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'He looked at the space where his leg had been and screamed': Jonnie Peacock's mum on Strictly star's meningitis ordeal

When Jonnie Peacock leaps across the Strictly floor, we see a brave and determined pioneer, the show’s first ­amputee contestant.

But what mum Linda Green also sees as she watches him from the audience is a scared little boy, crying in pain.

The Paralympic gold medallist was

today 22:45
'He looked at the space where his leg had been and screamed': Jonnie Peacock's mum on Strictly star's meningitis ordeal

When Jonnie Peacock leaps across the Strictly floor, we see a brave and determined pioneer, the show’s first ­amputee contestant.

But what mum Linda Green also sees as she watches him from the audience is a scared little boy, crying in pain.

The Paralympic gold medallist was

today 22:45
Claudia Winkleman wins battle to ban fire hazard Halloween costumes 3 years after daughter's horror accident

Strictly Come Dancing host Claudia Winkleman has won a battle in her bid to prevent children’s fancy dress costumes being fire hazards.

She began the fight after her daughter, Matilda, suffered severe burns when her Halloween witch’s costume brushed against a candle on a doorstep and

today 22:01
Claudia Winkleman wins battle to ban fire hazard Halloween costumes 3 years after daughter's horror accident

Strictly Come Dancing host Claudia Winkleman has won a battle in her bid to prevent children’s fancy dress costumes being fire hazards.

She began the fight after her daughter, Matilda, suffered severe burns when her Halloween witch’s costume brushed against a candle on a doorstep and

today 22:01
Girl, 3, dies after police called to £400,000 Hampshire home as mum, 35, is arrested on suspicion of murder

A 35-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murdering her three-year-old daughter.

The little girl has been named locally as Bethan Colebourn, daughter of Claire Colebourn and her husband Michael, 37 - a high-flying businessman, who tonight was said to be devastated.

Police

yesterday 19:15
Rich House, Poor House millionaire who spends £850 a YEAR on avocados breaks Channel 5 rules for tear-jerking gesture

A millionaire who thought nothing of blowing several hundred pounds solely on avocados each year brought a low-income family to tears with a kind gesture that broke Channel 5's rules.

Matt Fiddes, who appears on the broadcaster's Rich House, Poor House documentary, had left a special

yesterday 15:59
Rich House, Poor House millionaire who spends £850 a YEAR on avocados breaks Channel 5 rules for tear-jerking gesture

A millionaire who thought nothing of blowing several hundred pounds solely on avocados each year brought a low-income family to tears with a kind gesture that broke Channel 5's rules.

Matt Fiddes, who appears on the broadcaster's Rich House, Poor House documentary, had left a special

yesterday 15:59
'Smirking' Oligarch's daughter who killed five in car horror 'was racing another driver at almost double speed limit'

An oligarch's daughter who killed five people and injured a dozen more in a horror car incident had allegedly been racing another driver.

Alyona Zaitseva, a 20-year-old millionaire's daughter "jumped a red light and rammed into a crowd" at a pedestrian crossing, say

yesterday 08:29
'Smirking' Oligarch's daughter who killed five in car horror 'was racing another driver at almost double speed limit'

An oligarch's daughter who killed five people and injured a dozen more in a horror car incident had allegedly been racing another driver.

Alyona Zaitseva, a 20-year-old millionaire's daughter "jumped a red light and rammed into a crowd" at a pedestrian crossing, say

yesterday 08:29
Lupita Nyong'o claims Harvey Weinstein 'tried to remove his pants after offering massage while his kids were in house'

Lupita Nyong'o is the latest actress to come forward to describe her encounters with disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Writing in an op-ed in the New York Times , she alleged that not only did Weinstein attempt to ply her with alcohol when she met with him at a restaurant, but after

yesterday 03:27
Model visited world's first hotel for people who weigh more than 20st, and this is what she thought

A plus-size British model has described being one of the first to visit a secluded Barbados resort designed exclusively for larger people.

Holly Macgillivray, from Ruthin in Denbigshire, visited The Resort on the island of Eleuthera, which boasts a five-mile private beach, reinforced beds

yesterday 00:41
Model visited world's first hotel for people who weigh more than 20st, and this is what she thought

A plus-size British model has described being one of the first to visit a secluded Barbados resort designed exclusively for larger people.

