Cayman Islands leader McKeeva Bush is arrested on suspicion of corruption

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

Rise in shoddy DIY plumbing is flooding UK rivers with sewage and killing fish

Rise in shoddy DIY plumbing inspired by TV home makeovers is flooding UK rivers with sewage and killing fishPoorly-installed plumbing spreads toxins and kills marine life, say experts300,000 homes in England and Wales have botched pipeworkProblem will get worse thanks to home improvement fever | UPDATED: 13:44 GMT, 2 December 2012 Poorly-installed pipes fitted by DIY-crazy homeowners are leaking raw sewage and other toxic materials into UK waterways, killing marine life. As more and more home improvement enthusiasts, inspired by programmes like DIY SOS and Grand Designs, tackle their own plumbing issues, fish and water-based plants are dying off, experts have warned.