Dramatic footage shows two men and a woman urgently trying to rescue a man in his seventies from his car which had plunged into a Hertfordshire lake and started to sink. Fortunately the lifesavers manage to get the back door of the car open and pull out the pensioner before the vehicle is swallowed up. He was taken to hospital but is believed to be uninjured. The dramatic incident, which occurred on Sunday afternoon in Welwyn Garden City, was filmed by onlooker Alex Kerr, 29, who witnessed the rescue from a nearby cafe after popping out to get a coffee with her family.
'The mandate is clear!' David Davis tells Brexit blockers to respect the referendum result as he slaps down demands for MPs to get a vote on leaving the EU
Mr Davis insisted he wanted to 'empower' parliament by letting politicians engage with the process of stripping away Brussels legislation. But he batted away calls for MPs to be given a veto over the government's negotiating strategy, saying the mandate from the historic referendum was clear. The defiant statement to parliament came amid a growing row over the refusal to stage a vote, with one Tory even accusing Theresa May of acting like a 'tyrant'. As tempers flared in the chamber this afternoon, former Cabinet minister Iain Duncan Smith branded Labour's Kier Starmer a 'second rate lawyer' who was clueless about parliamentary process.
Heartbreaking photos show couple cradling their stillborn daughter who died after a midwife told her mother to go home and take paracetamol despite her excruciating pain
Angela Owens, from Warrington, Cheshire, had been rushed into Warrington Hospital after developing severe pains on a shopping trip. But despite Mrs Owens raising concerns about her unborn baby girl's welfare, a midwife who examined her recommended she be discharged. The mother-of-two refused to leave and was moved to a birthing pool to await labour - only for tests to subsequently reveal the child had no heartbeat. The infant - named Ella - was tragically stillborn, leaving Mrs Owens and partner Paul Humphreys, 31, with a few hours to build memories of the youngster in photos (shown left and right). Today it emerged Mrs Owens had been awarded an undisclosed sum of damages from Warrington Hospital (inset) following the tragedy shortly before Christmas 2013.
Footballer Ched Evans tells his rape retrial teenage 'victim took the lead and was enjoying herself during sex - and he only stopped because he had a girlfriend'
The 27-year-old Chesterfield footballer was at Cardiff Crown Court today to continue his rape retrial over the incident in North Wales. Evans is accused of raping an 'extremely drunk' 19-year-old waitress who had been taken back to a budget hotel by a fellow footballer after a night out.
Teenage sweethearts aged 14 'murdered a church-going dinner lady and her 13-year-old daughter in their beds before celebrating by watching the vampire film Twilight'
A 15-year-old boy has admitted murdering a school dinner lady and her teenage daughter by stabbing and smothering them to death in their beds as they slept. The boy, then aged 14, crept into their bedrooms and knifed his victims repeatedly in the neck while his female accomplice, 14, listened to them 'struggling and gurgling', a court heard. The teenage boy has already admitted murdering the victims in their semi-detached home ahead of the start of an eight-day trial at Nottingham Crown Court on Monday. A girl, also 15, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter but denies murdering popular dinner lady Elizabeth Edwards and her 13-year-old daughter Katie.
We can see Granny's house from here! Harry jokes about spotting Buckingham Palace as he takes a spin on The London Eye with Kate and William to mark World Mental Health Day
The Duchess of Cambridge, 34, looked stunning in a pink floral dress by Kate Spade as she joined William and Prince Harry in London for engagements to mark World Mental Health Day. The royal trio spent the day talking to those who have battled psychological problems and took a trip on The London Eye with those who have shared their experiences.
PIERS MORGAN: The night Bill Clinton and his loose zipper let Trump dodge the bullet that should have killed his campaign for good - and then walk all over Hillary
I don't think I'm overstating things when I say that last night's debate was the most sickeningly squalid spectacle in the history of US politics. I think Trump won, and it's Bill's fault. Virtually every woman in America would have been cheering Hillary on as Trump wilted and withered on a stage of shame for what he had said on the tapes. But when the moment came, Hillary blew it. There just feet away from Bill were the sex accusers, all lined up by Trump in a very effective stunt.
Trump's awkward family photos: Donald and his daughter duck each other's kisses after TV debate as he instead goes to shake the hand of her boyfriend
Tiffany Trump and her dad Donald both awkwardly ducked one another as they tried to share a kiss after Sunday night's debate. Video shows Tiffany approaching her father first to give him a kiss, but he instead reaches out behind his daughter to shake the hand of her boyfriend Ross Mechanic. Then Tiffany ducks her head as he father tries to give her a peck on the cheek, and instead give his arm a quick rub and pat before telling him: 'You did a good job.' Both Donald and Tiffany then turn to speak with Ivanka, who did share a kiss with her father on the stage Sunday night.
Viewers' outrage as Made In Chelsea star stabs a crocodile to death on Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls
He's known for his lovable and flamboyant character on Made In Chelsea. But Ollie Locke, 28, has left fans furious for mounting and killing a crocodile on Sunday night's episode of Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls. The reality star, who is on the show to raise money for Stand Up to Cancer, was encouraged to jump on the reptiles back and force a knife through the creatures neck.
