Fast Eddie Maher: Double life of fugitive who spent 20 years on the run in the U.S. working as a cable engineer after stealing 1.2m from Securicor van

Securicor driver 'Fast' Eddie Maher who went on run in U.S. for 20 years after stealing 1.2m from his van in Suffolk is jailed for just FIVE YEARS Maher, 57, made off with Securicor van outside bank in Felixstowe in 1993Loaded 30 sacks of cash into a getaway vehicle before flying to America Lived in U.S. under false identities of Stephen King and his brother MichaelBuilt new life with partner, Deborah Brett, and their son Lee, who was three at time of heistBought house in Colorado with $120k in cash just six months after the theftArrested in February last year after his daughter-in-law called the policeDenied charge after being deported, but entered last-minute plea today By Simon Tomlinson PUBLISHED: 10:40 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 13:52 GMT, 5 March 2013 A British man who spent almost 20 years as a fugitive in the U.S

Prestigious award for Mail journalist: Stephen Wright honoured for reporting on Stephen Lawrence investigation

Prestigious award for Mail journalist: Stephen Wright honoured for reporting on Stephen Lawrence investigation Judges at the Paul Foot Award praised Wright's 'dogged reporting'He spearheaded the Mail's Justice for Stephen campaign through to the trial and conviction of two of the original suspects last year His investigation led to famous front page branding the suspects 'Murderers' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:42 GMT, 28 February 2013 | UPDATED: 02:05 GMT, 28 February 2013 Honoured: Stephen Wright has received the Paul Foot Award for investigative journalism for his reporting on the Stephen Lawrence murder investigation Daily Mail journalist Stephen Wright has been honoured with a prestigious accolade for his 15 years of reporting on the Stephen Lawrence murder investigation. Judges at the Paul Foot Award for investigative journalism created a Special Campaign Award to present him in recognition of his outstanding work. His initial investigation led to Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre famously branding the suspects ‘Murderers’, in a front page headline in February 1997.

Stephen Fry"s show QI is on Australian TV so frequently there are fears he is killing off local talent

Why folks Down Under are fed up with Fry: The TV presenter's show QI is on so frequently there are fears he is killing off local talentFormer senator tells Australian inquiry she wondered how viewers knew they were Down UnderHis quiz show has appeared on Australian Broadcasting Corporation so often, there are fears local talent is being killed off By Richard Shears PUBLISHED: 01:34 GMT, 4 February 2013 | UPDATED: 21:02 GMT, 4 February 2013 Too much Stephen Fry's quiz show QI appeared on national channel the Australian Broadcasting Corporation so frequently there are fears he is killing off local talent If you think there’s too much Stephen Fry on British TV, spare a thought for Australians. His quiz show QI has appeared on national channel the Australian Broadcasting Corporation so frequently there are fears he is killing off local talent. Former senator Margaret Reynolds told an Australian parliamentary inquiry into ABC’s content that Fry was on the channel in Tasmania so often she wondered how viewers would know they were actually in Australia.

Why folks Down Under are fed up with Stephen Fry: The TV presenter"s show QI is on so frequently there are fears he is killing off local talent

Why folks Down Under are fed up with Fry: The TV presenter's show QI is on so frequently there are fears he is killing off local talentFormer senator tells Australian inquiry she wondered how viewers knew they were Down UnderHis quiz show has appeared on Australian Broadcasting Corporation so often, there are fears local talent is being killed off By Richard Shears PUBLISHED: 01:34 GMT, 4 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:05 GMT, 4 February 2013 Too much Stephen Fry's quiz show QI appeared on national channel the Australian Broadcasting Corporation so frequently there are fears he is killing off local talent If you think there’s too much Stephen Fry on British TV, spare a thought for Australians. His quiz show QI has appeared on national channel the Australian Broadcasting Corporation so frequently there are fears he is killing off local talent. Former senator Margaret Reynolds told an Australian parliamentary inquiry into ABC’s content that Fry was on the channel in Tasmania so often she wondered how viewers would know they were actually in Australia

"Cover-up" over legal aid bill for Lawrence killers: Officials refuse to confirm if pair spent 1m of taxpayers" cash

'Cover-up' over legal aid bill for Lawrence killers: Officials refuse to confirm if pair spent 1m of taxpayers' cashMurderers Gary Dobson, 37, and David Norris, 36, are believed to have spent the sum on defence costsBut Legal Services Commission has blocked a request for information about exactly how much taxpayers’ money they usedThe pair were found guilty of the 1993 murder of Stephen Lawrence in January 2012 | UPDATED: 01:12 GMT, 27 December 2012 The Stephen Lawrence case was engulfed in a secrecy row last night after court officials refused to reveal how much legal aid his killers claimed.

It is utterly mind-boggling for Cameron to break a vow to his core voters while pandering to a tiny minority

It is utterly mind-boggling for Cameron to break a vow to his core voters while pandering to a tiny minority By Stephen Glover PUBLISHED: 23:20 GMT, 26 December 2012 | UPDATED: 23:20 GMT, 26 December 2012 Impractical: Yesterday, Owen Paterson told a newspaper there was no immediate prospect of hunting being made legal again Here’s a puzzle. The Conservative Manifesto in 2010 promised a free vote on hunting in the Commons. It declared that the Act that banned hunting with dogs that had been passed by Labour was ‘unworkable’.

Souper broth! An old wives" tale? No, chicken soup really CAN fight a cold, say scientists

Souper broth! An old wives' tale No, chicken soup really CAN fight a cold, say scientistsA compound found in chicken soup – carnosine – helps the body’s immune system to fight the early stages of flu, research has found | UPDATED: 22:11 GMT, 22 December 2012 Super food: A compound found in chicken soup, called carnosine, helps the body's immune system to fight the early stages of flu, researchers have found Chicken soup is good for the soul, they say. And as a homespun remedy for everything that might ail you during winter, there are few things as deliciously soothing. But could such a broth be more than just a cold comfort According to the latest scientific study, the answer is yes.

"Meltdown" at BBC after decision to drop Newsnight film as highly-paid management struggled to get a grip on crisis

'Meltdown' at BBC after decision to drop Newsnight film as highly-paid management struggled to get a grip on crisisReport says 'chaos and confusion' reigned as the crisis grewBBC's chain of command blasted by Pollard'No one took responsibility' finds report | UPDATED: 00:38 GMT, 20 December 2012 'Chaos and confusion': The report states that no senior management were able to show decisive leadership as the media storm raged on ‘Chaos and confusion’ gripped the BBC as it struggled to cope with the outcry over its abandoned Newsnight report into Jimmy Savile, a report found yesterday.

Stars who only want fame on their own terms

Stars who only want fame on their own terms | UPDATED: 21:41 GMT, 2 December 2012 Casting her spell over the media: Emma Watson wants state control The Hacked Off campaign demanding state control of the Press collects more than 80,000 signatures — and the support of Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling, entertainer Stephen Fry and actress Emma Watson. It also provides a rallying cry for Labour leader Ed Miliband, who appears to hope the issue will destroy the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition, paving the way for a General Election his party will win

Lord Patten and Tory MP Philip Davies: Mongoose v snake – this contest was as thrilling as I"ve seen

Mongoose v snake … this contest was as thrilling as I’ve seen | UPDATED: 08:26 GMT, 28 November 2012 Rudyard Kipling wrote a Raj story about a mongoose fighting a cobra. I thought of that pulsating tale while watching BBC chairman Lord Patten thrash in the dust with Tory MP Philip Davies (Shipley).