Actress appearing in new Disney film Into the Woods, says children’s films like Bambi and Dumbo were dark and challenging
A patient suspected of having the deadly Ebola virus is being transferred to hospital in Swindon, while doctors say Pauline Cafferkey, the Scottish nurse already stricken with the disease, has deteriorated to a critical condition
Special Boat Service officer is first non-Special Air Service man to be appointed as Director of Special Forces
Scenes like this are largely pointless, according to an educational expert (Picture: Wikicommons) In news that most schoolchildren will tell you they’ve always known, nearly all homework has been labelled ‘completely pointless’ by a leading educational expert. Tom Bennett, director of the ResearchEd conference has said that a new regime, implemented by schools inspectorate Ofsted, […]
The holy book of Islam, the Qur’an (Picture: EPA) Police have arrested a 19-year-old teenager for allegedly videoing himself chewing and burning a Qur’an. According to the Yorkshire Standard, the video shows a man ripping apart an english translation of the holy Islamic text using his teeth before throwing it into a toilet and setting it […]
Nicki Minag does not live in Belfast and presumably her house isn’t haunted (Picture: rod2334 Jason Merritt/Getty Images) A man who has made a habit of drunkenly making fake (and, most of the time, seriously ridiculous) calls to 999 operators has been banned from calling the emergency number, and from drinking. Among Steven Brown’s bizarre […]
TRIBUTES have been paid to a promising Scottish footballer who died while celebrating Hogmanay.
INMATES of a private prison have been given meditation lessons on the NHS to help them to stop smoking.
An ambulance drives past a bus stop outside Waterloo station close to where a man was killed this morning (Picture: PA Wire) A man has been killed at a bus stop outside one of Britain’s busiest railway stations. Police were called to reports of a man who had been attacked near London’s Waterloo station at around 2.45am. […]
Jack Sweeney, who was killed along with his wife and granddaughter (Picture: Police Scotland/PA Wire) The funeral for the three members of the same family who died in the Glasgow bin lorry crash will be held today. Jack Sweeney, his wife Lorraine and their 18-year-old granddaughter Erin McQuade were all killed when a bin lorry lost […]