Tube pusher Paul Crossley jailed for life

Image copyright British Transport PoliceImage caption Paul Crossley carried out two attacks in “terrifying circumstances”, a judge said A man who pushed a former Eurotunnel boss on to Tube tracks in central London has been jailed for life. Paul Crossley shoved 91-year-old Sir Robert Malpas at Marble Arch in April 2018, after earlier trying to […]

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Former deputy PM John Prescott suffers stroke

Image copyright Getty Images Former deputy prime minister and Labour veteran John Prescott has been admitted to hospital after suffering a stroke, his family has said. A statement on the 81-year-old’s Twitter account said he was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary on Friday. He is “over the worst” and “talking”, former Home Secretary Alan Johnson […]

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Manchester Airport: IT failure causes check-in delays

Image copyright Roger Heredia JornetImage caption Long queues built up at Manchester Airport when an IT failure hit check-in desks Passengers have been facing delays at Manchester Airport after an IT failure prevented many from checking-in at all three terminals. Some travellers said they had been waiting to check-in for more than three hours, with […]

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UK winner claims £123m EuroMillions prize

Image copyright Martynasfoto/Getty A UK ticketholder has come forward to claim a £123m EuroMillions prize, the third biggest amount ever to be won. Camelot said it had received a claim for the £123,458,008 jackpot, which was won by a single ticket in the draw on 11 June. The operator had previously appealed for the winner […]

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