Muslim teenager, 18, says she is knocking out boxing stereotypes by wearing her hijab to compete

Safiyyah Syeed, 18, said she's breaking stereotypes in boxing as one of the first to compete wearing a hijab. The boxer from Bradford is now able to compete after the ban on religious dress was lifted. ...

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Father, 38, 'died' for 21 minutes only to come round

Joao Araujo's eyes rolled in towards the back of his head and his hands clenched rigidly around the gear stick as he left his home in Gloucester to take his wife, Grazielle, to work. ...

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Britain basks in spring sunshine as the Met Office predicts warmer than average weather until May

A much warmer-than-usual March to May is five times more likely than much cooler conditions, the Met Office said, with bookmakers slashing odds on the spring being the hottest on record. ...

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Venezuela opposition fears crackdown after Maduro threatens arrests

Embattled president hints that Juan Guaidó and allies are in his sightsVenezuela’s opposition is bracing for a severe political crackdown after Nicolás Maduro lashed out at the “diabolical pro-imperialist puppets” he claimed were trying to remove him from the presidency and vowed to imprison them all.The struggle between Maduro and his challenger, Juan Guaidó, escalated dramatically last week with the detention of Guaidó’s right-hand man, Roberto Marrero. Continue reading... ...

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Kirsten Gillibrand calls Trump a 'coward' in New York speech

In major speech as presidential candidate at Trump hotel, senator says president ‘tearing apart the moral fabric of our country’The Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand used a speech in front of a Trump hotel in New York on Sunday to call the president a “coward” who “punches down” and is “tearing apart the moral fabric of our country”. Related: The B-Team: are Beto, Biden and Bernie the best Democrats can offer? Continue reading... ...

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Oystermen discover a 3,000-year-old Bronze Age skull while dredging off the Essex coast

Oysterman Ross Wey, 58, found the ancient skull off the coast of Mersea Island, Essex. It is believed to be from the Bronze Age and up to 3,000 years old. Mr Wey described the find as 'bizarre'. ...

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Lifeboat crew called to rescue a submerged horse box on the Holy Island causeway 

The Seahouses RNLI inshore lifeboat found a man taking shelter from rising tide on the Holy Island causeway off the coast of Northumberland. His horsebox was submerged. ...

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Second survivor of Parkland shooting dies in 'apparent suicide', reports say

Unnamed teenager attended school where gunman killed 17 ...

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2020 Democrats respond to Mueller report: 'It is beyond a shadow of doubt that Trump sought to obstruct justice'

Democrat 2020 candidates have promised to prosecute Mr Trump as president, and have called for transparency with the report ...

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Instagram fraudster threatened to publish mother-of-two's naked photos if she didn't send him money

Gail Astin fell for a man she believed was a US marine engineer named David. After romance blossomed, the married mother-of-two was asked to send naked photographs and money. ...

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