Northern Lights could dazzle UK tonight: Where is the best place to catch the...

THE Northern Lights might be visible from across many parts of the UK tonight, according to the Met Office. The spectacular Aurora Borealis lit up the skies above northern Scotland last night, and the phenomenon could reach south of the border this...

VIDEO: Vulcan bows out with Red Arrows guard of honour at Air Tattoo

THE last airworthy Vulcan bowed out of the public eye in a blaze of glory at the Royal International Air Tattoo yesterday. In its final outing, The delta-winged XH558 was given a guard of honour by the accompanying Red Arrows at...

Japan set to make Air Tattoo history

THE Royal International Air Tattoo 2015 will witness a British airshow ‘first’ when the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) displays two examples of its Kawasaki P-1 four-jet maritime patrol aircraft — one in the static park and the other...

FSA announce new measures for food outlets serving rare burgers

THE Food Standards Agency today agreed that the preparation and service of rare burgers in food outlets is unacceptable unless a validated and verified food safety management plan is in place. The FSA’s long-standing advice to consumers that they should...

Can you help identify ‘unknown’ man found wandering streets?

WEST Mercia Police are desperately appealing to the public for help identifying a man who was found wandering in the Credenhill area of Hereford on Saturday evening, 7 November. The man, who has given his name as Roger Curry, was...

UK-produced miracle ‘tomato pill’ taking the world by storm

A CATTLE farmer in Australia caused a stir on one of the country's top TV news bulletins after he claimed the UK-produced “tomato pill’, Ateronon, had given him a new lease of life after major heart surgery left him...

Police keeping “open mind” over severed foot mystery as forensics get to work 

THE severed human foot discovered in a Bath park today has been sent for forensic analysis in an attempt to identify who it belonged to, police have confirmed. The grim discovery was made shortly after 8am today when a dog...

Cotswolds charity lends support to troops in Iraq

A CHARITY based in Fairford is providing practical support for the UK military engaged in military operations in Iraq. The RAF Charitable Trust, which organises the annual Royal International Air Tattoo,  has provided significant support to the personnel deployed with...

Police hunt ‘lewd act’ man in Chelsea shorts who tried to lure teens into...

POLICE in Tetbury are hunting a man after he convinced a group of young teenagers to follow him, before touching one of them inappropriately and simulating a lewd act. Between 12.30pm and 2pm on Saturday, a group of seven boys,...

P!nk link: Debunking ‘popstar moving to the area’ story

LOCAL levels of excitement have been stirring following reports that music superstar P!nk is giving up the Los Angeles lifestyle for the more sedate surroundings of Bath. Bad news (or good news depending on your disposition); the story appears...

Woman crashes into local fish van while using sex aid

A FEMALE driver smashed into the back of a Cirencester fish van - while pleasuring herself with a sex toy. The woman, in her 30s, was stuck in static in traffic when the Mini she was driving  lurched forward and...

150,000-strong crowds thrilled by RIAT spectacular

A BUMPER crowd of almost 150,000 people were treated to a spectacular display of aviation from across the globe during the three-day Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford. The highlights included a massed flypast of vintage warbirds to mark...

Argos and Matalan recall toys due to serious safety fears

TWO retail giants have recalled toys due to ‘serious' fears over children’s health and safety. Argos has issued an urgent warning over their Chad Valley Pipsie the Interactive Horse because of a fault which may cause a choking hazard. A Trading...

#KeepItOnTheGround activists disrupt Heathrow flights by chaining themselves to runway

ENVIRONMENTALISTS protesting the expansion at Heathrow Airport have chained themselves to the north runway, causing delays and flight cancellations. The activist group, known as Plane Stupid, have been tweeting their progress as members are removed from railings and a tripod in the center...

Hunt for missing Magdelana goes nationwide

POLICE in Doncaster have issued a national appeal to trace missing Polish woman Magdelana Charciarek. Magdelana, 27, was last seen around 1pm last Wednesday, leaving her family’s home in Cookson Street, Doncaster, where she said she was going to the...