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Boy, 12, holds ‘rave’ in school toilet until teachers seize his equipment

A ‘rave’ organised by a 12-year-old boy in his school’s toilets lasted just 30 minutes before teachers shut it down – but his parents say he did nothing wrong. Cael Bell advertised the underground event – held on December 11 – on Snapchat a week earlier, with all in attendance to the lunchtime gig offered […]

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Harry and Meghan Markle send Cambridge kids Christmas presents as relations with Wills improve

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have sent their nieces and nephews, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, Christmas presents in the post as they won’t get to see them on the big day. The couple will spend December 25 with their son Archie in LA, the family’s first in their new home, and in […]

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Psycho Tesco worker who slaughtered wife and daughter in jealous rage jailed for life

A “psycho” Tesco worker who slaughtered his wife and young daughter in a jealous rage has been jailed for life. Marcin Zdun will serve a minimum of 34 years for the “evil” murders of his wife and teenage daughter in Salisbury, Wiltshire. Zdun, 40, murdered Aneta Zdun and daughter Nikoleta on June 1 because he […]

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Ridiculous reasons people have called 999 this year from ghosts to cookery tips

Everyone knows the 999 number is for emergencies only, but that doesn’t stop some people calling for the most ridiculous reasons. Tips on how to cook turkey and checking fixture dates for football matches are among the most absurd the service has had this year. Merseyside Police has compiled a list of its top five […]

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Man pushed off boat by pals on 30th birthday trip got leg trapped in propeller and died

A man died after being pushed into water for a joke before getting his leg trapped in boat propeller, an inquest has heard. Simon Houlder, from Bubwith in East Yorkshire, was on a boating trip with six friends on the Norfolk Broads to celebrate his 30th birthday when the tragic accident occurred on September 15. […]

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Girl, 11, says Boris Johnson ‘doesn’t care’ if kids laugh at her for being poor

She’s the young girl who last year asked Boris Johnson: “It hurts when people at school laugh at me and say I’m poor. Do you care?” Now 11-year-old Rose Melville, from Morecambe, Lancs, feels sure she knows the answer. She says: “I know the Prime Minister doesn’t care about kids like me. Lockdown made things […]

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Paedophile who sexually abused underage girl before she took her own life jailed

A man who sexually abused an underage girl before she took her own life has been jailed for five and a half years. Michael Jenkins started abusing his ex-partner’s half-sister Georgia Myers in April 2017. At that point she was just 14-years-old, Leeds Live reported. The teenager, who believed she was in a relationship, experienced […]