Lesotho’s 80-year-old PM will be charged with the murder of his estranged wife who was shot dead just two months before he married new wife – who has already been charged

Lesotho’s 80-year-old Prime Minister is to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife who was shot dead just two months before he remarried. Thomas Thabane’s 58-year-old wife Lilopelo was gunned down outside her home in the capital Maseru in…

German terrorist’s nine victims – including pregnant mother – all had migrant backgrounds and ‘were shot with a Glock 17 pistol he’d bought legally online’, police reveal as they probe whether he had an accomplice 

All nine of those killed in a far-right terror attack on two shisha bars in Germany had migrant backgrounds, authorities say, while a number of foreigners are also believed to be among the six wounded.  A 35-year-old pregnant mother-of-two was…

‘Monkey police’ armed with catapults will protect Donald Trump from the rabid animals when he visits Taj Mahal during India visit

An extra patrol of ‘monkey police’ armed with catapults will protect Donald Trump against the rabid animals when he visits the Taj Mahal during his visit to India next week. As many as 700 rhesus macaques live among the 17th…

Mother ‘who filmed herself torturing her young daughter and sent it to her ex-husband to punish him’ is arrested in UAE

A mother who allegedly filmed herself hitting her daughter and dragging her by the hair to punish her former husband has been arrested in the United Arab Emirates. The woman, from the Philippines, posted videos of her torturing the little…

Spanish police smash British gang behind illegal cigarette factory hidden underground where eastern Europeans produced 13,500 cigarettes an hour

Spanish police have smashed a British-led gang behind Europe’s first-ever underground illegal cigarette factory. Astonishing images released by detectives today showed them entering the bunker 13ft below the earth’s surface and rescuing six Eastern Europeans working and sleeping in the…

The rise of the German far-Right: How the 2015 migrant crisis sparked a backlash that has seen AfD grow in power, a surge in hate crimes… and now another fatal terror attack 

The rise of the far-right in Germany has seen the AfD seize record seats in parliament and a surge in hate crimes and terror attacks, with yet another deadly shooting last night. Tobias Rathjen, a 43-year-old neo-Nazi, shot dead nine…

Three men, including two members of Arabic family tied to organised crime, are jailed for stealing 220lb gold coin from German museum

Three men including two members of an Arabic family linked to organised crime have been jailed for a total of 12 years and four months after stealing a rare 220lb gold coin from a German museum. The ‘Big Maple Leaf’,…

Man is electrocuted and his girlfriend suffers shocks as he plugs in a ‘badly insulated’ phone charger in Russia

A young man has been electrocuted and his girlfriend suffered shocks after he plugged in a ‘badly insulated’ phone charger in Russia. Kirill Matveev, believed to be aged 20, was in bed with his girlfriend Mira Polyshina, 20, next to him…

Yeehah cheetah! Stunning images show a big cat riding atop a frantic antelope as he grabs some fast food on the Kenyan savanna

A stunning sequence of photos shows a cheetah riding on the back of an antelope on the Kenyan savanna before bringing the beast tumbling to the ground. The ferocious big cat leapt up and sunk its claws into the hind…

Burning rubber! £1MILLION rare Ferrari F40 is destroyed after bursting into flames in Monte Carlo

A rare Ferrari F40 worth £1million has been destroyed after it burst into flames on the streets of Monte Carlo.  The Italian sportscar, which can reach speeds of 228mph, sent towering plumes of smoke into the sky after the back…