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Assange ‘invited to testify before US Congress‘

Assange ‘invited to testify before US Congress‘

The letter, which could be a fabrication, is marked 1 August and was addressed to the Ecuadorian embassy, where Assange has been a resident since 2012. WikiLeaks claimed on Twitter that the letter was delivered via the US embassy in London, although both the embassy and the senate select committee on intelligence declined to comment when ed by Sky News. […]

Children in compound ‘were trained for school shootings‘

Children in compound ‘were trained for school shootings‘

According to court documents filed in the US, the 11 hungry children were being trained by Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, who is being held behind bars while police continue their investigation. He was arrested along with four other adults, all of whom face child abuse charges. Authorities say they with multiple assault rifles and found a shooting range on the compound. […]

Cricketer Ben Stokes told: ‘Shut up or I‘ll bottle you‘

Cricketer Ben Stokes told: ‘Shut up or I‘ll bottle you‘

The England cricketer is accused of affray following an alleged incident outside a Bristol nightclub during the early hours of 25 September last year. In his first statement to police, Stokes described how he and England teammate Alex Hales were heading to a casino when they saw “two guys who were obviously gay” being spoken to by “two much larger […]

School shooting suspect: Kill me, I‘m worthless

School shooting suspect: Kill me, I‘m worthless

Cruz faces 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 of attempted murder after the 14 February mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida. Police have released nearly 12 hours of footage, some showing Cruz being questioned by an officer and some showing him alone in the interrogation room. While alone, the 19-year-old is seen staring into the […]

Influential women recognised in reader poll

Influential women recognised in reader poll

The Polish-born Curie became the first person to win two Nobel prizes – one for physics and one for chemistry. She also made discoveries that launched cancer treatments and developed the use of X-rays in surgery. Experts in 10 fields were asked to nominate 10 women they believed had made the biggest impact and this created a list of 100 […]

GPs don‘t believe patients drinking levels

GPs don‘t believe patients drinking levels

A survey of 191 doctors, including 183 GPs, found that GPs multiply the amount of alcohol a patient says they drink by an average of 1.6. This includes 32% of GPs who believe that patients actually drink 1.5 times more than the amount they report. Another 46% estimate that patients drink twice the amount they admit to. Direct Line Life […]

Man held over one of the California wildfires

Man held over one of the California wildfires

Forrest Gordon Clark, 51, has been arrested on suspicion of two counts of felony arson, one count of felony threat to terrorise, and one count of misdemeanour resisting arrest, according to officials at Cleveland National Forest. The Holy Fire has blackened nearly 10 square miles (6,400 acres) of brush and timber in the national forest, which is south of Los […]