REVEALED: How Justin Bieber's father once 'kung fu kicked teenage girl, broke her jaw and forced her to eat pureed food for two months'
By Uber Talks 18:12
EXCLUSIVE: Jeremy Bieber was taken to court, accused of the brutal attack on Alicia Wadden - who stood at just 5ft3in and weighed 100 pounds. Alicia, then 18, from Stratford Ontario, says she was knocked unconscious by the kung fu style kick, which, according to an official police statement, broke her jaw in two places, chipped her teeth and forced her to eat through pureed food for two months in 2002 when Justin was seven. It will add to the intense fear that he is a bad influence on his superstar son, who has been involved in a number of controversial incidents in recent months, often while he has been with his father (pictured together bottom).
Awful moment Spanish teen smashes OAP in the face for getting best viewing spot during Seville’s Easter procession
By Uber Talks 17:55
The lord and the ring: Treasure hunter finds ring - lost for 400 years - made for the man who founded England's greatest private property empire
By Uber Talks 17:54
The 24-carat piece of jewellery was a 'mourning ring' made in memory of Hugh Audley, a major landowner in the Jacobean period. It was found near Tibenham in Norfolk by John Reed using his metal detector, and was yesterday declared treasure trove by a coroner. Hugh Audley was one of the most famous - and notorious - money lenders of the 17th century, and was worth the equivalent of £30million when he died.
Mirror, mirror on the wall - who has the fairest ORGANS of them all? Smart surface reveals 'your' insides
By Uber Talks 17:53
The mirror will go on show at the Computer-Human Interaction conference in Toronto, Canada, and has already been experienced by viewers in Paris. The screen shows a PET scan, MRI scan and X-ray images and uses a gender recognition algorithm to match them to the people stood in front of it. It also uses Microsoft Kinect's motion-capture camera to track the movements of a person.
Perms, booze, free love and really tight speedos… and that's just the men: Take a terrifying look at Spring break in the 1980s
By Uber Talks 17:52
It's a longstanding American tradition. Around Easter-time each year, young people gather together from all over the country to get reckless and rowdy while schools and colleges are out. But while these days Spring Breakers are most likely to be found in permissive Panama City, or way down in Mexico where drink and drugs are easily found, way back in the mists of time Fort Lauderdale was the place to be. These pictures show students going wild Eighties style in the city on Florida's Atlantic coast.
Will you be my baby? Adorable moment retired guard dog who never had puppies finds a tiny kitten in the park and takes on the role of being her mother
By Uber Talks 17:47
Retired South Florida store-owner Lorrie has shared adorable pictures of her dog, a large Akita breed, named Lily cuddling its little kitty pal in its paws. Lorrie said she was recently walking Lily, who protected her shop for years after training as a guard dog, in a heavily wooded area near her family's home when they came across the two-week-old cat. Lorrie decided to bring the cat home and try to feed her for a while before taking her to the Humane Society. 'So I brought her home thinking it was going to be a very long month keeping them apart and safe,' Lorrie said. 'Much to my surprise, Lily has adopted the kitten,' Lorrie said of the dog that never had puppies of her own. 'They seem to be doing very well together. I think Lily wants to keep her and I think in a months time she may get her wish.'
The moment new mother cradled the baby born just 12 hours after the death of his father in a motorbike crash
By Uber Talks 17:47
Last-minute reprieve: Incredible moment an Iranian killer is spared execution by his victim's mother. . . with the noose already round his neck
By Uber Talks 17:46
The convicted murderer, known as Balal, was sentenced to death for stabbing 18-year-old Abdollah Hosseinzadeh in a street fight in the Iranian town of Royan. Blindfolded and with the noose tight around his neck, the killer was due to have the scaffold chair kicked away from under him by the dead man's parents. But in an extraordinary act of clemency, the mother instead walks up to him, slaps him around the face (left) and chooses to forgive him. The parents then remove the noose (right) to the joy of the convict's mother who runs over and embraces the grieving woman who let her son walk free.
Beauty and the brawl: Miss Scarborough contest descends into chaos with mass punch-up after crowd erupt in fury over choice of winner
By Uber Talks 17:45
The crowd booed and hissed and chants of 'Fix! Fix!' erupted as Jess Gale, 18, (seen circled in top right) a student from Filey, North Yorkshire, walked on stage to collect her tiara. The ten-person gang then attacked security staff and threw glasses after deciding the Miss Scarborough contest was 'fixed' when their favourite for the crown - Shannon (circled bottom left) was eliminated. Audience members Jess Coyne, (middle right) her brother Billy, (bottom right) Ben Howram and Luke Burton (top right) have been accused of causing the trouble in North Yorkshire.
