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Transgender woman sent to rehab for painkiller addiction

A transgender woman who spent $92,500 AUD (£53,552) on plastic surgery was forced to spend Christmas in rehab after becoming addicted to painkillers. Jolene D... read more

Pittsburgh cop shoots pizza restaurant employee with taser

A veteran police officer is being investigated after he tasered a shocked employee at a pizza restaurant during a seemingly unprovoked attack.  The CCTV footag... read more

Djokovic doubt for Australian Open after withdrawing…

By Reuters Published: 11:48 GMT, 29 December 2017 | Updated: 11:48 GMT, 29 December 2017 Dec 29 (Reuters) – Former world number one Novak Djokovic’s... read more

Cairo attack: 9 dead in Coptic Christian church shooting

Gunmen have killed at least nine people after opening fire at the entrance to a Coptic Christian church in Egypt this morning. Two men went on the rampage outs... read more

Boy dies after a car smashes into a tree near Talbot Green

An eight-year-old boy was killed when a car crashed into a tree just hours after he’d left a festive family party. Little Jenson Evans had been visiting f... read more

Ice-cream without ANY saturated fat could be a reality

Canola oil has been heavily marketed as a healthy choice because it is low in saturated fat. But a new study suggests the trendy kitchen staple could worsen mem... read more

Grime music is fueling the use of ‘skunk’, expert warns

Stormzy heavily references cannabis in ‘Shut Up’ – which reached number 8 in the charts Grime music is fueling the use of skunk because artist... read more

Masterchef finalist battles thyroid cancer at 33

Last year’s Masterchef finalist Billy Wright has revealed his shock at battling with thyroid cancer at age 33 – after he ignored a lump on his neck for ... read more

Brothers, 29 and 31, charged with ‘mugging a pensioner, 89

Two brothers have been charged with mugging a pensioner at a cash point on Christmas Day as kindhearted strangers have launched a fundraising page to help the e... read more

The 100-year-old kitchen hacks that still work today

A lot has changed in 100 years, and we have more ways to help us in the kitchen than ever before. But we can still learn something from our 20th century ancesto... read more

Italian grandmother struggles to use new Google Home

Grandmother struggles to use new gadget as she bangs it and shouts ‘goo goo’ Ben Actis uploaded clip on Wednesday and it now has almost 100,000 view... read more

Mum arrested in QLD for driving six times over the limit

A mother has been arrested after allegedly blowing six times the alcohol limit She was caught driving in Toowoomba, Queensland on Thursday night She was charged... read more

Cotton buds still a major cause of eardrum perforations

The majority of eardrum perforations are caused by people injuring themselves with cotton buds, hairpins, toys, combs, pencils, straws, toothpicks and lollipop ... read more

Incredible chants of striped dolphins like squeaking mice

Close-up footage reveals the underwater world of timid dolphins and their melodic chants that sound like a chorus of squeaking mice. The shy striped dolphins pr... read more

Thai man comes home months after being declared ‘cremated’

Sakorn Sacheewa was thought to have died of a digestive disease in Thailand Funeral service was held for the 44-year-old and the family cremated the body But se... read more

Louise and Jamie Redknapp divorce in just 20 SECONDS

Louise and Jamie Redknapp have divorced in just 20 seconds. The couple were granted a decree nisi at the Central Family Court in London and dissolved their 19-y... read more

Virtual cocktail lets you change drink’s flavour using app

A ‘virtual cocktail’ glass that lets you change the flavour of your drink using your smartphone has been developed by scientists. Offering a customi... read more

Florida woman slips out of handcuffs and steals police car

A cuffed woman broke free and hijacked a cop car in Sumter, Florida, causing more than $25,000 worth of damage after crashing two vehicles – including the... read more

Father, 73, drowns in rough swell as boat capsized on rock

A man who drowned during a fishing trip with his son and a friend south of Sydney was ‘caught out by the waves’ when their boat capsized, police say... read more

10 Things to Know for Today – 29 December 2017

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PRESIDENT TOUTS GLOBAL WARMING IN FACE OF COLD SPELL ... read more

Asda security guard and medic bring baby back to life

A premature baby who stopped breathing while in an Asda supermarket was bought back to life by a hero security guard and off-duty medic. Ronny Auckland was bor... read more

Fire in New York City apartment block kills 12…

By Reuters Published: 11:13 GMT, 29 December 2017 | Updated: 11:13 GMT, 29 December 2017 By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Investigators in Ne... read more

Kylian Mbappe’s ‘childhood idol’ was Cristiano Ronaldo

PSG star Kylian Mbappe has described Cristiano Ronaldo as his ‘childhood idol’ The teenager will go up against Ronaldo in the last 16 of the Champio... read more

California set for New Year’s buzz with recreational…

By Reuters Published: 11:03 GMT, 29 December 2017 | Updated: 11:03 GMT, 29 December 2017 By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, Dec 29 (Reuters) – California adults... read more