Just a quarter of criminals caught with a knife are jailed despite plans for stronger sentencingKnife thugs less likely to be locked up on the spot than a year agoBefore election, Tories pledged to jail anyone caught with a knife in publicBut 25 per cent of 3,376 adult offenders jailed on the spot in last 12 months a total of 3,376 adult offenders were sentenced for possession of a knife or other offensive weapon. Of those 23 per cent – some 865 offenders – were handed community service by the courts – leaving them free to walk the streets.
Death of British honeymoon bride in Cambodia caused by accidental drugs overdose, insist police Former journalist Kristy Cadman-Jones killed by overdose of pure heroin Hearing heard husband filled in life insurance claim form putting cause of death as 'heart and cardiovascular failure'Damian, 31, denies embalming his wife less than 48 hours after her death in order to prevent toxicology tests being carried outPair were on honeymoon in a dream four-week trip when 27-year-old died | UPDATED: 00:15 GMT, 9 December 2012 Honeymoon bride Kristy Cadman-Jones died as a result of an accidental drugs overdose, Cambodian police insisted yesterday. Speaking yesterday to The Mail on Sunday, a senior Cambodian police officer described seeing at least three syringes along with a half-drunk bottle of whiskey beside the bed where the recruitment agency branch manager lay dead. At an inquest in Leicester last week a coroner pointed out alleged inconsistencies in statements made by Mrs Cadman-Jones’s husband Damian after his 27-year-old wife was found dead in a hotel room in Phnom Penh on January 9.
'Did you intend your bride to die' Coroner stuns groom at inquest with challenge over new wife's heroin overdose on honeymoon Former journalist Kristy Cadman-Jones killed by overdose of pure heroin Hearing heard husband filled in life insurance claim form putting cause of death as 'heart and cardiovascular failure'Damian, 31, denies embalming his wife less than 48 hours after her death in order to prevent toxicology tests being carried outPair were on honeymoon in a dream four-week trip when 27-year-old died | UPDATED: 10:42 GMT, 7 December 2012 A coroner stunned an inquest into a honeymooner’s death by asking her husband if he had been involved. Kristy Cadman-Jones, 27, died of a drugs overdose at a luxury hotel in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, towards the end of a month-long tour of the Far East with Damian, 31.
A scarily good weekend away! Luxury 27-bedroom 19th century Gothic mansion is available to rent for 10,000Chris Badham and Damian Llambias bought Huntsman Court near Tiverton, Devon, for 1.83millionPair then spent 400,000 restoring the estate which was first built in 1869 A two night stay at the 19th Century home costs 10,900 | UPDATED: 19:16 GMT, 3 December 2012 A 27-bedroom Gothic mansion transformed into an exclusive retreat at a cost of more than 2million is up for rent – costing 10,000 for a weekend getaway. Businessmen Chris Badham and Damian Llambias bought Huntsham Court near Tiverton, Devon, for 1.83 million in January and have spent a further 400,000 on refurbishments. Now holidaymakers or wedding planners can book two nights at the impressive 19th century home, costing up to 10,900 for 27 of its luxurious bedrooms
Multi-buy deals on alcohol heading for the axe as Government announces minimum price plans Government wants to impose minimum price of 45p per unit to stamp out binge-drinking Plan would mean an extra 70p on some bottles of wine and extra 1.30 on two-litre bottle of ciderHome Secretary Theresa May to launch a ten-week public consultation todayWine and Spirits Trade Association said decision is ‘breathtaking’ | UPDATED: 11:41 GMT, 28 November 2012 Two-for-one deals on cheap booze in supermarkets and off-licences face the axe under plans to introduce a minimum price for alcohol announced today. The Government plans to impose a minimum price of 45p per unit, slapping an extra 70p on the price of some bottles of wine and an additional 1.30 on a two-litre bottle of cider, in a bid to stamp out binge-drinking. David Cameron wants to end loss-leader discounting, whereby supermarkets sell alcohol at a loss to entice shoppers into their stores