Pictured: British internet troll who admits threatening to kill 200 US citizens in Facebook posts which led to thousands of children staying off school Reece Elliott, 24, admitted threatening to kill and sending grossly offensive messages at Newcastle Crown Court todayHe left abusive posts under a pen-name on a Facebook tribute site for teenager who died in car crashThousands of American children kept off school in Tennessee after threats were posted : 'I'm glad the fat bitch is dead. Let's drink to drink driving. No-one gives a s*** that she's dead, get over it.
Russian politician wanted for murder of Alexander Litvinenko marries student half his age 'who didn't know about the killing' Andrei Lugovoy, 46, wed in a lavish ceremony to 23-year-old student Xenia Lugovoy is the chief suspect in the murder of Mr Litvinenko He said his bride had 'never heard' of the murdered agent By Amanda Williams PUBLISHED: 20:52 GMT, 25 April 2013 | UPDATED: 02:40 GMT, 26 April 2013 The Russian politician wanted for the murder of Alexander Litvinenko has married in a lavish ceremony to a young bride who had 'never heard' of the dead former KGB agent.
U-turn over NHS database opt-out: Victory for privacy campaign as hunt backs down By James Chapman PUBLISHED: 00:29 GMT, 26 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:29 GMT, 26 April 2013 Patients are to be given the right to opt out of an NHS database logging details of drinking habits, waist sizes and family medical histories.
Forget the cologne and witty one-liners, it's all about how men speak that attracts womenMost desirable male voice for British women is 'deep, rumbling and breathy' Different vocal traits are associated with size, attractiveness, friendliness By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 21:52 GMT, 24 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:47 GMT, 25 April 2013 Chaps, forget the expensive cologne and witty one-liners, the way to a woman's heart could be as simple as lowering your voice. Scientists have found different vocal traits are instinctively associated with body size, attractiveness and friendliness
British drivers spend up to three days a year stuck in gridlock as the UK ranks 5th in Europe for time wasted in trafficFindings are revealed today by leading in-car data company INRIXIt found worst hit by jams in the UK are drivers in Greater LondonThe capital is followed by Greater Manchester and Merseyside .' INRIX chief executive Bryan Mistele said: 'There has always been strong correlation between the state of the economy and the level of traffic congestion on our roads. 'It tells us if people are employed and driving to work, going out to eat or doing some shopping, as well as whether or not businesses are shipping products.' He added: 'Considering unemployment hit record highs in 2012 and European household wealth dropped 13.6 per cent it's hardly surprising that traffic levels have dropped significantly.' The report notes: 'The UK capital, London, has moved up the European traffic congestion ranks to become the third most congested city in Europe in 2012.' The report says: 'Drivers in London spent a full three days of 2012 sitting in traffic, that's over a day more than the UK's second most congested city Manchester, where drivers spent 45 hours in congestion.
British golfer, 73, drowns in Spanish lake after falling in when he went to retrieve his ball Thomas Ross fell into lake at Dunas de Donana golf course in AndaluciaMr Ross, 73, from Scotland, was playing the fifth hole when he slippedCourse located near Matalascanas which is popular with British tourists By Lee Moran PUBLISHED: 11:28 GMT, 22 April 2013 | UPDATED: 07:23 GMT, 23 April 2013 Died: Thomas Ross died while on a golfing holiday in Spain A British golfer drowned in a Spanish lake after he fell in trying to find a lost ball.
How I'll weed out the health tourists, by Hunt: Minister acts after Mail highlights abuse of NHS Jeremy Hunt believes non-UK residents are granted NHS numbers too easily Mr Hunt said the system was completely unacceptable He proposed anyone with a 'questionable residency' should be issued with a temporary number By James Chapman PUBLISHED: 23:28 GMT, 18 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:32 GMT, 19 April 2013 Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt wants only permanent British residents to qualify for anything other than emergency care Foreigners travelling to Britain to take advantage of our free health service will be denied treatment under radical plans for a shake-up of the system of personal NHS identification numbers. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt wants only permanent British residents to qualify for anything other than emergency care free of charge.
EU demands access to British police files: Forces will be ordered to hand over documents on investigations or face finesThe EU’s crime intelligence agency would be allowed access to private filesEuropol could insist chief constables disclose evidence from criminal casesThis could include witness statements, DNA samples and fingerprints By Ian Drury PUBLISHED: 23:45 GMT, 18 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:33 GMT, 19 April 2013 British police forces will be forced to hand sensitive details of criminal investigations to Brussels or risk a massive fine. In a controversial move, the European Union’s crime intelligence agency would be allowed to demand access to private police files. Europol could insist chief constables disclose evidence from criminal cases, witness statements, DNA samples, fingerprints and other data
Number of stay-at-home mothers hits record low and is falling by 500 a day, raising fears that the Government is forcing families to 'outsource childcare' Number of stay-at-home mums has fallen by 850,000 in the past 20 yearsBetween December 2011 and now, the number dropped by 500 per day , when the number in work hit an all-time high of nearly 30million. The British Chambers of Commerce said unemployment was likely to rise to 2.6million by next year
Thieves steal 1930s gold Nobel Peace Prize in haul worth 150,000 from Lord Mayor's houseThe prize was awarded to former Foreign Secretary Arthur Henderson He was given it for his peacekeeping efforts before the Second World WarRaiders also stole a lock of hair from Admiral Lord CollingwoodThe break-in, in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, happened overnight on Monday By Steve Nolan PUBLISHED: 18:50 GMT, 3 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:56 GMT, 4 April 2013 A Nobel Peace Prize awarded to a pioneering politician for his attempts to patch-up international relations in the years before World War Two has been stolen. The prize, awarded to former Foreign Secretary Arthur Henderson in the 1930s, was one item in a haul of items thought to be worth an estimated 150,000 to be stolen from the Lord Mayor's Mansion House, in the Jesmond area of Newcastle, Tyne and Wear. A lock of hair from Admiral Lord Collingwood, who took over control of the British fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 after Admiral Nelson was killed, was also stolen in the raid.