India activist Kailash Satyarthi’s stolen Nobel medal recovered

India activist Kailash Satyarthi’s stolen Nobel medal recovered

Image copyright AP Image caption Kailash Satyarthi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 A replica of a Nobel medal, which was stolen from the home of Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi in New Delhi, has been recovered, police say. His Nobel certificate as well jewellery and other personal items were also recovered. […]

Thousands told to evacuate in face of California dam risk

Media captionWater flows from California dam spillway for first time in history At least 130,000 people in northern California have been told to evacuate their homes after the tallest dam in the US was weakened by heavy rainfall. The emergency spillway of the 770 ft (230m) tall Oroville Dam could collapse at any moment, officials […]

Leaked sex tapes provoked woman’s suicide

In April 2015, the 31-year-old from Mugnano, on the outskirts of Naples, sent a series of sex videos to five people via WhatsApp. The recipients included her boyfriend Sergio Di Palo, with whom she had an unstable relationship. The videos showed her performing sex acts with a number of unidentified men. Leaked sex tapes provoked […]

Romanian protesters use mobile phones to protest

Thousands of people protested in the Romanian capital of Bucharest on Sunday night. Crowds gathered outside government offices in the latest of two weeks of protests. Romanian protesters use mobile phones to protest

Mizzou hosts 2018 in-state football targets – STLtoday.com

COLUMBIA, MO. • Barry Odom and his Missouri football staff weren’t kidding about the importance of the 2018 collection of in-state recruits. Mizzou has already offered scholarships to 10 in-state targets, and on Sunday, Odom’s staff arranged to have all 10 on campus for unofficial recruiting visits.  All seven of the St. Louis […]

Israel bars Peru’s fugitive ex-leader Alejandro Toledo

Israel bars Peru’s fugitive ex-leader Alejandro Toledo

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Toledo governed Peru from 2001 to 2006 Israel says Peru’s fugitive former President Alejandro Toledo, wanted on corruption charges, will not be allowed to enter the country. His arrest was requested in Peru last week over allegations he took $20m (£16m) in bribes. He denies wrongdoing. The ex-leader was […]

Baghdad’s Green Zone hit by rockets after deadly clashes

Baghdad’s Green Zone hit by rockets after deadly clashes

Image copyright EPA Image caption Police fired teargas at protesters earlier on Saturday Several rockets have hit the high security Green Zone in Iraq’s capital, Baghdad, hours after clashes at a protest left at least five dead. There were no immediate reports of casualties in the Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies […]

Undercover filming reveals UK prison chaos

Undercover filming reveals UK prison chaos

Image caption Undercover footage shows prisoners incapacitated by drugs Chaos in one of the biggest prisons in the country has been revealed in secret filming for the BBC. An undercover reporter spent two months at HMP Northumberland, which houses up to 1,348 male inmates, for Panorama. He discovered widespread drug use, a lack of control, […]

Online dating conmen ‘using love letter templates’

Online dating conmen ‘using love letter templates’

Image copyright Thinkstock People looking for love online are being urged to do a search of phrases in the messages they receive to help them spot sweet-talking conmen. A new UK campaign, starting on Sunday, aims to raise awareness about the growing problem of online dating fraud. The campaign, Date Safe, suggests criminals are using […]