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Man fined £1,400 after coronavirus lockdown party at his flat

A man who threatened to kill a neighbour for trying to break up his flat party during lockdown has been fined more than £1,000. Janis Zalitis, 29, saw red after a getting a note saying the police would be called unless his guests were sent home in order to comply with government social distancing rules. […]

Emergency worker’s car covered in black paint while he was working

An emergency worker of the coronavirus crisis returned from work to find his car doused in black paint. Alex Lee, who works alongside the emergency services in a support role as a mechanic, said he was left ‘angry, upset and disappointed’. He was parked completely legally in a road without restrictions but it still didn’t […]

Gran, 39, denies coughing at security guard after being caught shoplifting

A shoplifting grandmother has pleaded not guilty to coughing at a security guard and claiming she had coronavirus. Leanne Stapleton, 39, appeared via videolink at Teesside Magistrates’ Court today to deny a charge of assault. But she did admit stealing from a B&M store in Middlesbrough last Friday during the Covid-19 lockdown. It was alleged […]

Train driver ‘body-slammed teenager who assaulted ticket inspector’

Train driver body slams teen who allegedly assaulted ticket inspector A train driver has been filmed ‘body-slamming’ a teenager accused of assaulting a ticket inspector. Passengers travelling from Farnham to Ascot with South Western Railway said the inspector had asked the boy to leave the train because he didn’t have a ticket. The conversation between […]

Indian medics stoned by mob as they search for coronavirus patients

Health workers stoned by locals as they look for infected patients in India This is the moment angry locals pelted doctors with rocks and metal poles as they searched for people infected with Covid-19. Health workers wearing protective equipment were filmed being chased down a narrow lane in the Tattpatti Bakhal district of Indore, India. […]

10-man fight breaks out diverting emergency crews from coronavirus front line

Emergency services were diverted from the front line of the battle against coronavirus to deal with a huge fight in Lancashire. Police said much-needed emergency resources were used to deal with the brawl, which happened yesterday. Officers were called when a group of 10 men were spotted fighting in Brierfield at about 12.10am. Two men […]

Husband to stand trial over murder of NHS nurse stabbed to death in street

A man accused of stabbing his NHS nurse wife to death on the street will go on trial later this year. Mum-of-three Victoria Woodhall, 31, who was working on the coronavirus frontline, was attacked outside her home in Windsor Crescent in the Middlecliffe area of Barnsley just before 5pm on Sunday. Emergency services were called […]