Tuesday 29 August 2017

Family of Christian girl put in foster care with Muslim family begged to let her stay with grandmother

The biological family of a five-year-old Christian girl sent to live with conservative Muslim foster carers reportedly begged the council to let the child stay with her grandmother, it has emerged.

Tower Hamlets council in east London rejected a number of attempts to move the girl to different families, including attempts to send her into temporary care with her grandparent.

​​Conveyor belt operators’ strike grounds flights at Lagos airport

Flights at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos were for several hours disrupted yesterday following a strike action by operators of the belt conveyor to protest against alleged unpaid salaries.

Jailed German nurse may have killed 86 patients – Officials

A German nurse serving a life sentence for murdering two of his patients is believed to have killed at least 86 people entrusted to his care, officials said, on Monday, in what they described as an imagination-defying series of crimes.

Man lied he was stabbed over his neo-Nazi haircut, actually impaled himself

A man who claimed he was stabbed by a stranger because of his "neo-Nazi" haircut made up the story after accidentally cutting himself with a knife, police said.

Joshua Witt, 26, has now been arrested on false reporting charges after he admitted he lied to officers in Sheridan, Colorado, by alleging a black man had attacked him for having a haircut associated with white supremacists.

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