Ben Needham: Blood found on items in hunt for toddler

Signs of blood have been found on items recovered by police searching for missing Sheffield toddler Ben Needham.Ben was 21-months-old when he disappeared on the Greek island of Kos in July 1991.South Yorkshire Police said forensic work was being carried out in Aberdeen to try to extract DNA from the
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Rashan Jermaine Charles dies after Hackney police pursuit

A 20-year-old man has died after being apprehended by a police officer in an east London shop.The Met Police said the man, named by his family as Rashan Jermaine Charles, was followed on foot after officers tried to stop a car in Kingsland Road, Hackney, at 01:45 BST on Saturday.Mr Charles was taken
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San Antonio: Truck death toll rises to nine

Police in the US state of Texas have arrested a truck driver whose vehicle was found in a Walmart car park with eight people dead in the back of it, two of them children. Later, a ninth person died at a local hospital, an immigration and customs spokesman said.Thirty others were inside the trailer w
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Man charged with kidnap, rape and murder of teenager

A man has been charged with the kidnap, rape and murder of a 19-year-old woman.The Metropolitan Police said the 33-year-old had also been charged with the rape, attempted murder and kidnap of a woman in her 20s.Another man, 28, has been charged with the kidnap of both women.The teenager's body was f
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Charlie Gard: Parents face ‘backlash’ over hospital threats

The parents of Charlie Gard say they have been victims of a "backlash" after Great Ormond Street Hospital revealed staff had received death threats. The hospital said police were called after families and staff were harassed.The hospital and Charlie's parents are in a legal battle over continuing li
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Israeli embassy in Amman: Shooting leaves one dead

A Jordanian man has been killed, and an Israeli and another Jordanian wounded in a shooting incident at the Israeli embassy in Jordan's capital Amman.The two Jordanians were working for a furniture firm and entered the embassy before the shooting, police say.Few details have been revealed and what s
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‘My fingers were almost cut off by a drone’

WARNING - GRAPHIC CONTENT: You may find some of these images distressing.When James Andrews' friend invited him over to the beach earlier this month to try out his drone, it appeared to be any regular Saturday.It was James' first experience with the small unmanned aircraft but it ended in disaster,
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Marian Hill: ‘An Apple advert kick-started our career’

It's an ordinary day in Advert-ville, USA. As the black-and-white sun rises over a black-and-white street, authentic-looking extras with a variety of contemporary hairstyles walk past a dilapidated warehouse. A shoeshine boy flicks open his newspaper, passing time until a customer arrives. None ever
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Irish immigrant’s arrest highlights race’s role in deportation

After a high-profile deportation, undocumented Irish immigrants are on edge, and trying to help Latino immigrants who are more likely targets for immigration officials.John Cunningham came to Boston in 1999. Like many Irish immigrants to the US, he arrived on a 90-day visa for summer work. But then
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Blood donation rules relaxed for gay men and sex workers

Blood donation rules for sex workers and gay men are being relaxed in England and Scotland after improvements in the accuracy of testing procedures.Men who have sex with men can now give blood three months after their last sexual activity instead of 12.And sex workers, who were previously barred fro
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