Wednesday’s papers report plans to introduce mandatory life sentences for the killers of 999 workers.
The cause of the explosion, which injured a second person, was not immediately clear. The investigation was being led by Counter Terrorism Policing North West with support from the local police. From: New York Times
The truck first started leaking fuel and people had rushed to collect it, an official said. Many of them died in the blast, along with others nearby. From: New York Times
Fifteen-year-old Keon died after he was shot and stabbed by a group of youths in Birmingham.
Eileen Dean, 93, died in hospital after being beaten by a fellow resident at her old people’s home.
Heather L. Mack, 26, had already served more than six years in prison in Indonesia for the 2014 killing of her mother, whose body was found in a suitcase at a Bali resort. From: New York Times
Mireille Knoll, 85, was killed in 2018 in what prosecutors and the authorities called a hate crime. Decades earlier, she had escaped a notorious roundup of Jews. From: New York Times
Mohammed bin Salman discussed assassinating the late King Abdullah in 2014, Saad al-Jabri says. from: BBC News
Agnes Jebet Tirop, 25, a rising running star, was stabbed to death in her home this month. Her husband has been arrested. From: New York Times
Ali Harbi Ali, 25, was accused of murder and preparation of terrorist acts in the killing of David Amess, who was fatally stabbed last week. From: New York Times
William Davis injected at least seven patients with air and could now face the death penalty. from: BBC News
Brendan Cox, whose wife was killed in 2016, had a “physical reaction” to Sir David Amess’ death.
from: BBC News Most papers lead on the statement released by the family of MP Sir David Amess, who was killed on Friday.
An attack has rekindled questions about the security of members of Parliament. From: New York Times
President Emmanuel Macron of France is the country’s first head of state to attend an event marking the deaths, which officials ignored for decades. From: New York Times
The home secretary calls Sir David Amess “a man of the people”, as police say the stabbing was terrorism.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other leaders paid their respects to David Amess, who was fatally stabbed while meeting with constituents. The police have a suspect in custody and said the attack was linked to Islamist extremism. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Former PCC Arfon Jones apologises after being slated for comments following Sir David Amess’ death.
from: BBC News Constituents in Leigh-on-Sea mourn Sir David Amess as they try to make sense of what happened.
Why the need to be a people’s representative and the need for personal safety are in constant conflict. from: BBC News