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November 11, 2018 1:51 AM DR Congo Ebola outbreak: Death toll passes 200

More than 200 people have now died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to health officials. About half the victims were from Beni, a city of 800,000 in the North Kivu region, the national health authority said. However, health minister Oly Ilunga said armed rebels were continuing to harass medical teams 9

November 9, 2018 6:26 PM 1,000 lose power as rain and wind bring flooding

More than 1,000 properties were left without power during heavy rain and wind which brought flooding and travel disruption. Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire saw the worst of the weather with some homes in Milford Haven under 10ft (3m) of water. A Met Office warning to expect flooding is in force across the two counties until 23:00 GMT. Western Power 13

November 4, 2018 9:26 AM Romford fire: Major blaze at high end car dealers in east London

A HUGE fire broke out at a car dealership which sells luxury cars including Ferraris, Bentleys and Lamborghinis last night with more than 100 firefighters attending the scene at the height of the blaze which has been described as “very difficult to tackle”. The fire started at Imperials car dealership in Chadwell Heath, Romford, at about 10pm on Saturday 10

October 28, 2018 4:28 PM Leicester helicopter SHOCK: Pilot guided aircraft away from crowd to SAVE lives

THE pilot of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's helicopter diverted the out-of-control aircraft into a car park near the King Power Stadium to avoid crashing into the crowd, a witness has claimed. Police have confirmed the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) are continuing their enquiries, and that they are expected to last for some days. In their 10

October 28, 2018 4:06 PM Three teens arrested after 17-year-old stabbed to death in West Yorkshire

Police say there were a "significant number of witnesses" to what happened in Halifax, West Yorkshire, on Saturday night. Police, who were called to East Park Road in Halifax at about 9.30pm on Saturday, said there were a "significant number of witnesses". After arriving at the scene, officers found two males with stab wounds and a third with a head injury 8

October 26, 2018 11:38 AM Cot bed designer Craig Williams jailed over baby Oscar Abbey's death

The prosecution says Williams had "an utterly indifferent attitude towards the safety of small children" even after Oscar's death. Craig Williams sold the cot to the family through his company Playtime Beds Ltd. Leeds Crown Court heard that Williams had reassured the family that it was safe for children aged six and seven months. But seven-month-old 10

October 25, 2018 2:12 PM Sir Philip Green named as businessman behind newspaper injunction

The billionaire chairman of Arcadia Group is named in the House of Lords by former Labour cabinet minister Lord Hain. Speaking in the House of Lords on Thursday, Labour peer Lord Hain used parliamentary privilege to name Sir Philip. The former cabinet minister told peers: "I feel it's my duty under parliamentary privilege to name Philip Green as the individual 12

October 19, 2018 7:30 PM Syria news: How female soldiers were made to bite off the heads of snakes for Assad

THE Assad regime once forced female soldiers to bite off the heads of snakes and male soldiers to kill puppies to show their loyalty towards former president Hafez al-Assad, according to a new BBC documentary. The BBC programme ‘A Dangerous Dynasty: House of Assad’ explores the story of the Assad dynasty and how President Bashar al-Assad's father Hafez 7

October 19, 2018 9:06 AM Your guide to dealing with the aftermath of a one-night stand

If you decide to sod off without saying goodbye, don’t end up having a 15-minute game of ‘find the pants’. Somehow that’s more embarrassing than shagging a complete stranger who says weird things during sex. You will probably have forgotten their name the second you necked your seventh Jägerbomb, but they don’t need to know that. Also, calling them ‘mate’ 10

October 18, 2018 9:29 PM Farage reveals KEY reason why Theresa May would want to extend Brexit transition period

NIGEL Farage speculated Prime Minister Theresa May is extending the Brexit transition period to secure a deal that will keep the UK tied to the customs union. Nigel Farage revealed the UK coud be heading for a Norway-styled exit. “He said he could see what’s happening here with all the different delays, opting in to stay part of the customs union for years 9