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Gunman arrested after police storm Nuneaton bowling complex


Police have stormed MFA Bowl in Bermuda Park and ended an armed hostage situation.

Man with ‘sawn-off shotgun holding people hostage in Nuneaton bowling alley’


A bowling alley in Nuneaton is in lockdown after reports of a gunman with a sawn-off shotgun holding people hostage inside.

Man jailed for three months for touching man’s hip in a Dubai bar


Jamie Harron was also sentenced for 30 days for drinking alcohol.

Mum who lets kids live without rules ‘not bothered’ that they’re failing school


Gemma and Lewis Rawnsley have an 'off-grid' family with no boundaries or rules

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‘Difficult to believe’ Mesut Ozil wants to leave Arsenal after Everton masterclass, says Arsene Wenger

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Arsenal ace Mesut Ozil has been linked with a move to Manchester United (Picture: Getty)


Man who said he’s ‘too famous’ to work in chip shop has rotten fish tipped on new Mercedes


'Now the inside of my car stinks of fish. I'm all for a joke but it's my property.'

Gemma Collins falls down a hole on stage at the Radio 1 Teen Awards


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British woman killed in boat crash in south of France


A British woman has been killed after a boat crash in the south of France. The young woman in her 20s went overboard when her boat struck a warning beacon on the river in the city of Avignon. Officials said four other people were on the…

Robert Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill ambassador after just five days


His appointment sparked huge international backlash

Oxford tutors think girl who stabbed boyfriend with bread knife ‘could win Nobel Prize one day’


Lavinia Woodward escaped jail earlier this year after she was branded 'too clever'.

British expats will be allowed to stay in Spain even if there’s no Brexit deal


Spain's foreign minister said the lives of British people would 'not be disrupted'.


Doctors ‘lost mum’s birth control implant and had to dig around her flesh for it’


The mum advised women to think carefully before they got an implant.


Corbyn apologises for MP who told man to ‘get on your knees, b*tch’


Clive Lewis told the man to ‘get on your knees, bitch’ (Picture: Getty Images)


Thousands of unseen JFK assassination files are about to be released


President John F. Kennedy signs the order of naval blockade of Cuba, on October 24, 1962 during the Cuban missiles crisis (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)

Catalonia warns of ‘attack on democracy’ as Spain takes control


The constitutional crisis in Spain has been escalated further.


Buying houses will get a lot easier as ministers crack down on ‘gazumping’


Buying a house could get a lot easier thanks to new plans to tackle ‘gazumping’, and other annoying estate agent practices.

Woman arrested for murder after baby fell from sixth floor window and died


The baby died on Barkerend Road in Bradford (Picture: Google SV)


Labour will team up with Tory rebels to demand Brexit changes


'There is a way through this paralysis. Labour will work with all sides to make that happen.'

WHO ‘rethinks’ appointment of Mugabe as goodwill ambassador after huge backlash


Mugabe was appointed a ‘goodwill ambassador’ to the WHO (Picture: Reuters)


More than 450,000 protesters storm Barcelona streets over Catalonia crisis


Thousands were waving Catalonia's yellow, red and blue separatist flag.

Saturday, Oct 21

Grieving father says he was driven to brink of suicide by Universal Credit system


Steve suffered a mental breakdown following the death of his only child.

Pregnant Brit forced to prove nationality by NHS after taking Polish husband’s name


The expectant mother, who is eight months pregnant, said the incident left her feeling like a 'second class citizen'.

Harvey Weinstein ‘finishes treatment for sex addiction’ in just one week


Harvey Weinstein has reportedly finished treatment (Picture: Getty)

Friday, Oct 20

Inside the home of a hoarder who can’t throw anything away


Jean suffers from Diogenes syndrome and he has been pictured scavenging food from bins.

Mum shares genius trick for removing a splinter


Anyone who’s had their bum attacked with tweezers after shuffling along a bench will know that splinters are no joke.

Theresa May looks very lonely at the EU Council meeting


Looking a little uncomfortable (Picture: AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, Pool)

Pregnant woman raped with pool cue describes horror of losing baby


A woman has told how she lost her baby after she was raped with a pool cue by Michael Banks Gray, 50, pictured (Picture: Vic Rodrick)

Thursday, Oct 19

Student charged with terror offences prepared to join Isis by playing football


The 22-year-old has been remanded in custody ahead of sentencing on November 23. (Picture: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire)

Chilling warning Isis is plotting ‘a big explosion’ on scale of 9/11 atrocities


Isis apparently wants to keep 'members engaged' with the twisted plots.

Meghan Markle met the Queen with Harry at Buckingham Palace


Friends now say 'it is not a question of if but when' the couple will get engaged.

These are the UK’s most wanted criminals that are still on the run


Criminals with convictions dating back as far as the 1990’s are still on the run. (Picture: National Crime Agency)

Wednesday, Oct 18

British man jailed for drinking in Dubai sends heartfelt video to loved ones back home


Jamie Harron is not currently in custody as his lawyers appeal the sentence

Moped gang caught swiping woman’s laptop in busy London cafe


The thug targeted the woman at the Bread and Bean Cafe in Archway (Picture: Bread and Bean Cafe)

Donald Trump’s border wall prototypes are ready and they look angry


Prototypes for Trump’s wall are seen behind the current border fence (Picture: REUTERS)

Trump tells pregnant war widow her late husband ‘knew what he signed up for’


Sgt. LA David Johnson was one of the four US special forces soldiers killed in Niger.

Tuesday, Oct 17

Head of MI5 warns that terrorists are now faster and stealthier than ever before


'Today there is more terrorist activity, it's coming at us more quickly, and it can be harder to detect.'

Hairdresser shares horrifying images of how her job impacts on her body


And apparently, these injuries are common with anyone who has to adopt a repetitive posture like dentists.

Bodies of couple that went missing on hike found ‘locked in final embrace’


Rachel Nguyen was walking with boyfriend Joseph Orbeso when they went missing (Picture: Facebook)

Cancer nurse, dad of newborn and youngest of 11 siblings killed by Storm Ophelia


Clare O’Neill was killed when strong winds blew a tree through her windscreen