BREAKING NEWS: Four Met officers cleared of gross misconduct over the death of suspected drug dealer, 18, who crashed his moped after spotting two unmarked police cars behind him
Four Met Police officers have been cleared of gross misconduct following the death of 18-year-old Henry Hicks who died after he failed to stop his moped in Islington, north London in December 2014. The teenager was being followed by two unmarked police cars when he lost control of his bike and ploughed into a coming the other way.Officers provided first aid at the scene but he died a short time later in hospital. Henry Hicks, 18, died after the moped he was riding hit a parked car and careered into another vehicle travelling in the opposite direction. Two unmarked police cars ...
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No rest for this royal! Crown Princess Victoria looks elegant in a ruffled lace blouse as she attends health forum with Prince Daniel following a busy week of engagements| October 20, 2017
She's had a busy week of engagements this week - but Crown Princess Victoria showed no sign of weariness as she stepped out with Prince Daniel today.The Swedish royal, 40, looked typically elegant in a ruffled lace blouse as she arrived in Solna for a forum on young people's health.She finished off her chic ensemble with tailored grey trousers, which she co-ordinated with a pair of matching heels. Crown Princess Victoria looked typically elegant in a ruffled lace blouse as she arrived for a health forum in Solna with husband Prince Daniel Wearing her brunette locks off her face in a bun, ...
Six months pregnant woman, 29, shares eye-opening snap of her tiny baby bump after crippling endometriosis 'anchors' her uterus further inside her body| October 20, 2017
Capturing a reflection of herself in the mirror, the photo seems like any other selfie.But Yiota Kouzoukas, from Brisbane, is actually six months pregnant in the picture.The 29-year-old co-owner of Australian fashion label Sabo Skirt suffers from endometriosis - a debilitating condition preventing her from having a baby.But against all odds, the young woman is expecting her first child - a baby boy - after she was diagnosed with the crippling disease in February this year. Six months pregnant: Yiota Kouzoukas, from Brisbane, shares a photo of her baby bump She has been living with endometriosis (left pre-pregnancy and right four ...
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Making work 'work' is a challenge we all face and one that's much easier to handle if the organisation you're employed by manages its leaders well.But if managers and bosses are left to free range, and their behaviour goes unchecked, myriad problems can occur, according to workplace expert Michelle Gibbings. Careers expert Michelle Gibbings reveals the red flags that could signal power problemsShe explained power in the workplace is essential because it's needed for functional leadership, but she said issues can arise when those in charge use power as a force of control over others.Here, FEMAIL takes a look at Ms ...
Over two million Brits exceed their weekly alcohol allowance on a SINGLE holiday flight (but most hit the booze because they're nervous fliers)| October 20, 2017
Most travellers enjoy a mid-flight tipple.But new research reveals a worrying truth about the drinking habits of British holiday-makers.According to data from a travel insurance specialist, over two million have exceeded their weekly alcohol allowance on a single flight, ordering 15 units or more during the journey. But many do so because they're terrified of flying. According to data from a travel insurance specialist, over two million have exceeded their weekly alcohol allowance on a single flight, ordering 15 units or more during the journey NHS Direct advises that adults spread their alcohol consumption over three days and not enjoy more than ...
Now you really can live out your James Bond fantasies: Aston Martin, 007's favorite car manufacturer, unveils its first ever APARTMENTS in a building with carbon fiber furniture and a stunning communal infinity pool| October 19, 2017
Now homeowners can live out the James Bond lifestyle – because Aston Martin has unveiled its first ever apartments.The iconic car-maker has broken ground on a 66-storey waterfront tower in Downtown Miami, which is expected to be completed in 2021.Prices range from $600,000 to $8.5million for a ‘residence’ and from $14million to $50million for a penthouse. Not cheap, but the specs, as you might expect – are outstanding. Now homeowners can live out the James Bond lifestyle – because Aston Martin has unveiled its first ever apartments, pictured. The iconic car-maker has broken ground on a 66-storey waterfront tower in Downtown ...