Daughter live streams her parents on a 'heroin binge' after she returns home to find them wasted in front of the TV
The footage, shot in America, reveals the youngster and a man - whose connection to the her parents is unknown - trying in vain to wake them up as they are slumped out in the living room. Dressed in a tie dye T-shirt, the mother can be seen in a close-up shot at the start of the video completely spaced out, unable to look at the camera as her daughter attempts to bring her round. The father can be seen curled up on the floor, slowly rocking backwards and forwards but completely oblivious to what is going on around him.
Would YOU do the same? McDonald's customer pours his drink over woman 'fat shaming' a man waiting to order
A McDonald's customer received a hero's reception after pouring his drink over a girl who is 'fat shaming' another man. The 'bully' and her friend berate the helpless chap about his weight, as he just stands there without saying anything. The blonde and brunette pair say that he is costing the NHS money by eating at the diner while already being too fat. The incident was actually a social experiment uploaded to YouTube a year ago, but it has just started to go viral this week.
New Zealand tourist 'fell 14 floors to her death from Australian apartment balcony as she tried to flee Tinder date'
Gold Coast man Gable Tostee is on trial in the Brisbane Supreme Court after pleading not guilty to the murder of Warriena Tagpuno Wright, 26, in the early hours of August 8, 2014. The court heard Ms Wright was so scared of Tostee, who she met on Tinder, that she fell to her death trying to climb off his 14th floor apartment balcony. The court heard Tostee became angry after Ms Wright threw some decorative rocks at him. Ms Wright's mother Beth Wright broke down as the court heard how her daughter was allegedly choked and restrained as Tostee abused her.
Is Honey G really David Cameron in disguise? The internet erupts with memes comparing X Factor rapper to the ex PM as she is revealed to be a middle class recruitment consultant
Honey G (right) is really recruitment consultancy director Anna Gilford (left) who has worked in the industry for more than a decade and has a music technology degree from the University of Salford. Ms Gilford is also a former tennis champion who has even competed for Great Britain at an international tournament in the US. She has won the hearts of X Factor fans across the nation, although some have spotted a similarity to former prime minister David Cameron (inset), with memes going viral online.
'My life stopped. It's only by looking at our baby daughter that I know time is passing': Widow of academic who was stabbed to death on his doorstep by mentally ill man who had been freed just days before tells of her pain
Dr Jeroen Ensink, was stabbed to death by Femi Nandap last December as he left his flat in Islington, north London, to post cards announcing the birth of his daughter Fleur. It later emerged that Nandap (inset), a Nigerian student whose visa had expired, had knife and assault charges against him dropped six days earlier. Today, Dr Ensick's widow Nadja Ensink-Teich (left, today, and, right, with her husband) called for an inquiry into how her husband's killer was free to launch the horrific knife attack.
'My hands are shaking, let's go and get drunk!' Russian fisherman can't believe their eyes when a NUCLEAR SUBMARINE surfaces near their dinghy
NEW The amazing moment was captured on camera by one of two Russian fisherman on a small dingy in the Sea of Japan. Alongside their small inflatable, a K-550 'Aleksandr Nevsky' Russian nuclear submarine rose above the waves. 'My hands are shaking!' said one of the men filming the incredible scene. The pair then made a plan to ease their shock by going out to get wasted.
Clownpocalypse! As a mother tells hows machete-wielding clowns climbed onto her bonnet, why ARE the creepy figures suddenly terrorising Britain by leaping out of bushes and chasing children?
A spate of clown sightings is terrorising Britain as people report seeing the spooky characters jumping out from bushes or chasing them with knives. The bizarre and terrifying craze has spread from America. One police force dealt with 14 reported sightings in 24 hours, while there were at least six sightings in Newcastle alone in the past week. Police have stepped up patrols in Liverpool while forces across the country have warned people they could face criminal records if they are caught with weapons or making threats.
A luxury hotel on four wheels! The £380,000 campervan with underfloor heating, a rain shower and state-of-the-art kitchen that costs twice as much as a home in England
The luxurious 35ft long Morelo Empire Liner, which will be unveiled in Birmingham this week, boasts underfloor heating, a rain shower and spacious double bed. It also has a well-equipped kitchen (pictured top), perfect for whipping up a feast on a glamorous caravan park 'staycation'. And a bedroom skylight (bottom left) means the owner can enjoy evenings looking up at the stars while drifting off to sleep. The motorhome (bottom right), known as a 'super-liner', costs £378,000 - almost twice the price of the average English home.
This is the amazing moment tigers were spotted paddling and playing in the sea. The playful cats were clearly loving crashing through the waves despite the popular belief that cats do not like water. The video has been shared almost 1 million times just a few days after being uploaded, and was reportedly taken on the coast of Dubai, in the north-eastern United Arab Emirates.
