Supply teacher "waved knife in the air" while teaching children aged 11 and 12 at Catholic school

Supply teacher 'waved knife in the air' in front of children aged 11 and 12 at Catholic schoolThe secondary school ordered him to leave the following morningParents said they were 'stunned' when their children told them about itThe male teacher is now being investigated by Birmingham council | UPDATED: 13:45 GMT, 18 December 2012 A supply teacher at a Catholic school was marched off the premises after reportedly brandishing a knife during a lesson. The male teacher was ordered off St Edmund Campion Catholic School's site a day after the incident in Erdington, Birmingham on Friday

Higher earners face 1,000 cut in state pensions

Higher earners face 1,000 cut in state pensions under new proposals to form single-tier system Pensions Minister Steve Webb said that the proposed single-tier state pension would lead to high earners receiving around 20 a week lessUnder the plans to introduce a simpler flat rate pension, the state second pension will be abolished | UPDATED: 03:18 GMT, 14 December 2012 Admission: Pensions minister Steve Webb The state pensions of high earners will fall by 1,000 a year under planned reforms, the government has admitted.

Richard Nieuwenhuizen: Three teenagers to be charged with manslaughter by for allegedly taking part in an attack

Linesman dies after being beaten and kicked 'by players from Amsterdam youth team' in front of his sonRichard Nieuwenhuizen died in hospital on Monday – a day after he was allegedly beaten and kicked by players from Amsterdam team Nieuw SlotenHis son had been playing in the game held in the town of Almere | UPDATED: 07:51 GMT, 5 December 2012 Three teenagers will be charged with manslaughter by Dutch prosecutors for allegedly taking part in an attack on a linesman at a youth football match. Volunteer linesman Richard Nieuwenhuizen died in hospital on Monday, a day after he was allegedly beaten and kicked by players from Amsterdam team Nieuw Sloten. Mr Nieuwenhuizen’s son had been playing in the game, which was held in the town of Almere

Domestic abuse victim called police SEVEN times in just SIX weeks before being shot by her estranged husband

Battered wife called police SEVEN times in SIX weeks before being shot by estranged husband – THEN her son was found hanged while she was recovering in hospitalPolice arrested Darren Williams twice in a week for threatening to kill his wife and assaulting her – but he was released on bail to live near her Rachel Williams called police seven times between July 9 and August 18, 2011, visited her local station twice and was 'at high risk of harm' IPCC upheld four complaints against Gwent Police, who have been told to improve how they deal with domestic abuse casesReport says Gwent police did not share information between departments | UPDATED: 15:43 GMT, 28 November 2012 A beaten wife whose son was found dead after she had been shot by her estranged husband today spoke of her anger at how the teenager was let down by social services. Domestic abuse victim Rachel Williams, who called police seven times in six weeks and visited her local station twice before being attacked by her husband Darren, says that her son Jack was not given enough support in the aftermath of the attack in Newport, south Wales.