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August 18, 2018 6:24 PM 'They’re INCOMPETENT!’ Ex-BBC man lashes ‘Brexit bunch’ as Scots demand final deal vote

FORMER BBC journalist Gavin Esler has launched a scathing attack on the “incompetent Brexit bunch” and demanded a vote on the final divorce deal. The author and broadcaster accused those pushing for Brexit of deceiving the public. In a fiery speech to campaigners in Edinburgh's Festival Square, Mr Esler insisted a people’s vote on the final deal would 7

August 18, 2018 6:04 PM London crime: Man stabbed in broad daylight as capital crimewave rages on

A MAN was stabbed in a busy east-London high street during broad daylight as the shocking spike in knife crime continued to plague the city. Police were called to Green Street, near Upton Park Underground station, at 12.50pm today after a man in his 20s was stabbed in his hand in front of shoppers. Paramedics flocked to the scene in Newham and took the victim 6

August 17, 2018 2:36 PM Woman sexually assaulted in Worthing

The woman in her 60s had been walking in a courtyard off Brougham Road when she was grabbed from behind and pulled towards a bush. The man grabbed her under her clothing but she screamed and he ran away. Detective Sergeant Simon Smith said: "The victim is being supported by officers and she has given us a description of the man, though she didn't get a good look at him. She said he was wearing 5

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 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 2:12 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 16, 2018 12:45 PM Five experts reveal whether you can catch up on sleep at the weekend

Is it REALLY possible to catch up on sleep at the weekend? 5 experts answer this common question – and opinion is divided... It’s Friday and you’re clocking off, and after a few sleepless nights you want to tuck yourself up early and catch up over the weekend on all the sleep you’ve lost. But does it really work that way? During sleep our memories from the day are solidified 5

August 15, 2018 2:41 PM Man arrested after fire in toilet

A man was arrested after a fire broke out in a toilet at a home in York. A 35-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of arson with intent or reckless as to whether life was endangered following a fire in a house last night. Firefighters were called to Ramsay Close in Heworth at 6.32pm after reports of a fire in a ground floor toilet. The fire was out on arrival 7

August 15, 2018 2:39 PM Hollywood star Rose McGowan to be honoured at GQ Men Of The Year Awards

She said: “I’m proud to be honoured by GQ, receiving the Man Of The Year Inspiration award. It’s a new dawn, a new day for all of us to celebrate positive societal change.” Earlier this year she was seen on screen in a documentary titled Citizen Rose and she has also released her memoir titled Brave. The Me Too movement prompted thousands of women and men to speak 8

August 15, 2018 9:41 AM Man in mobility scooter exposes himself to woman

A man in a mobility scooter has indecently exposed himself to a woman. The victim was walking along London Road, Hadleigh, at around 12.55pm on July 28, when a man in a mobility scooter exposed himself. After this had occurred, near to the junction of Cottesmore Gardens, the man made his way back to Hadleigh High Street. The man was described as being 6