Tag Archives: The Guardian

Teenage boy arrested on suspicion of murder after death of Joao Gomes

UK news Fourteen-year-old’s arrest relates to death of Gomes, 18, who died from stab wounds after street fight in north London Joao Ricardo Gomes was found dead with stab wounds on Hertford Road, Enfield, on Saturday. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA UK news Teenage boy arrested on suspicion of murder after death of Joao Gomes Fourteen-year-old’s arrest relates to death of Gomes, ...

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Man shot with Taser electronic weapon by police in Cornwall dies

Police Investigation launched into death of man, who also sustained self-inflicted knife injuries in incident in Falmouth A police officer carrying a Taser electronic weapon. Photograph: Alamy Police Man shot with Taser electronic weapon by police in Cornwall dies Investigation launched into death of man, who also sustained self-inflicted knife injuries in incident in Falmouth A man has died in ...

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Tesco to trial a phase-out of single-use 5p plastic bags

Plastic bags Select Tesco stores will sell only reusable bags in a 10-week trial that could lead to the single-use bags being phased out in all of its stores Tesco will see what impact the ban on 5p bags has on customers in the selected stores. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg/Getty Images Plastic bags Tesco to trial a phase-out of single-use 5p ...

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Audi mechanic 'killed himself after he was beaten by colleagues'

UK news Reading inquest into death of George Cheese, 18, hears that he was also locked in a cage by colleagues and set on fire George Cheese was said to be ‘over the moon’ when he got the job at Audi. Photograph: INS News Agency Ltd UK news Audi mechanic ‘killed himself after he was beaten by colleagues’ Reading inquest ...

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Gallery in JMW Turner's beloved Margate to host 2019 Turner prize

Turner prize Turner Contemporary, built on site of boarding house artist visited when painting there, announced as exhibition venue Turner Contemporary gallery in Margate where the prize exhibition will be held in 2019. Photograph: Alamy Turner prize Gallery in JMW Turner’s beloved Margate to host 2019 Turner prize Turner Contemporary, built on site of boarding house artist visited when painting ...

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Police arrest man with knife near Buckingham Palace

UK news Scotland Yard says incident in the Mall which happened at about 10.40am not believed to be terrorism-related A man is detained by police near Buckingham Palace. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images UK news Police arrest man with knife near Buckingham Palace Scotland Yard says incident in the Mall which happened at about 10.40am not believed to be terrorism-related A ...

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London's Bank junction closed to most traffic as part of new safety scheme

Cycling Bike blog Cyclists hail experimental scheme – that sees the dangerous intersection closed to all but buses, cyclists and pedestrians – as a turning point Traffic-free Bank junction following the new restrictions on 22 May. Photograph: Johnny Armstead/REX/Shutterstock Cycling Bike blog London’s Bank junction closed to most traffic as part of new safety scheme Cyclists hail experimental scheme – ...

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Ukip to resume election campaign after Manchester attack

General election 2017 Paul Nuttall says he will launch manifesto on Thursday morning because ‘we cannot allow our way of life to be undermined’ Paul Nuttall said: ‘The best response we can make is to ensure that the democratic process continues.’ Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA General election 2017 Ukip to resume election campaign after Manchester attack Paul Nuttall says he will ...

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Manchester attack: three arrested in south of city as more victims named

Manchester Arena attack Further arrests in connection with concert attack as troops deployed on UK streets after terror threat level raised Manchester bombing: latest updates What we know so far Alison Howe (left) and Lisa Lees were waiting to collect their daughters from Manchester Arena. Photograph: Sash Howe/Facebook Manchester Arena attack Manchester attack: three arrested in south of city as ...

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M&S profits dive by nearly two-thirds as clothing sales slide

Marks & Spencer Retailer’s pre-tax profits plunge to £176.4m as it is hit by £400m restructuring costs arising from turnaround plan M&S clothing and homewares sales fell by 5.9% in the first quarter. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters Marks & Spencer M&S profits dive by nearly two-thirds as clothing sales slide Retailer’s pre-tax profits plunge to £176.4m as it is hit by ...

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