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15 killed and dozens injured as Taliban carry out two suicide bomb attacks within minutes of Ashraf Ghani being sworn in as new president of Afghanistan

Deaths occurred during Afghanistan's first ever democratic power transferAshraf Ghani replaces Hamid Karzai, who had been the president since 2001 First bomb attack occurred on road between airport ...

Police hunting for missing Alice Gross seize more CCTV footage than from London riots

Alice Gross was last seen walking along a canal towpath on August 28Police are hunting Arnis Zalkalns who was seen on CCTV 15 minutes laterEvidence ...

Police missed chances to intervene before controlling husband shot dead his estranged wife then disfigured himself in botched suicide attempt

Christopher Parry shot his wife Caroline twice in the back after she left himHe then turned the gun on himself in a botched suicide attemptNow a ...

Pencourage.com says secret sex diaries are all the rage

Pencourage.com invites subscribers to post anonymous diary entries, encouraging them to reveal inner-most secrets On the site Londoners’ journals are three times more likely to focus ...

Phoenix cow dies after pelted to death with softballs from potato launcher

The cow was found in a field on the family's ranch in Phoenix on FridayPolice said it was not an accident as the cow was ...

KFC customer told he can't have a wet wipe in halal-only branch as it contains alcohol

Graham Noakes, 41, visited chain in St George's retail park, LeicesterHe was told wipes were not stored because alcohol is banned in Islam KFC spokesman said ...

iPhone 6 smugglers slash prices after supply outweighs demand in China

Criminal gangs who queued up for days in the US and Hong Kong to get the Apple devices have been forced to charge less than ...

Inside CIA's Starbucks mean no names on cups, baristas with background checks

Cafe is deep inside the agency's Langley, Virginia, forest compound Is referred to as 'Store Number 1' on customers' receipts However agents working in the building call ...

The rich get richer: 400 wealthiest Americans now worth $2.3TRILLION as $34billion Mark Zuckerberg cracks Forbes top 10 for the first time

New heights for wealthiest 400 Americans, with rankings starting at $1.4bnBill Gates was top of the list for the 21st year, with $81.2billion to his ...

Prehistoric hunters learned to make stone weapons in independent groups across Eurasia

Stone tools between 325,000 and 350,000-years-old were found in ArmeniaSome were created using a method known as Levallois technologyThis involves breaking different sizes of flakes ...

Sopranos star discovers long-lost Italian masterpiece worth millions of dollars 

Federico Castelluccio, 50, best known for his role as hitman Furio Giunta on The Sopranos, is also a painter and serious art collector  He discovered ...

Boy stabbed to death and 3 other teens injured at Bronx house party

Justin Fallu was stabbed in the chest following an argumentTwo 18-year-olds and a 17-year-old also suffered knife woundsResidents said teens were partying and smoking marijuana all ...

Lightwater Valley rollercoaster decapitates DEER covering passengers in blood

Passengers on the Ultimate train in Lightwater Valley hit the animal at 50mphDeer was decapitated and rollercoaster passengers left covered in bloodStaff closed the ride ...

'Here I am left at home with the women... it is breaking my heart': Astonishing letters from future kings Edward and George bemoan their terrible misfortune at having to sit out WWI 

Princes wrote to their military mentor to complain at being 'left out' Edward VIII said he was 'totally devoid of any job' and envied soldiers He was ...

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin make their union legal with 10-minute civil ceremony which cost 600 euro

By Colette Fahy and Simon Cable In Venice For Mailonline Published: 11:55 GMT, 29 September 2014 | Updated: 15:26 GMT, 29 September ...

Apple's iPhone 6 Plus is NOT as bendy as first thought: Stress tests reveal handset withstands more force than angry customers claim

The first reports of bendy iPhones began on Wednesday last weekCustomers claimed the iPhone 6 Plus bent when kept in a pocket too longYouTube user ...

Boehner says US might 'have no choice' but to send combat troops to fight against ISIS

House speaker said Sunday that 'it's gonna take more than airstrikes' to beat the terror armyNumerous military observers have predicted that 'boots on the ground' ...

15 killed and dozens injured as Taliban carry out two suicide bomb attacks within minutes of Ashraf Ghani being sworn in as new president of Afghanistan

Deaths occurred during Afghanistan's first ever democratic power transferAshraf Ghani replaces Hamid Karzai, who had been the president since 2001 First bomb attack occurred on road between airport ...

People who believe in guardian angels take fewer risks study claims

Study by York University, Canada, looked at belief and risk-taking behaviourExperts predicted that people who believe in guardian spirits would take more risks, but they ...

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, 93, is now in hospice care with Alzheimer's and did not even found out about close friend Lauren Bacall's death until recently

Wife Sally Quinn says his health has declined over the past two monthsSays Bradlee has suffered from Alzheimer's disease for several years  Quinn says cares for ...

