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Duchess and Prince Harry stayed at £108,000 a-WEEK seafront seven-bed mansion in Ibiza

The Duchess of Sussex celebrated her 38th birthday with Prince Harry and their baby son Archie (inset left) at the Sa Calma villa on the exclusive Vista Alegre estate (top left). In addition to the sea-facing pool (centre), the property boasts a gym, jacuzzi, an office as well as seven bedrooms (bottom right). The bathrooms (bottom left) and lounge (top right) are incredibly modern and are decked out. Visitors are provided with a house manager, waitress, live-in caretakers, housekeepers, a Range Rover with driver and night security guard. The pair were recently criticised for taking four private jet flights in 11 days this month (inset) with Sir Elton John revealing he paid for their flights to his holiday home in Nice.

Prime Minister rips up divorce bill as lawyers say No Deal means Britain only owes

Boris Johnson (top) will today throw down the gauntlet to Brussels by vowing to withhold £30 billion of our 'divorce bill' to punish the EU for refusing to rip up their Brexit deal. The Prime Minister - making a combative first appearance on the international stage since entering Downing Street - is expected to tell EU leaders (French President Emmanuel Macron, top right and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, bottom right) at the G7 summit in Biarritz that the £39 billion bill agreed by Theresa May will be cut to £9 billion - or even as little as £7 billion - by the UK.

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There is growing concern in Downing Street that the Commons Speaker will cause a constitutional crisis but friends of Mr Bercow hit back by describing the talks as 'ancient history'.

On Wednesday, airline staff voted to take industrial action on September 9, 10 and 27, throwing thousands of travel plans into chaos which has also seen flights on 8 and 11 cancelled.

Ed Sheeran's Fantastic Four: 'Social anxiety' makes the pop star surround himself with old

'I have social anxiety,' said Ed Sheeran, 28, who will finish his 893-day tour tomorrow after playing four nights in Ipswich in his home county of Suffolk. 'I don't like large groups of people, which is ironic given I play shows to thousands of people,' he said. Sheeran has admitted that fame has become so stressful that he's cut his friends down to just four - and all are on his payroll. Perhaps his closest confidante is Lauren Baker-Woodside (bottom right), a 27-year-old English literature graduate from Glasgow University, whose parents run Framlingham's Dancing Goat cafe. Another of Sheeran's inner circle is Josh Harte (top right), who studied at Amsterdam University College, before becoming Sheeran's personal tour chef. Sheeran also has two photographers - Zakary Walters (bottom centre), and Nic Minns (top centre), both 28.

Police officers swooped in on the event's Bramham Park site in the early hours of this morning following reports that a festival-goer from the Oldham area had been found dead at around 3.40.

Bandhna Kaur Bajaj, 34, said her husband Amitpal screamed for her to take their son Veer, two, to safety. Mr Bajai was allegedly choked to death by Roger Bullman, 53, in Thailand on Wednesday.

Woody Allen is pictured leaving Jeffrey Epstein's mansion after lavish party in Prince Andrew's honor that was also attended by US stars Katie Couric,Chelsea Handler and George Stephanopolous

The controversial film director, 83, and his wife Soon-Yi, 48, attended the New York party. The couple caused outcry because Soon-Yi was adopted by Allen's previous partner. They left Epstein's house midway through Prince Andrew's visit, at 11.30am on December 5 (right). Epstein and unidentified lady left his Upper East Side mansion, variously dubbed the House of Horror and the House of Depravity by the banker's young victims (left). Prince Andrew (inset) has fiercely denied any wrongdoing and knowledge of Epstein's crimes.

Prince Andrew is facing claims that he has had more than 1,000 lovers in more lurid allegations following the suicide of Jeffrey Epstein.

Prince Andrew spent six days at Jeffrey Epstein's home two years after he was convicted

NEW The Duke of York spent almost a week at convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein's infamous New York home, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. The revelation came as Prince Andrew yesterday issued an extraordinary statement in which he sought to downplay his ten-year friendship with Epstein. In his statement - the second issued since last weekend when The Mail on Sunday revealed footage of the Queen's favourite son at Epstein's Manhattan mansion in 2010 - the Duke said he had never suspected the shamed financier of criminal behaviour. He also insisted that he and Epstein, who committed suicide in a New York prison cell two weeks ago, only saw each other 'infrequently and probably no more than only once or twice a year'.

