Vera Baird: Former Solicitor General tells police to give up on tackling low-level drug use "to save time"

Police chief is ignoring drug use… because it takes up too much timeVera Baird will not target drug use as Northumbria's Police CommissionerCouncillors speak out against plan and insist drug trade must be stopped By Jack Doyle PUBLISHED: 12:28 GMT, 1 April 2013 | UPDATED: 01:02 GMT, 2 April 2013 An elected police commissioner will not prioritise low-level drug users because it will take up too much of her officers’ time. Former Labour minister Vera Baird QC, who is in charge of the Northumbria police force, has ignored drug use in her new policing plan.

Homeless drug users SLEEPING inside graves after pushing stones off the top of tombs

Homeless SLEEPING inside graves at Cambridge cemetery after pushing stones off the top of tombsFamilies of those buried there want to see the troublemakers were removedSquatters seen drinking in graves and letting their dogs run wildThey were also accused of intimidating schoolchildren nearby | UPDATED: 08:11 GMT, 1 January 2013 Homeless drug users were seen pushing the stones off the top of tombs and using them as beds for the night. Horrified passers-by spotted the disrespectful squatters sitting in the graves in Mill Road Cemetery, Cambridge, while injecting themselves and drinking. The site has been plagued by drunkenness, littering, drug taking and reports of the homeless people defecating on the plots over recent months.

The average female Mac user is "pretty cute but awkwardly dressed," company claims after compiling data from 1.1million Facebook profiles

The average female Mac user is 'pretty cute but awkwardly dressed,' company claims after compiling data from 1.1million Facebook profiles | UPDATED: 18:48 GMT, 30 December 2012 A tech start-up claims that the average female Mac user is 'pretty cute, but awkwardly dressed' after compiling data from 1.1million Facebook profiles. BlueStacks, which produces software that allows Mac users to run Android apps, claims it has cobbled together an approximate picture of women who own Apple computers. Mostly they dress down – preferring jeans, a t-shirt and tennis shoes.

Facebook to sell your photos: Social media giant claims it owns the rights to ALL your Instagram pictures

Facebook to sell your photos: Social media giant claims it owns the rights to ALL your Instagram pictures Instagram's new terms of service and privacy policy bring it into line with those of parent company FacebookComes after standoff between Instagram and Twitter over photo apps Company claims the right to use any uploaded photos or user data to promote its partners' productsIt adds that it may not always identify when these recommendations are merely adverts or genuine user actions | UPDATED: 01:50 GMT, 19 December 2012 A popular photo-sharing website owned by Facebook has told users it now owns the rights to their pictures. Instagram will not give any warning or payment before cashing in on the images posted on its site. It means pictures by children as young as 13 could be sold to advertisers.

Princes" best friend Guy Pelly banned from driving after speeding at 129mph in 100,000 supercar

Princes' best friend Guy Pelly banned from driving after speeding at 129mph in 100,000 supercarFriend to the princes Guy Pelly clocked speeding at 129 mph in his Audi R8 supercar30-year-old caught by officer with a speed gun on a dual carriageway in SalisburyNightclub entrepreneur was previously banned from driving in 2007 | UPDATED: 00:13 GMT, 14 December 2012 Banned: Guy Pelly, 30, has been banned from driving after he was caught speeding at 129 mph in an Audi R8 V10 A socialite friend of Prince William and Prince Harry was banned from driving yesterday.

Google under fire for "failing to stop easy access to porn" despite tweaking search results in the US to hide indecent images

Google under fire for 'failing to stop easy access to porn' despite tweaking search results in the US to hide X-rated images Search engine fails to makes it more difficult to find pornographic images Plans only in effect in America but due to be introduced internationallyCompany refuses to say, however, when restrictions will be introduced in UK Internet users accuse the company of 'censorship' | UPDATED: 23:06 GMT, 13 December 2012 Google has come under fire from child protection campaigners after its claims to have put effective safeguards on access to porn were called into question. The internet giant had changed its programming after earlier criticism so as to make X-rated pictures more difficult to find

Forget Gangnam, this is "Aircraft Carrier Style": Hilarious new internet meme mimicks Chinese navy personnel

Forget Gangnam, this is 'Aircraft Carrier Style': Hilarious new internet meme mimicks Chinese navy personnel | UPDATED: 15:03 GMT, 2 December 2012 Still not sick of South Korean rapper Psy's year-defining Gangnam Style song Then feast your eyes on China's newest web meme: Aircraft Carrier Style. China's web-savvy citizens learned a new move last weekend after watching a news report about fighter jets landing and taking off from the country's first aircraft carrier. They particularly picked up on the funny pose of two aircraft carrier personnel, seen at the 2:37 mark in the video below, who were directing planes on board

Cold call complaints rocket in the past year as people object to abandoned marketing calls

Cold call complaints rocket in the past year as people object to abandoned marketing callsPhone users registering their numbers to avoid marketing calls have increased with 73 per cent | UPDATED: 20:29 GMT, 29 November 2012 Complaints about unwanted phone calls have rapidly increased over the past year, it emerged today. Grievances regarding silent or abandoned calls have increased by nearly 300 per cent since October last year, regulator Ofcom revealed. Complaints to the Telephone Preference Service – the register of phone users not wanting marketing calls – have increased by around 73 per cent from 4,062 to 7,019