Man wanted over murder of two soldiers in N Ireland extradited to UK
John Downey’s trial for the IRA’s Hyde Park bombing collapsed in controversy five years ago.Downey handed himself in on Friday, after he lost an appeal to challenge the extradition in July this year. Irish police released a statement on Friday evening, which said: “An Garda Siochana arrested a male in his sixties earlier today 11 October 2019. “This male has been extradited to Northern Ireland in accordance with an EAW (European Arrest Warrant) issued by the PSNI.
Childhood best friends who were stabbed to death at a house party were ‘targeted’ in a ‘gang-related’ fight, neighbours claim. In a statement this afternoon, DCS Hunter said officers were called at 11.59pm to reports of a stabbing . Flowers paying tribute to the victims have been left at the scene of
Tributes were today paid to a sixth form pupil who died after he was stabbed at a house party . He is believed to have been stabbed once in the chest and staggered a short distance down the road Another friend added: “The Plummers are actually my second family, seeing my best friend and her
© Other The 17-year-olds were described as best friends. Pic: Facebook
Tributes are being paid to two 17-year-old boys stabbed to death at a house party in Milton Keynes.
The victims have been named as Dom Ansah and Ben Gillham-Rice.
Two cousins of the boys laid flowers outside the house where they were killed and said: "Many, many people's hearts are broken."
One of the cousins, who did not want to be named, said: "He's come here with his long-time best friend since childhood, comes to a party and both of their lives just got ripped away from them. © Other Ben Gilham-Rice pictured with his mother. Pic: Facebook
"He was just so respectful to, like, his family and friends."
Wrightbus deal prevents immediate loss of 1,200 jobs
A deal concluded between Wrightbus and hydrogen entrepreneur Jo Bamford has saved the Northern Irish company from liquidation, preventing the immediate loss of 1,200 jobs. The deal was agreed ‘in principle’ on Friday morning, as Mr Bamford’s company reached an agreement with Jeff Wright, son of the founder of Wrightbus and manager of the investment property firm Whirlwind Property Two Limited which previously owned the bus factory in Ballymena, Co Antrim.
The deaths of two 17-year-old boys stabbed at a house party have been labelled "senseless" by those paying tribute to the victims. "He's come here with his long-time best friend since childhood, comes to a party and both of their lives just got ripped away from them," said one, who did not give her name.
TWO best pals were "lured" to a Milton Keynes house party and knifed to death in a "set up". It has been claimed the 17 year olds were murdered in Heartbreaking tributes flooded in for the two boys, who are both local to the area and were best pals, family members said. Dom's mum Tracey shared a
Another tribute on Facebook read: "Heart broken!! too loose theses boys I've grown up with my family, my little cousin! Words don't describe. Gone far far to soon (sic)!" © Other Dom Ansah was killed at the house party in Milton Keynes. Pic: Facebook
One of the boys died at the scene and the other was taken to hospital but died in the early hours of Sunday.
A double murder investigation is under way but no arrests have been made.
On Sunday, two forensic officers were seen inspecting an object on the driveway of a house in Archford Croft and there appeared to be blood smeared on the front door.
A neighbour said she heard a "commotion" and screaming shortly before midnight on the night of the stabbings. © Getty Forensic officers at the scene in Archford Croft
"The police were here pretty quick," she said.
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Elyon Poku, a DJ known as Nana Banger, was stabbed to death at a party in Stamford Hill: Metropolitan Police. Manchester United footballer Timothy Fosu-Mensah, who was friends with Mr Poku, paid tribute to him online after learning of his death .
Tributes have been paid to DJ Nana Banger who was named as the victim of a fatal stabbing at a house party Manchester United footballer Timothy Fosu-Mensah has led tributes to a DJ who was stabbed to death at The teenager, 19, died after being rushed to hospital by friends after being hit.
Another neighbour told BBC News she believed the gathering was a party for a teenage girl living in the house.
Others said they had seen a birthday banner hanging on the door.
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Jan. 1: Austria legalizes same-sex marriage
Deeming all existing laws discriminatory, the Constitutional Court of Austria legalized marriage between same-sex couples. In doing so, Austria joined several other European nations such as Germany, France and Spain. Prior to this, same-sex couples in the country were only allowed to enter legal partnerships but not get married.
(Pictured) Revelers participate in the EuroPride event in Vienna, Austria, on June 15.
Jan. 1: Qatar withdraws from OPEC
In December 2018, Qatar’s Minister of Energy Saad Sherida al-Kaabi announced that the nation would withdraw from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), claiming that the move represents a “technical and strategic” change. The country made the decision after analyzing ways to make its international standing better. The withdrawal came into effect on the first day of 2019, bringing an end to over 50 years of membership.
