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Brother of tube victim still critical

The brother of man who died trying to save him is still in a critical condition hospital tonight.

The man who died, named in reports at 35-year-old Londoner Nick Mann, was killed at Old Street Station in the early hours of Sunday morning. Witnesses believe he was trying to help his younger brother, Robert who either fell onto the tracks or climbed down to retrieve something.

Emergency services at Old Street Station Credit: Leonie Chao-Fong

Cyclist pushed off bike and repeatedly stabbed on his way to the shops

A cyclist was pushed off bike and repeatedly stabbed during what appears to be an unprovoked attack in West London.

The Rise, Greenford Credit: Google Maps

The 33-year-old victim was cycling from the Rise in Greenford, towards Sudbury Hill tube on Saturday evening. After being attacked he got back o his bike and tried to cycle off, but collapsed shortly afterwards.

This appears at this stage to be an entirely unprovoked attack on a man who was merely cycling to the shops. Nothing was stolen during the assault.

We are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information about the suspects to contact us as soon as possible. It may be someone saw them hanging around the area in the minutes or hours leading up to the attack.

– Detective Constable Steven Constable, Investigating Officer
  • The first suspect is described as black, around 25 years, about 6ft and slim. He wore dark clothing and is thought to be local to the area
  • The other suspects were also black and aged about 21 or 22. They were skinny and wore dark clothing with their hoods up

Anyone with information can contact Acton CID on 020 8721 7029 or if you wish to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Lord's famous Father Time weather vane damaged by high winds

Strong winds have damaged the famous Father Time weather vane at Lord's.

Weekend gales in St John's Wood knocked the steel figure parallel to the ground.

It is hoped that Father Time, known to millions in the cricket world and beyond, will be helped to recover his equilibrium back in his age-old stance in time for start of play on April 12 - when Middlesex begin their LV= County Championship season at home to Nottinghamshire on April 12.


British couple found dead in Spain

A British couple have been found dead in Spain. The Foreign Office said the couple were discovered in the town of Alicante on the south eastern coast, a popular destination for tourists and expats.

Credit: Google Maps

We can confirm the death of two British nationals in Alicante, Spain. We stand ready to provide consular assistance.

– Foreign Office
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