Four Egyptian students arrested after doing Harlem Shake in their underwear Harlem Shake is a dance craze sparked by a group of Australian teenagers Students are accused of a committing a 'scandalous act' Egypt has strict public indecency laws Footage has emerged of another group doing dance in front of pyramids By Tara Brady PUBLISHED: 20:01 GMT, 24 February 2013 | UPDATED: 22:35 GMT, 24 February 2013 Egyptian police have arrested four students who stripped to their underwear and publicly danced the 'Harlem Shake' – a convulsive dance style made popular by an online video which has gone viral.
Jack Straw uses Official Secrets defence for allegations of conspiracy in 'torture' case | UPDATED: 00:46 GMT, 30 December 2012 Jack Straw is using the Official Secrets Act to defend himself in court over allegations of conspiracy in the torture of a Libyan national and his family. The revelation that the former Foreign Secretary is relying on secrecy laws has provoked allegations of a cover-up over the scandal of Britain’s alleged involvement in the kidnap and handover of Libyan dissidents to Colonel Gaddafi.
Afghan policewoman shoots US adviser with pistol 'at point blank range' outside compound shop Police are investigating if the killing in Kabul was intentional or accidental | UPDATED: 17:51 GMT, 24 December 2012 An Afghan policewoman shot dead an American adviser at 'point blank range' inside Kabul's security compound today. The killing is the latest insider attack by a member of the Afghan security forces against their foriegn allies, and the first committed by a woman. The woman, identified as Afghan police sergeant Nargas, had entered the strategic compound in the heart of the capital and shot the adviser with a pistol as he came out of a small shop with items he had just bought
Almost 1,000 obese claimants get share of 4m a year in incapacity benefit: Two thirds have got pay-outs for more than five years | UPDATED: 23:44 GMT, 23 December 2012 Taxpayers fork out more than 4million every single year on incapacity benefit for people who are obese, figures show. Almost 1,000 people receive the hand-out for no other reason than they are grossly overweight – costing us 11,000 every single day. And two thirds of them have been languishing on the sick for more than five years
Falkland Islanders have historic opportunity to 'seize' their own destiny, Cameron says PM uses Christmas message to urge islanders to use referendum in March to decide their own futurePoll will decide whether or not to remain UK territoryDavid Cameron also accuses Argentina of misrepresenting history | UPDATED: 16:43 GMT, 21 December 2012 David Cameron, pictured today on a visit to Muscat, issued a rallying cry to the people of the Falklands David Cameron today urged the people of the Falklands to see off the threat posed by Argentina and secure their own future.
Pippa's new job is hardly a happy accident | UPDATED: 09:38 GMT, 18 December 2012 Close to the throne: Pippa's reported 370,000 contract with NBC is their way of ensuring authentic coverage of the Royals Pippa Middleton’s reported offer of a 370,000 contract with US TV network NBC is in line with its creepy habit of hiring individuals close to the throne, hoping they’ll lend an aura of authenticity to royal coverage.
Cash-strapped Greek health service in crisis as hospitals run out of gloves and gownsEurope’s top health official said Greek hospitals are in such dire straits that staff are failing to keep up basic disease controlsGreece already has one of the worst problems in Europe with hospital-acquired infections Disease experts fear this is being made worse by a severe economic crisis that has cut health care staffing levels and hurt standards of care | UPDATED: 20:36 GMT, 4 December 2012 Greece is facing a rise in hospital-acquired infections because its cash-strapped health service cannot afford basic supplies such as gloves, gowns and alcohol wipes.
Three boys aged 12 to 14 held in Pakistan 'on their way to train as suicide bombers' The children and their alleged handler were caught by police following a tip-off | UPDATED: 19:02 GMT, 29 November 2012 Troubled region: Pakistani army soldiers in Waziristan, where the children were allegedly being taken for training Three young boys and a handler have been arrested in Pakistan after they were allegedly caught travelling to a suicide bomber training camp, it emerged today. The children – aged 12 to 14 – were being transported from Karachi to a city in north Waziristan, near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, when police arrested them following a tip-off. They were arrested on Tuesday as they boarded a bus in northwest Pakistan, according to CNN.