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Ant McPartlin was driving his mother through west London when he lost control of his black Mini and ploughed into two a Mini and a BMW last month. The court heard that a nine-year-old boy who was in the BMW screamed out: 'I'm dying mummy, I'm dying' after the smash. The four-year-old girl in the other Mini needed hospital treatment. The I'm a Celebrity host (bottom right in court sketch) - who earns a £130,000-a-week - pleaded guilty to a single charge of drink-driving today and was fined £86,000. It is thought to be the highest fine ever handed out by a British court for drink driving. As he left court this afternoon, the 42-year-old TV presenter (centre) told reporters: 'I let myself down. I let a lot of people down and for that I'm truly sorry.'

Controlling girlfriend is jailed for more than seven years

Jordan Worth, 22, who lived with her boyfriend in Stewartby, Bedfordshire, admitted inflicting a catalogue of injuries on her ex between April 2016 and June last year. She stabbed him with a knife, scalded him with boiling water, banned him from their bed and decided what clothes he should wear. Aspiring teacher Worth had a degree from the University of Hertfordshire had come from a loving and supportive family, and had raised money for children in Africa. But Luton Crown Court heard she cruelly controlled every aspect of her partner's life. Worth pleaded guilty to controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate relationship, wounding with intent and causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

Vigilantes said they would leave cars at the entrance to the road in Hither Green, where neighbours and family members have been engaged in a daily battle over floral tributes left at the scene (pictured).

Passengers wanting an upgrade should go for a 'smart but understated' look, according to air hostesses based in the UK. They should also avoid wearing jeans and trainers.

Cregan, 34, is serving a whole life sentence and HMP Manchester for the murders of two female police officers in 2012 by falsely luring them to his home with fake reports of criminal damage.

A mother has revealed she has thrown her husband out of their home after discovering pornographic pictures on his phone, taking to British parenting site Mumsnet to ask for advice from other parents.

Theresa May braces for showdown with MPs over Syria strikes

Theresa May (main image and right) told MPs today she is 'haunted' by victims of Assad's poison attack as she delivered a passionate defence of the Syria strikes. The Prime Minister insisted action to degrade Bashar Assad's chemical weapons capability was in the 'national interest' and justified on humanitarian grounds. In a performance welcomed by MPs on both sides of the Commons,Mrs also flatly denied that she was dancing to the tune of Donald Trump, and dismissed criticism for failing to recall parliament to vote on the action. Pointing to the nerve agent attack in Salisbury last month, she said it was vital that the use of such banned substances did not become 'normalised' around the world and the US, UK and France 'could not wait' while further atrocities took place. Jeremy Corbyn (left) was jeered for claiming Saturday morning's successful operation only happened because Donald Trump demanded it.

The Labour leader was jeered by MPs as he suggested someone other than Syrian regime could be to blame, highlighting reports other groups had used chemical weapons during the Syrian war.

The Prime Minister has today said that the strikes were in the national interest because the use of chemical weapons cannot be normalised, including in the UK.

Diane Abbott posts fake image of Israeli fighter jet bombing Iran

Diane Abbott (pictured bottom left inset in Parliament today) has been caught out posting a fake image of an Israeli fighter plane bombing Iran in a tweet slamming Britain's airstrikes on Syria. Labour's shadow home secretary posted the photo-shopped image (pictured, main) alongside a message tearing (pictured, bottom right inset) into Theresa May for not having a vote before the strike. But when Twitter users pointed out that she was using a mocked-up image dating back to March 2012 she branded their criticism 'pathetic'. The image was mocked up by Al Clark for The Aviationist and shows how an attack by a formation of F-15Is on a nuclear facility located in downtown Tehran might look like.

The British delegation to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Russia and Syria had not yet allowed access to Douma. Russia said that was merely 'conjecture' by the British.

The UK fired eight Storm Shadow missiles out of 105 used to punish Bashar al-Assad for his chemical attack in Douma last Saturday - fewer than the French and the Americans.