Holly Macgillivray, from Ruthin in Denbigshire, visited The Resort on the island of Eleuthera, which boasts a five-mile private beach, reinforced beds

yesterday 00:41
Model visited world's first hotel for people who weigh more than 20st, and this is what she thought

A plus-size British model has described being one of the first to visit a secluded Barbados resort designed exclusively for larger people.

Holly Macgillivray, from Ruthin in Denbigshire, visited The Resort on the island of Eleuthera, which boasts a five-mile private beach, reinforced beds

yesterday 00:11
Model visited world's first hotel for people who weigh more than 20st, and this is what she thought

A plus-size British model has described being one of the first to visit a secluded Barbados resort designed exclusively for larger people.

Holly Macgillivray, from Ruthin in Denbigshire, visited The Resort on the island of Eleuthera, which boasts a five-mile private beach, reinforced beds

yesterday 00:11
Three adorable siblings at risk of being split up if they don't find their 'forever home' together

Bryan and Rachel jump into the car after school to be greeted by their baby brother Shaun who has been waiting patiently for their return.

The three of them sing along to their favourite songs on the radio on the drive home before they head off to their swimming lessons.

It is a

yesterday 23:37
Three adorable siblings at risk of being split up if they don't find their 'forever home' together

Bryan and Rachel jump into the car after school to be greeted by their baby brother Shaun who has been waiting patiently for their return.

The three of them sing along to their favourite songs on the radio on the drive home before they head off to their swimming lessons.

It is a

yesterday 23:37
Brad Pitt 'has a new girlfriend' - and she's 32 YEARS younger than him

Brad Pitt appears to be well and truly over his split from Angelina Jolie - he's reportedly embarking on a new relationship with British actress Ella Purnell.

At 21, Ella is a whole 32 years younger than the Fight Club star - and in a truly bizarre twist of fate, she once played the

2017-10-19 17:53
Brad Pitt 'has a new girlfriend' - and she's 32 YEARS younger than him

Brad Pitt appears to be well and truly over his split from Angelina Jolie - he's reportedly embarking on a new relationship with British actress Ella Purnell.

At 21, Ella is a whole 32 years younger than the Fight Club star - and in a truly bizarre twist of fate, she once played the

2017-10-19 17:53
Penny Lancaster breaks down in tears on live TV as she reveals she was drugged and raped as a young model

Penny Lancaster broke down in tears on national television as she told how she'd been raped after being drugged on a night out when younger.

The 46-year-old TV presenter's voice cracked as she discussed the incident, which happened when she was starting out as a young model.

"As

2017-10-19 15:39
Penny Lancaster breaks down in tears on live TV as she reveals she was drugged and raped as a young model

Penny Lancaster broke down in tears on national television as she told how she'd been raped after being drugged on a night out when younger.

The 46-year-old TV presenter's voice cracked as she discussed the incident, which happened when she was starting out as a young model.

"As

2017-10-19 15:39
Pregnant woman forced to live on 1p a MONTH after Universal Credit payments slashed

A mum-to-be will have to survive on just a penny a month after her Universal Credit payments were slashed "without her knowledge".

Distraught Keeley Sheppard, 20, is 29 weeks pregnant and about to move into a new home.

She had expected to receive £500 per month but

2017-10-19 12:15
Pregnant woman forced to live on 1p a MONTH after Universal Credit payments slashed

A mum-to-be will have to survive on just a penny a month after her Universal Credit payments were slashed "without her knowledge".

Distraught Keeley Sheppard, 20, is 29 weeks pregnant and about to move into a new home.

She had expected to receive £500 per month but

2017-10-19 12:15
North Korea warns US faces 'unimaginable' strike if it continues military drills with South Korea

North Korea has upped its war talk once again, warning the United States it faces an "unimaginable" military strike.

The Kim Jong-un regime was reacting to the continued drills being carried out by the US and South Korea in the region.

Next week the allies will carry out

2017-10-19 04:23
North Korea warns US faces 'unimaginable' strike if it continues military drills with South Korea

North Korea has upped its war talk once again, warning the United States it faces an "unimaginable" military strike.

