A pair of beachgoers who posed while standing on top of a turtle as if they were SURFING could face a fine of £12,000 for their antics.
Halloween costumes are becoming increasingly complex but sometimes all you want to do is stick on a giant cat outfit. The cat looks utterly terrified - which is probably exactly the reaction you want at Halloween. Reddit user redditmeman posted alongside the picture of the costume: “My buddy dressed up as his cat for Halloween.
Standard drinks on a night out could be a lot more harmful for you than you realise, according to new research. Experts claim that mixing energy drinks with alcohol can be as bad for teenagers as taking cocaine, with the effects lasting well into adulthood. Researchers from Purdue University in Indiana found adolescent mice given an energy drink were not more likely than a control group to drink more alcohol as adults.
Hyojung Lim, 44, moved to a flat in South London with husband Jaesok Lee, 40, after they fled North Korea in 2007. Prosecutors alleged that Lim killed her husband as an act of revenge for getting his lover pregnant, saying she had text him “If you do that, you will die all of a sudden”. The jury heard that Lim knifed her husband in the throat and chest at their home in New Malden, Surrey, with such force the tip of the blade snapped off and embedded in his spinal cord.
Lynlee Boemer was taken out of her mum Margaret to remove a tumour growing on her tailbone that threatened to kill her. Mrs Boemer found out that her baby was suffering from rare birth defect sacrococcygeal teratoma when she was 16 weeks pregnant. Mrs Boemer, from Plano, Texas, did not want an abortion so doctors decided to operate on the baby while her mother was just 23 weeks and five days pregnant.
A man killed his wife’s sister and father so that he could lure her to their funeral service - where he also murdered her. Samuel Velasco Gurrola wanted to stop his wife Ruth Sagredo Escobedo from testifying against him after he was charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child. This time his wife ventured out for the funeral and Gurrola killed his wife while she was in the funeral procession and the sexual assault case against him was dropped.
It’s always tricky when you want to check Facebook while you’re supposed to be working, especially if your boss is close by.
A manager at a branch of McDonald’s has been jailed after he humiliated a woman by pulling her trousers down in front of shocked customers. Stuart Hubbard sneaked up behind the woman while the branch in Nottingham was open at 1am on February 18 and exposed her buttocks. Hubbard was initially suspended before being moved to another branch with a final warning but he was later arrested.
Veronica Panarello throttled her son Loris Stival to death with electrical cables and abandoned his body in a remote gully in Santa Croce, Sicily. When Panarello confessed that her son had been killed, she blamed her husband’s father Andrea Stival. Panarello was found guilty of the boy’s murder and of concealing a body and jailed for 30 years.
A teenager has been praised for his ‘good deed for the day’ after he saved a woman’s life by hanging onto her legs for 30 minutes to prevent her from committing suicide.
A devastated family were horrified when the person blackmailing them told them it was too late to save their missing dog - and sent a picture of it hanged by the neck. Andrius Snigir and partner Olivia Spionkowska were frantic with worry after their 16-month-old beagle Charlie disappeared during a walk on Saturday evening.
A Chinese student who was allegedly caught at Buckingham Palace with a folded knife is said to have told police that he was “on a mission to kill the Queen”. Hang Zhang, 25, from Sheffield, was sectioned under the Mental Health Act, after he was found at the main gate of the palace in London on August 12. Westminster Magistrates Court heard how Sheffield University student Zhang was “shouting that someone’s trying to kill him” when he arrived at the Queen’s residence.
Ikea has removed a picture of a boy from one of their stores after his curious pose drew complaints from shocked customers. “We often use photography to illustrate life at home in our room sets and as soon as we were made aware, the image was immediately removed.
The lawyers for Salah Abdeslam, the main suspect in last year’s deadly terrorist attacks in Paris, are no longer defending him. Abdeslam has apparently refused to talk ever since he was transferred to France following his arrest in Brussels in March. Now lawyers Frank Berton and Sven Mary have confirmed they will no longer be representing him as a result.
Researchers have discovered a bizarre and beautiful world hidden away in the underwater caves of a remote Scottish island. Fascinating wildlife like anglerfish, blue-rayed limpets and sea slugs were all found lurking in the depths of St Kilda. Here are just some of the strange and stunning marine life found living there…