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Haddington teen scarred after drain cleaner attack

Molly Young, from Haddington, East Lothian, left scarred for life after an acid attack by a love rival, has revealed the scars she will be left with for the rest of her life.

Thief speeds off in van with driver clinging on in Surrey


Tony Coates stole the delivery van while the driver was making a drop-off in Staines, Surrey. When the driver jumped on the bonnet to try and stop the theft, Coates sped off with him clinging on.

Emma Hobson: What face pimples say about your health


According to Sydney-based skin expert Emma Hobson, your face can act like a map of what is happening with your health.

Protesters sing together during vigil in Charlottesville


Hundreds of people gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia for a peaceful candlelight vigil and march just four days after violence erupted in the quiet college town.

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Labour's Sarah Champion quits over racial abuse article

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid hit out at the way Sarah Champion had been forced to resign as shadow women and equalities secretary.


A-levels 2017: Around a quarter expected to get top grades

Some 26.3 per cent of A-level entries got an A* or A this summer in England, Northern Ireland and Wales - up 0.5 percentage points on 2016. It is the first time the A*-A pass rate has risen since 2011.


Glasgow's Blochairn Fruit Market on fire after 'explosion'


Firefighters are currently battling to control the blaze (pictured), with 12 engines and three aerial apparatus on the scene at Blochairn Fruit Market, in the north east of Glasgow.


Dublin shooting: Woman seriously injured and pair killed

A ‘completely innocent’ mother of six and her friend were gunned down in a ‘barbaric’ hit on a family home in Dublin yesterday by a gang armed with a machinegun.


Is aloe vera really the secret to perfect skin?


Jennifer Aniston revealed this week that her beauty secret is the aloe vera plant. The house plant can be wonderful for the skin, as it's soothing and moisturising and is full of vitamins.


Child Genius parents cleared of cheating


Susan from North London told adjudicator Olivia van der Werff she had seen several parents mouthing the answers to their children from the audience, prompting the contest to be halted.


Doctors discmissed fears of Cheltenham cancer sufferer


Vicky Veness, 30, from Cheltenham, shared a picture of herself taken just hours before her diagnosis, explaining that 'when you have cancer you won't necessarily look ill on the outside'.

Pupils affected by Grenfell Tower to have grades reviewed


Pupils who took exams in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy will have their grades reviewed, Kensington and Chelsea Council has said, to ensure they don't miss out on further education.

Theresa May swipes at Trump over neo-Nazi rally response

The Prime Minister said leaders had a 'responsibility' to condemn the Far Right after he reignited a furious row over his attitude towards white supremacists.

Prince William felt Diana with him at her funeral


Opening up about his Diana's in a BBC documentary William said: 'It was one of the hardest thing I've ever done, that walk. It felt she was almost walking along beside us to get us through it.'


Ramming battle between takeaway drivers in Chemsley Wood


The raiders, in a stolen Audi RS6 raced through narrow streets in Chemsley Wood near Birmingham Airport as they were pursued by a tenacious motorway police in a BMW.


GF reveal what one portion of five-a-day looks like


Colour-coded graphics by BBC Good Food reveal the exact portion sizes for fruit and veg you need to eat to get closer to reaching your five-a-day. One portion is 14 cherries - or one tbsp of puree.


UK weather: Will Hurricane Gert save Britain's summer?


Hurricane Gert is spinning at 90mph near Bermuda but it is set to pull up a band of good weather for Britain as temperatures rise to reach 81F (27C) in the South East of England by next Monday.

Alton Towers victim shares holiday bikini snaps

Leah Washington, 19, from Barnsley, was one of two young passengers who lost a leg after their rollercoaster carriage smashed into a stationary train at the Staffordshire theme park in June 2015.

Theresa May wades into Big Ben being silenced for 4 years


The Prime Minister urged the Commons authorities to carry out an 'urgent' review of the plans for renovating the Elizabeth Tower amid mounting anger.

Southend Airport explosion: Firefighters battle blaze

Thick black smoke could be seen billowing from an aircraft hangar at London Southend Airport in the Essex seaside town, with six fire engines called out at about 10.40am today.

