Rapist pleasured himself on buses months before horror attack

A 23-year-old sex predator who raped a young woman was previously spared jail for playing with himself on buses. Harrowing CCTV footage showed the woman kicking Steven Lequesne and trying to fight him off as he raped her in bushes. Brave passer-by Christopher Fletcher rescued the victim, put Lequesne in

Anti-lockdown hairdresser hasn’t paid £8k fine despite getting £10k in donations

A hairdresser who stubbornly refused to close her salon during last autumn's lockdown has vowed not to back down after being hit with £8,436 in fines. Sinead Quinn was issued with ten charges of lockdown breaking activity by Kirklees Council 40 days ago for repeatedly opening Quinn Blakey Hairdressing in

Partner of £5.5m Lottery winner admits trying to murder her at £700k home

Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! A man has admitted trying to murder his partner who scooped £5.5 million on the National Lottery. Stephen Gibbs, 45, had initially denied attempting to kill Emma Brown on January 30 of this year at

Murdered backpacker’s sister dies at nine weeks pregnant in ‘double tragedy’

A family have been left devastated after a pregnant woman died in a “double tragedy” – five years after her sister was murdered in Thailand, an inquest has heard. Mystery still surrounds the death of Laura Daniels, 30, with doctors saying “no one knows” what caused the tragic 2019 incident

Instagram model, 23, facing prison over photos at Amsterdam sex museum

A 23-year-old Instagram model faces up to three years in prison after posting photos from a birthday trip to a sex museum in Amsterdam on social media. Merve Taskin is now facing prosecution under Turkey’s obscenity law, which makes it a crime to publish material that is deemed offensive on

‘Cruel’ ex Googled ‘perfect’ acid to throw on woman before scarring her for life

Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! A “cruel and bitter” ex-boyfriend stalked his former girlfriend for months and chucked acid in her face as she came home from work. Lucasz Przybyszewski, 37, had Googled the “perfect” acid to use in the