Simon Wood was due to appear in court again this Friday but was found dead on August 18th after being struck by a train
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Monday 26 July 2010
A judge is expected to start summing up today at the inquest of seven people killed in the Potters Bar train crash.
Wednesday 23 June 2010
A rail manager who fielded a call from a worried passenger the night before a train crash sent workmen to check the wrong line after "assuming" that the man raising the alarm had been heading south not north, an inquest heard today.
Tuesday 22 June 2010
A worried passenger was trying to raise the alarm in the hours before seven people died when a train derailed, an inquest heard yesterday.
Monday 21 June 2010
A rail worker warned of a potential problem with points 16 hours before a train derailed - but the warning "slipped the mind" of a ticket seller in a station office, an inquest heard today.
Friday 11 June 2010
Track points near a station where a train derailed leaving seven people dead and more than 70 injured were "cracked" and "poorly" maintained, an inquest heard yesterday.
Sunday 06 June 2010
Key witnesses once employed by Jarvis, the failed engineering group, have asked for legal aid to testify at the inquest into the 2002 Potters Bar rail crash.
Thursday 03 June 2010
A senior RAF officer told an inquest yesterday how passengers caught up in the Potters Bar train crash "floated" as their carriage overturned.
Wednesday 02 June 2010
Tuesday 01 June 2010
Two passengers tried to raise concerns the night before a passenger train was derailed by defective points, an inquest heard today.
Sunday 30 May 2010
Everest – mountain or molehill? It seems conquering the world's highest peak is child's play these days as Jordan Romero of Big Bear, California became the youngest-ever, aged 13, last week while Sherpa Apa reached the summit for a record 20th time. But former England rugby player Josh Lewsey was not so lucky after he had to abandon his attempt when his oxygen supply froze 500ft from the top. Meanwhile the two youngest round-the-world solo sailors, Mike Perham of Potters Bar (17 when he circumnavigated) and Australian Jessica Watson (who finished on 15 May, three days before her 17th birthday) have become an item. We can expect even younger record-breaking kids soon.
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Sunday 24 January 2010
Last week it was cage-fighting women, this week it's a 15-year-old girl boxer fighting her way out of a cage. But her battle is more metaphysical than physical. Ambreen Sadiq is the only female Muslim boxer in the country and she dreams of Olympic glory now that women have been permitted to prowl the ring for the first time. But first she must overcome the chorus of religious disapproval within her own community. On the evidence of Ambreen: The Girl Boxer (Channel 4, Friday), that looks to be a far tougher opponent than the ones she faces inside the ropes.
Monday 11 January 2010
Myleene Klass was said to be "aghast" and "bemused" today after being warned by police for waving a knife at youths who entered her garden.
Lincoln MP Karl McCartney 'denied all knowledge' of the Twitter activity
Detective novelist who wrote Death comes to Pemberley passed away peacefully at her home, aged 94
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
- 1 Sean Abbott: Messages of support flood in for bowler following death of batsman Phil Hughes
- 3 Girl, 7, gets Tesco to remove 'stupid' sign suggesting superheroes are 'for boys'
- 4 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football