A German male nurse serving a life term for killing six hospital patients with lethal drugs out of "boredom" will face trial for another 97 murders, prosecutors said Monday.
The third trial of Niels Hoegel, 41, accused of being the worst serial killer in German post-war history, is expected to start later this year, a court spokesman in the northern city of Oldenburg told AFP.Full Story
A Middlesbrough fan who allegedly urinated in the opposition goalkeeper's water bottle during an English championship game has been arrested and faces a ban from watching his team, British police said.Full Story
Pope Francis married a couple of airline employees aboard the papal plane as it flew over Chile on the third day of his South American trip.Full Story
Britain appointed a "minister for loneliness" on Wednesday to tackle what Prime Minister Theresa May described as "the sad reality of modern life" affecting millions of people.Full Story
A French woman dubbed the "Black Widow of the Riviera" for allegedly seducing and poisoning wealthy elderly men, leading to the deaths of two of them, went on trial for murder in the resort city of Nice on Monday.Full Story
A woman in South Africa bit the penis of a man who raped her in front of her five-year-old child, police said Wednesday as they searched for the "severely injured" attacker.Full Story
Spanish morgue workers were given a major fright when a prisoner who had been declared dead after an apparent suicide attempt woke up just as they prepared to perform an autopsy, authorities said Wednesday.
In jail near Oviedo in northern Spain, the man, whom Spain's prison authority refused to identify, was found unconscious around 8am (0700 GMT) on Sunday and three doctors "found he presented no signs of life," a spokeswoman told AFP.Full Story
A former Russian policeman convicted of killing 22 women went on trial Wednesday for a further 59 murders in a case that could make him Russia's most prolific serial killer in recent history.Full Story
Rare images of the "world's ugliest pig" have been captured in Indonesia, researchers said Friday, offering a window into a little-known species believed to be on the brink of extinction.Full Story
What is claimed to be "the world's most expensive" bottle of vodka, snatched from a Copenhagen bar earlier this week, was found empty at a construction site in the Danish capital early Friday, the police said.Full Story