Primary school teaching assistant tricked her friends and colleagues into believing she had terminal brain cancer in a 20,000 scam

Primary school teaching assistant tricked her friends and colleagues into believing she had terminal brain cancer in a 20,000 scam Ursula Rose, 42, from South Norwood, claimed she had cancer, and had 'tumours in her head', a court heard today Friends 'plunged themselves into debt by taking out loans or withdrawing money from their own childrens' accounts to help'Her doctor later confirmed she had never had brain tumours, but suffered from 'tension-like headaches', a jury was told By Amanda Williams PUBLISHED: 18:12 GMT, 19 February 2013 | UPDATED: 18:24 GMT, 19 February 2013 A primary school teaching assistant scammed 20,000 out of concerned colleagues after she tricked them into believing she had terminal brain cancer, a jury were told today.

Janelle Duncan-Bailey: Man arrested on suspicion of mother-of-two"s murder after she disappears

Man arrested on suspicion of mother-of-two's murder after she disappears on way home from family partyAfter leaving the family function, Janelle Duncan-Bailey, 25, visited her former partner's home Mother was meant to collect her two-year-old and seven-year-old after party, but never showed up30-year-old arrested last night on suspicion of her murder By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 09:41 GMT, 5 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:50 GMT, 5 January 2013 A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a mother went missing after attending a New Year's Eve family party. While police continue to appeal for assistance to trace missing Janelle Duncan-Bailey, 25, a 30-year-old man was arrested last night on suspicion of her murder

Police hunting driver who killed 31-year-old woman in bus stop hit-and-run seeking 27-year-old man in connection with smash

Police hunting driver who killed 31-year-old woman in bus stop hit-and-run seeking 27-year-old man in connection with smash Vanessa Chango-Alvarez tragically killed at bus stop in Streatham, LondonBrother Kevin, 19, says driver of Audi has 'ruined family's lives'Detectives looking for Nathan Davis, linked to the Audi involved Audi was also at scene of another crash minutes earlier in Croydon | UPDATED: 19:10 GMT, 24 December 2012 Hunt: Police today named Nathan Davis in connection with the investigation Police hunting a killer driver who mowed down a woman at a bus stop have today named the owner of the vehicle as part of the investigation. Detectives said they were looking for Nathan Davis, who has been linked to the Audi involved.

Streatham hit and run: Hit-and-run driver in police chase kills woman: Heartbroken brother appeals for killer to give himself up

Hit-and-run driver in police chase kills woman: Heartbroken brother appeals for killer to give himself up Vanessa Chango-Alvarez tragically killed at bus stop in Streatham, LondonBrother Kevin, 19, says driver of Audi has 'ruined family's lives'Police investigating theory driver may have been racing another car beforehand Audi was also at scene of another crash minutes earlier in Croydon | UPDATED: 23:53 GMT, 23 December 2012 Everything to live for: Vanessa Chango-Alvarez, 31, was mowed down by a car as she waited for a bus in Streatham, London A woman was knocked down and killed in a hit-and-run by a driver being followed by police in connection with a crash a few miles away. Hotel receptionist Vanessa Chango-Alvarez, 31, was mowed down by an Audi A3 at a bus stop outside her mother’s house in Norbury, South London, as she set off for work. A man aged in his 50s was also left critically injured

Woman killed and man left critically injured after being hit by car while waiting at bus stop

Woman killed and man left critically injured after being hit by car while waiting at bus stopWoman believed to be in her 30s killed in the collision with an Audi A3 in Streatham High RoadA man was also taken to hospital in a critical condition following the collision at about 5.30am todayPolice believe the driver stopped at an earlier incident but left when officers arrived on the scene | UPDATED: 00:01 GMT, 23 December 2012 A woman was killed and a man critically injured when they were hit by a car while standing at a bus stop. The incident in Streatham High Road, in Streatham, London, happened just ten minutes after the driver made off from an earlier collision when police arrived

Fears grow for missing 14-year-old schoolgirl as police release CCTV of her talking to a stranger on night she went missing

Fears grow for missing 14-year-old schoolgirl as police release CCTV of her talking to a stranger on night she went missingShelley Pratt was last seen in Croydon town centre five weeks ago Officers becoming increasingly concerned for the safety of the teenagerStill being treated as a missing persons' inquiry, although murder squad officers are running the investigation | UPDATED: 20:35 GMT, 13 December 2012 CCTV images have been released of a missing 14-year-old schoolgirl talking to a mystery man on the night she disappeared.

UKIP is now the "second party of the North" Farage declares as panicked Tories hire new guru who warns northern voters feel…

UKIP is now the 'second party of the North': Farage declare victory as panicked Tories hire new guru who warns northern voters feel 'ignored' UKIP come second in Rotherham with Lib Dems humiliated in EIGHTH suffering their worst by-election result since 1945 Labour hold safe seat, along with Middlesborough and Croydon North tooChancellor George Osborne hires think tank boss Neil O'Brien as a special advisor, days after writing that the Tories had abandoned the NorthUKIP leader Nigel Farage says only his party is confronting issues like immigration | UPDATED: 18:49 GMT, 30 November 2012 The UK Independence Party is now the main challenger to Labour in the North of England, leader Nigel Farage declared after his party surged in three by-elections.

Malcolm Holland: Grieving widower sectioned under Mental Health Act after attacking churchgoers in St Paul"s Cray

'My wife was taken from me, where is your God': Grieving man attacked parishioners and daubed messages in blood during violent church rampage Malcolm Holland, 56, went to church armed with meat cleaver and knifeThe widower assaulted rector's husband and two elderly choristersAssault ends when new British citizen Steven Izegbu, 28, runs to intervene Judge spares him jail and instead sections him under Mental Health Act | UPDATED: 17:32 GMT, 26 November 2012 Hero: Steven Izegbu, 28, saw the assault from his home over the road and wrestled the attacker to the ground. Mr Izegbu had become a British citizen just hours before A man grieving the death of his wife daubed 'I love you' in blood on a church wall as he attacked parishioners during a violent rampage, a court heard today. Malcolm Holland, 56, armed himself with a meat cleaver and a lock knife before launching the attack at St Barnabas Church in St Paul’s Cray, near Orpington, Kent, last July.