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Traveller is arrested, thrown in a hellish Thai jail  for picking up a lost mobile phone

Traveller is arrested, thrown in a hellish Thai jail for picking up a lost mobile phone

Chris Dodd, 29, found the device in the gutter outside the airport in Chiang Mai and intended to hand it in after he got to his hostel.

Thirty-five foreigners including Brits, Americans and Dutch die in Sri Lanka blasts

Thirty-five foreigners including Brits, Americans and Dutch die in Sri Lanka blasts

A manager at the Cinnamon Grand hotel (pictured) in Colombo said the attacker had set off the horrific explosion in a packed restaurant at 8.30am after checking in the night before.

Tory voters 'are repulsed by HS2 and want next leader to SCRAP the £56billion railway'

Tory voters 'are repulsed by HS2 and want next leader to SCRAP the £56billion railway'

A memo stating Tory voters see the $56billion HS2 rail line as a 'expensive extravagance' has reportedly been seen by senior ministers. Party members want to see the next leader scrap it.

Family's plea for schoolgirl, 14, who killed herself in the Priory to be remembered as a boy

Family's plea for schoolgirl, 14, who killed herself in the Priory to be remembered as a boy

Mother Tania El-Keria (right) revealed her daughter Amy, 14, (left) was transitioning when she killed herself in the Priory in 2012. Now the family want to remember the schoolgirl as a boy.

Hundreds hurt as blasts hit Sri Lanka churches, hotels

Hundreds hurt as blasts hit Sri Lanka churches, hotels

A string of blasts hit high-end hotels and churches in Sri Lanka on Sunday, injuring hundreds of people as worshippers attended Easter services.

German soldier who posed as a Syrian refugee

German soldier who posed as a Syrian refugee

Franco Albrecht was pictured at the Royal Military Academy in Berkshire in 2014 three years before his arrest on suspicion of a terror plot intended to turn public anger on Syrian migrants.

Adele 'set for £145m divorce from Simon Konecki'

Adele 'set for £145m divorce from Simon Konecki'

Adele and Simon Konecki are said to have gone their separate ways before Christmas and will be heading for a £145 million divorce battle, reports The Mirror.

 Optical illusions that will make you look twice

 Optical illusions that will make you look twice

And a new series of mind-blowing pictures guaranteed to trick the mind into making us question our eyesight have emerged, shared to international website Bright Side .

Anti-poaching ranger's extraordinary selfies with two gorillas that look almost HUMAN

Anti-poaching ranger's extraordinary selfies with two gorillas that look almost HUMAN

Virunga, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has 600 dedicated rangers and two of them snapped the heart-warming series of selfies.

Extinction Rebellion suggests group is FINALLY ready to end climate change protests

Extinction Rebellion suggests group is FINALLY ready to end climate change protests

It follows a week of misery in London, during which hundreds of protesters blocked Oxford Circus, Waterloo Bridge and Parliament Square, costing businesses tens of millions of pounds.

Climate change protester's millionaire father 'wanted to chop down trees'

Climate change protester's millionaire father 'wanted to chop down trees'

The father of Laura Reeves, who is involved in the Extinction Rebellion (XR), is thought to have applied for planning permission to turn his garden in Orpington, Kent, into a three-bed house.

Thai navy board floating cabin of US Bitcoin investor after being warned he could face death penalty

Thai navy board floating cabin of US Bitcoin investor after being warned he could face death penalty

The Thai navy seize the floating cabin of Chad Elwartowski and girlfriend Supranee Thepdet. There is a dispute over whether the home is in international waters or Thai sovereignty.

Sri Lankan police 'were warned of Easter terror attack TEN DAYS before bombings'

Sri Lankan police 'were warned of Easter terror attack TEN DAYS before bombings'

Explosions ripped through hotels and churches celebrating Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka today. Reports indicate the country's police chief warned of potential suicide attacks ten days ago.

Easter revellers make the most of the four-day weekend

Easter revellers make the most of the four-day weekend

Easter revellers in Birmingham, West Midlands celebrated the warmest day of the year yesterday by hitting the town.

Easter revellers make the most of the four-day weekend

Easter revellers make the most of the four-day weekend

Easter revellers in Birmingham, West Midlands celebrated the warmest day of the year yesterday by hitting the town.

Latest devastating weapon in Russian leader's arsenal has nukes capable of taking out an entire city

Latest devastating weapon in Russian leader's arsenal has nukes capable of taking out an entire city

The Belgorod sets sail from Severodvinsk on Russia’s Arctic coastline tomorrow. It carries eight unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) which can operate miles below the waves.

Elderly couple are found dead in suspected murder-suicide in their seaside Devon home

Elderly couple are found dead in suspected murder-suicide in their seaside Devon home

Earlier this morning police officers went to an address on Drake Avenue in the Chelston area of Torquay, after concerns were raised for the pair's well-being.

