Tens of thousands of elderly patients could be sent to 'hospital hotels' to free up bedsThe model is based on a system widely used in ScandinaviaNew mothers and stroke patients could also use such services By Lucy Osborne PUBLISHED: 01:33 GMT, 23 April 2013 | UPDATED: 01:33 GMT, 23 April 2013 Tens of thousands of elderly patients could be sent to hotels to recover from illnesses under plans being considered by the Government to free up hospital beds. New mothers and stroke patients could also use such services, which would be run by private hotel chains and allow more flexible visiting hours.
Ten years for 'wicked' hotel porter who raped a celebrity guest after sneaking into her bedroom while she slept Soby John, 25, let himself into the victim's room using his staff keycardIndian national took 'intimate' photos of the celebrity on his mobile phonePut his mobile number on her phone after the attack to make it look like they had swapped detailsCelebrity was 'very drunk' when she got back to her London hotel Attacker faces deportation after he has served his sentence By Rob Cooper PUBLISHED: 14:52 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 23:49 GMT, 16 April 2013 Attacker: Soby John, 25, let himself into the drunk woman's hotel room where he raped her A television star was raped in her hotel room by an Indian porter who was awaiting deportation, a court heard yesterday.
First-time mother turned away from hospital because she was 'not in full labour' gives birth in nearby hotel bathroom University College Hospital midwife tells mother she was not in full labour Couple checked-in to nearby four-star Radisson Edwardian Grafton Hotel Despite repeated calls to hospital, couple advised it was 'still too early'Father Richard delivers son George Reggie Eades in hotel bathroomParamedics attended to couple and baby after the unusual labour By Shari Miller PUBLISHED: 15:28 GMT, 5 April 2013 | UPDATED: 16:03 GMT, 5 April 2013 A first-time mother gave birth to her son in a hotel bathroom aided by just her husband after the couple were turned away from a leading hospital. George Reggie Eades was born into the unusual surroundings after a midwife at University College Hospital, London, told his mother Michelle Booth that she was not in full labour and there was 'nowhere for us to go'
Luxury goods worth 11MILLION seized from Saudi Princess to help pay her extravagant shopping billsMaha Al-Sudairi helped herself to goods worth millions in French capital IOU notes handed to shopkeepers were usually acceptedJudge has now ruled contents of three storage units to be sold off By Peter Allen PUBLISHED: 21:13 GMT, 7 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:55 GMT, 8 March 2013 Luxury goods worth more than 11 million are to be seized from a Saudi princess to pay her shopping bills, a Paris judge ordered today. Maha Al-Sudairi, who was once married to the country’s late Crown Prince, helped herself to millions of pounds worth of goods whenever she visited the French capital. As well as art works and jewellery, they included 5,500 worth of luxury chocolates, and 1.4m on the hire of two Rolls Royce Phantoms and ‘around 30 chauffers’ to take her shopping.
'I only lightly pressed on her neck during sex': U.S. man denies strangling Irish student in Tokyo after Nicki Minaj concert – as her sister says he deserves death sentenceRichard Hinds, 19, is accused of killing Nicola Furlong, 21, in a hotel room The defence suggested she died of an overdose of alcohol and drugsProsecutors claim Hinds strangled Ms Furlong with a towel /06/15/article-2159812-139FB064000005DC-315_306x423.jpg” width=”306″ height=”423″ alt=”asdf” class=”blkBorder” /> Arrested: Richard Hinds, from Memphis, has admitted to strangling Irish student Nicola Furlong in a Tokyo hotel room on May 24, but insisted he did not mean to kill her. Painful journey: Victim Nicola Furlong with her father Andrew The defence suggested she died of an overdose of alcohol and drugs.
Bride-to-be and friends are seriously injured when hotel balcony they are stood on collapses 'as they were being shown round honeymoon suite' Group were visiting Casa Del Lago Hotel in Brighouse, West YorkshireStood with owner on 12ft high decking when it gave wayAll taken to hospital with injuries which are 'serious but not life-threatening' By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 15:50 GMT, 15 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:41 GMT, 15 February 2013 A bride-to-be and four friends have been seriously injured after a hotel balcony collapsed as they were being shown round the honeymoon suite. The group were visiting the newly-refurbished bridal suite on the first floor of the Casa Del Lago Hotel, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, with the owner when the horrific accident happened. All five were standing on the 12ft high decking balcony with glass surround this afternoon when it gave way beneath them
How Mrs Thatcher personally paid son Mark's bar tab and the 1,800 cost of his rescue operation after he went missing during Paris-Dakar rally | UPDATED: 16:56 GMT, 28 December 2012 After her son Mark got lost in the desert competing in the Paris-Dakar rally, Margaret Thatcher shed a rare tear in public. When it came to paying for his rescue, however, the 'Iron Lady' was firmly back in the driving seat and at pains to ensure she personally, not taxpayers, footed the bill for her hapless off-spring's misadventure. With questions being asked in Parliament about the cost of the operation, she ordered a breakdown of Foreign Office expenses…
Reunited: Mother breaks down in tears as she is reunited with six-year-old girl abducted from Britain three years ago Six-year-old went missing on her third birthday during trip to seaside Atiya was traced after police published picture of what she looks like now Father currently serving a prison sentence for refusing to reveal her locationRazwan Ali Anjum took her to Lahore in Pakistan three years ago | UPDATED: 22:21 GMT, 28 December 2012 The mother of a missing girl abducted three years ago broke down in tears as she described the moment she saw her daughter again today.
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
You're not the Ritz… WE'RE the Ritz! London landmark orders rural minnow to change nameThe Ritz conference centre is in rural Desborough, NorthamptonshireIt has borne the name 'The Ritz' in the small town for over 80 years Cost per head for entire wedding there is cheaper than Ritz afternoon tea Afternoon tea at Ritz London 'costs more per head than wedding' in centreRitz Hotel: '[We] cannot allow [our] trademarks to be used without consent'Owner Kris Malde slams Ritz Hotel for using 'sledgehammer to crack a nut' | UPDATED: 22:28 GMT, 21 December 2012 One is a byword for luxury, not to mention the favoured hotel of celebrities and royalty, dominating one of the most expensive areas of London