Man mistaken for escaped mentally-ill patient is held by police and given cocktail of anti-psychotic drugs before hospital realises its mistakeMan was picked up by police who mistook him for the escaped patientDetained in hospital where he was given powerful drugs which made him illAuthorities have now opened investigations into the incident | UPDATED: 19:34 GMT, 26 December 2012 A man fell ill after being given anti-psychotic drugs when he was mistaken for a patient who had escaped from mental health hospital. The man was picked up by police and detained at Graylands Hospital, in Perth, Australia, after a patient escaped in mid-December. Authorities did not realise they had the wrong man until after they gave him the powerful drugs, leading to him needing hospital treatment.
Cayman Islands leader McKeeva Bush is arrested on suspicion of corruption McKeeva Bush was detained at his home by the Financial Crime Unit of the Royal Cayman Islands PolicePolice are probing allegations of theft, misuse of a government credit card and the illegal importation of explosives Bush has publicly denied any wrongdoing | UPDATED: 17:33 GMT, 11 December 2012 The leader of the Cayman Islands was arrested on suspicion of corruption on Tuesday in connection with a series of police investigations in the Caribbean offshore financial center, authorities said. Premier McKeeva Bush was detained at his home by members of the Financial Crime Unit of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, a police statement said. The 57-year-old premier is the focus of police probes into charges of theft, alleged misuse of a government credit card and abuse of office over the alleged importation of explosives without valid permits, the statement said
Actor who fell to his death at Pete Doherty flat party 'was probably dropped from balcony', claim Newsnight experts | UPDATED: 18:55 GMT, 7 December 2012 Pete Doherty was at the party when Mark Blanco plunged from the balcony edge The actor who suffered fatal head injuries after falling from a balcony at a 2006 party – attended by rocker Pete Doherty – was probably dropped, forensics experts told BBC's Newsnight programme. Experts said that CCTV footage of the street outside the East London flat suggests Mark Blanco was carried and dropped over the balcony edge, and had not jumped or slipped. A coroner ruled out suicide, but three police investigations have failed to uncover the events leading up to the death.
How one in every ten households is worth at least 1m: Property and pension pots push wealth higher Most millionaire households are in the Home CountiesRichest 10 per cent of homes each have assets ‘greater than 967,000But one in every two families have almost nothing, with few assets and little chance of a comfortable retirement as a result | UPDATED: 23:04 GMT, 3 December 2012 One in ten families are millionaires if they include assets such as their homes and their pension pots, official figures revealed yesterday. The figures, from the Office for National Statistics, show the huge wealth of the top 10 per cent in this country at a time when millions are struggling to get by. They also reveal the extent of the North-South divide, with the highest concentration of millionaire households in the Home Counties.