The Foreign Office is calling for a “full investigation” after a British man died in police custody in Dubai.
Shrien Dewani has been arrested and placed on suicide watch following an altercation with a fellow patient at the Priory Hospital in Bristol. The 31-year-old millionaire, who denies ordering the killing of his wife whilst on honeymoon in Cape Town, is reported to have got into the “heated discussion” following a bad reaction to his medication. Doctors also report that his mental health has deteriorated markedly in recent weeks.
Japanese authorities have increased the severity rating of their nuclear crisis to the highest level, seven. They said the decision reflects the total release of radiation at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, rather than a sudden deterioration.
A tsunami alert for the coastal region of north-eastern Japan has been lifted following an earthquake of magnitude of 7.1. Workers at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, devastated in last month’s quake and tsunami, were evacuated. But officials at the plant said there was no detectable effect there or at other nuclear plants in the region.
Shrien Dewani, the businessman accused of ordering the killing of his wife whilst on honeymoon in Cape Town, has been placed in psychiatric care for his own protection. The 31-year-old has been sent to the Priory Hospital in southwest London after taking an overdose last month.
The chief of the South African police has branded Shrien Dewani, the British businessman accused of paying for the murder of his wife on honeymoon in South Africa, a “monkey” for allegedly thinking it would be easy to kill his new bride in the country. General Bheki Cele told South African media: “One monkey came from London to kill his wife here. He thought we South Africans were stupid. Don’t kill people here.”
Amtrak has slackened its regulations to allow passengers to carry firearms on a limited number of trains. The new law follows restrictions similar to those imposed for air travel. Firearms must be stored in checked bags and placed in a locked and hardened container.
An engine door panel fell off a Flybe passenger plane and damaged a wing as it was taking off from Southampton Airport, a new accident report has revealed. The door had not been closed properly but the Dash 8 aircraft returned safely to base and none of the 40 passengers was injured.
Shrien Dewani has been arrested in the United Kingdom on suspicion of conspiracy to murder as police continue to investigate the killing of his wife Anni in South Africa. The couple were honeymooning in the country on November 13th when they were carjacked while taking a detour through Gugulethu townships.
A shark believed to behind a series of attacks off Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, may have a damaged sensory system leaving it unable to distinguish between a human and a vulnerable fish, according to a leading marine biologist. Meanwhile authorities have given the go-ahead for scuba diving to resume in some areas.
The British husband of the bride hijacked and killed on their honeymoon in Cape Town, South Africa, has been accused by the prosecutor of paying two hitmen £1,400 to carry out the attack. The dramatic twist came as the state prosecutor outlined the terms of a plea bargain deal agreed with the taxi driver hired by the husband to drive the couple around on the day of the murder.