World's deepest lake is in peril: Natural wonder that holds one-fifth of earth's unfrozen fresh water is mysteriously dying| October 19, 2017
Lake Baikal, a major international tourist attraction, is undergoing a grave crisis, experts says.The lake, in Russia's Siberia, is a natural wonder of 'exceptional value to evolutionary science' meriting a listing as a World Heritage Site by Unesco. It holds one-fifth of the world's unfrozen fresh water and its high biodiversity includes over 3,600 plant and animal species, most of which are endemic to the lake.But over the past several years the lake has been crippled by a series of detrimental phenomena, some of which remain a mystery to scientists. Lake Baikal, a major international tourist attraction, is undergoing a ...
Terrifying footage shows a hiker in Iceland with no safety equipment casually walking along a foot-wide ledge to a tiny outcrop hundreds of feet up| October 18, 2017
It will be a real challenge for some people to watch this clip without their palms sweating.The footage shows a hiker, with apparently no safety equipment whatsoever, casually walking along a very narrow ledge to the top of a remote precipice hundreds of feet up in south Iceland – that’s barely big enough for more than two people to stand on.The video is just a few seconds long, but it’s long enough to be jaw-dropping. Footage shows a hiker, with apparently no safety equipment whatsoever, casually walking along a very narrow ledge to the top of a remote precipice in ...
Would YOU fly on a plane with 'superbendy' wings? NASA tests bizarre design it says could boost fuel efficiency
NASA is testing a radical 'bendy wing' plane design that could soon mean passengers planes use far less fuel on long flights.The strange design dumps the traditional rigid wings for long, thin wings which can flex in the air.NASA says the prototype could be used to dramatically change the design of future subsonic and supersonic plane designs. NASA's prototype X-56 plane is 7.5 feet long and has a 28-foot wingspan - with wings design to flex in the air as it flies to cut down on fuel consumption.THE X-56A CRAFT The 7.5-foot-long aircraft has a 28-foot wingspan and will be powered ...
Is Amazon planning to TRACK its workers? Patent filed by the firm reveals designs for ultrasonic wristbands that monitor performance| October 20, 2017
From robot workers to drone deliveries, Amazon is known for using innovative and futuristic technologies.But the latest patent suggests that the firm wants to take things further, and use technology to track its workers.The patent reveals designs for ultrasonic wristbands that could be used to monitor workers' performance. The latest patent suggests that Amazon wants to take things further, and use technology to track its workers. The patent reveals designs for ultrasonic wristbands that could be used to monitor workers' performance THE PATENT The patent describes 'ultrasonic tracking of a worker's hands' that would be used to 'monitor performance of ...
The rise of Bitcoin was predicted by Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman in an interview recorded 18 years ago, footage reveals| October 20, 2017
Digital crypto-currencies like Bitcoin were predicted 18 years ago, an interview from 1999 has revealed. Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman envisaged a future where electronic money would be used to make transactions between anonymous parties online.The renowned economist made the claims during an interview filmed by the National Taxpayers Union Foundation. MILTON FRIEDMAN Milton Friedman was one of the most influential economists of the 20th century.Born on July 31, 1912, Friedman studied at Rutgers University, where he majored in mathematics and economics, graduating in 1932He headed the Chicago School of Economics, a group of economic thinkers associated with the work of the ...
Struggling outsourcing firm Interserve sees its shares bounce back after it reveals the landing of £227million Government contract| October 20, 2017
Troubled outsourcing and construction group Interserve’s shares bounced back 12 per cent in morning trading after the firm announced it has won a new £227million Government contract.The five-year contract is to provide facilities management services for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).The announcement comes a day after the company issued a second profit warning in two months after trading deteriorated in the third quarter, prompting its shares to plunge by more than 30 per cent yesterday. Money spinner: Troubled outsourcing and construction group Interserve’s shares bounced back 12% in early trading after the firm announced winning a £227m Government ...
