Man accused of Christchurch shooting appears in court

The man accused of shooting 50 people dead at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch has reappeared in court. Brenton Tarrant is accused of murdering the worshippers during Friday prayers on 15 March. After the attack he was charged with one murder and remanded without plea but New Zealand police later said he would face 50 charges […]

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Premier League accused of 'double standards' for not holding mosque massacre tribute ahead of games

ENGLISH footie chiefs have been accused of double standards for not holding tributes following the New Zealand mosque shootings. The attacks by a right-wing terrorist saw 50 people killed and many more injured. Premier League clubs wore black armbands and played the French anthem before games after the Paris attacks in 2015. But despite Six Nations and rugby league matches […]

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Spanish government accused of lying over remains of Franco victims

Madrid: Officials in Madrid have been accused of lying about the cremation of 3000 civilians, executed under the brutal regime of Francisco Franco, after heavy rains exposed a mass grave. An archeologists inspects a grave with the remains of what is believed to be two republican prisoners killed during the Spanish Civil War, in the small Pyrenees village of Leranoz, […]

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Florida woman accused of helping teens use app for 'prostitution dates'

Amber Peak. 33, of Lake Worth, Fla., was arrested Sunday on charges that include sex trafficking of a minor and child abuse, officials said. (Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office) A South Florida woman was arrested Sunday for allegedly sex-trafficking teens by introducing them to a phone app to advertise themselves for prostitution, investigators said. Amber Peak, 33, was charged with human […]

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Speaker accused of ‘Poppadom Plot’ dinner with Remain Tory Ken Clarke

The ‘Poppadom Plotters’: Speaker John Bercow faces conspiracy accusations after being overheard asking arch-Remainer Ken Clarke during dinner at curry house: ‘Where do we go from here?’ Speaker John Bercow has been accused of bending Commons rules to hurt PM Mr Bercow was spotted dining with arch-Remainer Ken Clarke near Westminister Mr Clarke voted against Article 50 but has backed […]

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Disney accused of 'colonialism and robbery' for trademarking 'hakuna matata' Lion King catchphrase

More than 70,000 people have signed a petition demanding the Hollywood studio drop its commercial rights to the Swalhili phrase amid outcry over alleged cultural appropriation. The expression means "no worries" in the language, which is spoken across Africa and is the national language of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Zimbabwean activist Shelton Mpala who […]

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Mother accused shooting, killing 14-year-old daughter during 911 call

Mother accused of shooting dead her 14-year-old daughter as she was on the phone to 911 because she’d ‘zip-tied her father and then tasered him’ while fighting over custody of their two children Svetlana Laurel, 52, is suspected of killing her daughter, Natalie Gulizia, 14 Svetlana was let into her ex-husband’s house by the divorced couple’s son, 12  Her ex-husband […]

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Phoenix man accused of killing wife said she'd 'become a burden' after her stroke, police say

Police say a Phoenix man, 45-year-old Jonathan Conaway, accused of killing his wife told officers his spouse had become a burden after she suffered a stroke. (Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office) Police say a Phoenix man accused of killing his wife told officers his spouse had become a burden after she suffered a stroke. They say 45-year-old Jonathan Conaway remains jailed […]

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