Fraudster couple funded champagne lifestyle of exotic holidays and a plush home in 1million insurance scam

Fraudster couple funded champagne lifestyle of exotic holidays and a plush home in 1million insurance and benefits scamElina Jaksone and Gagik Manucharyan exploited other immigrantsPromised to get them car insurance but lied to secure cheaper dealsCheated taxpayers out of 340,000 by failing to report earnings to HMRCSpent cash on holidays in Jamaica By Hugo Gye and Damien Gayle PUBLISHED: 13:09 GMT, 10 April 2013 | UPDATED: 01:04 GMT, 11 April 2013 An immigrant couple who enjoyed a champagne lifestyle have been jailed for what is believed to be the biggest car insurance scam of its kind in Britain. Latvian Elina Jaksone and her Cypriot partner Gagik Manucharyan raked in close to 1million by duping hundreds of innocent motorists with a ‘ghost’ insurance scheme. They offered cut-price insurance by using false details, leaving customers involved in accidents totally exposed and without any of the coverage they paid for

Police spend FOUR WEEKS tracking down mother, 45, after she made Facebook joke about egging PM

Police spend FOUR WEEKS tracking down mother, 45, after she made Facebook joke about egging PMDebra Burt, 45, made remark in frustration over government cuts She wrote 'Cameron – I'd like to egg him' on a friend's Facebook wall Two officers visited her – they had been looking for her for 4 weeks, she said By Vanessa Allen PUBLISHED: 12:29 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:53 GMT, 25 March 2013 Exasperation: Debra Burt typed 'I'd like to egg him' about David Cameron on her Facebook timeline, only to have police turn up at her door warning her to stay away from him To Debra Burt, it was no more than an innocent expression of her frustration at Government spending cuts. She vented her feelings about David Cameron on a friend’s Facebook page with the comment: ‘I’d like to egg him.’ But the mother-of-two was astonished when two detectives arrived on her doorstep to question her…and announced they had been trying to track her down for four weeks.

Compulsive liar jailed for making her ELEVENTH false rape claim against an innocent man "who she decided she didn"t like anymore"

Compulsive liar is jailed for making her ELEVENTH false rape claim, against an innocent man 'who she decided she didn't like anymore'Elizabeth Jones, 22, invented her first sex attack in 2004, when aged 13Her latest victim was targeted because she didn't like himAfter he was held for nine hours CCTV disproved her malicious claim By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 11:26 GMT, 26 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:37 GMT, 26 February 2013 Jailed: Elizabeth Jones, 22, faces 16 months in prison after making 11 false rape claims since 2004 A compulsive liar has been jailed for 16 months after falsely claiming she had been raped 11 times in nine years.

Pictured for the first time: Innocent schoolgirl, 13, killed after her parent"s car was struck by fleeing driver during police pursuit

Pictured for the first time: Innocent schoolgirl, 13, killed after her parent's car was struck by fleeing driver during police pursuit Wiktoria Was died following the crash in New Cross, south-east LondonShe was a Year 9 pupil at Goffs School in Cheshunt, HertfordshireDevon Newell, 32, appeared in court today accused of causing her death No plea was entered and Newell was remanded in custody By Anthony Bond PUBLISHED: 13:56 GMT, 8 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:04 GMT, 8 January 2013 Awful: Wiktoria Was died in the crash on Sunday evening in New Cross, south-east London, while travelling with her parents and brother This is the first picture of the talented 13-year-old dancer killed in a horrific crash after a police car was involved in a high-speed pursuit of another vehicle.

