Engineering graduate, 55, kept his father's head wrapped in a nappy in a freezer at the family home, court hears

John Garrett O'Sullivan, 55, appeared before a judge in Londonderry Magistrates' Court on Monday charged with attempting to prevent the lawful burial of his father, Noel O'Sullivan, 86.

'Professional' victim who made £35,000 from more than 100 disability complaints ordered to pay £20,000 in costs for his 'vexatious' claims

In February the Mail reported that Christian Mallon was applying for 2,000 jobs a year, many of which he was totally unqualified for, then claiming compensation.

UK weather: Sunseekers flock to Britain's beaches before mini-heatwave ends with rain sweeping in amid threats of thunderstorms on the way

Sunseekers have flocked to Britain's beaches to soak up the rays before the min-heatwave ends with rain sweeping in and threats of thunderstorms on the way.   

UK Weather: Heatwave hits as FOUR heat health alerts are issued with Britain facing 30C temperatures this week and uncomfortable tropical nights

The mini heatwave has sparked the UK Health Security Agency to sound the alerts for large swathes of the UK.

Have house prices risen or fallen in YOUR area? Use our interactive calculator to find out - as data shows average UK home increased in value by £6,000 last year

Across the UK, houses increased in value by 2.2 per cent in the 12 months up to May, compared with 1.3 per cent in the twelve months to April.

Keir Starmer's chief aide Sue Gray accused of attempting to 'subvert' ministers in a bid to fund £310m project for derelict stadium in her native Northern Ireland

The dilapidated sports ground has been earmarked to host five football matches at the 2028 European Championships , which is being hosted by the UK and Ireland.

UK Weather: Heatwave hits! Britain faces 30C temperatures this week and uncomfortable tropical nights - even though we have already been hit by 97 per cent of July's average rainfall already

The scorching weather will be a welcome break from the summer deluge in a month that has already been hit by 97 per cent of July's average rainfall.

Rain stops play at Wimbledon and dampens spirits at Henley as Met Office warning map shows where downpours will hit worst tomorrow

Fans at SW19 and Henley guests on the River Thames were spotted in waterproof ponchos and umbrellas as they scrabbled to find places to let their hoods down.

Sinn Fein becomes Northern Ireland's largest Westminster party for first time after DUP loses three MPs - including surprise defeat for Ian Paisley in seat his family has held since 1970

The result leaves Sinn Fein with seven seats in Westminster, the same as it won back in 2019 - and could now increase pressure for an Irish unity referendum by 2030.

Raining on our parade! Crowds at Wimbledon and Henley Royal Regatta use their jackets to protect themselves from drizzle - but wet conditions set to ease later before another warm evening

Crowds at the Henley Royal Regatta were pictured with glum faces while using their jackets to protect themselves from the drizzle today.

What a difference a day makes! Glastonbury revellers brave the rain as 30C heatwave comes to an abrupt end - with showers in the north as temperatures fall to 18C

Wednesday was the hottest day of the year so far, the Met Office has said - as thousands of Brits flocked to the beach, went for a swim and flocked to Glastonbury.

What a difference a day makes! Glasto revellers brave the rain after partying in 30C heatwave 24 hours earlier - as four-day heat alert for UK comes to an end today

Wednesday was the hottest day of the year so far, the Met Office has said - as thousands of Brits flocked to the beach, went for a swim and flocked to Glastonbury.

'Are you two REALLY the best that we can do?' Moment BBC Election audience member 'steals the show' by asking Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer if either of them are fit to be PM

This is the moment a BBC debate audience member stole the show by asking both Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer: 'Are you two really the best that we can do?'

'It's 4am, it's too hot to sleep and my fan is literally blowing hot air around my room': Brits share hilarious memes on social media about how they couldn't sleep amid heatwave

Hot and bothered Brits have taken to social media to share their sleepless nights as the UK basks in high temperatures.

UK wilts in 31C heatwave: Cavalry Guard 'faints' on the Mall during rehearsals - as officials issue four-day heat alert before scorcher makes way for thunderstorms

The guard is thought to have passed out on the Mall in London during a procession rehearsal for a state visit of the Emperor and Empress of Japan.

Four-day heat alert in force TODAY as UK braces for 31C heatwave: Map shows which parts of England will roast this week - as Met Office tells Brits to brace for thunder after scorcher

The yellow heat health alert was issued by the UK Health Security Agency and Met Office for most of England, with all but the North East included in the warning from this morning.

The gender reveal surprise that went pop: Father-to-be accidentally bursts balloon filled with confetti ahead of family party

Simon and Bronagh Laverty, from Craigavon, Northern Ireland, were getting ready to host family and friends to share the happy news about whether they were having a baby boy or baby girl.

BBC bosses left red-faced after advertising role asking for candidates to apply if they 'identify as DEAD'

The unfortunate blunder was spotted on the advert for a full-time 'Assistant Producer, Audio North (Classical Music)' based in MediaCity UK, Salford.

Brits can FINALLY expect 'more summer-like' weather with temperatures reaching 24C after enduring a wet and grey start to June

The Met Office said temperatures could reach as high as 24C in south-east England and 20C in Scotland by Friday.

REBECCA ENGLISH: The real reason why Kate was determined to join her 'kiddies' and 'Grandpa Wales' on the balcony... plus what a source did when I asked if the King would see Harry and his other grandchildren this summer

His full title is Charles the Third, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of His other Realms and Territories, King, Head of the Commonwealth.

Hero Navy pilot with tumour stretching from his chin to his heart is saved by a 12-hour operation

Rich Sutton, 53, was diagnosed 12 years ago with epithelioid fibrosarcoma - a rare and usually fatal cancer that begins in the bone but can spread anywhere, making it difficult to treat.