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 504
January 10, 2019 2:46 PM Fears for Britons: Two dead in plane crash in Spain were flying in UK plane
A PILOT and passenger who lost their lives after an aeroplane crashed on a mountain in northern Spain could be from the UK. The British-registered Piper plane was flying from Cascais in Portugal and was heading to the airport in Hondarribia, which is close to Spain’s border with France. Spanish news outlet El Diario Vasco said the plane was carrying 178
January 6, 2019 6:15 PM Urgent appeal as car stolen with girl, one, inside
Maria was in the front seat of the car when it was driven away, but was not in the vehicle when it was found a short time later. The girl's father had met with an unknown man at 4.37pm on Sunday, with a view to selling his car. The man jumped in the car and drove away, with the seller's daughter in the front passenger seat. It was then found abandoned 111
January 2, 2019 9:28 AM Denmark train crash: Six dead after accident on bridge in 'severe storm'
SIX people died in a train crash in Denmark after being reportedly hit by objects fallen from a freight train during a storm. The deadly accident took place on the Great Belt fixed link between Zealand and Fyn, Denmark's two major islands, on Wednesday at approximately 7am GMT (8am local time), train operator DSB said. Eight more people are believed 92
December 29, 2018 2:38 PM Scottish borders crash: Minibus overturns 'carrying 24 people on board' in horror smash
A minibus carrying 24 people overturned in a horrific smash on the A6089 between Carfraemill and Gordon on the Scottish border on Saturday afternoon, with one person confirmed dead. Police have confirmed that one person has died while 23 people, including the driver, were taken to hospital with injuries after emergency services responded to the scene 108
December 24, 2018 6:56 PM Measles outbreak: Tourists on alert as six diagnosed after taking flights in Europe
SIX people have been diagnosed with measles in Spain, sparking fears that the disease is on the rise in Europe. Five flight attendants and one passenger have been diagnosed with measles in Spain, according to the head of preventive medicine at the Hospital Clínic in Barcelona, Antoni Trilla. Writing on Twitter, Mr Trilla said that those affected travelled 123
December 23, 2018 7:04 PM Flights resume at Birmingham Airport after earlier suspension
An air traffic control issue was blamed for the delay, which saw some planes re-routed to Manchester and East Midlands Airports. Passenger are being told to check with airlines for the latest information about their flight. A spokesperson for the airport earlier apologised for the delay and blamed an air traffic control issue. One plane travelling from Amsterdam 108
December 21, 2018 6:24 PM Pictures taken second from death aid seaplane crash tragedy probe
PHOTOS taken by one of the British victims of a seaplane crash in Sydney on New Year's Eve are helping investigators piece together the final tragic moments. Salvage workmen pull the mangled wreckage from Jerusalem Bay after the crash last year (Image: AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) Pictures taken just before the aircraft plummeted into the water have been recovered 126
December 17, 2018 7:34 PM Taxi driver LOSES EYE after being 'hit in face by drunk passenger's stiletto'
A TAXI driver has lost an eye after being hit in the face by a passenger’s stiletto heel in a horrific drunken attack. Following a four-hour operation, doctors told Afar Iftikhar, 32, his right eye could not be saved as the damage was too bad. The dad-of-three was left with life-changing injuries in the attack. The incident occurred after he asked a group 80
December 14, 2018 1:54 AM Southwest Airlines flight U-turns after human heart discovery
A US passenger plane travelling from Seattle to Dallas was forced to turn back hours into its flight because a human heart had been left on board. Southwest Airlines says the organ was flown to Seattle from California, where it was to be processed at a hospital to have a valve recovered for future use. But it was never unloaded and its absence was not noticed 87