North Korea: Kim Jong-un"s AUNT Kim Kyong-hui "was driving force behind his rise to leader"

Who really has the power in Pyongyang Kim Jong-un's AUNT 'was driving force behind his rise to leader' Kim Kyong-hui is often only female face on official photographsShe is the daughter of the North Korean Eternal President Kim Il-sungMiss Kim and husband chosen by Kim Jong-il to consolidate son's authority By James Rush PUBLISHED: 15:23 GMT, 7 April 2013 | UPDATED: 09:58 GMT, 8 April 2013 The aunt of Kim Jong-un has been credited with being the driving force behind the rise of the Supreme Leader of North Korea. Kim Kyong-hui, who is often the only female face on official photographs of ranks of generals and party leaders, has been tasked with transforming her nephew into a figurehead with a reputation for strong military tactics who is able to handle an international crisis. Miss Kim, who has been a key figure in the family for four decades, and her husband Jang Sung-taek, were chosen by Kim Jong-il to pull the strings behind the consolidation of his son's authority before the old leader died in 2011, The Telegraph has reported

"I think I"m going to die": Chilling last words of schoolgirl, 14, who predicted her death on Facebook minutes before she was killed by…

'I think I'm going to die': Chilling last words of schoolgirl, 14, who predicted her death on Facebook minutes before she was killed by drink-driver Kayleigh Lawrie, 14, died when travelling in car of HGV driver Steven HayterHayter was twice the limit when the car flew 60ft through the air into a ditchHe was trying to retrieve a cigarette from the foot well when the car crashedKayleigh wanted to get out of the car but was told not to be so 'stupid' By Emily Davies PUBLISHED: 17:05 GMT, 19 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:25 GMT, 20 March 2013 A terrified teenage girl predicted her own death on Facebook just minutes before she lost her life at the hands of a drunken driver, a court heard today. Kayleigh Lawrie, 14, pleaded to be allowed to get out of the car being driven by her father's friend because she was so scared by his ‘Formula One’ style driving.

YouTube video shows how astronauts defy gravity to wash their hands

Ever wondered how astronauts wash their hands New video shows spaceman demonstrating the process Canadian spaceman Chris Hadfield reveals the secret – no-rinse soap By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 19:32 GMT, 3 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:50 GMT, 4 February 2013 Their gravity defying existence has long been a source of wonder for mere earthlings. But have you ever wondered how astronauts manage to complete everyday, mundane tasks like washing their hands, completely weightless A new video released by the Canadian Space Agency has revealed the answer – no-rinse soap. Scroll down for video Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield beamed a video back from space to show a young caller how he washes his hands in the weightless atmosphere Shown on YouTube, he squirts the solution from a straw attached to a pouch and it gathers in a ball, heading towards the ceiling The astronaut will have to act quickly before the ball of handwash reaches the roof In a question-and-answer session beamed back from space, astronaut Chris Hadfield took a young caller through the process step-by-step

Egypt protests: Courts in crisis as judges strike over "psychological assassination"

Egypt’s courts in crisis as judges strike over ‘psychological assassination’ and Morsi’s supporters block officials from entering courthouseProtests in Egypt over President Morsi's new degrees which extend immunity from courts to panel drafting new constitution 'It is the Egyptian judiciary’s blackest day on record,' courts said By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:55 GMT, 3 December 2012 | UPDATED: 10:45 GMT, 3 December 2012 Egypt’s top court said it was suspending its work indefinitely to protest against the ‘psychological assassination’ of its judges. The declaration came after supporters of the country’s Islamist president prevented the judges from entering the courthouse yesterday. The strike is the latest turn in a crisis pitting President Mohammed Morsi and his Islamist allies against the mostly secular opposition.

Women stamped on teenage boy and scarred him for life with boiling water then bragged about torture in text messages

Thugs stamped on father-of-one and scarred him for life with boiling water then bragged about torture in text messages WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGESTamlyn Stanhope, 33, Keeley Brewer, 18, and 15-year-old carried out brutal attack in Popley, Basingstoke, HampshireNeighbours heard victim Simon Christian beg 'please don't burn me again'Mother-of-two Brewer later sent text saying abuse was 'too funny' | UPDATED: 16:09 GMT, 29 November 2012 Two women and a 15-year-old girl left a man scarred for life after carrying out a brutal attack during which he had boiling water poured over him. Tamlyn Stanhope, 33, Keeley Brewer, 18, and a teenager who can't be named for legal reasons, laughed and joked as they kicked and stamped on terrified victim Simon Christian, a court heard.

Nicholas Harrison-Longmate: "Gentle giant" who camped outside ex-girlfriend"s home in bid to win her back died following a heavy…

'Gentle giant' who camped outside ex-girlfriend's home in bid to win her back died following a heavy drinking session Nicholas Harrison-Longmate, 36, was found dead outside his ex-partner's home in ReadingWhen she refused to take his calls, he followed her and slept outside her flat Prior to his death he had consumed a one-litre bottle of vodkaFamily paid tribute to 'thoughtful and gentle man' | UPDATED: 08:21 GMT, 29 November 2012 Tragedy: Nicholas Harrison-Longmate, 36, was found dead outside his ex-partner's home after drinking a bottle of vodka A man found dead outside his ex-partner's home has been camping in the block of flats for weeks in a desperate bid to win her back. Nicholas Harrison-Longmate had inundated former partner Kerry Buchanan with poems, letters, phone calls and text messages after she called time on their five-year romance