New York explosion – Terror cabbie detonated crude bomb made of Xmas lights in NYC subway ‘because it had Christmas posters on the wall’

NEW York pipe bomber Akayed Ullah deliberately chose to detonate his home-made explosive close to Christmas posters on the city’s subway. US media reported how the “ISIS inspired” Bangladeshi, 27, recalled an attack at Berlin’s Christmas Markets last year as cops questioned his motives. Speaking to the New York Times, law

Delivery of the £200million polar research ship ‘Boaty McBoatface’ could be delayed due to a strike

DELIVERY of the £200million polar research ship once dubbed Boaty McBoatface could be delayed due to a strike. Shipbuilders on the RRS Sir David Attenborough are being balloted for action in a pay row. A walkout would humiliate its employer Cammell Laird, awarded the Government contract to build the vessel

Rail firms ‘mislead’ passengers and stop them buying the cheapest tickets for Christmas journeys

RAIL firms “mislead” passengers to prevent them buying the cheapest tickets for their Christmas journeys, a watchdog claimed last night. Many train journeys offered for sale are also incorrect meaning travellers will discover closed ­stations or cancelled services once their journey is under way. Transport Focus found almost 15,000 errors

Popular children’s cartoon Peppa Pig ‘to blame’ for the soaring demand for GP appointments and misuse of antibiotics

PEPPA Pig is fuelling GP delays and misuse of antibiotics, a medic claims. Demand for doctors’ appointments has soared 16 per cent in the last seven years reaching around 370million last year. Writing in the Christmas edition of the British Medical Journal, Dr Catherine Bell says the popularity of Peppa

Twitter blasted by MPs for allowing perverts to share their vile fantasies online because it’s ‘not illegal’

TWITTER is letting paedophiles openly promote their perversions — because it says discussing the sick fantasies is not illegal. The perverts use the site to boast of their cravings for children but insist they do not act on them, so commit no crime. MPs blasted Twitter for refusing to

Child protection services are launching more than 500 abuse investigations daily but face a £2billion budget shortfall

CHILD protection officers are undertaking 300 more probes A DAY into at risk children than they did a decade ago, shock figures show today. More than 500 investigations a day were launched in 2016 compared to around 200 ten years ago, according to the Local Government Association. It came as

Queens of The Stone Age singer Josh Homme’s Bedtime Stories episodes binned by BBC after he kicks photographer

CBEEBIES bosses have shelved episodes of Bedtime Stories featuring rocker Josh Homme after he kicked a photographer in the head. The Queens Of The Stone Age frontman was filmed lashing out at Chelsea Lauren at a gig in LA. The BBC said it will not air or re-broadcast any of