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October 2018

Wrong-name Cambridge Half Marathon winner can re-apply

Image copyright Jack Gray Image caption Jack Gray said he knew of others who had swapped places, but thinks he was singled out because he won A half marathon winner, who was then disqualified, has…

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Who was the real Granny Smith?

Image copyright Getty Images/Fairfax Media Image caption Granny Smiths are now grown across the world About 90,000 people are expected to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Granny Smith apple in Australia this weekend. But…


Rose-coloured starling watchers descend on house near Norwich

Image copyright Stephen Leake Image caption Stephen Leake said more than 150 birdwatchers have visited his home to see the starling A man’s living room has been besieged with birdwatchers trying to get a glimpse…



Ian Tomlin: Murder charges over Battersea father’s death

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Ian Tomlin was described as a “great father” Two men have been charged with murdering a father who was beaten to death outside his home in Battersea, south-west London….


‘It’s hurtful and scary – I avoid reading it’

Karen Carney received rape and death threats after Wednesday’s Champions League win over Fiorentina “You just don’t understand what possesses people to think and actually write those things.” After rape and death threats were made…




Lauren Williams wins Taekwondo Manchester Grand Prix gold for Great Britain

Lauren Williams (left) defeated Croatian Matea Jelic 15-10 in the final Great Britain’s Lauren Williams won gold at the Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester on Friday. The Welsh fighter beat Croatia’s Matea Jelic by 15…


‘How could I find £3,000 to pay for my mum’s funeral?’

Image copyright Leyli Beheshty-Zadeh Image caption Leyli had to arrange her grandmother’s and her mother’s funerals within five months in 2016 2016 was a difficult year for Leyli Beheshty-Zadeh. Her grandmother’s death was followed closely…


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