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The woman, who gave her name as Kay, is said to have fallen into the sea from the 965-foot liner Norwegian Star, which was around 60 miles from the shore as it headed towards Venice. A search was quickly launched with the Croatian coast guard patrol ship 'Cavtat' sent to the woman's rescue along with a PC-9 aircraft. The woman was found around 1,400 yards from where she fell in and was brought to safety after 10 hours when rescuers pulled her out of the sea and gave her emergency medical help, before taking her to hospital in Pula. Speaking after her miraculous rescue the 46-year-old (pictured with her rescuers top right) said: 'I fell off the back of the Norwegian Star, and was in the water for ten hours. Then these wonderful guys rescued me.' Pictured centre: the moment Kay is pulled out of the water. 

Two women are left fighting for their lives after horror 'hammer attack' in the street

Two women are fighting for their lives after being repeatedly battered in a horrific hammer attack. The victims, aged 64 and 30, were both said to be in a 'critical' condition following the assault in south east London at lunchtime on Sunday. Detectives have arrested 27-year-old Joe Xuereb (top) as the suspect they want to speak to in connection with the brutal incident in Eltham (pictured bottom). The women were not known to their attacker.

Under proposals being reviewed by the Treasury for the Government’s upcoming social care Green Paper, Care Isas would be capped to reflect the cost of care.

The University of Edinburgh, who conducted the study, described food loss and waste as 'one of the great scourges of our time', when 10 percent of the world's population is chronically hungry.

British Olympic diver Tom Daley, 24, and his film director husband Dustin Lance Black, 44, welcomed their baby son Robert into the world at the end of June via a surrogate.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have not spoken to Thomas Markle since shortly after the Royal Wedding in Windsor in May.

Bride marries her husband then watches him die of cancer on their wedding night

Michelle White, 32, from Bristol, had just 20 hours to organise her wedding to Scott Plumley, 41, (pictured together right) after he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. The couple held the ceremony on Wednesday in Southmead Hospital in Bristol (pictured left) but just 13 hours later Scott passed away with Michelle by his side. She is now trying to raise enough money to cover his funeral.

The Coastguard was asked by the South West Ambulance Service to assist with a rescue (Andrew Matthews/PA)

A healthy baby boy has been born at 1400 feet after his mother went into labour while visiting the Isles of Scilly. The coastguard helicopter had been called to take her to a mainland hospital.

Jack Dorsey sat down with CNN's Brian Stelter Friday where he admitted his company's bias to be 'more left-leaning'. Twitter has come under fire for alleged 'shadow banning' right-wing users.

Prince Philip, 97, makes a surprise appearance in Balmoral

It was a family affair in Balmoral this morning as Zara and Mike Tindall, the Wessex family and the Duchess of Cornwall joined the Queen, 92, and Prince Philip, who is recovering from his June hip operation, as they attended Crathie Kirk church in Balmoral. It was a rare public appearance for the 97-year-old Duke of Edinburgh, who wasn't expected to make the annual summer trip north to Scotland following the surgery. (Pictured clockwise from left: The Queen and Prince Philip, the Wessex family, and Zara and Mike Tindall)

Meghan Markle's outspoken half-sister Samantha is reportedly in talks to join Celebrity Big Brother following Stormy Daniels dramatic exit.

The Tindalls welcomed their new baby daughter, Lena, just eight weeks ago and looked in good spirits as they smiled at well-wishers as they joined the Queen at church in Balmoral this morning.

Lady Louise, 14 joins her parents Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex for church at Balmoral

Lady Louise, 14, teamed a crisp white shirt with a black jumper layered over the top as she attended the service at Crathie Church, Balmoral, with other members of the royal family. Ensuring that she looked smart, the teenager wore her brunette locks scraped back off her face into a neat bun. Lady Louise appears to have spent the past week at Balmoral, attending church last Sunday with the Queen and her cousin Princess Beatrice.

