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Kate visits The Hague and Rotterdam for first solo trip without William

The Duchess of Cambridge betrayed no hint of nerves today as she arrived in the Netherlands for her first solo foreign trip without William, wearing an elegant blue Catherine Walker coat. read

Herdfordshire primary school teacher who kept guns in underwear drawer has been jailed for her part in Class A drugs gang

Primary school teacher Aqsa Carvalho, 26, has been sentenced to 17 years in prison after an arsenal was uncovered in her underwear drawer at home in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. read

Spanish doctor gives birth to her third child at 62

Lina Alvarez's daughter - who she has given the same first name - was delivered by Caeserean section at a hospital in Lugo, north-west Spain and weighed 5.2lbs. read

Will Young QUITS Strictly as he cites 'personal reasons' for shock exit

He was an instant fan favourite when he was first announced as part of this year's Strictly line-up. And now, the singer has made the shocking announcement that he has quit the BBC series. read

Sex diary kept by married air stewardess who wrote about her romps with colleagues is at the centre of a legal battle after husband finds it and tries to serialise it 

The 46-year-old kept an intimate diary on a computer about how she had sex with fellow members of staff on Dutch low-cost airline Transavia, which is owned by KLM/Air France. read

We need demonstrations outside Putin's embassy to help stop the war in Syria, Boris Johnson tells MPs as he warns imposing a no-fly zone would mean shooting down RUSSIAN planes

Boris Johnson questioned the failure of left-wing campaigners in the Stop the War Coalition to protest Russian action when they are swift to condemn British and American action. read

Rod Stewart receives Knighthood from Prince William

The veteran rocker, 71, was bestowed the honour by Her Majesty The Queen at Buckingham Palace following a decades spanning career that began in the early '60s. read

Ched Evans tells his rape retrial he didn't speak to his victim before they had sex

The 27-year-old, who currently plays for Chesterfield, told the court yesterday he got ‘caught up in the moment’ when he started having sex with the teenage waitress who accuses him of rape. read

Grieving father urges people to ‘respect the water’ as inquest hears his 23-year-old son was swept away by a freak wave while fishing 

The body of Michael Bindon (pictured) was never recovered after the tragic accident in Cornwall. His father Philip Bindon issued a stark warning to people fishing on the coast. read

Wheelchair-bound woman is gang-raped by 6 refugees at Swedish asylum centre

The woman, in her 30s, was sharing a taxi home with a man after going in the medieval town of Visby on Sweden's Gotland island when she asked to stop off. read

Teenage mother arrested over death of her 2-year-old daughter in Stoke-on-Trent

Cody-Anne Jackson, 19, (pictured) is being questioned by police after her child, Macey, was found dead at her terraced home in Stoke-on-Trent. read

‘Get the f*** outta here!’ Mysterious armed men in camouflage stop adventure bikers at 'secret back gate' to Area 51 

Armed men in camouflage gear came out of nowhere to stop a pair of adventure bikers who had discovered a secret back gate to the infamous Area 51 in Nevada, which is supposed to house UFOs. read

Embarrassed Ikea bosses remove picture of boy 'imitating Adolf Hitler'

The print was spotted in a showroom by Stevie Davies-Evans, who posted a picture of it on Twitter. He voiced his shock that the image had been hung up in the store in Cardiff. read

North Yorkshire policeman faces sack after calling black person 'golliwog'

An experience Yorkshire policeman, PC Paul Southgate, has been found guilty of gross misconduct after using the term 'golliwog' and saying that his female colleague was 'gagging for it'. read

Mother of Cathriona White files lawsuit against Jim Carrey saying he should be 'ashamed'

The mother of Cathriona White has filed a lawsuit against Jim Carrey in the Superior Court of the State of California, less than a month after White's estranged husband Mark Burton filed a similar suit. read

X Factor's Honey G's recruitment company is worth just £1

Honey G, aka Anna Gilford, is director of UK-based recruitment firm ARG Search which has been revealed to be worth just £1 and have debts of £1,338 according to Companies House. read

The black man claiming to be Bill Clinton's love child  likens his treatment by the former first couple to the child of a master and SLAVE who is banished by the wife - Hillary Clinton

Danney Williams, 30, claim's he's Bill Clinton's biological child and says 'This goes back to the slave owners when they have a child with one of their slaves.' read

NBC producer urged to release Trump footage that sees him allegedly use the 'N-Word'

Supporters of Hillary Clinton are asking Mark Burnett to make public the recordings of the hit TV series, which the Republican presidential candidate hosted on NBC between 2004 and 2015. read

Donald Trump's Scottish golf courses lost more than £9million last year

Donald Trump's accounts reportedly reveal that his Scottish golf courses did not pay any corporation tax in the UK because of their financial woes, pictured at the Trump International Golf Links. read

PIERS MORGAN: The night Bill Clinton and his loose zipper let Trump dodge the bullet

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. read

Senator backs Trump saying grabbing a woman's genitals is not as sex attack 

Republican Senator Jeff Sessions has defended Donald Trump by saying that 'grabbing a woman by the p***y' does not amount to sexual assault. read

'Killer Clown' armed with a baseball bat gets NUTTED after picking the wrong victim to scare in a multi-storey car park

Ashley Symes, 23, tried to capitalise on the so-called 'killer clown' craze by scaring strangers in an underground car park at the Dockside Outlet Centre, Chatham. read

Brunel University fresher terrifies students dressed as a clown with a chainsaw

Connor Jones, pictured, terrified pupils when he loitered outside St Cenydd Comprehensive School in Caerphilly, South Wales, dressed as a clown with a snarling mask and green wig. read

