Chris Bates has been recognised for his work as the UK representative of Tristan da Cunha, a tiny island in the South Atlantic with a population of 267.
Now Brussels has come up with a new way to force us to save energy – and it will be particularly hard to swallow for coffee lovers.
Thousands of people in St Peter’s Square in Rome saw his first appearance of the year at the Vatican window, where he expressed ‘the wish that there will never be more wars’.
Phil Smith yanks out 7-year-old son Noah’s tooth with floss and string attached to golf ball he hits with a driver. Smith posted footage to YouTube on December 30 and it has over 100,000 views.
2015 has arrived and for movie buffs everywhere, there is but one pressing question – how many predictions did Back To The Future II get right about this year?
Millions took to the streets to celebrate a night to remember as the country ushered in 2015 – and some clearly enjoyed the occasion more than others.
Katie Amos, 30, and fiancé Lee Johnston, 29, from Burgh-le-Marsh, Lincolnshire, welcomed son Dax unexpectedly after she went into labour 11 weeks early while sightseeing in New York.
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.
A flight from New York to Doha has been forced to make an unscheduled landing at Manchester Airport because of a ‘disruptive passenger’ on board the 13 hour flight.
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.