Man tortured in Chinese concentration camp 'almost had organs harvested'

Man tortured in Chinese concentration camp 'almost had organs harvested'

An Uyghur Muslim who claims to have been brutally tortured in a Chinese concentration camp says he was prepared to have his organs harvested. Kazakh Omir Beali is one of the few inmates to have escaped from camps in China’s Xinjiang region. Omir, who had…

Inquest confirms 'almost blind' Yorkshire Ripper's cause of death

Inquest confirms 'almost blind' Yorkshire Ripper's cause of death

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe’s five-year reign of terror claimed the lives of 13 women. They were: Wilma McCann, 28, of Chapeltown, Leeds, who was murdered in October 1975. – Emily Jackson, 42, a prostitute and mother of three from Morley, Leeds. Killed on January 20,…

Rise in violence 'almost inevitable' due to pandemic, says crime chief

Rise in violence 'almost inevitable' due to pandemic, says crime chief

A rise in violent crime is linked to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a crime chief. He was speaking after attacks left one dead and seven injured in Birmingham. In unconnected incidents five were injured and five arrested in London, and police were inundated with…

Test your eyes against the Aussie spider with 'almost impossible' camouflage

Test your eyes against the Aussie spider with 'almost impossible' camouflage

The animal kingdom is a constant source of amazement, and nothing impresses more than the hiding skills of the weaver spider. The spider’s camouflage skills are so amazing that it has been described by experts as ‘nearly impossible’ to see. The orb weaver, which resembled…