MARKETS LIVE: FTSE pushes higher on solid company updates, but Brexit and Catalonia talks loom large over markets| October 20, 2017
Theresa May received a boost from Angela Merkel today as the German chancellor said she had 'no doubt' there will be a 'good result' from Brexit talks
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Glittering: Shares in Acacia Mining soaredGOLD DEAL Shares in Acacia Mining soared after a deal with the Tanzanian government to resolve a long-running dispute. Its owner, Barrick Gold, will hand over a 16 per cent stake in three gold mines, a 50 per cent share of revenues from those mines and a payment of £227.8million.GAMES BOOM Fantasy miniatures maker Games Workshop said its sales and profits are running ‘well above’ the same period last year, sending shares up 12.1 per cent, or 243p, to 2250p.In July, it reported a 126pc increase in profit to £38.4million, while sales had soared 34 ...
Marmite and Ben & Jerry's owner Unilever blames poor weather in Europe and US hurricane for sales slowdown as its shares drop| October 19, 2017
Unilever, the firm behind Ben & Jerry's ice cream and Marmite, blamed hurricanes in the US and poor weather in Europe for a slowdown in sales in the third quarter.Ice cream sales especially took a hit, the group said as it posted a lower-than-expected 2.6 per cent increase in underlying sales to €13.2billion (£11.8billion) in the three months to the end of September.Sales in developed markets fell 2.3 per cent, while it was emerging markets to drive most of the growth, with sales 6.3 per cent higher in the period. Sales slowdown: Europe and US performed badly but sales jumped ...
Following his stark Brexit warning LSE boss Xavier Rolet announces he is stepping down in December next year| October 19, 2017
Xavier Rolet will step down as chief executive of the London Stock Exchange in December next year after nearly a decade at the helm.Rolet, who joined the LSE in 2009 from the failed US investment bank Lehman Brothers, was set to step down after the merger with German rival Deutsche Borse, which however was blocked by the European Commission in March.The LSE said it was launching the search for his successor and will 'work closely' with Mr Rolet to ensure a 'smooth transition'. Departing: Xavier Rolet, and now the LSE is looking for a replacementDonald Brydon, chairman of London Stock ...
MARKETS LIVE: FTSE 100 and Spain's IBEX fall ahead of showdown in Madrid and Barcelona on Catalonia deadline day| October 19, 2017
Deadline day in Catalonia with the prospect that Spanish PM Rajoy could be forced to trigger article 155 of the Spanish constitution and seize direct control of the Barcelona parliament
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Facebook bans the word 'English' from electrician's profile after he used it on the social media site for nine years| October 20, 2017
Tim Cox said 'English' was his nickname at school and he added it to his Facebook proifleFacebook has banned the word 'English' from an electrician's profile despite him using it on the website for nine years.Tim Cox, 54, of Derby, said it was his nickname at school so he put it in front of his name when he joined Facebook.But this week he was shocked when the social media website removed it after a complaint by a member of the public.Facebook said it was a violation of its policies to use a fake name, even though other profiles use ...
Talk about a basket case! Man is snapped riding his scooter on busy main road with a wicker chair in front of his HEAD| October 20, 2017
A man was seen wearing a wicker chair on his head while riding a scooter.The driver, thought to be in his 50s, had the upended 3ft-high chair wedged in between the handlebars of his blue 100cc vehicle.The position of the chair meant the rider, who was wearing a crash helmet, could only see the road ahead by peering through the criss-cross slits in the chair. The driver, thought to be in his 50s, had the upended 3ft-high chair wedged in between the handlebars of his blue 100cc vehicleHe was snapped driving at around 30mph along Bestwood Park Drive West, Nottingham, ...
