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Body of elderly man found stuffed in recycling plant freezer as man, 50, arrested

The body was found stuffed inside a freezer which had been transported from Birmingham to Warwickshire and West Midlands Police said it had been moved during a flat clearance A 50-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of an elderly man was found inside a freezer at a recycling plant. […]

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Student on Zoom chat bound, gagged and attacked by intruder in front of class

Video from the Zoom call shows the young woman tied up and gagged, and the intruder moving around the home in Durango, Mexico, while her classmates watch in horror A young student was bound, gagged and attacked during a Zoom chat while her classmates watched in horror. A burglar entered the woman’s home while she […]

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Duck! Sydney’s new ferries won’t fit under bridges with passengers on the poop deck

Someone appears to have forgotten their ruler when ordering the new ferries for the Parramatta River – it’s been found passengers will have to duck or move to a lower level when the boats pass under certain bridges. The New South Wales government confirmed on Monday that for its 10 soon-to-arrive river ferries, passengers on […]

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Australian swimmer Chloe McCardel surpasses men’s record for most English Channel crossings

Australian swimmer Chloe McCardel has crossed the English Channel for the 35th time – surpassing the men’s record for the most crossings from England to northern France. The 35-year-old left Dover about 5am (AEST) before reaching France in 10 hours and 40 minutes. Prior to the 35-kilometre swim, McCardel’s tally for Channel crossings was equal […]

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I don’t want pity. I want change’: Jacob Blake’s family pleads for justice

Family of Blake, a Black man who may never walk again after being shot by Wisconsin police, also asked for healing amid unrest Members of Jacob Blake’s family made impassioned statements about justice, anger and peaceful protest at an emotional press conference in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday afternoon, even as their lawyer said the young […]

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You are weak’: floodgates open as more Christchurch victims come forward

Court hears a mixture of defiance, anger and sadness on third day of hearing to decide gunman’s sentence, with more victims choosing to speak On the first day, many of those coming to address the terrorist in court seemed hesitant. The next day, the mood seemed to change as more victims appeared emboldened to speak […]

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Pakistan floods: at least 90 killed in monsoon rains

Streets and homes flooded with sewage in Karachi as downpours overwhelm outdated waste system in country’s largest city Three days of monsoon rains have killed at least 90 people and damaged at least a thousand homes across Pakistan, the country’s national disaster management agency has said. Streets and homes were flooded with sewage water in […]