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British bouncer heads to Iraq to join fight against Isis

A British bouncer has sacrificed a life of luxury after selling his home and moving to Iraq to fight against the Isis.<p>Tim Locks, 38, was a doorman at …

26 things you only know if you’ve been for a night out in Birmingham

Ah, Brum.<p>From the latest openers, to the best beats and the most wallet-friendly pints, there are whole swathes of the city you’ll only know if …

Slender Man trial: Chilling video emerges of teenagers describing how they planned to murder schoolgirl

Videotaped police interrogations obtained by a local television station show two Wisconsin girls describing in chilling detail their plan to murder a …

Record-breaking tortilla attempt turns into big embarrassment for Spanish city

Guinness World Records rejects three-tonne Spanish omelette, saying it failed to beat record set by Japan<p>It was meant to be a record-breaking take on one of Spain’s most typical dishes.<p>But instead the three-tonne Spanish omelette cooked up in the Basque city of Vitoria this summer has sparked a …

The beef stroganoff burger is the winter hug you’ve been waiting for

Don’t pretend you don’t want to chow down on this meaty hearty stew of a burger right now.<p>Following on from the success of the infamous KFC breadless …

Man has 50 flesh-eating maggots removed from inside his nose

A doctor has uploaded a video of a man having 50 maggots removed from inside his nose before they killed him.<p>The unnamed patient risked having his …

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>In a brash tweet after the PM said he was wrong to share anti-Muslim videos, …

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>The President believes allowing teachers to carry concealed weapons could help …

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>The man told Sky News there was nothing "sinister" about the men-only event and …

Theresa May

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>The FBI director faces calls to resign over its failure to investigate a tip …

Henry Bolton

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Rohingya Muslims have risked being tortured and beaten to show Sky News a camp …

Bike thief caught after police sting in Edinburgh

<b>A 28-year-old man has been charged after being caught covered in a special chemical that was coated on a bike which was stolen in Edinburgh.</b><p>Since September, thousands of homes have been given SmartWater Technology to help stop housebreakings.<p>For the past few weeks, Edinburgh officers have been …

Libraries

Stray dog taken to Sweden after epic trek around Ecuador

By Tracy Ollerenshaw <i>Newsbeat reporter</i><p><b>They say the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. It seems that applies to dogs too.</b><p>As four Swedish athletes sat down to eat some canned meatballs ahead of a dangerous rainforest trek in Ecuador, they gave one to a stray pooch.<p>That dog - who's now been …

Sweden

Window washer survives 11-storey fall by landing on moving car

A window washer who fell screaming from the roof a San Francisco building survived after he landed on a moving car 11 floors below.<p>The man, who has …

Naked free runner captured in breathtaking photographs above London's streets

It takes a lot of guts to hop, skip and jump your way across London’s rooftops, it takes even more guts to do it completely naked.<p>That is exactly …

'You should come to my house and eat cheeses with me': 4-year-old sends adorable love letter to girl at school

Every idea for a date you've ever come up with probably falls short of 4-year old Bennet's, who invited a girl over to show her a magic trick and …

South Korean authorities ban selfie sticks

We are more accustomed to hearing about the government just north of South Korea handing down seemingly arbitrary restrictions on their citizens.<p>But …

South Pacific islands prepare to sue French government for $1billion over nuclear tests

The French Polynesia Assembly is preparing to ask Francois Holland’s government for nearly a billion dollars in compensation for damage caused to the …

Susanna Reid on why she still lives in a house with her former partner, despite the fact they ended their relationship a year ago

Given the choice, many of us would rather walk over hot coals than be within spitting distance of an ex-partner.<p>But less than a year after Susanna …

French man with Down's syndrome sent 30,000 birthday cards after Facebook appeal

A French man with Down’s syndrome has received 30,000 birthday cards from around the world after a Facebook appeal from his mother.<p>The postal service …

Man finds tongue-eating parasite in his Morrisons fish

A man was put right off his supper after discovering a tongue-eating parasite in a portion of fish he had bought from Morrisons.<p>Paul Poli, a retired …

‘I can’t think of a time when it was worse’: US abortion doctors speak out

Curtis and Glenna Boyd have worked in US abortion clinics ever since Roe v Wade made the practice legal in 1973. Forty years on, restricted rights mean they have to practise under FBI protection<p>A couple emerge from a silver Sedan into an empty parking lot in north-eastern Dallas, Texas. They are …

Study identifies key traits and methods of serial killer nurses

Criminologists charting characteristics of healthcare serial killers found most craved attention and liked to talk about death<p>Serial killer nurses often gain notoriety among their colleagues before their crimes are exposed because they hold detailed morbid conversation with grieving relatives, new …

Crime

Tourist fined €20,000 for carving initial on Rome’s Colosseum

Russian man arrested for carving a large letter ‘K’ on wall, the latest of several acts of vandalism on historic building this year<p>In the latest episode of tourists behaving badly in Rome, a Russian has been fined €20,000 (£15,800) for carving his initial into the Colosseum.<p>The 42-year-old tourist …

Koh Tao’s dark side: dangers of island where Britons were murdered

Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were killed in Koh Tao, where fear of mafia involvement hides under paradisical façade<p>Six weeks on, there is little to mark the spot on the idyllic rocky beach inlet on Koh Tao where Hannah Witheridge and David Miller met such brutal deaths; just two tiny piles of …

Desperately seeking sperm donors

Squeamish, ashamed, or simply fearful? Whatever the reason, men don’t want to donate sperm – and rising demand has created a dire shortage. Can a new National Sperm Bank stiffen their resolve?<p>On a recent Thursday morning, Laura Witjens marched along the over-full concourse of Waterloo station …

Madrid hospital staff quit over Ebola fears

Carlos III hospital treating virus-hit nurse Teresa Romero Ramos suffers staff shortage amid concerns over training and safety<p>Concerns about a lack of training and safety standards have left some staff refusing to attend to possible Ebola cases at Madrid’s Carlos III hospital, where the first known …

Thai PM defends investigation into Britons’ murder

Prayuth Chan-ocha says correct culprits have been caught, after Burmese president demands fair trial for suspects<p>Thailand’s prime minister has defended the police investigation into the murder of two British tourists last month, saying the UK and other nations should “understand” that the correct …

Ebola vaccine trials with placebo group would be unethical, scientists say

Experts call for speedy testing of drugs to fight the killer disease, insisting urgent needs of patients should come first<p>Experimental drugs for Ebola must not be trialled in west Africa in the normal way because it would be unethical to deny them to some of the patients at high risk of death, say …

EE, Vodafone and Three give police mobile call records at click of a mouse

Three of UK’s big four mobile phone networks are providing customer data to police forces automatically through Ripa<p>Three of the UK’s four big mobile phone networks have made customers’ call records available at the click of a mouse to police forces through automated systems, a Guardian …