Man, 54, arrested after girl, eight, is stabbed to death 

A father arrested for the murder of his eight-year-old daughter in the West Midlands posted this picture of her (centre) on Facebook just 15 minutes before she was stabbed to death. Bill Billingham (top right), 54, has been named by locals after his eight-year-old daughter, Mylee (left), was found with knife wounds on Saturday night in Valley View (inset) in Brownhills near Walsall. He is understood to have been taken to hospital last night with stab wounds to the stomach, and is set to be questioned in due course. Just minutes before police arrived at 9.15pm, the father posted the picture of his daughter on his social media profile at 9pm eating pizza on a bed with the caption:'Pitza on bed lv moo x'. The murder suspect's brother Mark Billingham MBE (right, bottom right with Bill Billingham) is one of the stars of Channel 4's SAS Who Dares Wins and was once a private body guard for Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Tom Cruise. Harrowing 'high-pitched' were heard by neighbours in the street last night, who described seeing Mylee's mother Tracey Taundry outside the property screaming: 'They stabbed my baby.' 

Newlyweds trapped in Soham house they can't sell

A young couple have been left devastated after discovering a legal catch in their lease which has left them unable to sell their house. Newlyweds Nathan and Tasha Stewart were horrified to discover that their leasehold agreement has a clause which means the ground rent doubles every decade. The pair bought the property built by housebuilders Taylor Wimpey in Lion Mills, a development in Soham, in 2014. But when they tried to sell up in October last year, 27-year-old marketing manager Nathan came across the game-changing clause.

Ukip's national executive voted unanimously to get rid of Henry Bolton, a former Army officer as leader, after his ex girlfriend Jo Marney, 25, was exposed for ending racist messages.

Monster mothers Tracey Connelly and Vanessa George show no remorse in letters from jail which reveal they have their minds set on freedom. Both were jailed in 2009 for horrific crimes.

A job posting for a communications assistant has appeared on Linkedin, with the successful candidate set to be based at Buckingham Palace but also being whisked away on foreign tours.

The French President said frustration at Brussels across the Channel could have boiled over to a Leave vote if they were offered a choice.

The unnamed woman, 27, arrived on a flight from Addis Ababa and was arrested by counter-terror officers as British police face an influx of jihadi brides like Glaswegian Aqsa Mahmood (pictured).

Keith Cochrane, CEO of collapsed construction giant Carillion, is still working as a business advisor to Scottish Secretary David Mundell despite his firm owing £1.3bn to the banks.

Hundreds gather in home town of Dolores O'Riordan to pay final respects after The Cranberries singer died at 46

Fans young and old are visiting St Joseph's Church to pay their respects to O'Riordan whose open coffin is resting at the altar. It is the first in a series of services to be held before the funeral mass taking place in the Church of Saint Ailbe in Ballybricken, Co Limerick, on Tuesday at 11.30am. The Irish singer, 46, was found dead in a London hotel on January 15, aged 46.


On 27 February 2017 we published an article which stated that the Students' Guild at the University of Exeter had launched ‘a probe into allegations of anti-Semitism’ over a tweet.

Liverpool family sent to 'certain death' in Iraq

The Al-Aloosi family, who live in Kensington, Liverpool, moved to the UK in 2013. They were being targeted in Iraq by the ruling militia and received death threats and arrest warrants. Daughter Yam, 18, (pictured right) needs treatment for her experience of being caught up in a shootout in Iraq. Her parents (pictured left) say they face certain death if they are forced back to the war-torn country.

Luke Ginniver (inset) has paid tribute to his sister-in-law, Anna Williams, 22, (left) and six-month-old daughter, Mili Wyn, who died in a horrific car crash on the A487, near Gelliydan, Gwynedd.

Audi has recalled 127,000 of their luxury cars after authorities suspected they had been fitted with emissions-cheating devices.

Susan Kilpatrick, 51, a mother-of-two has died after Aussie flu left her struggling to breathe and worsened her asthma. The teaching assistant was from Prestwich in Manchester.

Singing in the reign! The Queen shields herself from the snow with an umbrella after attending a Sunday church service in Norfolk with Philip, Andrew, Beatrice and Eugenie

The Queen was joined by Prince Philip and granddaughters Beatrice and Eugenie as she braved the icy weather to attend a service at St Lawrence Church, Castle Rising on Sunday morning. While most of the family had opted for various shades of green Beatrice appeared to have missed the memo dressing in blue for the service today, and was even brave enough to head out in the chilly temperatures bare legged.

