'They asked for $130k and then more': new claims of bribes in Bali nine duo death penalty case

"They asked for $130k and then more": new claims of bribes in Bali nine duo death penalty case

The former lawyer of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran says judges who sentenced duo to death asked for more than $130,000 to give them a prison term.



Shocking Video Showing Great White Shark Attacking a Boat Goes Viral

Shocking Video Showing Great White Shark Attacking a Boat Goes Viral

A wildlife documentary dubbed Lair of the Megashark aired on the Discovery Channel during last year's Shark Week. Now, a fairly shocking video revealing an incident that happened behind the scenes has emerged and gone viral.  The footage, available below, shows a great white shark attacking

Sendish is a cut-throat new photo-sharing app that doesn't want to see your brunch pics

Sendish is a cut-throat new photo-sharing app that doesn't want to see your brunch pics

Sendish is a new photo-sharing app that is described by its founders as being 'honestly anonymous.' Released this week on iOS only, the idea behind it is to promote sharing without apprehension. You take a photo of where you are in the world without any filters or edits and it gets sent around the g

Win the weekly special meal for two at Dumbarton's Dumbuck House this weekend

Win the weekly special meal for two at Dumbarton's Dumbuck House this weekend

The Lennox Herald is delighted to team up with the hotel to offer readers the chance to enjoy a delicious meal

General Election 2015: New poll shows increasing gap between SNP and Labour

General Election 2015: New poll shows increasing gap between SNP and Labour

THE gap between SNP and Labour is continuing to increase as a new opinion poll shows the SNP up two points to 54%, while Labour drop to points to 22%.

Nepal earthquake: Relieved mum weeps tears of joy as text tells her son is safe

Nepal earthquake: Relieved mum weeps tears of joy as text tells her son is safe

MATTHEW Thorne, 36, was on the world's highest mountain when it was rocked by a 7.8 magnitude tremor. As the death toll in Nepal rises, his relieved mum Marcelline reveals that the message telling her her son was safe and well was the best text of her life.

Sleet and snow to return to Scotland as Arctic blast sends temperatures plummeting

Sleet and snow to return to Scotland as Arctic blast sends temperatures plummeting

SCOTLAND is bracing itself for another cold snap as an Arctic blast brings Met Office warnings of colder temperatures lasting in to May.

Murder Trial Begins for Colorado Theatre Shooter

Murder Trial Begins for Colorado Theatre Shooter

Nearly three years after the Aurora movie theatre shooting, the accused gunman James Holmes is set to stand trial on Monday. Mr. Holmes is charged with killing 12 people and injuring 70 during a July 2012 screening of a Batman movie. Photo: AP

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Man In Court Over Woman's Dismembered Body

Man In Court Over Woman's Dismembered Body

A man has appeared in court charged with murder after a woman's dismembered body was discovered in a flat in Pontypridd.

Prisoners 'Forced To Fight Like Gladiators'

Prisoners 'Forced To Fight Like Gladiators'

Prison guards have been accused of covering up the shooting of an inmate involved in a "gladiator-style" fight.

'Appalling Tragedy' Of Corfu Children's Deaths

'Appalling Tragedy' Of Corfu Children's Deaths

A half-term holiday in Corfu became "the most appalling tragedy" when two young children died from carbon monoxide poisoning, a coroner has said.

PM Says He Is 'Pumped Up' And Ready For 'Fight'

PM Says He Is 'Pumped Up' And Ready For 'Fight'

David Cameron vowed he would "not roll over and let Ed Miliband and Alex Salmond wreck" the economy as he acknowledged the Tories have a "fight on our hands".

Sun Journalist 'Treated Like A Murderer'

Sun Journalist 'Treated Like A Murderer'

The Sun's former managing editor Graham Dudman has launched an attack on the Crown Prosecution Service after charges against him of paying cash to public officials were dropped.

Drone Footage Reveals Extent Of Nepal Damage

Drone Footage Reveals Extent Of Nepal Damage

Video footage taken from a drone above Kathmandu has revealed the extent of the damage caused by the magnitude-7.8 quake which devastated the capital.

