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Daily Mail reader donates £100,000 to appeal to save young boy’s life

The parents of little leukaemia patient Zac Oliver reached his £500,000 treatment target last night after a mystery donor read of his plight in the Daily Mail and gave...

Former Royal navy officer’s 230-year-old home goes on sale for £120,000

A 230-year-old home frozen in time – cluttered with Beatles records, fur coats and a stuffed tiger’s head – has been put on the market for the first...

Chinese engineers rotate two 7,000-tonne rail bridge sections into place

Chinese workers are constructing a huge high-speed railway bridge over another high-speed railway bridge which remain open.  To complete the challenging engineering...

Celebrities join family’s bid to raise £500,000 for their bou who is suffering from leukaemia

A mother’s love: Four-year-old Zac with Hannah Oliver-Willets At four years of age, little Zac Oliver should have his whole life ahead of him. And if his parents...

Married couple who stole £37,000 for lavish holidays are jailed

A ‘greedy’ married couple who stole £37,000 from parking metres to spend on lavish holidays have been jailed for a total of 66 weeks. John Riley, 62, and...

Simon Cowell donates £50,000 to four-year-old Zac Oliver’s crowdfund for treatment of rare cancer

Simon Cowell has donated £50,000 to four-year-old Zac Oliver’s crowdfunding page, after encouraging others to help too. The music mogul, 59, posted a video...

Stolen painting valued at £20,000 auctioned by Christie’s – to amazement of original owners

A painting that was featured on Antiques Roadshow 30 years ago and sold in July this year has been revealed to be a stolen piece. ‘Portrait of Mary Emma...

Meghan Markle wore £6k worth of jewellery to royal wedding

The loose-fitting Givenchy coat Meghan wore to Princess Eugenie’s wedding sparked rumours she could be pregnant. And while royals watchers were distracted by the...

Senior civil servant hounded out of his job by ‘Shameless’ Baroness Scotland wins £300,000 payout

Ram Venuprasad (pictured) who was pushed out of his post at the Commonwealth Secretariat after he was wrongly blamed for leaking documents to the Daily Mail A senior...

Boris Johnson offers after-dinner speeches for £30,000 a time as he raises funds for his divorce

Boris Johnson has signed up to give £30,000-a-time speeches on the after-dinner circuit as he seeks to raise cash to fund his divorce. The former foreign secretary has...