Fly-tipping gangs are costing council millions, new study reveals | UK News

Organized criminal fly-tipping gangs are on the rise – and costing councils millions. A new report says the government is fighting a losing battle against the threat and latest figures show the reported number of complaints against it has topped a million. A National Audit Office (NAO) investigation shows the number of reported fly-tipping incidents, … Read more

Trump-Piers Morgan interview today: Ex-president rants about Megan Markle as supporters call for his return to Twitter

‘I’m a more honest man than you’: Trump ends Piers Morgan interview Piers Morgan aired part two of his much-trailed interview with Donald Trump, an encounter that he said found the ex-president in a foul mood – even as Mr Trump insisted the conversation ended perfectly amicably. In the interview’s first segment, which was shown … Read more

‘Horror movie’ machete attack caused ‘panic’ on London Underground train, court told | UK News

A machete-wielding man hacked at a commuter on the London Underground in scenes likened to a “horror movie”, a court has heard. Passengers toppled over each other as they fled through carriages when Ricky Morgan, 34, launched an unprovoked attack on businessman James Porritt, the Old Bailey heard. On 9 July last year, Mr Porritt … Read more

Katie Kenyon: Police believe missing woman is dead and arrest man on suspicion of murder | UK News

Police searching for missing mother-of-two Katie Kenyon believe she is dead – and have arrested a man on suspicion of murder. The 33-year-old woman, from Padiham in Burnley, was reported missing after being last seen at around 9.30am on Friday. More than 60 specialist search officers from four police forces are scouring parts of Gisburn … Read more

Man arrested on suspicion of ‘masturbating’ publicly in Cheltenham

A man has been arrested and released after police received reports of someone “masturbating” publicly in Cheltenham last night (Monday, April 25). Officers from Gloucestershire Constabulary were called to Arle Avenue at 7.25pm. It had been reported that a man was masturbating while sitting on a grass bank with his trousers and underwear pulled down. … Read more

Mail on Sunday editor rejects meeting with Speaker over Angela Rayner story | Mail on Sunday

The Mail on Sunday’s editor has rejected a meeting with the House of Commons speaker after a story that accused Angela Rayner of “distracting” Boris Johnson with her legacy. Sir Lindsay Hoyle had called the newspaper’s editor, David Dillon, to a meeting after it ran the story, which has been widely condemned as sexist by … Read more

EuroMillions winner who scooped £115m gives away half of jackpot – and can’t stop helping strangers

A Hartlepool woman has handed over half of her EuroMillions lottery win because she likes to give to good causes. Frances Connolly, 55, who won the £115m EuroMillions jackpot on New Year’s Day in 2019, has already given away £11m to charitable causes this year so far, resulting in her husband Patrick setting a ‘budget.’ … Read more

Piers Morgan reveals Trump did not storm out of interview as he attacks ex-president’s ‘incompetent’ help

Piers Morgan screened the second part of his interview with Donald Trump on Tuesday afternoon, revealing that the former president did not storm out. A heavily edited trailer for the interview released last week had appeared to suggest that Mr Trump had angrily walked out of the interview amid questions about his so-called “Big Lie” … Read more