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January 20, 2015 10:51 AM Dog pictured in sinkhole is ok, says Traigh Golf Club

A golf club has received concerned questions from pet owners about the fate of a dog photographed in a sinkhole that appeared on its course. The 9ft (3m) deep, 22ft (7m) long hole was caused by heavy rain washing away a drain running under part of Traigh Golf Course, near Mallaig. A photograph that appeared in the media showed a dog at the bottom of the hole. A club spokesman 12 4

January 19, 2015 8:39 PM 5-Year-Old Receives Invoice After Missing Friend's Party

A UK family is crying party foul after their 5-year-old was billed for missing a schoolmate's birthday celebration. Now they are being threatened with legal action, should they refuse to pay. Cornwall residents Derek Nash and Tanya Walsh said they were shocked when their son, Alex, arrived home from preschool with a brown envelope stuffed in his backpack 12

January 19, 2015 6:45 PM Have the remains of Alexander the Great AND his mother Olympias been found? Experts uncover bones of a woman and two men in underground Amphipolis tomb

Archaeologists may have yet to find conclusive proof of Alexander the Great's body, but they have turned up the remains of five people in the ancient Amphipolis tomb. Bones of an unidentified woman, a newborn baby and two men, as well as fragments of a cremated person, were unearthed in an underground vault on the site. The Greek Culture Ministry said research 13

January 19, 2015 2:59 PM Security school aims to plug cyber skills gap

If you were looking to provide some careers advice to someone looking for an area of employment that is unlikely to experience the cold winds of a downturn then recommending the cyber security arena might be a good idea. Cyber threats keep rising and the stakes are going up all the time with criminals and nation states both looking to get their hands 12

January 19, 2015 9:18 AM Large sinkhole appears on golf course near Mallaig

A large sinkhole has appeared near a green on the UK mainland's most westerly golf course. The 9ft (3m) deep, 22ft (7m) long hole was caused by heavy rain washing away a drain running under part of Traigh Golf Course, near Mallaig. The club is now having to find money to help it pay the estimated £16,000 cost of the repairs needed. The sinkhole has been fenced 10 5

January 19, 2015 1:23 AM Free online textbooks from top private school

A leading private school, with some of the best results in England, is publishing digital textbooks which are available to download free online. The Stephen Perse Foundation in Cambridge is publishing 12 multimedia textbooks for IGCSE biology. They are being made available on Apple's iBooks online store to use on iPad tablet computers. It is believed 11

January 17, 2015 6:00 AM Use cancer dogs, Betsy urges NHS

Betsy Duncan Smith, the wife of former Tory party leader Iain, has spoken of her health battle for the first time as she called for the NHS to use dogs to diagnose cancer. Mrs Duncan Smith, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in in 2009, told the Daily Telegraph her husband had "coped brilliantly" while she underwent courses of chemotherapy and radiotherapy 12

January 17, 2015 4:51 AM Rabbi Predicts Jewish Exodus From France

The terror threat level in France will most likely cause thousands of fearful Jewish people to flee, a rabbi tells Sky News. The rabbi of Paris's biggest synagogue has said thousands of Jews will flee France in the wake of last week's terror attacks. Moshe Sebbag, from the vast and ornate Grand Synagogue in the French capital, says there is likely to be a mass flight 10

January 16, 2015 10:00 PM Sister-in-law makes dream come true for couple told they would never have a baby after six years of trying and two failed rounds of IVF

After six years of trying for a baby and two failed rounds of IVF, Ashley Moore thought she had run out of options. A further problem was that the 32-year-old has cystic fibrosis, which can make conception difficult. So she was astonished when, following a conversation after a family wedding, the sister-in-law she barely knew offered to become a surrogate 13

January 16, 2015 5:21 PM This woman will put you off EVER having cosmetic surgery

If you've ever considered having fillers in your face to defy those pesky signs of ageing, this may well make you think again. Unhappy with her appearance, Alex Laird, 53, opted for a Bio-Alcamid treatment in London eight years ago. But it all went horribly wrong a few years later after the fillers moved under her skin, leading to nasty infection and hospitalising 13