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Think twice before killing that fly! Insects DO feel pain and should be included in animal welfare protections, scientists claim as insect farming ramps up
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London claim that insects feel pain, 'most likely' because they have central nervous control of nociception (the detection of painful stimuli), just like humans.
Revealed: Just Stop Oil eco-vandals behind latest gallery stunt include 'community organiser' who moaned that attending meetings to claim benefits was getting in way of his 'activism', an ex teacher, a bushcraft instructor and an art student
All five of the eco-zealots targeted Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper at the Royal Academy of Arts in London by physically glueing themselves to the iconic piece on Tuesday.
Lesbian couple with a 37-YEAR age gap expose the cruelest comments they've received from trolls about their marriage - from telling them they will 'burn in hell' to branding them 'worse than HITLER'
YouTubers Julia Zelg, 27, and Eileen De Freest, 64, opened up about the abuse they face online during a recent episode of Truly's 'Love Don't Judge.'
Ex world boxing champion Glenn McCrory, 57, will appear in court later this month charged with sexually assaulting three schoolgirl waitresses during VIP dinner at Anthony Joshua's title fight against Oleksandr Usyk
The ex-cruiserweight, 57, had been a guest of honour at a dinner at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, north London, when the incidents allegedly took place on September 25 last year.
Premier League footballer arrested for rape is quizzed by police over two more sex attacks against a second woman in her 20s
The man was being quizzed by police after being arrested in Barnet, North London, over an alleged attack on a woman which was said to have taken place last month.
Terrifying moment Mercedes flies through the air past one car to smash into another is captured in shocking Ring doorbell video
Police said two people were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries and that two garden walls and a telegraph pole were damaged in the incident in Bexley on Saturday night.
Father-of-nine, 69, made famous when his family featured in 2002 bestseller The Bookseller of Kabul becomes an asylum seeker in London after fleeing the Taliban in Afghanistan
Shah Muhammad Rais, 69, founded his bookshop in Kabul in 1974 and rose to prominence when Norwegian journalist Åsne Seierstad wrote about his life in her 2002 bestseller.
Number 10 admits Boris WAS told about Chris Pincher sleaze complaint 'in person' but 'forgot' as Tories demand to know why disgraced MP was not sacked in Commons showdown
The latest sleaze row has threatened to imperil the PM's political future yet again, with No10 giving a series of conflicting accounts about what he did or didn't know of Chris Pincher's past conduct.
Heartbroken couple reveal they've called every vet in London and put up 4,000 posters to find beloved cockapoo who is a 'third parent' to their twins after she ran away from the groomers
Husband and wife Sam Witherow, 36, and Holly Clancey are desperately searching for their dog Arllowe, four, after she ran away in Belsize park, London on 13th May 2022.
How can this happen AGAIN? Fury as Just Stop Oil 'eco vandals' target 16th century copy of The Last Supper: Protesters glue themselves to yet ANOTHER artwork at Royal Academy just a day after they damaged Constable's The Hay Wain while security watched
Activists from Just Stop Oil have glued themselves to the frame of a copy of Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper at the Royal Academy of Arts in London today.
Widow of Olympic fencer who was James Bond's body double and taught Orlando Bloom to sword fight wins £800,000 High Court inheritance battle with her stepson after she was left just £1,000 in her husband's will
Karen Paul, 49, took her claim to the High Court in central London after she was horrified to discover her late husband of 23 years Steven Paul had practically left her out of his will.
Police charge six over British Grand Prix track invasion where Just Stop Oil eco protesters sat on Formula 1 circuit
David Baldwin, 46, Emily Brocklebank, 24, Alasdair Gibson, 21, Louis McKechnie, 21, Bethany Mogie, 40, and Joshua Smith, 28, have all been charged with conspiracy to cause public nuisance.
