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Alfie Lamb death: Boy ‘killed for being noisy’

[ad_1] Image copyright Family handout Image caption Alfie Lamb was described in court as a "smiley" boy A three-year-old boy was fatally crushed by a car passenger seat pushed back by his mother's boyfriend who felt he was being too noisy, a court heard. Alfie Lamb went "ominously quiet" after he was deliberately squashed in the vehicle, the court heard.His mother, Adrian Hoare, 23, allegedly lied to police, telling them
UK News

Man stabbed to death on board Surrey train

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Maps Image caption Police and paramedics have been called to Horsley station A murder inquiry has begun after a man was stabbed to death on board a train in Surrey.British Transport Police (BTP) said the man was stabbed on board the 12:58 Guildford to London Waterloo service. Rail services have been suspended and part of Horsley railway station remains cordoned off.The London-bound train is currently being
Education

Richard Riakporhe: From near-death to boxing champion

[ad_1] At 15 years old Richard Riakporhe was stabbed and nearly died.He now teaches kids around the UK about the dangers of knife crime.He's also the current WBA Inter-Continental Cruiserweight champion, and says that boxing helped change his life. He told us his story from being on the streets of south-east London to becoming a boxing champion.Video journalist: Ameer Ahmed [ad_2] Source link
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BBC Radio Shropshire’s Vicki Archer’s death was suicide

[ad_1] Image copyright Vicki Archer Image caption Vicki Archer was described as "an incredibly talented person" by her co-host A BBC radio presenter who left her show mid-air and was found dead at her home hours later took her own life, an inquest has heard.Vicki Archer, 41, had a history of depression and had made two previous attempts to kill herself, Shropshire Coroner's Court was told.She had emailed a colleague
Health

Insomnia: ‘No link’ between sleepless nights and early death

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images There's some good news for people with insomnia - your lack of sleep is probably not going to kill you.A new report published by the journal Science Direct says there is no link between insomnia and early death.This may or may not come as some comfort to anyone who's lying awake at 4am in the morning panicking about nothing whatsoever.Scientists reviewed 17 studies, which covered
Technology

Call of Duty ‘swatting’ death prankster pleads guilty

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There have been a spate of incidents involving gamers that have led to prank calls to the police A California-based gamer faces up to 20 years in jail after admitting crimes including making a hoax call to US police that resulted in them shooting an innocent man dead.Tyler Barriss made the call after becoming involved in a dispute with other video gamers engaged
Health

MRSA link to baby’s death investigated

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images A baby's death following an outbreak of MRSA in a neonatal unit is being investigated by the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.The BBC understands that while the bacteria was not a direct cause of the baby's death it is being connected.A second baby, who was found to have the same strain of the bacteria, has since recovered. The outbreak happened at the Royal Jubilee
US & World

Khashoggi death: Saudi Arabia says journalist was murdered

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow Saudi critics keep going missingSaudi Arabia has blamed the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on a "rogue operation", giving a new account of an act that sparked a global outcry.Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told Fox News "the murder" had been a "tremendous mistake" and denied the powerful crown prince had ordered it.Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in