Prosecutors in Sweden have requested the courts 'detain Julian Assange in his absence' as part of the ongoing investigation into an alleged rape. It is the first step in issuing a European arrest warrant which could lead to his extradition. The Wikileaks founder is currently serving...
A filmmaker and student has spent the past year sharing a 10-bedroom house with 37 other people after failing to find "good accommodation". Muhmmet Furkan, 24, said he jumped at the chance to move into the crowded home in Dublin - paying 400 euros per month - but...
A toddler has been rushed to hospital with serious head injuries after he fell 20ft when his mum slipped in a freak accident in Mallorca. The mother is thought to have been carrying the 19-month-old boy when she reportedly lost her footing on a pedestrian walkway in the...
An elephant guarding her sick newborn trampled a man to death after she was hit with stones. Distressing footage showed the mother struggling to get the calf to stand and move away from locals who filmed the pair in Ajnashuli, West Bengal, India, reports VN Express. She is...
Plane manufacturer Boeing warned Malaysia Airlines about a particular threat which could have brought down flight MH370 , it has been claimed. The jet vanished with 239 people on board shortly after it took off from Kuala Lumpur, on a flight to Beijing, on March 8,...
The family of an Irish academic missing since he fell on Mount Everest have launched a fundraising campaign to pay for search efforts. Seamus "Shay" Lawless, from Ireland, fell as he descended the peak on Thursday having just achieved a lifetime ambition of reaching the summit. His relatives,...
The boss of a leading PR consultancy accused junior staff of pooing in the shower and "acting like clubbing teens" in a furious company-wide email. Gordon Tempest-Hay, CEO of Teneo, wrote to the company's 250 employees in London last week telling them their behaviour had gotten "out of...
A British accountant is facing the death penalty in the Philippines after allegedly being caught with meth in a drugs raid. Philip Joseph, 47, was in a flat with two locals when cops burst through the door in Manila, the Philippines on May 13 at around 5pm. Officers...
Two workers had a lucky escape after a female driver crashed an SUV through the front of a café. The woman, who is believed to be elderly, is thought to have stepped on the accelerator instead of the brake pedal by mistake and lost control of the vehicle....
Humans were once considered the only species to care for the dead. But researchers who saw the deaths of three gorillas in Rwanda and the Dem­­ocratic Republic of Congo found other members of the group gathered around the bodies. Lead researcher Amy Porter said: “In all three cases,...