Luton Airport forced to apologise after 'appalling' Facebook post about fatal plane crash to boast of their own safety recordUsed 'insensitive' image of 2005 Chicago crash that killed Joshua Woods, 6'This is what we prevent you from when it snows……Weeeee :),’ staff wroteThe Boeing 737 slipped off runway in snow and smashed into passing cars Airport forced to apologise after people complain about 'appalling' post By John Stevens PUBLISHED: 07:15 GMT, 15 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:33 GMT, 15 March 2013 An airport has apologised after it posted on its Facebook page a light-hearted comment with a photo of a plane crash in which a child died. Luton Airport published the image of the plane crash with a joke boasting about its own safety record
British Gas under fire for raking in 50 profit per household just months after hiking bills… and the boss looks forward to walking away with 10m Company profits for 2012 have soared to 606million But price rises for 12million customers could come as early as next winterShadow Energy Secretary says market too dominated by 'big six' firmsCaroline Flint called for tough regulation so public don't feel 'manipulated'Campaigners say consumers feel 'resentment and dread' as bills still rise will be used to help fund a 10million package in pay, shares and pension pot for departing boss Phil Bentley, who will leave the business in June.
Former head boy, 17, at Catholic school 'killed himself' after being summoned to court for possessing cannabis worth just 50p Edward Thornber, found hanged in a park in September last yearHe had been caught smoking cannabis with a friend earlier that summer It was the second time he had been caught with the drugCriminal record meant he could not go to America to coach Lacrosse Family solicitor said he should only have been handed a warning Devon and Cornwall Police accused of making a series of mistakes By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 16:48 GMT, 23 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:22 GMT, 23 February 2013 Tragic: Former catholic school head boy Edward Thornber was found hanged on September 15, 2011, after being caught smoking cannabis in Cornwall The former head boy of a Catholic High School killed himself after he was summoned to court for possessing cannabis worth 50p, an inquest heard. Teenage lacrosse star killed boy Edward Thornber was found hanged on September 15, 2011, after being caught smoking the drug in Cornwall
Picasso painting sells for more than 28.5m at auction as prices for most sought-after works soars Woman Sitting Near a Window sold at Sotheby's yesterdayPrices for sought-after works have soared in recent years sale for 41.5m US dollars (26.5m). 'Golden muse': Pablo Picasso's (right) 1932 piece Femme Assise Pres d'une Fenetre (Woman Sitting Near a Window) of his companion Marie-Therese Walter (left) sold for more than 28.5m ‘This particular portrait is a striking and notably modern-looking work from one of the artist's most celebrated periods.’ Nonetheless, it was comfortably the top lot of an evening when a series of works on paper by Austrian artist Egon Schiele arguably stole the limelight. MOST EXPENSIVE ARTWORK PRICETAGS No
Rider, 21, who was paralysed after she was thrown from racehorse launches multi-million pound compensation bidLaura Coward was just 17 when she broke her back by falling on to a fenceShe remains in a wheelchair after surgery to mend her severed spinal cord Claims her stables told her she would be fine, despite the horse's strength By Emma Reynolds PUBLISHED: 18:03 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 07:37 GMT, 31 January 2013 Paraplegic: Laura Coward was working at a racehorse training stables when she fell off Saucy Night A promising young rider who was paralysed when she was thrown from a history-making racehorse has launched a multi-million pound compensation claim against the stables and trainer. Stablehand Laura Coward was 17 when she broke her neck after taking Saucy Night for a trial ride in Wiltshire in November 2008. The racehorse had made headlines three years earlier when he became the first to win a race without wearing horseshoes.
An appy Christmas: Record breaking download numbers on Christmas Day as Apple's iPad takes the festive crown 328million apps downloaded on Christmas DayApple iPad, iPad mini and Amazon's Kindle named as the big winners Tablets outnumber smartphones by 51% to 49%A billion apps set to be downloaded between Christmas Day and New Year's Day | UPDATED: 19:23 GMT, 27 December 2012 Apple's iPad has been revealed as the big winner in the Christmas gadget wards, according to record breaking figures for downloads on Christmas day. 328m apps were downloaded on the 25th December, with 51% of them tablets and 49% smartphones, according to mobile analytics firm Flurry
New Year We're staying in! Cash-strapped Brits prepare for a muted celebration on the sofa to welcome in 2013 | UPDATED: 08:04 GMT, 27 December 2012 Cash-strapped Britons are preparing for muted New Year's Eve celebrations with eight in ten planning a quiet night in, a survey revealed yesterday.
The great Christmas Eve skive: Record numbers head to work on Monday… but many admit to focusing on online shopping | UPDATED: 20:27 GMT, 21 December 2012 Many workers suffer the Monday blues, a day where they try to shake off the excesses of the weekend and prepare themselves for yet another week of work
How do they sell Xmas champagne for 9.99 Supermarket bubbly has never been cheaper but some is sparklingly goodSupermarkets engage in 'price war' selling famous drink at discount pricesAsda selling champagne for 10, while Aldi prices bottle at 9.99Both Waitrose and Tesco selling bottles for 14.99 | UPDATED: 01:24 GMT, 15 December 2012 Price war: Supermarkets are competing to offer the lowest priced Champagne this Christmas. Pierre Darcys champagne, pictured, is being sold by Asda for only 10, usually costing 23.98 a bottle Well, it looks like champagne and it tastes like champagne, but it doesn’t clean out the wallet like champagne
Energy bills to soar AGAIN: As big freeze bites, warning of more pain for every familyWith power firms reporting record profits, a 5 per cent rise in tariffs loomsConsumer groups said prices could rise by even more – possibly by 15% Average household energy bill has risen 94 or 7 per cent this year | UPDATED: 23:22 GMT, 11 December 2012 Families already struggling to make ends meet were yesterday warned they face another huge rise in power bills next year. Many pensioners and less well-off households are having to choose between heating and eating this winter after electricity and gas charges reached an all-time high. But, as the cold weather bites and power firms report record profits, customers were told there is likely to be more pain to come – with a further 5 per cent rise in tariffs.