All is forgiven? Boris Johnson larks around with Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron

Boris Johnson was seen in seemingly high spirits with Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron at the G7 summit in Biarritz after a tense exchange of words with Donald Tusk today. Mr Tusk, the president of the European Council, said when he arrived in Biarritz today for the three day gathering of the leaders of the wealthiest nations in the world that he would not 'co-operate on No Deal'. He suggested Mr Johnson should do everything he can to prevent going down in history as 'Mr No Deal'.But the PM hit back, telling reporters on the flight to the French coastal town before his arrival this afternoon that it was Mr Tusk who risked being given that title. While tensions may be running high for the crucial negotiations ahead of an October Brexit, Mr Johnson and the French First Couple were all smiles as they met on the shores of Biarritz this evening. French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte are pictured welcoming Boris Johnson as he arrives for a banquet during the G7 summit in Biarritz this evening.

Boris Johnson kicked off his first G7 summit by igniting a war of words with Donald Tusk as the two men argued over who will be to blame if the UK leaves the EU without an agreement.

World leaders present air of 'intimidation' while Boris Johnson looks like a 'naughty

Body language expert Judi James told MailOnline there was a 'sense of intimidation' coming from other leaders while Boris had 'an air of happy oblivion' at the G7 in Biarritz, France. 'Macron has taken the lead role in the group, previously standing to attention for the cameras, although this moment to Boris concerns a raised index finger that suggests he's trying to flex his authority to our new PM with this authoritarian parental gesture,' Judi James said.

Two are fighting for their lives and have been rushed to hospital near the crash site in Loughton, Essex. A 21-year-old man was arrested for causing death by dangerous driving.

Donald and Melania Trump dine with Macrons and world leaders at G7 opener in Biarritz

Donald and Melania Trump know how to make an entrance. The couple arrived last on Saturday evening to a Biarritz dinner with world leaders, where they were greeted by the French president and his wife Brigitte.Emmanuel Macron had made nice with Donald Trump in the afternoon, breaking bread with him before the official open of the G7 at the posh Hotel du Palais in Biarritz.

Brigitte Macron sports £575 Louis Vuitton wedge trainers at G-7 summit

Brigitte Macron, 66, wife to French President Emmanuel Macron, 41, wore £575 wedge trainers by Louis Vuitton as she arrived at the Hotel du Palais in Biarritz on Saturday.The stylish running shoes, featuring a gold trim, complimented the rest of France's first lady's outfit including a blazer thought to be custom made Vuitton. Macron looked fresh-faced and happy after reportedly having cosmetic 'facial rejuvenation' surgery at a private hospital in Paris in July.

Melania changes into her THIRD glamorous outfit as she dazzles in France

The first lady joined her husband, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte in the dress, which features a pleated front and jeweled detail, inset. Melania left Washington, left, wearing the classic piece teamed with white J Brand pants, a black top and a classic white Chanel handbag. By the time she had arrived in Biarritz FLOTUS had swapped her jacket and jeans for a £431 flowery Calvin Klein dress and pink patent leather Louboutin heels, right. Melania beamed as she stepped off Air Force One on Saturday alongside Donald. The couple are in France for the G7 summit and Trump has already been for lunch with Emmanuel Macron after the president took a swipe at fellow leaders.

The Metropolitan Police said a man in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the incident on Saturday evening on St Mary's Avenue in Southall.

The expectation is that each generation has it better than the one before, but that has not been the case for those born in the decade of Margaret Thatcher as Prime Minister.

Strictly star James Cracknell, 47, CONFIRMS romance with Jordan Connell as the couple

Strictly star James Cracknell has confirmed his relationship with new girlfriend Jordan Connell as the couple shared a kiss on Saturday. The Olympic rower, 47, looked completely at ease as he strolled along hand-in-hand with the pretty blonde cheerleader, who is in her early 30s, during a sun-soaked afternoon at a London park. James' sweet display with the New Yorker comes just one month after he announced his divorce from ex-wife TV host Beverley Turner, 45, to whom he was married for 17 years.  

Cabin crew union chief at Hong Kong flagship airline Rebecca Sy said she had been dismissed on Friday after she had shown support for the pro-democracy movement on Facebook.