McDonald's says Ronald McDonald is keeping a lower profile with amid wave of creepy clown sightings

McDonald's Corp. said Tuesday that it is being 'thoughtful in respect to Ronald McDonald's participation in community events' as a result of the 'current climate'. read

The mothers bound by grief: 50 years on from Aberfan, the haunting stories of the survivors and how the mothers of the 116 children who were engulfed by a coal tip found solace by meeting every week for half a century 

It will be 50 years ago next week since the Aberfan disaster, where a massive coal waste tip slid down the mountainside in the Welsh mining village, killing 116 children and 28 adults. read

Leopards and pumas are BREEDING in the British countryside, expert says, as newly released data shows more than one big cat sighting is reported to police every week

EXCLUSIVE: Forces in England, Wales and Northern Ireland logged 455 sightings from members of the public between 2010 and 2015. Norfolk and Suffolk saw the highest number of reports. read

Have YOU tried the Atkins diet? High-protein foods may help you lose weight but 'DOESN'T protect against diabetes'

University of Washington School of Medicine scientists found women who lost weight eating a high-protein diet didn't show improvements in insulin sensitivity read

BBC defends itself against racism allegations after Tameka Empson is voted off Strictly

The 39-year-old EastEnders star Tameka Empson (pictured) defiantly insisted that she did nothing wrong, shortly after BBC One viewers branded the voting public 'racist'. read

Dashcam captures moment reckless Russian driver hits TWO cyclists

Shocking dashcam shows a car turning without looking on a busy Russian road and ploughing straight into two cyclists - one of which was hurled onto the bonnet and the other thrown to the ground. read

Mother, 37, died giving birth to twins 'after a hospital emergency button failed

Estelle O’Sullivan (pictured), 37, lost three litres of blood after the Caesarian operation to deliver her twins and later died from a cardiac arrest at Wexham Park Hospital in Slough, Berkshire. read

First Dates vet sends hearts racing on Twitter

Handsome London vet Michael, 27, sent female fans into meltdown on Twitter after he appeared on last night's First Dates, but many were left devastated when they saw who he was matched with. read

Paramedic 'drove woman, 21, with history of fits to wrong hospital and stopped three times on the way including one delay of 26 minutes' 

East Midlands Ambulance Service paramedic Shane Kennedy did not attend the fitness to practise hearing in London, where he is accused of misconduct or lack of competence. read

Queen Mathilde of Belgium dazzles in a tiara packed with 200 diamonds in Tokyo

Queen Mathilde and King Phillippe, 56, of Belgium attended a Japanese state dinner in Tokyo on Tuesday evening on their second day of their tour of Japan that marks 150 years of ties between the two countries. read

University Challenge viewers mock contestants after they're s

Geri Horner's hit Look at Me foxed University Challenge contestants last night. Viewers took to Twitter to say they were aghast that the Glasgow team couldn't answer the pop question. read

Mark Zuckerberg reveals his love for hunting animals in Facebook live video

Sat in his Palo Alto backyard in front of a Big Green Egg cooker he called ‘The General’ and another grill, the Facebook founder interacted with his audience for just over half an hour. read

Lingerie experts identify nine different breast shapes

Experts at the lingerie brand third love have added two new additions to their 'Breast Shape Directory', Athletic and Relaxed, joining seven other kinds the brand has identified. read

Wymondham College principal accused allowing 'cheating culture' around GCSE tests

Jonathan Taylor, the principal of Wymondham College in Norfolk, has been accused by the school's former acting head of IT of giving teachers the ‘go ahead’ to bend the rules. read

Welsh hotel manager receives £150 of new fivers from HSBC which he is now selling on eBay

Father-of-three Tim Mitchell, 50, of Llandudno, North Wales, got £150 worth of new five pound notes from an HSBC branch with the prized serial number AA01. read

ONS figures show the differences in healthy lifespans across the UK

Estimates of health lifespans compiled by the Office for National Statistics show London has some of the most dramatic variations, but there are sharp differences elsewhere too. read

Rebekah Vardy says husband Jamie won't be with her if she goes into labour on match day

Her footballer husband Jamie Vardy is a busy man on the pitch for both club Leicester City and England.  read

Durand Academy Trust has funding axed

Durand Academy Trust failed to improve after it emerged Sir Greg Martin, who took home £229,000 as the executive head, also made £161,000 from facilities at the premises in London and West Sussex. read

Retired couple are furious because their £700 five-day sightseeing tour of Scotland involved sitting on a coach for more than SIXTY HOURS

Derek and Julia Limbert, of Sutton Coldfield, said their five-day trip to Scotland turned into a nightmare after they spent more than 10 hours per day on a coach and missed out on sights. read

Missing teenager Kathleen Harkin is found dead in the River Tay in Perth

Kathleen Harkin went missing on Saturday night after spending time with friends by the banks of the River Tay in Perth. Police have said there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death. read

British man jailed for raping his son from the age of six in Ireland 

The boy described to a court in Dublin, Ireland an occasion where his British father, 66, was assembling a wooden box at the home in Waterford, in the country's south east. read

Moment intruder is tackled by police INSIDE the grounds of Buckingham Palace

Daniel Sheehan, 22, was detained by officers for trespassing on a protected site after scaling the south gate of Buckingham Palace in central London at 1.45pm last Friday. read

Great British Bake Off Tom and his wife tweet about smuggling fougasse into the cinema

Ex-teacher Tom Gilliford, 26, from London was teased on social media by Bake Off fans after saying on the show that fougasse was his favourite cinema snack. read

'Mummified Buddhist lama comes back to life after 89 years and wanders around museum to call for world peace': Claim after security camera shows priest 'moving' 

