'You've lived too long. You're a nuisance': What drunken daughter, 67, told her elderly mother, 97, before trying to smother her after row over Christmas dinner Connie Goodman, 97, fought off daughter and pressed emergency alarmJulie Faulkner jailed for five years after admitting attempted murderTold police: 'I promised her when it got too bad I'd put a pillow on her face'Mother has changed her locks and doesn't want to see her daughter again By Rob Cooper PUBLISHED: 11:44 GMT, 5 April 2013 | UPDATED: 22:52 GMT, 5 April 2013 Jailed: Julie Faulkner, 67, tried to smother her mother with a cushion in a row over Christmas dinner in her sheltered accommodation in Blaby, Leicstershire The daughter of a frail 97-year-old woman smothered her with a pillow for asking to be cooked Christmas dinner, shouting: 'You've lived too long and you're a nuisance.' Julie Faulkner, 67, has now been jailed for five years for the assault, which almost cost the life of her mother, Connie Goodman.
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Carer jailed for stealing 31,000 from vulnerable woman she was looking after Denise Kiff, 40, used Maureen baker's debit card over four years Bought takeaways, jewellery and clothes and took out 5,000 bank loan Jailed for 16 months after judge slams 'shocking' breach of trust | UPDATED: 13:27 GMT, 15 December 2012 Breach of trust: Carer Denise Kiff stole more than 31,000 from elderly Maureen Baker who has the mental age of a five-year-old over the period of four years A carer who repeatedly stole from her vulnerable patient to fund her own lifestyle has been jailed. Denise Kiff, 40, took cash from Maureen Baker who is severely mentally disabled over the course of four years. Kiff, who worked for mental health charity Mencap, used Miss Baker’s debit card to withdraw money as well as to buy Chinese takeaways and clothes, and even took out a bank loan in her name.
'They're on a witch-hunt': Australian media accuses UK press of playing 'blame game' following Royal hoax call nurse's death Australian newspapers have claimed that the UK press is on a 'witch-hunt' following the death of Jacintha Saldanha, the nurse who fell victim to a prank call by two radio presenters last weekRadio company Austereo has described the media backlash to Mrs Saldanha's death as 'ferocious'Many Australian Sunday papers called for presenters Michael Christian and Mel Greig to be absolved of any blame | UPDATED: 00:24 GMT, 10 December 2012 The Australian press has accused the UK media of playing a 'blame game' in the wake of nurse Jacintha Saldanha's death following a prank call made by two radio DJS to the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated last week. Mrs Saldanha, 46, a mother of two, was found dead on Friday in staff accommodation at the hospital where Kate, 30, had been treated for acute morning sickness.