Boston Marathon explosion: Dozens reported injured as device goes off near finish line

BREAKING NEWS: Two explosions rock finish line of Boston Marathon as dozens of people reported seriously injured By Beth Stebner PUBLISHED: 19:09 GMT, 15 April 2013 | UPDATED: 19:15 GMT, 15 April 2013 Two large explosions has been reported near the finish line of the famous Boston Marathon, leaving behind a scene of carnage. Eyewitnesses at the scene said there was a loud explosion and emergency vehicles crowded the scene. Up to 60 people have been reported injured, dozens of them seriously.

Convicted cannabis dealer sentenced to write 5,000-word ESSAY

Convicted cannabis dealer told to write 5,000-word ESSAY on dangers of drugs because he couldn't do community service due to injury Terry Bennett, 32, of Cold Ashton, Glos, admitted intent to supply cannabis Probation said his dislocated shoulder was health and safety issueJudge Julian Lambert wants his essay on dangers of drugs in by April 4 By Luke Salkeld PUBLISHED: 12:00 GMT, 26 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:03 GMT, 27 March 2013 It is a penalty more commonly associated with classroom than court room. But convicted drug dealer Terry Bennett has been told to pay for his crime by writing a 5,000-word essay. The 32-year-old had been given a suspended prison sentence as well as 240 hours of community service for possessing a kilogram of cannabis with intent to supply.

Convicted cannabis dealer told to write 5,000-word ESSAY on dangers of drugs because he couldn"t do community service due to injury

Convicted cannabis dealer told to write 5,000-word ESSAY on dangers of drugs because he couldn't do community service due to injury Terry Bennett, 32, of Cold Ashton, Glos, admitted intent to supply cannabis Probation said his dislocated shoulder was health and safety issueJudge Julian Lambert wants his essay on dangers of drugs in by April 4 By Luke Salkeld PUBLISHED: 12:00 GMT, 26 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 27 March 2013 It is a penalty more commonly associated with classroom than court room. But convicted drug dealer Terry Bennett has been told to pay for his crime by writing a 5,000-word essay.

"Mother, 27, and partner kept four-year-old son in locked room and fed him SALT before battering him to death"

Mother, 27, and partner 'kept four-year-old son in locked room and fed him SALT before battering him to death' | UPDATED: 00:17 GMT, 21 December 2012 A mother and her partner kept her four-year-old son locked in a room, denying him food and feeding him salt before battering him to death, a court heard yesterday. Magdelena Luczak, 27, and her partner Mariusz Krezolek, 33, are accused of assaulting and killing her son Daniel Pelka on March 3 this year. The couple pleaded not guilty to murder when they appeared at Birmingham Crown Court

Hit in the eye as he celebrated victory: Rio Ferdinand left with blood pouring from ugly wound after "coin" is hurled from the crowd at…

'What a shot!' Rio left bleeding as he is hit in the eye with a two-pence coin as he celebrated victory – but at least he can joke about it afterwards Rio Ferdinand struck by two-pence coin as Man United celebrate late winner The defender left with blood pouring from left eye after 'missile from crowd'City fan ran on pitch to confront bleeding Rio but was stopped by Joe HartRio tweets: 'Love the fans' banter but there is a point when it goes too far'Man United's Wayne Rooney pelted with coins as he took cornerOnlooker also arrested in stadium for racist chanting, police sayMan United stole victory 3-2 in clash with Man City | UPDATED: 20:53 GMT, 9 December 2012 Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand was hit in the head by a coin thrown from the crowd as his team's derby clash with Manchester City ended in an ugly clash. Ferdinand was left bleeding from his left eye following the incident which took place in the aftermath of United's injury-time winning goal in their 3-2 victory at the Etihad Stadium

1m motorbike smash-and-grab gang member Dean Cole sues police who rammed him with unmarked car during raid

1m motorbike smash-and-grab gang member sues police who rammed him with unmarked car during raid Dean Cole, 24, claims police injured his leg during ambushSteven Dedman and Lizzie Andrews, 18, turned friends into 'smash and grab' gang targeting high-end shops Hit nearly 50 of London's exclusive brands including Apple, Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Dior and Jimmy Choo in six-month spree Pillion passengers would run in and seize valuable items before jumping back onto the bikes and speeding off at up to 100mph | UPDATED: 17:28 GMT, 7 December 2012 Dean Cole, 24, pleaded guilty to his part in the conspiracy before the trial A member of a smash-and-grab gang who smashed their way into top stores using high-powered motorbikes and sledgehammers is suing Scotland Yard – claiming he was injured in a police ambush.

Last healthy moments of girl, 3, who died from mysterious head injury as police launch fresh appeal

Caught on CCTV: Last moments of girl, 3, who died from mysterious head injury as police launch fresh appeal for details Mariam Alam, of Coventry, was seen on CCTV at a Lidl store last NovemberPolice issue fresh appeal to public one year after she died of head traumaOfficers still trying to determine how or where little girl suffered fatal injury Detective Inspector Chris Hanson: 'We haven’t forgotten about Mariam' | UPDATED: 10:40 GMT, 6 December 2012 These CCTV images show the last healthy moments of a three-year-old girl skipping through a supermarket door to buy sweets, before she later died from a mysterious head injury.

Millie Martin murder: Moment paedophile Barry McCarney rushed 15-month-old girl he fatally abused into hospital

Kiss of life from the monster who killed her: Moment paedophile rushed into hospital carrying dying 15-month-old girl he abused Barry McCarney was jailed for life at Dungannon Crown Court for the murder of Millie MartinThe toddler suffered a catalogue of injuries including 21 broken ribs and the head injury that killed herHer mother, McCarney's then girlfriend Rachael Martin, was cleared of allowing her daughter's death through willful neglect | UPDATED: 09:44 GMT, 5 December 2012 Cradled in his arms, Barry McCarney is caught on CCTV desperately trying to bring his girlfriend's dying daughter back to life. But the haunting footage, captured in Erne Hospital, in Northern Ireland, disguises the horrific reality of what has just happened

War on the PPI sharks: Warning to rogue firms as pair who sent spam texts are fined 440,000

War on the PPI sharks: Warning to rogue firms as pair who sent spam texts are fined 440,000Chris Niebel and Gary McNeish created a database of PPI claimants who responded to the 840,000 spam texts they sent per day The pair have been fined a total of 440,000 | UPDATED: 23:55 GMT, 28 November 2012 Rogue firms which cash in by bombarding millions with nuisance texts and calls face a crackdown. The claims companies face prosecution and hefty fines for using personal information gathered illegally to target the public. Many of the unsolicited texts or recorded messages boast that recipients could be entitled to compensation from the mis-selling of Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) by banks.