A little girl born with 12 fingers and 12 toes will go blind by the time she is a teenager because of a rare genetic condition. Caitlin Wilkie, four, was born with six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot. Mum Ashley,...
A 16-year-old high-flying student slaughtered his entire family of five then took his own life, according to police. Timur Kimaletdinov, from Russia, massacred his “loving” mother, four-year-old twin siblings, and two grandparents in a brutal night attack that has left his village “shaken”. The boy, an...
A two-year-old girl died after being left in a scorching hot minivan by her family, it is claimed. The youngster was found in a car parked in a New Jersey rail station, in the US, on Friday afternoon. Police reportedly broke one of the vehicle's windows...
A doctor is being sued by a mother who claims her newborn baby’s penis was severed by an intern in a botched circumcision. The boy was just nine days old when the tip of his penis was cut off during the procedure following his birth last...
Nobody likes to get stood up — especially when you’re the alleged “side chick.” That’s the lesson cops learned in Woodbury, New Jersey, last week — when a 29-year-old woman set fire to a man’s house after he invited her over for some late-night sex and then fell asleep,...
That’s some spicy pot. Border patrol officers at a port of entry in San Diego discovered nearly four tons of marijuana hidden beneath a shipment of jalapeños, officials said. Officers assigned to the Otay Mesa cargo facility in California discovered the large amount of weed, worth about $2.3 million, wrapped...
Thunderstorms will ravage parts of the UK today ahead of a 30C heatwave. Lightning is expected to strike Cardiff, Yeovil, Reading, Rochester, Ipswich, Peterborough, London, Brighton, Birmingham, Banbury and Norwich today. The poor weather comes ahead of an anticipated three-week heat surge for the last week...
Sugar levels in popular chocolate bars have soared – despite promises to slash them to fight obesity. On average, Cadbury and Nestle have increased sugar by more than 10% since 1992, researchers found. The average content stood at 44.6% per 100g 27 years ago. But by...
GP surgeries in England have been ordered to stop half-day closures or face major funding cuts. More than a quarter of a million GP appointments will be available as the NHS in England orders surgeries to end the practice of half-day closing. More than 700 surgeries,...
A newborn baby girl was found naked and abandoned in the woods just hours after being born. The child was rescued in Silver Springs, Maryland, US, after a man heard her crying at around 5pm on Friday. The man discovered the girl around 10ft away from...