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    Shocking moment clubber was knocked out with a single punch in vicious unprovoked attack outside nightclub that left him with life-changing injuries

    A clubber was left with life-changing injuries by a single punch caught on CCTV in a city centre attack.Roy Croft viciously assaulted 39-year-old Paul German at 5am in the unprovoked attack in Liverpool last November, as this horrendous footage shows. Croft, from Tranmere, was yesterday jailed for 20 months for the attack, which left his victim with a bleed on the brain. Roy Croft viciously assaulted 39-year-old Paul German at 5am in the unprovoked attack in Liverpool last November, as this horrendous footage showsA fast left hook floored children's worker Mr German, who then cracked his head on the hard concrete outside the ...

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    EXCLUSIVE: 'When you have only one option... it's easier than you think': 45 years on, survivor of 1972 Andes plane wreck recalls resorting to cannibalism to survive being stranded in the mountains for 72 days

    Abandoned in the unforgiving, frozen wasteland of the Andes Mountains, 22-year-old Fernando Parrado was certain he was going to die.Even now, 45 years after the plane crash disaster that killed 29 people and led him and the 15 other survivors to resort to eating the corpses of their dead friends in order to survive for 72 days in the Andes, Mr Parrado remembers the feeling of despair and his absolute certainty that he would not make it.'There was no way out. No way,' Mr Parrado tells celebrityrave.com. 'Until the last minute of the 72nd day, I thought I was going ...

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    NYPD detective, 37, is arrested for burning husband's clothes because she thought he was having an affair

    A detective has been arrested for burning her husband's clothes because she thought he was having an affair. Marissa Sorocco, a 37-year-old detective with the New York Police Department, allegedly started a fire in her husband Paul's closet at their home in Plainview, New York.Firemen rushed there after getting a call at 10.15am on Tuesday but the fire was out when they arrived to find smoldering clothes.  Marissa Sorocco (pictured with her husband) allegedly stated a fire in her husband Paul's closet at their home in Plainview, New YorkSorocco was then arrested and later charged with arson in the fifth degree and criminal ...

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    'Merry Christmas Mr Speaker!' Chancellor FREEZES duties on beer, wine and whisky but Hammond reveals new levies on cheap 'white ciders' while hiking tax on cigarettes

    Philip Hammond froze duties on most alcohol today but announced a new crackdown on cheap 'white ciders' with higher taxes.The Chancellor said he wanted to cut consumption of high-volume, low cost alcohol and said he would change the law to increase tax on them.But other products such as beer, spirits and wine will not be increased - allowing the Chancellor to claim a bottle of single malt whisky will be £1.15 cheaper.Tobacco taxes will continue to spiral, as an escalator of inflation - currently running at 3 per cent - plus 2 per cent will continue. Philip Hammond froze duties ...

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    Italian cycling company causes outrage with advert suggesting women should buy electric bikes to 'keep up with their boyfriends'

    An Italian cycling company has caused outrage with an advert suggesting women should buy electric bikes to keep up with their boyfriends. Pinarello, who supply bikes to Team Sky athletes including Chris Froome, used the controversial advert to launch its e-bike which it aims at casual riders and women who want to 'follow easily the men's pace'. The company posted a picture of a woman called Emma, who is labelled as a couple rider along with the caption: 'I've always wanted to go cycling with my boyfriend but it seemed impossible. Soon everything will become possible.'  Pinarello, who supply bikes to Team ...

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    Hammond announces a U-turn on Universal Credit saying the six week wait will be cut and emergency payments extended in £1.5bn package of reforms

    Philip Hammond today announced a £1.5billion package of measures to cut the waiting time for Universal Credit after facing a backbench Tory revolt over the benefit. The reform brings together six different benefits and ensures that work always pays by tapering off payments.But the Chancellor faced major pressure to reform the policy after warnings families were being pushed into poverty by the six week wait for their benefit.Labour MPs and Tory backbenchers had warned that Britons were being forced to use foodbanks as Christmas approaches because of delays in getting their payments.Unveiling his Budget today, Mr Hammond aid he recognised the ...

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    History teacher who told made remarks about having sex with underage twins and asked a non-white pupil if he was a TERRORIST is struck off

    A history teacher who made lewd remarks to students about 'sixty-niners', 'Brazilians' and sex with twins has been struck off the teaching register.David McGhee taught religious education, history and modern studies at two schools in Aberdeen when he made a string of inappropriate comments between 2011 and 2013.McGhee, who also worked with the Scouts, asked one pupil during a class at the Hazlehead Academy in Aberdeen if we was 'sure he was not a terrorist'.The teacher, who volunteers at a local church, tried and failed to have his hearing at the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) in Edinburgh held ...

