G4S boss who oversaw botched Olympics contract lands bigger pay packet for 2012 deposit firm"s 88m loss on London games

G4S boss who oversaw botched Olympics contract lands bigger pay packet for 2012 despite firm's 88m loss on London gamesG4S chief executive Nick Buckles paid 1.19m, up 170,000 on last yearCompany lost 88m in Olympics fiasco when they failed to provide security , following million pound losses during the Games. G4S boss Nick Buckles was paid a total 1.19million in 2012, up 170,000 on his 2011 paycheck, despite the company nursing an 88million loss on the London 2012 contract. The security giant failed to provide the 10,400 guards needed during this summer's main event and the military was forced to step in

Oscar Pistorius arrested after "he accidentally shot dead girlfriend after mistaking her for a burglar"

Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius charged with murder after 'he accidentally shot dead his model girlfriend at his luxury South Africa home when he mistook her for an intruder'Incident happened on his Pretoria farm, north-east of Johannesburg at 4am Sprinter is in police custody before a court appearance later Dead woman is former FHM model Reeva Steenkamp She was shot several times in the head, chest and the armPistorius believed to have told police he thought she was an intruderMedia reporting it could have been a Valentine's Day surprise gone wrong .

BREAKING NEWS: Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius being questioned by police after his girlfriend was found shot dead in his home

BREAKING NEWS: Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius arrested after 'he accidentally shot dead his girlfriend at his South Africa home after mistaking her for a burglar'Incident happened on his Pretoria farm, north-east of Johannesburg at 4am Dead woman believed to be former FHM model Reeva Steenkamp She was shot several times in the head, chest and the armPistorius believed to have told police he thought she was an intruderMedia reporting it could have been a Valentine's Day surprise gone wrong . The body of the woman has been removed from his house and the athlete is being questioned

Moment mother gave birth in street outside shopping centre helped by security guards

Caught on CCTV: Moment mother gave birth in street outside shopping centre helped by security guardsKim Leighton gave birth on the pavement outside the Eden shopping centreShe was hurrying to hospital after her waters broke The mother was helped by security staff who had spotted her on CCTVGives her baby daughter the middle name 'Eden' in honour of her birth place By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 12:19 GMT, 12 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:32 GMT, 12 February 2013 It's a moment when most expectant mothers want comfort and – most of all – privacy. But there was no chance of that for Kim Leighton who not only gave birth on a road outside a shopping centre – but she was caught on CCTV for the entire experience.

Shoe Wars II: Panic in the Commons as protestor hurls pair of size 8s at American diplomat in repeat of Bush attack

Shoe Wars II: Panic in the Commons as protestor hurls pair of size 8s at American diplomat in repeat of Bush attackFormer US envoy to Iraq Paul Bremer was making speech in the CommonsDemonstrator said he had a 'message from Saddam HusseinDiplomat joked 'you should improve your aim Throwing shoes is Arab gesture of disrespect By Brendan Carlin PUBLISHED: 23:48 GMT, 9 February 2013 | UPDATED: 00:44 GMT, 10 February 2013 A former top US diplomat had shoes thrown at him in the Commons last week in a re-run of the attack on George W. Bush when he visited Iraq as President.

Soldier, 24, who spoke of "buzz" of surviving Afghanistan bomb blast is found hanged at home while on leave

Soldier, 24, who spoke of 'buzz' of surviving Afghanistan bomb blast is found hanged at home while on leaveLight tank driven by Robert Griffiths was hit by roadside bomb last yearTrooper was on home leave for Christmas when he was found hanged Had been staying with this parents when his body was discovered By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 16:52 GMT, 4 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:58 GMT, 4 January 2013 A young soldier who survived a Taliban bomb blast on the frontline in Afghanistan has been found hanged while on home leave. Trooper Robert Griffiths, 24, was driving a light tank when it was hit by a Taliban roadside bomb last year. The three stunned soldiers inside the tank walked away from the explosion unharmed – thanks to the new armour of their new 35-ton Scimitar Mk2

Double Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah quizzed by customs officials in "terror bungle" at U.S. airport

Double Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah quizzed by customs officials in 'terror bungle' at U.S. airportOlympic star accuses border guards of hauling him in for questioningLondon 2012 star blames their suspicions on his 'Somali origin'Said he received letter saying he was 'under investigation as terrorist threat'Revealed he was allowed to re-enter when his American coach intervened Farah previously moved to the U.S. to train before his Olympic glory | UPDATED: 08:38 GMT, 30 December 2012 British Olympic hero Mo Farah has revealed how he was quizzed by U.S

NRA condemned after its astonishing response to Sandy Hook massacre calling for schools to arm themselves

'The most revolting, tone deaf statement I've ever seen.': NRA condemned after its astonishing response to Sandy Hook massacre calling for schools to arm themselvesRepublicans and Democrats unite in their criticism of the National Rifle Association after the powerful group claimed that school should have armed guards to protect against a Sandy Hook style attackNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg weigh in with their opposition to the NRA's proposalsThe statement made by the NRA's chief executive Wayne LaPierre has been called 'haunting and disturbing' | UPDATED: 12:02 GMT, 22 December 2012 Politicians and gun-control advocates have reacted with barely concealed outrage and disbelief after the National Rifle Association called for armed guards in every school and pointed the finger of blame at rap music, films and video games for firearm violence. In the hours following the highly-anticipated remarks by the NRA's chief executive Wayne LaPierre, figures from both sides of the political spectrum weighed in to disagree with his assertion that the no-weapons policies at schools put children's lives at risk. Former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele called the NRA's remarks 'very haunting and very disturbing' and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie told reporters on Friday that he did not agree with placing armed guards in school

Hero schoolboy, 14, saves security guard by jumping into middle of eight-man brawl in shopping centre

The have-a-go-hero schoolboy: 14-year-old jumps into middle of eight-man brawl in shopping centre to protect security guard Jack Slater was still wearing his uniform when he leapt in to helpThe fight in Maidstone, Kent, saw guards bitten, punched and headbuttedTeen, who said he would do it again, was given a reward for his bravery | UPDATED: 17:35 GMT, 30 November 2012 Jack Slater was still wearing his school uniform when he jumped in to help. He has since been rewarded for his bravery A teenager in his school uniform dived in to stop a fight which saw four security guards punched, kicked, head-butted and bitten. Have-a-go-hero Jack Slater, 14, did not spare a thought for his own safety until after he saved the security man from four attackers