Mo Casillas (pictured centre), from Stockport, Greater Manchester, describes how her neighbours Carol and Frank Dickson (left) would do everything they could to make her life a misery. Mo, who is of Iranian descent, says Carol would accost her whenever she left the house (pictured top right). She describes how a 15-year campaign of abuse and harassment, which has left her on antidepressants, contributed to the end of her marriage, and made her and her children afraid to leave the house. One of the main disputes between Mo and the Dickinsons has been their refusal to allow anyone access to the gas and electricity meters for Mo's house, which are on their 8 ft driveway (bottom right).
'People were screaming... there was a lot of blood': Battle to free injured passengers trapped on the top deck of a bus after driver 'blacks out' and smashes into a shop
Witnesses said passengers were covered in blood after the double-decker bus crashed on the A3036 in Battersea, South West London. The driver allegedly said he had lost consciousness before the crash at about 7am, and paramedics said they had treated six patients and remain on scene. Firefighters with cutting gear were trying to rescue two women trapped on the top deck of the bus, but added that the passengers were 'both conscious and breathing'.
Amazing moment boat carrying dozens of African migrants arrives on Spanish beach in front of stunned holidaymakers
Footage shows the migrants leaping out of an inflatable dinghy and dashing across the sand on beaches at Cadiz in southern Spain, after crossing the Strait of Gibraltar. The group managed to escape from the beach before the authorities arrived some time after.
Plied with cocaine and gang-raped under a Kurdish flag by men in 'relay race': Horrific ordeal of 13-year-old victim of Asian sex gang who was taken from children's home to be abused at 'party' in a Newcastle flat
The shocking case of the vulnerable 13-year-old, who was in local authority care emerged after an 18-strong gang was convicted of crimes against up to 108 girls. The girl told the court how she would regularly be supplied with cash, cigarettes and drugs in exchange for sex. She spoke of how she would be picked up in a Mercedes from the children's home where she was living and taken to flats in Newcastle to be used by anyone who wanted her. John Elvedge QC, prosecuting, told the court how during one attack she was high on cocaine while men took turns to have sex with her under a Kurdish flag. The shocking case emerged in yet another appalling grooming scandal, as a total of 17 men and one woman were convicted of rape, sexual assault, human trafficking and inciting prostitution.
Net closes in on 'Putney Bridge pusher' as it emerges he jogged back the same way just 15 minutes later but IGNORED victim's attempt to confront him
Officers are following a number of lines of inquiry in their hunt, after releasing shocking CCTV footage of the man barging into the 33-year-old pedestrian. The woman was lucky to escape serious injury after the bus driver swerved to avoid her on the bridge in south west London.
'Where were you when she needed you?' Princess Diana's former staff attack Earl Spencer after he uses US TV interview to say he wished he could have protected her
Former members of royal staff who worked with Princess Diana rounded on her brother Earl Spencer (left) yesterday after he said of her death: 'I wish I could have protected her.' In a US TV interview, the aristocrat said that in the days after she was killed in a car crash in Paris on August 31, 1997, he was haunted by the thought he could have done something to save his sister (right). Speaking at Althorp, the family's ancestral home in Northamptonshire, Charles, the 9th Earl Spencer, said he was 'furious' she had died as a result of being driven at high speed by a drunken chauffeur while being chased by paparazzi. But his words, in an ABC documentary to be broadcast this week, provoked a furious reaction from some of those who worked with Diana. The princess's former chef, Darren McGrady, said on Twitter (inset): 'This makes me want to throw up! Where were you when she needed you?'
The story behind an iconic stone, earrings that marked a new start and how she gave stuffy heirlooms a new lease of life: Diana's sensational sapphires (that Kate adores)
Of all the beautiful jewels in her possession, sapphires are the ones which will always be associated with Diana not least because of her stunning engagement ring. But Diana's sapphire collection was far more eclectic and interesting than it is often thought. From a suite of sapphires from a wedding guest she had never met to the brooch she turned into a choker and the necklace she decided to wear on her head, each of her pieces bears a fascinating story that reveals so much about the Princess. Here we reveal the secrets behind the Princess's showstopping sapphires...
