World Pillow Fight Day

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.

Diplomatic protection officer facing jail after he admits leaving his post at the Israeli Embassy to meet lover

Diplomatic protection officer facing jail after he admits leaving his post at the Israeli embassy to meet loverRicci Giff, 38, admitted three counts of misconduct in a public officeMet Melissa Ramsden, who worked for the Israeli tourist board, three timesGiff was initially charged with surrendering his weapon and CS spray But the charge was later amended to remove reference to the embassyJudge Anthony Leonard QC adjourned sentencing until later this month By Mario Ledwith PUBLISHED: 20:40 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 20:40 GMT, 5 March 2013 Guilty: Ricci Giff, from Sandy, Bedfordshire, admitted three counts of misconduct in a public office at Southwark Crown Court A diplomatic protection officer is facing jail after abandoning his post at the Israeli embassy in London to meet his lover. Ricci Giff, 38, left his patrol on three occasions to see Melissa Ramsden, a PR manager for the Israeli tourist board who later committed suicide

Now find Cardinal Wolsey! After remains of Richard III were found, the undiscovered bones of Henry VIII"s Lord Chancellor are next on the…

Now find Cardinal Wolsey! After remains of Richard III were found, the undiscovered bones of Henry VIII's Lord Chancellor are next on the historic wish listChurchman is known to have also been buried in Leicester's abbey in 1530Historians think his tomb was destroyed later in Henry VIII's reignAttempts to locate Wolsey's remains in 1820 and the 1930s drew blanks By Leon Watson PUBLISHED: 02:21 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 02:27 GMT, 14 February 2013 The successful search for the skeleton of Richard III has prompted calls for a fresh bid to locate the remains of another major historical figure buried in Leicester. Cardinal Thomas Wolsey is known to have been buried at the city's abbey in 1530, but his bones have remained undiscovered. The churchman, Henry VIII's Lord Chancellor, died at the abbey while travelling to London after being accused of treason when he failed to secure the annulment of the king's marriage to his first wife Catherine of Aragon

Ross Smith jailed for stealing 90k from property tycoon husband of Holly Valance

Financial controller jailed for stealing 90,000 from property tycoon husband of Holly ValanceRoss Smith changed invoices then paid by star developers Christian and Nick CandyFiddle linked to interior design budget of One Hyde Park in London – the world's most expensive housing projectSmith jailed for two years and says theft was easy because of mogul pair's 'lax' financial controls | UPDATED: 17:22 GMT, 17 December 2012 A crooked financial controller was jailed for two years today for stealing 90,000 from the property tycoon husband of former Neighbours star Holly Valance. Ross Smith, 26, altered invoices to syphon cash from Candy & Candy, run by brothers Christian and Nick Candy, into three bank accounts in his name over a two-and-a-half-year period.

UK weather: Rivers are frozen solid… but they"ll be running again by the weekend

Rivers are frozen solid… but they'll be running again by the weekend as warmer weather (and the rain, unfortunately) returns Gale force winds will reach speeds of up to 60mph at exposed southern coasts and high groundSunny spells and rain will reach the UK by the weekendTemperatures expected to reach up to 11C tomorrow in the southThermometer will hover around 2C and 4C today for large parts of the country | UPDATED: 16:30 GMT, 13 December 2012 A thick sparkling frost coated much of the UK today, leaving many places cold but with a winter wonderland look.

Look at my earrings! Impala"s unconventional accessorising using two birds instead of jewellery

Look at my earrings! Impala's unconventional accessorising using two birds instead of jewellery | UPDATED: 00:10 GMT, 10 December 2012 This impala is looking mighty proud showing off it’s unconventional ‘earrings’, in the shape of two oxpecker birds.

Exclusive London golf club in turmoil as members accuse their champ of cheating

Exclusive London golf club in turmoil as members accuse their champ of cheating Top player at Wimbledon Park Golf Club accused of using foul language and cheating | UPDATED: 00:21 GMT, 3 December 2012 Established under the reign of Queen Victoria, Wimbledon Park Golf Club has hosted some of the finest players the sport has ever created.

Face it, I"m in charge: Angry lioness attacks lion after he takes a swipe at her cubs

Face it, I'm in charge: Angry lioness attacks lion after he takes a swipe at her cubs Grumpy mum wasn't best pleased when the lion tried to try to tame her cubs – and pounced straight at the enormous beastRanger Jacques Matthysen captured the comic moment on camera, as he patrolled the South African plains | UPDATED: 07:45 GMT, 27 November 2012 This is the hilarious moment an angry lioness launched herself at a huge lion – but ended up sitting on his head. This grumpy mum wasn't best pleased when the lion tried to try to tame her cubs – and pounced straight at the enormous beast.