Home

Updated: 15:42 EDT

Syria accused of mass executions & burning bodies by US

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT The Syrian government has been accused of carrying out mass killings of thousands of prisoners by the US government - which released satellite images to prove it. The Trump administration claims the bodies of those killed were burned in a large crematorium attached to the Saydnaya prison complex outside the Syrian capital of Damascus. The allegation matches an Amnesty International report released in February which claimed up to 13,000 people - mostly civilians opposed to the government - have been hanged in secret at the prison. Stuart Jones, the acting US assistant secretary for Near Eastern Affairs, said Syrian President Bashar Assad's government 'has sunk to a new level of depravity' as he revealed the photographs.

Mika Brzezinski says Kellyanne Conway hates Donald Trump 

The 'Morning Joe' host revealed on her MSNBC program Monday that Conway once complained about having to defend President Donald Trump before suggesting that she does not even like the man she works for in the White House. 'This is a woman who came on our show during the campaign and would shill for Trump in extensive fashion,' said Brzezinski. 'And then she was turned off the air, the camera would be turned off, the microphone would be turned off,  and she would say, "Blah, I need to take a shower," because she disliked her candidate so much.' Scarborough later said that Conway then began to distance herself from Trump just prior to the election after the 'P****gate' scandal, noting her attitude quickly became: 'I don't believe in this guy. He's just my client. It's just a paycheck.'

Police allege Hayley was driving along the 101 freeway on saturday morning in her white Mercedes when she exited at the Fallbrook exit and stopped.

Daily Mail News Tips Daily Mail News Tips

The star and her millionaire businessman boyfriend David Cantin were terrorized by the burglars who they discovered at their home in Holmdel, New Jersey, on Saturday night.

Antonio Cromartie and his wife are expecting another baby - making it the 13th for the former NFL star despite the fact that he underwent a vasectomy.

Arizona mom arrested and charged after running scheme to replace infant formula with flour and other products to return for cash. Police say she's been doing this for months.

Thailand threatens to prosecute Facebook for running a video of the country's heavily tattooed king walking through a shopping mall in a tiny yellow crop-top 

The video of King Maha Vajiralongkorn strolling around a shopping centre with a woman was widely shared on the social network. But Thai authorities have threatened to press charges if it is still available at 10am tomorrow. Under strict lese-majeste laws in Thailand, people can be jailed for up to 15 years for sharing material which is insulting to the monarchy.

The 21-year-old Olympic gymnast took to Instagram on Saturday to share a video of herself showing off her curves in a tiny tank top and a black thong, captioning the footage: 'another world premiere'.

The moment a toddler was pulled from a baking hot car by police an hour after her father Ernest Solomon was shot dead in front of her in Baltimore has become a symbol of the raising homicide rates.

Scientists from the University of California, Berkeley, claim that a pill made from ingredients such as aloe vera, the vine of tomatoes, olives and grapes could be just as effective as Plan B.

Experts from UCL and the Vesuvius Observatory in Naples have been studying the patterns of unrest since Campi Flegrei's last eruption 500 years ago.

Judge allows defamation suit against Anderson Cooper

Anderson Cooper (left) faces a lawsuit claiming his CNN show ran misleading stories about a Florida pediatric heart doctor. The judge argued Dr. Michael Black (inset) showed enough evidence to move forward with his legal battle on April 28. He filed a 208-page defamation lawsuit against CNN and network host Anderson Cooper and senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen (right), according to documents obtained by DailyMail.com.

Talulah Riley, 31, who shot to fame in the St Trinian's films, has attacked political activist Emma Watson, 27, pictured, over her gender equality campaigning.

A former Episcopal priest who worked at an elite Rhode Island boarding school has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a student during trips to Boston in 1973.

Neuroscientist and cognitive health expert Keiron Sparrowhawk explains that there are some lifestyle habits we can practice to alleviate our stress.

