Tory curbs on benefits will deter Romanian migrants from coming to Britain

Romanian crime is a problem in Britain admits their own PM as BBC immigration poll shows hundreds of thousands DO plan to come here when restrictions are liftedBBC Newsnight poll found one in 12 Romanians would consider the UK Also found 13.6 per cent of Bulgarians may come here this year or next Many have started looking for work and a place to live, survey says But Ukip says story is 'more shocking than BBC's headline suggest' By Steve Doughty, Jack Doyle and Tamara Cohen PUBLISHED: 00:34 GMT, 22 April 2013 | UPDATED: 01:51 GMT, 23 April 2013 The prime minister of Romania has admitted there is a problem with citizens of his country coming to Britain and committing crimes. Victor Ponta said Roma gypsies, in particular, posed a 'huge challenge' to law enforcement by begging and stealing mobile phones

Drivers face MoT failure and rising repair bills as European rules impose 20 additional safety checks on brakes, steering, and lighting

Drivers face MoT failures and rising repair bills as EU imposes twenty ADDITIONAL safety checks on brakes, steering, and lightingThousands of drivers who ignore dashboard warning-lights face the chargesThe European rule changes reflect the massive growth in in-car electronics New changes aim to establish minimum technical standards across Europe but on an advisory-only basis. From today any defects could mean a failed test. Rory Carlin, of Halfords Autocentres, said: 'We have been preparing for these changes and offering advice to motorists for more than a year now in order to help them stay on the road and ensure the safety of the vehicles they drive.

Edward Thornber: Former head boy, 17, at Catholic school "killed himself" after being summoned to court for cannabis worth just 50p

Former head boy, 17, at Catholic school 'killed himself' after being summoned to court for possessing cannabis worth just 50p Edward Thornber, found hanged in a park in September last yearHe had been caught smoking cannabis with a friend earlier that summer It was the second time he had been caught with the drugCriminal record meant he could not go to America to coach Lacrosse Family solicitor said he should only have been handed a warning Devon and Cornwall Police accused of making a series of mistakes By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 16:48 GMT, 23 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:22 GMT, 23 February 2013 Tragic: Former catholic school head boy Edward Thornber was found hanged on September 15, 2011, after being caught smoking cannabis in Cornwall The former head boy of a Catholic High School killed himself after he was summoned to court for possessing cannabis worth 50p, an inquest heard. Teenage lacrosse star killed boy Edward Thornber was found hanged on September 15, 2011, after being caught smoking the drug in Cornwall

The "murder and mayhem" squad: Shocking new revelations by former undercover soldier who carried out "shoot first, ask questions…

The 'murder and mayhem' squad: Shocking new revelations by former undercover soldier who carried out 'shoot first, ask questions later' attacks on IRA terrorists for the British Army Former British soldier says unit carried out secret campaign against the IRASays controversial shootings were carried out by the Military Reaction ForceHis accounts are being studied by Historical Enquiries Team | UPDATED: 22:27 GMT, 22 December 2012 A former British soldier who belonged to an undercover unit in Northern Ireland has claimed he and his colleagues resorted to ‘murder and mayhem’ during a secret campaign against the IRA. Simon Cursey was a member of a 30-man team which would ‘shoot first and ask questions later’

Surrey Police slated for cringe-worthy Vanilla Ice-style "ice, ice, baby" weather warning on Twitter

#IceIceSurrey: Police ridiculed for tweeting cringe-worthy weather warning in style of 90s pop song Surrey Police imitated rap star Vanilla Ice to deliver a series of tweetsTweets defended by police who say they have received 2,000 retweets | UPDATED: 20:06 GMT, 11 December 2012 The police aren't renowned for their sense of humour, but someone at Surrey Police clearly had an attack of the funnies this morning when they took to Twitter. In an effort to warn motorists of the icy conditions, a flurry of tweets from the station's official Twitter feed, were sent out in the style of rap star Vanilla Ice's 1990 hit 'Ice Ice Baby'. The first tweet, sent out around 7am this morning read: 'Ice Ice Surrey

Brazil and Peru take on web giant Amazon in battle for the .amazon domain name

Brazil and Peru take on web giant Amazon in battle for the .amazon domain nameThe online retailer has already spent 100,000 trying to register the .amazon URL endingBrazil and Peru are formally opposing the plan, and say the domain name should be used for 'public interest' purposes related to the rainforest The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has said it is possible the South American countries could win the battle | UPDATED: 19:01 GMT, 4 December 2012 Web giant: Online retailer Amazon.com wants to register the .amazon domain name South America is squaring up to online retailer Amazon in a battle over the coveted web domain name the firm shares with the continent’s tropical rainforest. Brazil and Peru are formally opposing the e-commerce giant’s plans to register the .amazon URL ending with the internet overseer Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). The countries, which host 73 per cent of the jungle, say it would stop ‘the use of this domain for purposes of public interest’

Why older people are more susceptible to fraud: Area of the brain that deals with trust is less active in pensioners

Why older people are more susceptible to fraud: Area of the brain that deals with trust is less active in pensioners | UPDATED: 01:39 GMT, 4 December 2012 Age-related changes to the brain could make pensioners more susceptible to fraud, scientists say. They have found that an area of the brain that helps us work out who can be trusted is less active in older men and women