Sean Rigg custody death: Watchdog requests new hearings

The police watchdog has said five officers should face gross misconduct hearings over the death in custody of a mentally ill man. Sean Rigg, 40, who had schizophrenia, died from cardiac arrest at Brixton police station in August 2008 after being restrained by officers. Last year it was ruled none of the officers involved should be prosecuted. This month the ...

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Labour's general secretary Iain McNicol resigns

The general secretary of the Labour party, Iain McNicol, has stood down “to pursue new challenges” after serving for a “tumultuous seven years”. In a statement, issued late on Friday, Mr McNicol said he would continue to work “in the service” of the party. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn thanked him for his service, adding he had been “a credit to ...

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Gary Neville tells Jose Mourinho to drop Romelu Lukaku in order to benefit Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez has scored just once in his first six game for Manchester United (Picture: Getty) Gary Neville believes Jose Mourinho should consider dropping Romelu Lukaku and deploy Alexis Sanchez in a central role. The Chile international has made a slow start to his Manchester United career following his January move from Arsenal and has scored once in just six ...

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BTS reveal how they used to practise dance moves over 10 hours a day

BTS’s J-Hope talks about how the groups dancing has changed over the years (Picture: REX) BTS’s road to success was highlighted in the latest episode of KBS’s Good Insight, revealing how their dance moves have changed over the years. BigHit Entertainment founder Bang Shi Hyuk spoke to an audience about the band’s rise to fame. The documentary focuses on their recent ...

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Labour Party general secretary Iain McNicol resigns after seven years

Iain McNicol resigned from his post as Labour’s general secretary (Picture: Getty) Iain McNicol, Labour’s second longest serving general secretary, has resigned after seven years in the post. McNicol will pursue new projects on behalf of the party and wider Labour movement and is expected to be replaced by an ally of leader Jeremy Corbyn. Great gran, 93, attends her own wake ...

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Stolen Degas painting worth £700,000 found on a bus near Paris

A painting by 19th century Impressionist Edgar Degas, worth £700,000, has been found on a bus in France (Picture: AP) A painting by 19th century Impressionist Edgar Degas, worth £700,000, has been found on a bus in France, more than eight years after it was stolen from a museum. India mocks Justin Trudeau for his ‘fake, tacky and annoying’ outfits ...

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Homeless man found dead in shop doorway in Essex

A homeless man, named locally as Rob O’Conner, has been found dead in the doorway of a shop in Essex (Picture: BPM) A homeless man suffering from throat cancer has been found dead in the doorway of a shop in Essex. Rob O’Conner was found outside the former Argos building on Springfield Road, Chelmsford, on Friday morning. Great gran, 93, ...

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Great gran, 93, attends her own wake because she ‘did not want to miss the party’

Ethel Leather (centre) with son Allan Barlow and daughter Pauline Neal at her ‘pre-funeral party’ (Picture: BPM) A 93-year-old great-gran who loves a party decided to attend her own wake after hearing what her family had planned for her funeral. Ethel Leather partied with her family this afternoon at The Bank pub in Spondon, Derby and even belted out some ...

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Emmerdale spoilers: Danny Miller confirms that Aaron Dingle and Robert Sugden are staying together

(Picture: ITV) While we’re overjoyed that Aaron Dingle and Robert Sugden have reunited, one worry that can’t help but play in the back of everyone’s mind is what if Emmerdale goes and splits them up again for the pure dramz? Well, luckily, Danny Miller has set out to put minds at ease on that score as he has confirmed that ...

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Coronation Street spoilers: What is wrong with Aidan Connor and why did he hide a letter?

(Picture: ITV) Recent scenes have left fans confused and worried for Aidan Connor as he has emotionally broken down and has also been acting oddly by hiding a letter in Coronation Street. So is something wrong with the factory boss – and is he hiding a big secret?  Of course, going in for an operation to donate your kidney is ...

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