MPs set to back new embryo research laws – The Guardian

Posted May 12th, 2008 in abortion, embryology, news by sally

“MPs will reject demands for tighter controls on abortion but are ready to allow new laws pushing back the boundary of research on human embryos, according to a survey carried out by the Guardian.”

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The Guardian, 12th May 2008

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Rumbled: farmer who hid his illegal castle behind the hay – The Independent

Posted May 12th, 2008 in news, planning by sally

“Mr Fidler, 59, built a mock-Tudor castle, complete with ramparts and cannons, on his farm in Salfords, Surrey in 2000. Because it was on green-belt land and unlikely to get planning permission, he concealed it behind a 40ft stack of hay bales, covered with a blue tarpaulin. He, his wife Linda, 39, and son, Harry, seven, moved in and in August 2006 he removed the hay bales and revealed their castle.”

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The Independent, 10th May 2008

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Pagan convicts allowed magic wands in cells – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 12th, 2008 in news, prisons by sally

“Hundreds of Pagan worshippers locked up in British jails have been given the right to take twigs into their cells to use as magic wands.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th May 2008

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Dog starved to death in bedroom – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2008 in animal cruelty, dogs, news by sally

“A woman locked a dog in a bedroom until it died of starvation because she was ‘too knackered’ to care for it.”

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BBC News, 9th May 2008

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Man jailed for stabbing pet puppy – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2008 in animal cruelty, dogs, news, sentencing by sally

“A man has been jailed after stabbing his dog to death and burying him in a shallow grave in his back garden.”

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BBC News, 9th May 2008

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Szmecht case to be investigated – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2008 in domestic violence, news, police by sally

“The way the police dealt with allegations of domestic violence by a woman who was later stabbed and set alight is to be investigated.”

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BBC News, 9th May 2008

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Death crash street racer jailed – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2008 in dangerous driving, news, sentencing by sally

“A man who caused the deaths of three girls while racing another driver down a street has been jailed for 10 years.”

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BBC News, 9th May 2008

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Inspector in ‘abuse’ probe jailed – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2008 in news, police, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

“A former Hampshire police inspector has been jailed after he admitted mistreating young men in custody.”

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BBC News, 9th May 2008

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Woman who poisoned husband jailed – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2008 in news, poisoning, sentencing, theft by sally

“A conwoman who tried to poison her husband with rat killer and anti-depressant tablets has been jailed by a judge at York Crown Court.”

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BBC News, 9th May 2008

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Father jailed for raping daughter – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2008 in child abuse, news, rape, sentencing by sally

“A man who raped his daughter more than 30 years ago was jailed for 11 years.”

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BBC News, 9th May 2008

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Killer rapist must serve 35 years – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A convicted rapist who murdered a 14-year-old girl in a frenzied attack at her home has been told he must serve at least 35 years in prison.”

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BBC News, 9th May 2008

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Widower loses fight to stay in UK – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2008 in immigration, news by sally

“A Filipino man whose wife died after an injection mix-up during childbirth has lost his fight to stay in the UK.”

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BBC News, 9th May 2008

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Network Rail must pay record fine – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2008 in fines, news, railways by sally

“Network Rail must pay a record £14m fine for overrunning engineering work, despite a plea to have it set aside.”

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BBC News, 9th May 2008

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Second terror suspect wins bail – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2008 in bail, news, terrorism by sally

“A tribunal has ruled a second counter-terrorism detainee, known only as ‘OO’, should be released.”

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BBC News, 9th May 2008

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Detective charged over credit card misuse – The Independent

Posted May 9th, 2008 in expenses, misfeasance in public office, news, police by sally

“A second Metropolitan Police officer has been charged in connection with an investigation into the alleged misuse of corporate credit cards.”

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The Independent, 9th May 2008

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Teenagers jailed for Kodjo Yenga’s murder – The Guardian

Posted May 9th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“Two teenagers were today sentenced to a minimum of 15 years in jail for the murder of a 16-year-old schoolboy.”

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The Guardian, 9th May 2008

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Apple core lands man in jail – The Guardian

Posted May 9th, 2008 in litter, news by sally

“A man spent a night in a police cell after being arrested for dropping an apple core, it was revealed today.”

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The Guardian, 9th May 2008

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New language rule for 57 bodies – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2008 in news, Welsh language by sally

“The Bank of England and the Royal Mail are two of 57 new organisations which will soon have to treat Welsh on an equal footing with English. Heritage Minister Rhodri Glyn Thomas is to bring the organisations under the Welsh Language Act, meaning they will have to provide some services in Welsh.”

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BBC News, 8th May 2008

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Open verdict over hospital death – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2008 in hospitals, inquests, news by sally

“There were ‘serious deficiencies’ in care given to a man who died hours after entering hospital but they did not amount to neglect, a coroner said.”

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BBC News, 8th May 2008

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Health care failings in killings – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2008 in homicide, mental health, news by sally

“A man who killed a 21-year-old man had told mental health services of his fantasies to murder – but was not given adequate help, a report has found.”

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BBC News, 8th May 2008

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