News archive from 2 September 2017, page 7

Gig organiser left £50k out of pocket: 'I'm bloodied but not broken'

A heavy metal festival organiser left £50,000 out of pocket has opened up about the problems which beset the weekend. The Mail reported on Friday how Ian Wright estimated he was £50,000 down after Hair Metal Heaven, which took place in Hull city...

 

Dangerous prisoner forced man to strip, hit his genitals with a plank of wood and urinated on him

A dangerous prisoner who forced a man to strip and then hit his genitals with a plank of wood and urinated on him may never be released from jail. Ryan Berry, 22, was jailed for life this week with a minimum of seven years, after he tried to murder an...

 

The 12 criminals locked up in Hull in August 2017

August saw a total of 12 criminals jailed in Hull for more than 30 years. From a man killing his partner of eight years, to a dangerous driver, the offenders committed a range of crimes before being sent to prison. Here, we review the cases that came...

 

Crafty dad helps bring thieves to justice after burglars caught in action

A disgruntled dad-of-two helped bring thieves to justice after capturing footage of a gang breaking in and stealing bikes worth thousands of pounds from his garden shed. Ivan Hutchinson, 48, has had £10,000 worth of possessions stolen in the last five...

 
Arsenal transfer news: Not selling Alexis Sanchez to Man City is ridiculous - Ian Wright

Arsenal transfer news: Not selling Alexis Sanchez to Man City is ridiculous - Ian Wright

Sanchez, 28, has just ten months remaining on his current contract at Arsenal and looked destined to join Manchester City on deadline day. City had a £55million bid, which included £5m in add-ons, accepted by the Gunners for the Chile international. ...

 

Storm Harvey: Trump seeks $7.8bn for flood recovery

US President Donald Trump has asked Congress for $7.8bn (£6bn) as an initial payment to help with recovery efforts following massive flooding in Texas. Officials say there will be further requests for funds when the full impact of Hurricane Harvey...

BBC, 05:26 in World News
 
Trump approves South Korea military review 'to boost defence against Kim Jong-un threat'

Trump approves South Korea military review 'to boost defence against Kim Jong-un threat'

The announcement comes after the brutal regime of young despot Kim Jong-un fired yet another missile on Tuesday which crossed Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido in the boldest show of force from the DPRK in recent years. President Trump...

 

Woman born in Liverpool told she's NOT British because of little known law

A Liverpool-born woman has been told that she is not classed as a British citizen because of a little-known law. Despite being born in Liverpool Women’s hospital. Ella Mullin, was told by the Home Office she is not registered as British nor is she...

 

iPhone 8 deals, pre-order and where you can get it from

Apple is about to reveal the iPhone 8 to the world and people are very excited. The big launch day is set for Tuesday, September 12 as the Apple factories ramp up production of the latest smartphone. After that, it is expected that the release date...

 

Wirral great-grandfather aims to become world's oldest scuba diver at the age of 94

A great-grandad with a passion for adventure is bidding to become the world’s oldest scuba diver at the age of 94. Ray Woolley from Port Sunlight spent his birthday on August 28 diving 38 metres underwater in a bid to break the Guinness World Record...

 
Thomas Lemar to Liverpool: Late £82m bid made for Monaco star, January move could happen

Thomas Lemar to Liverpool: Late £82m bid made for Monaco star, January move could happen

Lemar, 21, was heavily linked with a summer move to the Premier League with Liverpool and Arsenal interested in securing his signature.  The France international, who helped guide Monaco to the Ligue 1 title for the first time since 2000 last season,...

 
Denis Shapovalov fires warning to the rest of the US Open draw

Denis Shapovalov fires warning to the rest of the US Open draw

Denis Shapovalov has warned the rest of the US Open draw that he won’t get tired, despite already winning six matches to win the fourth round. The 18-year-old had to battle through qualifying before downing Daniil Medvedev, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Kyle...

Metro, 05:43 in Sport
 
Maria Sharapova thought she’d won incredible US Open point v Sofia Kenin four times

Maria Sharapova thought she’d won incredible US Open point v Sofia Kenin four times

Maria Sharapova joked it felt as if she had to win a point against Sofia Kenin ‘four times’ as the pair played out what has to be the best point of the US Open. The Russian downed the young American in a close-fought 7-5 6-2 win but admitted she was...

Metro, 05:43 in Sport
 

Revealed: Number of people fined for dropping cigarettes in Coventry

Over 800 fines were handed out to litterbugs who dropped cigarettes in Coventry over the past year. City council officers wrote out a total of 848 fixed penalty notices to people seen dropping their cigarette butts across the city between April 2016...

 

Watch: Thug smashes man over head with bottle during brutal early-morning attack

This is the horrifying moment a man suffered serious facial injuries as a result of a brutal attack in a Midland street. Police have released the CCTV in a bid to find the man who is filmed striking the victim over the head with a bottle before...

 


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