Seven-bedroom country home where Edwin Lutyens courted his future wife goes on sale for £4.5million 

Seven-bedroom country home where Edwin Lutyens courted his future wife goes on sale for £4.5million 

Grade II listed Warren Mere, originally called Warren Lodge, was one of Lutyens's first country houses, just two miles from where he grew up in Thursley, Surrey.

SpaceX capsule suffers 'anomaly,' smoke seen for miles

SpaceX capsule suffers 'anomaly,' smoke seen for miles

SpaceX say they will now work with NASA to determine exactly what went wrong, however, if the issue is profound, it may postpone their plans to have astronauts pilot the vessel later this year.

The Queen looks radiant on her 93rd birthday as she and family attend Easter Sunday service

The Queen looks radiant on her 93rd birthday as she and family attend Easter Sunday service

Queen Elizabeth II is the second-oldest currently serving state leader by age. She was joined for the Easter Mattins Service by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.

Pope Francis condemns 'cruel violence' of Sri Lanka bomb attacks

Pope Francis condemns 'cruel violence' of Sri Lanka bomb attacks

Pope Francis gave the speech to up to 80,000 people in St Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. He said: 'Sin promises things easily but leaves behind only solitude and death'.

Pope Francis condemns 'cruel violence' of Sri Lanka bomb attacks

Pope Francis condemns 'cruel violence' of Sri Lanka bomb attacks

Pope Francis gave the speech to up to 80,000 people in St Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. He said: 'Sin promises things easily but leaves behind only solitude and death'.

Father, 34, collapses and dies from 'complications with tonsillitis'

Father, 34, collapses and dies from 'complications with tonsillitis'

Mark Bramley, of Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, was bed bound for most of his three-day trip to Amsterdam with his fiancee Charley Miller after complaining of a severe sore throat.

Ewan McGregor's daughters Clara, 23, and Esther, 17, reveal they are bisexual

Ewan McGregor's daughters Clara, 23, and Esther, 17, reveal they are bisexual

Ewan McGregor's daughters Esther McGregor, 17, and older sister Clara McGregor, 23, took to Instagram to reveal they were bisexual after hitting out at the boss of Coachella.

Rolf Harris 'hires private detectives to dig up dirt on his sex abuse victims to clear his name'

Rolf Harris 'hires private detectives to dig up dirt on his sex abuse victims to clear his name'

Rolf Harris's private investigator has gathered enough 'dirt' on the Australian entertainer's victims to launch a fresh appeal against his sex convictions, according to a source close to the family.

New IRA group blamed for killing journalist was Lyra McKee putting on 'show of strength' for cameras

New IRA group blamed for killing journalist was Lyra McKee putting on 'show of strength' for cameras

Presenter Reggie Yates had been filming an episode for his new eight-part series 'focusing on how Brexit has reignited tensions in Northern Ireland' hours before Lyra McKee died.

Easter Sunnyday! After Good Friday and Sizzling Saturday, Britain gets set to bask in 81F scorcher

Easter Sunnyday! After Good Friday and Sizzling Saturday, Britain gets set to bask in 81F scorcher

The Easter heatwave is set to continue with record-breaking temperatures today – just as a deluge has left a chilly Costa del Sol drenched.

'Labour can't win by sitting on the fence on Brexit' says Tom Watson

'Labour can't win by sitting on the fence on Brexit' says Tom Watson

Tom Watson (pictured) said Labour needed an 'inspiring' message and had to show 'real leadership' to counter Nigel Farage and his Brexit Party at Britain's EU elections.

Daniel Martin reveals Meghan Markle makes him watch YouTube videos to learn new make-up techniques

Daniel Martin reveals Meghan Markle makes him watch YouTube videos to learn new make-up techniques

The Seattle-born make-up artist told Grazia magazine: 'She makes me go on YouTube to learn about things. She'll be like, 'Oh I follow this person and they did it this way' - and I'm like, "Oh OK"'.

Albanian diplomatic row over EL James' latest sex novel

Albanian diplomatic row over EL James' latest sex novel

The Fifty Shades of Grey author's new book, The Mister, depicts a poor Albanian cleaner as a victim of gangsters and sex trafficking, who marvels at life in the UK.

NCT president QUITS in breastfeeding row

NCT president QUITS in breastfeeding row

Seána Talbot has been the elected president of the National Childbirth Trust since 2017. But earlier this month, Ms Talbot quit her role, saying the charity was being taken in the wrong direction.

Former England striker Darren Bent arrested after finding man at family home with estranged wife

Former England striker Darren Bent arrested after finding man at family home with estranged wife

Former England footballer Darren Bent reportedly arrived at the home in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, he used to share with his estranged wife to find another man's car parked in the driveway.

Six-year-old boy suffers horror injuries after being viciously mauled by a 'Staffie'

Six-year-old boy suffers horror injuries after being viciously mauled by a 'Staffie'

Rhys Jones was playing with a friend in Carmarthen, Wales when his ball went into a neighbouring garden.

Fraudsters crack 23 MILLION passwords as they are all 123456! Britons warned to be safe online

Fraudsters crack 23 MILLION passwords as they are all 123456! Britons warned to be safe online

Britons are being warned not to leave themselves wide open to internet fraud by using easily guessed passwords.Cyber chiefs issued a red alert urging web users to upgrade their online security.

