Day: July 8, 2020

Wigan crash: 13-year-old Jack Worwood dies after Jaguar hit-and-run crash in Wigan

July 8, 2020

A 13-year-old boy has died after he was the victim of a hit-and-run collision with a Jaguar car. Jack Worwood was walking along the pavement on Old Road in Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, on Tuesday afternoon when it is believed he was struck by the vehicle which then crashed into a wall. He was taken to hospital […]

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'Phenomenal' police dog finds knifeman hiding in Birmingham street in less than a minute

July 8, 2020

This is the moment a talented police dog managed to track down a suspected knifeman hiding by a van in less than a minute. Police Dog Odin successfully followed the scent of a man who was suspected of stabbing someone in Stretchford, Birmingham on Saturday. The West Midlands Police Dog Section shared bodycam footage of […]

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Alexander Kareem murder: Police release CCTV of white Range Rover one-month after Shepherd's Bush shooting

July 8, 2020

Police have released CCTV footage of a white Range Rover linked to the murder of Alexander Kareem in west London. The 20-year-old was shot dead in Shepherd’s Bush on June 8 at 12.40am. Officers and the London Ambulance Service were dispatched to Askew Road, but Mr Kareem was pronounced dead at the scene. A post […]

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Man jailed for 12 years after north London shooting attack on his brother that left woman fighting for life

July 8, 2020

A gunman who opened fire on his brother and a woman outside a north London restaurant was starting a 12-year prison term today. Kenloy Clarke, 34, was jailed at the Old Bailey on Wednesday after pleading guilty to carrying out the shooting in Lordship Lane in Wood Green, on September 17 last year. Police had […]

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Boy, 13, praised after performance of song about George Floyd leaves GMB viewers with 'goosebumps'

July 8, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A 13-year-old boy stunned Good Morning Britain viewers with his “powerful” rendition of a song written by his mother about George Floyd. Johnetta Bryant was inspired to write the song ‘I Just Wanna Live’ after she heard of Mr […]

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Charlie Elphicke: Former Tory MP sexually assaulted woman and told her 'we're all it', court hears

July 8, 2020

The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Former Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke told a woman “we’re all at it” as he chased her around his home and sexually assaulted her, a court has heard. The woman’s brother told a trial his sister was […]

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One dead after crane collapses through houses leaving people trapped

July 8, 2020

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video One person has died and four others are injured after a 20-metre crane collapsed at a building site in Bow, east London, destroying at least two houses. Firefighters are now at the scene of the incident on […]

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