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Pictured: Woman, 55, who became fifth victim of Storm Dennis

Pictured: Woman, 55, who became fifth victim of Storm Dennis

4 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Yvonne Booth, from Birmingham, became stranded in her car and was carried by fast-flowing water near a bridge which crosses the River Teme, near Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire.
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Royal Caribbean offering free cruises to firefighters as it redeploys ship

Royal Caribbean offering free cruises to firefighters as it redeploys ship

4 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Royal Caribbean will offer free cruises to firefighters as it redeploys a massive ship to Australian waters.
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West Midlands canals to help heat hospitals in renewable energy drive

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Government pledges to spend £20m turning canals, mines and rail lines into heat sources The canals of the West Midlands may seem an unlikely source of warmth, but these...
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Arts bodies threatened with funding cuts over lack of diversity

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Arts Council England figures show BME and disabled people under-represented in sector Arts organisations and museums in England are being warned they will lose public funding...
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Sydney water restrictions will be relaxed as dams reach 80% full  

Sydney water restrictions will be relaxed as dams reach 80% full  

8 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

With the city's dams 80 per cent full, the restrictions will move from Level 2 to Level 1 on March 1, pending a water quality test.
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West Midlands canals to help heat hospitals and homes under plans

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Government pledges to spend £20m turning canals, mines and rail lines into heat sources The canals of the West Midlands may seem an unlikely source of warmth, but these...
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Coroner calls for better warning signs after brother and sister died in accident off Clacton Pier

Coroner calls for better warning signs after brother and sister died in accident off Clacton Pier

11 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Malika Shamas, 14, and her brother Haider Ali, 18, were on a family trip to Clacton-on-Sea last August when they had to be pulled out of the water. Police on the scene in...
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Seven horses are rescued by a farmer, 29, after falling through a thin ice pond in Russia 

Seven horses are rescued by a farmer, 29, after falling through a thin ice pond in Russia 

12 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Sagitzian Idiyatullin, 29, brought his tractor with a lifting jib which was used to pull all seven horses out of the freezing water at a farm in Russia. They had crashed...
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River insects and lichens bucking trend of wildlife losses

12 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Reductions in air and water pollution are most likely reason, say scientists Freshwater insects, mosses and lichens are bucking the trend of wildlife losses in the UK and have...
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William Barr: More than 1,000 former justice officials demand attorney general step down over Roger Stone controversy

13 hours ago   |   The Independent

Group calls it 'outrageous' for sitting AG to carry a president's water to help a friend as Trump claims he has the power to do so
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DJ and Primal Scream producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56

DJ and Primal Scream producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56

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Driver Ryan Newman is rushed to hospital after horrifying Daytona 500...

Driver Ryan Newman is rushed to hospital after horrifying Daytona 500 last-lap crash

Newman was leading the race before his car was nudged up against a wall and flipped over on the speedway on Monday night. Read more ...

Apple warns that the coronavirus is expected to hurt quarterly revenue due...

Apple warns that the coronavirus is expected to hurt quarterly revenue due to store closures in China and impacted iPhone production

In a Monday press release, Apple warned that it expected to take a revenue hit due to the novel coronavirus outbreak in China. It offered two explanations: slowed production of... Read more ...

New IRA planning car bomb attack on Sinn Fein member, says O'Neill

New IRA planning car bomb attack on Sinn Fein member, says O'Neill

Sinn Fein vice president Michelle O'Neill has said that dissident republican group the New IRA are planning a car bomb attack on one of the party's members. Read more ...

Fine Gael 'preparing to go into opposition' as Sinn Fein set to intensify...

Fine Gael 'preparing to go into opposition' as Sinn Fein set to intensify talks with other parties

After six hours of talking, Fine Gael TDs have decided they want to spent the next five years on the opposition benches. Read more ...

Man, 38, is charged with the murder of six-year-old schoolboy Rikki Neave

Man, 38, is charged with the murder of six-year-old schoolboy Rikki Neave

Rikki Neave was found dead in woodland a few minutes walk from his home in Peterborough, on November 29 1994. James Watson, of no fixed address, has been charged with murder. Read more ...

Storm Dennis: 'Ghost ship' washed up in Cork survived pirate attacks and...

Storm Dennis: 'Ghost ship' washed up in Cork survived pirate attacks and drifted unmanned across the Atlantic for 17 months

The 'ghost ship' which washed up on the Cork coast at the height of Storm Dennis boasts a story bizarre enough to rival that of famous phantom ships including the Flying... Read more ...

Jeff Bezos says he's giving $10 billion to fight climate change - about 7.7%...

Jeff Bezos says he's giving $10 billion to fight climate change - about 7.7% of his net worth

Jeff Bezos said he's giving $10 billion to fight climate change and launch a new initiative called the Bezos Earth Fund. "We can save Earth," he said in a post on Instagram... Read more ...

More than HALF of minority MPs say they have experienced racism and...

More than HALF of minority MPs say they have experienced racism and prejudice in Parliament

Some 51 per cent said they had faced prejudice at the hands of fellow MPs, while more than six in 10 said they had been discriminated against by staff in the Houses of Parliament. Read more ...

Ex-volleyball stars Carrie McCaw, Lesley Prather and daughters are killed in...

Ex-volleyball stars Carrie McCaw, Lesley Prather and daughters are killed in Missouri highway crash

Carrie Urton McCaw, 40, and Kacey McCaw were killed alongside Lesley Drury Prather, 44, and Rhyan Prather after Elijah Henderson, 29, lost control of his Ford F-250 on Friday... Read more ...