August 23, 2019

King Richard III Remains Identified

A skeleton with a bashed in skull and a curved spine has been identified by scientists as the remains of English King Richard III. This brings to an end one of the longest running missing persons cases in English History. The news that Richard is dead was expected by his relatives after 528 years … [Read more...]

Violence as police clear UK traveller site

Police in riot gear have moved in to clear Britain's biggest illegal travellers' site, using tasers against iron-bar wielding protesters who bombarded them with rocks and urine. Officers broke down fences at the rear of the Dale Farm site in Essex while bailiffs began to smash low-rise brick … [Read more...]

Three more Pakistan cricketers named at betting scam trial

The prosecution in the Pakistan cricketers betting scam trial claim that the agent Mazher Majeed, 36, told an undercover reporter he had players he could control in relation to fixing. Former captain Salman Butt, 26, and fast bowler Mohammad Asif, 28, deny conspiracy to accept corrupt payments … [Read more...]

Rio Ferdinand loses privacy action against Sunday Mirror

Manchester United football star Rio Ferdinand has lost his High Court privacy action over a story in the Sunday Mirror about an alleged affair with Carly Storey. The Manchester United player was seeking substantial damages from MGN Ltd for misuse of private information. The case was over an … [Read more...]

Zara Phillips turns up in NZ to check on Mike Tindall

Royal newlyweds Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall have been caught on camera this morning in Dunedin, New Zealand. Zara Phillips arrived in Dunedin yesterday only a week after tabloid allegations of her new husband getting up close and friendly with a female patron at a Queenstown bar last … [Read more...]

David Cameron says police tactics for riots were wrong

British Prime Minister David Cameron says that the police have admitted they got their riot tactics wrong when faced with mass looting in London and other cities in England. David Cameron told MPs the riots in cities across England were "criminality pure and simple", but there were "far too few … [Read more...]

Wayne Rooney has hair transplant

Manchester United and England footballer Wayne Rooney has had a hair transplant¬† Details are sketchy but it appears his motive is to have more hair. Posting on Twitter as most stars are prone to do these days, Rooney said "Just to confirm to all my followers I have had a hair transplant, first I … [Read more...]

Four FIFA executive members accused by Lord Triesman cleared

The four Fifa executive committee members accused by former Football Association chairman Lord Triesman of asking for bribes in exchange for world cup hosting votes have been cleared. Lord Triesman, who ran the Football Association and its failed 2018 World Cup bid until last May, claimed that … [Read more...]

Elliot Turner posts photos from the night Emily Longley died

Elliot Turner the British man arrested after the death of New Zealand teen, Emily Longley has not made a public statement but he has now posted photos of her on Facebook taken on the night she died. Emily Longley, 17, known to friends as Barbie, died at Turners house in Bournemouth, southwest … [Read more...]

Emily Longley investigation follows drug leads

British police investigating the sudden death of Kiwi teenager Emily Longley in Bournemouth have been able to "piece together" the final moments leading up to her death. They are closely following lines of inquiry around Longley's possible drug taking on the night she died. The 17 year-old … [Read more...]

Arrests made in Emily Longley investigation

British police investigating the suspicious death of Kiwi teen, Emily Longley have arrested her on-off boyfriend Elliot Turner 19, and another 17 year old male. Emily spent time with the two youths, the day before she died, but their arrest is said to not be directly related to her death. Emily's … [Read more...]

Kiwi teens death in UK being investigated

A 17-year-old New Zealand girl has been found dead in Britain two days after telling her friends she had received frightening calls from a stalker. Emily Longley grew up in Auckland and attended Westlake Girls High School and Takapuna Grammar. She had been living with a relative in Bournemouth … [Read more...]

Last WWI veteran dies

There were over 70 million military personnel involved in the fighting in the First World War between 1914-18. The last of them, Claude Stanley Choules, died yesterday in Perth aged 110. Claude who served in the British Navy, was the last known veteran of the conflict still living. Mr … [Read more...]

League: Rabbitohs Sam Burgess out for season

South Sydney Rabbitohs forward Sam Burgess is out for the rest of the NRL season after undergoing an arthroscopy on his injured ankle. Rather than wait for the official announcement, Burgess used the currently favoured mode of communication for sporting stars - Twitter. The Englishman told … [Read more...]

Dilshan named Sri Lanka cricket captain

Tillakaratne Dilshan has been appointed captain of Sri Lanka for next month's tour of England. He will captain in Tests, ODI's and Twenty20's. The opening batsman was the leading scorer during the World Cup - which Sri Lanka co-hosted along with India and Bangladesh - with 500 runs at an average … [Read more...]