Tag Archives: The Independant

Met Police arrest 14-year-old boy after teenager killed in knife attack

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a teenager who became one of the latest victims of knife attacks in the capital. Joao Ricardo Gomes, 18, was pronounced dead at the scene of the attack after being found with stab wounds following reports of a mass brawl in Hertford Road, Enfield, north London, on Saturday ...

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Danny Welbeck left to reflect on another season in which injuries prevented him from finding his rhythm

It has been a frustrating season for Arsenal and for Danny Welbeck too. The England striker spent the first half of recovering from a knee ligament injury he sustained last May and the second half trying to get back to his best. Welbeck is not quite there yet. He made his return at Preston North End in the FA Cup ...

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UK's best pop-up bars and restaurants this summer

From BYOB beaches in London to sky-high supper clubs in Glasgow, the UK’s pop-up game is showing absolutely no sign of slowing down. Squeeze the most out of this summer’s stellar line-up with a pick of the eight best pop-ups as chosen by DesignMyNight’s Leighanne Bent.  Who cares what the calendar says – summer officially starts when you strike up ...

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Donald Trump's Ferrari failed to reach its reserve price at auction as luxury investment market fades

A president with expensive tastes is proving no guarantee for luxury assets. Even Donald Trump is having trouble getting a good price for his Ferrari. A 2007 F430 F1 Coupe once registered to Trump Towers left the sales block without meeting its reserve price at a Florida auction last month. As sales of the Italian supercars — which make up ...

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Opec oil producers poised to extend production cuts

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies were poised to extend their production cuts for an additional nine months after last year’s agreement failed to clear a global supply glut or deliver a sustainable price recovery. Six months after forming an unprecedented coalition of 24 nations and delivering output reductions that exceeded all expectations, some of the world’s ...

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Martyn Hett: Mariah Carey posts tribute to Manchester bombing victim on Instagram

Mariah Carey has posted a touching tribute to one of the victims of the Manchester attack.  29-year-old PR manager Martyn Hett was confirmed as one of the Ariana Grande fans killed at the Manchester Arena after a lone suicide bomber detonated a device inside the venue foyer, shortly after the concert had ended. Hett was beloved on social media and tributes ...

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Republican candidate in Montana special congressional election charged with 'body slamming' Guardian reporter

The Republican candidate for Montana’s sole congressional seat was charged with misdemeanour assault on Wednesday night after witnesses told police Greg Gianforte grabbed a reporter by the neck and slammed him to the ground the night before polls close in the nationally-watched election.  Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin made the announcement late Wednesday in a statement posted to the county ...

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TUC urges next Government to boost pay amid escalating 'living standards crisis'

The TUC has urged whatever Government is elected next month to deliver higher wages for workers across the UK to combat an escalating “living standards crisis” as household debt heads towards a record high. Unsecured debt per household was £13,200 in 2016, according to the TUC, which is the highest figure since the financial crisis, and only marginally below the peak of ...

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Britain stops sharing Manchester attack intelligence with US after leaks continue

Greater Manchester Police have stopped sharing intelligence relating to the Manchester Arena attack with US government agencies after concerns that US intelligence officers are continuing to leak confidential details of the investigation to the American media. Home Secretary Amber Rudd yesterday warned the US that the “irritating” leaks of information must stop and said she had received assurances from American ...

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Bradley Lowery has 'not long' left to live after family confirm young Sunderland fan's cancer is spreading

The family of Bradley Lowery have confirmed that the young Sunderland fan’s cancer is “spreading at a very fast rate” and that he has “not long” left to live. Six-year-old Bradley, who is terminally ill with a rare condition called neuroblastoma, is now receiving end-of-life treatment at home, according to a statement released by his family in which they say ...

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