Brits hit the beach to soak up the sunshine as temperatures are set to soar to 91F

Brits have hit the beach in Bournemouth today to make the most of the sun (top left and right). The UK could smash its late August Bank Holiday record this weekend with highs of 91F expected in London by Monday afternoon. The mercury could even hit low 30Cs in the south east today however parts of Northern Ireland and the West of Scotland will have a few showers. Yesterday a series of heat health warnings were issued by Public Health England covering south and east England, the East Midlands and Yorkshire. Pictured bottom right is the sunrise over Castle Howard Mausoleum and left a man jumping into the sea at Whitby Abbey in Yorkshire.

Around one million people are expected to attend the annual celebration in London this Bank Holiday weekend. Superintendent Elisabeth Chapple has told officers to 'remember what they are there for.'

Festivalgoers soak up the sun at Reading and Leeds festivals as temperatures soar to 85F

Festivalgoers have been pictured soaking up the sun and party atmosphere while basking in the success of their GCSE and A level results at Leeds and Reading festivals. Party animals at Reading festival scrambled on top of each other's shoulders as they bobbed to music by Post Malone, Alma, and Twenty One Pilots (top right, bottom left and inset), while others tried to keep cool by fanning themselves at Richfield Avenue, where Reading festival is taking place (top left). Revellers at Leeds festival were also pictured relaxing in the sunshine and making the most of the wild event (bottom right). A 17-year-old girl from Oldham, Greater Manchester, died at Leeds festival in Bramham Park in the early hours of this morning. Police said she had been taking drugs. Two men have also been questioned by police after two drones flew over Reading festival in unrelated incidents.

A man has been stabbed to death and four others injured with knives on Wilton Road, Birmingham, last night. The fight is believed to have broken out due to a family feud over 'land in Pakistan'.

Boris Johnson's advisers draw up secret plans to break Brexit deadlock with a General

The PM (pictured with French president Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte on the eve of the G7 summit in Biarritz) would go to the country on October 17, win and then go to Brussels to demand 11th-hour Brexit concessions. However the plan involves deliberately 'losing' a Commons no-confidence vote. The 'lose-to-win' strategy - one of several scenarios now being plotted by advisers in No 10 - emerged as Mr Johnson prepares for a possible Labour no-confidence motion next month when MPs return from their summer break. Former Chief Whip Gavin Williamson, now Education Secretary, has told No 10 that, on current figures, the Government would triumph in such a Commons vote.

Portsmouth-based HMS Defender, a Type 45 destroyer, (pictured) is being sent to the Gulf to support the safe passage of shipping in the Middle East.

The crew of the Adrian Darya 1 (pictured), formerly known as the Grace 1, updated its listed destination to Mersin, Turkey, a port city in the country's south and home to an oil terminal.

Apocalyptic scenes in the Amazon after wildfires sweep the region

Thousands of wildfires (left and bottom right) continue to tear across the Amazon rainforest and have prompted anti-government protests as well as an pressure for a solution from international leaders. President Jair Bolsonaro has begun sending 44,000 troops (inset) and two Hercules planes to the worst affected areas to help embattled Brazilian states, including Roraima, Rondonia, Tocantins and Para, contain the fires. Top right: Charcoal-making furnaces and wooden planks are seen from the air in a clearing in the rainforest, the largest in the world.

High school sweethearts are killed in a car crash just MINUTES after getting married

A newlywed couple were killed when their car collided with a truck just minutes after taking their vows in Texas. Harley Joe Morgan, 19, and Rhiannon Boudreaux Morgan, 20, (pictured left), who knew each other since the eight grade, were pulling out of the driveway of a courtroom car park in Orange County where they tied the knot when the accident occurred. Police said Harley Morgan was driving a 2004 Chevrolet when he collided with a 2015 Ford F-250 pickup truck towing a trailer carrying a tractor on Friday at 3pm, according to KDFM .The young couple, who were both from the city of Vidor, were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at the 2300 block of Highway 87. The groom's mother Lashawna Morgan and sister Christina Fontenot, (inset), were driving behind the couple and witnessed the horror crash. While still wearing the bloodstained clothes from when she tried remove the high school sweethearts from the wreckage, Lashawna said her 'worst nightmare' happened before her eyes. 'That's an image that will haunt me for the rest of my life. I won't forget it.'

Kai Schachter-Rich, 21, was dating 20-year-old Lady Lola Crichton-Stuart, daughter of the 7th Marquess of Bute before she sent him a text message, ending their relationship.

