Kuwaiti-born Londoner identified as Isis killer was ?calm and decent? as a stellar 21-year-old salesman but disappeared in April 2010 after returning to UK
Mohammed Emwazi, the Briton identified as an Islamic State executioner, was once a star salesman for a Kuwaiti IT company, the Guardian has learned, in fresh revelations about the journey from normality to infamy of the man known as Jihadi John.
Emwazi, the Kuwaiti-born but London-raised graduate who features in Isis videos apparently beheading hostages in the Syrian desert, was quiet and rather withdrawn but had a natural gift for his work, a former boss in Kuwait City told the Guardian.
Some of the 300 victims, mostly girls in care, were exploited for more than eight years despite repeated calls for help to authorities
More than 300 young people have been groomed and sexually exploited by gangs of men in Oxfordshire in the past 15 years, a damning report into the failures of police and social services to stop years of sexual torture, trafficking and rape will reveal, the Guardian has learned.
The victims, mostly girls, come predominantly from the city of Oxford, increasing concerns that the grooming and exploitation of vulnerable young people by groups of older men is not confined to the inner cities. One senior investigative source said: ?If you think you haven?t got a problem in your city or town, you are just not looking for it.?
If you think you haven?t got a problem in your city or town, you are just not looking for itContinue reading...
Mood of quiet dismay as crowds mourn Vladimir Putin?s adversary who was gunned down near the Kremlin on Friday
They came with placards and plaintive cries of ?shame? ? a vast column of mourners snaking through central Moscow to commemorate the latest Russian opposition figure to meet a wretched fate.
But as tens of thousands trudged through the bone-chilling Moscow drizzle to pay their last respects to Boris Nemtsov, the adversary of Vladimir Putin, gunned down a stone?s throw from the Kremlin on Friday night, the mood was more one of quiet dismay rather than explosive anger.Continue reading...
Sources say deal imminent as Brooks returns to News Corp to head media mogul?s quest for online investments, eight months after acquittal from phone-hacking charges
Rebekah Brooks is close to being rehired by Rupert Murdoch in a permanent position heading up his search for new online investments.
There were unconfirmed reports on Sunday that she would be heading Storyful, a social media news agency started by the former RTE current affairs present Mark Little.Continue reading...
Tories to double size of already announced scheme but party chairman fails to explain how price cut would be funded
David Cameron will announce on Monday he wants 200,000 cut-price starter homes to be built for young first-time buyers in a scheme branded by some industry insiders as ?RyanAir housing?.
The homes will be funded by lifting obligations on house builders to also provide affordable homes or build new infrastructure, such as roads or health services.