London ad asks if you're beach body ready, and everyone says f*ck off

London ad asks if you're beach body ready, and everyone says f*ck off

LONDON — More than 40,000 people have signed a petition calling for the removal of an advert that's been deemed body shaming amid an online backlash. Protein World's ad campaign, which features a woman in a bikini and various products in the company's "weight loss collection," asks the questi

Wimbledon bans selfie sticks for their 'nuisance value'

Wimbledon bans selfie sticks for their 'nuisance value'

LONDON — The wand of Narcissus took another blow Monday, with the news that Wimbledon is banning selfie sticks from its hallowed grounds. In news that will come as a disappointment to fans of self portraits from the back row of the stands, the venue has joined the long list of stadiums, galle

Nepal desperate for supplies as death toll soars past 3,700

Nepal desperate for supplies as death toll soars past 3,700

A Nepalese man carries his belongings from earthquake debris in Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu on April 27.Image: Niranjan Shrestha/Associated PressShelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers — Nepal's earthquake-hit capital was short on everything Monday as its people sear

Aerial footage from Nepal reveals earthquake devastation

Aerial footage from Nepal reveals earthquake devastation

The death toll in Nepal has risen beyond 3,700 after Saturday's devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake. The worst earthquake the country has seen in 80 years devastated the capital of Kathmandu along with surrounding areas including the ancient city of Bhaktapur. Arial footage shows the impact acros

Brian Williams could be in for a multimillion-dollar kiss goodbye from NBC

Brian Williams could be in for a multimillion-dollar kiss goodbye from NBC

If NBC wants Brian Williams gone, it's going to have to pay The peacock network could be forced to give the suspended anchor between $20 million and $30 million as a severance payment, according to a report from Politico's Mike Allen That would mean Williams would get around half of the $50 millio

Texas-sized twister has softball-sized hail

Texas-sized twister has softball-sized hail

If that was a tornado, it was one monster of one. Luckily, so far it looks like no one was hurt. With tornadoes touching down near Dallas on Sunday, Ryan Shepard snapped a photo of a black cloud formation reaching down to the ground. He said it was a...

[Agenda] Security issue and Ukraine top EU's agenda this WEEK

[Agenda] Security issue and Ukraine top EU's agenda this WEEK

The European Commission will this week unveil a "security agenda" for the EU, including how to tackle terrorism, organised crime and cyber crime.

The honor of Mary Jane Veloso

The honor of Mary Jane Veloso

She sits in her cell alone on the prison island of Nusa Kasambangan in Indonesia, far away from her home and her ...

Wall Street Glides Higher Ahead of Apple Earnings

Wall Street Glides Higher Ahead of Apple Earnings

Wall Street opened solidly higher Monday with no economic data on tap, as investors looked ahead to Apple's earnings results after the bell.

Chris Paul: Without Austin Rivers Clippers don't win Game 4

Chris Paul: Without Austin Rivers Clippers don't win Game 4

SAN ANTONIO >> The bench of the Los Angeles Clippers has taken a lot of heat this season. Other than sixth-man Jamal Crawford, there hasn't been a lot to brag about in this regard. That's not to say no other reserve has had a good game, just not enough.Two Clippers reserves were fantastic in Sunday'

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Boycott in Germany: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' May Be Hit

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Boycott in Germany: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' May Be Hit

LONDON — Independent movie theater owners in Germany, who are boycotting Disney-Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” may extend the action to target other movies distributed by Disney, including “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” The theater owners, who control almost

Arlington bridge reconstruction will lead to lane reductions, extended commutes

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) - The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will begin construction of the Washington Boulevard bridge and will reduce traffic lanes in Arlington creating extended commutes for drivers. Starting Monday, traffic lanes in both directions of Washington Boulevard (Route 27

Saudi-led airstrikes target Shiite rebels across Yemen, hit weapons cache in capital

Yemeni security officials say Saudi-led airstrikes have targeted Shiite rebels across the country and struck a weapons depot in the capital, rocking nearby residential areas.

VIDEO: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 gets official trailer and release date

We now have a concrete idea of what Call of Duty will look like when it arrives in November. Call of Duty: Black Ops III continues the series’ recent near-future theme, with a heavy emphasis on augmentation – as per last week’s teaser video. The plot takes place directly aft

Aftershock hits Kathmandu as toll climbs | Journal

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Powerful aftershocks continue to shake Nepal - complicating rescue efforts in the wake of Saturday's massive earthquake. More than 3500 people reported killed. The devastation is widespread in wha

Cameron's censorship system kills off legitimate businesses

British Prime Minster David "one is an ordinary bloke" Cameron's censorship of the internet campaign is killing off legitimate businesses. Cameron favoured internet censorship to protect "the children" from the perils of the internet, when they should be more worried about being left in pubs by the

For-profit college operator Corinthian Colleges is shutting its doors (COCO)

For-profit college operator Corinthian Colleges said it would immediately shut down all its remaining campuses and cease substantially all other operations. It is working to find other schools for the roughly 16,000 students affected by the shutdown, the company said in a statement on Sunday. In a l

Iranian general: 'The house of Saud will be toppled'

ANKARA (Reuters) - The commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards accused Saudi Arabia on Monday of following in Israel's footsteps in the Islamic world by carrying out air strikes in Yemen, the official IRNA news agency reported. A Saudi-led alliance began bombing Iranian-allied Houthi militia

Stephen Hawking jokes about his theory of boy bands, saying in a different universe it's possible 'Z...

