The hero Priest who saved some of the world's most precious artefacts in the Notre Dame fire said: “I just did what I had to do.” Jean-Marc Fournier bravely walked into the blazing cathedral absolutely determined to save the priceless relics about to be burnt. Chaplain of the...
Peru's former president Alan Garcia has died after shooting himself in the head as police arrived at his home to arrest him as part of a bribery scandal. Garcia was rushed to hospital where he underwent emergency surgery and suffered three cardiac arrests, Health Minister Zulema Tomas said...
Jet Airways has suspended all its domestic and international flight operations after lenders rejected its plea for emergency funds today. The carrier, which is saddled with roughly £920m of bank debt, has been on the edge of collapse for weeks after failing to receive a loan of...
The father of the man accused of killing his British girlfriend in Switzerland has said he "cannot imagine" his son as a killer. The heavily-tattooed 29-year-old, who can be named only as Marc S, is being investigated following the death of Anna Reed, 22, in a luxury hotel...
A Brit husband was rushed to hospital after being slashed repeatedly with a knife by his wife because he insulted his in-laws, according to reports. Benjamin Laister Crowson, 28, and Thai wife Monthita, 23, had been out drinking to celebrate Thailand’s Songkran new year when they...
There is something deeply peculiar about a species that mourns the loss of a building and ignores the death of common sense. But that's humans for you. Foxes, eagles, gorillas, even viruses will just find somewhere else to live. Humans weep for bricks and mortar, and look upon...
Tormented bears and monkeys are forced to dance and do tricks in disturbing footage from a vile North Korean circus. Mark Woodman, 42, was taken to the circus in Pyongyang as part of a five-day tour of the country. As the Australian tourist watched, bears were cruelly made...
A woman who went to a viewing of a £700-a-month flat was left horrified by a shocking catch. Kate, known only by her first name, arranged a viewing of a double room in the hope her and her boyfriend could move in. After arriving at the Clonskeagh property,...
Gruesome photos show the horrific injuries a tourist suffered after a lioness mauled his arm. Pieter Nortje, 55, tried to stroke a lion in a game reserve but his partner reacted viciously. He was only saved from death when a stranger punched her on...
An adventurer's skeleton has been found chained to a tree with handcuffs after the man died possibly in a "failed Houdini" or BDSM sex experiment. Ivan Klyucharev's remains were discovered two years after he went missing and a major search had to be called off after teams...