Girl, 10, among 3 victims of 'acid attack' after 'stranger' knocked on door in North London

A TEN-year-oldgirl was among three people doused with acid after a "stranger" reportedly knocked on their front door. Emergency crews were scrambled to the flats in Colindale, North London, at around 7.20pm yesterday. They found the child, a woman, 36, and a 46-year-old man injured after a corrosive substance was thrown at them. The victims were taken to hospital with

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Tourists taking selfies among 11 killed by lightning strike in India

Eleven tourists were killed in a lightning strike while taking selfies at a popular tourist destination in the Indian state of Rajasthan, underscoring the deadly effects of the area’s monsoon season. The local tourists, some of whom were taking selfies, were visiting the Amer Fort, built in the late late 1500s, in the capital city of Jaipur when lightning struck

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Dredging and levees among Warragamba options ignored by NSW government

The NSW government has ignored a series of alternatives to raising the Warragamba Dam wall that could reduce downstream flood risks at much lower than the $1 billion-plus cost of the project. The options, from building levees to dredging the Hawkesbury-Nepean River or releasing water ahead of big rain events, were detailed in submissions developed in 2014 and 2015 and

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Big Liberal donor among health firms selected to run vaccine rollout

A company selected by the Morrison government for a multimillion-dollar contract to deliver coronavirus vaccine injections to Australia’s most vulnerable has also been one of the biggest health sector donors to the Liberal Party in the past decade. Sonic Healthcare gave $533,500 to the Liberal Party between 2011 and 2017, with $450,000 of the cash going directly to the federal

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UK football agent among three arrested as part of major police investigation into alleged FA hearing fraud

THREE men including a UK football agent have been arrested as part of an investigation into alleged FA hearing fraud. The trio were collared by the North West Regional Organised Crime unit as part of their ‘Operation Peony’ probe. In a statement confirming the arrests, police said they were ‘in relation to an ongoing investigation into allegations of perverting the

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Steelers among a dozen NFL teams interested in JJ Watt after Texans grant release: report

Fox News Flash top headlines for February 13 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. NFL teams are lining up for veteran defensive end J.J. Watt shortly after he announced that the Houston Texans granted his request to be released. League sources told ESPN on Friday that around 12 teams have expressed interest in

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Frank Lampard 'was among a group of Chelsea players who rang up media to get Villas-Boas SACKED', claims Gary Neville

GARY NEVILLE has explosively suggested Frank Lampard was part of a group of Chelsea players who called the media in a bid to get Andre Villas-Boas sacked in 2012. Ex-Blues star Lampard, 42, was sacked by the Stamford Bridge club just 18 months into his three-year contract. Many were surprised the ex-Derby boss wasn't given more time to succeed after

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Four children among five dead after 'hammer and knife attack' at home in Paris

FIVE people including four children were found dead in a home in Paris today after reports of a hammer and knife attack. Local news reported at least three people are in a critical condition, including the perpetrator. BFM TV reported a man had attacked the victims "with a knife and hammer". A police officer told the publication emergency services rushed

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Coronavirus no longer among 10 biggest killers in England – as bug accounted for just 1.4% deaths in August

THE CORONAVIRUS is no longer among the 10 biggest killers in England, data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed. As cases continue to rise across the country, new data revealed that the bug accounted for 1.4 per cent of deaths in August. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates Conditions such as

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