Damilola Taylor's Dad, Richard Taylor, Makes Desperate Bafta Plea Over London Knife Crime

The father of Damilola Taylor, the schoolboy killed in Peckham in a case that shocked Britain, has issued a heartfelt plea to young people over London knife crime.  Speaking as he collected a Bafta on Sunday for a drama depicting his son’s death, Richard Taylor “begged” young people to stop murdering each other. Taylor, speaking hours after yet another teenager ...

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Sleep Your Way To An A

Students make up the largest percentage of our population that are sleep deprived – particularly undergraduates. We are often taught that it is important to have enough sleep. However we have never really known entirely why that is. I remember all too well the appeal of sacrificing your sleep to give yourself more time to revise. As a student it ...

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Lib Dems Use Google Adverts To Claim Theresa May Is 'De Facto Ukip Leader'

The Lib Dems have placed adverts on Google that claim Theresa May is the “de facto leader of Ukip”. When users search “who is the leader of Ukip” or “what party is Theresa May from” they are met with the following results.  Tim Farron’s party is running a overtly pro-EU campaign and hopes accusing the prime minister of adopting Ukip’s ...

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‘Doctor Who’: Phoebe Waller-Bridge Insists She’s Not Going To Be The First Time Lord

Phoebe Waller-Bridge has addressed speculation she could be in line to take over from Peter Capaldi in ‘Doctor Who’ – and sadly, it’s bad news for anyone hoping to see her stepping foot in the Tardis. Speaking backstage at the TV Baftas, where she won the Female Performance in a Comedy Programme, Phoebe explained that as far as she’s aware, the role isn’t ...

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Zinc Tablets Could Speed Up Common Cold Recovery, Research Suggests

The lozenges were found to help patients regardless of age, sex, race, allergy, smoking, or the severity of their cold. Lead author Dr Harri Hemilä, from the University of Helsinki, said further investigation is needed to test the optimal formulation of zinc lozenges and the best frequency of their administration. He instructed common cold patients to test individually whether zinc ...

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Moors Murderer Ian Brady ‘Dying As End Of Life Nurses Care For Him’

Moors murderer Ian Brady is said to be at death’s door and in the care of nurses specialising in end-of-life care. Brady, 79, was jailed for life in 1966 along with his girlfriend Myra Hindley for abducting, abusing, torturing and killing five children in Manchester before burying them on nearby Saddleworth Moor. He has been held at Ashworth high-security psychiatric ...

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Powers Boothe Dead: ‘Deadwood’ Star Dies, Aged 68

Actor Powers Boothe has died at the age of 68, it has been confirmed. The ‘Deadwood’ star’s publicist, Karen Samfilippo, told of the sad news on Monday (15 May), stating he “died in his sleep” on Sunday (14 May) morning. Phillip Faraone via Getty Images Powers Boothe Powers’ acting career began decades ago and one of his earliest roles was ...

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George Shelley Pays Emotional Tribute To Late Sister Harriet As He Makes Social Media Return

Harriet Shelley died aged just 21, after being hit by a car in Bristol.  Returning to social media for the first time since her death, former Union J singer George said he would “never accept” his sister was no longer with him.  Sharing a photo of them together on Instagram, he wrote: “I will never accept that you’re gone. You ...

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This Is How A 22-Year-Old Managed To Stop The WannaCry Ransomware From Spreading

Having attacked hundreds of computer systems including numerous NHS hospitals, the WannaCry ransomware was finally brought to a standstill. Rather than being defeated by some vast cybersecurity organisation, the ransomware was stopped in its tracks by a 22-year-old security researcher from Devon called @MalwareTechBlog. In the process of trying to learn more about the ransomware the security researcher inadvertently activated the ...

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Sniffer Dog Attacks Young Girl At Belmarsh Prison

A toddler has been injured after a sniffer dog “went crazy” and attacked her while she was visiting a relative at a high security London jail. The young girl is understood to have been bitten by a drug patrol dog at Belmarsh prison in Woolwich, in the south east of the capital, in an incident that has only just come ...

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