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 443
January 15, 2019 10:55 AM Marnie Simpson Reveals Chet Johnson's Huge New Tattoo Of A Familiar Face
It looks like Marnie Simpson might have a good idea what Casey Johnson's next tattoo should be judging by her reaction to his brother's latest ink. The former Geordie Shore lass took to Instagram over the weekend to reveal Chet Johnson's huge tattoo of his girlfriend, Helen Briggs', face. Play the video to see the side by side comparison of Chet's new tattoo 384
January 14, 2019 2:07 PM Jayme Closs news: Neighbours were 'armed and ready' for abductor to come looking
NEIGHBOURS said they were “armed and ready” for the suspected captor of teenager Jayme Closs to come looking for her when they ushered her inside their home after she managed to escape. Jayme Closs, 13, was help captive for 88 days in a rural home after her parents were murdered in northern Wisconsin. Police have arrested her suspected abductor, 21-year-old 171
January 14, 2019 11:28 AM Hugh Grant issues plea after script stolen in car break-in
The actor says the script contains "many weeks worth of notes and ideas" as he makes an appeal for help to get it back. The actor said a bag taken in the theft, which happened on Sunday evening, also contained his children's medical cards. In an appeal for help on Twitter, he said: "In the unlikely chance that anyone knows who broke into my car tonight 179
January 14, 2019 11:15 AM Lion Air crash: 'Black box' voice recorder recovered
The "black box" voice recorder from a Lion Air flight which crashed off the coast of Jakarta in October has been recovered, said officials on Monday. All 189 people on board died when Flight JT610 fell into the sea shortly after taking off for the short journey to Pangkal Pinang. The pilot had asked air traffic control for permission to turn back to the airport 139
January 11, 2019 3:36 PM Out Texas lawmakers form state’s first LGBT caucus
Five out Democrats in Texas have formed the first LGBT+ caucus in the state’s legislature. The five lawmakers came together to launch the first official LGBT+ caucus, which will fight for equal rights in the traditionally-conservative, Republican-controlled state. The LGBT+ caucus will be chaired by state representative Mary González, who was only the second 128
January 11, 2019 12:08 AM Newspaper headlines: May's Brexit 'phone plea' to union bosses
Theresa May's latest efforts to get her Brexit deal through Parliament are recorded on some front pages. As the Metro notes, the prime minister spoke to union leaders - including Unite's "Red" Len McCluskey - on Thursday. It describes her "begging them to help" convince MPs to back the withdrawal agreement she struck with the EU. The Times also leads 282
January 9, 2019 2:35 PM Buyer 'willing to pay £100,000 for Port Talbot Banksy'
Someone is willing to pay about £100,000 for the Banksy on a garage in Port Talbot, an art dealer has said. Garage owner Ian Lewis has received several approaches from private collectors hoping to buy the piece. Art dealer and Banksy expert John Brandler said his client would offer a six-figure sum "because it fits nicely into his collection". Mr Lewis 130
January 9, 2019 4:01 AM Barbara Windsor: Husband Scott speaks on EastEnders star's health battle ‘You feel alone'
DAME BARBARA WINDSOR’S husband, Scott Mitchell has opened up about the star’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease ahead of the dementia campaign which will see EastEnders co-stars run in the London marathon. Scott revealed the disease can have an isolating impact but admitted their circle of friends have been “incredible.” He continued: “Friends have been just incredible 123
January 8, 2019 10:25 AM Thugs beat up gay couple for holding hands on New Year’s Day in London
Police have appealed for help after hate crime attack on a gay couple holding hands on London’s South Bank on New Year’s Day. Following the homophobic assault, London’s Metropolitan Police put out an appeal for four men they are looking to speak with in connection with the incident. Police were called at 2:30pm on January 1 following reports that two men were assaulted 127