Member of hacking group Anonymous UK "raped woman in Occupy London campsite on steps of St Paul"s"

Member of hacking group Anonymous UK 'raped woman in Occupy London campsite on steps of St Paul's' Malcolm Blackman, 45, allegedly raped the woman twice in her tentActivist frequently spoke to the media during the anti-capitalist protestHe tied victim's hands behind her back with cable ties in attack, court hearsBlackman spoke to the media on behalf of Anonymous, Old Bailey is told By Rob Cooper PUBLISHED: 10:32 GMT, 25 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:57 GMT, 25 April 2013 'Attack': Malcolm Blackman, 45, allegedly twice raped a woman inside the Occupy London protest camp A member of the notorious 'hacktivist' group Anonymous UK raped a woman twice inside the Occupy London camp, a court heard.

Get ready for the hottest day of the year so far as temperatures in the South are set to hit 22C

Get ready for the hottest day of the year so far as temperatures are set to hit 22C (but make the most of it because the weekend will be cold) A '30 to 40% chance' it will be the hottest day of the year, say forecastersTemperatures peaked at 21.3C in East Malling, Kent, yesterdayNorth-south divide with temperatures as low as 10C expected in ScotlandIt will fall to 12C in London on Friday as a cold weather front moves across the country By Rob Cooper PUBLISHED: 08:00 GMT, 24 April 2013 | UPDATED: 08:00 GMT, 24 April 2013 Britain could bask in the hottest day of the year so far with temperatures set to break through the 22C barrier today, forecasters said.

Cost of petrol set to rise by up to 5p a litre as stations pass on increase in wholesale prices

Cost of petrol set to rise by up to 5p a litre as stations pass on increase in wholesale prices 1p of rise in wholesale prices has been passed on at many petrol stationsRetailers insist they are not to blame for the 5p price riseAA attacked fuel industry for failing to pass on 2p fall in diesel wholesale costs that was worth 2.5p at the pump By Ray Massey PUBLISHED: 01:59 GMT, 25 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:00 GMT, 25 January 2013 Motorists are facing more pain at the pumps, with increases of up to 5p a litre, the AA warned. Already 1p of the rise in wholesale prices has been passed on at many petrol stations – leaving another 4p to come.

Janelle Duncan-Bailey: Man arrested on suspicion of mother-of-two"s murder after she disappears

Man arrested on suspicion of mother-of-two's murder after she disappears on way home from family partyAfter leaving the family function, Janelle Duncan-Bailey, 25, visited her former partner's home Mother was meant to collect her two-year-old and seven-year-old after party, but never showed up30-year-old arrested last night on suspicion of her murder By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 09:41 GMT, 5 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:50 GMT, 5 January 2013 A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a mother went missing after attending a New Year's Eve family party. While police continue to appeal for assistance to trace missing Janelle Duncan-Bailey, 25, a 30-year-old man was arrested last night on suspicion of her murder

TV star Terry Nutkins" daughter saves four children from freezing Loch Ness after their family car plunges 100ft into the water

Daughter of late TV star Terry Nutkins saves four children after her car plunges into freezing Loch NessJennifer MacMillan, 34, rescued her children and teenage sisters from waterWitness said the family were lucky to be alive after car skidded off the roadFather Terry Nutkins died of cancer aged 66 just four months ago behind her and enjoying the new year. Mr Nutkins died of leukaemia in September aged 66, in the village of Glenelg where he lived with his family, including Ms MacMillan. He was well known for presenting BBC nature programmes aimed at children such as Animal Magic and The Really Wild Show

Stephen Ashton: British tourist, 22, shot dead in crossfire at Thai New Year"s Eve beach party

British tourist, 22, is shot dead by stray bullet after Thai New Year's Eve beach party ends in gunfireKilled at a party on the island of Koh Phangan in southern Thailand Thai man opened fire at a bar on the island in early hours of morning Shot in the torso and although he was rushed to Ban Don International Hospital he was pronounced deadThailand has the highest number of guns in civilian hands in S.E.

Anthony Stubbs: Teenage mother breaks down as she shows off baby in bid to persuade missing father home

Teenage mother breaks down in tears as she shows off baby in bid to persuade missing 16-year-old father to come home Anthony Stubbs disappeared on November 25 – just after baby Lily was bornCharlotte Mason sobbed at press conference today as she held their child Teenager has not been seen at all and his bank account is untouched | UPDATED: 01:44 GMT, 1 January 2013 The girlfriend of a school prefect who disappeared weeks after becoming a father broke down in tears yesterday as she showed off their baby in an attempt to persuade him to come home.

How we"re getting our New Year"s phone calls in early as most people are set to contact loved ones around 7pm tonight instead of waiting

We're getting our New Year's phone calls in early: Most people contact loved ones around 7pm instead of waiting until midnightText message traffic peaked at 7.02pm on New Year's Eve last year Four times as many texts as calls were sent on December 31st, 2011 Trend of sending same message to multiple people is behind the change | UPDATED: 03:48 GMT, 31 December 2012 The traditional phone call on the stroke of midnight is a New Year's tradition as entrenched as Auld Lang Syne. But now it seems Britons text their Happy New Year wishes hours ahead of midnight, research has shown. In 2011 traffic peaked at 7.02pm and analysts expect the same trend this year

Miliband set for policy clash with his own MPs: Labour leader plans to woo middle Britain with tougher stance on immigration

Miliband set for policy clash with his own MPs: Labour leader plans to woo middle Britain with tougher stance on immigration Labour MPs remain firmly opposed to curbs on immigration and red tapeSome 49% said restrictions on immigration would harm economy Miliband says he has learned 'hard truths' about what Labour 'got wrong' By Jason Groves PUBLISHED: 00:33 GMT, 28 December 2012 | UPDATED: 00:33 GMT, 28 December 2012 New Year's message: Ed Miliband hopes to focus on rebuilding the economy and helping struggling families Labour MPs remain firmly opposed to curbs on immigration and red tape, a survey reveals today – as Ed Miliband pledges to unveil a string of policies to woo middle Britain. In his New Year’s message the Labour leader says the party will finally begin setting out its policies for the next election, with a focus on rebuilding the economy and helping struggling families. Mr Miliband insists he has learned ‘hard truths’ about what Labour ‘got wrong’ on issues like immigration in the past

Marmalade theft and reporting a murder on Emmerdale among bizarre calls made to 999 revealed by police force

'Hello, police, there's been a murder – on Emmerdale!' Force reveals most bizarre 999 callsOther examples include a dog following a woman into her house and a chicken walking down a roadGreater Manchester Police receive an average 1,371 calls each day | UPDATED: 19:15 GMT, 27 December 2012 Reports of a marmalade theft and a chicken walking down a road are some of the hoax calls that one police force has received. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has released audio recordings of the calls in the run-up to New Year's Eve in an effort to encourage people not to abuse the emergency 999 number