Saturday, 3 May 2014

Family criticise Eamon Gilmore's failure to aid jailed Irish teen Ibrahim Halawa

Ibrahim Halawa

THE family of a teenager locked up in Egypt for nine months without charge have broken their silence to hit out at the Government and Foreign Affairs Minister Eamon Gilmore's failure to come to the Irish citizen's aid amid growing fears for his safety.

Terrorists bomb Kenyan tourist resort and bus shelter, killing three and injuring 16

An explosion ripped through a bus station in Mombasa, Kenya

The blasts ripped through a bus shelter and tourist hotel in the Mwembe Tayari area near to the centre of Mombasa, which is a popular destination for western tourists. The explosions happened simultaneously around 8pm and it is thought al Qaeda-linked Somali group al Shabaab is behind the attack, although nobody as yet claimed responsibility.


Amazing confession of World Cup security chief: 'FA is freaking out over safety in Rio'

FA security chief Tony Conniford is afraid about the safety of the England team during this summer's World Cup in Brazil

FA head of security Tony Conniford said senior figures in the England set-up were ‘freaking out’ over reports of crime and violence from Rio’s gang-ridden shanty towns, or favelas, the largest of which, Rocinha, is near England’s hotel.

Two drivers, one high and the other drunk, crash into each other

On Thursday evening, 38-year-old Malcolm Sidbury, of Albany, New York called 911 after another driver, 57-year-old Thomas Robbins of Poughkeepsie, New York, had sideswiped his car on the Taconic State Parkway.

Austrian children injected with malaria parasite

VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian commission following up on claims that doctors deliberately infected patients with malaria to treat others with syphilis says hundreds of people, including orphans in a psychiatric hospital, might have been infected.

17-Year-Old Allegedly Planned to Kill His Parents, Start a Fire to Divert Police and Bomb His School

John David LaDue has been identified as the high school junior who planned for months to kill his family before setting off bombs at the junior and senior high school in Waseca, MN.

Pregnant woman, 24, 'stabbed boyfriend to death because he didn't buy her anything on shopping trip'

Killer? Miata Phelan, pictured, allegedly stabbed boyfriend Larry Martin to death for not buying her gifts during a shopping trip

A pregnant woman is accused of stabbing and killing her boyfriend for not buying her gifts during a trip to a shopping mall. 

Two care workers caught abusing a quadriplegic man by secret cameras set up by his family

care home abuse

Shocking footage of Rita Page, 68, (left) and Lynette Crook, 33, (right) showed them smacking patient Daniel Moran's legs and swearing at him as they changed his bedding at the £3,000-a-week Priory Highbank Centre, in Bury, Greater Manchester.

Cow SHOT DEAD by police marksman after herd goes on the rampage

A cow was shot dead yesterday by a police marksman after a herd escaped

A policeman was hospitalised yesterday and a cow shot dead by a firearms officer after a herd of eight cattle went on the run in Bradley Stoke, Bristol.

Boy, 8, beaten to death with a rock trying to protect his sister, 12, from teenage rapist

The Virginia boy, identified by his pastor only as 'little Martin,' died on the spot after his relatives say his attacker threw a rock at his head to stop him from trying to intervene in his sister's rape.

A community in Richmond, Virginia, is reeling after an eight-year-old boy was beaten to death while trying to protect his 12-year-old sister from a rapist.

29-year-old Nigerian man kills his own daughter over plate of rice

According to a report by Tribune, a 29-year-old man named Kingsley Ekerete (pictured above), has been arrested for killing his own 7 year old daughter over a plate of boiled rice in Obimama, Oyigbo LGA of Rivers state.

Lady Caught Smuggling Marijuana Hidden In Noodles Into Kirikiri prison

British Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing As Nigerian Woman Gives Birth At 36,000ft

A plane flying from Nigeria to London had to make an emergency landing on a Spanish island when a woman gave birth in business class.