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Have you experienced street harassment? We’d like to hear your stories

Have you experienced street harassment? We’d like to hear your stories

Have you faced unwelcome attention on the street or on public transport? Share your experience with us. Read more

Holy rubber fetish suit, Batman! Superhero is asked, ‘Are you gay?’

Holy rubber fetish suit, Batman! Superhero is asked, ‘Are you gay?’

‘Batman is very, very gay. There’s just no denying it’. Read more

France ‘is being Islamised’… by kebabs

France ‘is being Islamised’… by kebabs

Late-night takeaways lead to radicalism, apparently Read more

Hockey team under investigation after posting offensive tweets

Hockey team under investigation after posting offensive tweets

Two social secretaries have been kicked out of the club at York University. Read more

Elton John describes Pope Francis as his hero for push to accept gays

Elton John describes Pope Francis as his hero for push to accept gays

He made the comments during an event for his Aids charity Read more

This Morning: Charlotte Fitzmaurice speaks out about the decision to terminate her daughter’s life

This Morning: Charlotte Fitzmaurice speaks out about the decision to terminate her daughter’s life

An emotional and heartbreaking interview Read more

Hero great-grandfather dies month after shielding his wife from out-of-control dog

Hero great-grandfather dies month after shielding his wife from out-of-control dog

Andrew Russell, 90, stepped in when an American Bulldog pounced on wife Dorothy, 88, in the street over a month ago. Read more

As Britain mourns Chocolate Coins, what are your favourite ‘lost’ choccy treats?

As Britain mourns Chocolate Coins, what are your favourite ‘lost’ choccy treats?

We asked Twitter. You answered Read more

Big cat fan enjoys ‘wrestling’ with the six tigers he keeps in his garden

Big cat fan enjoys ‘wrestling’ with the six tigers he keeps in his garden

‘Playing rough is their natural instinct. I can’t deny them that’ Read more

Man’s jaw broken in assault ‘involving man on a mobility scooter’

Man’s jaw broken in assault ‘involving man on a mobility scooter’

The 31-year-old victim was walking home from work when he was attacked by two men, including the man on the scooter. Read more

Surgeon drowned trying to save teenagers in rip tide

Surgeon drowned trying to save teenagers in rip tide

Two others also died trying to save struggling surfers in Cornwall Read more

Marks and Spencer cashier tells customer her tattoos are ‘disgusting’

Marks and Spencer cashier tells customer her tattoos are ‘disgusting’

Mum-of-two left in tears after volley of abuse Read more

Is it okay to eat smelly food on the tube?

Is it okay to eat smelly food on the tube?

Debrett’s has answered the questions most troubling us over eating on public transport. Read more

Army cadet told ‘you’re going to get shot by the Taliban’ while selling poppies

Army cadet told ‘you’re going to get shot by the Taliban’ while selling poppies

The youngster, aged between 15 and 18, was among several cadets selling the commemorative poppies in Belper, Derbyshire. Read more

Why Amazon’s Kindle Voyage is instantly the best e-reader of all time

Why Amazon’s Kindle Voyage is instantly the best e-reader of all time

The ultimate Christmas gadget for the bookworm in your life? Read more

Murder investigation launched after man found dead on M4

Murder investigation launched after man found dead on M4

Police are currently appealing for witnesses Read more

Town has Christmas early for four-year-old with leukaemia

Town has Christmas early for four-year-old with leukaemia

Town staged birthday parade and early Christmas after doctors warned Ethan may only have a few days left Read more

Russian ‘Fight Club’ video shows how men like to unwind in Chelyabinsk

Russian ‘Fight Club’ video shows how men like to unwind in Chelyabinsk

Fighters shake hands warmly after terrifyingly violent ‘fun’ brawl Read more

Chemistry teacher admits terror plot over plan to fight in Syria

Chemistry teacher admits terror plot over plan to fight in Syria

Jamshed Javeed pleaded guilty to two counts of engaging in conduct in preparation of terrorist acts. Read more

Guy’s reaction to eating ghost chilli peppers will put you off anything spicey

Guy’s reaction to eating ghost chilli peppers will put you off anything spicey

Warning: Strong language If you’ve ever been tempted to try one of the world’s hottest chilli peppers, but are scared of the consequences, watch this guy. He decides to ingest bhut jolokia – more commonly known as the ghost chilli – for some unknown reason. The potent pepper is more than 400 times hotter than Tobasco […] Read more

Passenger jet came within 80ft of crashing into drone over Southend

Passenger jet came within 80ft of crashing into drone over Southend

An official report states that the quadcopter drone was flown deliberately at the passenger jet Read more

Website publishes lists of Google’s ‘right to be forgotten’ articles

Website publishes lists of Google’s ‘right to be forgotten’ articles

A US developer has created a website that aims to challenge new privacy windows Read more

Man ‘threw Chihuahua at Starbucks window after being banned’

Man ‘threw Chihuahua at Starbucks window after being banned’

The dog suffered a broken leg in the incident. Read more

Cat brought back to life by hero firefighter after being pulled from flat fire

Cat brought back to life by hero firefighter after being pulled from flat fire

Cinders was pulled from the 11-storey building after it set on fire Read more