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A HERO bouncer was knifed to death in London's Mayfair trying to stop a mob breaking into a VIP sex party He was attacked by the gang and stabbed in the chest while trying to protect wealthy guests at the Fast Eddie is a great guy and runs the best parties . He organised it. It was a private party but
A young man was stabbed to death early Sunday, Aprill 15 at what Fontana Police described as a house party , with the crowd fleeing the Police were called 2:30 a.m., and the runaway group left an unidentified victim, described as possibly in his mid-teens, lying in the street with stab wounds to his
Jan. 3: China accomplishes first landing on the far side of moon
China became the first nation in the world to safely and successfully land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon. The side of the moon never faces Earth, so any mission would require a relay satellite. China’s Queqiao relay satellite helped the Chang’e-4 probe land at the Von Kármán crater. The mission aims to study the age and composition of the region and getting more information about the early solar system and Earth.
(Pictured) The Yutu-2 rover is photographed by Chang'e-4 on the moon.
Jan. 25: Brazil dam disaster kills over 230
A dam at the Córrego do Feijão iron ore mine ruptured near the municipality of Brumadinho, letting loose a massive mudflow which destroyed the mine offices during lunchtime, along with several houses, roads and farms. Around three months later, the Civil Police of Minas Gerais posted a final death tally of 237, with 33 missing.
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Peter Donnelly was stabbed to death in June this year.Father-of-one Peter Donnelly, who was from Kilkenny, had been living in hostels and sleeping rough in Dublin before his death.
Watch CBSN Live. Best Friends Stabbed To Death . Their bodies were found shortly after 6 a.m. lying side by side, both stabbed multiple times and left to die off a bicycle They rode their bicycles to his house to play with his 7-year-old daughter. At one point, Goetz told the Tribune, he scolded the
Four young men and a woman were stabbed to death at a northwest Calgary house party early Tuesday morning, Matthew de Grood stands charged with five |. The crime location was just north of the University of Calgary campus and it’s believed the party was in celebration of the end of classes.
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Jan. 28: US charges Huawei with fraud
Adding to the trade tension between the two countries, the U.S. filed 23 charges against Chinese telecom company Huawei and its Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou. The charges included theft of technology, obstruction of justice and bank fraud. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross (pictured) said, “For years, Chinese firms have broken our export laws and undermined sanctions, often using US financial systems to facilitate their illegal activities. This will end.” Huawei rejected the charges in a statement, saying it didn't commit "any of the asserted violations" and that it "is not aware of any wrongdoing by Ms. Meng."
Feb. 3: First papal visit to Arabian Peninsula
Pope Francis became the first in history to visit the Arabian Peninsula after arriving in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The purpose of the visit was to participate in a conference on Christian-Muslim relations and hold a huge mass at the Abu Dhabi sports arena for the Catholic community there.
Feb. 12: Macedonia is renamed
Bringing an end to a decades-long dispute with Greece and taking a step forward for integration into NATO and the European Union, the Republic of Macedonia officially changed its name to Republic of North Macedonia. According to state spokesman Mile Boshnjakovski, the national language would still be called "Macedonian."
Tributes paid to teenage 'best friends' stabbed to death by masked attackers at house party
Tributes have been paid to two teenage boys who were stabbed to death by masked attackers at a house party. Dom Ansah and Ben Gillham-Rice, both 17, were fatally injured at the private event in Archford Croft, Emerson Valley, Milton Keynes, on Saturday.One of the boys died at the scene in his friend's arms, a witness told the Daily Telegraph, while the other died in hospital.On Wednesday Thames Valley Police officially identified the pair, and revealed that Dom died from a stab wound to the back, while Ben was knifed in the chest.
A TEEN was stabbed to death after a fight broke out at a house party . The 19-year-old lad died at the scene despite efforts by paramedics to revive him Police were called to reports of trouble at the party in Walsall. On Sunday the property was cordoned off as cops carried out house to house enquiries.
Tributes have been paid to two men murdered in a 'ferocious' ambush by a hooded gang as police Mr Manful's sister Claudia said in an online tribute : 'I'll never wish death on anyone, but I hope the people One note said: 'To Aaron and Josiah, I can't believe what has happened to my good friends !
Feb. 14: Suicide attack kills Indian security forces, sparks conflict with Pakistan
Forty Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed as an explosives-laden vehicle rammed into their bus in the district of Pulwama, India. India blamed Pakistan for the attack, and in the fallout, the Indian Air Force reportedly bombed a terrorist training camp in Pakistan on Feb. 26. The two countries came close to war before tensions de-escalated.
