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Prince William intervened to get Afghan family of officer he knew out of Kabul; The Duke of Cambridge was said to have heard about a former cadet who was trying to get him and his family out as the Taliban seized the country. Sep 3, 2021 526
Covid survivors are at 35% higher risk of long term kidney damage, says study; Researchers at the Veterans Health Administration looked at anonymous medical records from about 1.7 million veterans who were treated there between March 2020 and March 2021. Sep 3, 2021 412
Drug dealer with 'very high risk' pregnancy pictured rolling cigarette outside court; Mum-of-two Emma Meszaros admitted supplying three different types of synthetic cannabinoids when she appeared at Worcester Crown Court on Tuesday. Sep 3, 2021 310
Former pro wrestler Scream Queen found dead after posting concerning video online; Daffney Unger, 46, first rose to fame in the late 1990s, with her goth makeup, punk style, and uninhibited shrieking earning her the moniker Scream Queen. Obituary Sep 3, 2021 358
New Zealand stabbing: Man who knifed several people in mall shot dead by police; We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. Sep 3, 2021 468
Stranded bride crying at roadside blue-lighted to wedding after car broke down; Lydia Evans-Hughes, 29, was given a lift to the church by kind-hearted officers after the vintage car she was travelling in broke down at the side of the A55 near Chester. Sep 3, 2021 661
Author handed Facebook ban after calling out man who told her to do porn with wife; Author and psychology academic Dr Jessica Taylor said on social media she was 'sick to death of being punished' by the platforms for dealing with harassing men. Sep 2, 2021 431
Three men jailed for 'revenge attack' murder on innocent teenager outside pub; Liam Taylor, who was nicknamed 'Fish' by loved ones, was stabbed to death outside the Rose and Crown pub in the village of Writtle in Essex on 31st January 2020. Sep 2, 2021 506
Prince Harry blasts 'lie peddlers' in media and online at surprise GQ appearance; The Duke of Sussex made a surprise virtual appearance at the GQ Men of the Year awards, where he presented a prize to the team behind the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine. Sep 2, 2021 487
UK weather: 'Ashes of hurricanes' could lash the UK in weeks says forecaster; Meanwhile, Thursday will see some of the best weather to come with sunshine to be felt in the south and west, while the evening will see cloud drape large swathes of the country. Sep 2, 2021 504
Flash floods wreak havoc across New York City as 'state of emergency' is declared; Footage shared on social media showed the extent of the devastation as water gushed into underground transport tunnels and residents fled the heavy rain and strong winds. Sep 2, 2021 530
Peru bus crash: 29 killed after 'speeding' driver plunges vehicle into 656ft valley; The tragedy happened near the town of Matucana, along Peru's Central Highway, a corridor that connects the capital Lima to much of the central Andes, on Tuesday. Sep 1, 2021 348
Princess Diana planned to move to Malibu with William and Harry before her death; The late princesses voice coach, Stewart Pearce, has said she wanted to take her sons to the US as her romance with Dodi Fayed was blossoming. Sep 1, 2021 371
Popular TV host asks rapist to simulate sex attack on dummy during prime-time show; Ivory Coast's independent communications council announced the 30-day suspension, saying that the segment used obscene language, condoned rape and attacked the dignity of women. Sep 1, 2021 312
EuroMillions winner Adrian Bayford's son, 13, out of coma after horror quad bike smash; The teenage son of lottery winners Adrian Bayford and ex-wife Gillian was said to have been injured when he was struck by a car on the grounds of his dad's Cambridgeshire mansion. Sep 1, 2021 313
Glimmer of hope for sun-starved Brits as hot spell set to bring 24C across parts of UK; After long weeks of washout weather, Wednesday will see the start of a warmer spell and experts expect the temperature to stay hot as the week goes on. Sep 1, 2021 473
ISIS 'Beatle' Alexanda Kotey to change plea over charges of torturing prisoners; Alexanda Kotey is allegedly one of the notorious IS execution squad dubbed 'The Beatles' and his actions are claimed to have led to the deaths of four Americans, as well as British and Japanese nationals. Sep 1, 2021 323
