A new forest spanning the equivalent of 650 football pitches has been given the green light, in what will be England's largest woodland-planting scheme in decades, officials said. More than 600,000 trees, a mixture of broadleaf and conifers consisting mainly of spruce,...
Florida authorities say a man being chased by deputies for grand theft and burglary made a pit stop to inject heroin. Marion County Sheriff's Office say a detective found a wanted John Stephens at his central Florida home on Monday. Stephens fled...
The far-right group Britain First has boasted of gaining hundreds of new membership applications after Donald Trump shared anti-Muslim videos it had posted online, sparking a transatlantic row with Theresa May. Britain First leader Paul Golding also said the group’s Facebook posts...
Doctors were left with an ethical dilemma after an unconscious patient was brought into their hospital with a "do not resuscitate" tattoo on his chest. The 70-year-old man was taken by paramedics into the emergency room at Miami University Hospital with a high blood-alcohol level and...
The Japanese Government is being urged to end a rule requiring transgender people to undergo sterilisation to legally change gender. People who seek to alter their legal sex must appeal to a family court under legislation entitled Law 111. Although the law affords...
A man in Pennsylvania says he contracted an eye-eating parasite from an amusement park water ride, and he is suing the park for negligence. Robert Trostle claims that he contracted the parasite microsporidia in his left eye from being splashed during a...
The Prime Minister has said tackling the far right is as important as dealing with Islamist terrorism amid a deepening diplomatic crisis sparked by Donald Trump’s online posts promoting the extremist Britain First group. Theresa May said publicly that Mr Trump had been “wrong” to...
Coinbase lost a bid to block an Internal Revenue Service investigation into whether some of the company’s customers haven’t reported their cryptocurrency gains. US Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley in San Francisco ruled that the tax agency’s demand for information isn’t overly...
A European court ruling in favour of a gig economy worker who never got a paid holiday in 13 years has been declared an example of how Brexit would be “a disaster for workers’ rights”. The union representing those in the gig...
Walmart has pulled a t-shirt advocating violence against journalists from its online store after a professional organisation warned of the threat. The t-shirt, which Walmart offered via a third party vendor called teespring.com, featured the phrase “Rope. Tree. Journalist. SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED”....