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.

Kennedy Way shooting: Domino"s delivery driver shot dead outside takeaway shop in Belfast

Domino's delivery driver shot dead outside takeaway shop in Belfast Kieran McManus, 26, was shot dead in the west of the city last night The father-of-one was known to police and was hit a number of times A car was found burnt out close to the murder scene shortly after By Tara Brady PUBLISHED: 09:43 GMT, 31 March 2013 | UPDATED: 15:54 GMT, 31 March 2013 A Belfast pizza delivery driver was gunned down at close range in front of three close friends, police have revealed. Kieran McManus, 26, originally from the Turf Lodge area in the west of the city, was shot by a lone masked gunman at about 11.20pm last night

Body of schoolgirl, 16, found burning behind hotel as a man and woman are arrested over her death

Body of schoolgirl, 16, found burning behind hotel as a man and woman are arrested over her deathGirl was in the 'foetal position' and found burning in a Blackpool alleywayNeighbours thought they were putting out a mannequin that was on firePolice arrest a 22-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 14:17 GMT, 1 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:02 GMT, 1 February 2013 A schoolgirl's burning body was found in an alleyway in Blackpool yesterday by hoteliers who mistook her for a mannequin.

Rush-hour horror as man turns himself into a "walking fireball" in front of motorists

Rush-hour horror as man turns himself into a 'walking fireball' in front of motorists | UPDATED: 12:26 GMT, 29 December 2012 Rush-hour drivers watched in horror as a man turned himself into a human fireball in front of them, it emerged today. The man, in his 40s, was a 'walking fireball' and 'head-to-toe' in flames after dousing himself in petrol.

"You"re the most hopeless criminal I"ve ever met": Kidnap victim gives captor a piece of her mind before escaping after 10 minutes

'You're the most hopeless criminal I've ever met': Kidnap victim gives captor a piece of her mind before escaping after 10 minutesJanice, 64, was snatched from her home Lymington, New Forest, Hants, by a male armed robber But he took her back home after admitting the kidnapping wasn't going wellRobber apologised before fleeing with her car and 100 in cash | UPDATED: 14:35 GMT, 23 December 2012 A pensioner kidnapped at gunpoint was released just ten minutes later after telling her attacker he was the “most hopeless criminal” she had ever met.

Aldham plane crash: One dead after plane crashes into a tree before landing in a pond

One dead after plane crashes into a tree before landing in a pond | UPDATED: 17:14 GMT, 8 December 2012 One person was killed when a light aircraft crashed into a tree in a village today, police said. Emergency services went to the scene after a member of the public called police reporting that the plane had come down at Aldham near Hadleigh, Suffolk. After hitting the tree, the plane became submerged in a pond.

Photos capture Stockholm"s beautiful subway system after its makeover by artists

Where have all the rats gone Photos capture Stockholm's beautiful subway system after its makeover by artists The 110 kilometre (68.3 miles) subway is the world's longest art exhibition featuring work by more than 150 artistsAround 90 of the Swedish city's 100 stations feature art works, including sculptures, mosaics and installations | UPDATED: 20:48 GMT, 29 November 2012 Travelling on a city's underground system is never expected to be an exciting experience – rather a convenient way of getting from A to B. But this could not be farther from the truth in the Swedish capital Stockholm, where artists have transformed the city's subway into a gigantic, kaleidoscopic art exhibition. Around 90 of the city's 100 subway stations have been given a dazzling makeover by over 150 artists, who have been let loose over the last 55 years.