Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah was knighted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace today. Sir Mo, who retired from his track career at the end of summer this year, said: "I'm so happy to be awarded this incredible honour from the country that has been my home since I moved here at the age of eight."
A self-confessed 'ammunition freak' has been found guilty of supplying illegal handguns and homemade bullets used or found at more than 100 crime scenes, including three murders. Arms dealer Paul Edmunds, 66, imported weapons from America as well as fixing up antique guns and making thousands of bullets at his home in Gloucestershire. One Colt pistol he imported was used in a fatal shooting at a London nightclub, and he supplied ammunition used in two other killings and an attempt to shoot down a police helicopter.
A British doctor has defended himself from a shark attack - by punching the aquatic beast on the nose! Novice surfer Charlie Fry found himself in danger while out with a friend in waters off the coast north of Sydney on Monday - but says he was was saved by quick thinking inspired by professional surfer Mick Fanning, who fended off two attacks mid-competition in 2015.