Unlicensed mini-cab driver raped female passenger after tricking her male friend into getting out of car to ask for directions

Unlicensed mini-cab driver raped female passenger after tricking her male friend into getting out of car to ask for directionsEllie Feghaly, 44, picked up victim and companion in central LondonSuggested male got out to ask for directions then drove off with victim Jailed for nine years at Woolwich Crown Court today By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 13:18 GMT, 5 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:03 GMT, 5 February 2013 Jailed: Ellie Feghaly raped the woman after tricking her male companion into getting out of the cab to ask for directions An unlicensed minicab driver who raped a female passenger after tricking her male companion to get out of the car and ask for directions has been jailed for nine years. Ellie Feghaly, 44, had picked up the 33-year-old victim and her friend in central London after they left a bar in Leicester Square in August last year.

Groom and usher in 60,000 masked raid on wedding venue after owner gave couple half-price discount on reception

Groom raided his OWN wedding venue in 60,000 masked raid after owner even gave couple half-price discountCatherine Murphy gave hard-up couple a half price champagne buffetBut bridegroom Christopher Richards returned to steal from premisesCCTV cameras captured gang stealing cash, champagne, beer and wine They also smashed doors and ripped cabinets off walls during 10-hour raid By Anthony Bond PUBLISHED: 10:54 GMT, 2 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:09 GMT, 2 February 2013 When a wedding reception organiser decided to help out two hard-up friends by laying on a half price champagne buffet, the least she could have expected was a thank you. Instead, the bridegroom decided to repay the kindness by vandalising and stealing from the venue – leaving the owner with a 60,000 bill. Catherine Murphy, 34, decided to help out hard up Bridie Sparks, 26, and her husband to be Christopher Richards, by laying on the half-price champagne buffet for 90 guests.

Ken Clarke"s welcome U-turn over secret courts

DAILY MAIL COMMENT: A welcome U-turn over secret courts By Daily Mail Comment PUBLISHED: 00:48 GMT, 29 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:04 GMT, 29 January 2013 This paper warmly welcomes Ken Clarke’s U-turn over some of the more sinister provisions of his plan for secret court hearings. As the Justice and Security Bill returns to the Commons today, it emerges that he has heeded crucial objections raised by defenders of our ancient liberties, who gave it a deserved savaging in the Lords

Binmen collect rubbish once in EIGHT WEEKS because it was "too dark" for them to see binbags

Binmen collect rubbish once in EIGHT WEEKS because it was 'too dark' for them to see binbagsMassive pile of 70 bags has built up in block of flats in Colchester, EssexBin men claim EU says they can't put their hands where they can't see them By Leon Watson PUBLISHED: 11:20 GMT, 4 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:57 GMT, 4 January 2013 A mountain of binbags has built up in a block of flats after council binmen made just one rubbish collection in eight weeks because of an EU law.

Stuart Hall denies child abuse charges and condemns police decision to arrest him at his home

'I'm innocent': BBC presenter Stuart Hall denies child abuse charges and condemns police decision to arrest him at his homeThe TV legend was held at his Cheshire home at dawn on Wednesday'Stuart Hall is innocent of these charges. The decision he should be arrested will be the subject of some scrutiny,' his solicitor said last night Mr Hall is bailed to appear before Preston magistrates next month | UPDATED: 10:24 GMT, 7 December 2012 Veteran broadcaster Stuart Hall has protested his innocence in the face of child abuse charges and condemned a police decision to arrest him at his home.

Teenage burglar disturbed by homeowner spent 13 HOURS in wardrobe as police examined property then fled with valuables

Teenage burglar hid in wardrobe for 13 HOURS as police hunted for clues – then fled with camera and laptop as owner slept Aaron Bradford, 18, hid in the house from 3pm until 4am as police searched He fled with a camera, laptop and cash after the owner went to bed Teenager then used two bank cards from the house to withdraw cashPreviously involved in armed robbery in which a girl was used as 'bait' Sentenced to five years in a young offenders' institution after 'full admission' | UPDATED: 23:58 GMT, 26 November 2012 Brazen: Aaron Bradford was disturbed by the owner just before 3pm and then hid in the house until 4am, when he sneaked out with a laptop, camera and cash A burglar who was disturbed during a break-in when his victim returned home hid in a wardrobe for 13 hours before continuing his robbery. Aaron Bradford, 18, dived into the cupboard in a house in Yelverton, Devon, when the owner came back at 2.40pm and discovered that it had been ransacked. After the police were called, officers arrived at the house while Bradford kept quiet in his hiding place.