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Labour peer pays tribute to British doctor killed alongside her husband in Sri Lanka atrocity

Labour peer pays tribute to British doctor killed alongside her husband in Sri Lanka atrocity

Dr Sally Bradley and her husband Billy Harrop, both died during the Sri Lanka attacks which killed at least 320 people. Her brother Lord Keith Bradley said: 'She was truly a bright light.'

Murder suspect, 36, is arrested after woman in her 30s is found stabbed to death in house

Murder suspect, 36, is arrested after woman in her 30s is found stabbed to death in house

Police were called to a home in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, shortly before 3am on Tuesday. The 36-year-old man remains in custody and a murder investigation has been launched.

Theresa May must quit for 'breathing fresh life into Farage' says Tory MP

Theresa May must quit for 'breathing fresh life into Farage' says Tory MP

Ministers are gathering in Downing Street for the first time since the Prime Minister agreed to an EU Brexit extension until Halloween this year.

Asos owner was to give Scottish land to kids before Sri Lanka attack

Asos owner was to give Scottish land to kids before Sri Lanka attack

Anders Holch Povlsen, who is Scotland's biggest landowner with 220,000 acres, announced plans last week to pass his estates to his children to carry on his legacy of conservation after he died.

Donald Trump full state visit to UK in June 'will be announced by Buckingham Palace today'

Donald Trump full state visit to UK in June 'will be announced by Buckingham Palace today'

The 20ft tall effigy (pictured) could return to the skies above London during the visit -expected to be in early June - as activists vowed to stage mass protests when arrives in Britain.

British gun activist loses firearms licences

British gun activist loses firearms licences

Callum Long Collins (pictured) of Fareham, Hampshire, who runs the English Shooting YouTube channel, confirmed police are not going to reinstate his licences after they were revoked in 2016.

The missed warnings: How Sri Lankan security forces were first told of the threat on April 4 

The missed warnings: How Sri Lankan security forces were first told of the threat on April 4 

Zahran Hashim, the chief suspect behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, was flagged to security services years ago because of speeches posted online calling for non-Muslims to be killed.

British dad's daughter confirmed dead along with wife and son after he searched morgues for them

British dad's daughter confirmed dead along with wife and son after he searched morgues for them

Ben Nicholson, 43, was seen wandering the streets of Colombo in a blood-soaked T-shirt in a desperate search for news amid the Easter Sunday massacre which killed at least 320 people.

Sri Lanka falls silent for victims of Islamist bomb attack

Sri Lanka falls silent for victims of Islamist bomb attack

The silence began at 8.30am, the time that the first of six bombs detonated in Sri Lanka on Sunday, unleashing carnage at hotels and churches packed with Easter worshippers.

Climate change activist Greta Thunberg, 16, calls for a general strike

Climate change activist Greta Thunberg, 16, calls for a general strike

Greta Thunberg is the 16-year-old whose refusal to go to school because of climate change led to children around the world skipping classes to protest. She came to Britain last week.

Extinction Rebellion: Climate change protesters march on Westminster

Extinction Rebellion: Climate change protesters march on Westminster

Extinction Rebellion continued their second week of protests today, after bringing bringing parts of London to a standstill and gluing themselves to trains last week.

Facebook profits predicted to fall by $300 million in rare dip 

Facebook profits predicted to fall by $300 million in rare dip 

Analysts predict Facebook's net profit will fall to $4.7billion (£3.6bn) in the first quarter of this year, from nearly $5billion a year ago. The decline comes in the wake of a string of scandals.

Los Angeles skater slams man over the head with a skate board

Los Angeles skater slams man over the head with a skate board

Shocking footage shows the moment a teenager slamming a man with his skateboard and leaving him with a bloodied face after a heated argument outside a mall in Los Angeles.

Tory MP to be sentenced after submitting false expenses invoices

Tory MP to be sentenced after submitting false expenses invoices

Christopher Davies, the Tory MP for Brecon and Radnorshire in Wales, was told he had committed 'two very serious offences' which were 'absolutely intended to deceive'.

Eco-protesters charged by police travelled 10,000 miles

Eco-protesters charged by police travelled 10,000 miles

More than 963 people were arrested last week in connection with the Extinction Rebellion, of which 40 were charged and 35 provided their home address. One journeyed 960 miles.

Philippines earthquake hits a day after 6.1 magnitude tremor

Philippines earthquake hits a day after 6.1 magnitude tremor

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake has hit the southern Philippines a day after the country was rocked by a 6.1 magnitude tremor that left at least 11 people dead and shook buildings in Manila.

M&S stores sell out of tinned cocktails after Diane Abbott was spotted swigging one on London train 

M&S stores sell out of tinned cocktails after Diane Abbott was spotted swigging one on London train 

A photograph taken of Diane Abbott last week shows her flouting Transport for London's ban on drinking on public transport by sipping a M&S mojito on a train.

