Cricket star Tom Maynard had taken cocaine and ecstasy and was 4x drink-drive limit when he was killed by train while fleeing policeInquest hears it is not known if he was killed by impact or electrocutionThe cricket star took drugs before trying to drive, jury toldFled after officers pulled him over in Wimbledon last year Surrey batsman was found dead on tracks at nearby Wimbledon Park Was trying to see his girlfriend when police spotted him Inquest heard he suffered burns consistent with injuries from live tracksTrain driver: 'He didn't look like he had fallen, but laid down'Girlfriend and England cricket players arrived at inquest this morning , had played a T20 game for Surrey against Kent the day before his death and went out drinking afterwards. Teammates: Surrey's Gareth Batty (left) arrives at the inquest this morning into the death of Surrey cricketer Tom Maynard (right), who died after he was hit by a London Underground train last June Memorial: Tributes left to the cricketer behind the pavilion at The Oval, following his death in June last year 'He left the pub with his two flatmates, who were also his teammates, and went home where they continued drinking', said Mr Goddard.
Hope fades for sailor after his boat capsized in harbour sparking huge sea search Major rescue operation launched in Poole Harbour, Dorset this morningTwo men found clinging to capsized boat and taken to hospital'Intensive search' for missing third man called off this afternoon | UPDATED: 16:46 GMT, 23 December 2012 Fears have grown for a man missing since his boat capsized today after an 'intensive' search operation was called off. The alarm was raised shortly before 11am when two people were found clinging to the upturned boat in Poole Harbour, Dorset.
Reality TV show Big Brother was most complained about programme of 2012 after 2,000 calls to Ofcom More than half were about Conor McIntyre's threats to housemate X Factor show where Carolynne Poole was kicked out is secondPhillip Schofield handing Prime Minister list of alleged Tory paedophiles third | UPDATED: 18:36 GMT, 18 December 2012 The bullying behaviour of a Big Brother housemate made the show the most complained about programme of the year. The Channel 5 show sparked 2,088 complaints to TV watchdog Ofcom throughout the 2012 series. And more than half concerned housemate Conor McIntyre's threatening remarks towards fellow contestant Deana Uppal.
Serial sex offender on the run: Police issue alert after woman was raped in her own home by attacker who kicked in the door Public urge public not to approach him Suspect was previously jailed for sex assaults on a 63-year-old woman and a 13-year-old girl | UPDATED: 00:13 GMT, 27 November 2012 A serial sex offender was on the run last night after raping a young woman in her own home. Police have warned the public not to approach Dean Goodwin, 32, who has served time for vicious sexual assaults on a 63-year-old woman and a girl of 13. Police described the latest attack, on a woman in her 20s, as shocking