Sunday’s News Roundup

A round up of the big stories this week.


CLEVELAND: Three women have been found in Cleveland, Ohio after around a decade of being missing.

Former school-bus driver, Ariel Castro, 52, has been charged with four counts of kidnapping, three counts of rape and could face capital charges for his alleged involvement in the forced termination of one the women’s pregnancies.

Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight along with a young girl US authorities have confirmed was fathered by Mr Castro have returned home.

Ariel Castro: accused


ROACHE: Coronation Street actor Bill Roache is facing two charges of rape of a 15 year old girl in 1967.

The longest running cast member of the soap is not expected to appear on the show until the allegations are cleared and has had his waxwork temporarily removed from Madame Tussauds in London for fear of it being damaged.

Corrie star Bill Roache


UKIP: Ukip took a surprising number of seats in English local elections. Their surge at the polling booths has resulted in political commentators saying that elections south of the border are now a ‘four horse race’ (Conservative, Liberal Democrat, Labour & Ukip)

Ukip party leader Nigel Farage


FERGUSON: Sir Alex Ferguson’s last match as manager of Man United ended on a high as United beat Swansea 2-1.

Final match for Alex Ferguson



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