Police launch probe after 25-year-old man dies after buying so-called legal high in Falkirk

Police launch probe after 25-year-old man dies after buying so-called legal high in Falkirk

THE man passed away at Forth Valley Royal Hospital last Thursday after reportedly purchasing the substance from shop in Falkirk.



Car Seller Kidnapped At Knifepoint By Two Men

Car Seller Kidnapped At Knifepoint By Two Men

Police are looking for two people who kidnapped a man at knifepoint after they claimed to be interested in the car he was selling.

Queen's Speech: EU Vote But Human Rights Delay

Queen's Speech: EU Vote But Human Rights Delay

A bill to guarantee a referendum on the EU will be rushed through Parliament while plans to scrap the Human Rights Act are put on the back-burner, in the first all-Conservative Queen’s Speech for 1

Stroud Life published Tough times ahead, Stroud district leaders warn

Stroud Life published Tough times ahead, Stroud district leaders warn

TOUGH times lie ahead, Stroud District Council leaders have warned.The Labour group continues to lead the council in partnership with the Green and Liberal Democrat parties, as the May 7 local election results mean no party has overall control of the council."The co-operative arrangement has pr

Texas floods: 13 missing, more rain to come

Texas floods: 13 missing, more rain to come

The storm may have passed, but the full scope of the tragedy is just starting to emerge. As floodwaters slowly recede in Texas, more bodies surface -- many found in vehicles swept away by raging currents. By Wednesday morning, at least 18 people were...

K-9 officer saves deputy's life during ambush

K-9 officer saves deputy's life during ambush

A Mississippi deputy who was attacked by three men is injured but alive after quick action by his K-9 officer. Deputy Todd Frazier was driving on a deserted road during his night shift last week when he noticed a car at a rest stop in Pearlington, Mis...

Web Wednesday: Bring a Buddy

Web Wednesday: Bring a Buddy

Bring a Buddy to the SCG this Friday night when the Sydney Swans take on the Carlton Blues in Indigenous Round.

Depp finds Australia 'war on terrier' 'quite humorous'

Depp finds Australia 'war on terrier' 'quite humorous'

SYDNEY: Johnny Depp found the “war on terrier” storm over his pet dogs Pistol and Boo being turfed out of Australia “quite humorous”, his friend Mick Doohan said Wednesday. But the five-time motorcycle racing world champion, in whose mansion Depp stays while on Australia̵

'Claps and cheers' as Bob Jones ejected from Air NZ flight

'Claps and cheers' as Bob Jones ejected from Air NZ flight

Property tycoon and former politician Sir Bob Jones is unlikely to be charged after upsetting cabin crew and being kicked off a flight this morning.Passengers applauded when the businessman and Herald columnist was told to get off...

AB De Villiers' 98-Test Streak Ends After he Opts Out of Bangladesh Series

AB De Villiers' 98-Test Streak Ends After he Opts Out of Bangladesh Series

AB de Villiers has been granted leave for the birth of his first child with wife Danielle and his absence will end a run of 98 consecutive Tests -- most by a South African.

FIFA Officials Arrested as U.S. Investigates Corruption in Soccer

FIFA Officials Arrested as U.S. Investigates Corruption in Soccer

LONDON — Several officials of FIFA, the body that governs soccer worldwide, have been arrested in Switzerland on charges of corruption initiated by the U.S. Some of the charges relate to media deals for soccer tournaments. Swiss law-enforcement agents made the arrests on Wednesday at the Baur

Man brutally attacked in D.C., robbed of $1 on surveillance video

Man brutally attacked in D.C., robbed of $1 on surveillance video

WASHINGTON (AP) - Police in Washington are asking for the public's help after they say surveillance video captured a brutal attack on a 63-year-old man who was robbed of $1. D.C. police say a suspect in a bright red shirt attacked the man on Sunday evening in southeast Washington. In the video, an

Janet Hook: Big 2016 Field Gets Even Bigger

Janet Hook: Big 2016 Field Gets Even Bigger

Rick Santorum is jumping into the GOP race Wednesday. Also coming up: former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, as well as two first-time candidates: South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham and former New York Gov. George Pataki. Photo: AP

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Six FIFA officials arrested

Six FIFA officials arrested

The suspects were arrested at dawn - at a hotel in Zurich, Switzerland - over claims of alleged bribes worth about $100m over 20 years. Report by Hullandl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Live - Fifa officials arrested in Zurich as part of corruption and bribery probe

Live - Fifa officials arrested in Zurich as part of corruption and bribery probe

At least six senior Fifa officials have been arrested as part of a £65million bribery investigation dating back three decades. Swiss police carried out a dawn raid at the five star Baur au Lac hotel in Zurich this morning as Fifa gathered for its annual meeting

Ex-Los Angeles officer wanted on murder warrant deported to Texas after capture in Mexico

Ex-Los Angeles officer wanted on murder warrant deported to Texas after capture in Mexico

A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man during an off-duty fight has been deported back to the U.S. after his arrest in northern Mexico.

