Brit heiress murdered for her money by broke boyfriend, court hears

A British heiress was "murdered for her money" by her broke boyfriend who had claimed it was a sex game gone wrong, a court heard. Millionaire horse trainer's daughter Anna Reed, 22, was found dead in a hotel room in Switzerland after lover Marc Schatzle, 32, called paramedics. A trial…

Chinas bid to join CPTPP trade deal set to open up new power plays

China’s bid to join the CPTPP trade deal is raising questions about its intentions, its fractious relationships with several members, and the veto that each of the 11 member countries effectively holds, including Australia. CPTPP operates on a consensus basis, meaning that if one country objects, an applicant would be…

Barry Morphew refused polygraph test after wifes disappearance, affidavit says

Three days after his wife disappeared from their Chaffee County home, Barry Morphew refused to take a polygraph test, according to a 130-page arrest affidavit unsealed and released Monday. Morphew “said he ‘didn’t want to do anything that wasn’t 100% accurate,’” the affidavit reads. Morphew, 53, is charged with first-degree…

Bare-knuckle fighter whos lucky to be alive opens up on bouts worth £200k

A former bare-knuckle boxer, known as ‘The King of the Travellers’, has shared his story of growing up in a Travellers’ community and becoming an undisputed fighting champion. Bare-knuckle fighting is particularly popular among groups of people from Traveller backgrounds, and will often involve one fighter challenging another to a…