British woman suffers horrific injuries after she was 'glassed by jealous air hostess' as she partied in Dubai with love split boxer Amir Khan
Bia Hannides, 22, (left) from Southampton, Hampshire, was enjoying a night out with the former light-welterweight world champion in Dubai when she claims she was glassed by an air hostess. She was partying with Amir Khan (pictured in Dubai, right) star and his brother inside an exclusive club on Sunday night and claims she was attacked and left with a huge wound over her right eye. The following day, she said the boxer, from Bolton, Greater Manchester, sent her a message saying: 'I get punched in the face for a living and still get the best girls. Same for you.' Ms Hannides, who was in Dubai with her 53-year-old mother Denise, spent 12 hours in the hospital receiving stitches for her wounds.
How I taught my husband to love me again: One woman explains why she refused to give up on her man after his stroke changed his personality and tore their lives apart
Russell Hanford, from Dorset, (picture left with wife with wife Rachel on their wedding day, and right while undergoing therapy after his stroke) had stroke aged 35, just five weeks after he got married. His wife Rachel (pictured left and right with Russell today) says she feared the worst when she saw him partially paralysed in hospital and scarcely conscious. Although Russel's recovery appears nothing short of miraculous, he still struggles to put them into a sentence more than two years later. Unable to communicate or to express his emotions, Rachel had to teach her husband how to love her again.
'Trump is bereft of reason... and SENILE': One of Kim Jong-un's top generals launches astonishing attack on US president as North Korea threatens missile strike on Guam 'within days'
The US President yesterday warned North Korea it faces 'fire and fury' over its nuclear program sparking claims from Pyongyang that it will create an 'enveloping fire' around Guam. This morning, the secretive state dismissed Trump's threat as a 'load of nonsense' and insisted 'only absolute force' can work on someone as 'bereft of reason'. The remarks come after tens of thousands of North Koreans gathered for a rally in a show of defiance in Pyongyang and as officials insisted the country will be ready to strike Guam by mid-August. One of Kim Jong-un's top officials this morning became the latest critic of Trump's working vacation, accusing him of acting senile while 'on the golf links.'
A limited strike, full-scale invasion or pressure on China: MARK ALMOND outlines the possible military options the US is considering against North Korea
The war of threats between President Trump and the North Korean dictator, Kim Jong-Un, is setting global nerves on edge. We're used to blood curdling propaganda from Pyongyang, but an American president using the same kind of language - 'fire and fury' - is a new departure. The threat of nuclear war in East Asia is suddenly alarmingly close. But before this hysterical rhetoric reaches a climax, Western leaders must consider what history and strategic analysis teaches us about how to avoid calamity - or how best to contain it.
PIERS MORGAN: If the President thinks he can handle the North Korea crisis as if it's a Twitter-spat with CNN he could trash talk us into a war
I slept uneasily last night. The North Korea crisis has reached an incredibly serious point. One that could very easily tip over into something genuinely catastrophic if those charged with avoiding such catastrophe are not extremely careful. President Trump can talk about 'fire and fury' all he likes but if he doesn't actually respond to continued threats with any fire and fury then Jong Un will simply laugh in his face and claim he's neutered the United States.
Cara Delevingne's harem party in the jungle: Model takes a group of friends to £5,750 a night retreat in Mexico to celebrate her 25th birthday
Britian's highest-paid model, quirky Cara Delevingne, spared no expense in splurging £100,000 on an extravagant birthday party in the Mexican jungle. Dame Joan Collins's ubiquitous, fun-loving goddaughter, who turns 25 on Saturday, has flown a crowd of her girlfriends out this week to the five-star wellness retreat, Chable, where a single night at the Royal Villa costs up to £5,755 per person. Vogue's new contributing editor, Adwoa Aboah, supplied the gaggle with Cara-themed T-shirts.
A long lost airplane that crashed during WWII is finally discovered almost perfectly preserved on the riverbed of a remote Pacific island
Holidaymakers can expect to witness numerous unexpected wonders when they explore the wider world. But tourists visiting the Micronesian archipelago of Palau discovered an unusually rare sight, recently - after stumbling across a doomed WW2 plane. The long lost aeroplane was found in a shallow river on the archipelago of Palau, which boasts 500 picturesque islands.
With a budget of up to £350 for both a smart day and glamorous evening look, Linda Kelsey, 65, challenged five high street personal shoppers to style her. From left to right: Linda liked her Hobbs dress from Peter Jones, but wasn't so keen on the stylist's evening option; while both the day and evening look provided by House of Fraser were spot on for her needs. Meanwhile, there were many outfits that Linda would have bought during her personal shopping appointment at Fenwick's, including her winning evening look.
