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Ratko Mladic jailed for life over Bosnia war genocide

Ratko Mladic jailed for life over Bosnia war genocide

World
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceFormer Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has been jailed for life for genocide and other atrocities in the 1990s Bosnian war.Known as the "Butcher of Bosnia", Mladic led forces during the massacre of Bosnian Muslims (Bosniaks) in Srebrenica and the siege of Sarajevo.The UN tribunal in The Hague convicted him on 10 of the 11 charges.Mladic, 74, was not in court when the sentence was read out. He had been removed for shouting at the judges."It's a lie. Everything you said in this courtroom is a lie," he said.The outburst came after the judges rejected a request by his team to halt the proceedings because of Mladic's high blood pressure. Mladic has denied all the charges and his lawyer said he would appeal.Profile: The "Butcher of Bosnia"What is t...
Scientists discover Earth-size planet that could sustain life

Scientists discover Earth-size planet that could sustain life

Technology
A newly discovered Earth-size planet that could sustain life is poised to become Earth's closest stellar neighbor in a cosmic "blink of the eye," scientists at the European Southern Observatory announced in a press release today. Ross 128 b is an exoplanet 11 light-years from our solar system, but it is moving closer and is predicted to become Earth's closest stellar neighbor in 79,000 years, scientists said. It is currently the second-closest temperate planet to Earth, after Proxima b. Every 9.9 days, Ross 128 b orbits a red dwarf star known as Ross 128. Ross 128 is relatively quiet and cool and has just over half the surface temperature of the sun, scientists said, which could make Ross 128 b conducive to life. The star Ross 128 is part of the constellation of Virgo. "Many red dwarf ...
Braless Caroline Flack clings to cleavage for dear life amid sideboob spillage

Braless Caroline Flack clings to cleavage for dear life amid sideboob spillage

Entertainment
Alongside The X Factor final and the launch of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me out of Here!, the gala is one of the broadcaster's most important calendar events.Love Island presenter Caroline joined her fellow stars at London's Palladium tonight, turning heads as she hit the red carpet.Wearing a stunning one-shouldered black dress, Caroline intended to make the focus her long toned pins as she posed for pictures.However, the starlet soon discovered the perils of going braless – when will they learn?Ian West/PA WireUNCOMFORTABLE: Caroline Flack rearranged her outfit on the red carpetCaroline Flack Caroline Flack shows off curves in hottest pictures of TV starInstagram Caroline Flack's hottest pictures IAN WEST/ PALOVE ISLAND PRESENTER: Caroline usually focuses on h
Teenager's life 'ruined' by Live.me and Twitter 'trolls'

Teenager's life 'ruined' by Live.me and Twitter 'trolls'

Technology
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceA teenager claims internet trolls "ruined her life" by superimposing her face on pornographic messages that were shared on social media.Victoria, from Leeds, was told to "go kill yourself" on the Live.me streaming app and her home address was shared on Twitter as a "house to burgle".Figures obtained by BBC Yorkshire show reports of malicious communication have almost doubled to more than 200 a day.There were 79,372 offences recorded in 2016, up from 42,910 the year before.Police forces in England and Wales were asked to provide the data, with 38 out of 43 responding. 'Tip of the iceberg'Victoria, 18, had open profiles on Live.me, Twitter and Instagram, where she had thousands of followers.She said she was sent pornographic images that featured he...