Amazon drivers ‘forced to urinate in bottles to keep on top of deliveries’

Some drivers claim they have to break speed limits to meet their targets (Picture: Getty) Drivers for Amazon are apparently urinating in bottles as they struggle to deliver 200 parcels a day. According to The Sunday Mirror, many work 12-hour long shifts, despite UK law prohibiting drivers from working over 11 hours per day. Greyhound saved after being left for dead ...

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Man builds igloo in his garden that’s better than most of our flats

Finished article: Banjamin Crutch’s igloo (Picture: Ben Crutch) Snowmen are so last year. Winter 2017 is all about the igloos now after pictures of a homemade ice home went viral and around the world. Greyhound saved after being left for dead on freezing roadside Ben Crutch from Redditch built this incredible ice structure in his girlfriend’s garden yesterday after the ...

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Woman hit by two lorries and two cars – and none of the drivers stopped

None of the drivers stopped to help the woman (Picture: Facebook/Abbie Conroy) A woman has died after being run over by four vehicles – with none of the drivers stopping to help her. The victim, believed to be in her late 20s to early 30s, was hit by a lorry while walking on a pedestrian crossing in Tulse Hill, south ...

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Louis van Gaal tears into Jose Mourinho’s ‘boring football’ at Manchester United

Jose Mourinho’s tactics have been slammed by Louis van Gaal (Picture: Getty) Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has slammed Jose Mourinho‘s ‘boring football’ following the side’s 2-1 defeat to Manchester City. Van Gaal, 66, whom Mourinho succeeded at Old Trafford in the summer of 2016, was himself criticised for negative tactics during his tenure at United, but has ...

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Greyhound saved after being left for dead on freezing roadside

He was saved from almost certain death (Picture: SWNS) A Greyhound was saved from almost certain death after police found him dumped on a freezing roadside. The dog was abandoned at the side of the road in rural Cambridgeshire as the light was ‘fading’ fast. Woman hit by two lorries and two cars – and none of the drivers stopped ...

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California wildfires ‘expected to grow’ as it rages into second week

The fires could get much worse (Picture: EPA/JOHN CETRINO) The raging California wildfires are expected to grow as they enter their second week, fire officials have warned. A powerful flare-up on the western edge of the largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing on Sunday, as wind-fanned flames ripped down hillsides toward coastal towns northwest of Los Angeles. Transgender ...

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Paying mothers incentivises breastfeeding, study finds

Offering shopping vouchers to new mothers can encourage them to breastfeed their babies, a study published in JAMA Pediatrics has found. About 10,000 new mothers in Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire were offered up to £200 in vouchers as an incentive. Breastfeeding rates increased in these areas, which typically have low uptake. The vouchers gave mums a “lift” and helped them ...

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Major Forties oil pipeline to be closed for repairs

One of the UK’s most important oil pipelines is being closed after a crack was discovered in Aberdeenshire. The Forties pipeline carries crude North Sea oil across land for processing at Grangemouth. The crack was discovered last week at Red Moss near Netherley. The pipeline’s owner Ineos said on Monday that, despite pressure being reduced, the crack had extended. The ...

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Corrie Mckeague: Landfill search for missing airman ends

The search of a landfill site for missing RAF airman Corrie Mckeague, who vanished during a night out in September 2016, has ended. Police believe Mr Mckeague climbed into a waste bin in Bury St Edmunds and was taken away by a bin lorry. The search of a site at Milton, Cambridgeshire, restarted in October after a search there ended ...

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Woman’s anger at Staffie being barred from sausage dog party

Amber the Staffie, top, was uninvited to the sausage dog party (Picture: SWNS) Nobody wants to be left out of a doggo party. But that’s exactly what happened to one ‘gentle’ Staffie, who was apparently uninvited to a sausage dog group’s Christmas bash. Her owner, Jade Gentry, recently met some of the Cornwall Dachshund Walkers when she was walking her ...

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