One man arrested after police seize fentanyl, purple heroin in Lindsay

A Chatham, Ont., man faces drug-related charges as part of a drug investigation in Lindsay. City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service says the arrest came as part of the drug enforcement unit’s investigation into the distribution of Fentanyl and “purple” heroin in the town. Police say on Friday they attempted to speak with a suspect they believed was responsible for […]

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Yellow vest protester charged with harassment after incident with Tory MP Anna Soubry outside Parliament

James Goddard, 29, is also charged with two public order offences against a police officer and will appear in court on March 19. Goddard was arrested on January 12 following claims Ms Soubry was harassed in Westminster five days earlier. The MP had been taunted during a TV interview and then again by a group of men as she made her way […]

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When did Hugo Palmer go missing in Australia and what's the latest news on the Brit and French backpackers?

But when did they go missing and what's the latest? Here's what we know. When did Hugo Palmer go missing in Australia? Hugo Palmer and Frenchman Erwan Ferrieux have been reported missing since Sunday, after they were swimming or surfing at Shelly Beach, near Port Macquarie. A desperate search is now underway the two tourists in Australia after their car […]

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Bernie Sanders brands Donald Trump a 'racist, sexist, homophobe' as he launches 2020 presidential campaign

The 77-year-old stressed it is paramount that the Democrats kick Trump out of office. He said: "I think the current occupant of the White House is an embarrassment to our country. "I think he is a pathological liar… I also think he is a racist, a sexist, a homophobe, a xenophobe, somebody who is gaining cheap political points by trying […]

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Pope's sex abuse prevention summit explained

Pope Francis is hosting a four-day summit on preventing clergy sexual abuse, a high-stakes meeting designed to impress on Catholic bishops around the world that the problem is global and that there are consequences if they cover it up. The meeting opening Thursday comes at a critical time for the church and Francis’ papacy, following the explosion of the scandal […]

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Tanzania convicts Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ trafficker

Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ trafficker is convicted in Tanzania and faces dying in prison after shipping more than 400 elephant tusks from Africa to Asia Yang Fenlan, 69, was convinced of trafficking more than 400 elephants tusks  Dubbed the ‘Ivory Queen’ she was found to have moved tusks from Africa to Asia Two Tanzanian men were also found guilty for their role […]

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Jack the Ripper’s victims ‘were NOT prostitutes but homeless women’

Jack the Ripper’s victims were NOT prostitutes but homeless women killed in their sleep, claims new book Hallie Rubenhold has found evidence to suggest the women died in their sleep Historian points to inquest reports showing they were lying down when killed Four women were found in the street with no money, pointing to rough sleeping She claims researchers have […]

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Karl Lagerfeld dead aged 85 – Chanel fashion legend passes away in Paris as Victoria Beckham leads tributes to 'kind genius'

The fashion icon died after several weeks of ill health and was rushed to hospital in Paris last night. The exact cause of death last night was not yet known, but his health had been failing for several weeks and there was widespread concern when he did not appear at the end of the recent Chanel Show in Paris. Victoria […]

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