See the world... and take your house with you! The one-bedroom home that can be dismantled and reassembled within four hours
Estonian company Kodasema has invented a new one-bedroom house with factory-made parts that can be broken down easily. The 260 sq ft house has a living room (top right), kitchen, bathroom and bedroom (bottom right). For anyone needing more space, extra units can easily be bought and added to the structure. To set up home, all a person would need is connection points for water, electricity and sewerage.
How the one per cent lived 2,000 years ago: 3D video tour reveals the luxurious villa of a wealthy banker in ancient Pompeii
Researchers from Lund University in Sweden have been working on the project since 2010, in the hopes of documenting the area in Pompeii before it deteriorates further. The researchers uncovered floor surfaces from AD 79, performed detailed studies of the building development through history, cleaned and documented three large wealthy estates, a tavern, a laundry, a bakery and several gardens. Pictured are two examples (left to right) of the appearance of what the house could have looked like, based on photographs and 3D scanning.
You may now grope the bride: Chinese newlywed 'allows guests to molest her during the ceremony to raise money for her honeymoon'
Video said to have been captured in northern China shows male revellers lining up and paying to grope the 'bride' during the wedding festivities. The funds collected were reportedly then used to pay for the happy couple's honeymoon. However, the identity of the woman is not yet known and some of those who viewed the video online suggested she was in fancy dress and that the footage was taken in a Thai cabaret night club filled with Chinese tourists.
Is this the creepiest centrepiece EVER? Sculptor creates eerily realistic wedding cake toppers - that are identical miniatures of the bride and groom
Brazilian sculptor Juliana Le Pine makes lifelike figures from biscuit dough, and her latest video sees her creating a bride and groom based on photographs has been viewed 135,000 times. Top row, left to right: the artist adds facial features using filler and paint, before sculpting a nose out of biscuit dough. Bottom row, left to right: The heads are reattached to the bodies, before Juliana adds curves out of dough. The finished product looks eerily similar to the real-life newylweds.
Mystery of the 2,000-year-old tombs: Chinese archaeologists discover 113 ancient human remains buried in household clay containers
Archaeologists have discovered a group of 2,000-year-old tombs using a unique ancient burial method in central China. A total of 113 human remains have been found and each of them was wrapped with two to three clay containers. Chinese historians said the finding of the large-scale tomb site was significant in helping them understand the burial customs of the Western Han Dynasty (202BC-8).
Now that's pushing the boat out! Leicester City's billionaire owner splashes out on £11million superyacht complete with five luxury cabins
Leicester City's billionaire owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, pictured inset left, has bought himself a new £11million superyacht, with five bedrooms, bars and a luxury lounge, as premier celebrations continue. The superyacht, pictured main and inset right, branded with his King Power logo, as is the club's stadium, is currently moored at Poole harbour in Dorset, where it is waiting for its owner. It is thought its home port will be George Town, Malaysia.
Shocking moment security guard PUNCHES a female shopper in the FACE after she accidentally smashes a bottle of alcohol
Two women went to a Pyaterochka supermarket in the Russian city of Sochi to buy some alcohol, but one accidentally broke a bottle while they were choosing what to buy. Supermarket workers, together with the guard, insisted the women should pay for the bottle. The woman tried to argue, and that is when the guard in a red T-shirt landed a hard right hook on her face.
The 'Tesla of speedboats': $150,000 electric 40 knot hydrofoil travels 50 miles on one charge - but you need an invitation to get one
Netherlands-based Edorado Marine hopes to bring a fleet of designs to market that echo efforts around the development of electric cars and aeroplanes. Alongside the electric system, the boats use hydrofoils - blades that lift the vessel to reduce drag - to make the boat more efficient. This will allow the boat to travel at speeds of up to 40 knots (46 miles/hour).
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Come on, let's mooo-ve! Girl farmer, eight, leads out her prize red-headed charge to auction at the 119th annual autumn sale of pedigree Highland cattle
With their long horns and flowing coats, they are an instantly recognisable animal loved around the world. And Highland cattle enthusiasts descended on Oban today for the 119th annual autumn sale of the animals. Among those displaying their cows was eight-year-old Kate Cameron, who proudly stood with Abernethy. The show and sale is held over two days at Oban Livestock Centre and is open to all Highland breed enthusiasts. Today's sale, which followed yesterday's show, attracted many buyers from across Europe and North America. Highland cattle, known for being able convert poor grazing efficiently, can be found around the world. They even roam 10,000ft up in the Andes and have a reputation for their very tough nature and longevity.
India;s space agency, based in the city of Bengaluru, has released the first full year's worth of data from its Mars probe, showing stunning context for Earth's neighbour and its features. While the instrument aboard ISRO's Mangalyaan probe, called the Mars Colour Camera (MCC), can't match the level of granular detail from other probes, it has a very wide field of view, enabling it to capture the whole planet in a single shot (left). Pictured bottom right is Mars' moon Phobos transiting the planet.Top right is the Valles Marineris canyon, largest canyon in the solar system.