Man's Flamborough cliff jump prompts tombstoning warning

Media playback is unsupported on your device A man who had to be rescued by the coastguard after jumping from cliffs into the sea has prompted a warning about the dangers of tombstoning. The male was one of a group jumping from cliffs at North Landing in Flamborough on Wednesday afternoon. He managed to climb into a cave and await ...

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Warning over stag selfies with Wollaton Park deer

Visitors to a park have been warned they are putting themselves in danger by posing for selfies with deer. The herd of 80 red deer and 120 fallow deer roam freely in Wollaton Park, Nottingham. Wildlife photographer Ted Shillitto said he saw people “getting close to what are potentially very dangerous animals”. He said one man posed behind a stag’s ...

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Norfolk Police could axe all PCSOs

A police force could be the first to axe all of its community support officers amid falling budgets and an “unparalleled growth in complex crime”. Norfolk Constabulary will scrap 150 PCSOs if its proposals are approved. Chief Constable Simon Bailey said “an average police constable” costs only slightly more to employ and would be more useful in “high risk, high ...

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Terror attack plotter caught out in online chat with officer

A man has been found guilty of preparing for acts of terrorism after chatting online with a covert police officer. The Old Bailey heard how Luton man Mubashir Jamil, 22, offered to wear a suicide vest and “press the button”. The jury heard he wanted to join the so-called Islamic State group (IS) to rid himself of “evil spirits”. After ...

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University of Sussex student bottled in alleged racist attack

Media playback is unsupported on your device A student was left with broken teeth when a man was filmed smashing a bottle in his face. Yehsung Kim, who is South Korean but lives in Brighton, was walking down North Street at 22:30 BST on Sunday when an altercation began. Police were called to the allegedly racially motivated attack, and Mr ...

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New Zealand just elected its youngest prime minister in 150 years

Congratulations Jacinda Ardern! (Picture: AFP/Getty Images) New Zealand has just elected its youngest prime minister in 150 years. New PM Jacinda Ardern, 37, hopes to take the country down a more liberal path after nine years of conservative rule. Teaching assistant ‘had sex with boy, 14, after inviting him to her house’ Her party, the Labour Party, was victorious in ...

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Grandmother of girl, 11, who went missing warns of Facebook game telling kids to vanish

Lynn Weatherill (pictured with granddaughter Neesha) was left racked with anxiety (Picture: MEN) The grandmother of a schoolgirl who vanished this week has issued a warning about a dangerous new Facebook craze which ‘encourages children to go missing’. Lynn Weatherill was left racked with anxiety and searched through the night to find 11-year-old Leah Taylor after she went disappeared on Monday. Hunt ...

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Teenage victim fells vile flasher ‘I’ve seen bigger things on a cocktail stick’

Ryan Giles exposed himself to a group of teenage girls (Picture: SWNS) A teenage victim of a perverted flasher told the offender: ‘I’ve seen bigger things on a cocktail stick’. Ryan Giles, 32, exposed himself to a group of schoolgirls, joggers and dog-walkers while high on cocaine. Hunt for man who threw hot liquid into train leaving passenger with burns ...

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The best holiday hacks of 2018 to make the most of your leave

Think tactically (Picture: Getty) Feeling organised? Okay, get your diary and start planning your annual leave for next year – before someone else can claim these dates. Instant Offices have helpfully worked out how you can double your holiday time with these hacks, booking off dates when you’ll already have some time off with bank holidays. You can get a ...

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Hunt for man who threw hot liquid into train leaving passenger with burns on face

British Transport Police have released this CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident (Picture: BTP) A manhunt has been launched after hot liquid was thrown onto a train, leaving a passenger with burns on their face.  Daughter of oligarch, 20, detained after five killed when Lexus ploughed into crowd The incident happened ...

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