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January 14, 2019 6:35 AM 'Browbeaten' Carlos Ghosn being mistreated in Japanese jail, says wife

Mr Ghosn is kept in an unheated cell, lost almost seven pounds and is given only rice and barley to eat, his wife claims. In a nine-page letter, Carole Ghosn said: "My husband's is a case study in the realities of this draconian system". Japanese authorities arrested Carlos Ghosn on 19 November and charged him with under-reporting his income by about 144

January 13, 2019 6:35 PM Brave teen speaks out about paedophile father who raped her repeatedly for eight years

A COURAGEOUS teenager has spoken out about her evil paedophile father, who repeatedly raped her multiple times a day for eight years, beginning when she was just six years old. Shannon Clifton, who is now 18, waived her right to anonymity to speak out about the horrific abuse inflicted on her by depraved father Shane Ray Clifton, who also beat her so badly 121

January 11, 2019 10:21 PM Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl falls off stage at Vegas show after chugging beer

It is not the first time the Foo Fighters star has taken a tumble, after he fell and broke his leg in Gothenburg in 2015. It is not the first time the flamboyant musician has taken a tumble: he fell and broke his leg during a gig in Gothenburg in 2015, and then appeared to do the same, in the same city, earlier this year. Playing the band's first gig of 2019, Grohl 122

January 9, 2019 8:27 PM Proof of LIFE: Scientists record mysterious radio signals from deep space

REPEATING fast radio bursts have been detected by scientists for the second time ever - raising speculation as to whether it could be aliens. The fast radio bursts (FRBs) have come from deep space with their origin unknown. The majority of scientists believe they are generated by powerful astrophysical phenomena like black holes. Professor Avid Loeb from the Harvard 140

January 6, 2019 4:03 PM World War 3: Iran and Russia join forces for joint war games in Caspian Sea

IRAN and Russia are preparing to hold joint naval exercises in the Caspian Sea for “peace and stability”, says the commander of the Iranian navy. Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi has been quoted by semi-official news agency Mehr as saying the two countries are planning “war games” that will be implemented in the “near future”. Iran and Russia have held several 122

January 5, 2019 10:52 AM Royal ROW: How 'needy' Prince Charles could NOT get what he wanted from Princess Diana

PRINCE Charles and Princess Diana were “poles apart” in their “disastrous” marriage, according to a royal biographer. Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s marriage had a fairytale beginning in 1981 when they wed at St Paul’s Cathedral, watched by millions around the globe. However, Prince William and Prince Harry’s parents steadily became more and more unhappy 70

January 5, 2019 4:00 AM UK announces Iraq explosive clearance funds

The UK is to give an extra £5m to help clear Islamic State (IS) explosives in Iraq, the government has announced. The Department for International Development (DfID) funding is in addition to the £24.9m the UK has contributed to demining projects in the country since 2015. The UK is committed to spending 0.7% of gross national income on overseas aid - spending 93

January 4, 2019 1:50 PM Katherine Copeland retires from rowing after 11-year career

London 2012 gold medallist Katherine Copeland has retired from rowing after an 11-year career. The 28-year-old competed at two Olympics and secured gold alongside lightweight double sculls partner Sophie Hoskings at London 2012. Copeland also claimed a European title in 2015 and has contested four World Championships, winning silver in 2015. "To wake up and train 66

January 4, 2019 10:02 AM Jury to decide whether Ed Sheeran copied Marvin Gaye

In a new ruling, a judge says there are "substantial similarities" between Sheeran's Thinking Out Loud and Gaye's Let's Get It On. Instead, District Judge Louis Stanton ruled that a jury should decide on whether parts of Let's Get It On, released in 1973, were copied in the singer's 2014 number one and Grammy-winning hit Thinking Out Loud. In a decision 143

January 2, 2019 12:53 PM Channel migrants: What are the numbers behind the 'major incident'?

How does an increase in efforts to reach the UK via the Channel compare with all asylum applications? Or Mediterranean crossings? Home Secretary Sajid Javid has described the increase as a "very serious concern". But how does the recent increase in attempts to reach the UK across the Channel compare with total asylum applications? And how does it match 57