Brave toddler who lost both legs to meningitis takes first solo steps
Brave toddler who lost both legs to meningitis takes first solo steps

Three years on, Taylor Lewsley is finally toddling around after being fitted with prosthetics in the theme of his favourite superhero, Spiderman

14-year-old gay schoolboy banned from the school talent show over his drag act
14-year-old gay schoolboy banned from the school talent show over his drag act

His mother Natalie, 37, is furious with the school, who claim that it is illegal for under-18s to take part in drag act competitions

Angry family of dementia sufferer say he was "treated like a dog" at care home
Angry family of dementia sufferer say he was "treated like a dog" at care home

Gordon Wallace's family claim he was left in ill-fitting clothes and with straggly hair while in the Drummohr Nursing Home in East Lothian

Unsuspecting woman makes a trip to the loo, ends up giving birth to surprise twins
Unsuspecting woman makes a trip to the loo, ends up giving birth to surprise twins

Beth claims she showed no signs of pregnancy because she was still having her periods, was not eating any more than usual and put the small amount of weight gain down to 'fat'

Nobel Prize-winning writer VS Naipaul dies aged 85
Nobel Prize-winning writer VS Naipaul dies aged 85

Naipaul published more than 30 works spanning both fiction and nonfiction in a career spanning 50 years

Who shot a pregnant dolphin? The reward for information has just been increased to $11,500
Who shot a pregnant dolphin? The reward for information has just been increased to $11,500

Harming wild dolphins is prohibited under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 and violators can be subject to fines of $100,000 and one year in prison

For Amy Adams, pain of HBO's 'Sharp Objects' is also its pleasure
For Amy Adams, pain of HBO's 'Sharp Objects' is also its pleasure

At HBO's TCA event in Beverly Hills, Amy Adams said she suffered from insomnia while filming 'Sharp Objects'

Woman bags dream job after standing outside office dressed as iconic 'Fearless Girl' statue for hours
Woman bags dream job after standing outside office dressed as iconic 'Fearless Girl' statue for hours

Jade transformed herself into Fearless Girl to try and kick start her career and ask for a work placement

Watch: Woman saved by commuters after her dress gets stuck in train door
Watch: Woman saved by commuters after her dress gets stuck in train door

The woman was dragged for several metres while railway police constable Raj Kamal Yadav tried to save her

'Bat lady' tells pet owners it's unfair to let cats outdoors as they kill wildlife
'Bat lady' tells pet owners it's unfair to let cats outdoors as they kill wildlife

Gail Armstrong claimed the cat had done it before and will likely do it again but cannot be kept in at night as he “wouldn’t like it"

First lake of liquid water discovered on Mars
First lake of liquid water discovered on Mars

The discovery was made using radar instruments on board the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter, which launched in 2003

Six-year-old boy has rare condition which could put him in coma any moment
Six-year-old boy has rare condition which could put him in coma any moment

His mum Paula, 26, says the condition runs on her dad's side of the family, with both her and her sister Tina, 19, suffering from OTCD

Illegal immigrant hacks father-of-three to death with an axe after he was caught stealing
Illegal immigrant hacks father-of-three to death with an axe after he was caught stealing

Muhammed, 31, wheeled the body in a shopping trolley from a nearby supermarket and dumped it in undergrowth at Ilford Cemetery, the Old Bailey heard

'Rush Hour Prowler' found guilty of sexually assaulting girls as young as eight
'Rush Hour Prowler' found guilty of sexually assaulting girls as young as eight

Former nightclub manager Kevin Bond, 51, was exposed as the sexual predator known for his habit of pouncing on unsuspecting victims at around 8am and 5pm

Mum-of-two shatters her leg after jumping 30ft off waterfall as part of dangerous 'tombstoning' craze
Mum-of-two shatters her leg after jumping 30ft off waterfall as part of dangerous 'tombstoning' craze

Claire's foot clipped an overhanging rock as she jumped off the cliff at the Falls of Falloch, near Crianlarich, Stirling, breaking it in 30 places

