Firing squad granny in race against time to appeal after blunder by the Foreign Office Appeal letter on behalf of Lindsay Sandiford, 56, rejected after mix-upSister Hilary Parsons accuses Foreign Office of 'incompetence and insensitivity But plea finally accepted after agonising 18-hour waitMs Parsons reveals fellow suspect Julian Ponder has made death threats to her sister By Simon Parry PUBLISHED: 22:22 GMT, 2 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:44 GMT, 3 February 2013 A grandmother facing execution in Bali for drug-smuggling nearly lost her chance to appeal against her sentence because of an astonishing Foreign Office mix-up. After 56-year-old Lindsay Sandiford was sentenced to death by firing squad 12 days ago for smuggling 1.6 million worth of cocaine, British Embassy officials offered to submit a letter to court on her behalf, saying that she intended to contest the penalty. Sandiford had seven days after her sentencing to file the letter.
Speeding drivers on the M25 escape without tickets because new network of digital cameras is NOT switched onNot a single ticket has been issued from the motorway's network of 36 overhead digital cameras over the past yearHighways Agency say 'technical and legal difficulties' have prevented it from switching on the camerasAround 500,000 drivers use the London orbital motorway every day | UPDATED: 07:50 GMT, 13 December 2012 Not a single driver breaking the speed limit on the M25 motorway has been issued with a ticket from its new overhead cameras over the past year. A network of 36 digital cameras has been installed along the busy London orbital motorway by the Highways Agency, but the machines are yet to be switched on, according to a report
Head nurse at 10,500-a-term public school accused of bullying staff and giving pupils bad medical advice African-born Jennifer Whalley allegedly told colleagues: 'I'm not about guidelines and risk assessmentsGave bad medical advice and interrupted private consultations, court toldTold pupil not to take precautions against snail fever because 'it's not a serious disease' | UPDATED: 19:06 GMT, 4 December 2012 Accused: Jennifer Whalley is alleged to have bullied staff and given bad medical advice while in charge of the Medical Centre at top public school Wellington College A head nurse bullied workmates at a top public school telling them 'I'm not about guidelines', it was alleged at a hearing today. African-born Jennifer Whalley was suspended for bullying and incompetence after a series of complaints were made about her conduct at the prestigious Wellington College in Crowthorne, Berkshire.