Saturday, 6 December 2014
A British expat has been reunited with his leather wallet and passport – nearly two decades after they were lost during a train ride across Switzerland.
It appears no one stole anything during the 18 years that Colin Mendoza’s wallet was missing as it still contains the passport and his long-expired credit cards, driving licence, receipts and an identification card from an old job.
A Swiss wildlife photographer who was held hostage by Islamic extremists for more than two years has dramatically escaped to his freedom by cutting his captor's throat with a machete.
Hostage Lorenzo Vinciguerra bravely fled from his kidnappers during a clash between insurgents and governments troops in the southern Philippines.
Mr Ekpendu who was until his appointment a deputy Comptroller General (Administration) is from Imo state.
Police stop-and-search powers are often blamed for causing racial tensions in communities, but now the true scale of the problem has been laid bare.
In London, one police officer used stop-and-search powers 54 times in just six months, almost entirely on black men aged between 10 and 19, but didn't find enough evidence to make a single arrest.
Ian Griffin, 45, who had been called a 'lying British gigolo' in court, was last night sentenced to 20 years in prison for the murder of Kinga Legg, 36, (right) at the five-star Bristol Hotel in Paris, in May 2009.
The Amazon boasts the world’s greatest variety of wildlife, but no one had ever seen anything quite like this.
Gliding through the dense, waterlogged vegetation was a 20ft long, 18 ½ st green anaconda — one of the world’s most terrifying creatures.