Founder of dating app Hinge reveals he created app to cure his own heartbreak 

Founder of dating app Hinge reveals he created app to cure his own heartbreak 

Justin McLeod, 35, from New York, founder of dating app Hinge, revealed after breaking up with the love of his life and college girlfriend Kate he 'built the app for himself.'

Celtic legend Billy McNeill dies aged 79 - the first British man ever to lift the European Cup

Celtic legend Billy McNeill dies aged 79 - the first British man ever to lift the European Cup

McNeill, who made over 800 appearances for the Scottish giants and also managed the club across two spells, had been suffering dementia for a number of years.

Cockapoo is fed steak and pawsecco groomed with £70 vegan shampoo and massaged to sleep every night

Cockapoo is fed steak and pawsecco groomed with £70 vegan shampoo and massaged to sleep every night

Cockapoo Lola is so spoilt by Lu Short, 27, and her fiancé Chris Wilkinson, 29, that the young professionals even moved from their chic pad in east London's pad to Essex, so she could have a garden.

Genealogy websites should be 'forbidden' because they 'violate sperm donor fathers privacy'

Genealogy websites should be 'forbidden' because they 'violate sperm donor fathers privacy'

Professor Guido Pennings, from Ghent University in Belgium, said men who donated decades ago could be contacted by children they didn't know they had, which could be upsetting.

May's post-Brexit immigration plan could close quarter of services in hospitals

May's post-Brexit immigration plan could close quarter of services in hospitals

NHS figures have concerns over the Government's immigration policy, which outlines stringent plans to cap the salary threshold on workers moving to the UK to £30,000.

New IRA admits being responsible for killing Lyra McKee

New IRA admits being responsible for killing Lyra McKee

The republican splinter group said 29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee (pictured) had died 'in the course of attacking the enemy' when a gunman aiming to kill police hit her in Londonderry.

Thailand dog desperately tries to wake up friend as she's being buried

Thailand dog desperately tries to wake up friend as she's being buried

In the clip, brown aspin Hoo-tang, two, can be seen at the side of her ten-year-old friend Boon-maa's grave in Samut Sakhon, central Thailand.

Mother-of-three opens up about losing all her hair in a matter of weeks

Mother-of-three opens up about losing all her hair in a matter of weeks

Jo Tucker, 39, from Bath, lost her hair in a matter of weeks, leaving her completely bald. The mother of three revealed she had tried to hide how distressing the process had been from her children

Sri Lanka attacks: British brother and sister killed by second blast

Sri Lanka attacks: British brother and sister killed by second blast

Daniel Linsey, 19 and Amelie, 15, escaped death in the dining room of the Shangri-La Hotel but died moments later when a second bomber struck. More than 300 people were killed on Sunday.

Online casino firms allowed addicted woman, 42, to rack up £125,000 debts in massive gambling sprees

Online casino firms allowed addicted woman, 42, to rack up £125,000 debts in massive gambling sprees

Katie, a 42-year-old once successful accountant, used nine credit cards to rack up the debt with her account only getting suspended when she said she felt 'suicidal'.

Easter Bunny gets into fight in downtown Orlando

Easter Bunny gets into fight in downtown Orlando

The bizarre brawl was caught on camera with footage showing the fuzzy white Easter Bunny (pictured) throwing punches outside a comedy club in downtown Orlando on Sunday.

Russian doctor murders, dismembers and cooks transgender woman

Russian doctor murders, dismembers and cooks transgender woman

Medic Mikhail Tikhonov, 27, murdered Nina Surgutskaya, 25, (pictured) in Kursk, Russia after realising she was transsexual when he tried to have sex with her on a night out in the city.

Woman, 25, has praised a serum for clearing her acne in THREE weeks - and it only costs £12.95

Woman, 25, has praised a serum for clearing her acne in THREE weeks - and it only costs £12.95

Alisha Kalsi, 25, from Berkshire, suffered with such ferocious acne she stopping going out. She saw dramatic improvements in her skin after discovering a miracle £12.95 serum.

A grave mistake: Streaker runs through cemetery before being brought to ground by sprinting police 

A grave mistake: Streaker runs through cemetery before being brought to ground by sprinting police 

This is the bizarre moment a strange streaker can be seen sprinting around a graveyard in Inverness, Scotland, while two police officers chase after him before tackling him to the ground.

Simon Thomas believes he saw 'sign from Gemma' during Easter walk

Simon Thomas believes he saw 'sign from Gemma' during Easter walk

The Norfolk-born father-of-one, 46, who has been raising son Ethan, 8, after losing Gemma to cancer at the end of 2017, said that he had seen a scarf 'just like Gemma would buy', and a yellow butterfly.

Teenager 'murdered' in Stoke-on-Trent Megan Newton picture

Teenager 'murdered' in Stoke-on-Trent Megan Newton picture

Stoke City fan Megan Newton, 18, was found dead on Saturday afternoon.

‘Drunk’ man falls on to tracks as a tram pulls away after he tried to pry the doors open

‘Drunk’ man falls on to tracks as a tram pulls away after he tried to pry the doors open

The stumbling man fell between the platform and tram at a station in Sheffield, Yorkshire. As the tram pulls away his arm seems to get caught by the carriage. He miraculously walks away unscathed.

