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Jail terms proposed for those who 'neglect' sex abuse victims

BBC News - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Senior public officials who fail to protect children would face up to five years in jail under new measures being considered by the government.
Jail public sector workers who fail to alert police about child abuse, says Cameron
A report is expected to show police and social workers turned a blind eye to ...
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Putin critic Boris Nemtsov killed: Mother of witness speaks out

CNN - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Moscow (CNN) The Ukrainian girlfriend of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov faces constant psychological pressure from Moscow authorities and fears she will be implicated in his death, her mother told CNN.
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Iraq launches major assault to retake Tikrit from IS

Economic Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
KIRKUK/IRAQ: Some 30,000 Iraqi troops and militia backed by aircraft pounded jihadists in and around Tikrit in the biggest offensive yet to retake one of the Islamic State group's main strongholds.
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New Unionist tactical voting campaign to stop SNP surge - ‎1 hour ago‎
A new campaign group is urging Unionists to oust a controversial SNP MP at the general election as part of a tactical voting strategy to inflict the “most damage to nationalist candidates”.
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Why is ISIS threatening Twitter employees with 'lions'? (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - ‎5 hours ago‎
The extremist militant group, also known as ISIS, has called for the assassination of Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey. What does the group stand to gain from such threats?
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Witness who took video: Man killed by LAPD didn't reach for officer's gun

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
Los Angeles (CNN) The bystander who caught dramatic video of a fatal shooting by police in Los Angeles said Monday he didn't see the man reach for an officer's gun -- the explanation for the shooting given by police.
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Australia to send 300 additional troops to Iraq

The Hindu - ‎2 hours ago‎
Australia will send an additional 300 troops to Iraq to train specialist Iraqi soldiers in the fight against Islamic State (IS) militants, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced on Tuesday.
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Plane spotters arrested in UAE for breaching 'national security'

Irish Examiner - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Three British plane spotters have been arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after being accused of breaching "national security".
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Could the BBC survive without the licence fee? - ‎7 minutes ago‎
The BBC's director-general, Tony Hall, is a man in a hurry. As one of the oldest DGs to be appointed, and already in receipt of his BBC pension, the 64-year-old is acutely aware that the corporation's charter has less than two years to run, and that the licence ...
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Immigration centre probe ordered - ‎5 hours ago‎
Service company Serco has suspended one member of staff and been asked to carry out an immediate investigation after a TV programme went undercover at the Yarl's Wood immigration removal centre.
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Stealing from Fortnum and Mason less serious than pilfering corner shop, says ... - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Shoplifters who steal from large stores such as Fortnum and Mason should get lesser sentences than those who target small retailers, a prominent Labour MP has said.
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Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates Tops Rich List

NDTV - ‎2 hours ago‎
Bill Gates stands atop Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg joined the top 20 and basketball star Michael Jordan ploughed new air by making the list for the first time.
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Tullow oil set to drop out of FTSE 100 in reshuffle

CITY A.M. - ‎2 hours ago‎
THE FTSE 100 is set for a reshuffle later this month with Tullow Oil expected to drop out of the benchmark of the biggest companies listed on the London Stock Exchange.
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Exclusive: Huawei plans big push to sell its phones, wearable devices in US

Reuters UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
Huawei Chief Executive Richard Yu walks after presenting its wearable collection, the TalkBand B2, the Talkband N1 and the Huawei Watch, during a news conference in Barcelona March 1, 2015.
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Sam Smith dominates the UK charts following BRIT Awards success

Gigwise - ‎19 hours ago‎
Sam Smith has beaten Led Zeppelin, Ed Sheeran and Royal Blood to the No.1 album spot after a closely fought musical contest following this year's BRIT Awards.
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Suge Knight rushed to hospital AGAIN after telling court he's going blind

Daily Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
Knight said he was having difficulty comprehending the proceedings and told the judge he had been shot six times last year and had a blood clot in his lungs and other complications.
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Kanye West gives lecture to students at Oxford University!

heatworld - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kanye, 37, thinks VERY, very highly of himself. But you all knew that. He told a packed lecture theatre of Oxford University students that had he pursued a career in fine art, he would have liked to “become Picasso or greater”.
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Madonna announces Rebel Heart tour with a puppet: "Bitch, I'm a sock!"

Digital Spy UK - ‎4 minutes ago‎
The star can be seen perched on her bed eating macaroons when she is confronted by a talking hand puppet. Find out what happens with #SockBitch on my #facebook page....❤️#rebelheart. A video posted by Madonna (@madonna) on Mar 2, 2015 at ...
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Former Birmingham City manager Dave Mackay dies aged 80

Birmingham Mail - ‎15 minutes ago‎
The Scottish football legend managed at St Andrew's between 1989-1991, he had previously managed Walsall in 1977-1978. The former Hearts, Tottenham Hotspur and Scotland star - described by George Best as the “hardest man I have ever played ...
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Football - Football discrimination cases rise

Yahoo Eurosport UK - ‎35 minutes ago‎
The number of reported incidents of discrimination since the start of the football season has increased, the Football Association and anti-discrimination group Kick It Out said.
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Five things things Manchester City learned from the Liverpool defeat

Squawka Football News - ‎32 minutes ago‎
It's becoming one of the most entertaining fixtures on the Premier League calendar. After last season's wonderful match on the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster that will go down as one of the best games in recent memory, Liverpool and ...
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Midlands scientists issue warnings over March 20 solar eclipse in UK

Techie News - ‎11 hours ago‎
Space scientists in the Midlands have issued warnings to all those wanting to view the March 20 solar eclipse in the UK asking them to refrain from viewing the eclipse directly.
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The Simpsons 1998 episode predicts Higgs Boson's mass 14 years before CERN

Daily Mail - ‎17 hours ago‎
He is better known as the hapless, doughnut-obsessed safety officer at Springfield nuclear power plant, but it appears that Homer Simpson may have outwitted some of the brightest minds on the planet.
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Scientists use mouse gene to create TB-resistant cattle

Farming UK - ‎5 hours ago‎
Scientists have created the first genetically engineered cattle which they say are resistant to tuberculosis, thereby reducing the need to cull infected herds.
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Paracetamol Should Come With Warnings About Possible Long-Term Health ... - ‎5 hours ago‎
Paracetamol is widely considered to be a safe pain killerPeople taking paracetamol tablets for long-term pain relief should be warned about the possible health risks to their heart, intestines and kidneys, scientists said.
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The results are in: study reveals average penis size

The Guardian - ‎23 minutes ago‎
In a flaccid state, the penis of the average man is 9.16cm (3.6 inches) in length. Photograph: Alamy. Agence France-Presse. Tuesday 3 March 2015 01.57 EST Last modified on Tuesday 3 March 2015 02.07 EST.
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