Harley Street doctor, 61, who treated late Bee Gee Robin Gibb for cancer is cleared of sexual misconduct after being accused of molesting a female patient
A Harley Street doctor who treated late Bee Gee Robin Gibb for cancer has been cleared of sexual misconduct after a five year inquiry into claims he molested a patient during an intimate examination.
From Vogue star to supermarket worker? Supermodel Marie Helvin, 69, escaped unfaithful marriage to David Bailey and found love with Duchess of Cornwall's brother - but is feeling the pinch after work fell off during Covid
Marie Helvin, 69, who lives in London, told the Third Act podcast that she's struggling financially and would even consider applying for a job as a supermarket cashier.
Sydney experienced more rain over the weekend than London receives PER YEAR - and is on track to become the wettest city on earth this year
Sydney saw more rainfall over the weekend than London averages in a calendar year - and with 1,700mm of rain so far this year the NSW capital is on track to be the world's wettest major city.
Our taps could run dry and greedy bosses - who waste 450,000 Olympic swimming pools of water a year - should be prosecuted, writes singer turned anti-pollution campaigner FEARGAL SHARKEY
FEARGAL SHARKEY: Predictably, panic buying strips the shelves of bottled water. Baths are forbidden and showers are permitted for only one minute. Fights break out between neighbours.
The king of condiments! Stick your peri-peri... HP Sauce has survived six monarchs and two world wars and is still the pick of the bunch, writes HARRY WALLOP
Say it isn't true! Have the youth of today got so little respect for the cuisine of their forebears that they are shunning HP Sauce?
Labour's civil war on Brexit: As Keir Starmer vows party will NOT campaign to rejoin EU, his comrades say UK is better off in the single market
In a much-hyped speech, Sir Keir claimed Labour had finally accepted the result of the 2016 referendum and would instead seek to 'make Brexit work'.
Arrest protest mobs! Priti Patel calls on police to use new powers to break up fuel demonstrations as day of action hits motorways and summer of chaos looms
The Home Secretary has urged police to use tough new powers that came into force this year to halt fuel protests bringing the country to a stop. Priti Patel said activists should be charged
Just Stop Oil protester who glued herself to John Constable masterpiece is a jet-setting former XR supporter who broke into an oil refinery and staged a red carpet demo at the Bafta awards
Student Hannah Hunt, 23, is the co-founder of Just Stop Oil whose social media pages are adorned with exotic holiday pictures from Bali, Australia and the Canary Islands.
Pret a Manger boss calls for end to train strikes after 'huge impact' on sandwich chain with sales at London station stores SLUMPING to 78 per cent of pre-Covid levels during last month's industrial action
The boss of Pret a Manger has called for unions and train companies to agree a deal to avoid further rail strikes after he said the café chain suffered a 'huge' hit in trade after days of picket lines.
Multi-millionaire Norwegian businessman, 70, WINS fight against London divorce after judge rules estranged wife, 50, and 'two cherished cats' had not moved to England in time
Svetlana Nicolaisen wanted to divorce in London, but husband Bjorn, 70, disagreed and argued the legal dispute should take place in Norway, where there are 'proceedings continuing'.
Fin-tastic news! Vital nutrients in DOLPHIN POO could help bleached coral reefs to recover, study claims
Researchers from Zoological Society London (ZSL) have revealed how vital nutrients in dolphin poo can enhance coral reef productivity and resilience.
Woman, 25, reveals how she saved £50,000 in two years to buy three-bed London home - including selling her holiday days at work, living with family and using credit cards for cash-back
Offering hope to first-time buyers everywhere, Hilary Iyoha, 25, from south east London, has revealed how she saved £50,000 in less than two years to buy her first property.
Sweet moment photographer surprises his mother as she realises his work is hanging in the Royal Academy
Joshua Paul Akers, 35, from London, surprised his mum in a sweet video after his picture was selected for the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy in London.
