For many little girls becoming a princess is their dream job - but for Dubai's Princess Latifa it was a living hell. Last February the 33-year-old royal fled her gilded existance with her best friend, Tiina Jauhiainen. But she was caught less than a month later...
Kim Jong-un could become increasingly dangerous as North Koreans face food shortages over winter, an expert has warned. Since holding a failed summit with the US nearly six months ago, the dictator has overseen the launch of four new advanced weapons - including a submarine and...
As many as 60 medics at a hospital treating injured workers from the recent Russian ‘radiation explosion’ have been flown to Moscow for urgent medical tests, it is reported. One doctor was later found to have Caesium-137 — a radioactive isotope that is a byproduct of...
A passenger ferry with nearly 400 people on board has been evacuated after running aground in a Costa Blanca port. Spanish coastguards and Civil Guards helped get passengers to safety after the drama in the port of Denia near Benidorm just before midnight. The packed ship,...
Nora Quoirin could not have reached the steep ravine where her body was found by herself, a search team member in Malaysia has claimed. The volunteer, an expert in the area, said it would have been 'impossible' for the barefoot 15-year-old girl to walk across the...
Italian cycling legend Felice Gimondi has passed away aged 76, after suffering a heart attack. Gimondi, one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours, suffered the attack while swimming in Sicily on Friday. "A great champion who made our sport more human...
Disney's live-action remake of the animation Mulan is facing calls for a boycott, after its star voiced support for the crackdown on Hong Kong protestors. Chinese-born actress Liu Yifei reportedly shared a post from state media People's Daily on her Weibo, the Chinese equivalent to...
Midnight approached on December 31, 1999. Red Square was packed. The crowd stared at a huge screen. As on every New Year’s Eve, they were straining to hear the annual presidential message. Boris Yeltsin, his speech slurred either due to his heart condition or alcohol, rarely...
Police in Hong Kong are preparing for a weekend of trouble as a staggering one million protesters are set to take to the streets in their pro-democracy campaign. The authorities yesterday officially banned two marches due to take place later today (Sat) and one on Sunday....
A British 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a hotel worker during a family holiday on the island of Corfu. The suspect, said to be Albanian, has been arrested in connection to a sex attack, Greek media reports. The schoolgirl’s parents called police in the Dassai...