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EastEnders special to air real stories of knife crime

EastEnders special to air real stories of knife crime

Image caption EastEnders character Shakil (Shaheen Jafargholi) was killed in a knife attack in May EastEnders is to broadcast an episode featuring accounts from relatives of real-life victims of knife crime. It’s part of the soap’s ongoing knife crime storyline, which saw character Shakil Kazemi stabbed and killed by a gang in an episode in […]

World Cup 2018: England manager Gareth Southgate dislocates shoulder

World Cup 2018: England manager Gareth Southgate dislocates shoulder

The England players found out about Southgate’s injury at a planned team meeting on Wednesday England manager Gareth Southgate dislocated his right shoulder while running on Wednesday. The players had a day off from training and Southgate suffered the injury near the squad’s World Cup base in Repino. “The doc has made it clear punching […]

British Airways cancels 2,000 ‘incorrectly’ cheap tickets

British Airways cancels 2,000 ‘incorrectly’ cheap tickets

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption British Airways has apologised and offered full refunds for the error More than 2,000 British Airways passengers have had their tickets cancelled because the prices were too cheap, a travel agent has said. Travel Up chief Ali Shah said he believes another five agencies also sold tickets through the […]

Prince Louis to be baptised on 9 July

Prince Louis to be baptised on 9 July

Image copyright PA Prince Louis, the third child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, is to be baptised on 9 July, Kensington Palace has announced. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will conduct the christening at the Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace, London. Louis Arthur Charles – to give him his full name – […]

Brexit: Theresa May wins ‘meaningful vote’ battle

Brexit: Theresa May wins ‘meaningful vote’ battle

Image copyright Getty Images The government has seen off a rebellion by Conservative MPs over Parliament’s role in the Brexit process, winning the crunch vote by 319 to 303. The would-be rebels wanted to ensure MPs had the power to stop the UK leaving the EU without a deal. With the vote on a knife-edge, […]

Gosport hospital deaths: Prescribed painkillers ‘shortened 456 lives’

Gosport hospital deaths: Prescribed painkillers ‘shortened 456 lives’

Image copyright BBC/PA/Reeves family Image caption Inquests into the deaths of 10 patients, six of whom are pictured, were held in 2009 More than 450 patients died after being given powerful painkillers inappropriately at Gosport War Memorial Hospital, a report has found. An independent panel said, taking into account missing records, a further 200 patients […]

32Red hit with £2m penalty for sole problem gambler

32Red hit with £2m penalty for sole problem gambler

Image copyright Getty Images Online gambling operator 32Red has been hit with a £2m penalty for failing to protect a problem gambler. One customer was allowed to deposit £758,000 with the firm with no money laundering or social responsibility checks. The Gambling Commission said the penalty also related to money laundering failures. Kindred, which owns […]

Prince Louis to be baptised on July 9

Prince Louis to be baptised on July 9

Image copyright PA Prince Louis, the third child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, is to be baptised on 9 July, Kensington Palace has announced. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will conduct the christening. at the Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace, London. Louis Arthur Charles – to give him his full name – […]

Man arrested over Southgate Tube station explosion

Man arrested over Southgate Tube station explosion

Image copyright PA Image caption Police said the cause of the explosion was a faulty battery A 23-year-old man has been arrested after an explosion at a north London Tube station left five people injured. Witnesses described smelling “burning rubber” and seeing “six-foot flames” at the entrance to Southgate Underground station in Enfield on Tuesday […]

Lord Sugar criticised for tweet comparing Senegal team to ‘beach sellers in Marbella’

Lord Sugar criticised for tweet comparing Senegal team to ‘beach sellers in Marbella’

Lord Sugar has now deleted the tweet he posted on Wednesday Lord Sugar has been criticised for an “unhelpful and ignorant” tweet comparing Senegal’s World Cup team to sellers on the “beach in Marbella”. A picture of the team was posted next to pictures of sunglasses and handbags. Lord Sugar, 71, later deleted the post […]