Inside the cyber den of a man who allegedly spammed Australians with more than 17 million scam texts using a specially designed machine

By Sarah Liversidge For Daily Mail Australia Published: 10:47 GMT, 13 December 2023 | Updated: 10:47 GMT, 13 December 2023 A 39-year-old man who allegedly sent 17 million scam texts his lounge room using a specially designed machine has been arrested following a dramatic police raid. Detectives from the cybercrime squad on Tuesday morning broke down … Read more

Former extremism tsar says she is ‘baffled’ the Home Office has failed to act on her proposals to tackle radicalisation

Dame Sara Khan said her proposals were left ‘sitting on a shelf gathering dust’ By David Barrett Home Affairs Editor Published: 01:31 GMT, 18 December 2023 | Updated: 01:41 GMT, 18 December 2023 The former extremism tsar has said she is ‘baffled’ by the Home Office‘s failure to act on her proposals to tackle radicalisation. … Read more

Boston Market fast-food chain on the brink as owner files for bankruptcy protection, stores are evicted and employees and vendors are left unpaid

Boston Market had its headquarters seized, and has over $329,000 in unpaid sales and payroll taxes Its owner Jignesh Pandya has personally filed for bankruptcy protection which leaves the future of the company in doubt, according to The News Tribune   Boston Market, which began in Newton, Massachusetts, once had over 1,200 restaurant locations but this … Read more

can How many fingers Internet stumped over the number fingers displayed in this optical puzzle – can YOU work it out?

An optical illusion image shared on TikTok has leaves baffled observers divided The cryptic image displays a hand with several other hands attached to fingers Observers to guess how many total fingers there are as people’s answers clash  By Jowena Riley Published: 08:12 GMT, 17 December 2023 | Updated: 10:23 GMT, 17 December 2023 If … Read more

Aussie travel agency collapses leaving holidaymakers out of pocket ahead of Christmas

By Lisa Edser For Daily Mail Australia Published: 05:58 GMT, 18 December 2023 | Updated: 08:35 GMT, 18 December 2023 An Aussie travel agency has collapsed with dozens of travellers left out of pocket ahead of Christmas. Syon Travels, which operates from a house in Victoria, announced it had gone into liquidation in early December. As … Read more

Alex Batty’s life in French farmhouse revealed: ‘Abducted’ British boy stayed with couple who took him under their wing while his mother lived in ‘spiritual communities’ – but left for UK to get new ID papers so he could go to school

Abducted teenager Alex Batty set off to Britain last Sunday in a bid to get new identity papers so he could enroll at a French school and get an education, the owner of the isolated farmhouse in the Pyrenees mountains has revealed. Alex, or Zach, as he was known, arrived at the remote Gite de … Read more

Over 100 colourful tractors covered in Christmas lights delight locals in annual Banbury festive fundraiser

 The Christmas Tractor Run in Oxfordshire, has taken place every year By Emily Jane Davies Published: 20:36 GMT, 17 December 2023 | Updated: 14:15 GMT, 18 December 2023 Crowds lined the streets to catch a glimpse of 100 tractors decorated with Christmas lights for an annual festive fundraiser last night. The Christmas Tractor Run, held in … Read more

Generous Aussie pays off all Christmas lay-by items at a popular toy store

By Olivia Day For Daily Mail Australia Published: 02:21 GMT, 18 December 2023 | Updated: 07:38 GMT, 18 December 2023 A Good Samaritan has paid off $12,500 in remaining lay-by fees at his local toy store  leaving grateful customers in tears.  The local businessman contacted Bunbury Toyworld, in Western Australia, to ask the owners if … Read more

UFC Gym Australia collapses into liquidation owing millions

By Kevin Airs For Daily Mail Australia Published: 02:28 GMT, 18 December 2023 | Updated: 07:43 GMT, 18 December 2023 UFC Gym Australia and New Zealand, once boasting over 10 fitness centres in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, and the Gold Coast, has been ordered into liquidation by the NSW Supreme Court. The company’s collapse has left … Read more

The city Aussies are fleeing in droves – and the one we can’t seem to get enough of

By Stephen Johnson, Economics Reporter For Daily Mail Australia Published: 03:10 GMT, 18 December 2023 | Updated: 07:53 GMT, 18 December 2023 Australians are fleeing a congested big city in droves to escape high house prices and the ever-growing population as overseas immigration surges at a record pace.  A record 518,100 overseas arrivals flooded into … Read more

MPs are in line for 7.1% pay rise to £92,700 in April – with tax-free daily allowance for peers set to hit £366 – after bumper public sector settlements

By James Tapsfield, Political Editor For Mailonline Published: 09:03 GMT, 18 December 2023 | Updated: 10:26 GMT, 18 December 2023 MPs are in line for a 7.1 per cent pay rise in April after a series of bumper public sector settlements. The metric usually used to set politicians’ salaries would see them rise by more … Read more

Merry Christmas from the SNP! Scandalous state of city’s iconic street

 Backlash over council’s decision to tear up pavement at busiest time of the year  Festive shoppers forced to dodge metal barriers and muddy puddles By Krissy Storrar For The Scottish Daily Mail Published: 00:00 GMT, 18 December 2023 | Updated: 09:09 GMT, 18 December 2023 It is one of Scotland’s most iconic streets, standing at … Read more