Professor John Pitcher, now 69, of Oxford, wanted to carry on working as an English tutor at the prestigious St John's The Baptist College in the University of Oxford but was 'forcibly retired'.

An easyJet flight was diverted to Porto after a passenger became 'rowdy' this morning. Police met the passenger on landing and two others also left. After refueling the flight continued to Gibraltar.

Eric Cantona picture found inside woman's purse missing for 18 years

Joanne Beaven, 39, was shocked when police returned her purse she lost at 21. The purse was stolen from a hotel reception where she worked in St Ives, Cambridgeshire in 2000. A PCSO tracked down her old address using her provisional driving license and returned it to her mother.

Jamie Oliver is accused of 'cultural appropriation' by Labour MP

Dawn Butler, the MP for Brent Central in north west London, called out Jamie Oliver (left) on Twitter (inset) for his jerk rice (right) yesterday evening. Ms Butler tweeted: '#jamieoliver @jamieoliver #jerk I'm just wondering do you know what #Jamaican #jerk actually is? It's not just a word you put before stuff to sell products. @levirootsmusic should do a masterclass. Your jerk Rice is not ok. This appropriation from Jamaica needs to stop.' The father-of-five has been called out by many social media users for inappropriately using the word, but others have argued British people eat food from many different cultures.

Laith Khan (left), 33, and Atiq Rahman (right), 31, both of Birmingham, took the car from a driveway but were themselves tracked by police who found them in a BMW just over two miles away.

Christopher Frost, 31, has died from injuries sustained from an assault outside a Cambridge pub on Friday night. Dennis Hurworth, 31, has been charged with manslaughter.

Ant McPartlin looks elated as he enjoys a family day out at a water park

Ant McPartlin appeared in high spirits as he took great delight on a day out with his family at Liquid Leisure Water Sports Complex in Slough on Saturday. Posted to his sister Sarha's Twitter acount, the host, 42, beamed with delight as he posed by a lake with his relatives. The TV presenter's chirpy appearance comes just days after he announced he's taking a one-year break from TV.

Biographer Matthew Sturgis believes Hattie Crocker, daughter of San Francisco rail magnate Thomas Crocker, is the young lady Oscar Wilde fell in love with following a US lecture tour in 1882.

A man has bitten off another man's finger during a fight between two foursomes at a Massachusetts golf course.

No 10's policy director says more Remain voters have now changed to Leave 

Robbie Gibb, the Director of Communications for Number 10, quoted a poll which showed flocks of Remainers would now vote Leave in the Twitter outburst on Sunday morning. '1.9 million Leave voters say they would now vote to Remain. But 2.4 million Remain voters would now vote to Leave. The country hasn't changed its mind. (Deltapoll, Sun on Sunday) #RoadtoBrexit,' Mr Gibb tweeted. According to the poll, carried out by survey company Deltapoll, 62 per cent of those questioned said they would vote the same way as they did in the 2016 EU referendum. While only 15 per cent of people said they wanted a final vote on whether Britain leaves the EU.

Despite his international ambitions beyond Europe, Mike Flewitt, chief executive of McLaren Automotive, shares the industry's deep concerns over Brexit.

Death toll from Genoa bridge collapse is 43 and all missing accounted for as clean-up

A clean-up operation has began after the authorites searching for bodies after the Genoa Morandi Bridge collapse called off the operation. With all the missing have been accounted for the final death toll stands at 43, but nine people remain in hospital - four in a critical condition. Firefighters began the massive clearing operation over the weekend, sifting through debris, concrete and rubble as well as looking for clues as to why the tragedy happened.

Family-of-11 split across three apartments 100 miles from home because council can't find

A Birmingham family of 11 have been forced to live in cramped hotels for months after severe leaking and electrical faults had them illegally evicted from their privately-rented flat. Now, Simone and Ansar Hussain and their nine children, live across three apartment blocks in Bristol as they continue to wait for rehousing.

