Immigrant woman attempts suicide after reporting allegations of sexual abuse at Texas detention centre

An immigrant woman in a Texas detention centre has attempted to kill herself after allegedly being forced to eat in the same cafeteria as the guard she says sexually abused her. Laura Monterrosa is an immigrant from El Salvador currently seeking asylum in the United States. In November, she reported being repeatedly sexually abused by a female guard at the ...

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Theresa May refuses to say she would vote for Brexit for the second time

Theresa May has once again refused to say she would vote for Brexit if there was another referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union (EU).  “If a vote was to come up, I would do what I did last time round which was sit down and look carefully at the issues,” she told the France 2 TV channel.  “But there isn’t going to ...

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Church of England warns future of Down's 'under question'

The Church of England has warned the future existence of people with Down’s Syndrome is “under question”. It has called for expectant mothers to be given “comprehensive, unbiased information” ahead of the NHS roll-out of Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) in England and Wales this year. The blood test for high-risk women can offer an estimate of Down’s risk. But the ...

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Theresa May to meet Donald Trump in Davos

Prime Minister Theresa May and President Donald Trump will meet at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week, Downing Street has confirmed. It comes after Mr Trump cancelled plans to open the new $1bn (£720m) US Embassy in London next month. The White House said Mr Trump “looks forward” to strengthening the countries’ “special relationship”. Mr Trump is the ...

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hints he wants Alexis Sanchez’s No.7 shirt at Arsenal during Borussia Dortmund match

Will Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang take Alexis Sanchez’s No.7 shirt at Arsenal? (Picture: Getty) Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has dropped a major hint that he’s keen to take Alexis Sanchez‘s No.7 shirt at Arsenal. The 28-year-old striker was not selected in Borussia Dortmund’s squad which drew 1-1 with Hertha Berlin on Friday night and, incredibly, was caught playing an indoor match with pals while ...

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Boy, 10, ‘killed by friend who fired crossbow in argument’

Austin was ten-years-old (Picture: YouCaring) A 13-year-old boy accused of fatally shooting his ten-year-old friend with a crossbow in anger has been charged with first-degree murder. Austin Almanza was killed when an arrow was fired with such force it tore through his body and struck his brother’s arm in the small town of Chandler near Oklahoma City. The attack, which ...

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Man crushed to death by overturned fire engine on 999 call

Mitchell Bailey was just metres from his home when the fire engine overturned and crushed him (Picture: UKNIP) A father-of-three was crushed to death when a fire engine flipped on a roundabout. Mitchell Bailey died immediately when the 12-tonne truck overturned as it responded to an emergency call. Football agent jailed for crash that killed one highway worker and paralysed ...

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Coronation Street spoilers: Exit confirmed for Pat Phelan as he is caught at last and loses everything?

(Picture: ITV) Coronation Street fans have dared to hope that the end has come for villain Pat Phelan as Seb Franklin has revealed the truth about him in court, leading to the crooked builder hurriedly packing a bag and preparing to flee before the police come for him.  Meanwhile, Eileen has struggled to get her head around the truth and ...

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Donald Trump to meet Theresa May at summit in Switzerland

Theresa May will meet the US President at the Davos summit (Picture: PA) Donald Trump will meet Theresa May on the sidelines of the Davos summit in Switzerland next week. The White House said the US President looks forward to meeting the British Prime Minister ‘to further strengthen the special relationship.’ Football agent jailed for crash that killed one highway ...

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Courtney Act slayed as an Australian Idol contestant back in 2003

She might be making a big impact in the Celebrity Big Brother house – but Courtney Act was busy impressing viewers long before that – or indeed RuPaul’s Drag Race – came along. Because in the wake of Courtney – aka Shane Jenek’s – new-found status as a CBB favourite, that footage of when she was a contestant on the ...

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