Death row Briton Lindsay Sandiford set to launch her appeal By Simon Parry PUBLISHED: 00:51 GMT, 10 February 2013 | UPDATED: 00:53 GMT, 10 February 2013 A British grandmother facing the firing squad in Bali for drug smuggling will appeal against her sentence tomorrow, her lawyer has revealed. Lindsay Sandiford was caught smuggling almost 5kg of cocaine worth 1.6 million into the country from Bangkok last May
Firing squad granny in race against time to appeal after blunder by the Foreign Office Appeal letter on behalf of Lindsay Sandiford, 56, rejected after mix-upSister Hilary Parsons accuses Foreign Office of 'incompetence and insensitivity But plea finally accepted after agonising 18-hour waitMs Parsons reveals fellow suspect Julian Ponder has made death threats to her sister By Simon Parry PUBLISHED: 22:22 GMT, 2 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:44 GMT, 3 February 2013 A grandmother facing execution in Bali for drug-smuggling nearly lost her chance to appeal against her sentence because of an astonishing Foreign Office mix-up. After 56-year-old Lindsay Sandiford was sentenced to death by firing squad 12 days ago for smuggling 1.6 million worth of cocaine, British Embassy officials offered to submit a letter to court on her behalf, saying that she intended to contest the penalty. Sandiford had seven days after her sentencing to file the letter.
Briton, 23, accused of working with terror group secretly quizzed by CIA for three months in African prison Mahdi Hashi, who vanished last summer in Somalia, turned up in a New York courtroom just before Christmas, charged with terrorism offences By Robert Verkaik PUBLISHED: 00:39 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:00 GMT, 6 January 2013 A British man controversially stripped of his citizenship last year by the Home Secretary has spent three months being interrogated by US agents in an African prison. Mahdi Hashi, 23, from London, who vanished last summer in Somalia, turned up in a New York courtroom just before Christmas, charged with terrorism offences. His sudden appearance in America five months after his family had reported him missing has prompted claims that he is the victim of international kidnap or ‘rendition’.
The black Florence Nightingale and the making of a PC myth: One historian explains how Mary Seacole's story never stood upClaims of her achievements have been hugely oversold for political reasons, says leading historian'Seacole was not a pioneer nurse, she didn't call herself a nurse'Contrary to accounts, Seacole was never awarded a Crimea Medal | UPDATED: 00:38 GMT, 31 December 2012 Pioneer Mary Seacole was voted greatest Black Briton but are people misguided She is regarded as our greatest black Briton, a woman who did more to advance the cause of nursing – and race relations – than almost any other individual. On the Crimea's bloody battlefields, she is said to have saved the lives of countless wounded soldiers and nursed them to health in a clinic paid for out of her own pocket
Comedian Frankie Boyle pledges to use 50,000 payout to help last Briton in Guantanamo sue MI6 Scottish comic to help last remaining Briton inmate sue MI6 for defamationBoyle was awarded money in libel against The Mirror who called him 'racist' Shaker Aamer remains in camp after he was arrested in Afghanistan in 2001 | UPDATED: 13:26 GMT, 15 December 2012 Defamation: Boyle is to use the money awarded in his libel action to help Mr Aamer sue the intelligence services Controversial comedian Frankie Boyle has pledged to donate 50,000 he won in a libel victory to help a British resident languishing in Guantanamo Bay sue the intelligence services. The television comedian, known for jokes about Rebecca Adlington, Katie Price's disabled son and the Queen, has pledged to help the legal action by Shaker Aamer, the last remaining British resident in Guantanamo
Forgot your password You're not the only one! Average Briton now struggling to remember details for 22 online accounts Three-quarters of people use the same password for more than one accountAnd almost a third say they never bother changing their password, a study has said | UPDATED: 07:48 GMT, 14 December 2012 We have all suffered a mental blank, while desperately trying to log in to work computers, online banking sites, and email accounts.
Children at centre of international tug-of-love battle to be reunited with their mother after High Court ruling in bitter custody battleJennifer Jones ran away with children to stop them being returned to SpainShe was arrested after being found 50miles from her home in south WalesTwo youngest children were returned to their father where eldest one wasSpanish courts granted father custody after 12 year marriage ended in 2008He accused wife of turning children against him and vows to keep fighting | UPDATED: 20:15 GMT, 30 November 2012 Family reunion: Jennifer Jones will be reunited with her children Four children at the centre of an international tug-of-love battle will be reunited with their mother. Briton Jennifer Jones went on the run with the youngsters during a bitter custody battle with their Spanish soldier father. The English language teacher vanished in October after losing an Appeal Court ruling to prevent them being returned to Spain.