JONATHAN MAYO reveals how the Moorgate crash unfolded in a chilling minute-by-minute account

It’s 45 years since the Moorgate Tube crash, the worst accident in London Underground history. Forty-three people died and 74 were injured after a Northern Line train hurtled into a 5ft thick concrete wall at the end of the line at 8.46am on February 28, 1975. After no fault was found with the train, investigators … Read more

Britain in talks with China over giving Beijing’s state-owned railway builder a role in building HS2

Britain is in talks with China as Beijing’s state-owned railway firm offers to build a cheaper, faster HS2 service in just five years Beijing claimed it could build line by 2025 for less money and with faster trains Department for Transport confirmed preliminary discussions were under way Boris Johnson gave HS2 green light despite cost estimates reaching … Read more

Couple wanted in India for the murder of their adopted son are allowed to walk free in London

Gopal Sejani wanted to be a police officer when he grew up. Everyone in his village can remember him playing ‘cops and robbers’ in the yard. ‘It’s impossible to escape,’ he would yell at his friends, imitating India’s most famous Bollywood detective Bajirao Singham. It’s a poignant memory. Gopal was just two when his mother … Read more

Tesco broke the law by making landlords sign ‘exclusivity’ contracts to block rival supermarkets

Tesco broke the law by making landlords sign ‘exclusivity’ contracts to block rival supermarkets from opening branches near their stores Tesco prevented competitors from opening supermarkets in 23 locations in UKPractice, which went on for up to a decade, may have left shoppers ‘worse off’Competition and Markets Authority watchdog said ‘exclusivity’ deals broke law By James Salmon … Read more

eBay removes T-shirts with coronavirus slogans but they are still available on Amazon

eBay removes T-shirts with coronavirus slogans including ‘Wuhan city tours’ because they ‘profit from human tragedy’ – but they are still available on Amazon T-shirts mock the deadly virus and the Chinese city of Wuhan where it started Auction site eBay removed them as they breach its ‘Disaster and Tragedy Policy’Amazon refused to comment and the … Read more

Storm threatens to lash British with inches of rain, life threatening floods and winds of 70mph

Will Dennis be deadly? Storm threatens to lash British with six inches of torrential rain, life threatening floods and winds of up to 70mph this weekend with fears that homes and businesses could be washed away The Met Office has raised alerts to amber across Dartmoor, south Devon, Wales, the Pennines and YorkshireStorm Dennis likely … Read more