Religious leaders claim CCTV footage shows Lama Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov wandering around the second floor of the museum where his remains are held near Ulan-Ude in Siberia. read

Haggis is forbidden in the US, foie gras is a no-go in India and jelly cups are illegal in Europe: Banned foods around the world revealed

A new infographic reveals the world's banned food, from raw milk in Canada to samosas in Somalia. And the seemingly innocent Kinder Surprise in the US. read

Judge refuses to ban paedophile from taking photos of children

Martin Taylor took 8,000 images of children in his local town of Driffield, east Yorkshire, but the judge said he could not ban him from taking more in case he reforms and want to take innocent images. read

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mocked on Twitter after company axes 'explosive' product

The Note 7 smartphone has, for many people, become synonymous with setting fire after exploding handsets were reported around the world including in China, South Korea and the U.S. read

Samsung asks Note 7 customers to return their phones

Royal Mail and Parcel Force won't allow the faulty Note 7 product to be transported in the post because it contains a lithium battery. read

Galaxy Note 7 owner claims he was told to turn handset off but would still be charged bill

Dave Herron said he called his network provider Vodafone to request a replacement handset after reading about the issues affecting the Note 7 smartphone but received an 'abysmal' response. read

Reddit users create brutally honest online dating profiles 

Romantic hopefuls have been baring their souls on social media by creating brutally honest dating profiles - with one describing himself as a 'short nerdy Asian boy with jealousy issues'. read

The 10 etiquette rules you should never break when visiting someone's house

An etiquette study has revealed the top 10 ‘rude’ faux pas according to homeowners - and you should take note. read

Vietnamese man rushed to hospital after 'breaking his penis' trying new sexual position

A 59-year-old Vietnamese man was taken to hospital in Ho Chi Minh City for emergency surgery after 'breaking' his penis while trying an exotic sexual position. read

South African virgin bride attacks husband with a wine bottle during their honeymoon

Mnombo Madyibi, 32, was on his honeymoon in Coffee Bay, South Africa when he was set upon by his wife after she got scared after seeing his 'hairy, scary cucumber' penis for the first time. read

Maxima stuns in a £2,000 Givenchy dress

Máxima, 45, opted for a Givenchy number for her trip to Buenos Aires on Tuesday while her husband King Willem-Alexander met with the Duchess of Cambridge. read

Two teenagers who were arrested over a shocking video of a 13-year-old girl being attacked will NOT face criminal charges

A 15-year-old girl and 13-year-old boy have been passed to Staffordshire Police's youth offending team to be dealt with following an attack on a 13-year-old girl outside a school. read

Bailey Gwynne death 'may have been avoided if teachers were told about knife'

A multi-agency independent review was set up after 16-year-old Bailey Gwynne (pictured) was stabbed to death at Cults Academy in Aberdeen on October 28 last year. read

Beach Boy Brian Wilson tells how he was tortured by his father in his new memoir

Despite being raised by an abusive father, suffering from severe anxiety and hearing horrific voices in his head almost his entire life, Beach Boy Brian Wilson, now 74, became a musical genius. read

Sarah Parish and husband James Murray reveal how daughter's death inspired them to build hospital

Actors Sarah Parish and James Murray are hoping to raise £2million to build a new children's hospital in Southampton in memory of Ella-Jayne who died of a heart condition at eight months old in 2008. read

Builder, 63, denies possessing military-grade explosives and ammunition found in garage three streets from Wembley Stadium

Khalid Rashad, 63, denies possessing 226g of PE4 plastic explosive, two modified 9mm rounds of blank ammunition and five modified 8mm blank cartridges in Wembley, North West London. read

Suspected killer, 28, wanted over the murder of a 21-year old in an unprovoked knife attack ‘has fled to Dubai and is using a false identity’ 

Josh Hanson was stabbed to death in an unprovoked attack in west London a year ago today. Shane O'Brien (pictured), suspected of the killing, is believed to be in the United Arab Emirates. read

Warriena Wright and Gable Tostee appear in shirtless selfies the night she died

Selfies have emerged from the night Warriena Wright met her accused killer Gable Tostee - before she fell to her death from his 14th floor Gold Coast apartment balcony in August 2014. read

Christian doctor stuck hand in between a patient's legs while giving her massage

Married GP Matthew Gale, 57, had been rubbing the woman’s lower spinal area during a consultation at his surgery in Chorley, Lancashire, when he slipped a hand between her legs. read

Grandfather, 72, pens his own poignant obituary days before dying from asbestosis

Martin Greenbeck, 72,from Laceby, North East Lincolnshire, died at the end of September after a long battle with the disease but before he did, he penned the notice about his own demise. read

ISIS migrant who planned German bomb attack is pinned down by fellow Syrians

Jaber Albakr was detained on Sunday in Leipzig in eastern Germany by two fellow Syrian refugees who invited him to their home but realised who he was wanted so tied him up and called police. read

German refugee camp where Syrian 'bomb plotter' hid out

The Syrian refugee accused of plotting a major terror attack in Europe spent a year in one of Germany's largest refugee camps claiming generous handouts of up to £333 a month. read

Shocked passengers sit alongside a DEAD BODY after diabetic passenger dies during flight home from holiday in Turkey 

The 50-year-old woman, who has not been named, is said to have suffered a diabetic seizure just 45 minutes into the Azur Air flight to Moscow from the popular resort of Antalya and died. read

Driver, 38, was nearly DECAPITATED when ladders fell off van in front and smashed through her windscreen

Joanne Cuthbertson, 38, was driving with father when wind dislodged the ladder from a van in front, which smashed through the windscreen and missed their heads by inches on the A1 near Gosforth. read

