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Nine-year-old Peyton Foster was wearing Skechers S-Light running when the battery got wet at school and began leaking the corrosive fluid onto his feet. Photographs show the blisters which began developing...

Indian state cuts internet access after crazed mobs lynch three people in separate attacks over rumours spread on WhatsApp about child kidnappers The incidents are the latest in a string of more than...

Celebrity mother has two of her children put in care after being accused of pulling her son’s hair in public Two children of a celeb mother have been placed in foster care by social services The famous...

Is Portugal the best supported nation at the World Cup? Cristiano Ronaldo’s curvy girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez is jouned by Ronaldo Jr watches him from the stands as he takes on Uruguay in second-round...

A giant octopus that correctly guessed the results of Japan’s World Cup matches has been chopped up and turned into seafood. "Rabiot the octopus" gained a cult following by accurately predicting...

Mother of ‘homeless hero’ jailed for four years for stealing phones from Manchester bombing victims is spared prison herself despite stealing almost £4,000 from lifeboat charity Jessica Parker...

Lawsuit: The U.S. government is violating migrant children’s rights by placing them in detention-like centers, drugging them with psychotropic medication. A new lawsuit obtained by The Center for...

Agatha Christie’s favourite beach where she nearly drowned trying to save her nephew is now a litter-strewn ‘slum’ Author’s favourite beach where she nearly drowned is now turning...

Merseyrail trains, like many across the country during the hot weather, have been significantly delayed and cancelled over the past week. The heat can leave the steel train rails at almost 50C, and at...

A Michigan woman was arrested after allegedly biting part of a man’s ear off at a Chinese restaurant because she had a problem with her food order. Jade Loren Anderson, 24, was arrested and charged with...

In what is being viewed as one of the most shocking political upsets in recent memory, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated Representative Joseph Crowley in the Democratic primary for New York’s 14th...

One to WATCH this tournament! Rafael Nadal sports £550,000 rare Swiss timepiece that can withstand 10,000 Gs of force for his first Wimbledon match Rafael Nadal was wearing a £550,000 Richard Mille...

As the city’s lead-paint-poisoning scandal grows, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s top priority is … dodging the blame. Seriously. He called in to NY1 on Monday to suggest it might not be lead paint that...

A family-run garage business conspired with a network of pals to con the insurance industry out of the huge sums. However the scammers were busted following a five-year probe by specialist investigators. The...

If ever there was a more urgent reason to get registered and get ready to vote — your access to a legal abortion is on the line as the President gets ready to appoint a new Supreme Court justice. Thirty-one...

Experts said women were increasingly forced to act due to men in their 30s feeling too young or busy chasing a career. It challenges the previous belief that “social freezers” were too focused on...