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Woman's bloodcurdling screams heard during horrifying axe attack 'on family with baby' before suspect, 17, is shot by police

A woman's bloodcurdling screams have been caught in harrowing footage taken as a teenager carried out a horrific axe attack in Switzerland before he was shot down by police.

Officials have confirmed that several people were injured in the picturesque village of Flums, in the east of the

today 02:59
Strictly Come Dancing outtake footage reveals Brian Conley's remarks about judges after being booted from series

Comedian Brian Conley joked that the Strictly Come Dancing set is a “s***hole”, as he was given the boot from the series.

After losing the dance-off with Simon Rimmer, comic Brian, 56, labelled judge Darcey Bussell “horny” as he and dance partner Amy Dowden exited the show last

today 22:17
Strictly Come Dancing outtake footage reveals Brian Conley's remarks about judges after being booted from series

Comedian Brian Conley joked that the Strictly Come Dancing set is a “s***hole”, as he was given the boot from the series.

After losing the dance-off with Simon Rimmer, comic Brian, 56, labelled judge Darcey Bussell “horny” as he and dance partner Amy Dowden exited the show last

today 22:17
Love Island’s Muggy Mike got intimate with an ex Catholic schoolgirl who just sat her GCSEs after meeting at a club

Love Island’s Muggy Mike Thalassitis got intimate with an ex Catholic schoolgirl who just sat her GCSEs.

Julia Pawlak, who is 16, shared a snap of the shirtless reality star at 4am on Sunday morning, with the caption: “Alright Mike Hun" after reportedly meeting at a club

yesterday 20:47
Shocking footage shows gunman reveal hostage to heavily-armed police outside bowling alley before taking him back inside

Footage from the scene of a major incident in the West Midlands appears to show a hostage outside a bowling alley where two staff are being held by an alleged gunman.

The 20-second clip was taken in Nuneaton, where a man believed to be brandishing a sawn-off shotgun is currently holding

yesterday 18:57
Major incident at Nuneaton bowling alley after 'gunman with sawn-off shotgun takes hostages at leisure park'

A major incident is underway at a leisure complex in the Midlands after reports of a gunman holding hostages at a bowling alley.

Warwickshire Police have confirmed they are dealing with an 'ongoing incident' at Bermuda Park in Nuneaton, and called for people to steer clear.

People

yesterday 15:57
Harvey Weinstein 'almost died after gastric band failed at Naomi Campbell's party - and was nicknamed The Pig', ex driver reveals

Harvey Weinstein's ex driver has revealed yet more shameful secrets about the movie mogul dubbed 'The Pig' by staff as he would grunt after unsuspecting women.

Former chauffer Mickael Chemloul, 56, told how the shamed movie mogul would lure women into the back of his car and engage in

yesterday 09:47
Harvey Weinstein 'almost died after gastric band failed at Naomi Campbell's party - and was nicknamed The Pig', ex driver reveals

Harvey Weinstein's ex driver has revealed yet more shameful secrets about the movie mogul dubbed 'The Pig' by staff as he would grunt after unsuspecting women.

Former chauffer Mickael Chemloul, 56, told how the shamed movie mogul would lure women into the back of his car and engage in

yesterday 09:47
Pregnant widow kisses coffin during funeral of US soldier as Donald Trump tweets abuse and goes golfing (again)

Donald Trump tweeted abuse and then went golfing on the day a US soldier killed in Niger was laid to rest.

Sgt La David Johnson, 25, was among four American special forces troops killed by Islamic militants in an ambush.

Trump's White House is coming under increasing pressure to

yesterday 02:19
Pregnant widow kisses coffin during funeral of US soldier as Donald Trump tweets abuse and goes golfing (again)

Donald Trump tweeted abuse and then went golfing on the day a US soldier killed in Niger was laid to rest.

Sgt La David Johnson, 25, was among four American special forces troops killed by Islamic militants in an ambush.

Trump's White House is coming under increasing pressure to

yesterday 02:19
Army sent Military Cross soldier to the frontline in Afghanistan with PTSD

A war hero awarded the Military Cross today sensationally claims Army bosses covered up his Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for EIGHT YEARS.

Sean Jones says he was diagnosed by a military doctor, but never told.

He was sent back to the front line in Afghanistan – the cause of

yesterday 22:37
Army sent Military Cross soldier to the frontline in Afghanistan with PTSD

A war hero awarded the Military Cross today sensationally claims Army bosses covered up his Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for EIGHT YEARS.