The Kim Jong-un regime was reacting to the continued drills being carried out by the US and South Korea in the region.

Next week the allies will carry out

2017-10-19 04:23
'Max will cherish his new heart in your memory': Mum pens emotional letter to mystery life-saving donor family

The parents of Mirror boy Max Johnson have written a moving letter of thanks to the donor family who saved their son’s life with a “legacy of love”.

Emma and Paul Johnson tell the unknown parents they will never forget their compassionate gesture.

They explain Max, nine, had

2017-10-18 22:45
'Max will cherish his new heart in your memory': Mum pens emotional letter to mystery life-saving donor family

The parents of Mirror boy Max Johnson have written a moving letter of thanks to the donor family who saved their son’s life with a “legacy of love”.

Emma and Paul Johnson tell the unknown parents they will never forget their compassionate gesture.

They explain Max, nine, had

2017-10-18 22:45
Woman who suffered 18 heartbreaking miscarriages and spent £80k on IVF over 20 years finally becomes mum aged 48

A woman suffered a heartbreaking 18 miscarriages over two decades before finally giving birth - at the age of 48.

Louise Warneford suffers from a condition which causes ‘killer cells’ in her body to destroy unborn embryos.

Despite spending £80,000 on IVF treatments over

2017-10-18 17:43
Woman who suffered 18 heartbreaking miscarriages and spent £80k on IVF over 20 years finally becomes mum aged 48

A woman suffered a heartbreaking 18 miscarriages over two decades before finally giving birth - at the age of 48.

Louise Warneford suffers from a condition which causes ‘killer cells’ in her body to destroy unborn embryos.

Despite spending £80,000 on IVF treatments over

2017-10-18 17:43
FA admit ex-England manager DID racially abuse two players as Martin Glenn is forced into embarrassing U-turn

Martin Glenn has apologised and been forced into an embarrassing U-turn after admitting two England internationals were subjected to racist abuse.

Football Association chief executive Glenn issued a full statement after saying former England manager Mark Sampson did make racist remarks to

2017-10-18 16:19
FA admit ex-England manager DID racially abuse two players as Martin Glenn is forced into embarrassing U-turn

Martin Glenn has apologised and been forced into an embarrassing U-turn after admitting two England internationals were subjected to racist abuse.

Football Association chief executive Glenn issued a full statement after saying former England manager Mark Sampson did make racist remarks to

2017-10-18 16:19
Daily News
Grandparents do something truly amazing every morning for their granddaughter as she travels to work

These adorable grandparents waving their granddaughter off as she heads to work have been melting people's hearts online.

Rio Smith shared the beautiful moment yesterday, explaining that her grandparents stand outside their home every morning so they can wave to her as she passes on the

today 05:11
Grandparents do something truly amazing every morning for their granddaughter as she travels to work

These adorable grandparents waving their granddaughter off as she heads to work have been melting people's hearts online.

Rio Smith shared the beautiful moment yesterday, explaining that her grandparents stand outside their home every morning so they can wave to her as she passes on the

today 05:11
Yates pub chain recruiters 'used good-looking only policy hiring shot girls' who had to be 'a seven out of 10'

A recruitment agency for a pub chain used a "good-looking only" policy for hiring female staff, it has been reported.

Elless Promotions is said to have insisted the women employed as shot girls by the Yates chain in Essex had to be “at least seven” out of 10.

A

today 02:03
Yates pub chain recruiters 'used good-looking only policy hiring shot girls' who had to be 'a seven out of 10'

A recruitment agency for a pub chain used a "good-looking only" policy for hiring female staff, it has been reported.

Elless Promotions is said to have insisted the women employed as shot girls by the Yates chain in Essex had to be “at least seven” out of 10.

A

today 02:03
Serial rapist suspected of the barbaric murder of schoolgirl in 1984 dies in prison and cheats justice

The prime suspect in the 1984 murder of a young girl has died before he could be brought to justice.

It means the death of Leonie Darnley, seven, remains officially unsolved.

Prosecutors wanted to put serial rapist Patrick Reilly back on trial, more than 30 years after a jury cleared

yesterday 21:45
Serial rapist suspected of the barbaric murder of schoolgirl in 1984 dies in prison and cheats justice

The prime suspect in the 1984 murder of a young girl has died before he could be brought to justice.

