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January 9, 2019 2:12 PM Josh Pitt inquest: Hostage rescue footage shown to jury

The moment armed police burst into a flat to rescue a woman being held hostage by her partner has been captured on police bodycam. Josh Pitt, 24, shouted "I want a negotiator" and "I will kill myself" while holding Katherine Moore hostage at his flat in Luton. He had armed himself with kitchen knives. After Ms Moore was rescued, Mr Pitt attacked one of the officers 18

January 7, 2019 6:23 PM Seven die in massive Alps snowfall from Germany to Italy

At least seven people have died in the Alps during a weekend of heavy snow, with skiers facing a high avalanche risk in Austria, Germany and Italy. Two separate avalanches killed two German skiers in Austria's Vorarlberg mountains. A third skier died in Pongau district, near Salzburg. In Bavaria, a skier died when a tree collapsed near Bad Tölz. An avalanche 21

January 6, 2019 4:03 PM World War 3: Iran and Russia join forces for joint war games in Caspian Sea

IRAN and Russia are preparing to hold joint naval exercises in the Caspian Sea for “peace and stability”, says the commander of the Iranian navy. Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi has been quoted by semi-official news agency Mehr as saying the two countries are planning “war games” that will be implemented in the “near future”. Iran and Russia have held several 22

January 5, 2019 4:01 AM Chris Evans: 'Be careful' DJ drops James Martin honeymoon secret live on ITV show

CHRIS EVANS recently appeared on James Martin's self-titled ITV show Saturday Morning where he made a revelation about his honeymoon, which seemingly saw the chef at the centre of the confusion. Chris Evans, 52, who was a former broadcaster on BBC Radio 2’s Breakfast Show, took the opportunity to reveal his honeymoon disaster, which left his wife, Natasha 20

January 4, 2019 5:51 PM ‘Nonsense!’ Brexiteer DISMANTLES Theresa May’s Brexit ally

JOHN Redwood has accused Michael Gove of using “Project Fear nonsense” over post-Brexit farming. The former Conservative Party leader took aim at the Environment Secretary after he addressed the Oxford Farming Conference on Thursday. Mr Gove warned farmers they face “considerable turbulence” if the UK leaves the EU with a no deal and claimed Theresa 19

December 25, 2018 12:01 AM Russian ship held in UK harbour for investigation

A HUGE Russian ship has been detained in a British harbour to investigate a breach in its fuel tank, following its treacherous rescue mission. The 16,000-tonne cargo ship, named Kuzma Minin, was being redirected by tug boats to a sheltered spot in Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall yesterday as a "precautionary measure", while inspectors probe a breach in its fuel tank. The vessel 27

December 22, 2018 8:33 PM Malta airlifts newborn and mother from migrant ship

Malta has airlifted a newborn and his mother from a Spanish migrant rescue ship and rejected accusations that it had refused food to more than 300 other migrants on board. The baby was born three days earlier on a beach in Libya and his life was in danger, the Proactiva charity said. Proactiva's boat was refused entry to Malta and Italy, while France 25

December 22, 2018 3:45 PM Seal pup found in Terrington St Clement back garden

A three-week-old seal pup was found in a back garden four miles (6.4km) away from the sea. It said it believed the pup travelled up a drainage system in the hope of finding water or food. Animal collection officer Naemi Kilbey said she was grateful the "incredibly feisty little fella" was found, otherwise he may have died from starvation. The seal pup was taken 28

December 18, 2018 7:56 AM Russia ship crash: Huge Russian cargo boat runs aground at Cornwall

A HUGE Russian cargo ship has run aground off a beach in Cornwall. "The vessel has 18 Russian crew on board. There is no cargo on board. She currently has a list of 5 degrees but there is no report of any pollution. "Tugs are on their way to the vessel and a lifeboat is standing by at the scene. The Falmouth Coastguard Rescue Team have cordoned off an area around 48

December 17, 2018 11:59 AM Climber, 21, dies in fall on Ben Nevis

A 21-year-old climber has died after falling while tackling a route in Ben Nevis' Tower Gully. The man was flown by a coastguard helicopter to the Belford Hospital in Fort William where he died from his injuries. The man's climbing partner also fell and survived. He has been receiving treatment at the Belford for "non-life threatening injuries" 26