The Josef Fritzl Story: What Happened Next To The Austrian Incest Monster

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK

In April 2017 it’s almost ten years since the near-unbelievable story of the Austrian grandfather who abducted his own daughter and kept her prisone...

More Harrowing Details Emerge Of British Backpacker's Ordeal In Australian Outback

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK

A British backpacker who was rescued after stumbling “almost zombie-like” into a remote petrol station in the Australian outback is recovering fro...

Karen Matthews ‘Lied About Kidnapping Conviction To Get Coffee Shop Job’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK

Karen Matthews reportedly lied about her kidnapping conviction in order to get a job in a coffee shop. Matthews, who was jailed for eight years after ...

Ghoulish Tours Of The Shannon Matthews Estate Are Being Offered For £15

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK

Residents living on the Moorside estate where Shannon Matthews was “abducted” from are offering paid tours of the area. Shannon was reported missi...

Shannon Matthews' Mum Karen Claims 'The Truth Will Come Out' After BBC's The Moorside

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK

The mother of Shannon Matthews has complained she is in fear for her life after a controversial new BBC drama series re-examined the staged abduction ...

The Bizarre Real Life Tale Of 'Missing' Shannon Matthews Behind New BBC Drama

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK

A controversial new BBC drama series which aired for the first time on Tuesday 7th February is examining the tragic real-life tale of the hoax abducti...

Woman Tells Of 13-Year Kidnap Ordeal By Paedophile Who Sold Her Babies

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 29.12.2016 | UK

A British woman has told how she was kidnapped as a teenager and held captive for 13 years by a sadistic paedophile who sold the babies she had from h...

My Partner Has Been Kidnapped For 600 Days

Yemi Hailemariam | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK
Yemi Hailemariam

Unbelievably, this Saturday 13th marked 600 days of Andy's ordeal. We still have no idea what is going to happen to him. The Ethiopian government is refusing to let me and Andy's kids see him, will not say whether he will be executed or not, and has rejected all his calls for a lawyer. The authorities won't even allow the British government - supposedly a 'close ally' - to regularly visit him, despite Ethiopia's international obligations.

Incredible Footage Of Boy And Girl Thwarting Kidnapping Of Baby Brother

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK

Harrowing CCTV footage has been released showing the moment a kidnapping attempt was thwarted by the victim's siblings in broad daylight. The 22-mo...

This Man Gave His Girlfriend The Worst Ever Excuse For Staying Out Partying

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK

A man who told his girlfriend he had been kidnapped as an excuse to stay out partying sparked an overnight man-hunt, Greater Manchester Police said. ...

Carlos Tevez's Father Kidnapped

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Sport

The father of Juventus footballer Carlos Tevez has been kidnapped in Argentina and held to ransom, according to reports in South America. The incid...

Bodies Of Kidnapped Israeli Teens Found

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK

Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned the killing of three Israeli teenagers, whose bodies were found on Monday, saying that "Hamas is responsible, and Ham...

Kidnap - A World Cup risk - Tips to Protect Yourself

Stacey Lucas | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK
Stacey Lucas

Near to Brazil is Venezuela where, in July 2012 a Portuguese man was taken from a highway service station and held captive for nearly a year. His kidnappers demanded a $6.5 million ransom, which fortunately they did not receive as the victim was rescued in June 2013.

Missing 'Kidnapping And Sex Assault' Victim Found Alive After 10 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK

The victim of a California kidnapping and sexual assault has been found alive after 10 years and their captor arrested, reports say. The missing 25...

One Reality of the Boko Haram Situation

Gareth Milner | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK
Gareth Milner

Real life has and always will be stranger than fiction. As last months kidnapping of more than 200 girls at the hands of terror group 'Boko Haram', causes ripples on the international scene, Nigerians are feeling a crisis of confidence in their own government. Many are scarcely able to believe what has happened.

Bring Back Our Girls - Nigeria's Struggle With Boko Haram

Anne Speckhard | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK
Anne Speckhard

What forces empower such a ruthless organization? For starters, Mohammed Yusef, Boko Haram's founder, understood the socio-cultural forces of disillusionment at play among his impoverished countrymen--particularly Muslims who were unhappy with westernized forms of education.

Ukip's Former Commonwealth Spokesman Was Leader Of Kidnapping Gang In Pakistan

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

A Newsnight report has revealed that the man who served as UKIP's Commonwealth spokesman for more than a year is the former head of a kidnapping gang ...

'You've Messed With The Wrong Muslims'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Six siblings – all members of a Muslim family - have been jailed for what the judge described as the "sustained and brutal" attempted kidnap of a wh...

Kalpana Chakma - Lost But Not Forgotten in Bangladesh

Lydia Parker | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK
Lydia Parker

It was at the age of 23 that Kalpana was kidnapped from her home. The last memories her family have of her are of a girl of 23. What does Kalpana look like now 17 years later? What would she be doing if she hadn't been taken?... Please join us to make sure Kalpana's story isn't forgotten.

Peru Drugs Accused 'Was Kidnapped' Says Lawyer

PA | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK

A solicitor for the Northern Irish woman suspected of smuggling drugs in Peru has said she was kidnapped and forced to carry cocaine. Human rights ...

Wedding Season

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK

Wedding bells ring across the country in August, with couples keen to have their special day in the sunshine. But August is also the peak time for...

British Subject 'Kidnapped In Nigeria'

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK

A Briton has been kidnapped in Nigeria, it was reported today. The unnamed person was believed to have been captured shortly after leaving the inte...

Man Who Plotted Joss Stone Murder Sentenced

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK

A man who joined his flatmate's plot to rob and kill international pop star Joss Stone has been jailed for 18 years, a court said. Junior Bradshaw,...

'Stop Handing Ransoms To Terrorists'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron is to urge all G8 leaders to commit their countries not to pay terror ransoms in an international effort to cut off extremists' funding....

'Safe But Tired' Scottish Oil Worker Released By Indonesia Kidnappers

Posted 12.08.2013 | UK

A British oil worker kidnapped in Indonesia has been released, the Foreign Office has said. Engineer Malcolm Primrose, 61, was ambushed by an armed...