The IRA plotted to murder Princes Margaret for calling the Irish 'pigs' during an official tour to the US in 1979 a new biography has revealed.

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell said he would impose an emergency Budget within days if his party manages to oust the Tories from power.

Police found the body after reports of concern for the safety of a man in St Helens, Merseyside, in the early hours of this morning. The dead man has not been formally identified.

A wave of YouTube pranksters have been slammed by emergency services after they were called out 2,794 times last year to pranks including Nazi saluting dogs and idiots who jump off trains.

Residents of Windsor, Berkshire, will make thousands of pounds from press and tourists hoping to catch a glimpse of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their big day.

In her first interview since taking up the post, Gwen Byrom, 47, headmistress of Loughborough High School, said schools must teach a more nuanced version of feminism.

Britain freezes in coldest night for TWO years

Shoppers huddled under umbrellas and jumped in taxis to escape the snow on Oxford Street (bottom left), with flurries also falling across the Home Counties and the West Midlands (top right), as Britons braced themselves against wintry conditions. Temperatures dropped dramatically overnight, with a low of -13.5C recorded in the Scottish Highlands (bottom right), while freezing temperatures were recorded as far south as London Luton Airport. The Met Office has updated a yellow 'be aware' warning of snow and ice to cover much of Scotland, north Wales and England down to southern parts.

The woman said she is 'terrified' that John Worboys will come after her as he 'knows where so many of his victims live'.

Avon and Somerset police launched a murder investigation after a woman in her 30s was killed in a hit and run near seaside resort Burnham-on-Sea. The 34-year-old driver was arrested.

Ryan Taylor and Ally Law, who are known for stunts where they break into buildings, managed to get into the house, which is located in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, and record the show's stars.

An astonishing 113 inmates at HMP Elmley in Kent have submitted compensation claims. Twenty-three prisoners say they hurt themselves falling out of their bunk beds.

Matt Hancock is said to support the move after a consultation on proposals to slash the maximum stake which can be gambled on the machines from £100 to anywhere between £2 and £50.

Mystery illness that has left girl, three, unable to move

Aubree Reid-Moore, three, from Leicester, has had severe disabilities since birth but doctors are still unable to understand what is wrong with her as the youngster's tests keep coming back normal. Her mother Melissa Barry, 27, (left, with Aubree and her little stister) has told of the endless pain of watching her daughter struggle with everyday tasks such as feeding herself or chattering away whilst playing with her toys.

The Foreign Secretary's plan for a bridge was branded 'very interesting' by Eurotunnel chief, John Keefe, who said it was a proposal the firm thought about on a 'regular basis'.

When asked if there could be an 'exit from Brexit,' Mrs May told the editor of German tabloid Bild: 'No, there will be no second referendum on Britain leaving the EU.

It has been revealed that Charles Burnett III, killed last week in a horrific helicopter crash, was heir to family interests in Selfridges, Fortnum & Mason, and Primark.

Porsche convoy carries £10m of gold bars across London

A trio of 190mph Porsche Panamera supercar estate hatchbacks (pictured) carried more than £10million in total of the shiny precious metal in 24 gold bars (top right), which together could buy 84 of the vehicles. The cars drove 12 nerve-wracking miles from Britain’s biggest gold refinery in East London’s Docklands to their new secure underground vault in Hatton Garden in the heart of the capital’s jewellery quarter. The convoy left Baird&Co’s East London premises at Sunday lunchtime and was tracked by a helicopter and by security staff on the ground. Four police outriders (top left) flanking the cars and stopping traffic en route meant the journey was relatively seamless.

This is the moment a man trying to meet an underage girl for sex is snared by paedophile hunters. Christopher Wise, 42, thought he was about to meet a 15-year-old girl in Newcastle.

These heartbreaking photos capture the moment 83-year-old Ali Meşe, from Ordu Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey, cuddled up to his only surviving cat after his house burned down.

A group of students at Liverpool University moved into the 'house from hell' where bedroom drawers were scattered with toenail clippings and the property was so damp their shoes turned green.

French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that Britain will not be able to 'cherry-pick' the parts of the EU it prefers following Brexit but insisted Britain would have to accept its rules first.

St Stephen's primary school in Newham had said it was making the change to make pupils feel more integrated but the chair of governors who had championed the move has now resigned.