In the tank? Women's magazines swoon over Hillary

In the tank? Women's magazines swoon over Hillary

Hillary Clinton hasn't been getting along so well with the mainstream media, which have hammered her over her private email server. And astronomical speaking fees. And tangled Clinton Foundation finances. And for rarely answering questions from the press.

Supremes steam windows in favour of patent troll

Supremes steam windows in favour of patent troll

 Copyright trolls in the US are celebrating after one of their number bought down the mighty briefs of Cisco. The US Supreme Court ruled against Cisco over a patent infringement claim the tech giant is fighting against Commil. The court threw out a ruling by the US  Court of Appeals for the Fede

Number of hungry in world falls below 800 million: UN

Number of hungry in world falls below 800 million: UN

Rome (AFP) - The number of hungry people around the world has dropped below 800 million for the first time since the UN started counting, the Food and Agriculture Organisation said in an annual report on Wednesday.The Rome-based agency said there are 795 million people around the world suffering fro

State of Origin Game 1: Live

State of Origin Game 1: Live

LET’S GO BLUES! Follow live coverage of State of Origin Game 1 as NSW look to defend their title against Queensland. The start of the highly anticipated 2015 series is just hours away and the tension is palpable.

Cunneen may face criminal charges

Cunneen may face criminal charges

THE NSW DPP has been handed evidence gathered by the ICAC to consider bringing charges against prosecutor Margaret Cunneen SC.

Afghan Official: 4 Militants Killed as Kabul Standoff Ends

Afghan Official: 4 Militants Killed as Kabul Standoff Ends

A standoff at a guesthouse in Afghanistan's capital ended early Wednesday with four attackers dead, an Interior Ministry official said. Heavy gunfire and explosions rocked the upscale Wazir Akbar Khan district in Kabul as Afghan security forces clashed with the attackers in the area that is hom

Swiss Police Arrest FIFA Officials in US Corruption Case

Swiss Police Arrest FIFA Officials in US Corruption Case

Police in Switzerland arrested several senior officials from football's governing body Wednesday in connection with a corruption indictment the U.S. Justice Department was expected to publicly announce later in the day. The early morning arrests in Zurich came as FIFA officials gathered for m

Rights Group: Gambia Holding Friends, Relatives of Coup Participants

Rights Group: Gambia Holding Friends, Relatives of Coup Participants

Two rights organizations have accused the West African nation of Gambia of illegally holding dozens of friends and relatives of people accused of involvement in a coup attempt late last year. Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said Wednesday that Gambia has detained the friends and

Car seller kidnapped at knifepoint

Car seller kidnapped at knifepoint

A man is kidnapped at knifepoint by two men claiming to be interested in buying his car, police say.

Tax allowances to track minimum wage

Future increases in the income tax personal allowance will be linked to rises in the national minimum wage, the government announces.

Arrests over 'suspicious' death

Three men are arrested as police launch a murder inquiry following a "suspicious death" at a garage in Dorchester.

IPL winner Ricky Ponting won't coach NSW or Sydney Sixers

Channel Ten has no fears the sudden availability of the NSW and Sydney Sixers coaching jobs will tempt Ricky Ponting, who has just won the IPL at his first attempt, to abandon his Big Bash League punditry for a deeper move into coaching.

ScottHarrison published Six FIFA officials arrested in Switzerland in £65m bribes...

Fifa officials – believed to include vice-president Jeffrey Webb – were arrested in Switzerland today as part of an international investigation into bribes worth £65 million spanning three decades. Officers carried out a dawn raid on the five star Baur au Lac hotel in Zurich and a

FIFA in crisis following arrest of six senior officials

FIFA was plunged into crisis on Wednesday morning after Swiss authorities made early-morning arrests of six football officials.

Criminal proceedings over World Cup bids following dawn raids

FIFA was plunged into crisis on Wednesday morning after Swiss authorities made early-morning arrests of six football officials and opened separate criminal proceedings over the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Vatican politician labels Irish vote 'defeat for humanity'

The Vatican's secretary of state has called the Irish vote to legalise gay marriage a "defeat for humanity".

OECD eyes 'enormous' economic gains from better education

Rich and poor countries could see "enormous" economic benefits from reducing youth unemployment by ensuring all youngsters have basic reading, maths and science skills, the OECD said Wednesday.

VIDEO: 'Football's never seen anything like this'

Six football officials are arrested at a hotel in Zurich, Switzerland, over corruption charges at governing body Fifa, officials say.

VIDEO: Queen's speech: What can Scotland expect?

BBC Scotland correspondent James Cook on what Scotland can expect in the Queen's speech which sets out the UK government's plans.

Keep calm and lift Cup - Bairns boss

Peter Houston says keeping his players relaxed rather than match sharp is key to Falkirk lifting the Scottish Cup.

Appeal after man's remains found

Police are appealing for information after a member of the public found the remains of a dead man in Fort William.