Feathery fisticuffs: Thousands of revellers across the world get involved in World Pillow Fight Day World Pillow Fight Day took place everywhere from Amsterdam to ZurichTrafalgar Square was overtaken by a pillow flashmob for an hourThere were two rules: Don't hit anyone with a camera or without a pillow By Olivia Williams PUBLISHED: 20:47 GMT, 6 April 2013 | UPDATED: 04:02 GMT, 7 April 2013 A pillow-wielding mob descended on Trafalgar Square today for feathery fisticuffs in front of London's most iconic monuments. Trafalgar Square's usual inhabitants – tourists and pigeons – beat a hasty retreat as a flashmob of thousands gathered for a good old-fashioned pillow fight in the sunshine. Similar scenes were repeated all over the world as part of annual World Pillow Fight Day.
Plebgate crisis engulfs Met Chief: Hogan-Howe 'compromised by police stitch-up of ex-chief whip'Scotland Yard is investigating claims of a conspiracy against Mr MitchellMet Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan Howe returns from holiday early as he is drawn into scandal Mail on Sunday reveals officer at centre of the storm as Toby Rowland | UPDATED: 00:53 GMT, 24 December 2012 Scotland Yard boss Bernard Hogan-Howe was fighting for his credibility last night as senior Tories said he was ‘completely compromised’ by the police ‘stitch-up’ of Andrew Mitchell. The Metropolitan Police Commissioner flew home from holiday amid claims that he blindly accepted the word of officers in Downing Street who said the former Tory chief whip called them ‘plebs’.
The have-a-go-hero schoolboy: 14-year-old jumps into middle of eight-man brawl in shopping centre to protect security guard Jack Slater was still wearing his uniform when he leapt in to helpThe fight in Maidstone, Kent, saw guards bitten, punched and headbuttedTeen, who said he would do it again, was given a reward for his bravery | UPDATED: 17:35 GMT, 30 November 2012 Jack Slater was still wearing his school uniform when he jumped in to help. He has since been rewarded for his bravery A teenager in his school uniform dived in to stop a fight which saw four security guards punched, kicked, head-butted and bitten. Have-a-go-hero Jack Slater, 14, did not spare a thought for his own safety until after he saved the security man from four attackers