Wednesday, Aug 16

Rugby mother finds 'rude' Minion toy in child's Happy Meal


Hayley Coope, from Rugby, Warwickshire, found the Minions toys which come free in McDonald's Happy Meals 'rude' in an X-rated way, after she found it poked its tongue out.

Child Genius viewers' heartache for brave Oscar


Oscar, 11, bravely tried to take part in the Channel 4 show even though his mother had been taken to hospital. But he tearfully pulled out on Tuesday night, saying: 'I don't want to continue.'

HMS Queen Elizabeth to reach Portsmouth this morning

HMS Queen Elizabeth will send a message to the UK's allies and enemies that the country means business, according to her captain. The £3billion behemoth is set to be the nation's future flagship.

Brexit secretary David Davis attacked online by ex-aide

David Davis was accused of being workshy and a bully in an extraordinary Twitter rant by his former Chief of Staff. The Brexit Secretary, 68, was besieged by former aide James Chapman, 40.

Tuesday, Aug 15

Davis: UK could pay Brussels for temporary customs deal


Theresa May has returned to Downing Street after a three-week holiday on the day the Brexit Secretary said securing an interim customs arrangement would be 'in both sides' interest'.

Taylor Swift wins assault case against DJ David Mueller


An eight-member jury has sided with Taylor Swift in an assault case against a fired radio DJ in Denver who is now forced to pay the singer a symbolic $1 after groping her in 2013.

Apprentice's Jessica Cunningham devastated by ex's death

The 30-year-old reality star, who also took part in Celebrity Big Brother last year, is said to be 'devastated' after former partner Alistair Eccles, 35, was found hanging at his Burnley home.

Cats eyes were renamed and a sheep race was abandoned

A sheep race in Moffat, Scotland, (pictured) was abandoned after a campaign gained 83,000 signatures calling for it to be banned on the grounds that 'no one asks' the animals.

Monday, Aug 14

Dr Rachel Carlton Abrams on what crushes female sex drives


Low libido bringing you down? A study found that 26 to 43 percent of women experience this. Reasons for this include not having enough testosterone or having bad self esteem.

London cyclist who 'rode into woman blamed her for crash'

Charlie Alliston, 20, was pedalling at nearly 20mph when he collided with mother-of-two Kim Briggs, 44, as she tried to cross the road on her lunch break in busy Old Street, east London.

Chloe Ayling reveals 'hurt' at doubts over 'kidnap' ordeal

British model Chloe Ayling claimed to have been snatched by a group calling itself Black Death and is believed to have been drugged and transported in a bag to an isolated village near Turin.

Cole White fired as Twitter names and shames protesters

Cole White was identified as one of the alt-right protesters at the violent Unite the Right march on Twitter. After his employers Top Dog restaurant, in Berkeley. were alerted, he was fired.

Sunday, Aug 13

Coleen Rooney reveals what life is like living with Wayne

While her husband, the former England captain, is one of the most talented stars of the past decade, with a rumoured £82 million fortune to boot, it turns out he’s no help at all around the home.

Royal family attends church at Balmoral

There was no hint of turmoil this morning as members of the royal family joined the Queen for Sunday service at Balmoral as she continues her summer break at her Scottish residence.

Former spy blasts Paris Ritz on the night of Diana's death

Alan McGregor, 68, who retired from the Saudi secret service five years ago, claims the princess may have been deliberately killed having left the £4,000-a-night hotel on August 31, 1997.

Amir Khan's wife 'promised to destroy his reputation'


Friends of the boxer Amir Khan have claimed he had wanted to leave his wife Faryal Makhdoom for two years but was prevented after she threatened to expose his 'drinking and womanising'.

Saturday, Aug 12

Xi calls Trump to urge restraint over North Korea:

Chinese President Xi Jinping made a plea for cool-headedness over escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea in a phone conversation with Donald Trump on Saturday.

Trump says North Korea nuclear threat will boost tourism


Trump called Gov. Eddie Baza Calvo on Friday, to say that the US mainland 'are with you 1000 per cent' after dictator Kim Jong-un threatened to launch a nuclear strike on the island.

Jeremy McConnell avoids jail term for Steph Davis attack

In a video posted on Instagram, McConnell was met with cheers from crowds of supporters as he walked into Dublin Airport.