Pc who became YouTube sensation after smashing pensioner's car window with truncheon to get six-figure payout after being bullied out of jobPanel rules Pc Mike Baillon, 42, unfairly dismissed from traffic squadHe allegedly quit his job after becoming the butt of jokes YouTube video showed CCTV of him battering car near Usk, South Wales Another officer jumped onto bonnet of the car and kicked in the windscreen Police disciplinary panel concluded that the officers' actions were justified /02/02/article-2095341-11902FEA000005DC-945_634x414.jpg” width=”634″ height=”414″ alt=”Extreme: Pc Mike Baillon, 42, quit his job after becoming the butt of jokes from fellow officers over the CCTV of him battering the Range Rover” class=”blkBorder” /> Extreme: Pc Mike Baillon, 42, quit his job after becoming the butt of jokes from fellow officers over the CCTV of him battering the Range Rover On camera: As the window was being smashed in, an officer was on the bonnet stamping on the windscreen Shocked: The two officers were later cleared of misconduct after an investigation but Pc Baillon was removed from front-line duties and his colleagues often brought up the 'Whatley incident', a tribunal heard Mr Baillon also told the tribunal in Cardiff that his locker at work was defaced over the ‘Whatley incident’ and that he became a ‘laughing stock’.
Pictured for the first time: Innocent schoolgirl, 13, killed after her parent's car was struck by fleeing driver during police pursuit Wiktoria Was died following the crash in New Cross, south-east LondonShe was a Year 9 pupil at Goffs School in Cheshunt, HertfordshireDevon Newell, 32, appeared in court today accused of causing her death No plea was entered and Newell was remanded in custody By Anthony Bond PUBLISHED: 13:56 GMT, 8 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:04 GMT, 8 January 2013 Awful: Wiktoria Was died in the crash on Sunday evening in New Cross, south-east London, while travelling with her parents and brother This is the first picture of the talented 13-year-old dancer killed in a horrific crash after a police car was involved in a high-speed pursuit of another vehicle.
Police officer dies after his patrol car crashes into a tree while answering 999 call By Richard Hartley-parkinson PUBLISHED: 07:51 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:09 GMT, 6 January 2013 A police officer answering an emergency call was killed when the patrol car he was driving crashed into a tree.
'Sell me your house': Family's shock as Anthony Hopkins turns up at his childhood home in Port Talbot to makes a very tempting offerActor Sir Anthony Hopkins turned up unexpectedly at a small house in Port Talbot – his childhood home – and asked if he could look aroundThe film star and his wife Stella hinted to bemused residents Chris Trainor and his partner Carly Culver that they might buy the property By Ben Ellery PUBLISHED: 22:06 GMT, 5 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:47 GMT, 6 January 2013 Oscar-winning actor Sir Anthony Hopkins stunned the new owner of the small Welsh house where he grew up when he dropped in for a cup of tea – and asked if he could buy the property. The star arrived at the semi-detached home in Port Talbot in a chauffeur-driven car with his wife and two bodyguards, and asked Chris Trainor and his partner Carly Culver if he could look around
BREAKING NEWS: Police officer dies after his patrol car crashes with a tree while answering 999 call By Richard Hartley-parkinson PUBLISHED: 07:51 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 07:54 GMT, 6 January 2013 A police officer has died in a road accident while answering an emergency call. The officer was killed when his patrol vehicle collided with a tree in the village of West Tanfield, near Ripon, at 7pm yesterday, North Yorkshire Police said.
Open with caution: How that bottle of bubbly could leave you blind The pressure inside a champagne bottle can launch a cork at 50 miles per hour – fast enough to shatter glass Doctors report bottles causing serious eye injuries and even blindness | UPDATED: 11:35 GMT, 31 December 2012 High pressure hazard: A champagne cork can travel up to fifty miles per hour We all savour the sound of a champagne cork popping. But those of us too squeamish to open the bottle for fear of a fast-flying cork might be onto something
Rare Ferrari expected to fetch 4million when it goes under the hammer: Classic car one of only 74 ever madeFerrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione to be auctioned in ArizonaCar is 17th model in range of 74 from highly sought-after 1960 rangeVehicle has had four owners and can reach speeds in excess of 150 mph | UPDATED: 21:08 GMT, 26 December 2012 A classic Ferrari could become one of the world's most expensive ever cars when it goes on sale next month. The Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione could fetch up to 4 million after a boom in the classic Ferrari market over the last 18 months. The car is one of only 74 models in the 1960 range produced by the Italian car maker.
Dog, where's my car Hilarious photos appear to show pets behind the wheel of their owners' vehicles Pictures appearing to show driving dogs posted on Amazing Creatures blogAppear to make light of dogs being taught to drive in real life in New Zealand | UPDATED: 01:48 GMT, 26 December 2012 They seem perfectly at ease behind the wheel, but are sure to turn the eyes of fellow drivers. These hilarious pictures show dogs appearing to drive around streets in their owner's cars – with some going for a solo journey and others apparently carrying passengers along for the ride. The mock-up photos posted on the Amazing Creature blog appear to be making light of news earlier this month in New Zealand, where a charity taught a trio of rescue dogs how to drive
Bentley axes its company chaplain in case he upsets non-Christian workers: Employees start campaign to have him reinstatedRev Francis Cooke made redundant just days before ChristmasCompany says too many people of different faiths to warrant chaplainMr Cooke says his role provided counselling for all not just ChristiansStaff have started petition to bring the chaplain back | UPDATED: 23:13 GMT, 23 December 2012 Rev Francis Cooke said he wasn't just a chaplain but a counsellor to all faiths Every week for ten years the Rev Francis Cooke visited the shop floor at Bentley, offering counselling and advice to the luxury car maker's workers. But only days before Christmas he has been made redundant because the company says he might offend non-Christians. It said there were too many religions represented among the 4,000-strong workforce at its factory to warrant a Christian chaplain.
Hit-and-run driver in police chase kills woman: Heartbroken brother appeals for killer to give himself up Vanessa Chango-Alvarez tragically killed at bus stop in Streatham, LondonBrother Kevin, 19, says driver of Audi has 'ruined family's lives'Police investigating theory driver may have been racing another car beforehand Audi was also at scene of another crash minutes earlier in Croydon | UPDATED: 23:53 GMT, 23 December 2012 Everything to live for: Vanessa Chango-Alvarez, 31, was mowed down by a car as she waited for a bus in Streatham, London A woman was knocked down and killed in a hit-and-run by a driver being followed by police in connection with a crash a few miles away. Hotel receptionist Vanessa Chango-Alvarez, 31, was mowed down by an Audi A3 at a bus stop outside her mother’s house in Norbury, South London, as she set off for work. A man aged in his 50s was also left critically injured