What the papers say – November 30

T uesday’s papers are led by the Government expanding the booster vaccine rollout to aid in the fight against coronavirus. The Daily Mirror, Financial Times and Metro report booster jabs will be offered to everyone aged over 18 in order to minimise the Omicron variant’s spread. READ MORE The story is also carried by the … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyer reveals defense strategy: The Bible, ‘manipulated’ victims and a ‘scapegoat’

Ghislaine Maxwell’s defense attorneys on Monday portrayed her as a scapegoat being accused  because of “the bad behavior of men,”  — one in particular — since prosecutors never had a chance to put late pedophile Jeffrey Epstein on trial. Her lawyer, Bobbi Sternheim, invoked the Bible at the start of her opening statement, arguing that women have been condemned … Read more

Long Island cops investigating second French bulldog dognapping

A French bulldog was snatched from a Long Island home this weekend — the second time Suffolk County crooks stole a dog of that breed since Thanksgiving. Zushi, a 3-month-old male puppy, was dognapped from a house in Bay Shore either Saturday or Sunday, police said. The burglar or burglars also took clothing and cash … Read more

What the papers say – November 29

M onday’s papers are led by the unveiling of measures to tackle the spread of the latest coronavirus variant. The Guardian and Daily Mail report the Government could extend the vaccine booster scheme to all adults in a bid to quell the “seemingly inevitable” spread of the Omicron variant. The i says Government measures will … Read more

No bail for mild-mannered NYC bookkeeper charged in naked pal’s death

A mild-mannered Brooklyn bookkeeper was ordered held without bail Sunday in the grisly stabbing death of his naked roommate — as the suspect’s lawyer called his client’s alleged bloody act “an aberration.” Vito Bauza, 56, is charged with murder for allegedly slashing Ernest Diaz, 40, in a frenzy at the suspect’s Bay Ridge apartment building … Read more

Man’s body washes up alongside Hudson River Park, cops say

A man’s body washed up on the shore along the Hudson River in Manhattan on Sunday morning, cops said. The 67-year-old man’s remains were found around 10:45 a.m. alongside Pier 76 at West 34th Street where Hudson River Park is located, police said. The New York medical examiner has yet to issue a cause of … Read more

School custodian arrested in fatal hit-and-run after reporting vehicle stolen

A Department of Education maintenance worker was nabbed in a hit-and-run crash that left a 44-year-old woman dead in the Bronx — months after reporting his vehicle stolen, police said. Demoy Adams, 35, was arrested Saturday night and charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident and leaving the scene of an accident causing … Read more

Building in fatal Manhattan fire had no working smoke detectors, suit says

An Upper Manhattan building where an elderly woman and her daughter died in a fire didn’t have working smoke detectors or fire-suppression systems, according to a lawsuit. Longtime residents Warnette James, 73, and her daughter, Malaika, 37, were in their 24th-floor apartment at 260 Audubon Ave. when the blaze broke out on Nov. 22, 2020. … Read more