Category: Longtail

Cattle prod electrocutions, rape and ‘demonic’ punishments from gangsters & terrorists… inside Dubai’s hellhole prisons

ELECTROCUTION, rape and terrorist cell mates – jail life in Dubai is truly a brutal existence. Prisons in the United Arab Emirates’ ‘playground for the rich’ are notorious for their abhorrent conditions, with former inmates claiming overcrowded cells are “the most disgusting place you can imagine”, with no toilet facilities, showers and lice-ridden mattresses. PA Irish air hostess Tori Towey was threatened with jail after…

Inside the eerie abandoned Majorca nightclub that hosted iconic popstars in Brit holiday resort left to rot 32 years on

THIS abandoned Majorca nightclub used to be the playground for iconic celebs, tourists and locals – now, it’s been left to rot and has a dark history. Es Fogueró Palace was once a place that had 2000 partygoers attending a night, but since its closure a few years ago, the ex-club made headlines again when a body was found. Google Maps The iconic ex-club used…

Inside picturesque village on forgotten Canary Island with stunning beach left ABANDONED after last 3 residents leave

A PICTURESQUE village with paradise beaches sits abandoned on a forgotten Canary Island. Pedro Barba is a small settlement tucked away and left deserted after the last three residents left. Alamy Pedro Barba is an abandoned village on the island of La Graciosa[/caption] Alamy The village has no permanent residents[/caption] Getty The island of La Graciosa has 700 inhabitants[/caption] Located on the smallest of the…

Inside Tenerife’s dark underbelly with Brit and mafia drug dealers locked in bitter turf war amid Jay Slater mystery

TENERIFE has been stuck in a bitter turf war between British drug gangs and the feared Italian mafia over the past few years. The holiday hostpot is known for its dark criminal underbelly as a battle for narcotics rages on amid the continuing mystery over Jay Slater‘s disappearance from the island. Solarpix Tenerife is known for its dark criminal underbelly as a battle for narcotics…

I do world’s most dangerous job scaling 1,200ft towers to change lightbulbs – fear of plunging to my death won’t...

A “NOMAD” who worked the most dangerous job in the world insists it was worth it for the huge pay cheque – despite the risk of plunging to his death. Brandyn Wood scaled monstrous 1200ft structures to fix internet and data towers and change lightbulbs to fund his dream of travelling the globe. Brandyn Wood worked the most dangerous job in the world as a…

‘World’s loneliest man’ living in -70C Siberian forest 5 hours away from nearest humans with only BEARS for neighbours

THE world’s loneliest man is forced to walk five hours a day to reach civilisation with his closest neighbours being hungry bears and packs of wolves. Samuil has spent the last two decades living in the middle of the Siberian wilderness in a place dubbed the coldest place on Earth with temperatures often plummeting way below -70C. YouTube / Kiun B The world’s loneliest man…

Inside the eerie abandoned Benidorm street with desolate nightclub & mini golf course left to rot

BENIDORM is famed for being a boozy Brit hotspot but one abandoned street in the famous town has been left untouched for years. Once a thriving tourist haven, Lepanto Street is now lined up with desolate attractions from a deserted nightclub to a rotting mini golf course. Louis Wood The once packed-out Benidorm strip is now collecting dust after tourists stopped visiting a few years…

Inside world’s most toxic village swallowed by lake of lethal sludge with only steeple and roofs left above the surface

AN EASTERN European settlement dubbed “the world’s most toxic village” has been left swallowed up beneath a poisonous lake of sludge. The eerie Romanian village of Geamăna acts as a bleak reminder of a communist past as all that is left behind is a 295ft deep body of lethal water that was so dangerous it scared away the locals. AFP A settlement in Romania has been…

Brit, 44, found dead with head injury off Greek hols island was ‘almost certainly unconscious’ before ‘falling’ in sea

A BRIT found dead from an injury on Greece’s most glamorous island was “almost certainly unconscious” before he died. A coastguard gave the vital update saying the 44-year-old “appeared to be hit” on the left side of his head prior to falling into the water. Getty A Brit was found dead from a head injury on the Greek island of Spetses[/caption] The man’s body was…

Iran’s secret ‘thought police’ unit helping rig votes & crush descent with hardliner agents revealed on eve of election

THE IRANIAN regime has been using a secret police force hidden in plain sight to quash dissent and rig elections, a Tehran insider told The Sun. A bombshell new investigation reveals how Supreme Leader Khamenei relies on a band of shadowy agents dubbed the “Middle Ring” to keep a lid on descent. Getty Saeed Jalili, a regime favourite likely poised to win the sham election…

Inside Majorca’s tourism row as locals says ‘we’re being colonised by foreigners’ while Brits hit back ‘we help economy’

LAPPING up the Magaluf sunshine, holidaymaker Zoe Kemp dismissed the anti-tourism demos which are sweeping the Costas as “completely hypocritical”. She told The Sun: “They rely on tourists to survive. If you look around, everything is based on tourists. Peter Jordan Stickers have been plastered around the island, reading: ‘More tourists? No thanks’[/caption] Peter Jordan Zoe Kemp dismissed the anti-tourism demos which are sweeping the…

Julian Assange is traitor not freedom fighter – but here’s why we should thank god we don’t have to pay...

