A Pussy Riot activist in critical condition after a suspected poisoning has landed in Berlin for treatment

Associated Press/Martin Meissner Pyotr Verzilov, the Pussy Riot activist who invaded the World Cup pitch in July and is believed to be poisoned, landed in Berlin, Germany, for medical treatment. Speculation has abounded that Verzilov is the next victim of poisoning, following the attack on Sergei Skripal in the United Kingdom. Verzilov’s wife, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, told […]

‘You can’t even see the sky’: Suspected gas explosions in Boston damage dozens of homes

WHDH 7 News A series of suspected gas explosions damaged over a dozen homes in Boston on Thursday. Methuen Police chief Joseph Solomon says there are so many fires “you can’t even see the sky.” It was not immediately clear if there were any injuries. LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Emergency crews are responding to what […]

Saxony police suspected of far-right links after leak of warrant for Chemnitz murder suspect

Police in the eastern state of Saxony have landed in hot water as an arrest warrant for one of the men suspected of fatally stabbing a German in the city of Chemnitz has been circulated online by far-right groups. The regional police department in southeastern Germany has already been haunted by allegations of having links […]

Mass opiate overdose suspected in Ohio prison

Five nurses, 15 correctional officers and an inmate at the Ross Correctional Institution in Ohio required medical attention after experiencing overdose symptoms due to exposure to an unknown substance. The Ohio Highway Patrol (OHP) was notified that people were sick and passing out at the prison at around 9 am, with officers and medics heading […]

Homebase to close stores: Closures to 80 stores suspected in latest high street tragedy

Homebase will close stores it is claimed after reports that the DIY retailer will announce plans for a Company Voluntary Arrangement. The store is owned by Hilco Capital, which it is claimed will reveal details of the CVA later this week. A CVA is a last ditch attempt made by a company before administration, and […]

Teenage ‘devil worshipper’ suspected of burning down unique wooden church in Russia

A historic 18th century church has burned to the ground in Russia’s Republic of Karelia, after being deliberately set on fire. A teenager, referred to by some locals as a devil worshipper, is suspected of the arson. The Church of the Assumption of Our Lady, built in 1774 on a picturesque lakeshore in the town […]

Demi Lovato vows to ‘keep fighting’ addiction in first post since a suspected overdose

Jason Merritt/Getty Images for NARAS Pop star Demi Lovato has spoken out for the first time since a suspected drug overdose last month.  Lovato wrote on Instagram that addiction is not something “that disappears or fades with time.”  The 25-year-old was hospitalized in Los Angeles on July 24, but was reported to be in stable […]

‘Tour de France’ copper nabs suspected vandal using man’s own bicycle (VIDEO)

Top brass at the West Midlands Police have praised one of their own after the cop managed to catch a runaway vandal using the fleeing suspect’s own discarded bicycle. An officer from the East Birmingham response team, which works in tandem with West Midlands Police in the UK, managed to hunt down a man suspected […]

Man suspected of growing weed in the wild dies after being bulldozed by law enforcement officers

A Pennsylvania trooper and a game officer accidentally bulldozed a suspected cannabis grower during a hot pursuit through a field. The USA’s largest marijuana advocacy group has questioned police tactics after the tragic death. The bizarre and tragic incident unfolded on Monday morning when a Pennsylvania Game Commission employee, operating a bulldozer, noticed a car […]

Leading Brexit campaigners held secret meetings with Russian officials arranged by suspected Kremlin spy before referendum, report says

Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Explosive emails suggest the Brexit campaign’s biggest donor met with Kremlin-linked figures multiple times before the referendum. The emails, seen by the Sunday Times, alleged that Arron Banks, the millionaire businessman who funded Brexit campaign group Leave.EU, was reportedly offered a business deal involving six Russian goldmines. It forms part of a mounting pile […]