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January 15, 2019 2:34 PM Alfie Lamb death: Boy 'killed for being noisy'

A three-year-old boy was fatally crushed by a car passenger seat pushed back by his mother's boyfriend who felt he was being too noisy, a court heard. Alfie Lamb went "ominously quiet" after he was deliberately squashed in the vehicle, the court heard. His mother, Adrian Hoare, 23, allegedly lied to police, telling them Alfie was in a taxi when he became 51

January 14, 2019 7:59 PM Jayme Closs kidnapping: Killer blasted front door with shotgun, say investigators

Jake Thomas Patterson allegedly killed Jayme Closs' parents before taping her hands and ankles and throwing her in a car boot. Jake Thomas Patterson blasted open the family's front door with a shotgun before shooting the couple dead and then kidnapping the 13-year-old last October, investigators said. According to authorities, Jayme and her mother hid in the bathroom 26

January 14, 2019 2:38 PM Pawel Adamowicz, Gdansk mayor, dies after stabbing at charity event

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has died in hospital a day after being stabbed at a charity event. Pawel Adamowicz, 53, was attacked on stage in front of hundreds of people on Sunday. He was hospitalised for serious abdominal injuries and underwent five hours of surgery. A 27-year-old with a criminal record has been arrested over the attack. Police 20

January 14, 2019 10:55 AM World War 3: Iran issues warning of DEATH as Poland and US host ‘anti-Iran’ summit

IRAN’S foreign ministry is furious at Poland for organising an “anti-Iranian” conference in the country alongside the US. February’s summit, to be held in Poland, was seen as a “hostile act” by Iran, with the country considering reciprocating, according to the state-run IRNA news agency. The conference was announced by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo 39

January 13, 2019 8:11 PM BDO World Championships: Glen Durrant beats Scott Waites in final

Glen Durrant beat fellow Englishman Scott Waites 7-3 to win a third consecutive BDO World Championship title at the Lakeside. Durrant, 48, is the first player to win three BDO world titles in a row since Eric Bristow in 1984-86 and the fifth to win it on three or more occasions. "It means the earth and back," Durrant told Eurosport after beating 41-year-old 23

January 13, 2019 12:16 AM Young boy KILLED in horrific Manchester hit and run

A MOTORIST has been arrested after an 11-year-old boy was killed in a hit-and-run collision. The youngster was treated by paramedics at the scene of the incident in Beswick, Manchester, but died of his injuries in hospital. A grey VW Golf believed to be involved in the collision was found abandoned a short distance away. The collision occurred on Albert 23

January 12, 2019 9:07 AM Brixton Hill 'hit-and-run' crash victim dies

A woman has been killed in a suspected hit-and-run crash in south London. The victim, aged in her 20s, was struck by a car "travelling at speed" on Brixton Hill in the early hours, the Met said. Detectives are hunting the driver of a dark-coloured VW - possibly a Golf - after the crash at about 00:30 GMT, at the junction with Dumbarton Road. Paramedics 19

January 12, 2019 7:09 AM Young woman killed by car 'travelling at speed' in south London

The suspected hit-and-run happened early on Saturday morning, and police are searching for the car and driver involved. She was struck by a car "travelling at speed" in the early hours of Saturday morning, and was pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives believe a dark-coloured VW - possibly a Golf - was involved. Police were called to the junction of Brixton 22

January 11, 2019 7:33 PM Jayme Closs: Man charged with kidnapping after 13-year-old escapes following 88-day ordeal

A MAN has been charged with kidnapping a 13-year-old girl and murdering her parents after the teenager escaped three months of captivity. Jayme Closs had been missing since her parents were found shot dead in their rural Wisconsin home in October. Following a nationwide search, the girl managed to flee from a remote cabin where she was being held. Police 31

January 11, 2019 9:13 AM Dianne Oxberry dead: 'Devastating news' Dan Walker leads touching tributes to BBC star

Dianne Oxberry’s husband Ian Hindle confirmed the news of the BBC weather star’s death in a statement obtained by the BBC. The weather presenter, who had two children with Ian, is believed to have died in hospital following a short-term illness. Today, BBC Breakfast host Dan Walker referred to Dianne as a “special person” as he reflected on his memories 22