Frankie Rzucek wrote a long, emotional Facebook post on Friday in which he called his sister Shanann Watts 'the picture-perfect mother' and revealed her desperate efforts to conceive her children.

Women are able to gauge a man's income from just a few seconds' glance at his face,

Women can accurately scope a man’s income from merely looking at his face for just a few seconds, scientists reveal. Men who are wealthy often tend to have healthier diets and lifestyles and this is seemingly reflected in their skin and the ‘look’ of their eyes. ‘We found that people are able to detect a person’s mate value through his or her face,’ said the researchers in a paper just published in Personality and Individual Differences, a journal. So can you spot a wealthy tycoon simply from looking at his face? Here are six notable men to test out the theory on...

National roads policing chief is strongly in favour of the tougher approach, as he believes the existing leeway gives out the wrong signal and could be contributing to increasing injuries on UK roads .

The 34-year-old (pictured at home with her children) has received thousands of angry messages on Instagram and Twitter after saying she had decided to choose the gender of her next child.

Hero bystanders take justice into their own hands AGAIN in Wild West London: Shoppers join forces to wrestle a blade from teenage knifeman who 'stabbed a man in the hand' before cops arrive

Brave shoppers rushed to stop a fight near Upton Park Station in Newham, east London yesterday. A fight erupted around 1pm between a 16-year-old and another man but members of the public stepped in to knock the knife away. In footage taken on a dash cam behind the incident a group of men can be seen trying to break the quarreling two apart. As they release the knife from the grip of one of the men a protective cover flicks off. One man can be seen clutching his hand with blood splattered on his trousers.

In one week, thugs targeted a 92-year-old man in Blackburn, an 88-year-old man in Norbury, a 93-year-old woman at a bus stop in Oldham (CCTV pictured) and a 95-year-old woman in Manchester.

French model claims she felt unwell at a London nightclub with the pair so they went to a flat where she passed out, only to awake to the pro player having sex with her on the bed.

Football's first ever transgender referee is to take charge of a game today

These are the first pictures of the historic moment football's first ever transgender referee, Lucy Clark, 46, from Surrey takes to the pitch for a women's match (pictured left and right). She has been refereeing men's semi-professional amateur games in England for years under her former name Nick (inset). She will referee her first match as Lucy today. She regularly officiated at 100 games a year in leagues including the Combined Counties, the Isthmian and the National Under 19. But Lucy, who works as a black cab driver, has decided to live as a woman following a 30-year gender struggle which pushed her to the brink of suicide.

Philip Blackwell, who ran the British bookshop chain Blackwells that his family owned until 2006, is hiring someone to run a bookshop based in the luxury resort Soneva Fushi in the Maldives.

This morning will see heavy rain across the north of England and Scotland, but by the afternoon the rain brought by the sub-tropical storm will have moved over the North Sea.

Horrifying picture of a malnourished child reveals  starvation in Yemen's brutal civil

The terrifyingly thin child can be seen lying on a bed in a hospital in the town of Abs yesterday as he was treated by doctors in the north of the country for malnutrition. Heartbreaking photos show him being weighed by medical staff with his bone structure fully visible beneath his skin as he undergoes treatment. The child is one of millions suffering from the famine, which is killing around 130 people per day, as a result of the civil war in Yemen. Leading humanitarian charities are battling to supply food to those in need, with an estimated third of the country's 29million-strong population now reliant on western agencies to survive.

Ryan Giggs finally goes public with his secret PR girl lover

Football star Ryan Giggs has finally gone public with his secret lover and has whisked her away for a holiday in Italy eight months after his divorce. The former Manchester United player, 44, seemed happy and relaxed as he posed for pictures with PR executive Kate Greville (left), 34, as they explored the town of Ravello on Italy’s Amalfi coast. The couple were immediately linked after Giggs’ split from Stacey who he divorced in December (pictured together right).

Lord Arbuthnot, married to the chief magistrate of Uber's appeal, was the director of a strategy business which advised one of the firm's largest investors at the start of the company's case.

