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Pictured: Incredible moment newborn is rescued after being found wedged in toilet pipe

Pictured: Incredible moment newborn is rescued after being found wedged in toilet pipe

The mother, a student, is believed to have given birth to the child over a university toilet on Sunday. Read more

Divine unintervention: Archbishop of Canterbury admits his doubts about God

Divine unintervention: Archbishop of Canterbury admits his doubts about God

Atheism is on the rise and it appears as though even those at the top of the church are beginning to have doubts. The Archbishop of Canterbury has admitted that he questions his belief in The (alleged) Man upstairs. The Most Reverend Justin Welby said in a recent interview: ‘There are moments when you think, […] Read more

This new spider ID app will scare you more than the real thing

This new spider ID app will scare you more than the real thing

Warning: This article includes lots and lots of spider photos Read more

Shaun Wright steps down as police commissioner

Shaun Wright steps down as police commissioner

Shaun Wright has stepped down as South Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner after weeks of pressure over the Rotherham sexual abuse scandal, his office has announced. In a statement he said: ‘My role as South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner has clearly become prominent in terms of public opinion and media coverage following the publication of Professor […] Read more

Phones 4u to go into administration after EE and Vodafone cut ties

Phones 4u to go into administration after EE and Vodafone cut ties

Thousands of jobs are expected to go as a result of the announcement Read more

Drink Bailey’s? Then you must be gay, says Cameroon

Drink Bailey's? Then you must be gay, says Cameroon

A stiff drink can lead to a stiff sentence in Cameroon Read more

Forget stretched limos, stretched ships is where it’s at

Forget stretched limos, stretched ships is where it's at

That’s exactly what one cruise ship owner is doing to get more passengers on its boats Read more

Sex attacker ‘forced woman to breastfeed him’

Sex attacker 'forced woman to breastfeed him'

‘Gibbons is one of the most vile, controlling, abusive and cowardly men I have ever encountered during all my years in policing’ Read more

Has the real Star Trek replicator machine finally arrived?

Has the real Star Trek replicator machine finally arrived?

Probably not. Read more

Arrests highlight how many countries are homophobic

Arrests highlight how many countries are homophobic

Homosexuality is still illegal in a shocking number of countries. Read more

Are you worthy of the new iPhone 6?

Are you worthy of the new iPhone 6?

Do you deserve this beautiful phone?! Read more

Women killed in freak accident after church gargoyle falls on her head

Women killed in freak accident after church gargoyle falls on her head

A 34-year-old, mother-of-two was killed Thursday afternoon. Read more

Paul O’Grady – For The Love Of Dogs: Has Britain fallen out of love with man’s best friend?

Paul O’Grady – For The Love Of Dogs: Has Britain fallen out of love with man’s best friend?

Why we may have turned our backs on man’s best friend. Read more

Finally, someone strikes gold in £10,000 treasure hunt on Folkestone beach

Finally, someone strikes gold in £10,000 treasure hunt on Folkestone beach

Three friends have struck gold after a German artist buried thousands of pounds worth of the precious metal on a Kent beach. Read more

Ouch: Teen forgets to jump in pool stunt, the result is fairly predictable and very painful

Ouch: Teen forgets to jump in pool stunt, the result is fairly predictable and very painful

This guy may need a new hip. Read more

Ironic moment ice is used on injury after big ice bucket fail

Ironic moment ice is used on injury after big ice bucket fail

Cruel irony. Read more

Bark Knight: This dog takes guarding the house very seriously

Bark Knight: This dog takes guarding the house very seriously

Being a dog is a serious business. Read more

Infographic: Who’s who guide of celebrity nominations for the ice bucket challenge created

Infographic: Who’s who guide of celebrity nominations for the ice bucket challenge created

Wondered how the celebrity matrix of ice bucket challenge nominations all slots together? Well, someone has worked it out and compiled it in a handy infographic… Read more

Diabetes could be cured after scientists find its cause

Diabetes could be cured after scientists find its cause

The new find could pave the way for drugs that prevent the disease developing and cure those already suffering from it. Read more

This adorable baby absolutely loves the TV remote

This adorable baby absolutely loves the TV remote

You read that correctly. Not the TV – the TV remote. Read more

This swarm of obedient miniature robots that flock like starlings makes science fiction a reality

This swarm of obedient miniature robots that flock like starlings makes science fiction a reality

The Kilobot use infra-red sensors to build a series of reference points in order to form patterns. Read more

Michael Brown protests in Ferguson: When the police dehumanise a community, it shames all of us

Michael Brown protests in Ferguson: When the police dehumanise a community, it shames all of us

Anyone glued to Twitter right now is no doubt horrified by reports coming out of Ferguson, a suburb of St Louis, Missouri. Read more

Family trapped on Ferris wheel as adventure park staff close up for the night

Family trapped on Ferris wheel as adventure park staff close up for the night

Darren and Lynzie Riggs-Long, of north London, say their kids have suffered nightmares after the ordeal at Adventure Island in Southend, Essex. Read more

Teaching assistant admits performing sexual acts over Skype to pupil, 15

Teaching assistant admits performing sexual acts over Skype to pupil, 15

But Elaine McKay, 58, insisted that she never had a physical relationship with the 15-year-old boy. Read more