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German WW1 U-boat found off Belgian coast

German WW1 U-boat found off Belgian coast

19 September 2017 From the section Europe Image caption The two periscopes appeared to be intact, judging from pictures taken by divers The wreck of a German submarine that sank during World War One has been found in the North Sea and officials believe 23 bodies may...
Plastic fibres found in drinking water

Plastic fibres found in drinking water

New research has found plastic fibres in drinking water. Samples taken from more than a dozen countries found a 500ml glass of tap water contained on average four tiny plastic fibres. Analysis by environmental investigators Orb Media and the University of Minnesota...
Smuggled tiger cub found in teenager's car

Smuggled tiger cub found in teenager's car

A teenager has been charged with trying to smuggle a tiger cub into the US after it was found in his car. The cub was discovered in a foot well of Luis Eudoro Valencia’s Chevy Camaro by officials conducting a routine inspection at the Otay Mesa border crossing...
Body found at sea not one of missing US sailors

Body found at sea not one of missing US sailors

A body found at sea following a collision between a US destroyer and an oil tanker is not one of 10 missing American sailors, the US navy has said. The Malaysian navy found the remains earlier this week after the USS John S McCain crashed with the tanker off...
Mont Blanc: Three bodies found on Miage glacier

Mont Blanc: Three bodies found on Miage glacier

Mont Blanc: Three bodies found on Miage glacier 24 August 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Getty Images/icenando Image caption The remains were found on the remote Miage glacier, pictured in the background The bodies of three people, suspected to have died...
Sailors' remains found after warship collision

Sailors' remains found after warship collision

A number of bodies have been found in a compartment of the USS John S McCain following a collision with an oil tanker, the Commander of the US Pacific Fleet has confirmed. Admiral Scott Swift said divers found the remains of some Navy sailors inside the ship after the...
Headless body found in search for journalist

Headless body found in search for journalist

A woman’s headless torso has been found by Danish police investigating the disappearance of a Swedish journalist. Kim Wall, 30, had been interviewing Danish inventor Peter Madsen on board his homemade submarine on 10 August but she failed to return. Madsen, 46,...
US Navy warship found 72 years after sinking

US Navy warship found 72 years after sinking

More than seven decades after it was lost in the closing days of World War Two, a US Navy warship has been rediscovered in the North Pacific. The USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in the early hours of 30 July, 1945. It sank in just 12 minutes,...
Human remains found in search for missing girl

Human remains found in search for missing girl

The father of missing Natalee Holloway, who vanished in Aruba 12 years ago, says the family’s ordeal may soon be over after human remains were found on the island. Natalee, from the US state of Alabama, went missing in May 2005 while on a graduation trip with...

Severed legs found in rubbish bin in Rome

Police in Rome have launched a murder investigation after a pair of severed legs was found in a rubbish bag. The human remains were discovered by a woman rummaging through a waste bin on Tuesday evening. Media reports said a CCTV camera at a nearby shop recorded a man...
No body found on submarine in hunt for journalist

No body found on submarine in hunt for journalist

Danish police hunting for a missing journalist have searched a huge homemade submarine that sank last week, but have not found a body. Peter Madsen’s sub sank in a bay near Copenhagen on Friday and he claims he returned 30-year-old Kim Wall to Refshale island at...
100-year-old cake found near South Pole

100-year-old cake found near South Pole

A 100-year-old fruit cake has been found in the oldest building in Antarctica and those who discovered it think it looks fresh. The cake is believed to date to Robert Falcon Scott’s Terra Nova Expedition between 1910 and 1913. Although the tin containing the...

Woman 'assumed identity' of body found in freezer

A man stored his former girlfriend’s dead body in a freezer, setting up home in her flat with another woman who assumed her identity, a prosecutor in Ohio has said. Arturo Novoa and Katrina Layton were arrested and remanded in custody on “corpse abuse...
Kenyan election IT head Chris Msando found dead

Kenyan election IT head Chris Msando found dead

Kenyan election IT head Chris Msando found dead 31 July 2017 From the section Africa Related Topics Kenya general election 2017 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Chris Msando said the electronic voting system he had helped develop could not be hacked The man in...

Gold bars and cash worth £30k found under tree

An unsuspecting man discovered a small fortune when he found a bag of gold sitting under a tree in Berlin. The bag was filled with 22 gold bars worth about €30,000 (£26,901) and €3,500 in cash (£3,138). But the honest man did what we all like to think we would do and...
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...
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