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Tragic Brit tourists drowned when woman was swept away and fiancé tried to save her

A British couple drowned in Portugal after one of them was swept away in the sea and her partner tried in vain to rescue her.  Kim Fletcher and her fiancé Danny Johnson had been holidaying at a spiritual retreat in Portugal when they got into trouble in the water. The North Staffordshire couple had gone …

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Family stunned as ‘dead’ man, 74, put in freezer box by his brother found alive 24 hours later

Balasubramaniya Kumar, 74, had been placed in the container after his brother assumed he was dying, at their home in Kandhampatti, India. But when a worker for the freezer box firm came back to collect it, he noticed Mr Kumar shivering and his hands trembling, reports the New Indian Express. Bizarre video even shows the elderly …

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Grandad who dropped toddler 150ft to her death from cruise ship window pleads GUILTY

Grandad who dropped toddler 150ft to her death from cruise ship window pleads GUILTY – but won’t be jailed. Salvatore Anello pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the death of Chloe Wiegand on Thursday. The grandfather had been in charge of watching his granddaughter on July 7, 2019, when he lifted her up so she could bang …

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Blue Peter star on trial for sexual assault says he was ‘sexually assaulted by women who threw themselves at him’

John Leslie was sexually assaulted by women who threw themselves at him in bars – but he would just “laugh it off”, a court heard. TV stars Anthea Turner, Fern Britton, Yvette Fielding and Diane-Louise Jordan gave evidence in support of the presenter who stands accused of groping a charity fundraiser’s breasts at a celebrity …

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Police officer stabbed multiple times and seriously injured while checking man’s welfare

A police officer has been stabbed several times while performing a welfare check, the man’s force has confirmed. He was attacked by a 51-year-old man after calling on the house on Portswood Road in Southampton. Hampshire Police confirmed the man had been arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder. The officer’s injuries are …

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Horror as policeman stabbed several times while performing welfare check at house

A policeman was stabbed several times while performing a welfare check in Southampton at lunchtime today. The officer was deployed to check on the welfare of a man living at an address on Portswood Road just after midday, Hampshire Police said. At the property, the policeman was stabbed several times, the force said in a …

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Brit couple pay £3,500 to bring stray dog home after finding him on Barbados roadside

A British couple spent £3,500 to bring a stray dog home after finding him slumped on a roadside during their dream holiday to Barbados. Georgia Harding and her boyfriend Sam Blackburn found the dog, now called Simba, looking like “just skin and bone”. They told the Liverpool Echo he was just days away from death.  The couple …

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Musician, 20, stabbed to death in city centre in broad daylight

A young musician who died from stab injuries in an attack during broad daylight has been bailed as a “prominent figure” in UK music. The 20-year-old, who the police have named as Keany Kristal Kissingou-Mabiala, died after he was fatally stabbed in Nottingham City Centre. The incident took place at around 1.15pm on Monday, (October 12), near …

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Disgust as used coronavirus swap tests handed out by mistake in Birmingham

Used coronavirus swab tests were accidentally given out to households in Birmingham, council officials said. Birmingham City Council said about 25 kits were given out by mistake in the student area of Selly Oak as part of its “drop-and-collect” service. It said the error was quickly realised, the kits remained intact and there was no …

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First victims of Birmingham horror crash pictured as heartbreaking tributes pour in

The victims from the horror crash on Tuesday have been named locally, after two teenage girls and a man died when a car hit a tree. Joshua Parkes, 21, Lucy Tibbets and Izzie Floyd both 16-years-old died when the car they were travelling in ploughed into the tree. Two victims are still fighting for their …

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