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Herzog & de Meuron designs motorway chapel in Switzerland

Angled white walls will mark the entrance to underground contemplation spaces at Herzog & de Meuron’s roadside Autobahnkirche chapel in Switzerland. Set to be developed on the outskirts of Andeer beside the A13 highway, Autobahnkirche will become the country’s “first motorway chapel” once complete. Herzog & de Meuron’s proposal seeks to challenge traditional places of […]

‘Killer’ dad shows jury how he assaulted son, 6, with stick and sepsis

A dad accused of fatally raping his six year-old son with a stick showed jurors how he carried out the sepsis-inducing attack. Mauricio Torres, 50, left the witness stand at a court in Bentonville, Arkansas on Wednesday and walked over to jurors, before turning his back on them and bending over. He then demonstrated how […]

Man jailed for killing cat by dumping a pavement slab on it twice

A man has been jailed for three months after he killed a cat by dropping a pavement slab on its head twice. Carl Dyson, 40, from Blackpool, wrapped his friend’s pet in a pink blanket before dumping the slab on its skull in a bid to put it out of its misery. The animal was […]

Five-year-old’s prank call led to police finding mum’s cannabis plants

A five-year-old girl’s prank call led to police discovering her mum’s cannabis plants. The youngster rang the emergency services in the early hours of Tuesday morning and asked for the police before hanging up. The call prompted concerned officers to head to the property to check if anyone needed help. When they arrived at the […]

Hunt for four men after racist coronavirus attack on student

Police are hunting four men after an Asian student was battered by racists saying they ‘don’t want your coronavirus’. Jonathan Mok, 23, was punched and kicked by a group of three or four men and a woman as he walked along Oxford Street last Monday, February 24. The Singaporean, who has lived in London for […]

Pictured: ‘Beautiful girl’ stabbed to death as man is charged with murder

A 23-year-old man has been charged with murder after a ‘beautiful girl’ was stabbed to death. Bhavini Pravin was found seriously injured by East Midlands Ambulance Service at a property in Moores Road, Leicester, at 12.39pm on Monday, Leicestershire Police said. The 21-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. Jigukumar Sorthi, 23, of East Park […]

Burglar caught tat-handed after police recognise his distinctive markings

A burglar who stole £10,000 worth of designer clothes from a menswear store has been jailed after detectives spotted his distinctive hand tattoos. Staff at Dartagnan in Chichester, West Sussex, reported the theft last October after noticing there’d been a break-in overnight. Reviewing the store’s CCTV, all police could see was someone’s arms reaching in […]

Man throws £10,000 Rolex onto Subway roof to stop being mugged

A man threw his Rolex watch onto the roof of a fast food restaurant to stop it being taken by a knifeman. The dramatic moment Mark Ewart flung his watch on top of Subway rather than hand it over was caught on video. The 57-year-old was leaving his Apple Flooring business in Basildon, Essex, on […]