Ben Jackson from Warrington transforms his body in his 40s

 Ben Jackson, 45, from the UK, swapped pies and beers for a low carb, high protein diet and dropped from 190lbs (86.5kg) to 174lbs (79kg) and 20 per cent body fat to just nine per cent. Ben followed a strict nutrition and training plan and even steered clear of alcohol on a lad's skiing trip to the South of France to achieve his results. He worked out in the gym five times per week and ditched his diet of energy drinks and chocolate bars for six smaller, more nutritious meals a day. Pictured: Ben shows off his progress at different stages throughout the 12 week transformation.

Seven people died early Monday morning in a house fire in Akron, Ohio. Five of the victims were children ranging in age from one to 14.

Police in Toledo, Ohio, discovered the 2-month-old boy dead but without any signs of trauma inside the seemingly abandoned vehicle Friday night. An autopsy has failed to shed light on a cause of death,

American Gods smashed some boundaries Sunday with an explicit and tender sex scene between a Middle Eastern man and a male Ifrit from Islamic mythology.

Despite the growing disbelief in a higher being, Robert Nelson, a Professor of Public Policy at the University of Maryland explores how his belief in God is rooted in logic and science.

Paramount Pictures CEO Brad Grey dies aged 59 of cancer

Brad Grey passed away at his Los Angeles home on Sunday night. The former CEO of Paramount Pictured was just 59 at the time of his death. His family revealed in a statement that his death was the result of cancer. Grey is survived by his wife Cassandra and their 18-month-old son Jules as well as his three adult children from his first marriage to ex-wife Jill - Sam, Max and Emily.

Chun 'Michael' Deng, 19, died of sustaining fatal brain injuries in December 2013 during a Pi Delta Psi pledging ritual known as the 'glass ceiling', at a Poconos, Pennsylvania, lodge.

Jejuancey Fernando Harrington, of Bennettsville, South Carolina, has been charged with the murder of 36-year-old Ella Lowery and with kidnapping her eight-year-old daughter.

Researchers from the Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus, France found treating penis cancer with radiotherapy may be a viable alternative to having parts of the genitals removed.

Megyn Kelly news magazine show will premiere in June

Megyn Kelly made her first major appearance since joining NBC at the network's upfront presentation on Monday. The former Fox News anchor appeared onstage alongside Lester Holt, Chuck Todd, Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie at the event in New York City, where she shared details about her two new shows with the network. Her morning program, as was previously revealed, will premiere in the fall during the 9am time slot formerly occupied by 'Today's Take.' And her news magazine will be premiering in June she announced at the upfront.

The death of 17-year-old Matthew Tirado from Connecticut has been ruled a homicide. Tirado's mother, 33-year-old Katiria Tirado has been charged with the manslaughter of her son.

America's 1930s Old West shown in color photos

Striking colorized images have captured the dying embers of America's Old West in the 1930s and early 1940s, decades after the era had supposedly drawn to a close. Stunning pictures, taken by acclaimed photographer Russell Lee, show cattle drives taking place in preparation for a rodeo, a homestead shooting hawks out of the sky that had been stealing his chickens and a shepherd surveying the field on his horse with his trusty sheepdog beside him.

Amritpal Singh, 23, was a wedding guest at the ceremony in Fremont, California, where an argument inside the Royal Banquet Hall sparked the 20-minute fight which spilled out into the parking lot.

The US Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal by the mother of a 13-year-old boy who was arrested in New Mexico for burping repeatedly and disrupting his class.

The parents of Penn State hazing victim Timothy Piazza spoke out Monday morning, detailing how they found out about their son's death and the work they're now doing to prevent another tragedy.

Police in Franklin, Massachusetts, are searching for 20-year-old Michael Doherty, a rising junior and member of a fraternity at Duke, who was last seen early Sunday morning.

Prom dresses ordered online look horrible in real life

Teenagers took to Twitter to show what their prom dresses looked like online versus how they appeared in real life. The dresses appeared glamorous online, but arrived wrinkled, misshapen, and ill-fitting. In many cases, the dresses were ordered from factory sites that are notorious for selling faulty merchandise. Some of the prom-goers appear heartbroken, while other can't help but see the situation as hilarious.