Pregabalin painkillers turned me gay says Louth man

Unemployed Scott Purdy, 23, (left) says he was a hot-blooded heterosexual and enjoyed dating women before he started taking Pregabalin, also known as Lyrica. But he claims he quickly lost his sexual attraction to women and broke up with his girlfriend of six months (right, with Mr Purdy) when prescribed the drug(inset) earlier this year. Scott, of Louth, Lincolnshire, says he soon realised that he had developed an attraction to men and had actually turned gay. He said: 'I noticed my libido for women had gone and I was wanting male attention. I was with a girlfriend I had been with for around six months. I had never been interested in men. When I was younger I was a little bit curious, but a couple of weeks after I started taking it I turned around and said I didn't find her physically attractive anymore.'

As reporter Alison Freeman carries out a broadcast from Wimbledon Magistrates' Court (pictured), a three-vehicle prang occurs behind her, causing two loud bangs.

TV presenter Ant McPartlin was surrounded by photographers outside Wimbledon Magistrates' Court in south west London and has today admitted drink-driving following his arrest.

The new peptide-based product, tested on damaged human enamel in the lab, offers hope of another way of preventing enamel loss and cavities. Washington University scientists created it.

Fergus Clarkson 'beat wife to the floor and attacked her boyfriend'

A broker beat his wife to the floor and attacked her boyfriend after finding them together, a court has heard. Fergus Clarkson, 30, allegedly grabbed a knife after arriving at the £1.1million matrimonial home in Fulham to find Rebecca Clarkson with Thomas Slattery. During the alleged attack, Clarkson (pictured left, arriving at Hendon Magistrates' Court) is accused of punching his wife in the face and beating her lover in a 'relentless' assault which lasted 15 minutes. Mrs Clarkson (pictured right and inset), who works for JP Morgan, had spent the evening in Notting Hill with Mr Slattery and friends on the evening of January 27. When Clarkson returned at 4am, Mr Slattery ran into the garden and jumped over a fence to avoid a confrontation, the court heard.

Owen Carey, 18, died in his girlfriend's arms in front of the London Eye on April 22 last year. It is believed he died from a severe allergic reaction to chicken after eating at McDonald's and Byron burger.

Warwick University scientists, who led the study, today said there was a 'strikingly consistent' link between short sleep and obesity. The findings were derived from a review of 42 older trials.


Temperatures will reach 26C this week as Britain finally says good riddance to months of miserable weather. But families say it's 'typical' the sun has come out just as the school holidays finish.

The society magazine published a report on the worrying diet fad amid fears 'impressionable' teenagers - particularly girls - living in close-knit environments could be most vulnerable.

Six pedestrians are injured after 80-year-old driver ploughs into crowds

NEW Six people have been injured after a car was driven into a crowd of people at a shopping centre in north Manchester. Emergency services were called to the Asda at Harpurhey shopping centre just before 3.30pm today. (Pictured: Emergency services at the scene, inset: An air ambulance).

Police rushed the child to hospital by ambulance following the incident in Dover, Kent. The mother and a friend remain in custody and an investigation is underway.

Kensington and Chelsea Council led by Elizabeth Campbell (pictured) has been fined £120,000 by the data watchdog for accidentally revealing the names of 943 people who own vacant homes.

Trio of drunken 'lapdancers' have to be pulled apart by cabin crew as they launch into vodka-fuelled fight on easyJet flight to Tenerife

A trio of drunken 'lapdancers' had to be pulled apart by cabin crew after they launched into a vodka-fuelled scrap on an easyJet flight to Tenerife. Frightened passengers watched on as the three boozed-up women attacked each other (pictured left and right) at 30,000ft, leaving one of them with a bloodied face. Witnesses told how the friends had been causing issues on the flight from Gatwick after downing a bottle of Grey Goose. Attendants managed to confiscate the alcohol following complaints by other passengers, causing a row to erupt between the trio on flight EZY8709 (inset) from London Gatwick to Tenerife South.

Chris Evans reveals wife Natasha Shishmanian is expecting twins

The Radio 2 Breakfast show presenter, 52, (top right), revealed on Monday that he and wife Natasha Shishmanian, 38, are expecting their fourth AND fifth child. During a talk with a pregnancy nutritionist Henrietta Norton, on the show, Chris said: 'Mrs Evans is...she is now, yeah. Twins. Double trouble.' The news comes less than a month after the star revealed his wife was undergoing IVF in a bid to have a 'fourth ankle-biter'. The couple are already parents to Eli, four, Noah, eight, (left) and Evan's daughter Jade, 30, from a previous relationship. The star previously received lots of tweets from people who thanked him for speaking out about IVF. (bottom right).

