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Beefeaters strike over 'unwarranted attack' on pensions

21st December 2018 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteThey are a famous feature of one of London’s best-known landmarks, but on Friday some of the city’s beefeaters went on strike. For the first time in 55 years, the legendary yeoman warders, commonly known as “beefeaters” staged a walkout over what union leaders called “an unwarranted attack […]

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'Group of migrants' found in Thames cargo ship

21st December 2018 | 0

This post was originally published on this site A group of migrants has been found on a cargo container ship in the Thames Estuary, Sky sources say. Authorities are dealing with the ongoing incident where the group was discovered stowed away on the 236-metre long cargo ship, the Grande Tema. An official source has told […]

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Toddler is ‘castrated’ in botched operation

21st December 2018 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteA two-year-old boy has been left infertile after surgeons “castrated” him by operating on the wrong testicle. The child’s family said they were told by specialists that the procedure would be “just a minimal operation” with “minimal risk”. The child, who has not been named, was admitted to […]

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First images of rescued Chester Zoo animals

21st December 2018 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteThe first pictures of animals settled in new habitats after they were rescued from a fire at Chester Zoo have been released. During the incident in the zoo’s Monsoon Forest last Saturday, a range of animals were taken to safety by firefighters and zookeepers. Image: Sunda gharial crocodile, […]

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Family loses two sons to knife crime in six months

21st December 2018 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteA family that lost two sons to knife crime hope an image of the bloody murder weapon used to kill one of their children will help prevent similar attacks. Mohamed Aadam Mohamed, 20, was stabbed to death in Camden, north London, on 4 September, 2017. The graphic image […]

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Mum's 'heartbreaking' night at Gatwick amid drone chaos

21st December 2018 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteSarah Garghan-Watson and her family group of nine arrived at Gatwick expecting to fly to Lanzarote for a sun-kissed Christmas. Instead they were stranded for around 24 hours, eventually taking off on Friday morning after rogue drones grounded flights. She made a video diary as her three children (two […]

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Brexit uncertainty hits business investment

21st December 2018 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Business investment fell for the third quarter in a row – the first time it has happened since the financial crisis. The Office for National Statistics said it fell 1.1% in the third quarter, revised up by 0.1 percentage points from the first estimate. Howard Archer, chief […]

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Danny Dyer to deliver Alternative Christmas Message

21st December 2018 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteDanny Dyer has become the “unofficial man of the people” in 2018, thanks to his public venting on Brexit and his championing of daughter Dani in Love Island. So who better than the EastEnders star to deliver this year’s alternative Christmas message? The actor will give the annual […]

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City banker jailed for murdering woman on her birthday

21st December 2018 | 0

This post was originally published on this site City banker Zahid Naseem has been jailed for at least 19 years for murdering Christina Abbotts on her birthday. In a brutal killing fuelled by cocaine and champagne, Naseem struck Abbotts 13 times on the back of the head with the ceramic pestle in May. More follows…

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Man wins £76m lottery ticket unclaimed for six weeks

21st December 2018 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteA man has won a £76m lottery jackpot after giving in to his nagging family, who spent six weeks urging him to check. Andrew Clark, 51, from Boston, Lincolnshire, had a pile of unchecked tickets in his van. The builder’s partner and her niece pressed him to check […]

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