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August 18, 2018 6:03 PM British paraglider Innes Powell, 54, killed in mid-air collision

The well-known instructor was competing in the British Open before he died ahead of the final race in Krusevo, Macedonia. Innes Powell, 54, crashed into Ukranian paraglider Igor Volov, 56, ahead of the final race of the British Open in Krusevo on Friday, it has been revealed. The British paraglider died in a nearby hospital following resuscitation attempts 5

August 18, 2018 3:30 AM How you rallied to the call for the fallen

DAILY Express readers yesterday rallied magnificently to a campaign to honour Britain’s glorious dead in the First World War through the installation of life-size silhouettes of soldiers around the country. Sales of the Tommies and their miniature versions saw a “big uplift” after we highlighted how scores of councils had snubbed the Remembered charity’s 7

August 17, 2018 11:41 AM 'Cowardly' driver jailed for 'Papa Smurf' grandad hit-and-run

A "cowardly" hit-and-run driver who struck a grandfather and left him "for dead" has been jailed. Khalyl Mattis, 22, hit Fuad Ghalib in Moss Side, Manchester, on 1 October 2017 while being pursued by police. When the officers stopped to help Mr Ghalib, who is known by his family as "Papa Smurf", the car drove off. Mattis was found guilty of causing injury 5

August 17, 2018 7:20 AM Kerala floods: Shocking video shows DEVASTATING power of monsoon – at least 164 dead

KERALA has been pummelled by flash flood leaving at least 164 dead with fears a major dam could burst its banks amid the heavy rain. Shocking video shows the devastating power of the monsoon ripping through a forest. Kerala spiralled into chaos on Thursday after heavy monsoon rain hit the Indian region killing at least 164 people and forcing more than 85,000 people 5

August 16, 2018 5:03 PM Man charged with murder after Britain's Got Talent finalist stabbed to death in London

Simonne Kerr, a nurse who was part of an NHS choir, died after being stabbed in her home in Battersea, south London. Desmond Sylva, 40, is accused of stabbing nurse Simonne Kerr, 31, in Battersea, south west London, on Wednesday, Scotland Yard said. Sylva was charged the day after Ms Kerr was found with a knife wound at her home. The mother-of-two performed 5

August 16, 2018 2:03 PM Aretha Franklin dead: Queen of Soul dies after battle with pancreatic cancer age 76

ARETHA FRANKLIN has died at the age of 76 from advance pancreatic cancer, her publicist has confirmed, releasing a statement from the star's family. The undisputed Queen of Soul died this morning at her home in Detroit, a statement released to Express.co.uk said. Her publicist Gwendolyn Quinn said in a statement: “Franklin, 76 years old, passed away on Thursday 5

August 15, 2018 6:36 AM Teen 'feels like Superman' after surviving lightning strike

Josiah Wiedman, 13, is left in a critical condition after the strike but declares "Dang, I beat death" from his hospital bed. Josiah Wiedman, 13, was walking home in the rain when he said he "felt this burst of heat, then everything went dark". The lightning strike knocked the boy to the ground where he hit his head and was left unconscious. A neighbour 6

August 14, 2018 3:09 PM Genoa bridge collapse VIDEO: Watch shock moment major Italy motorway disintegrates

A MOTORWAY bridge near the city of Genoa, Italy, has collapsed on Tuesday, with emergency services battling to free 'around ten cars' from the rubble. The bridge, a part of the A10 motorway, is about 100 metres tall, Italian media say. Italy transport minister said the Genoa motorway bridge collapse seems like an “immense tragedy”. Italian television 13

August 14, 2018 10:16 AM Romantic wild swim ends in severe bout of the shits

A COUPLE who thought it would be romantic to swim naked in a tranquil river have ended up with a nasty dose of diarrhoea and some tetanus booster jabs. Donna Sheridan and Nathan Muir were out for a lovely walk in the country when they decided to throw their clothes off and dive in, despite having seen a dead sheep in the water a few hundred metres upstream 7

August 10, 2018 8:58 PM Emmerdale fans unsure if Rebecca is dead after message exposing killer Lachlan

Emmerdale fans were left speculating whether or not Rebecca White has been killed by her nephew Lachlan, after a message exposing him was seen on the wall of the cabin in which he had been keeping her captive. Friday’s episode of the ITV soap ended with serial killer Lachlan (Thomas Atkinson) returning to the abandoned cabin the woods to retrieve his wallet 12