The Court of Appeal quashes the conviction of a News of the World journalist after ruling the judge misdirected the jury over an 800-year-old law
Caroline Hopkins challenged the terms of the settlement but judge rejected claim
The villagers of Kalachi in northern Kazakhstan are sporadically falling into a deep sleep – and no one knows why. People suffering from the strange “sleeping sickness” fall unconscious almost instantly and cannot be woken for days. Many are unable to recall their time asleep, although some report terrifying nightmares. Doctors and scientists flown in […]
With little more than a month before the general election, the Liberal Democrats are facing a police investigation over allegations they received donations in breach of rules governing party funding. On Thursday the Electoral Commission said that it had passed details of the alleged breaches to the Metropolitan Police as they were potentially a “criminal […]
‘Downton Abbey’ will bow out at the end of the next series, ITV has said. The hit period drama, which has attracted millions of viewers around the world, is set in an English country house and has made stars of many of its cast. Creator Julian Fellowes said: “The Downton journey has been amazing for […]
Five people have been seriously injured after a coach carrying 32 tourists overturned on a popular route. The accident happened on the A83 near the Rest And Be Thankful in Argyll at around 2pm today. Police, fire and helicopter rescue crews have been sent to the scene. There were said to be 25 walking wounded. […]
A manufacturer claims to have created glasses which help people with colour blindness to see properly. The glasses from EnChroma and Valspar can reportedly change the vision of those who are colour blind, allowing them to see colour again. A touching advertisement for the super specs films the moment that people with colour blindness see […]
Paul Meakin, 31, turned up to work on Monday to find the huge structure blocking the entrance to his family-run cafe in Grantham, Lincolnshire.
Nathan Matthews, who is charged with murdering his stepsister Becky Watts, turned away from his girlfriend Shauna Hoare, refusing to look at her, as he was seen at Bristol Crown Court.
Perrie Edwards has now been seen out for the first time since the news broke on Wednesday, with a notably huge grin on her face.