Doherty held in car theft probe

Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty has been arrested on suspicion of stealing a car and being in possession of Class A drugs.

He was one of three men stopped in Birmingham last night and detained in connection with a report of a vehicle having been stolen in London.

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Police said: “Three men were arrested yesterday when a car was stopped in Colmore Row at approximately 9.15pm.

“They were arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle relating to a report of a car stolen in London and on suspicion of possession of Class A drugs.

“One of the men was aged 26 and from London. The other two are aged 18 and 19 from Dundee.

“They have been released on police bail pending further enquiries.”

More in this Section

The Prodigy pay tribute to Keith Flint on his birthdayThe Prodigy pay tribute to Keith Flint on his birthday

Mel B reveals what distanced her from her familyMel B reveals what distanced her from her family

Which stars have taken a pay cut at the BBC?Which stars have taken a pay cut at the BBC?

Victoria Beckham reveals pain of school bullyingVictoria Beckham reveals pain of school bullying


Lifestyle

Whether you’re into a ‘no make-up make-up’ look or jet black lipstick, LFW had it all.These are the biggest beauty looks from a vampy London Fashion Week

It will take you out of your beauty comfort zone, but is remarkably easy to pull off.London Fashion Week: This top make-up artist wants you to ditch your cat-eye for a ‘blue fade’

Columnist and trained counsellor Fiona Caine advises a 20-something man who isn’t having any luck meeting women in bars and clubs.Ask a counsellor: ‘Neither me or my mates have had a date for years – what are we doing wrong?’

As Aussie beer and cider brand Gayle launches in the UK, Abi Jackson finds out more from co-founder Virginia Buckworth.‘Brewed with love’: How new Aussie brand Gayle is putting ‘gay ale’ on the world drinks map

More From The Irish Examiner