BREAKING NEWS: Two explosions rock finish line of Boston Marathon as dozens of people reported seriously injured By Beth Stebner PUBLISHED: 19:09 GMT, 15 April 2013 | UPDATED: 19:15 GMT, 15 April 2013 Two large explosions has been reported near the finish line of the famous Boston Marathon, leaving behind a scene of carnage. Eyewitnesses at the scene said there was a loud explosion and emergency vehicles crowded the scene. Up to 60 people have been reported injured, dozens of them seriously.
Two lorry drivers arrested after motorist killed in horror crash on M25 causing rush hour chaos Lorry drivers arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous drivingAt least eight vehicles involved in the pile up on the motorway near LakesideM25 closed until further notice clockwise between J29 and J30Motorists were trapped for up to five hours as casualties airlifted to hospital Nine mile tailbacks from accident back to J27 By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 16:38 GMT, 2 April 2013 | UPDATED: 20:20 GMT, 2 April 2013 A motorist has died after an horrific car crash on the M25 which is causing rush hour chaos this afternoon. Eight vehicles are reported to have been involved in the pile up on the motorway near Lakeside in Essex at around 12.30pm. Two lorry drivers have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving
UK may arm Syrian rebels within months: We should not rule out any option, says HagueWilliam Hague reveals plan to send non-lethal equipment to bolster opposition forcesForeign Secretary tells MPs forces will also be trained in detecting chemical weaponsIran providing 'considerable military support' to AssadLabour says the UK should be uniting the opposition, not arming it By Jason Groves PUBLISHED: 13:24 GMT, 6 March 2013 | UPDATED: 23:37 GMT, 6 March 2013 Britain could start arming rebel fighters in Syria within months, William Hague hinted yesterday, as he warned the conflict was becoming a ‘catastrophic’ humanitarian crisis. The Foreign Secretary told MPs that Britain would send millions of pounds worth of armoured vehicles and body armour to Syrian rebels fighting to depose dictator Bashar al-Assad.
Vandal professor with impeccable manners facing a 28,000 bill after scratching graffiti on his neighbours' carsStephen Graham, 47, went on half-naked rampage after downing ginScratched words such as 'arbitrary', 'wrong' and 'silly' onto 4x4sHas vague memory of walking down the street in a dream-like state By Chris Brooke PUBLISHED: 17:22 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:05 GMT, 2 March 2013 Remorse: Stephen Graham scratched graffiti on 27 vehicles A professor with a hatred of 4×4 cars scratched graffiti on vehicles in his upmarket neighbourhood, a court heard yesterday. Stephen Graham, 48, used a screwdriver to write words such as ‘arbitrary’, ‘wrong’ and ‘very silly’ on the paintwork while dressed in only underpants and a jacket. His night-time vandalism, while still wearing a sleeping mask on his forehead, left 27 cars damaged and has landed the professor with a 28,000 compensation bill.
Hybrids and low emission cars to lose exemption from London congestion charge – because they are causing too much pollutionSoaring sales of Congestion Charge exempt eco-cars making air quality worse Diesels emit 22 times more soot particles than petrol cars By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 21:19 GMT, 28 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:02 GMT, 29 January 2013 So-called eco-friendly cars are facing a crackdown in London after a scheme to encourage motorists to switch to ‘greener’ alternatives has started to make air more toxic. Transport for London is to remove the Congestion Charge exemption for diesels and some Hybrids because soaring sales has increased pollution and traffic
Father, 42, on the school run dies as his AND his wife's cars both plunge off same icy road into pond within minutes of each otherDavid and Ruth Cox were driving children to separate schoolsMrs Cox and son Ioan, nine, and Tess, 11, swam to safetyMr Cox said to have been unconscious in front of his blue Toyota AygoNeighbours and Mrs Cox frantically fought to save him from icy waters He was driving along a path near the Monsal Trail, north of the A6 in Derbyshire, when their car veered off the path and into the River Wye By Andy Dolan PUBLISHED: 18:21 GMT, 24 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:10 GMT, 25 January 2013 A man died yesterday as his wife battled to save him when both their cars skidded off a bridlepath into an icy river. David and Ruth Cox were driving their children to separate schools when their vehicles flipped over and plunged into the water moments apart.
Almost 6,000 drivers have licences torn up because they cannot SEE the road properlyNumber of motorists banned from driving for poor eyesight jumps 10 per cent in a yearLabour MP Meg Munn calls for 'robust measures' to ensure road safety In 2010 poor eyesight caused 2,874 road accident causalities By Matt Chorley, Mailonline Political Editor PUBLISHED: 10:53 GMT, 29 December 2012 | UPDATED: 10:53 GMT, 29 December 2012 Almost 6,000 drivers have been banned from the road because they cannot see properly, new figures show. The number of licences revoked or blocked soared by 10 per cent higher in 2011, amid growing fears about the eyesight of thousands of people who climb behind the wheel. Officials tore up 5,285 licences for cars and motorbikes and 685 lorry and bus drivers last year because holders could not pass a standard eye test
Man and his dog killed after being hit by a car while they walked along the pavement | UPDATED: 17:29 GMT, 14 December 2012 A man has been arrested in connection with a suspected hit and run after a man and his dog died when they were hit by a car. The 21-year-old man, from Lichfield, was arrested in the city on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and taken into custody by Staffordshire Police at Burton for interview. The collision happened on the A5127 Burton Road in Streethay at around 7.40am.
Police name man killed in nine-vehicle M6 crash as two people involved remain in serious condition in hospitalAlan Bullock, 54, from Blackpool area died in motorway pile upTwo people remain in a serious but stable conditionPolice are still investigating the cause of the crash | UPDATED: 02:44 GMT, 12 December 2012 A man killed in a nine-vehicle pile up on the M6 has been named by police. Alan Bullock, 54, from the Blackpool area, died at the scene from his injuries following the devastating crash on Monday