Market stall trader who strangled his wife to death while their three children were at school and then pretended to discover her body as he broke down in hysterical tears is jailed for 18 years
Muhammad Ilyas, 41, (pictured) killed Maria Chavez, 32, at their home in Ilford, East London, then staged a cover-up. Mr Ilyas left their house then pretended to find her body when he returned
Liz Truss eyes new laws to allow Britain to seize assets of Russians involved in 'appalling' invasion of Ukraine in order to help fund post-war reconstruction under 'new Marshall Plan'
The Foreign Secretary detailed how the Government is 'actively looking' at new laws to get its hands on the fortunes of key figures behind Russia's 'appalling' invasion of its neighbour.
'Where is the security?' Fury as Just Stop Oil student eco-vandals STICK their own artwork over Constable's priceless The Hay Wain featuring 'double yellow lines, dumped cars and pollution' - while guards simply watch on
Two activists covered the painting in London with a mock 'undated' version including aircraft, before gluing their hands to the frame in a protest against UK oil projects.
Revealed: 8 things elegant ladies NEVER do in summer - including wearing short skirts to a picnic, BBQ-ing on a balcony and opting for a hat after 6pm
Anna Bey, who splits her time between London and Geneva, revealed in a recent YouTube video the elegance and etiquette mistakes her fans should avoid making this season.
Two teenagers who stabbed rival to death in front of shoppers outside Debenhams after one of the killers was 'belittled' in Snapchat video are both jailed for 25-and-a-half years
Hussein Al-Saabri, 23, died after he was knifed in the stomach in front of horrified shoppers outside Debenhams in St Anns Shopping Centre in Harrow, northwest London.
Viewers slam 'slut-shaming' school for making a girl, 13, who was coerced into sending nudes write a reflective essay on what SHE had done wrong - while the boys weren't punished
Sharing her story on This Morning, Roxy Longworth, now 19, who is studying neuroscience at University College London, said she self-harmed for the first time after being made to write the essay.
Master tailor, 41, who worked with Armani and Dolce & Gabbana admits assaulting his girlfriend after he repeatedly smashed her head against pavement in drunken row outside five-star Mayfair hotel
Richard Benettello, 41, claimed he was guilty of nothing more than 'excessive self-defence.' Witnesses described seeing his hands covered with blood after the incident.
Owners of five-star hotel to the stars are locked in 'completely mad' £60,000 court fight over suitcase of family photos: Daughter sues brother's widow for ownership of archive 'with no monetary value' that was left by her mother when she died
Judith Andersson and sister-in-law Diane Ward are part owners of iconic five-star American Colony Hotel, in Jerusalem. They are embroiled in a bitter legal battle in London over family photographs.
EasyJet boss QUITS as airline reels from flight chaos with holidaymakers urging others to 'avoid Heathrow at all costs' as they are forced to queue for security OUTSIDE terminal
EasyJet's chief operating officer Peter Bellew has resigned amid growing anger over flight disruption - with the airline having been one of the worst hit by recent cancellations.
Barristers break down in tears as they insist they are 'not fat cat lawyers' as they go BACK on strike over pay after rejecting 15 PER CENT fee increase
Criminal defence barristers from all courts are taking part, and gathering at the Royal Courts of Justice in London, Liverpool Crown Court, Nottingham Crown Court and Birmingham Crown Court.
A fashionable address! Gucci's former London HQ which the brand moved to following the killing of Maurizio Gucci at its Milan offices goes on sale for £55 million - complete with four VIP bedroom suites, a swimming pool and a spa
The Grade I listed mansion on Grafton Street in Mayfair served as the Italian brand's global HQ from 1998 to 2010.
Don't call patients Mr or Mrs! GP surgeries should ditch gender titles in waiting rooms to be more inclusive to LGBT community, doctors say
EXCLUSIVE: Another recommendation made at the London-based conference to make GP practices more inclusive was getting GPs and staff to wear pronoun labels so patients feel at ease.