Loose Women viewers accuse Janet Street-Porter of having a crush on Ed Balls

Former politician Ed Balls appeared on Loose Women today to discuss his appearance on Strictly and was seen getting rather flirtatious with host Janet Street Porter. read

Benefits Street's Lee Nutley found dead

The reality TV star, who has previously suffered from heroin addiction, was found dead by paramedics at a home, in Stockton's Tilery estate, on Monday. read

Southern Trains strike begins leaving commuters hit by severe delays

Railway staff and union members faced an angry backlash from passengers this morning as scenes of chaos caused tempers to flare in stations across the south east of England. read

Meet the real-life OXO mother and her VERY tasty on-screen husband

Morag Peacock and Myles Keogh have taken over from the late Lynda Bellingham on screen husband Michael Redfern as the mother of father in the gravy commercials. read

The number of flights between the UK and China are to soar

The Government hailed the new deal as a boost for 'Global Britain' as the UK begins the process of negotiating Brexit from the EU. Pictured: Beijing's international airport. read

George Osborne warns people did not vote to be 'poorer' in EU referendum

The ex-chancellor waded into the row over the government's increasingly tough approach to Brexit, mocking the idea that more trade with Australia could make up for looser ties with Germany and France. read

EU students WILL get student loans worth up to £28,000 after Brexit even though many do not pay them back, ministers admit 

Students from the continent will have access to tuition fee loans worth up to £28,000 until at least 2020, the government has announced. read

Furious Tory Brexiteers slam claims a 'hard Brexit' could cost £66BILLION, warning 'defunct' Remain propaganda will damage the UK's negotiating plans

Tory MP Steve Baker told MailOnline 'No one will believe the now discredited propaganda of the defunct Remain campaign' after the Treasury papers were leaked today. read

Winners and losers from sterling's fall: From shares, to inflation and holidays

As currency markets are a barometer of a nation’s economic health and prospects, relative to other markets and economies, many fear that investors are losing faith in the UK after the Brexit vote. read

Luxembourg suggests closing EU borders for 24 hours to prove value of free movement

Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel said making people wait two hours to get into Italy or Spain would make clear why free movement rules are crucial to the EU. read

Wiltshire martial arts teacher reveals the self defence tricks all youngsters should know

With the help of 11-year-old Melissa, martial arts teacher Matt Fiddes, from Wiltshire, demonstrates the three moves that could prevent a child from being abducted. read

British man may face 'involuntary manslaughter' charge after killing migrant in Calais

Abraham Reichman, 35, from London, swerved to try and avoid a gang that was trying to stop traffic on the busy A16 road as he was heading towards the EuroTunnel entrance in Calais on Sunday night. read

Police cannot tell if body found in a Derbyshire lay-by is a man or a woman

The victim's body was dumped by the side of a road just off the A628 just east of Tintwhistle and north of Valehouse, Derbyshire, and found by a member of the public yesterday. read

Have YOU ever felt dizzy when you stand up? Why you could be more at risk of dementia...

Low blood pressure when standing up - known as orthostatic hypotension - increases the risk of dementia by 15 per cent, researchers from Erasmus Medical Centre, the Netherlands, found. read

Heartbeat breakthrough could lead to new cures for congenital disease

Until now, researchers thought that the first time our heart muscle contracted to beat was at 8 days after conception in mice which equates to around day 21 of a human pregnancy. read

Kate Middleton makes friends with ROBOT in Rotterdam workshop project visit

The Duchess, 34, was pictured shaking hands with a robot constructed form Meccano in Rotterdam where she went to learn about Bouwkeet, the social Makerspace of Bospolder-Tussendijken. read

Police release e-fits of two men wanted for kidnap and rape of a schoolgirl, 14, in Oxford

Detectives said the victim continued to be supported by specially-trained officers as they sought to gain more details about her ordeal two weeks ago in Summertown, Oxford. read

Brits share their outrage at the Oxford Street Christmas lights going up already 

Brits took to social media in their droves to debate whether it was too early for the festive lights to be on display in London - and things got a little heated. read

Syrian girl cries for her father after she becomes latest victim of the civil war 

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT The youngster was pulled from the rubble in the rebel-held Fardous neighbourhood. Russian air strikes resumed on Tuesday after several days of relative calm. read

‘Is that me cutting myself mum?’ A blood-stained Shiite boy clutching a huge knife joins his young friends in a bloody Muslim ceremony marking the sacrifice of the Prophet's grandson 

The boy had blood dripping down his front as he took part in the festival of Ashura, in Baghdad. The controversial festival is marked around the world. read

What's mine is yours! Jabu the elephant plucks cap off tour guide's head and puts it on his own before returning it in cheeky stunt

Hilarious footage shows an elephant in Botswana, named Jabu, using his trunk to pluck a white baseball hat off tour guide Chris Du Plessis's head and putting it on his own before returning it. read

Incredible moment a six-day-old baby has life-saving open heart surgery after a nurse spots a deadly defect

Nurses noticed the six-day-old boy, from London, had a blue colouring in his feet. Tests revealed he had total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage - a potentially fatal heart defect. read

Kim Kardashian thinks the thieves who robbed her were 'amateurs'

The robbers who stole millions of dollars worth of jewelry from Kim Kardashian's apartment were dressed in uniform from a 'Halloween store' and were arguing over how to carry out the heist. read

Edinburgh Woollen Mill accused of mislabelling scarves as 100% cashmere as expert witness says selling them for £30 is 'unsustainable' 

Edinburgh Woollen Mill, based in Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway, denies falsely claiming scarves were pure cashmere on two occasions in 2014. The chain has 265 high-street shops. read

Motorist to face trial over cyclist's death after Britain's first crowdfunded prosecution 

