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‘My mother forced me to join… then they shot me’: The return of Islamic State to Syrian refugee camps

‘My mother forced me to join… then they shot me’: The return of Islamic State to Syrian refugee camps

World
We'd been asked into the clinic of a camp called Al Hol to meet a young woman.Seventeen years old, we were told, and here because she'd been shot. We are protecting her identity and we have changed her name. She asked us to call her Mona.If only we could show you her face. It's one of innocence that was ripped from her when she was just 11. Image: Mona was married at 11 years old Married at 11 years old Advertisement ...
Boxing news: Gervonta Davis arrested and charged after altercation with mother of his child caught on video

Boxing news: Gervonta Davis arrested and charged after altercation with mother of his child caught on video

Sports
Gervonta Davis has been charged by police after a video emerged of him in a physical altercation with the mother of his child on Saturday.The WBA ‘regular’ lightweight champion was caught on camera appearing to drag a woman (who has since been identified as ex-girlfriend Dretta) out of a charity basketball match by her collar. Coral Gables Police Police in Miami put out a statement on Gervonta Davis INSIGHT ITV announce date and time for first episode of behind-the-scenes Tyson Fury series Tactics Fury vows to dip hands in petrol for five minutes a day ahead of Wilder rematch a special night ...
Hugh Grant defends Harry: ‘The tabloids effectively murdered his mother’

Hugh Grant defends Harry: ‘The tabloids effectively murdered his mother’

Entertainment
Actor Hugh Grant has defended Prince Harry's move to Canada, saying that "the tabloid press effectively murdered his mother".Speaking in an interview for Andy Cohen's Radio Andy show on Sirius XM in the US, the star at first seemed reluctant when asked for his thoughts on "Megxit" and the decision by Harry and Meghan to step back from their roles as senior royals. But when asked for his opinion, he referenced the circumstances surrounding the death of Princess Diana, who was in a car being chased by paparazzi when she died in a crash in Paris in August 1997. Image: Meghan and Harry will be taking a 'step back' from being senior royals "I'm rather on Harry's side, I have to say," Grant said. "The tabloid press effectively murdered his ...
Demi Moore says she was raped at 15 by man who paid her mother

Demi Moore says she was raped at 15 by man who paid her mother

Entertainment
By Lucia Binding, news reporter Demi Moore has said she was raped when she was 15 years old by a man who claimed to have paid her alcoholic mother $ 500 (£402).The Ghost actress makes the claim in her new memoir, Inside Out, which was discussed during a Good Morning America interview with Diane Sawyer. She said her mother Virginia King began taking her to bars when she was a teenager so they would get attention from men. Image: Demi Moore's mother pictured in 1992 One night, she recalled coming home and her mother was in their apartment with an older man, who also had the keys to their home.After the man raped her, Moore said he asked her how it felt "to be wh***d by your mother fo...
Direct debit fraud: ‘My mother lost £14,000’

Direct debit fraud: ‘My mother lost £14,000’

Business
"I was shaking with rage and stress, I couldn't believe this had happened."Sue is describing the moment she discovered that her late mother, Margaret (not their real names), who'd spent the last years of her life battling dementia, had had more than £14,000 stolen through direct debit fraud."To be told that that amount of money had been taken... I was outraged that someone could steal off my mother," Sue says.And she is not alone in her concern. The charity Action on Elder Abuse is warning about the dangers of direct debits being fraudulently set up in the name of vulnerable victims.The charity says it's concerned about loopholes and a lack of transparency within the current system.But the Direct Debit scheme says its guarantee means companies that use it...