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June 17, 2018 8:16 AM Moscow crash taxi driver 'feared crowd lynching'

The Moscow taxi driver who ploughed into pedestrians says he fled because he feared the crowd would kill him. Footage shows people chasing and then kicking him after Saturday's crash in which at least seven people - including Mexican World Cup fans - were injured. The man says he had been at the wheel for 20 hours, and mistakenly pressed the accelerator 5

June 17, 2018 12:55 AM Home Secretary Sajid Javid reveals moped mugging

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has revealed he was a victim of a moped mugging in north London, shortly before he was given his latest Cabinet role. In a Sun on Sunday interview, Mr Javid said he reached for his phone to call a taxi outside Euston station when the thieves rode on to the pavement. They grabbed his phone and zoomed off, he said, leaving him "angry 6

June 16, 2018 4:55 PM Eight people injured after taxi hits crowds in Moscow

Moscow's traffic management authority said the driver had a licence issued in Kyrgyzstan and had not driven into the crowd of people deliberately. But video footage posted on social media showed the yellow Hyundai taxi swerve violently out of a line of stationary traffic, mount a pavement and collide with pedestrians. The vehicle then drove for around 7

May 12, 2018 6:00 AM Taxi driver’s anger after window is smashed in Southend

A TAXI driver was furious after mindless vandals smashed her taxi window minutes after she had arrived home. Sandie Khorey-Davinson, 53, of St Luke’s Road, Southend, was working the busy bank holiday shift on Monday when she arrived home. She said: “I parked up outside my house and carried all my stuff inside. “I was so tired because I had been working 10

May 11, 2018 8:54 AM Friday's Swindon court round-up

COURT: Magistrates ordered a man to do 100 hours of unpaid work when he admitted assaulting a woman on March 14. Konrad Fila, 30, of Dulverton Avenue, Park North was made the subject of a community order for 12 months and instructed to pay a total of £170 victim surcharge and court costs. No compensation was ordered because the court heard the couple 7

April 29, 2018 1:09 PM Footballer Benik Afobe lifts the Championship trophy with his wife after a hacking plot saw him accused of asking a 16-year-old to his hotel

Footballer Benik Afobe was forced to deny that he asked a 16-year-old girl to his hotel room, saying his social media was hacked. The Wolves striker should have been enjoying the highlight as of his career so far as his team won the Sky Bet Championship on Sunday. The 25-year-old lifted the trophy with his wife beside him after the Wolves emerged triumphant 10

April 29, 2018 6:54 AM Arrested man claimed he was assault victim

AN ABBEY Meads man who claimed he was assaulted in a Swindon nightclub was himself arrested minutes later with a belt wrapped around his wrist. A solicitor acting for Connor Sharpe told magistrates it was ironic that the 23-year-old found himself in the dock on an assault charge. Emma Handslip said her client was at Medina nightclub when he was set upon by another 20

April 20, 2018 12:42 PM Gay Irish man ‘will never go out’ after being branded a ‘HIV-ridden bastard’ and kicked in the head

A 23-year-old Irish man has said that he is too scared to go outside after he was branded a ‘HIV ridden-bastard’ and kicked in the head in a homophobic attack. After Wheeler was told that a taxi would take an hour to pick him up, he decided to walk home and encountered a group of abusive men. “I was going out to the shop when I heard ‘queer boy’ being 22

April 15, 2018 8:27 AM Cars belonging to same family set alight in arson attack

THREE cars belonging to the same family were set alight in a suspected arson attack in the early hours. The family arrived home from a night out to find their vehicles were on fire. Emergency services were called to cottages off Manchester Road in Blackrod at around 2.45am. Crews from Bolton Central Fire Station attended and quickly asked for another 6

April 7, 2018 12:47 AM Robot tasked with cracking Zodiac Killer case has starting doing something VERY disturbing

A ROBOT tasked with deciphering one of the hardest codes to crack of all time left by the notorious Zodiac Killer has begun to do something very bizarre and disturbing, it has been revealed. The AI programme called CARMEL is trying to break one of the most perplexing cyphers in history left by one of the most infamous killers of all time. It uses abstract 36