Charged with four counts of assault, Sir Philip is accused of 'repeatedly fondling' the bottom of Katie Surridge, 38, and making sexual comments towards her even after being told to stop.

Prince Harry puts private jet storm behind him as he attends the Rugby League Challenge

The Duke of Sussex - who was not accompanied by wife Meghan - settled into the stands for the competition's 118th cup tie which pitted sides St Helens and Warrington in the race for silverware. The Queen and other Royals have bunkered down at Balmoral this weekend to shake off a scrum of media attention and display a united front in the wake of a flurry of accusations levelled at some members of the Family. A row over the Sussexes overseas trips aboard a gas-guzzling private jet erupted this week, before being exacerbated even further by Prince William and Kate's use of a modest £73 budget flight.

Thousands of people are attending a protest against racism and discrimination in Dresden, a week ahead of state elections in which the far-right Alternative for Germany party is expected to make gains.

Senior officers in England, Wales and Scotland will gather for a 'crucial' summit in September which will 'see if there is anything more they can do to tangibility improve' safety.

Hong Kong protests turn violent again as police  charge huge crowd of protesters

A protester was seen swatting away a tear gas canister with a tennis racket (pictured, left and right) at a pro-democracy demonstration in a working-class neighbourhood in eastern Kowtoon, Hong Kong Saturday. Hong Kong riot cops fired tear gas and baton-charged protesters who retaliated with a barrage of stones, bottles and bamboo poles, breaking an uneasy peace that had lasted several days. The protesters called for the removal of 'smart lampposts' that raised fears of increased surveillance in the semi-autonomous region. One such lamppost was cut down by demonstrators in Kowloon with an electric saw. Frontline protesters - known as 'braves' - pulled together a barricade of traffic barriers and bamboo construction poles. As the afternoon wore on some fired stones from slingshots, prompting a charge from police, wielding batons and pepper spray.

Illinois health officials are reporting what could be United States' first death tied to vaping. Friday the state health department said the unidentified person vaped and had severe lung problems.

Tor Smith, 22, from Toxteth, Merseyside, has been wearing a vest-type binder since coming out as openly trans three years ago. They are now raising £7,000 to have breast removal surgery.

Multi-million pound superyacht bursts into flames off the coast off Mallorca as the 15 people aboard abandon ship and are rescued by the coastguard

The alarm was raised at 3pm today after the charter vessel burst into flames off Mallorca's longest virgin beach. Crew members are thought to have made an initial attempt to put out the blaze and the captain reportedly stayed on board to help in tackling the fire. The cause will now be investigated.

This week, BEL MOONEY advises a 65-year-old woman who was conned into handing over £8,000 to a man she'd never met. Her family don't know and she feels they would disown her.

Hundreds of anti-fascist protesters stage a counter demonstration against Tommy Robinson

Left-wing protesters disrupted a 'Free Tommy' march in central London on Saturday demanding the freedom of the former far-right English Defence League leader (inset). Authorities were forced to intervene to keep the two groups separate, as protesters waved flags and held canisters emitting brightly-coloured smoke. One Tommy Robinson supporter draped herself in an England flag as she flipped her middle finger at the wave of counter protesters shielded by riot police. Robinson was handed a nine-month sentence at the Old Bailey last month - of which he will serve just nine-and-a-half weeks - after he was found to have committed contempt of court.

The Prime Minister warned migrants they would be 'sent back' if they crossed. Mr Johnson warned the UK should not be regarded as a place to arrive illegally.

A 1.05-magnitude tremor has hit Britain's only active fracking site. The quake at Cuadrilla's Preston New Road facility near Blackpool, Lancashire, comes just two days after the largest.

Boy died in bedroom after excitement over Alton Towers trip saw him climb out of bed and

The tragic incident has left the Lyons family, of Stapleford, Nottinghamshire, heartbroken as they struggle to come to terms with what happened on Monday, August 12. Issac Lyons (left) was so excited about a family trip to Alton Towers that, unable to sleep, he got out of bed to dress up as a Roman, before slipping and dying instantly, his family said. He has been described as 'a kind, funny, and passionate' youngster, with 'an extraordinary imagination'. His mother Claire, 43, and father Mike, 45, said he has left a huge hole in their hearts and that his personality radiates around the house through the things he created, such as drawings. After a family trip to Hadrian's Wall (right), Isaac (top, right photo) had become obsessed with the Romans, leading him to try to dress up before his accident.

