Mystery as pensioner, 70, bursts into flames and dies from his injuries while walking on a London street as investigators say they can find NO reason why he spontaneously combusted

Investigators have been left mystified by the case of a 70-year-old pensioner who burst into flames and died in front of horrified passers-by on a quiet London street. Pedestrians watched in horror as they saw John Nolan ablaze in Orchard Place, north London, near Tottenham Hotspur’s White Hart Lane football ground, just after 1pm. Some […]

Prosecutor slams ‘sheer incompetence’ of police who said ‘rape victim’s’ texts fantasising about violent sex were too PERSONAL to share with defence as student she accused is cleared after two year ordeal

Liam Allan, 22, was on bail for almost two years and spent three days at Croydon Crown Court in the dock before his trial was ceased yesterday A judge has called for an inquiry after the trial of a student accused of rape collapsed – following police failures. Last night it was revealed that officers […]

Ex-boyfriend of barmaid, 25, who was strangled to death before her body was dumped outside garages is found dead in prison hours before he was due to appear in court 

The ex-partner of murdered young mother Janine Bowater has been found dead in his prison cell, just hours before he was due to appear before a judge for the first time. Murder detectives were questioning 32-year-old John Wright after the body of the barmaid was found dumped outside garages in a Berkshire market town. The […]

‘God’s gift to women? He’s only had two girlfriends!’: Osteopathy student who blasted a girl on Bumble as a ‘5 or 6 who needed to go to the gym’ is publicly scolded by his mother who added ‘I hope he hasn’t been cruel’ 

The mother of a self-proclaimed ’10 out of 10′ has claimed he has ‘only had two girlfriends’ despite him claiming to be ‘God’s gift to women’. Jackie Blanchard, 53, a mother-of-six, described her youngest son Michael as a ‘football crazy lad’ but said she would be ‘very sad if he had been disrespecting women.’ Mr […]

Now for the hard bit: Brussels lays down the law to demand a Brexit transition that includes a ban on trade deals while keeping free movement and it WON’T open full-blown trade talks until at least March

Jean-Claude Juncker today declared he had ‘extraordinary faith’ in Theresa May after she struck a Brexit divorce but warned trade talks would be even harder. EU leaders will rubber stamp the Prime Minister’s draft agreement as ‘sufficient progress’ on the terms of departure, allowing the start of trade talks. But Mrs May will face an […]

Bitcoin has a dirty secret

Bitcoin has a dirty secret. The cryptocurrency has wowed markets this year with breakneck gains as investors flocked to an asset that exists only in cyberspace. But the laborious creation of each digital bitcoin by private computer networks has real-world consequences in the form of massive energy use – including from fuels that cause the […]

Heathrow Airport launches public consultation on third runway

Heathrow Airport announced a public consultation on the proposed development of a third runway at Europe’s biggest airport, saying it aimed to mitigate the environmental impact of expansion. Prime Minister Theresa May backed a £16bn expansion of the London hub in October 2016, after decades of Government indecision. But the plan has been controversial, with […]