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October 15, 2018 11:37 AM Sanath Jayasuriya: Ex-Sri Lanka captain faces corruption charges

Ex-Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged by the International Cricket Council with two breaches of its anti-corruption code. The 49-year-old former all-rounder is accused of failing to co-operate with an investigation by the governing body. He is also charged with obstructing the investigation by "concealing, tampering with or destroying 8

October 11, 2018 4:17 PM Judge dismisses one of the charges against Weinstein

A judge in New York has dismissed one of the six sex assault charges against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Prosecutors said actress Lucia Evans had given a witness a different version of the alleged sex assault from the one she had given them. Ms Evans has told US media that Mr Weinstein forced her to perform oral sex on him in 2004. Five charges 7

September 29, 2018 9:49 AM BARCELONA RIOTS: Catalan police armed with batons clash with independence protesters

CATALAN regional police have clashed with protesters during a counter protest with at least ten people reportedly injured during the violence. Police armed with riot shields and batons clashed with separatist protesters in Barcelona this morning, arresting at least three people during the disturbances, according to local news reports. At least ten protestors 10

September 25, 2018 6:49 PM Bill Cosby SENTENCED: 'Sexually violent predator' Bill Cosby JAILED for sexual assault

BILL Cosby has been sentenced to between three to 10 years in prison for sexual assault. Cosby was found guilty of drugging and sexual assault of his one-time friend Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia home in 2004. More than 50 other women have also accused him of sexual abuse going back decades, but because many of the complaints were too old to prosecute 9

September 25, 2018 10:32 AM Elite British cyclist Mike Hall 'died instantly' when hit by car during Australia race

Mike Hall was in second in the Indian Pacific Wheel Race when he was struck by a teenage driver who thought he had hit a kangaroo. Mike Hall was in second place in the 5,500km (3,400 miles) Indian Pacific Wheel Race on 31 March last year when he died from severe head, spinal and abdominal injuries after he was hit from behind near Canberra. The respected 8

September 21, 2018 10:04 AM Ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell loses court appeal

Judge Christine Henson QC said after dismissing the appeal at Hove Crown court that she would now re-examine the £50,000 fine issued against Chappell for the three convictions. Chappell was convicted of three charges in January, after being found guilty of failing to disclose details to the pensions watchdog as part of its investigation into the collapse 12

September 21, 2018 12:01 AM Love, Brexit and the Irish border

He's in the UK, she's in the EU. What happens when your relationship is affected by Brexit? Jamie McCartney lives in south Armagh, Northern Ireland and his girlfriend Shannon Griffin Callan lives in Dundalk, the Republic of Ireland. It’s only a 15-minute drive, but they cross the Irish border every time they want to see each other. So the prospect of the return 10

September 18, 2018 3:29 PM Israel blames Syria for Russian aircrew deaths but 'expresses sorrow'

Israel says Syria is to blame for the deaths of 15 Russian aircrew shot down by Syrian forces after Israel launched an air raid on the city of Latakia. Israel "expressed sorrow" for the deaths but blamed "extensive and inaccurate" Syrian anti-aircraft fire. The Il-20 plane was downed over the Mediterranean Sea on Monday evening. Russia initially blamed 17

September 11, 2018 9:23 PM Christian persecution: Violent mob attacks religious retreat

THREE Christian pastors have been severely injured following a vicious attack by Hindu radicals in India. The police did not press charges on the Hindu radicals, but they forced the Christians and the radicals to agree to a compromise. William Stark, ICC’s Regional Manager, said, “We here at International Christian Concern are extremely concerned by the continued 8

September 11, 2018 3:44 AM Drink driving, theft and more from Swindon's courts

COURT: A drink-driver OAP caught by police twice in the past six months has been banned for more than four years. Royston Collins, 68, of Ramsthorn Close, pleaded guilty to two charges of drink driving. In February, he was tested and found to have 132 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of urine. The legal limit is 107 milligrammes. Then, in July, a police 22