Category Archives: Breaking News

British Airways Flight From London To Kuala Lumper Declares In-Flight Emergency

A British Airways flight bound for Kuala Lumper has declared an in-flight emergency (7700). When an aircraft transmits a transponder code of 7700, it allows other aircraft and air traffic control to give it priority over local traffic. It is not known what the nature of the emergency is, as squawking 7700 can, for example, relate to a medical emergency

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Male Arrested For Attempted Murder After Police Officer Is Run Over By Suspected Car Thief

A West Midlands Police officer has been seriously injured after being run over by a suspected car thief in Birmingham today (10 August). The traffic cop was in Moorcroft Road, Moseley, at 4.45pm having traced a suspected stolen Range Rover Sport taken just minutes earlier from a woman on a shopping trip. But as he moved in to arrest the

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BREAKING NEWS: Delta Airlines Flight Declares Emergency Over UK Airspace

A Delta Airlines flight heading to Detroit from Rome declared an emergency as it entered UK airspace at around 1245 hours this afternoon. The track of the Boeing 767-332(ER) shows that it diverted its course from a heading of east-to-west to a heading of north-to-south. The aircraft changed its transponder code to ‘7700’ before changing direction. Squawking 7700 means that

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BREAKING NEWS: Student Paramedic Dies Following A Collision Between An Ambulance And A Car

West Midlands Ambulance Service has confirmed that one of its student paramedics has died following a collision between an ambulance and a car. A spokesperson for the Trust said: “It is with great sadness that West Midlands Ambulance Service can confirm the death of a university student paramedic who has died following a collision between an ambulance and a car”.

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Suspected Serial Rapist Taken Into Custody By Cheshire Police After Tense Stand-Off

An individual believed to be Joseph McCann, the suspect wanted in connection to three rapes in south-east England, has been taken into custody after reports of a lengthy stand-off with police. In the early hours of yesterday morning, the suspect was surrounded by police, who had tracked McCann down to an isolated rural area in the town of Congleton. According

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BREAKING NEWS: Police Officer Seriously Injured After Being Sprayed With Ammonia

A Lancashire POLICE officer has suffered serious injuries after he was sprayed with ammonia fluid while attending an emergency call. A number of officers had forced entry to an address on Ash Grove in Darwen following a call reporting a domestic incident when they were sprayed with what is believed to be an ammonia cleaning liquid. The offender escaped through

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BREAKING NEWS: WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Has Been Arrested At The Ecuadorian Embassy

The Metropolitan Police has confirmed that Julian Assange, 47, has today, Thursday 11 April, been arrested by officers from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) at the Embassy of Ecuador, Hans Crescent, SW1 on a warrant issued by Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 29 June 2012, for failing to surrender to the court. Mr Assange took refuge in the embassy seven years

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Police Federation Cancels Bravery Awards At The Dorchester Hotel Following The Sultan Of Brunei’s Stance On ‘Diversity’

The Police Federation of England & Wales (PFEW) which represents 122,000 police officers, has decided to cancel its forthcoming bravery awards ceremony that was due to be held at the Dorchester Hotel in London. The hotel is owned by the Sultan of Brunei who has recently committed to imposing Sharia Law in Brunei. A spokesperson for the PFEW said: ‘In

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‘Finn’s Law’ Finally Becomes A Reality Heralding New Protection For Service Animals

Finn’s Law has become a reality after more than two years of campaigning. The Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill, which makes it an offence to harm service animals, has been given Royal approval by The Queen. This law aims to increase protection to service animals through an amendment to the Animal Welfare Act 2006. This change allow a court, in

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BREAKING: MoD Launches ‘Full Investigation’ After Jeremy Corbyn’s Image Used In Target Practice On Firing Range

The Ministry of Defence has launched a “full investigation” after video footage emerged on social media appearing to show soldiers ‘shooting’ at a target with Jeremy Corbyn’s face on it. British armed forces personnel based in Kabul appear in the video which shows troops firing simulation paint rounds at a target and then pans to the target with the Labour

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