They wondered if it was worth the money.
A judge in the Californian county of Fresno has sentenced a man to 1,503 years in prison after he was convicted of raping his teenage daughter over a period of four years. This is thought to be the longest sentence in the Fresno court's history. Judge Edward Sarkisian of the Fresno Superior Court said the 41-year-old man, whose name has been withheld here so as to protect his daughter's identity, poses a "serious danger to society" while sentencing the accused.
Formally, yes, the heads of European Union institutions say Britain and its citizens will keep seats at council tables and in Parliament or go on with EU civil service careers in the two to three years left before it quits the 28-nation bloc. In reality, say British lawmakers and officials in Brussels - some of whom were offered trauma counselling by employers after the Brexit referendum four months ago to the day - they are already being sidelined, and expect further isolation. "Why should anyone listen to us?" said a British member of the European Parliament who forecast a December mid-term reshuffle of posts such as committee chairs will see many compatriots lose out.
Earlier in the week it was reported that Cheryl’s ex-husband, Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini, was pleading with the star to return his late mother’s ring, which he gifted to the star on their first wedding anniversary. Alongside his mother’s ring, Cheryl has also returned her engagement ring and her £15,000 wedding band, according to The Sunday People. It was confirmed by the Central Family Court in London earlier this month that Cheryl will retain her full £20million fortune, with the successful French businessman not receiving a penny of his ex-wife’s estate.
The mother-of-two was walking past a hedge along Lansdowne Crescent in Worcester like any other normal Sunday afternoon when the reptile appeared out of nowhere and bit her leg. "It was as quick as anything," said Bullock, 57. Bullock managed to hobble home and treat her leg wound.
Christmas is still some good two months away, but Mariah Carey already seems to be in the mood for some festive dressing. The All I Want For Christmas Is You singer was recently spotted with chat show host James Corden as the two filmed for a Christmas special segment for the Late Late Show.
Police arrested 21 people after a brothel raid where sex workers were being held against their will. Amongst those taken into custody was a woman who controlled four strip clubs. The network of Spanish brothels, which were disguised as hotels, had assets worth nearly four million euros seized.
A teaser TV trailer for I’m A Celeb has been released and it’s making everyone way too excited for Christmas.
It was jude Nicole Scherzinger who stole the show on Saturday’s show
Britain's biggest banks are preparing to move out of the country in early 2017 because of fears over the impending Brexit negotiations, while smaller banks are making plans to leave before Christmas, the chief executive of the British Bankers' Association Anthony Browne said. Banks in Britain depend on a European "passport" to serve clients across the 28-country European Union from one base and lenders worry that this right will end after Britain leaves the EU. Banks have already said they are making contingency plans to move some of their operations to continental Europe if Britain does not negotiate access to the EU single market after Brexit.
By Maurice Tamman NEW YORK (Reuters) - Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton maintained her commanding lead in the race to win the Electoral College and claim the U.S. presidency, according to the latest Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation project results released on Saturday. Clinton leads Donald Trump in most of the states that Trump would need should he have a chance to win the minimum 270 votes needed to win. The mostly likely outcome would be 326 votes for Clinton to 212 for Trump.
As if The Great British Bake Off hasn’t suffered enough drama this year, fans of the show have been left outraged after it was confirmed that judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood DON’T bake the “perfect” bakes displayed ahead of the technical challenge. It has been reported that the pair are in hair and make-up getting ready for filming whilst expert bakers whip up the cakes and delicacies in the kitchen. Speaking to The Sun, an insider explained: “Mary and Paul have never made a single cake in the tent.
Fans were left worrying about Megan McKenna’s health last night, after she posted an incoherent Snapchat complaining that she was having problems sleeping. She admitted that she was also taking sleeping pills, and that her lack of sleep was making her genuinely sick. It’s been a rough few weeks for Megan – who’s still reeling from claims that her TOWIE boyfriend Pete Wicks sexted other girls during their relationship.
Multiple explosions in a park area of the Japanese city of Utsunomiya have killed at least one person and injured at least two.
It could not have been more precarious.
The performances are great, but viewers were hoping for a little more ACTUAL ‘diva’ from X Factor tonight.
The last time Jose Mourinho was preparing to appear at Stamford Bridge as an opposition manager, he had a list of three things he still wanted to do in his career.
The impact of Brexit has reached the Royal Family, with the Queen reportedly facing a million pound black hole in her estates' finances, due to the impending loss of European Union (EU) farming subsidies. Prince Charles, heir to the throne, is also facing a funding cut of £100,000 a year to his estates, alongside The Crown Estate, an independent company which manages the royal's lands. In the run-up to June's Brexit referendum, Leave campaigners highlighted the policy as one of the laws that supposedly impinged upon British sovereignty by enforcing blanket regulations across member states.
Over 70 child refugees have arrived in Britain from Calais, the first wave of child refugees to be brought into the country – without family ties with anyone – under a government pledge to take in unaccompanied minors. Volunteers at the Calais camp said that a group of 54 girls, mostly from Eritrea were also being brought to UK under the Dubs amendment, the Guardian reported.
Sir Tom Jones has opened up about losing his wife, Linda, admitting that he still sees her and hears her voice.
The price of oil has partially rebounded and is hovering around $50 per barrel having hit a 10-year low of less than $30 in January
X Factor fans have been divided on her from the start, but it looks like even the haters are starting to get hooked on Honey G.
A new poll suggests we are a nation of micro-criminals, with three out of four Britons admitting minor offences or "micro-crimes".
Kristen Stewart and St Vincent's relationship seems to be getting serious as the couple were spotted running errands in Los Angeles on Friday (21 October). Stewart is apparently leaning on to her rumoured girlfriend and was seen getting supplies from a dog store together in California, according to Hollywood Life. St Vincent walked ahead of the Snow White And The Huntsman star to the car holding two bags herself.
Anti-terror police investigating a suspicious device found on the London Underground have discovered a related item in Devon. Metropolitan Police officers evacuated an address in Tudor Road, Newton Abbot, after finding "an item they deemed suspicious". The discovery is linked to a device which was found at North Greenwich tube station, Met Police said.