Choking dog given CPR by off-duty police officer

A labrador stopped breathing when it choked on a ball and was resuscitated by an off-duty police officer. Kayleigh Rickell, 31, from Burnholme, York, said her dog Larry got into trouble while out for a walk on Sunday. The dog was with her dad on Tang Hall field when the ball blocked its airway and it collapsed. An onlooker called ...

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Baby suffered serious assaults before being 'shaken to death'

A baby was violently shaken to death after suffering a series of serious assaults which left him with 47 broken bones, a court has heard. Mohammed Miah, 37, and Rebeka Nazmin, 31, of Poplar, east London, allegedly inflicted injuries on their son Rifat that left him with 38 rib fractures, eight leg fractures and a broken spine. The Old Bailey ...

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George Osborne warns against leaving EU without trade deal

George Osborne has warned that leaving the European Union without any trade deal would amount to “the biggest act of protectionism in British history.” The ex-chancellor told business leaders that the UK could not rely on new trade deals beyond Europe after Brexit. But Boris Johnson said the UK could be “ever-more European and ever-more internationalist” at the same time. ...

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Government blocks prison staff strike

The government has won a High Court injunction blocking industrial action by prison staff that was due to begin on Wednesday. The move prevents the Prison Officers’ Association’s plan to ask members to withdraw from “voluntary tasks”. The POA said withdrawal from voluntary roles was not industrial action or a breach of discipline. But the government argued the POA plan ...

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TLC’s last-ever album is coming this summer and the excitement is so friggin’ real right now

TLC WERE the 90s (Picture: Getty) TLC are releasing an album this summer and we’ll be honest: this news has made our WEEK. Howard Donald has had enough of Gary Barlow getting all the credit for Take That’s musical Yep. The 90s nostalgia is about to be REAL and our summer playlist is about to be bomb. The RnB sensations blessed us with ...

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Games Inbox: Xbox One exclusives vs. PS4, JRPGs on Android, and Battlefield 1 love

Sea Of Thieves – not a shooter or a racer The evening Inbox is not keen on resource-gathering in Zelda and Horizon, as one reader counts the day till the Switch launch. To join in with the discussions yourself email gamecentral@ukmetro.co.uk Exclusive preference I’ve read a lot online, and in the Inbox, about the stellar line-up Sony has over the ...

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Revealed: Arsene Wenger missed out on signing Fernando Torres for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger wanted to sign Fernando Torres for Arsenal. (Getty Images) Arsene Wenger missed out on Fernando Torres before he signed Thierry Henry for Arsenal, according to a French comedian. Baptiste Lecaplain went to school with Wenger’s son-in-law and has been invited several times to watch the Gunners’ training sessions, as well as matches. Speaking to former Chelsea and France defender Franck ...

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Kim Woodburn recalls harrowing physical and sexual abuse during her childhood

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Kim Woodburn has opened up about the shocking sexual abuse inflicted by her own father throughout her childhood. Series three of Catastrophe is upon us and it is more filthily bittersweet than ever The Celebrity Big Brother star has revealed the physical ...

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Nonverbal autistic boy, 8, learns to communicate with mum through Google Maps

Isaac, 8, has learned to communicate with his mother using Google Maps on his iPad (Picture: Miriam Gwynne) An eight-year-old autistic boy who is nonverbal has managed to learn how to communicate with his mother using just Google street view.  Autistic couple find love online and now they can’t get enough of each other Isaac, who has significant learning difficulties and ...

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Elementary! Stephen Fry has narrated the entire Sherlock Holmes collection as an audiobook

We could listen to Stephen’s voice all day (Picture: YouTube) If you’ve ever listened to the Harry Potter audiobooks, you’ll know that Stephen Fry is responsible for the cosy and eternally reassuring voice that plays out during the recording of J.K Rowling’s iconic books. Now, he’s turned his talents to a brand new reading of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s entire ...

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