It’s Penguin Awareness Day! (Is it just us, or does it come around earlier every year?) To celebrate our flightless feathered friends, you could learn more about penguin conservation or even consider adopting one (although not literally, of course – that would just be silly. Imagine all the fish). But before you do either of […]
Television weatherman Fred Talbot used his “boundless energy” and “extrovert personality” to help gain the affection and trust of five schoolboys he indecent assaulted, a jury has heard. Talbot, 65, is said to have assaulted his victims between the late 1960s and the early 1980s during his former career as a teacher. Four of the […]
Millions of Hindus have gathered to celebrate the Hindu festival of Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, also known as Magh Mela, which takes place every 12 years. The month-long festival, which begins on January 5 and ends on February 17, is considered to be the largest peaceful gathering in the world. Devotees of the religion can […]
I have never struggled with speaking my mind, sharing my thoughts or engaging in debates. I guess people could describe me as vocal and I’d probably find that hard to argue against. I have an opinion that I will share quite happily should someone ask. I write about issues such as development, equality and feminism. […]
“Here we have for sale the green monster that can only be Phil and Teds. I shall be glad to see it leave my premises and never return.” So begins possibly the best item description we’ve ever read on eBay. “This was purchased against my wishes many years ago as I never wanted any children […]
ONE of Britain’s most prolific thieves is being paid housing benefit behind bars despite being jailed for his 350th offence.
AMANDA Holden took centre stage as auditions for the new series of Britain’s Got Talent got under way yesterday.
In a video posted online, Aysh Chaudhry hits out at ‘apologetic’ Muslims and says ‘Stop putting freedom on this pedestal’
Hilda Holland was on the way home from a holiday in Fuerteventura, but was taken off the plane on a stretcher in Portugal when she needed hospital treatment
The luxury pad at One Hyde Park is so pricey that a simple waste bin takes up £6,300 worth of space