Teenager is led away by his father after crashing rented Audi through TWO sets of gates AND a wall while on holiday in Spain

Locals in the Spanish resort said it was lucky that nobody was killed as he crashed the powerful Audi A4 through two sets of iron gates and across a busy road. The car, which cost upwards of £28,335, is believed to have been written off following the accident on Wednesday evening. It's understood the family were on holiday when the father left the teenager alone in the car. The teen claims to have climbed into the driver's seat and accidentally knocked the motor of the automatic car into gear.In a panic, he reportedly hit the accelerator instead of the brake and burst through the gates..



Brave mother-of-five, 37, relives the horrendous night her ex-husband broke her nose

Lucy Mears (pictured), 37, was celebrating her husband's birthday in Newcastle when a tirade of emotional abuse ended with the violent assault that nearly killed her. Her now ex-husband was handed a 24-month suspended sentence and a life-time restraining order preventing him from going near Ms Mears and her five children. Ms Mears, who lives in Wolverhampton and dreams of becoming an underwear model, was left with a broken nose and a bone sticking out of her gum during the attack two years ago. And a doctor told her if her ex-husband had dealt one more blow to the head she could have died. Pictured, Ms Mears' injuries (right). Left: She now hopes to get in to the finals of Miss Swimsuit UK.

Investigations will focus on potential crimes committed against French victims, in France and abroad, and on French suspects connected to alleged Jeffrey Epstein crimes, Prosecutor said Friday.

Suzie Aries, 27, from Buckinghamshire, met her boyfriend Karl one month before she was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of Ovarian cancer. She is now fundraising for lifesaving treatment.

A US-based father took to Reddit revealing that he's paranoid over his son having a darker complexion than he and his wife. He asked the forum if he should get a paternity test.

British ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch has left Washington this week following the row over leaked memos where he criticised Donald Trump, a UK official has revealed.

Cardiff and Manchester are transformed into a sea of colour as thousands celebrate Pride

The Welsh capital (top right) saw the likes of Atomic Kitten, Texas and Liberty X perform for crowds as the three-day event entered its second day on Saturday. Stunning pictures show two women dressed up as human love hearts (top left), bearing the rainbow flag from their crimson hats. And as has become customary during recent pride events, police officers were seen smiling and waving rainbow flags with the police crest on them (bottom right). Meanwhile in Manchester (bottom left) the LGBTQ+ community were set to be joined by pop sensation Ariana Grande, who makes her return to the city for a headline slot.

Jack Heslewood, 27, has scooped first place at the global male beauty pageant held in The Philippines after fighting off 71 other models for the crown in a series of challenges.

The father-of-two, identified only as 'Todd F.', is being investigated by the Alberta Human Rights Commission after a complaint was filed against him in 2017 by the sitter, James Crynowski.

Tommy Corbyn, 26, and his girlfriend Chloe Kerslake-Smith, 24, will run the business in Jeremy Corbyn's constituency in London. The pair say the drug is 'part of the solution' to post-Brexit trade.

Creative ways drivers have taken revenge on badly parked cars

People from across the world have shared their amusing attempts at getting revenge on badly parked cars. The pictures were collated in an online gallery by Amomedia. Pictured clockwise from top left: a car wrapped in cling film, surrounded by bins, windows smashed, covered in stickers, filled with rubbish and surrounded by supermarket trolleys.

Shortages have been going on for months but reached 'crisis point' this week as most Evorel patches - the UK market leader - disappeared from the shelves.

Michael Drejka will now be sentenced on October 10 and faces a minimum of nine-and-a-half-years in prison up to a maximum of 15 years. Markeis McGlockton's family praised the verdict Friday,

Peaky Blinders crime boss Tommy Shelby would be worth £450MILLION today

Reddit superfan PeakyBroker calculated the mobster's assets, which include his properties, his bookmaking empire, his bars and clubs and his other business interests, which added together would make him one of Britain's richest men. The fan shared his calculations on Reddit, where he broke down Tommy's personal and business assets in impressive detail, coming to a total worth for the gangster of £301million. When the fan accounted for Shelby's property 'rising by 6% per annum', the figure was closer to £450m, they said. Tommy's property is the biggest source of his wealth, with the mobster owning 225 streets of terraced housing in Birmingham (bottom left). PeakyBroker estimates they would have a total value of £2.7million in 1920, or £120million today. His London homes and assets (top right), including sister Ada's property, come to £6million. His majestic stately home (top left), which in real life is Arley Hall in Cheshire, would be worth £13million today. And his bookmaking and illegal gambling (bottom right) is worth £13million today, PeakyBroker estimates, while his docks and warehouses would be worth £8million.

