CCTV footage shows fraudsters fleeing exploding house following arson attack

CCTV footage shows fraudsters fleeing exploding house following arson attack

Two people have been found guilty of deliberately destroying a house in Lancashire as part of an elaborate insurance scam. Samuel Todd, 27, and Ryan Ibbitson, 23, both of Accrington, were convicted of pouring several gallons of petrol onto the house on Cumberland Avenue in Clayton-le-Moors in April 2014 before setting it alight in order to claim insurance money. 28 days ago
Jose Mourinho says he wants two more players

Jose Mourinho says he wants two more players

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said adding two more key players would be his preference as his team wraps up the North American leg of their pre season tour. Mourinho, speaking at the teams training venue at Georgetown University, said the teams executive vice president Ed Woodward was aware of his desire for two players but he understood the situation with elite players and sky high transfer fees. 28 days ago
Shocking video shows bull dying after having horns set on fire

Shocking video shows bull dying after having horns set on fire

A bull died a horrible death at a Spanish festival on Saturday (July 22) as it was tied to a post and had its horns set on fire in front of a baying crowd. The terrified half-tonne animal became confused and ran head-first into the wooden post it was tied to – dying instantly in the collision. The scene took place at the burning bull festival in the small town of Foios, 10 miles north of Valencia in eastern Spain. 28 days ago
John McCain returns to Senate floor to make impassioned speech

John McCain returns to Senate floor to make impassioned speech

John McCain, the influential Republican Senator and former presidential candidate who announced recently that he is battling an aggressive form of brain cancer, made an impassioned appearance on July 25. McCain called on more bipartisanship from colleagues on both sides of the aisle. 28 days ago
Venezuela could be getting a new constitution - heres why people arent happy

Venezuela could be getting a new constitution - heres why people arent happy

On 30 July, Venezuela will have its Constitutional Assembly election  for an assembly that will draft the countrys new constitution.According to Maduro, the assembly will be created by the people rather than politicians and is necessary for peace in Venezuela, after many months of protests and chaos.But opponents fear the new assembly will stay after it has drafted a new constitution and have overreaching power.Julio Borges, the leader of the opposition-controlled parliament, called the idea a scam by Maduro to remain in power and told Venezuelans to rebel.There is a growing world condemnation of Maduros push for a new assembly, but despite national and international opposition, Maduro vowed the election will still happen. 28 days ago
Cardinal George Pell navigates media scrum during court appearance

Cardinal George Pell navigates media scrum during court appearance

Police helped clear the way for Cardinal George Pell to navigate through a pack of reporters so he could appear in Melbourne Magistrates Court on July 26. A barrister for the Vatican treasurer told the court Pell would plead not guilty to historic sex offence allegations. The details of the charges facing Pell have not yet been disclosed, other than that they involve multiple complainants. 28 days ago