Sean Jones says he was diagnosed by a military doctor, but never told.

He was sent back to the front line in Afghanistan – the cause of

yesterday 22:37
Mum explains why her children play with pick axes instead of going to school

A toddler effs and blinds, while his five-year-old brother plays with a spirit burner and wields a pick axe, and yet it’s all okay with mum.

For Gemma Rawnsley, this is all part of the learning curve for her seven children.

None are at school. But they can cut and dye their hair,

2017-10-21 23:31
Mum explains why her children play with pick axes instead of going to school

A toddler effs and blinds, while his five-year-old brother plays with a spirit burner and wields a pick axe, and yet it’s all okay with mum.

For Gemma Rawnsley, this is all part of the learning curve for her seven children.

None are at school. But they can cut and dye their hair,

2017-10-21 23:31
Fears of violence as tens of thousands take to the streets of Barcelona following Spanish government's threat to take control of region

Tens of thousands have taken to the streets of Barcelona in a huge protest as the Catalan crisis deepens.

Activists waved the Catalonian independence flag as tempers boiled over after the Spanish Prime Minister said he wanted to dissolve Catalonia's government.

It had earlier emerged

2017-10-21 18:47
Fears of violence as tens of thousands take to the streets of Barcelona following Spanish government's threat to take control of region

Tens of thousands have taken to the streets of Barcelona in a huge protest as the Catalan crisis deepens.

Activists waved the Catalonian independence flag as tempers boiled over after the Spanish Prime Minister said he wanted to dissolve Catalonia's government.

It had earlier emerged

2017-10-21 18:47
Mum solves crippling mortgage problem by building her own mini - but perfect - home for less than £8,000

A cash savvy mum has solved her mortgage woes by building her own mini home for less than £8,000.

Single mum Charlotte Sapwell and her two sons were left homeless when her marriage broke down .

But the thrifty mum was determined she wouldn't end up struggling to make ends

2017-10-21 15:29
Mum solves crippling mortgage problem by building her own mini - but perfect - home for less than £8,000

A cash savvy mum has solved her mortgage woes by building her own mini home for less than £8,000.

Single mum Charlotte Sapwell and her two sons were left homeless when her marriage broke down .

But the thrifty mum was determined she wouldn't end up struggling to make ends

2017-10-21 15:29
Storm Brian "weather bomb" hits Britain as roads are shut and trains delayed in 70mph winds

Storm Brian has hit the UK as 70mph winds close roads and cause severe delays on the railways.

Winds of 70mph have struck the Welsh coast and gusts are set to increase in speed through today.

Arriva Trains Wales is showing severe delays on many services and roads have been shut in

2017-10-21 13:35
Storm Brian "weather bomb" hits Britain as roads are shut and trains delayed in 70mph winds

Storm Brian has hit the UK as 70mph winds close roads and cause severe delays on the railways.

Winds of 70mph have struck the Welsh coast and gusts are set to increase in speed through today.

Arriva Trains Wales is showing severe delays on many services and roads have been shut in

2017-10-21 13:35
'Trashy' bridesmaid tries to upstage friend with impromptu request - but gets humiliated instead

By now - given that it's 2017 and matrimony has been around for a while - everyone should be familiar with what you can and can't do at a wedding.

In case a refresher is in order, here are some random examples.

You cannot wear something that, however tenuously, could pass for being

2017-10-21 13:29
'Trashy' bridesmaid tries to upstage friend with impromptu request - but gets humiliated instead

By now - given that it's 2017 and matrimony has been around for a while - everyone should be familiar with what you can and can't do at a wedding.

In case a refresher is in order, here are some random examples.

You cannot wear something that, however tenuously, could pass for being

2017-10-21 13:29
This home looks like an ordinary semi but inside it hides an amazing secret world

From the outside it looks like an ordinary semi-detached home.

But as soon as you take a look inside this house, it's clear it's hiding an amazing secret world.

Emma Edwards and Nigel Preston have transformed their three-bedroom home into a 1950s paradise.

And after seven happy

2017-10-21 12:35
This home looks like an ordinary semi but inside it hides an amazing secret world

From the outside it looks like an ordinary semi-detached home.

But as soon as you take a look inside this house, it's clear it's hiding an amazing secret world.

Emma Edwards and Nigel Preston have transformed their three-bedroom home into a 1950s paradise.

And after seven happy

2017-10-21 12:35
Boy, 8, writes heartbreaking letter to his murdered mum who was killed, stuffed in a suitcase and set alight

The heartbroken young son of the mum murdered and then stuffed in a suitcase and set alight has written a poignant last letter to her.

