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  • Police shoot man dead in Westminster

    Police shoot man dead in Westminster0

    Police have shot a man dead in central London. The Metropolitan Police said that the man had been killed after officers stopped him in Westminster late on Sunday night. The force said it was not treating the incident, which took place in a road off Whitehall, as terrorism. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing

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  • Coronavirus: Expert’s worst-case scenario is 96 million infected in US with up to 500,000 dead

    Coronavirus: Expert’s worst-case scenario is 96 million infected in US with up to 500,000 dead0

    A doctor has advised hospitals to prepare for up 96 million coronavirus infections and 500,000 potential deaths as a worst-case scenario for the potential extent of the outbreak, leaked documents reveal.  The documents, obtained by Business Insider, come from a presentation made during a webinar hosted by the American Hospital Association (AHA).  Dr James Lawler, a professor at

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  • New Jersey shooting leaves at least six people dead, including officer | US news0

    Authorities say six people, including a police officer and three bystanders are dead after a furious gun battle that filled the streets of Jersey City, New Jersey with the sound of heavy gunfire for about an hour on Tuesday. The authorities added that there was no indication that it was a terrorism-related incident. The dead

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