Boy, 15, faces life in jail for driving a car used in Coventry drive-by shooting

Shocking moment 19-year-old man is blasted by a shotgun in a drive-by gangland hit from a stolen car driven by a 15-year-old boy wearing an ankle tag Abdul Xasan, 19, was blasted with a shotgun in a drive by shooting in Coventry The killers, now aged 16 and 20, are members of the C2 gang … Read more Boy, 15, faces life in jail for driving a car used in Coventry drive-by shooting

Winter is coming! Britain braces for a chilly weekend with widespread frost and freezing fog

Britain faces a blast of cold weather this weekend as the country settles into winter with sub-zero temperatures and a freezing fog warning.   The mercury is tonight forecast to dip between -3C and -5C in rural spots across Britain, with the country starting to feel a lot more like winter in the coming days, the … Read more Winter is coming! Britain braces for a chilly weekend with widespread frost and freezing fog

Appeal after mother-of-two goes missing with her children in Birmingham

Police issue appeal after mother-of-two, 23, goes missing with her four-month-old son who requires urgent medical attention and his one-year-old sister Michaela Pulova, 23, has gone missing in Birmingham along with her children  Ms Pulova’s four-month-old son David requires urgent medical attention  Her one-year-old daughter Amelya, has also gone missing with her mother  West Midlands … Read more Appeal after mother-of-two goes missing with her children in Birmingham

Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish admits two charges of careless driving

Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish admits two charges of careless driving after crashing his £80,000 Range Rover into parked cars following party during Covid lockdown Grealish admitted one offence in connection with crash after lockdown party  25-year-old also admitted second charge of careless driving on M42 in October  Was asked to attend court for sentencing and … Read more Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish admits two charges of careless driving

‘Fit and healthy’ professional wrestler, 19, dies from coronavirus

The devastated parents of a ‘fit and healthy’ teenager have told how he died just 48 hours after testing positive for coronavirus.  Professional wrestler Cameron Wellington, 19, from Walsall in Birmingham, was diagnosed with Covid-19 last Tuesday.  By Wednesday night his mother Jane had rushed him to Walsall Manor Hospital amid concerns over his rapidly … Read more ‘Fit and healthy’ professional wrestler, 19, dies from coronavirus

Top Boy actor hits out at decision to ban Blue Story

A rising star of the British acting world has hit out at banning films that depict gang violence, saying a popular song by singer Ed Sheeran that normalises speeding in a car would never get the same treatment.   Michael Ward, 25, whose father passed away following a car crash when he was two-years-old, referenced Sheeran’s … Read more Top Boy actor hits out at decision to ban Blue Story

Speeding BMW hurtled into a man on hard shoulder and left victim lying on the motorway

Shocking footage shows speeding BMW undertaking cars before hurtling into a man on the hard shoulder and leaving his victim lying on the motorway Ben Cooke, 35, hit the driver as he sped along the M6 near Birmingham last year He was jailed for 18 months at Birmingham Crown Court on November 16   The man … Read more Speeding BMW hurtled into a man on hard shoulder and left victim lying on the motorway

1974 Birmingham pub bombings: Belfast man released after arrest

Michael Reilly, 65, was on Wednesday arrested under the Terrorism Act by West Midlands Police officers, assisted by Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI)  A Belfast man arrested over the murders of 21 people in the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings has been released after police trawled his home in a dawn raid. Michael Reilly, 65, … Read more 1974 Birmingham pub bombings: Belfast man released after arrest

Covid: UK’s top 30 travel-anxious cities revealed: Aberdeen is most nervous and Derby is least

The UK cities that feel the most and least anxious about Covid-19 and travel have been revealed in a survey. Aberdeen tops the ranking of 30 cities, with 88.2 per cent of its residents saying their travel anxiety has increased since the coronavirus pandemic. Occupying the second and third spots are Coventry (84 per cent) … Read more Covid: UK’s top 30 travel-anxious cities revealed: Aberdeen is most nervous and Derby is least

Mum who gave birth to premature twins while in a Covid coma is finally back home as a family 

An NHS consultant whose premature twins were delivered by caesarean while she lay a coma battling Covid-19 is finally back home safely with her family. Perpetual Uke gave birth while on a ventilator in an induced coma and did not see her newborn babies until she came round sixteen days later.  The twins, Palmer, a … Read more Mum who gave birth to premature twins while in a Covid coma is finally back home as a family