Revolution's £4 cover-up, which comes in 25 shades, has caught the attention of high-profile bloggers including Sophdoesnails and Debra-Bow - who branded it the 'holy grail' of concealers.

Hardy Specker, 61, and partner Petra Windmeisser, 60, had pulled over to sleep in the Kuiseb Canyon in Namibia when they were woken by loud scratching at a window in the early hours.

Dr Niall McCrae, a mental health lecturer at King's College London, claims the controversial practice of circumcision should be considered in the same regard as female genital mutilation.

British man is arrested for ‘kicking his Thai wife to death'

Kevin Smitham, 51, had been staying with wife Kanda Smitham (together left), 29, and their parents in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, during the Songkran new year holiday. But he is said to have flown into a drunken jealous rage - accusing his wife of cheating on him when she refused to have sex on Sunday evening. Police said he kicked her to death then covered her body with a blanket before calmly going to bed. Shocked neighbours saw the body this morning and called authorities. Police arrived and found fitness fanatic Kanda's body - in only underwear - on the ground in front of the family's single-storey home this morning at 6.30am. Inspector General Watcharapol Pimwong, deputy chief of staff in the Det Udom district, said: 'I arrived and found a woman lying naked in front of the house (inset) and called officials from the rescue foundation. The woman was Kanda Smitham, age 29.' He added: 'The victim's husband confessed to killing his wife. He said that he did not mean to kill her.' Right: Kanda.

Dr Abdul Rehman called for a plumber after finding the toilet in his clinic in Kerala, India blocked on Friday morning. But after fishing around to try and clear the blockage they found a baby's tiny head.

Two killings in just half an hour take London 2018 murder toll to 59

London's plague of violence continued last night as the stabbings of a young father and a woman in her 30s took the capital's murder toll to 59 this year (victim list, bottom). Raul Nicolaie (left), 26, has been named locally as the man stabbed to death in Colindale, north London at around 6pm yesterday. His death came just half an hour before a woman was attacked and killed during a family row in Brixton in the south of the capital (right, forensic detectives at the scene).

A man using the pseudonym Anthony Fletcher, has confessed to fathering 22 children after illegally advertising his sperm on Facebook and handing it over at a roadside near Glasgow.

Video footage was posted online of the man walking unsteady on his feet in Glasgow. A driver pulls up beside him and asks:  'Are you alright my man? What happened to you? Who done that to you?'

Viktorija Sokolova's body was discovered in Wolverhampton's West Park just before 7am on Thursday. The Lithuanian-born youngster was reported missing on Wednesday.

Official royal wedding tea towel goes on sale

Cornflower blue with white detailing, the £9.95 Royal Collection souvenir tea towel (top right) will have been approved by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (left) before it went on sale. Also on sale are two decorative hearts costing £25 (top right and bottom left) with one combining the Union Jack and the American flag in a celebration of the couples' heritage. Royal fans will also be able to purchase a souvenir pack of shortbread biscuits (bottom right).

Prince Harry, 33, joined Prime Minster Theresa May at the youth round table and opening session of the Commonwealth Youth Forum at the the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London.

Australian feminist author Germaine Greer has delivered her grim prediction for next month's wedding between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, claiming the US actress will 'bolt'.

According to OK! magazine, Kate's hospital bag is packed and ready to go and the royal has included various good luck charms, as well as pampering treats to help her recover from the birth.

Eight men go on trial over murder and rape of Muslim girl in India

Asifa Bano's body was found a week after she was kidnapped by a gang trying to drive away the Muslim nomadic herders to which she belonged in India's Jammu and Kashmir. As a trial began today of eight men accused of involvement, police released shocking new details of the attack and how she was sedated and kept without food in a small village. Police say the girl (left) was held in the temple for three days while three men gang-raped her repeatedly before she was strangled and hit twice with a heavy rock. One of the men involved ordered another attacker to delay her murder so he could rape her one last time, police say. Right: Two of the accused, Sanji Ram (top) and Deepak Khajuria (bottom) arrive at court today.