Impatient driver nearly smashes into binman as he mounts pavement to force his way past dustcart in shocking video

This is the shocking moment an impatient driver mounts the curb to force his way past a parked dustcart nearly sending a binman flying. The refuse collector is standing in the road in Ashford, Kent trying to return an empty bin when a silver van speeds past knocking it out of his hands. In the video you can clearly see the binman rub his shoulder after his is clipped by the dangerous driver.

An all-female troop of British soldiers has become the first of its kind to cross Antarctica using only muscle power. The group skied 373 miles and spent Christmas Day on the ice

Mark Woodman, 56, has spent thousands refurbishing the milk float to meet demand. He set up Woodman's Dairy in Rumney, Cardiff in 1983 after completing a degree in business.

Anthony James Mape, who works as a mental health worker in Macclesfield, Cheshire, avoided jail despite admitting having pictures described as a 'dreadful abuse of children'.

James Brokenshire said he has been discharged after surgery and praised medical staff (Liam McBurney/PA)

The former Northern Ireland Secretary resigned on medical grounds earlier this month and has now been operated on and discharged from hospital - he now says he will be facing rrecuperation time.

Marc Finnie, 44, and Sarah Finnie, 36, of Grimsby appeared in court charged with murder after a homeless man suffered fatal head injuries outside a city centre bank in broad daylight five days ago.

The wife of Ukip leader Henry Bolton,Tatiana Smurova-Bolton, 42, has slammed her estranged husband for 'wining and dining' his mistress while she raises their two young daughters.

Topless felons revealed in extraordinary US mugshots 

The sorry-looking bunch were snapped in custody at police stations with matted hair and gang signs inked across their torsos. Many of the men are staring blankly or grimacing at the camera but one felon bears his teeth as he beams towards the lense. The group are a far cry from 'hot felon' Jeremy Meeks who shot to fame after his custody shot was posted online.

Schools in Germany are asking naughty and hyperactive children to wear controversial heavy sand-filled vests to calm them down and keep them in their seats during lessons.

The rare two-toed sloth was soaked in sea water and had sand in its eyes when it was found by the ocean by Dirk Morgan in Punta Tigre, Costa Rica.

Irina Gladkikh, 35, flew her 13-year-old daughter from Chelyabinsk to Moscow in the hope of selling her 'first night' to a 'rich client' for £19,100. A shocking video shows the mother admitting her plan.

Rare Siberian leopard spotted wooing three females

One of the rarest leopards in the world is on a remarkable lone mission to save his species. Alpha male big cat Lord has been spotted nearby to no less than three leopardesses. There are only 80 or so Siberian leopards living in the wild after they were poached almost to extinction. While the lustful Lord was not photographed with any of the females, seeing a male and female in the same vicinity can only mean they are 'courting', say the Russian experts.

Eleven people were killed and 44 were injured when a bus carrying a group of skiers heading to the slopes crashed into trees at the side of the road in the Eskisehir province in north-west Turkey.

A fisherman was killed and nine others hauled from waters 30 nautical miles off the coast of Hong-Kong when a racing sailboat collided with a fishing vessel.

Police in Russia say that Anton Bichivin (left), the alleged perpetrator of the most recent bloodbath, wore a similar T-shirt and had similar extreme views as Columbine attacker Dylan Klebold.

Brazil's Sand King Marcio celebrates 22 years on Rio beach

For the last 22 years Marcio Mizael Matolias, 44, has lived inside his sand castle surrounded by books, golf clubs and fishing poles on the beach of Barra da Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Neighbors and friends call him 'The King'.  Matolias has no problems assuming a regal air. He is only too willing to pose on his sand castle throne - scepter in hand - to pose for photos  in front of his sandcastle.  Because 'King Marcio' does not have the same staff complement as other royal families, he is personally responsible for repairs - whether it is retouching dungeon doors or reinforcing damaged ramparts. He also waters his fortress to ensure that it does not collapse.

As the footage, filmed in Bellflower, California, begins, the pooch is already chasing his toy while sprinting towards the exit and he shows no intention of stopping as he approaches the door.

In the video, the bird of prey appears from nowhere and attacks the bit of tech from behind as it flew around in Utah, US. Micah Hatcher was getting footage but was thinking about calling it a day.

The mass attended by about 200,000 people took place in northern Peru, which last year was hit by devastating floods - the pontiff consoled victims and condemned community violence.