May steps into row over WPC suing garage owner for trip by calling for review on PC compensation Mrs May fears that the risk of officers suing will deter victims from reporting crime, sources sayShe 'believes it is unreasonable for police to demand compensation for minor injuries in their line of duty' By Simon Walters PUBLISHED: 21:24 GMT, 6 April 2013 | UPDATED: 23:19 GMT, 6 April 2013 Demand: Theresa May has ordered a review of police compensation cases Theresa May stepped into the Kelly Jones row yesterday by ordering a review of police compensation cases. Sources say the Home Secretary fears that the trend for officers to sue could deter victims from reporting crimes
Revealed: Five-year-old girl and her father drowned because they were turned away from a lifeboat on the Costa ConcordiaDayana and William Arlotti among the 32 victims of cruise ship tragedy They had been unable to find a space on board a lifeboat on the port side Trying to get to across to the starboard side when the ship rolled over They fell into a flooded part of the ship and drowned New dossier details the final moments of each of the victims Prosecutors using it in bid to bring captain Francesco Schettino to trial with 4,252 passengers and crew on board, 32 lives could not be saved” class=”blkBorder” /> Tragedy: The Costa Concordia capsized on January 13 2012 with 4,252 passengers and crew on board, 32 people died Grim task: Divers search for the bodies of the missing victims of the Costa Concordia disaster Girolamo, a drummer from Bari, on his first cruise as crew, showed extraordinary courage when he gave up his place on a life boat for a child.
BBC and Jimmy Savile's estate sued by 31 alleged sex abuse victims as lawyer claims the number of potential claimants is 'growing by the day'31 people seek compensation over claims they were molested by DJ By Hugo Gye PUBLISHED: 12:08 GMT, 13 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:38 GMT, 13 February 2013 A total of 31 alleged sexual abuse victims are suing over claims they were molested by Jimmy Savile, it emerged today.
New brain 'injection' treatment gives hope to 20,000 stroke sufferersGroundbreaking new treatment dissolves 'golf ball-sized' clotsPatients who use drugs had less disability a year later, study saysClots removed in 50 per cent of patients given medication, compared to just 5 per cent receiving standard care By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 01:26 GMT, 8 February 2013 | UPDATED: 07:58 GMT, 8 February 2013 Groundbreaking: New treatment which sees drugs inserted in the brain of stroke victims could help thousands who suffer a brain haemorrhage (file picture Surgeons are inserting drugs in the brain of stroke victims to dissolve ‘golf ball-sized’ clots in a groundbreaking new treatment. The technique could help thousands of patients who suffer a bleeding stroke, or brain haemorrhage, for which there is currently no surgical treatment
Cancer victim who lost his nose to disease is growing a new one in his ARM for surgeons to sew back in place British man, 56, who is being kept annonymous, lost his nose to skin cancer Experts at University College London hope it will have a sense of smellProfessor Alex Seifalian said the nose will be the same as the man's orginalIt is the first time a nose has been grown from scratch and scientists say it procedure could be used to help car crash victims and wounded soldiers By Fiona Macrae Science Correspondent PUBLISHED: 22:31 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 05:02 GMT, 23 January 2013 A British businessman who lost his nose to cancer is growing a new one – in his arm.
More than 1,000 women suffer sex attack EVERY DAY, report saysReport reveals almost half a million women are preyed upon every year But only one in 88 rape claims results in conviction, Crime Survey findsMost of 400,000 female victims subject to unwanted touching or exposureOne in 200 women was victim of rape or another serious sexual assault By Larisa Brown and Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 20:59 GMT, 10 January 2013 | UPDATED: 03:10 GMT, 11 January 2013 More than 1,000 women suffered a sexual assault every day last year – but only one in 88 rape claims resulted in a conviction, a report said yesterday. One in five women has been a victim of sexual assault since the age of 16, with almost half a million adult females in England and Wales preyed upon every year, the study revealed
'You're going to have Christmas and Hanukkah': Heroic teacher's promise to her first grade class that she saved from school massacre gunman – by hiding them in bathroomKaitlin Roig, 29, ushered her 15 first-grade students into a bathroom after Adam Lanza shot out the classroom windowsShe says she was struck by the bravery of the children, including one who said he could fight the gunman with karateMs Roig and fellow teacher Maryrose Kristopik survived the attack unharmed – along with their students | UPDATED: 10:29 GMT, 18 December 2012 Among the tragic victims of the Sandy Hook massacre were remarkable stories of survival – and heroism.
Now police must hunt down the man who DID rape us: Two British women call for new investigation after seeing suspect they said was innocent finally cleared Derick Crawford was accused of raping the two women two years ago The October 2010 attacks were identical and carried out two days apart Both alleged victims said Crawford wasn't the man who attacked them They claim authorities on the island were more concerned with protecting its reputation as a tourist's paradise than investigating the sex attacks | UPDATED: 23:25 GMT, 13 December 2012 A man accused of raping two British women in Barbados has been cleared of all charges after the victims protested his innocence. Dr Rachel Turner, 30, and Diane Davies, 63, were convinced Derick Crawford was not the man who attacked them.
Bogus emergency worker, 29, posed as a policeman and paramedic at scene of road accidents and tried to give first-aid | UPDATED: 14:57 GMT, 12 December 2012 An unemployed man has been banned from posing as a policeman or paramedic after turning up at the scene of accidents and attempting to give first aid to crash victims.
At last, censors crack down on sexually violent films that corrupt teenage boys' mindsThe British Board of Film Classification has announced it will tighten guidelines which will see more films banned Campaign groups said that the decision was 'long overdue'The move follows outrage over the release of Human Centipede II last year which had initially been banned | UPDATED: 07:36 GMT, 11 December 2012 Crackdown: An 18 certificate will no longer be sufficient to protect some viewers from sexually deprived and barbaric films with some set to be banned or have scenes cut Sexually violent horror films will finally face a crackdown by censors over fears they distort the way teenage boys view women. The ‘long overdue’ decision comes following research which found widespread public concern over the increasing number of sexually depraved and barbaric films being fed to British audiences.