Bunga-loaded! Tatty single-storey house on sale for £2.25million - but it IS on Sandbanks millionaires' row
By Uber Talks 17:44
The bungalow would only be worth £200,000 in most parts of the country but, in the exclusive area of Sandbanks, Dorset, and with its own private beach, top right, it is on the market for more than ten-times that. The home is being sold by a brother and sister who have inherited it and comes with planning permission to demolish the existing structure and replace it with a luxury three-storey home, artist impressions top left and bottom
Down boy! Firefighters rescue Whisky the West Highland terrier after he got stuck on roof because he was chasing seagulls
By Uber Talks 17:42
Whisky, 1, climbed out of a window and on to a roof to be closer to seagulls at a house Felixstowe, Suffolk. Firefighters were called to the scene to rescue the dog. Owners Jenny and Richard Eacott even tried dangling ham out of the window but the little Westie was too terrified to move from the spot.
BBC newsreader George Alagiah, 58, is diagnosed with bowel cancer: Presenter is 'optimistic for a positive outcome'
By Uber Talks 17:41
How do you MAKE yours, Cadbury? Inside the Willy Wonka-style chocolate factory where 1.5m Creme Eggs are made EVERY DAY
By Uber Talks 17:40
The famous slogan of the Cadbury's Creme Egg is of course 'how do you eat yours?' but have you ever wondered how exactly they are made? Now you can find out as the Bournville factory in Birmingham lifts the lid on the secrets behind one of its biggest chocolate successes. Around 1.5 million Creme Eggs are made every single day and the process isn't as simple as you might think. The chocolate is poured still in liquid form into a mould (bottom left) and the white fondant is immediately poured on top (bottom right). The yellow fondant is then added and the different liquids do not mix as they are too dense. The treats sell in their millions each year in the run up to Easter and Cadbury executive Tony Bilsborogh says: 'The process of making the creme egg was a Eureka moment' for the company.
By Uber Talks 14:39
Called Abell 33, the nebula is located roughly 2500 light-years from Earth, and was pictured with a star in front of it to create a diamond ring effect. Being perfectly round is uncommon for these objects, said the European Space Agency, which captured the image using the Very Large Telescope in Chile.
By Uber Talks 14:38
Developers say the 130,000 square foot roof will create 'parklike' view for local residents - and it will also muffle noise from the venue. The venue has played host to stars such as Beyonce, and was also the scene of Robin Thicke and Miley Cyrus's infamous twerking, as well as being home to the Brooklyn Nets.
By Uber Talks 14:38
Located close to a huge volcano or the surface of the red planet, Nasa says the strange shape may have been caused by volcanic activity. However, the space agency is so intrigued by the unusual shape is plans to train its telescopes on the 'broken heart' again to try and work out exactly how big it is.
Titanic theory put on ice: Icebergs were not at dangerously high levels in 1912 - but they ARE today
By Uber Talks 14:37
Researchers at Sheffield University have dispelled the theory that the Titanic (inset) was ‘unlucky’ because it set sail in a year with an exceptionally high number of icebergs. Scientists found that between 1991 and 2000 eight of the ten years recorded more than 700 icebergs and five exceeded the 1912 total. As use of the Arctic increases in the future, scientists believe the ice hazard will increase in water not previously used for shipping.
Beats the train! £3,500 briefcase doubles up as an electric SCOOTER and can cover a mile in less than five minutes
By Uber Talks 14:36
The scooter is a prototype, designed by Illinois-based Green Energy Motors. The vehicle weighs nearly two stone and has a top speed of 12.5mph (20km/h). The expensive price will be used to fund production of the device, although a release date has not been announced.
The mother of all pearls! World's largest natural pearl found by accident could fetch £250,000 when it goes under the hammer
By Uber Talks 14:36
A pair of earrings have been found to contain a rare natural pearl. They were handed in to auctioneers in Salisbury, Wiltshire. The jewel, which is one of the rarest types of pearl, might also be the largest natural pearl in the world. It could sell for up to a quarter of a million pounds when it goes under the hammer in Salisbury on the 1st of May.