HIS face puffy and his grey hair thinning, Julian Assange boards a luxury private jet and gazes from the window contemplating his freedom. Hours after leaving a Belmarsh Prison cell, the Wikileaks website founder was on his way to a US court on a tiny Pacific island to plead guilty to an espionage charge. PA Julian Assange on the steps of his plane in Bangkok[/caption]…

Inside apocalyptic ‘Gates of Hell’ beach full of shipwrecks and skeletons dubbed the ‘land God made in anger’

DEEP in the Namibian desert sits an apocalyptic beach graveyard dubbed the “Gates of Hell” where battered shipwrecks and decaying human bones lie.  Once described as “the land God made in anger” the cursed coast line is untouched by locals and left to fester in its dark tales of death, destruction and desertion. Getty The rusting remains of ships cover the apocalyptic beach graveyard dubbed…

US President Joe Biden joins world leaders to make stirring speech comparing D-Day heroics to Ukrainian sacrifices

US President Joe Biden made a stirring speech comparing the heroics of D-Day to the sacrifices being made in Ukraine. As world leaders gathered to remember those who helped liberate Europe from tyranny, he insisted global democracy was once again at risk. EPA World leaders gathered to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings in 1944[/caption] Rex Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was one of…

Haunting art honours the 1,475 brave Allied troops who died on D-Day standing like ghosts above beaches where they fell

LIKE ghosts, they stand above the beaches where they fell. Exactly 1,475 soldiers, sailors and airmen under British command died on D-Day, June 6, 1944, as part of the battle to free France from Nazi occupation. Amanda Walden Silhouettes in honour of the 1,475 fallen soldiers are displayed to mark D-Day[/caption] Arthur Edwards / The Sun Oxfordshire builder Dan Barton, of the charity Standing With…

Watch horrifying moment ‘Killdozer’ goes on rampage destroying driver’s own town after falling out with his neighbours

THIS is the horrifying moment a “Killdozer” rampage destroyed a small American town and caused more than $5 million in damages to residents’ homes and businesses. Marvin Heemeyer became an “unstoppable” force as he tore through the streets of Granby, Colorado, in his armoured, 85-ton destructive machine 20 years ago today. AP:Associated Press Marvin Heemeyer driving his fortified bulldozer in Granby, Colorado, during his rampage…

Stalking ‘perfect Aryan’ teen, warped sex acts and sinister death of niece, 16, after affair… Hitler’s sick love life

HE was courted by the doyennes of Germany’s high society but Adolf Hitler’s own dark obsession and warped sexual fantasies revolved around much younger women. The Fuhrer, hailed as a rockstar politician by wealthy women who sought to refine him, bedded a series of teens including his own 16-year-old niece – who met a tragic death as consequence. Alamy Hitler, seen with wife Eva Braun,…

How China’s shadowy ‘Brain Warfare’ unit is preparing for war with new mind-melting weapons to ‘paralyse’ enemies

CHINA is gearing up for all-out war by readying a disturbing trove of mind-melting weapons, experts have warned. It’s feared Xi Jinping‘s regime could use the chilling weapons to target Taiwan‘s forces in the event of an invasion. China’s army could be use biological and cognitive weapons against its enemies Getty The tech could see Beijing ‘control’ the minds of its enemies[/caption] Chinese President Xi…

Slaughtering 70 prisoners a DAY and sewing limbs onto screaming ‘patients’ – sickening world of ‘Hitler’s handmaidens’

FOR Hitler, the women of Nazi Germany had one sole purpose – motherhood. Their motto was to be Kinder, Kuche, Kirche – children, kitchen, church – to create the perfect home and sanctuary for their men and to produce as many children as possible for Hitler’s dream of an Aryan race. Alamy Irma Grese, pictured with Josef Kramer, the ‘Beast of Belsen’, was known to…

Shock brain & spine injuries of Singapore Airlines victims including child, 2, revealed as docs fear some may never walk

THE horrific brain and spinal injuries suffered by the Singapore Airlines victims – including a two-year-old kid – have been revealed. Doctors fear some of the passengers on the nightmare flight will never walk again as they declare they’ve “never seen anything like it”. East2West The shocking injuries of passengers on board the nightmare Singapore Airlines flight have been revealed[/caption] East2West Doctors revealed 41 people…

