‘Muslim girl beaten for kissing white man’

Trial … Shamima Akhtar was allegedly bundled into a car and beaten by her siblings

A MUSLIM teenage girl was kidnapped, held and had her hair hacked off by her own siblings after they saw her kissing a white man, a court heard today.

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Missiles, spy drones and warships: Here come the London Olympics

Spy drones are just the tip of the security iceberg for England as it readies itself for the greatest sporting show on earth. Taking the danger of terror seriously, London’s Olympic preparations are calling on all corners of the nation’s defenses.

There will also be warships anchored on the Thames; attack helicopters on standby, . . . → Read More: Missiles, spy drones and warships: Here come the London Olympics

Flash-grenades & tear-gas: 300 arrested at Occupy Oakland (VIDEO)

Police in Oakland, California, have used tear-gas and flash-grenades as a 2,000-strong Occupy Oakland march turned violent, with some protesters claiming that rubber bullets were also fired into the crowd. At least 300 people were arrested.

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The demonstrators had attempted to take over vacant buildings to use as their headquarters, . . . → Read More: Flash-grenades & tear-gas: 300 arrested at Occupy Oakland (VIDEO)

Pakistan knew where Bin Laden was all along, Leon Panetta admits as he reveals intelligence source for Osama raid

Panetta says Pakistan ‘must have had some sense’ Bin Laden was there Defence chief unveils intelligence source as Pakistani doctor Pakistan officials must have known that terror chief Bin Laden was holed up in a remote compound in Abbottabad, claims Pentagon chief Leon Panettta.

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Nissan Juke powers away from the Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4, Ferrari 458 and Mercedes SLS

Burn up … the Nissan Juke is faster than a Ferrari 458

SKIDDING sideways at 120mph with tyres screaming, the Nissan Juke powers away from the Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4, Ferrari 458 and Mercedes SLS.

Yes, you read that right — the funky family hatchback Juke burning up supercars.

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Bridge collapses in Kentucky after being rammed by hulking freighter

Incredible images emerged of a hulking freighter wearing mangled pieces of a steel bridge on its bow after a collision in southwestern Kentucky Thursday night.

In the pictures, the 312-foot Delta Mariner idles, still partially in the bridge’s path, and clearly looks much too large to fit beneath the aging Eggner Ferry Bridge, which . . . → Read More: Bridge collapses in Kentucky after being rammed by hulking freighter

Farmer Jailed Over ‘Horrific’ Animal Cruelty

A farmer has been sentenced to 12 months in prison in “the most horrific” case of animal cruelty trading standards officers in Nottinghamshire have ever had to deal with.

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Keith Littlewood, 47, admitted four breaches of animal by-product regulations after he failed to dispose of the carcasses.

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Cat Chaos Grounds Canadian Flight For Hours

A flight was held up for four hours when a cat escaped from its carrycase and ran amok in the cockpit.

Ripples got free when her carrier was accidentally opened by a passenger trying to put luggage in an overhead compartment.

Her dash for freedom on Air Canada Flight 603 from Halifax to Toronto . . . → Read More: Cat Chaos Grounds Canadian Flight For Hours

Thousands wage war against ACTAck on Internet

Poland is bracing for a new day of protests against a copyright agreement signed by Warsaw on Thursday. Opponents staging demos and hacker attacks say the ACTA treaty amounts to internet censorship and gross violation of human rights.

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Islamists Now Rule Libya Thanks To The Deluded West

Despite the changes sweeping Libya, violence and bloodshed have not stopped. In shocking revelations, military and security forces stand accused of torturing detainees to death. Rights groups say Libya’s new rulers have not addressed the problem.

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­Amnesty International says in recent weeks, it met with detainees in Tripoli, Misrata . . . → Read More: Islamists Now Rule Libya Thanks To The Deluded West

57,500-carat world’s largest emerald worth $1.15MILLION up for auction

The world’s largest cut emerald is set to go up for auction – and is expected to fetch $1.15million.

The 57,500-carat stone, which is the size of a watermelon, is scheduled to be auctioned off tomorrow by Western Star Auctions in British Columbia.

The gem, named Teodora, was found in Brazil and cut in . . . → Read More: 57,500-carat world’s largest emerald worth $1.15MILLION up for auction

Twitter sparks outrage with censorship of messages on a country-by-country basis

It was credited with fanning the flames of unrest across the Arab world as citizens took to the streets in protest and decades-old regimes fell.

It helped co-ordinate the Occupy movement that swept across the globe, and was blamed for playing a key part in last year’s devastating riots in London.

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