An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defence official has said, while a medical chief in Gaza claims that Israeli air strikes hit a hospital yesterday.


Seven-month-old boy attacked and killed by dog

A 7-month-old boy was attacked and killed by a dog in Dayton, Ohio, according to police.


‘Cannibal’ nurse found guilty of trying to meet girl, 14

A male NHS nurse with a cannibalism fetish has been found guilty of trying to meet a 14-year-old girl after sexually grooming her and promising to behead and eat her.

Bryce Fredriksz, right, and  girlfriend Daisy Oehlers.

‘Mr Putin, send my children home. Send them home. Please.’

A distraught mother had summed up the mood of anguish in the Netherlands at faltering efforts to repatriate the bodies of loved ones killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, appealing to Russian president Vladimir Putin to return the bodies of her son and his girlfriend.

Former N-Dubz singer Tulisa Contostavlos gives a statement outside Southwark Crown Court after her trial over drugs allegations has collapsed.

‘Sun’ suspends ‘fake sheikh’ after Tulisa trial collapses

Mazher Mahmood, a British journalist known for his undercover work posing as a "fake sheikh", has been suspended by The Sun after the collapse of a celebrity trial in which he was a main witness.


Globe sets heat record for second month in a row

The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June for the second month in a row.


Quirky World ...Robber holds up bank branch... again

USA: A 24-year-old man who a month after being released from prison for a bank robbery held up the same bank and teller has been sentenced to more than 10 years behind bars.