Fraudster couple funded champagne lifestyle of exotic holidays and a plush home in 1million insurance and benefits scamElina Jaksone and Gagik Manucharyan exploited other immigrantsPromised to get them car insurance but lied to secure cheaper dealsCheated taxpayers out of 340,000 by failing to report earnings to HMRCSpent cash on holidays in Jamaica By Hugo Gye and Damien Gayle PUBLISHED: 13:09 GMT, 10 April 2013 | UPDATED: 01:04 GMT, 11 April 2013 An immigrant couple who enjoyed a champagne lifestyle have been jailed for what is believed to be the biggest car insurance scam of its kind in Britain. Latvian Elina Jaksone and her Cypriot partner Gagik Manucharyan raked in close to 1million by duping hundreds of innocent motorists with a ‘ghost’ insurance scheme. They offered cut-price insurance by using false details, leaving customers involved in accidents totally exposed and without any of the coverage they paid for
Actor, 42, who appeared alongside Michael Caine is jailed after pretending to suffer from sexsomnia in 'feeble excuse' following rape of a teenage girl Simon Morris, 42, targeted the 15-year-old girl at a house partyHe sneaked into the room where she was asleep and raped her Told Cardiff Crown Court he had no memory of having sex with the girl He said he suffers from the medical condition sexsomnia But judge said Morris told 'an endless number of glib lies' during the trial Morris appeared in film alongside Michael Caine and had role in Hollyoaks /12/13/article-2247660-167F94F4000005DC-460_306x423.jpg” width=”306″ height=”423″ alt=”Actor Simon Morris, 42, pictured, pretended he suffered from sexsomnia after raping a 15-year-old girl at a house party ” class=”blkBorder” /> Actor Simon Morris, 42, pictured, pretended he suffered from sexsomnia after raping a 15-year-old girl at a house party An actor who pretended to suffer from sexsomnia after he raped a 15-year-old girl has been jailed for eight years today.
Groom raided his OWN wedding venue in 60,000 masked raid after owner even gave couple half-price discountCatherine Murphy gave hard-up couple a half price champagne buffetBut bridegroom Christopher Richards returned to steal from premisesCCTV cameras captured gang stealing cash, champagne, beer and wine They also smashed doors and ripped cabinets off walls during 10-hour raid By Anthony Bond PUBLISHED: 10:54 GMT, 2 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:09 GMT, 2 February 2013 When a wedding reception organiser decided to help out two hard-up friends by laying on a half price champagne buffet, the least she could have expected was a thank you. Instead, the bridegroom decided to repay the kindness by vandalising and stealing from the venue – leaving the owner with a 60,000 bill. Catherine Murphy, 34, decided to help out hard up Bridie Sparks, 26, and her husband to be Christopher Richards, by laying on the half-price champagne buffet for 90 guests.
France's richest man moves to Belgium and takes multi-billion pound fortune with him 'to avoid new socialist super-tax'Bernard Arnault, head of luxury goods group LVMH, insists that he moved the cash and assets for ‘family inheritance reasons’It is thought he wants to avoid a 75 per cent top rate on income being introduced by President Francois Hollande By Peter Allen PUBLISHED: 19:35 GMT, 24 January 2013 | UPDATED: 23:15 GMT, 24 January 2013 Bernard Arnault, the 63-year-old head of luxury goods group LVMH, insists that he moved the cash and assets for 'family inheritance reasons The richest man in France has officially transferred his multi-billion pounds fortune out of his Socialist-run homeland, it was confirmed today. Bernard Arnault, the 63-year-old head of luxury goods group LVMH, insists that he moved the cash and assets for ‘family inheritance reasons’
Open with caution: How that bottle of bubbly could leave you blind The pressure inside a champagne bottle can launch a cork at 50 miles per hour – fast enough to shatter glass Doctors report bottles causing serious eye injuries and even blindness | UPDATED: 11:35 GMT, 31 December 2012 High pressure hazard: A champagne cork can travel up to fifty miles per hour We all savour the sound of a champagne cork popping. But those of us too squeamish to open the bottle for fear of a fast-flying cork might be onto something
How do they sell Xmas champagne for 9.99 Supermarket bubbly has never been cheaper but some is sparklingly goodSupermarkets engage in 'price war' selling famous drink at discount pricesAsda selling champagne for 10, while Aldi prices bottle at 9.99Both Waitrose and Tesco selling bottles for 14.99 | UPDATED: 01:24 GMT, 15 December 2012 Price war: Supermarkets are competing to offer the lowest priced Champagne this Christmas. Pierre Darcys champagne, pictured, is being sold by Asda for only 10, usually costing 23.98 a bottle Well, it looks like champagne and it tastes like champagne, but it doesn’t clean out the wallet like champagne
'The most nerve-wracking moment of her life': Friend claims Kate and Wills celebrated baby news with a shepherd's pie… and an early night Royals learnt of pregnancy at their Welsh cottage in October, according to one of the Duchess's oldest friendsFormer school friend Jessica Hay reveals pair wanted to make news public at Christmas Pregnancy instead emerged when Duchess was admitted to hospital with acute morning sickness Duchess 'now feeling much better, making plans for Christmas… and craving papaya fruit'Parents-to-be 'have told doctors they don't want to know the sex of baby' | UPDATED: 09:42 GMT, 10 December 2012 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrated news of her pregnancy with a shepherd's pie and an early night, a friend claimed today.