Feb. 19: Karl Lagerfeld dies
The iconic fashion designer, who was the creative director for Chanel, died at the age of 85 in Paris, France. Lagerfeld, who is credited for reinventing the Chanel and Fendi brands, had been keeping unwell for several weeks.
March 5: Stem cell transplant makes patient’s HIV 'undetectable'
In only the second case of its kind, a stem cell transplant made a London patient’s HIV “undetectable.” Doctors reported that he was in remission for 18 months and had stopped taking HIV drugs. Although experts suggest that it’s too early to say that he was completely cured of HIV, but this marks a step closer to finding a cure.
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March 10: Ethiopian Airlines plane crash kills 157
The Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed near the town of Bishoftu, Ethiopia, after taking off from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. All 157 people onboard lost their lives and the crash resembled that of a Lion Air plane in October 2018. Both aircraft were Boeing 737 MAX 8 models, sparking a global debate about its safety and resulting in the grounding of the model by carriers and regulators around the globe.
Second man charged with murdering teens at house party
A second man has been charged with murdering two teenagers and trying to kill two others at a house party in Milton Keynes. Earl Bevans, 22, faces two counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder after Dom Ansah and Ben Gillham-Rice, both 17, died last Saturday.On Thursday another man, Charlie Chandler, was charged with the same offences.The two boys were found with knife injuries after police were called to the Emerson Valley area of the town just before midnight on Saturday.Police said that Dom Ansah died from a stab wound to the back, while Ben Gillham-Rice was stabbed in the chest.
Police have launched a murder inquiry after a teenager was stabbed to death at a house party in Liverpool on Saturday. The killings came after three teenagers were shot dead in seperate incidents in south London in February, sparking intense political debate about violent crime and gang culture.
"Jean's sudden death is a tragic loss to us all, and especially to her three wonderful children, Emily Ms Gilbert, who worked as a food scientist, died after she was stabbed in her home at Laverna Dale He was arrested at the house after gardaí responded to a 999 call from Mr Bourke on the morning of
(Pictured) An investigator with the U.S. National Transportation and Safety Board explores the crash site.
March 14: Cyclone Idai makes landfall in Mozambique
Over 1,000 people lost their lives after the Category 3 cyclone made landfall in Mozambique, wreaking havoc in the country along with neighboring Zimbabwe and Malawi. It resulted in heavy rains and flooding of rivers, which inundated entire villages. According to estimates by the World Bank, the affected countries faced financial damages of over $2 billion.
March 15: Terror attack kills 50 in New Zealand
At least 50 people were killed and 50 more wounded after a gunman opened fire at the Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Islamic Centre in Christchurch. The assailant, later identified as Australian citizen Brenton Harrison Tarrant, was arrested and charged with murder. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described the attacks as "one of New Zealand's darkest days," and the country passed a sweeping ban on semi-automatics and assault rifles six days later.
(Pictured) Ardern hugs a mourner in Wellington on March 17.
April 10: First-ever image of black hole is unveiled
Captured by the Event Horizon Telescope, the first ever image of a black hole was released on this day. Located in the Messier 87 galaxy, the black hole is 500 million trillion km away from Earth and nearly three million times the size of our planet.
April 11: Julian Assange is arrested
After seven years of taking refuge in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, England, the WikiLeaks co-founder was arrested after he was found guilty of failing to surrender to the court. He also faces federal conspiracy charges in the U.S. for leaks of government secrets. Presently, extradition hearings are going on against Assange in the British courts.
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A heartbroken friend was stabbed to death at a memorial party which was held in honour of another man who was killed 24 hours earlier. Neighbours said he was knifed three times after somebody at the party stole his phone. Mr Fuller was stabbed after giving chase.
April 15: Fire breaks out at Notre-Dame Cathedral
A fire broke out at the 850-year-old cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, France, causing heavy damage to the iconic structure. A large part of the roof and its spire was destroyed in the blaze. Officials suggested that the fire may have been ignited by ongoing renovation work at the gothic landmark.
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April 21: Serial bomb blasts rattle Sri Lankan capital
On Easter Sunday, a series of bomb blasts at churches, hotels and a housing complex in and around Colombo killed more than 250 people and wounded hundreds others. An island-wide curfew was imposed until the next day. On April 23, the Islamic State militant outfit claimed responsibility for the attacks.
April 21: Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky is elected Ukraine president
In a runoff election, Ukrainian comedian and Servant of the People party’s Volodymyr Zelensky scored a landslide victory to become the sixth president of the nation. He defeated incumbent Petro Poroshenko, taking more than 73 percent of the votes.
