Entries by Sara C Nelson

FBI Accuse North Korea Of Sony Hack Which Saw The Interview Scrapped

(6) Comments | Posted 19 December 2014 | (17:06)

The FBI has formally accused the North Korean government of being responsible for the devastating hacking attack on Sony Pictures.

In a statement, the intelligence service said it has enough evidence to conclude that North Korea was behind the punishing breach,...

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Chocolate-Crazed Monkey Tasered By Police In France

(0) Comments | Posted 19 December 2014 | (16:30)

A monkey believed to have survived for weeks on a diet of chocolate was reportedly Tasered by police after it burst into a primary school and behaved “aggressively” towards children.

Dozens of residents in the Castellane area of Marseille contacted the authorities to report sightings...

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Slenderman Stabbing Suspects Deemed Fit To Stand Trial

(0) Comments | Posted 19 December 2014 | (14:02)

Two girls accused of stabbing a classmate to “please” a fantasy horror character called Slenderman are mentally fit to stand trial on attempted homicide charges, a judge has ruled.

The girls were aged 12 when they allegedly attacked a friend of the same age after a...

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Sydney Siege Gunman Man Haron Monis Should Be 'Chucked In The Sh**house' Says Muslim Funeral Boss

(62) Comments | Posted 19 December 2014 | (11:36)

The body of the gunman at the centre of the Sydney siege which saw two innocent people killed should be dumped at sea, a leading Islamic funeral director has said.

Self-styled Sheikh Man Haron Monis, was killed at the close of the 16-hour...

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Mad Or Black-Eye Friday: Brace Yourselves For One Of Britain's Booziest Nights

(10) Comments | Posted 19 December 2014 | (09:50)

Tonight is set to be one of the busiest nights of the year as hordes of revellers are expected to hit bars and clubs for "Mad Friday".

Also known as "Black-eye Frida", it is believed to be the busiest evening for work Christmas parties, and pubs, bars and...

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Eight Children Found Stabbed To Death In House In Cairns, Australia

(0) Comments | Posted 19 December 2014 | (08:30)

Eight children have been found dead in a home in the northern Australian city of Cairns.

A woman suffering stab wounds was also found in the property, police said.

Police believe the 34-year-old woman with wounds to the chest is the mother of seven of the children, and...

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Another Montauk Monster? Mystery Creature Washes Up On California Beach

(91) Comments | Posted 18 December 2014 | (14:48)

A gruesome specimen of… something has washed up on a California beach.

With its long claws, pointed teeth and face frozen in a snarl the mystery creature was quite a fearsome sight to behold.

The animal was found near a drain washout near Stearns Wharf in Santa Barbara,

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Man Arrested After 'Gunman Fired Shots At School Workmen' At Highcliffe School In Dorset

(8) Comments | Posted 18 December 2014 | (12:53)

A man has been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences after reports that a gunman fired shots at school workmen.

Dorset Police confirmed a man had been arrested close to Highcliffe School in Christchurch, near Bournemouth, following the incident shortly after midday.

The school had been placed on temporary lockdown,...

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Kim Kardashian Superfan Jordan James Parke Spent £100,000 To Look Like His Idol

(67) Comments | Posted 18 December 2014 | (11:26)

Do those pouting lips, HD brows and dreamy gaze look familiar to you?

They should do – for make-up artist Jordan James Parke has spent £100,000 on cosmetic procedures to resemble his idol.

Have you guessed yet?

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George Stinney Jr Executed Aged 14 Exonerated 70 Years After His Death

(43) Comments | Posted 18 December 2014 | (10:30)

A 14-year-old black boy sent to the electric chair for the killing of two white girls has been exonerated – 70 years after his death.

George Stinney Jr was arrested, convicted of the South Carolina murders in a one-day trial and executed in 1944 — all in the span...

