Stepfather “handcuffs 9-year-old girl to radiator and cuts her with a machete because she’s not his biological child”

Stepfather “handcuffs 9-year-old girl to radiator and cuts her with a machete because she”s not his biological child”.A Connecticut man regularly abused his nine-year-old stepdaughter – cutting her with a machete and handcuffing her to a radiator – because she was not his biological child, police said.

Cologne Zoo: Female zoo keeper,killed by tiger when it escaped from enclosure after gate wasn’t closed properly

Female zoo keeper, 43, killed by tiger when it escaped from enclosure after gate wasn”t closed properly Tiger escaped enclosure and mauled keeper in storage buildingDirector at Cologne Zoo, western Germany shot animal dead after incident. A tiger has escaped its enclosure and mauled a female keeper to death before being shot dead today.

Shropshire campsite death: Teenage girl dies and 3 injured in ‘carbon monoxide incident’

Girl, 14, killed in her tent by barbecue fumes: Brother, 11, and parents found unconscious Family “took disposable barbecue into tent to keep warm”Teenager was pronounced dead at the sceneBoy and his parents are seriously ill in hospital

Young adults with tattoos "are heavier drinkers"

From the university of the blindingly obvious: Young adults with tattoos and piercings 'are heavier drinkers' Parents should consider tattoos and piercings as potential 'markers' of drinking, says professor | UPDATED: 15:39 GMT, 17 April 2012 Women with tattoos and piercings had breathalyzer readings that were twice as high on average than those with no body art It may seem like a stereotype that people with tattoos are more likely to indulge in 'risky' behaviour, but a French study has suggested they do at least drink more alcohol.

Our truly special friendship: Lily thought she"d never get over the death of her son. Then she received a deeply moving letter from the woman…

Our truly special friendship: Lily thought she'd never get over the death of her son. Then she received a deeply moving letter from the woman whose life his organs saved On a blustery day, Lily Turley and Cara Hearst are sipping tea together in a cafe. Lily is still grieving after the death of her 13-year-old son; 20-year-old Cara is three years on from a life-saving organ transplant.