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: The body of the woman, 23, was found being torn apart by dogs after she was abducted from Sonipat and driven to the city of Rohtak in northern India.

A confrontation between strangers over littering escalated to attempted murder charges after a driver slammed her car into a pedestrian in a parking lot in Beverly Hills, California, on Friday night.

Ann Coulter is scared that 'the Trump-haters were right'

Ann Coulter has admitted that, four months into the Trump presidency, she's worried that her favorite candidate's administration is a bust. Coulter - who last year published the book In Trump We Trust - has told The Daily Caller that she is beginning to doubt Trump's ability to pull off his promised changes. Likening his presidency to a man who promised to drive to LA, but then started heading to New York, she says there is still a chance for him to 'turn the car around'. But if he doesn't, she said, 'I'll say we had no choice, but the Trump-haters were right... It's a nightmare. I can't even contemplate that. Right now I'm still rooting for him to turn around.'

Trump gave his full-throated support to the men and women in blue on Monday at a ceremony where he defended police officers from 'unfair defamation and vilification.'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell helped torpedo the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, but now he is promoting Garland to run the FBI.

Hong Kong immigration officials ruled Thursday to reject asylum requests from four adults and three children from Sri Lanka and the Philippines, who sheltered Edward Snowden in June 2013.

President Obama described his own decision not to bomb Syria following a chemical weapons attack as the issue that required 'the most political courage' during his tenure.

Barron Trump 'took his class on trip to the White House'

Barron Trump (pictured left and right) probably scored even more cool points with his friends after reportedly taking his entire fifth-grade class to tour the White House (inset) and meet his father during a secret trip. The 11-year-old student at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School went to Washington, D.C. last Wednesday on a bus with roughly 80 classmates accompanied by their teachers and Secret Service agents, the New York Post reported. The large group of students also toured the nation's capital and stayed overnight at a hotel before traveling back to New York City on Thursday. It was announced this week that the youngest member of the Trump family will attend the prestigious St. Andrew's Episcopal School in Potomac, Maryland beginning in the fall.

Callista Gingrich is the wife of former House speaker Newt Gingrich

A self-described devout Catholic, Gingrich, 51, currently heads Gingrich Productions, a multimedia company. She is the former speaker of the House's third wife.

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich made his comments when asked if he was ever distracted by events outside sports during a pregame press conference on Sunday in Oakland, California.

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, an ambitious Republican who surprised Washington when he announced he will retire at the end of his term, is reportedly telling colleagues he has landed a gig at Fox News.

A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments on Monday over President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries.

Gloria Steinem blasts 'feminist' Ivanka Trump

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem pulled no punches when she was asked about Ivanka Trump in a recent interview, disputing Ivanka's claim that she is herself a feminist and comparing the First Daughter's opinions about maternity care to Nazi policy. Refinery29 asked the 83-year-old what she thought about criticism that Ivanka was trying to 'co-opt feminism', but Ms. Steinem flatly disagreed with that assessment — and Ivanka's insistence that she is a feminist, period. 'She hasn't co-opted feminism. Nobody on earth thinks she's a feminist, are you kidding me?' she said. She added that Ivanka does not stand up for women, and she also compared Trump's maternity and childcare policies - which Ivanka promoted - to those of Nazi Germany.

First Daughter Tiffany trump and Marla Maples had a jam packed day that started with coffee before moving to some morning prayer and later ending with brunch and a little golf.

President Trump's aides has figured out that an effective way to grab his attention is to slip him printouts of stories or pictures that make the case for their issue.

James Woolsey, who served as the Director of Central Intelligence under President Clinton, spoke out on CNN on Sunday, saying Trump's firing of James Comey was 'troubling' in many ways.

Bill Clinton launched an apparent attack on Donald Trump's anti-immigration policies during a college commencement speech at at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.

Vladimir Putin said trying to intimidate North Korea is 'unacceptable' after America and South Korea called for more sanctions following Kim Jong-un's most recent missile test on Sunday.

Saturday Night Live cast mates spoke out about the 2016 presidential election and how it's been a boon to ratings in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter.