Speaking at an annual gathering of central bankers in Wyoming, Bank of England governor Mark Carney has hinted interest rates could be slashed if the UK leaves the EU with no trade deal.

The Great British Bake Off judge, 79, was seen walking with crutches as she arrived at The Big Feastival in Oxfordshire on Friday, just hours after her breakfast meeting with Boris Johnson.

AMANDA PLATELL: What could be more symbolic of the Do Ya Think I'm Sexy rocker's colourful life than a photo of him alongside four of the five women with whom he has fathered eight children.

Donald Trump said late Friday evening that he's 'having a little spat with China' and suggested Fed Chair Jay Powell should resign, as he responded to the day's stock selloff for the first time.

Donald Trump says that Danish prime minister Mette Frederiksen called him and they had 'a great conversation,' dialing back an assault on the U.S. ally he called 'nasty' over her refusal to sell Greenland.

Naga Munchetty displays her toned legs in a pair of denim hotpants

She is always perfectly presented in sophisticated ensembles when hosting the BBC Breakfast show. But Naga Munchetty showcased her more casual side on Friday morning, as she stepped out of the BBC's Media City studios in Manchester. The BBC breakfast presenter, 44, appeared ready for the sunshine as she kept it very casual in a grey vest top and a pair of stone wash denim shorts.

Council staff in Scarborough and Whitby, North Yorkshire, are being sent into schools in a bid to 'improve the relationship between humans and gulls'.

Brenda Elmer, 81, died after eating contaminated food at St Richard's Hospital in Chichester, West Sussex. Sandwiches from a supplier in the Midlands were later withdrawn from NHS trusts

EXCLUSIVE: Guests watched in horror as staff and members of the public rushed to the stricken boy after he collapsed at the holiday park in Wiltshire, Longleat on Saturday, August 17.

The TV host was inundated with complaints from British and American viewers alike after laughing and stifling giggles while presenting a segment about the young royal.

Terrifying moment a bare-chested man tries to smash his way through a Tesco window with a bicycle after a scuffle with a security guard 

The bare-chested man had an argument with a security guard at around 9pm at the Tesco Metro store on Portobello Road in Notting Hill, west London, yesterday. He was drunk when he came in to the store with two friends, according to one witness, and a security guard was forced to kick him out. But when the door was closed behind him the man grabbed a bicycle and started hitting it in to the panes of glass in the entrance. Shoppers who had been browsing the shelves at the back of the store quickly rushed to the front to see what the commotion was. As one woman shouts 'sorry is anyone in the shop a first aider', staff and security try to keep the man from coming back inside the store, the video shows.

Daisy Sherwood was born after 23 weeks. Mother Cara Onken, 23, and father Simon Sherwood, 32, called her a 'miracle' after she was delivered at the William Harvey Hospital in Ashford, Kent.

Currently brain injuries like concussion are diagnosed using CT scans which do not work well and only pick up bleeds in the brain.The new way of testing would allow people access to proper treatment sooner.

Dina Whitehouse, 40, was fined £1,000 for damage caused in the incident last July. Whitehouse, of Dursley, Gloucestershire, was initially charged with arson and endangering life.

Laughing thugs shoot an escaped WALLABY and leave the animal fighting for its life at a playground near Windsor Castle

WARNING DISTRESSING CONTENT: Armed with catapults, the thugs chased the terrified macropod through a Windsor park before pelting it with lead projectiles and leaving it sprawling on the grass. And as the wallaby lay twitching on the ground, one of the five youths, believed to be aged 15, said: 'He's shot the kangaroo. The lead shot busted it. Kill it boys, it's wicked.' The appalling act of cruelty, which happened near a children's playground in Dachet, Berkshire, has left the wallaby fighting for its life with only a 50 per cent chance of surviving its wounds.

The gap between private school results and the country as a whole is at its narrowest since 2010. The narrowing of the gap could be due to brighter private school pupils choosing different qualifications.

Three months is typically advised but this is now considered not long enough. Couples should consider cutting down on alcohol and starting taking multivitamins.

