Army mortars fired during fierce fighting with Taliban soldiers landed on the wedding party in southern Helmand province, killing at least 20 and wounding another 41, including women and children.
Dean Parker, 49, originally from Florida, has joined the famous squad of foreign fighters known as the Lions of Rojava after watching a TV report about the plight of the Yazidi people.
A community nurse shot his ex-girlfriend and two people at a small New Year’s Eve party in Sainte Catherine in France, leaving two further guests injured. He then fled and shot himself.
Each of the 29 Royal Observer Corps HQs had metre-thick concrete walls and could hold up to 70 volunteers with beds, canteens, radio rooms, generators, air filtering and decontamination posts.
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 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.
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 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.
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 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 […]
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, […]
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 […]