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Notting Hill Carnival to get ‘knife detection arches’ for the first time

Notting Hill Carnival to get ‘knife detection arches’ for the first time

Metal-detecting ‘knife arches’ will be placed around Notting Hill carnival for the first time. The move comes as the highest number of police officers in six years will parade the event, following a wave of violent crime in the capital in recent months It is hoped that the ‘tried and tested’ method will put off those planning to attend the […]

Pair of schoolchildren vanish together in the middle of the night

Pair of schoolchildren vanish together in the middle of the night

A manhunt is underway for a pair of teenagers who are believed to have gone missing together. Keir Earl, 13, and Colese Marsden, 15, disappeared from a house in Wick, Caithness, northern Scotland, in the early hours of this morning. Police said that Colese is slim, measures 5ft 2ins and has a tanned complexion. She has long dark hair with […]

Girl, 2, killed in crash between her family’s car and a lorry

Girl, 2, killed in crash between her family’s car and a lorry

A two-year-old girl has died following a motorway crash between a lorry and a car. Nottinghamshire Police appealed for witnesses after the collision on the northbound stretch of the M1 between junctions 26 and 27, near Nottingham, at around 3pm on Wednesday. The motorway was closed for more than six hours following the accident. The little girl, from Yorkshire, had […]

Nine-year-old beaten to death by Buddhist monk

Nine-year-old beaten to death by Buddhist monk

BANGKOK: A nine-year-old Buddhist novice died after a beating by a Thai monk who allegedly battered him with a stick and slammed his head against a pillar, officials said Friday. Monk Suphachai Suthiyano, 64, flew into a rage during a prayer session last weekend when the young disciple disrupted the ceremony with his “playful” behaviour. The monk allegedly assaulted Wattanapol […]

Relief for Kerala continues to flow from Hyderabad

Relief for Kerala continues to flow from Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Relief was continuing to flow from Telangana to the flood hit Kerala as people from different sections were coming forward to contribute their bit to the Chief Minister’s relief fund. While a constable of Hyderabad police donated his entire one month salary of Rs68,000, 34 members of the Telangana Legislative Council have also contributed their one month’s salary for […]

Saudis foil Al Houthi boat attack in Red Sea

Saudis foil Al Houthi boat attack in Red Sea

Riyadh: The Saudi-led coalition said on Thursday it had foiled a booby-trapped boat attack by Yemen’s Iran-backed Al Houthis in the Red Sea weeks after the militia hit a Saudi oil tanker. A statement cited by Al Ekhbariya news channel did not identify the target of the attack. The coalition statement said “the terrorist attack by a booby-trapped boat was […]