Polegate level crossing hits woman, 89, on head

An 89-year-old woman was left lying on a railway track after a level crossing barrier struck her on the head. Violet Tarrant said she feared for her life after the incident on Friday in Polegate, East Sussex. “I thought I was just going to die lying on that line. It terrified me,” she said. A Network Rail spokesman said: “The ...

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Body found in missing Gaia Pope search

A body has been found in the hunt for missing teenager Gaia Pope. Dorset Police said they are “confident” the remains on land near Swanage are that of the 19-year-old, who has been missing for 11 days. Officers made the discovery at 15:00 GMT near a coastal path and field where items of her clothing were found on Thursday. In ...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic takes cheeky pop at Paul Pogba in post-match interview

The two Man Utd stars made their long-awaited returns from injury on Saturday (Picture: Getty) Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a cheeky dig at Paul Pogba’s decision to spend much of his rehabilitation away from Manchester United’s training ground as the pair made their long-awaited returns. Pogba has been sidelined with a hamstring injury since the end of September, while Ibrahimovic’s injury ...

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Roger Federer tips Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray for ‘greatness’ in 2018

Will Djokovic be back to his best next season? (Picture: AFP/Getty Images) Roger Federer has backed Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray to enjoy a return to ‘greatness’ in 2018 along with his compatriot Stan Wawrinka. The world No. 2 has won two Grand Slams in the absence of the men who lifted all the majors during 2016, splitting them with ...

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Robert Mugabe ‘will be dismissed as President of Zimbabwe tomorrow’

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe makes his first public appearance at a graduation ceremony on the outskirts of Harare on Friday (Picture: AP) The end is near for Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe who is set to be dismissed tomorrow, according to reports. State television announced the African leader would meet military commanders on Sunday, quoting Catholic priest Fidelis Mukonori, who has ...

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Arsenal will revert to type and lose at Burnley after battering Tottenham, claims Rio Ferdinand

Alexis Sanchez scored Arsenal’s second goal in Saturday’s 2-0 win over Tottenham (Picture: Getty) Rio Ferdinand believes Arsenal will revert to type against Burnley next weekend, despite enjoying a confidence boosting win in the north London derby. Goals from Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sanchez ensured Arsene Wenger’s side enjoyed their first Premier League win over Spurs for three-and-a-half years on ...

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JK Rowling appears in Strictly audience to support Susan Calman and viewers couldn’t take the magic

JK Rowling in the Strictly audience (Picture: BBC) JK Rowling made a surprise appearance on Strictly Come Dancing to support Susan Calman. The 52-year-old author appeared in the audience of Strictly’s Blackpool special, where she could be seen alongside Susan Calman’s wife. The pair could be seen clapping from the rafters following Susan’s performance with professional dance partner Kevin Clifton. ...

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Peter Kay’s bizarre Strictly appearance saw him trying to sell tickets for his tour

Peter Kay came back to cause more mayhem (Picture: BBC) Peter Kay returned to Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday night – and promptly set about causing chaos in the Blackpool Tower Ballroom as he took the opportunity to give his tour a plug. The comedian joined Claudia Winkleman in the dancers’ room as the show headed north, to announce details ...

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Army doctor, 22, accused of raping his nine-month-old daughter and strangling her to death

Christopher Paul Conway, 22, has been accused of raping one of his twin daughters before strangling her to death (Picture: Facebook/Chris Conway) A US army doctor has been accused of raping one of his twin daughters before strangling her to death.  Rio Ferdinand slams Manchester United midfield duo Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic for abject defending Christopher Paul Conway, 22, ...

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Man hid camera inside helmet so he could film up women’s skirts

Christopher Cole, 38,  used his GoPro to record women in large stores such as Asda, in Northumberland, over a 10-month period.(Picture: MEN) A man hid a camera inside a motorbike helmet so he could secretly film up women’s skirts. Christopher Cole used his GoPro to record women in supermarkets such as Asda, in Northumberland, over a 10-month period. Body found ...

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