Man says London terrorist tried to kill him in knife attack 15 years ago

Khalid Masood stabbed Danny Smith in the face (Picture: PA) A man has revealed how Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood once plunged a 12-inch knife into his face, almost slicing his nose in half. Danny Smith, 35, was left with horrific facial injuries following the attack 15 years ago in Eastbourne. Butcher on Westminster bridge during attack was also caught up in 7/7 ...

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#EU60: Six things you should thank the EU for

The EU turns 60 just as we begin to leave (Picture: AFP PHOTO / Daniel LEAL-OLIVASDANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images) The EU is celebrating 60 years since the Treaty of Rome. Leaders of the 28 EU nations, but without Theresa May, met with the Pope and shared pictures of themselves smiling while reading about French pro-European Union candidates. Tiny fluffy owls rescued ...

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Urgent appeal launched to find stem cell donor for 10-year-old boy

Jay Dalrymple, 10, who is at the centre of an appeal for potential stem cell donors (Picture: Cascade) An urgent appeal has been launched to find a stem cell donor for a ten-year-old boy who could develop cancer if he doesn’t get a transplant. Jay Dalrymple has to visit hospital twice a week to receive blood and platelet transfusions after developing ...

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Butcher on Westminster bridge during attack was also caught up in 7/7

Gareth Doherty and Greg Strolenberg (R) at their butcher’s in Lavenham (Picture: Archant) A man was caught up in Wednesday’s terrorist attack in London – 12 years after he was affected by the devastating 7/7 atrocity. Greg Strolenberg was visiting Parliament with his wife Jenny, his business partner Gareth Doherty, his wife Nicola, and head butcher Andy Gleed when London ...

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Here’s what to expect from the final of Let’s Sing And Dance For Comic Relief

Will the One Show reporters take their Lady Gaga act to the Let’s Sing And Dance For Comic Relief trophy? (Picture: BBC) They’ve sung their hearts out, shown off a few dance moves and generally made fools of themselves on national TV. Here’s what to expect from All Round To Mrs Brown’s But now it gets serious – sort of ...

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Man carrying rifle in Crook street arrested

A man has been arrested after being seen carrying a rifle in the street late at night. Durham Police received reports of a man carrying a rifle in Crook in County Durham in the late hours of Friday night. The force’s armed response team were deployed and arrested a 24-year-old man for firearms offences. A police spokesperson said the rifle ...

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Sheerness crash man missing after running from police into sea

A man is missing after running in to the sea as he fled from police following a crash in a stolen car. The search began after the Renault Clio hit bollards in Sheerness, Kent just after 23:00 GMT on Friday. Police officers, a police helicopter, the RNLI, coastguard and Kent Fire and Rescue Service are involved in a search that ...

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Fraud concerns prompt JustGiving to verify victim crowd-funding

The fund-raising website JustGiving has said all pages for the victims of the Westminster attack will be reviewed, after concerns about fraud. Money raised for victims will not be automatically released until verified. For the first time, the company has taken direct control of a crowd-funding page, which any individual can set up. Concerns were raised over a fund for ...

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Wham! star Andrew Ridgeley attacks 'mucky' Channel 5 documentary about George Michael

George Michael’s former Wham! partner Andrew Ridgeley has criticised Channel 5 for airing a “mucky” documentary before his funeral took place. Andrew Ridgeley posted on Twitter on Thursday – when the show titled The Last Days of George Michael was aired – and called it “sensationalist and mucky”. He claimed the channel had been “insensitive, contemptuous and reprehensible” and should have ...

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Chelsea to rival Manchester United for Antoine Griezmann transfer this summer

Chelsea are ready to rival Manchester United for the signature of Antoine Griezmann, according to reports. Atlético Madrid manager Diego Simeone admitted earlier this week that the club may be forced to sell their star player this summer if his release clause is triggered. And The Sun have reported that Chelsea are considering activating the clause, in news that will ...

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