30/11/2011

Other News In Brief

Man Dies In Merseyside Stabbing

A man has died after being stabbed in the neck in a Merseyside Street. The man believed to be in his 30s was found at around 9pm last night with a neck wound. He was taken to hospital but died soon after. The victim is yet to be identified and police are calling for witnesses or anyone who near Kingsway in Huyton at about 21:00 GMT on Tuesday.

TFL To Highlight Olympic ‘Hotspots’

Olympics organisers are to publish a list of hotspots that businesses, Londoners and visitors are being advised to avoid during the Games. Heatmaps showing expected congestion levels at London 2012 will be available on Transport for London's (TFL )website. A web tool giving journey times from key origin and destination points across the capital will also be launched.

Pensioner Killed By Car Thief

A pensioner has been killed after attempting to stop thieves from stealing his car. The 79-year-old was run over by his own car after trying to prevent the robbery in Graham Place, Ashgill, near Larkhall. The incident happened at about 20:10 on Tuesday after the man saw someone trying to take his black Land Rover Discovery from his driveway. Strathclyde Police have launched a murder inquiry.

Three Arrests Made In Nottinghamshire Crash Probe

Three more arrests have been made in connection to the crash which has left a Nottinghamshire police officer in critical condition. Two men aged 25 and 29 have been arrested along with a 36-year old woman. A 32-year old man was arrested yesterday bringing the total number of arrests to four. PC Diederik Coetzee, 54, who was off duty, was hurt in a crash with a car at 18:00 GMT on Friday while cycling in Blidworth Lane, near Blidworth.

(LB)

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