Police arrest first two suspects for hate crime against 'Emos' after murder of student who was targeted because she looked like a goth A boy, 14, and man, 44, were arrested for punching an 'Emo' in the faceGreater Manchester Police treated assault as hate crime Force changed the way it records attacks on alternative cultures Came after Sophie Lancaster was murdered because of her appearance By Becky Evans PUBLISHED: 15:41 GMT, 11 April 2013 | UPDATED: 15:41 GMT, 11 April 2013 Police have made their first arrests using new hate crime policies used to protect those with alternative lifestyles.
Jobless mother-of-10 vows to keep having more babies despite cuts to her 30,000-a-year benefits Iona Heaton, 44, wants NHS fertility treatment to conceive 11th child Made decision after family's benefit bill of 30,000 was reduced Family was moved to 180,000 four-bedroom home last year /02/28/article-0-11F44D99000005DC-357_638x515.jpg” width=”638″ height=”515″ alt=”Iona Heaton, pictured with Paul and seven of their children, said 21,000 benefits are not enough to live on ” class=”blkBorder” /> Iona Heaton, pictured with Paul and seven of their children, said 21,000 benefits are not enough to live on The family were moved out of their terraced house into a 180,000 semi-detached after she complained The couple, who own a 12-seater Land Rover, spend upwards of 1,000 every Christmas Last year, while pregnant with her tenth child, Miss Heaton demanded a bigger council house in the countryside after complaining that her terraced house was damp and cold.
Boy, 7, who was given metal detector for Christmas discovers World War Two 'bomb' in fields nearbySonny Carter found the 10lb capsule while out for a Boxing Day walkHis father became suspicious when rinsing off the mud-caked objectA relative who worked for the RAF armoury confirmed it was a shell | UPDATED: 00:37 GMT, 29 December 2012 When he was given a metal detector for Christmas, seven-year-old Sonny Carter hoped to find buried treasure. He tried it out on Boxing Day – and within 15 minutes the machine began bleeping.
The bells! The bells! How expert craftsmen are ensuring Notre Dame Cathedral's 850th birthday celebrations go with a BONG Many of the original bells were looted during the French RevolutionIt is thought the looted bells were melted down to make cannon ballsMedieval foundry in Normandy tasked with making new bells | UPDATED: 11:12 GMT, 15 December 2012 A French bell foundry in Normandy has cast the final bronze bell of eight huge replacements bound for the north tower of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. The bell, called Anne-Genevieve, was cast using medieval methods at Cornille Havard in Villedieu-les-Poeles on Friday. The 12th-century Gothic cathedral will inaugurate its set of nine new bells in February, one of the highlights in a series of events marking the beginning of the cathedral's 850th anniversary.
CCTV shows two young women tying up and abandoning severely emaciated dogRSPCA inspectors released footage of the women ditching the starving dog in Littlehampton, West SussexThe Rottweiler weighed half the normal weight for a male dog of the same breed | UPDATED: 23:27 GMT, 10 December 2012 It's a cold enough night for two young women walking a Rottweiler dog to be wrapped up in thick winter coats and warm wooly hats. But the pair are not two dog lovers braving bracing temperatures to take their beloved pet for a winter walk
Horrific X-ray shows rusty litter pick embedded in man’s eye after he fell on itWang Chenggen fell face-first onto the huge metal hook The rusty metal curve embedded itself 5cm into his eye-socketMiraculously avoided damaging his eye and will make a full recovery | UPDATED: 13:52 GMT, 7 December 2012 A Chinese man almost blinded himself in one eye after impaling it on a giant metal hook. Wang Chenggen was using the rusty hook to pick up rubbish when he slipped and fell face first onto it. The bizarre accident happened in Harbin, in China's Heilongjiang Province
Artist fears 500,000 gold sculpture 'stolen' from Christie's auction house will be melted down for cash | UPDATED: 18:42 GMT, 30 November 2012 Scottish artist Douglas Gordon A sculpture made from solid gold by a Turner prize-winning artist had been 'stolen' while under the care of famous auction house Christie's. Douglas Gordon claims he only learned that the piece, called 'The Left Hand and the Right Hand Have Abandoned One Another', had been taken after a curator mentioned it to him