Police under investigation after father, 32, who covered himself with petrol is shot with a TASER and dies from horrific burns in hospital

Police under investigation after father, 32, who covered himself with petrol is shot with a TASER and dies from horrific burns in hospitalAndrew Pimlott was holding can of flammable liquid which he was doused inDespite this a police officer fired a Taser gun at him The 32-year-old suffered serious burn injuries and died on TuesdayIPCC today announced it was launching investigation into his death By Anthony Bond PUBLISHED: 15:42 GMT, 26 April 2013 | UPDATED: 16:00 GMT, 26 April 2013 DM.has('shareLink', 'shareLinks', { 'id': '2315339', 'title': 'Police under investigation after father, 32, who covered himself with petrol is shot with a TASER and dies from horrific burns in hospital', 'url': 'http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2315339/Police-investigation-father-32-covered-petrol-shot-TASER-dies-horrific-burns-hospital.html', 'eTwitterStatus': 'Police%20under%20investigation%20after%20father,%2032,%20who%20covered%20himself%20with%20petrol%20is%20shot%20with%20a%20TASER…%20http://bit.ly/15MsnGE%20via%[email protected]' }); A man has died after he was shot with a Taser gun by police officers despite being doused in a flammable liquid, it emerged today. Andrew Pimlott, 32, suffered serious burn injuries following the stand-of with police officers in Honicknowle, Plymouth, last Thursday. The injuries resulted in him dying in Bristol's Frenchay Hospital, on Tuesday.

University of Cape Town: South African university apologise for running survey saying white people are "more attractive" than black people

South African university apologises for running survey saying white people are 'more attractive' than black people University of Cape Town student newspaper Varsity conducted the pollFound that 38% think white people were the most attractiveAfrican people came last with only 8% of the vote Student bodies and human rights activists have criticised the article. By Jaymi Mccann PUBLISHED: 19:13 GMT, 5 April 2013 | UPDATED: 15:42 GMT, 6 April 2013 A South African student newspaper caused a racial storm after publishing a poll that said white people are the most attractive race. The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Varsity newspaper conducted a survey of 60 students to decide which race is the most attractive.

South African university apologise for running survey saying white people are "more attractive" than black people

South African university apologises for running survey saying white people are 'more attractive' than black people University of Cape Town student newspaper Varsity conducted the pollFound that 38% think white people were the most attractiveAfrican people came last with only 8% of the vote Student bodies and human rights activists have criticised the article.

As if jobs weren"t hard enough to come by: 250,000 UK jobs advertises in EU (compared to France"s 14,000)

As if jobs weren't hard enough to come by: 250,000 UK jobs advertised in EU (compared to France's 14,000) Half of the jobs advertised on a taxpayer funded EU website are in Britain By contrast France advertised just 14,000 posts for other EU worker By Tim Shipman PUBLISHED: 00:35 GMT, 5 April 2013 | UPDATED: 02:27 GMT, 5 April 2013 Britain is advertising 250,000 jobs in the European Union despite unemployment at home Britain is advertising 250,000 jobs to job seekers in the European Union creating more competition for unemployed people at home. Around half the jobs advertised on a taxpayer funded EU website are in Britain, raising questions about the government’s approach to unemployment

Number of police officers suspected of conspiring about Andrew Mitchell in "Plebgate" row rises to 10

Number of police officers suspected of conspiring about Andrew Mitchell in 'Plebgate' row rises to 10Inquiry into allegations has widened following fresh informationIPCC operation now encompasses officers from four forces: Metropolitan Police, West Mercia, West Midlands and Warwickshire Some accused of fabricating allegations and of leaking details to press By Arthur Martin PUBLISHED: 12:43 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:41 GMT, 25 March 2013 At least ten police officers are now suspected of discrediting former cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell over the Plebgate affair. The criminal investigation into the alleged attempts to smear the former Tory chief whip has widened after the Independent Police Complaints Commission received fresh information. Ten officers from four forces are being investigated by the watchdog

RBS traders joked about fixing lending rates in exchange for sex and sushi, landing bank with 400million fine

'It’s up and down like a whore’s drawers!' RBS trader’s boast as he fixed bank lending ratesVince Cable wants power to grant loans back in hands of bank managersBusiness Secretary calling for action to reverse decline in lending to SMEsWill demand banks publish details of how much and where they lendCable is due to make a speech at Bloomberg offices in central London bonus and long-term incentive shares.

Photographer wins national award for stunning lightning strike image… on the day of his funeral

Photographer is revealed as winner of national contest… on the day of his funeral: Stunning lightning strike captures first prizeDanny Beath collapsed outside his home from a heart attack'I just wish he'd known before he died,' says contest organiser and Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year, run by The Sunday Times. His latest win would have bagged him new camera gear and seen him travel to Papua New Guinea on a photo commission.

Savile"s missing millions: Lawyers say they are hunting for paedophile"s hidden 20million fortune

Savile's missing millions: Lawyers say they are hunting for paedophile's hidden 20million fortuneVictims' lawyers say Savile hid money in offshore accountsThey claim he stashed the cash in case his crimes were discoveredDisgraced star may have siphoned off charity money, solicitors say By Sam Webb PUBLISHED: 15:22 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:44 GMT, 6 January 2013 Emergency cash: Pervert Jimmy Savile may have hidden cash in offshore accounts to protect his forune if his crimes came to light, lawyers say Pervert Jimmy Savile may have stashed millions of pounds overseas to protect his money in case his crimes came to light. Lawyers acting for those molested by Savile have launched a probe into the disgraced DJ's finances in a bid to unearth cash which can be used as compensation. Pannone Solicitors believe he siphoned off cash from the two charities he set up, as well as money from his public appearances, into offshore accounts

Money seized from drug dealers "should be spent on research into treatment" say campaigners

Money seized from drug dealers 'should be spent on research into treatment' say campaigners'Lack of leadership' a major factor hindering drugs policy moving forward 'Billions of pounds' spent on unproven policies, commission claims | UPDATED: 09:01 GMT, 31 December 2012 Millions of pounds seized from drug dealers should be funnelled into a new independent researcher in a bid to tackle the country's drug problems, campaigners said today. In a highly-critical report, the UK Drug Policy Commission (UKDPC) warned a lack of leadership and high turnover of ministers and civil servants were hindering progress. A new body funded by up to 10million a year in cash raised through the confiscated assets of drug-related crime is required to improve drug policy, the UKDPC said.

Jacques Delors: Britain could quit the EU and "still be friends", admits the former European Commission president

Britain could quit the EU and 'still be friends', admits the former European Commission presidentJacques Delors' u-turn after trying to force European federalism on UKHe suggested Britain could be EU 'partner' instead of fully fledged member | UPDATED: 10:42 GMT, 29 December 2012 U-turn: Jacques Delors' change of heart comes 22 years after he infuriated Eurosceptics by trying to force European federalism on the UK Britain could negotiate a looser relationship with the EU under plans floated by a key architect of the European project.