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Ryanair passenger downed vodka then sexually assaulted flight attendant

A plane passenger sexually assaulted one flight attendant and tried to fight another during a mid-air drunken rampage.

Robertas Bajalis also groped a fellow passenger during the Ryanair flight from the Latvian capital Riga to Manchester earlier this year. 272 more words


People are using dead hummingbirds smothered in honey as 'love charms'

Lonely people looking for love are apparently buying dead hummingbirds and smothering them in honey to make themselves irresistible to prospective lovers.

But the practice isn’t just strange – it’s also highly illegal in the United States. 665 more words


Juror jailed for six years for accepting bribes during drugs trial

A juror who accepted nearly £3,000 in bribes during a drugs trial that lasted for five months has been jailed for six years.

Former classroom assistant Catherine Leahy was caught after police received a tip-off that she had broken strict bribery laws. 342 more words


Teenager almost killed when friend pushes her under bus 'for a joke'

Security cameras caught the terrifying moment a teenage girl was pushed into the path of an oncoming bus by her friend in a prank gone wrong. 251 more words


Girl, three, accidentally shoots pregnant mother with a handgun

A three-year-old girl accidentally shot her pregnant mother as she played with a handgun in the back of her family’s car.

The toddler struck six weeks pregnant Shaneque Thomas, 21, in the shoulder with a bullet after finding the weapon belonging to Thomas boyfriend Menzo Brazier, also 21, in the parked vehicle. 256 more words


Man lied that he'd seen a murder to make himself look good

A man made up a story that he had witnessed a murder to make himself look good, wasting hundreds of hours of police time.

Qasim Rehman, 26, told police he had been there when money lender Sajad Hussain, 40, was attacked by someone with an unpaid debt. 447 more words


Hero in nothing but his boxers knocks man's teeth out after seeing him beat a woman

A dad is being hailed a hero after stopping a kidnapping while he was wearing nothing but his boxers.

Andrew Paxton, 39, has been given a bravery award after he sprung into action last March. 752 more words