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Paedophile cop who raped 13-year-old girl is jailed for 25 years

Paedophile cop who raped 13-year-old girl is jailed for 25 years

A police officer has been jailed for 25 years after raping a 13-year-old girl. Ian Naude was convicted of 37 offences, including the attack on the little girl he met while investigating an incident at her family home. The paedophile cop also sent a...

Daily Record, Thursday, 13:20
 
Will Africa’s first high-speed train be a £1.5bn magic bullet for Morocco?

Will Africa’s first high-speed train be a £1.5bn magic bullet for Morocco?

“Many well-known guests have stayed here,” says Jimmy, the proprietor of the gift shop in the Hotel Continental, a stately pre-colonial landmark overlooking the Strait of Gibraltar. He runs down the list: Edgar Degas, Winston Churchill, Paul Bowles....

Guardian, Thursday, 13:09
 
Yemen war: Truce for lifeline port city of Hudaydah

Yemen war: Truce for lifeline port city of Hudaydah

Warring parties in Yemen have agreed to a ceasefire for the port city of Hudaydah, principal lifeline for two-thirds of the country. They reached agreement at the end of talks in Sweden brokered by the UN, which were aimed at ending nearly four years...

BBC, Thursday, 12:41
 
Resident Evil stuntwoman suing for more than £2.2 million after half her face and forearm 'torn off'

Resident Evil stuntwoman suing for more than £2.2 million after half her face and forearm 'torn off'

A stuntwoman who suffered horrific injuries in a nightmare accident on the set of Resident Evil is suing for more than £2.2m after claiming her film career has been destroyed. Olivia Jackson was performing a motorcycle stunt on the set of The Final...

Daily Record, Thursday, 12:38
 
Apple to create $1bn Texas base

Apple to create $1bn Texas base

Apple has announced plans to build a new campus in Austin, Texas, saying the project will involve a $1bn (£790m) investment. The company already has an existing base in the city. The iPhone-maker said it expected the latest move would eventually make...

BBC, Thursday, 12:33
 
Sri Lanka: president's dissolution of parliament illegal, top court rules

Sri Lanka: president's dissolution of parliament illegal, top court rules

Sri Lanka’s supreme court has rejected an attempt by the president to dismiss parliament and hold snap elections, extending a political crisis that has paralysed the island nation for more than six weeks. The court in Colombo ruled that Maithripala...

Guardian, Thursday, 12:27
 
Build-A-Bear flash sale gives shoppers 25% off all orders - but it's only on until tomorrow

Build-A-Bear flash sale gives shoppers 25% off all orders - but it's only on until tomorrow

As any parent will know, having a Build-A-Bear fan in the family can be a costly hobby, what with all the outfits and accessories available to dress your favourite ted. So if you're planning on stocking up on Build-A-Bear Christmas pressies, you'll...

Daily Record, Thursday, 12:21
 
Two Israelis and two Palestinians killed in West Bank violence

Two Israelis and two Palestinians killed in West Bank violence

A Palestinian shot dead two Israelis and wounded at least two others at a bus stop in the West Bank on Thursday, after Israeli forces killed two Palestinians. “A Palestinian opened fire at a bus stop killing 2 Israelis, severely injuring 1 &...

Guardian, Thursday, 12:11
 
Emptying wallet shuts German motorway

Emptying wallet shuts German motorway

Police in south-west Germany were forced to temporarily close a motorway after it started "raining" money. Banknotes were found blowing along the A98 in Baden-Württemberg on Thursday morning, according to local authorities. After a motorist...

BBC, Thursday, 11:59
 
Sri Lanka parliament sacking 'illegal'

Sri Lanka parliament sacking 'illegal'

Sri Lanka's top court has ruled that the president's dissolution of parliament last month was unconstitutional, as a political crisis continues to grip the nation. President Maithripala Sirisena dismissed his prime minister and replaced him with...

BBC, Thursday, 11:57
 
Knife crime offences rise to highest level since 2010

Knife crime offences rise to highest level since 2010

The highest number of knife and offensive weapon offences since 2010 were dealt with by the police and courts in the past year, official figures show. There were 21,381 knife and offensive weapon offences dealt with by the criminal justice system in...

Guardian, Thursday, 11:55
 
Grace Millane: New Zealand anger over Google naming murder suspect

Grace Millane: New Zealand anger over Google naming murder suspect

New Zealand's justice minister has said Google could face prosecution for sending a mass email which included the name of the man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane. The suspect was granted a temporary name suppression while he...

BBC, Thursday, 11:42
 
Black people more likely to have force used against them by police, data shows

Black people more likely to have force used against them by police, data shows

Black people in England and Wales are disproportionately more likely to have force used against them by police officers, especially firearms and Tasers, the first national statistics show. The figures, published by the Home Office (pdf) on Thursday,...

Guardian, Thursday, 11:39
 
Donald Trump Jr calls his father a Christmas 'regifter'

Donald Trump Jr calls his father a Christmas 'regifter'

Donald Trump’s eldest son has said the US president is a “regifter” who once gave him the same gift he had presented to his father the year before. Donald Trump Jr said in an interview with the US entertainment programme Extra that because he is his...

Guardian, Thursday, 11:39
 
Two Israelis killed amid spate of West Bank attacks

Two Israelis killed amid spate of West Bank attacks

Two Israelis have been shot dead by a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank, the Israeli military says, amid an upsurge of attacks in the area. One person was also severely injured when the gunman fired at a bus stop. A hunt for the suspect is under...

BBC, Thursday, 11:35
 


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