Little Reece Dunne tells his mum "I love you a million times around the world" in the heartwrenching letter to Ellia Arathoon.

The

2017-10-21 10:49
Boy, 8, writes heartbreaking letter to his murdered mum who was killed, stuffed in a suitcase and set alight

The heartbroken young son of the mum murdered and then stuffed in a suitcase and set alight has written a poignant last letter to her.

Little Reece Dunne tells his mum "I love you a million times around the world" in the heartwrenching letter to Ellia Arathoon.

The

2017-10-21 10:49
Construction workers discover secret basement in Josef Fritzl's guesthouse eight years after vile rapist was jailed

Construction workers have discovered a secret basement in a guesthouse owned by Joseph Fritzl - eight years after the vile rapist was jailed for caging his daughter for 24 years.

Further investigation into the property - which was previously run by the Austrian dungeon horror dad and his

2017-10-21 07:59
Construction workers discover secret basement in Josef Fritzl's guesthouse eight years after vile rapist was jailed

Construction workers have discovered a secret basement in a guesthouse owned by Joseph Fritzl - eight years after the vile rapist was jailed for caging his daughter for 24 years.

Further investigation into the property - which was previously run by the Austrian dungeon horror dad and his

2017-10-21 07:59
'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

2017-10-21 00:45
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Police searching for student, 23, who went missing eight days ago after taking his bike out find body in New Forest

Police searching for a 23-year-old student who disappeared on his bicycle eight days ago have found a body.

Adam Lindley disappeared from his halls of residence last week and was reported missing to police in the early hours of this morning.

The Southampton-based student was last

today 22:25
Police searching for student, 23, who went missing eight days ago after taking his bike out find body in New Forest

Police searching for a 23-year-old student who disappeared on his bicycle eight days ago have found a body.

Adam Lindley disappeared from his halls of residence last week and was reported missing to police in the early hours of this morning.

The Southampton-based student was last

today 22:25
Astronaut Tim Peake's sensational shot of Britain at night from the International Space Station

All things are Blighty and beautiful in rocket man Tim Peake’s sensational shot of Britain at night from space.

This spectacular photo is just one of the never-before-seen images Tim, 45, took during his six-month stint aboard the International Space Station.

They are in his new

yesterday 20:33
Astronaut Tim Peake's sensational shot of Britain at night from the International Space Station

All things are Blighty and beautiful in rocket man Tim Peake’s sensational shot of Britain at night from space.

This spectacular photo is just one of the never-before-seen images Tim, 45, took during his six-month stint aboard the International Space Station.

They are in his new

yesterday 20:33
FA sexual abuse probe investigating 'sickening' initiations of young footballers after Class of 92 open up over experiences

The Football Association are set to probe allegations young footballers were abused during initiation ceremonies.

An FA review was set up after former Crewe defender Andy Woodward spoke out about the alleged abuse he suffered from a coach.

Further allegations have followed involving

yesterday 20:17
Marseille supporters clash with riot police ahead of Ligue 1 showdown with arch-rivals Paris Saint-Germain

Marseille supporters have clashed with riot police on the streets of the port city, ahead of Sunday night's bitter showdown with arch-rivals Paris Saint-Germain.

Le Classique sees the two best supported sides in France face off, and the fixture has become increasingly hostile in recent

yesterday 19:49
Marseille supporters clash with riot police ahead of Ligue 1 showdown with arch-rivals Paris Saint-Germain

Marseille supporters have clashed with riot police on the streets of the port city, ahead of Sunday night's bitter showdown with arch-rivals Paris Saint-Germain.

Le Classique sees the two best supported sides in France face off, and the fixture has become increasingly hostile in recent

yesterday 19:49
Girlfriend orders £50 birthday bicep cake - but what she gets looks very different

A woman was left stunned when she ordered a birthday cake to look like a bicep - but what she got was very different.

Sharon Bijin, of Lemington, Newcastle, contacted a cake maker on Facebook and sent her a picture of a similar bicep-based design.

She wanted to present the cake to

yesterday 18:47
Girlfriend orders £50 birthday bicep cake - but what she gets looks very different

A woman was left stunned when she ordered a birthday cake to look like a bicep - but what she got was very different.

Sharon Bijin, of Lemington, Newcastle, contacted a cake maker on Facebook and sent her a picture of a similar bicep-based design.