32-year-old mother who is going blind compiles touching bucket list of things to see
32-year-old mother who is going blind compiles touching bucket list of things to see

She was diagnosed with Stargardt’s disease, a condition gradually stealing her ability to recognise the faces of loved-ones, read, drive — and will eventually leave her blind

Runaway trailer speeds terrifyingly down a residential street and ploughs through bus stop and tree
Runaway trailer speeds terrifyingly down a residential street and ploughs through bus stop and tree

Officials believe the driver is lucky his runaway trailer did not kill someone and that no one was waiting for a bus at the time or they would have had 'no chance'

Watch: Narrow escape for children as school bus catches fire suddenly
Watch: Narrow escape for children as school bus catches fire suddenly

The quick-thinking bus driver can be seen pulling around ten girls from the burning vehicle before passersby join in the rescue effort

Mum reunited with baby who was taken on a terrifying 45-minute ride after carjacking
Mum reunited with baby who was taken on a terrifying 45-minute ride after carjacking

An injured Claire O'Neill was pictured with young Eliza following what West Midlands Police described as a 'terrifying ordeal' in Acocks Green, Birmingham

Watch: Granny's reaction when she is presented with phallic cake that shoots cream for 90th birthday
Watch: Granny's reaction when she is presented with phallic cake that shoots cream for 90th birthday

Haley Goulty, 40, couldn't contain her laughter as she videoed her poor nan Jean Astley, 90, being presented with the realistic-looking birthday cake at her party on Saturday

Trash left behind by 'thoughtless' millennials turning festivals into environmental disasters
Trash left behind by 'thoughtless' millennials turning festivals into environmental disasters

Footage shows countless tents, chairs and other debris left behind in the wake the weekend's festival surrounded by trash and litter in what was a 'beautiful' field

Ex-marine found guilty of murdering wife after she found out he was sleeping with son's girlfriend
Ex-marine found guilty of murdering wife after she found out he was sleeping with son's girlfriend

The jury was told how the affair became sexual in April 2017 as the pair secretly met up at the Searle's home or in a car park

Super grandmother, 90, welcomes 100th grandchild after latest addition to huge family
Super grandmother, 90, welcomes 100th grandchild after latest addition to huge family

Widow Winny said her children would top and tail in bunk beds every night — and they were all in bed by 7pm. It also meant family holidays to Blackpool required a 52-seater coach

72-year-old man befriended poor families so he could rape their children while posing as a 'father figure'
72-year-old man befriended poor families so he could rape their children while posing as a 'father figure'

Keith Morris, 72, was found guilty of sex offences against young girls he met while on holiday in Mombasa between January 2016 and February 2017

'Ghost' rides tricycle backwards in eerie footage from haunted 'poor house'
'Ghost' rides tricycle backwards in eerie footage from haunted 'poor house'

The red tricycle, reminiscent of the one the creepy puppet rides in the Saw franchise, can be clearly seen moving backwards momentarily when illuminating by the torch.

Listen: Noble Bodies release new single 'Take Me Down'
Listen: Noble Bodies release new single 'Take Me Down'

Take Me Down is about the paradox of the brutal and beautiful nature of falling in love, the band says

June Divided release new single 'Firestarter'
June Divided release new single 'Firestarter'

The track is the fourth single the band's released off their forthcoming debut label EP 'Body Wars' which is set to be released on August 24

John Prine releases music video for 'Knockin' on your Screen Door'
John Prine releases music video for 'Knockin' on your Screen Door'

'Knockin' On Your Screen Door' is from Prine's critically acclaimed new album 'The Tree of Forgiveness' released in April on his own independent label Oh Boy Records

Whimsical space pop artist Polartropica release new video for single 'Golden Soul'
Whimsical space pop artist Polartropica release new video for single 'Golden Soul'

Integrating 90's pop, classical arrangements and intergalactic space-pop, Polartropica is guaranteed to feed your imagination, with their eccentric and distinguished sound

Stranded family dramatically rescued after car gets totally submerged as tide comes in
Stranded family dramatically rescued after car gets totally submerged as tide comes in

