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Simon Dobbin: DIY SOS help injured football fan

DIY SOS have come to the aid of a football fan left with life-changing injuries after a post-match attack. Cambridge United supporter Simon Dobbin, from Mildenhall, Suffolk, was left permanently brain damaged after an assault in Southend, Essex, in March 2015. TV presenter Nick Knowles, interior designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and dozens of volunteers spent nine days adapting the house to better suit Mr Dobbin’s needs. “You’ve really changed our lives… there are no words, what you’ve done is amazing,” Nicole Dobbin said. Thirteen men were convicted for the “ferocious attack”.…

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Harry Kane: Who will score the goals for Spurs with the striker out injured?

Chris Waddle says the injury to Harry Kane is “devastating” for his former club Tottenham Tottenham losing striker Harry Kane until at least early March with an ankle injury is “absolutely devastating” says former Spurs winger Chris Waddle. The 25-year-old England captain was injured in Sunday’s 1-0 Premier League defeat by Manchester United and Spurs say the player will return to training in early March. Kane, Spurs’ top scorer this season, could miss up to 11 games, including the Champions League last-16 tie with Borussia Dortmund, the second leg of…

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Tennis: Bautista Agut expects injured Murray to ‘fight’ in Melbourne clash

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut will give no quarter to Andy Murray in their first round clash at the Australian Open and expects the injured Briton to “fight” hard in what could be his last match as a professional. Tennis – ATP – Qatar Open – Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex, Doha, Qatar – January 5, 2019 Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut celebrates winning the final against Czech Republic’s Tomas Berdych REUTERS/Ibraheem Al Omari Three-times Grand Slam champion Murray said on Friday that he may retire after the…

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Two British soldiers injured in Syria

Two British special forces soldiers have been seriously injured after being hit by a missile in an Islamic State attack in Syria. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App. You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest alerts. Source link

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Bottrop: Four injured in Germany in New Year’s Eve ‘racist attack’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The area of Bottrop where the attack happened has been cordoned off by police A 50-year-old German man has been arrested on suspicion of carrying out a xenophobic attack after driving his car into a group of people, including Syrian and Afghan citizens. Four people were wounded, one of whom remains in hospital. German police said the man rammed his car into pedestrians in a crowded plaza in the north-west town of Bottrop, just after midnight on New Year’s Eve. He reportedly made racist comments…

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Hackney shooting: Woman injured at New Year club night

Image copyright MPSHACKNEY Image caption Police closed the road in Hackney after the incident at about 05:00 GMT A woman has been shot at a New Year’s Eve event at a nightclub in east London. The victim, thought to be in her 20s, was shot in the leg at the 588 club in Kingsland Road, Hackney. Police and paramedics were called at 05:00 GMT. The woman was treated at the scene and taken to hospital. Her injury is not thought to be life-threatening, police said. No one has been arrested…

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Manchester Victoria station stabbing: Three injured

Image caption A man has been arrested and officers remain at the scene Three people – including a police officer – have been stabbed by a man wielding a knife at Manchester Victoria railway station. A man and woman were taken to hospital with knife injuries after the attack at about 20:50 GMT, British Transport Police (BTP) said. Their conditions are not known. It said one of its officers suffered a stab wound to the shoulder. A man has been arrested and officers remain at the scene. BBC 5 live…

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Tower Hamlets stabbing: Three injured at health centre

Image copyright Google Image caption Three people were taken to hospital with stab injuries Three people have been stabbed at a health centre in east London. Police were called just after 11:00 GMT to St Stephen’s Health Centre in Tower Hamlets. Three people were taken to hospital with stab injuries. Their injuries are not being treated as life-threatening, police said. One man has been detained and taken to hospital for treatment. A cordon remains in place and inquiries are continuing. The incident is not being treated as terror-related, the Met…

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Japan explosion: Dozens injured in Sapporo restaurant blast

Image copyright EPA Image caption The cause of the explosion is not yet known A huge explosion and fire has hit a restaurant in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo. Japanese police say 41 people were injured in the explosion, with one of them in a serious condition. The cause of the explosion in the Toyohira district is not yet known. Some reports suggested a gas blast. Images on social media initially showed flames rising from the area with debris all around, and later firefighters tackling collapsed buildings. Police sealed…

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Four ‘seriously injured’ in Nottinghamshire fire

Image copyright Google Image caption Police and fire crews were called to reports of a fire in Woodhill Road, Collingham, Nottinghamshire shortly after 07:00 GMT Four people have suffered serious injuries in a house fire in Nottinghamshire. Police and fire crews were called to reports of a fire in Woodhill Road, Collingham, shortly after 07:00 GMT. Nottinghamshire Police said four people with serious injuries were “taken from” a property by firefighters. The fire has been extinguished and a section of the street has been blocked off while an investigation takes…

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