'You can wear it when you lose weight': Man DELIBERATELY bought his girlfriend a ring too small for her finger to make her shed the pounds (then the newly-svelte brunette dumped him)
Chloe Cooper, 23, from Undy in South Wales, told how her former former partner told her 'you can wear it when you lose weight' after presenting her with an engagement ring that he knew would be too small (left, Chloe when she was a size 20). The pair later split and Chloe is now more than 4 stone and four dress sizes slimmer at 10 stone 12 lbs (right), happily engaged to her new partner.
Roll up, roll up! The Snow Sisters and The Wild Men of Borneo who earned a fortune in the US as stars of 19th century freak shows are revealed in rare photos
Black-and-white photographs of the performers show 'Aztec' children, obese boxing sisters and dozens of others made famous in the 'freak show' circuit in the 19th Century. Exhibitions of unique siblings as live human curiosities can be traced back as far as the 17th Century when Italian conjoined twins, Lazarus and Joannes Colloredo toured Europe - even visiting the court of Charles I of England. Although little-known today, many of the performers went on to become famous stars of their generation and traveled the world meeting royalty. Victorians were fascinated by the unique families, who gained fame and wealth by traveling across the United States and Europe as part of circus sideshows.
'The first time I ever stepped onto a plane, it was to fly it': Meet the youngest female commander of a Boeing 777 - who had never been a passenger before she trained
Air India pilot Anny Divya (pictured), 30, is the youngest female commander of a Boeing 777 - the world's largest twin jet - but before she left her humble home in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, to train, she couldn't speak English and she'd never even boarded a plane. The glamorous pilot has now made enough money to buy her parents a home and financed her siblings' studies abroad.
'Sobbing my heart out!' Long Lost Family viewers are left in tears as man who was placed for adoption in a newspaper ad learns his birth mother has died... then meets the BROTHER he never knew existed but lives just down the road
Environmental consultant Steve Belshaw, 54, from Blackpool, was placed up for adoption as newborn after his teenage mother placed an advert in her local paper to find new parents for her son. He sought help from ITV's Long Lost Family to find his birth mother, Frances Unsworth (inset) but was devastated to learn she had died in 2004. In an emotionally charged episode, Steve (right) later discovered he had a half-brother, Robert, 45, living just a mile away from him in Lancashire. Viewers were left 'sobbing' into their tissues as they watched the brothers meet each other for the first time (left).
Guilty pleasures! Shoppers reveal the discontinued products they're 'heartbroken' without - including Turkey Twizzlers, Fuse bars and Vesta Chicken Supreme
Nostalgic Mumsnet users have been sharing the products they most want to see back on the shelves including (clockwise from top left): a Vesta chicken ready meal; Birds Eye desserts; Bernard Matthews controversial Turkey snacks; clear Coca Cola from the '90s; WAG Alex Gerrard's perfume and Cadbury's chocolate covered crisps.
They needn't have bothered coming in! Hilarious photos show the handiwork of VERY lazy employees in the food industry who should have spent more time on their tasks
Photos shared on Imgur show what happened when employees in the food industry didn't bother that day. The hilarious pictures show (clockwise from top left): One worker put far too many disposable cups in holders so they stuck out; a sign that incorrectly says stressed backwards spells 'dessert'; a shop worker who read the label of a Mounds bar upside down; macaroni cheese with the cheese just placed on top; a very rude sign caused by an employee not bothering to type the full brand name out; and a worker who didn't bother taking sweets in a vending machine out of the packet.
Alexandra Shulman, 59, is brave posting this bikini photo... but why didn't she use pictures like this in Vogue, asks AMANDA PLATELL
British Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman and I could almost be twins, being born one day apart, in November 1957. To save you doing the maths, we're both looking down the barrel of 60. So how does she choose to celebrate it, after leaving her super-stylish job as editor of Vogue? With a selfie(left) in a bikini that she posted on Instagram to her 96,800 followers. She is, it has to be said, a very brave woman. Pictured: Shulman with Cara Delevingne, right, and Alexa Chung, inset.
What IS that? Mystery creature pokes its head out of a mud pool in Australia - before slowly sinking beneath the surface when it realises it has been spotted
A mysterious creature has been filmed poking it head out of the water during a Queensland river cruise. The unidentified animal was spotted during a Solar Whisper Daintree River Crocodile and Wildlife Tour on Tuesday. After staff posted the footage on social media suggestions have taken off about the beast's identity and range from a mussel to a 'miniature whale'. David White, the owner of Solar Whisper cruises filmed the creature during the cruise, before uploading his footage to Facebook on Tuesday morning.
