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£600-a-night Russian escort ‘left her wealthy client with 19 fractures’

A retired accountant who became a recluse following the death of his wife was beaten to death at his home by a Russian escort girl after becoming “addicted” to her, a court has heard. Natalia Woolley, 38, who described herself on escort websites as “alluring to all men and incredibly sexy”, is accused of leaving 69-year-old Winston Fernandez slumped lifeless ...

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Natalie Lander: Woman who didn’t know she was pregnant when caught in car smash survives and has baby

When car crash victim Natalie Lander came out a coma, she was given news which left her torn between joy and terror. With her own life still hanging in the  balance from a broken back and brain injuries, doctors announced she had been four weeks pregnant at the time of the accident – even though the mother of one believed ...

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An idea that marries body and spirits… But would you spend $180 on whisky that has been poured over a glamour model’s chest?

A German liquor company has released a line of spirits that have been poured down the bare chests of glamour models before being bottled. The limited-edition vodka, rum and whisky is being sold by G-Spirits, which will be charging $150-$180 per bottle for what they consider a rare privilege. Among the women charged with pouring the beverages down their chests ...

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Aspiring design artist dies of breast cancer aged 21 after doctors said she was ‘too young’ to get the disease

The parents of a young woman who died of breast cancer aged 21 are carrying on their daughter’s message that the disease can strike at any age. Sophie Cutts, from Skelton, Cleveland, lost her nine-month battle with breast cancer on September 14. Initially doctors reassured her family that she was ‘too young’ for breast cancer, but was later diagnosed with ...

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Michael Pedersen: a broken man who stabbed his children to death

He had been a proud soldier, a national celebrity and a doting father, but by the time Michael Pedersen killed his two young children and himself on Sunday night, he had made it clear to the world that he was a broken man. After he and his wife Erica separated following a row over a supposed stolen kiss at a ...

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Jimmy Savile: As pressure grows on BBC over ‘cover up’, two women come forward to describe their ordeals

Two women stepped forward yesterday to say they had been abused as teenagers by Sir Jimmy Savile. As the scandal around the star deepened, Katrina Rose, 51, described how she was attacked in his flat after being invited to his radio show when she was 14. She now regrets not speaking out when he was alive but ‘lost her nerve’ even ...

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New Age Travellers adopt horse drawn-caravans and a love of Facebook (as long as it’s solar powered)

They were the inner city youth who, fuelled by punk spirit, anarchist philosophy and a hate of Margaret Thatcher, clambered aboard a fleet of battered old vehicles to shun the trappings of the modern world for a life of nomadic freedom. And while today’s new age travellers appears to have taken the philosophy even further, preferring to use traditional horse-drawn ...

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