Blade Runner cleared to race in UK: Pistorius has bail terms eased so that he can make money before his trial July meet at Olympic Stadium to showcase 'Paralympic champions of 2012'Pistorius won golds in both individual 400m event and the 4x100m relaySouth African star is charged with murdering girlfriend Reeva SteenkampHe can now leave the country to compete in international competitions Must provide authorities with travel plans at least a week before departurePistorius did not attend the appeal, his next court appearance is June 4 and the final event at the venue before work begins to convert into the home of West Ham football club. It is also the last major athletics event before the World Championships in Moscow two weeks later. Significantly, Pistorius’ agent Peet van Zyl said yesterday that the competitions could be ‘on the radar’ for the athlete, who last year became the first to take part in both an Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Blow for French president Hollande as court throws out plans for 75% supertax on wealthy Stinging rebuke to one of Socialist leHollande's flagship campaign promisesHis largely symbolic measure was intended to hit incomes over 820,000But would have brought in just 250m – compared to France's 70bn deficit | UPDATED: 14:47 GMT, 30 December 2012 French President Francois Hollande suffered a fresh setback yesterday when his country's highest court threw out a plan to tax the ultra-wealthy at a 75 per cent rate and said it was unfair.
We're not going soft on drugs, says Cameron as he dismisses calls for a Royal commission on drugs policy | UPDATED: 01:11 GMT, 11 December 2012 Prime Minister David Cameron has said he does not support the decriminalisation of drugs in the UK David Cameron last night dismissed calls for a Royal Commission into drugs policy – and insisted the Government would not go soft on banned substances. A report by MPs published yesterday called on ministers to consider adopting the Portuguese system, under which possession of small amounts of drugs – even Class As such as heroin and cocaine – is not a criminal offence
Anger as Ryanair finally scrap unlawful 6 debit card fee… and introduce a blanket 6 'website admin fee' PLUS 2% credit card charge on the same day Ryanair will bring in a new 2 per cent credit card processing fee tomorrowNo-frills airline will also introduce an across the board 6 admin fee to cover 'website costs'In July company was told by Office of Fair Trading it could not charge a fee to debit card customersFlight bosses blame the new charges on the OFT – a claim the watchdog denies | UPDATED: 18:35 GMT, 29 November 2012 Budget airline Ryanair has imposed a new blanket 6 a head ‘website administration fee’ on its customers – plus a 2 per cent booking fee on those who pay by credit card