UK rapper Cadet killed in car crash on way to gig

London (CNN)Up-and-coming UK rapper Cadet was killed in a car crash in England’s West Midlands region in the early hours of Saturday, police said. Staffordshire Police said the rapper died at the scene following a collision between a taxi and a van in the village of Betley. Police are investigating what led to the crash. Keele Students’ Union said it was “deeply saddened to hear the tragic news that Cadet passed away en route to Keele” and offered condolences to his loved ones. Fellow artists paid tribute to Cadet, who was from south London and had previously supported London rap duo Krept And Konan on tour. Example said he had been chatting to him only last week about festivals he …

They saved migrants from deportation. Now they face life in jail

London (CNN)Under cover of darkness, the activists use bolt croppers to cut through the airport’s perimeter fence, squeezing through the gap they’ve created and running across the open tarmac towards their target: a plane, readying for take-off. “Adrenaline was pumping, we were feeling very anxious,” May MacKeith, one of those on the tarmac on March 28, 2017, told CNN. “Once we cut through the fence, this amazing sense of clarity, direction and calm took over.” She remembers thinking that whatever the protesters were going through, “this is nothing in comparison to what people who are being snatched out of their beds in dawn raids.” Airport security personnel were seen on the video arriving within minutes, but the activists remained, lying …