Groom blows £14k on a Neighbours-themed wedding inspired by Scott and Charlene's iconic '80s nuptials... complete with a MULLET for him and a Kylie-esque perm for the bride
Australian-born Adam, 33, was given £14,000 to plan a wedding on his own and opted for Neighbours-inspired nuptials. This included dressing himself and his bride up to resemble the long-running show's most famous characters, Scott and Charlene (seen right). After being styled to look like Kylie Minogue's character Charlene, Rachel (seen left with Adam at the ceremony), who is from South Shields, was shown her bridesmaids' dresses - a nod to the Australian flag. She was driven to a church in an ice cream van and upon her arrival found that the venue was an homage to Down Under, complete with inflatable crocodiles and didgeridoos.
Are these the most bizarre wedding dresses EVER? The daring brides who opted for plunging, colourful and VERY revealing gowns on their big day
For some eccentric brides, walking down the aisle is an excuse to rip up the rule book and showcase their quirky sartorial side. And these photos of brides donning eye-popping designs on their big day will no doubt stay burned on guests' brains - albeit for the wrong reasons. Some opted for vampish looks, left, whilst others gave Barbie a run for her money, right and inset bottom, and some didn't let their burgeoning baby bump get in the way, top inset.
Winning at life! Hilarious photos prove how people with witty ideas can make the best of ANY situation
In honour of those who have the witty repartee to get through any situation life throws at them, an Imgur user has shared a selection of the best ideas and responses they've spotted online. Clockwise from top left: A clever way to shirk work; an effective anti-theft device; a miracle-working barbers; taking down a tagger; a life-saving use for your old mobile and missing out on a freebie.
Toddler Aria and her pet dog Ivy are pea-NUTS about each other and even share their favourite tasty spread
An 11-month-old toddler and her pet pooch Ivy share a jar of peanut butter. The inseparable duo playfully fight over the tasty treat as they are filmed in their family home in California by mum Cierra.
Tornados in August! Twisters spiral from the clouds as torrential downpours tear across Britain bringing flash flooding
As dark skies dumped torrential downpours on the country yesterday, tornado-like funnels were seen spiralling from the thunder clouds. An Atlantic storm brought flash flooding to vast swathes of the country, with up to a month's worth of rain falling on parts of south and east England and turned roads into rivers. The funnel clouds were spotted in Kent, Cornwall and South Wales, while further north emergency services scrambled to rescue hundreds of people caught up in flash floods in parts of East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. Drivers had to abandon their cars in the deluge and residents of the seaside town of Withernsea, East Yorkshire, woke up to water 3ft deep in places.
The glory days BEFORE health and safety: After a group of Scouts are told sitting on grass is dangerous, how kids were once allowed to be much more daring
Be prepared is the Scout motto - and that once meant being tied up and lowered off a bridge. No doubt such stunts would bring today's elf 'n' safety zealots out in spots, especially given the story reported by the Mail last week about the Scouts banned at a jamboree in Detling, Kent, from eating while sitting on the grass in case they got ill. Yet, as these pictures show, Scouts and Guides were once allowed to enjoy the great outdoors without being wrapped in cotton wool.
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Kaitlyn Terrana, from Ontario, Canada suffers from Kleine-Levin Syndrome (KLS). Doctors initially thought the withdrawn 22-year-old had depression. The condition forced her to give up her dream of being a doctor but now she is back studying and has been episode free since 2013. 'KLS has made me stronger, which is why I got the tattoo to mark it,' she said.
Goddammit! Have any of you guys seen the nuclear button? It was here yesterday.'
This is the adorable moment a baby elephant throws a jumbo-sized temper tantrum, but in a classic example of old-fashioned parenting it is ignored by its mother on the African savanna. Instead of stopping, the adult elephants continue unfazed by the display of petulance.
'Darn you dolphin, making me squeal!' Embarrassment for an Australian bodyboarder who thinks he's about to be attacked by a giant SHARK - which turns out to be Flipper
In the hilarious footage body-boarder Craig Bateman screams as he sees the 'dangerous' fin swim just inches from him whilst swimming in Ballina, New South Wales, Australia. The 42-year-old said that he saw his life 'flash before his eyes'.
Ready for battle: Dancing Syrian women fighters prepare to join the onslaught against ISIS after completing their military training
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of local militias supported by a US-led coalition, had given the 210 women a 15-day course in armed combat. They danced together, main, and fooled around, bottom right, after completing the training in weapons handling, tactics and first aid. Another course will start in two months and there will be more if more recruits show up.