News Headlines - 14 October 2018

Revealed: leaked emails show DUP ready for no-deal Brexit | The Guardian

Theresa May has been told that the DUP leader, Arlene Foster, is now “ready” to trigger a no-deal Brexit and regards this as the “likeliest outcome” following a “hostile and difficult” exchange with the EU’s chief negotiator, an explosive set of leaked government emails reveal.

Transgender prisoner sexually assaulted inmates at all-female prison | Daily Mail Online

The prison service has apologised after a transgender sex offender was placed in an all-female prison and went on to sexually assault two women inmates.
Karen White was born a man but - despite having a history of sex attacks - was placed in women's prison HMP New Hall after telling authorities of his identification as a woman.
While in the women's prison, 'predator' White sexually assaulted two female inmates.

U.S. charity school in Liberia in rape scandal storm | The Japan Times

An acclaimed U.S. charity operating in Liberia has admitted to major failings after girls at a school set up to save them from a life of sexual exploitation were systematically raped.
“We are profoundly, deeply sorry,” the charity More Than Me said on its website Saturday after U.S. investigative media said girls at a pioneering school in a slum had been repeatedly abused by the charity’s co-founder, Macintosh Johnson.
Johnson eventually died of AIDS and there are fears that he infected some of his victims — who were as young as 10 — with the HIV virus, which causes AIDS, the investigative site ProPublica said in a lengthy investigative piece co-published with Time.

Steinhoff Ex-CEO Told Friends to Sell Stock Before Collapse - Bloomberg

Former Steinhoff International Holdings NV Chief Executive Officer Markus Jooste advised friends to sell the South African retailer’s shares days before the stock collapsed, according to a mobile phone text message seen by Bloomberg.
The message, sent around Nov. 30 to at least two people, told recipients there was impending, unspecified bad news coming... South Africa’s financial regulator has been made aware of the message...

Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League win against Red Star Belgrade centre of match-fixing probe

Liverpool’s Champions League group is the centre of a match-fixing probe after French police confirmed they had launched an inquiry into the game between Paris Saint-Germain and Red Star Belgrade.
They acted after a warning from Uefa of possible manipulation of the result of the game which PSG won 6-1.
A report in the French newspaper L’Equipe alleged that a senior figure at Red Star attempted to bet almost €5 million on the Serbian champions losing the game by five goals.








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