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 […]
Three men are being questioned by police after a spate of deaths linked to a potentially fatal batch of ecstasy tablets. Suffolk Police said the men, aged 19, 20 and 26, all from Ipswich, have been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs. The arrests follow the deaths of two […]
A man has been killed at a bus stop outside Britain’s busiest rail station. Police were called to reports that a man had been attacked near London’s Waterloo station at around 2.45am. Officers and London Ambulance Service found a man in his 40s with serious head injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Scotland […]
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