The train driver suspected of causing Spain's worst rail disaster for decades has been freed on jail after admitting to recklessness, it has been reported locally.
Call-girl withdraws allegations after admitting she was paid to make it all up claims New Jersey Democrat in clear over sex orgy scandal but is still under investigation
Wayne Houchin, 29, was appearing on a show called Closer To The Stars when the guest host, Franklin Barazarte, abruptly doused the magician's head with 'Agua de Florida,' a flammable cologne used in religious rituals
Why go in 2013? To get there before everyone else does
Two days on from Super Saturday and the Great British golden hat-trick, the Midas touch has disappeared – temporarily, at least – from the host nation's runners, jumpers and throwers. On Sunday evening, try as she did, Christine Ohuruogu could not quite close the gap on Sanya Richards-Ross to cling on to her 400m crown. At least the local girl finished with a silver medal lining, though.
GB track and field team captain was disgusted with his 400m hurdles semi-final performance, he tells Simon Turnbull
GB captain was disgusted with his hurdles semi-final, he tells Simon Turnbull
As Dai Greene crossed the finish line in the London 2012 centrepiece arena last night, he clasped his hands to his face and dropped to the ground. He remained there for a good while, a picture of despair – lying on his back, his hands clasped to his head. The captain of the British track and field team thought he had blown his big Olympic chance. Only the first two finishers in the three semi-finals of the 400m hurdles were guaranteed a place in tomorrow's final and Greene had crossed the line fourth in the opening race.
Blood and black magic flow through Haiti's history – as photographer Leah Gordon discovered when she went to Mardi Gras in the port town of Jacmel...
Chelsea were last night close to agreeing a £5.5m deal with Liverpool to sign midfielder Yossi Benayoun as replacement for Joe Cole. The Double-winners, who last week announced they would let Cole and Michael Ballack leave on free transfers, hope to confirm the signing of Benayoun by the end of the week.
Part of Chris Blackwell's Island Outpost portfolio of Jamaican retreats, Strawberry Hill is the only "outpost" set inland. The former 18th-century coffee plantation resides in the Blue Mountains with dramatic views of the shore 3,100ft below. The Georgian-style cottages are decked out with four poster beds and rattan rugs, and are surrounded by secondary forest, coffee plantations and well-established gardens.
Charity head from Idaho had debt problems and faced legal action
An emergency relief flight bound for Haiti has taken off from Heathrow Airport today, a British Airways spokesman said.
New flights are about to make the Dominican Republic more accessible – and visitors will be dazzled by the diversity of this Caribbean gem
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