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
Revealed: How Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza 'passed over' a classroom full of children – because he though it was empty Investigation into the shooting has revealed that Lanza ignored a classroom full of children because he thought the room was emptyConnecticut State Police sources reveal the horrifying and chilling sequence of events of December 14thLanza killed 26 people at Sandy Hook – including 20 children in 1st grade Adam Lanza, 20, had clippings and information on every recent mass murder committed inside and outside the United States prior to the massacre he executed at the Connecticut elementary school after Adam Lanza opened fire killing 20 1st graders” class=”blkBorder” /> Connecticut State Police lead a line of children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 after Adam Lanza opened fire killing 20 1st graders The school had recently performed a practice lockdown drill and the black construction paper that had been put up on the door had been left there – leading Lanza to think the classroom was empty. Roig and her class, sat in petrified silence while they heard Lanza continue past their door
Boarding school teenager left note saying 'I'm sorry' then hanged herself over move out of LondonMillicent Waddell, 16, had left London to live in Somerset with her motherBoarding school pupil was 'angry with her situation', inquest heard'No prior indication' teen would harm herself, coroner said PUBLISHED: 21:11 GMT, 6 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:36 GMT, 7 February 2013 'I'm sorry': Millicent Waddell had wanted to stay in London, an inquest heard A boarding school pupil hanged herself in her bathroom at home after leaving a note that simply said: 'I'm sorry', an inquest heard today Tragic Millicent Waddell, 16, locked herself in the bathroom of her mother's 400,000 home before taking her own life. Her horrified mum, Louisa-Kate Foster, discovered her body after breaking into the room when her daughter failed to respond to her knocking on the door
Family to be charged 650 a year by council for keeping seven-year-old daughter's bedroom as a shrine after she died of cancerAshes of Becky Bell have been kept in her bedroom – left exactly as it was when she lost her battle with brain cancer in January 2012Parents Julie and Mark have been told it is now a 'spare room' and that they must pay 56 a month from AprilUnder new plans social housing tenants will face 'bedroom tax' if they are under-occupying their houses .
Now workers face waiting until 70s for a state pension: But new flat rate means mothers won't lose out in most radical reforms for a century David Cameron and Nick Clegg will announce plans for new flat-rate pension New rate will be more generous and is expected to be worth 155 a weekBut the state pension age will increase further in years aheadIain Duncan Smith said the changes will be 'brilliant for women' By James Chapman PUBLISHED: 00:47 GMT, 5 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:01 GMT, 5 January 2013 Women will benefit from the most radical pension reforms for a century – but younger workers will have to delay their retirement into their 70s and beyond, it emerged last night. David Cameron and Nick Clegg will next week outline plans for a new, more generous flat-rate pension, expected to be worth 155 a week. But the sting in the tail is that the state pension age – already set to rise to 67 for both men and women between 2026 and 2028 – will increase further in the years ahead
Benefits rising twice as fast as salaries: Payments to unemployed jump by 20% in five yearsJobseeker's Allowance up 20 per cent from 59.15 a week in 2007/08 to 71In the same five-year period wages only rose by 12 per cent Iana Duncan Smith said the system is not fair on workers By Gerri Peev PUBLISHED: 00:01 GMT, 2 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:49 GMT, 2 January 2013 Welfare handouts to those languishing on the dole have risen almost twice as fast as average wages over the past five years.
Debris from Japan's tsunami last year washes up on the coast of Washington state more than 4,000 miles away | UPDATED: 20:12 GMT, 22 December 2012 Hiking over primitive coastal trails, a team reached a dock that apparently floated from Japan after last year's tsunami and just washed ashore on a Washington beach, and an official said the group found Japanese writing inside the structure. The team of tsunami debris experts is trying to confirm that the dock is from Japan and drifted for more than a year before winding up on one of the most remote beaches on the U.S. West Coast.
Unveiled: 40billion airport for London… in the middle of the ChannelBeckett Rankine unveiled the proposals for the four-runway airport todayIt would sit on a man-made island 1.8 miles off the coast of Kent Four runways would sit separately and operate independentlyA high speed rail link direct to London would be builtThe plans pose 'no conservation or environmental risks' | UPDATED: 20:26 GMT, 19 December 2012 Plans have been unveiled to create a new 39billion airport for London – in the middle of the Channel. Engineers unveiled the proposals for a four runway airport, which would ease pressure on the South East's overburdened runways, on a man-made island 1.8 miles off the coast of Kent on underwater banks known as Goodwin Sands.
Nearly 50,000 criminals spared jail offend again within a year: MPs claim 'shocking' figures show failure by probation officersConvicts including violent thugs spared jail committed another offenceTory MPs have said figures show a problem with the probation serviceJustice Secretary announced plans to tackle entrenched reoffending | UPDATED: 00:36 GMT, 19 December 2012 Around 50,000 criminals who were spared jail went on to commit another crime within a year, figures revealed yesterday. The convicts – including violent thugs, burglars and drug dealers – were handed community service or a suspended jail term, leaving them free to commit new crimes.
Hate preacher Abu Qatada's new 450,000 four bedroom home – paid for by you The owner of his new rented home said she will try to evict himGovernment confirm Qatada has so far received more than 500,000 in legal aid | UPDATED: 12:06 GMT, 16 December 2012 Radical preacher Abu Qatada has moved into a new taxpayer-funded house worth 450,000 near to a church – and the furious owner wants him out. The fanatical Muslim, who preached hate sermons towards the West – arrived in the leafy suburb of North-West London last week