RAC launches device that will warn motorists of faults in cars before vehicles break down

That'll stop the emergency calls! RAC launches device that will warn motorists of faults BEFORE their car breaks downThe RAC Advance transmits data about a car before and after every journeyIf car breaks down it will automatically alert recovery team with informationTiny black box is size of a matchbox and works using car's computer system By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 18:53 GMT, 10 March 2013 | UPDATED: 19:01 GMT, 10 March 2013 The RAC is to launch a device that will warn motorists about faults in their cars before they break down. The matchbox-sized device, called the RAC Advance, transmits data about the car before and after every journey by slotting slots into a car's computer system. The automated system means that drivers then receive a phone call, text or email telling them there's a fault with their car.

Safety alert over 138,000 faulty Beko home appliances that may pose a risk to thousands of families

Safety alert over 138,000 faulty Beko home appliances that may pose a risk to thousands of familiesBeko already accused of making death trap machines linked to 12 deathsThree products are affected – fridge freezers, dryers and gas cookers , fridge-freezers manufactured from 2000 to 2006 and gas cookers produced before 2009.

Childless couple desperate to start family claim "mother" gave birth in Sierra Leone and smuggle in a baby

Married couple desperate to start a family after trying for 13 years smuggle a baby into the UK from Sierra LeoneRaymonde Miessan, 39, pretended she had given birth overseasShe and husband Kacou named the baby Matys, or 'gift from god'They were jailed for 12 months and the boy is now in careMrs Miessan said she did it to save the child's life and give him a future By Inderdeep Bains PUBLISHED: 12:06 GMT, 4 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:23 GMT, 5 February 2013 Faking it: Raymonde Miessan, 39, claimed she had given birth in her native country A childless couple smuggled an African baby into Britain and tried to pass him off as their own. When confronted by the authorities, they admitted the newborn was not theirs but claimed he had been rescued from a rubbish bin. Kacou Miessan, 44, and his wife Raymonde, 39, had unsuccessfully undergone IVF treatment after trying to conceive for more than 13 years

DePuy "sold toxic hip implants despite knowing they could be dangerous for THREE YEARS"

Toxic hip implants sold by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary 'which knew for THREE YEARS that they could be dangerous' DePuy marketed metal-on-metal implants 'despite surgeon's warnings'Hips failed after 2.5 yrs far more regularly than other models, tests foundThey were suspected of causing potentially toxic metal to get into bloodRevelations on warnings come in Los Angeles compensation court case By Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 02:26 GMT, 1 February 2013 | UPDATED: 02:30 GMT, 1 February 2013 Toxic hip implants used in thousands of operations in Britain were sold by a company which knew for at least three years that they could be dangerous, it was claimed today. Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy advertised ‘metal-on-metal’ hip implants despite a top surgeon allegedly telling one of the manufacturer’s executives in an email that they were causing problems

Probe into strict Christian sect school that "shut up" girl pupil for 37 days… for making Facebook page

Probe into strict Christian sect school that 'shut up' girl pupil for 37 days… for making Facebook page School investigated over allegations of child cruelty and failure to teach the National Curriculum Alleged abuse includes the confinement of six pupils who set up a Facebook pageUnder the rules, liasons between pupils and rugby are also banned . The only girl was shut up for the longest number of days and was recorded to have had 37 days off out of a possible 70 [school] days between May 4th and July 22nd [when the school term ended]

Labour to vote AGAINST 1% cap on rises in benefits, saying they should rise faster than wages

Labour to vote AGAINST Osborne's 1% cap on benefits rises which would cut 3.7bn from the welfare bill | UPDATED: 17:01 GMT, 11 December 2012 Shadow chancellor Ed Balls said Labour would not support the cap because it hit working families as well as the jobless Labour is to vote against a cap on rises in benefits, imposed after handouts soared at twice the rate of wages. Shadow chancellor Ed Balls today revealed his party would oppose the 1 per cent rise planned by the government for each of the next three years.

When Russell Brand and Richard Branson are helping shape drug policy, something"s gone horribly wrong

When Russell Brand and Richard Branson are helping shape drug policy, something's gone horribly wrong | UPDATED: 00:29 GMT, 10 December 2012 From the carefully-placed story in a Sunday paper over the weekend, you’d think that today’s report from the Home Affairs Select Committee had come out with all guns blazing for the legalisation of drugs. That’s because the leak was intended to create an impression of an overwhelming move towards such a revolutionary change in policy. In fact, the report does not spell out this agenda so explicitly

Death of British honeymoon bride in Cambodia caused by accidental drugs overdose, insist police

Death of British honeymoon bride in Cambodia caused by accidental drugs overdose, insist police Former journalist Kristy Cadman-Jones killed by overdose of pure heroin Hearing heard husband filled in life insurance claim form putting cause of death as 'heart and cardiovascular failure'Damian, 31, denies embalming his wife less than 48 hours after her death in order to prevent toxicology tests being carried outPair were on honeymoon in a dream four-week trip when 27-year-old died | UPDATED: 00:15 GMT, 9 December 2012 Honeymoon bride Kristy Cadman-Jones died as a result of an accidental drugs overdose, Cambodian police insisted yesterday. Speaking yesterday to The Mail on Sunday, a senior Cambodian police officer described seeing at least three syringes along with a half-drunk bottle of whiskey beside the bed where the recruitment agency branch manager lay dead. At an inquest in Leicester last week a coroner pointed out alleged inconsistencies in statements made by Mrs Cadman-Jones’s husband Damian after his 27-year-old wife was found dead in a hotel room in Phnom Penh on January 9.

Dave Brubeck: Jazz legend dies of heart failure aged 91

Jazz legend Dave Brubeck, 91, dies of heart failure on his way to a cardiology appointment By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:39 GMT, 5 December 2012 | UPDATED: 08:35 GMT, 6 December 2012 Jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck, pictured in 2009, has passed away Jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck died from heart failure on Wednesday while on his way to an appointment with his cardiologist.

Nearly 3,000 patients die every year because of blunders on NHS wards and further 7,500 are left severely harmed

Nearly 3,000 patients die every year because of blunders on NHS wards and further 7,500 are left severely harmed Experts warn that mistakes on the ward will increase because already overstretched staff will be unable to cope with higher numbers of patientsHealth Secretary Jeremy Hunt has admitted that there may still be 'pockets' of poor care like that revealed in Mid Staffordshire in 2008 | UPDATED: 07:55 GMT, 3 December 2012 Concern: Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said that there may still be 'pockets of poor care' in hospitals Nearly 3,000 patients are dying a year because of needless hospital blunders, figures reveal. Another 7,500 are severely harmed after being wrongly diagnosed, given incorrect drugs or poorly cared for