She wanted to present the cake to

yesterday 18:47
JK Rowling reveals heartbreaking moment behind creation of Harry Potter character Professor Sprout

JK Rowling has revealed she sketched Harry Potter character Professor Sprout the night her mother died.

The image of Pomona Sprout, played by Miriam Margolyes in the films, now features in an exhibition at the British Library.

Rowling's mother, Anne, passed away aged 45 never

yesterday 18:37
JK Rowling reveals heartbreaking moment behind creation of Harry Potter character Professor Sprout

JK Rowling has revealed she sketched Harry Potter character Professor Sprout the night her mother died.

The image of Pomona Sprout, played by Miriam Margolyes in the films, now features in an exhibition at the British Library.

Rowling's mother, Anne, passed away aged 45 never

yesterday 18:37
Wales rugby star Scott Baldwin reveals horrific wound he suffered after being bitten by a lion he was petting

It was never going to be pretty but the injury suffered by Wales rugby star Scott Baldwin after he was bitten by a lion is positively gruesome.

The Ospreys player has shared the graphic result of the bite he suffered when petting a lion at a South African game park.

The bite was

yesterday 18:25
Wales rugby star Scott Baldwin reveals horrific wound he suffered after being bitten by a lion he was petting

It was never going to be pretty but the injury suffered by Wales rugby star Scott Baldwin after he was bitten by a lion is positively gruesome.

The Ospreys player has shared the graphic result of the bite he suffered when petting a lion at a South African game park.

The bite was

yesterday 18:25
Bizarre footage of 'humanoid' figure spotted floating in the sky before vanishing

A mysterious human-shaped figure was spotted floating in the sky.

Eerie video footage shows the object hovering above the clouds before briefly disappearing.

The 'humanoid' then reappears before vanishing into thin air, triggering speculation whether it was a human or creature from

yesterday 16:07
Bizarre footage of 'humanoid' figure spotted floating in the sky before vanishing

A mysterious human-shaped figure was spotted floating in the sky.

Eerie video footage shows the object hovering above the clouds before briefly disappearing.

The 'humanoid' then reappears before vanishing into thin air, triggering speculation whether it was a human or creature from

yesterday 16:07
Woman who had 18 miscarriages before finally having a baby at 48 says she's been mistaken for his grandmother

After suffering 18 miscarriages and spending almost £80,000 on IVF, Louise Warneford is not offended when she is mistaken for a grandmother.

The 49-year-old finally became a mother for the first time in June last year bringing a happy to conclusion to years of heartache that saw her

yesterday 15:09
Woman who had 18 miscarriages before finally having a baby at 48 says she's been mistaken for his grandmother

After suffering 18 miscarriages and spending almost £80,000 on IVF, Louise Warneford is not offended when she is mistaken for a grandmother.

The 49-year-old finally became a mother for the first time in June last year bringing a happy to conclusion to years of heartache that saw her

yesterday 15:09
Children born in captivity while mum was raped and held prisoner for five years pictured back home where they belong

A mum who gave birth to four children during five years in captivity has broken her silence for the first time since they were freed.

US citizen Caitlan Coleman and her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle were held hostage by Taliban-linked Haqqani militant group and had four children together

