The figures, released under a Freedom of Information request, show a total of 1,615 attacks have been reported to UK police forces over the last three years, including 157 reports of rape.
The proportion of owner-occupied homes in France has caught up as more Britons are pushed into the rental sector and on current trajectories, Britain will have fallen behind France in 2014.
Police are appealing for information after three men died in the same week within a 15 mile radius of each other in Ipswich. Another remains in a critical condition in hospital. (file image)
The pop starlet caused fury after posting a picture of herself flashing her ankle while inside the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, which is strictly against visiting rules.
The New Year’s Day record dates back almost a century to 1916, when Bude in Cornwall saw 15.6C (60F), while the 15C (59F) recorded in 1988 is in second place.
After Russian pensioner Gore Zhdanov died aged 79 all of his possessions, including his faithful dog, passed to his relatives. They neglected the pet for a year before animal workers were called.
The pet owner, who has not been named, took his goldfish to Toll Barn Veterinary Centre in North Walsham, Norfolk, and paid £300 for it to have an operation after noticing it was constipated.
One of stuffed stars from @craptaxidermy(Picture: Twitter/Crap Taxidermy) Taxidermy, a.k.a. the stuffing of animals, is a rather macabre art-form that can go rather comically wrong. Popular Twitter user Crap Taxidermy has now produced a book of some of the most awful stuffed critters. And when you put these scary-looking corpses into funny positions and add a […]
Jeremiah Taylor is accused of hitting his girlfriend with a steak (Picture: Shelby County Sheriff’s Office/Wikicommons) A man has been arrested after hitting his pregnant girlfriend in the face and chest with beef steaks. Jeremiah Taylor, 25, from Tennessee, was arrested on December 28 after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, who is three months pregnant, with the […]
This is not what normal gas station toilets look like (Picture: YouTube/bigsmilenoteeth) ‘I’m at a Shell station, and I want to take you to the toilet here.’ It’s not every day you get an invitation to visit a petrol station toilet. And it’s not every day you’d want to take it up. Let’s face it, […]
Two analysts examining flight data leaked from the Indonesian investigation into Flight 8501 say the plane behaved in ways ‘bordering on the edge of logic’ before it plummeted from the skies.
Thanks largely to the vigilance of the security services, there were none of the terrorist outrages predicted after Fusilier Lee Rigby’s gruesome murder in 2013.
Europe’s tallest skyscraper will provide the glittering back drop for a night of festivities when it lights up the night sky in London.