Batman unmasked (and he's no Bruce Wayne): Costume-wearing vigilante who marched suspect into a police station is a Chinese takeaway delivery driver Man in full Batman costume brought suspect in by the scruff of his neck Vigilante declared 'I've caught this one for you' before disappearing Caped crusader revealed as Chinese takeaway delivery driver Stan WorbySuspect was a friend of Mr Worby's who was wanted for fraud By Chris Brooke PUBLISHED: 12:41 GMT, 4 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:50 GMT, 5 March 2013 The vigilante dressed as Batman who frogmarched a wanted man into a police station was today unmasked as a Chinese takeaway delivery driver.
Firing squad granny in race against time to appeal after blunder by the Foreign Office Appeal letter on behalf of Lindsay Sandiford, 56, rejected after mix-upSister Hilary Parsons accuses Foreign Office of 'incompetence and insensitivity But plea finally accepted after agonising 18-hour waitMs Parsons reveals fellow suspect Julian Ponder has made death threats to her sister By Simon Parry PUBLISHED: 22:22 GMT, 2 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:44 GMT, 3 February 2013 A grandmother facing execution in Bali for drug-smuggling nearly lost her chance to appeal against her sentence because of an astonishing Foreign Office mix-up. After 56-year-old Lindsay Sandiford was sentenced to death by firing squad 12 days ago for smuggling 1.6 million worth of cocaine, British Embassy officials offered to submit a letter to court on her behalf, saying that she intended to contest the penalty. Sandiford had seven days after her sentencing to file the letter.
Manchester United star Paul Scholes has car stolen from driveway after leaving engine running to defrost windowsThe former England star's Chevrolet Captiva LT 2 Estate was stolen He had left it running on his driveway in Oldham, Greater Manchester By Steve Nolan PUBLISHED: 09:19 GMT, 29 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:03 GMT, 29 January 2013 Manchester United star Paul Scholes had his 30,000 car stolen after he left the engine running while defrosting it on his driveway yesterday. The 38-year-old former England midfielder had gone back inside his home while ice melted on the windscreen of his Chevrolet Captiva LT 2 Estate. When he came back out of the house between 7.45am and 8am the car had gone
Senate APPROVES fiscal cliff deal after White House and Republicans strike agreement | UPDATED: 15:39 GMT, 1 January 2013 The U.S. Senate has voted in favor of a deal to keep the nation from falling over the fiscal cliff, with only the Republican-controlled House left to vote on the package. The vote came about five hours after the White House and congressional Republicans struck a deal
The great Christmas Eve skive: Record numbers head to work on Monday… but many admit to focusing on online shopping | UPDATED: 20:27 GMT, 21 December 2012 Many workers suffer the Monday blues, a day where they try to shake off the excesses of the weekend and prepare themselves for yet another week of work
Patrick Moore and the fiancee he never got over: Stargazing eccentric couldn't forgive the Germans for killing the only woman he ever loved The broadcaster died peacefully at his home in Selsey, Sussex, on Sunday | UPDATED: 09:20 GMT, 10 December 2012 Patrick Moore approached the challenges of ageing with a characteristically phlegmatic attitude. ‘I do what Mark Twain did,’ he said. ‘I get my copy of the daily paper, look at the obituaries page, and if I’m not there, I carry on as usual.’ It is tempting to think of the eccentric astronomer, who died yesterday aged 89, still carrying on as usual somewhere out there in the universe he adored.
The Christmas gifts that change price daily on the internet: Cost fluctuates by 10% as retailers try to ensure they are the cheapestFigures show that prices of certain products can change by the hourConsumer groups say that the price changes are 'unfair' on customers | UPDATED: 00:18 GMT, 10 December 2012 Christmas shoppers face paying too much when buying presents online – with prices fluctuating by as much as 10 per cent a day, research reveals.
Kitten is torched by yobs on her first trip outside – and spends TWO DAYS crawling home before dying from her wounds Hetty the kitten was found with horrendous burns down one sideOwner Liam Garrard believes she was deliberately set alightShe had major surgery but developed an infection and had to be put downPolice and the RSPCA are investigating | UPDATED: 20:27 GMT, 28 November 2012 A nine-month-old kitten spent two days crawling back home after she was set on fire while venturing outside for the very first time. Hetty the kitten was found by owner Liam Garrard with horrendous burns from her shoulder to her hind leg on one side after she went missing in Crawley, West Sussex.
Amateur pilot dies a week after being shot five times outside his home by two hitmen in suspected gangland assassinationJason Osu, 31, died almost a week after he was shot while sitting in his car outside his homeMerseyside Police investigators working alongside the force's dedicated gang crime unit, MatrixDetectives are looking for two men thought to be in the area at the time of the shooting | UPDATED: 19:55 GMT, 26 November 2012 Amateur pilot, Jason Osu, was murdered by two assassins who lurked outside his home in Liverpool A murder inquiry was launched today after a man died almost a week after he was shot while sitting in his car outside his home. Jason Osu, 31, suffered multiple gunshot injuries in the attack on his driveway in Liverpool, last Monday night
Dying mother rhino leads her calf to farm lodge and safety after being attacked by poachers on killing spree in South AfricaPoachers kill eight rhino in four day killing spree in North West provinceIt left maggot-covered carcasses dotted across Finfoot Game ReserveFive men charged in connection with the massacre and due in courtBut game reserve staff say 'It's not “if”, it's “when”' poachers return | UPDATED: 00:05 GMT, 27 November 2012 A dying rhino summoned the strength to save her calf as poachers went on a killing spree on a game reserve in South Africa, keepers said today. The slaughter lasted between three and four days and left maggot-covered carcasses dotted across the landscape at the Finfoot Game Reserve near Sun City in North West province. Gamekeepers said after being shot at, the pride of the reserve named Longhorn realised she would die