Holidaymakers protest at French ski resort after British instructor is arrested on the slopes for 'giving lessons without the right qualifications'Alex Casey, 40, from Kent, arrested at alpine resort for filming British skiersAround 100 protesters demonstrate against arrest at Megve police stationLatest chapter of ongoing 'piste war' with French authorities By Peter Allen PUBLISHED: 13:13 GMT, 3 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:23 GMT, 3 April 2013 Arrested: Ski instructor Alex Casey is accused of working without the correct qualifications Holidaymakers today staged a demonstration outside a French police station to protest against the arrest of a British ski instructor. Alex Casey was accused of providing lessons without a licence in the alpine resort of Megve, where he spent last night in custody.
Anti-cuts demonstrator spared jail after being caught with smoke bombs and bangersMatthew Bates, 25, from Bristol, caught with fireworks during disturbances Admitted possessing explosive substance but 'did not intend to cause alarm'Hundreds were arrested after extremists clashed with police following rally | UPDATED: 21:02 GMT, 21 December 2012 Matthew Bates, 25, was spared jail today after admitting being caught with bags full of smoke bombs and fireworks during an anti-cuts demonstration last year An anti-cuts demonstrator caught with two bags full of 'smoke bombs and bangers' at a rally that ended with running battles between police and protestors was spared jail today.
The end of frozen fingers for iPhone fans: New leather gloves that let you use a touchscreen | UPDATED: 18:40 GMT, 3 December 2012 Having a touchscreen phone in winter can be a pain, especially when you have to constantly take your glove off to use it. But that inconvenience could now be a thing of the past after a company came up with a novel pair of leather gloves that allow you to use your iPhone without taking them off