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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 16, 2018 2:12 PM Man clings to side of Genoa bridge for hours by thinking of his unborn child

A man who fell from Genoa bridge and managed to grab dangling wires thought of his unborn child as he waited to be rescued. His pregnant girlfriend, Giulia Organo, 28, said Gianluca Ardini, 29, held onto wires 65ft above the ground because thinking of their baby "gave him the strength to survive". Mr Ardini, who clung on with a dislocated shoulder, was driving 5

August 14, 2018 11:54 AM Liz Hurley Instagram: Star, 53, risks nip slip as she teases assets in plunging swimsuit

LIZ HURLEY, who is widely known for starring in The Royals, teased her assets in a low-cut swimsuit from her Elizabeth Hurley Beach range in view of her one million Instagram followers yesterday. Elizabeth Hurley, 53, oozed sex appeal in a vibrant blue bikini which clung to her incredible physique. The mother-of-one risked a nip slip as her swimsuit 17

August 13, 2018 9:21 AM New law could see 'dangerous cycling' treated the same as dangerous driving

DANGEROUS cycling could be prosecuted in the same way as dangerous driving under new laws proposed by ministers. The proposals follow the death in February 2016 of 44-year-old mother-of-two Kim Briggs, who was knocked over and killed by a London bicycle courier. The cyclist, Charlie Alliston, was prosecuted under Victorian laws of causing bodily harm by wanton 4

August 13, 2018 8:27 AM Moped rider taken to hospital with serious injuries after crash

A moped rider has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after a crash. A yellow Mini Cooper and a black Piaggo moped were in collision on Western Road, Billericay, shortly before 9am on Friday, July 13. The moped rider, a 46-year-old man from Basildon, was taken to hospital and treated for serious but non-life changing injuries. Officers would 4

August 11, 2018 8:38 AM Gatwick goes Chinese after busiest ever July

The new service will be flown by China Eastern – the country’s second biggest airline – and will connect the UK to one of the world’s leading business centres, providing over 70,000 seats and more than 3,700 metric tonnes of new cargo capacity each year. Shanghai is seen as the showpiece of China’s dramatic economic growth and, like London, is a global 11

August 10, 2018 10:01 AM Swindon Hobbycraft will host day of sewing workshops

DESIGNER and sewing expert Libby Rose will be driving down to Swindon to teach kids, teens and adults sewing tips and tricks at Hobbycraft on Tuesday. The Oxford Road shop will host four 90-minute workshops which cost £10 each, plus booking fee. All participants will receive all the materials they need, and a £5 Hobbycraft gift voucher. From 9.30am, Miss Rose will create 10

August 10, 2018 7:42 AM Driver arrested after crashing car into bollards

A driver was arrested after crashing a car he took without consent into a bollard in Billericay. PC Si Bailey was on duty with Pc Horton, in Billericay dealing with the crash yesterday evening. A spokesman for Essex Police said: "We were contacted shortly before 5pm on Thursday, August 9, with reports of a collision involving a Mini Cooper and a Vauxhall 12

August 10, 2018 7:23 AM Man 'lay dead in tent for a year' near Weston-super-Mare

A man lay dead in a tent for up to a year before being found, police have revealed. The body was discovered near Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, on 15 August last year, but efforts to trace his next-of-kin have been unsuccessful. PC Andy Henderson said: "This is a really sad case of a man who appears to have been sleeping rough and whose death seems to have gone unreported 11

August 10, 2018 6:39 AM The One With The Most Streams: Friends tops list, with The Grand Tour second

British viewers still love the US sitcom - driving Amazon's The Grand Tour, starring Jeremy Clarkson, into second place. The US sitcom, 236 episodes of which were produced over 10 years, was added to Netflix UK at the start of this year. The ever-popular comedy, with a cast featuring Matt LeBlanc, Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry, was streamed more than twice 9