FILM director Alfred Hitchcock, author Roald Dahl and artist Lucian Freud are among the people who have snubbed honours from the British monarch, government records revealed for the first time. Painters Francis Bacon and LS […][…]
US man who bound his 22-month-old daughter with tape and posted the photo on Facebook has pleaded not guilty to aggravated domestic battery and unlawful restraint. A spokesman for the Cook County state’s attorney’s office […][…]
NEW YORK—Muslim groups are calling for New York’s police commissioner to step down because of his appearance in a film they say paints their religion and its adherents in a bad light. About 20 activists […][…]
SEVERAL suspected diehard supporters of slain Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi have been subjected to torture and some have even died in detention centres run by armed militias, human rights groups said yesterday. “Several detainees have […][…]
Surrey Police knew for nine years that the News of the World had been hacking Milly Dowler’s voicemails and was even played a recording of one message by a journalist from the Sunday newspaper, but […][…]
JERUSALEM—Israeli police say a group of ultra-Orthodox extremists have attacked a woman who was putting up posters in a troubled town near Jerusalem. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says about a dozen ultra-Orthodox men in the […][…]
LONDON—Britain’s High Court has cleared the way for the extradition of a suspected Basque separatist wanted in connection with a plot to assassinate Spain’s king. The court ruled Monday that Eneko Gogeaskoetxea Arronategui, 44, can […][…]
LONDON—British lawmakers are considering whether they will need to abandon the House of Commons for the first time since World War II. Legislators were meeting Monday to discuss if future maintenance work to the Palace […][…]
A magnitude-6.2 earthquake has struck just off the shore of south-central Chile, the area devastated by a massive temblor two years ago. There are no immediate reports of damage and authorities say it will not […][…]
PALESTINIAN police say they have freed a young woman whose father kept her locked in the bathroom of their West Bank house for around a decade. Spokesman Adnan Damiri says the 20-year-old woman was in […][…]
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