Open letter by 100 black professionals calls for boycott of BBC

A collective of over 100 black professionals have penned an open letter urging people to boycott the BBC in the wake of the recent use of the n-word in multiple broadcasts. The BBC received over 18,000 complaints when white historian Lucy Worsley used the offensive term just three days after social affairs correspondent Fiona Lamdin. … Read more Open letter by 100 black professionals calls for boycott of BBC

‘ISIS fanatic’ accused of attack plot says group ‘created by US’

An alleged supporter of so-called Islamic State accused of planning a terror attack has told a court he was researching the group, claiming it was created by the US to stoke Islamophobia. Hisham Muhammad, 26, is accused of planning a ‘lone-wolf attack’ using knives and other weapons, with the armed forces or police as possible … Read more ‘ISIS fanatic’ accused of attack plot says group ‘created by US’

Armed police Taser man who doused himself in lighter fluid

Armed police Taser man who doused himself in lighter fluid before barricading himself in home ‘with the gas turned on’ as neighbours are evacuated over fears of an explosion Streets in Little London, Leeds, were cordoned off as police dealt with situation  Witnesses claimed man snapped after a row with a neighbour and their child … Read more Armed police Taser man who doused himself in lighter fluid

CBS teams up with public safety advisory group to consult on police and crime shows like NCIS

Nearly three months after the death of George Floyd that sparked massive civil unrest, CBS is taking steps to change their crime dramas and police procedurals. The network announced in a press release on Wednesday that they are teaming up with 21CP Solutions, described as, ‘the country’s preeminent law enforcement and public safety advisory group,’ … Read more CBS teams up with public safety advisory group to consult on police and crime shows like NCIS

Jackass star Steve-O duct tapes himself to a BILLBOARD in LA to promote new comedy special

Jackass star Steve-O duct tapes himself to a BILLBOARD in LA to promote new comedy special… as he gets reported on crime alert app Citizen and cops arrive at the scene By Kelby Vera For Dailymail.com Published: 18:00 BST, 13 August 2020 | Updated: 18:06 BST, 13 August 2020 Jackass star Steve-O found himself confronted … Read more Jackass star Steve-O duct tapes himself to a BILLBOARD in LA to promote new comedy special

Lindsay Birbeck’s teenage killer, 17, is unmasked as traveller named after boxer Rocky Marciano

The teenager who murdered teaching assistant Lindsay Birbeck has been unmasked as a traveller named after boxing sensation Rocky Marciano.  The 17-year-old strangled the 47-year-old mother-of-two, who was found wrapped in two plastic bags at the back of a cemetery in August 24 last year. The discovery of her body, by a dog walker, was made … Read more Lindsay Birbeck’s teenage killer, 17, is unmasked as traveller named after boxer Rocky Marciano

Cameras installed to catch people filming traffic accidents

Police force in Derbyshire installs cameras to catch ‘rubberneckers’ who film traffic accidents while behind the wheel Derbyshire Police intends to prosecute those who film accidents at the wheel  Force will set up cameras on roadside near collisions to catch ‘rubberneckers’  Those caught in act will be issued a Notice of Intended Prosecution in the … Read more Cameras installed to catch people filming traffic accidents

Boy, 17, found guilty of murder of strangled teaching assistant

Boy, 17, is found guilty of murder after strangling teaching assistant, 47, to death before moving body in wheelie bin and dumping it in cemetery Teenage boy, 17, found guilty of murder following a trial at Preston Crown Court He was accused of killing Lindsay Birbeck, 47, who was found in August last year Teaching … Read more Boy, 17, found guilty of murder of strangled teaching assistant

Police launch murder probe after man in his 20s is shot dead in northwest London

Man in his 20s is shot dead in northwest London as police investigate capital’s 78th murder this year Armed officers race to scene of shooting in Hansel Road, Kilburn, this morning Met Police officers found a man, believed to be in his 20s, with a gunshot wound  The man died at the scene and a … Read more Police launch murder probe after man in his 20s is shot dead in northwest London

Man accused of murder of daughter, 13, threw her as a baby

A father accused of murdering his 13-year-old daughter hurled her across a room in a ‘fit of temper’ when she was a baby because she would not stop crying, the Old Bailey heard today.  Dean Smith, 45, from Watford, Hertfordshire, threw Maisie Newell into her cot when she was just four-weeks-old in August 2000, leaving … Read more Man accused of murder of daughter, 13, threw her as a baby