Rebecca Warcup

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Woman killed after falling from third-floor Primark balcony

A shopper has died after she fell 24m (80ft) from a third-floor balcony in a Primark store.<p>She was found on the ground floor in a critical …

‘Dr Death’ drug kills two friends 30minutes apart

Two friends died within half-an-hour of each other after taking a drug nicknamed ‘Doctor Death’ at an all-night party, an inquest heard.<p>Chris …

Facebook and Twitter aren’t new – social media is 2,000 years old

‘Whether you have any news or not, write something.’<p>It could be the mantra of the Twitter/Facebook generation, but this instruction was actually …

Passenger lands plane at Humberside Airport after pilot taken ill

<b>A passenger stepped in to safely land a plane after the pilot fell ill at the controls, police have said.</b><p>The passenger, who had never flown an …

X Factor reject Jade Richards snapped up by Glasgow record label

She may have missed out on The X Factor finals yet again – but it’s not all bad news for Scottish singer Jade Richards.<p>The 23-year-old Fife native …

My eyelids were paralysed: Doctors amazed by girl’s recovery from killer disease

<b>Battling Emily Thompson has amazed doctors by recovering from a rare nerve disorder that left every part of her body paralysed – including her</b> …

Why Sir Bobby Robson was football’s perfect gentleman

Outstanding as a footballer, even better as a manager and the perfect gentleman. Sir Bobby Robson epitomised everything we adore about the beautiful …

Gary Barlow ‘to leave’ The X Factor after current series, claims Chris Evans

Chris Evans has become the latest star to hint that Gary Barlow will follow in Louis Walsh’s footsteps and quit The X Factor when the current series …

Gay and lesbian asylum seekers asked to ‘prove’ their sexuality

Gay and lesbian asylum seekers often have to ‘prove’ their sexuality in order to strengthen their case for residence, a committee has found.<p>In a …

Schoolgirl, 13, suspended for bringing bottle of shandy to class

A 13-year-old girl was suspended from school after she took out a bottle of shandy from her bag during a French lesson.<p>Nikita Morrison and her mother …

Is this the best or worst marriage proposal ever?

Cynics may want to look away now because this is a saccharine marriage proposal of some epic proportions.<p>Filmmaker Justin Baldoni didn’t simply want …

Baby becomes Britain’s youngest organ donor after kidney transplant

A five-week-old baby has become the youngest organ donor in Britain after the infant’s kidneys were successfully transplanted into a woman dying of …

Teenage Cancer Action Week: Helping young people fight the disease

It’s customary to spend your 16th birthday doing something fun. Something like ten pin bowling or the cinema or – because you might be a moody …

She’s at it again! Miley Cyrus strips naked for risque Rolling Stone cover as she vows she’s done with twerking

Miley Cyrus has stripped naked in one of her most revealing shoots ever as she claims she is ‘done with twerking’.<p>The 20-year-old We Can’t Stop …

Teenagers who drink too much coffee ‘at risk of turning into nervous adults’

Teenagers who drink too much coffee could be at risk of turning into nervous adults.<p>Just three cups of the stuff daily may be enough to make them …

Tesco withdraws ‘psycho ward’ Halloween costume after outcry over Asda’s ‘mental patient’ outfit

Supermarket giants Asda and Tesco have been forced to say sorry and withdraw Halloween costumes mental health charity workers condemned as …

Games industry warned against charging children in ‘pay to play’ apps

The online games industry has been warned by a consumer watchdog against pressuring children to ‘pay to play’ under proposed principles<p>An Office of …

Guilty pleas of ‘Peru two’ Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid set to be rejected

Guilty pleas by two British women caught smuggling cocaine out of Peru have been rejected by prosecutors.<p>Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid will be …

Testicle-eating fish caught by stunned fisherman in New Jersey

<b>A testicle-eating fish, feared to be heading for British waters, has been caught in New Jersey in the US.</b><p>The South American freshwater fish, commonly …

Guardian front page, Thursday 26 September: Revealed: exploitation of Qatar's World Cup 'slaves' http://t.gu.com/pe6eR

Can you really be 'a little' prejudiced?

This column doesn't try to make things simple. Diversity in the UK isn't simple. The landscape has many shades.<p>But you can take the nuance thing too far and I have started to wonder about one of the findings of the latest British Attitudes Survey. Overall, it said, we're becoming less religious; …

Elton John: 'When I was on drugs there was a monstrous side to me' http://t.gu.com/oTWS3

Ten tips to make bedtime reading fun

All children need and love stories. Yet a recent poll of 2,000 mothers with children aged 0-7 (What? No fathers?!) found that only 64% of respondents said they read their children bedtime stories. Reasons for not reading to their kids included being too stressed or too tired, while nearly half said …

Sober up in drunk tank and pay £400 to leave

Drunks causing a nuisance in towns and cities will be held overnight in privately run “drunk tanks” and charged up to £400 under police leaders’ proposals.<p>Drinkers who get so intoxicated they cannot look after themselves would be cared for in holding cells until they sober up and charged for the …

BBC presenter Simon McCoy mistakenly presents a live news broadcast with a pack of paper... rather than his iPad www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2013/sep/18/bbc-presenter-broadcast-paper-ipad?CMP=OTCNETTXT8115

Our data is our digital identity - and we need to reclaim control

I’m a film-maker by trade, so heading to Capitol Hill the other week was a new experience for me. I was there to talk privacy, and in essence, to advocate. I didn’t have the first clue where to begin. The architecture, both impressive and oppressive, made me feel simultaneously important and …

Seven things you wanted to know about Apple’s iOS7 but were afraid to ask

Forget the new iPhones because the biggest news from Apple this week is that iOS7 – the operating system that will run most of its devices – goes …

Not funny: Creepy clown lingers on streets of Northampton in middle of the night

and<p>When you go out to East Midlands today, you’re sure of a big surprise.<p>An unnerving, anonymous clown has sent shivers down the spines of …

Theme park could ban ‘unique body sizes’ from ride after fatal incident

A theme park has said it could ban customers with ‘unique body shapes or sizes’ as it reopened a ride for the first time since a passenger died.<p>Six …

Hard-hitting: St John Ambulance shocks with new first aid campaign ‘Save the boy’

A hard-hitting advert urging people to learn first aid has been released by St John Ambulance.<p>The emotive ‘Save the boy’ first aid advert shows a …