Category archives: Celebrity

Mother found guilty of murdering son, 4, after subjecting him to six months of starvation and cruelty

•Daniel Pelka, four, died after sustaining massive blow to the head •Mother Magdalena Luczak and partner Mariusz Krezolek had denied murder •Daniel was forced to scavenge food from school bins in the final weeks of his life because he was so hungry •He was ‘imprisoned’ in a tiny box room and forced to sleep on an old mattress in a room which stank or urine A mother and stepfather who […]

'It is like we're losing another of our babies': Mother's grief as daughter faces court for killing her sister in car crash just months after her brother died in Afghanistan

•Angie Stone’s soldier son Gregg was killed last year in Afghanistan •Her daughter Jennie was tragically killed in a car crash this February •Now her other daughter Rosie-Ann is being prosecuted for the crash •Devastated Mrs Stone says she is trapped in a ‘bad, bad dream A mother has described how she is living in a ‘bad, bad dream’ after her daughter was told she would be prosecuted for killing […]

First came the dramatic discovery of the long-lost remains of King Richard III.

Now, there’s the mystery of the coffin within the coffin. Archaeologists working at the site in central England where Richard III’s body was found underneath a parking lot are currently puzzling over a sealed lead coffin containing the remains of a yet-to-be-identified person. The lead coffin was found encased in a larger stone coffin. The smaller coffin is intact “except for a hole at one end of the casket through […]

My year of hell behind bars in Bali's Hotel K: Convent girl convicted over £1.6m cocaine bust reveals vicious beatings drove her to breaking point...but was she a drug baron’s moll or the innocent she claims to be?

Rachel Dougall was sentenced to 12 months for failing to report a crime She was jailed in Bali’s notorious and squalid Kerobokan Prison Dougall has spoken publicly for the first time after returning to Britain Mother-of-one has told how she suffered a nervous breakdown in prison Cowering on a wafer-thin floor mat in an Indonesian prison, Rachel Dougall could do little but cover her face with her hands as a […]

Olympic swimming hopeful, 16, dies from undiagnosed heart defect just hours after celebrating winning awards

•Chloe Waddell died after suffering from an undiagnosed serious heart defect •Had been training four times a week in hope of making 2016 Rio team •She had a heart almost twice the normal size for a girl her age, experts said •The night before her death she became unwell after drinking alcohol • Combination of her natural disease process and alcohol consumption resulted in her having cardiac arrhythmia or cardiac […]

Doctors had to remove my ears to fix my face: Model obsessed with plastic surgery reveals how her 'drag queen' looks had to go after her daughter threatened to leave

Ex-glamour model Alicia Douvall, 34, had 350 procedures costing £1.5m ‘I had turned myself into a Frankenstein. I looked like a bad drag queen’ Eldest daughter Georgia, 18, said ‘stop having surgery or I’ll leave home’ Alicia underwent risky nine-hour restorative operation costing £25,000 Had horrific cheek implants removed and frozen smile restored ‘My nose had to be cut off to lift my lip to get my smile back’ It […]

Woman, 26, whose weight plummeted to five-and-a-half stone after school nurse said she was obese conquers anorexia to gain master's degree

Woman, 26, whose weight plummeted to five-and-a-half stone after school nurse said she was obese conquers anorexia to gain master’s degree Rowena Buxton-Henderson suffered from anorexia throughout her teens She developed condition when after a school nurse weighed her and told her she must lose weight because she was ‘morbidly obese’ Aged 13 and at 16-and-a-half stone, she was overweight, but the humiliating incident caused her to become terrified of […]

Mexico captures Zetas cartel leader

A Mexican military helicopter hovered south of the border in the early morning darkness. Below it, one of the country’s most wanted drug lords was riding in a pickup truck. Mexican authorities say they’d been tracking Zetas cartel boss Miguel Angel Trevino Morales for months. Early Monday morning, their moment came to swoop in. The helicopter stopped a pickup Trevino was riding in 27 kilometers away from the border city […]

Malala Yousafzai; enlightened moderation versus dark extremism

Pakistani student Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations Youth Assembly at the U.N. Headquarters in New York. Her twenty-minute speech was given several standing ovations and she was hailed for her message of peace. July 12 was declared as “Malala Day” by the United Nations. She went on to give a rousing speech, saying that she held no contempt in her heart for the masked gunmen who, on October 9, […]

The raid that saw Mandela jailed for life -- Liliesleaf 50 years on

From inside a small thatched roof cottage, Ahmed Kathrada watched with horror as a laundry van approaching the main house of Liliesleaf Farm exploded with teams of police officers. He and other anti-apartheid activists hiding out at the farm attempted to jump out of a back window. But they were surrounded, their hopes dashed and their plans for an overthrow of South Africa’s apartheid government were extinguished. “The vehicles pulled […]