Amazon under fire for selling illegal products that "claim to cure or treat cancer"

Amazon under fire for selling illegal products that 'claim to cure or treat cancer' Products claim to 'relieve' cancer and cleanse bloodIt is illegal to advertise such products in the UK By Helen Lawson PUBLISHED: 08:37 GMT, 1 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:34 GMT, 1 April 2013 Amazon has come under fire for listing products for sale that claim they can cure cancer. The products, available to order from third parties through Amazon's UK website, include dried crocodile's blood pills, apricot kernels and blood cleansers

"It"s sexy when you bend over like that": Lord Mayor of Oxford censured for making "inappropriate comments" to girl in…

'It's sexy when you bend over like that': Lord Mayor of Oxford censured for making 'inappropriate comments' to girl in under-13s sports teamLib Dem Alan Armitage said to have made comments to a member of under-13s sports teamHe allegedly told her 'it’s sexy when you bend down like that'Standards Committee ruled it ‘highly probable’ that he made comment By Sara Malm PUBLISHED: 21:01 GMT, 27 February 2013 | UPDATED: 21:01 GMT, 27 February 2013 Inappropriate: Oxford Lord Mayor Alan Armitage allegedly made the comment to a member of a under-13s sports team at a awards evening A Lord Mayor who allegedly told a schoolgirl she was 'sexy' has escaped with a mere slap on the wrist. Alan Armitage, Lord Mayor at Oxford City Council, was said to have made the inappropriate comment to the young girl during an official engagement last year. The girl, who was a member of an under-13s sports team, met Mr Armitage at an awards evening where he told her: 'It's sexy when you bend over like that'

Award-winning police special quits after misusing force Twitter account to contact gay men

Award-winning police special quits after misusing force Twitter account to contact gay menJames Horton quit his West Midlands Police role after 10 yearsHe resigned just six months after winning a long service awardMr Horton quit before disciplinary proceedings could begin By Steve Nolan PUBLISHED: 10:49 GMT, 7 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:05 GMT, 7 February 2013 Quit: Head of Dudley District Special Constabulary James Horton, pictured, resigned after allegations that he had misused a force Twitter account An award winning police special who allegedly used a force Twitter account to contact gay men has resigned after volunteering for more than a decade. Head of Dudley District Special Constabulary James Horton, 34, quit following allegations that he had misused the account which was linked to West Midlands Police. Mr Horton, who was head of a team of 70 special constables, resigned before disciplinary proceedings could take place.

Advert that said skin cream could give you a body like Mila Kunis" is banned by watchdog

Advert that said skin cream could give you a body like Mila Kunis' is banned by watchdogAd promised Mila Kunis' look with its 'intensive formula'200ml costs 75 – but failed to convince ASA of its anti-cellulite properties By Sean Poulter PUBLISHED: 01:46 GMT, 16 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:50 GMT, 16 January 2013 A A beauty cream ad promising to give women the same body as Mila Kunis has been banned for being misleading. Rodial failed to convince experts at the Advertising Standards Authority that its anti-cellulite product could really deliver the promised effect.

"They sent her home and she lay in my arms dying": Husband"s anger at hospital and pub after his wife dies from suspected Christmas Day…

'They sent her home and she lay in my arms dying': Husband's anger at hospital and pub after his wife dies from suspected Christmas Day food poisoningDella Callagher, 46, fell ill hours after Christmas dinnerShe had eaten the meal at the Railway Hotel in Hornchurch, EssexHer furious husband said hospital sent her home despite poor conditionHe is now planning legal action against both the hospital and the pubHealth Protection Authority said 30 diners fell ill after dinner at venueHotel spokesman said it's 'wrong to speculate' until after investigation . One person has sadly died after being admitted to hospital. ‘Laboratory testing has confirmed the presence of Clostridium perfringens bacteria in a number of samples submitted by those experiencing symptoms, including the patient who died.’ The HPA and environment health officers from the London Borough of Havering, which covers Hornchurch, are jointly investigating whether there are any links between the outbreak and the food served at the Railway Hotel.

Generation of OAPs happy to keep working: Over-65s with jobs up by 124,000 in a year

Generation of OAPs happy to keep working: Over-65s with jobs up by 124,000 in a yearThose aged over 65 who have jobs also benefit from the 'feel-good factor'They enjoy higher standard of living, better health and longer life expectancy | UPDATED: 23:04 GMT, 16 December 2012 Pensioners facing higher costs of living are working in ever greater numbers, according to a report yesterday. The number of those aged 65 or over who are still in work soared by 124,000 over the past year.

Northamptonshire police inspector Daemon Johnson sacked over Facebook photo of his genitals

Senior police inspector sacked after posting a picture of his genitals on FacebookInspector Daemon Johnson – who had served with Northamptonshire Police for 25 years – was dismissed after shocked officers spotted the explicit photo onlineThe experienced officer also sent inappropriate emails and made lewd comments to female staffSuperintendent Jan Meagher confirmed today that an officer had been sacked following an investigation by the force's professional standards department | UPDATED: 10:32 GMT, 14 December 2012 Sacked: Northamptonshire Police Inspector Daemon Johnson who was fired after posting a picture of his genitals of Facebook A long-serving senior police inspector has been sacked after posting a picture of his genitals on Facebook.

Firm changes design of bunk bed a year after girl, 4, accidentally hanged herself from it with Hello Kitty bag

Firm changes design of bunk bed a year after girl, 4, accidentally hanged herself from it with Hello Kitty bagTegan Hancox became trapped in the strap as she climbed out of bed just days before ChristmasHer mother Becky Shreenan, of Coventry, has been campaigning for the changes | UPDATED: 17:03 GMT, 7 December 2012 A manufacturer has agreed to change the design of a bunk bed a year after a four-year-old girl accidentally hanged herself from one in her sleep.

Holly Willoughby"s teeth really are this white: Oral-B toothpaste advert cleared of using TV trickery

Fake No, Holly’s teeth really are this white: Toothpaste advert cleared of using TV trickery | UPDATED: 12:10 GMT, 5 December 2012 She is known to daytime TV viewers for her perfect smile and gleaming teeth. But when Holly Willoughby appeared in a commercial for toothpaste, some viewers asked if her dazzling grin was the result of TV fakery

OMG! Txts make u gd at writing? Srsly? How "text speak" can help pupils write essays

OMG! Txts make u gd at writing Srsly How 'text speak' can help pupils write essays By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 10:06 GMT, 1 December 2012 | UPDATED: 10:06 GMT, 1 December 2012 Many have branded text messages as the bane of modern-day writing, claiming that the widespread use of abbreviations and slang is chipping away at basic writing skills. Yet a study by a research team for the Department for Education has found that text messages, blogging and social media can actually help hone the skills of youngsters