Baby-faced woman, 21, jailed for 15 years after leading vigilante gang to kill a wrongly accused rape suspect in brutal attack which left him looking like the 'Elephant Man'Emma Hall encouraged gang to beat Luke Harwood to death in EssexA girl had told Hall that Harwood raped her but this turned out to be falseBrutal attack left victim with flattened head 'like a marshmallow' James Danby and Tony O'Toole also jailed for taking part in the murder By Arthur Martin and Ben Spencer PUBLISHED: 15:59 GMT, 24 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:55 GMT, 25 April 2013 Jailed: Emma Hall will spend at least 15 years in prison for the brutal torture and murder of Luke Harwood A gang who tortured and killed a teenager who was wrongly accused of rape were jailed for life yesterday. The trio – led by baby-faced Emma Hall – left Luke Harwood, 18, looking like ‘the Elephant Man’ after punching and kicking him for two hours.
No sex please, it's a box office turn-off: Hollywood falls out of love with bedroom scenes Raunchy movies like Basic Instinct no longer a turn-on for film fans Family-friendly films with handsome male leads now more lucrativeMovie producers want to avoid adult-only rating and appeal to women By Paul Revoir Tv Correspondent PUBLISHED: 12:00 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:58 GMT, 25 March 2013 There was a time when films stood little chance of success unless there was something steamy going on at some point. These days, however, it seems movie moguls find sex one big turn-off
Bursting with joy: Mother celebrates quads' first birthday after defying the doctors who urged her to have two aborted Emma and Martin Robbins naturally conceived quads at odds of 750,000 to 1The couple were urged by doctors to abort two to save the others' lives But they defied medical advice and continued with the quad pregnancyCouple are now celebrating the first birthdays of their four healthy boys – Samuel, Reuben, Joshua and Zachary ” class=”blkBorder” /> With his newborn son: Martin Robbins with Zachary, one of the identical twins out of the quadruplets very unusually born on 29 February 2012 Not only were they conceived naturally at odds of 750,000 to one, they are also the only leap year quads in Britain to have been born on February 29 — the chances of that are 3.5 million to one — and will therefore celebrate a birthday only every four years. They are also flourishing despite the physical risks of multiple births. Indeed, when Emma — a former project manager — discovered she was pregnant with quads, she was advised repeatedly to ‘selectively reduce’ two of the foetuses to give the remaining pair a better chance of survival
Death row Briton Lindsay Sandiford set to launch her appeal By Simon Parry PUBLISHED: 00:51 GMT, 10 February 2013 | UPDATED: 00:53 GMT, 10 February 2013 A British grandmother facing the firing squad in Bali for drug smuggling will appeal against her sentence tomorrow, her lawyer has revealed. Lindsay Sandiford was caught smuggling almost 5kg of cocaine worth 1.6 million into the country from Bangkok last May
Grandad set to be a father for the seventh time at the age of 74 after 32-year-old wife becomes pregnant (and his first son is 51!)The father of six and grandfather to ten will welcome a child next yearHe is refusing to rule out more children with his 32-year-old wife | UPDATED: 23:18 GMT, 30 December 2012 Late bloomer: Mike Armitage, 74 is about to become a father for the seventh time Like most men his age, 74-year-old Mike Armitage could reasonably be expected to be reaching for his slippers and taking it easy.
Looking for love According to the people behind the Tube Map app, the solution to your dating woes is Underground One in ten commuters spot someone they find attractive every single day One in 100 have married the person they met below ground | UPDATED: 19:09 GMT, 14 December 2012 If you've been looking for the perfect partner without success, the answer could be deeper than you realised. Deeper underground that is. According to the makers of the Tube Map app, almost half of train travellers say they see someone that takes their fancy at least once a week.
Trading places: Lagos becomes first African city to have its own version of MonopolyMayfair makes way for Banana Island, Makoko replaces Old Kent RoadOther squares include Nigerian Stock Exchange and notorious Kirikiri jailLagos State Government hopes it will educate public about road safetyOne Chance card says: 'You've been caught driving against traffic. Report for psychiatric evaluation' | UPDATED: 18:30 GMT, 14 December 2012 The makers of Monopoly have advanced to Lagos in Nigeria to launch the first African city edition of the famous board game
93,000, the price of peace of mind: Amount would leave most people feeling 'financially safe and comfortable' | UPDATED: 00:12 GMT, 11 December 2012 We may all dream of winning many millions in a lottery rollover – but it seems that a little less than 100,000 would satisfy the hopes of most families. That’s how much would leave people feeling ‘financially safe and comfortable’, if it was in their account.
Named for the first time: Teenager facing life in prison for murdering his mother by stabbing her 94 times and severing her spineKieren Smith turned on Leah Whittle, stabbing her with at least one knifeThe 42-year-old had 'little chance' to defend herself Police called it a 'particularly horrific and sustained attack' | UPDATED: 21:13 GMT, 10 December 2012 Violent death: Leah Whittle, 42, was stabbed to death at her house by her teenage son Kieren Smith. He will be sentenced tomorrow A 17-year-old youth has been found guilty of the murder of his mother who he stabbed to death after losing his temper. Kieren Smith killed 42-year-old Leah Whittle at her home in Benville Road, Weymouth, Dorset, on July 21.
Mr Fabricant, in custardy wig, loudly cheered pro-gay speakers | UPDATED: 23:32 GMT, 10 December 2012 Sarcasm: Matthew Offord asked if polygamists would now be given a Government consultation Might bigamy be the next love that dare not speak its name The Commons yesterday had its first chance to discuss gay weddings in church.