Entertainment

Mike Thalassitis death: Love Island stars to be offered therapy

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mike Thalassitis was described as being "loved by so many people" by a friend Love Island stars will in future be offered therapy, social media training and financial advice, ITV has said after the death of an ex-contestant.Mike Thalassitis, who was on the show in 2017, was found dead in a north London park on Saturday. Police are not treating the incident as
Science/Nature

Death metal music inspires joy not violence

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images I've had one desire since I was born; to see my body ripped and torn. The lyrics of death metal band Bloodbath's cannibalism-themed track, Eaten, do not leave much to the imagination. But neither this song - nor the gruesome lyrics of others of the genre - inspire violence. That is the conclusion of Macquarie University's music lab, which used the track in a psychological
UK News

Baby Pearl was mother’s third baby death probe

[ad_1] Image caption A cot was seen taken to the area where baby Pearl was discovered in Heywood The mother of a baby girl whose body was found in woodland had faced police probes over the deaths of two of her other children, an inquest has heard. The baby, named Pearl by detectives, was discovered in Bluebell Woods in Heywood, Greater Manchester, in April.Four of Leah Howarth's children, including Pearl,
US & World

Ko Ni: Gunman get death penalty in murder of Myanmar Muslim lawyer

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ko Ni was one of few prominent Muslims in a country dominated by Buddhists Two men have been sentenced to death in Myanmar for the murder of the Muslim lawyer, Ko Ni, in the full public glare of Arrivals at Yangon International Airport in January 2017. Nick Beake reports from Yangon.It's hard to imagine a more chilling photograph. The assassin has crept up
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Speedboat killer: Jack Shepherd’s lawyer receives death threat

[ad_1] Image caption Jack Shepherd appeared in an extradition hearing in the Georgian capital Tbilisi last week Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd's British lawyer, Richard Egan, has received a chilling death threat amidst torrents of abuse.The letter, which tells him to "remember Jo Cox", the Labour MP murdered by far right extremist Thomas Mair, has been passed to the police.It talks of stabbing, bombing, features a swastika and the words "Heil
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Alfie Lamb death: Boy ‘killed for being noisy’

[ad_1] Image copyright Family handout Image caption Alfie Lamb was described in court as a "smiley" boy A three-year-old boy was fatally crushed by a car passenger seat pushed back by his mother's boyfriend who felt he was being too noisy, a court heard. Alfie Lamb went "ominously quiet" after he was deliberately squashed in the vehicle, the court heard.His mother, Adrian Hoare, 23, allegedly lied to police, telling them
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Man stabbed to death on board Surrey train

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Maps Image caption Police and paramedics have been called to Horsley station A murder inquiry has begun after a man was stabbed to death on board a train in Surrey.British Transport Police (BTP) said the man was stabbed on board the 12:58 Guildford to London Waterloo service. Rail services have been suspended and part of Horsley railway station remains cordoned off.The London-bound train is currently being
Education

Richard Riakporhe: From near-death to boxing champion

[ad_1] At 15 years old Richard Riakporhe was stabbed and nearly died.He now teaches kids around the UK about the dangers of knife crime.He's also the current WBA Inter-Continental Cruiserweight champion, and says that boxing helped change his life. He told us his story from being on the streets of south-east London to becoming a boxing champion.Video journalist: Ameer Ahmed [ad_2] Source link
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BBC Radio Shropshire’s Vicki Archer’s death was suicide

[ad_1] Image copyright Vicki Archer Image caption Vicki Archer was described as "an incredibly talented person" by her co-host A BBC radio presenter who left her show mid-air and was found dead at her home hours later took her own life, an inquest has heard.Vicki Archer, 41, had a history of depression and had made two previous attempts to kill herself, Shropshire Coroner's Court was told.She had emailed a colleague