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You can’t take a potato peeler to Parklife festival – and Liam Gallagher is to blame

The latest spat in the feud between the singer and his brother Noel has seen the humble kitchen utensil barred from the forthcoming music event<p><b>Name:</b> Potato peelers.<p><b>Age:</b> Varies, although the classic Thérias & L’Econome design was created by Victor Pouzet 90 years ago.<p><b>Appearance:</b> A slotted metal …

Liam Gallagher

Mother's Italian mystery death case 'smells bad'

<b>When a British woman was found dead near her house in Italy with 10 knife wounds to her neck, her death was put down to suicide. However, her parents believe she was murdered. Now they hope government backing will persuade police to reopen the investigation.</b><p>Claire Martin had moved to Italy with her …

Crime

Webinar Replay - Cutting and Stabbing

Suicides by sharp force: typical and atypical features. - PubMed

A total of 65 consecutive cases of suicide by sharp force were investigated by evaluating the autopsy and prosecution department records. Suicides …

Physical activity following fatal injury from sharp pointed weapons. - PubMed

Cases of suicide from sharp pointed weapons (n = 12) witnessed by one or more persons are reported with regard to the potential for physical …

Penetrating cardiac injury: Overcoming the limits set by Nature

Volume 40, Issue 9, September 2009, Pages 919-927<p>Review<p>Show more<p><b>Previous</b> article in issue• <b><br>Next</b> article in issue<p>Keywords<p>Heart<p>Wounds<p>Choose an option to …

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Toward a Predictive Assessment of Stab-Penetration Forces.

2015 Sep;36(3):162-6. doi: 10.1097/PAF.0000000000000075.<p>1From the *School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University College Dublin, …

Engineering

Revised gunshot and knife wounds guidance: my view from A&E

<i>Dr Adrian Boyle, Consultant Emergency Physician and Caldicott Guardian at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge, and Chair of the Quality Emergency Care</i> …

Self Defense

Campaigners raise fears over 'safe stabbing' trend among London youth gangs

Campaigners have warned against a disturbing trend of so-called "safe stabbings" in which young people are knifing each other in parts of the body …

Various Presentations of Penetrating Chest Trauma in a Tertiary Care Center

Chest trauma can present in many unique and unusual ways, but, if managed in time, patients can have an excellent prognosis. This video shows three …

Man jailed for at least 29 years for south London axe murder

Prashad Sothalingam sentenced for killing Neel Croos in fight between rival gang members at party in Mitcham<p>A man has been jailed for at least 29 years for hacking a rival gang member to death with an axe during a fight in a supermarket car park.<p>Prashad Sothalingam, nicknamed Bullet, was one of …

London Bridge attackers bought knives from Lidl for £4 each, say police

It is believed terrorists shopped at discount supermarket for knives and wine bottles, which they emptied to make petrol bombs<p>The knives used by the terrorists in the London Bridge attack were bought from the discount supermarket chain Lidl for just £4 each, police have said.<p>Wine bottles emptied of …

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Knife-wielding stabbing machine could help solve violent crimes

It can stab in 60 different ways<p>When a person gets stabbed, rips in the victim's clothing may contain clues to help catch the attacker.<p>Forensic scientists are trying to understand what tears and distortions in the fabric around a stab wound can say about the knife type, angle of attack, and …

Beyond the blade: the truth about knife crime in Britain

Teenage knife crime is a tabloid obsession, blamed on feral youth running riot in our cities. But the reality is much more complex – and we cannot save lives if we do not understand it<p>On Monday 23 January, shortly after 3pm, the regular din of children turning out of the Capital Academy secondary …

Stabbing energy and force required for pocket-knives to pierce ribs. - PubMed

PURPOSE:<p>In addition to reconstructing the course of events, the medical examiner will often have to answer questions regarding the force necessary to …

Self Defense

Pathology Spotlight: What becomes of the broken hearted?

<i>Welcome to the first in a series of posts entitled “Pathology Spotlight”, a new regular feature where we will be sharing content describing</i> …

Medicine

Scottish ministers call for UK-wide clampdown on online knife sales

Scottish justice secretary calls for cross-government effort for tougher restrictions following Bailey Gwynne killing<p>Scottish ministers are pressing for a UK-wide crackdown on internet sales of dangerous knives after the killing of the Aberdeen schoolboy Bailey Gwynne.<p>Michael Matheson, the Scottish …

Man in 'serious' condition after cutting own throat in dock

<b>A man who cut his throat in the dock at Haverfordwest Magistrates' Court is in a serious condition in hospital, police have said.</b><p>Lukasz Robert Pawlowski, 33, was appearing for sentence at the Pembrokeshire court when the incident happened.<p>Pawlowski, of Pembroke Dock, had pleaded guilty to sexual …

Crime

Woman tries to take selfie with Crocodile. Gets bitten

<b>A French tourist who attempted to take a selfie with a crocodile in the Khao Yai National Park in Thailand has been taken to hospital after the</b> …

Muay Thai

Three men jailed for combined total of 90 years for murder of Lynford Brewster

12:34<p>Police statement<p>South Wales Police have also issued a statement following today’s sentencing.<p>Senior investigating officer Detective Inspector …

Jo Cox tried to shield her face with her hands to defend herself during shooting, court hears

Jo Cox tried to shield her face with her hands as her killer shot her in the head, a court has heard.<p>The 41-year-old Batley and Spen MP received 15 …

Sarah Williams and Katrina Walsh jailed for life for murder of Sadie Hartley

Granada Reports correspondent Mel Barham looks back at the seven-week trial of Sarah Williams and Katrina Walsh.<p>A "bunny boiler" ex has been jailed …

Crime

Sadie Hartley murder trial: Horrific injuries revealed

A businesswoman who died in an orgy of "demonic savagery" tried to fight off her attacker, a court has heard.<p>Sadie Hartley was found face-down in a …

Crime

Why is there buttock stabbing in Rome?

<b>Manchester United fans are in Rome for the Champions League final. When English teams have visited the Italian capital in recent years there have been a string of fans stabbed in the buttocks by hooligans. But why do they target the backside?</b><p>It's called the Eternal City by many, but Rome also has …

Soccer

How a Traditional Punishment Ritual Made a Desert Town the Stabbing Capital of the World

The view of Alice Springs from Anzac Hill. (Photo: Lynda/flickr)<p>In the last years of the 20th Century, Dr. Abraham Jacob, a newly arrived surgeon at …

Australia