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Joseph McCann: ‘Classic psychopath’ gets 33 life sentences

Joseph McCann: ‘Classic psychopath’ gets 33 life sentences

Breaking News, crime, crime, Law, London, tragedy, Women, youth
Joseph McCann, 34, gets 33 life sentences with a minimum term of 30 years after being found guilty of a series of rape committed over two weeks in April and May of this year.  Mr. Justice Edis, the judge, said: “This was a campaign of rape, violence and abduction.” He also said that McCann had “never expressed a word of regret” during his trial. McCann raped eight people including a 11 year-old boy and a lady aged 71. The 37 charges against him included seven counts of rape and kidnap as well as one count of child rape. It has been reported that on arrest McCann had told the officers: "If you had caught me for the first two, the rest of this wouldn't have happened." Prosecution lauded the bravery of the victims for coming forward and helping others escape McCann. The prosecuti
Volcano victims on island believed dead by New Zealand police

Volcano victims on island believed dead by New Zealand police

Breaking News, International, Natural Disaster, tragedy
White Island, New Zealand | Picture credit: pixabay.com According to a New Zealand Police update, reconnaissance flights conducted over White Island volcano have not revealed any survivors. Police believe that anyone who could have been found alive has already been evacuated. This news comes shortly after it was reported that the White Island volcano had been showing signs of “increased activity” in the weeks before its eruption. According to the science agency GeoNet, an alert indicating the possibility of a “moderate volcanic eruption” was issued for the volcano in the weeks leading up to the eruption which has killed five people so far. The alert was a level four on a scale that runs from zero to five, five signifying a severe eruption. Brad Scott, a volcanologist at GeoNet,
Government isn’t doing enough to prevent terrorism, Londoners think

Government isn’t doing enough to prevent terrorism, Londoners think

Breaking News, brexit, crime, Law, London, London Mayor, News, Politics, Premiere, Terror, tragedy
The London Bridge attack further divided the nation in regards to their political views only days before the election. Londoners said the government isn't effective in their actions against terrorism. On Saturday 29 November, Usman Khan, 28, carried out a knife attack that injured three people and led to the tragic deaths of Jack Merritt, 25, and Saskia Jones, 23. For a moment, the public conversation centred on messages of sadness and support for those affected by the tragic event. However, it wasn’t long before the conversation shifted from warm words to political arguments and point scoring. For who could forget, there’s a general election in three days! With Andrew Marr on the BBC, Boris Johnson talked tough on crime and pledged: “to take steps to make sure that people
Questions raised following death of two-year-old Amora Afobe.

Questions raised following death of two-year-old Amora Afobe.

Breaking News, Health, Medical, Sport, Sports, tragedy
An Article by Benedict Steininger. Amora Afobe, two-year-old daughter of football star Benik afobe passed away surrounded by her family, following a series of complications and an “unexpected infection” on Friday. Former Arsenal striker Benik Afobe released a statement, describing that both him and his family are left “devastated and heartbroken”, resulting the recent death of daughter Amora. Following an infection encountered on Friday, both parents brought Amora to a nearby hospital. The toddler past away after serious complications faced. Although the statement explains, that the doctors tried absolutely everything to save Amora’s life, her death still raises questions of the nature of complications and infection. How serious can infections be in today’s world for tod