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Russell Brand Described As 'Puerile, Prancing Millionaire' By RBS Worker

(228) Comments | Posted 17 December 2014 | (13:02)

Russell Brand has received a brutally hilarious tongue-lashing after a protest which saw an irate City worker miss his lunch.

Blogger and City worker Joseph Kynaston Reeves was caught on film squaring up to Brand outside the Royal Bank of Scotland London offices as the...

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Gay Teacher Receives Touching Letter From Student, 9, After He Comes Out

(47) Comments | Posted 17 December 2014 | (11:46)

A teacher has shared a touching note he received from a nine-year-old student after he revealed he was gay.

Written on colourful notepaper it says: “Dear Mr XXX [redacted],

“Even though you’re gay, I will always treat you the same way as I do now. I still think...

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Russell Brand Slams Tony Abbott & Media For Linking Sydney Siege To Terrorism

(203) Comments | Posted 17 December 2014 | (09:19)

Russell Brand has taken aim at the coverage of the Sydney siege – specifically descriptions of it as a "terror" attack.

Three people – including gunman Man Haron Monis, were killed at the end of the 16-hour stand-off at the Lindt Chocolate Café in the...

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Cliff Richard Cut-Out Prompts Man To Phone Police

(89) Comments | Posted 16 December 2014 | (16:25)

A man has phoned the police to complain after his neighbour stuck a “creepy” picture of Cliff Richard in a window overlooking his property.

James Maltby told The Argus he believed James Dean posted the picture as retribution after he reported him to Brighton and Hove Council...

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Peshawar Attack: Tragic List Of Children Killed In School Massacre Emerges

(30) Comments | Posted 16 December 2014 | (13:35)

WARNING: THIS REPORT CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT, READER DISCRETION IS ADVISED

A harrowing list of children killed in the Peshawar school massacre has emerged.

A sheet of paper purportedly from the accident and emergency department of the nearby Lady Reading Hospital was posted to...

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Taliban Gunmen Storm Pakistani Military School, Killing More Than 100

(273) Comments | Posted 16 December 2014 | (09:49)

WARNING: THIS REPORT CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT, READER DISCRETION IS ADVISED
UPDATE: Tragic List Of Children Killed In Peshawar School Massacre Emerges

Taliban militants stormed a school in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing 141 people, including 132 children.

Up to 500 students and teachers from the...

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Sydney Siege: Sunrise Host Natalie Barr Weeps As She Reveals Death Of Katrina Dawson

(60) Comments | Posted 16 December 2014 | (09:04)

Update: Sydney siege mourners are laying boxes of Lindt chocolates at the site

An Australian breakfast TV personality broke down at the mention of the name of one of the Sydney siege victims.

Mother-of-three Katrina Dawson was one of the gunman’s two victims at the...

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Tourist's Selfie With Monkey Goes Very Wrong Indeed

(2) Comments | Posted 15 December 2014 | (15:05)

OK, we’re calling it: the selfie is over. The next big thing is the selfie-gone-oh-so-very-wrong.

As demonstrated absolutely perfectly in this sequence of pictures of a tourist attempting to capture herself and a monkey in the same frame.

Believed to be taken in the Sacred Monkey...

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Sydney Siege: Australians Rally Against Islamophobia With #illridewithyou Hashtag

(1) Comments | Posted 15 December 2014 | (10:37)

Amid a hostage situation in one of downtown Sydney’s busiest spots, a hashtag expressing solidarity with the city’s Muslim population has gone viral.

It comes as the drama in Martin Place, which has seen a gunman force hostages to unfurl a black flag with white Arabic writing...

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Sydney Siege: Australians Rally Against Islamophobia With #illridewithyou Hashtag

(68) Comments | Posted 15 December 2014 | (10:37)

Update: Sydney siege mourners are laying boxes of Lindt chocolates at the site

Amid a hostage situation in one of downtown Sydney’s busiest spots, a hashtag expressing solidarity with the city’s Muslim population has gone viral.

It comes as the drama in Martin Place, which...

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