Plebgate: PM accused of leaving Andrew Mitchell "swinging in the wind" instead of taking on police over "unreliable" evidence

PM accused of leaving Andrew Mitchell 'swinging in the wind' instead of taking on police over 'unreliable' plebgate evidence Prime Minister says he had doubts about claims against his Chief Whip three months agoAndrew Mitchell lets it be known he has 'no confidence' in Scotland Yard chief Bernard Hogan HowePolice Federation admits mistakes in stoking 'pleb' row | UPDATED: 17:38 GMT, 21 December 2012 Former Chief Whip has lost confidence in the head of the Met Police in the growing row over the investigation into his stand-off with Downing Street officers David Cameron is under growing pressure about why he failed to publicly challenge the police over the plebgate affair when doubts about the police's account emerged three months ago.

DSK scandal: Strauss-Kahn reaches settlement with hotel maid Nafissatou Diallo

Strauss-Kahn reaches settlement with hotel maid who says former IMF boss sexually assaulted her in hotel suiteDetails of settlement are confidential but amount could run into the millions | UPDATED: 21:35 GMT, 10 December 2012 Dominique Strauss-Kahn has today reached a settlement with the hotel maid who claimed he sexually assaulted her, bringing the 18-month-long saga to an end.

Kristy Cadman-Jones death: Coroner challenges groom over new wife"s heroin overdose on honeymoon

'Did you intend your bride to die' Coroner stuns groom at inquest with challenge over new wife's heroin overdose on honeymoon 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: 10:42 GMT, 7 December 2012 A coroner stunned an inquest into a honeymooner’s death by asking her husband if he had been involved. Kristy Cadman-Jones, 27, died of a drugs overdose at a luxury hotel in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, towards the end of a month-long tour of the Far East with Damian, 31.