Strike a pose! SELFIE, the hands-free 'smart mirror' takes your photo when you smile and even posts it on Twitter
By Uber Talks 14:35
iStrategyLabs have unveiled a mirror that can take 'selfies' (left). It is called the Self Enhancing Live Feed Imagine Engine, or SELFIE. A Mac mini powers the tech behind the two-way mirror (right) and, when it detects a smile for two seconds using facial recognition software it takes your photo. The company says it could be used in a variety of places such as businesses and bars.
Can't swat a fly? Blame it on their jet manoeuvres: When under threat the insects roll and bomb like a fighter plane
By Uber Talks 14:34
Using high-speed video, scientists at the University of Washington have revealed the subtle movements and split-second turns made by flies.
Room with a view! Iconic 'floating' holiday home 132ft off the ground reopens with floor-to-ceiling windows (but you MUST have a head for heights)
By Uber Talks 14:25
Boasting unbelievable views, one of Australia's most photographed properties has been unveiled following a five-year make-over. The 'floating' Pole House, supported by steel stilts raising it 132ft above a stunning beach on the Great Ocean Road, now has a sleek new look.
By Uber Talks 14:24
They're pussy cats really! Tattooed heavy metal rockers risk their tough reputation to out themselves as kitty lovers with pets named 'Princess' and 'Fluffy'
Just because you named your band Skeletonwitch doesn't mean you don't want to cuddle with your kitty. That's the point of Oakland photographer Alexandra Crockett's new book, Metal Cats, which includes more than 700 shots of metal heads posing with their favorite cat.
Inside the decadent world of 1960s Soho: Lucian Freud, Dylan Thomas and Francis Bacon appear in intimate vintage photos documenting bohemian social scene
By Uber Talks 14:22
Soho was home to a bohemian crowd of artists and writers as John Deakin's incredible photos dating from the 1950s reveal. The black and white photos shed light on the hidden corners of the city's most colourful characters during 1950's and early 60's.
By Uber Talks 14:19
'My hands were full of blood': Extraordinary moment woman who stabbed her lover to death with a stiletto heel re-enacts the brutal attack in US court
Ana Trujillo, of Houston, took the witness stand for the first time during the two-week trial as part of the punishment phase, which will determine her sentence. She faces the possibility of life in prison. The jury convicted Trujillo on Tuesday of murder in last June's killing of 59-year-old Alf Stefan Andersson at his home. Prosecutors say she pinned him down and stabbed him at least 25 times with the heel of her shoe.
He didn't get PLANTING permission! Chinese man tries to cover up illegal building on top of his penthouse apartment - with a two-storey ROOF GARDEN
By Uber Talks 14:18
The man already had a roof garden on his 18th floor apartment in the city of Guangzhou, but he added extra vegetation while another two floors were built illegally. The scam was unveiled when one of the residents, worried that the extra illegally built floors might damage the rest of the building, complained to local media.
By Uber Talks 14:17
Ink the midwife: Mother and NHS nurse, 30, who is covered in body art is in running to be Miss Tattoo UK
Mother-of-one Claire O’Sullivan hopes to be crowned Miss Tattoo UK and is on a mission to be an inspiration for all tattooed women. The 30-year-old, who has a host of tattoos as well as body piercings, likens body art to people decorating their houses and wants to dispel negative stereotypes about tattooed people. She admits some eyebrows have been raised over her heavily tattooed arms especially when she rolls up her scrubs on the hospital wards
The river you can’t see for RUBBISH: Former Indonesian paradise is now clogged with household waste and toxic chemicals dumped by textile factories
By Uber Talks 14:16
The Citarum in Java, is now said to be the dirtiest river in the world - but more than 35million people still rely on it for drinking and washing. Locals say textile factories illegally dump chemicals into the river at night and some nearby village wells contain four times the recommended safe levels of mercury. A Greenpeace report last year claimed one of the largest textile manufacturers on the Citarum – PT Gistex Group – has had a ‘business relationship’ with Gap, H&M and Adidas.
