Hate charges over 'pork mosque attack' in Sherwood

Two men have been charged with hate offences after meat, believed to be pork, was allegedly smeared on the front door of a mosque. Nottinghamshire Police began investigating after the attack on the Al-Quba Masjid mosque in Sherwood, in the early hours of 18 June. Two men, aged 27 and 30, have been charged with racially aggravated public order offences. ...

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'Slaughter-free' dairy farm gets new home

The UK’s first “slaughter-free” dairy farm has moved to a new permanent home – where it hopes to provide a model for other farms to copy. Dairy cows are usually culled when they get older and cannot produce as much milk, and their male calves are normally killed or sold for meat. At the Ahimsa dairy in Rutland, oxen are ...

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Sheffield University student Joana Burns died after taking ecstasy

A 22-year-old maths student died after taking MDMA for a “final fling” to mark the end of university. Joana Burns had completed her University of Sheffield degree when she went on a night out at The Foundry at the Students’ Union building on 6 June. A South Yorkshire Police report found Miss Burns and her friends paid £7 each for ...

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Second child on the way for Andy Murray

Tennis star Andy Murray says he and his wife, Kim Sears, are “very happy” to be expecting their second child. The couple, who married in 2015, already have a one-year-old daughter, Sophia. The news come as the 30-year-old prepares for his opening match at Wimbledon on Monday as defending champion. He told reporters: “We’re both obviously very happy and looking ...

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‘Utterly gutted’: Terminally ill grandmother can no longer cross off Adele concert on bucket list

Terminally ill grandma left devastated after Adele cancels gigs Credit: PA, SWNS A terminally ill grandmother with only months to live has been left devastated after her dream to see Adele in Wembley can no longer happen.   Kanye West’s feud with JAY-Z intensifies as West splits from streaming service Tidal Cancer patient, Lisa Middlecote, 49, had placed seeing Adele ...

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47 Metres Down: Better than your average summer horror flick – though not by much

Claire Holt and Mandy Moore (Picture: Entertainment Studios) Explaining humanity’s widespread (but unjustified) fear of sharks, the Harvard risk communication instructor David Ropeik said: ‘We’re not just afraid of things because of the likelihood that they’ll happen, but also because of the nature of them if they do happen. So it may be unlikely that you’ll be attacked by a ...

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Jurgen Klopp admits he doesn’t know how Liverpool will play next season

Jurgen Klopp during Liverpool’s end of season tour to Australia (Getty) Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed he is yet to decide how his team will play next season. The German manager has used various tactics and formations since arriving at Anfield and it seems he’s yet to settle on a plan. Alexandre Lacazette will be instantly undermined if Arsenal ...

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Kanye West’s feud with JAY-Z intensifies as West splits from streaming service Tidal

Kanye West and JAY-Z in 2012 (Picture: WireImage) The feud between Kanye West and JAY-Z appears to have intensified, with West pulling all of his music from Tidal, the online streaming service set up in 2014 and which artists such as JAY-Z and Beyonce were stakeholders in. Beyonce and Jay-Z have ‘revealed’ names of their baby twins It has been claimed ...

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Smoking ban is 10 years old and there are now 1,900,000 fewer smokers

There are 1.9m fewer smokers now than there were in 2007 (Picture: Getty Images) Since the smoking ban came into effect 10 years ago, there are 1,900,000 fewer smokers in Britain – making smoking rates the lowest ever recorded. Health campaigners are celebrating a decade of smoke-free legislation in England, which they say has had a monumental impact on public ...

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Arsenal see £15million bid rejected for long-term transfer target Jorginho

Jorginho has been at Napoli since 2014 (Picture: Getty) Napoli have rejected a £15million bid from Arsenal for their midfielder Jorginho, reports in Italy claim. Alexandre Lacazette will be instantly undermined if Arsenal allow Alexis Sanchez to leave The 25-year-old has long been linked with a transfer to the Premier League with Liverpool and Arsenal thought to be chasing him ...

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