Taxi driver headbutted and punched by drunk passenger as they travelled at 70mph along dual carriageway

Taxi driver headbutted and punched by drunk passenger as they travelled at 70mph along dual carriageway Taxi picked Anthony Coyle, 25, up from Horden Labour Club this monthAgreed a 20 fare to take him to MiddlesboroughTaxi stopped at shop so Coyle could buy bottle of wine to drinkCoyle then started banging dashboard and attacked driver when he was asked to stop By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 19:25 GMT, 24 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:53 GMT, 25 April 2013 Thug: Anthony Coyle, 25, head-butted and punched a taxi driver in the face as he drove to Middlesborough A thug head-butted a taxi driver at 70 miles an hour in a violent attack on a dual carriage way. Anthony Coyle then punched the cabbie, knocking his glasses from his face, as they travelled down the A19, on the outskirts of Hartlepool, Cleveland. Hartlepool magistrates heard the 25-year-old had booked the taxi from Peterlee firm, Red Line Taxis, to travel from the Horden Labour Club to Middlesbrough.

An iPad, 50 inch TV and a cleaner: Modern day status symbols revealed

An iPad, 50 inch TV and a cleaner: Modern day status symbols revealed Researchers found eclectic mix of items used to judge success and wealthGadgets such as iPads and holiday destinations made the listStatus symbols include where you do your food shop and designer watches By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 16:09 GMT, 31 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:04 GMT, 1 April 2013 Gadgets including iPads have been hailed as modern day status symbols, researchers have found If you own an iPad, a 50in TV and you shop at Waitrose or Marks & Spencer – congratulations. They are among the status symbols by which success and wealth are judged today, according to a poll.

How mothers field 288 questions a day: Answer more questions per hour than David Cameron during Prime Ministers Questions

How mothers field 288 questions a day – that's more per hour than David Cameron during Prime Minister’s Questions Girls aged four are the most curious, asking 390 questions a dayAn average mother faces 12.5 hours of questioning, survey finds Most questions are asked during meal times, when children rattle off 11 By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 23:56 GMT, 28 March 2013 | UPDATED: 19:48 GMT, 29 March 2013 If you feel like you’ve done 15 rounds in the Mastermind chair after a day with your young child, there’s good reason. Mothers get asked an astonishing 288 questions every day by their little ones, a study reveals

Andrew Mitchell launches libel suit against The Sun for breaking "Plebgate" story

Police find 'no evidence' that officers lied in Plebgate row as Andrew Mitchell launches libel suit against The Sun for story that cost him his job Ex Tory Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell issued writ against The Sun yesterdayLawyer says it is to address 'campaign of vilification by the Sun against him'It was claimed he called police 'plebs' in spat as he left Downing St last year 'A number of potential actions being considered' against other newspapers 'Initial papers' regarding the row were passed to detectives yesterday . Those arrested include a 52-year-old from the DPG who was held on December 15 on suspicion of misconduct in public office and bailed until April

Britain"s biggest burger that weighs as much as a bowling ball and contains 7,000 calories… but nobody has ever finished one

Britain's biggest burger: It weighs as much as a bowling ball and contains 7,000 calories… but nobody has ever finished one Ogre Burger contains one kg of beef, 800g bun and 200g of cheeseVisitors to The Edge Bar attempt to finish the meal within thirty minutes But nobody has ever completed the burger, which takes two hours to make By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 20:53 GMT, 28 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:27 GMT, 29 March 2013 It weighs as much as a bowling ball and you would have to run three marathons to burn off its 7,000 calories.

"He was like a rag doll": Nine-year-old boy tumbled 160ft down a mountain and walked away with only a bruised leg

'He was like a rag doll': Nine-year-old boy tumbled 160ft down a mountain and walked away with only a bruised legMarwaan Rajakazee was climbing Helvellyn mountain in the Lake DistrictFather Marwaan Rajakazee was convinced his son had died during fallHe described son as 'cat with nine lives' after surviving previous accident By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:29 GMT, 10 March 2013 | UPDATED: 19:01 GMT, 10 March 2013 A nine-year-old boy who tumbled 160 feet 'like a rag doll' down one of the UK's highest mountains survived with only a bumped head and a bruise on his leg. Marwaan Rajakazee had been climbing Helvellyn mountain in the Lake District with his father Imtiaz who could do nothing to stop his son plummeting after he slipped on an ice-covered slope. As Mr Rajakazee rushed down towards his son's lifeless body he was convinced he had died but, upon reaching the scene, Marwaan sat up and said 'I'm alive.' Tumble: Marwaan Rajakazee, nine, from Preston, Lancashire, was climbing Helvellyn in the Lake District with his father Imtiaz when he slipped on an ice-covered slope He described his son as a 'cat with nine lives', having previously survived an accident in which a quad bike toppled on him.

Eight in ten men take phone or tablet to dinner and admit playing with it

Eight in ten men admit playing with their phone or tablet during dinner Men would rather sit on their smartphone or tablet than engage in person Women say that 76 per cent of them browse the internet in silence By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 23:46 GMT, 4 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:37 GMT, 5 March 2013 An incredible 80 per cent of men in the UK admit playing on their smart phone or Internet tablet during dinner, according to a new survey.

One in seven women admits binning their mans old clothes without telling him (while they have 16 items they never wear)

One in seven women admits binning their man's old clothes without telling him (even though they have 16 items in the wardrobe they never wear)Survey finds 11 per cent of women say a clothes clear out is better than sexBritish Heart Foundation survey is aimed at encouraging clothes donations33 per cent hang onto clothes because they remind them of a better timeBut a quarter of Brits have been prompted into a clear out after a break-up By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:26 GMT, 4 March 2013 | UPDATED: 04:52 GMT, 4 March 2013 Hoarders: Women typically harbour 16 items of clothing the never wear, a survey has found Women typically harbour 16 items of clothing they never wear – yet throw out their partner's clothes without telling them, according to research.

15 arrested and smoke bombs hurled at police as English Defence League confront anti-fascist group

15 arrested and smoke bombs hurled at police as English Defence League confront anti-fascist groupNewlyweds caught up in demonstration as they get married in city squarePolice penned in opposing protesters on opposite sides of square By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:14 GMT, 2 March 2013 | UPDATED: 22:07 GMT, 2 March 2013 Fifteen people were arrested today as smoke bombs were hurled at police during a rally by the far right English Defence League.