The Campaign for Real Ale has selected 16 regional winners around the UK for its Pub of the Year prize, with the overall champion to be named in February 2020.

Susan Tate, 57, received a criminal record for having an illegal stuffed animal collection in her Newborough home. Police, with BBC's Crimewatch film crew, seized 20 stuffed animals.

Spain's King Felipe and his mother Sofia arrive at hospital to visit his father Juan

Spain's King Felipe and his mother Sofia have been photographed arriving at a hospital in Madrid where the former monarch Juan Carlos I is undergoing scheduled heart surgery. The pair were seen smiling and waved to crowds before heading inside the Quiron. Palace officials said this was an arranged operation following a check-up in June and indicated that it was not an urgent procedure. Revered by many Spaniards, Juan Carlos I is credited with being a key figure in Spain's transition from dictatorship to democracy following the death of General Francisco Franco in 1975. He resigned in 2014 and announced he was retiring from public life in May this year.

Jeremy Kyle is piloting a new show which could start next year, ITV's director of television, Kevin Lygo announced today. He said they have an 'ongoing commitment' to Kyle but it will not get 9.30am slot.

Anyone who fails to buy the correct ticket faces being targeted by an aggressive parking enforcement firm - hired by many hospitals - and forced to pay fines that can run to £100.

Analysis of typical journey times shows it is often faster or almost as quick to drive than to take the train between Manchester and Leeds, Sheffield and Leeds, Hull and Leeds and Newcastle and Leeds.

Charming black and white pictures show the Victorians casting off their stern image and

Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones, an author and professor of ancient history at Cardiff University, posted the images (pictured) on his Twitter page - and even found one of the notoriously stony Queen Victoria grinning (inset). The pictures, which would likely have been taken on a bellows camera between the 1850s and end of the century, show people from all walks of life, including housemaids, gentlemen, and, of course, the monarch herself.

West Yorkshire Police have relaxed the rules and said 'small and inoffensive' tattoos on necks and hands can be displayed. A survey showed 55% of 1,182 officers interviewed last year had a tattoo.

The removed channels appeared to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests. A security leader said the discovery was similar to those made by Twitter and Facebook.

Animal rights group PETA have branded teachers of St Edwards School's Cheltenham, in Gloucestershire, as bad as 'sexists and racists' over their buy alpacas as pets for their Farm Club.

First look: Disney's Lady And The Tramp live-action 'reimagining' debuts with lead dogs voiced by Tessa Thompson and Justin Theroux 

It's undeniable that Disney's animated classics hold a special place for filmgoers of all ages. Which is why the studio has begun the profitable practice of re-imagining those classics in live-action, with the help of CGI, as is the case with its upcoming release of Lady And The Tramp. The trailer for the film dropped on Friday, and many of the most beloved moments from the original are present, plate of spaghetti included.

The Jamie Oliver Group has laid out an anti-obesity project that the chef hopes will be his 'legacy', months after all but three of his UK restaurants closed down when the business went into administration.

Sheffield Hallam MP Jared O'Mara and his office manager Gareth Arnold have both been arrested on suspicion of fraud after police raided the office a week ago and removed computers.

Glamorous social media star accused of being pimp with prostitution ring

Glamerous social media star Liliana del Carmen Campos Puello is on trial in Colombia accused of coercing underage girls from poor backgrounds to work in her international sex-trafficking ring. The girls were allegedly forced into prostitution, showcased in catalogues and forced to attend sex parties on luxury yachts and hotels. Campos Puello was arrested last year alongside 17 others in a police sting known as 'Operation Vesta'. Dramatic police raids broke up a child prostitution ring where more than 250 underage girls were branded with tattoos by their 'owners'. Police made the arrests after the girls were lured into coming the Colombian resort of Cartagena under the pretence of working as models there.

Adorable moment adopted rescue kitten, Melvin, quacks like a duck instead of meowing 

In a sweet video, Melvin (left), the kitten, is seen pawing at a crate at the Palm Valley Animal Center in Edinburg, Texas. He's also heard meowing, but it sounds more like a duck quacking. The video was shared by one of the center's volunteers, Sarah, who said she and others 'heard a very unique meow when we entered the room, and followed it to this surprising source'. In the video, Sarah and another person can be heard laughing as Melvin paws at the crate for their attention. And it may have been Melvin's unique meow that helped him stand out in the crowd because he was adopted on Tuesday (right).

