Three heroes who risked their lives to run into a huge fire at Manchester Dogs Home and rescue 20 dogs have picked up a top award recognising their bravery.
Jason Dyer, 41, his nephew Dean Rostock, 25 and stepson Danny Vere jumped over a fence and kicked open kennel doors after hearing dogs barking in panic. Last night they were honoured at the Animal Hero Awards in London.
The dad of British drugs mule Melissa Reid is spearheading a campaign to try to stop other kids finding themselves banged up in a foreign jail trying to make a quick buck smuggling drugs.
Melissa Reid from Glasgow and Michaela McCollum from Northern Ireland are both serving seven year terms in a Peruvian prison. The advert made by the Foreign Office and Prisoners Abroad warns would be smugglers about the consequences of getting caught abroad.
Today on the programme we're looking at fly tipping and the mess it causes across our country. We'd like to see your pictures of fly tipping near to where you live - send us a photo.
A pet owner in California has come up with a novel way of walking the dog - here's Munchkin the shih tzu strutting her stuff (wearing a bear costume) on a treadmill!
Man risked life and limb to rescue dogs from the burning Manchester Dogs Home
The Australian batsman Phil Hughes has died at the age of 25, Cricket Australia has announced on its official Twitter account.
In a statement, Cricket Australia said the batsman "never regained consciousness" after he was hit in the head by a cricket ball during a match between South Australia and New South Wales at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday afternoon.
Australian Team Doctor Peter Brukner said:
It is my sad duty to inform you that a short time ago Phillip Hughes passed away. He never regained consciousness following his injury on Tuesday. He was not in pain before he passed and was surrounded by his family and close friends.
As a cricket community we mourn his loss and extend our deepest sympathies to Phillip’s family and friends at this incredibly sad time. Cricket Australia kindly asks that the privacy of the Hughes family, players and staff be respected.
Andy Murray has popped the question to his girlfriend of nine years, Kim Sears, the tennis star's representative revealed.
The Wimbledon champion met Ms Sears in October 2005 at the US Open and is believed to have popped the question last Wednesday.
Murray's Mum Judy once called Kim "the best thing to happen to Andy".