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Clubber, 23, left covered in blood with smashed front teeth after bottle attack

A young woman suffered a broken jaw and had her front teeth smashed in after a drunken yob hurled a wine bottle that hit her in the face. Cheyenne Mottishaw, 23, had been oblivious to the melee as she stood queuing with friends outside the Honeycomb nightclub in Sheffield on April 21 last year. Shocking […]

Litter pickers find terrifying bag of knives hidden under a bush

Residents out taking part in a community litter pick found these two huge Rambo knives hidden under a bush. Sheffield Councillor Alison Teal received a call from a group of volunteers in Nether Edge who spotted the blades wrapped up inside a plastic bag. She told The Star: ‘These were more than kitchen knives, they […]

Accused crossbow killer lied to police over whereabouts ‘to cover up gay affair’

The prime suspect of a retired lecturer’s murder lied to police about where he was because he didn’t want to reveal his gay affair, a court heard. Terence Whall, 39, is alleged to have ‘scoped out’ the remote Anglesey home of Gerald Corrigan, 74, before shooting him with a crossbow in the early hours of […]

Mum spared jail for calling trans woman ‘pig in a wig’ on Twitter

A mother-of-two who called a transgender woman a ‘Pig in a Wig’ in a series of offensive social media posts has been spared prison. Three police officers arrived at Kate Scottow’s home and arrested her in front of her children after receiving complaints from Stephanie Hayden. After a two day trial she was today found […]

Ex-cop’s ‘transphobic’ tweets deemed lawful after High Court battle

A former police officer who was contacted by fellow cops over a series of tweets has won a High Court battle. Harry Miller, 54, posted allegedly transphobic tweets referring to transgender women as stupid and referred to synthetic hormones. Humberside Police received a complaint and was told that his tweeting was being recorded as a […]

Teens shout ‘coronavirus at Asian man before breaking his nose and robbing him’

An East Asian man claims he was racially abused by two teenagers who attacked and robbed him in south-west London. The suspects reportedly shouted ‘coronavirus’ at Pawat Silawattakun, 24, before breaking his nose on Fulham Road, in what is thought to be the first hate crime linked to the infection reported to UK authorities. There […]

Girl, 14, dies from brain cancer weeks after friend raised £230,000

A 14-year-old girl has tragically died from a brain tumour only weeks after her friend raised enough money for her to get potentially life-saving treatment. Lily Wythe died on Saturday at Addenbrooke’s paediatric intensive care unit in Cambridge after being diagnosed with cancer in October. Her death came just a few weeks after her best […]