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Lawyer tells court abused girl (13) was "predatory" and "sexually experienced"
A lawyer has been condemned for telling a court that an abused 13-year-old girl was "predatory" and "sexually experienced".
Ask.Fm to help police in suicide girl probe
A website at the centre of a "cyberbullying" tragedy has described the death of a teenage girl as a "true tragedy" and promised to work with police investigating the incident.
Man jailed for stamping on stepson's head
A man has been jailed for stamping on the head of his four-year-old stepson and fracturing his skull.
American tourist accidentally snaps finger off priceless 600-year-old statue in Florence
An American tourist has accidentally snapped the finger off a priceless 14th century statue in Florence.
Two men dead after farm shooting in Scotland
A father has been shot dead and his son wounded in a shooting incident in which another man died.
Bomb scare in central Copenhagen is false alarm
A bomb scare over a suspect car which forced the evacuation of an area of central Copenhagen on Tuesday turned out to be a false alarm, Danish police said.
Russia's Supreme Court trims oil tycoon Khodorkovsky's sentence
Russia's Supreme Court reduced former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky's jail sentence by two months today, paving the way for his release in August 2014, his legal team said.
Four jailed for killing Roma in spree that shocked Hungary
A Hungarian court found four men guilty today of killing Roma families in a spree of racist violence in 2008 and 2009 that shocked the country.
Putin 'favours folk remedies over modern medicine to fuel sporty lifestyle'
Vladimir Putin's macho, sporty lifestyle is sustained by "folk remedies, tea with lemon, sauna, massage" and a distrust of modern medicine, the Kremlin's top doctor has claimed.
‘She’s pathetic’ – Now Facebook trolls target family of latest Ask.Fm suicide girl
VILE Facebook trolls have targeted the family of the latest young teen whose suicide has been linked with abuse she received on website Ask.Fm.
Parents demand that Ask.fm be shut down following third teen suicide
Ciara Pugsley’s father describes as ‘heartbreaking’ the suicide of schoolgirl following abusive messages
Website Ask.fm linked to third teen suicide
A SOCIAL website which was linked to the suicides of two Irish teenagers has now been linked to another schoolgirl’s death.
Firefighters battle blaze in Greece
A large wildfire has raged through a hamlet north of Athens, burning about 10 homes. No injuries have been reported.
Schoolgirl (14) found hanged after abuse on website
A schoolgirl is believed to have become the latest teenager to take her own life after being subjected to online bullying by internet "trolls".
UK alarmed over Spain's threat to slap a border tax on Gibraltar
Spain has warned that it is ready to impose a new border tax, close its airspace to planes using Gibraltar's airport, and investigate the affairs of Gibraltarians with Spanish economic interests.
New €255,000 'shamburger' points way to future of food
Householders could be growing steaks in their kitchens within 20 years, according to the scientist who produced the world's first test-tube beefburger.
Scotland Yard apologises over protest death
Scotland Yard has apologised to relatives of Ian Tomlinson, who died after being pushed to the ground during protests in 2009, as it confirmed that an out-of-court settlement has been reached with his family.
Former army chief jailed for plot to topple the Turkish government
A Turkish court has sentenced a former army chief to life in prison for his role in a plot to overthrow the country's government, the culmination of a five-year trial involving hundreds of officers, lawyers and journalists.
The science behind the 'shamburger'
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Rolf Harris arrested again amid sex abuse allegations
VETERAN entertainer Rolf Harris has been arrested for a second time following further allegations of sexual offences.