The gang is said to have gotten away with £14million worth of jewellery and cash in a daring raid on a safe deposit vault in Hatton Garden in April 2015. The police though were quickly on their trail. Here’s what happened to those who took part. Where are the Hatton Garden robbers? Most of the gang, who had become known as the “diamond wheezers” due to their average age being 63, were put on trial in 2016. Michael Seed Seed, 58, is thought to have been the ringleader of the gang and simply known as ‘Basil’ by the others. He managed to evade being caught for three years despite living in a council house in Islington, less than two miles away from the robbery. Seed was eventually caught in 2018. Police are believed to have identified Seed in November 2015 but waited until March 2018 to arrest him when they could catch him red-handed. He became the tenth person to be convicted in connection with the heist in March 2019 when he was sentenced to ten … [Read more...] about Where are the Hatton Garden robbers now?
A 13-YEAR-OLD boy died just one day after being diagnosed with a rare type of blood cancer. Tom Walker, who was described as a "very popular and caring boy", was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) in June 2018 after falling ill. The tragic schoolboy went in for an operation to begin his treatment, but he tragically never recovered. He passed away 24 hours later. His heartbroken mum Debbie Walker told WalesOnline: "As a friend recently said to me, it was never a fair fight — and that is what would have annoyed Tom the most. "He was always fair. He had an incredible sense of what was right and what was wrong. He would have taken anything on, but this was a very one-sided fight." Tom, who was a pupil at Monmouth School for Boys in Wales, had taken part in a fundraising night hike across the Brecon Beacons in March 2018 to raise cash for Cancer Research Wales. Less than three months later, he was struck down with the illness himself. He would have taken anything on, but … [Read more...] about Boy, 13, died just one day after he was diagnosed with leukaemia
A three-year-old old boy has died after after a Toyota crashed into him last night. Paramedics and police raced to East Finchley in North London and took the child to hospital, but he was pronounced dead soon after. His family have been informed. The driver of the Toyota Rav4 stopped at the scene and has not been arrested. Cops are now appealing to hear from anyone with dashcam footage or who witnessed the crash first hand. TEARESA Bleary-eyed May teeters on brink after Andrea Leadsom quits over Brexit fiasco ZAPPED TO DEATH Toddler killed after putting phone charger in mouth while plugged into wall BREX FACTOR Tory & Labour chiefs tear into Farage as they face EU election drubbing today CARE TORTURE Smirking care staff caught attacking vulnerable patients in undercover probe 'LIKE A BAG OF TRASH' Girl, 13, dies as she's dumped at hospital by 'older man in a car' BUS STROP Nigel Farage 'trapped on Brexit bus due to people armed with milkshakes' Police were first called shortly … [Read more...] about Boy, 3, killed after Toyota hits him in North London smash
NANCY Wigginton, the first woman to read the news on BBC television, has died at the age of 93. The broadcaster, who was better known as Nan Winton, died in hospital on May 11 after a fall in her home in Bridport, Dorset. She passed away in Dorchester County Hospital where she was taken after the accident. An inquest into her death was opened and adjourned at Bournemouth coroner's court on Thursday. Coroner's officer Ken McEwan said Ms Wigginton had been falling frequently before her death and had become frail. She had fractured her femur on the day she was taken to hospital and had surgery the day after. But she was later taken into critical care when her heart, kidneys and respiratory system began to fail. Her cause of death on the ward was congestive heart failure, hypertension and frailty of old age. A full inquest into her death will take place in January 2020. Ms Wigginton, who was divorced, was a continuity announcer on the BBC from 1958 to 1961. She also worked on programmes … [Read more...] about Nan Winton dead – BBC’s first female TV presenter dies aged 93
THE UK voted to leave the European Union in the referendum in 2016, though Brexit has been delayed until at least October 31. But will Scotland be leaving the EU when Brexit finally happens? Here's what we know. Will Scotland stay in the EU? The Scottish National Party (SNP) want a second referendum on Scottish independence after Scottish people voted to stay part of the UK in 2014. The party believes a second referendum on independence will allow them to stay part of the EU. Nicola Sturgeon claims there is a "real chance" for Scotland to stay after Brexit. The SNP leader claimed Westminster had "ignored the overwhelming vote in Scotland" to remain in the EU. She claims a vote for the party in the upcoming European elections will allow Scotland's voice to be heard. Sturgeon said: "We can stand up for Scotland's right to be heard, and we can proclaim our determination to remain a European nation. "On 23 May people can send Theresa May - or whoever comes after her - a strong and resolute … [Read more...] about Could Scotland stay in the European Union after Brexit?