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.
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.
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.
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.
The three footballers were watching the newly rebooted Crystal Maze when a tricky maths question came up.
By Emily Stephenson and Amanda Becker NEWTOWN, Pa./CLEVELAND (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.
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
A nine-year-old boy has been missing since yesterday after apparently returning to school to pick up his lunchbox. Maklaine Bottomley was last seen at 3.15pm on Thursday on Webster Street in Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, walking home with a foster parent. Inspector Azz Khan of Preston Police said: "We are becoming ever more concerned about Maklaine as he is just nine years old and has been missing from home for nearly 24 hours now.
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.
The Prime Minister objected to attempts to sideline the UK almost as soon as her debut EU summit began, Sky News understands. Theresa May intervened at the start of the conference on Thursday afternoon to register her difficulty at the European Union trying to decide future policy in the absence of the UK. "Mrs May said that she will not accept rubber-stamping EU decisions if the UK is not invited," EU sources told Sky News, although it is understood she was not suggesting the meetings of the remaining countries should end altogether.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — There has been little impact to the water supply so far from a ruptured pipeline during a freak storm in Pennsylvania that sent nearly 55,000 gallons of gasoline into a creek tributary, officials said Saturday.
Strictly Come Dancing is in crisis after five of its professional dancers will reportedly perform on tonight's show (Saturday 22 October) with a winter virus. Brendan Cole, 40, is already sidelined after he was treated in hospital for a lung infection and will be replaced by 26-year-old Gorka Marquez until he recovers. "Poor Brendan is gutted not to be able to dance with Anastacia, but he has to listen to his body as a lung infection is no laughing matter.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man swapped sexual text messages with a teenage girl while his toddler son sat dying in the back seat of the father's sweltering SUV, his young texting partner testified in court Friday.
“Please respect it as I bought it with my own money. Plus my Daddy risked getting arrested planting it!”
Just because you have two hands doesn't mean you should have to use both of them to type, right? Especially when you're typing on your iPhone. A developer named Steve Troughton-Smith found a one-handed keyboard on the Apple device.
A woman has died after being stabbed in the street during a daylight attack by "10 or 11 men" in Newcastle. Jodie Wilkinson, 27 and from Newcastle, was attacked during an apparent argument in Stanhope Street on Monday afternoon. Ms Wilkinson's male companion, 25, was also stabbed but has since been released from hospital.