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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

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 political row, with city councillors arguing that its only function so far has been to brand the city as the …

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 …

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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 …

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 …

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

A couple emerge from a silver Sedan into an empty parking lot in north-eastern Dallas, Texas. They are carrying multiple bags and an elegant, three-tiered white cage, temporary home to their West African parrot, Tutu. The pair, in their late-60s and 70s, share a courtly, gentle manner and a …

Study identifies key traits and methods of serial killer nurses

Serial killer nurses often gain notoriety among their colleagues before their crimes are exposed because they hold detailed morbid conversation with grieving relatives, new research into the characteristics of so-called “angels of death” has found.<p>Criminologists studying the traits of healthcare …

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

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 used a stone to carve a 25cm “K” into a wall inside the ancient amphitheatre. He was caught in the act by a guard and arrested by …

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

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 stones separated by a line of twigs in the sand, someone’s modest, anonymous, temporary memorial.<p>A few hundred yards …

Desperately seeking sperm donors | Sophie Elmirst

Photograph: Jean Jullien<p>Illustration by Jean Jullien<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/10/10/1412942746670/1c67b76f-ebe8-4f47-b3d1-426fea8cacd7-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Jean Jullien<p>Illustration by Jean …

Madrid hospital staff quit over Ebola fears

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 person to contract the disease outside west Africa is being treated.<p>Fourteen people are in quarantine at the hospital, …

Thai PM defends investigation into Britons’ murder

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 culprits had been caught.<p>The comments by Prayuth Chan-ocha came on his return from a visit to Burma, the home of …

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

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 scientists.<p>Drug trials conventionally compare the outcomes in patients who get an experimental medicine with the outcomes …

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

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 investigation has revealed.<p>EE, Vodafone and Three operate automated systems that hand over customer data “like a cash machine”, …

Owner sought after wallaby causes rush-hour chaos in York

The search is on for the owner of an escaped wallaby that forced the closure of a major road during rush hour.<p>The animal, which has been named Wesley, was captured near York in an operation involving around 15 police officers. Now he is being looked after by staff at the nearby Askham Bryan …

Malala Yousafzai: ‘Nobel award is for all the voiceless children’

Malala Yousafzai once wrote: “We realise the importance of our voices only when we are silenced. I was shot on a Tuesday at lunchtime, one bullet, one gunshot heard around the world.”<p>Two years and a day after her attempted assassination by Taliban gunmen, that shot continued to reverberate with the …

Shrien Dewani to stand trial over honeymoon murder of wife Anni

More than four years after his wife’s death, Shrien Dewani will stand trial in Cape Town for the murder of Anni Dewani on their honeymoon in a case that many doubted would ever reach court.<p>The millionaire businessman from Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, fought a long battle against extradition to South …

Human towers of Tarragona – in pictures

The tradition of building human towers, or castells, dates back to the 18th century and takes place at festivals in Catalonia, where teams – ‘colles’ – compete to build the tallest and most complex towers. A castell is considered successful when it is loaded and unloaded without falling apart. The …