One-eyed, one-legged Taliban founder warns regime will bring back amputation for thieves

The one-eyed, one-legged founder of the Taliban warned today the regime will bring back executions and amputations for thieves – though they may not be held in public.  Mullah Nooruddin Turabi dismissed outrage over the Taliban’s executions in the past, which sometimes took place in front of crowds at a stadium, and warned the world … Read more

Lawyer told Muslim woman to ‘return to Afghanistan to educate the Taliban’, tribunal hears

Lawyer, 61, told Muslim woman to ‘return to Afghanistan to educate the Taliban on terrorism’ at a function and asked other women if their partners ‘paid towards their lifestyle’, tribunal hears Victor Stockinger denies making racially or religiously motivated statements He allegedly asked women if their male partners ‘paid towards their lifestyle’ He also denies giving … Read more

Prince Harry’s memoir will cause ‘further damage’ to his relationship with his family

Prince Harry’s explosive memoir about the royal family will only ‘further damage’ his relationship with his brother and father, an expert has claimed. The Duke of Sussex, 36, has been secretly working on a book for nearly a year which he has since sold to Penguin Random House.  It will tell the story from his … Read more

Crime commissioner urges Priti Patel to scrap plans for all-graduate police recruits

A police and crime commissioner has today urged Priti Patel to scrap plans for an all-graduate policy for police recruiting.  Marc Jones, Lincolnshire’s police and crime commissioner, has warned that such a scheme could exclude older recruits – such as those who join from military backgrounds. He also said he had spoken to officers who claimed … Read more

Prince Harry’s biographer questions whether royal ‘doesn’t want to be British anymore’

Prince Harry’s biographer has questioned the royal’s bond with Britain after spotting a hidden message in wife Meghan Markle‘s book, The Bench. Angela Levin, author of Harry: Biography of a Prince, appeared on Sky News on Tuesday and spoke to host Kay Burley about one specific illustration in Meghan’s first children book, where a red-headed soldier … Read more

Soldier who suffered 63% burns in plane crash reveals he planned trip to Dignitas to end his life

A soldier who suffered 63 per cent burns when he leapt from his burning plane before it plummeted to the ground has revealed he planned a trip to Dignitas to end his own life before an ‘angel’ vicar changed his mind. SAS reservist Jamie Hull, now 45, from Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, was in the ‘prime of … Read more

British soldiers were more than twice as likely to die during peak of Afghanistan War than US troops

British soldiers were more than twice as likely to die during the peak of the Afghanistan War compared with their American counterparts, a study has found.  The Costs of War report, commissioned by The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University, analysed the number of casualties suffered by US forces alongside its … Read more