Deranged arsonist who came to UK after being released from Latvian mental hospital dragged student, 23, under a bridge and tried to rape her Rolands Brize, 25, came to UK after burning down his family homeLast month he stalked victim and attacked her after she left nightclub His victim managed to call 999 and operator heard her screamsPolice in Hull responded to the frantic call and found him on herBrize was arrested and has pleaded guilty to attempted rape By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 12:47 GMT, 17 April 2013 | UPDATED: 14:09 GMT, 18 April 2013 A dangerous arsonist left a mental institution in Latvia and travelled to Britain where he carried out a sex attack on a student. Rolands Brize, 25, dragged his terrified victim under a bridge where he tried to rape her as she walked home from a nightclub, a court heard. Police responding to a 999 call from the 23-year-old found Brize still trying to attack her.
'Mo is inspiring me to sort my life out': Olympic hero's brother vows to change his was after being arrested during London riotsOmar Farah was jailed after the riots but his double gold medalist brother stood by himHe said while Mo was busy training for the Olympics, he was going off the rails, mixing with the wrong crowdsNow the star is now helping him to rebuild his life – where he won the 5,000m and 10,000m titles for Great Britain – had provided the inspiration for him to stay out of trouble with the police. He said the experience of being in the young offenders unit made him never want to go back, adding that he did not want to 'doss around and get in trouble with the police.' He said while Mo was busy training for the Olympics, he was going off the rails, mixing with the wrong crowds. Omar said he was caught up in the riots in August 2011 – which saw London erupt into violence and thousands of shops looted – and was arrested and charged with using or threatening violence to others near Brentford, West London.
BBC's Michael Buerk blasted for calling Tess Daly a 'bird brain' in blistering attack on 'airhead colleagues'BBC veteran criticised for 'personal attack' on Strictly presenter Tess DalyMr Buerk slammed BBC's coverage of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee river pageant in a Mail on Sunday article calling it 'cringingly inept' | UPDATED: 00:15 GMT, 31 December 2012 BBC veteran Michael Buerk was criticised last night for describing Tess Daly as ‘a pneumatic bird-brain from Strictly Come Dancing’. While many agreed with his view that BBC coverage of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee river pageant was ‘cringingly inept’, they said it was wrong to single out presenters rather than bosses.
Cameron must defend the traditional family | UPDATED: 22:46 GMT, 28 December 2012 Promises: David Cameron devoted much of his party conference speech this year to his own family story and his belief that 'family comes first' Today the Mail reveals how, by the time they are 14, only two-thirds of British children will be living with both their parents in a stable family environment. Disturbingly, the figure is one of the lowest in the western world – with only youngsters in Latvia, Estonia and Belgium less likely to grow up under the same roof as their mother and father, according to the OECD think-tank. Tellingly, in countries such as Germany and France, which offer tax breaks to encourage couples to remain together, levels of family break-up are significantly lower than in the UK, where no such financial support exists
It is utterly mind-boggling for Cameron to break a vow to his core voters while pandering to a tiny minority By Stephen Glover PUBLISHED: 23:20 GMT, 26 December 2012 | UPDATED: 23:20 GMT, 26 December 2012 Impractical: Yesterday, Owen Paterson told a newspaper there was no immediate prospect of hunting being made legal again Here’s a puzzle. The Conservative Manifesto in 2010 promised a free vote on hunting in the Commons. It declared that the Act that banned hunting with dogs that had been passed by Labour was ‘unworkable’.
Senior Roman Catholic Bishop links push for gay marriage to Nazi attack on religion in controversial Christmas sermonRight Reverend Mark Davies will use his midnight Mass to say marriage can only be between a man and a womanThe Bishop of Shrewsbury will say that both Hitler and Stalin challenged Christianity with the notion that what they were doing was ‘progress’ | UPDATED: 00:53 GMT, 24 December 2012 A senior Roman Catholic will today use his Christmas sermon to liken plans for the legalisation of gay marriage to the way the Nazis and Communists tried to undermine religion. The Bishop of Shrewsbury will launch a vociferous attack on the Coalition’s decision to fast track a vote on same-sex marriage in the New Year.
60 heroes for 60 years: Queen's Jubilee tribute to groups that inspire millions of volunteers | UPDATED: 00:09 GMT, 12 December 2012 The Queen will today hail the inspirational work of volunteers in 60 organisations as part of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations. The Scouts, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution and St John Ambulance are among those on the roll of honour with whom Her Majesty has a long history. Newer outfits include Team London Ambassadors – who in pink and purple uniforms helped visitors to the Olympics and Parlaympics – as well as the England and Wales Cricket Board, and StreetGames UK, which helps bring sport to the disadvantaged
Top university admits it struggles to admit disadvantaged students without resorting to social engineering University said it struggled to admit more deprived students because few make the gradeInstitution – where Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met – said time to 'stop demonising higher education for poor progression rates’. | UPDATED: 02:05 GMT, 27 November 2012 A leading university has admitted it is struggling to admit more disadvantaged students without resorting to ‘utterly dishonest’ social engineering.