UK and US 'blame game' over devastating Kabul airport bombing which killed 182; Government insiders and Tory MPs are said to have accused the US of trying to 'shift the blame' following the horrifying terror attack last week. Aug 31, 2021 477
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry both 'proud of their decision to quit royal life'; In a new epilogue in the book Finding Freedom ,by royal writers Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, the couple are said to have found their stride and are proud of the work they've done. Aug 31, 2021 365
Parents could face disposable nappy TAX in bid to encourage reusable alternatives; The move is said to be aimed at stopping nappies from going to landfill sites but some have warned of the added time pressures on already busy parents. Aug 31, 2021 489
Armed Taliban fighters surround news reporter during live televised 'peace show'; The chilling scene which has been shared on social media appears to show a TV host from the Afghan TV network Peace Studio's Pardaz political debate program flanked by militants. Aug 31, 2021 418
Pen Farthing says he 'couldn't let dogs be shot' and says one was stabbed to death; His return flight was not carrying his 24 staff and dependents from the Nowzad animal shelter shelter in Kabul but he managed to evacuate about 150 animals. Aug 31, 2021 481
Swimmers warned about 'sexually aggressive' dolphin roaming Cornwall shores; Footage captured last week showed the bottlenose dolphin, known as Nick, coming just inches close to swimmers, appearing to be playing with them. Aug 31, 2021 339
British embassy 'left personal details of Afghan staff' as they fled the Taliban; Phone calls to the numbers listed on the documents reportedly revealed that some Afghan employees and their families were still stranded as evacuation efforts continued. Aug 27, 2021 562
English teacher, 26, who worked in Kabul dies after being caught in crossfire at airport; Noor Ahmad Amiri, 26, was said to be queuing with his two brothers and their wives to get into the airport when chaos erupted last week. Aug 27, 2021 429
Heart-breaking tribute to 'exceptional' man killed in horror smash with three others; Tragically, three people from separate vehicles all died in the collision, which took place on the A303 near Andover at about 8.40am on Wednesday. Aug 27, 2021 410
Asda, Waitrose and Sainsbury's shut as man arrested for 'injecting substance into food'; The Met Police is said to have arrested a man on suspicion of contaminating food at three supermarket stores -Tesco, Waitrose and Sainsbury's. Aug 26, 2021 313
Taliban sitting on vast fortune worth £3trillion as experts say 'world should worry'; The Taliban is now in possession of a vast fortune estimated to be as high as $3trillion made up of stolen cash, drug money and oil and natural resources, it has been reported. Aug 26, 2021 481
Heartbreaking final pics of girl, 2, killed in caravan fire on 'last day having fun'; Louisiana was with her mum Natasha Broadley and three older siblings when a fire tore through their static home at Sealands park in Ingoldmells, Lincs on Monday night. Aug 26, 2021 470
UK weather: Another 10 days of hot and sunny weather as temperatures soar to 28C; August has seen torrential downpours and chilly weather for much of the washout summer but Brits are now at the beginning of a hot spell which is set to bring up to 28C. Aug 26, 2021 437
'Sworn enemy' of Taliban ISIS-K show a 'growing risk of attack', says Joe Biden; Islamic State Khorasan, or ISIS-K, is the Islamic State's Central Asian province offshoot, formed in 2015, targeting parts of modern day Iran, Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. Aug 26, 2021 413
Desperate Afghans squeeze between wall and containers at airport in sweltering heat; Thousands of people remain trapped in the "no man's land" at the airport, with their only option to wait or return and face the unknowns of Taliban rule. Aug 25, 2021 501
Man makes chilling discovery of three dead babies hidden in house while cleaning; The man's wife, a 44-year-old woman, had died suddenly of cancer just weeks earlier, on August 10. Aug 25, 2021 300
