A parliamentary candidate standing in this year’s election has told how he purposely contracted HIV after developing suicidal feelings following years of homophobic bullying. Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett, the Liberal Democrat candidate for Vauxhall in south London, said he decided to speak out about his experience of bullying, mental ill health and low self-esteem in the hope […]
Two members of a banned leftist group and a prosecutor they held hostage inside a courthouse in Istanbul died Tuesday after a shootout between the hostage takers and police, officials said. Istanbul’s police chief, Selami Altinok said police had negotiated with the gunmen for six hours before the violent end of the hostage situation. The […]
Gusts of 60mph-plus were widespread last night as an Atlantic storm brought in bad weather – and a Met Office severe weather warning for wind remains in place across the whole United Kingdom.
Pilot Jan Cocheret, pictured, wrote that sucidal pilots could lock their colleagues out of the flight deck during toilet breaks using new safety systems implemented after the 9/11 attacks.
CLIMBERS have been warned to steer clear of Scotland’s peaks this Easter weekend amid warning of wintry weather.
A DRUG addict with a string of convictions yesterday admitted killing a schoolgirl in a hit-and-run crash while he was on heroin.
THE SNP is planning to hit middle-class homebuyers with a £30million tax raid under its replacement for stamp duty, it was claimed yesterday.
THE SNP would demand a minority Labour government scrap the £26,000 annual benefits cap, Nicola Sturgeon revealed yesterday.
The victim said he was called a ‘ginger ****’ (Picture: Google) A man was verbally abused before being attacked in some pub toilets in Sunderland – apparently because he was ginger. The victim was using the toilets of The Establishment in Low Row when John Dixon, 26, entered and started subjecting him to taunts about […]
But what kind of cheese? (Picture: Ross Parry) People in north Yorkshire were more than a little surprised when they were (accidentally, we assume) told to pay for their parking permits with cheese. Scarborough Council apparently forgot to spell-check before they sent out a letter declaring that parking permits were payable by cheese as opposed […]