A judge in the Californian county of Fresno has sentenced a man to 1,503 years in prison after he was convicted of raping his teenage daughter over a period of four years. This is thought to be the longest sentence in the Fresno court's history. Judge Edward Sarkisian of the Fresno Superior Court said the 41-year-old man, whose name has been withheld here so as to protect his daughter's identity, poses a "serious danger to society" while sentencing the accused.
As if The Great British Bake Off hasn’t suffered enough drama this year, fans of the show have been left outraged after it was confirmed that judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood DON’T bake the “perfect” bakes displayed ahead of the technical challenge. It has been reported that the pair are in hair and make-up getting ready for filming whilst expert bakers whip up the cakes and delicacies in the kitchen. Speaking to The Sun, an insider explained: “Mary and Paul have never made a single cake in the tent.
Earlier in the week it was reported that Cheryl’s ex-husband, Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini, was pleading with the star to return his late mother’s ring, which he gifted to the star on their first wedding anniversary. Alongside his mother’s ring, Cheryl has also returned her engagement ring and her £15,000 wedding band, according to The Sunday People. It was confirmed by the Central Family Court in London earlier this month that Cheryl will retain her full £20million fortune, with the successful French businessman not receiving a penny of his ex-wife’s estate.
Formally, yes, the heads of European Union institutions say Britain and its citizens will keep seats at council tables and in Parliament or go on with EU civil service careers in the two to three years left before it quits the 28-nation bloc. In reality, say British lawmakers and officials in Brussels - some of whom were offered trauma counselling by employers after the Brexit referendum four months ago to the day - they are already being sidelined, and expect further isolation. "Why should anyone listen to us?" said a British member of the European Parliament who forecast a December mid-term reshuffle of posts such as committee chairs will see many compatriots lose out.
The mother-of-two was walking past a hedge along Lansdowne Crescent in Worcester like any other normal Sunday afternoon when the reptile appeared out of nowhere and bit her leg. "It was as quick as anything," said Bullock, 57. Bullock managed to hobble home and treat her leg wound.
A murder investigation has been launched after a British man was found dead, bound to a bench with his trousers and underwear pulled down outside Malaga Airport, Spain. The body of Steven Allford, 51, was discovered on Friday (21 October). Police sources believe that Allford was choked to death and possibly sexually assaulted, but they are waiting on a post mortem examination to confirm the claims.
It has been reported that the Dear Darlin singer is banned from performing at any official events in Manchester. The Essex native left fans and Olympians bereft when he pulled out of the city’s Olympic and Paralympic parade show at the last minute on Monday and watched a Manchester United v Liverpool football game instead but his decision to ditch the gig infuriated councillor Pat Karney, who has told him he’s never allowed to play future shows in the borough. Scrambling to defend himself, Olly has hit back at Cllr Karney in an interview with The Sun newspaper and insisted he doesn’t know all the facts.
Christmas is still some good two months away, but Mariah Carey already seems to be in the mood for some festive dressing. The All I Want For Christmas Is You singer was recently spotted with chat show host James Corden as the two filmed for a Christmas special segment for the Late Late Show.
Civilians have hanged an Islamic State (Isis) militant from a lamppost, after the jihadists launched a dawn counter-offensive in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, say reports. In a bid to divert attention from the larger city of Mosul, 100 miles to the north-east where Daesh (Isis) are coming under sustained attacks, the jihadists launched a surprise offensive on Kirkuk with at least 42 insurgents attacking the city.
You don't have to be a millionaire (or billionaire) to dream about the rambling estates of moguls and movie stars. Here are just a few of our favorite properties that broke records when they were listed. From House Beautiful
Veronica Panarello throttled her son Loris Stival to death with electrical cables and abandoned his body in a remote gully in Santa Croce, Sicily. When Panarello confessed that her son had been killed, she blamed her husband’s father Andrea Stival. Panarello was found guilty of the boy’s murder and of concealing a body and jailed for 30 years.
SEATTLE (AP) — A toddler who died in a house fire was found with his dog and teddy bear next to him and authorities believe the dog tried to protect the boy, a spokesman for Spokane's fire department said Saturday.
Police arrested 21 people after a brothel raid where sex workers were being held against their will. Amongst those taken into custody was a woman who controlled four strip clubs. The network of Spanish brothels, which were disguised as hotels, had assets worth nearly four million euros seized.
By Emily Stephenson and Chris Kahn NEWTOWN, Pa./NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gained on his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton among American voters this week, cutting her lead nearly in half, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling released on Friday. The polling data showed Trump's argument that the Nov. 8 election is "rigged" against him has resonated with members of his party. "Remember folks, it's a rigged system," Trump told a Pennsylvania rally on Friday.
The three footballers were watching the newly rebooted Crystal Maze when a tricky maths question came up.
The mystery of Bermuda Triangle may have been solved according to a new documentary. A documentary by the Science Channel showcases new satellite imagery from NASA over coastal Florida, revealing "a series of hexagon-shaped clouds," which meteorologists say can produce 170 mph (273kmph) wind air bombs above the Bermuda Triangle. Steve Miller, a satellite meteorologist from Colorado State University, says that the straight-edged appearance of the clouds is pretty unusual.
Britain's biggest banks are preparing to move out of the country in early 2017 because of fears over the impending Brexit negotiations, while smaller banks are making plans to leave before Christmas, the chief executive of the British Bankers' Association Anthony Browne said. Banks in Britain depend on a European "passport" to serve clients across the 28-country European Union from one base and lenders worry that this right will end after Britain leaves the EU. Banks have already said they are making contingency plans to move some of their operations to continental Europe if Britain does not negotiate access to the EU single market after Brexit.
Tiger Woods has only one regret and it's not the 2009 cheating scandal that led to his divorce from his then-wife Elin Nordegren in 2010. In an hour-long interview on the Charlie Rose show on PBS, the pro-golfer spoke about making a comeback and dished on the mistakes he has made. Tiger reaffirmed his initial response and mentioned his highly scandalous divorce with Nordegren.
Fans were left worrying about Megan McKenna’s health last night, after she posted an incoherent Snapchat complaining that she was having problems sleeping. She admitted that she was also taking sleeping pills, and that her lack of sleep was making her genuinely sick. It’s been a rough few weeks for Megan – who’s still reeling from claims that her TOWIE boyfriend Pete Wicks sexted other girls during their relationship.