The family's dog was also rescued by the lifeboat crew when the three people were brought back to the shore

Ghosthunter comes face-to-face with 'tommyknocker' ghoul in haunted mine
Ghosthunter comes face-to-face with 'tommyknocker' ghoul in haunted mine

The man claims the creepy video shows the figure appear to step backwards into the gloom so as not to be seen by the pair — but fails to avoid being caught by the passing camera

Woman sheds 8 stone after being dumped by fiance for being 'fat', and now she's a beauty queen
Woman sheds 8 stone after being dumped by fiance for being 'fat', and now she's a beauty queen

Jennifer Atkin, 25, had become a self-confessed couch potato after ballooning up to 17st 5lb and was dumped by her ex-fiance for being 'too fat'

Frank Sinatra's childhood sweetheart and first wife, Nancy, dies at 101
Frank Sinatra's childhood sweetheart and first wife, Nancy, dies at 101

Born Nancy Barbato on March 25, 1917 in Jersey City, she met her future husband in the summer of 1934, while they were holidaying with their families on the Jersey Shore

Illegal immigrant couple jailed for posing as Grenfell Tower victims and claiming more than £125,000
Illegal immigrant couple jailed for posing as Grenfell Tower victims and claiming more than £125,000

The illegal immigrants researched the names of those who died in the Grenfell Tower before posing as survivors

Freeform's buddy comedy 'Alone Together' returns for a second season
Freeform's buddy comedy 'Alone Together' returns for a second season

Viewers will get a sneak peek of the first four episodes across all Freeform digital platforms and Hulu beginning July 25, with full season being available from August 1.

Freeform begins production on 'Motherland' pilot, casts Taylor Hickson, Amalia Holm, Jessica Sutton as series regulars
Freeform begins production on 'Motherland' pilot, casts Taylor Hickson, Amalia Holm, Jessica Sutton as series regulars

Prepare for the female military witches. Taylor Hickson, Amalia Holm, Kelcey Mawema, Jessica Sutton and Demetria McKinney have been cast as series regulars

Can you handle the heat? ABC 'Family Food Fight' announces nationwide auditions for culinary competition
Can you handle the heat? ABC 'Family Food Fight' announces nationwide auditions for culinary competition

Dust your aprons, head to the kitchen because ABC's 'Family Food Fight' is looking for the most food-savvy families in the country. Time to whip up a storm.

Watch: Clown doll allegedly possessed by a dead child appears to move on its own at museum
Watch: Clown doll allegedly possessed by a dead child appears to move on its own at museum

The musical clown, known as Bob, is kept at the Haunted Antiques Paranormal Research Centre in Hinckley, Leicester — believed to be the first museum of its kind in the UK.

Man kills wife over 'small willy' jibe after finding out she had lesbian affair with best friend's daughter
Man kills wife over 'small willy' jibe after finding out she had lesbian affair with best friend's daughter

David Clark, 49, plunged a knife into the chest of wife Melanie, 44, in a drunken rage after she asked him to leave their marital home

Student ploughs his Mercedes into mother at 68mph because he was 10 minutes late for college
Student ploughs his Mercedes into mother at 68mph because he was 10 minutes late for college

Matthew Stark, 20, had overslept by 30 minutes and was speeding along a country road when he smashed into the side of a Mini Clubman being driven by Adrienne Cave

Watch: Stubborn 'old lady' refuses to budge as bus turns into swimming pool around her
Watch: Stubborn 'old lady' refuses to budge as bus turns into swimming pool around her

Cassie Mason, 39, was on her morning commute through Newcastle last week when the bus, believed to belong to Stagecoach, encountered deep flood water from a burst mains pipe

Mum ripped 'inside out' by jet ski on holiday as teenage son watches from the beach
Mum ripped 'inside out' by jet ski on holiday as teenage son watches from the beach

The force was so strong she compared it to being hit by concrete, and it left Ashleigh, 31, with a seven-inch by four-inch laceration

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