Dogs really do have facial expressions which their owners can understand, study finds 100,000-year bond between canines and people explains connection By Nazia Parveen PUBLISHED: 17:18 GMT, 17 March 2013 | UPDATED: 20:32 GMT, 17 March 2013 Scientists believe humans have developed a natural empathy with dogs and can read their facial expressions We all know that guilty look on the dog’s face when he swipes a sausage from the kitchen work top. But it seems that’s not the only emotion we can recognise in our canine friends. Scientists believe humans have developed a natural empathy with dogs as we have evolved side-by-side for the past 100,000 years
Compulsive liar is jailed for making her ELEVENTH false rape claim, against an innocent man 'who she decided she didn't like anymore'Elizabeth Jones, 22, invented her first sex attack in 2004, when aged 13Her latest victim was targeted because she didn't like himAfter he was held for nine hours CCTV disproved her malicious claim By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 11:26 GMT, 26 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:37 GMT, 26 February 2013 Jailed: Elizabeth Jones, 22, faces 16 months in prison after making 11 false rape claims since 2004 A compulsive liar has been jailed for 16 months after falsely claiming she had been raped 11 times in nine years.
Amazing Space razed to the ground: Woodland retreat featured in Channel 4 series torched by arsonistsTim Sands spent 7,000 life savings on building which has now been torchedIt featured on George Clarke's Amazing Spaces in December last yearExpensive tools and sentimental items that had belonged to the teacher's grandad were also destroyed in the blaze . Torched: Arsonists have destroyed a woodland retreat built by teacher Tim Sands using his 7,000 life savings Happier times: The building was featured on George Clarke's Amazing Spaces, on Channel 4, in December last year But it has now been torched to the ground, taking with it both expensive tools and sentimental items that had belonged to his grandad when Mr Sands first moved to the Lake District. The wooden building, built with the help of friends, was uninsured, and the blaze is thought to have caused around 25,000 worth of damage.
'I have not stopped crying at the evil that's been done': Organist's widow weeps during emotional tribute at church where he had been due to play on Christmas Eve Widow of Alan Greaves thanks congregation for support since the attackThe 68-year-old was found beaten up as he went to mass on Christmas EveBishop of Sheffield describes the shock and outrage at service today | UPDATED: 07:56 GMT, 31 December 2012 The wife of an organist who died after he was attacked on the way to play at Midnight Mass said yesterday she had not stopped crying over the ‘evil that has been done’. Maureen Greaves led prayers to husband Alan as dozens came together in grief at the first Sunday service since his death last week. The Bishop of Sheffield, who attended the service, paid tribute to the devout Anglican and lay preacher, saying the church had lost a ‘shining light’.
Dream 20,000 wedding in New Zealand for mother-of-five with terminal cancer after she was told she has just months to live Sharon Heazle and new husband Mark married in an emotional service in New ZealandThe couple, plus their five children, then visited LA and Florida's Disney World for Christmas The family, from Norwich, pooled together 20,000 for the dream getawaySharon, 42, has terminal cancer and may only have months to live | UPDATED: 18:25 GMT, 30 December 2012 A brave mother-of-five with terminal cancer has celebrated her dream wedding after discovering she may only have months to live. Sharon Heazle and new husband Mark said their vows in an emotional ceremony attended by close friends and family next to a waterfall in New Zealand
Why do women stop wanting sex Nearly HALF of all women will suffer from lost libido, with devastating consequences, but only now are the reasons are emerging | UPDATED: 02:23 GMT, 27 December 2012 With her stunning looks and voluptuous figure, Nicky Allen is used to turning men's heads. And with three marriages behind her, it's hardly surprising that people assume she must be sexually confident
Cancer boy's mother is more cruel than caring | UPDATED: 23:59 GMT, 21 December 2012 No one should doubt the sincerity of Sally Roberts in seeking alternative treatment for her gravely ill son, Neon, as he battles brain cancer. However misguidedly, she believes she has her boy’s best interests at heart. To that end, she went on the run with the seven-year-old, refusing to allow him the treatment that experts said would help save his life.
Putin defends ban on Americans adopting Russian children seen as tit-for-tat move over US Magnitsky Act Vladimir Putin said he supports the ban which he said was 'appropriate' Putin said Magnitsky Act 'poisons relations' between two countries Assets of Russians accused of human rights abuse will be frozenLaw also planned to ban US citizens accused of abusing Russians' rightsAmnesty International criticises 'childish' response | UPDATED: 17:16 GMT, 20 December 2012 Support: Putin, speaking today at Moscow's World Trade Centre, said he backs the adoption ban President Vladimir Putin said he supports a ban on Americans adopting Russian children. Speaking today, the Russian president said the law, which is part of a new feud between the two countries, was 'appropriate'. It has been seen as a response to the US Magnitsky Act, which was signed by President Barack Obama last week, which will punish Russians accused of violating human rights by refusing them visas and freezing their assets in the United States.
Why the Monday blues means you should make doctors appointments for the end of the week Appointments made for the beginning of the week were missed more often than those at the endPatients may feel less able to cope with the prospect of being given bad news at the start of the working weekShifting appointments to Thursday and Friday could save NHS 60m a year, claim experts | UPDATED: 11:24 GMT, 17 December 2012 When booking a GP appointment, your best bet is to avoid the start of the week. For a study has found this is when patients are most likely to miss their consultations due to Monday morning blues. Study author Dr Rob Jenkins, from Glasgow University, said: 'Mondays are worst for missed appointments
Strauss-Kahn reaches settlement with hotel maid who says former IMF boss sexually assaulted her in hotel suiteDetails of settlement are confidential but amount could run into the millions | UPDATED: 21:35 GMT, 10 December 2012 Dominique Strauss-Kahn has today reached a settlement with the hotel maid who claimed he sexually assaulted her, bringing the 18-month-long saga to an end.