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January 8, 2019 10:35 AM '20 Chelsea fans' sought after racial abuse and sexual assaults on train

Police say a group of 20 people shouted racist abuse and sexually assaulted women on a train in December. British Transport Police are looking for as many as 20 football fans who boarded the 6.22pm Great Western Railway service from London Paddington to Worcester on 22 December. They chanted "racially abusive comments in front of families and children" 115

January 8, 2019 5:57 AM The Public WILL accept Camilla as Queen claims Royal expert

PRINCE Charles’s wife Camilla will be accepted as Queen by most of the UK public according to Royal expert Phil Dampier, who added the Duchess of Cornwall is “now quite popular” with the British people. She is entitled to the title Princess of Wales, as the wife of the Prince of Wales, but has never used this title due to its association in the public 98

January 8, 2019 1:16 AM Kegworth air disaster: 30th anniversary service to be held

A service to mark the 30th anniversary of the Kegworth air disaster, in which 47 people died, is to be held later. A Boeing 737, carrying 126 people, plummeted into the embankment of the M1 in Leicestershire, on 8 January 1989, during an emergency landing. Witnesses described the "absolute devastation" as the plane was engulfed with fire, "bounced" over the carriageway 137

January 7, 2019 6:23 PM Stowaway found in school trip coach luggage compartment

A stowaway has been found in the luggage hold of a school coach returning from a ski trip to France. The man was discovered when pupils at St John's school in Marlborough, Wiltshire, returned from Alpe d'Huez at about 11:30 GMT on Saturday. He "emerged from the luggage compartment" when the driver unlocked it, the school said. However, one of the parents 105

January 6, 2019 9:33 PM Surrey train stabbing: Man charged with murder

A man has been charged with murder after a father was stabbed to death in front of his son on a train. Darren Pencille, 35, of Willbury Road, Farnham, is accused of killing Lee Pomeroy, 51, on a Guildford to London train on Friday. Chelsea Mitchell, 27, also of Willbury Road, has been charged with assisting an offender. Both have been remanded in custody 68

January 6, 2019 9:17 PM Train stabbing: Two charged in relation to Horsley murder

A MAN has been charged with the murder of a dad who was fatally stabbed in front of his son on a train. Darren Shane Pencille, 35, was charged with the murder of Lee Pomeroy, 51, who was killed on a London-bound train from Guildford, Surrey on Friday afternoon. He was also charged with possession of an offensive weapon after being arrested at a flat on Saturday 69

January 6, 2019 11:34 AM Egypt travel warning: One dead after bomb found by church outside Cairo

AN EGYPTIAN policeman was killed while trying to defuse a bomb outside a Christian church near Cairo, sparking fears over the safety of the country. "You should be vigilant at all times and follow the advice of the Egyptian authorities and your travel company, if you have one. There have been threats to western nationals, institutions and businesses 109

January 6, 2019 8:15 AM Johanna Konta retires from Sydney International as Heather Watson wins in Hobart

British number one Johanna Konta has pulled out of the Sydney International with a neck injury - just a week before the Australian Open starts. Konta, 27, retired from her second-round qualifying match against Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova when 4-1 down. Compatriot Heather Watson, 26, reached the Hobart International main draw with a qualifying win over Isabelle 86

January 6, 2019 6:16 AM ISIS attack: Two British special forces soldiers ‘seriously injured’

TWO British special forces soldiers have been seriously injured in an Islamic State (ISIS) attack in Syria. The soldiers were attacked in Deir al-Zour, the BBC reports, while other media said the incident took place in Al-Shafah, a town near Syria’s border with Iraq. The two soldiers have been airlifted to hospital by a US helicopter. It is believed 108

January 5, 2019 10:56 PM Two British soldiers injured in Islamic State attack in Syria

Two British special forces soldiers have been seriously injured in an Islamic State attack in Syria, the BBC understands. British special forces are believed to be operating in Syria but the Ministry of Defence would not confirm this. Social media reports said the two British soldiers were attacked by a missile near the town of Deir al-Zour. They were reportedly 67