Photos capture relationship between employees and their bosses

A hilarious new online gallery compiled by BoredPanda showcases the hilarious and occasionally strained relationship between employer and employee. Pictured, clockwise from top left: Cory is named and shamed at a work event, a staff member makes light of surfing the web in work time, one boss is not up for chit chat today, in the absence of their employer co-workers improvised to make a replacement, a shop worker makes a good impression on camera and a manager learns the meaning of LOL.

Sabrina Kouider, 35, became 'good friends' with the One Love singer after going out with Mark Walton, a founding member of Boyzone in 2012, the Old Bailey heard.

Sabrina Kouider, 35, and her on-off partner Ouissem Medouni, 40, allegedly murdered 21-year-old Sophie Lionnet in Wimbledon, south west London.

Researchers have discovered a link between a woman's reproductive cycle and her sense of smell. Claire Coleman revealed the fragrances to wear if your scent is affected by menopause.

Dr Tim Bono, a psychologist at Washington University in St Louis, says it's hard to be happy if we constantly concern ourselves with how we measure up to those around us.

The mystery vigilante has drawn rude images in what seems to be a call for action. Pictures show clusters of potholes, each painted with fluorescent yellow images, in Haverhill, Suffolk.

Emma Daniels was furious after she forked out £13 for the sharing starter at the Severn Shed in Bristol - but later found it was an Asda version costing £1.15.

Jessie J WINS China's 'X Factor equivalent' after competing as a CONTESTANT against Asia's top musicians for over three months

She judged hopeful singers on The Voice UK and Australia for four seasons, but Jessie J, 30, decided that it was her turn to compete in a singing contest, as she joined Chinese show Singer as a competitor in early January. Fans of the Domino songstress were shocked by her decision, but not nearly as surprised as they were on Sunday when Jessie won the grand prize.

Mark Hoare, 30, of Calgarth Road, Huyton who tried to entice a 14-year-old virgin to meet him for sex was stopped in his tracks by paedophile hunters then later jailed for 12 months.

Shelby Thurston, 25, and husband William Thurston, 28, are jointly charged with gross negligence manslaughter after Summer Grant, 7, died when a bouncy castle flew at her. They deny charges.

NEW Susan Fuller had 'catastrophic' injuries when Sean Herman, 24, ran her over in his Audi in October of last year in Wallsend, North Tyneside. The mother was trying to be a peacekeeper in a fight.

How DOES he do it? Britain's Got Talent magician Marc Spelmann stuns viewers again as his daughter, two, guesses what Phil and Holly are thinking on This Morning 

He reduced the Britain's Got Talent audience to tears after his spell-binding audition on Saturday night's show. And magician Marc Spelmann wowed once again as he enlisted the help of his daughter Isabella, two, to perform a trick on This Morning on Monday. The performer revealed more about his wife's shocking cancer diagnosis and their miracle pregnancy with hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield.

Charlotte Casiraghi, 31, daughter of Princess Caroline of Hanover, is reportedly expecting her first child with Dimitri Rassam, 36. The couple revealed their engagement last month.

A South Carolina prisons spokesman says seven inmates are dead and 17 others required outside medical attention after hours of fighting inside a maximum security prison.

Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst, who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014, has said she is HIV positive and has been living with the virus for many years.

Alfie Evans' parents lost their fight earlier today after failing to persuade judges to allow the youngster to be moved abroad, but protesters are still gathered outside the hospital in Liverpool.



Russian newlyweds' weird wedding photos that shun tradition

A series of hilarious pictures uploaded to BoredPanda taken at a host of raucous Russian weddings capture a more humorous interpretation of wedding photography. From rather rude props to bad Photoshopping and less than romantic poses, these are some of the weirdest wedding pictures that will be sure to make for a very memorable album. (Clockwise: A bride hitching a ride on a groom's shoulders, a couple posing against a rug held up by their bridal party, a bride and groom pose with guns, a couple merge into centaurs, a woman takes aim on a pool table, a groom enjoys his new-wife's watermelon.)

Iain Macmaster, 70, and Morris Benhamu, 42, allegedly convinced Claire Gordon (pictured) to sign a will when she was 'not in a fit and proper state' that would leave them all her money.

CCTV footage captured the moment two women brazenly steal from a pensioner at the Big Value store at The Mall in Wood Green, north London.

Researchers from Heriot-Watt University and Wayne State University found insects - including termites (pictured) - made up almost 50 per cent of our ancestors' diet 1.8 million years ago.

