Category: News

Two inmates tested for coronavirus at prison in Oxfordshire

Two prisoners are understood to have been tested for coronavirus at a jail in Oxfordshire. The men are inmates at Bullingdon prison near Bicester and are being kept in isolation in their cells, Sky News reports. Public Health England are understood to be on site and access is being restricted to one wing where the […]

Lorry driver killed two after playing games on his phone at the wheel

A HGV driver crashed into a school minibus, killing a teacher and pupil because he ‘was checking Facebook and playing games on his phone’, a court has heard. James Majury, 33, was said to have been distracted by apps including Sky Sports and Facebook from the moment he set off on his journey, to about […]

British man fighting for life ‘after snowboarder beat him with ski pole’

A British man is in a critical condition after being bludgeoned on the slopes by a snowboarder wielding a ski pole. The unnamed 55-year-old was attacked just as the piste was closing on the Zillertal Arena in Rohrberg in Austria. It is thought a row erupted when the snowboarder, who may have been in a […]

Jimmie Johnson says he wants to race INDYCAR in 2021 after NASCAR

AUSTIN, Texas – As seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson prepares for his final Daytona 500, he already is thinking about his “bucket list” in 2021. Atop Johnson’s bucket list after retiring from full-time NASCAR competition this year? The chance to drive an Indy car and potentially compete in a handful of NTT INDYCAR Series […]

Inside abandoned prison where Jon Venables was held as a child killer

These images reveal what life was like inside a juvenile detention center once home to some of the UK’s most infamous child criminals. Red Bank secure unit in Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside, was shut down five years ago, but urban explorer John Webb managed to gain access to the facility and catalogued its eerie remains. Unsettling images […]

Sweet one-eyed kitten with a cleft lip is struggling to find a home

When Battersea Dogs & Cats Home welcomes a kitten, there’s usually a line of people clamouring to be the family to take them home. That hasn’t been the case for sweet little Ana, and staff at the centre worry it may be due to her unusual looks. Four-month-old Ana was born with a cleft lip […]

Plane made emergency landing when drunk passenger started eating his mobile

A drunken passenger who caused a plane to be diverted after attempting to eat his mobile when a woman rejected his advances, is facing time behind bars. Matthew Flaherty, 44, was on an easyJet flight from Manchester Airport to Keflavik, Iceland, when he pulled a bottle of gin from his bag and began swigging it […]

Utter idiots wearing trainers rescued after trying to climb Ben Nevis in -20C winds

Four ‘absolute idiots’ had to be airlifted from the UK’s highest mountain after attempting to climb it in horrendous weather conditions – with three of them wearing trainers. The group was ‘verging on hypothermia’ being found by a 22-person rescue team near the 4,411ft-high summit of Ben Nevis in the Scottish Highlands on Monday, with […]