Outrage as poppy wreaths honouring fallen British and Commonwealth soldiers are dumped in BIN

Outrage as dozens of poppy wreaths honouring fallen British and Commonwealth soldiers are dumped in a BIN after storm blew them down At least 10 wreaths were removed from a monument outside Cardiff’s City Hall   Tributes to ethnic minority veterans of world wars were found in a nearby bin  South Wales Police investigated the attack … Read more Outrage as poppy wreaths honouring fallen British and Commonwealth soldiers are dumped in BIN

Outrage as poppy wreaths honouring fallen British and Commonwealth soldiers are dumped in BIN

Outrage as dozens of poppy wreaths honouring fallen British and Commonwealth soldiers are dumped in a BIN after storm blew them down At least 10 wreaths were removed from a monument outside Cardiff’s City Hall   Tributes to ethnic minority veterans of world wars were found in a nearby bin  South Wales Police investigated the attack … Read more Outrage as poppy wreaths honouring fallen British and Commonwealth soldiers are dumped in BIN

‘Smart’ motorways are ‘inherently unsafe’ and ‘should be abandoned’, Yorkshire police chief says 

Smart motorways are ‘inherently unsafe’ and ‘should be abandoned’, a police and crime commissioner says. Dr Alan Billings, PCC for South Yorkshire, has written to the Government saying the abolition of the hard shoulder should be ‘abandoned’ before more people die.  In a letter to Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, Dr Billings accused Highways England of … Read more ‘Smart’ motorways are ‘inherently unsafe’ and ‘should be abandoned’, Yorkshire police chief says 

‘Smart’ motorways are ‘inherently unsafe’ and ‘should be abandoned’, Yorkshire police chief says 

Smart motorways are ‘inherently unsafe’ and ‘should be abandoned’, a police and crime commissioner says. Dr Alan Billings, PCC for South Yorkshire, has written to the Government saying the abolition of the hard shoulder should be ‘abandoned’ before more people die.  In a letter to Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, Dr Billings accused Highways England of … Read more ‘Smart’ motorways are ‘inherently unsafe’ and ‘should be abandoned’, Yorkshire police chief says 

Grade II-listed Lamb & Flag pub in Oxford is closing after 408 years

It began serving beer on its current site in the 1600s and survived the Great Plague but the Lamb and Flag in Oxford is set to close for good after being hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic. The Grade II-listed pub where JRR Tolkien, CS Lewis and Thomas Hardy once visited has shut its doors after … Read more Grade II-listed Lamb & Flag pub in Oxford is closing after 408 years

Swiss find Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz guilty of corruption

Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz is found guilty of corruption in Switzerland, sentenced to five years in jail and fined $56million Beny Steinmetz, a diamond and minerals tycoon, found guilty of corruption  64-year-old was accused of paying $10million in bribes to officials in Guinea  In return, his company was granted exploration rites to an area believed … Read more Swiss find Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz guilty of corruption

Sister privately prosecutes brother for swindling mother out of £1m

Sister privately prosecutes her brother, 61, saying he swindled their mother out of more than £1m while she was suffering from dementia Hannah Feld claims Jonathan Feld, 61, took money while mother had dementia Mr Feld faces criminal charges for taking £155,853, but sister says sum is bigger  Ms Feld plans on taking civil action … Read more Sister privately prosecutes brother for swindling mother out of £1m

Sister privately prosecutes brother for swindling mother out of £1m

Sister privately prosecutes her brother, 61, saying he swindled their mother out of more than £1m while she was suffering from dementia Hannah Feld claims Jonathan Feld, 61, took money while mother had dementia Mr Feld faces criminal charges for taking £155,853, but sister says sum is bigger  Ms Feld plans on taking civil action … Read more Sister privately prosecutes brother for swindling mother out of £1m

City insurance executive avoids jail after assaulting girlfriend

A City insurance executive has avoided jail after he grabbed his ‘petrified’ girlfriend by her throat and lifted her onto her tiptoes in a row outside his £1.6million west London flat. Howard James Burnell, 62, was convicted of assaulting his then-girlfriend Mary Phillips in the doorway of his flat in Richmond, where they both lived, after … Read more City insurance executive avoids jail after assaulting girlfriend

Guy Pearce chats with Marta Dusseldorp on Melbourne set of Jack Irish

Guy Pearce is reprising his role as Jack Irish after a three-year hiatus. And on Monday, the Emmy-winning actor, 53, was spotted filming scenes for the ABC crime drama’s final season in Melbourne. Guy looked cheerful as he chatted to his co-stars, including 47-year-old actress Marta Dusseldorp.   He’s back! Guy Pearce filmed scenes for ABC drama Jack Irish’s … Read more Guy Pearce chats with Marta Dusseldorp on Melbourne set of Jack Irish