Monthly Archives: August 2016

Mother who repeatedly posted naked pictures of her ex-wife online in revenge porn attack is given restraining order 

Alissia Wright posted explicit images of her partner online Credit: Daily Echo / Solent 31 August 2016 • 11:45pm A mother-of-two who repeatedly posted naked pictures of her ex-wife on social media to “scorn her for finding a new partner” […]

Leonardo DiCaprio urged to repay donations tied to massive Malaysian ’embezzlement scheme’

2013 film The Wolf of Wall Street with Leonardo DiCaprio as immoral trader Jordan Belfort Credit: Mary Cybulski 31 August 2016 • 11:06pm Leonardo DiCaprio’s charity has been urged to repay donations linked to a Malaysian fund that backed his […]

Racists exploiting Brexit ‘come from sewers’ says Tory minister after killing of Polish man

Arkadiusz Jozwik, the victim of Saturday night’s street attack Credit: SWNS Michael Wilkinson, Political Correspondent 31 August 2016 • 10:22pm The MP for a town where a Polish man was killed in a possible hate crime has declared that people […]

Dilma Rousseff impeached and stripped of Brazil presidency by Senate as Michel Temer sworn in

Dilma Rousseff has claimed the impeachment process is a ‘coup’ by her political enemies Credit: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters 31 August 2016 • 8:59pm Brazil on Wednesday impeached its first female president, Dilma Rousseff, after a ten-month political crisis that has brought […]

Donald Trump greeted by protests as he arrives in Mexico City for last minute meeting with Mexican president

People protest at Angel de la Independencia monument against the visit to the country by US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump Credit: Alex Cruz/EPA Ruth Sherlock, Mexico City 31 August 2016 • 8:51pm Donald Trump faced protests as he made […]

Canadian women who boasted of lavish ‘selfie cruise’ on Instagram in £17m drug bust 

Melina Roberge, 23, and Isabelle Lagacé, 28 31 August 2016 • 8:43pm A lavish cruise around the world which set off from Britain has ended in misery for two young Canadian women after they were arrested for allegedly smuggling £17m […]

Scholars unlock secrets of long-forgotten Mussolini document hidden in Fascist obelisk in Rome

The obelisk in Rome 31 August 2016 • 7:49pm A long-forgotten codex hidden in a giant Fascist obelisk in Rome has been analysed for the first time by scholars and revealed to be a time capsule eulogising the achievements of […]

Theresa May vows to make controls on EU migrants a red line during Brexit negotiations

May: There’ll be no second referendum on Brexit Play! 02:47 Steven Swinford, Deputy Political Editor 31 August 2016 • 7:26pm Theresa May has vowed to make controls on EU migration a red line during Brexit negotiations as she unveiled her […]

Junior doctors to stage first national five-day strike in history of NHS amid bitter contract dispute

Junior doctors have already staged five rounds of strikes Credit: Telegraph 31 August 2016 • 5:28pm Junior doctors will stage the first national five-day strike in the history of the NHS next month in protest at their new employment contract, […]

Sandringham estate warns visitors about a mystery seasonal illness that can kill dogs

The estate is also believed to have put up posters outlining the risks Credit: Rod Edwards / Alamy 31 August 2016 • 5:14pm The Queen’s estate at Sandringham has warned visitors about a mystery seasonal illness that can kill dogs […]