More than 200 Catholics, many of them priests, will attend lectures and talks in Rome, led by Cardinal Ernest Simoni of Albania (pictured), as demand for exorcisms skyrockets.

Ardingly College is the £36,000-a-year boarding school near Haywards Heath, Sussex, where Have I Got News for You TV star Ian Hislop was head boy and where Jon Snow was a pupil.

Adopting the diet, loaded with fruit and veg, whole grains, olive oil and fish, lowers the risk of hospitalisation in patients with cirrhosis, experts at Virginia Commonwealth University found.

When Married at First Sight aired this year emotional cheating was discussed. This begs the questions, what is emotional cheating and what are the signs? Samantha Jayne explains.

Andy Anokye, 31, also known as Solo 45, appeared at Bristol Crown Court to deny 31 charges against him. The charges include 22 counts of rape and five counts of false imprisonment.

Hero boy, 15, who had his skull DESTROYED wakes from coma but must now learn to walk and

Vanya Krapivin (left before the attack and right after) had just got home from school when he walked into the family apartment in the city of Severodvinsk, northwest Russia, to find drunk Roman Pronin (inset right) straddling his screaming, blood-soaked mum (inset left). Pronin, a neighbour who had a previous conviction for murder, had gone to the woman's apartment and demanded sex. When she refused, he flew into a rage, pulled out a knife and began frantically stabbing her. Seeing the man attacking his mother, the horrified 15-year-old picked up a dumbbell and tried hitting the man. But he was overcome by the drunken attacker, who snatched it from him and began pounding his head with the 3kg weight. The boy, who had fallen into a coma with brain damage after losing nearly all of the frontal bone of his skull, had to have part of his brain removed. The man was jailed for 14 years following the brutal assault.

Kameron Lyons, 17, from Wilmslow, Cheshire threw himself to his death under the wheels of an express train after he suffered from bouts of "body confidence" issues, an inquest heard.

Shocking footage from Coventry, West Midlands shows the moment a car veered into the wrong lane and crashed into another vehicle driven by a mother of one, whose son was also in the car.

House sellers across the UK get about £10,000 less than their final asking price, new figures show, with a third having already had their original listing price cut.

Canadian alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur, 66, has been charged with an eight count of first-degree murder in the death of 37-year-old Kirushna Kumar Kanagaratnam in 2015.

Artis Amsterdam Royal Zoo released the bird in Sardinia last weekend after its doting gay fathers spent a year raising it in the Dutch capital. They took turns sitting on the egg and regurgitating food.

The US Marshals Service found and arrested Stephen Michael Paris, 58, on Thursday in Houston after his mother's obituary listed the pseudonym that he had been living under for 37 years

California man John Corcoran, now 77, remarkably only learned to read at the age of 48. He managed to keep his illiteracy a secret for decades, including when he worked as a teacher.

Instagram account Pointless Packaging is slammed by shoppers

Customers share snaps of over-the-top plastic packaging on social media - and they will make you worry about the impact on the planet as plastic can take up to 1,000 years to decompose. Examples include (clockwise from top left): peeled avocado halves; a single mango in a plastic box; plastic packets of chewing gum wrapped in more plastic; and individually wrapped coconuts, jelly beans and bananas.

Lin Coxon, 69, from Willington, Derbyshire, believes she has beaten the disease, with her latest scan showing 'just small wisps which could be scar tissue'. She first took the oil on June 28.

The study, commissioned by German newspaper Bild, showed that 51 per cent of those surveyed believed the 'no go zones' existed - as opposed to 41 per cent who claimed they didn't.

Shadow attorney general Shami Chakrabarti (pictured) said she did not have the 'resources' to drive through the reforms she recommended in 2016 herself.

Speaking at the Canada Growth Summit in Toronto, Mark Carney (pictured) said there will be vast inequalities between workers who benefit from AI and those who have their job wiped out by it.

The senior investigating officer in the case Matthew Fenwick said in a witness statement that BBC reporter Dan Johnson had been in email contact the force over the allegations against Sir Cliff Richard.

