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Samantha Morton ‘incredibly sorry’ as she opens up about criminal record as a teenager

Samantha Morton ‘incredibly sorry’ as she opens up about criminal record as a teenager

Entertainment
Actress Samantha Morton has said she is "incredibly sorry" as she spoke about being charged with attempted murder as a young teenager.The Oscar-nominated star spent a significant portion of her upbringing in the care system. The 43-year-old previously revealed she was charged with attempted murder at 14.She was convicted after threatening to kill an older girl with a knife who was bullying her in the care home.Remembering the incident during an appearance on BBC's Desert Island Discs, she said she attended a rave, had taken drugs, and came home to find a nine-year-old boy had been "pimped". ...
Arsenal transfer news live: £20m bid for Martinez tabled, Holding U-turn, Sporting teenager targeted

Arsenal transfer news live: £20m bid for Martinez tabled, Holding U-turn, Sporting teenager targeted

Sports
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is working hard to strengthen his squad ahead of the new Premier League season. The Gunners won the FA Cup in 2019/20 and again showed the potential they have under Arteta by beating Liverpool to win the traditional curtain-raiser for the new season, the Community Shield. They need reinforcements, however, to close the gap on the top clubs in the league and they have already moved to make two big signings – bringing in forward Willian from Chelsea and defender Gabriel from Lille. More deals are expected to follow and you can keep up to date with all the latest Arsenal news and gossip below… Let's block ads! (Why?) talkSPORT
Jacob Blake: Teenager arrested over Wisconsin protesters’ deaths

Jacob Blake: Teenager arrested over Wisconsin protesters’ deaths

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device More reinforcements are being sent to the US city of Kenosha, Wisconsin, following unrest sparked by the police shooting of a black man.Jacob Blake, 29, was shot and injured by police on Sunday as he leaned into his car and as his children watched.Protests since then have turned violent, with two people killed and one injured on Tuesday night. A 17-year-old youth has been arrested.Mr Blake is recovering in hospital and is conscious, his family say.But his lawyers say it will take "a miracle" for him to walk again. The protests over Mr Blake's shooting have at times turned violent, causing damage to property.Tuesday night's incident was believed to have involved protesters against Mr Blake's shooting and armed me...
Teenager from Bognor Regis one of three accused over Obama-Kardashian hack

Teenager from Bognor Regis one of three accused over Obama-Kardashian hack

Technology
A teenager from Bognor Regis is one of three people accused over the Twitter hack that saw the accounts of politicians and celebrities compromised.The US Department of Justice said Mason Sheppard faces three charges. The 19-year-old, also known as "Chaewon", has been charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and the intentional access of a protected computer. ...
US teenager wins $3m playing computer game Fortnite

US teenager wins $3m playing computer game Fortnite

Technology
A US teenager has won a record-breaking $ 3m (£2.4m) to become world champion of the computer game Fortnite.It is the largest prize pool in the history of e-sports, with $ 30m shared amongst the winners.Kyle Giersdorf, 16, won the solo event of the competition in the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, which hosts the US Open tennis tournament.British teenager Jaden Ashman won almost £1m for coming second in the duos event.Mr Giersdorf, known online as 'Bugha', stood laughing and shaking his head as the crowd erupted when his name was announced. The final game was described by the commentators as a "ridiculous victory lap" as the winner played with a smile on his face whilst beating his rivals. The event is seen as a major ...