yesterday 15:07
Latest news from Great Britain
today 02:59 Woman's bloodcurdling screams heard during horrifying axe attack 'on family with baby' before suspect, 17, is shot by police
today 22:25 Police searching for student, 23, who went missing eight days ago after taking his bike out find body in New Forest
today 22:25 Police searching for student, 23, who went missing eight days ago after taking his bike out find body in New Forest
today 22:17 Strictly Come Dancing outtake footage reveals Brian Conley's remarks about judges after being booted from series
today 22:17 Strictly Come Dancing outtake footage reveals Brian Conley's remarks about judges after being booted from series
yesterday 20:47 Love Island’s Muggy Mike got intimate with an ex Catholic schoolgirl who just sat her GCSEs after meeting at a club
yesterday 20:33 Astronaut Tim Peake's sensational shot of Britain at night from the International Space Station
yesterday 20:33 Astronaut Tim Peake's sensational shot of Britain at night from the International Space Station
yesterday 20:17 FA sexual abuse probe investigating 'sickening' initiations of young footballers after Class of 92 open up over experiences
yesterday 20:07 Live: Gunman arrested and bowling alley staff freed as armed police use flash grenades to end hostage siege
yesterday 19:49 Marseille supporters clash with riot police ahead of Ligue 1 showdown with arch-rivals Paris Saint-Germain
yesterday 19:49 Marseille supporters clash with riot police ahead of Ligue 1 showdown with arch-rivals Paris Saint-Germain
yesterday 18:57 Shocking footage shows gunman reveal hostage to heavily-armed police outside bowling alley before taking him back inside
yesterday 18:47 Girlfriend orders £50 birthday bicep cake - but what she gets looks very different
yesterday 18:47 Girlfriend orders £50 birthday bicep cake - but what she gets looks very different
yesterday 18:37 JK Rowling reveals heartbreaking moment behind creation of Harry Potter character Professor Sprout
yesterday 18:37 JK Rowling reveals heartbreaking moment behind creation of Harry Potter character Professor Sprout
yesterday 18:25 Wales rugby star Scott Baldwin reveals horrific wound he suffered after being bitten by a lion he was petting
yesterday 18:25 Wales rugby star Scott Baldwin reveals horrific wound he suffered after being bitten by a lion he was petting
yesterday 16:07 Bizarre footage of 'humanoid' figure spotted floating in the sky before vanishing
yesterday 16:07 Bizarre footage of 'humanoid' figure spotted floating in the sky before vanishing
yesterday 15:57 Major incident at Nuneaton bowling alley after 'gunman with sawn-off shotgun takes hostages at leisure park'
yesterday 15:09 Woman who had 18 miscarriages before finally having a baby at 48 says she's been mistaken for his grandmother
yesterday 15:09 Woman who had 18 miscarriages before finally having a baby at 48 says she's been mistaken for his grandmother
yesterday 15:07 Children born in captivity while mum was raped and held prisoner for five years pictured back home where they belong
yesterday 15:07 Children born in captivity while mum was raped and held prisoner for five years pictured back home where they belong
yesterday 15:07 Mum gets investigated for human trafficking - after joking about selling her son on Twitter
yesterday 15:07 Mum gets investigated for human trafficking - after joking about selling her son on Twitter
yesterday 13:35 Neighbours' horror after hearing baby fall to death from sixth-floor window before woman, 23, arrested
yesterday 12:35 Mum shares heartbreaking pictures of her stillborn daughter who was slowly poisoned in the womb because of rare illness
yesterday 12:35 Mum shares heartbreaking pictures of her stillborn daughter who was slowly poisoned in the womb because of rare illness
yesterday 10:59 Mum of Manchester Arena bombing victim pleaded with her daughter to 'please try' as she lay dying
yesterday 10:59 Mum of Manchester Arena bombing victim pleaded with her daughter to 'please try' as she lay dying
yesterday 09:47 Mum who believes in 'unschooling' never shouts at her kids and lets them choose their own bedtime
yesterday 09:47 Mum who believes in 'unschooling' never shouts at her kids and lets them choose their own bedtime
yesterday 09:47 Harvey Weinstein 'almost died after gastric band failed at Naomi Campbell's party - and was nicknamed The Pig', ex driver reveals
yesterday 09:47 Harvey Weinstein 'almost died after gastric band failed at Naomi Campbell's party - and was nicknamed The Pig', ex driver reveals
yesterday 02:19 Pregnant widow kisses coffin during funeral of US soldier as Donald Trump tweets abuse and goes golfing (again)
yesterday 02:19 Pregnant widow kisses coffin during funeral of US soldier as Donald Trump tweets abuse and goes golfing (again)
yesterday 00:11 Coronation Street's Katherine Kelly transforms into jihadi for new drama but says holding a gun made her feel uncomfortable
yesterday 00:11 Coronation Street's Katherine Kelly transforms into jihadi for new drama but says holding a gun made her feel uncomfortable
yesterday 23:37 Frank Lampard gets road closed so he can have trees lifted into garden of posh London pad
yesterday 23:37 Frank Lampard gets road closed so he can have trees lifted into garden of posh London pad
yesterday 22:57 Dad lost both legs and hands after amputation - just a day after feeling like he had a cold
yesterday 22:57 Dad lost both legs and hands after amputation - just a day after feeling like he had a cold
yesterday 22:41 Phillip Schofield left hanging from zip line as he saves cat shooting new television commercial
yesterday 22:41 Phillip Schofield left hanging from zip line as he saves cat shooting new television commercial
yesterday 22:37 Army sent Military Cross soldier to the frontline in Afghanistan with PTSD
yesterday 22:37 Army sent Military Cross soldier to the frontline in Afghanistan with PTSD
yesterday 22:25 "He was a horrible, filthy pervert": British movie mogul Michael Winner accused of luring soap stars into sex trap
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