April 26: Kim Jong Un meets with Vladimir Putin
North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un visited Russia for a summit with President Vladimir Putin and other leaders of the nation. Putin said that Kim “talked freely on all issues that were on the agenda,” adding that the North Korean leader needs international security guarantees in exchange for ending the country’s nuclear program. The meeting came after talks between the U.S. and North Korea broke down in February.
April 30: Uprising against Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro
Nicolás Maduro’s re-election to a second term in May 2018 was met with flak amid claims of vote-rigging and opposition boycott. In January 2019, Popular Will party leader Juan Guaidó (pictured) declared himself interim president, gaining support from the citizens as well as winning recognition from over 50 nations. On April 30, he led an uprising called “Operation Freedom” to oust Maduro's regime. At least four people were reportedly killed in the ensuing clashes.
April 30: First abdication by a Japanese monarch in two centuries
The first Japanese monarch to abdicate in 200 years, Emperor Akihito stepped down from the Chrysanthemum Throne, marking the end of the Heisei era. A day later, his son Naruhito ascended the throne, ushering in the Reiwa era.
May 1: Thai king marries a commoner
In a surprise ceremony, Thailand King Maha Vajiralongkorn married the deputy head of his personal security unit. A royal statement said: the king "has decided to promote General Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayudhya, his royal consort, to become Queen Suthida and she will hold royal title and status as part of the royal family."
May 6: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is born
Seventh in line of succession to the British throne, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor was born to Prince Harry and Meghan, Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
May 6: 'Avengers: Endgame' becomes fastest to reach $2B mark
Within just the second weekend of its release, “Avengers: Endgame” became the fastest to cross $2 billion in global collections. It toppled the collection of “Titanic” (1997), which stands at $2.18 billion, in 11 days. The collection of “Endgame” in the last week of June was $2.75 billion and the only film that surpasses it is “Avatar” (2009), with a worldwide collection of $2.78 billion.
(L-R) Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, actors Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans. Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo at a Hand and Footprint Ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on April 23.
*Collection figures from BoxOfficeMojo and correct as of June 27.
May 17: Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage
Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. A constitutional court had already ruled the same in 2017 and the parliament was given a two-year deadline to pass the changes.
May 20: Niki Lauda passes away
The three-time Formula One world champion from Austria died at the age of 70, after undergoing a lung transplant eight months back. "With deep sadness, we announce that our beloved Niki has peacefully passed away with his family on Monday,” his family said in a statement released by an Austrian press agency. Lauda won the F1 title in 1975, 1977 and 1984.
May 23: Narendra Modi’s landslide win in Indian general elections
In an election that saw as many as 900 million citizens casting their votes, incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) attained a landslide victory, winning 303 out of 543 seats. The substantial win confirmed a second term for Modi as the country’s prime minister.
(Pictured) Modi takes oath at the swearing-in ceremony in New Delhi, on May 30.
June 7: Theresa May formally resigns
After nearly three years of serving as the U.K. prime minister, May formally quit as the leader of the ruling Conservative Party over failed Brexit negotiations. She remains the prime minister until the party elects a new leader in July 2019.
(Pictured) May breaks down as she makes the first official announcement of her resignation on May 24.
June 9: Over a million protest Hong Kong extradition bill
Nearly 1.03 million people attended a march protesting a proposed legislation that allows extradition of individuals, including foreign nationals, to mainland China to stand trial. After the protests turned violent, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced that the bill would be indefinitely suspended. However, protests have continued so as to ensure the complete withdrawal of the bill.
June 18: Marta becomes top goalscorer in soccer World Cup history
With her goal against Italy during a FIFA Women's World Cup match in Valenciennes, France, Brazilian striker Marta (#10) overtook German star Miroslav Klose as the leading goalscorer in women's or men's World Cup tournaments. This was her 17th goal at the World Cup.
June 19: Four charged in MH17 crash case
In July 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) was shot down while flying over Ukraine, killing 283 passengers and 15 crew members. Nearly five years later, a Dutch-led joint investigation team (JIT) charged three Russians and a Ukrainian with bringing a missile into the area and with murder. Global arrest warrants have been issued for the four suspects, and the court hearing will begin in the Netherlands on March 9, 2020.
Detective Chief Superintendent Ian Hunter said about 15 to 20 people were at the party and that "the people directly involved in this incident are all likely to have known each other".
Another neighbour living in an adjacent street said she had known the boys.
"This gang of kids have been hanging around Archford Croft - it's all gang-related," she said.
"We do know that there was a house party at the time, not here but another part of Emerson. I think it's just because there was a house party and then the trouble started from there."
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Scary footage shows firefighters fighting car and house blaze in Darndale .
Scary footage shows firefighters fighting car and house blaze in DarndaleThe incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning after a car that had crashed into the house was set ablaze in Darndale.