Soham child killer Ian Huntley is to sue the Prison Service for an attack by an inmate in March which left him hospitalized after his throat was slashed.
An Austrian man has died en-route to the hospital on Thursday after he was discovered being eaten alive by maggots. The shocking discovery was made by his partner and carer, who reportedly shared the same bed.
A couple have been arrested in France after bones wrapped in plastic was found in the garden of their previous home.
Security breach of the social network site Facebook results in personal information of 100 million users being published on Pirate Bay, the world’s largest file sharing website.
An Airblue flight destined for Islamabad has crashed into a hillside just outside the capital on Wednesday. At present, rescue efforts have been hampered due to the remote location and inclement weather at the scene. No indication as the cause of the accident has been given.
Catalonia Parliament is to vote against bullfighting. If the winning vote is against, they will become the first region of mainland Spain to ban bullfighting.
A yacht made almost entirely of plastic bottles and recycled materials has finished its arduous 15,000km journey across the Pacific on Monday. The boat sailed into Sydney Harbour completing a 4-month long journey, which began in San Francisco.
Upon revelations that some 90,000 confidential US military records have been leaked to the media, the “Wikileaks” website unveiled various hidden details regarding the war in Afghanistan and allied relationships based on the “unofficial” leaked reports.
Beginning his trial for the murder and torture of some 15,000 people during the 1970’s Khmer Rouge regime, Kaing Guek Eav (known as Duch) appeared regretful in issuing an apology to the UN-backed War Crimes Court. Victims and families connected with the atrocities were quick to denounce the shows of emotion as merely “crocodile tears” aimed at evoking sympathy from the judges.
Child abuse images found on computer of child killer Jon Venables has led to a further 2 years in prison after he admitted downloading and distributing indecent images of children.
A beer claimed to be the strongest in the world and served in bottles made of stuffed animals has been branded as “perverse” by Advocates for Animals spokespeople recently.
Thai state-owned natural gas and oil company PTT has been asked to pay for environmental costs of repairing the damage done by an oil spill in the Timor Sea last year. The request comes after Indonesia’s president demanded financial compensation for the spill in a national address this week.
Hong Kong tour guide accuses tourists of being tight fisted when dropped off at a jewelry store that was part of a package deal.
A thirty eight year old man has been reunited with his wife of a hundred an eight years old after his rehabilitation for drugs took him away from her for one year.
A Stewardess from Air France Airline has been arrested after robbing unsuspecting business class passengers of their money and valuables on over 100 long-haul flights. The passengers were robbed as they slept on largely Paris-Tokyo bound flights.
The number of children in parts of Africa being accused of witchcraft is on the increase, say the UN Children’s agency.
Geert Wilders, the populist anti-Islam politician, recently revealed that he had been garnering global support of his party’s policies with the plans on launching similar political wings in the USA, UK and a host of other European nations.
The category one Typhoon Conson hit the Philippine mainland of Luzon on Tuesday. At least four people have been confirmed dead, while a further 19 fisherman are missing. The death toll is expected to rise once the extent of the destruction has been investigated further.
Russian musician Mikhail Pletnev, speaking from a resort in Macedonia, has recently dismissed his ongoing trial for child sex offences in Thailand as “trivial” and a “setup.”
The assets of social networking giant “Facebook” have been frozen via a state court order in the US. The order was issued in response to a lawsuit filed by a New York man claiming he legitimately owns an 84% stake in the company.