Inside Saudi Arabia’s first nightclub with ban on booze, world’s strictest bouncers & entry costs up to £2,8001

SAUDI Arabia has ditched its conservative laws to open the first permanent nightclub in a bid to appeal to party-loving youngsters. Dubbed “New Life”, the Beast House in Riyadh‘s youthful Jax District is the only vibrant spot for revellers in the country – but getting an entry does not come cheap. Instagram The dance floor of the country’s first nightclub shows men and women grooving…

Passengers ‘somersaulted’ in 7,000ft flight drop that killed Brit granddad as survivors hug family in emotional reunion

A DEADLY Singapore Airlines Boeing jet plunged 7,000ft in a six minute death drop. Those onboard the flight that killed Brit granddad Geoff Kitchen, 73, recalled “doing somersaults” while others were “launched into the ceiling”. East2West Passengers grip their seats and each other amid turbulence[/caption] AFP Passengers of Singapore Airlines flight SQ321 greet family members upon arrival at Changi Airport in Singapore[/caption] AFP The traumatised…

Inside eerie underground city The Dungeon where ‘a MILLION people’ dubbed the ‘Rat Tribe’ live in vast WW3 nuke shelter

DEEP beneath Beijing lies an underground city once home to a million people known as the “Rat Tribe”. The complex, dubbed “Dìxià Chéng” or “The Dungeon”, was built beneath China’s capital to serve as a network of 10,000 nuclear bunkers during the Cold War. Getty One of the tunnels of the underground city three stories below Beijing[/caption] Richard Ross/Anzenberger ‘The Dungeon’ was built to house…

Humanity has not learned its lesson from the Holocaust, say 7 survivors as they visit Auschwitz death camp

STANDING in front of the gates of hell at the entrance to Auschwitz concentration camp, seven Holocaust survivors are among the last to bear witness to the inhuman brutality of the Nazis. It may be eight decades since they rebuilt their lives in Britain, but their legacy is to re-tell the nightmares that haunt them as anti-Semitism once again rises across Europe. Louis Wood These…

I was world’s fattest man who weighed nearly 100 STONE & was so big I couldn’t go to the toilet...

A MAN who was once the world’s fattest person and weighed more than four baby elephants has undergone a dramatic transformation. Juan Pedro Franco was so huge he couldn’t even haul his 93 stone body to the toilet – but he is now unrecognisable. Barcroft Productions Juan Pedro Franco was once the fattest man in the world[/caption] Facebook After weight loss surgery he was able…

Ukraine’s ‘Avante-Garde’ rescue unit dodge Putin’s bombs & snipers to save wounded warriors in daring frontline missions

UNDER a barrage of missiles and artillery fire, an exhausted combat medic drags wounded troops caked in shrapnel into a truck. Some are dead when she gets to them, others are crying. Katarzyna Daniszewska from Warsaw, Poland, has spent two years in what she calls the “fire zone” – dodging death to save the lives of wounded soldiers while being targeted by Russia. Awangarda Katarzyna…

I’m an ex murder squad cop and have met ‘serial killers’ as young as 15 – my tips to solve...

IT seems like everyone is an internet sleuth these days, trying to solve real mysteries and murders. Now crime fans have the chance to see how good they really are at sniffing out clues by taking part in a fictional search for a killer on the Cold Tapes podcast. Idris Elba starred as an unconventional homicide detective in hit series LutherBBC Cold Tapes is a…

My husband’s secret nuclear work meant he wouldn’t tell GP cause of fatal cancer… now my son has died &...

WIDOW Jean Brogan was glad to be sitting down when she opened the cheap plastic box that had arrived through the post. In it was a silver medal, with King Charles on one side and an atomic symbol between two olive branches on the other. Handout Tony Brogan witnessed four nuclear blasts at Maralinga — such as the one above — and suffered ill health…

Frenzied ice axe attack to deadly poison mystery & stabbing over a book spoiler… the dark crimes of ‘lawless’ Antarctica

PERPETUAL darkness, isolation, sub-zero temperatures, claustrophobic relationships and sexual tension on an Antarctic research station – what could possibly go wrong? Cold Tapes, a new murder mystery podcast, delves into the intertwined lives of a small group of international scientists and crew based on a remote research base. East2west News Antarctica has played host to many gruesome incidents, including Oleg Beloguzov who was murdered by…

I came face-to-face with John Lennon’s killer in Scientology ‘cult’ months before murder – he gave me sinister warning

NATALIE Webster was 10 years old when she became friends with “Mark the security guard”. She knew Mark to be protective, “paranoid”, and an art lover – before the world came to know him as John Lennon‘s killer. Natalie Webster Sisters Natalie and Lana were 10 and seven when they met Mark David Chapman[/caption] Getty John Lennon’s assassin Mark David Chapman poses for a mugshot…