Woman PC handed 1,000 compensation after being spat at by unemployed father-of-two

1,000 fine for spitting at a police officer: Unemployed thug ordered to pay compensation to woman PC… and even Police Federation 'astonished' by size of awardLee Birtles spat at Sarah Botham in police station1,000 fine described as 'astonishing' by police union By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 13:35 GMT, 4 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:47 GMT, 4 January 2013 A female police officer has been awarded 1,000 compensation from a criminal who spat at her when she was trying to restrain him. PC Sarah Botham feared she could have caught hepatits from the spittle of unemployed father of two Lee Birtles, but tests later proved negative

Furby: Tesco accused of exploitation after raising price of must-have toy this Christmas

'Cynical' Tesco accused of exploitation after raising price of must-have Furby by 6 Price of a Furby at is now 54.97 (was 48.99) at TescoThe toy is in huge demand with many stores running out of stock Tesco refused to explain the price rise Toys R Us's price has also fluctuated | UPDATED: 01:03 GMT, 9 December 2012 Tesco has been accused of exploitation after raising the price of a must-have Christmas toy, the Furby, by nearly 6.