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August 18, 2018 10:57 AM Police helicopter called out in search for missing Brighton mother

Her disappearance is said to be out of character, and police have said she is vulnerable. Ms Proffitt, who lives in the Fiveways area, is not believed to be carrying a mobile phone, and detectives have issued an appeal for people to keep an eye out for her. The force said a police drone and the National Police Air Service helicopter assisted in the search 9

August 17, 2018 5:48 PM Pakistan election: Imran Khan ELECTED Prime Minister but condemned as 'THIEF' by rival MPs

CRICKET legend Imran Khan has been elected as prime minister of Pakistani by parliamentary lawmakers, paving the way for him to form a new coalition government. Mr Khan, 65, and his party swept to victory in July’s general election, on a platform of fighting corruption and lifting millions of people out of poverty, while creating an “Islamic welfare 6

August 17, 2018 3:56 PM Summer of 2018 is certain to be one of Britain's warmest on record, say forecasters

The summer of 2018 is certain to be one of the warmest on record for Britain, forecasters said today. After the third-warmest June and second-warmest July in official national records dating back to 1910, this year is currently vying with the current record holder – 2006 - as the warmest summer for mean temperature. The mean temperature for 2018 is currently 5

August 15, 2018 11:08 PM WHAT DOES LOSING A SECURITY CLEARANCE MEAN FOR FORMER SPYMASTER?

Ex-government officials are conventionally able to retain their security clearances after they've departed their jobs in order to be able to provide consultation to their prior agencies. Sometimes, agencies call in ex-federal officials for advice on matters of national security or other topics. In the case of fired former officials, like former FBI Director 7

August 15, 2018 12:01 PM Organisers close to finalising line up for Colwyn Bay's Proms in the Park

She will be joined by the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales who will also be performing on the day. More acts are set to be revealed in the coming days as event organisers finish preparations for the returning event. The event is returning to Colwyn Bay in 2018 having been held for the first time in the coastal town back in 2016. Councillor 6

August 12, 2018 11:12 PM Sussex woman stalked by husband impersonating ex-boyfriend

A woman who was stalked by her own husband says that it led to anxiety, depression and self-harming. Alice Playle’s husband was jailed for three-and-a-half years for stalking and coercive and controlling behaviour. According to the Office for National Statistics the number of stalking offences recorded by police in Sussex rose from 95 in 2015 to 984 this year. Meanwhile 9

August 11, 2018 12:01 PM Alan Bennett's hospital musical Allelujah! to inject caustic wit into NHS Anniversary in Rhyl and Prestatyn

One of the UK's pre-eminent playwrights will present an exhilarating homage to the health service in Prestatyn and Rhyl . Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, Allelujah! is Bennett's tenth collaboration with award-winning director Nicholas Hytner. Under a veneer of a charming, rousing singalong musical, Bennett's diagnosis is riddled 11

August 10, 2018 9:51 AM Mexican 'drug boss' captured despite weight loss surgery and hair implants

"El Betito" is linked with multiple murders and is accused of heading up a fearsome Mexico City drug gang. "El Betito" - the suspected head of Mexico City's Tepito Union gang - was detained in the south west of the sprawling city, said national security commissioner Renato Sales. He had lost about 4st 10lbs (30kg) through gastric band surgery to reduce 8

August 9, 2018 9:11 AM Indian family thrown off British Airways flight over 'crying child'

A father claims BA subjected him to "humiliation and racist behaviour", triggering calls for Indians to boycott the airline. The father, an Indian civil servant called AP Pathak, has accused the airline of racism as he claimed a crew member threatened to throw his three-year-old son out of the window if he did not stop crying. Mr Pathak said his family 11

August 8, 2018 5:03 PM Yellowstone Volcano latest: Big One fears as 153 EARTHQUAKES strike Yellowstone in July

YELLOWSTONE National Park has been struck by a shocking 153 earthquakes during the month of July, sparking fears the ‘Big One’ earthquake or a super volcano could be due. The University of Utah Seismograph Station, which is responsible for the operation and analysis of the Yellowstone Seismic Network, revealed 153 earthquakes hit the Yellowstone National 13