EXCLUSIVE: Matrimonial consultant Sheela Mackintosh-Stweart has warned the growing trend for couples to become betrothed within weeks, of meeting each other could spell disaster.

British Airways stewardess is suspended over bizarre striptease video

In the clip, the unnamed stewardess (left) performs a bizarre strip tease while still in her uniform telling the camera she has just got off a flight before tearing off a pair of her tights and smelling them. British Airways managers have reportedly grounded the hostess after the video was made public. It is believed the woman may have been using the video as a means of selling her airline-issue tights - a practice which is becoming increasingly common among cabin staff. Adverts appearing on auction site eBay (right) show stewardesses selling garments for as little as £10, being careful not to disclose which airline they fly with.


Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson demanded an investigation last night: 'The UK Government absolutely condemns the unauthorised disturbance of any wreck containing human remains' he said.

A 29-year-old man. Salih Khater, has been charged with attempting to murder members of the public and police officers after allegedly driving a car through crowds in Westminster.

Antisemitism training could be scrapped at Labour's Liverpool conference next month

The Jewish Labour Movement (JLM) has decided to not run courses at the conference in Liverpool next month after being 'censored'. In a letter sent to Labour general secretary Jennie Formby, JLM chair Ivor Caplin said: 'You may also be aware that we have withdrawn from offering to deliver the antisemitism awareness module at party conference in Liverpool after some of its content was censored. We presume this was to make the module compliant with the antisemitism code of conduct that neither JLM or the Jewish community have any confidence in.'

India flooding death toll rises to 350 with more than 800,000 people displaced

Experts are labeling the deluge which has smashed the southern Indian state of Kerala this week as 'the worst flooding in a century' as rescuers battle to save those still cut off by the floods. Thousands of rescuers were continuing efforts to reach out to stranded people and get relief supplies to isolated areas by hundreds of boats and nearly two dozen helicopters. Weather conditions have improved considerably and the nearly 10,000 people still stranded are expected to be rescued by Monday. Authorities are also rushing to bring drinking water to the most affected areas, officials said Sunday. An estimated 800,000 people have taken shelter in some 4,000 relief camps across Kerala.

Leah Harvey, 27, had to have facial surgery after a 'nasty' assault following a pub crawl in Mersey. The glass penetrated Ms Harvey's eyelid, neck and jugular vein causing serious nerve damage.

The Princess and the Frog heroine appeared in the trailer that was released last week, in a sleepover scene. She is said to have looked noticeably lighter, had a narrower nose and unrealistic hairdo.

Property expert reveals how you can increase the value of your home by up to £100,000

EXCLUSIVE: Mortimer Whealon (centre), the London-based founder of Mortimer Estates International, explained how simple things, like adding fresh flowers (top right) and changing your window dressings (bottom left) can add value to your property. She revealed how changing the taps in your bathroom (top left) can add up to £10,000 to your property, by giving the room a 'face lift'. Meanwhile, getting a professional to hang art on the wall (bottom right) can add up to £100,000 to your property, depending on its value.



Aidan Turner downs a pint of Guinness and tucks into a sub roll on night out

Notoriously toned actor Aidan Turner was most definitely having a cheat day on Saturday, as he enjoyed a night of beer and fast food with his pals in London's Soho. The Poldark star - who has a habit of leaving viewers of the BBC period drama flustered when he appears in shirtless scenes - stood outside, chatting to friends, as he enjoyed a pint of Guinness and a catch up.

Mike Leigh's new film Peterloo is set to premier in Manchester where the historic massacre took place. Maxine Peake, star of the 1819 drama, addressed crowds who gathered in tribute.

Munition experts were able to determine that the weapon used to kill dozens on August 9 was a 500lb laser-guided MK 82 bomb made by Lockheed Martin (bottom inset). 40 children died in the blast.

