Day: December 11, 2020

Boy, 15, killed and 17-year-old fighting for life in two London stabbings

December 11, 2020

A murder investigation has been launched after a teenage boy was stabbed to death in east London on Friday night. Officers were called just before 7pm on Friday following reports of a knife attack in Woodman Street, Newham. Police and members of the London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended and found a boy, believed to be […]

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Police blast ‘selfish’ behaviour driving R rate up as UK records 424 new deaths

December 11, 2020

P olice have criticised “selfish” people for holding parties, large weddings and unlicensed music events as London faces rising coronavirus cases. Increased infection rates have led to fears the capital could be headed for Tier 3 restrictions.  Some 424 new deaths were reported by the Government on Friday, giving the UK a total of 63,506 […]

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UK coronavirus LIVE: London Tier 3 lockdown ‘almost certain’ as police issue weekend warning

December 11, 2020

Buy Google Reviews Rapid coronavirus test missed more than half of cases, data suggests Rapid coronavirus tests rolled out in Liverpool missed more than half of those who had Covid-19, preliminary data suggests. A document released by the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) on Friday shows the tests missed around 51% of all cases. […]

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Strictly Come Dancing professional Nadiya Bychkova wins show’s annual pro challenge

December 11, 2020

The Ukrainian-Slovenian dancer, 31, took on the fleckerls dance challenge during Friday night’s episode of Strictly spin-off It Takes Two. She managed to execute a total of 25 fleckerls, a fast moving spin performed during the Viennese waltz, in 30 seconds. Each fleckerl needed to consist of six steps and those that did not were […]

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William and Kate take children to special pantomime show in first red carpet engagement as family

December 11, 2020

T he Cambridges enjoyed a Christmas trip to a pantomime in a rare public outing as a family on Friday evening. The children, who appeared apprehensive when they arrived, relaxed and looked on with glee as they took their seats in the Royal Box. The family then watched a performance of The National Lottery’s Pantoland […]

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How do I watch the Geminid meteor shower this weekend?

December 11, 2020

N ight-time sky-watchers can look forward to a celestial display of shooting stars on Sunday night, as the Earth passes through a cloud of cometary dust. The Geminid meteor shower, which returns every December, is expected to peak some time during the night of December 13 and will be visible until the early morning of […]

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Tier 3 London: When will Boris Johnson make a decision on new lockdown restrictions?

December 11, 2020

England is out of lockdown but the nation is eagerly awaiting the next tier announcements which could see London plunged into tier three. The capital is currently in tier two with much of the north of the country facing the highest levels of restrictions as Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks to reduce the level of […]

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Footage shows terrifying moment car leaves road and ploughs into pedestrians

December 11, 2020

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Footage has emerged showing the terrifying moment a car left the road and ploughed into pedestrians at a bus stop. The incident in the Stamford Hill area of north-east London earlier has left one person in a […]

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Councillor accidentally sets fire to his papers while on video call

December 11, 2020

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video A councillor managed to start a small fire during a live-streamed meeting, but none of his colleagues appeared to notice. Tom Sleigh was taking part in a meeting of the City of London Resource Allocation Sub-Committee when […]

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Car mounts pavement leaving up to six injured in North London crash

December 11, 2020

Up to six people have been injured after a car mounted the pavement and struck pedestrians in north London. Pictures from the scene in Stamford Hill, Hackney, show a severely damaged vehicle with its bonnet smashed in, wedged against the side of a tree. Further up the road, paramedics were seen treating another apparent casualty […]

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