Veronica Panarello throttled her son Loris Stival to death with electrical cables and abandoned his body in a remote gully in Santa Croce, Sicily. When Panarello confessed that her son had been killed, she blamed her husband’s father Andrea Stival. Panarello was found guilty of the boy’s murder and of concealing a body and jailed for 30 years.
Donald Trump's suggestion he may challenge the results of the upcoming U.S. presidential election is striking a chord with some Canadians who know just what can happen when the outcome of a political race isn't accepted by the losing parties. For Genc Tirana, Trump's words brought back memories of living in Albania, a small country in eastern Europe that spent decades under communist rule. "It is surprising because we don't expect there to be a rigged system in the United States.
This three-year-old girl was told she could choose her own outfit for her school photo - and she chose brilliantly. Kaylieann Steinbach could have picked from a whole range of options that her mum and dad picked out for her for the shoot.
The piece of metallic aluminium is estimated to be around 250,000 years old - a long time before mankind ever started producing it. Tests showed that the object is made of 12 metals, 90% aluminium, and it was dated by Romanian officials as being 250,000 years old.
A Winnipeg mother says her 23-year-old daughter died from drinking too much water after she used the illicit drug MDMA.
Rihanna is just as much a sartorial risk taker as she is a musical hit maker. Leave it to the singer to step out in a sheer dress with nothing underneath, an ensemble made entirely of pink fur, or her special edition chaps-style Manolo boots under only a t-shirt. She may crush the red carpet each time she walks on it (the 2014 CFDA's, anyone?) but don't let that distract from her equally impressive streetwear. Here, keep up to date on her boldest looks. From Harper's BAZAAR
A manager at a branch of McDonald’s has been jailed after he humiliated a woman by pulling her trousers down in front of shocked customers. Stuart Hubbard sneaked up behind the woman while the branch in Nottingham was open at 1am on February 18 and exposed her buttocks. Hubbard was initially suspended before being moved to another branch with a final warning but he was later arrested.
A woman killed with her sister in a horrific highway crash near Myrnam was in the midst of moving back to Fort McMurray with her two sons and their dog, grieving friends say. Alana Yeo Wenger, 37, of Niagara Falls, Ont., and Amy Wenger, 32, of Victoria, B.C., died Wednesday when their northbound SUV was broadsided by a westbound semi-truck at the intersection of Highway 881 and Highway 45, 170 kilometres east of Edmonton. Alana Yeo Wenger was driving the SUV.
A NASA spacecraft circling Jupiter has hit another snag. The space agency said Wednesday that Juno detected a problem, went into safe mode and shut off its cameras and instruments hours before it was supposed to pass over Jupiter's dense cloud tops. Juno rebooted its onboard computer and can communicate with Earth, but its activities are limited until engineers diagnose what went wrong.
It was a wonderful moment on Live on Thursday when Matt LeBlanc came from backstage to surprise Dakota Fanning. LeBlanc and Fanning had worked together in 2004 when she appeared in an episode of the final season of Friends. Host Kelly Ripa asked Fanning about her appearance on the sitcom and if she’d met LeBlanc backstage. When she said she hadn’t, LeBlanc came out, and Fanning’s genuine surprise made it obvious this was not a planned moment.
Homeowners on the Miller Walk cul-de-sac in Bathampton, Somerset, have been embroiled in a bitter planning row with neighbour Valerie Vivian that has lasted an astonishing 20 years. In a desperate bid to prevent the picturesque lawn being destroyed, Mrs Vivian’s neighbours dialled 999 and four officers turned up to calm the commotion. Former Conservative councillor and RAF pilot Terry Gazzard, 72, who has lived in Miller Walk for four years with his wife Gill, 70, said he and other residents pleaded with Mrs Vivian to stop the work as soon as they saw what was happening.
The biggest loser in the American League Championship Series wasn’t the Blue Jays or the Toronto fans who watched the Cleveland Indians celebrate a trip to the World Series on their home field. Nope, the biggest loser could only be one man: Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista, who is going to have to bury his head in the sand after a week of trash-talking and complaining that is now coming back to bite him. The Indians celebrated winning the AL pennant.
An Ottawa father is accusing the Canada Revenue Agency of jumping to outdated conclusions when it automatically decided his common-law wife should receive the child benefits for his two sons from a previous relationship. Jason Beaudoin says CRA has assumed his live-in partner is the boys' primary caregiver, because the agency told him he needs her permission in order to have the Canada child benefit payments made out to him instead. "Frankly it made me a bit angry," said Beaudoin.
As Melania Trump accuses Billy Bush of instigating the controversial 2005 conversation with her husband Donald, NBC has reached a settlement deal in Bush's exit from the network. ET Canada has more.
A kitten who was rejected for adoption because people thought he was too ugly has finally found love in a new home. Ginger cat Romeo was born with a deformity that meant his eyes were a little different to other felines.
Lincolnshire Rape Crisis launched a campaign to help girls escape unsuccessful dates without feeling worried, asking anyone who’s feeling unsafe to go to the bar and “ask for Angela”. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day.
The standoff between the UFC and Georges St-Pierre is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon. After St-Pierre rocked the MMA community with his declaration that he is no longer under contract with the UFC, the company promptly responded that the former welterweight champion remained under an existing agreement with the promotion. The language in that contract is something that St-Pierre’s lawyer, James Quinn of New York firm Weil, Gotshal and Manges, suggested was a “form of slavery,” according to MMA Fighting.
The unidentified couple were on their honeymoon in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, when they began swimming at Al Mamzar Beach. According to Arabic newspaper Aletihad, the husband went on to discover that his bride had undergone cosmetic surgery and wore false eyelashes and coloured contact lenses.
Ziggy Trixx the dog is no different to a human when it comes to dancing along to his favourite song. Ziggy’s owner said this drum beat was the dog’s jam and he just couldn’t resist busting some moves when he heard it. Credit: Youtube/Ziggy Trixx
For one mother of a child with autism, the arrival of her son’s new service dog brought profound joy and relief. In a post published on Oct. 18 on the show’s Facebook page, the mother in question can be seen crying with her hand to her face as her son leans casually against the sleeping dog named Tornado.
A young boy is apparently being forced to miss school because a rare condition on his feet means he poses a health and safety risk. Spencer Kristianson, six, suffers from Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome, a condition that causes his feet to grow at different speeds. As a result, he need expensive orthotic shoes that cost £300 a pair - something his mother Amber, from Castleford, West Yorkshire, would have to replace every three months.
Former basketball superstar Steve Nash is seeking a court order banning the use of his name or image on nearly two dozen fitness clubs in British Columbia. A civil lawsuit filed in B.C. Supreme Court says SNFW fitness has continued operating facilities since October 2014 under the name Steve Nash Fitness World after Nash's relationship with two business partners fell apart. Nash's Arizona-based company, B & L Holdings, agreed in November 2006 to allow unlimited use of his name and image to a firm that was operating two facilities called Steve Nash Fitness Clubs, the court document says.
The mother of a 2-year-old Ohio girl who was starved and beaten to death has rejected a plea deal a day after the girl's father was sentenced to death for aggravated murder. Thirty-year-old Andrea Bradley refused a plea deal Tuesday in a Cincinnati courtroom. Bradley's attorneys told the judge they want a doctors' report on Bradley's mental status.