Girl, 19, becomes first model with Down's syndrome to win international beauty pageant

Kate Grant, from Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland, beat off 40 other contestants to be crowned the winner of the Teen Ultimate Beauty Of The World pageant, which celebrates diversity. The event is open to anyone regardless of weight, height or marital status, and supports the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a charity that helps fulfill wishes to children with life-threatening conditions. Kate has wanted to be a model since she was 13, but she struggled to find agency work - something her mum Deirdre believes was due to her having Down's Syndrome. After taking to social media with a picture of her daughter in her prom dress, the post was shared an incredible 26,000 times and prompted an invitation from pageant director, Taylor-Rae Hamilton.

Some 4.2million people in the UK wear contact lenses, and one in five wearers dispose of them through the drainage system instead of with other solid waste.

Pictures show supplies next to the piles of cash needed to buy them in Venezuela

The striking pictures show food supplies like a 2.4kg chicken (top right) next to an enormous pile of 14.6million bolivars ($2.20) and a stack of bank notes worth 2.6million bolivars ($0.40) next to a single roll of toilet paper (bottom right). A kilogram of carrots (top left) costs 3million bolivars ($0.46) and an average pack of spaghetti (bottom left) 2.5million ($0.38). Venezuela has been thrown into chaos by a socialist government under Nicolas Maduro which has introduced a controversial raft of fiscal policies. Unbridled hyperinflation has seen the bolivar devalued to a point where workers need wheelbarrows to carry enough cash for a weekly shop.

How do you tell that a country has died? I would say that the moment comes when its people no longer even know that they have lost their culture and their history, says PETER HITCHENS.

A man in his 60s has died after a stabbing in London in the early hours of this morning. The victim was taken from the scene in Catford to hospital where he was pronounced dead at 5.29am.

Childhood sweethearts reunited at a sheltered housing complex will marry 60 years after

Ron Owen, 84, and Ruth Holt, 79, (pictured together this year) met in the late 1950s while working in the same office and dated for a year before going their separate ways to pursue their own careers (inset). Sixty years later they are getting married after a chance reunion at a sheltered housing complex in Lancashire. After the 'miracle' reunion in 2014, the loved-up pair moved in together and Ron proposed in front of the television in July 2018. Ron and Ruth are now preparing for a church wedding with 50 of their friends and family celebrating the reunion in September this year.

David Stothard (pictured), from Doncaster in South Yorkshire, planted the onion on Christmas Eve with his son David. The gigantic vegetable measured 27 inches across on harvest.

Ella Thorpe, from Manchester, shared two pictures of a model wearing the brand's Western Style Button Through Denim Skirt - including one that seemed to have been edited.

Police apologise for pepper spraying 'innocent' children who were caught up in confrontation with Stoke City football fans

Police are forced to apologise after video shows officers pepper spraying Stoke City fans.In the video, officers and fans can be seen facing off on the concourse during Stoke's away match at Preston on Saturday - with no signs of violence visible. After fans are heard chanting, officers surge suddenly, using pepper spray against the defenceless fans which included children. Police have issued an apology, promising to launch an investigation. Pictured a still from the video showing the officers pepper spraying fans.


The owners of Oceana Grill filed the lawsuit on Wednesday in Orleans Parish Civil District Court, after Kitchen Nightmares posted a clip from the old episode to Facebook last week.

The firm, which employs 9,000 people in this country, is also expecting to make a loss in Europe, including the UK, this year.

Heavy rain and 80mph winds forced staff to begin evacuating fans from the outdoor venue in Thackerville on Saturday before the concert featuring the Backstreet Boys and 98 Degrees.

Deborah Franklin-Pearce and her fiance-director partner Jasmina purchased this magnificent Grade II Georgian house in Hove in 2006 and spent more than £500,000 transforming it.

