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Putin: We've identified Skripal suspects

Putin: We've identified Skripal suspects

World
Vladimir Putin says Russia has identified the men suspected of the Salisbury poisonings and that they are "civilians" not linked to the government. "We know who they are, we have found them," Mr Putin said at an economic forum in the Russian city of Vladivostok."There is nothing special or criminal about it, I can assure you."The Russian president denied they worked for the military and described them as "civilians". 0:19 Video: Putin: 'Nothing criminal about it&#x...
Who bit Beyonce? The internet's main suspects

Who bit Beyonce? The internet's main suspects

Entertainment
Social media is gripped by the latest celebrity real-life whodunnit story: Who bit Beyonce? According to actress Tiffany Haddish, the pop superstar was bitten in the face at the after-party of a Jay Z show last December - the same night Haddish and Beyonce took a selfie together."There was this actress there," the Girls Trip star told GQ. "That's just, like, doing the mostest. She bit Beyonce in the face."Haddish said Beyonce went over to Jay Z and told him what happened and they apparently disappeared to the back of the room.Image:Haddish has not named anyoneHaddish said she later asked Beyonce what happened, and told her she was ready to "beat somebody a** at your party".The Single Ladies singer responded: "Tiffany, no. Don't do that. That b**** is on drugs. She not even drunk. The b****...
Vaughan suspects Australia of ball-tampering during Ashes

Vaughan suspects Australia of ball-tampering during Ashes

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Ex-England captain Michael Vaughan is "pretty sure" Australia were ball-tampering during their 4-0 winter Ashes series victory.Australia opening batsman Cameron Bancroft admitted the offence during this week's Test loss to South Africa.Captain Steve Smith, who knew about the plan in advance, has been banned for one Test and stood down as skipper of his Indian Premier League team.However, he insisted it was "the first time this has happened".Television footage on the third day of Australia's third Test against South Africa in Cape Town showed Bancroft take what he said was yellow tape out of his trouser pocket before rubbing the ball.After the day's play, Smith admitted the team's "leadership...
Oxfam Haiti scandal: Suspects 'physically threatened' witnesses

Oxfam Haiti scandal: Suspects 'physically threatened' witnesses

World
Oxfam has revealed that three of the men accused of sexual misconduct in Haiti physically threatened witnesses during a 2011 investigation.The charity has published its internal report on alleged abuse by some of its staff following public pressure.In the 2011 report, Oxfam said "more needed" to be done to prevent "problem staff" working for other charities.Despite the warning, several men linked to the alleged abuse subsequently took up roles at other charities.Oxfam - which has almost 10,000 staff working in more than 90 countries - has released a redacted version of the report, saying it wants to be "as transparent as possible" about the decisions it made.Oxfam UK boss: Attacks 'out of proportion'How much UK money goes to Oxfam?'Sex between locals and employees'Parts of the 11-page docu...
New fingerprint scanners to identify suspects

New fingerprint scanners to identify suspects

Technology
Police officers are being given mobile finger print scanners to instantly identify suspected criminals and illegal immigrants.Two hundred and fifty of the new pocket-sized devices are being trialled in West Yorkshire before being rolled out by the Home Office across the country.The scanners, which cost less than £300 each, can be used by any officer to take two fingerprints from a suspect.They are then checked in seconds against records held in two national databases of fingerprints called IABS and IDENT1.IABS contains the fingerprints of all processed asylum seekers, while IDENT1, designed and managed by American aerospace and defence technology giant Northrop Grunman, holds data from people who have been previously arrested in the UK.The scanners access records via the Biometric Services