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Cimla fire: Couple return from holiday to damaged home

A couple have told how they returned from holiday to find their home and garden damaged by fire. David Rees and Sue Thomas were almost two hours from home when they received a video of the blaze at their house in Cimla, Neath, on Thursday. “It was the longest drive back from west Wales,” Mr […]

April 23rd, 2021 | Posted in UK News,Wales | Read More »

Covid: Welsh pubs and restaurants to open indoors in May

People in Wales will be able to have a drink inside a pub or restaurant for the first time in more than than five months from 17 May. All tourist accommodation, indoor entertainment and attractions in Wales are also set to reopen that day, in time for the Spring bank holiday. Indoor children’s activities and […]

April 23rd, 2021 | Posted in UK News,Wales | Read More »

Ryan Giggs charged with assaulting two women

Wales manager and former Manchester United player Ryan Giggs has been charged with assaulting two women. He is accused of causing actual bodily harm to a woman in her 30s and common assault of a woman in her 20s at an address in Salford last November. Mr Giggs, of Worsley, is also charged with coercive […]

April 23rd, 2021 | Posted in UK News,Wales | Read More »

Emma Faulds: Sister tells jury she knew ‘something was wrong’

The sister of a woman who was found dead in woodland has told a murder trial she knew something was wrong when she failed to answer her phone. Miriam Faulds, who works in Abu Dhabi, returned to Scotland to join the search for Emma Faulds after she was reported missing. The nurse was giving evidence […]

April 23rd, 2021 | Posted in Scotland,UK News | Read More »

Covid: Scotland’s R number falls for first time in four weeks

Scotland’s Covid R number has fallen for the first time in four weeks. The latest reproduction number estimate is between 0.7 and 0.9, down from the previous four weeks where it remained at between 0.8 and 1. The R is the number of people that one infected person will pass on a virus to, on […]

April 23rd, 2021 | Posted in Scotland,UK News | Read More »

Covid-19: NI hairdressers and outdoor attractions reopen

Close-contact services such as hairdressers reopened and driving lessons resumed on Friday as Northern Ireland’s Covid restrictions ease. Outdoor visitor attractions opened their doors for the first time since lockdown was imposed after Christmas. Competitive sports involving 100 people can also resume after Stormont ministers¬†agreed reopening dates earlier this month. Outdoor hospitality businesses and non-essential […]

April 23rd, 2021 | Posted in N. Ireland,UK News | Read More »

Arlene Foster: Dr Jessen ‘honestly believed’ extra-marital affair claim

TV presenter Dr Christian Jessen “honestly believed” DUP leader Arlene Foster was having an extra-marital affair when he tweeted an unfounded rumour about her, a court has heard. On 23 December 2019, he published the allegation to his 300,000-plus followers. The tweet remained online until Dr Jessen deleted it on 7 January 2020. Dr Jessen […]

April 23rd, 2021 | Posted in N. Ireland,UK News | Read More »

Bristol bear with a sore tooth gets dental work done

A bear with toothache caused by an infection has undergone dental surgery. Neo, who is four, had a root canal procedure to treat an abscess at the base of one of his canine teeth. His keepers noticed the problem soon after he became active following seven weeks of torpor – a light form of hibernation. […]

April 23rd, 2021 | Posted in England,UK News | Read More »

Boy stabbed to death in Newham, east London

A 14-year-old boy has been stabbed to death in east London. Met Police officers, who are treating the case as murder, were called to Barking Road in Newham at about 16:00 BST. The teenager was confirmed dead at the scene and officers are trying to find and tell his family. A crime scene cordon is […]

April 23rd, 2021 | Posted in England,UK News | Read More »

Northamptonshire mum jailed for killing baby son left alone in bath

A mother whose baby son drowned in the bath while she was “distracted” on her phone has been jailed for 22 months. Simone Perry’s five-month-old son Renzo slipped out of his bath seat when she left the room for five minutes to send a WhatsApp message and make a call. Her trial had heard she […]

April 23rd, 2021 | Posted in England,UK News | Read More »