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Mikhail Popkov: Russian ex-cop jailed for 56 more murders

Mikhail Popkov: Russian ex-cop jailed for 56 more murders

A Siberian policeman described as Russia's most prolific mass murderer in modern times has been given a second life sentence. Mikhail Popkov, 53, was found guilty of murdering 56 women near Irkutsk. He was already in jail for 22 other murders. He...

yesterday, 09:59 in World News
 
Muckamore Abbey seclusion room was 'dark dungeon'

Muckamore Abbey seclusion room was 'dark dungeon'

The mother of a severely-disabled man who is a patient at Muckamore Abbey Hospital described a seclusion room her son was placed in as "a dark dungeon". The woman said she was horrified that in 2017 the room was being used for people with...

yesterday, 09:03 in Regional
 
'Outdated' IT and old computers found in Welsh schools

'Outdated' IT and old computers found in Welsh schools

Technologies such as smartphones are not reflected in "outdated" IT qualifications being taught in schools and colleges, says a watchdog. A review by Qualifications Wales found students are ahead of the curve and already know the technology...

yesterday, 09:03 in Science &Technology
 
Interserve rescue plan prompts share collapse

Interserve rescue plan prompts share collapse

Shares in Interserve - one of the UK's largest providers of public services - have collapsed after it revealed it is seeking a rescue deal. The firm, which works in prisons, schools, hospitals and on the roads, has £500m of debts and says its rescue...

yesterday, 08:59 in Business
 
Vijay Mallya: India's most controversial businessman?

Vijay Mallya: India's most controversial businessman?

Controversial tycoon Vijay Mallya is waiting to learn whether he will be extradited to India to face charges of financial crimes. Once called the "King of Good Times" due to his extravagant lifestyle, the businessman has been embroiled in...

yesterday, 08:59 in Business
 
Walkers launches recycling scheme after storm over crisp packets

Walkers launches recycling scheme after storm over crisp packets

A recycling scheme for crisp packets has been launched by Walkers after it was targeted by protests on the issue. Walkers was the focus of a campaign where its crisp packets were posted back to the snack firm, which led to problems at Royal Mail...

yesterday, 08:51 in Regional
 
UK can cancel Brexit, says EU court

UK can cancel Brexit, says EU court

The European Court of Justice has ruled the UK can cancel Brexit without the permission of the other 27 EU members. The ECJ judges ruled this could be done without altering the terms of Britain's membership. A group of anti-Brexit politicians argued...

yesterday, 08:35 in Regional
 
Climate change: Trump coal event overshadowed at COP24

Climate change: Trump coal event overshadowed at COP24

White House representatives arrive at climate talks in Poland on Monday to promote coal and other fossil fuels. It's expected that President Donald Trump's energy adviser, Wells Griffith, will take part in the COP24 event. The controversial meeting...

yesterday, 07:47 in World News
 
Fortnite: Gamer charged with assault during live stream

Fortnite: Gamer charged with assault during live stream

A Sydney gamer has been charged after he was heard allegedly assaulting a woman during a live stream of the hugely popular game Fortnite. The 26-year-old man who goes by the handle MrDeadMoth was arrested after someone saw the video and reported it to...

yesterday, 07:47 in World News
 
Rental fashion: How luxury streetwear is changing the industry

Rental fashion: How luxury streetwear is changing the industry

If your budget doesn't stretch to the price of a designer item to wear this weekend, you could always just rent it. Alize Demange, who has just opened a pop up shop in London to do just that, thinks this could be how many people get new outfits in the...

yesterday, 07:19 in Regional
 
Vijay Mallya: India tycoon to learn extradition fate

Vijay Mallya: India tycoon to learn extradition fate

Indian drinks tycoon Vijay Mallya is due to find out whether or not he will be extradited from the UK to India, where he faces charges of fraud. Mr Mallya, who left India in March 2016 after defaulting on debts worth more than $1bn (£785m), will...

yesterday, 07:06 in World News
 
Carlos Ghosn: Former Nissan chair charged with financial misconduct

Carlos Ghosn: Former Nissan chair charged with financial misconduct

Japanese prosecutors have charged former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct, Japanese media report. He was arrested in November on accusations he under-reported his salary and used company assets for personal use. Mr Ghosn, who...

yesterday, 06:08 in World News
 
Brexit: Theresa May in final push to win support for deal

Brexit: Theresa May in final push to win support for deal

Theresa May is set to hold a series of private meetings with backbench MPs as she bids to win support for her Brexit deal before Tuesday's historic vote. The withdrawal agreement has been endorsed by EU leaders but now needs Parliament's backing....

yesterday, 05:12 in Regional
 
Ambani-Piramal wedding: Beyoncé sings at A-list Indian event

Ambani-Piramal wedding: Beyoncé sings at A-list Indian event

US singer Beyoncé has performed as part of the lavish festivities at the latest extravagant Indian celebrity wedding. Isha Ambani, the daughter of India's richest man, is tying the knot with Anand Piramal, son of another Indian billionaire, this...

yesterday, 03:37 in World News
 
Roger the kangaroo: Enormous roo dies aged 12

Roger the kangaroo: Enormous roo dies aged 12

Roger, a kangaroo who won global fame for his enormous size and impressive physique, has died at the age of 12. The roo was rescued as a joey after his mother was killed in a car accident, and grew up at the Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs in...

yesterday, 03:14 in World News
 


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