Keegan Downer: Murdered toddler 'invisible to professionals'

An 18-month-old girl murdered by her guardian was “almost invisible to professionals” after she was taken into the care of the woman who would ultimately kill her. Keegan Downer was killed by Kandyce Downer, 34, less than a year after she was appointed her legal guardian. The toddler had 153 scars and bruises and suffered what police described as “barbaric ...

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Clubbers sick after drum and bass event in Cornwall

Dozens of people have been feeling violently ill since a drum and bass night at Falmouth Rugby Club on Saturday night. People who attended a christening at the same venue the following day have also been reporting feeling sick and having diarrhoea. Public Health England (PHE) said it is likely to be norovirus with up to 40 people who attended ...

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Scientists find the one key sign that you might be a really creative person

Picture: Getty – Credit: Mylo People often believe that your creativity depends on which side of your brain you use most – and that ‘right brain’ people tend to be creative thinkers. Van driver asked woman if she was on her period so she got revenge But the most important thing might not be which ‘side’ you use – but ...

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People are now getting freckles tattooed on their faces

(Picture: Instagram/shaughnessy) As any freckle-free person will tell you, freckles are glorious. A freckle-free person spends many hours of their life gazing at their freckled friends and wishing they had a smattering of freckles across the bridge of their nose. CoverGirl’s response to their first male model’s racist tweet is incredibly cringe A freckle-free person often has to put up ...

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Trinny Woodall follows up outrageous This Morning behaviour with accidental boob flash

Warning: Post contains nudity To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Blink and you’ll probably miss it – but Trinny Woodall has been caught up in a cheeky slip up just a day after some fans accused her of appearing ‘drunk’ on This Morning. Rylan Clark and Alison Hammond ‘being trialled ...

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Howard Donald welcomes his fourth child into the world – and he’s got the cutest name

Take That singer Howard Donald has welcomed his new son Dougie (Picture: Getty Images) Howard Donald has become a father for the fourth time, after welcoming his new son into the world – and revealing he has one cute name. The Take That star shared the happy news via Twitter, saying he and wife Katie Halil were thrilled with new ...

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Murderer still on the run after armed men helped him escape prison

Shaun Walmsley escaped from prison officers escorting him (Picture: PA) A murderer is still at large after two armed men ambushed the car taking him to a hospital appointment yesterday. Shaun Colin Walmsley, 28, was serving a minimum sentence of 30 years after he stabbed a rival drug dealer to death in 2014. Deaf Dachshund learns sign language to try ...

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Grandmother with dementia left with second degree burns after falling onto care home radiator

Kathleen suffered second degree burns (Picture: Caters) A grandmother was left with severe second degree burns on her back after being found slumped against a radiator in her bedroom. Kathleen Waters, 80, who suffered from dementia, was so badly damaged that she needed a four hour operation and spent two months in hospital recovering. Hunters who accidentally shot one another blamed ...

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Be patient with that friend who always cancels – they might have social anxiety

(Picture: Dave Anderson for Metro.co.uk) We all have that one friend who we make plans with that never seem to materialise. They accept every invite, seem to be enthusiastic about their attendance and then, right at the last minute, their excuse will arrive like clockwork. One of the kids is ill. My parents have come round. I’ve had to work ...

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Deaf Dachshund learns sign language to try and find new home

Adorbs (Picture: The Mayhew Animal Home) A deaf Dachshund has learned sign language in order to find a new home. Bob, who’s around 10 months old, was handed into a rescue centre when his previous owners couldn’t look after him anymore. Grandmother with dementia left with severe burns after falling onto care home radiator They had originally brought Bob and ...

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