Gail Purcell, 58, allegedly hit cyclist Mick Mason from behind, causing a traumatic brain injury, during the evening rush hour in London in February 2014. read

Couple sue Royal Caribbean after falling ill with food poisoning and spending two days in quarantine during £2,000 Mediterranean cruise

Rachael and David Willcox, from Bristol, got a gastric illness from a meal on the Rhapsody of the Seas ship, run by Royal Caribbean. They have now instructed lawyers to investigate. read

Feeling anxious about a first date? Here are four ways science can help ease your nerves

Olivia Remes, a researcher from the University of Cambridge'sInstitute of Public Health, explains how science can help you get over those first date nerves (stock image used) read

Callous crook caught on CCTV stealing blind woman's handbag in Coventry

Police have released CCTV of the heartless thief, who was captured on cameras at a council office in Coventry, West Midlands, on the morning of September 9. read

Newcastle Police issue warning over bad batch of 'legal highs' including Spice

Sharon Howe, 15, of Morecambe, Lancashire, was out with classmates when she was offered the deadly former legal high by a group of older boys - and later collapsed with severe convulsions. read

Film buff shoots and stars in movie trailer before asking girlfriend to marry him

Film buff Jas Halsey, from Kent, proposed to his girlfriend Charlene Berwick after screening a trailer - made by and starring him - during a visit to the cinema. read

The Apprentice's Karthik Nagesan strips off on Instagram for naked shower selfies

Karthik 'Big K' Nagesan's big claims caused a stir on the first episode of the Apprentice last week. And the IT whizz's social media accounts reveals he's just as confident when it comes to his body. read

Devon school governor persuaded underage girls to perform sex acts online

Matthew Curtain, 36, of Plymouth, Devon, pretended to be 15 to persuade two young girls to talk about sex, perform lewd acts on themselves and send naked pictures. read

The best Halloween costumes ever

From re-enacting Alan's baby-stealing scene in The Hangover franchise to dressing up as a pizza and a slice (pictured) these parents and babies have pulled out all the stops at Halloween. read

How a happy childhood sets you up for life: A good home environment fuels stronger marriages six decades later

Research from Harvard Medical School found that men who grew up in caring homes were better at managing stressful emotions as middle-aged adults (stock image). read

Why GARDENING is the best fitness for elderly women

After just seven weeks, all of the participants in the study by the American Society for Horticultural Science had lost weight around their middle, felt less depressed, and had more stamina. read

Why naked mole rats feel no pain: Secret to creature's immunity could help create new drugs for humans 

The researchers, from the Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin, looked into a mechanism that causes our bodies' response to hot temperatures when our skin is sensitive. read

‘Bride’ who was filmed letting men grope her breasts is revealed to be a Thai transsexual cabaret act and charged with indecency 

The transsexual performer, Miss Bee, was fined by a court in Pattaya, Thailand for allowing a large group of Chinese holiday makers to grope her breasts in a nightclub on the popular tourist island. read

M4 closed for 5 hours after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a lorry

Motorists have been stuck in severe delays for several hours following the crash on the London-bound carriageway of the M4 just before 3am on Tuesday. read

Heirloom pocket watch owned by two war heroes is stolen in house raid

Veteran William Smith, who was a driver from Nottingham and worked with horses, carried the watch across the battlefields of France during the First World War more than 100 years ago. read

Nottingham dementia sufferer 'weighed less than four stone when she was found dead'

Ivy Atkin weighed just 3st 12lbs and had a body mass index (BMI) of 10.7 - half the normal amount for a healthy adult - when she died at Autumn Grange Care Home in Nottingham. read

Ten bits of bad driving you might not know you can get penalty points for

Speeding, drink-driving and using a mobile are three well-known reasons for penalty points, but there are others that you might be oblivious to. read

Salisbury driver and his half-sister killed when their car ctashes head-on with van

Jackson Watters, 17, and Millie Crouch, 12, died at the scene on the A36 near Salisbury, Wiltshire, when the Ford Fiesta struck a Mercedes Sprinter van heading in the opposite direction read

Chinese wave power device is suspiciously similar to a Scottish machine

Scottish company Pelamis Wave Power produced this renewable energy device (pictured) and shortly after a visit by the Chinese Government in 2011 the factory was burgled. read

Derren Brown makes woman eat GLASS live on stage during Miracle show

Audience member Sarah Carson was asked by Derren Brown to place the piece of glass on her tongue and to 'crunch on the big bits' during his West End production, Miracle, which aired on Channel 4. read

Essex divorcee spends £5k turning herself into a 'sexy cougar' and now dates younger men

Carole Pridmore, from Chingford, Essex, shed six stone after her marriage broke down three years ago and then paid thousands for a boob job to complete her look. read

Indian child has 80 maggots removed from her ear after complaining of itch

Radhika Mandloi, from central India, started to suffer pain in her left ear last week. Doctors were shocked to find a blow fly - attracted to bad smells - inside her ear which had laid around 80 larva. read

How Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston 'got rid of' his real life stalker ex-girlfriend

When preparing for his role as Walter White in the hit series Breaking Bad, actor Bryan Cranston recalled a crazy ex-girlfriend when he had to find within himself a cold-blooded killer. read

Dramatic moment Ford Fiesta swerves between lanes as driver loses control before ploughing into barrier on the M4 

Dashcam footage shows the car losing control on the M4 near Porthcrawl, south Wales, before disconnecting a trailer being towed by a van and smashing into the central reservation. read

Nasa bosses back Barack Obama's plan to get to Mars by the 2030s

In an op-ed for CNN, Obama t revealed his goals for space exploration, including a manned mission Mars by the 2030s, and the ‘ultimate ambition’ of a long-term stay. read