It means the death of Leonie Darnley, seven, remains officially unsolved.

Prosecutors wanted to put serial rapist Patrick Reilly back on trial, more than 30 years after a jury cleared

yesterday 21:45
Femme fatale, spy, traitor - now secret files say Mata Hari was betrayed after being tricked and used as scapegoat

Mata Hari stepped out as if dressed for dinner with one of her many lovers. Black ­stockings peeked over the top of her knee-length boots, a fur-lined ­velvet cloak hung from her shoulders.

But the exotic dancer, whose ­performances took Paris by storm, was actually going to

yesterday 21:01
Femme fatale, spy, traitor - now secret files say Mata Hari was betrayed after being tricked and used as scapegoat

Mata Hari stepped out as if dressed for dinner with one of her many lovers. Black ­stockings peeked over the top of her knee-length boots, a fur-lined ­velvet cloak hung from her shoulders.

But the exotic dancer, whose ­performances took Paris by storm, was actually going to

yesterday 21:01
Daredevil couple take perilous selfie after climbing to the top of 'Hong Kong's highest crane'

This daredevil couple are prepared to go to great heights in their long-running quest to take the perfect selfie.

Armed with nothing but a selfie stick and a backpack, Angela Nikolau and her boyfriend Ivan Beerkus scaled to the top of the “highest crane in Hong Kong”.

Angela, a

yesterday 20:01
Daredevil couple take perilous selfie after climbing to the top of 'Hong Kong's highest crane'

This daredevil couple are prepared to go to great heights in their long-running quest to take the perfect selfie.

Armed with nothing but a selfie stick and a backpack, Angela Nikolau and her boyfriend Ivan Beerkus scaled to the top of the “highest crane in Hong Kong”.

Angela, a

yesterday 20:01
Brave cancer mum, 29, given shock news she had days to live used them to plan funeral down to last detail

A brave young mum will be laid to to rest in exactly the way she wanted next week after meticulously planning her own funeral.

Sammi Fox was just 29-years-old when she was told that her cancer was terminal and she had just days to live.

After learning the harrowing news, she sat

yesterday 19:37
Brave cancer mum, 29, given shock news she had days to live used them to plan funeral down to last detail

A brave young mum will be laid to to rest in exactly the way she wanted next week after meticulously planning her own funeral.

Sammi Fox was just 29-years-old when she was told that her cancer was terminal and she had just days to live.

After learning the harrowing news, she sat

yesterday 19:37
The link between Moors murderers victim and gangland kingpin whose "uncompromising" violence fanned the flames of murderous turf war

As gangs ruled the city streets by fear in the 1980s, one eager and ruthless new recruit called Anthony Johnson moved steadily up the ranks.

Young, bold and uncompromising he soon earned a reputation as an effective robber , and was known by the name 'White Tony' after he joined the

yesterday 16:47
The link between Moors murderers victim and gangland kingpin whose "uncompromising" violence fanned the flames of murderous turf war

As gangs ruled the city streets by fear in the 1980s, one eager and ruthless new recruit called Anthony Johnson moved steadily up the ranks.

Young, bold and uncompromising he soon earned a reputation as an effective robber , and was known by the name 'White Tony' after he joined the

yesterday 16:47
This could be Britain's worst school run as parents cause traffic chaos dropping their children off for class

Video footage shows what could be the worst school run in the UK.

Cars are jammed in all directions as motorists fight for space so they can get away from the bedlam.

There are fears the traffic chaos, near a primary school, could end up with a child seriously injured as drivers

yesterday 14:05
This could be Britain's worst school run as parents cause traffic chaos dropping their children off for class

Video footage shows what could be the worst school run in the UK.

Cars are jammed in all directions as motorists fight for space so they can get away from the bedlam.

There are fears the traffic chaos, near a primary school, could end up with a child seriously injured as drivers

yesterday 14:05
Poignant moment black protester hugs a Nazi wearing a swastika T-shirt at an anti white supremacist rally

This is the incredible moment a white supremacist wearing a swastika T-shirt was hugged by a black protester.

