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January 14, 2019 10:03 PM Man tasered after brandishing machete at south London train station

The 59-year-old is being held on suspicion of attempted murder following the incident in south London. The 59-year-old is being held on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon following the incident in south London. British Transport Police and Metropolitan Police officers were called to Tulse Hill station just after 6.30pm on Monday 158

January 14, 2019 10:00 PM Tulse Hill station: Man brandishing 'massive machete' arrested

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder amid reports a suspect was seen wielding "a massive machete" at a railway station in south London. Police were called to Tulse Hill station during evening rush hour just after 18:30 GMT, British Transport Police (BTP) said. In the course of the arrest a Taser was discharged, according to a BTP statement 153

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 129

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 178

January 13, 2019 11:34 PM Celebrity Big Brother USA confirms season two houseguests

Anthony Scaramucci, Jonathan Bennett, Dina Lohan among CBS's new line-up CBS has officially announced the famous faces taking part in Celebrity Big Brother USA season two, including Mean Girls star Jonathan Bennett and former White House staffer Anthony Scaramucci. After weeks of rumours and speculation online, the contestants were finally confirmed 172

January 13, 2019 8:33 AM Cesare Battisti: Italian ex-militant arrested in Bolivia

A former communist militant who Brazil's new president had vowed to extradite has been detained in Bolivia, a Brazilian official said. Italian Cesare Battisti is wanted for four murders in Italy during the 1970s, which he denies committing. Battisti spent years in Brazil as a refugee, backed by former left-wing President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva 144

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 132

January 10, 2019 9:40 AM Man who drove car into nightclub convicted of attempted murder

Mohammed Abdul drove a car into a nightclub after he felt 'humiliated' when he was kicked out of the establishment. Mohammed Abdul, 21, said he felt "humiliated" after being ejected from Blake's nightclub in Gravesend, Kent, on 17 March last year. He returned and was caught on CCTV inside the club as he drove his Suzuki Vitara past bouncers, down an alleyway 136

January 7, 2019 10:20 PM Abused teen who killed man freed from jail after celeb-backed campaign

Kim Kardashian is among those who argued that Cyntoia Brown should have been treated as a victim not a murderer. Cyntoia Brown was 16 when she shot Nashville real estate agent Johnny Allen after he had taken her to his home for sex in 2004. Brown, who was a runaway and under the influence of a violent pimp, said she shot Allen after he attacked her. But she was convicted 121

January 7, 2019 12:24 PM Surrey train stabbing: Murder accused appears in court

A man killed on a train in front of his teenage son was stabbed nine times, a court has heard. Lee Pomeroy, 51, from Guildford, died in the attack on a train near the town on Friday. Darren Pencille, 35, of no fixed abode, appeared at Staines Magistrates' Court charged with murder and possessing an offensive weapon. Addressing the court, Mr Pencille 109