Explorer disappears during expedition to find lost tribe in jungle

An intrepid British explorer who went on an expedition to find a reclusive tribe in Papua New Guinea has disappeared, his worried family said this week. Benedict Allen, 57, was dropped into the rainforest via helicopter last month and was expected to return to Papua New Guinea’s capital Sunday,

Police in the UK want you to livestream crime

Police are asking members of the public to livestream footage of crimes on their mobile phones under a controversial new pilot scheme. Gwent police are now the first force in the UK to use “999eye,” which will ask witnesses to stream footage direct to the force control room. But the

Police in the UK want you to livestream crime

Police are asking members of the public to livestream footage of crimes on their mobile phones under a controversial new pilot scheme. Gwent police are now the first force in the UK to use “999eye,” which will ask witnesses to stream footage direct to the force control room. But the

British mom of two found stabbed to death in Gibraltar

A mother of two was stabbed to death on Gibraltar — the first murder in over two years on the tiny British territory. Royal Gibraltar Police discovered the woman, along with a man with serious stab wounds, inside an apartment at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Gibraltar Chronicle. Emergency

UK wants to know if Russia used Facebook to influence their elections, too

LONDON — A British parliamentary committee has written to Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg asking for information on any paid-for activity by Russian-linked Facebook accounts around the 2016 EU referendum and the 2017 UK election.The request was made by Damian Collins, chair of parliament’s Digital, Media and Sport Committee as part of

British politicians slam Trump for UK terror tweet

President Trump tweeted Friday about rising crime rates in the UK “amid spread of Radical Islam terror” – drawing sharp rebuke from one of America’s closest allies.“Just out report: ‘United Kingdom crime rises 13% annually amid spread of Radical Islamic terror.’ not good, we must keep America safe!” Trump wrote.The

Pastor jailed for helping minister perform sick “sex exorcisms’

A pastor who helped a minister sexually assault female parishioners has been jailed for more than eight years.Laurence Peterson, 59, blocked doors and held victims down as Rev. John Wilson, 70, performed “grotesque” exorcisms on member of the congregation.A jury heard Peterson may have also laced the women’s tea with

Bartender busted serving cocaine in drink menus

A bar manager at a top London boozer has been jailed for supplying drinkers with drugs using a drinks menu.Justyna Gorska, 34, was jailed for 28 months after being caught using the ruse to supply customers with cocaine whenever they ordered a specific drink from the menu.Gorska, 34, of Vauxhall,

Hurricane Ophelia threatens UK, Ireland with strong winds

LONDON — Authorities in Britain and Ireland say the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia could bring disruption and damage as the work week gets underway.Ophelia was a category 2 hurricane Sunday as it moved northeast across the Atlantic, with sustained winds of 105 mph.It is expected to weaken to a storm

Iran cyberattack targeted UK Prime Minister’s email

Iran was behind a cyberattack that targeted British Prime Minister Theresa May’s email and dozens of other accounts belonging to members of Parliament, according to reports Saturday.The “brute force’’ June breach — which may have been carried out by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard — allowed the hackers to break into

This British city just got serious about cutting pollution

LONDON – The university city of Oxford has unveiled plans to ban petrol and diesel cars from its center as part of the most radical set of proposals so far in Britain to curb pollution.While London is rolling out an “ultra-low emission zone,” which will see the most gas-guzzling vehicles

The Mooch is headed to the United Kingdom

It’s wheels up for Anthony Scaramucci’s redemption tour.The former hedgie who had a cup of coffee as the White House communications director will be hopping across the Atlantic to speak at the Oxford Union on Oct. 16. Two days later, he will be gracing the Cambridge Union with his presence,

Glamping accident leaves woman in critical condition

A young woman from England is in critical condition after her luxury camping pod caught fire while she was inside.Lydia Wadsworth was on a vacation with boyfriend Rob McDonnell at the Lady Heyes Caravan and Camping Park in Cheshire, when the incident took place last weekend. According to SWNS, both

Teacher fired for pushing student wearing too much makeup

A teacher has been sacked after allegedly pushing a teenage student for wearing too much make-up.Nisha Roslin, 15, claimed she was grabbed by the shoulders and pushed back by a teacher who told her that her make-up was “too dramatic” during an assembly on Tuesday afternoon.Havelock Academy, a school 81

