A man was blasted in the leg in the third shooting in Coventry in 24 hours. The incident saw armed police descend at Coventry's University Hospital where the victim was being treated. A number of armed officers were seen at the hospital site in Walsgrave on the evening of Tuesday, February 5. West Midlands Police confirmed they were called after a man turned up at the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. The man had been shot inside a house in Elkington Street, Bell Green, before making his way to the hospital. The 29-year-old had suffered a shotgun wound to the upper leg. Photos from the scene show police taped off a house and a car in Elkington Street and the property is still being 'held' by officers this morning to "carry out a thorough examination". A spokesman for West Midlands Police stated that three people - a man, a woman and a 17-year-old boy - have been arrested and remain in police custody. You can follow live updates on this here Police in Elkington Street, … [Read more...] about Third Coventry shooting in 24 hours: What we know so far
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A Newcastle street was cordoned off as the police were involved in a stand off with men allegedly barricaded inside a house. A cordon was been set up on Harehills Avenue, Cowgate, where dozens of officers and police dogs were in attendence. A Northumbria Police spokesman said: “There are some males who we want to remove from the property to speak to, but the incident is still ongoing. “There is no risk to the wider public and the police presence is there to facilitate the safe removal of the individuals in question.” Another spokesman later added: “Two men were reported to be ‘smashing up’ a house on Scarfell Drive and were chased away before barricading themselves into an address on Harehills Avenue. “We’ve had a bit of a stand off - a seige, if you like - as they were barricaded inside the house. “At several points they have come out, onto the roof, onto the chimney and onto a window ledge, but don’t appear to have … [Read more...] about Cowgate stand-off RECAP: Updates as police cordon off Harehills Avenue
A 22-year-old woman remains in custody on suspicion of drink driving after a car crashed into parked vehicles and a tree. The incident happened yesterday evening around 7.30pm on North Road West in Stonehouse, which saw police to close the road for around two hours. Police remained on the scene as of 9.30pm and residents watched on as recovery took place. A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: "Police called after a member of public witnessed a car being driven erratically and colliding with stationary vehicles and a tree on North Road West, Plymouth around 7.30pm last night. "Officers attended the scene; a 22-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol." Read More Plymouth crime stories A woman remains in police custody and awaits questioning today, Tuesday, June 24. … [Read more...] about Plymouth woman, 22, in custody after car crashes into tree
‘Do you want a sandwich? They’re really good,’ Nicola Walker kindly offers, indicating the nearby mini banquet of pungent egg butties provided by ITV at their plush new headquarters in London. It’s a typically thoughtful offer from this most personable and thoroughly likeable of actors. She’s here to promote her return in the third series of acclaimed crime drama Unforgotten, in which she plays DCI Cassie Stuart, who investigates historic ‘cold case’ murders alongside partner DI Sunil Khan (Sanjeev Bhaskar). Regularly attracting 6 million viewers, it’s been yet another smash hit on a very long list of incredibly successful primetime roles for Nicola, including Spooks, Babylon, Last Tango In Halifax and The Split, to name but a few. It’s a far cry from the young lady who made her blink-and-you’ll-miss-it screen debut in Four Weddings And A Funeral, as one half of the hilarious ‘Frightful Folk Duo’ who tunelessly … [Read more...] about Unforgotten star Nicola Walker became an actor just to meet boys
THE show fronted by telly favourite David Walliams is coming to your screens next week. Get ready for laughs and behind-the-scenes access to when things don't quite go according to script... Here's what you need to know... When does Return of Alright on the Night start on ITV? The Return of Alright on the Night returns to ITV at 9:15pm on Monday 2nd July. It follows on from hit show It'll Be Alright On The Night. If you miss it you can catch up on iPlayer. The show goes up against EastEnders on BBC One, Versailles on BBC Two and Channel 4's 24 Hours in Police Custody. Who's in the line-up? The line-up will be revealed during the show. But true to form, it's likely to feature many well-known and well-loved actors and TV personalities and their funny moments. FLORAL PARADISE The lowdown on the RHS Hampton Court Flower show on BBC Two STIRLING JOB Get to know Iain Stirling - Love Island narrator and Scottish comedian MARRIED IN THE MORNING The lowdown on This Morning's 2018 wedding couple … [Read more...] about When does Return of Alright on the Night start on ITV, who’s in the line-up and how does the David Walliams show work?