THE “Frightful Five” sounds like a group of cartoon supervillains – a discount version of Spider-Man’s Sinister Six.
But in fact, their plans for world domination are far more terrifying — and far more advanced.The Frightful Five, christened by technology writer Farhad Manjoo, are Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft and
AMBER RUDD today risked sparking a backlash among Brexiteers after she said it was "unthinkable" for us to crash out of the EU without a deal.
The Home Secretary insisted there was no chance that Britain and the EU will fail to strike a free-trade agreement because we need
YOUNG workers should be spared from paying National Insurance to help them catch up with wealthy older people, a report says today.
A think-tank is calling on the Tories to boost their appeal to the young by giving everyone under 26 a tax cut - instead of reducing tuition
TEENAGER Akshay Ruparelia has become one Britain's youngest ever business millionaires after setting up an online estate agency during his school lunch breaks.
Akshay, 19, hired a call centre service to answer his company phone while he was in class and then rang clients back after school.In just over
THERESA May must get Philip Hammond to be more upbeat on Brexit or sack him, say the DUP MPs propping up her fragile Government.
A source in the Northern Irish party say they are “deeply concerned” about his behaviour which they suggest he was “trying to frustrate the negotiating
A GARDENER went back to nature when he ran away from home and lived in woodland – because he was fed up with his WIFE.
Malcolm Applegate, 62, slept rough in the woods after he did a runner from his “controlling” wife in Farnborough, Hampshire, ten years ago.He secretly
A BEACH in New Zealand has become the landing ground for a massive invasion weird jelly sea creatures.
The weird and wobbly sea beasts have now sparked a bio-hazard warning after large numbers of them washed up at Cable Bay, Nelson, and at Farewell Spit.On one beach there
PREMIER League star Charlie Austin's wife has opened up about losing their baby girl in a heartbreaking Facebook post.
Bianca Austin, 27, said the death of Tayton-Grace was "extremely traumatic" but a decision they made after learning she would have "zero quality of life".The couple made the difficult decision
A JEALOUS fireman who smashed up his mate's boat after claiming he saw her performing a sex act through the porthole has walked free - as she furiously denied his claims.
David Taylor cut the moorings on millionaire Michael Hay's luxury yacht leaving him and ex Hannah Brookes drifting down
A GHOST ship swept out to sea by the catastrophic Japanese tsunami in 2011 has washed ashore after more than six years.
The ten foot long craft was discovered drifting off the coast of Kauai, a Hawaiian island, and dragged ashore by surfers for scientists to inspect.What they found
TRAINEE doctors will be given a £20,000 “golden hello” if they take up a GP position in regions with severe recruitment problems.
The medics will be given the lump sum on their first day in the job if they commit to staying in the role for a minimum of
A CROWDFUNDING page has been set up to help the woman who claims she was a "pull-a-pig" prank victim pay for flights after the unsuccessful trip.
This morning more than £200 had been raised for Sophie Stevenson as supporters urged the 24-year-old not to let it "ruin her confidence".Gillian
HAVE-A-GO heroes armed with shovels have tackled a moped gang after a watch shop in west London was targeted in broad daylight.
The witnesses spotted the gang, of up to five people, trying to smash their way into the high-end store when they snapped to action.In a dramatic video
A TORY MP claims travellers have made money during the Birmingham bin workers strikes by being paid to pick up rubbish and dumping it near Solihull.
Julian Knight included this claim in a list of issues he thinks have been caused by travellers in the West Midlands town.During a
A ONE bedroom flat which has been listed with a guide price of £15,000 to £19,000 is thought to be one of the cheapest properties in the UK.
The Birmingham studio flat located on Bromford Close, Handsworth is a tenth of the price of the average UK home, according
BOXING champion Frank Bruno says he was forced to choose whether to "fight or die” during tough battle with mental health.
The ex-heavyweight champion claims he was prescribed higher doses of medication which turned him into a "zombie" - over fears his boxing career made him a dangerous threat.In
BORIS Johnson has urged Conservative MPs to support Theresa May after a plot to oust her became public.
The foreign secretary posted the message on a private WhatsApp group used by Tory politicians but it was leaked last night.In it he said: "We have JUST HAD AN ELECTION and
COPS in Devon were forced to attend to a woman who called 999 claiming she could 'see her children like ghosts'.
Another member of the public reported a UFO hovering over a forest, while a second man rung in claiming he was a vampire drinking his own blood.The strange
THERESA May says he is providing “calm leadership” and has the “full support” of her Cabinet to stay on as Prime Minister.
It comes after a plot to remove her following her gaffe-filled conference speech was revealed last night – with ex-minister Grant Shapps as its ringleader.Speaking as she
A JEALOUS chimp called Romeo beat up a zookeeper and chewed off his ear because he thought the man was flirting with his partner Juliet.
Romeo flew into a rage when his female mate tried to kiss zookeeper Sergey through a glass window in their cage at the Feldman Eco Park zoo
OJ Simpson wants to hook up with a prostitute who is the spitting image of his dead ex-wife Nicole now he is out of jail, it has been claimed.
The former NFL star was freed after spending nine years inside after being convicted of armed robbery and kidnapping in
A HEN party kicked off a flight for wearing "Bitches on Tour" T-shirts have been caught up in the Las Vegas shootings on a holiday paid for by Sir Richard Branson.
The Virgin boss said he wanted to help out bride-to-be Emma Green, 35, who had her hen party
THE biggest ever EuroMillions jackpot is up for grabs today.
The lucky ticket holder would take home a whopping £167 million jackpot, making them the biggest lottery winners in British and European history.The current UK record holders are Colin and Christine Weir from Largs, North Ayrshire, Scotland, who netted
UKIP’s interim leader said people should be allowed to “black up” without fear of arrest as he made a call to scrap swathes of hate crime legislation.
In his final speech before a full-time leader is elected, Steve Crowther hit out at PC culture and defended the men who
The 'Come and See Me' hitmaker releases the collaboration just a day before he supports Halsey on her North American tour.
Just a few hours before the release of his surprise EP "Seven Days", PARTYNEXTDOOR has premiered his Halsey-assisted track off the effort. Titled "Damage", the song features EDM-infused
A PRIMARY school has joined the growing trend of taking an unusual step to improve its students' learning and health - with STANDING desks.
The school is the fifth in the country to start using the specialist desks, and pupils are on board with the classroom change.Headteacher Sarah Harding
THIS is the moment a one-legged village councillor stood up to a group of travellers who invaded a playing field.
James Nicholls, 60, was hauled to court after being accused of having an offensive weapon, which he claims was just a jack handle he keeps in his car, during the
A STUDENT filmed a string on hilarious turns which saw his trip to the supermarket end in a visit to a care home.
Callum Ruane posted a series of videos of his strange journey on Snapchat after claiming he 'only went to Lidl for a loaf of bread'.Callum, from
HALLOWEEN party-goers are snapping up Kim Jong-un masks on eBay as the despot looks set to become an unlikely fancy dress favourite.
Few people are causing more horror in the world than the North Korean leader, as he threatens nuclear strikes against neighbours South Korea and Japan as well
ONE OF the leaders of the German far-right party is set to speak at Ukip’s annual conference this week, it emerged today.
A “senior member” of the AfD - which has just made it to Germany’s parliament for the first time - will address delegates from the stage on