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World number one O'Sullivan beaten by snooker amateur

23rd April 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteWorld number one Ronnie O’Sullivan has crashed out of the World Snooker Championship in the first round after losing to amateur James Cahill. The result is one of the biggest shocks in the tournament’s history, as O’Sullivan had been pursuing his sixth world title. Cahill, the first amateur […]

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Rachel Johnson and Gavin Esler among Change UK MEP candidates

23rd April 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Aubrey Allegretti, political reporter Rachel Johnson and Gavin Esler have been unveiled as some of Change UK’s candidates for the upcoming European elections. They were among 70 people from a mix of backgrounds who gathered in Bristol on Tuesday to present themselves as the “Remain alliance”. […]

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Child abuse images still online six years after victim's rescue

23rd April 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this sitePhotos of a child’s sexual abuse are still being shared online, six years after she was rescued from her abuser. The Internet Watch Foundation’s report Once Upon A Year chronicles the experience of Olivia, who was raped and sexually tortured as a child. Her abuse began at the […]

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Man held over murder of Trainspotting 2 actor Bradley Welsh

23rd April 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site A man has been arrested in connection with the death of Trainspotting 2 actor Bradley Welsh who was shot dead outside his Edinburgh home. Police Scotland said the suspect had been released pending further inquiries. Welsh, 48, was killed by a shot to the head as he […]

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Tory MP fined for false expenses invoices

23rd April 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Aubrey Allegretti, political reporter Tory MP Christopher Davies has been fined £1,500 and ordered to carry out 50 hours of community service for submitting false expenses invoices. He was told he had committed “two very serious offences” which were “absolutely intended to deceive” when he appeared […]

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JRR Tolkien's family hit out at new biopic film

23rd April 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteThe family of author JRR Tolkien have said they do not approve of the upcoming biopic film made about his life. Famed for creating The Hobbit and The Lord Of The Rings, the British author’s fantasy works have created a global franchise of films. Tolkien, the biopic of […]

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Police horse dies after being impaled by metal pole at football match

23rd April 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Greg Heffer, news reporter A police horse died at a football game on Easter Monday after being impaled on a metal pole in a “tragic accident”. Morecambe, a member of Lancashire Constabulary’s mounted branch, was pronounced dead on Seasiders Way following Blackpool’s home game with near-neighbours […]

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Pair arrested after man stabbed to death in pub brawl

23rd April 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site A man and teenager have been arrested after a 24-year-old barrister’s clerk was stabbed to death in a brawl outside a pub. Joe O’Brien from Blackley, Manchester, died after suffering stab wounds outside the Royal Oak Hotel pub in Failsworth, Greater Manchester, at about 3am on Sunday. […]

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Former Celtic captain Billy McNeill dies aged 79

23rd April 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Tom Gillespie, news reporter Former Celtic captain Billy McNeill, the first British man to lift the European Cup, has died aged 79. McNeill led the famous “Lisbon Lions” that won the European Cup in the Portuguese capital in 1967. He also captained Celtic to nine successive […]

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Town evacuated after mountain fire in North Wales

23rd April 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteTwenty homes have been evacuated in a town in North Wales after a fire broke out on a mountain following the Easter weekend’s record-breaking temperatures. North Wales fire and rescue are dealing with the blaze in Blaenau Ffestiniog, a town just north of Snowdonia National Park. Road closures […]

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