'Chris Pincher groped me as we posed for this picture': Fundraiser says shamed MP stroked his thigh then grabbed him as they posed for charity photo
Mark Dabbs, who is straight, claims the Tory began touching him when he was trying to raise cash for their local hospice in Tamworth, Staffordshire.
BBC broadcasts interview with Diane Abbott where she claims Boris Johnson is 'rumoured to like assaulting women'
Diane Abbott made the unfounded claim that Boris Johnson is 'rumoured to like assaulting women' while responding to a question about allegations surrounding Deputy Chief Whip Chris Pincher.
London is close to running out of drinking water, the Undertones singer-turned-pollution campaigner Feargal Sharkey has warned
Mr Sharkey, 63, of the band The Undertones, said water supplies in London and the south-east are coming under pressure from a growing population and over-abstraction from chalk aquifers.
This is the moment stars of Netflix hit comedy Heartstopper danced their way past anti-LGBT protesters who tried to spoil London Pride yesterday.
Wacky races! Thousands descend on London's Alexandra Palace to watch amateur racers go head to head the first Red Bull SOAPBOX Race in the UK since the Covid pandemic
Amateur racers from around the world competed today in the annual Red Bull Soap Box Race, donning wacky costumes and racing in homemade vehicles.
Scotland Yard drop sexual harassment investigation into MP Patrick Grady over alleged incident in an east London pub in 2016
BREAKING: Scotland Yard has dropped its sexual harassment investigation into MP Patrick Grady.
The Marchioness of Bath, Emma Weymouth, steps out in chic white outfit as she arrives at Wimbledon to watch day 7 of the tennis tournament
Emma Weymouth looked chic as she arrived at Wimbledon today to watch the seventh day of action at the south west London club.
Fifteen fire engines were at the scene of the flat fire in St Mark's Square in Bromley, London Fire Brigade said. Half of a five-room flat on the 15th floor of the block and part of the roof was alight.
Is a hose pipe BAN on its way? Brits are told to avoid baths, put less water in the kettle and only do FULL loads of laundry as hot dry weather set to return this month with sweltering temperatures expected to hit over 98F
Brits have been advised to follow water-saving advice including taking showers instead of baths, boiling less water, and waiting until for a full load of laundry before using the washing machine.
Who'd spend £25,000 on a secondhand bag? As the super-rich drop huge sums on sought-after preloved pieces, LAURA CRAIK asks if it's the ultimate in sustainable shopping - or a case of more money than sense
Sellier Knightsbridge isn't a charity shop like Cancer Research or Oxfam. The shop, which is popular with the ultra-rich is a secondhand fashion store
Squirming minister Therese Coffey insists Boris Johnson didn't know about previous allegations against groping shame MP Chris Pincher - amid claims he knew TWO YEARS AGO - as alleged victim says behaviour was like something out of the 80s and 'not OK now'
Cabinet minister Therese Coffey endured a torrid round of interviews about the Prime Minister's handling of the resignation of Chris Pincher last week.
We're all going on a summer holiday! Beckhams invite sons and their partners on luxury yacht holiday in Italy despite rumours of rifts
David and Victoria Beckham are to host all three of their sons' partners on holiday aboard a luxury yacht in Italy, despite rumoured rifts among the women.
Fury as it's revealed councils have spent more than £200,000 on woke pedestrian crossings since 2019
Councils have spent more than £200,000 on woke pedestrian crossings since 2019, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.
'I'm surprised he has been able to get away with it for so long': More complaints made about disgraced Tory MP Chris Pincher as alleged victim claims 'lecherous' behaviour ten years ago left him feeling 'disgusted and uncomfortable'
In disturbing testimonies, two further people have come forward to tell how the former Deputy Chief Whip's 'lecherous' advances left them feeling disgusted and uncomfortable.
More train strikes spark travel chaos at Stansted with huge lines forming outside terminal as hundreds wait to board services after drivers walked out in pay dispute
Rail operator Greater Anglia cancelled more than 90 per cent of its services today after workers from the Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (ASLEF) walked out in a dispute over pay.