Christie Brinkley lists her Hamptons estate for $29.5M

Supermodel Christie Brinkley is selling her ritzy Hamptons home of nearly two decades for a cool $29.5million. The massive nine bedroom home features seven full baths and four half baths.

Travis Scott's mug shot was released to the public on Monday. The rapper, who is reportedly dating Jenner, was arrested at the end of his show on Saturday night in Arkansas.

Five days ahead of the premiere of HBO's The Wizard Of Lies, which tells the story of Bernie Madoff and his $65billion Ponzi scheme, his wife, Ruth, is remaining quiet in her small New England town.

Pippa Middleton visits beauty spa days before wedding

A huge marquee has been erected in the grounds of the Middleton family home in Bucklebury, Berkshire ahead of Pippa and James' wedding this weekend. And while Carole and Michael are making sure everything runs smoothly on home turf, Pippa has been seen visiting an exclusive West London spa for some last-minute bridal pampering.

New York-based security blogger Lawrence Abrams recommends making safe and secure backups, updating your system and, if hit by the WannaCry worm, not to 'wait and see'.

Brad Smith (pictured), Microsoft's president and top lawyer slammed US agencies including CIA and National Security Agency for 'stockpiling' software code that can be used by hackers.

Speaking from her home in the UK, Janet Hutchins said she was 'very proud' of her son Marcus but wished that he had been able to remain anonymous after stopping the virus in its tracks.

Bing
   

Femail Today

Is this the worst jailbreak attempt ever? Hapless prisoner gets trapped between bars while trying to escape his cell in Russia

In the clip, the young man is seen trapped in the gap in the cell door through which food is usually passed, having made it through the hole until the girth of his hips. The prison officer who discovered him filmed his discomfort and seemed unsympathetic to his plight.

A runaway horse was hit by a taxi in the heart of midtown Monday, Nobody people was hurt and the horse appeared to have escaped without injury after the collision.

Anna Hutt heard her 16-year-old son's heartbeat on Mother's Day when she met Gary Flint, the man who received her son's heart transplant three years ago. Payton Casteel died in a bike accident.

StoreDot's FlashBattery combines organic compounds with nano-materials to slash charging time down to a fraction of that achieved by current methods, the firm says.

Kristian Guerrero, 25, from Texas whose husband of nine months and unborn son were killed when a drunk student crashed into their car is on a mission to share her story and prevent drink driving.

Researchers from he Oncology Research Center of Mercogliano, Italy, found that tomatoes prevent gastric cancer cells from spreading and developing, leading to their death.

Iconic French fashion label Chanel is celebrating the launch of its Spring-Summer pre-collection with the sale of a chic Chanel-branded boomerang for $1,930.

A bus carrying 26 school children from Philadelphia, three chaperones and a driver flipped over on Interstate 95 near Havre de Grace after a crash involving a car.

Almost a third of British mothers-to-be pay for extra private ultrasoundsm which could cause harm to the foetus. Anxiety over the baby's health may be doing more harm than good, experts warn.

Cindy Krantz, 48, was shot dead at Pine Kirk Care Center in Kirkersville, Ohio, on Friday along with 46-year-old nurse Marlina Medrano and 36-year-old police chief Eric Disario.

WNBA star Diana Taurasi marries her former teammate

The couple said their 'I dos' on Saturday and less than 24 hours later they were back on the court as the Phoenix Mercury's took on the Dallas Wings. 'Just an amazing day, one of the happiest days we've ever had. It would have been nice to follow it up with a win, but we're just really happy,' Taurasi said, referencing the team's 68-58 loss to Dallas. Taurasi and Taylor won three WNBA championships with the Mercury's, before Taylor retired to become the team's director of player development last year. Taylor, 36, added that Saturday was 'a beautiful day and everything we hoped it would be. We had all our favorite people in the world from all over the world there.

Henderson Island is a sanctuary to a host of threatened species including the Henderson Petrel and Henderson Crake, and its beaches are a nesting site for the endangered green turtle.