The skinhead, later identified as Randy Furniss, was reportedly trying to provoke the crowd that had gathered to oppose a speech being given by white nationalist Richard Spencer

yesterday 13:23
Poignant moment black protester hugs a Nazi wearing a swastika T-shirt at an anti white supremacist rally

This is the incredible moment a white supremacist wearing a swastika T-shirt was hugged by a black protester.

The skinhead, later identified as Randy Furniss, was reportedly trying to provoke the crowd that had gathered to oppose a speech being given by white nationalist Richard Spencer

yesterday 13:23
Latest news from Great Britain
today 05:11 Grandparents do something truly amazing every morning for their granddaughter as she travels to work
today 05:11 Grandparents do something truly amazing every morning for their granddaughter as she travels to work
today 02:03 Yates pub chain recruiters 'used good-looking only policy hiring shot girls' who had to be 'a seven out of 10'
today 02:03 Yates pub chain recruiters 'used good-looking only policy hiring shot girls' who had to be 'a seven out of 10'
today 22:45 'He looked at the space where his leg had been and screamed': Jonnie Peacock's mum on Strictly star's meningitis ordeal
today 22:45 'He looked at the space where his leg had been and screamed': Jonnie Peacock's mum on Strictly star's meningitis ordeal
today 22:01 Claudia Winkleman wins battle to ban fire hazard Halloween costumes 3 years after daughter's horror accident
today 22:01 Claudia Winkleman wins battle to ban fire hazard Halloween costumes 3 years after daughter's horror accident
yesterday 21:45 Serial rapist suspected of the barbaric murder of schoolgirl in 1984 dies in prison and cheats justice
yesterday 21:45 Serial rapist suspected of the barbaric murder of schoolgirl in 1984 dies in prison and cheats justice
yesterday 21:01 Femme fatale, spy, traitor - now secret files say Mata Hari was betrayed after being tricked and used as scapegoat
yesterday 21:01 Femme fatale, spy, traitor - now secret files say Mata Hari was betrayed after being tricked and used as scapegoat
yesterday 20:01 Daredevil couple take perilous selfie after climbing to the top of 'Hong Kong's highest crane'
yesterday 20:01 Daredevil couple take perilous selfie after climbing to the top of 'Hong Kong's highest crane'
yesterday 19:37 Brave cancer mum, 29, given shock news she had days to live used them to plan funeral down to last detail
yesterday 19:37 Brave cancer mum, 29, given shock news she had days to live used them to plan funeral down to last detail
yesterday 19:15 Girl, 3, dies after police called to £400,000 Hampshire home as mum, 35, is arrested on suspicion of murder
yesterday 16:47 The link between Moors murderers victim and gangland kingpin whose "uncompromising" violence fanned the flames of murderous turf war
yesterday 16:47 The link between Moors murderers victim and gangland kingpin whose "uncompromising" violence fanned the flames of murderous turf war
yesterday 15:59 Rich House, Poor House millionaire who spends £850 a YEAR on avocados breaks Channel 5 rules for tear-jerking gesture
yesterday 15:59 Rich House, Poor House millionaire who spends £850 a YEAR on avocados breaks Channel 5 rules for tear-jerking gesture
yesterday 14:05 This could be Britain's worst school run as parents cause traffic chaos dropping their children off for class
yesterday 14:05 This could be Britain's worst school run as parents cause traffic chaos dropping their children off for class
yesterday 13:23 Poignant moment black protester hugs a Nazi wearing a swastika T-shirt at an anti white supremacist rally
yesterday 13:23 Poignant moment black protester hugs a Nazi wearing a swastika T-shirt at an anti white supremacist rally
yesterday 12:11 This 3-bedroom Lincolnshire house has a unique way of avoiding flood damage
yesterday 12:11 This 3-bedroom Lincolnshire house has a unique way of avoiding flood damage
yesterday 12:09 Family banish daughter who refuses to believe child's death is God's punishment
yesterday 12:09 Family banish daughter who refuses to believe child's death is God's punishment
yesterday 11:43 Can you see it? Eagle-eyed fish finger fan spots something up with latest Birds Eye advert
yesterday 11:43 Can you see it? Eagle-eyed fish finger fan spots something up with latest Birds Eye advert
yesterday 11:43 Inside the home of a hoarder: One man's struggle is so bad he can hardly get through doors or lie down to sleep
yesterday 11:43 Inside the home of a hoarder: One man's struggle is so bad he can hardly get through doors or lie down to sleep
yesterday 10:45 Selfridges waste no time in unveiling their Christmas display - in mid October!
yesterday 10:45 Selfridges waste no time in unveiling their Christmas display - in mid October!
yesterday 10:37 'We had to choose food or bills': Young mum pushed to brink to save her two little boys
yesterday 10:37 'We had to choose food or bills': Young mum pushed to brink to save her two little boys
yesterday 09:05 Rio Ferdinand reveals the heartbreaking question he would have asked his late wife if he'd had 'one more moment with her'
yesterday 09:05 Rio Ferdinand reveals the heartbreaking question he would have asked his late wife if he'd had 'one more moment with her'
yesterday 08:33 The mystery of the terrifying 'mummified man' found washed up on the side of a river
yesterday 08:33 The mystery of the terrifying 'mummified man' found washed up on the side of a river
yesterday 08:29 'Smirking' Oligarch's daughter who killed five in car horror 'was racing another driver at almost double speed limit'
yesterday 08:29 'Smirking' Oligarch's daughter who killed five in car horror 'was racing another driver at almost double speed limit'
yesterday 03:27 White nationalist event held in Florida but bars came up with brilliant idea to keep it virtually empty
yesterday 03:27 White nationalist event held in Florida but bars came up with brilliant idea to keep it virtually empty
yesterday 03:27 Lupita Nyong'o claims Harvey Weinstein 'tried to remove his pants after offering massage while his kids were in house'
yesterday 02:37 North Korea sends 'unprecedented' letter to Australia warning ally Donald Trump will 'totally destroy the world'
yesterday 02:37 North Korea sends 'unprecedented' letter to Australia warning ally Donald Trump will 'totally destroy the world'
yesterday 00:41 Model visited world's first hotel for people who weigh more than 20st, and this is what she thought
yesterday 00:41 Model visited world's first hotel for people who weigh more than 20st, and this is what she thought
Editorials
We really need to sort out the housing market before it destroys our economy

