his Secret Cities project.

Turkish people wave flags of their country as they take part in a Democracy and Martyrs' Rally in Istanbul, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. More than 1 million flag-waving Turks gathered in Istanbul on Sunday for an anti-coup rally to mark the end of nightly demonstrations since the July 15 abortive military insurrection that left more than 270 people dead. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

At least a million Turks gathered in Istanbul today for a rally to mark the end of nightly demonstrations since the failed coup on July 15. As night fell President Erdogan addressed the crowd.

A new study from the London School of Economics suggests that the arrival of a second child can put financial strain on families and force women in low-skilled jobs to stop working altogether.


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Teenage boy is gored in the armpit by a bull during Spanish festival 

Warning: Graphic Content. The 15-year-old boy was gored by a bull at a festival in Costa Blanca and was rushed to hospital for treatment. Last year 12 people died at bull festivals across Spain. The dramatic incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning, just a day after a teenage girl was gored at a festival in Museros in the east coast province of Valencia. She suffered a 4-inch wound to her knee after managing to evade controls designed to stop under-16s from entering a fenced-off area where the animals chase down revellers.

Kayleigh Grist, 18, broke into a control room with two friends and rode on the wooden Blue Flyer ride for half an hour after sneaking into the Blackpool theme park.

Leah Rice married her childhood sweetheart Dax Rice at the National Brewery Centre, Burton, in a £10,000 ceremony that boasted everything from a sorting hat to an owl ring bearer.

Humorous moment tortoises RUN to their dinner bowl to scoff their faces

The humorous footage, captured in China, shows a man tapping a metal tray containing food on the ground to stir the interest of the creatures. The tortoises are then seen running as quickly as they can to the dinner table before crowding around the bowl and scoffing their faces. The man responds by filling up the trays with food to satisfy the insatiable appetites of the hungry animals as they clamber on top of each other for the best spot.



Live like a superstar with your family and friends in Jamaica

Believe it or not Jamaica can be an affordable family holiday destination. Overlooked for years, the Caribbean gem is finally making a comeback with more kick than a bottle of Appleton Estate rum, discovers MailOnline Travel's Tara Brady. It boasts luxury beach clubs and affordable stays for large groups of travellers including Villa Windward (bottom right) in Montego Bay and Amanoka Villa (top right, top left and inset) in Discovery Bay. Tara also spent an afternoon at the Half Moon resort (bottom left) - a favourite with the royals.

A 15ft crocodile has been filmed choking on a plastic bottle inside its Queensland zoo enclosure. Staff at Rockhampton Zoo slammed the littering visitors who threw the bottle inside the enclosure.

With 140 days to go until Christmas the filming for Marks & Spencer's advert starts now. Pictures show a park in Islington, London, transformed into a wintry scene in a picturesque square.

Woman driving classic Mercedes at a petrolhead convention reverses ONTO a Ferrari 

Footage of the incident outside Katie's Classic Cars and Coffee in Great Falls, Virginia, shows the motorist desperately trying to dislodge her red Mercedes (main and inset, left) from the bonnet of the super car (right). An onlooker says above the intermittent wailing of the Ferrari's alarm: 'That's a big, big problem over there'. Katie's is a weekly gathering that claims on its website to attract 'automobiles of every type imaginable'.