Drug addict lesbian couple who thought pensioner had secret fortune "left him to die after torturing him for his PIN number"

Drug addict lesbian couple who thought pensioner had secret fortune 'left him to die after torturing him for his PIN number'Jury hears Jodie and Kelly Louise Barnes beat Barry Reeve at his homeThey returned later to take anything of value, including frozen foodCourt hears Mr Reeve, 67, may have remained alive until the next dayHis body was not discovered until his daughter arrived two weeks later By Alex Gore PUBLISHED: 17:06 GMT, 8 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:37 GMT, 9 January 2013 A drug addict lesbian couple left a retired bus conductor to slowly die after torturing him for his PIN number, a court heard. Kelly Louise Barnes, 32, and Jodie Barnes, formerly Ramsbottom, 31, are accused of targeting Barry Reeve, 67, at his home in Norwich, believing he had a secret stash of money.

Theresa May faces court battle over decision to strip "kidnapped extremist" of British citizenship

Theresa May faces court battle over decision to strip 'kidnapped extremist' of British citizenship Mahdi Hashi, 23, went missing in Somalia and is now on trial in New YorkHis lawyers claim the Home Secretary's order put him at risk | UPDATED: 22:02 GMT, 29 December 2012 Home Secretary Theresa May is to face a court challenge over her decision to strip a British man of his citizenship just weeks before he was allegedly kidnapped by American forces and put on trial in New York. Lawyers for Mahdi Hashi, 23, who went missing in Somalia in the summer, are to ask judges to overturn Mrs May’s order which, they say, left him stateless and at the mercy of US secret agents.

Luxury perfume brands warn 20bn industry faces ruin as EU proposes ban on natural ingredients which might cause allergies

Luxury perfume brands warn 20bn industry faces ruin as EU proposes ban on natural ingredients which might cause allergiesLegacy brands like Dior, Chanel and Guerlain will be most affectedMany perfume brands have been tweaking their formulas for yearsBan will be 'like an atomic explosion' according to Parisian company owner | UPDATED: 16:20 GMT, 16 December 2012 Luxury perfume brands fear the European Union's new laws against allergens could severely curb or ban natural ingredients used in vintage best-sellers and put some perfume makers out of business. But Brussels' proposed legislation — a draft will be unveiled early next year — is also causing a stir for another reason. It sheds light on the best-kept secret in the 20billion trade: many big brands have been tweaking their formulas for years.

Abu Zaid al-Kuwaiti, Al Qaeda"s second in command, killed in drone strike on house in Pakistan

Al Qaeda's second in command killed during drone strike on house in Pakistan's tribal region Abu Zaid al-Kuwaiti killed in Pakistan's tribal region of North WaziristanHe was presented as a religious scholar for militant Islamic groupHis wife died and daughter was wounded as a result of the drone attack | UPDATED: 09:16 GMT, 10 December 2012 A U.S.

Swiss spy warning: Top secret MI6 counter-terrorism intelligence feared stolen

Top secret MI6 counter-terror intelligence feared stolen by disgruntled Swiss IT worker who walked out with millions of data files in backpack Suspect walked out of Swiss intelligence service NDB with stolen data after becoming 'disgruntled' with his job MI6 and CIA both warned secret information could have been compromised Switzerland's NDB security procedures now under scrutiny | UPDATED: 09:01 GMT, 5 December 2012 MI6 intelligence on counter- terrorism operations may have been stolen by a rogue Swiss official, it emerged last night. Security chiefs in the UK have been warned that hugely sensitive information they provided to the NDB, Switzerland’s spy agency, could have been ‘compromised’. Hundreds of thousands of pages of classified documents were copied by a senior IT technician for the NDB, which he then copied for himself on to portable storage devices carrying them away in a backpack.

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

Just days after ceasefire and Palestinians are already rebuilding bombed network of secret tunnels which bring food and weapons into Gaza

Just days after ceasefire and Palestinians are already rebuilding bombed network of secret tunnels which bring food and weapons into Gaza Hundreds of tunnels linking Gaza to Egypt are thought to have been destroyed or damaged during the eight-day offensiveWorkers were pictured today using planks, sandbags and excavators to repair the tunnelsComes as Egyptian mediators try to help negotiate new border arrangements | UPDATED: 22:40 GMT, 26 November 2012 Palestinians are working to rebuild a network of smuggling tunnels that were targeted during eight days of violence in Gaza.