Holly Willoughby gives her seal of approval to new This Morning set (including fake windows) after ITV show moved to old BBC studios - so Phillip Schofield is back in the broom cupboard

Emotions were high when they said goodbye to This Morning's Southback studios earlier this month. But Holly Willoughby appeared overjoyed with the daytime show's new White City studio as the 37-year-old star skipped around the sparkling new set on Monday. As co-host Phillip Schofield looked on and laughed at her antics, Holly beamed broadly and gave an energetic walk along the show's new winding runway.

Julia, who was married to Richard Keys for 36 years before his affair, said she had nursed him back to health after a heart attack. But his sister has claimed that she 'swanned around Royal Ascot' instead.

Rats brought down a three-storey house in the city of Agra, northern India, after burrowing into its foundations for years, almost killing a family of eight who left just hours earlier.

Kare Geraghty, 34, from Leicester, noticed swelling under her left ear when she went into labour in hospital - but doctors stressed it was nothing to worry about.

Moschino has been announced as the latest designer to collaborate with H&M; following a host of sell-out collections. The collection, Moschino [tv] H&M;, will be available online and in select stores worldwide from November 8.

The test track in Toulouse will help US firm Hyperloop Transportation Technologies develop a Hyperloop system that promises to propel passengers through near-vacuum tubes.

Researchers from King's College London and Erasmus University discovered 124 genes that play a major role in determining human hair colour, of which 100 were previously unknown.

Researchers from University College London believe intelligent people may be more likely to lead healthy lifestyles. The effect was not seen in women, which may be due to hormonal differences.

Vivienne Westwood unveils a VERY raunchy bridal collection

Andrea Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood unveiled a raunchy bridal collection for Spring 2018 at a boundary-pushing showcase at Vivienne Westwood's New York store and studio space last week. The designs (pictured) featured feathers, 'squeaky leather' and plenty of lace ups. They were styled with platform shoes, red net veils and even an armour breast plate.

Su Wei, a food delivery driver, stopped in the middle of a road to offer help to a mother under heavy rain in Yinchuan, China. He took off his jacket to shelter the mother's baby on a pram.

Elliot Procter was found with fatal injuries at the bottom of the Newcastle House flats in Bradford, West Yorkshire, in October last year. His mother, Gemma Procter, pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

Expert Mark Bayada today said his Wiltshire club, where Victoria Cilliers and husband Emile were members, were replacing the parachute she used because it was for experienced jumpers.

Mia Burrows (pictured) has been reported missing from the Consett area of County Durham. Police officers are becoming increasingly concerned for the teenager's wellbeing.

Pictures show some of the strays piled up amid claims of a cull in the Moroccan coastal resort of Tamraght, to the north of Agadir, while separate images show blood on the road.

The unnamed Serbian ex-SS man was charged as a juvenile because he was only 19 when deployed to the death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland. He is accused of complicity in 13,335 murders.

A scientist from Plymouth University is investigating several different ways to reduce plastic pollution in the oceans. Around 700,000 micirofibres are released from some items of clothing in every wash.

The world’s most Instagrammable hotel named as Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

The gong was awarded to Anantara Kihavah following a poll by Luxury Travel Advisor. The contest saw 121,000 votes cast online, with Anantara Kihavah taking 45,385. The hotel said in a statement: 'Designed by Maldivian architects Group X Design Associates, Anantara Kihavah offers the luxury of solitude against the world's most stunning backdrop. Natural materials and motifs inspired by Maldivian heritage fuse to create laidback luxury.'

The seaside resort on the UK's south coast came top of the International Hipster Index, which ranks cities against key indicators of 'hipsterdom' such as vegan cafes, coffee shops and tattoo parlours.

Associate Professor Richard Blackburn, from the University of Leeds, found the herbal beverage helps to manage people's blood-sugar levels through its effects on carbohydrate absorption.

An international team of scientists found footprints at a site in the Dolomites Mountains of northern Italy, which they say mark the moment dinosaurs exploded onto the Earth as its dominant form of life.

Researchers from the University of Montana found lifelong exposure to fine-air particles raises people's levels of the 'Alzheimer's protein', which is associated with rapid-onset dementia.

QE2 is now a floating five star hotel in Dubai 

The vessel, which has a history spanning five decades, is now docked at Mina Rashid, where her refurbished dining, accommodation and entertainment attractions are to be unveiled. The 13-deck ship has been restored to its former glory, with her most-loved interior design features - including her period furniture, renowned paintings and famous memorabilia - preserved. The original porthole windows will remind guests of her seafaring adventures and a number of her original restaurants have retained the same names and décor.