Up to 50 people suffering in hospital over pork scratching salmonella outbreak; The Food Standards Agency said six products in all were affected and they were all made by the Tayto Group Ltd with best before dates up to and including February 19, 2022. Aug 25, 2021 351
UK weather: Baking temperatures of 28C to hit parts of the UK as warmer weather returns; The Met Office has said the mercury could hit 28C in some parts of the UK on Wednesday, with western Scotland set to be among the warmest regions. Aug 25, 2021 378
Body found by search team confirmed as boy, 2, ripped from his mum's arms in flood; The child, Kellen Cole Burrow, was one of a number of people who went missing in the wake of the deluge that has left at least 21 people dead in Tennessee, US. Aug 25, 2021 498
Girl, 6, grabbed by stranger and forced into bushes while playing in the street; At about 5pm on Monday the girl, who is aged six and has not been named, was playing in an open area in a street called Timberleys in Littlehampton. Aug 25, 2021 363
M25 crash: Three killed and one in critical condition after lorry and minibus crash; In a statement officers at Essex Police said two drivers had been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and causing serious injury by dangerous driving. Aug 24, 2021 249
Boy, 2, among ten missing in Tennessee floods after he was ripped from mum's arms; The child, Kellen Cole Burrow, is one of ten people who are still missing in the wake of the deluge that has left at least 21 people dead in Tennessee, US. Aug 24, 2021 507
Tallest man in US who grew to huge 7ft 8 inches dies from heart disease aged 38; Igor Vovkovinskiy, a 7ft 8" Ukrainian-American actor, died in hospital at 10.17pm his mum, an ICU nurse, said in a Facebook post. Obituary Aug 24, 2021 399
Scotland 'struggling with supply of PCR tests and urges UK government to step in'; The Scottish Government has said that some people are having to be redirected to alternative sites because of difficulties in accessing PCR testing kits. Aug 24, 2021 336
Yoga instructor gets attacked by iguana lying in wait as she works out on a beach; The video has amassed more than 3.5 million views after it was uploaded on Twitter and has attracted thousands of comments from social media users. Aug 23, 2021 384
Uber driver waving Brit passport in Kabul in bid to escape Taliban rescued on RAF flight; Helmand Khan, from west London, had arrived in Afghanistan with his young children a few months ago to visit relatives. He was flown out along with some 265 Brits and Afghan nationals aboard an RAF C-17 transport plane at the weekend. Aug 23, 2021 645
Popular café called 'Nice Baps' turns down £750,000 buyout bid from giant Costa Coffee; Kevin and Laura Baker run the Nice Baps café in Wadebridge and have previously received guests including multi-Michelin star-winning chef Gordon Ramsay. Aug 23, 2021 380
Chilling footage 'shows killer mum walking with body of son, 7, in duffel bag'; The haunting images emerged as police investigate the death of 7-year-old Miguel dos Santos in the city of Imbe, Brazil on July 29. Aug 20, 2021 512
Weekend washout as Brits to be lashed by three inches of rain in summer showers; Forecasters have warned of as much as three inches of rain to fall in some areas and flood warnings are likely to come into force in the coming days. Aug 20, 2021 502
Joe Biden says no way US could get out of Afghanistan 'without chaos ensuing'; In a heated exchange the US president stood by the decision to leave the country after a 20-year campaign ended in mayhem. Aug 19, 2021 697
Summer officially declared wettest in 10 years as Brits set to be battered by more rain; Forecasters predict that today Brits will once again be lashed by heavy rain as temperatures barely creep into the low 20s. Aug 19, 2021 434
Covid outbreak in New Zealand as country thrown into lockdown for first time in 6 months; Official figures revealed the number of confirmed cases had jumped on Thursday as authorities said the virus may not have been in the community for long. Aug 19, 2021 388
Taliban 'murdered mum after storming family home and forcing her to cook for them'; In a heart-wrenching account Najia -not her real name -was home with her three young sons and daughter in village in northern Afghanistan when Taliban militants knocked on her door. Aug 18, 2021 497
