Poisoned baby food: German jailed for attempted murder

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The contaminated baby food was said to contain enough toxic liquid to kill a child A man who contaminated adult and baby food in Germany has been sentenced to 12-and-a-half years in prison for attempted murder and extortion. The 54-year-old admitted placing poisoned jars of food in supermarkets and […]

John Lewis pulls the plug on DVD players

Image copyright Getty Images The DVD’s days appear to be numbered after the UK’s favourite department store said it would stop selling the players once found under almost every television. John Lewis said it would not put more players on shelves when stocks run out. Sales are down 40% as more people watch movies and […]

More takeaways on high street despite anti-obesity push

Image copyright Jack Taylor/Getty Images Image caption Businesses are being consulted by government about adding calorie labelling to menus UK high streets have the highest concentration of fast food outlets in almost a decade, figures show. Despite town halls attempting to limit their spread, in most areas the number of takeaways per 100,000 people was […]

Amy Schumer announces pregnancy on Instagram

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Amy Schumer married chef Chris Fischer earlier this year US comedian Amy Schumer has announced she is pregnant with her first child – on a friend’s Instagram account. Schumer first hinted at the news with a picture of her husband Chris Fischer and herself photoshopped onto an image of Prince […]

Donald Trump: US will build up nuclear arsenal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump says Russia has violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, which he has threatened to abandon President Donald Trump has warned that the US will bolster its nuclear arsenal to put pressure on Russia and China. Speaking to reporters, he repeated his belief that Russia has violated the […]