California-based WhatsApp has released an update that allows users to recover pictures, videos, GIFs, documents or voice notes that were sent and subsequently deleted.

If you want to start working out but don't want to go to the gym or spend money, you can actually make a workout program tailored to you based off expert tips, without leaving your own home.

Penelope (not her real name), 22, has already racked up £220,000 in bids from wealthy older men but hopes the final figure will top £1 million to pay for the holiday of a lifetime.

The St Cloud State University in Minnesota study, based on results from 87 women, showed those who had spicy food found men one fifth better-looking.

Queen Margrethe waves to well-wishers from Amalienborg Palace

The younger daughter of Denmark's Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, seven-year-old Princess Josephine, stole the limelight from her grandmother Queen Margrethe as the Danish royal family gathered on the balcony of Amalienborg Palace (family is seen below right) to celebrate her 78th birthday. Josephine was seen being gently admonished by her laughing older sister, Princess Isabella (left), as she playfully covered her eyes while waving to the crowds (top right).

R. Lee Ermey, a former marine who made a career in Hollywood playing hard-nosed military men like Gunnery Sgt Hartman in Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket, has died.

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT - Pablo de Melo was brutally attacked by a shark while swimming at Piedade Beach in Recife, Brazil on Sunday afternoon. The 34-year-old miraculously survived.

Lonely Planet reveals the world's greatest architectural marvels

A new book from Lonely Planet called Amazing Architecture: A Spotter's Guide has revealed 120 of the world's greatest human constructions and where to see them. The book explores classic must-see buildings, old favourites and intriguing constructions. Pictured: The unique basket-shaped building that formerly belonged to the Longaberger Company in Newark, Ohio (main); the bizarre cube houses in Rotterdam in the Netherlands designed by Piet Blom (top right); the Habitat 67 housing complex in Montreal, Canada (top left), and the 'little crooked house' shopping centre in Sopot, Poland (bottom left). Pictured bottom right is the The Museum of Contemporary Art in Niteroi near Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

Henry the Rhodesian ridgeback stunned his owner when she returned to their home in Kentucky, US and discovered him in a pile of feathers after he had ripped into her new pillows.

Milea Mazur, 19, a motocross rider herself, interviewed a competitor during a race in Lidzbark Warminski, Poland, but when he took off, his bike threw up a heap of mud on her.

Linda Gilkes (pictured with husband Tony) turned up at a Morrisons in Middlesbrough at 8:45am to buy two steak bakes and eight sausage rolls but was couldn't buy meat pies until 9am.

Experts from Lancaster University studied bacteria found on 'bee bread', fermented pollen used as a food source by the insects, in 29 honeybee hives across northwest England.

Rob Stockdale, 66, has lived in the shadow of medieval Malefant Castle in Llanmaes in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales that forms a 40 foot tall boundary wall on his land for eight years.

Trisha Loncraine's only child Rebecca Grace, died aged 42 at home in their sitting room. Trisha revealed the importance of publishing Rebecca's memoir Skybound.

Researchers from Yale University found ketamine's anti-depression effects wear off after 25 days, suggesting the horse tranquiliser is best suited to those with an imminent risk of suicide.

Skiers strip off to underwear to mark the end of winter in Siberia

Russians cast off the gloom from the new Cold War with the West with a record-breaking descent in swimwear. Some 1,525 revellers stripped to bikinis and bathing shorts despite temperatures of only 5C in the spring sunshine of the Siberian resort of Sheregesh. Skiers and snowboarders marked the end of the winter season by beating their own previous Russian record for the near naked descent.

The Chinese-made weapon was commissioned to China's PLA Rocket Force today. Reports claim it to be DF-26, a supersonic medium-to-long-range missile that could reach Guam.

Rear Admiral Chris Gardner, assistant chief of naval staff ships and chief naval logistics officer, said the fleet could 'absolutely' play a critical role protecting the borders.

The researchers, from Florida State University, suggest the bias may not be malicious, and could be because gossipers are concerned for the safety of their more skimpily dressed peers.

The former Florida home of American actor and singer David Cassidy, who died in November, is now available for fans to rent - should they have a spare $1,500 (£1,050) to spend per night.

