James Hockaday, Metro

James Hockaday


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Recent articles by James:

Rats 'as big as cats' leave people afraid to step outside their homes

Huge rats are 'overrunning' an area of Merseyside and are leaving locals too terrified to sit in their own gardens. Residents in Page Moss, in the borough of Knowsley, say... → Read More

Ukraine and Moldova fast-tracked to become candidates to join EU

Ukraine applied for EU membership less than a week after Russia invaded. → Read More

Ibiza nightclubs are back open 'like Covid never happened'

The pandemic was a 'disaster' for Ibiza, which draws in lots of money with its mega-clubs. → Read More

BA workers at Heathrow to strike during school summer holidays in pay row

A 10% pay cut over the pandemic has not been restored, the GMB union said. → Read More

Pictured: 'Perfect' mum stabbed to death alongside son, 5, at their home

A 'doting mother' who was found stabbed to death alongside her five-year-old son at their home in north London has been named. Tributes have poured in for Yi Chen, 37,... → Read More

Urgent warning to work from home tomorrow after talks to stop strikes collapse

More than 40,000 rail workers are striking over pay and working conditions. → Read More

All parents who take children on holiday in term-time to face £120 fine

The Government wants to end a 'postcode lottery' that lets councils deal with absences their own way. → Read More

Two dead after gunman opens fire in church during ‘Boomers potluck’

A gunman opened fire inside a suburban Alabama church yesterday evening, killing two people and wounding a third. The attack was carried out at around 6.20pm during a small group... → Read More

Asylum seeker bound for Rwanda flight was 'hit, kicked and pushed by security'

Zahir claims guards entered his holding room and dragged him by his arms and feet. → Read More

British woman raped on holiday in Crete says police are wrong to accuse her dad

A British woman raped on holiday in a beach in Malia, Crete, Greece, says Greek police have wrongly charged her dad and that he is innocent. → Read More

Man may have spiked two men with 'aphrodisiac' before sexually assaulting them

One of Luiz Da Silva Neto's alleged victims says he woke up feeling 'broken in two'. → Read More

Boy, 15, stabbed to death while trying to save mum is hailed a ‘hero’

A 44-year-old man was arrested 250 miles away from the scene. → Read More

Lucky UK ticket-holder wins £55,000,000 EuroMillions jackpot

One UK ticket-holder has won almost £55 million with the EuroMillions jackpot. The winner scooped a total of £54,957,242.50 with five main numbers and two lucky star numbers. Camelot's Andy... → Read More

First deportation flight to Rwanda to go ahead after legal challenge fails

A British judge has rejected a bid to ground a flight due to take more than 30 asylum-seekers on a one-way flight to Rwanda next week. A legal challenge was... → Read More

Cost of filling up a family car with petrol passes £100 for first time

A 'thoroughly depressing threshold' for drivers as the cost of living crisis grips the UK. → Read More

Prince Charles pays moving tribute to ‘Mummy’ for ‘lifetime of selfless service’

He said the late Prince Philip was there 'in spirit'. → Read More

Animal rights protesters lay down on race track at Epsom Derby

It's the second time activists have disrupted Jubilee events this weekend. → Read More

Queen pulls out of another Jubilee event due to her mobility issues

Her Majesty dropped out of today's service at St Paul's Cathedral due to her condition. → Read More

Queen lights beacon at Windsor Castle to celebrate 70 years on throne

She pressed the orb-like Commonwealth of Nations Globe - setting of a chain of lights linked to Buckingham Palace. → Read More

Queen pulls out of Jubilee service at St Paul’s Cathedral due to ‘discomfort’

But she will still light a beacon at Windsor tonight. → Read More