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Ceiling collapse at West End theatre leaves several injured

Ceiling collapse at West End theatre leaves several injured

Entertainment
Several people have been hurt after part of a ceiling collapsed at a theatre in London's West End.Emergency services were called just before 8pm following the incident during a performance of Death of a Salesman at the Piccadilly Theatre. A picture from the scene showed a large hole in the ceiling about three or four metres wide, with wires protruding in the middle of it.Witnesses reported there had been a "slight dripping sound" and "running water" followed by "lots of screams" from audience members as a section of the ceiling came crashing down. Roof collapsed in Piccadilly Theatre tonight during performance of Death of a Salesman. Running water, then lots of screams. A few minor injuries. Thank you @WendellPierce for coming out to check everyone safe. Decent ...
Eddie Stobart chief leaves as shares suspended

Eddie Stobart chief leaves as shares suspended

Business
Eddie Stobart has suspended trading in its shares and announced that its chief executive will stand down with immediate effect, as the firm looks into accounting discrepancies.The firm also warned its results for the first half of 2019 would be "significantly lower" than forecast.The transport company, known for its green and red lorries, revealed a £2m error in its 2018 results last month.A review of past accounts uncovered the problem.The review is being undertaken by chief financial officer, Anoop Kang, who joined in April, alongside external auditors. It found that in 2018 operating profits were overstated by about 4%.Publication of the firm's results for the six months to 31 May has also been delayed, They were due to be released on 29 August, but ar
Ashes 2019: Steve Smith leaves England facing battle to save first Test

Ashes 2019: Steve Smith leaves England facing battle to save first Test

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Men's Ashes: First Specsavers Test, Edgbaston (day four of five)Australia 284 (Smith 144, Broad 5-86) & 487-7 (Smith 142, Wade 110)England 374 (Burns 133) & 13-0England target: 398ScorecardYet another Ashes century from Australia's Steve Smith, his second of the match, left England facing a huge battle to save the first Test at Edgbaston.In his first Test since returning from a ban for his part in the ball-tampering scandal, the former captain added 142 to his first-innings 144.With Matthew Wade moving into Smith's slipstream for 110...
Texas Walmart shooting: El Paso gun attack leaves 20 dead

Texas Walmart shooting: El Paso gun attack leaves 20 dead

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device Twenty people have been killed and 26 injured in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in the Texas city of El Paso.Governor Greg Abbott described it as "one of the most deadly days in the history of Texas".Police are investigating whether the attack, which happened a few miles from the US-Mexico border, was a hate crime.A 21-year-old man is in custody. Police said the suspect lived in Allen, Dallas, about 650 miles (1,046km) east of El Paso. He has been named by US media as Patrick Crusius. CCTV images said to be of the gunman and broadcast on US media show a man in a dark T-shirt wearing ear protectors and brandishing an assault-style rifle. ...