Iowa man 'kills his mother by hitting her over the head with an electric GUITAR' while having an 'episode'| October 20, 2017
Garret S Selters, 29, was arrested outside the Burlington home he shared with his 56-year-old mother, LindaA man in Iowa has been charged with murdering his mother by smashing a guitar over her head after having an 'episode'. Garret S Selters, 29, was arrested outside the Burlington home he shared with his 56-year-old mother, Linda. He was charged with first degree murder.According to the Hawk Eye newspaper, Linda had called 911 on Tuesday morning to report her son was having an 'episode'.Police say he then struck his mother over the head several times with an electric Les Paul guitar.When they arrived outside ...
Parents of ‘Jihadi Jack’ begin hunger strike over the government’s ‘inaction’ to help their Muslim-convert son, 21, who denied he joined ISIS before ‘disappearing’ in Kurdish-held Syria| October 20, 2017
Pictured: Sally Letts and husband John outside St Paul's Cathedral The parents of the Muslim convert known as 'Jihadi Jack' say they are embarking on a hunger strike in protest of the government's inaction to help their 21-year-old son. John Letts, 56, and Sally Lane, 54, began their week-long fast on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral in central London at 1pm on Thursday. They say it is a demonstration against parliament's failure to help bring their son home.Jack Letts, 21, disappeared to Syria after converting to Islam, earning him the name 'Jihadi Jack'.He denies joining the terror group ISIS but has ...
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A female commuter was killed yesterday morning after a tire flew off a pick up truck and crashed into her vehicle.Julieanna Shedawry, from Alpharetta, Georgia, was driving on Georgia 400 near Atlanta when tragedy struck.Police say the large tire unexpectedly flew off the truck being driven by Jorge Herrara before smashing into Shedawry's car. Commuter Julieanna Shedawry (left) was killed yesterday morning after a tire flew off a pick up truck driven by Jorge Herrara (right) and crashed into her vehicle Shedawry, from Alpharetta, Georgia, was driving north on Georgia 400 near Atlanta when tragedy struckShe leaves behind a husband and two daughters.Police Sgt. ...
Ex-helicopter pilot says McDonald's worker spilled boiling tea over him then made his second degree burns worse by putting ice on them| October 20, 2017
Barry Chambers was driving back from visiting a friend when he stopped off at the New Mersey Shopping Park branch of McDonald's in Liverpool last monthA pensioner has claimed a McDonald's employee spilled boiling tea over him before making the second degree burns worse by putting ice on them.Barry Chambers was driving back from visiting a friend when he stopped off at the New Mersey Shopping Park branch of McDonald's in Liverpool last month.The 58-year-old retired helicopter pilot claims he was offered a scalding cup of tea with a lid that 'hadn't been checked according to procedure' and spilled over ...
Dramatic moment terrified pervert is led from his home by police after his desperate 999 call while a furious mob smashed his windows - following his suspended sentence for trying to meet a 13-year-old girl| October 20, 2017
A terrified paedophile had to be removed from his home for his own protection by police after an angry mob smashed his windows.Shaun Parrott, 44, was escorted from his home in Leasowe, in the Wirral, by police as people jeered and shouted in the street.Footage showed the crowd shouting as Parrott was ushered into a police car, and one man banged on the door as it pulled away.Merseyside Police confirmed Parrott was removed from his home after calling police to report a broken window.They said he was removed from the property for his own safety and relocated to temporary accommodation. ...
DUMB for the road! Shocking moment drunk driver races home from the pub in his BMW at 132mph then SMASHES into the back of a Ford Focus... is captured on HIS OWN dashcam| October 20, 2017
This is the shocking moment a drink-driver ploughed into the back of another car after being recorded doing 132mph — on his own dash cam.Footage shows Nathan Williams, 41, weaving between lanes as he raced down the motorway in his white BMW whilst driving home from the pub.The 31-second video shows the sozzled driver smash into the back of a braking Ford Focus in the middle lane near Junction 16 of the northbound M6 near Stoke-on-Trent.Williams, of Talke, Staffordshire, failed to exchange details with the blue vehicle, which jolted forwards after the collision, and bolt started his car before racing off ...