French Alps Shooting: Police admit they contaminated vital evidence at massacre crime scene

French police admit they contaminated vital evidence at Alps massacre crime scene as investigators say case could remain unsolvedLatest in a catalogue of blunders which may mean 'case is never solved'Detectives had thought ‘mystery DNA’ found might lead to the killer But police ‘expert’ ‘accidentally contaminated’ crime-scene, it is claimed /11/22/article-2236716-159C4707000005DC-295_634x471.jpg” alt=”Prayers: Saad Al-Hilli, 50, his wife Iqbal, 47, and her 74-year-old mother Suhaila Al-Allaf, was laid to rest in the same grave last week” class=”blkBorder” height=”471″ width=”634″> Prayers: Saad Al-Hilli, 50, his wife Iqbal, 47, and her 74-year-old mother Suhaila Al-Allaf, was laid to rest in the same grave in November Mr Maillaud has failed to publicly identify a number of key witnesses who were in the area at the time of the shootings, and has even withheld a colour photograph of the Al-Hillis taken minutes before the attack. This would have been released as a matter of routine in the UK, as a way of jogging the memories of people who might have seen them, or their killer. Now Mr Maillaud insists that no ‘significant’ DNA clues were left at the scene, despite work on samples still being carried out by the IRCGN, and by Christian Doutremepuich, a professor who runs a state-of-the-art laboratory in Bordeaux, in south west France.

Dave sees red at Arrows "axe"

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Redhead: Four in ten Britons carry ginger genes without having red hair – and it could have major health implications

Are you a secret redhead Four in ten Britons carry ginger genes without having red hair – and it could profoundly affect our health | UPDATED: 23:27 GMT, 17 December 2012 In England, 6 per cent of people have red hair Are you a redhead, but don’t even know it Research to be released this week indicates millions of Britons carry ‘silent’ genes for redheadedness. While this does not turn their hair ginger, it may expose them to a range of increased health risks that afflict redheads, such as increased sensitivity to pain, skin cancer, Parkinson’s disease and even Tourette’s syndrome. In England, 6 per cent of people have red hair; in Scotland, the rate is estimated at 13 per cent

Make-up as art: But who will be brave enough to wear these incredible crab, caviar and baked bean inspired lipstick designs?

Make-up as art: But who will be brave enough to wear these incredible crab, caviar and baked bean inspired lipstick designs | UPDATED: 18:01 GMT, 3 December 2012 From crabs and caviar to a gothic take on snow, these intricately beautiful lip designs are a million miles away from plain old pink.

Iraqi builds a HELICOPTER to protect his countrys borders (but will it really fly?)

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Chaps, Miss Right is out there and looks just like you! Men attracted to women who look like them

Chaps, Miss Right is out there and looks just like you! Men attracted to women who look like them | UPDATED: 01:16 GMT, 3 December 2012 For men looking for love, the answer could well be staring them in the face. A study has fond men are more attracted to women who look like them. Researchers asked 100 men to choose the women they found most appealing from a selection of photographs

Husband takes bird"s-eye view photos of his naked wife

I can see my spouse from up here! Husband takes bird's-eye view photos of his naked wife The series – shot by photographer John Crawford between 1984 and 1987 – shows his then wife Carina naked pictured from a bird's-eye perspective | UPDATED: 16:00 GMT, 26 November 2012 Art is usually a labour of love for the creator.