Vladimir Putin signs attends wedding of Austria's pro-Moscow foreign minister

The Russian President, whose attendance at the event was criticized by many European politicians, was snapped dancing with the bride (right) and playing with dogs (inset) at the intimate ceremony in Graz, Austria on Sunday. Putin sat at the top table at the reception alongside bride Karin Kneissl, a politician supported by the pro-Russia Austrian Freedom Party. He was also pictured applauding as the groom made a speech and adding his signature to the bodywork of the wedding car (left) - an Austrian tradition. Kneissl, 53, who married businessman Wolfgang Meilinger, invited Putin to the ceremony when the Russian president was visiting Vienna this year, presidential advisor Yuri Ushakov said.

Innes Powell, 54, collided with Igor Volov, 56, as he competed in the British Open in Krusevo, Macedonia, killing both pilots. He slammed into the ground and suffered serious internal injuries.

A Peruvian man who became smitten with a stray dog during his trip to the Sochi World Cup has returned to Russia to adopt the lucky stray.

Stunning 19th century French chateau that resembles the Disney Castle goes on sale for

An elegant chateau near Poitiers in western France (outside pictured inset) looks remarkably similar to Cinderella's castle. The 9,687 square foot five-bed home has a study, games room, cinema, gym, wine cellar (pictured top right) and two swimming pools. The home fit for a princess is surrounded by 72 acres of land with a tennis court, greenhouse and restored 15th century dovecote. Perfect for modern day royalty, there's also space to land a helicopter at the chateau and Poitiers airport, which can accommodate private jets, is a 15-minute drive away.

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake causing people to 'flee their houses' rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok, just two weeks after a quake which killed more than 460 people.

A massive quake of magnitude 8.2 struck in the Pacific Ocean close to Fiji and Tonga on Sunday but it was so deep that it was not expected to cause any damage.

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Former model has to undergo cosmetic surgery after she was bitten on the face by a dog she was patting in a Colorado restaurant

A woman has been forced to undergo surgery after a dog she was patting at a Colorado restaurant jumped up and bit her on the face. Police initially released surveillance video of the August 7 attack in Arvada, just outside Denver, in a bid to find the dog's owner who was filmed fleeing the restaurant just moments after the attack. The incident, which took place at the Rockabillies Bar and Grill, showed the black and white husky roaming around on the outdoor patio as various people patted it. 

It is the latest Trump-bashing claim to emerge from the new memoir, Unhinged, by Manigault-Newman, who was fired from the White House in December for alleged 'integrity violations'.

Michael Bublé reveals how son Noah's cancer made him 'fall in love again' with

In late 2016, Canadian crooner Michael Bublé and his wife Luisana Lopilato were dealt a devastating blow. At just three-years-old, their son Noah was diagnosed with liver cancer, promoting the popular singer to immediately cancel all upcoming gigs to concentrate on the toddler's health battle.  But while Michael has been candid in interviews about how tough that period was, he also admitted to Stellar magazine on Sunday that it brought he and his wife closer together.



The inside story of best-selling children's author Enid Blyton

During her career, Enid Blyton produced more than 800 books over the course of 40 years. But the best-selling author's private life would have the ingredients for a most torrid pot-boiler. Over the course of two marriages, first to Major Hugh Pollock, bottom right, and Kenneth Waters, top right, Ms Blyton had a string of affairs, in dramatic contrast to the strong code of morality through her best-selling books.

It's the copycat Royal Wedding that has prompted outrage over its £2 million security bill, but there are other matters of controversy with Princess Eugenie's nuptials, writes KATIE HIND.

This year, there are 21 categories including Freestyle, Handmade Creative, Natural and under 16s. The organisers even offer free entry for under 12s able to compete.

Steam engines showcasing Britain's industrial past are shown off to 200,000 visitors

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Great Dorset Steam Fair and to celebrate the occasion more than 500 full size steam engines will star in the festivities. Steam enthusiasts have already started to gather in preparation for the event (pictured right some of the engines already in Dorset) that starts on Thursday and runs throughout the August bank holiday weekend. Among the tractors seen chugging through the Dorset countryside already is a Burrell Showmans Road Locomotive (pictured left) and a William Foster Traction Engine.

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