Kevin Clifton's second wife reveals she overdosed on tablets when dancer ended their marriage

Kevin Clifton's second wife reveals she overdosed on tablets when dancer ended their marriage

The 39-year-old was so distraught that she took pills washed down by wine, and was found collapsed near Waterloo Bridge by strangers, she revealed last night.

Meghan Markle Prince Harry: Courtiers 'lining up plans to hand "rock stars" job in Africa’

Meghan Markle Prince Harry: Courtiers 'lining up plans to hand "rock stars" job in Africa’

The royal couple, who are expecting their first child in the next few days, will reportedly be given a role that involves the Commonwealth, charity work, and promoting Britain.

Russian fugitive allegedly used the proceeds of a major bank fraud to buy £45m London home

Russian fugitive allegedly used the proceeds of a major bank fraud to buy £45m London home

Georgy Bedzhamov bought the property in Belgrave Square in 2015 for £15.2million via a loan from a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands.

HOLLY BANCROFT reveals how she posed as an eco-warrior to infiltrate London protests 

HOLLY BANCROFT reveals how she posed as an eco-warrior to infiltrate London protests 

HOLLY BANCROFT: I was given a tour of Extinction Rebellion's London headquarters by its co-founder Dr Gail Bradbrook (pictured).

Could living on a canal boat help you get onto property ladder?

Could living on a canal boat help you get onto property ladder?

A second-hand 40ft narrowboat might cost about £25,000 – almost a tenth of the price of an average £240,000 bricks-and-mortar home. Toby (pictured) bought a 49-foot barge.

EU will face 50 'disruptive and resentful' British MEPs if UK is forced to take part inelections

EU will face 50 'disruptive and resentful' British MEPs if UK is forced to take part inelections

Dr Fox's comments appear to acknowledge the threat of Leave voters flocking to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party if the European elections take place.

I didn't even have furniture after UB40 split left me bankrupt, says drummer Jimmy Brown 

I didn't even have furniture after UB40 split left me bankrupt, says drummer Jimmy Brown 

Brown, 61, reveals he lost everything from his 'absolutely gorgeous' £50,000 Toyota Land Cruiser to the furniture in his home and musical instruments he needed to perform.

How to invest in chocolate and build a tasty nest-egg 

How to invest in chocolate and build a tasty nest-egg 

Chocolate isn’t just for Easter. It is a treat devoured in most households every week and the manufacture of cocoa and confectionery is worth £1.1billion to the UK economy.

Proof that dual fuel deals AREN'T always cheapest: The best tariffs if you split your suppliers

Proof that dual fuel deals AREN'T always cheapest: The best tariffs if you split your suppliers

Millions of households could benefit from cheaper energy bills if they split suppliers with one each for gas and electricity.

Meghan and Harry wish the Queen 'the most wonderful day'

Meghan and Harry wish the Queen 'the most wonderful day'

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have sent birthday wishes to the Queen as she turns 93 on Easter Sunday.

Jeremy Corbyn may REFUSE to move into No 10 after telling Whitehall chiefs 'I'll be happier at home'

Jeremy Corbyn may REFUSE to move into No 10 after telling Whitehall chiefs 'I'll be happier at home'

Civil servants secretly preparing for a possible Labour Government have been told that Mr Corbyn would prefer to remain living in his four-bedroom North London home.

You can eat green potatoes, mouldy bread and eggs a month out of date

You can eat green potatoes, mouldy bread and eggs a month out of date

More than 720 million eggs are needlessly thrown away every year in the UK just because they have passed their official ‘best-before’ dates, according to recent research.

Marriage turned my bubbly friend Adele into a recluse, writes KATIE HIND as break-up announced

Marriage turned my bubbly friend Adele into a recluse, writes KATIE HIND as break-up announced

Nervously staring out over the crowd, Adele was visibly shaking as she stood before the microphone. It would turn out to be one of the biggest nights of the young star’s life.

Labour's anti-Semitism row deepens after MEP candidate claimed 'Israeli lobby' manufactured crisis

Labour's anti-Semitism row deepens after MEP candidate claimed 'Israeli lobby' manufactured crisis

Martin Mayer, a prospective MEP in Yorkshire, reportedly sent an email with the subject line: 'How Israel lobby manufactured UK Labour party's anti-Semitism crisis'.

How I helped track thieves who stole my £74,000 Merc

How I helped track thieves who stole my £74,000 Merc

When Claire Totman was woken at 3am by the sound of thieves starting the engine of her £74,000 Mercedes GLS in her driveway she did not hesitate to act.

The political centre is disappearing and grave danger lies ahead, says JOHN GRAY 

The political centre is disappearing and grave danger lies ahead, says JOHN GRAY 

JOHN GRAY: Many are assuming that Brexit has stalled permanently. But the present limbo cannot last. Politics – in both Britain and Europe – is rapidly morphing into new and dangerous shapes.

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