Icelandair return iPad to passenger who left it on board complete with staff selfies

Stepan Hruda left iPad 4 on plane after flight from New York to KeflavikCollected the device and discovered photographs upon return to New YorkHumorous images ...

Donald Trump retweets photo of Fred and Rose West tricked by internet prankster

Tycoon was sent image of Fred and Rose West by Philip Bradbury User said: 'My parents who passed away always said you were big inspiration. Can you ...

Man who has 100 orgasms a day describes hell of persistent genital arousal syndrome

Dale developed persistent genital arousal syndrome in 2012Spoke on ITV's This Morning about the devastating effect on his life  Became very distressed when discussing the consequences of his conditionHas become ...

That wasn't a great i-deer! Buck takes an afternoon dip in Los Angeles pool 

Deer jumped over a seven-foot fence and hopped into backyard poolHomeowner Eric Munn freed the animal when it became caught in pool coverInjured buck was tranquilized ...

Thousands more refugees flee Syria for the safety of Turkey and gather to watch as Kurdish fighters defend their former homes from ISIS less than a mile away 

150,000 Kurd have already crossed into Sanlinurfa, Turkey, from KobaniThere they watch as the Kurdish Peshmerga forces fight ISIS fightersMeanwhile, Turkish tanks take up positions ...

The girl with the 9lb HAIRBALL: Massive blockage meant teenager couldn't even drink a glass of water

Ayperi Alekseeva, had spent years eating hair picked up from the carpet18-year-old, Kyrgyzstan, also chewed the tips of her hair, say doctorsBy the time huge ...

WorldViews: Photographer’s Notebook: Documenting the cycle of violence in eastern Congo

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WorldViews: How one night of tear gas in Hong Kong just shut down all Instagram in China

BEIJING -- Social media users in China gave a collective groan Monday after the country's Communist rulers blocked Instagram in the wake of protests in ...

Shane Elliott surprise groomsmen by photoshopping them to scenes from Star Wars and The Matrix

Couple Joe and Meredith Stack decided to forgo traditional wedding pictures for scenes that resemble blockbustersPhotographer Shane Elliott surprised the group by touching up ...

Hong Kong riot cops forced to withdraw after democracy protesters copy 'Don't shoot' gesture used by US demonstrators after a police officer shot an unarmed black teenager

Thousands of students and activists gathered in the city's financial district in protest of anti-democratic leaders Officers used tear gas and baton charge to break up ...

Comedian George Egg creates three-course meal using hotel room facilities

George Egg uses only items available in standard budget hotel room to make mealsFollowing popular YouTube videos comedian is now taking unique cooking show on the road'Anarchist Cook' ...

'They locked us up and left Ashya frightened and alone, crying like a wounded animal': Starting today, the parents jailed for trying to save their little boy's life tell their story. It will move - and enrage you

Naghmeh and Brett King took their five-year-old son Ashya out of hospital Parents feared treatment their son would receive could kill the little boyThey wanted him ...

'Paint the house, bottle a hurricane, put out a forest fire with a squirt gun': Former Navy Seal's list of challenges for boys who want to date his two-year-old daughter goes viral

Marcus Luttrell wrote 200-warning to boys who date his daughterHis daughter Addie is two years old, but he says 'I'll be waiting'The Facebook post ...

Chief Constable Colette Paul says calling victim's fiancee 'a bit of skirt' was just office banter

Detective Constable Martin Gale was caught on camera making the remark He was being filmed as part of Channel 4's 24 Hours in Police Custody seriesOfficer ...

'I miss you, Mum, I just want a cuddle': Heartbreaking letters written by family of grandmother as she lay in a coma, having lost her legs, hand and fingers to meningitis

Vivienne Bell, 62 went to bed with flu but woke up in the night with a rashCalled 999 and was rushed to hospital with bacterial ...

'Our mission against ISIS is personal': Tornado crews say they want justice for beheaded former RAF engineer David Haines as jets make three raids on jihadis... but still don't drop any bombs

Source said RAF crews in Cyprus hope to stop any more captives sufferingSaid mission was 'not about revenge but perhaps some sort of justice'British aid worker ...

Shooting in The Spot leaves a dozen people with gunshot wounds

The chaotic scene broke out about 1am on Sunday morning, sending terrified patrons scrambling from the Miami nightclub The SpotAt least 15 people were left ...

Retired nurse, 90, left waiting in agony for ambulance for SIX hours after shattering her pelvis

Barbara Hedley fell and shattered her pelvis at home on August 29After raising the alarm her neighbour dialled 999 at 5.45pmTwo hours later a paramedic ...

Typical billionaires are 63, married, have $600m in cash and enjoy a round of golf

155 new billionaires created last year bringing global total to 2,325The average billionaire is male, 63 years old and married with two kidsNew York is ...

New Zealand home and car covered in suspected human faeces from passing planes

Karen Bass says she woke up to faeces covering her home and carThe Auckland woman is convinced the 'huge clumps' are human excrement that fell from a ...

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