Racing rocked by drugs scandal: Top trainer"s career in doubt after 11 of his horses test positive for anabolic steroids

Racing rocked by drugs scandal: Eleven horses test positive for steroids at stable owned by Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed Dubai sheikh 'appalled' by drugs discovery at top racing stable Trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni's career is in serious doubt after drugs found Stable owned by ruler of Dubai banned from 1000 Guineas next month St Leger winner Encke was trained by Al Zarooni” class=”blkBorder” /> Scandal: 2012 St Leger winner Encke was trained by Al Zarooni SHEIKH IS A LEADING FIGURE IN INTERNATIONAL HORSE RACING Sheikh Mohammed is the Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates. He is also the constitutional monarch of Dubai. The 63-year-old is also a major figure in international horse racing and breeding

Now chief of free information Christopher Graham calls for secret arrests

Now chief of free information Christopher Graham calls for secret arrests Information Commissioner said there was no ‘pressing social need’ for the public to be told who was being held by the policeSuch anonymity has been branded an attack on open justice By Martin Beckford PUBLISHED: 01:06 GMT, 14 April 2013 | UPDATED: 13:21 GMT, 14 April 2013 The row over secret arrests deepened last night as Britain’s data watchdog claimed that naming crime suspects breaches their human rights. Christopher Graham, the Information Commissioner, said there was no ‘pressing social need’ for the public to be told who was being held by the police

Schoolboy, 13, excluded from lessons for breaching health and safety rules by wearing traditional tie instead of clip-on version

Tied in knots by elf 'n' safety: Schoolboy, 13, excluded for wearing traditional version instead of a clip-on Teenager Max Richmond says children need to learn how to wear one Headteacher says clip on ties supports health and safety of youngsters HSE said it was a 'myth' that health and safety bans traditional school ties By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 09:24 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 10:50 GMT, 14 February 2013 [headerlinks] Max Richmond was put into isolation for a day after he refused to wear a clip on tie Most children have been scolded by a teacher for their scruffy uniform and told to straighten their tie. But one schoolboy has been punished for refusing to wear a clip-on tie because he wants to wear a smarter traditional one – which breaches 'health and safety rules'.

Award-winning police special quits after misusing force Twitter account to contact gay men

Award-winning police special quits after misusing force Twitter account to contact gay menJames Horton quit his West Midlands Police role after 10 yearsHe resigned just six months after winning a long service awardMr Horton quit before disciplinary proceedings could begin By Steve Nolan PUBLISHED: 10:49 GMT, 7 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:05 GMT, 7 February 2013 Quit: Head of Dudley District Special Constabulary James Horton, pictured, resigned after allegations that he had misused a force Twitter account An award winning police special who allegedly used a force Twitter account to contact gay men has resigned after volunteering for more than a decade. Head of Dudley District Special Constabulary James Horton, 34, quit following allegations that he had misused the account which was linked to West Midlands Police. Mr Horton, who was head of a team of 70 special constables, resigned before disciplinary proceedings could take place.

Scientologists facing fraud and extortion charges in Belgium after police probe into "criminal organisation"

Scientologists 'facing fraud and extortion charges in Belgium after police probe into criminal organisation''Illegal medicine, breaches of privacy and extortion charges' have been drawn up against the Church and two senior executivesOffices in Belgium, where it is considered a 'cult' have been raided It comes after 15 year investigation into Scientology by authorities | UPDATED: 13:35 GMT, 30 December 2012 Belgian federal prosecutors are preparing to bring charges against the Church of Scientology as a 'criminal organisation', it has today been reported. It is believed the charges of fraud, illegal medicine, breaches of privacy and extortion have been drawn up against the Church and two senior executives.

Almost 1,000 doctors found guilty of crimes including possession of child porn and drug trafficking have been allowed to keep their jobs

Nearly 1,000 doctors could still be practising despite convictions for possessing child porn and drug trafficking Medical bosses cannot ban some doctors because it could breach their human rights | UPDATED: 21:44 GMT, 28 December 2012 Conviction: Dr Benjamin Obukofe (left) was convicted of two sexual assaults Hundreds of doctors convicted of serious crimes – including obtaining indecent images of children – have been allowed to continue to practise, it has emerged. A total of 927 have kept their jobs despite being found guilty of offences including trafficking drugs, kerb crawling and causing death by dangerous driving. And thousands of patients have been kept in the dark about their doctor’s serious convictions

Major health alert after 7,000 children"s face painting sets containing poisonous lead sold to British shops

Major health alert after 7,000 children's face painting sets containing poisonous lead sold to British shopsFace painting sets from factory in China could cause brain damageOnly 324 of the party sets have so far been recoveredCompany boss Joel Cope, 39, from Salford, is ordered to pay 15,000 at Manchester Magistrates Court | UPDATED: 17:09 GMT, 14 December 2012 Parents are being warned not to buy face painting sets for their children without checking them after thousands were found to contain lead.

400,000 bill for rapist we can"t deport: Somali criminal is still in prison ten YEARS after completing his sentence

400,000 bill for rapist we can't deport: Somali criminal is still in prison ten YEARS after completing his sentenceUnnamed man completed his jail term in September 2002Ministers are powerless to kick him out Judges have refused to deport Somali nationals because it breaches 'human rights' | UPDATED: 23:23 GMT, 10 December 2012 A Somali rapist who cannot be deported because of human rights laws has spent nearly a decade in prison since completing his sentence – at a cost to taxpayers of 400,000. The man, who has not been named, was jailed for eight years for a serious sexual assault but completed his jail term in September 2002

Photographer waits three days to capture these incredible pictures of a great white shark

You've been snapped! Photographer waits three days to capture these incredible pictures of a great white shark leaping out of the water to catch rubber 'seal' mid-air | UPDATED: 10:50 GMT, 29 November 2012 This stunning picture captures the moment a great white shark leaps out of the water clutching a seal in its mouth. The amazing picture of the great white was taken by Dana Allen, 50, in False Bay, off Cape Town in South Africa. The photographer captured the shark in mid-air hovering above the water with a 'fake' seal in its mouth.

Alcohol price rules to cost typical couple 100 a year

Minimum alcohol price rules will see typical families' drink bill soar by 100 a year Government wants to ban the sale of alcohol for less than 45p a unit Research found 59 per cent of alcohol costs less – meaning price will go upGovernment say plan will reduce cut the number of crimes by 5,000 per year Emerged yesterday that Brussels may deem the scheme illegal | UPDATED: 01:26 GMT, 29 November 2012 The average family drinks bill will soar by almost 100 a year under the Government’s plan for minimum pricing for alcohol, it was revealed last night.