Emile Cilliers trial: Army sergeant was 'skilled parachute packer'

A man accused of trying to kill his wife by sabotaging her parachute was a “skilled packer” and “knew what he was doing”, a court has heard. Victoria Cilliers, 40, suffered multiple injuries in a 4,000ft fall at Netheravon Airfield, Wiltshire in 2015. Emile Cilliers, 37, denies attempting to murder his former Army officer wife. Winchester Crown Court heard Mr ...

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Man convicted of Badoo meet-up murder

A man has been found guilty of the “pointless” murder of a single man his friend met through the dating-focused social networking app Badoo. Tim Smith, 45, was stabbed in the heart in his car after meeting up with Mark Anthony Law, 20, and Mason Casey, 18, in Shepshed, Leicestershire. Law, who arranged the meeting, pleaded guilty to murder and ...

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Newcastle United: Mike Ashley puts Premier League club up for sale

Premier League club Newcastle United have been put up for sale by owner Mike Ashley. The Magpies have been relegated twice from the English top flight during Ashley’s 10-year reign. After winning promotion last season, Rafael Benitez’s side are ninth in the Premier League after eight matches. “Newcastle United requires a clear direction and a path to a bright and ...

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Serena Williams is accepting suggestions for a ‘push present’ and we are so here for it

Serena Williams and her daughter just won Instagram (Picture: Serena Williams) New mum Serena Williams is accepting suggestions for a ‘push present.’ The tennis champ and her five-week-old daughter Alexis Olympia posed adorably for a selfie and we can still hear the collective ‘awwws’ across the internet – but it was followed by praise or confusion when she showed interest in receiving ...

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New study reveals why that one friend is always so flakey

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video You know the one. They’re so undependable that their flaking has turned just plain arrogant — they don’t even call ahead anymore, it’s pure no-show. Well finally, we have answers as to why your friend is so flakey. Put simply: he doesn’t ...

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Brooklyn Beckham pays tribute to his dad’s iconic football history with a fresh new tattoo

The latest ink in Brooklyn’s collection is a teeny tiny tribute to his father (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images) Forever edgy Brooklyn Beckham has added a couple of brand new tattoos to his collection, and the latest inkings are in tribute to two of his favourite things in life. Serena Williams is accepting suggestions for a ‘push present’ and we ...

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Dejan Lovren slams Romelu Lukaku after Manchester United star is cleared of ‘stamp’

Dejan Lovren believes Romelu Lukaku made contact on purpose (Picture: Getty) Dejan Lovren believes Romelu Lukaku‘s ‘stamp’ was intentional and slammed the Manchester United star for refusing to apologise after the incident. Newcastle United put up for sale by Mike Ashley Lukaku will face no further action, with the FA deciding against punishing the 24-year-old striker for the incident in ...

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Boris Johnson insists Czech minister join him in tiny rowing boat

Boris in the tiny boat with Ivo Sramek, Czech Republic’s deputy foreign minister (Picture: PA) Boris Johnson managed to convince another foreign minister to take a little boat ride with him. During a walk around the estate at Chevening House in Kent, Bojo tried to encourage his counterparts from eight European allies to get into a small rowing boat. Despite ...

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Woman’s fake 999 call ‘to get boyfriend’s attention’ sparked massive police operation

Rebecca McCluskey made the fake 999 call (Picture: SWNS) A woman made a hoax called to the police which lead to a huge operation after arguing with her boyfriend about him going on holiday with his friends, a court has heard. Rebecca McCluskey, 24, reportedly called 999 and said she had seen a body in the River Severn in Worcester ...

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Girls, 12, ‘caught dealing cannabis at school’

Melbourne Girl’s College, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Picture: Google Maps) Two year 7 girls have allegedly been caught dealing cannabis at school. Police were called to Melbourne Girls’ College, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, after the students, aged 12 and 13, were allegedly rumbled by staff. School coach filmed forcing crying cheerleader into splits will not face charges The youngsters are ...

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