Jessica Alba's the Honest Company is voluntarily recalling baby wipes due to the possible presence of mold. The recall was issued 'out of abundance of caution' and the mold is unlikely to be dangerous.

Egyptian vultures normally have white feathers, but on the Island of Fuerteventura off the coast of Africa, many of them bathe their heads in red mud, giving them red heads and necks.

Willie Mae McQuilla, 67, has been charged with arson and three counts of attempted murder for allegedly setting her house in South Carolina on fire and trapping her family inside.

The Good Housekeeping Institute experts have revealed the worst ways to clean a stain, including using salt on red wine spillages and using bleach on some delicate fabrics.

The transgender army soldier, who was jailed for one of the largest leaks of classified documents in US history, will remain eligible for the benefits so long as her court-martial remains under appeal.

Andy Cohen is making some changes to his popular Bravo talk show 'Watch What Happens Live!' in the programs's 14th seasons, including the addition of a Steve Harvey doorbell.

The tiny toddler picks out the beat to Uptown Funk with the poise and confidence of a concert-seasoned music aficionado. And when the beat drops she busts out some serious moves.

Psychologists from Dominican University have been unable to replicate the results of previous studies which have claimed that wearing the colour red makes you appear more attractive.

It seems Apple has big plans for its WWDC in June. Rumors have suggested that the firm will unveil a 10.5-inch iPad Pro along with a Siri-enabled smart speaker to take on Amazon.

Researchers from Vanderbilt University analysed Russian astronauts and found that, despite drinking less water, they still produced similar urine amounts, suggesting they burnt fat.

Researchers at Boston University tracked the eating habits of nearly 1,400 adults for 10 years and found that one common takeaway ingredient improved scores in memory tests.

Trapped wolf is set upon by dogs as cheering villagers encourage their animals to attack it in shocking footage 

Disturbing footage taken in the central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan shows the wolf secured with a length of rope and being repeatedly mauled by dogs. Owners goad their pets and use long sticks to control the fight, which happened in a clearing in an undisclosed rural area of the country. At one point, the frightened wolf yelps with pain as it is bitten on the nose and only fights back when it is attacked.

As revealed in a new infographic by a US-based hotel group, tucking your underwear inside your bras saves room but also helps the bras keep their shape.

Despite the mountainous location being 9,628km from the fashion giant's Paris headquarters, famous faces were more than happy to make the 24-hour journey to the Shigaraki mountains.

Fred Kirkpatrick has spent most of his life working for the drinks giant in Arkansas, aside from a few years he spent in the Army during the Second World War.

A group of golfers were stunned when they spotted an alligator swiftly crawl out of the water and eat a fish in front of them. They watched from afar as the wild animal chomped down on its meal.

Police Officer Katrina Culbreath bought groceries for teen mom Sheena Davenport, 18, after Davenport appeared in court for shoplifting to feed her family in Dothan, Alabama.

A study by the University of Missouri suggests there is very little difference between our 'sober' and 'drunk' personalities - even though we might think we're completely different (stock image).

Authorities started the search after noticing an unusual earth movement in the prison of Reynosa in north-eastern Mexico. New technologies helped them find the unfinished tunnel in a house nearby.

Pamela Stigger, 33, was arrested on Thursday just moments after she allegedly had sex with her former student in the car near an intersection in Tamarac, Florida.

Tragedy struck a Mother's Day barbecue in New Jersey as a tree limb fell, killing one man and injuring six others. Officials say a lighting strike from a flash storm caused the incident.

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES. Christopher Beaucher said that he was at his mother's cottage in Wilmot, New Hampshire, on May 1 when the home exploded, leaving him with badly burned.

The Eritrean attacker stabbed his 18-year-old fellow refugee victim with two knives in his throat before cutting off both of his eyelids and stabbing him with a ballpoint pen in both eyeballs.

