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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 ...

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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 open_in_new
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 ...

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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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 ...

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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 ...

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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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
This 3-bedroom Lincolnshire house has a unique way of avoiding flood damage

Flood damage can devastate homes and ruin possessions. But one unique home in Lincolnshire might have the answer.

The futuristic dwelling can be raised 5ft off the ground in under 5 minutes thanks to a specially-constructed steel frame that replaces traditional foundations.

The ...

yesterday 12:11 open_in_new
This 3-bedroom Lincolnshire house has a unique way of avoiding flood damage

Flood damage can devastate homes and ruin possessions. But one unique home in Lincolnshire might have the answer.

The futuristic dwelling can be raised 5ft off the ground in under 5 minutes thanks to a specially-constructed steel frame that replaces traditional foundations.

The ...

yesterday 12:11 open_in_new