Mother-of-two, 27, ‘took her own life after two men raped her’

Mother-of-two, 27, ‘took her own life after two men drugged and raped her and filmed their attack’, her family claims Jenna Johnson, 27, was found dead at her home in Thurso, Scottish Highlands  Relatives believe she feared a video of her being attacked would be circulated She had woken to find herself covered in bruises and scratches ten days earlier […]

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‘Please don’t send me back’: Australian soccer player faces Thai court

Bangkok: Hakeem al-Araibi has made a desperate plea for freedom ahead of his extradition hearing in Thailand. “Please don’t send me back to Bahrain, they will torture me,” Araibi said as he was briskly walked past a large contingent of international media outside a Bangkok court on Monday, his legs shackled and feet bare. Hakeem Al-Araibi has arrived at a […]

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With El Chapo’s fate in balance, his kin keep the faith back home

With the trial of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán generating headlines in the US, Phoebe Eaton flew to Culiácan, the capital of Mexico’s Sinaloa state and — in the words of Guzman’s arresting DEA agent — “the lions’ den of the most powerful cartel in the world.” Looking for his family and for answers, she found them, making the trek into […]

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How to be unbeatable? Beats me!

After playing near flawless tennis to thrash Frenchman Lucas Pouille in the Australian Open semi-final, Novak Djokovic said: "I guess you're driven by some force that takes over you. You feel divine, like in a different dimension." After another unblemished triumph over Rafael Nadal in the final, he said: "It's quite pleasantly surprising to myself as well … under the […]

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‘Help me’: Australian woman’s desperate messages from Thai immigration detention

An Australian woman has begged a friend for help after being put in detention in Thailand. A week after she was due back in Sydney, Claire Johnson messaged a friend saying she was "so scared" and asked her to contact the consulate. Claire Johnson is being held in detention in Thailand.Credit:Facebook "I'm concerned for her to be in that position […]

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NBL title race wide open as Melbourne, Sydney face mid-season test

Melbourne United’s clash with Sydney Kings on Sunday was already primed to be a show-stopper but the mixed fortunes of other NBL contenders suddenly makes this game as big as any this season. Three games ago, Perth Wildcats had an 11-2 record and appeared destined to finish top of the league and be the title favourites. But Perth have dropped […]

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Dereck Chisora sends cheeky message to Dillian Whyte ahead of heavyweight clash

The 34-year-old drew gasps from the crowd as he came in at 17st 8lbs 3oz – the lightest he has weighed since he faced Kubrat Pulev in May 2016. Chisora has underwent a vigorous training regime since teaming up with manager David Haye, but looks to be in the best condition of his professional career. He has come in four pounds […]

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