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"I told her 'go and play in the stars with daddy'": Mum's grief as her family goes from six to four in a year

For our family, Christmas for the last 12 years has started in summer.

Our beautiful youngest daughter Daisy would get so excited that the fancy dress would be out before the nights drew in and she would insist that we watch her favourite Christmas DVDs every evening and play Christmas

today 15:25
"I told her 'go and play in the stars with daddy'": Mum's grief as her family goes from six to four in a year

For our family, Christmas for the last 12 years has started in summer.

Our beautiful youngest daughter Daisy would get so excited that the fancy dress would be out before the nights drew in and she would insist that we watch her favourite Christmas DVDs every evening and play Christmas

today 15:25
Scorned wife 'emptied kettle of boiling water over mistress of Royal Marine husband' leaving her screaming with pain

A scorned wife emptied a kettle of boiling water over the head and chest of her Royal Marine husband's mistress after asking him to go upstairs, a court heard.

Monika Fourie, 34, poured scalding water from a cup and then a kettle over Hannah Stokes as she sat on a sofa, causing her

today 12:45
Harrowing images show the effects drug use can have on your appearance in a short period of time

A drug charity has released a harrowing series of photos showing the effects addiction can have on a user's appearance.

The images show mugshots taken over several years and reveal how a person's looks change dramatically.

All of those featured were regular users of substances

today 11:41
Harrowing images show the effects drug use can have on your appearance in a short period of time

A drug charity has released a harrowing series of photos showing the effects addiction can have on a user's appearance.

The images show mugshots taken over several years and reveal how a person's looks change dramatically.

All of those featured were regular users of substances

today 11:41
"I simply love killing": Outed British mercenary fighting ISIS in Syria says toll of 26 dead militants "isn't enough"

A British ex-Army mercenary fighting ISIS in Syria and outed by Moscow says he has personally killed 26 militants - but it's "not enough yet".

The hired gun, a former soldier who "simply loves killing", has reportedly been fighting for the Kurds against

today 08:43
"I simply love killing": Outed British mercenary fighting ISIS in Syria says toll of 26 dead militants "isn't enough"

A British ex-Army mercenary fighting ISIS in Syria and outed by Moscow says he has personally killed 26 militants - but it's "not enough yet".

The hired gun, a former soldier who "simply loves killing", has reportedly been fighting for the Kurds against

today 08:43
England legend Terry Butcher 'distraught' after Army veteran son dies aged just 35

Former England captain Terry Butcher has been left 'distraught' by the death of his son aged just 35.

Christopher Butcher was an Army Veteran who fought the Taliban in Afghanistan.

His dad, who earned 77 caps for England, spoke with pride of his son's service but admitted he had

today 06:03
England legend Terry Butcher 'distraught' after Army veteran son dies aged just 35

Former England captain Terry Butcher has been left 'distraught' by the death of his son aged just 35.

Christopher Butcher was an Army Veteran who fought the Taliban in Afghanistan.

His dad, who earned 77 caps for England, spoke with pride of his son's service but admitted he had

today 06:03
Bodies of couple who went missing during hike found three months later 'locked in final embrace'

The bodies of a couple who went missing during a hike have been found three months later, reportedly locked in a final embrace.

Rachel Nguyen, 20, and Joseph Orbeso, 21, disappeared in Joshua Tree National Park, California, on July 28.

The alarm was raised when they failed to check

today 03:39
Bodies of couple who went missing during hike found three months later 'locked in final embrace'

The bodies of a couple who went missing during a hike have been found three months later, reportedly locked in a final embrace.

Rachel Nguyen, 20, and Joseph Orbeso, 21, disappeared in Joshua Tree National Park, California, on July 28.

The alarm was raised when they failed to check

today 03:39
Little Demi and her three tiny brothers have lost both their parents - they must not lose each other

Little Demi leans over the table to draw a picture of her dream life.

“My forever mummy will be a ­doctor with brown hair and blue eyes,” says the six-year-old. “We will live in a big house with 60 bedrooms.

