French Alps Shooting: Police admit they contaminated vital evidence at massacre crime scene

French police admit they contaminated vital evidence at Alps massacre crime scene as investigators say case could remain unsolvedLatest in a catalogue of blunders which may mean 'case is never solved'Detectives had thought ‘mystery DNA’ found might lead to the killer But police ‘expert’ ‘accidentally contaminated’ crime-scene, it is claimed /11/22/article-2236716-159C4707000005DC-295_634x471.jpg” alt=”Prayers: Saad Al-Hilli, 50, his wife Iqbal, 47, and her 74-year-old mother Suhaila Al-Allaf, was laid to rest in the same grave last week” class=”blkBorder” height=”471″ width=”634″> Prayers: Saad Al-Hilli, 50, his wife Iqbal, 47, and her 74-year-old mother Suhaila Al-Allaf, was laid to rest in the same grave in November Mr Maillaud has failed to publicly identify a number of key witnesses who were in the area at the time of the shootings, and has even withheld a colour photograph of the Al-Hillis taken minutes before the attack. This would have been released as a matter of routine in the UK, as a way of jogging the memories of people who might have seen them, or their killer. Now Mr Maillaud insists that no ‘significant’ DNA clues were left at the scene, despite work on samples still being carried out by the IRCGN, and by Christian Doutremepuich, a professor who runs a state-of-the-art laboratory in Bordeaux, in south west France.

Binmen collect rubbish once in EIGHT WEEKS because it was "too dark" for them to see binbags

Binmen collect rubbish once in EIGHT WEEKS because it was 'too dark' for them to see binbagsMassive pile of 70 bags has built up in block of flats in Colchester, EssexBin men claim EU says they can't put their hands where they can't see them By Leon Watson PUBLISHED: 11:20 GMT, 4 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:57 GMT, 4 January 2013 A mountain of binbags has built up in a block of flats after council binmen made just one rubbish collection in eight weeks because of an EU law.

Margaret Moran spared jail for fiddling 53,000 in expenses and faces supervision order instead

Margaret Moran spared jail for fiddling 53,000 in expenses and faces supervision order insteadEx-Labour MP forged invoices to claim biggest sum in expenses scandal 57-year-old 'too ill' to leave the house but was seen going to the pubFormer Luton South MP gets two-year supervision order but escapes jailCourt hears she is so unstable she has not answered phone in three years Judge: 'There will inevitably be feelings that [she] has 'got away with it'She may still be forced to repay the cash after prosecutor says civil recovery action 'under consideration' | UPDATED: 12:09 GMT, 14 December 2012 Fiddled: Moran, 57, who represented Luton South for 13 years, claimed nearly her entire annual allowance in one bogus expense entry and forged invoices for more than 20,000 Disgraced former Labour MP Margaret Moran has been spared jail for fiddling expenses to receive more than 53,000 from the taxpayer. Moran, 57, who represented Luton South for 13 years, claimed nearly her entire annual allowance in one bogus expense entry and forged invoices for more than 20,000 for non-existent goods and services

RAF pilot"s secret Battle of Britain diary reveals what life behind enemy lines was like

Shot down today… a most novel experience: What Battle of Britain hero wrote in extraordinary diary George Barclay wrote it despite MoD's security ban on such journals He joined RAF aged 20 and survived being shot down THREE times Airman escaped occupied France by turning his uniform inside outKilled in action, aged 22, commanding Hurricane squadron at El AlameinHis family unaware of diary, which has now been published, until recently | UPDATED: 15:38 GMT, 28 November 2012 In his short career, he survived being shot down from the sky three times and escaped from the Nazis in occupied France