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House party stab spree

FIVE people were killed and a suspect taken into custody after multiple stabbings at a house party attended by university students near the University of Calgary, in Alberta, Canada.

Rick Hanson said the suspect is the son of a 33-year veteran of the Calgary police force and a student at the university. Hanson said that shortly after arriving the suspect picked up a large knife. Police said the suspect, in his 20s, was arrested with the help of the police canine unit.


TWO brothers arrested for the second time on accusations of cannibalism have appeared in court in Pakistan.

The two men were brought before an anti-terrorism court in Sargodha district, police official Abdur Rehman Khan said. They were arrested on suspicion of eating bodies that they had dug up. Police raided the brothers' house in central Pakistan after neighbours complained of a horrible stench.


A WOMAN was taken to hospital suffering shock and smoke inhalation after an e-cigarette exploded.

The explosion is thought to have occurred after an incompatible charger was used, causing the device to ignite. Four fire engines and more than 20 firefighters rescued the woman from the ground-floor flat in Barking, east London, on Saturday afternoon.


YOUNG fans of chart superstars One Direction are being warned they could be turned away when the group begin the UK and Ireland leg of their tour next month due to strict age limits.

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Venues are urging people to check restrictions before they set out because under-12s will not be allowed to enter if they have a standing ticket. And anyone under the age of 16 has to be with an adult. Gigs begin in Sunderland, England on May 28.


'HARRY Potter' creator JK Rowling is turning sports writer to pen a series of match reports from the fictional Quidditch World Cup.

The writer's fans will be able to read regular updates from the tournament, which first featured in her books about the teenage wizard, on the Pottermore website. Quidditch – a fictional sport played by the student wizards on flying broomsticks in the best-selling books –is so popular with fans that they have adapted a version of the game that can really be played.