Sally Bercow must pay for "paedophile" tweet slur, say Lord McAlpine"s lawyers

Sally Bercow 'is now kitchen table blogger': Her tweets that 'defamed Tory peer' read by 60,000 followers Mrs Bercow tweeted 'Why is Lord McAlpine trending *Innocent face*'It followed a botched Newsnight investigation into abuse at care homeLord McAlpine is suing speaker's wife for libel, a case which she refutes /11/20/article-2235398-15F7E8AF000005DC-896_634x100.jpg” width=”634″ height=”100″ alt=”Legal action: Her gaffe comes just a fortnight after she used Twitter to name former Tory treasurer Lord McAlpine, following a Newsnight report which alleged a senior Tory figure was a child abuser” class=”blkBorder” /> Legal action: Mrs Bercow used Twitter to name former Tory treasurer Lord McAlpine, following a Newsnight report which alleged a senior Tory figure was a child abuser, but she denies this was defamatory Couple: Mrs Bercow is married to Commons speaker John, who live together in their grace and favour flat at Westminster She had also made an offer to settle the case which had not been withdrawn, he said.

Gordon Ramsay loses Claridge"s contract in real life kitchen nightmare

Gordon Ramsay loses Claridge's contract in real life kitchen nightmare after 12 years at the helm Chef had been negotiating new long-term agreement for Art Deco dining rooms at high-end Mayfair hotelClinched deal in 2001 with ex-business partner and estranged father-in-lawFive-star hotel's dining rooms lost Michelin status in January 2010 after head chef quit it was reported that Gordon Ramsay would face competition from his estranged father-in-law, Chris Hutcheson. Mr Hutcheson and his son Adam were said to be launching a chain of healthy fast-food restaurants called Scoffs, serving British tapas for diet-conscious office workers

Inside the seafront sweetshop where filthy saucepans were left on cooker caked with food and rubbish piled high

Inside the seafront sweetshop where filthy saucepans were left on cooker caked with food and rubbish piled highPictures show filthy conditions in the kitchen of sweet shop Love to Fudge Owner Lucy Gillian Kappes pleaded to three hygiene offencesShe was fined 1,050 at Scarborough Magistrates CourtThe seafront shop remains open for business By Steve Nolan PUBLISHED: 14:03 GMT, 7 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:56 GMT, 7 February 2013 A seaside sweetshop owner has been fined after her premises were found covered in old food that had cemented itself onto cookers and work surfaces – but the shop remains open for business. Health inspectors found that the food preparation area in the Love to Fudge shop in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, breached several food hygiene laws. Pictures taken when the shop was visited show saucepans on top of a cooker that has food burned onto it and what is believed to be fudge or caramel pouring over the side of work surfaces.

Mother hears teenage daughter raped and threatened with knife during phone call

Mother overhears her daughter, 15, being raped at knifepoint as she calls her mobile during attack Victim was raped and threatened with kitchen knife in Newcastle Mother made call as she was concerned daughter was late homeAuntie begs public for information as police release CCTVDetectives arrest 19-year-old man | UPDATED: 16:11 GMT, 23 December 2012 A mother overheard her 15-year-old daughter being raped when she called her during the horrific ordeal, it was revealed today. The teenager was attacked in Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne, and threatened with a four-inch kitchen knife.

Stop and think – and you will realise that banning guns is a waste of time

Stop and think – and you will realise that banning guns is a waste of time | UPDATED: 00:03 GMT, 23 December 2012 Ask yourself this. Even if you had a house full of guns and ammunition, would you then murder a close relative, shoot your way into a nearby primary school and massacre as many children as you could Of course you wouldn’t.

Mother killed her four-month-old son while high on drugs by knocking TV onto his head as he lay below, court hears

Mother killed her four-month-old son while high on drugs by knocking TV onto his head as he lay below, court hearsCourt told that 25-yearold mother was high on heroin, Valium and alcohol Youngster suffered 'catastrophic' brain injuries day after tv toppled on him Father also accused of being high and faces child cruelty charges | UPDATED: 17:31 GMT, 10 December 2012 A mother who was high on a cocktail of drugs and alcohol killed her four-month-old son when she knocked a large television on to his head, a court has heard. Preston Crown Court was told that Natalie McMillan, 25, from Burnley in Lancashire had taken a mixture of heroin and Valium and was in no fit state to look after her son Kian when the incident happened. The youngster suffered 'catastrophic' brain injuries the day after the television toppled from a cupboard while he was resting on a mat on the floor of the family home last December.

Mum who couldn"t afford daughter"s school fees makes 12million a year selling satchels

Mum who couldn't afford daughter's school fees makes 12million a year selling satchelsJulie Deane discovered her daughter was being bullied at school and vowed to send her to a private one down the road She came up with a list of 10 ideas to raise money – one was selling satchelsShe started The Cambridge Satchel Company with a budget of 600 Now the company employs 84 staff and has a factory in LeicestershireFans include Alexa Chung, Elle Fanning and Fearne Cotton | UPDATED: 00:18 GMT, 10 December 2012 When Julie Deane discovered her daughter was being bullied, she vowed to move her to the 12,000-a-year school down the road. But unable to afford the fees, the housewife sat down at her kitchen table and wrote a list of ten ways to raise money

Pippa gets to the bottom of sitting down

Pippa gets to the bottom of sitting down | UPDATED: 23:25 GMT, 5 December 2012 NEXT YEAR'S NEWS TODAY (PART 1) JANUARY Delighted: Former Radio 1 disc-jockey Chris Moyles stars in pantomime at the Regis Theatre, Staines Former Radio 1 disc-jockey Chris Moyles stars in pantomime at the Regis Theatre, Staines. ‘Chris is absolutely delighted,’ says top PR Max Clifford.

Ben Edgar, 20, "knifed mother"s 28-year-old toyboy lover Mark Wood, to death because he was jealous of him becoming man of the house"

Son, 20, knifed mother's 28-year-old toyboy lover to death because he was jealous of him becoming man of the houseBen Edgar sentenced to life at Manchester Crown Court todayHe must serve at least 12 years for the murder of Mark Wood, 28 | UPDATED: 14:54 GMT, 4 December 2012 An over-protective son was jailed for life today after killing his mother’s toyboy lover with a kitchen knife. Manchester Crown Court heard how Ben Edgar, 20, was jealous of his 43-year-old mother's partner Mark Wood, 28, overtaking him as man of the house. Edgar killed Mr Wood just weeks after telling one family friend: 'I swear to God, if he goes near my mum and I’m here, I will kill him – I will do the time for him.' Ben Edgar (left), 20, was told today at Manchester Crown Court that he must serve at least 12 years for stabbing to death Mark Wood (right), 28, at their shared address in Little Lever, Bolton, in June this year Caught in the middle: Edgar's mother, Samantha Bird (pictured) lived with her son and her partner Mr Wood in Ashston Street, Bolton, and endured a 'volatile' relationship with Mr Wood, Manchester Crown Court heard He then dialled 999 telling an operator: 'You best shut the f*** up and get here or I’m gonna murder you all.' Mr Wood was stabbed in the neck with a 37cm kitchen knife and died later in hospital