Chef launched career after winning £28,000 off £1 bet three weeks after mother’s death

Chef loved by Nigella Lawson who wrote a cook book for cancer patients reveals he launched his career after winning £28,000 on a £1 bet weeks after his mother died of disease Chef Ryan Riley, 25, London, launches first cook book ‘Life Kitchen’ tomorrow  Cook counts likes of Nigella Lawson, Jamie Oliver and Sue Perkins among … Read more

Heartwarming moment monkey is cuddled by its friend after being rescued from an electricity pole

Heartwarming moment dazed monkey is cuddled and comforted by its friend after being rescued from an electricity pole in India Footage taken on February 28 captures the animal stranded on top of utility mast The monkey’s friend seems concerned, pacing on the roof of a building opposite Staff from the local power department used a … Read more

Schoolgirl, 14, not seen for two days since disappearing with pet Shih Tzu dog

Fears grow for missing 14-year-old schoolgirl who has not been seen for two days since disappearing with her pet Shih Tzu dog Maggie Hayley Maddison was last spotted in the Darlington area on Monday lunch time She has links to Washington and Sunderland but could have travelled further Anyone with information should call 101, quoting incident … Read more

Venice streets lie empty as coronavirus scares people away

Venice has been left deserted by the coronavirus outbreak with tourists abandoning the usually overcrowded streets and plazas over health fears.  Footage taken in the lagoon city shows cafes empty, gondolas lying unused on the famous canals and only a few tourists milling around the historic St Mark’s Square. Some gondoliers and restaurant staff who … Read more

Diefer the ‘cheeky’ terrier cross is still waiting for his forever home 439 days after owner died

Is this Britain’s loneliest dog? Diefer the ‘cheeky’ terrier cross is still waiting for his forever home 439 days after his last owner died Diefer, nine, has been at RSPCA’s Sheffield Animal Centre since December 2018 Terrier cross is intelligent and active and loves having snuggles from the staff Video shows him rolling over for belly … Read more

Air traffic control in the UK had its busiest year ever in 2019 handling almost 2.6million flights

Last year and last decade busiest ever for air traffic in the UK: Almost 2.6million flights in 2019 and 13% growth since 2009 Nats, the UK’s air traffic control provider, saw an 0.9% increase in flights in 2019   Its busiest day on record was July 5, 2019, when it handled 8,863 flights in the UK Two … Read more

American Airlines plane makes emergency landing after man is ‘fought to the ground’ by passengers

American Airlines plane makes emergency landing after a man is ‘fought to the ground’ by passengers when he tried to open the door mid-flight Man on board flight from Chicago to Dallas held down by crew and passengers Witnesses said he tried to open an emergency exit mid-flight at 30,000 feet The American Airlines flight made an … Read more

Weary mum’s exhausting to-do list shocks parents after being shared on Facebook

An organised mother-of-two who studies full time has revealed how she manages to complete all her tasks and duties in one day through the use of multiple planners. Posting images of her selection of organisers to an Australian Facebook group, the schedules outlined her daily study and cleaning routine, weekly planner and monthly calendar. Freda … Read more