Four police officers killed after their helicopter shot down by gangs

Four police officers were killed as their helicopter was shot down by drug traffickers in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro amid on going operation. Eyewitnesses  said witnessing continuous  shooting and a police presence in the Cidade de Deus (City of God)  suburb of Western Rio de Janeiro which is a CDD  Favela Slum area. The helicopter…

130 killed and 200 injured after train derails in India

130 people have been killed and 200 injured after 14 carriages of an Indore-Patna Express train derailed just after 3:00 am local time on Sunday (21:30 GMT Saturday) near  Pukhrayan in the city of Kanpur in Northern Uttar Pradesh in India. According to eyewitness who was travelling on the train,  several coaches were derailed with several…

British Soldier’s face having legal fees deducted from their pay

Hilary Meredith, a solicitor whose clients include a major facing prosecution for manslaughter in Iraq said “ Whey are we holding our servicemen to high and dry and we should not hold our servicemen to the same principles as common criminals. However, the military have never supported a single individual by paying his legal contribution…

Police officer in Camden smashing motorist’s windows with baton

Metropolitan Police have launched an investigation after a video emerged showing a police officer smashing his way into a motorist’s car after the driver refused to exit the vehicle in a “disgraceful” incident on Friday 16th September 2016, in Camden, London. The video clip went viral on Saturday after being shared on several social media…

Death sentence for fatal acid attacker in Nurse Preeti Rathi case

Ankur Panwar 25, convicted of murder and other offences at a special court in Mumbai, India, has been sentenced to death, undersections 302 (murder) and 326B (Voluntarily throwing acid) of the Indian Penal Code,  for a fatal acid attack on Preeti Rathi 23, at Bandra, a busy railway station three years ago, when she got…

Gene Wilder 83 dies

Gene Wilder 83, Willy Wonka, Young Frankenstein, Silver Streak star dies. The star born Jerome Silberman in Milwaukee, wisonsin, on June 11, 1933, performances enacting comedy, sentimentality and suppressed rage established him as one of the Hollywood’s top comedy talents. He was suffering from alzheimer’s disease. He became an outspoken critic of the US involvement in…

Notting Hill Carnival vivid spectacle

The annual Notting Hill Carnival, one of Europe’s largest street parties, displaying a vivid spectacle representing London’s multicultural past and present, with hundreds and thousands attending each year. Notting Hill Carnival event held since 1964, as a way for Afro-Caribbean communities to celebrate cultures and traditions, featuring live music ranging from reggae to dub to…

Lorry crash triggers M20 bridge collapse

A pedestrian footbridge collapsed on a motorway on one of the busiest bank holiday travel days of the year at the M20 in kent between Junction 3  and 4 because of a vehicle striking a bridge on the eastbound carriageway, according to Highways, England. The crash happened near the junction with the M26 which links…

16 dead as Texas hot air balloon crashes

A hot air balloon, belonged to the Heart of Texas Balloon Rides, has caught fire and crashed at 7:40 (12:40 GMT), in fields near Lockhart about 30 miles (50km) south of the state capital Austin. Caldwell County Sheriff Daniel Law said the basket of the balloon was on fire when emergency crew arrived. It is…

9 killed and 21 people injured 3 seriously in Munich

  An 18-year-old Iranian, opened fire outside the Olympia shopping Centre, after screaming “I’am German and Allahu Akbar” . He fled after his shgooting spree on the city underground network, which was shut down and eventually shot himself half a mile from the scene. Police believe he acted alone after initially looking for three gunmen.…