Killer 'growled like the devil as he twisted knife into victim' found with 49 stab wounds and carvings on his face Andrew Nall found with 49 stab wounds and carvings on his face and bodyGary George, 42, allegedly sat on victim's body like he was 'riding a horse' Co-defendant Christine Holleran claims George was like 'the devil' Holleran and George deny murder of supermarket worker in Chester home By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 10:08 GMT, 18 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:59 GMT, 18 March 2013 A horror film fan twisted a knife into a man's chest while growling like the devil, a court heard. Gary George is accused of murdering supermarket worker Andrew Nall, who was found in his home with 49 stab, slash and cut wounds and carvings on his face and body. George, 42, allegedly twisted a knife into the 53-year-old's body and said: 'It's too late, I have killed him', his co-defendant Christine Holleran said
Lib Dems battle to persuade voters to turn out in today's crunch Eastleigh by-election amid fears sex scandal could decide result Polls open in Hampshire town to elect successor to disgraced Cabinet minister Chris HuhneContest billed as three-horse race between Lib Dems, Tories and UKIPLib Dems thought win was 'in the bag' until allegations emerged against ex-chief executive Lord RennardTories fear they could be forced into third place by a surging UKIP By Matt Chorley, Mailonline Political Editor PUBLISHED: 08:54 GMT, 28 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:45 GMT, 28 February 2013 Panicked Liberal Democrats launched a drive to persuade their supporters to turn out in today's crunch Eastleigh by-election amid fears voters will desert them in protest at the Lord Rennard scandal. Voters go to the polls in the Hampshire seat today to choose a successor to disgraced Cabinet minister Chris Huhne, who quit after being warned he faces jail for pleading guilty to perverting the course of justice. The Lib Dems are battling to see off challenges from the Conservatives and the UK Independence Party, who claim they could be on course for a historic first Commons win
'I'm going to say the unthinkable: Selling horses for food would help end this cruelty,' says ex-editor of Horse and HoundsAbigail Butcher believes horsemeat trade could end welfare issuesLast year more than 700 horses reported as abandonedHorses can be bought for 5 at auction and sold as meat By Abigail Butcher PUBLISHED: 01:16 GMT, 17 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:00 GMT, 17 February 2013 We might be appalled at having unknowingly eaten horse, but as a horse lover, I believe we need a horsemeat trade in Britain. If used properly, it could solve some of our desperate horse welfare problems. I worked as head of news for Horse & Hound, the UK’s equestrian bible, for six years
After a life of hard labour, the butcher's knife awaits: The thousands of horses being slaughtered for their meat in Romania for a 100 a time Horses too old to work are sold to abattoirs, ending up on British supermarket shelvesCicalex abattoir is one of 25 in Romania to slaughter horses commerciallyRomania produces 14,000 tons of horsemeat each year, mainly for export By Nick Fagge PUBLISHED: 00:51 GMT, 11 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:47 GMT, 11 February 2013 Caked in mud and tethered by rope in the tiny yard of a rundown farm, this is one of tens of thousands of horses that face slaughter in Romania every year for their meat.
Findus lasagnes have been 'contaminated with horse meat since last summer', leaked letter reveals as supermarkets clear YET MORE shelvesLasagne packs manufactured at plant in Metz by French company ComigelConcerns the horse meat contained drug bute – a known human health riskFirm 'was told last week that food had been contaminated since August' Top politicians say they will no longer eat processed beef after scandalComigel could face prosecution for supplying mis-labelled meat are likely to be non-conform and consequently the labelling on finished products is incorrect. The supplier has asked us to withdraw the raw material batches.' Findus could not be reached for comment on Mr Watson's claim
UK can't 'cherry pick and choose powers to claw back from Brussels', EU president warns Herman Van Rompuy said the EU would fall apart quickly if countries were allowed to pick and choose powersHe said if UK departed it would ‘see a friend walk off into the desert’David Cameron is expected to call for renegotiation of Britain’s relationship with the EU next month | UPDATED: 23:19 GMT, 27 December 2012 Herman Van Rompuy said the European Union would fall apart quickly if countries were allowed to pick and choose which powers they wanted to keep David Cameron will not be allowed to ‘cherry pick’ powers to claw back from Brussels, the EU president has warned. In a major blow to the Prime Minister’s strategy, Herman Van Rompuy said the European Union would fall apart quickly if countries were allowed to pick and choose which powers they wanted to keep. Mr Van Rompuy said he wanted Britain to stay in the EU, adding that the UK’s departure would ‘see a friend walk off into the desert’.
Nervous horserider who warned about dangers of sharing animals died when ex-racehorse she kept with friend boltedCaitriona O'Leary, 28, died after her horse bolted in a country laneTwo motorists chased after the stricken woman, only to find her fatally injured in the roadToday a coroner recorded a verdict of accidental deathFather says she 'died doing what she loved' | UPDATED: 01:20 GMT, 21 December 2012 Tragic: Caitriona O'Leary, pictured, has died after being thrown from retired racehorse Mister, also pictured, which she was 'sharing' with another rider A woman who had written articles warning about the dangers of riding other people’s horses died after falling from a thoroughbred she shared with its owner. Caitriona O’Leary suffered fatal head injuries after she lost control of the 15-hand former racehorse named Mister, an inquest was told. Witnesses said she may have tightened up and leaned forward, making the 12-year-old mount speed up, thinking it was in a race
Beautiful photographs of horse loggers trudging through snow at Balmoral to avoid machines damaging picturesque grounds Simon Lenihan was pictured removing the trees in Crathie, AberdeenshireHorses used in place of large timber machines to minimise soil damagePhotographer Jeff Mitchell: 'It's one of the most beautiful places in the UK' | UPDATED: 21:37 GMT, 12 December 2012 It was a picturesque scene that could easily grace the cover of a Christmas card, as a full-time commercial horse logger was photographed removing Scots Pine trees from in the snow. Simon Lenihan was pictured removing the trees in Crathie, Aberdeenshire, from the Balmoral Estate yesterday with Belgian Ardennes horses Sultan De Le Campagne, 15, and Salome Du Pre Renier, 4.
Ladies' man turned his seaside flat into a warehouse where police found 10,000 bottles of Liquid Love party drug made from 'meow meow' and vodka Ben Brown, 21, mixed vodka with party drug mephedrone and sold it in bottles labelled 'Liquid Love' Lived a party lifestyle selling it to Blackpool clubbers Locked up after police raided his luxury flat in Lytham St Annes | UPDATED: 18:54 GMT, 30 November 2012 Lavish: Drug dealer Ben Brown, 21, sold thousands of bottles of his DIY drug 'liquid Love' to revellers on the Blackpool club scene to fund his lavish lifestyle A party-loving bodybuilder has been jailed after selling thousands of bottles of a party drug labelled 'Liquid Love' to clubbers to fund his lavish lifestyle. Ben Brown, 21, turned his luxury flat in Lytham St Annes into a drugs den where he mixed class B drug mephedrone with water, blue colouring and vodka to sell in 10 millilitre bottles. A fixture on the Blackpool club scene, the amateur boxer would then target stag and hen parties falsely claiming it was 'Ten Ten Liquid Love' – a lethal combination of the drugs ecstasy and GHB sold in Holland