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.
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.
Shayne Ward has reportedly been left “hugely embarrassed” after an x-rated sex tape of him leaked online. Snapshots and GIFs of the video have been circulating on social media, while blurred stills reveal Shayne’s face and chest tattoos, leading to huge embarrassment for the former X Factor winner. A source told The Sun that Shayne couldn’t believe that the privately shot footage – which was filmed years ago, when he was very much single – had even surfaced online in the first place.
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.
The three footballers were watching the newly rebooted Crystal Maze when a tricky maths question came up.
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
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.
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.
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.
While eBay might be full of useless crap, there are also some gems, like rare exotic cars that you just don't see everyday. Here's a selection of great ones that you should take a look at. From Road & Track
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.
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 change to Formula One's regulations has not worried Max Verstappen. He said: "It's good to make it clearer what's allowed and what's not."