China is developing a reactor so tiny that it can fit in a shipping container

The mini reactor is being developed by the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Nuclear Energy Safety Technology and could be placed on an island in the disputed South China Seas. read

Tone deaf people may find it harder to tell if a laugh is fake or read facial expressions

Researchers from Goldsmiths, University of London and University College London (UCL) looked at whether tone-deaf people had difficulty in social situations (stock image) read

University of Calgary study on mice suggests females are more stressed without friends

The research comes from the University of Calgary where scientists tested the stress levels in male and female mice. The findings highlight the importance of a social network for females (stock image). read

Cameron’s £22.5m blunder: Spending watchdog slams former PM for overruling officials and pushing through Garden Bridge project in London that may NEVER be built 

In today's report the National Audit Office said there was now a 'significant risk' the bridge would not be built and that up to £22.5 million of taxpayers' money may have to be written off. read

UK's wardrobes are under attack after a humid September

The pests - common clothes moths which feed on wool and natural fibres such as cashmere, tweed, sheepskin and fur - are eating through our jumpers and cardigans in millions of homes in the UK. read

Teen who thought she had pulled a muscle discovers pain was actually a tumour in her bum

Ellie Waters, 14, from Northants, was told she had deep tissue tear after collapsing in a charity run last year. But a scan found she had an alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma - a form of soft tissue cancer. read

MPs face sleaze probes if their second jobs get in the way of duties to constituents

Proposals from the parliamentary standards commissioner would mean politicians have to ensure there is no 'conflict' between outside work and their official duties. read

Still unsure whether or not you should carry a donor card? Then read this young couple's devastating story

The only thing that saved Luke Yates from Hampshire in the horrible weeks and months after his wife Sam’s death was the knowledge that she would have wanted him to go on living. read

AspireAssist surgery is new surgical solution to weight loss

Three times a day, after each meal, Carola Karlsson from Sweden takes herself off to the nearest bathroom to dispose of a third of what she has just eaten to control her weight. read

Desperate bride-to-be asks for donations to fund cancer treatment instead of wedding presents as her 'last hope for survival'

Emma Houlston, 31, from Balham, London, has aggressive inoperable ovarian cancer and her only hope is to have immunotherapy privately because it is not available on the NHS. read

Chinese boy helps support family by making 10k dumplings a day

Eight-year-old Liu Minghui from China makes ten thousand dumplings a day to support his family. His parents are migrant workers and he only gets to see them once a year. read

Shocking images show a giant panda at a Chinese zoo foraging through RUBBISH left by tourists and eating it

The images, captured by a visitor to Taiyuan Zoo in Shanxi province, showed the bear rooting through assorted junk in its enclosure, including a water bottle, food debris and a balloon. read

Chinese pupils are forced to study in polluted classroom after a nearby pharmaceutical factory EXPLODED

Shocking images have emerged of pupils continuing to study in a polluted classroom after a factory explosion on October 10 in China. Parents of the students have complained. read

Muslim father rapes his daughter in Norway as punishment for becoming 'too Westernised'

The man, in his 40s has been charged with rape and incest after he attacked his daughter in their family home in the city of Fredrikstad. She told police she had been punished for her lifestyle. read

Alleged serial killer Stephen Port drugged student at his home

Stephen Port, of Barking, east London, is accused of attacking a dozen victims to satisfy his fetish for sex with unconscious young men. read

Polish groom squeezes the legs of female wedding guests while blindfolded

The footage, said to have been captured in Ontario, Canada, shows a number of women - including the bride - sitting on chairs and waiting for the newlywed to pass. read

Photographer Rankin captures powerful images of servicemen injured on duty 

All of the former service personnel photographed by Rankin for the limited edition book launched in London next month have suffered physical and mental injuries while serving their country or as a civilian. read

Thousands of Germans who committed crimes for the Third Reich were protected from prosecution for decades by ex-Nazi judges, historical study finds

The study has found that more than half of senior officials in Germany's justice ministry were Nazis and judges and lawyers saw no difference between carrying out sentences for Hitler and post-war work. read

Gareth Southgate slashes £500k off of his £3.2m home over 'tax avoidance' probe

Gareth Southgate has knocked £500,000 off the price of his Yorkshire mansion which is now on the market for £3.2million and comes with a wine cellar and home cinema. read

Beeston women is fighting for her life after contracting Lyme disease 4 years ago 

Heidi Luckraft, 39, from Beeston, Nottinghamshire, was walking her dog four years ago when she was bitten by a tick. However, it wasn't until last year that she was finally diagnosed with Lyme disease. read

Vladimir Putin cancels visit to Paris after Francois Hollande insists they discuss Syria

The Kremlin confirmed this morning that Presidnet Vladimir Putin had cancelled a visit to the French capital where he was due to have talks over the Syria conflict with Francois Hollande. read

British aristocrat's daughter killed in Philippines' war on drugs

Police in Manila say they are close to linking the murder of Aurora Moynihan, daughter of Lord Tony Moynihan with a 'high-level' drug supplier who is believed to be her ex-boyfriend. read

Rich girls are more likely to be obese than rich boys – but overall poor children still outweigh their wealthy friends 

One in five British girls aged 5-11 and from privileged backgrounds are predicted to be overweight or obese by 2020, compared with one in six for their male counterparts. read

Woodcutter in Victoria chops down tree but it falls on cabin

The footage, shot in Winslow, Victoria, shows the forester taking an axe and a chainsaw to the tree before it fell on top of the cabin, flattening it. read

Did they call 999? Police officers had to be rescued by firefighters when they became trapped in a lift in their own headquarters