Horror on the highway: TEN killed and more than 30 injured when bus carrying high school students in California explodes into flames after it collides head-on with FedEx truck
By Uber Talks 14:14
A FedEx truck crossed a grassy freeway median in Northern California and slammed into a bus carrying high school students on a visit to a college. Both drivers were killed, along with four chaperones on the school bus and five students, CBS. Massive flames could be seen devouring both vehicles just after the afternoon smash, and clouds of black smoke billowed into the sky until firefighters had quenched the fire, leaving behind scorched black hunks of metal. Bodies were draped in yellow plastic inside the burned-out bus.
'Why didn't he take MY life and let them live?': Mother tells of agony after disabled daughter, 25, and son, 7, were brutally murdered by ex-husband bent on revenge
By Uber Talks 14:12
Ryan, 7, and Michelle Thomson, 25, from Kirkcaldy in Fife were brutally stabbed to death by their violent father, Rab Thomson. Six years after the horrific murders, their mother June says she'll never be able to come to terms with her loss and still feels guilty that she wasn't there to protect them.
Satellite photos expose 40,000 Russian troops, tanks and fighter jets massed near Ukraine's borders as Nato warns Kremlin could order invasion within 12 HOURS
By Uber Talks 14:10
The Nato images (top and bottom) infuriated the Kremlin which claimed they were taken last year, but the alliance insisted the threat is real and said troops are at more than 100 sites. Many of the sites appeared to be fields and not established bases as pro-Russians (inset) remain barricaded inside government buildings in Ukraine for a sixth day. In other developments Ukraine has requested urgent gas supplies from the EU as Russia began new exports to China, ramping up fears that it will cut off its supplies to Europe in the pipelines it has flowing through the stricken country.
By Uber Talks 14:03
From the 'little dodo' to the flightless parrot: The world's 100 most unique and endangered birds are revealed
Experts have revealed the most diverse birds in the world that are on the verge of extinction including the greater adjutant (left), the kakapo (top right) and the spoon-billed sandpiper (bottom right). The list of 100 birds was released by the Zoological Society of London and Yale University. It is based on a paper that examined 10,000 bird species.
Can a daughter ever forgive her mum for walking out on her? Jill couldn't... until she was tempted to do the same to her OWN children
By Uber Talks 14:02
It wasn’t until history almost repeated itself that Jill Gardner was able to finally come to terms with her mother leaving. She remembers the idyllic upbringing before her mother Marian chose the man she was having an affair with over her and her two sisters — and the lonely, bleak years that followed.
Gaddafi's football-mad playboy son goes on trial: 'Violent and depraved coke fiend' faces death sentence over father's brutal regime
By Uber Talks 14:01
Saadi Gaddafi was spoilt rotten by his tyrant father, using his influence to give him everything he ever wanted. But, as Saadi faces trial his father is no longer there to intervene. The country is still racked by violence and the rebel fighters now in government are bent on revenge. They will almost certainly press for the death sentence for Saadi and his brother Saif. With the dictator and three of his other sons already dead, they remain determined to wipe the Gaddafi bloodline from the face of the earth
A tragic warning for every parent: Father tells of beautiful, talented daughter, 15, who couldn't live with 21st-century pressures of Facebook and social media
By Uber Talks 14:00
Olivia Glennie was a talented and popular dancer and singer with a close circle of friends. But she was plagued with worries about an on-off relationship with her boyfriend, it was said. The outwardly happy 15-year-old was found hanged from a tree in woods by a dog walker in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, in September last year, just days after attending her sister Lucy's wedding.
Doctors threatened parents with having their 15-month-old daughter taken away because they could not explain burns - which she suffered at NURSERY
By Uber Talks 13:59
Connie and Terry Brooker rushed their 15-month-old daughter Freya to Gloucester Royal Hospital after they picked her up from nursery and found she had severe burns on her fingers that staff couldn’t explain. But when the couple told doctors they didn’t know how Freya had been injured, medics refused to let her go home with them. It was only when social services stepped in and Teddy Bear’s Picnic Day Nursery in Quedgeley, Gloucester, admitted liability for Freya’s injuries that the couple were allowed to take their daughter home.
Nature at war: How helmets, grenades and guns discarded during WWII have become enmeshed with tree trunks in Russia
By Uber Talks 13:58
A remarkable series of photos taken in a Russian forest have been making the rounds on social media sites, showing what happens over time to instruments of carnage discarded in the woods. The striking images depict, among other items, a grenade lodged in a tree (left), a Mannlicher Carcano rifle (top right), and Soviet Army helmets with trees growing through them (bottom right).