Colin Morton: Fears for financial manager missing since Christmas Eve after he was sacked from his job

Fears for financial manager missing since Christmas Eve after he was sacked from his job over paperwork blunderNewcastle Building Society senior executive, 52, accidentally signed colleague's formWas devastated that people would think him dishonestWent to GP on Monday morning and rang wife of 34 years to say he was going to end his life | UPDATED: 11:26 GMT, 28 December 2012 Colin Morton (pictured) went missing on Christmas Eve, days after losing his job Fears were growing last night for a building society executive who disappeared days after being sacked for making a ‘simple mistake’. Colin Morton, 52, was devastated to lose his job of ten years over the administrative error and was left feeling ashamed and depressed

COMMENT: Law, respect and the lesson of "Plebgate"

COMMENT: Law, respect and the lesson of 'Plebgate' PUBLISHED: 00:58 GMT, 23 December 2012 | UPDATED: 00:58 GMT, 23 December 2012 The case of former Tory Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell, pictured, has been a lesson So much of our civilisation rests upon trust that we have tended to take that trust for granted. After all, it is surely a good thing that people believe the police generally tell the truth, that public servants are honest and competent, that the BBC is scrupulous and fair. On that basis, we willingly pay our taxes, automatically obey the law, endure the costs – human and monetary – of war, and live on the basis that an innocent person has nothing to fear from authority.

Sandy Hook shooting: The tragic last school picture of first graders gunned down by Adam Lanza

The tragic last school picture of first graders who were gunned down by Sandy Hook shooter with their substitute teacher | UPDATED: 05:15 GMT, 18 December 2012 Fifteen hopeful, smiling faces beam at the camera for a school picture just a few months ago- a picture which could be from any class in any school in America. But this is not just any picture of any class.

Sandy Hook school shooting: President Obama prepares to address Newtown at emotional memorial service

'These tragedies MUST end': Obama signals tougher gun laws just moments after comforting devastated families of Sandy Hook massacre victimsPresident led interfaith service in Newtown, Connecticut Sunday night'We can't tolerate this anymore. These tragedies must end. And to end them we must change,' Mr Obama said at memorialPresident questioned if we are 'prepared to say that such violence visited on our children is somehow the price of our freedom' Mourners waited in drizzling rain for hours to access eventA number of families whose children attend Sandy Hook Elementary School were frustrated after being denied seats even though visitors were waved into auditorium | UPDATED: 19:11 GMT, 17 December 2012 In the wake of Friday's unspeakable tragedy, it is hard to imagine that anyone would be smiling in Newtown, Connecticut.

Nancy Lanza"s chilling instructions to babysitter: "Never turn your back on Adam"

'Never turn your back on Adam': Nancy Lanza's chilling instructions to babysitter before he watched 'gifted killer who could not feel physical pain' Ryan Kraft described Adam as very intelligent, quiet and introvertedRequired extra supervision at school from a physical disorder which meant he could not feel painHis mother would sometimes have to be summonsed to deal with himA school psychologist was assigned to monitor Adam full timeFederal agents say there is no evidence that Lanza went to a firing range in recent months to practice for the shooting When he was freshman at high school he was flagged to the school security chief She withdrew him when he was 16 after ongoing disputes about his careNancy planned to move to North Carolina or Washington state so she could enroll him in another college Governor implies that school gunman Adam Lanza killed himself and may have been stopped in his tracks before he could kill more people | UPDATED: 23:16 GMT, 17 December 2012 Killer: Adam Lanza shot and murdered 27 people Friday, 20 of them schoolchildren The babysitter who watched the Sandy Hook Elementary school killer Adam Lanza when he was nine-years-old was warned by mother Nancy to never turn his back on the child, not even to go to the bathroom.

Lord McAlpine sues Sally Bercow for 50,000 over Twitter slur

Lord McAlpine sues Sally Bercow for 50,000 over Twitter slur after botched BBC documentary led to him being wrongly identified as a paedophileLord McAlpine has instructed his lawyers to file formal proceedingsMrs Bercow has consistently denied that her Tweet was defamatoryShe has instructed City of London lawyers Carter-Ruck to represent her | UPDATED: 23:14 GMT, 13 December 2012 Sally Bercow is being sued for 50,000 by Lord McAlpine after she sent an online message linking him to sex abuse at a care home.