Councillor who described all Muslims as 'terrorists' and asked why people should be 'interested in black history' apologisesMarjorie Snowden made comments on equality and diversity courseOfficial complained about the offensive comments to a colleagueThe reply was 'well, that's Marjorie', before it was reportedCllr Snowdon is a former mayor of Sherborne in Dorset By Leon Watson PUBLISHED: 15:42 GMT, 18 April 2013 | UPDATED: 16:01 GMT, 18 April 2013 A councillor has formally apologised for labelling 'all Muslims as terrorists' while on an equality and diversity course. Marjorie Snowden, a former mayor of Sherborne in Dorset, also asked why council members should be 'interested in black history' during the training. A horrified official complained about the offensive comments to a colleague but the reply was 'well, that's Marjorie', before it was reported.
Now give up your 240,000 pension, angry Lloyds shareholders tell ex-bank chief who presided over disastrous rescue of HBOSHBOS saddled with 238billion of debt had to be bailed out by LloydsCampaigners say pension should be paid to ordinary investors who lost outLloyds had to be bailed out with 20.5billion of taxpayers’ money in October 2008, weeks after its takeover rescue of HBOS By James Salmon PUBLISHED: 23:51 GMT, 10 April 2013 | UPDATED: 01:26 GMT, 11 April 2013 Lloyds shareholders called for former HBOS chief executive Andy Hornby to give up his 240,000 pension Furious Lloyds shareholders last night led calls for disgraced former HBOS chief executive Andy Hornby to give up his gold-plated pension worth more than 240,000 a year.
‘I found a live snail in my hospital dinner’: New mum, 20, tells of supper horror on maternity wardAngel Crawford was tucking into her dinner at Aberdeen Maternity Unit when she spotted the molluscSnail believed to have made way onto plate via a packet of frozen peas The model and musician has vowed never to eat hospital food again By Tara Brady PUBLISHED: 17:00 GMT, 23 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:21 GMT, 23 January 2013 A young mother has spoken of her shock at finding a snail in her hospital dinner shortly after giving birth. Angel Crawford, 20, recoiled in horror after spotting the mollusc while eating her mashed potato at Aberdeen Maternity Hospital. The model and musician, who was recovering with new baby Aimee, has vowed never to eat hospital food again
School issues humbling apology to children's cancer charity after teacher brands pyjama day fundraiser a 'paedophile's paradise' Vice principal of Brooke Weston Academy criticised the fundraiser, which would see pupils come to school in nightwear, in an e-mail to a colleagueMark Willimott also sent the e-mail to 'shocked' organisers at charity Chelsea's Angels by mistakeThe vice principal had written: '… are they aiming for a paedophile's paradise' By Kerry Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 16:34 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:43 GMT, 22 January 2013 Blunder: Vice principal Mark Willimott described charity Chelsea's Angels' sponsored pyjama day as a 'paedophile's paradise' in an e-mail A school has been forced to apologise to a children's cancer charity after the vice principal branded its sponsored pyjama day a 'paedophile's paradise'. Chelsea's Angels, which helps children diagnosed with neuroblastoma and other rare cancers, had e-mailed schools in Northamptonshire inviting them to take part in the event – which would see pupils attending lessons in nightwear – as a fun way to raise money.
Pneumonia patient, 86, sent home from hospital in freezing temperatures wearing just her night clothes Eunice Williams' family were furious, as they had supplied plenty of warm clothingSo cold she nearly had hypothermia Wrexham Maelor Hospital has since apologised | UPDATED: 16:38 GMT, 21 December 2012 Eunice Williams was sent home wearing only a nightie and a thin dressing gown in sub-zero termperatures An 86-year pneumonia patient was sent home from hospital in sub-zero temperatures wearing just her nightdress and a thin dressing gown. The family of Eunice Williams were furious to discover the state she was in, especially as they had supplied plenty of warm clothing.
Desperate iPhone users download 10 MILLION copies of Google Maps for the iPhone in 48 hours (but find they can't delete Apple's disastrous app)Apple dumped Google from its latest software in SeptemberApple's CEO forced into humiliating apology to customers over errorsGoogle's new app has more features to bring it in line with Android version | UPDATED: 10:15 GMT, 18 December 2012 Over ten million iPhone owners downloaded Google's maps app in 48 hours, the search giant has revealed. The app is expected to replace Apple's own mapping software on the majority of iPhones – although Apple does not let users delete its app
Defiance of teenager who named rape victim of her footballer cousin on Twitter as she speaks of her anger at having to pay compensationSheffield United and Wales striker Ched Evans was convicted of rape in AprilHis cousin, Gemma Thomas, and eight other defendants were ordered to pay the victim compensation for naming her on TwitterThomas said she would not apologise to the woman | UPDATED: 15:44 GMT, 7 December 2012 A teenager convicted of a naming a rape victim on Twitter has today refused to apologise to her and said paying compensation was 'the last thing' she wanted to do. The victim's name was circulated on Twitter and Facebook after footballer Ched Evans was convicted of raping her at Caernarfon Crown Court in April. Last month Evans's cousin, Gemma Thomas, and eight other defendants were each ordered to pay the victim 624 in one of the first cases of its kind, after they admitted revealing her identity on social networks.