Infamous cat burglar Peter Scott, a self named Robin Hood who stole from the rich and famous, has died aged 82Peter Scott stole 30 million from the rich and famous in his lifetime, he saidHe would scale drainpipes of pricy homes in Mayfair wearing smart suits to blend inHis crimes provided Fleet Street with numerous column inches during his heyday By Helen Collis PUBLISHED: 02:09 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:09 GMT, 24 March 2013 Peter Scott, a prolific cat burglar who identified himself as a modern Robin Hood, has died aged 82. Living on benefits in a council flat in Islington, North London, his final days were a far cry from his lifetime devoted to stealing millions from the rich and famous. Among his victims, none of whom he held in high esteem, were such stars as Sophia Loren, Elizabeth Taylor, Vivien Leigh, Lauren Bacall, and the gambling club and zoo owner John Aspinall, of whom he recalled: 'Robbing that bastard Aspinall was one of my favourites,' according to the Telegraph.
Want your marriage to last Live in Dorset! East of the county has highest number of married couples In Wimborne Minster, Dorset, six out of ten adults are marriedTwice the rate of Manchester and some inner London boroughs By Steve Doughty PUBLISHED: 01:50 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:50 GMT, 14 February 2013 It is not the prettiest of towns, nor the wealthiest, but it does seem to possess the secret to a successful marriage. Six out of ten adults in Wimborne Minster are married, the highest proportion in England and Wales and twice the rate of Manchester and some inner London boroughs. ‘East Dorset is the marriage hotspot of the country,’ said David Plumtree, of estate agency Barnard Marcus, which compiled the most married and most divorced districts, based on newly released figures from the 2011 national census
Now you can get all the way round London on the overground as 76m final piece of track completes circleThe 76m line – running 16 trains an hour – will reduce journey timesAround 12.3m passengers a year are expected to use the new linkFrom Clapham Junction, it will now take 28 minutes to Canada Water and 35 minutes to ShoreditchBut a trip on the orbital section cannot be taken uninterrupted | UPDATED: 20:09 GMT, 10 December 2012 A 76million 'missing link' stretch of railway – dubbed the M25 on rails – was officially opened to rush hour passengers today. The new 1,422 yards of track south west of Surrey Quays station links the east London section of London Overground with existing track to the north of Queen’s Road Peckham in south east London.
Australian graphic designer who was stabbed defending vulnerable women on bus is told to leave Britain after UK Border Agency ignore pleas for compassionTim Smits, 33, was knifed in the leg and stomach trying to protect a pregnant woman and elderly passengers on a busThe graphic designer had asked UK Border Agency for an extension to his visa after he spent months recovering from the attack | UPDATED: 21:22 GMT, 6 December 2012 A hero stabbed as he tried to protect a pregnant woman and elderly passengers from a gang of yobs has been told to leave the country because he has outstayed his visa. Tim Smits, 33, was knifed in the stomach and leg defending the victims, but the graphic designer has been told to return to Australia by the UK Border Agency. He was honoured by a national charity and given a citizenship award after he intervened to stop yobs picking on elderly women with shopping trollies in September last year