EU demands access to British police files: Forces will be ordered to hand over documents on investigations or face finesThe EU’s crime intelligence agency would be allowed access to private filesEuropol could insist chief constables disclose evidence from criminal casesThis could include witness statements, DNA samples and fingerprints By Ian Drury PUBLISHED: 23:45 GMT, 18 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:33 GMT, 19 April 2013 British police forces will be forced to hand sensitive details of criminal investigations to Brussels or risk a massive fine. In a controversial move, the European Union’s crime intelligence agency would be allowed to demand access to private police files. Europol could insist chief constables disclose evidence from criminal cases, witness statements, DNA samples, fingerprints and other data
Lance Armstrong IS under active criminal investigation by Federal authorities for lying and concealing his doping Shocking revelation comes as Armstrong tops list of America's most disliked athletesHe has also said that he will not be paying back the $12million he earned in bonuses during three of his seven Tour de France victories Armstrong admitted to Oprah Winfrey that he had doped By Daily Mail Reporter, Associated Press and Reuters Reporter PUBLISHED: 20:58 GMT, 5 February 2013 | UPDATED: 05:52 GMT, 6 February 2013 It has been revealed today that disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong is the subject of an active criminal investigation by Federal investigators. Off the hook: A lawyer overseeing the federal investigation into Lance Armstrong says there are no plans to charge him over the doping scandal The ex-Tour de France champion is potentially facing charges of obstruction, witness tampering and intimidation relating to the systematic cover-up of his drug-taking when he was competing. The revelation runs contrary to statements made today by the U.S.
'No, don't do it': Cries of teen, 16, begging for his life before being stabbed to death in posh London street by gang armed with knives and swords Residents claim that a gang were seen armed with knives and swordsVictim is named locally as 16-year-old Hani Abou El-Kheir Witnesses claim that the victim's mother was crying at the scene No arrests made yet and detectives keeping 'open mind' in investigationHouses on one side of road where he was killed sell for half a million pounds while on the other side is a gang-plagued seventies estate The former Pimlico Academy student was also described as 'calm and funny'He has been described as 'popular' and 'exemplary' by his old schoolLondon Mayor Boris Johnson described the murder as 'heartbreaking' eight teenagers were murdered in London, according to Metropolitan Police figures, including six stabbings, one who died from serious head injuries and one teenager who was strangled. Despite the fact that some of the houses on one side of the street sell for an average of 500,000 the other side of the street is home to a 1970s estate
Lucky escape for elderly man who drove electric buggy onto DLR tracks as train stopped just a few feet away from him | UPDATED: 19:28 GMT, 11 December 2012 An elderly man had a lucky escape today after falling on the tracks of the Docklands Light Railway. The man was apparently waiting for a train at West Ham station in east London when the accident happened
DSK's lawyers meet for settlement talks with New York hotel maid as he holidays in Venice with his new girlfriend | UPDATED: 04:42 GMT, 10 December 2012 The hotel housekeeper's lawsuit against former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn may soon end when their respective lawyers meet on Monday to discuss settlement details. The maid, Nafissatou Diallo, is expected to be there, but Strauss-Kahn is not as he was just spotted in Venice, Italy with his girlfriend over the weekend. If a deal is inked, it could be simply the product of a meeting of financial motives – getting compensated for an alleged wrong versus avoiding further legal expenses and the uncertainty of a trial.
Premier League star William Gallas in police probe after row with wife who 'fell into bushes' and was taken to hospitalNadege Gallas, 31, was taken to local hospital by ambulance after incident outside their homePolice confirm inquiries continue but no arrests have been made | UPDATED: 14:37 GMT, 7 December 2012 Police are investigating allegations that Premier League star William Gallas was involved in a public spat with his wife, who ended up in a hedge. A witness has told the Metropolitan Police that the couple were having a bust-up outside their Hampstead home.
Taxi driver who knocked down eight men by driving cab 'like a bowling ball' after row is jailed for 15 years Majid Rehman ploughed into six railmen and two innocent passers-by after a petty disputeThe 29-year-old sent 'bodies flying in all directions' during the attack in Wales | UPDATED: 15:37 GMT, 7 December 2012 Guilty: Majid Rehman was found guilty of mowing down eight men in his black cab, and has been jailed for 15 years A taxi driver has today been jailed for 15 years yesterday for mowing down eight men 'like a bowling ball' with his black cab. Majid Rehman, 29, deliberately used his car to run over the men walking on a pavement after a row at a railway station taxi rank. A court heard how furious Rehman deliberately ran a red light and drove 'at speed' towards six railworkers as they walked home from the station, just yards from the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
Family pay tribute to grandmother, 91, found dead in flooded home as witness claims she refused to leave fearing her breakfast would get coldMargaret Hughes would have celebrated her 92nd birthday tomorrow She was found dead in her flooded home in St Asaph, North Wales, yesterdayNeighbours say she did not want to leave because she was eating breakfast and was warm inside her home The family of the grandmother said she was 'still very much full of life' | UPDATED: 23:59 GMT, 28 November 2012 Full of life: The family of Margaret Hughes, pictured, said she was 'strong willed with a real sense of humour' The family of a grandmother who died just days before her 92nd birthday when her bungalow flooded described her today as 'very active' and said she was looking forward to Christmas.