Firefighters were called out to aid the group of red-faced Hampshire Police officers and winched the lift to the next floor before opening it with a key to free the night shift team. read

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte turns his sights on banning smoking

Known as 'The Punisher', Rodrigo Duterte's 100-day-old drug war has already left thousands dead (pictured), but now he is making smoking a thing of the past in the Philippines. read

Durham owner gives her cat an inhaler after she was diagnosed with ASTHMA 

Three-year-old Heidi, who suffers from feline asthma, is given an inhaler by loving owners Donna and David Stead, from County Durham, to keep her condition under control. read

Tooting woman attacked by Asian man who forced her into a building and raped her

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police are appealing for witnesses after the woman was attacked while walking alone in Tooting, south London. read

Turkish council worker splits water pipe and soaks customers waiting to use ATM

ATM customers in Tekridag, Turkey, hoping to get some money were instead given a soaking when a worker managed to burst a water pipe, sending a huge jet of water spraying everywhere. read

Graphic shows every eruption, earthquake and major emission since 1960

Researchers at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History have unveiled the E3 map - showing eruptions, earthquakes and emissions, say it shows the pulse of our planet. read

Cat fends off German Shepherd in a hilarious bathroom boxing bout 

With a series of lightning-quick jabs the ferocious feline successfully bats back the dog as the two trade blows at a house in an unknown location, but believed to be in North America. read

Russia's skyline pictured in stunning dream-like photographs by Andrei Mikhailov

Andrei Mikhailov, 33, toured his native St Petersburg to take the photographs that appear more like paintings from an ancient book of fairy tales than the second-largest city in Russia. read

Driverless cars to be tested on UK streets for the first time: 'Pods' will navigate Milton Keynes' roundabouts

A pod, like a small two-seater car, developed by a company spun out from Oxford University will be tested in Milton Keynes today. read

Carluccio founder pours scorn on the UK version of spaghetti bolognese

Antonio Carluccio told an audience at Cheltenham Literature Festival he was confused when he first came to London and saw spaghetti Bolognese on menus – because it does not exist in Italy. read

Girl, 12, becomes pregnant after being sold into forced marriage in China for £3,600 

The girl, known as Lan Lan, was confirmed to be three months pregnant after a pregnancy test in a hospital in Xuzhou, China. A 35-year-old man had paid 30,000 yuan (£3,600) for her to be his wife. read

Schindler's List's factory is under threat because Czechs remember him as a crook

The project to save the site in Brněnec, Czech Republic, by a local writer is not proving popular with locals who still remember Oskar Schindler for heavy drinking, gambling and women. read

Nasa's Juno probe releases spooky noises from Jupiter's auroras

The creepy sounds were recorded by University of Iowa's 'Waves' instrument and then converted in sound files by the engineers to form the spooky soundscape. read

Heartwarming moment son surprises his mum on her birthday by telling her his fiancee is pregnant 

Ashley, 36, from Portsmouth UK, broke the news to his parents via a t-shirt message reading 'This Guy Is Going To Be A Dad'. His mum nearly passed out before bursting into tears. read

Is this proof of the 'Black Monk'? Ghost hunters capture spooky footage of 'chair being pushed down stairs' in one of Britain's most haunted houses 

Unnerving footage appears to show a poltergeist that ghost hunters call the Black Monk throwing a pushchair down a staircase in one of Britain's most haunted houses in Yorkshire. read

Glasgow dog scared of his own hair after owner gives him a trim

Goose, an eight-year-old Yorkshire Terrier, had a puzzled look on his face after being sheared last week by his owner Grant Brown, a 31-year-old hospitality manager from Glasgow, Scotland. read

CCTV captures female shopkeeper strike armed robber as he tried to steal the till

The worker hurled lager cans as the robber reached over the counter as Sean Munson, 25, brazenly took the money at the Lifestyle Express store in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire. read

Would a woman's hair color stop YOU from helping her? New Yorker poses as a blonde and a brunette to find out which one gets more help with a VERY embarrassing wardrobe malfunction

The test by featured a woman on the streets of New York with her skirt tucked into her underwear wearing brunette and blonde wigs. As a blonde she waited an hour for assistance. read

Mysterious genetic disease causes sufferers to swell to double their size at random

Hereditary angioedema (or HAE) is a condition that deprives the blood of protein. For some reason, this leads sufferers to have spontaneous attacks of swelling that could stop them from breathing. read

Revealed: Passenger plane lands at the WRONG airport after pilots ignore their navigation equipment 

The Sriwijaya Air flight was travelling to Padang, Indonesia at the time. It was the first time the pilots had flown to the airport. They decided to ignore their instruments as they thought they were wrong. read

Ultra-rare pictures show moment dolphins gang up to MURDER porpoise by throwing it into the air

Stunned rowers initially thought they had witnessed a dolphin giving birth just off Newlyn Harbour in Cornwall but experts later confirmed it was an attack and the body was recovered from the water. read

New York parents lose 15st of baby weight together after ditching their fast food diet 

Parents Debbie, 28, and Brandon Potter, 29, from Bethpage, New York, gave into food cravings and late night takeaways after the birth of their first child Brayson, now aged three, in 2013. read

'Can I help you with anything?' Londoner’s kindness experiment goes viral on Facebook 

Maths tutor Joe, from London, said he wanted to do something nice for people he had never met before, so he took to the streets on a mission. read

Earth's precious minerals formed when another world collided with us 4.45bn years ago

The Tokyo Institute of Technology led an international team of scientists in the study, in which a computer simulation tracked the evolution of the planets over 300 million years. read

Blackpool teen truant received free manicure for attending a whole week of school