“She will work Monday to Friday and be home on Saturday and

today 01:01
Little Demi and her three tiny brothers have lost both their parents - they must not lose each other

Little Demi leans over the table to draw a picture of her dream life.

“My forever mummy will be a ­doctor with brown hair and blue eyes,” says the six-year-old. “We will live in a big house with 60 bedrooms.

“She will work Monday to Friday and be home on Saturday and

today 01:01
Man stabbed to death outside Parsons Green tube station in London and two others hospitalised after horrifying knife attack

A died and two others were hospitalised after a horrifying triple stabbing outside Parsons Green Tube station in London.

The men were attacked outside the station shortly after 7.35pm.

Despite the attention of medics, one of the men was pronounced dead at the scene. Two others were

yesterday 21:55
Three men stabbed outside Parsons Green tube station in London in horrifying knife attack

Three people have been stabbed tonight in a horrifying knife attack outside Parsons Green Tube station in London.

The men were injured outside the station shortly after 7.35pm.

It comes weeks after an alleged attempted bomb attack on a train at the station. Today's incident is not

yesterday 20:59
Why Hurricane Ophelia has caused the sky to turn a strange colour across parts of the UK

The sky across large parts of England has turned an eerie colour today.

Dubbed the 'hurricane sun', the bizarre glow has been caused by the tail-end of Hurricane Ophelia.

People in the south west and on the south coast reported seeing a blood red sky this morning.

Later on, the

yesterday 15:27
Why Hurricane Ophelia has caused the sky to turn a strange colour across parts of the UK

The sky across large parts of England has turned an eerie colour today.

Dubbed the 'hurricane sun', the bizarre glow has been caused by the tail-end of Hurricane Ophelia.

People in the south west and on the south coast reported seeing a blood red sky this morning.

Later on, the

yesterday 15:27
Sean Hughes dead aged 51: Comedian passes away after hospital stay

Comedian Sean Hughes has sadly passed away.

The Irish funnyman, 51, had liver cirrhosis and was rushed to the Whittington Hospital and suffered cardiac arrest.

His sad death was confirmed today by his management company.

It's reported that he was rushed to hospital during the

yesterday 12:23
Sean Hughes dead aged 51: Comedian passes away after hospital stay

Comedian Sean Hughes has sadly passed away.

The Irish funnyman, 51, had liver cirrhosis and was rushed to the Whittington Hospital and suffered cardiac arrest.

His sad death was confirmed today by his management company.

It's reported that he was rushed to hospital during the

yesterday 12:23
James Corden responds to criticism after Rose McGowan called him a 'piglet' for Harvey Weinstein jokes

James Corden has issued a public apology after he was slammed for making jokes about the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

The comedian took to the stage to host the AmfAR Gala in Los Angeles over the weekend and made several gags about the shamed film producer to an audience packed full of A

2017-10-15 23:43
Rose McGowan blasts 'piglet' James Corden for joking about Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault scandal at Hollywood bash

Rose McGowan has sensationally SLAMMED James Corden for making jokes about the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal - calling him a 'm*********ing piglet.'

The Charmed actress was just one one of the Hollywood actresses to claim she had been a victim of the shamed Hollywood film

2017-10-15 20:47
Rose McGowan blasts 'piglet' James Corden for joking about Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault scandal at Hollywood bash

Rose McGowan has sensationally SLAMMED James Corden for making jokes about the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal - calling him a 'm*********ing piglet.'

The Charmed actress was just one one of the Hollywood actresses to claim she had been a victim of the shamed Hollywood film

2017-10-15 20:47
'Legendary' goalkeeper killed in freak collision after colliding with teammate on live television

A goalkeeper has died after a collision with a teammate during a match broadcast on live television.

Choirul Huda, 38, was pronounced dead after the accident involving teammate Ramon Rodrigues having suffered head and neck trauma.

The pair were playing in a match today for Persela

2017-10-15 16:33
'Legendary' goalkeeper killed in freak collision after colliding with teammate on live television

A goalkeeper has died after a collision with a teammate during a match broadcast on live television.