Black Tape Project is sending Instagram into frenzy

Women have been taking to clubs and bars wearing nothing but a few strips of duct tape strategically placed over their nipples and intimate areas, left. The ladies effectively style outfits using the tape, sticking it on their skin in quirky and daring patterns to resemble underwear. The daring new fashion trend was spearheaded by Joel Alvarez, right with the women, a designer from Miami, who launched an 'artistic' venture called the Black Tape Project. Joel describes his brainchild as an 'exclusive fashion experiment' - and it's certainly catching on. The Black Tape Project has over 200,000 followers on Instagram and women are descending on clubs and bars wearing nothing but tape.

Sabrina Gauer learned a sore on her tongue was actually stage 4 mouth cancer. Now, the 28-year-old from Rochester, NY, has been cancer-free for 20 months after using a hyperbaric oxygen tank.

Researchers from the University of Sydney found that pneumonia or bronchitis pose the biggest heart attack risk, but even a common cold raises your susceptibility by up to 13.5 times.

EXCLUSIVE: Cheshire-based food scientist Richard Conroy says dismissing so-called 'traveller's diarrhoea' symptoms as just a 'dicky' tummy and not seeking help is dangerous.

Kandice Gillespie from Illinois discovered her partner Erick Lewis giving their daughter Saniya, six, a lesson in how to strut in heels in the hallway of their home after coming home from shopping.

The pet dog from Chongqing, China, allegedly smelt the baby in a bush, so it dug into the ground to find him. When the baby was freed, he was crying and his mouth was full of mud.

New Oxford University research suggests magnetic field reversals may be caused by regions on top of the Earth's core behaving like giant lava lamps, with blobs of rock rising and falling inside.

Roger Federer has announced he will not be playing at Roland Garros this year as the 2009 champion has decided to focus on winning more titles on grass and on hard courts this year.

A flash of lightning struck a busy road during peak hours in China on May 11. Fiery sparks poured down from above and onto the street during the shocking video.

Mother explains how she teaches daughter body positivity

Brittney Johnson, who is based in Missouri, shared a bikini selfie (left) taken while looking for a new swimsuit at Target with her four-year-old daughter, Payton (also pictured right with her mom). The mother recounted how confidently her daughter had carried herself during the trip, chatting up strangers and displaying impeccable manners. In one especially cute moment, Payton held up a cheetah-printed bikini top and exclaimed: 'I think I look beautiful!' - prompting her mother to realize what an important role she plays in shaping her daughter's perception of herself. 'When we are in a dressing room, there is a split moment when I have the power to say "Wow I have really gotten fat this year" OR "Wow I love this coral color on me!" And those are the words burned into my daughter's brain,' the mom wrote.

Johnny Depp's next role will be infamous antivirus expert John McAfee, who was accused by the Belizean government of manufacturing meth and, later, murder. He then went into hiding.

FremantleMedia is bring American Idol back to television screens in the US after just one year off from production and Fox is not happy about it. The revamped show will now air on ABC later this year.

The Munich-based Fraunhofer Institute has officially terminated its licensing programme for certain MP3-related patents in a move dubbed the 'official death warrant' of the format (stock image)

As the Cannes Film Festival kicks off this Wednesday in Cannes, France, FEMAIL takes a look back at the most memorable red carpet ensembles to hit the French Riviera.

An 11 ft-long python, which was trying to gobble the livestock whole, end up getting caught in a metal fence for about 10 hours. A goatherd alerted the forestry police for seeing the injured snake.

In October 2014 Marcus Volke, 27, murdered, disfigured and began cooking the body parts of Indonesian woman Mayang Prasetyo at his Teneriffe apartment in Brisbane.

Christopher Delacruz has been charged with murder after he allegedly shot 56-year-old Jose Augusto Lozada outside of his house in Magnolia, Texas outside of Houston.

A Canadian firm has unveiled the C5-Blast Ultimate, which is says will be capable of reaching 60 mph (98 km/h) in just 1.5 seconds thanks to boost fans.

Quentin Smith, 52, a Guinness World Record holder pilot, described how he twice went back into the helicopter after it crashed into the water near Bergen, Norway, to try and save his two friends.

Jane Stewart. originally from Scotland, developed a love of travel during her time in India in the early 1860s and documented her trips in an album which has now emerged for auction.

