Calmly stocking up on beer, "monster" son just hours after executing his loving parents

Calmly stocking up on beer, 'monster' son just hours after executing his loving parents Stephen Seddon blasted parents Patrica and Robert to death with shotgun Had attempted to kill them four months earlier to claim life insuranceDrove couple from Sale into canal with them strapped into back seatsJudge: 'Parents would've realised what a monster their son had become' By James Tozer PUBLISHED: 10:39 GMT, 28 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:51 GMT, 29 March 2013 A fraudster who shot his parents after a botched attempt to drown them in a staged car crash will be ‘pursued to death by the Furies’, a judge said yesterday. CCTV images were released showing Stephen Seddon coolly buying beer hours after the killings, having returned to his home 150 miles away as part of an attempt to fabricate an alibi.

Are you in drink denial? Half of adults down too much alcohol yet barely a quarter admit doing so

Are you in drink denial Half of adults down too much alcohol yet barely a quarter ADMIT doing soFemale binge drinker drinks six units at least one day a week A male binge drinker consumes eight units at least one day a week80 per cent of women and 75 per cent of men who often drink alcohol are classified as binge drinkers, study finds By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 00:15 GMT, 27 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:00 GMT, 27 February 2013 A unit is a small glass of wine, half a pint of lager or a measure of spirits Millions of adults fool themselves into thinking they are modest drinkers when they down enough to be classed as ‘bingers’, a study suggests. It found a huge mismatch between the amount of alcohol we say we are consuming and what is actually being bought

Mick Philpott and Mairead Philpott: Couple accused of killing their six children in a house fire "started the blaze in a plan that went horribly…

'She won't get away with it – watch this space': Father 'started house blaze which killed his six children in bid to frame ex-girlfriend during custody battle'Mick and Mairead Philpott allegedly started fire in May last yearThe couple, and third defendant, deny six separate counts of manslaughterTrial started at Nottingham Crown Court today /11/06/article-2228528-15E03182000005DC-28_634x442.jpg” width=”634″ height=”442″ alt=”The children, five boys and a girl, aged between five and 13, died in the fire at their house in Derby, pictured. Flowers were left at the scene” class=”blkBorder” /> The children, five boys and a girl, aged between five and 13, died in the fire at their house in Derby, pictured.

LIZ JONES: If you really must have "a life" girls, leave it till the weekend

If you really must have 'a life' girls, leave it till the weekend | UPDATED: 01:44 GMT, 30 December 2012 The 2011 UK Census found that men are no longer the main breadwinners Who is going to be worrying about the bills that plop on the mat over the next few weeks For once, remarkably, my own peculiar lifestyle choice – to have been richer than my husband – segues nicely into the results of the 2011 UK Census. It found men are no longer the main breadwinners, an astonishing leap: my mum never possessed a cheque book, let alone a paid job. A leading union stated: ‘Employers need to acknowledge the fundamental importance of family-friendly policies as women continue to take on the burden of domestic work and childcare.’ Oh dear.

How that extra mince pie or tot of brandy could take years off your life

How that extra mince pie or tot of brandy could take years off your life Smoking, eating red meat and watching TV can each knock at least 30 minutes off your life expectancy for every day you indulgeBut you could claw back time by sticking to just one alcoholic drink and eating plenty of fruit and veg | UPDATED: 23:30 GMT, 17 December 2012 Every over-indulgence can reduce your life expectancy by at least half an hour, say Cambridge scientists Having that extra mince pie, seconds of roast turkey or an extra tipple takes hours off your life, new research suggests.

A nature walk away from gadgets can boost brain power by half

A walk outdoors away from gadgets can boost brain power by half Researchers found that adults performed much better in a creative test after spending four days outdoors disconnected from modern technology It can boost brain power by as much as 50 per centAdults in Britain spend an average of 3.5hours watching TV – 15 per cent of their life | UPDATED: 01:49 GMT, 13 December 2012 Next time you are confronted with a complex problem, don’t worry – the answer could lie at the bottom of your garden. Leaving your laptop at home, switching off the smartphone and taking a walk in nature can help boost brain power by as much as 50 per cent, a study has revealed. Researchers found that adults performed much better in a creative test after spending four days in the great outdoors disconnected from modern technology

Michael Misick ex-president of Turks and Caicos arrested after leaving office with $180m fortune

Ex-president of Turks and Caicos arrested after fleeing Caribbean islands with $180m fortune Michael Misick detained in Rio de Janeiro by Brazilian Federal PoliceAccused of masterminding a massive corruption scheme Will be extradited back to Caribbean islands to go on trial | UPDATED: 13:43 GMT, 8 December 2012 In custody: Former prime minister of the Turks and Caicos islands Michael Misick has been arrested in Brazil after fleeing the country with an alleged fortune of $180million The former jet-setting premier of the Turks and Caicos islands has been arrested in Brazil on an international warrant. Michael Misick fled the British overseas territory in 2009 after a report exposed widespread corruption. The former prime minister is alleged to have amassed a personal fortune of $180m and lived a lavish lifestyle

Having an early night "lowers blood pressure"

Going to bed an hour earlier each night 'lowers blood pressure in just six weeks' Researchers found people showing early signs of high blood pressure could restore readings to healthy levels by sleeping an extra hour every nightThe study looked at people who slept only seven hours or less who were beginning to have borderline high blood pressure readings | UPDATED: 00:58 GMT, 4 December 2012 Going to bed an hour earlier than usual could help to ward off high blood pressure, according to a new study.

Love rat thief who charmed his way in to the homes of women to steal cash and irreplaceable family heirlooms

Love rat thief who charmed his way in to the homes of women to steal cash and irreplaceable family heirlooms Chris Holding, 24, charmed his way into the hearts and homes of successful womenPolice say Holding struck up relationships with at least nine women and pocketed cash, jewellery and valuables worth nearly 8,300With existing convictions for shoplifting and theft, the he admitted to 13 counts of theft | UPDATED: 07:43 GMT, 27 November 2012 Hustler: Chris Holding's escapades came to an end when his DNA was found on socks left at a woman's home after a one night stand With his dashing good looks and tales of a music career on the brink of take-off, Chris Holding appeared quite a catch. Using his 'sexual wiles', the 24-year-old charmed his way into the hearts and homes of successful women he met at trendy London nightspots