Married banker, 46, leapt seven floors to his death from City restaurant Coq d'Argent 'after struggling to pay children's school fees'Inquest finds Nico Lambrechts intended to kill himself when he jumped off the roof of Coq d'Argent in October last yearBanker was about to move home to South Africa and had financial troubles /10/18/article-2219345-050942290000044D-717_634x399.jpg” width=”634″ height=”399″ alt=”Suicide: Mr Lambrechts jumped to his death in the internal atrium of the building in the City of London” class=”blkBorder” /> Suicide: Mr Lambrechts jumped to his death in the internal atrium of the building in the City of London Site: Police stand at the spot where Mr Lambrechts fell to his death Domenico Ferrini, who hired Mr Lambrechts at Investec in June last year, said that the banker had joined the company shortly before it was due to move its headquarters to Cape Town. 'He was very interested to start with and it was a wonderful opportunity within our growing business,' he said. 'I think there were a few things he was worried about.
Browning gets the bullet! Army replaces trusty pistol with Glock handgun after 50 years25,000 Glock handguns are being purchased by Ministry of Defence First time since 1967 that British troops have been issued new sidearmMoD said more traditional Browning guns became too expensive to maintainExtensive testing and 40,000 rounds fired before the Glock was chosen PUBLISHED: 00:00 GMT, 11 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:42 GMT, 11 January 2013 It is the handgun of choice for the good guys in countless Hollywood movies, from Die Hard to Mission Impossible. Now the Glock has been chosen by the Ministry of Defence to replace the trusty old Cold War-era Browning pistol after almost 50 years. More than 25,000 are being purchased for Britain’s Armed Forces under a 9million contract
Gambling game The Health Lottery banned from running adverts that made 'irresponsible promises of financial security to boost sales' | UPDATED: 07:50 GMT, 19 December 2012 Watchdogs have found the Health Lottery guilty of making irresponsible promises of financial security to boost sales Advertisements promoting the gambling game suggested a winner could pay off their home loan, effectively ending their money troubles. However, the Gambling Reform & Society Perception Group (GRASP) said it was wrong to promote a lottery on the basis it was a way to clear debts. The Health Lottery has been banned from running this advert because it suggested a winner could pay off their home loan, effectively ending their money troubles, according to a ruling by the advertising watchdog Its complaint has been upheld in a ruling published by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) today, which has banned the organisation from running the advert again
Mon dieu! Just one in five French quaff a glass of wine per day as fizzy drinks and fruit juice push it off the table Study by French Ministry of Agriculture reveals major fall in consumptionAverage French person now consumes equivalent of a glass per dayHealth concerns and economic worries blamed for fall in popularity | UPDATED: 00:37 GMT, 30 November 2012 There are many foods that you might think of as quintessentially French: baguettes, snails, a slice or two of fromage, garlic, onions and of course frogs’ legs.