EU demands access to British police files: Forces will be ordered to hand over documents on investigations or face fines

EU demands access to British police files: Forces will be ordered to hand over documents on investigations or face finesThe EU’s crime intelligence agency would be allowed access to private filesEuropol could insist chief constables disclose evidence from criminal casesThis could include witness statements, DNA samples and fingerprints By Ian Drury PUBLISHED: 23:45 GMT, 18 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:33 GMT, 19 April 2013 British police forces will be forced to hand sensitive details of criminal investigations to Brussels or risk a massive fine. In a controversial move, the European Union’s crime intelligence agency would be allowed to demand access to private police files. Europol could insist chief constables disclose evidence from criminal cases, witness statements, DNA samples, fingerprints and other data

Shoppers who buy organic food are LESS likely to be helpful to other people, study claims

Shoppers who buy organic food are LESS likely to be helpful to other people, study claims By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 13:36 GMT, 17 February 2013 | UPDATED: 00:36 GMT, 18 February 2013 Buying organic foods may make you less likely to show kindness to others, researchers claim. This is because using organic products makes people feel more secure about themselves, weakening the urge to act unselfishly, says US psychologist Dr Kendall Eskine. It also makes them judge immoral behaviour more harshly, his team reports in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Teenage driver, 18, "demolished terraced house after losing control of father"s powerful 30,000 Jeep Cherokee while speeding"

Teenage driver, 18, 'demolished terraced house by losing control of father's 30,000 Jeep Cherokee while speeding' six months after passing his test Robbie Morgan 'knocked down an 18-year-old who suffered life-threatening injuries' court toldTeenager accused of leaving party in car to buy cigarettes and 'putting his foot down'Driver denies dangerous driving in Nelson, near Caerphilly, south Wales By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 13:03 GMT, 29 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:01 GMT, 29 January 2013 Robbie Morgan is accused of demolishing a house after driving in his father's Jeep A teenage driver demolished a house and knocked down a pedestrian with his dad's Jeep after swerving off the road while speeding, a court heard today. Robbie Morgan, 18, had only been driving for six months when he got behind the the wheel of his father's 4×4 Jeep after he left a party to buy cigarettes.

Fasten your seatbelts and watch what happens inside a cockpit in video of 43-minute flight from Rio to Sao Paulo

Fasten your seatbelt and enjoy the ride: Watch everything from take-off to landing in cockpit video of passenger jet flight | UPDATED: 21:18 GMT, 26 December 2012 Fasten your seatbelts and get ready to find out exactly what happens inside a plane cockpit on a normal everyday flight.

Rupert Murdoch urges America to wake up as he joins gun control debate with tweet about New York firefighter killings

Rupert Murdoch urges America to ‘wake up’ as he joins gun control debate with tweet about New York firefighter killings | UPDATED: 18:42 GMT, 25 December 2012 Getting involved: Murdoch has made it clear that he is in favor of stricter gun control laws in the U.S. Media mogul Rupert Murdoch waded into the American gun control debate with a Twitter message on Christmas about the most recent shooting. 'NY Xmas ruined by lunatic shooting 4 firemen, killing two

Sorry ladies… but men are better with the family finances! Women are less confident at sticking to budget

Sorry ladies… but men are better with the family finances! Women are less confident at sticking to budget | UPDATED: 00:19 GMT, 26 December 2012 Household budgets: Women admit to being less disciplined More women have sole charge of the household finances – despite being less confident than men at sticking to budgets, a survey has revealed.

"I"m going to do some cooking today": Crematorium worker suspended for posting sick jokes about the dead on Facebook

'I'm going to do some cooking today': Crematorium worker suspended for posting sick jokes about the dead on Facebook Matthew Kay accused of posting series of tasteless posts over three year period about job at Newcastle Crematorium These include references to 'laughing' during a funeral and burning himself on metal replacement joints'Described his job on Facebook page as full-time cook' | UPDATED: 16:55 GMT, 24 December 2012 Accused: Matthew Kay, a Newcastle crematorium worker, has been suspended after allegedly mocking his job and the dead on his Facebook page A crematorium worker has been suspended after he apparently posted comments mocking his job and the dead on his Facebook page. Matthew Kay, who works as a technician at the West Road Crematorium, Fenham, Newcastle, is accused of writing a stream of vile comments on the social networking site over a period of around three years. The Newcastle City Council employee also allegedly uploaded a photo of what appears to be the machine control buttons in the crematorium with tinsel around them, writing underneath, 'Hurrah, it took me ages to put up the Christmas decorations at work today.' On his page, he wrote he worked as a crematorium technician for the council and described his job as, 'Full-time Cook.' One of the most offensive status updates on Mr Kay's personal Facebook page referred to the cremation of a body containing metal bone joints

Video mash-ups and song parodies to be legalised (just as long as they are funny)

Video mash-ups and song parodies to be legalised (just as long as they are funny) Copyright law shake-up to make it easier to transfer files between devicesiPod and e-book users will not be criminalised if copy is for personal useRecord companies will not be able to block song parodies | UPDATED: 16:29 GMT, 21 December 2012 Film companies and record labels will not be able to force mash-ups and spoofs to be taken down from the internet under a major shake-up of copyright law. Ministers have vowed to legalise parodies after countless viral hits have disappeared from sites like YouTube because multi-national firms failed to see the funny side

Teenagers riot over Instagram sex rumours: Swedish students go berserk at police outside Plusgymnasiet high school in Gothenburg after hundreds of…

Teenagers riot over Instagram sex rumours: Swedish students ‘go berserk’ at police after hundreds of ‘slut’ photos posted online 17-year-old female student allegedly behind 'slut' Instagram postings Hundreds of students protest outside her school and later in shopping mall | UPDATED: 20:00 GMT, 18 December 2012 Riots broke out at a high school in Sweden today after a female student allegedly named and posted pictures of local 13 and 14-year-old girls, calling them 'sluts'. Running battles were fought with police as students gathered outside Plusgymnasiet high school in Gothenburg where the accused student is believed to study.

Newtown school shooting: Obama"s tears won"t stop the slaughter

Obama's tears won't stop the slaughter | UPDATED: 09:39 GMT, 17 December 2012 The latest firearm atrocity in America — 20 small children and six adults shot to death by a suicidal 20-year-old ‘loner’, Adam Lanza — is attended by the usual hand-wringing debate about gun control. Those who seek new restraints — particularly on automatic, rapid-firing weapons — say: ‘If not now, when’ But those against gun control quote the 2nd Amendment of the U.S