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Brain disease found in 99% of NFL players

Brain disease found in 99% of NFL players

A report has found alarming evidence of a link between playing American football and a brain disease linked to repeated blows to the head. The study found chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in 177 of 202 brains of players across all levels of the game. For...
Eight bodies found in truck outside Walmart

Eight bodies found in truck outside Walmart

Eight people have been found dead inside a truck parked outside a supermarket in Texas. Police discovered dozens of people inside the tractor-trailer in the early hours of Sunday, and 20 of them have serious injuries. Detectives have described the “horrific...
Spanish banker found dead with gunshot wound

Spanish banker found dead with gunshot wound

A former chairman of one of Spain’s largest banks has been found dead with a gunshot wound to the chest. The body of Miguel Blesa was found beside a car at a private estate in Villanueva del Rey in the southern province of Cordoba. Witnesses who were with the...

Couple missing for 75 years found in glacier

The “perfectly preserved” bodies of a couple who went missing 75 years ago have been found on a shrinking Swiss glacier. Marcelin and Francine Dumoulin, who were 40 and 37 when they disappeared on 15 August 1942, had gone to milk their cows in a meadow...
Five men found guilty of Boris Nemtsov murder

Five men found guilty of Boris Nemtsov murder

Five men have been found guilty of killing Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. Former deputy prime minister Mr Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot dead just metres from the Kremlin as he walked home at night with his girlfriend in...
Starving infant found alive days after bombing

Starving infant found alive days after bombing

A starving child has been saved after spending days alone in the wreckage of a school in Mosul. Footage shot by Iraqi forces shows soldiers washing the dirt off the one-year-old boy, before holding his head up to pour water into his mouth. As the child cries, a body...
Subterranean home for 400 found in Beijing basement

Subterranean home for 400 found in Beijing basement

Subterranean home for 400 found in Beijing basement 20 June 2017 From the section China Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption It is common to see basements in Beijing converted into housing units, such as this one photographed in 2014 The recent discovery of...
Bodies of missing US Navy sailors found

Bodies of missing US Navy sailors found

The bodies of a number of missing USS Fitzgerald sailors have been found in the ship’s flooded compartments, the US Navy says. Seven US Navy sailors were listed as missing after Saturday’s collision between the ship and a huge container ship – the...
118-year-old painting found in Antarctica

118-year-old painting found in Antarctica

A lost 118-year-old painting by one of Britain’s most famous explorers has been discovered in Antarctica. Scientists stumbled on the delicate watercolour of a bird in a hut on Cape Adare, a peninsula on the continent’s far east side. The almost...

Plane turns back after hole found in engine

A passenger plane was forced to return to Sydney after an in-flight problem left it with a gaping hole in one of its engine casings. China Eastern said the crew noticed damage to the air inlet on the left engine after takeoff on Sunday evening and the captain decided...
Court where Aztecs played deadly ball game found

Court where Aztecs played deadly ball game found

The remains of a major Aztec temple and a court where deadly ball games are thought to have been played have been discovered in the heart of Mexico City. tExcavations beneath a hotel revealed the foundation of the massive temple located next to the ball court where...

Wreckage and bodies found in missing plane search

A number of bodies and wreckage have been found in the search for a plane that went missing off the coast of Myanmar with around 120 people on board. A navy search ship found the bodies of a man, woman and child, as well as pieces of luggage, safety jackets and a tyre...
Myanmar plane: Debris and bodies found after search

Myanmar plane: Debris and bodies found after search

Myanmar plane: Debris and bodies found after search 8 June 2017 From the section Asia The Burmese army says wreckage has been found after a military plane went missing with 122 people on board. Both debris and bodies were found in the Andaman Sea, the military said in...
'First of our kind' found in Morocco

'First of our kind' found in Morocco

‘First of our kind’ found in Morocco By Pallab Ghosh Science correspondent, BBC News 7 June 2017 From the section Science & Environment Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe shape of a Jebel Irhoud skull (L) is almost identical...

Baby dies after being found in hot car

A baby girl has died in Ireland after being found in a car on the hottest day of the year. The seven-month-old had been airlifted to hospital from the village of Dundrum in County Tipperary. Irish police said emergency services had responded to a 999 call after the...

Four climbers found dead in tent on Everest

Four bodies have been found inside a tent at the highest camp on Mount Everest, rescuers have confirmed. Officials said the four bodies were found by a team of rescuers who were there to recover the body of a Slovak mountaineer who died over the weekend. The...
Mexico: Secret tunnel found in Reynosa prison

Mexico: Secret tunnel found in Reynosa prison

Mexico: Secret tunnel found in Reynosa prison 15 May 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright Twitter / @VoceriaSegTAM Image caption Images of the tunnel A tunnel has been discovered in a Mexican prison, stashed with drugs, alcohol and sharp...
Missing US hiker in Montana found safe after six days

Missing US hiker in Montana found safe after six days

Missing US hiker in Montana found safe after six days 11 May 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Two Bear Air Image caption The Chicago-native wanted to hike out with her rescuers A woman missing for six nights in the Montana wilderness with nothing...
Pokemon Go: Russian blogger found guilty

Pokemon Go: Russian blogger found guilty

Pokemon Go: Russian blogger found guilty 11 May 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The blogger – Ruslan Sokolovsky – played the game despite warnings that doing so in church would be illegal (file picture) A Russian...
'Jihad pills' found by Dutch and Italian police

'Jihad pills' found by Dutch and Italian police

‘Jihad pills’ found by Dutch and Italian police 10 May 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Dutch police Image caption Police found the fake Captagon drug in a shed in the southern Dutch province of Limburg Dutch police are searching for two...
Jakarta governor Ahok found guilty of blasphemy

Jakarta governor Ahok found guilty of blasphemy

Jakarta governor Ahok found guilty of blasphemy 9 May 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright AFP The outgoing governor of Jakarta has been sentenced to two years in prison for blasphemy and inciting violence. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok, was the first...

Red Army soldiers' mass grave found in Germany

Construction workers building a bike path have discovered the remains of at least 21 Soviet Red Army soldiers in Germany. The bones were found in the town of Seelow, near the Polish border, and 43 miles east of Berlin. They are believed to belong to troops who died...

City of Hannover evacuated after five bombs found

At least 50,000 people are being forced out of the centre of Hannover after five unexploded World War II bombs were discovered. People living in the city, as well as businesses, have been told to ensure their water, electricity and gas supplies are turned off before...
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