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    Head teacher who starred on Come Dine With Me killed himself after he admitted to police investigating him over child porn: 'I like young chaps'

    Huw Jones took his own life amid an investigation into claims he had child abuse images, an inquest heardA headteacher who starred in TV's Come Dine With Me killed himself as police investigated him for possessing child abuse images.Huw Jones, 51, was found dead in a church graveyard two days after allegations of possessing indecent images were made against him.An inquest into his death heard he told a woman police officer involved in a search of his home: 'I like young chaps.'School governors said he was 'visibly shaking' when was told to not attend school the next day for ...

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    Three-year-old boy died in his father's arms in children's hospital A&E after he was kept waiting for 'more than an hour' to see a doctor

    A three-year-old boy died in his father's arms in a children's hospital lobby after he was allegedly kept waiting for more than an hour.Basil Mohammed, who suffered from Wolcott Rallison Syndrome, passed away in Birmingham Children's Hospital, last Wednesday.His illness leads to kidney or liver failure and his family have now called for an investigation into the treatment he received. Basil Mohammed (left and right, with his father Mauwai), who suffered from Wolcott Rallison Syndrome, passed away in Birmingham Children's Hospital, last WednesdayMauwai Mohammed, Basil's father, said that on arriving at the hospital, his son was seen by a triage ...

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    Hero bus driver sacrificed himself in 'complete inferno' to save 50 passengers' lives as he deliberately crashed coach into mountainside after brakes failed on Alpine road

    Maurice Wrightson, 63, from Ashington, Northumberland, had been descending the precarious D211 road from French ski resort Alpe d'Huez with a coach full of British resort staff on April 16 2013A heroic bus driver died in a 'complete inferno' after deciding to drive straight into boulders on a narrow mountain road to save all his passengers, an inquest heard.Maurice Wrightson, 63, from Ashington, Northumberland, had been descending the precarious D211 road from French ski resort Alpe d'Huez with a coach full of British resort staff on April 16 2013.As he approached the 21st hairpin bend, he became aware that ...

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    Teaching a young fish new tricks? Clever 10-week-old goldfish is trained to jump through HOOPS by its owner

    You may be able to teach your dog new tricks, but what about your goldfish?Well this talented baby goldfish has been taught by its owner to jump through hoops.Jane Tsai, 26, from Columbus, Ohio, USA, has been teaching 10 week old Max the trick for almost three weeks.Jane, a law student, said: 'I started with teaching her to follow my finger, which I did by putting my finger against the glass, then dropping food right on top of it.'After she began doing that consistently, I began sticking small bits of freeze-dried blood worms to my fingertip and holding it above ...

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    Hammond invests £12.8BILLION extra in the NHS to make it 'fit for the future' including £350million more for THIS winter

    Philip Hammond today handed £12.8billion extra to the NHS, insisting he was making the health service 'fit for the future'.The Chancellor said there would be an extra £2.8billion on top of the current day to day budgets, including £350million to deal with the coming winter.And he said £10billion in capital would be spent preparing the NHS for the future.  Mr Hammond hailed a higher than ever number of operations and a 20-year high in patient satisfaction. The Chancellor has been under growing pressure both inside and outside Government to deliver the Vote Leave pledge for £350million a week for the NHS. NHS chief ...

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    Deer friend: Adorable fawn cuddles up to a dog and licks it like it’s a pup too

    This adorable orphaned fawn clearly thinks it’s a dog, as it licks its canine friend while the unlikely pair cuddle up at home in America.Rio the fawn and Dixie the family dog are fast becoming the best of furry friends in Utopia, Texas. Kate Dupnik was recording this footage of Rio being fed when Dixie wanted to be part of the action.Rio snuggled up to Dixie, and licked its neck like a dog would. Dixie then returned the favour, and enthusiastically licked the fawn's ear.The two even wear matching red collars around their brown, furry necks and are clearly very comfortable in their ...

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    Student is duped by 'UK's cheekiest thief' who claimed to have found her iPhone before asking for passwords so she could BORROW it because her own was broken'

    Beth Freestone, lost her iPhone on a night out in ManchesterA student who had her phone stolen was sent a message months later from a woman who claimed to have found it and demanded her passwords so she could use it. Psychology student Beth Freestone, from Grantham in Lincolnshire, was left devastated when her iPhone was stolen on a night out in Manchester.  Months later the 18-year-old was stunned to receive a message on Facebook from a woman claiming to have found the phone and demanding Beth's iCloud passwords so she could use it herself.The unashamed message read: 'Hi, I hope ...

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    James Bolam's feud with Likely Lads co-star continues as he does NOT pay tribute to Rodney Bewes following the actor's death

    James Bolam has still not paid tribute to his Likely Lads co-star Rodney Bewes, who has died at the age of 79.Best known for his role as Bob Ferris in the sixties BBC sitcom, Bewes starred alongside Bolam in the hugely popular TV show.However the pair had a spectacular fall-out when Bewes revealed Bolam's wife was pregnant in a 1976 newspaper interview.The actor rang to apologise to the New Tricks star, but Bolam hung up and the pair reportedly never spoke again.  Even when Bewes' wife Daphne died following a stroke two years ago, Bolam did not get in touch. James Bolam ...

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