Entertainment: Bradley Welsh, 'Trainspotting' actor, shot dead in Scotland - PressFrom - Canada
  •   
  •   
  •   

EntertainmentBradley Welsh, 'Trainspotting' actor, shot dead in Scotland

17:15  18 april  2019
17:15  18 april  2019 Source:   cnn.com

N.L. woman's harassment fight taken to Scottish parliament

N.L. woman's harassment fight taken to Scottish parliament ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A Scottish parliamentarian is continuing her fight for a Newfoundland woman who has accused her co-workers of bullying and harassment. Rhoda Grant is calling for an independent investigation into what happened to DeeAnn Fitzpatrick. Fitzpatrick, who is originally from Bell Island, N.L., but has been living in Scotland for decades, spoke out a few years ago after a photo of her bound and gagged and taped to a chair at her workplace came to light. Grant, who has represented Fitzpatrick for a decade, raised the matter in the Scottish parliament on Thursday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Jill Lawless ST. JOHN'S, N.L.

" Trainspotting 2" star Bradley Welsh has been shot dead in Scotland , the UK's Press Association agency has reported. The actor -- who appeared as gangland figure Doyle in the sequel to the hit movie about a group of heroin addicts in Edinburgh -- was killed in Scotland 's capital on Wednesday night

(CNN) — " Trainspotting 2" star Bradley Welsh has been shot dead in Scotland , the UK's Press Association agency has reported. The actor -- who

Bradley Welsh, 'Trainspotting' actor, shot dead in Scotland © REX/Shutterstock Bradley Welsh in his gym in Edinburgh.

"Trainspotting 2" star Bradley Welsh has been shot dead in Scotland, the UK's Press Association agency has reported.

The actor -- who appeared as gangland figure Doyle in the sequel to the hit movie about a group of heroin addicts in Edinburgh -- was killed in Scotland's capital on Wednesday night, the agency said.

Police said they were called to an incident in the city at around 8:00 p.m. (3:00 p.m. ET), and a man was found seriously injured before dying at the scene.

"His death is being treated as suspicious and inquiries are continuing," police said in a statement provided to CNN.

Saskatchewan priest facing extradition to Scotland on sex abuse charges

Saskatchewan priest facing extradition to Scotland on sex abuse charges REGINA — A retired Catholic priest living in Saskatchewan is facing extradition to Scotland on decades-old abuse charges. The Archdiocese of Regina says Rev. Robert MacKenzie is accused of physical and sexual abuse from when he worked at two schools in Scotland from the 1950s to the 1980s. The archdiocese says Scottish authorities have obtained a surrender order from Canada's Ministry of Justice authorizing the extradition. Al McIntyre, MacKenzie's lawyer, said Tuesday that his client is devastated and will be looking for a judicial review of the decision.

" Trainspotting 2" star Bradley Welsh has been shot dead in Scotland , the UK's Press Association agency has reported. The actor -- who appeared as gangland

“T2 Trainspotting ” actor Bradley Welsh [left] was shot dead Wednesday on a street in Edinburgh, Scotland , officials said. (Cloud Eight Films)“T2

Welsh starred alongside Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner and Jonny Lee Miller in the popular follow-up movie, and has also appeared on TV series "Danny Dyer's Deadliest Men."

The avid boxer also owned a gym in Edinburgh.

Irvine Welsh, the writer of the Trainspotting novel on which the first movie was based, tweeted his condolences to his "amazing and beautiful friend."

"Thanks for making me a better person and helping me to see the world in a kinder and wiser way," tweeted Welsh, who was not related to the actor.

Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive to step down

Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive to step down LONDON — Royal Bank of Scotland says chief executive Ross McEwan is stepping down after 5 1/2 years overseeing the restructuring of a bank that was bailed out by the government during the global financial crisis. RBS said Thursday that McEwan will remain CEO while it conducts an internal and external search for his successor. The government plowed 45.5 billion pounds ($58.7 billion) into RBS in 2008 and 2009 to save it from collapse after a global acquisition spree that briefly made it the world's largest bank. The U.K. still owns 62% of RBS. McEwan has supervised a drive to streamline the bank as it focuses on the U.K. and Irish markets.

Bradley Welsh -- a co-star in ' Trainspotting 2' -- is dead after he was shot in the head on the streets of Scotland 's capital city this according to multiple reports. The actor was reportedly gunned down Wednesday night on the streets of an affluent neighborhood in Edinburgh and he died at the scene.

Bradley Welsh , former boxer who appeared in ' Trainspotting 2,' shot dead in Scotland . Newspaper The Scotsman confirmed the shooting death of the 42-year-old Welsh . The incident took place Wednesday at about 8 p.m. local time, when emergency services said a man was found

Related slideshow: Stars we've lost in 2019 (via Photo Services)

Read more

Isaac Kappy, 'Thor' and 'Terminator Salvation' Actor, Dead After He 'Forced Himself' Off a Bridge.
The 42-year-old actor posted a cryptic Instagram message just not long before his death.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 6
This is interesting!