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Daughter of mum who paid son to murder ‘abusive’ stepdad speaks out

A woman whose mum paid her brother to murder her "abusive" stepfather has spoken out for the first time about the crime that went unsolved for 12 years. Jeffrey Ola, then 35, was found riddled with bullets in his driveway after Lisa Ann Showalter paid Andrew-Scott Waddell to kill him to collect his life insurance […]

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Six in 10 adults admit pandemic made them worry for elderly parent’s futures

More than six in 10 adults say the coronavirus pandemic has heightened their fears for their parent's futures. A study of 2,000 adults aged 40 and over with elderly parents found half felt the restricted contact during the lockdowns has made them think about how they will care for them in years to come. And […]

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Ex-addict mum’s transformation after 19 overdoses and 6 years on streets

A mum hooked on crack and heroin at just 15-years-old overdosed 19 times before turning her life around. Madison McManus, 28, from New Jersey, US, is battling to win back custody of her nine-year-old daughter who she was forced to give up due to her horrendous addiction. It was Madison's boyfriend at the time who […]

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Mystery death of boy, 15, found upside down in snow as family hunt for answers

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox The family of a teenager who mysteriously died in the snow is desperate for answers. Alfie Lawton, 15, was found lying upside down with his head at the bottom of a steep bank near railway lines. He […]

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Jealous husband ‘blacked out’ when he tied up wife’s lover and cut off his penis

A jealous husband who tied up his wife's lover and cut off his penis with a pair of scissors claims he "blacked out" during the gruesome attack. Alex Bonilla, 51, allegedly said "this is normal, you will not die today" before snipping off three quarters of his next door neighbour's manhood. The father-of-five is then […]

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Man who vanished after entering building but not leaving found dead weeks later

A man who has been missing for over a month after CCTV footage captured him entering his apartment but never leaving has been found dead. Christopher Woitel, 50, was last seen on January 8 on surveillance footage from his apartment block in San Francisco, US. The computer programmer was captured walking up the stairs with […]

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Mum’s breast milk ‘turned neon green’ when she and her baby caught Covid

A young mum has told of a bizarre side-effect of coronavirus. Anna Cortez says her breast milk turned a terrifying shade of “neon green” – and a breastfeeding expert told her the colour change could have been triggered by the natural antibodies that fight infection and protect the baby. English teacher Anna from Monterrey, Mexico, […]

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Mum fuming after being sold ‘used’ toothbrush with ‘dried saliva’ on it

A mum claims a £25 toothbrush had crusted saliva and toothpaste on from a previous owner who must have returned it. Becky Redding, 48, was disgusted to find an electric toothbrush she had bought for her teenage daughter, had already been used, GloucestershireLive reports. When she took the item back to the Savers store in […]

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Pregnant mum, 20, beaten by monster boyfriend in the street after baby scan

A pregnant mum was savagely attacked by her partner in the street after her 28-week baby scan. Kerry Bamber was just 20 when her ex subjected her to the horrifying onslaught. The woman had to escape to a women's refuge with her baby and only now has she found the courage to open up about […]

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Scumbag husband covered wife in chilli powder before murdering her

A lying husband covered his wife in chilli powder before murdering her. Gurpreet Singh has been jailed for 19 years after being found guilty of murdering Sarbjit Kaur and lying to police to suggest she had been killed by burglars. The 45-year-old attempted to dupe police following his crime by staging a burglary and faking […]