A rapist cut himself in the neck shortly before he was due to be sentenced in the High Court in Bloemfontein yesterday. About three hours later, Elton Daddy Bell, 32, was back in court, his neck bandaged. He walked into court saying: "Here I am again. I'm back," Netwerk24 reported. On his second visit to the court, several heavily-armed correctional services officials accompanied him. The book in
A mother has given birth to her own grandson after stepping in as a surrogate for her daughter.Julie Bradford, 45, carried her grandson Jack for daughter Jessica Jenkins, 21, who was left unable to have children after fighting cervical cancer at just 18.Speaking to the Daily Mirror, the hairdresser said: 'Any mother would do this for their child.'She added: 'It was never in question from day one.
A little girl from Emoyeni in Tembisa, Ekurhuleni, who wanted was an ice lolly ended up getting beaten up and being treated like a slave according to her grandmother.52-year-old Thokozile Shiburi, is now demanding justice for her nine-year-old granddaughter, who she said was treated badly by a neighbour.According to Thokozile her granddaughter excitedly left home on Thursday to go and buy ice loll
A mother in Samut Prakan, central Thailand threatened to cut out her five-year-old daughter's tongue after she stumbled over her words.The woman was caught on camera beating the young girl with a broom and yanking at her hair as the youngster cried out.She then held a six-inch neck to the girl's neck because she wasn't speaking "like other children her age"A shocked neighbour recorded the attack a
A dancer collapsed and died on stage and was applauded by the audience who thought it was all part of the show.The 48-year-old man identified as R Khusainov, was performing a traditional lezginka dance when he fell ill.The performance, which was recorded by a member of the audience on a smartphone, shows him collapsing to the floor while performing in the town of Urus-Martan in south-western Russi
A hidden camera left in a forest to snap pictures of animals in the wild ended up capturing pictures of a man with no clothes on who thought he was a tiger after taking LSD.The man, identified only as 21-year-old Marek H from the Czech Republic, allegedly took the drug to try and treat his depression.But after taking LSD, he reportedly ran off into a forest, took his clothes off and starting actin
An Oxford graduate is suing the university for Â£1 million claiming the "appallingly bad" tuition cost him a first-class degree and prevented him from having a successful career. Faiz Siddiqui told the High Court he believes he would have had a career as an international commercial lawyer if he had been awarded a 1st class degree rather than the 2:1 he achieved 16 years ago. The trained solicitor
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