First UK mercy mission lands at Brize Norton as PM pledges to take 20,000 Afghans; The plane, said to be carrying Brit personnel and Afghan interpreters is one of a number of flights expected to land in the next few days as Kabul evacuation efforts continue. Aug 18, 2021 528
Exiled Taliban chief returns to Afghanistan to take charge after 10-year exile; The militant group that stormed Kabul at the weekend said they wanted peaceful relations with other countries and would respect the rights of women within the framework of Islamic law. Aug 18, 2021 583
'Bland' end to August as heatwave hopes scrapped and torrential rain continues; While temperatures will be higher over the coming days, with some regions seeing highs of 25C, there appears to be no let up for the heavy rain that has mired the summer. Aug 18, 2021 418
Mum 'doorstep fined by cops' after refusing to show Covid test despite 24 day quarantine; The Australian woman was recorded on a video on TikTok which showed her opening a front door to be greeted by a female officer carrying out a Covid compliance check on Monday. Aug 18, 2021 452
Plymouth shooter 'received mental health help during lockdown' before killing 5; The 22-year-old used what witnesses described as a pump action shot gun to end the lives of five people before turning the weapon on himself in Keyham, Plymouth on Thursday night. Aug 17, 2021 437
Torrential rain to lash parts of UK but five-day 27C scorcher is on the way; The relatively low temperatures of recent days will continue today with highs forecast barely approaching 20C in many areas of the UK, but by Thursday the mercury will start to climb. Aug 17, 2021 449
Brit Miles Routledge 'evacuated' out of Kabul after 'insane Afghanistan holiday'; Student Miles Routledge, from Birmingham, has been giving updates on social media after saying he was put under the protection of the UN in light of the Taliban takeover. Aug 17, 2021 557
Dominic Raab accused of relaxing on beach at 5 star hotel on day Taliban swept Kabul; It comes after harrowing images emerged on Monday showing crowds of people running across the tarmac at Kabul international airport and clinging to a US Air Force plane. Aug 17, 2021 624
Joe Biden says Taliban victory in Afghanistan does not increase world terror threat; President Biden gave a televised address last night amid fears from the UN of human rights abuses, targeted killings and looting after the Taliban swept into Kabul and seized power. Aug 17, 2021 526
Haiti earthquake: Death toll soars to 1,297 amid frantic search for survivors; We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. Aug 16, 2021 427
Chaos at Kabul Airport as hundreds stampede runways in desperate bid to flee; Harrowing footage released on social media appeared to show chaotic scenes as people pushed into Hamid Karzai International Airport on Sunday. Aug 16, 2021 477
Apocalyptic fires tear across parts of Spain as country set for near-record heat; Images posted on social media by Spain's Military Emergencies Unit showed roaring infernos blazing as firefighters desperately tried to tackle the blaze. Aug 16, 2021 543
Heavy rain to lash parts of nation but soaring heatwave could be on its way; The latest weather predictions have raised hopes of a hot and sunny end to August, with a possible heatwave to mark the end of the month over the Bank Holiday weekend. Aug 16, 2021 435
Plymouth shooting: Six people confirmed dead after gunman opens fire on street; We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. Aug 13, 2021 658
UK weather: Brits set to roast in 48-hour weekend sizzler as temperatures soar to 26C; The late summer heat comes as temperatures across Europe skyrocket, with some parts of France reaching 35C and parts of Italy an extraordinary 48C. Aug 13, 2021 498
Plymouth shooting: First picture of man suspected of killing 5 in horror gun rampage; The man behind the deadly rampage in Plymouth on Thursday night has been named locally as Jake Davison, but his identify has not been confirmed by officers. Aug 13, 2021 880
Anti-vax nurse 'injected 8600 patients with useless saline instead of Covid jab'; The Red Cross nurse is suspected of injecting a harmless salt solution into people's arms instead of genuine doses at a vaccination centre in Friesland, northern Germany. Aug 12, 2021 439
