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Former Archbishop Lord Carey resigns after review into child abuse

Ex-Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey. Credit: PA.

The former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey has resigned after a review into child abuse.

Lord Carey has now left his last remaining formal role in the church.

He was criticised in an independent review of the church's handling of abuse carried out by Bishop Peter Ball.

In 2015, Peter Ball, the former Bishop of Lewes and Gloucester from Somerset, was jailed for 32 months for sexually abusing boys and young men.

Disgraced Peter Ball who was once the Bishop of Gloucester. Credit: PA

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Woman dies after car crashes into 22 vehicles on garage forecourt

The crash took place on the A390 last night. Credit: ITV News

A woman has died following a crash on the A390 at Hewas Water, St Austell, last night.

Emergency services were called just after 9.45pm on Sunday 25 June a collision involving a black Vauxhall Vectra Saloon car.

As a result the passenger in the car, a woman in her forties, was pronounced dead at the scene. The male driver was taken to Treliske Hospital where he remains with serious injuries.

The car was travelling from St Austell towards Truro and left the road before colliding with 22 parked cars parked on the garage forecourt of Andrew Toms Cars.

The road was closed for eight hours while officers carried out an examination of the scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses and want to speak to anyone who witnessed the manner of driving of a black coloured Vauxhall Vectra in the Hewas Water area that evening or anyone who stopped at the scene.

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