Hero passerby dramatically steps in to save backflipping acrobat from landing headfirst on a pointy rock 

This is the incredible moment a man intervenes at the last second to stop an acrobat from a potentially life-threatening injury. A man can be seen performing a series of backflips while a crowd of people watch on. However, the man doesn't realise he is inches away from landing on a pointy rock and is rescued by a hero passerby at the last second. It is unclear where the footage was filmed, though it appears to have been shot in the US.

The body of a man was found on a beach in Acapulco, Guerrero state, Mexico, on Sunday, after a suspected shooting in a city where last year, 25,000 murders were registered.

Recently, I bought a plug-in free standing infrared patio heater that comes with three power settings - 650w, 1350w and 2000w. However, I am worried about the running costs.

Three years ago I bought my first flat. I have just decided to move in with my boyfriend in his flat but want to keep hold of mine. Can I get permission from my lender to rent it out?

Captured by photographer Flavien Prioreau and shared to a French fitness site, the portraits from last week's Paris marathon show the runners looking surprisingly unfazed by their charity event.

Igor Zharkov, (pictured) a physics teacher at the £32,000 a year Ardingly College in West Sussex, has been banned from teaching after being found guilty of serious sexual misconduct.

New South Wales Police were left with 'shivers down their spines' after watching CCTV footage captured at a station overnight. The paranormal activity on display is still yet to be explained.

The dog, believed to be a stolen pet, had been sold by a vendor at a Chinese market known for its dog meat trade. Dozens of animal lovers raised money to buy it together with 20 other caged dogs.

Jacobean castle built by diplomat Henry Killigrew on sale for £7m

Stunning pictures show a Grade I listed castle that is now up for sale, complete with 190 acres of land and nestled on its own Cornish peninsula. Spectacular Ince Castle (pictured) boasts 13 bedrooms, a library, drawing room and five further reception rooms. The estate, near Saltash, Cornwall, boasts several external flats for guests and staff, a secondary house and five separate cottages is on the market for offers in excess of £7 million.

Parents, grandparents and children from across the UK have taken to Twitter to share posts showing how Britain's diverse society did not crumble, as Enoch Powell predicted in his 1968 speech.

Reports by the Office of the Schools Adjudicator show that admission fraud remains an issue across Britain, with 267 offers being withdrawn in 2015-16 on the basis of fraudulent applications.

Brynjar Karl Bigisson, from Reykjavik, Iceland decided to build the gigantic model liner having just hit double figures - after being inspired by a trip to the seaside with his grandfather.

The 29-year-old Irish MMA fighter appeared to be in a reflective mood over the weekend, posting on his Instagram about 'learning lessons' as he awaits trial for assault charges in New York City.

Three-year-old Eve Lott, from London, had been uncharacteristically quiet for just five minutes when her parents Juliette and Steve noticed a rather dramatic difference in their daughter's appearance.

Waitrose security guard is removed from his duties with the supermarket after he was filmed 'kicking and wrestling a bag off a suspected shoplifter'

The security officer was filmed by an onlooker tussling with the suspected shoplifter outside the Henley-on-Thames store in Oxfordshire on Saturday. The video shows the guard kicking the man and later attempting to wrestle his backpack off him in a very public scuffle. A Waitrose spokesperson said: 'We have contacted the security company and the guard will no longer work in any Waitrose store.'

Birmingham-based triplets Amelie, Maya-Albertine, and Etta,17 months old, have taken the internet by storm with their daily pose showing off their identical outfits after being inspired by Holly Willoughby.

The joker caught everyone off guard when he appeared at the fast food chain in Harlow, Essex, and queued up for a bite to eat in his mini electric vehicle.


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Internet goes nuts over impossibly cute video of squirrel dramatically waking up... and then gently falling back asleep

The person the squirrel is nestled with in the clip is Elena Ermakova from Novosibirsk, Russia, who reportedly took her in as a baby after she fell out of her nest and was abandoned. She is now a member of the family and even, apparently, has her own shelf in the fridge. Her hobbies include hiding nuts in all sorts of places around the house - such as jacket pockets and in flower pots - and chewing anything within reach.

An innovative flying car manufacturer based in Woburn, Massachusetts has developed a concept car which can transport passengers form door-to-door via the roads and the skies.