Gang of five ‘nighthawkers’ banned from metal detecting at all Britain’s historic sites

A gang of five metal detectorists have admitted illegally plundering ancient artefacts from protected historic sites during a series of night-time raids.  Known as nighthawking, the quintent unearthed and stole bronze axe heads and old coins from Beeston Castle, in Cheshire and the Grade II-listed Roche Abbey in Yorkshire while using metal detectors. According to legend, … Read more

At least 25 people are killed during gun battle between police and a drug gang in Rio de Janeiro

At least 25 people are killed during gun battle between police and a drug gang in a city favela in operation involving 200 officers Rio de Janeiro’s Civil Police announced 25 people, including a cop, were killed during a shootout on Thursday morning The fallen cop was identified as André Frias. The 45-year-old was assigned to … Read more

At least 25 people are killed during gun battle between police and a drug gang in Rio de Janeiro

At least 25 people are killed during gun battle between police and a drug gang in a city favela in operation involving 200 officers Rio de Janeiro’s Civil Police announced 25 people, including a cop, were killed during a shootout on Thursday morning The fallen cop was identified as André Frias. The 45-year-old was assigned to … Read more

Cricket legend Stuart MacGill was kidnapped in Cremorne and held for ransom by an alleged crime gang

Cricket legend is kidnapped and held for ransom after being dragged from a home at gunpoint by an alleged crime gang Stuart MacGill was allegedly assaulted and kidnapped on Wednesday April 14 Police allege the former Test cricketer was confronted in Cremorne, Sydney He was allegedly forced into a car and held at gunpoint in … Read more

Cricket legend Stuart MacGill was kidnapped in Cremorne and held for ransom by an alleged crime gang

Cricket legend is kidnapped and held for ransom after being dragged from a home at gunpoint by an alleged crime gang By Zoe Zaczek For Daily Mail Australia Published: 23:49 BST, 4 May 2021 | Updated: 00:27 BST, 5 May 2021 Cricket legend Stuart MacGill was allegedly assaulted and held for over an hour by an … Read more

Is London set for a new gang war? Teenager, 18, is stabbed to death four years after his brother

A bloody gang war is feared to be on the brink of erupting after a boy, 18, stabbed to death in east London was revealed to be the brother of another knife victim killed four years earlier in the same neighbourhood. Junior Jah died shortly before 2.45pm on Monday after being attacked in broad daylight just … Read more

BRIAN VINER looks back on the Oscars ‘illustrious gang of losers’ ahead of the 93rd Academy Awards

On Sunday evening, when the 93rd Academy Awards are dished out, 74-year-old Glenn Close will more than likely have to find her ‘gracious loser’ expression when she fails to win the Best Supporting Actress statuette for her performance as a doughty working-class grandma in Hillbilly Elegy. Maybe she’ll win, although it wasn’t a universally-admired film … Read more

Lib Dem peer Shirley Williams, one of the ‘Gang of Four’ ex-Labour Cabinet ministers, dies aged 90 

Lib Dem peer Shirley Williams, one of the ‘Gang of Four’ disenchanted former Labour Cabinet ministers who quit the party in the 1980s before eventually forming the Lib Dems, dies aged 90 By David Wilcock, Whitehall Correspondent For Mailonline Published: 16:03 BST, 12 April 2021 | Updated: 16:05 BST, 12 April 2021 Shirley Williams, one … Read more

Gang of four ‘utterly trustworthy’ women rallying round the Queen in her moment of grief

A tearful Countess of Wessex yesterday described the Queen as ‘amazing’ as she and her husband Prince Edward comforted Her Majesty at Windsor Castle. The couple had been the first to visit the grieving Monarch, and as they left the castle Sophie was visibly upset. She is one of four loyal, discreet and ‘utterly trustworthy’ … Read more

Gang of four ‘utterly trustworthy’ women rallying round the Queen in her moment of grief

A tearful Countess of Wessex yesterday described the Queen as ‘amazing’ as she and her husband Prince Edward comforted Her Majesty at Windsor Castle. The couple had been the first to visit the grieving Monarch, and as they left the castle Sophie was visibly upset. She is one of four loyal, discreet and ‘utterly trustworthy’ … Read more