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Thug who let dogs tearanimals apart before posing with corpses spared jail

A thug who took pleasure in watching his dogs rip apart defenceless animals has been spared jail. An animal charity has voiced its disappointment after Antony Holloway escaped a prison sentence despite his sick crimes being branded “barbaric” in court. Holloway, 28, claimed that he was killing the animals as vermin control. But Sheriff William […]

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Washout weekend of downpours before temperatures soar for 4 week 30C heatwave

Brits are set for downpours of rain in different parts of the country, but it’s hoped a long heatwave from mid-July on will follow. According to the Met Office, Thursday to Sunday will see some heavy rain in parts of England, beginning with the south east and then Wales and the Midlands. It comes after […]

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Boy who started sleeping in tent after friend died still outside 452 days later

At 8pm each night, 11-year-old Max Woosey puts on his pyjamas, collects up his teddies, his Beanos and his torch, says goodnight to his parents and makes his way to the garden. Because it is here in a tent he sleeps, every single night, and has done now come sub-zero frosts, heatwaves, and even Storm […]

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Food addict drops eight dress sizes after removing 75% of her stomach in £10k op

A food addict has had most of her stomach removed in a bid to tackle her weight problems once and for all. Sophie Goodman spent £10,000 on surgery to have 75 per cent of her stomach taken away so she was forced to permanently eat less. The 25-year-old from Manchester had struggled with diets for […]

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Family forced to live in tiny flat so damp mushrooms are growing on the wall

A mother has spoken of the hell of living for almost a year with her four-year-old daughter in a tiny studio flat so damp that mushrooms are growing on the wall. Nilza Araujo, 24, said the conditions have been awful and that her daughter Maysa’s asthma has flared up and she has missed weeks of […]

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Hero dad pulls his son from burning car ‘seconds’ before it explodes in fireball

A father and son who were on the school run made a terrifying escape from their car after it burst into flames and just ‘seconds’ before it then exploded. Steven Pile was in their BMX X5 car with his four-year-old son and managed to carry him away from the fire and to safety. Shellie Pile, […]

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Robot dogs are bringing comfort to care home residents with dementia

Robotic puppies are being taken into care homes in a bid to give residents the emotional attachment to a pet, without the real-life issues that come with owning the real thing. The dogs, which looks, move and sound like a real dog, all feature lifelike coats, soft heartbeats, and make realistic puppy-like sounds. David Moore, […]