Stephen Hawking may not be One Direction's target audience, but when the famous physicist was asked a question about the band's future, Hawking had an incredible response. Hawking spoke at the Sydney Opera House Saturday from Cambridge, UK, appearing on stage in Australia that night as a hologram. H

Occupy Wall Street's plan to beat consumer debt has quietly become a success

The Occupy movement is still making a huge difference in thousands of lives. The group's Rolling Jubilee "Strike Debt" initiative has quietly forgiven millions in medical and student loans since 2012 after buying the debt on the secondary market. Sixteen-thousand people have been relieved of nearly

Another massive merger attempt has fallen apart (AMAT)

Applied Materials walked away from its planned bid to buy Tokyo Electron for $25 billion on Sunday. The two companies are the first- and third-largest makers of components that go into semiconductor chips, and would have been worth over $38.5 billion together, according to Reuters. They had been in

Killer Bayley was my flatmate

A FORMER flatmate of killer Adrian Bayley claims he once swung an axe at him to save a woman’s life.

Bashir Easily Wins Sudan Election

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir won another term in office, taking 94 percent of the vote in an election boycotted by the opposition. Election officials announced the results Monday after four days of voting earlier this month that was widely expected to extend the presidency of Bashir, who ha

VIDEO: Thurrock's view on an EU referendum

The latest polls suggest the race in Thurrock is too close to call between the Conservatives, UKIP and Labour.

Bruce Jenner: why are some people painting their nails?

Pictures of men and women with painted nails are cropping up online in support of Bruce Jenner, who recently declared he's transgender.

How are climbers being evacuated from Everest?

Rescue teams are racing to get to climbers who survived avalanches on Mount Everest after Nepal's earthquake before their supplies run out.

Jobs blow as paper maker collapses

Fife-based paper maker Tullis Russell goes into administration with the loss of 325 jobs, and putting a further 149 at risk.

Midwife admits baby death 'mistakes'

A former midwife at Furness General Hospital in Cumbria admits "making mistakes" which contributed to the deaths of two babies.

VIDEO: Labour pledge on stamp duty

Labour is to announce it will suspend stamp duty on properties worth less than £300,000 in a bid to help first-time buyers.

Western Morning News published A brief spring then back to winter as UK hit by an 'Arctic blast'

Spring has sprung ... and promptly wilted away again, as temperatures in the UK plummet and grey clouds move in across the South West. Weeks of sunshine, clear skies and unseasonably dry weather have spawned several rumours of the region seeing its hottest day of the year so far. But the warm

Western Morning News published Andy Kellett gets award as Plymouth Argyle's 2014/15 young...

WING-BACK Andy Kellett has been named as Plymouth Argyle's young player-of-the-year.Kellett made 15 starts for the Pilgrims during a three-month loan spell from Championship club Bolton Wanderers earlier in the season.He also scored a superb individual goal in the 3-2 away win against Northampton To

More than 3,700 dead after Nepal quake; 70% of houses destroyed in some villages

The death toll from Nepal's earthquake has soared past 3,700 and is expected to rise further as rescue workers struggle to reach remote villages two days after the disaster.

Bribery scandal forces South Korea's Prime Minister to resign

South Korea's president has accepted the resignation of her prime minister because of a bribery scandal.

Cost of doing business in towns 'a big problem'

The Spring Statement tomorrow, which will be announced by the Finance Minister Michael Noonan, is expected to mark the end of austerity in Ireland.

Swansea want to end on a high - Cork

Jack Cork says a positive end to the Premier League campaign will put Swansea City in a good position ahead of next season.

Admiral co-founder backs Lib Dems

Welsh businesswoman and philanthropist Heather Stevens says she is supporting the Liberal Democrats in an open letter with 20 other business figures.

Call centre firm plans 400 new jobs

Call centre specialist Webhelp UK has announced plans to create about 400 new jobs at two sites in Scotland.

Wife's joy at India climber's Everest escape

Indian climber Sangeeta Bahl speaks to the BBC's Geeta Pandey about her joy at mountaineer husband Ankur Bahl's escape from Saturday's earthquake in Nepal.

VIDEO: CCTV captures violent Nepal earthquake

New footage has emerged of the moment the devastating earthquake struck Nepal, after several Chinese photographers arrived home on Sunday.