U-turn over NHS database opt-out: Victory for privacy campaign as hunt backs down

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.

Tamara Ecclestone wins latest round of legal battle with ex-boyfriend over ownership of 380,000 Lamborghini

Tamara Ecclestone wins latest round of legal battle with ex-boyfriend over ownership of 380,000 LamborghiniOmar Khyami claims the rare Aventador was given to him as a birthday giftVehicle was then allegedly sold on to a Turkish collector by KhyamiMiss Ecclestone discovers transaction and launches custody battleJudge sides with her and agrees injunction to keep supercar in BritainA hearing later this year will decide who the Lamborghini belongs to being shipped out of Britain. The rare Aventador is at the centre of an ownership dispute with her ex, stockbroker Omar Khyami.

North Korea: Kim Jong-un"s AUNT Kim Kyong-hui "was driving force behind his rise to leader"

Who really has the power in Pyongyang Kim Jong-un's AUNT 'was driving force behind his rise to leader' Kim Kyong-hui is often only female face on official photographsShe is the daughter of the North Korean Eternal President Kim Il-sungMiss Kim and husband chosen by Kim Jong-il to consolidate son's authority By James Rush PUBLISHED: 15:23 GMT, 7 April 2013 | UPDATED: 09:58 GMT, 8 April 2013 The aunt of Kim Jong-un has been credited with being the driving force behind the rise of the Supreme Leader of North Korea. Kim Kyong-hui, who is often the only female face on official photographs of ranks of generals and party leaders, has been tasked with transforming her nephew into a figurehead with a reputation for strong military tactics who is able to handle an international crisis. Miss Kim, who has been a key figure in the family for four decades, and her husband Jang Sung-taek, were chosen by Kim Jong-il to pull the strings behind the consolidation of his son's authority before the old leader died in 2011, The Telegraph has reported

Their beauty must be on the inside! Some of the worlds most miserable looking cats enter competition to find most attractive feline (though at least…

Their beauty must be on the inside! Some of the world’s most miserable looking cats enter competition to find most attractive feline (though at least one of them was adorable!) More than 200 cats entered international feline beauty competition Not all of the competitors were beautiful in the conventional senseDespite being hairless and wrinkly many Sphynx cats tried their luck By Olivia Williams PUBLISHED: 17:58 GMT, 6 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:33 GMT, 6 April 2013 Most people would recoil at a wide-eyed hairless cat with enormous ears, but these owners at a Romanian cat show could not be prouder of their pets. Of all the hopefuls at the international feline beauty competition in Romania on Saturday, the most unfortunate-looking breed were the Canadian Sphynx cats but their owners still thought they were in with a winning chance.

Zoya Anwar found alive and well: "Straight A" student, 18, who vanished at her school gates 9 days ago found in Birmingham

Zoya Anwar found alive and well: 'Straight A' student, 18, who vanished at her school gates 9 days ago found in Birmingham Zoya Anwar vanished at the gates of King Edward VI School in Handsworth, Birmingham, on February 26She was spotted by city centre security guards who recognised her picture Four men and a woman, aged between 27 and 48, were originally arrestedThey were all said to know her and were released without charge By Becky Evans PUBLISHED: 17:20 GMT, 6 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:27 GMT, 7 March 2013 A-level student Zoya Anwar who vanished after saying goodbye to friends at her school gates has been found following a nine day search. She was spotted by security guards in Birmingham City Centre late last night and was taken to Birmingham Central police station where specially trained officers were interviewing her. Four men and a woman arrested in connection with her disappearance were yesterday released without charge.

Nicola Furlong murder: Richard Hinds, 19, denies strangling Irish student in Tokyo after Nicki Minaj concert – as sister says he deserves death…

'I only lightly pressed on her neck during sex': U.S. man denies strangling Irish student in Tokyo after Nicki Minaj concert – as her sister says he deserves death sentenceRichard Hinds, 19, is accused of killing Nicola Furlong, 21, in a hotel room The defence suggested she died of an overdose of alcohol and drugsProsecutors claim Hinds strangled Ms Furlong with a towel /06/15/article-2159812-139FB064000005DC-315_306x423.jpg” width=”306″ height=”423″ alt=”asdf” class=”blkBorder” /> Arrested: Richard Hinds, from Memphis, has admitted to strangling Irish student Nicola Furlong in a Tokyo hotel room on May 24, but insisted he did not mean to kill her. Painful journey: Victim Nicola Furlong with her father Andrew The defence suggested she died of an overdose of alcohol and drugs.

Lulu chases thief as she"s mugged at cash machine

You make me wanna shout… stop thief!: Pop legend Lulu chases robber after he snatches her bank card at cash machineThe 5ft 1in star was robbed as she went to withdraw cash in KensingtonShe then chased after the thief before calling the police for help Cashpoint is just a few hundred yards from the Kensington Palace home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge By Charlotte Griffiths PUBLISHED: 23:45 GMT, 2 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:45 GMT, 3 March 2013 Pop legend Lulu has been the victim of a frightening cashpoint robbery – a few hundred yards from the Kensington Palace home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Several people killed in shooting in Swiss factory

Five killed and several injured after gunman goes berserk in Swiss wood processing plant Shooting happened at around 8am GMT in the town of MenznauPolice said the gunman opened fire in the company's canteenEstimates suggest one in three people in Switzerland keep a gunLast month, gunman killed three and wounded two in village of Daillon By Leon Watson and Allan Hall PUBLISHED: 11:08 GMT, 27 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:51 GMT, 27 February 2013 [headerlinks Five people are dead and several others injured after a gunman went berserk at a wood processing plant in Switzerland today. The gunman committed suicide at the scene, confirmed police, as helicopters were scrambled to evacuate the wounded

Pictured: Mother, 51, and daughter, 33, pose outside court before they are jailed for dealing crack cocaine from an alleyway

Pictured: Mother, 51, and daughter, 33, pose outside court before they are jailed for dealing crack cocaine from an alleywayTerry Beaumont and daughter Jane Leonard supplied Class A drugsThey appeared at Teesside Crown Court alongside two othersOverall value of the drugs recovered was 1,254 of crack and 85 of heroin Police observed pair meeting people in an alleyway outside Leonard's home By Amanda Williams PUBLISHED: 14:11 GMT, 26 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:57 GMT, 26 February 2013 A mother and daughter have today been jailed after dealing crack cocaine from an alleyway. Terry Beaumont, 51, and her daughter Jane Leonard, 33, appeared at Teesside Crown Court alongside two others involved in conspiracy to supply Class A drugs. Prosecutor Sue Jacobs told the court that police had observed the home of Leonard over three days in February last year and saw both mother and daughter, as well as co-defendant Jake Hutchinson, meeting people in the alleyway to the back of the house

Brian Copsey accused of stealing more than 1million from collective residents" fund

Homeowner, 59, at exclusive London mansion block accused of stealing more than 1million from collective residents’ fund By Tara Brady PUBLISHED: 14:47 GMT, 6 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:00 GMT, 6 February 2013 In court: Brian Copsey lived in one of London's most exclusive mansion flats and was finance chairman of its management board A resident of one of London’s most exclusive mansion flats has appeared in court accused of stealing more than 1m from the building’s management company. Brian Copsey, 59, was finance chairman of Bryanston Court Management, a collective of residents who manage a luxury apartment block in Marble Arch, central London.