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January 14, 2019 2:07 PM Jayme Closs news: Neighbours were 'armed and ready' for abductor to come looking

NEIGHBOURS said they were “armed and ready” for the suspected captor of teenager Jayme Closs to come looking for her when they ushered her inside their home after she managed to escape. Jayme Closs, 13, was help captive for 88 days in a rural home after her parents were murdered in northern Wisconsin. Police have arrested her suspected abductor, 21-year-old 161

January 13, 2019 11:24 AM Woman and toddler left in crashed car in Long Eaton

A motorist jumped in a canal in a bid to flee police after crashing a car - leaving his partner and a toddler inside the vehicle. Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit said the driver of the Vauxhall Corsa had failed to stop for police, who lost him in Long Eaton town centre. The driver went on to hit five cars before losing control of the vehicle, leaving 142

January 11, 2019 10:55 PM Lithuania court hands down landmark ruling about gay couples

The highest court in Lithuania has ruled that foreign spouses of gay citizens must be given residency permits. In a momentous ruling on Friday (January 11), the court denounced the practice of denying residency permits to gay spouses as discriminatory and against human dignity, according to AFP. “The refusal to issue permits cannot be based only on gender 125

January 11, 2019 2:18 PM MAPPED: Do YOU live in Britain’s worst burglary hotspot? Top 20 revealed

THE UK’S worst areas for burglaries have been revealed in new analysis that found break ins are up 16 percent. The small town of Henley-in-Arden, in Warwickshire, is confirmed to be the UK’s top burglary claims hotspot, according to analysis of more than 2.5 million home insurance quotes from January 2017 to December 2018. MoneySuperMarket analysed home insurance 131

January 11, 2019 11:04 AM Middlesbrough ‘could resemble Middlesbrough in event of no-deal’

Experts warned that the post-industrial Northern town could face the catastrophic long-term situation of being largely the same. Economist Emma Bradford said: “I don’t wish to be too technical, but Middlesbrough suffers the macroeconomic problem that we economists refer to as ‘being a bit grim’. “A no-deal Brexit could easily lead to the same number 111

January 9, 2019 2:35 PM Buyer 'willing to pay £100,000 for Port Talbot Banksy'

Someone is willing to pay about £100,000 for the Banksy on a garage in Port Talbot, an art dealer has said. Garage owner Ian Lewis has received several approaches from private collectors hoping to buy the piece. Art dealer and Banksy expert John Brandler said his client would offer a six-figure sum "because it fits nicely into his collection". Mr Lewis 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 102

January 6, 2019 6:16 AM ISIS attack: Two British special forces soldiers ‘seriously injured’

TWO British special forces soldiers have been seriously injured in an Islamic State (ISIS) attack in Syria. The soldiers were attacked in Deir al-Zour, the BBC reports, while other media said the incident took place in Al-Shafah, a town near Syria’s border with Iraq. The two soldiers have been airlifted to hospital by a US helicopter. It is believed 110

January 5, 2019 10:56 PM Two British soldiers injured in Islamic State attack in Syria

Two British special forces soldiers have been seriously injured in an Islamic State attack in Syria, the BBC understands. British special forces are believed to be operating in Syria but the Ministry of Defence would not confirm this. Social media reports said the two British soldiers were attacked by a missile near the town of Deir al-Zour. They were reportedly 70

January 4, 2019 8:52 PM Five teenage girls killed in escape room fire

One man has been hurt after the blaze broke out at the party attraction in Poland. The teenagers were believed to have been celebrating a birthday at the attraction, where users are locked in a room and must answer puzzles and complete tasks to get out. Five girls, aged around 15, were locked in the room and all were killed in the fire. Monika Kosiec 119