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Police name second teenager killed in Kirkcaldy crash

Police name second teenager killed in Kirkcaldy crash

Image copyright Police Scotland Image caption Connor Aird died from his injuries in Edinburgh’s Western General Hospital on Friday Police have named the second teenager who died following a crash near Kirkcaldy in Fife.Connor Aird, 17, was critically injured in the one-vehicle accident, which happened on Standing Stane Road at about 08:45 on Sunday 11…

Police probe into man’s unexplained death

Police probe into man’s unexplained death

Image copyright Jasper Image Police are treating a 32-year-old man’s death in Inverness as unexplained.Gavin Grant was taken to hospital after police were called to a property in the city’s Craigard Terrace area at about 18:45 on Saturday.Mr Grant died at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness on Monday.Det Insp Eddie Ross said: “His death is currently…

Cameroon gunmen seize students from school

Cameroon gunmen seize students from school

Twenty students have been kidnapped by gunmen from a school in the restive English-speaking part of Cameroon.The abduction in Kumba comes almost a fortnight after nearly 80 students were safely returned after being taken from a school in the neighbouring region.Cameroon’s North-West and South-West provinces have been hit by a separatist rebellion since last year.Armed…

Mali stun AWCON hosts Ghana in 2-1 win

Mali stun AWCON hosts Ghana in 2-1 win

Elizabeth Addo’s second-half equaliser was not enough for GhanaMali’s shock 2-1 defeat of hosts Ghana and Cameroon’s 3-0 win over Algeria means all four teams in Group A can still qualify ahead of the final round. Both Mali goals came from Bassira Toure while Ghana were briefly level through Black Queens captain Elizabeth Addo. Cameroon’s…

Jordan Nobbs’ injury hits England World Cup hopes – Kelly Smith

Jordan Nobbs’ injury hits England World Cup hopes – Kelly Smith

Jordan Nobbs’ form has been key in lifting Arsenal to the top of the Women’s Super League tableJordan Nobbs’ serious knee injury is a “big blow” to England’s World Cup chances in France next year, according to record goalscorer Kelly Smith. The player Smith describes as the “engine” of England’s midfield ruptured her anterior cruciate…

Thwaites Brewery travellers ‘demanded £20k to leave site’

Thwaites Brewery travellers ‘demanded £20k to leave site’

Image caption Patrick Ward denies he was one of the offenders caught on CCTV stealing items at the brewery The leader of a 100-strong group of travellers who illegally occupied a brewery demanded “twenty grand or the place is ours”, a court was told.A convoy of 25 vehicles set up camp at Thwaites Brewery in…

Yemen: Where children rummage through rubbish for food

Yemen: Where children rummage through rubbish for food

After nearly four years of war in Yemen, Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led military coalition appeared to agree to pause fighting. But it wasn’t to last. International pressure has been mounting to end the conflict, which has pushed the country to the verge of starvation. The BBC’s Nawal Al-Maghafi reports from a camp for displaced…

William talks of being ‘tipped over the edge’

William talks of being ‘tipped over the edge’

Prince William has spoken of the moment he was “tipped over the edge” following “traumatic” callouts as an air ambulance pilot. The Duke of Cambridge talked at a conference in London that aimed to address mental health issues in the workplace. He said he worked on several jobs in the east of England involving hurt…

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