Police under investigation after father, 32, who covered himself with petrol is shot with a TASER and dies from horrific burns in hospital


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/lebanont/public_html/wp-content/plugins/really-simple-facebook-twitter-share-buttons/really-simple-facebook-twitter-share-buttons.php on line 514

Police under investigation after father, 32, who covered himself with petrol is shot with a TASER and dies from horrific burns in hospitalAndrew Pimlott was holding can of flammable liquid which he was doused inDespite this a police officer fired a Taser gun at him The 32-year-old suffered serious burn injuries and died on TuesdayIPCC today announced it was launching investigation into his death By Anthony Bond PUBLISHED: 15:42 GMT, 26 April 2013 | UPDATED: 16:00 GMT, 26 April 2013 DM.has('shareLink', 'shareLinks', { 'id': '2315339', 'title': 'Police under investigation after father, 32, who covered himself with petrol is shot with a TASER and dies from horrific burns in hospital', 'url': 'http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2315339/Police-investigation-father-32-covered-petrol-shot-TASER-dies-horrific-burns-hospital.html', 'eTwitterStatus': 'Police%20under%20investigation%20after%20father,%2032,%20who%20covered%20himself%20with%20petrol%20is%20shot%20with%20a%20TASER…%20http://bit.ly/15MsnGE%20via%[email protected]' }); A man has died after he was shot with a Taser gun by police officers despite being doused in a flammable liquid, it emerged today. Andrew Pimlott, 32, suffered serious burn injuries following the stand-of with police officers in Honicknowle, Plymouth, last Thursday. The injuries resulted in him dying in Bristol's Frenchay Hospital, on Tuesday.

Drunken "joker" left dangling over road for 90 minutes after bet with friends went wrong


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/lebanont/public_html/wp-content/plugins/really-simple-facebook-twitter-share-buttons/really-simple-facebook-twitter-share-buttons.php on line 514

Drunken 'joker' left dangling over road for 90 minutes after bet with friends went wrongLee Bassett clambered over bridge above passing cars for 'bit of a dare'He lowered himself down before asking a fellow drinker to pull him upBut his friend was too weak to haul 29-year-old back onto the bridgeAll three emergency services called out to rescue him at cost of 5,000 By Leon Watson PUBLISHED: 03:21 GMT, 13 February 2013 | UPDATED: 07:47 GMT, 13 February 2013 A drunk prankster who dangled from a footbridge in a harness bringing traffic to a standstill had to be rescued at a cost to the taxpayer of nearly 5,000, a court heard. Lee Bassett, 29, clambered over the edge of the bridge above passing cars 'after a few jars' for 'a bit of a dare'

The Christmas daffodil: Keen gardener discovers spring bloom in his flower bed just in time for the big day


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/lebanont/public_html/wp-content/plugins/really-simple-facebook-twitter-share-buttons/really-simple-facebook-twitter-share-buttons.php on line 514

The Christmas daffodil: Keen gardener discovers spring bloom in his flowerbed just in time for the big day Brian Rickard saw the first daffodil bloom in his Plymouth, Devon, gardenThe keen gardener said that the flowers are his earliest blooms yet | UPDATED: 19:53 GMT, 25 December 2012 While most of the UK continues to be deluged by rain – the early signs of spring have already made an appearance in one Devon town. Keen gardener Brian Rickard saw the first daffodils in his Plymouth, Devon, flowerbeds bloom in time for Christmas. The bright yellow flower made an appearance despite the town enduring 128.8mm of rain already in December – surpassing its monthly average for this time of year of 118.8mm

How much will your annual rail fare be next year? Rail firms reveal full extent of huge increases faced by commuters


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/lebanont/public_html/wp-content/plugins/really-simple-facebook-twitter-share-buttons/really-simple-facebook-twitter-share-buttons.php on line 514

How much will your annual rail fare be next year Rail firms reveal full extent of huge increases faced by commuters From New Year onwards passengers will face fare rises of up to 10 per centHike on average will be 3.9 per cent according to figures released todayRail companies accused of trying to 'bury bad news' as they sneaked out the details of fare rises under cover of Virgin franchise fiasco | UPDATED: 02:06 GMT, 7 December 2012 Rail firms were accused last night of trying to ‘bury bad news’ by releasing details of big fare rises under cover of the Virgin franchise fiasco. The Association of Train Operating Companies has finally confirmed the extent of the hikes that will take effect next month

British maths pupils lay behind other countries "because of poor teachers who don"t have a proper grasp of the subject"


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/lebanont/public_html/wp-content/plugins/really-simple-facebook-twitter-share-buttons/really-simple-facebook-twitter-share-buttons.php on line 514

British maths pupils lag behind other countries 'because poor teachers don't have a proper grasp of the subject' | UPDATED: 08:00 GMT, 3 December 2012 Pupils are lagging behind in maths compared with other countries because not enough primary school teachers have a proper grasp of the subject, a report claims today. There are too few mathematically competent teachers in primaries, with many achieving only a GCSE grade C.

Plymouth pensioner refuses to trim 50ft high "I"m a Celebrity" garden


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/lebanont/public_html/wp-content/plugins/really-simple-facebook-twitter-share-buttons/really-simple-facebook-twitter-share-buttons.php on line 514

It's a jungle over there: Tree-loving OAP refuses to trim 50ft high garden which towers over neighboursWilliam Hackett, 74, grows fir trees and a Chinese Tree of Heaven, which can reach 80ft or more, in his front gardenLocals have taken to using his overgrown garden as a rubbish dump | UPDATED: 08:41 GMT, 28 November 2012 A pensioner’s jungle-like front garden is now so overgrown local residents have started fly-tipping rubbish on his drive to try and force him to cut it back. William Hackett’s semi-detached property is now barely visible behind 50ft fir trees that tower over his own house and his neighbour's homes. Residents living near the pensioner on Billacombe Road in Plymstock, Plymouth, Devon, have repeatedly suggested Mr Hackett trim back his collection of firs