Day: November 28, 2020

Woman found dead in woodlands on London’s Hampstead Heath

November 28, 2020

Advertisement Advertisement A woman’s body was discovered in a woodland area of London’s Hampstead Heath this morning. Jack Straw’s Castle, a nearby Grade II-listed building, was sealed off by Met Police officers. The woman is yet to be formally identified and is not yet known if her death is being treated as suspicious. Authorities are […]

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‘Brazen’ thieves caught on CCTV stealing over £3,000 worth of Christmas trees

November 28, 2020

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video This is the moment a group of ‘brazen’ thieves stole over 300 Christmas trees from a family-run store in south-west London. The break-in took place at Pines and Needles, Wimbledon, where boss Josh Lyle was left ‘sickened’ […]

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UK coronavirus LIVE: Lockdown protests sweep London as Covid death toll rises by 479

November 28, 2020

1606589595 Here’s the moment Santa was arrested at today’s anti-lockdown protest: 1606588691 Coronavirus deaths hit new daily record in Greece Greece has reported 121 coronavirus deaths overnight – its highest daily today to date. The country’s death toll now stands at 2,223. Meanwhile, health authorities reported 1,747 Covid-19 cases today, bringing the total since the […]

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Police appeal after boy, 9, attacked by dog while walking through Essex park

November 28, 2020

A nine-year-old boy has been rushed to hospital after he was attacked by a dog while walking through an Essex park. The child had been strolling with his family and their own dog through Langdon Hills at around 7.30pm on Friday when another dog approached them. It acted aggressively towards the family’s pet before attacking […]

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Police appeal after boy, 9, attacked by dog while walking through Essex park

November 28, 2020

A nine-year-old boy has been rushed to hospital after he was attacked by a dog while walking through an Essex park. The child had been strolling with his family and their own dog through Langdon Hills at around 7.30pm on Friday when another dog approached them. It acted aggressively towards the family’s pet before attacking […]

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Migrant crossings into UK from France to be curbed as Priti Patel annouces new Channel clampdown

November 28, 2020

T he number of migrants reaching British shores is to be slashed after the UK reached a new deal with France. Home Secretary Priti Patel and her French counterpart Gerald Darmanin signed a new agreement aimed at preventing migrants from crossing the English Channel in small boats. They have agreed to double the number of […]

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UK coronavirus death toll jumps by 479 as London lockdown protesters clash with police

November 28, 2020

T he UK has recorded 15,871 new coronavirus cases and a further 479 deaths overnight. Today’s rise in infections follows a steady decrease in case rates across the country. The total number of infections recorded over the past week is 35,955 fewer than over the previous seven days – a fall of 24.1 per cent. […]

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Anti-lockdown protesters hurl smoke bombs as they clash with police in London

November 28, 2020

Anti-lockdown proteststers have charged at police in central London today, some hurling bottles and smoke bombs as they demand an end to lockdown restrictions. Footage on social media shows officers pinning demonstrators to the ground as the scene in the capital turns ugly. Anti-vaxxers chanting ‘freedom’ have been making their way towards Oxford Street from […]

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Ashley offers Green £50m lifeline amid tussle over Arcadia millions

November 28, 2020

Mike Ashley is offering a £50m lifeline to keep Arcadia Group afloat amid a looming tussle between the high street’s biggest beasts for control of Sir Philip Green’s TopShop empire. Sky News has learnt that Mr Ashley’s Frasers Group has drawn up plans for an emergency loan to Arcadia just hours before its board appoints […]

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Met warns protesters against joining London anti-lockdown rally

November 28, 2020

The Metropolitan police has warned people against joining a mass anti-lockdown protest due to take place on Saturday in central London, saying that such gatheringsare banned under current coronavirus legislation. A Met statement said: “Protest is not currently a permitted exemption to the prohibition on gatherings under the current coronavirus regulations. “Strict regulations have been […]

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