Missing 11-year-old who was found dead in river was daughter of children's book author

A missing schoolgirl whose body was found floating in a river was the daughter of a children’s book author. Ursula Keogh, 11, was last seen walking over a bridge after getting off a bus from school on Monday. Her mum, Nicola Harlow reported her missing at 3.45pm when she failed to return home. The body of the “bright” schoolgirl, who ...

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Eastern Cougars finally declared extinct – 80 years after last person actually saw one

Eastern cougars have been declared extinct, 80 years after the last sighting. The big cat once prowled North America from Michigan to South Carolina, but fell victim to hunting and trapping. They were related to mountain lions, which conservationists hope will now be encouraged. They have now been removed from the U.S. endangered species list, eight decades after the last ...

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Motherwell mock Manchester United's Alexis Sanchez announcement video with new signing parody

Motherwell have mocked Manchester United’s announcement of their signing of Alexis Sanchez. The Chilean finally completed his move to Old Trafford on Monday night with Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving in the opposite direction. United confirmed his arrival with an impressive video of their new No.7 playing ‘Glory, Glory Man United’ on the piano. But just 24 hours later, Motherwell have produced ...

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How much prostitutes earn revealed in new study – and how many hours they work to get it

The national average wage for a prostitute has been revealed – and it may not be as high as you were expecting. On average, sex workers take home £27,271 a year and more than half of earn less than £20,000. But the big difference between prostitution and other professions is that more than half of sex workers worked 10 hours ...

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Jeremy Kyle sparks Kem Cetinay cheat rumours after he asks where ex Amber Davies is and calls for 'lie detector test'

Jeremy Kyle has sparked Kem Cetinay cheating rumours after he called for the Love Island star to take a lie detector test. The Love Island winner called it a day in December after a number of arguments – so he asked Jeremy if he could appear on his ITV show. The presenter left Kem looking red-faced as he awkwardly turned ...

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Murdered cafe boss described as 'Asian Gordon Ramsay' stabbed and battered with chapati pan by illegal worker

A “much-loved” cafe boss was stabbed more than 50 times and battered with a chapati pan as he was murdered by an illegal immigrant worker. Satnam Singh Blugher, 67, described as an “Asian Gordon Ramsay” because of the high standards he expected from staff, was killed in a “chilling and cowardly” on July 25 last year. Kitchen worker Belkhar Singh, ...

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Homeless man's sleeping bag 'binned by council' days before he was found dead in frozen weather

A 66-year-old homeless man found dead near a town hall had his sleeping bag taken away by the local council days before, it has been claimed. The rough sleeper, known only as ‘Kev’, was found under a flyover in a car park in Bournemouth yards from the council’s offices. The council said it had attempted to “engage” with ‘Kev’ for ...

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'I had three chins' – man gets ripped revenge body after girlfriend cheats

A man has become a chiselled Adonis after finding out his girlfriend cheated on him. Dwayne O’Connor, 26, from Derby, dropped 3 stone 7 lbs after discovering his girlfriend of four years had been having an affair. To begin with, Dwayne took the news badly, and lost his passion for health and fitness. He lost his motivation, and his work ...

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MPs finally get 'revenge' nine years after expenses scandal by blocking watchdog's new job

MPs have finally got “revenge” nine years after the expenses scandal – by blocking their watchdog’s new job. The Commons voted 77-46 tonight to stop Sir Ian Kennedy, ex-chairman of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, becoming an Electoral Commissioner. Sir Ian, who led a controversial crackdown on claims after the scandal in 2009, was backed by Theresa May for the ...

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: Facebook should be regulated like the cigarette industry (CRM)

CNBC Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff says some technology has addictive qualities and should be regulated. Benioff is the latest high profile tech executive to raise questions about the way some tech products have become intertwined in people’s daily lives.  Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff may have made his billions selling software, but that doesn’t mean he’s giving the tech industry a ...

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