Air Canada 'dumped and abandoned' family with disabled son at Toronto airport

A passenger travelling with his disabled son has accused Air Canada of abandoning his family at Toronto Pearson airport. Euan McGilp, 56, was flying back from Ohio to London with his wife and two teenage sons, one of whom has Down Syndrome, when delays meant they missed their connecting flight from Toronto Pearson airport. Euan says that when they landed ...

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Movies You Might Have Missed: Joel and Ethan Coen's Burn After Reading

Joel and Ethan Coen are incapable of making a bad film. Irrespective of genre and with a remarkable ability to avoid repetition, the filmmakers have consistently produced the goods from Blood Simple all the way through to Hail, Caesar! One intriguing aspect of the brothers’ canon is the way they have tended to fluctuate between the kinds of dark thrillers ...

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Tony Blair would win fewer votes than Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader, new poll reveals

If Tony Blair was Labour leader today, he would be less popular than Jeremy Corbyn, a new poll has found. Almost a third (31 per cent) of voters said they would consider voting for the party under its current leader, while just 23 per cent who said they would do the same if Mr Blair was still in charge. Mr Corbyn was also ...

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Raccoon rampages around Northampton family's home

A wily raccoon went on the rampage around a family’s home after finding its way inside through a catflap. Marek Chapanionek initially thought the intruder was a cat, but soon realised the unusual visitor was a more exotic species. The critter stole a cereal bar from his wife’s handbag before running upstairs and opening a chest of drawers. He eventually ...

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Megan Bannister: Leicester house search over Enderby crash body

Searches at a house in Leicester are connected to a murder investigation into the death of a 16-year-old teenager, police have confirmed. Leicestershire Police said the searches in Braunstone Avenue relate to the death of Megan Bannister, whose body was found in a car following a crash. A post-mortem examination revealed her injuries were not consistent with a crash. Two ...

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Landlord who banned Asians tenants because of ‘curry smell’ to face legal action

Fergus Wilson, 69, has defended his decision to ban Indian and Pakistani tenants (Picture: PA) A landlord who banned Indian and Pakistani tenants from renting his properties because he did not want ‘curry smell’ left behind them is to face legal action.  Horrific scale of landlords offering sex for rent in the UK Fergus Wilson, 69,was accused of being racist after ...

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Moors murderer Ian Brady’s inquest is reconvened tomorrow in ‘highly unusual move’

Moors Murderer Ian Brady PA Wire The inquest into Moors Murderer Ian Brady is to be reconvened tomorrow – in what observers described as a ‘highly unusual move’. Al Green calls for impeachment of Donald Trump in US Congress The inquest had previously been adjourned, and was due to continue on June 29th. Ian Brady’s inquest has been reconvened, in ...

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This cat who beautifully plays the piano has completely stolen our hearts

(Picture: Instagram/sarperduman) A piano-playing cat has stolen our hearts and we don’t ever want them back.  Hang on, is Freddo hot chocolate just Cadbury hot chocolate with a frog on the tub? Sarper Duman is a pianist and cat-dad from Turkey who shares the most adorably impressive videos of himself playing the piano accompanied by one of his cats, who ...

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Four men arrested in east London over UK plot to launch terror attack

(Picture: Getty) Four men have been arrested on suspicion of planning a terror attack. The plot is linked to the UK, the Metropolitan Police said. The four people, aged 18, 24, 25 and 27, were arrested in east London. Diane Abbott has made another embarrassing blunder Scotland Yard said they were detained on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, ...

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There’s a beer which gives you mystical sexual powers (apparently)

(Picture: BNPS) A beer company is claiming to have created a new Pilsner which can boost your sex drive. Watercress Warrior has been created from the seeds of ‘superfoods’…like watercress. You can now compete in a popup bake off competition in London The leafy ingredient is rich in vitamins A, B, C and E, as well as apparently being renowned as ...

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