Bus driver avoids jail after remarrying while still divorcing wife

Bigamist bus driver, 54, who invited 80 guests to his new wedding after telling his estranged first wife it was only an unofficial ceremony avoids jail Stephen Ainscough, 54, from Wigan, separated from his wife Sandra in 2010 But didn’t begin their divorce proceedings until 2017, after 16 years together In October 2017, before the separation was made official, Ainscough re-married  […]

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Nearly half of all bus routes could be scrapped due to lack of funding

The Local Government Association (LGA) claims a £652 million shortfall in the free bus pass scheme means local services may have to be axed. Councils say they are being forced to fill the gap between a cut in government funding and the cost of the scheme. Free bus passes for off-peak travel are a legal entitlement for people aged over […]

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World's richest get 82 percent of global wealth: Oxfam

Billionaires gain $762bn of wealth in 2017, enough to end extreme poverty worldwide seven times over, Oxfam report says. Half of the world’s population received no share of all wealth created globally last year, while 82 percent went to the richest one percent, a report by Oxfam International revealed. Billionaires in 2017 increased their wealth by $762bn, enough to end […]

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Canada bus crash leaves 3 dead, 23 injured, officials say

Three people were killed and 23 others injured after a double-decker bus in Canada crashed into a bus platform, officials said Friday. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP) Three people were killed and 23 others injured after a double-decker bus in Canada crashed into a bus platform, officials said Friday. Several 911 calls concerning “a collision involving an OC Transpo […]

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Cuba bus crash – Brits feared dead as tourist bus crashing in east of the island killing seven

State media report that the bus was carrying 18 Cubans and 22 tourists from Holland, Great Britain, France, Mexico and Canada when it crashed. The accident happened on Thursday afternoon at around 3pm on a road between the cities of Baracoa and Guantanamo. The names and nationalities of those killed haven't been released. The driver told Radio Guantanamo that he […]

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Bus driver attacked with pepper spray shares his side of the story

Bus driver who was attacked by a man using pepper spray claims he is constantly harassed by drunk and drug-addicted passengers A Sydney bus driver who was attacked with capsicum spray has re-told his story David Yanni, 38, told the well-dressed passenger his packed bus was too full The angry commuter ‘called him every name under the sun’ before attacking […]

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Wrong-way truck hits bus carrying girls basketball team; 1 dead, 1 critical, authorities say

A bus crash in Illinois on Wednesday evening has left one adult, Charlie Crabtree, 72, dead, authorities say. (National Transportation Safety Board) At least one person died Wednesday evening when a truck traveling the wrong way on Interstate 74 in Illinois slammed head-on into a bus carrying a girls junior varsity basketball team, officials said. Charlie Crabtree, 72, a volunteer for the […]

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Dortmund team bus bomber sentenced to 14 years after being found guilty of 28 counts of attempted murder

Sergei Wenergold, 29, was convicted on 28 counts of attempted murder at the end of an 11-month-long trial and sentenced to 14 years. He was also ordered to pay £13,300 to defender Marc Bartra who needed  surgery to remove glass from his hand after the attack. A police officer was also injured when three shocking explosions rocked the team's bus […]

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Bus company was warned of ‘unsafe’ driver 48 hours before fatal crash

Bus company was warned of ‘unsafe’ driver, 80, with a history of crashes just 48 hours before he killed boy, seven, and woman, 76, court hears Alzheimer’s sufferer Kailash Chander, 80, killed two people in bus crash Midland Red had been warned driver was ‘unsafe’ by one of their managers He crashed into a Sainsbury’s killing Rowan Fitgerald, 7, and […]

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