Choirul Huda, 38, was pronounced dead after the accident involving teammate Ramon Rodrigues having suffered head and neck trauma.

The pair were playing in a match today for Persela

2017-10-15 16:33
Stunning £3.5million five bedroom house on banks of Thames could be yours - for just £25

A stunning five-bedroom house on the bank of the River Thames could be yours by playing a game of spot the ball.

Helen and Gary Weller - who designed, built and lived in the £3.5 million property - are offering people to chance to win it for the cost of the £25 entrance

2017-10-15 14:59
Stunning £3.5million five bedroom house on banks of Thames could be yours - for just £25

A stunning five-bedroom house on the bank of the River Thames could be yours by playing a game of spot the ball.

Helen and Gary Weller - who designed, built and lived in the £3.5 million property - are offering people to chance to win it for the cost of the £25 entrance

2017-10-15 14:59
Hollywood bully and the paparazzi cash: Harvey Weinstein pays photographer after being snapped in apparent altercation with woman

This is the moment Harvey Weinstein was caught on the street with an unknown woman in an apparent altercation that left her visibly distressed.

But after spotting a snapper capturing the dispute, the film boss called him over and pressed a wad of cash into his hand, not realising the

2017-10-15 13:19
Hollyoaks star Lysette Anthony's heartbreaking tweets about being 'raped by Harvey Weinstein' revealed

Hollyoaks star Lysette Anthony had been leaving heartbreaking hints about her alleged Harvey Weinstein rape ordeal on social media before her story became public.

The 54-year-old TV star - who plays Marnie Nightingale on the Channel 4 soap - has revealed she is one of the growing number

2017-10-15 12:01
Hollyoaks actress Lysette Anthony claims she was raped by shamed movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

British actress Lysette Anthony has claimed she was raped in her own home by sexual predator Harvey Weinstein in explosive new allegations.

In a shocking interview with The Sunday Times, the 54-year-old Hollyoaks actress described the attack as “pathetic and revolting” and said it left

2017-10-15 07:45
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'Unknown' professional footballer dating youngest millionaire lottery winner Jane Park after she spends £50,000 on new boobs, bum and teeth

This is the 'unknown' professional footballer who has landed the UK's youngest ever lottery millionaire Jane Park .

Jordan Piggott, 18 - who used to play for West Bromwich Albion and now turns out for Dundee FC - is the new boyfriend of the Scot who at 17 bagged a cool £1million

today 15:03
'Unknown' professional footballer dating youngest millionaire lottery winner Jane Park after she spends £50,000 on new boobs, bum and teeth

This is the 'unknown' professional footballer who has landed the UK's youngest ever lottery millionaire Jane Park .

Jordan Piggott, 18 - who used to play for West Bromwich Albion and now turns out for Dundee FC - is the new boyfriend of the Scot who at 17 bagged a cool £1million

today 15:03
Gymnast who confused vitiligo for tan lines and gave up her sport out of embarrassment embraces her skin by modelling in bikinis

A gymnast who gave up her sport out of embarrassment when she was diagnosed with vitiligo is now proudly baring her patchy skin in bikinis.

Dionne Lees, 21, thought the pigment-free patches that appeared around her eyes when she was 12-years-old were bad tan lines, caused by wearing

today 14:03
Gymnast who confused vitiligo for tan lines and gave up her sport out of embarrassment embraces her skin by modelling in bikinis

A gymnast who gave up her sport out of embarrassment when she was diagnosed with vitiligo is now proudly baring her patchy skin in bikinis.

Dionne Lees, 21, thought the pigment-free patches that appeared around her eyes when she was 12-years-old were bad tan lines, caused by wearing

today 14:03
Couple filmed having sex in Domino's pizza takeaway arrive at court holding hands as they face possible jail sentence

A couple filmed having sex in a Domino's pizza takeaway as employees worked on the other side of the counter have arrived at court to be sentenced.

