7.2 C
Sunday, May 16, 2021

‘The Yorkshire Ripper’ Peter Sutcliffe dies in hospital

The British serial killer known as the Yorkshire Ripper has died in hospital.

A UK Prison Service spokesman confirmed the death of Peter Sutcliffe, who was arrested in 1981 after a five-year killing spree during which he stabbed and bludgeoned at least 13 women to death.

He was convicted of 13 charges of murder and seven charges of attempted murder and spent the rest of his life in prison.

Sutcliffe, who was 74, had tested positive for Covid-19 and was suffering from underlying health conditions.


Five countries removed from Ireland’s mandatory hotel quarantine list

Five countries have been removed from Ireland’s mandatory hotel quarantine list which means that individuals arriving from these countries will not have...

Man arrested for hitting garda officer following large party broken up in Dublin

Gardaí were forced to break up a large party at the Oliver Bond flat complex in Dublin city last night.

Penneys shopping by appointment had 275,000 bookings this week in Ireland

Portugal to allow tourists from most European countries from Monday Penneys made their first foray into shopping by appointment...

Police in India patrol Ganges river to prevent body dumping

Police in India have been stationed at the banks of the Ganges river to prevent bodies from being dumped
overcast clouds
7.2 ° C
7.8 °
6.7 °
92 %
100 %
13 °
12 °
13 °
14 °
7 °