Hundreds of schools take beef off the menu following collapse in confidence following horsemeat scandal

Hundreds of schools take beef off the menu following collapse in confidence over horsemeat scandalStaffordshire councillors say dishes such as cottage pie will not be servedBan will remain in place while doubts remain over horsemeat scandal By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:44 GMT, 15 February 2013 | UPDATED: 04:02 GMT, 15 February 2013 Beef has been taken off the menu in hundreds of schools as a precautionary measure amid a collapse in confidence in processed food. Staffordshire councillors say dishes such as cottage pie will not be served while doubts remain over possible horsemeat contamination. Tests are being carried out on beef meals served at schools and hospitals around the country for the presence of horsemeat.

MI6 spy found dead in bag "DID lock himself in holdall" say police as they claim codebreaker was responsible for his own death

MI6 spy found dead in bag 'DID lock himself in holdall' say police as they claim codebreaker was responsible for his own death Investigation finds Gareth Williams could have locked himself in bagCoroner claimed that someone else must have been involved with deathCodebreaker found dead in bathtub in central London flat in August 2010 | UPDATED: 11:00 GMT, 27 December 2012 Mystery: Codebreaker Gareth Williams was found dead in his London flat in August 2010 The MI6 codebreaker who was found dead inside a holdall probably locked himself inside the bag, according to police. An inquest into the death of Gareth Williams found that he could have been the victim of foul play, as the coroner expressed doubts that he could have locked the bag himself. However, Scotland Yard detectives investigating the case discovered that it is possible to lock the type of holdall he was found in from the inside, and now say it is likely that no one else was involved in Mr Williams' death

Plebgate: PM accused of leaving Andrew Mitchell "swinging in the wind" instead of taking on police over "unreliable" evidence

PM accused of leaving Andrew Mitchell 'swinging in the wind' instead of taking on police over 'unreliable' plebgate evidence Prime Minister says he had doubts about claims against his Chief Whip three months agoAndrew Mitchell lets it be known he has 'no confidence' in Scotland Yard chief Bernard Hogan HowePolice Federation admits mistakes in stoking 'pleb' row | UPDATED: 17:38 GMT, 21 December 2012 Former Chief Whip has lost confidence in the head of the Met Police in the growing row over the investigation into his stand-off with Downing Street officers David Cameron is under growing pressure about why he failed to publicly challenge the police over the plebgate affair when doubts about the police's account emerged three months ago.

Leveson Inquiry: Doubts over "manipulated" poll that saya majority want new Press watchdog backed by law

Doubts over 'manipulated' poll that suggests majority want new Press watchdog backed by law just weeks after survey gave opposite result | UPDATED: 09:58 GMT, 29 November 2012 Questions were raised last night over the accuracy of a poll claiming the majority of people want a new Press watchdog backed by law.