Surfer treats his own eye problem using the force of a giant WAVE to tear off the outer layers of its surface... and amazingly it worked
By Uber Talks 13:57
A Hawaiian surfer has found a new purpose for crashing waves: fixing his eye problem. The 61-year-old man, while riding a 30-foot wave, stuck his face in the rushing water, removing tissue that had formed over the outer layer of his eye.
By Uber Talks 13:57
'I eat 51 bananas a day!' Self-proclaimed 'diet guru' claims her toned physique is down to the MOUNTAINS of fruit she eats
Known as Freelee the Banana Girl she advocates a rather extreme, low processed, low-fat, high-carb raw vegan diet. Eating between 2000 and 5000 calories a day, the Australian remains 'raw until four', meaning she eats no cooked or heated food whatsoever until 4pm, usually eating meals consisting of a huge amount of a single fruit
By Uber Talks 13:56
Seamus Daly allegedly carried out the attack for the Real IRA in the Northern Irish border town on August 15 1998. The explosion claimed the lives of 29 victims, including a woman pregnant with twins, and maimed and injured hundreds more. Nobody has ever been prosecuted for the atrocity, although Daly has already been found liable for in a landmark civil case where four republicans were told to pay £1.6million to victims' families.
'Reeva was standing behind the toilet door talking to you when you shot her': Prosecutor accuses Oscar Pistorius of deliberately shooting girlfriend in dramatic end to week of absorbing testimony
By Uber Talks 13:55
Oscar Pistorius has resumed testifying at the trial under cross-examination from the chief prosecutor, who has accused the athlete of lying about how he shot his model girlfriend. Pistorius' return to the witness box today followed a week of testimony in which the double-amputee runner said he killed Steenkamp by accident after mistaking her for an intruder in his home last year.
'Daddy, you were taken too soon from us. We will always love you': Heartbreaking tribute to British millionaire shot dead in Spain as it emerges his Slovakian ex-girlfriend is PREGNANT
By Uber Talks 13:54
Kukucova (inset), who is accused of killing millionaire Mr Bush (pictured with Kukucova) last weekend at his Spanish villa, appeared in court for the first time on Thursday. Kukucova, 24, was escorted by police officers to the region Court in Trencin, Slovakia, where she is being held after being arrested on Tuesday afternoon. Mr Bush's ex wife Samantha Mason (far left), 45, and her sister Rachel, along with daughter Ellie Mason (white top), comforted each other outside the villa when they visited on Thursday.
'I'm in a living nightmare': Devastated mother of 'Australian Maddie' pleads for help in finding her missing three-year-old
By Uber Talks 13:53
Chloe, who has been dubbed Australia's Madeleine McCann, was found to be missing on Thursday morning when her parents went to check on her in the front room of their home in Childers, Queensland, after she had been left sleeping there with her two older siblings. A window was discovered to have been pushed up - one of the only substantial leads police have so far. No suspects have yet been named.
Captain Kate rules the waves: Duchess is crowned queen of the ocean after beating William in New Zealand yacht race
By Uber Talks 13:52
The Duchess of Cambridge ruled the waves today after she thrashed her husband in a yacht race around Auckland harbour.Standing at the wheel of an 80ft America's Cup sailing vessel, Kate even gave William a cheeky victory salute as she sailed past him back to harbour.
Fraudster scammed taxman out of more than £1million to build mansion the size of Buckingham Palace in Pakistan
By Uber Talks 13:51
Mohammed Suleman Khan, 42, lived a life of luxury at the expense of the UK taxpayer as he dodged paying tax and national insurance for nine years. After police uncovered his lavish plans in for a £2.5million mansion in Pakistan, he was taken to court and has now been jailed for four years for cheating the revenue. Police are now trying to claw back some of the cash.
Boy Scout who was teased because he couldn't light a fire tried to prove he could - but ended up in hospital with severe burns (and ruined his dad's shed)
By Uber Talks 13:50
After Edward Hawkins, 14, centre, from Wainscott, Kent, was mocked on a Scout trip, he decided to make a huge bonfire in his parents' garden. When his mother took his brother to school, he doused it with petrol and struck a match. Within seconds, the out-of-control fire, right, spread to his father's pride and joy: a home-made shed containing £10,000 of tools. The shed was left a charred wreck, top right, while Edward suffered such bad burns he needed hospital treatment, left.