Music stars condemn Ugandan singer’s ‘severe beating’ in detention

Music stars condemn Ugandan singer’s ‘severe beating’ in detention Coldplay’s Chris Martin and Chrissie Hynde were among those to sign a letter lambasting the treatment of singer turned MP Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. Pop star Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, better...

Why this ‘School to Prison’ Tube line is popping up on GCSE results day

Why this ‘School to Prison’ Tube line is popping up on GCSE results day Students campaigning against high rates of exclusion want to highlight the link between exclusion and offending. Posters have been going up on...

Escaped convicted murderer recaptured after 18 months on the run in the UK

Escaped convicted murderer recaptured after 18 months on the run in the UK Shaun Walmsley, a convicted murderer who was on the run for more than a year Photo credit: Merseyside Police/PA Wire A CONVICTED murderer who...

Uganda drops weapons charges against jailed pop star

Uganda drops weapons charges against jailed pop star Kyagulanyi Ssentamu faced charges following an incident in which the presidential motorcade was pelted with stones. Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, better known as Bobi Wine (AP) Ugandan military prosecutors have withdrawn...

Trump comes out fighting over campaign cash claim

Trump comes out fighting over campaign cash claim The US president’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, admitted eight charges and pointed the finger at Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters Donald Trump last night denied hush money payments made...

Facebook bans second quiz app over concerns user data misused

Facebook bans second quiz app over concerns user data misused It is only the second time Facebook has banned an app. Facebook said it would notify the app’s users that their data was misused (Dominic Lipinski/PA) Facebook...

Ancient turtle had a frisbee-shaped body – but no shell

Ancient turtle had a frisbee-shaped body - but no shell An artist’s impression of the new species of turtle. Photo: PA A "turtle" that lived more than 200 million years ago had a frisbee-shaped body but...

US prosecutors reviewing second sexual assault case against actor Kevin Spacey

US prosecutors reviewing second sexual assault case against actor Kevin Spacey Kevin Spacey attending the Olivier Awards (Ian West/PA Images) Prosecutors in California are reviewing a second sexual assault case against actor Kevin Spacey. The Los Angeles...

Trump: Ex-lawyer Cohen ‘making up stories to get a deal’

Trump: Ex-lawyer Cohen ‘making up stories to get a deal’ The president’s former ‘fixer’ pleaded guilty to a number of election campaign finance charges. Donald Trump in Virginia (AP) US president Donald Trump has accused his personal...

Driver ‘unhurt after jumping from train moments before fatal crash’ in Bosnia

Driver ‘unhurt after jumping from train moments before fatal crash’ in Bosnia Two freight trains collided head-on in the town of Jablanica. A police officer near the site where two cargo trains collided in Bosnia (Amel...

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