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Rotherham child abuse cases: South Yorkshire Police starts probe

<b>South Yorkshire Police has commissioned an independent investigation into its handling of the Rotherham child abuse scandal.</b><p>The inquiry will "examine the role of both the police and council... and address any wrongdoings or failings," Chief Constable David Crompton said.<p>A report last week said more …

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice SDCC footage leaks online, watch it here

If you weren’t present at Hall H on Saturday morning to witness the first footage from Zack Snyder’s <b>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</b>, don’t worry, …

Arizona execution takes two hours

<b>US death row inmate Joseph Wood has died after an execution in Arizona took nearly two hours to kill him.</b><p>Wood, a double murderer, was executed by lethal injection.<p>His lawyers filed an appeal for an emergency stay of execution, after he had been "gasping and snorting for more than an hour" in the …

The 21 Stupidest Things About The Transformers Franchise

<i>With Transformers: Age of Extinction set to open in North America this week, Anthony Stokes looks at the 21 stupidest things about the Transformers</i> …

Rian Johnson to direct Star Wars: Episode VIII and write treatment for Episode IX

It looks like Disney has found a director to complete its <b>Star Wars</b> Sequel Trilogy after J.J. Abrams gets the ball rolling with next year’s <b>Star Wars:</b> …

Ben Affleck rumoured for The Batman in 2019

Last week it was reported that Warner Bros. is planning to announce a slate of DC movies at Comic-Con, with the upcoming <b>Batman v Superman: Dawn of</b> …

Knife crime: MPs back mandatory jail term for second offence

<b>The House of Commons has backed a move to impose mandatory jail terms on any adult convicted in England or Wales of a second offence involving a knife.</b><p>Conservative MP Nick de Bois championed the policy, which won wide support among Conservative and Labour MPs - but was opposed by Liberal …

What Warner Bros.' DC Comics Slate Means

A few days ago, a list of Warner Bros.’ plans for their DC Comics catalogue of characters was revealed, giving us a pretty good idea of what to …

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Iraq crisis: Barack Obama sends in US troops as Isis insurgency worsens

The Obama adminstration has ordered the urgent deployment of several hundred armed troops in and around Iraq, after the rampant insurgency in the country forced the first talks between the US and Iran over a common security interest in more than a decade.<p>Barack Obama discussed the crisis with …

UK makes forced marriage illegal as pursues campaign of 'British values' | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Forcing women, men and children into marriage was made a criminal act in Britain on Monday as the government escalated a campaign to promote “British values” of freedom and equality and combat accusations of being too lenient on extremism.<p>Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron …

The Week in Spandex - DC Cinematic Universe, Ant-Man, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Daredevil, Powers and more

<b>Our weekly round up of all the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Shazam, Justice</b> …

Iraq crisis: despite decapitations and deaths thousands return willingly to city held by ISIS terrorists

Many residents of Mosul say they prefer life under ISIS to that under Iraqi army control<p>An elderly man is ripped from his bed in the dead of night. Blindfolded, the last thing he feels is the blade slitting his throat. A taxi driver, made to kneel on the side of the road, trembling as a gun is put …