Labour suspends controversial peer over claims he blamed a Jewish conspiracy for his dangerous driving jail sentenceLord Ahmed was jailed in 2009 for dangerous driving after texting minutes before a fatal crashInterview emerges where he links his prosecution to Jewish-owned mediaLabour condemns anti-Semitism and suspends 55-year-old form the party By Matt Chorley, Mailonline Political Editor PUBLISHED: 09:48 GMT, 14 March 2013 | UPDATED: 23:51 GMT, 14 March 2013 Labour peer Lord Ahmed has been suspended by the party over reports that he blamed a Jewish conspiracy for his jail sentence A Muslim peer has been suspended from the Labour Party for allegedly blaming his prison sentence for dangerous driving on a Jewish conspiracy. Lord Ahmed was sentenced to three months for sending text messages shortly before his car was in a motorway crash that killed a father of two. But, in an extraordinary rant on Pakistani television, Lord Ahmed is alleged to have blamed his imprisonment on pressure from Jews ‘who own newspapers and TV channels’
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
Michael Barrymore is dead – or so says Michael Barrymore: Shamed comic kills off stage persona… and admits he came close to suicide Former TV star says he has 'killed' stage persona after decade of tormentRecovering alcoholic said he now wishes to be known as Michael ParkerClaims he was 'framed for murder' after man found dead in his pool | UPDATED: 01:33 GMT, 30 December 2012 Torment: Michael Barrymore says his TV personality is dead after years of being harangued by the press and he now wishes to be known as Michael Parker Disgraced television entertainer Michael Barrymore has ‘killed’ his stage persona – after suffering a decade of torment since a man was found dead in his swimming pool.
Jack Straw uses Official Secrets defence for allegations of conspiracy in 'torture' case | UPDATED: 00:46 GMT, 30 December 2012 Jack Straw is using the Official Secrets Act to defend himself in court over allegations of conspiracy in the torture of a Libyan national and his family. The revelation that the former Foreign Secretary is relying on secrecy laws has provoked allegations of a cover-up over the scandal of Britain’s alleged involvement in the kidnap and handover of Libyan dissidents to Colonel Gaddafi.
Theresa May faces court battle over decision to strip 'kidnapped extremist' of British citizenship Mahdi Hashi, 23, went missing in Somalia and is now on trial in New YorkHis lawyers claim the Home Secretary's order put him at risk | UPDATED: 22:02 GMT, 29 December 2012 Home Secretary Theresa May is to face a court challenge over her decision to strip a British man of his citizenship just weeks before he was allegedly kidnapped by American forces and put on trial in New York. Lawyers for Mahdi Hashi, 23, who went missing in Somalia in the summer, are to ask judges to overturn Mrs May’s order which, they say, left him stateless and at the mercy of US secret agents.
'Breaking-in takes b***s': Gang of burglars jailed after police find rap bragging about crime wave on mobile phone Five man gang rapped about the sound of a 'patio breaking' Lyrics found on phone of David Levesconte who was jailed 40 monthsGroup responsible for 65 burglaries across Manchester Police heard that gang stole 24 luxury cars and 400,000 worth of jewellery | UPDATED: 16:53 GMT, 21 December 2012 A bragging burglary gang who boasted about their crimes by writing raps to each other following their raids has been jailed. The five man group recorded the congratulatory rhymes on their mobile phones, sending them to one another
Romanian gang who caused travel chaos after stealing FOUR MILES of railway cable worth 500,000 are jailed for 23 years The men, aged between 19 and 36, plundered rural railway tracks Then they sold the metal for scrap replaced it with cheap shop bought wire | UPDATED: 18:40 GMT, 19 December 2012 Eight Romanian men who stole cable from remote rural railway lines and replaced it with cheap shop bought wire are today beginning combined prison sentences of 23 years. The men, aged between 19 and 36, plundered rural stretches of the railway line between Evesham, Worcestershire, and Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, causing chaos for commuters.
Partner and sister of Securicor robbery fugitive Eddie Maher arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to steal 1.2mMaher's partner Debbie Brett, 47, and sister Margaret Francis, 64 arrestedArrested on suspicion of conspiracy to steal and assisting an offenderMaher to appear in court in March charged with theft from security van | UPDATED: 17:47 GMT, 18 December 2012 Two relatives of fugitive security guard Eddie Maher, who disappeared for 19 years after 1.2 million was stolen from a security van in which he was working, have been arrested. Maher's partner Debbie Brett, 47, and sister Margaret Francis were today arrested by Suffolk police officers on suspicion of conspiracy to steal and assisting an offender. The arrests are in connection to the 1993 theft, in which the huge sum was taken from a Securicor van in Felixstowe, Suffolk