Man fights alligator to save his puppy and uses bare hands to open its jaws

Richard Wilbanks rescues his dog from an alligator in Florida

A brave man had his hands “chewed up” by an alligator to rescue his puppy from his vise-like grip. Richard Wilbanks, from Florida, USA, was caught on video jumping into shallow water and fending off the massive predator to rescue his poor dog. In the amazing clip, the man wades into the river and brings … Read more

Seven die after drinking methanol hand sanitiser when alcohol ran out at party

Seven die after drinking methanol hand sanitiser when alcohol ran out at party

Seven people have died and two others are in a coma after drinking hand sanitizer at a party when the alcohol ran out. The group of nine drank the antiseptic hand soap at a party in the village of Tomtor in Russia’s Yakutia region on Thursday. The first three victims were a 41-year-old woman and … Read more

Woman thought she was going to die at hands of abusive boyfriend

Woman thought she was going to die at hands of abusive boyfriend

A victim of domestic violence has described how she feared being killed if her ex-boyfriend forced her to kneel in a field after an argument. Naomi Baxter, 22, was trapped in an abusive relationship for 18 months. Connor MacDonald, 23, has physically assaulted Mrs. Baxter multiple times – spitting in the face, kicking and even … Read more

Woman's hands catch fire after she uses sanitiser gel

Woman's hands catch fire after she uses sanitiser gel

A woman suffered serious burns to her hands after she tried to start a fire moments after cleaning her hands with sanitiser. Karen Brawn, from Newent in Gloucestershire, says it was like fireball engulfing her hands, and says it could have been worse if she had touched her face. Karen had cleaned her hands with … Read more

Couple hold hands as they die of coronavirus within four minutes of each other

Couple hold hands as they die of coronavirus within four minutes of each other

A loving couple who had been married for over 48 years died within moments of each other after catching coronavirus. Johnny Lee Peoples, 67, and his wife, Cathy Darlene Peoples, 65, were holding hands in their last moments at the Novant Health Rowan Regional Medical Centre in Salisbury, North Carolina. They both contracted Covid-19 at … Read more

Mum who had hands chopped off with axe by ex 'insanely happy' after remarrying

Mum who had hands chopped off with axe by ex 'insanely happy' after remarrying

A mum-of-two whose violent husband chopped her hands off with an axe after wrongly accusing her of being unfaithful is now “insanely happy” after secretly remarrying. Margarita Grachyova, 27, who had complex surgery after the barbaric medieval-style attack, marked her first wedding anniversary on the weekend. The Russian campaigner – who has been praised for … Read more

Man catches deadly black mamba with his bare hands after finding it in house

Man catches deadly black mamba with his bare hands after finding it in house

A professional snake catcher has been filmed capturing a seven-foot-long black mamba with his bare hands after dragging it out of a shelf. Nick Evans, 26, from Durban in South Africa, said he received a call from a friend who saw a snake in her home in Westville. He said: “She was reading a book … Read more

NCAA board hands call on fall championships to each division

NCAA board hands call on fall championships to each division

The NCAA Board of Directors is allowing each division of the association to decide independently by Aug. 21 whether it will be able to conduct championship events safely in fall sports such as soccer, volleyball and lower levels of football during the coronavirus pandemic. The board had been considering what to do about fall championship … Read more

Boris Johnson has new Covid mantra: Hands, Face, Space

Boris Johnson has new Covid mantra: Hands, Face, Space

Boris Johnson has urged people to remember the slogan “hands, face, space” in combating Covid-19. The Prime Minister acknowledged that it was important to keep the advice being issued as simple as possible. It comes after the Government was accused of creating confusion around new rules issued late on Thursday for parts of northern England. … Read more

Woman whose husband cut off her hands celebrates engagement with parachute jump

Woman whose husband cut off her hands celebrates engagement with parachute jump

A brave mother-of-two whose husband cut her hands off in an axe attack after wrongly accusing her of cheating is getting remarried — and celebrating with her first parachute jump. Margarita Grachyova, 27, has won plaudits in Russia for her inspirational recovery and campaign against domestic abuse. Three years ago monster Dmitry Grachyov, a trained … Read more