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November 13, 2018 1:31 PM Paradise: Before and after the town's wildfire destruction

The town of Paradise in Butte County in northern California has been engulfed by the deadliest wildfire in the state's history. Thousands of the town's structures were completely destroyed in just a matter of hours as the blaze, named the Camp Fire, tore through the area. Before and after images across the community show the extent of its destruction 47

November 12, 2018 9:21 AM Ramsgate on stand-by as new Channel crossing if France ‘makes life difficult’ after Brexit

RAMSGATE is poised to become a key British port post-Brexit if French plans to trip-up cross-Channel trade go-ahead. And £200m has been ear-marked for a massive expansion which would revolutionise the town. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has earmarked a development fund in order to bypass the Dover-Calais crossing route in the case of a no-deal scenario 49

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 70

November 9, 2018 3:36 PM California wildfires: Malibu EVACUATED as Woolsey Fire JUMPS motorway

THOUSANDS of Malibu residents have been forced to flee as "apocalyptic" wildfires rip through California. Malibu was evacuated as blazes roared southwards from the outskirts of Los Angeleles. Two separate fires erupted within miles of each other on Thursday shutting down the 101 Freeway in both directions and sweeping towards the Santa Monica Mountains 76

November 9, 2018 12:06 AM Teenager suffers MULTIPLE INJURIES in BRUTAL Brixton assault

A TEENAGER in Brixton has been left with multiple injuries following an attack on Gresham Road in Brixton, the Met Police have confirmed. Gresham Road has been closed until tomorrow morning according to Transport for London. Busses will no longer be collecting from stops on Coldbarbour Lane between Loughborough Junction station and Lambeth Town Hall. A local 39

November 7, 2018 12:07 AM Social media 'lifts' are becoming an 'illegal industry'

"Doing lifts" is the phenomena of using social media to buy and sell car journeys in an online illegal "taxi" service. More than 7,000 people are members of a closed group in Bournemouth, Dorset, the equivalent of a third of the town's student population. Once people are accepted into the group they can use their own cars to make money by charging for lifts 40

November 6, 2018 9:18 AM 'Back from the dead': Aigali Supygaliev turns up two months after burial in Kazakhstan

"When Uncle Aigali walked through the door, my daughter Saule nearly dropped dead of a heart attack," his brother said. Aigali Supygaliev, from Kazakhstan, was pronounced dead after DNA tests on badly burned human remains proved with "with 99.2% certainty" that they were his. Authorities issued an official death certificate and he was "buried" in September 60

November 4, 2018 10:15 AM Ross Edgley sets record for round Great Britain swim

An adventurer from Grantham has become the first person to swim 1,780-miles around Great Britain. Ross Edgley, 33, was joined by 300 swimmers for the last mile before he arrived in Margate at about 09:00 GMT. Edgley left the Kent town on 1 June, and has not set foot on land since, swimming for up to 12 hours a day and eating more than 500 bananas 53

October 31, 2018 11:47 AM Boris Johnson to be BURNED in controversial Edenbridge bonfire night celebration

Every year the Kent society picks an infamous public figure to poke fun at during its celebrations, this year being held on Saturday. The 36ft effigy will go up in flames alongside a traditional figure of Guy Fawkes. The giant replica of Mr Johnson is wearing Hawaiian-style boxer shorts with a tight-fitting blue jacket, mismatched socks and a cycle helmet 53

October 24, 2018 10:32 AM Slough named best place to work in the UK

The Berkshire town, famous for being the location of The Office, has scooped the title two years in a row. The Berkshire town retained its position based on the cost of housing, the ease of finding a job and employee satisfaction. Slough was also said to have relatively high salaries and job vacancies. Others in the top five were Gloucester, Cambridge 64