Daniella Hirst and Craig Smith were waiting for their stuffed crust pizza when they let their "exuberant spirits get the better of

today 14:03
Couple filmed having sex in Domino's pizza takeaway arrive at court holding hands as they face possible jail sentence

A couple filmed having sex in a Domino's pizza takeaway as employees worked on the other side of the counter have arrived at court to be sentenced.

Daniella Hirst and Craig Smith were waiting for their stuffed crust pizza when they let their "exuberant spirits get the better of

today 14:03
Football referee knocked out on pitch after being HEADBUTTED by player angry over red card

This is the shocking moment a referee was left lying flat out on the pitch after being HEADBUTTED by an angry footballer who'd been handed a red card.

Sunday League player Kieran Kimberley, 28, was today spared jail for attacking ref Craig Ward - leaving him lying unconscious on the

today 12:33
Football referee knocked out on pitch after being HEADBUTTED by player angry over red card

This is the shocking moment a referee was left lying flat out on the pitch after being HEADBUTTED by an angry footballer who'd been handed a red card.

Sunday League player Kieran Kimberley, 28, was today spared jail for attacking ref Craig Ward - leaving him lying unconscious on the

today 12:33
Terrified students wearing pyjamas run from huge fire as flames rip through high-rise university halls

Terrified students are seen fleeing from a 17-storey block of flats as a fire ripped through the ground floor.

The University of Manchester students were being evacuated from the buildings, with many running barefoot and some wearing pyjamas as they escaped.

As fire crews arrived at

today 12:09
Terrified students wearing pyjamas run from huge fire as flames rip through high-rise university halls

Terrified students are seen fleeing from a 17-storey block of flats as a fire ripped through the ground floor.

The University of Manchester students were being evacuated from the buildings, with many running barefoot and some wearing pyjamas as they escaped.

As fire crews arrived at

today 12:09
From Hurricane Ophelia to Storm Brian? Britain set to be battered AGAIN this week by gale force winds and heavy rain

Britain will be battered by a new bout of stormy weather later this week with fears it could escalate into the latest storm - named Brian.

Hurricane Ophelia claimed three lives and left a trail of destruction yesterday afternoon after it raged across Ireland, Wales, the north-west of

today 11:51
From Hurricane Ophelia to Storm Brian? Britain set to be battered AGAIN this week by gale force winds and heavy rain

Britain will be battered by a new bout of stormy weather later this week with fears it could escalate into the latest storm - named Brian.

Hurricane Ophelia claimed three lives and left a trail of destruction yesterday afternoon after it raged across Ireland, Wales, the north-west of

today 11:51
"Don't shout at me you stupid woman!" Furious man rants at fellow Tube passenger after she said "excuse me"

A furious commuter launched an astonishing foul-mouthed tirade at a fellow passenger - because she said "excuse me".

The man is believed to have barged past the woman on a busy train on the London underground.

And when she said "excuse me", he began a lengthy rant

today 09:59
"Don't shout at me you stupid woman!" Furious man rants at fellow Tube passenger after she said "excuse me"

A furious commuter launched an astonishing foul-mouthed tirade at a fellow passenger - because she said "excuse me".

The man is believed to have barged past the woman on a busy train on the London underground.

And when she said "excuse me", he began a lengthy rant

today 09:59
Adorable dog is completely bowled over by his owner's artwork as she stares at painting in Zen-like state

A classy dog was left completely bowled over by her owner's stunning artwork.

Julia Powell, a professional artist from Cambridge, Massachusetts, shared a video of her beautiful dog Ella staring at one of her latest pieces.

The golden retriever seems to be enthralled by the work, as

today 09:41
Adorable dog is completely bowled over by his owner's artwork as she stares at painting in Zen-like state

A classy dog was left completely bowled over by her owner's stunning artwork.

Julia Powell, a professional artist from Cambridge, Massachusetts, shared a video of her beautiful dog Ella staring at one of her latest pieces.

The golden retriever seems to be enthralled by the work, as

today 09:41
SAS hero Chris Ryan reveals the moments that make him panic and the one thing that left him terrified

When SAS hero turned author Chris Ryan does a book signing, he leaves with his shirt soaked in sweat.

