A murder investigation has been launched after a British man was found dead, bound to a bench with his trousers and underwear pulled down outside Malaga Airport, Spain. The body of Steven Allford, 51, was discovered on Friday (21 October). Police sources believe that Allford was choked to death and possibly sexually assaulted, but they are waiting on a post mortem examination to confirm the claims.
Civilians have hanged an Islamic State (Isis) militant from a lamppost, after the jihadists launched a dawn counter-offensive in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, say reports. In a bid to divert attention from the larger city of Mosul, 100 miles to the north-east where Daesh (Isis) are coming under sustained attacks, the jihadists launched a surprise offensive on Kirkuk with at least 42 insurgents attacking the city.
The three footballers were watching the newly rebooted Crystal Maze when a tricky maths question came up.
By Emily Stephenson and Amanda Becker NEWTOWN, Pa./CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gained on his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton among American voters this week, cutting her lead nearly in half, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling released on Friday. The polling data showed Trump's argument that the Nov. 8 election is "rigged" against him has resonated with members of his party. "Remember folks, it's a rigged system," Trump told a Pennsylvania rally on Friday.
Antonio Conte has revealed that Paul Pogba always had desires to return to Manchester United after moving to Juventus in 2012 on a free transfer. Conte was the manager of the Turin club during Pogba's arrival, under whom he won two Serie A titles, before the manager went to take over the reins of the Italy national team. Conte is now in charge of Chelsea and will face United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, 23 October, which is being managed by former Blues coach Jose Mourinho.
The mystery of Bermuda Triangle may have been solved according to a new documentary. A documentary by the Science Channel showcases new satellite imagery from NASA over coastal Florida, revealing "a series of hexagon-shaped clouds," which meteorologists say can produce 170 mph (273kmph) wind air bombs above the Bermuda Triangle. Steve Miller, a satellite meteorologist from Colorado State University, says that the straight-edged appearance of the clouds is pretty unusual.
Theresa May has said Brexit will require "some give and take" with the rest of the EU. Speaking at her first Brussels summit as Prime Minister, she acknowledged there would be "difficult moments" ahead in the negotiations, but said with a "constructive spirit" there could be a "smooth departure". While the UK was leaving the bloc, Mrs May again reiterated the UK was not leaving Europe.
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 free-trade deal between Canada and the EU may finally be signed next week, following emergency talks early on Saturday.
By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Canada's trade minister walked out of talks in Belgium on Friday, declaring that the European Union was incapable of sealing a planned transatlantic free trade deal designed to boost growth in both economies. All 28 EU governments support the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), but Belgium cannot give assent without backing from its five sub-federal administrations, and French-speaking Wallonia has steadfastly opposed it. A visibly shaken Chrystia Freeland, Canada's trade minister, emerged after a full day of talks with chief Canadian and EU trade negotiators and Walloon Premier Paul Magnette.
Reports say Sir Bruce may be considering retiring after a long and successful career.
Strictly Come Dancing is in crisis after five of its professional dancers will reportedly perform on tonight's show (Saturday 22 October) with a winter virus. Brendan Cole, 40, is already sidelined after he was treated in hospital for a lung infection and will be replaced by 26-year-old Gorka Marquez until he recovers. "Poor Brendan is gutted not to be able to dance with Anastacia, but he has to listen to his body as a lung infection is no laughing matter.
UN staff members have protested against the appointment.
A spokesman for Mersey Fire and Rescue Service said the incident is “significant and ongoing”.
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.
A murder investigation is underway after a man was stabbed to death in north London in the early hours of Saturday (22 October) morning. Vincent Harvey, 33, was pronounced dead at the scene following the stabbing in Station Road, Wood Green, close to Tottenham Hotspur's football ground in White Hart Lane. The stabbing took a place outside a "problematic" pub with a long history of violence, fighting and aggressive behaviour.
The winter has already arrived in Game of Thrones season 7 and fans are eager to see how the stories of Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen, Tyrion Lannister and Cersei Lannister merge. Watchers on The Wall, a website devoted to GoT news, has released several images of Kit Harington (Jon Snow), Liam Cunningham (Ser Davos Seaworth) and Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister) as they were busy filming in Spain's Basque Country.
Detectives have appealed for witnesses to the incident in Wolverhampton following the death of the 29-year-old. Detective Inspector Greg Evans, from Wolverhampton CID, said: "We are piecing together what happened on Sunday and it is really important that people who were in the area at the time come forward.
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Baghdad on Saturday, 22 October to assess the ongoing offensive to recapture Mosul from the Islamic State (Isis) amid reports of mass executions by the militants in the region. Reports have also emerged that Iraqi army units entered the centre of Qaraqosh, about 20km southeast of Mosul, and are clearing up the explosive-rigged town. An Iraqi intelligence source told CNN that IS (Deash) has executed 284 men and boys in Mosul area on Thursday (20 October) and Friday (21 October), whom they were using as human shields to flee from the cities under attack by Iraqi and coalition forces.
The company embroiled in a row with Pierce Brosnan over his promotion of a breath freshener in India insists it has not breached the contract it signed with the star. The former James Bond actor was slammed on social media for advertising Pan Bahar, which it is claimed contains cancer-causing ingredients. Brosnan, who lost his first wife and daughter to the disease, said he was "deeply shocked and saddened" following the criticism.
Police investigating a "chemical incident" at London City Airport have found suspected CS gas spray. Paramedics treated 27 and took two people to hospital after the airport was closed and evacuated on Friday afternoon. About 500 people were told to leave the airport and travellers were told to expect "long delays".
Multiple times in a single day, the attacks incapacitated a crucial piece of internet infrastructure, frustrating or outright blocking access to websites and exposing vulnerabilities in the overall internet ...
Many Stephen Fry fans were easily converted.
The AT&T deal to acquire entertainment group Time Warner worth more than $90 billion could be announced as soon as Monday
Canada's Bombardier said it was cutting around 7,500 jobs by the end of 2018