Horror of slave kept in 2million home who was raped while being passed between three middle class families Indian woman was raped several times by one of her abusersShe was beaten until she vomited and made to mop up with her clothesAbuser held knife to her neck and said she would be buried in the garden Given left overs and gone-off food to eat and beaten with rolling pin By Emily Davies PUBLISHED: 11:44 GMT, 20 April 2013 | UPDATED: 11:53 GMT, 20 April 2013 Shashi Obhrai threatened to kill the woman and bury her in the garden after she contacted police and was taken to hospital An Indian woman who was kept as a slave and passed between three middle class families has spoken of her traumatic ordeal where she was beaten, burned and raped. The 40-year-old Indian woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was kept prisoner for six months by the Obhrai family on their 2million estate in Middlesex. She was passed between two other families – who cannot be named for legal reasons – where she was forced to work for 2 an hour and raped several times by butcher Enkarta Balapovi
'There are no chemical leaks out of control': Texas police play down fears of ammonium air leak following fertilizer plant blast Toxic fumes from the blaze are 'under control' according to police chief Patrick Swanton Blast is thought to have been caused by the ignition of dangerous anhydrous ammonia at the plantIf gas is inhaled it can cause eye irritation and damage the lungs By Michael Zennie, Anna Edwards and Katie Davies PUBLISHED: 04:35 GMT, 18 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:44 GMT, 18 April 2013 Emergency workers have played down fears of a toxic air leak following the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. Initially reports suggested the farming community would be under a secondary danger of inhaling ammonia fumes which can cause respiratory problems
Only one in three of us bother to introduce ourselves to our neighbours when we move because we're 'too busy'One in five have only met neighbours to ask to take parcels or water plants One quarter of people do not know the names of the people living next door By Emily Davies PUBLISHED: 17:57 GMT, 10 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:08 GMT, 10 March 2013 Some people feel 'too nervous' to get to know their neighbours, while others are too busy Only one in three Brits bothers introducing themselves to their neighbours when moving into a new home, it emerged today. Researchers found a large percentage of us are ‘too busy’ to make ourselves known to those who live nearest to us, while others fear they will ‘have nothing in common’.
Now parents told to snoop on their child's Facebook: Expert warns of online picture riskParents should stop children uploading intimate photos of themselvesPhotos of children kissing or showing their flesh should be taken down Warning comes after PM's adviser urged parents to read children's textsFigures show a rise in reports of incidents relating to online grooming Children Exploitation and Online Protection Centre received three a day there were 1,145 public reports relating to incidents of online grooming – or three a day.
Chris Huhne tipped to replace Nick Clegg and halt poll slide if he wins criminal case | UPDATED: 22:36 GMT, 22 December 2012 Chris Huhne is tipped to replace Nick Clegg as Liberal Democrat leader if he wins a criminal case being brought against him, senior party figures claimed last night.
Terminally ill woman not consulted before 'do not resuscitate' notice was placed on her medical records, judge rulesGrandmother Janet Tracey, 63, objected when she found note Judge Nicola Davies says consultant wanted to 'avoid conversation' Mrs Tracey had terminal lung cancer and broke neck in car crash | UPDATED: 07:37 GMT, 20 December 2012 Doctors placed a do not resuscitate order on a patient’s notes without her knowledge or consent, a High Court judge said yesterday. Grandmother Janet Tracey, 63, had terminal lung cancer when she was admitted to hospital with a fractured neck following a serious car accident
Saved by a photo shoot: Baby diagnosed with lethal heart condition after family got their snaps back – and realised he was turning blue Danny Davies looked slightly purple when he was born, but doctors assumed he was simply bruised by his arrivalHad professional pictures taken of him at just a few weeks oldWhen the snaps came back, his parents noticed the purple blotches had worsenedTests reveled he had low oxygen levels caused by rare heart defect | UPDATED: 16:36 GMT, 18 December 2012 When Neil and Fran Davies booked a professional photography session, they had hoped to get treasured family snaps of their son Danny at just a few weeks old. They never imagined it would show up tell-tale signs that he was seriously ill
Now police must hunt down the man who DID rape us: Two British women call for new investigation after seeing suspect they said was innocent finally cleared Derick Crawford was accused of raping the two women two years ago The October 2010 attacks were identical and carried out two days apart Both alleged victims said Crawford wasn't the man who attacked them They claim authorities on the island were more concerned with protecting its reputation as a tourist's paradise than investigating the sex attacks | UPDATED: 23:25 GMT, 13 December 2012 A man accused of raping two British women in Barbados has been cleared of all charges after the victims protested his innocence. Dr Rachel Turner, 30, and Diane Davies, 63, were convinced Derick Crawford was not the man who attacked them.
Nearly half of all Britain's smart phones owners use gadget to do their online shopping New report shows music downloads are the most popular purchase using smartphones | UPDATED: 01:59 GMT, 12 December 2012 Nearly half of smartphone owners use it to shop online Increasing numbers of Britons are switching from shopping by computer to shopping on their smartphone, a new survey has revealed. Nearly two-thirds of Britons now use a smartphone – with nearly half of them using theirs for online shopping or purchasing. Music downloads top the list of purchases made through smartphones, the report from consumer analysts Mintel found.
Anger at climate aid ‘blank cheque’: Ministers accused after agreeing global deal to repair ‘loss and damage’ caused by extreme weatherEnergy Secretary Ed Davey pledged to help people in poor countries 'who will be underwater' due to rising sea-levels and melting glaciers In a deal signed by 193 nations, rich countries accepted responsibility for the consequences of rising temperatures | UPDATED: 10:28 GMT, 10 December 2012 Deal: Energy secretary Ed Davey pledged to help those in poor countries who 'will be underwater' due to rising sea-levels Ministers were accused of ‘signing a blank cheque’ for climate aid to the third world as Britain agreed a global deal to repair ‘loss and damage’ caused by extreme weather.