Ariel Castro pleads to Judge Michael Russo during his sentencing  in Cleveland, Ohio, yesterday. Photograph: Angelo Merendino/Getty Images

The Cleveland man who abducted and held three women for about a decade was sentenced to life without parole plus an additional 1,000 years in prison f(...)

Undated file photo provided by Cuyahoga County Jail shows Ariel Castro. Castro, accused of holding three women captive.

The US man accused of kidnapping three women, holding them in his home for a decade and raping them has pleaded not guilty to all charges.Former schoo(...)

Kate and Gerry McCann yesterday repeated their support for Scotland Yard’s review of their daughter Madeleine’s disappearance. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Madeleine McCann’s parents were yesterday said to be “very, very pleased” with Scotland Yard’s review of their daughter’s disappearance, as it (...)

Ariel Castro (52), is accused of kidnapping three young women and raping them during a decade of captivity in his house in Cleveland, Ohio. Photograph: Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office/Reuters

An Ohio prosecutor has said he will seek aggravated murder charges, which could carry the death penalty, against a former Cleveland school bus (...)

A “welcome home”  sign hangs on a fence outside the home of Gina DeJesus. Photograph: AP /Tony Dejak

The three women from Cleveland, Ohio who escaped from about a decade of captivity on Monday were released from hospital yesterday seemingly in (...)