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Mass brawl erupts at Haydock Park racecourse

16th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteDozens of spectators have been involved in a mass brawl at Haydock Park racecourse. A mother and child had to be led to safety after getting caught up in the fighting, which happened as the last race got under way on Saturday. About 40 people were involved in […]

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Flybmi goes into administration – all flights cancelled

16th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteRegional airline Flybmi has gone into administration, with all flights cancelled from Saturday. The British company, which flew 17 regional jet aircraft on routes to 25 European cities, says Brexit has been a major factor in its demise. A total of 376 people based in the UK, Germany, […]

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Ewe-turn: Boohoo says it will keep using wool

16th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Boohoo has announced it will continue using wool in its products, despite earlier promising to enforce a ban by the autumn. The online fashion retailer had faced a backlash after unveiling plans to stop selling items containing wool – with one sheep farmer telling Sky News he […]

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Man, 63, critical after thieves run him over with his own car

16th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteA 63-year-old man is fighting for his life in hospital after being run over by thieves making off with his car. The victim is in a critical condition with serious head inquiries after being hit by the vehicle in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester. Officers said the man saw his […]

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How Sri Lankans are getting into UK illegally revealed

16th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Lisa Holland, senior news correspondent A Sri Lankan community leader has told Sky News the vast majority of illegal immigrants arriving in Britain from the country are coming on fake passports. Ambihai Seevaratnam, who works in human rights and is chairperson of Croydon temple in south […]

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Karl Marx memorial vandalised for second time in two weeks

16th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Emily Mee, news reporter A memorial to Karl Marx has been vandalised for the second time in two weeks in a “senseless” attack.  Vandals covered the grave with the words “Doctrine of Hate” and “Architect of Genocide” written in red paint. The grave, which is popular […]

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Boohoo faces backlash for banning wool products

16th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Emily Mee, news reporter Fashion website Boohoo has become the first UK mainstream retailer to ban the use of wool in its products – but has faced backlash over the decision. The online store, which also owns PrettyLittleThing and Nasty Gal, said in a statement it […]

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'Major disruption' on Eurostar after WWII bomb discovery

16th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Emily Mee, news reporter Eurostar passengers are facing cancellations and major disruption all weekend due to an unexploded World War II bomb discovered in Paris. Bomb disposal experts are working to deactivate the device – but it will cause delays and cancellations for those travelling between […]

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Dua Lipa makes surprise appearance to unveil waxwork

16th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Emily Mee, news reporter Pop star Dua Lipa has posed with a waxwork of herself at Madame Tussauds, in a surprise appearance ahead of the Brit Awards on Wednesday. The 23-year-old described the experience as “surreal” after unveiling the figure in front of fans in London […]

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Boy, 16, dies after being stabbed outside Birmingham college

16th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Emily Mee, news reporter A 16-year-old boy has died two days after being stabbed outside a college in Birmingham. The teenager was stabbed in the chest on Belgrave Road – near Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College – and had been in a coma since the assault […]

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