DAMASCUS – State media reporting blasts in TARTUS, HOMS, and Hassakeh. A fourth blast reported by Syrian Observatory for Human Rights in Qamishli. Two soldiers killed and four injured after a car bomb attack in HOMS.
ALEPPO – Abdullah Issa was beheaded by Syrian rebels in Aleppo. The Palestinian boy’s plight received little coverage in the western media compared to the boy said to be a symbol of President Assad’s ‘brutality’.
Lane Graves, 2, was seized by an alligator near the Seven Seas Lagoon by the Disney Grand Floridan Resort and Spa in Orlando. Police have recovered a body.
HUNT for two-year-old who was dragged by alligator near Seven Seas Lagoon by the Disney Grand Floridan Resort and Spa in Orlando.
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BRADFORD – ADAM JOHNSON was found guilty of one charge of sexual activity with a child. The England footballer, 28, was cleared at Bradford Crown Court of a second. He was allowed to play for Sunderland until he admitted to charges relating to grooming and fondling a 15-year-old girl.
SAVILE INQUIRY – Dame Janet Smith said disgraced broadcasters Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall were ‘serial sexual predators’. Savile was a danger to young people – male and female, 34 of his victims under 16, with youngest aged 8. Convicted sex offender Stuart Hall’s youngest victim was aged 10. The BBC, the reports said, missed five chances to stop them.