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The PM said upskirting was a “hideous invasion of privacy” which left victims “degraded and distressed”. She told MPs the worst offenders will be put on the sex offender’s register. Mrs May...

The Health Secretary said it was impossible to be sure there were no more rogue doctors or nurses. He was speaking just a day after an inquiry found Dr Barton had overseen the deaths of 656 patients at...

It's estimated 111million tonnes of plastic – such as straws, bottles, bags and plastic wrapping – will have nowhere to go over the next 12 years. Since 1992, China has been the world's...

Britain will enjoy temperatures as hot as Spain with the mercury set to soar to a sizzling 30C (86F). The scorching heatwave will culminate next Wednesday, which forecasters say could be the hottest...

A man claims a stranger’s viral Facebook that incorrectly accused him of cheating on his fiancee while on holiday in Ibiza has ‘ruined his life.’ ‘Devastated’ Jack Troutt,...

But his decision now shifts the spotlight onto fellow anti-airport expansion campaigner Boris Johnson ahead of Monday’s crucial vote on the issue. The Foreign Secretary once vowed to “lie down in...

A Philadelphia woman is suing her ex-husband for sending an explicit video of her to her own parents — because she reminded him of a missed car payment. The woman says in her Brooklyn Supreme Court suit...

Cape Canaveral, Florida: The US government is stepping up efforts to protect the planet from incoming asteroids that could wipe out entire regions or even continents. The National Science and Technology...

A pub landlord had a brilliant response to a TripAdvisor reviewer who complained about the locals speaking Welsh. Jon G left a scathing review for the Bangor pub on the popular site but Dewi Sion hit...

Harold Shipman who killed as many as 250 patients may have been a sex murderer who was aroused by watching his elderly patients die says secret report Harold Shipman murdered hundreds of women while he...

Will Recep Tayyip Erdogan actually, finally, lose? That we’re asking the question at all tells you how much Turkish politics have shifted under the Islamist strongman’s feet. A Bloomberg poll this...

Ardern, 37, who became the country’s youngest leader last year, gave birth to her first child on Thursday, a girl weighing 7.3lb. Ardern gave birth at Auckland Hospital with her partner, TV presenter...

The former Brooklyn sex crimes prosecutor charged with a sex crime struck a deal Wednesday, avoiding retrial. Chrismy Sagaille now just has to stay out of trouble for six months, and the charges against...

Jodie Nailard, 22, suffered six puncture wounds after being bitten on the bicep. And she spent two days in hospital fearing she may have contracted rabies. The fox had sneaked in through open patio doors...

A superfit teenage gymnast died just six hours after suffering from suspected flu symptoms which turned out to be deadly sepsis. Identical twin Lucy Ellis, 16, was rushed to hospital after going to the...

Backpacks (and beers) at the ready! Revellers descend on the Isle of Wight as festival season gets into full swing and Britain is to bask in 86F temperatures Thousands of revellers arrived for first day...