Chris Huhne and Vicky Pryce could be released from prison within weeks after serving just two months of speeding points sentenceThe pair are expected to be released on electronic tag in May Former energy secretary is serving an eight-month jail sentenceHe and his ex-wife were both jailed last month after it emerged she had taken speeding points on his behalf a decade earlierProsecution say legal bill has been inflated by the 'enormous amount of work' put in by the CPS and police Huhne's legal team offers 25,000, which they say is 'arguably generous' By Chris Greenwood PUBLISHED: 13:15 GMT, 22 April 2013 | UPDATED: 23:42 GMT, 22 April 2013 Carina Trimingham leaving Southwark Crown Court today, as it emerges Chris Huhnewalk would walk free from prison next month Chris Huhne and his former wife Vicky Pryce are due to walk free from jail within weeks after serving only two months of their eight-month sentences.
Now chief of free information Christopher Graham calls for secret arrests Information Commissioner said there was no ‘pressing social need’ for the public to be told who was being held by the policeSuch anonymity has been branded an attack on open justice By Martin Beckford PUBLISHED: 01:06 GMT, 14 April 2013 | UPDATED: 13:21 GMT, 14 April 2013 The row over secret arrests deepened last night as Britain’s data watchdog claimed that naming crime suspects breaches their human rights. Christopher Graham, the Information Commissioner, said there was no ‘pressing social need’ for the public to be told who was being held by the police
MPs’ computers used to access porn sites, including foot and fat fetishism, more than 2,500 timesParliamentary computers used to look at foot and fat fetishismX-rated websites accessed on computers used by MPs, peers and staff Freedom of Information request reveals shocking statisticsSpokeswoman claimed sites may have been visited 'accidentally' .
The RSPCA and a cruel abuse of your generosity By Quentin Letts PUBLISHED: 23:54 GMT, 19 December 2012 | UPDATED: 07:45 GMT, 20 December 2012 Officially, the ‘P’ in RSPCA stands for ‘prevention’. It is — is it not — the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. But might it not as easily be called the Royal Society for the Prosecution of Cruelty to Animals Has one of Britain’s oldest and most-cherished charities become a branch office of the London legal profession, and a highly politicised one at that This week saw the conclusion of a legal case which the RSPCA brought against Oxfordshire’s Heythrop Hunt
Inquest into the death of singer Amy Winehouse to be reheard as coroner was not properly qualifiedCoroner Suzanne Greenaway recorded a verdict of death by misadventureMs Greenaway was appointed to her role in July 2009 by her husband | UPDATED: 08:54 GMT, 18 December 2012 Tragic: The Back to Black star was found dead at her north London home last year, aged 27 The inquest into the death of singer Amy Winehouse will be reheard because the coroner was under-qualified, according to a spokesman for Camden Council. The move comes after an investigation found Suzanne Greenaway, who oversaw the inquest into Winehouse's death, did not have the correct qualifications for the role.
Smiling attacker who glassed a former friend in a pub leaving her scarred for life walks free from courtColleen Robson left Charlene Pulford needing stitches to a three inch gash on the top of her head after the attack in DarlingtonDespite having committed an almost identical offence four years previously, Robson was given community service and a fineThe court heard how Robson cares for her disabled mother and brother | UPDATED: 14:17 GMT, 16 December 2012 Worried: Colleen Robson was pictured smiling as she arrived at Darlington Crown Court for sentencing A woman who glassed a former friend leaving her needing a fragment of glass removed from her head walked free from court after a judge spared her a jail term. Colleen Robson attacked Charlene Pulford in Harvey's Bar, Darlington, back in June leaving her needing seven stitches in a three inch wound in the top of her head.
Tory MP who thanks God he’s still alive By Quentin Letts PUBLISHED: 22:34 GMT, 14 December 2012 | UPDATED: 00:05 GMT, 15 December 2012 Anglican faith: Previously a sporadic churchgoer, Mr Opperman has become an 'enthusiastic' member of the Church of England A backbench MP has undergone a religious transformation after recovering from a brain tumour. Guy Opperman (Con, Hexham), 47, was taken ill last year and told that even if he lived he might lose his speech, his eyesight and be paralysed
Princes' best friend Guy Pelly banned from driving after speeding at 129mph in 100,000 supercarFriend to the princes Guy Pelly clocked speeding at 129 mph in his Audi R8 supercar30-year-old caught by officer with a speed gun on a dual carriageway in SalisburyNightclub entrepreneur was previously banned from driving in 2007 | UPDATED: 00:13 GMT, 14 December 2012 Banned: Guy Pelly, 30, has been banned from driving after he was caught speeding at 129 mph in an Audi R8 V10 A socialite friend of Prince William and Prince Harry was banned from driving yesterday.
Ex-Scotland rugby star David Tait who quit to become a banker falls to his death from Hong Kong flat in suspected suicideDavid Tait, 25, had played for Scotland and Premiership rugby In a brief statement, his family said they were 'devastated'Former Sharks' press officer: Everything appeared to indicate that Mr Tait was 'very happy' in Hong KongSecond unexpected death of a former Sale Sharks player this year | UPDATED: 17:12 GMT, 13 December 2012 Tragic: Former Sale Sharks rugby union player David Tait has died after falling from an apartment block in Hong Kong Former international rugby player David Tait has died after falling from an apartment block in Hong Kong.
Triple agent! Poisoned Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko was working for British AND Spanish intelligence, says wifeFormer KGB agent was working for both MI6 and at their behest Spanish intelligence services at the time of his deathAlexander Litvinenko was advising on how closely linked Russian Mafia were to the country's governmentSpy was poisoned after allegedly having tea with former KGB colleaguesFamily claim he may have been poisoned in bid to silence him or as warning Lugovoy – now Russian MP – was double crossing his government and working alongside Mr Litvinenko in handing over information to Spain | UPDATED: 23:20 GMT, 13 December 2012 Poisoned former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko was effectively a triple agent working for MI6 and the Spanish secret service, it was claimed yesterday. He was on the payroll of MI6 and had a handler called ‘Martin’, a barrister for his widow Marina said. The Spanish secret service was also bankrolling his espionage activities and both stipends were paid into a joint bank account he held with his wife, it was said.