The study was undertaken by a team that included scientists from the University of Colorado at Boulder and the US non-profit organisation the International Council on Clean Transportation.

Winners of the Junebug Wedding engagement photo contest

Released today the shots that make up Junebug Wedding's annual selection include classic cars, giant waterfalls, crystal clear beaches - even skinny dipping. The popular marital website received more than 5,000 entries for this year's competition, with the a final list of 50 now selected. Pictured, clockwise from top left: Ron Dillon snaps a couple practicing trapeze, a skinny dipping couple pose for Sara K Byrne, an intimate man and woman are captured by Pol Sena and a husband and wife to be make a splash for Jeff Hammond.

Today's hottestfashion finds

   

DON'T MISS

Mexican businessman and his friends laugh as they SHOOT to death a 'protected' tiger shark in shocking video which he has defended as 'a sacrifice, not a killing'

The video shows the tiger shark being caught by a group of men on board a boat in the sea near the city of Veracruz, in the eastern Mexican state of the same name. After dragging it alongside the boat, they shoot repeatedly, making the animal bleed. The dying shark leaches streams of blood into the sea as it continues to be shot at from the boat. Local media reported that one of the men involved in this act of animal cruelty is Francisco Ruiz, a major Mexican businessman from Veracruz.

An all-black pug puppy named Peggy did her very best to get to the top of the stairs in the United Kingdom in a video published on Thursday, but try as she might she couldn't get the job done.

The Jumeirah Al Naseem is hoping to offer its guests a completely different side to the glitz and glamour more commonly associated with Dubai.

Cat is left completely bald aside from a furry face

Xie Qian Qian, from Taiwan, had taken her cat Jin Jin to be shaved as she routinely does in order to keep the feline's fur from getting matted and keeping him cool. But it seems that Jin Jin will not need to make another trip to the groomers any time soon after the cat returned almost completely bald aside from his face - leaving his owners in hysterics.

   

Showbiz extra

Now that's a view! Slackliners defy gravity - and common sense - to smash world record with 750 metre tightrope trek across Italian lake

Samuel Volery from Switzerland, Tijmen Van Dieren from Holland and Lukas Irmler from Germany all broke the astonishing record - as they elegantly balanced above the water with ease. They even juggled as they balanced in the middle of the narrow slackline. The three men all took turns to walk the line - surrounded by the breathtaking views of Kalterer See Lake in South Tyrol, Italy. Encircled by mountain peaks and the glistening sun - the slackliners can be seen walking a whopping 750 metres without falling. It took Timjen one hour, Samuel 45 minutes, and Lukas 25 minutes to smash a very challenging world record. The impressive slackliners look relaxed yet are psychically on edge as they look down at their bare feet high above the luminous turquoise water.

Weah Bangura, 19, walked in Sydney designer Justin Cassin's show on Monday. Weah revealed that when he was a child he couldn't go outside because the doctors thought his skin held supernatural powers.

Electric, self-driving car shares will bring an end to more than 100 years of individual vehicle ownership by 2030, according to RethinkX, a Californian research group (stock image).

A breathtaking new view of Saturn from NASA's Cassini spacecraft has revealed an up-close look at the planet's 'short shadow,' as its northern summer approaches.

Tribal folk law tells how the women of the Tharu tribe, in central Nepal, began getting tattoos as a way to deter royal visitors, who often stopped in their village, from taking girls as sex slaves.

Chris Higgins' photographs hidden caves across Americas

Chris Higgins, from Knoxville, Tennessee, and his team go to extreme measures to capture images of hidden caves across the Americas and Europe. Higgins hopes his work will encourage others to adventure into the unknown, and also highlight the importance of such fragile environments. His adventures have taken him to the Bahamas, Peru, Greece, and more recently Mexico as he searches the world for more caves to document. The 29-year-old argues that cave photography is the most difficult subset of the genre, because as well as carrying heavy loads of gear, he must also climb vertical pitches, abseil, and often work in total darkness.

   

TOP SPORT STORIES