Mother wakes up from a 27 YEAR coma after a car crash in the United Arab Emirates

Mother wakes up from a 27 YEAR coma after a car crash in the United Arab Emirates

Munira Abdulla was left in a vegetative state, meaning she was completely unresponsive other than the ability to feel pain, following a car crash near Al Ain in the UAE back in 1991.

Coal-free power hits record high as combination including gas, nuclear and wind fuel UK for 90 hours

Coal-free power hits record high as combination including gas, nuclear and wind fuel UK for 90 hours

Britain smashed its record for the longest spell without generating electricity from coal over the weekend. Using gas, nuclear, wind, solar, imports, biomass and hydro instead.

Astronomer warns that solar storms could one day DEVASTATE every electrical device on Earth 

Astronomer warns that solar storms could one day DEVASTATE every electrical device on Earth 

Juan Carlos Casado from Spain snapped a beautiful aurora that lit up the night sky of Iceland in a swirl of green that has been chosen as a NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day.

Mother-to-be asks if she should write her unborn child a letter when she gives him up for adoption

Mother-to-be asks if she should write her unborn child a letter when she gives him up for adoption

An anonymous woman, 29, whose location is unknown, shared her story with Reddit as she asked if she should write a letter to her unborn baby to explain why she had chosen to give him up for adoption.

Line of Duty's Vicky McClure joins a choir for people with dementia

Line of Duty's Vicky McClure joins a choir for people with dementia

The inspiring group feature in a two-part documentary with Line Of Duty star Vicky McClure, 35, exploring how music can help ease the condition.

Air passenger filmed throwing SIX coins at plane's engine while boarding to pray for a safe flight

Air passenger filmed throwing SIX coins at plane's engine while boarding to pray for a safe flight

CCTV footage of the incident on Saturday shows the 61-year-old woman throwing the coins from the jet bridge as she was boarding the China Southern Airlines flight in Nanning, south China.

Big Brother star sparks fury over Sri Lankan terror attack comments

Big Brother star sparks fury over Sri Lankan terror attack comments

Andy West, a journalist and presenter who starred on the Channel Five reality series in 2016, has faced a furious backlash over his controversial social media comments made in the wake of the attacks.

How inhalers could make your asthma WORSE and why they may also mask an equally serious condition

How inhalers could make your asthma WORSE and why they may also mask an equally serious condition

Felicity Payne from Eastbourne, East Sussex, had been a keen walker who enjoyed running around after her five grandchildren. But now she found herself constantly exhausted.

Fury as Labour MP shares video he wrongly claims shows Israeli soldiers beating Palestinian children

Fury as Labour MP shares video he wrongly claims shows Israeli soldiers beating Palestinian children

Grahame Morris, Labour MP for Easington and chairman of Labour Friends of Palestine, wrongly claimed the video showed IDF soldiers 'beating up Palestinian children for the fun of it'.

Canoeist dies in final stages of 125-mile canoe race

Canoeist dies in final stages of 125-mile canoe race

The fatality happened between Richmond and Westminster Bridge and came amid warnings high temperatures and slow river speeds were making the challenge harder than usual.

Walking to work 'can cut the risk of death posed by sitting'

Walking to work 'can cut the risk of death posed by sitting'

The researchers found that while 150 to 199 minutes of exercise a week greatly offset the risk of death associated with extended sitting, those who got 300 to 419 minutes cancelled it out.

Is YOUR child a mini MENSA brainbox? Here are ten puzzles for youngsters to tackle...

Is YOUR child a mini MENSA brainbox? Here are ten puzzles for youngsters to tackle...

Here, Mensa has helped us put together ten puzzles of the kind that young children are asked to tackle in assessments. So how would your own offspring fair?

Trainspotting 2 star Bradley Welsh was 'assassinated in £10,000 gangland hit'

Trainspotting 2 star Bradley Welsh was 'assassinated in £10,000 gangland hit'

The reformed gangster was slain on the doorstep of his Edinburgh home last week. Underworld sources revealed the hit was put on the 48-year-old's head as a warning to one of his associates.

WhatsApp could BLOCK you from taking screenshots of private chats in its latest update 

WhatsApp could BLOCK you from taking screenshots of private chats in its latest update 

The tool will block screen shots from being captured if fingerprint authentication is enabled. This feature is expected to be rolled out globally for Android soon.

SAS soldier shoots comrade with live round during training exercise

SAS soldier shoots comrade with live round during training exercise

The victim was taken to hospital with a wounded arm after the incident at the building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (pictured) and is said to be still recovering 12 weeks later.

'Stop ignoring the dangers of vaping', scientist warns Public Health England

'Stop ignoring the dangers of vaping', scientist warns Public Health England

Professor Martin McKee, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, accused Public Health England of 'doing everything it can to promote e-cigarettes' without good evidence.

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