Motorist, 63, ‘fell under his own car’ outside Stansted Airport

A driver is fighting for his life today after becoming trapped under his own car at London Stansted Airport after getting out when the ticket barrier failed to open. The 63-year-old man suffered life threatening injuries as he tried to enter the drop off area outside the main terminal building in Essex at 4am. Police and paramedics were called to the airport this morning after the victim was apparently crushed by his car, which has been removed from the scene. The ticket barrier has buckled and the metal bar was…

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Bill Cosby arrives alone at Pennsylvania court for sentencing

Bill Cosby has arrived at court in Pennsylvania alone to learn his punishment for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman over a decade ago in what became the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. Prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to give the 81-year-old comedian five to 10 years behind bars, while his lawyers asked for house arrest saying Cosby, who is legally blind, is too old and helpless to do time in prison. Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt said the former TV star planned to remain silent when given the…

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Adamant Muslim leader refuses to abide by Australian law

The leader of a reclusive Muslim sect has claimed his violent enemies planted severed pig heads at the gates to his ‘religious site’ after he made headlines for refusing to abide by Australian construction laws.  Dr Mustapha Kara-Ali became embroiled in a bitter feud with Hawkesbury Council after it launched civil action against him and his brother Diaa Kara-Ali for carrying out illegal land clearing and earthworks. The council alleged the men built fences, driveways and structures at their religious retreat in Colo, north of Sydney, without approval. Dr Mustapha Kara-Ali (pictured)…

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Bricklayer husband, 53, found dead with care worker wife, 49, questioned missing wedding band

A bricklayer husband found dead with his care worker wife commented on her missing wedding ring on Facebook two weeks before their suspected murder-suicide. Yesterday police named Kay Martin, 49, and Alan Martin, 53, as the couple found dead at a house in Sunderland on Thursday. They confirmed Mrs Martin was murdered but there was not believed to be any third party involvement in her husband’s demise. Today it has been revealed they recently separated and two weeks ago Mr Martin appeared to question on Facebook whether his wife of…

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Abramovich was unable to move to Switzerland ‘amid police suspicions’

Billionaire football club owner Roman Abramovich has been forced to deny allegations of money laundering and contact with criminal organisations. The Russian, who had problems renewing his UK visa earlier this year, wanted to set up home near the exclusive Swiss ski resort of Verbier in Canton Valais. But the Federal Office of Police (Fedpol) advised immigration officials to reject his application. Journalists from Tamedia, Switzerland’s largest media group, obtained this secret Fedpol file and fought for the right to publish the damning verdict on Abramovich.   Abramovich vehemently denies the…

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Lion King puppet technician arrested for making an untraceable 3-D printed gun backstage at theater

A hit Broadway musical’s puppet technician and prop maker was arrested after being accused of making a 3-D gun backstage at the Minskoff Theatre, where Disney’s The Lion King is performed. Ilya Vett, 47, of Brooklyn, New York, was charged with attempted criminal possession of a weapon after allegedly being found attempting to make the untraceable plastic gun with a 3-D printer. Authorities said the theater’s security guards first stumbled upon the 3-D printer in the theater’s property room Friday, while it was in the process of printing what appeared…

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LSE University dropout killed transgender woman after drug binge

A swinger murdered a transgender woman after a three-day sex and drugs binge before recruiting his teenage girlfriend to help clean up the crime, a court heard. Jesse McDonald, 25, is accused of drugging Naomi Hersi, 36, before stabbing her to death with a knife and a broken bottle in a hotel room near Heathrow Airport. The Old Bailey heard that ‘bright and articulate’ McDonald had met his victim when he went ‘looking for excitement’ on a website called Fabswingers.com. After the killing, he got bags and cleaning products before…

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Details of MEPs’ £3,950-a-month taxpayer-funded expenses to remain a SECRET

MEPs can continue keep their travel and office expenses secret from the public, an EU court ruled today. A group of campaigners and journalists brought a case claiming the misuse of expenses ‘will continue in the shadows’ if records are not made public. But the general court in Luxembourg has rejected their argument, saying it would compromise MEPs’ privacy rights. MEPs can continue keep their travel and office expenses secret from the public, an EU court ruled today. Pictured: The European Parliament in Strasbourg MEPs get £3,950 a month to fund…

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Naughty walrus slaps its friend on the back during a performance in China

This is the moment a walrus aggressively slaps another walrus on its back during a performance at a polar ocean park in China. The footage taken on a spectator’s phone shows the large sea dweller sitting on a stage while visitors at Quancheng Ocean Polar World in eastern China.  Another walrus walks past and suddenly slaps it with it’s flipper, prompting the sitting walrus to retaliate by slapping him on the back about five times. The shows presenter can be seen following the walrus as it leaves the stage and…

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British couple move to SPAIN for a year to save deposit for one-bedroom flat in London

A British couple have moved to Mallorca for a year and will commute to London for meetings claiming it will help them save a deposit for their first home. Ryan and Kiera Crabbe believe it makes more financial sense to live 800 miles from the capital in Spain than live in the city or the surrounding commuter belt. The self-employed couple, who both earn more than £50,000-a-year, say they can now save £2,000 every month thanks to lower rent and household bills on the Balearic Islands. If they had stayed…

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