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Mandela family feud aired in court

Mandela family feud aired in court

The remains of Nelson Mandela’s three children have been dug up after his family won a court battle to have them moved on Wednesday. Authorities said three bodies were found in unmarked graves on the compound belonging to his eldest [read more]

Ian Brady claimed he killed four more people in recently revealed letters

Ian Brady claimed he killed four more people in recently revealed letters

Moors murderer Ian Brady, who, along with his accomplice Myra Hindley, abducted and killed five children, has claimed he killed four more people. The claims were made in recently revealed handwritten letters from Brady to former [read more]

122 arrested in secondary school raids in Chile

122 arrested in secondary school raids in Chile

Police in Chile have arrested more than 122 pupils in a police raid of secondary schools that had been taken over by their students for months as part of a protest against the Chilean education system. On Friday morning, Chile’s [read more]

US Supreme Court ruling is a victory of gay rights in America

US Supreme Court ruling is a victory of gay rights in America

The US Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that the federal government must recognise same-sex marriages in states where it is legal. Wednesday’s double ruling also paved the way for same-sex marriages in California. The two separate [read more]

Nelson Mandela confirmed to be on life support

Nelson Mandela confirmed to be on life support

Former South African President and anti-apartheid figurehead Nelson Mandela is now on life support in a Pretoria hospital, an elder from his clan has confirmed. Mandela who is due to celebrate his 95th birthday on 18th July was [read more]

Berlusconi found guilty in prostitution trial

Berlusconi found guilty in prostitution trial

The former Italian Prime Minister and head of the main coalition partner in the current Italian government, Silvio Berlusconi, has been found guilty of paying an underage prostitute for sex and later abusing his office to cover up the [read more]

Daily tablet to fight cancer could be offered in lieu of a mastectomy

Daily tablet to fight cancer could be offered in lieu of a mastectomy

About half a million healthy women with a family history of breast cancer are to be offered a five year course of drugs to help prevent the disease thanks to new NHS guidance published today. The National Institute for Health and Clinical [read more]

New York art studio brands Olympic Cauldron a copycat

New York art studio brands Olympic Cauldron a copycat

An American design studio has claimed that the Olympic Cauldron, which became the centrepiece of the London Olympics, was originally their idea. The cauldron, which consisted of petals lifting from the ground to merge together, has won a [read more]

Sopranos star dies aged 51

Sopranos star dies aged 51

Star of hit television show The Sopranos, James Gandolfini, died on Wednesday while on holiday in Rome. The 51-year-old actor, who is best known for his award-winning portrayal of New Jersey mafia boss Tony Soprano, is believed to have [read more]

UN figures suggest at least 93,000 killed in Syria

UN figures suggest at least 93,000 killed in Syria

At least 93,000 people have been killed in Syria according to the latest United Nations figures released today. These figures show that on an average 5,000 people have been killed every month since last July, with the rural Damascus and [read more]

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