He has escaped enemy troops, overcome would be carjackers and trained some of the most elite operatives, charged with keeping people safe.

But everything about being stuck in a room,

today 09:41
SAS hero Chris Ryan reveals the moments that make him panic and the one thing that left him terrified

When SAS hero turned author Chris Ryan does a book signing, he leaves with his shirt soaked in sweat.

He has escaped enemy troops, overcome would be carjackers and trained some of the most elite operatives, charged with keeping people safe.

But everything about being stuck in a room,

today 09:41
Latest news from Great Britain
today 15:25 "I told her 'go and play in the stars with daddy'": Mum's grief as her family goes from six to four in a year
today 15:25 "I told her 'go and play in the stars with daddy'": Mum's grief as her family goes from six to four in a year
today 15:03 'Unknown' professional footballer dating youngest millionaire lottery winner Jane Park after she spends £50,000 on new boobs, bum and teeth
today 15:03 'Unknown' professional footballer dating youngest millionaire lottery winner Jane Park after she spends £50,000 on new boobs, bum and teeth
today 14:03 Gymnast who confused vitiligo for tan lines and gave up her sport out of embarrassment embraces her skin by modelling in bikinis
today 14:03 Gymnast who confused vitiligo for tan lines and gave up her sport out of embarrassment embraces her skin by modelling in bikinis
today 14:03 Couple filmed having sex in Domino's pizza takeaway arrive at court holding hands as they face possible jail sentence
today 14:03 Couple filmed having sex in Domino's pizza takeaway arrive at court holding hands as they face possible jail sentence
today 12:45 Scorned wife 'emptied kettle of boiling water over mistress of Royal Marine husband' leaving her screaming with pain
today 12:33 Football referee knocked out on pitch after being HEADBUTTED by player angry over red card
today 12:33 Football referee knocked out on pitch after being HEADBUTTED by player angry over red card
today 12:09 Terrified students wearing pyjamas run from huge fire as flames rip through high-rise university halls
today 12:09 Terrified students wearing pyjamas run from huge fire as flames rip through high-rise university halls
today 11:51 From Hurricane Ophelia to Storm Brian? Britain set to be battered AGAIN this week by gale force winds and heavy rain
today 11:51 From Hurricane Ophelia to Storm Brian? Britain set to be battered AGAIN this week by gale force winds and heavy rain
today 11:41 Harrowing images show the effects drug use can have on your appearance in a short period of time
today 11:41 Harrowing images show the effects drug use can have on your appearance in a short period of time
today 09:59 "Don't shout at me you stupid woman!" Furious man rants at fellow Tube passenger after she said "excuse me"
today 09:59 "Don't shout at me you stupid woman!" Furious man rants at fellow Tube passenger after she said "excuse me"
today 09:41 Adorable dog is completely bowled over by his owner's artwork as she stares at painting in Zen-like state
today 09:41 Adorable dog is completely bowled over by his owner's artwork as she stares at painting in Zen-like state
today 09:41 SAS hero Chris Ryan reveals the moments that make him panic and the one thing that left him terrified
today 09:41 SAS hero Chris Ryan reveals the moments that make him panic and the one thing that left him terrified
today 09:41 Grieving mum kept stillborn daughter's nursery untouched so second baby could 'share a room' with her dead sister
today 09:41 Grieving mum kept stillborn daughter's nursery untouched so second baby could 'share a room' with her dead sister
today 09:01 Freak tornado spotted looming over UK seaside town after day of bizarre weather sparks 'hurricane sun' and 'sea snow'
today 09:01 Freak tornado spotted looming over UK seaside town after day of bizarre weather sparks 'hurricane sun' and 'sea snow'
today 08:43 "I simply love killing": Outed British mercenary fighting ISIS in Syria says toll of 26 dead militants "isn't enough"
today 08:43 "I simply love killing": Outed British mercenary fighting ISIS in Syria says toll of 26 dead militants "isn't enough"
today 07:47 Terrified student 'seconds from death' after stranger 'calls her "s***" then repeatedly punches her in face'
today 07:47 Terrified student 'seconds from death' after stranger 'calls her "s***" then repeatedly punches her in face'
today 06:03 England legend Terry Butcher 'distraught' after Army veteran son dies aged just 35
today 06:03 England legend Terry Butcher 'distraught' after Army veteran son dies aged just 35
today 03:39 Bodies of couple who went missing during hike found three months later 'locked in final embrace'
today 03:39 Bodies of couple who went missing during hike found three months later 'locked in final embrace'
today 03:01 Daredevil films stomach-churning leap from 800ft cliff in Yosemite National Park WITHOUT a parachute
today 03:01 Daredevil films stomach-churning leap from 800ft cliff in Yosemite National Park WITHOUT a parachute
today 01:01 Little Demi and her three tiny brothers have lost both their parents - they must not lose each other
today 01:01 Little Demi and her three tiny brothers have lost both their parents - they must not lose each other
today 23:25 Traumatic reason why mum left hundreds of post-it notes outside theme park after 'suffering in silence'
today 23:25 Traumatic reason why mum left hundreds of post-it notes outside theme park after 'suffering in silence'
yesterday 21:55 Man stabbed to death outside Parsons Green tube station in London and two others hospitalised after horrifying knife attack
yesterday 21:47 Little Demi and her three tiny brothers have lost both their parents - they must not lose each other
yesterday 21:47 Little Demi and her three tiny brothers have lost both their parents - they must not lose each other
yesterday 20:59 Furious farmer filmed 'ramming' a fox hunt protester with his quad bike as police probe launched
yesterday 20:59 Three men stabbed outside Parsons Green tube station in London in horrifying knife attack
yesterday 20:45 First pictures of two Hurricane Ophelia victims after man is killed clearing tree with chainsaw and woman is crushed in car
yesterday 20:45 First pictures of two Hurricane Ophelia victims after man is killed clearing tree with chainsaw and woman is crushed in car
yesterday 20:19 People risk their lives at cliff edge where student fell 200ft to her death from Seven Sisters
yesterday 20:19 People risk their lives at cliff edge where student fell 200ft to her death from Seven Sisters
Editorials
Another good reason to invest in Japan – more workers and higher wages

