A six-year-old boy’s parents say he is not allowed to join after-school maths and reading clubs – because they are NOT on benefits. Cara McCormick says she tried to sign son Thomas up for reading, maths, computer and homework clubs at the Oliver Tomkins School in Swindon, Wiltshire, but was told he
Just hours after a bucket bomb detonated on a packed Tube train in the latest terrorist attack to hit the UK, the Islamic State terror group reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack.
The British editor of Vanity Fair has launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Theresa May, comparing her actions to those of Adolf Hitler. In an opinion piece titled ‘Theresa May Takes Her Darkest, Most Desperate Turn Yet’, Henry Porter dubbed the EU Withdrawal Bill the “greatest attack on the
Police investigating the Parsons Green bombing have arrested a teenager on suspicion of a terror offence. Scotland Yard said Kent Police had detained the 18-year-old man in the port area of Dover on Saturday morning.
A huge manhunt is underway for those responsible for a terror attack that sparked panic on a packed London Tube train and left 29 people injured though, miraculously, no one was killed. Isis has claimed responsibility for the attack, which happened during the rush hour commute when an improvised explosive
For many couples, their wedding day is a once-in-a-lifetime occasion. Samantha and Craig surprised “loveable” Emmy Hall, 89, with a second ceremony at her hospital ward on August 14 – just a day before she died.
Celia Kelly, 22, says she was frogmarched out of the pub after being accused of throwing soiled nappies and her UNDERWEAR across the customer toilet. Celia, who works as a carer at a care home, claims she found out about the ban when she tried to order food at The City and County – JD Wetherspoon in
The names of those killed in the Manchester Arena terror attack were cheered by thousands of fans as the venue reopened for the first time since the atrocity with a sell-out charity concert. The crowds of 14,000 people, including families of the victims and those injuried in the attack three months ago
Britons in the path of devastating Hurricane Irma have been warned the situation may “deteriorate significantly” as the strengthening storm arrived in Florida. Irma regained its category four status as it arrived in the Florida Keys, sending “embedded tornadoes” across the southern parts of the state
Two strangers whose drunken behaviour forced a packed passenger jet to make an emergency landing before have both been handed jail terms. Derek Root and Alexander Gray’s drunken actions meant the Thomson Flight from Glasgow to Alicante was forced to land before it even left the UK – diverting to Bristol
One of the world’s most famous education establishments is set to scrap handwritten exams – breaking with more than eight centuries of tradition. Cambridge University is considering the move as students’ handwriting becomes harder to read as they increasingly rely on laptops or other electronic devices
An asteroid impact in the Atlantic in the 11th century may have caused a huge tsunami that swept across the west coast of Britain, scientists believe. While there are doubts over whether the devastating event actually took place, the disaster is said to have submerged large numbers of villages and was
A family is “lucky to be alive” after sheltering in a room as Hurricane Irma battered their family’s home in the British Virgin Islands. Sasha Joyce’s cousin told how she and her father, her husband Brendan and their children were forced to shelter in her father’s house as the eye wall of the storm
A brave 13-year-old hid his cancer diagnosis from his parents as he worried they “could not handle” the news that he might die. The Indian boy, named only as Santhosh, reportedly kept a letter informing him of his diagnosis secret from his parents, confiding only in his uncle. According to reports,
British triplets just six months old are among the survivors of Hurricane Irma when it hit the British Virgin Islands, it has emerged. According to reports, the girls’ parents, British citizens Kate Jackson and fiance Alex Ashman, 33 and 31, were with Kate’s 31-year-old sister Christine Jackson when
A pensioner who battered his 81-year-old wife to death with a wooden vase made by one of her sons has been jailed for life. John Chapman, 72, was sentenced to a minimum term of 16 years at Chelmsford Crown Court after admitting the murder of wife Jean at their second-floor flat in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
Timothy Record stabbed his other brother Nathan Record (pictured above), 23, after he allegedly assaulted him during a fight over the internet bandwidth at their home in Leominster, Massachusetts. A police report reportedly describes how what started as a verbal argument turning physical when Nathan
If you ever wanted to get your hands on one of Banksy’s works, the elusive artist is reportedly selling a load of his artworks – for as little as £20 each. According to The Guardian, a new gift shop in the artist’s Walled Off Hotel in the Palestinian territories will be selling limited-edition souvenirs
A 13-year-old girl, Jemima Layzell , who died of a brain aneurysm has helped a record eight different people through organ donation.
Million-to-one twins Marcia and Millie Biggs, 11, looked almost identical when they were born in July 2006 but a huge difference soon became apparent. As Millie became darker-skinned, blue-eyed Marcia took on a lighter complexion, growing blonde, curly hair. Mum Amanda, 46, has had to warn King Solomon
Tens of thousands of people have been undertaking a ‘once in a lifetime’ experience walking across the new Queensferry Crossing ahead of its official opening. Some 50,000 people over two days took part in the Queensferry Crossing Experience before the newly-finished road becomes a full motorway and closed
A leading midwife has questioned why people are “terrifying” women about having babies later in life. Cathy Warwick, who was chief executive of the Royal College of Midwives, said women who have babies over the age of 40 face only a “relatively small increase in risk”. In an interview with the Sunday
Theresa May was warned that her decision to call a snap general election carried “a lot of risk”, a leaked memo has revealed. The memo, obtained by the Mail on Sunday, suggests that campaign guru Sir Lynton Crosby had warned calling the election wasn’t a good idea. The leaked memo was written in April
Shocking video footage of a man ‘assaulting’ a female police by thrusting repeatedly against her at the Notting Hill Carnival is under investigation. The clip, posted on social media, sparked outrage with many saying it was tantamount to a sexual assault. The Metropolitan Police has confirmed it is