Internet’s ‘most hated man’ Martin Shkreli found guilty at securities fraud trial

Shkreli was found guilty of three of the eight charges he faced (Picture: EPA) Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical CEO who hiked the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000 percent, has been found guilty of multiple charges. The 34-year-old was found guilty of conspiracy to commit securities fraud, and two counts of securities fraud. He was facing eight charges. ...

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London mayor Sadiq Khan demands zero tolerance after rise in acid attacks

Two victims of an acid attack have water poured on their heads by firemen in Bethnal Green (Picture: LNP) London mayor Sadiq Khan is demanding the government introduce a ‘zero-tolerance’ approach to acid attacks after the recent spate of the crime. Mr Khan is concerned about the recent increase in incidents which have been connected to violent and aggressive organised ...

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Coronation Street spoilers: Soap airs dark new twists for killer Pat Phelan

(Picture: ITV) Coronation Street has further explored the guilty conscience of killer Pat Phelan as he headed to a church confessional booth and partially admitted his crimes, telling the listening priest that he needed to be punished for everything he has done – and, crucially, everything he is still doing implying that there is more darkness to come from the ...

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Make Or Break’s Ellie wants you to know the show is nothing like Love Island

Ellie addressed Make Or Break’s comparisons to Love Island but has pointed out the two shows are very different (Picture: Channel 5) Given its sun-soaked paradise setting and its cast of couples, it was inevitable that Channel 5’s Make Or Break would nab a fair few comparisons to Love Island. Who has kidnapped Michelle in Corrie? In fact, given that ...

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Coronation Street spoilers: Who has kidnapped Michelle Connor and will she die?

(Picture: ITV) Michelle Connor has been taken hostage in Coronation Street at the hands of her sinister stalker – and with her life in danger, Robert Preston now faces a race against time to save her life. But who is behind the attack as Rich continues to insist that he is innocent, complete with full alibi?  There are already plenty ...

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Hidden cannabis factory with false walls and secret lifts discovered by police

The hidden farm contained 1,300 cannabis plants (Picture: SWNS) A gigantic cannabis factory hidden by secret lifts and false walls has been described as Britain’s ‘most sophisticated’ weed farm. Police discovered 20 hidden rooms inside the former mill, containing 1,300 cannabis plants valued at about £760,000. London mayor Sadiq Khan demands zero tolerance after rise in acid attacks But the ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo says he’d like to return to England during tax fraud trial

Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he’d like to come back to England (Picture: Getty) Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo may have opened the door to a transfer back to the Premier League after admitting he’d like to return to England during his court case over alleged tax fraud. The former Manchester United man has been linked several times with a move ...

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Ben Stokes dismissed late on the first day of the final Test as South Africa expose England's batting frailties

Joe Root and Ben Stokes came to the rescue after England’s batting frailties were once again exposed by South Africa’s attack on an evenly-poised first day of this final Test. After failures from Keaton Jennings, Tom Westley and Dawid Malan, Root and Stokes, England’s captain and vice-captain, both scored half-centuries to ensure their team remain in this contest. The key ...

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Donald Trump claims reports he called the White House a dump are 'fake news'

Donald Trump has branded claims he called the White House a “dump” while chatting with his golf buddies as “fake news” — but the reporter behind the story says eight or nine people heard him say it. According to a piece written by Sports Illustrated journalist Alan Shipnuck, Mr Trump is reported to have joked about the poor state of the 18th ...

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Amanda Knox says woman convicted in texting suicide case deserves sympathy

<![CDATA[ <!–*/ */ /*–>*/ ]]> Amanda Knox, the American exchange student who was convicted and subsequently cleared of murdering her British roommate, has defended the young woman found guilty of encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself. Michelle Carter was this week sentenced to 15 months in jail after she was convicted of the manslaughter of her teenage boyfriend, by sending him text messages ...

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