Tory MP Chris Pincher says he is seeking 'professional medical support' but hopes to return to his duties 'as soon as possible' after he was suspended from party over claims he drunkenly groped men at members' club
Chris Pincher, 52, who resigned as deputy chief whip, has also been suspended from the Tory Party and will be investigated after allegedly groping two men at a posh member's club in London.
Olympic royalty at Wimbledon! Swimmer Adam Peaty and gymnast Max Whitlock step out looking dapper with their partners to watch tennis from the royal box
British athletes Adam Peaty and Max Whitlock were pictured attending Wimbledon with their respective partners today, for day six of the top tennis tournament.
Loud and proud! Philip Schofield joins Dame Kelly Holmes at their first Pride parade since coming out - with more than a million revellers descending on London to celebrate its 50th anniversary
This is the first London Pride since the pandemic as Dame Kelly Holmes, 52, came out recently while Phillip Schofield revealed he was gay in January 2020 before the pandemic began.
The fleet of seven supercars worth a total of £3m that pick up daily parking fines outside London's May Fair hotel... with a worker sent to simply pick up the tickets and carry on
Traffic wardens targeted a fleet of luxury supercars worth a combined £3million outside an exclusive five-star hotel in the millionaire's playground of Mayfair.
Trainee lawyers will start on a salary of £120,000 at City firm after it approved a massive 24% pay rise
The Anglo-Australian law firm, Herbert Smith Freehills, is one of the City of London's top ten highest-earning firms - and this is reflected in the significant pay rise for its newest recruits.
The moment rapist was arrested by police in his pants after he drugged straight men at Chelsea's exclusive Raffles nightclub before sexually assaulting them - as detectives fear he could have targeted HUNDREDS more victims
In the clip, visibly confused sex attacker Luiz Da Silva Neto, 35, is pictured half-dressed as officers tell him to put his trousers on and inform him he is under arrest at his West Barton home in Oxfordshire.
Monkeypox cases in UK rise by 159 to 1,235 as health officials issue warning ahead of Pride weekend urging people not to attend if they have symptoms or feel unwell
The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has confirmed the number of cases jumped by a further 159 by June 30, up from 1,076 on June 28. The annual Pride parade will take place later today.
Etiquette expert reveals the correct way to introduce yourself to new people - and how to avoid a common awkward faux pas
London-based etiquette expert Lucy Challenger has revealed the proper way to introduce yourself to people within a formal setting - sharing her own top tips.
Layton Poore, 20, met Mia Livingstone on a night out at a club on Tottenham Court Road in London, however he soon became 'aggressive and controlling'.
Boris Johnson treated to haka experience in No 10 garden as he welcomes New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
Boris Johnson went head-to-head with Mâori dancers yesterday as he welcomed his New Zealand counterpart to Downing Street.
'My daughter was told to call historical figures 'they' rather than he or she - that's when alarm bells rang': Mother reveals her battle to see what her 13-year-old was being taught about sexuality and white privilege at school
Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College, a 1,400-pupil state secondary school in South London. With teaching taking place online, some of the material a mother saw was little short of horrifying.
'You have to do something about this guy': How a night at the Carlton Club ended with Tory MP Chris Pincher being 'frogmarched to the door' after getting so drunk he 'could barely speak' and being accused of groping two men, writes GUY ADAMS
GUY ADAMS: There was no champagne flowing, so Chris Pincher had to make do with a large flute of chilled prosecco when he arrived at the Carlton Club in London.
British Museum in racism row after two Muslim visitors were asked 'where's your ticker and stick of dynamite' by security guard checking their bags
Altaf Kazi (pictured), 37, and his colleague, Umar Malik, both from Birmingham, were on a work 'away day' to London on Thursday when the incident occurred.
Elite state school nicknamed the 'socialist Eton' is issued with termination warning notice after it was rated inadequate by Ofsted
The Department for Education said that Holland Park School, in West London, won't close imminently and the way forward is via a trust if improvements are made.