Debbie Conroy (pictured), 42, admitted failing to ensure her teenage daughter's regular school attendance at Blackpool Magistrates' Court but said the girl was 'turning her life around'. read

Croydon nurse who had sex with drug addict patient is suspended for a year

John Warren began the relationship with the former prostitute, who had a history of sexual abuse, while he was working as her 'key worker' at KCA Croydon - an adult substance misuse centre. read

Chinese parents found dead shielding daughter in rubble of collapsed building

A mother and father in China were found in the rubble of their building shielding their daughter on October 11. They were found in rubble after their residential building collapsed. read

Dusty old film cans found in attic turn out to be world's first ever DASHCAM footage which captures Hull in all its glory 50 years ago

Pub landlady Maud Mellors drove around the centre of Hull with her son Peter in the late 1960s, filming everything she saw - and the video has now emerged half a century later. read

Go to space without leaving earth: Desolate landscapes you won't believe are on our planet 

MailOnline Travel has compiled a catalogue of locations that look other-worldly, from sulfurous hot springs in Ethiopia to gas craters in Turkmenistan and ice in Siberia. read

CCTV captures moment an 80-year-old man is catapulted into the air by a speeding car 

CCTV footage shows the 80-year-old man, who suffered serious injuries, leaning back to let a car drive past after walking into the road to open the door of his own vehicle in St Louis, Missouri. read

Wolverhampton boy was killed when his cousin accidentally reversed truck over him

Matthew Junior 'MJ' Maybin was killed when his cousin Tony accidentally reversed a tipper truck over him outside the boy's home in Wolverhampton, an inquest heard. read

Bizarre moment in St Agnes that a naked bearded man busts a move on top of a police car

In alarming footage the bearded reveller jiggles around on top of the force's Ford Focus beside the M32 in St Agnes near Bristol. Two unimpressed police officers watch on. read

'Tanorexic' splashes £35,000 on fake bake

Hannah, 21, from South Wales, says she has spent around £35,000 on tanning products since the age of 12 but, desperate to find a husband, she has appealed to the Body Fixers for help. read

'Guys' attitude is chin up, crack on, now let's talk about sport': Depressed man wrote a heartbreaking Facebook post urging others to talk about mental health just days before he died

The 36-year-old, from Golborne, Wigan, died on Wednesday August 24 - just days after posting a moving message about the mental health problems he was going through on Facebook. read

Golfing supremo, 61, who dined with royalty to secure £120million Rolex sponsorship deal for the PGA European Tour ‘was sacked because he was too old’

Former PGA European Tour marketing director Sean Kelly, 61, claims he was sacked from his job on age grounds and because he 'attended golf events' to gather new sponsors. read

Chinese city hosts bizarre fashion show for crustaceans

Participants presented dressed-up mitten crabs at an annual contest in Huaian City, China on October 11. It is part of a festival to celebrate harvest of the seasonal delicacy. read

Cakes NOT to serve at your baby shower! Celebratory treats made to look like babies emerging from stomachs and icing sperm sweep the web

These photos show some of the creepiest baby shower cakes, many of which depict the moment a baby is born using fondant icing. Some bakes depict a baby's head emerging from a woman's stomach. read

New Zealand skydive leads to breathtaking photos showing an extremely rare circular rainbow

A first-time skydiver in the skies above the Bay of Islands in New Zealand, 29-year-old Anthony Killeen witnessed the incredibly rare sight of a circular rainbow as he was in freefall. read

'My life is just beginning': Brave 21-year-old who lost four limbs and over half of her skin to bacterial meningitis becomes Instagram star after inspiring thousands with her courageous story

Kaitlyn Dobrow, 21, narrowly escaped with her life after contracting the potentially fatal disease. Three years later she has learned to follow her passions of make-up and cooking with prosthetics. read

Heartbroken bride reveals her husband married her before dying of cancer 

Sian Thomas, 28, of Surbiton, south London, was married for just one day before the love of her life Jonathan, 30, (pictured together) died of a rare type of cancer. read

Little girl shakes in surprise when she has ice cream for the first time (before demanding more) 

Ice cream brain freeze can take some getting used to, but this little girl's reaction is adorable and hilarious in equal measure. For toddler Lyla, from New Zealand, this process may take quite a long time. read

Be monarch of your own glen for just £850,000: Share of unspoilt Highlands estate comes complete with access to Scotland's best loch for sea trout

Renowned for its spectacular salmon and sea trout fishing, the 6,000-acre Gualin Estate in Sutherland has remained virtually unchanged for centuries. read

China unveils fire-fighting robots designed to reach hazardous areas firefighters can't get to 

China has unveiled its new fire-fighting robots during a drill at Beijing's Forbidden City in China on October 10. The robots can enter buildings with explosives and toxic materials. read

Johanna Nordblad captured freediving underneath a frozen lake

Johanna Nordblad, from Helsinki, Finland, once nearly lost her leg in a horrific accident but painful ice therapy saved it - now she's a world record-breaking freediver who swims under frozen lakes. read

'Snake whisperer' stares out deadly king cobra as he catches it with his bare hands

'Snake whisper' Puk Pinyo was filmed catching a killer king cobra by staring it out and calmly picking it up and putting it into a sack after a 25-year-old woman in Thailand found it in her garden. read

Mac on... Donald Trump's infamous 'locker room' comments

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses. Especially girls with classy asses! read

That's a very fashionable feline! Tiny kitten that was saved from Hurricane Matthew is adopted, as pictures of it wearing a warm SWEATER made from a sock took the internet by storm

The kitten was rescued from the storm in Raleigh, North Carolina, and taken to Petsmart's Banfield Pet Hospital. Using a grey tube sock, the staff made the rescued animal a sweater. read