Like the plot out of Downton Abbey, the eight real-life daughters of a baron can"t inherit his estate… it will go to a distant cousin they…

The real-life Downton! Agony for Baron's eight daughters as his estate goes to a distant cousin they barely knowEarl of Balfour is first hereditary peer to make a formal appeal to government to change the law stopping daughters inheriting titles By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 16:51 GMT, 20 January 2013 | UPDATED: 20:27 GMT, 20 January 2013 Caroline, Countess of Derby is one of Baron Braybrooke's daughters In television's Downton Abbey a storyline revealed the Earl of Grantham's agony that none of his three children could inherit the title because they were girls.

Convicted murderer given a job in a hospital

Convicted murderer who stabbed love rival to death with kitchen knife given job in a hospital Robert Bage was jailed for life but released on licenceHe was employed in a 'non-patient facing role' in the Unversity Hospital of North DurhamHis employers had no idea about his violent pastPublic service trade union Unison is concerned with how it happened during the recruitment process | UPDATED: 20:04 GMT, 29 November 2012 A convicted killer, who stabbed a man 40 times in a jealous rage, has been given a job at a hospital. Unions have raised concerns over the employment of Robert Bage at the University Hospital of North Durham after it was revealed his employers had no idea about his violent past. Bage, originally from the Durham area, stabbed Andrew Stanyer in 1991 after becoming jealous of the man’s relationship with his former partner and was jailed for life