Mystery as photos on phone used by Esther Dingley could hold key to mountain death; Investigators say that the mobile phone -a £270 Redmi Note 9 Pro -could hold the key to her tragic death on the mountain and is said to have been taken for analysis. Aug 12, 2021 452
UK weather: Southern scorcher as mercury hits 25C but torrential rain to lash the North; The Met Office said while there is some uncertainty as to where the rainy weather will hit many will see heavy rain today while some will enjoy warmer skies. Aug 12, 2021 482
Air purifiers and ultraviolet lights 'set to be installed in schools to tackle Covid'; According to reports thirty primary schools in Bradford are taking part in the Government-funded research scheme, with the possibility it could be scaled up to run across the country. Aug 12, 2021 474
Prince Charles 'sees no way back to public life for Andrew after sex abuse lawsuit'; Prince Charles reportedly believes his brother will never return to public life following the serious allegations made against him by Virginia Giuffre, who has now filed a lawsuit in the US. Aug 12, 2021 535
British spy suspect 'is stocky bald man with right wing views who drives Ford Fiesta'; Neighbours also said that the suspect David Smith, 57 and a security guard at the British Embassy in Berlin living in Potsdam, was a 'friendly, smiley and polite guy'. Aug 12, 2021 605
A-level students hit the town after results success and year of chaotic Covid studies; With most Covid restrictions now gone students who would have had far less opportunity to go out and be social over the last year could finally let their hair down. Aug 11, 2021 481
Godson of Olympic running legend Carl Lewis dies aged 26 in car park 'incident'; Announcing the sad news the University of Houston paid tribute to athlete Cameron Burrell and said they were 'devastated' by the unexpected death of their former student. Obituary Aug 11, 2021 557
UK weather: Four-day hot streak with mercury set to hit 26C as summer finally returns; Forecasters said the best of the sunshine will be felt in the south east of the country, where temperatures could reach blistering highs of up to 26C after weeks of relentless rain. Aug 11, 2021 556
Pregnant woman, 23, and unborn baby killed in drink-driving road rage horror smash; The horrifying tragedy unfolded in California as the driver, Miguel Larios, became embroiled in a prolonged road-rage episode that killed Krista Nichols and the unborn child. Aug 11, 2021 508
Woman, 25, told yellow eyes were reflection of Ikea uniform has terminal cancer; Despite a GP initially dismissing the cancer symptom, Chelsey La Frentz was sent for testing after food started making her sick. Aug 11, 2021 486
One of Britain's smallest flats sells for £325,000 and is size of a garden shed; The 'micro-penthouse' in Princes Court on Brompton Road was so small that an Portuguese firm of space-saving architects was brought in by its last owner to maximise the space. Aug 11, 2021 458
Covid travel tests branded 'rip off' and up to five times cost of return trip to Europe; International travellers entering the UK must currently pay for a PCR test on or before the second day. These typically cost about £50, but some are priced at more than £100, while flights can go for as little as £18. Aug 10, 2021 674
Kim Jong Un's sister threatens US and South Korea in stark warning over military drills; Kim Yo-Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the two countries would face new 'security threats' if they went ahead with the annual preparation exercises. Aug 10, 2021 605
Anti-vax nurse still won't get Covid jab after both unvaccinated parents died days apart; Shanda Parish's dad Robert and stepmother Vira, who were both aged in their 70s, in July. They died within three days of each other after they contracted Covid at a high school reunion. Aug 10, 2021 487
7 explosive allegations from Virginia Giuffre lawsuit accusing Prince Andrew of abuse; Virginia Giuffre has issued legal proceedings against the Duke of York over allegations he abused her as a teenager on a number of occasions through his friendship with the paedophile billionaire Jeffrey Epstein. Aug 10, 2021 1061
Man kills wife and daughter, 1, in murder-suicide nine months after £1.4M lottery win; The tragedy unfolded in Calera, Oklahoma and the family's three other children were said to have been at the home at the time of the killings but were not harmed. Aug 9, 2021 439