Jealous boyfriend, 35, who stabbed a man to death after accusing him of sleeping with his lover faces life behind bars for murder
Drug dealer and father-of-three Oliver Muldowney, 35, is now facing a life behind bars after being convicted of the murder of Tim Hipperson, 39, (pictured) after stabbing him in Richmond, London.
Glamorous Ukrainian lawyer, 45, furiously denies being part of a £65million bank fraud - after her ex-husband is arrested at Luton airport over claims
Glamorous Ukrainian lawyer Olena Tyshchenko has furiously denied involvement in an alleged £65 million banking fraud - after her ex-husband Serhiy was arrested over the claims.
Is Eurostar your best bet for a hassle-free getaway? High speed cross-Channel train service adds more direct trains between London and Amsterdam with fourth daily service from London St Pancras from September
A fourth daily weekday service will operate in both directions between London St Pancras International and Amsterdam via Brussels and Rotterdam from September 5.
Rapist who targeted married straight men in exclusive Raffles Nightclub could have HUNDREDS more victims police fear as they urge men to come forward
'Brazen' and 'polished' sexual offender Luiz Da Silva Neto, 35, may have more victims who are yet to come forward, police believe, as he is was found guilty sexually assaulting two men.
Chris Pincher suspended as Tory MP after formal complaint is made following claims he drunkenly groped men at posh London members' club
The 52-year-old, who quit his role in charge of party discipline yesterday, has faced allegations of sordid behaviour at a posh London members' club.
Letting doctors WFH to do the 'school run' could help solve GP crisis, expert claims amid warnings online revolution would see actual practices close
EXCLUSIVE: One example given was that GPs could do the school run then nip home and 'do some online consultations', a medical conference in London was told.
Anti lockdown protestor, 44, in court accused of intimidating BBC Newsnight's political editor Nick Watt and calling him a 'traitor'
Djazia Chaib-Eddour, 44, is accused of being part of a crowd which intimidated Newsnight's political editor Nick Watt during the politically charged June 2021 incident.
Gay rights activist Peter Tatchell says London's Pride parade has become 'too corporate and commercial' and 'overshadows LGBT+ community groups'
Mr Tatchell, 70, made the remarks ahead of the parade tomorrow, July 2, and 50 years after he participated in the first ever pride event in the UK - which he helped to organise.
Apple customers in the UK are a step closer to claiming a share of a potential £1.5 billion payout after tech giant FAILS to limit a consumer claim that it overcharged people for apps
The Competition Appeal Tribunal has refused Apple's attempt to limit a consumer claim led by Dr Rachael Kent, a lecturer in digital economy at King's College London.
Met Police officers are SACKED for sharing deeply racist and offensive WhatsApp messages including one about Meghan Markle and another which called boy in a hoodie a 'monkey'
Pc Sukhdev Jeer and Pc Paul Hefford have been dismissed from the Metropolitan Police after posting racist jokes in a WhatsApp group in 2018.
Police warn eco zealots that people could be killed if they go ahead with plans to disrupt British Grand Prix by invading Silverstone track
Northamptonshire Police said it had received 'credible intelligence' that a group of activists are planning to target the Formula 1 event.
Zara Aleena's killer dragged her into driveway and repeatedly stamped on the aspiring lawyer, 35, after trying to rape her, court hears as murder suspect is remanded in custody
Jordan McSweeney allegedly dragged the 35-year-old law graduate into a driveway in Ilford, east London, on the early hours of Sunday morning.
Battle of the Brits! Adele returns to the UK for first time in five years for Hyde Park show and goes head-to-head with Ed Sheeran who performs at Wembley - as some furious fans say they will miss gigs due to travel chaos
British superstars Adele and Ed Sheeran will both be performing in London at the same time tonight. Adele will be at Hyde Park, while Sheeran will rock out at Wembley Stadium.