Fire crews said it was a ‘miracle’ the man, 93, was not seriously injured during the fall into Cornwall’s Truro River. He had suffered cuts and bruises but was conscious when he was winched to safety.
The chairman of the Magistrates’ Association, said instead of being hauled before a court, offenders walk away with a caution, fixed penalty notice or so-called community resolution.
The country’s biggest charities are getting so much money from the taxpayer that some are effectively part of the government, a report on the funding of voluntary organisations has warned.
Fall victim Florence Cunningham waited 11 hours for an ambulance – and then had another hour wait on a trolley outside the A&E department at Portsmouth’s Queen Alexandra Hospital.
Bystanders filmed on their mobile phones as an Egyptian police officer was killed Tuesday while trying to defuse a bomb outside a petrol station in Cairo, police said, with jihadists claiming responsibility.
In her time, Labour MP Anne McGuire (pictured) has done a middling amount of committee work but she has never been one of those interrogators one turns to with relish, writes QUENTIN LETTS.
There were glum faces all round as they gathered for the first Cabinet meeting of the year, with Lib Dem Nick Clegg surrounded by some of his biggest critics including George Osborne and Theresa May.
Figures released this morning reveal from October to December 92.6 per cent of patients were seen within four hours – the worst quarterly performance since the target was introduced in 2004.
Croydon-born Danny Lambo left school with no qualifications before he had sat his final exam with his headteacher warning that he would fail in life, now the 37-year-old has £25 million at his disposal.
Temperatures reach 1093C in the volcano (Picture: Bradley Ambrose/Caters) Two men have taken the popular camping tradition of roasting marshmallows to an extreme level by doing it inside a volcano. Volcano expert Bradley Ambrose filmed his colleague Simon Turner after the pair descended 400m into the Marcum Crater volcanic vent in Ambrym, Vanuatu, New Zealand. And […]
Be it a super virus, an asteroid or hordes of the undead that bring about the end of the world, this will be the last thing you see. That is, assuming you’re watching CNN rather than spending time with family and friends, running for cover or arming yourself to the teeth. A video purporting to be […]
Hotel Faralda in Amsterdam (Picture: SWNS) One of the world’s oldest and largest cranes and been transformed into a swanky hotel. Architects say the 50-metre maritime crane in Amsterdam still moves in the wind. Hotel Faralda boasts three luxury hotel suites – each with their own unique character and one with an outdoor hot tub. The 250 […]
Barry Lewis, 32, from Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, became a YouTube hit with videos of himself learning how to cook and he has now been revealed as the face of a new Sainsbury’s campaign