Police woman, 29, shot dead in traffic stop two months after giving birth to daughter; Ella French had been with the Chicago Police Department for three years and had not long gone back to work after maternity leave when tragedy struck. Aug 9, 2021 432
Revellers hit nightclubs as Wales opens doors for the first time in 18 months; On Saturday morning the country moved into 'level zero' of the Welsh Government's Coronavirus Control Plan, meaning the lifting of a raft of restrictions, including club closures. Aug 9, 2021 595
'Batwoman' scientist from Wuhan lab warns more deadly variants are set to emerge; Wuhan-based virologist Shi Zhengli is one of the world's top researchers on coronaviruses and has discovered dozens of deadly SARS-like viruses in bat caves. Aug 6, 2021 452
UK doctors 'left in dark' over 'shambolic' Covid vaccine rollout for teenagers; The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation said older teenagers should get inoculated in a move that will see a further 1.4 million young people eligible for the jab. Aug 6, 2021 475
Covid vaccine buses to visit festivals and football matches in bid to get teens jabbed; The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) said older teenagers should get inoculated in a move that will see a further 1.4 million young people eligible for the jab. Aug 6, 2021 413
Family of anti-vaxxer who died of Covid after mocking jab say 'don't make same mistake'; David Parker, 56, shared Facebook posts that were opposed to getting the vaccine. One post of an image detailing why he would not get the jab was shared just weeks before his death. Aug 6, 2021 408
UK weather forecast: Storms to batter the country today -how is your region affected? The Met Office has issued thunderstorm warnings across much of the country until Saturday, including for Scotland, Northern Ireland, northern England and North Wales; The Met Office has issued thunderstorm warnings across much of the country until Saturday, including for Scotland, Northern Ireland, northern England and North Wales. Aug 6, 2021 1023
More than one in 10 areas in England see rises in Covid infections -see full list; Of the 315 local areas in England, 37 (12 per cent) have seen a week-on-week rise in Covid rates, 275 (87 per cent) have seen a fall and three are unchanged, according to the latest data. Aug 6, 2021 2142
Texas crash: At least 10 killed as van packed with 25 migrants flips in horror smash; The tragedy happened on Wednesday afternoon in Brooks County, Texas, about 80 miles north of the border. Officers said an investigation is still ongoing. Aug 5, 2021 297
Two dead at Palms Casino in Las Vegas as employee discovers bodies inside room; We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. Aug 4, 2021 251
Spain 'to stay off red list' with vaccinated Brits not having to quarantine on return; There were fears there would not be enough hotel rooms for Brits to quarantine in if Spain were to become a red-listed country -but it has been reported it will stay off the list. Aug 4, 2021 480
Boris Johnson to dodge traffic light travel chaos with 'summer staycation in UK'; It comes after it was reported the Government binned plans to introduce an 'amber watchlist' which would have signalled when a country was under threat of shifting onto the red list at short notice. Aug 4, 2021 366
UK weather forecast: Four days of torrential rain -but heatwave could be around corner; The Met Office is predicting rain -in some regions heavy and with thunderstorms -for at least the next four days but a heatwave could be just around the corner. Aug 4, 2021 466
Portugal 'refusing to recognise' Indian AstraZeneca vaccine in blow to jabbed Brits; Up to five millions Brits were given the Indian dose made by the Serum Institute of India, known as Covishield, which hasn't been authorised by Europe's regulator. Aug 3, 2021 441
Montreal shooting: Gunman opens fire on apartment as drive-by attack injures five; We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. Aug 3, 2021 188
Fourth police officer dies by suicide after riots at US Capitol, family confirms; We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. Aug 3, 2021 253
California helicopter crash: Four feared dead after chopper goes down near road; We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. Aug 2, 2021 197

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