News archive from 5 June 2012, page 11

Four jailed over Prophet cartoons terror plot

Four men have been jailed for 12 years each for plotting a gun attack on a Danish newspaper over its cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, whose publication in 2005 sparked deadly riots across the Muslim world. The men, a Tunisian and three Swedish...

 

England handed boost with French star M'Vila set to miss crunch clash

Yann M'Vila is set to miss next Monday's clash against England with an ankle injury. The France midfielder limped off in last week's warm-up clash against Serbia.

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 

Bear that ate killer put down

Canadian conservation officers have put down a black bear they think ate the remains of a convicted murderer. British Columbia environment minister Terry Lake said the bear’s description matched that of one seen guarding a food stash that contained...

 

Liverpool, Chelsea and City to fight it out for Birmingham starlet Nabay

Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City are battling to sign 14-year-old Birmingham midfielder Foday Nabay. Meanwhile, Wigan have joined the race for ex-Sunderland keeper Craig Gordon who is a free agent. QPR are to make Samba Diakite's loan from Nancy...

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 

Mass killer Breivik moans about his wrecked childhood bike

Self-confessed mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has told his Norwegian trial about instances from his childhood and adolescence when he was supposedly slighted by Muslims, seeming to suggest they played a role in his radicalisation. Breivik...

 

Schweinsteiger wins race to be fit for for Germany's opener against Portugal

Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has recovered from a thigh injury. The Bayern Munich star, who was injured in the Champions League final against Chelsea, missed Thursday's 2-0 warm-up win over Israel.

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 

24 East Europeans jailed for helping Gaddafi prepare missiles

A LIBYAN military court has handed down long prison terms to a group of men from the former Soviet Union accused of serving as mercenaries for Muammar Gaddafi in last year's war. One Russian man, deemed the group’s co-ordinator, was given a life...

 

Armed militia storm Tripoli airport after leader’s kidnap

LIBYA'S international airport was closed yesterday after being stormed by militia men angry about the kidnapping of their commander. Passengers and flight crews watched in astonishment as jeeps with machineguns mounted raced on to Tripoli airport’s...

 

Arrest after woman dismembered

Berlin police have arrested a 32-year-old man on suspicion he killed and dismembered his wife, possibly in front of her six children. Police said the 30-year-old was killed early yesterday morning in the Berlin district of Kreuzberg.

 

Haye v Chisora is licensed, insists Warren as Luxembourg Federation considers options

Frank Warren has denied that Dereck Chisora's fight against David Haye next month will be unlicensed.The controversy surrounding the July 14 bout in London escalated at the weekend when the European Boxing Union threatened to expel the Luxembourg...

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 

New Monaco boss Ranieri plotting swoop for Tottenham defender Bassong

Monaco boss Claudio Ranieri wants to make Sebastien Bassong one of his first signings. The Spurs defender, 25, is also wanted by Russian side Rubin Kazan. Tottenham hope to sign Ajax centre half Jan Vertonghen but are unlikely to pursue a deal for...

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 

UAE official victim of alleged beating

Hungarian prosecutors are examining an incident in which an official from the United Arab Emirates' chess federation was allegedly beaten by members of a police patrol on the lookout for illegal migrants. Saud Mohammed al-Marzooqi sustained broken...

 

Bus crash kills 25 in wedding party

A BUS carrying a wedding party plunged into a ditch in Pakistan's north, killing 25 people. The bus was carrying about 100 people back from a wedding ceremony in Kahuta, about 40 miles south-east of the capital of Islamabad, late on Sunday night.

 

'Nerve bypass' helps paralysed man move arm

Revolutionary surgery has given a paralysed man the ability to move his arms and hands again, it has been widely reported. The surgery, which made global news, has shown that rewiring nerves may allow surgeons to restore basic arm and hand control...

 

Torch relay disrupted by protest

The Olympic torch relay has been disrupted following a dissident republican protest in Northern Ireland. One man was arrested after minor scuffles with police as the flame was about to pass the peace bridge linking the divided communities in...

 


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