British boy won’t let terrorists scare him

Even the little Brits keep a stiff upper lip.A young boy terror attack in a packed London subway train “shouldn’t stop anyone from their daily lives.”“We’ll just fight [against] terrorism,” he said.The boy’s pal said he was going to school in a taxi when he saw the news that a

People are furious over this Princess Diana memorial

A British town’s floral tribute to Princess Diana has been absolutely panned on social media after people said the “horrific” design looked more like a scary children’s character than the late Princess of Wales.The memorial, which is on display outside Chesterfield’s Market Hall in Derbyshire, was created as part of

87 million-year-old space dust discovered in British cliff

Fossilized pieces of extraterrestrial dust have been discovered along the British coastline.Scientists found the galactic specks – known as micrometeorites – embedded into the White Cliffs of Dover in the UK.Seventy-six preserved pieces of the galaxy were found in the cliff’s white chalk, dating back 87 million years go to

Haunting final post from new mom found dead in home

A young woman from the United Kingdom who was found dead in her home had told friends: “I don’t want a perfect life, I want a happy life” just four days before her death.Jessica King has been remembered as a “beautiful” mother – with two men since arrested on suspicion

Tracy Anderson to open studio in London

It seems as if fitness guru Tracy Anderson has been busy this summer.Not only have her two Hamptons outposts lured celeb-devotees like Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Lopez and Robert Downey Jr., but Anderson — best known for her ab-killing “Method” workout program — hopped over to London earlier this month for

Police pay convicted child rapist to spy on other sex abusers

A convicted child rapist was reportedly paid nearly $13,000 by British police to spy on a network of nearly 20 people drugging and abusing young women and girls.Newcastle prosecutors said the Northumbria police paid the man – referred as “XY” and only identified as a British Asian man – more

Store worker chases down axe-wielding thief who doused him in petrol

A shop worker chased after an axe-wielding would-be robber who doused him in petrol and threatened to torch him.The Asda staff member refused to hand over cash and instead ran after the masked crook.Police are hunting the thug after the foiled raid in Leigh, Gtr Manchester.Now Greater Manchester Police have

Bug-eyed fugitive asks cops to take down his mugshot

This bug-eyed fugitive is the poster child for low self-esteem.Wayne Esmonde, 35, asked South Wales police to take down his unbecoming mugshot after they posted it on Facebook Wednesday, the BBC reported.“I am him. Not a very flattering mugshot,” griped Esmonde, who is wanted in connection with a July 18

Man murdered step-grandpa for “having sex’ with his mom

A man who killed his step-granddad when he “apparently” saw the septuagenarian having sex with his mother will spend the rest of his life in prison.Michael McDonald repeatedly bashed Brian Hurry, 78, with the metal bar of a dumbbell in June 2016, the Telegraph reported.McDonald, 25, “lost control” when he

Teen who was raped is raped again while looking for help: cops

A major double manhunt has been launched after a sickening back-to-back assault in Birmingham, England.Detectives said the teen was first attacked in a secluded part of Witton railway station, near the Aston Villa football ground, about 120 miles northwest of London, sometime between 7 p.m. Tuesday and 2 a.m. Wednesday.The

China urged to do more to stop North Korea’s nuclear programs

SYDNEY — Britain and Australia urged China on Thursday to do more to persuade North Korea to drop its nuclear and missile programs.Earlier this month North Korea, which has warned Australia could be the target of a strike, said it had conducted its first test of an intercontinental ballistic missile,

British men’s tailor to open UES shop

We love good construction and celebrating those who take pride in their work product. Now, the British-based bespoke and ready-to-wear men’s tailor, Lutwyche, has taken its first shop in the US.Lutwyche has leased the entire third floor of 2,950 square feet at 717-719 Madison Ave., which has great street presence

Woman jailed for wearing fake penis, tricking friend into sex

A British woman who pretended to be a man by wearing a prosthetic penis and tricking her blindfolded friend to having sex with her was sentenced Thursday to six and a half years in prison.Gayle Newland, 27, was found guilty of three counts of sexual assault in June after a