Before we get to the charts that matter this week, I just wanted to draw your attention to another chart that caught my eye this morning.

David Rosenberg at Gluskin Sheff is a consistently interesting (and very prolific) financial analyst. In a research note this week, he highlighted what

2017-10-15 07:25
How to thrive during a “no deal” divorce

The divorce bill is still being haggled over. With every week that passes, we get closer and closer to our exit from the European Union, yet no closer to getting a deal with our former partners. There is clearly a serious possibility that we will tumble out of the EU with no agreement –

2017-10-15 07:25
Finally, I understand the point of watching England play football
It is a reflection of the human condition.
2017-10-15 06:51
Espionage thriller Munich explores the ethics of information
Author Robert Harris should know that less is more.
2017-10-15 06:51
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend mixes farcical plots with surprising emotional realism
Characters boldly sing about their psychological flaws and emotional dependencies.
2017-10-15 06:51
In both football and politics, Corbyn has a surprising weakness – loyalty
He might have been a rebel in parliament but he is a loyalist when it comes to his team.
2017-10-15 06:51
How the 25 greatest stories ever told would be ruined by technology
The Ghost of Christmas Past has absolutely no impact on Ebenezer Scrooge, because Timehop.
2017-10-13 20:19
Jeremy Corbyn would still vote Remain - so let's commit to the single market and customs union
A soft Brexit will make it easier, not harder, to carry out Labour's manifesto promises. 
2017-10-13 19:13
As a Universal Credit case manager, my job is turning away those in abject poverty
Many benefits workers feel out of their depth. 
2017-10-13 19:13
I’m the 85-year-old dragged away from a fracking protest – I want you to be angry
We have to fight against this ludicrous dash for gas that threatens our natural world.
2017-10-13 19:13