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January 8, 2019 10:23 AM Kegworth air disaster: What caused the Kegworth plane crash? 30 years on

VICTIMS of the Kegworth air disaster will be remembered today on the 30th anniversary of the plane crash - but what happened on that tragic night? Survivors, relatives and emergency workers who attended the scene of one of Britain’s worst air disasters will remember the 47 people killed in a memorial service at 11am. A London to Belfast plane carrying 116

January 8, 2019 1:16 AM Kegworth air disaster: 30th anniversary service to be held

A service to mark the 30th anniversary of the Kegworth air disaster, in which 47 people died, is to be held later. A Boeing 737, carrying 126 people, plummeted into the embankment of the M1 in Leicestershire, on 8 January 1989, during an emergency landing. Witnesses described the "absolute devastation" as the plane was engulfed with fire, "bounced" over the carriageway 148

December 31, 2018 1:47 PM Louis CK mocks non-binary people and Parkland shooting in new material

Comedian Louis CK, who was accused by five women of sexual harassment in 2017, has allegedly mocked non-binary people and victims of the Parkland school shooting in his new material. In a recording leaked on social media, CK appears to poke fun of young people, who he describes as “just boring.” “[They’re] telling you ‘you shouldn’t say that’, ‘that’s 90

December 13, 2018 9:58 AM Turkey train crash: At least nine dead in Ankara

A crash involving a high-speed train at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara has killed at least nine people and injured 47, Turkey's transport minister has said. Images from the scene showed emergency services working to rescue people from badly damaged carriages. Reports quoting local officials said the high-speed train had collided with another 60

November 21, 2018 10:54 AM Meghan Markle in surprise public appearance...she just can't keep her hands off baby bump

MEGHAN Markle has made a surprise visit to the Hubb kitchen to see first hand how the cookbook she penned with cooks there have helped change the lives of survivors of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. In a red dress and ankle boots, Meghan cradled her bump as she walked around the Hubb kitchen and chatted to the cooks there during a surprise visit announced 64

November 14, 2018 4:08 AM Lion Air crash: Victim's fiancée takes wedding photos alone

An Indonesian woman whose fiancé was on a Lion Air flight which crashed into the sea has gone ahead with her wedding pictures alone. Intan Syari and Rio Nanda Pratama were due to get married on 11 November. Ms Sayari said she wanted to fulfil his last wish, and posed for photos wearing her white gown and wedding ring. "Even though I feel grief that I cannot 81

November 6, 2018 4:08 AM Grenfell Tower bonfire: Five men arrested over video

Five men have been arrested on suspicion of a public order offence in connection with a model of Grenfell Tower being burned on a bonfire. A video shared on social media shows a cardboard model of the tower being set alight by a laughing crowd. The Metropolitan Police said the men - two aged 49 and the others aged 19, 46 and 55 - handed themselves in at a south 34

November 1, 2018 10:50 AM Sexual abuse support group barraged with hate after inviting transgender survivor to speak

A sexual assault support group in New Zealand has been barraged with abuse from anti-transgender campaigners. The Wellington Sexual Abuse HELP group, which has been running since 1985, came under attack online after convening a panel to speak about the #MeToo movement at their annual general meeting on Wednesday. The group had invited scientist Sally 65

October 29, 2018 3:49 PM Lion Air crash site: MAP of where the Lion Air plane went down in Indonesia

A BOEING 737 airplane carrying 189 people on board went down after taking off from Jakarta. Here is a map of where the Lion Air plane went down in Indonesia. Flight JT 610 was heading for the western city of Pangkal Pinang at 6.20am local time (11.30pm GMT Sunday). But the plane crashed just 13 minutes into the flight. Rescuers were working some 34 nautical 132

October 23, 2018 6:30 AM Street harassment 'relentless' for women and girls

Women and girls across the UK face "relentless" harassment on the street and not enough is being done to stop it, MPs say. The politicians making up the Women and Equalities Committee looked into the issue for nine months and found the amount of harassment meant it became "normalised" for girls growing up. The MPs are now calling for the government to take action 45