Italy arrests Chechen man accused of fighting with Isis Play

Italy arrests Chechen man accused of fighting with Isis

Italian police arrested a Chechen man suspected of being an Isis militant. He is believed to have been involved in attacks in Grozny,  Chechnya, in 2014. The attacks on media offices and a school left 19 dead. The 38-year-old man is accused of crimes of international terrorism. The arrest was part of a wider investigation into foreign Isis fighters from Chechnya. Jul 8, 2017
Man dies after crashing propane-loaded car into ex-girlfriends home Play

Man dies after crashing propane-loaded car into ex-girlfriends home

A 31-year-old man died after driving a car filled with propane into his ex-girlfriends home. A police bodycam video shows the car on fire as officers try to extinguish the flames. Floridas Fort Pierce Department said driver Carl Philbert was involved in a dispute at the address before returning with his car and crashing into the apartment building. The car was packed with four 20 lb propane gas containers. 13 adults and five children were displaced because of the incident but escaped unharmed. Jul 8, 2017
Mexico: 28 dead after riot breaks out in maximum security wing of Acapulco prison Play

Mexico: 28 dead after riot breaks out in maximum security wing of Acapulco prison

Acapulco is the biggest city in Guerrero, one of Mexicos most lawless states and a centre of opium poppy production that has been a major concern to US officials. The prison carnage was particularly embarrassing to Mexico as it came the same day US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly was visiting Guerrero, which lies in the south-west of the country. Jul 7, 2017
Failings in Jerseys child care system led to significant numbers suffering abuse Play

Failings in Jerseys child care system led to significant numbers suffering abuse

An inquiry into historic child abuse on the island of Jersey found a catalogue of failures in its care system spanning several decades, according to findings published in a report on Monday (July 3).The inquiry, led by Frances Oldham QC, heard 553 offences took place between 1947 and 2004. More than half of them are said to have happened at the former childrens care home, Haut de la Garenne. The report has recommended demolishing the building to eradicate its unhappy past. Jul 4, 2017