Russia's Soyuz rocket with Vladimir Putin's six-foot tall humanoid robot on board has failed to dock at the International Space Stations. The setback has been blamed on issues with docking systems.

Researchers at The University College London blamed athletes' heavy use of sports drinks, gels and bars which can be high in sugar. Many athletes endorse such products.

Glasgow schoolgirl Lucie Falconer, five, looked bright-eyed and bushy-tailed ahead of her first day back at school, but just hours later she came home looking dishevelled and haggard (pictured).

A 16-day-old panda plays in incubator while mother looks after brother in a Belgium

The rare twin cubs were born at Pairi Daiza wildlife park on August 8 weighing just five ounces, but have tripled their weight in just 16 days, and the boy and girl (pictured top right and left) now weigh 15.6 and 16.9 ounces respectively. The girl, who does not have a name as the park are following a Chinese tradition which bans naming pandas until they are 100 days old, spent today being checked by experts in an incubator. Her brother, meanwhile, enjoyed bonding time with their mother Hao Hao. Their keepers switch the twins between their mother, and expert care in an incubator, every 24 hours. The cubs, which have just started forming the well recognised black and white pattern, were described as 'pink naked sausages' and 'shrimps' when they were born. 'They're getting hair, are fuzzy and have spots which is cool. Step by step they're looking like pandas. When they're born they look like pink naked sausages but now they're really cute,' a spokesman for Pairi Daiza wildlife park said. Pictured bottom right: Another panda, Cheng Cheng, gave birth to twins Shi Shi (pictured as a newborn) and Dian Dian at the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Base at the southwestern province of Shichuan on September 12, 1998. They weighed five and two ounces.

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Gold-clad Spanish bullfighter gored in the groin during Basque culture celebration 

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Paco Urena was pictured tussling with the animal as part of the Semana Grande (Big Week) fair in Bilbao, Basque Country, northern Spain yesterday. A photographer captured the moment the bull gored Mr Urena at the Vista Alegre bullring, during the Semana Grande festival which runs for August 17 to 25. The bullfighter, clad in a shimmering gold-coloured jacket and vibrant orange tights, can be seen making a pained expression as the bull lunges its horn between his legs as he seems to lose grasp of his archetypal red cape. Mr Urena had also been pictured smiling as he held two bull's ears as trophies (inset).

The trailer was seen veering across the motorway on the Surrey and Kent border. It caused delays of around 40 minutes as it zigzagged down the major road.

The magical moment a safari guide stops an approaching giant wild elephant in its tracks with a click of his fingers and a snap of his hand

Louie Taylor was on a trip through the Amakhala Game Reserve in South Africa on April 16 when his guided tour was halted by a herd of elephants. As the guide waited patiently, one of the more curious giants started staring at the group before taking steps towards the vehicle (shown). Almost instantly, the driver clicks his fingers a few times and flicks his hand in a way to shoo the elephant.



Lisa Ferrie and Renske Hoste, masters students of art at Glasgow School of Art and the University of Dundee, respectively, have made models of kidneys and lumbar regions.

How roo-mantic! Incredible moment two joeys share a kiss in South Australia's Barossa

British-born photographer Steven Tillyer captured the amorous affair while visiting the Barossa Valley in South Australia back in January this year. The 28-year-old, who is originally from Epsom, Surrey, UK, but now resides in Adelaide, South Australia, said it was an incredible feeling to have captured such a 'romantic' shot. Steven said that while the steamy snap does make it seem like the pair are 'madly in love' and sharing a passionate kiss, the reality is that the kangaroos are both males who were photographed mid-fight.

Hannover Adventure Zoo in northern Germany has welcomed two new zebra foals, named Jana and Jan, who have gone on show to the public for the first time.

British photographer Nick Dale, 51, snapped the series of images while he was at the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. Three lions can be seen biting the buffalo before a fourth joins.

Airline turns back time with retro liveries to celebrate centenary of first international

British Airways have decorated some of their fleet with the liveries of its predecessors British Overseas Airways Corporation (left) and British European Airways (inset). Her Majesty The Queen flew on a BOAC Stratocruiser to stop in Bermuda during her first visit to the Commonwealth after her coronation (right). A BEA-liveried plane will operate flight BA314 between Heathrow and Paris Charles de Gaulle on Sunday. Customers flying with BA from around the world this weekend will be greeted with bunting and decorations.