Every big financial bust there’s ever been has been preceded by one common factor – a big boom.

Economics in general seems to struggle with this. The boom times are seen as “normal” and the busts are seen as aberrations. This is partly because economists are terrible at

2017-10-18 08:27
Ricky Martin: How Brexit has affected the star Apprentice

I recently had the privilege of attending an event at the Royal Society of Chemistry to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the founding of Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS) by winner of The Apprentice TV show, Ricky Martin.

Martin received a £250,000 investment and mentoring from

2017-10-18 08:27
This precious metal is rapidly losing status – which is a good time to buy

Got any platinum jewellery? You might need to trade up to something fancier.

Gold has been more valuable than platinum for a while now.

But now it’s not just gold. It’s a somewhat more obscure metal, and almost certainly not one you’ve ever considered wearing on your finger,

2017-10-18 08:27
What would boundary changes really mean for the Conservatives?
The actual difference as far as political advantage goes is less than 0.5 per cent.
2017-10-18 06:19
Will Brexiteers finally admit the EU referendum caused hate crime?
In June 2016, Brexiteers were quick to accuse journalists of hamming up hate. 
2017-10-18 06:19
It's British working families who would pay for a “no deal” Brexit
Inflation is already rising, and failing to agree a trade deal with the EU could cost families another £500 a year. 
2017-10-18 06:19
Scenes from Life on Earth
A new poem by Kathryn Simmonds.
2017-10-18 06:19
Austria’s Sebastian Kurz has a choice – it is huge and it affects us all
The young conservative leader can make a deal with the centre-left – or a far-right party with links to neo-Nazis. 
2017-10-18 06:19
“It’s quite a relief from Twitter”: the strangely gentle world of MP Instagram accounts
The photo-sharing app is a kinder place than other social media platforms – for now.
2017-10-18 06:19
Six days in Raqqa: inside the battle for Islamic State’s last major stronghold
Suddenly there was a buzzing overhead, followed by two loud explosions. It was an IS drone, dropping grenades.
2017-10-18 06:19