Jail for thug who mugged British couple in Gozo

A thug who attacked a British couple in one of Gozo’s most picturesque villages has been jailed for five years. Sergio Andres Guzman Aguilar admitted robbing and assaulting Deborah Aitkenhead, 55, and Michael Dreadshaw, 58, in Xaghra. The 29-year-old fled with the woman’s jewellery after the attack in the early hours of Sunday morning. The […]

Malta footballer jailed for harassing ex-girlfriend

A footballer who plays for the Malta national team has been jailed for 15 months. Clifford Gatt Baldacchino, 31, was told he ‘only had himself to blame’ for ignoring a previous court order to stay away from his ex-girlfriend. The Gzira United centre-back admitted harassing his former partner after he bombarded her with phone calls […]

Jail for man who broke into Taylor Swift’s home

A man who broke into Taylor Swift’s New York City home and fell asleep has been jailed for six months. Roger Alvarado, 22, from Homestead in Florida, was sentenced in court after pleading guilty to criminal contempt and attempted burglary. The New York Post reported that Alvarado plans to return to Florida after his jail stint […]

Woman jailed in Egypt for carrying painkillers is freed

A British woman jailed in Egypt after painkillers were discovered in her luggage has been released from prison. Laura Plummer, 34, from Hull, was sentenced to three years behind bars in 2017 for taking 290 Tramadol tablets into the country. The shop worker has been pardoned and freed from jail, according to The Sun. Ms Plummer […]