Entries by Rebecca Lambert

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Uber London loses licence to operate

Uber will not be issued a new private hire licence, Transport for London (TfL) has said Some 3.5 million passengers and 40,000 drivers use the Uber app in London Uber will not be issued a new private hire licence, Transport for London (TfL) has said. TfL concluded the ride-hailing app firm was not fit and […]

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Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was suffering from brain disease when he killed himself, post-mortem reveals

Hernandez was sentenced in 2015 to life in prison without parole for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd and was found hanged in his cell in April this year Former NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez was suffering from the degenerative brain disease CTE when he killed himself in jail, a post-mortem examination has found. Hernandez, who played […]

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Warning that another Grenfell Tower tragedy is inevitable unless safety procedures in tall buildings are changed

Russ Timpson described construction fire safety in Britain as “woeful” and warned the Grenfell tragedy “would not be the last one.” Leading fire safety experts have warned another Grenfell Tower tragedy is inevitable unless safety procedures in tall buildings are radically changed. Russ Timpson described construction fire safety in Britain as “woeful” and warned the […]

EXPLOSION – 15-year-old tells how dad lost leg in incident

Robert Tyrko lost his leg in the explosion Credit: BPM Media A 15-year-old boy has described his family’s horror after learning his father was seriously injured in an explosion in Colwick, Nottingham. Robert Tyrko lost his leg in the incident just before 10am yesterday (20 September). Originally from Poland, he had been living in the UK for 11 […]