Cricket star Tom Maynard had taken cocaine and ecstasy and was 4x drink-drive limit when he was killed by train while fleeing policeInquest hears it is not known if he was killed by impact or electrocutionThe cricket star took drugs before trying to drive, jury toldFled after officers pulled him over in Wimbledon last year Surrey batsman was found dead on tracks at nearby Wimbledon Park Was trying to see his girlfriend when police spotted him Inquest heard he suffered burns consistent with injuries from live tracksTrain driver: 'He didn't look like he had fallen, but laid down'Girlfriend and England cricket players arrived at inquest this morning , had played a T20 game for Surrey against Kent the day before his death and went out drinking afterwards. Teammates: Surrey's Gareth Batty (left) arrives at the inquest this morning into the death of Surrey cricketer Tom Maynard (right), who died after he was hit by a London Underground train last June Memorial: Tributes left to the cricketer behind the pavilion at The Oval, following his death in June last year 'He left the pub with his two flatmates, who were also his teammates, and went home where they continued drinking', said Mr Goddard.
Idiot! What Zara Phillips told Mike Tindall when he bought 12k horse at auction (but it's now a winner and worth 200k) Rugby player Mike Tindall bid for racehorse he knew nothing aboutHe did not intend to win the animal at auction with his low bids of 10,000 and 12,000The horse went on to win the Welsh Grand National and a hefty 200k pricetag By Mail On Sunday Reporter PUBLISHED: 22:42 GMT, 19 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:22 GMT, 20 January 2013 Zara Phillips branded her husband Mike Tindall an ‘idiot’ when he splashed out 12,000 at auction on a racehorse he knew absolutely nothing about.
Cruellest thief this Christmas: 2,000 worth of presents for seriously ill children stolen from Great Ormond StreetGifts were meant for children too ill to go home for ChristmasAbout 20 wrapped items were taken between Friday and Monday from a cupboard in a part of the hospital not open to the public Great Ormond Street Hospital and the police are appealing for information | UPDATED: 03:16 GMT, 19 December 2012 Police last night said they would mount a nationwide hunt for the ‘despicable’ thief who stole Christmas presents from desperately ill children at Great Ormond Street Hospital. The 20 gifts, worth 2,000 and bought with donations from well-wishers, were destined for patients on the intensive respiratory care ward. There are fears the thief may be someone who works at the world-famous Central London hospital because the gifts were in a room secured with a key-code lock.
Jobcentre worker, 60, scoops world's biggest ever online bingo win after landing 5.9MILLION jackpot from a bet of just 30p Grandfather John Orchard, of Long Sutton, Lincolnshire, won on SundayFormer factory worker trading his Renault Clio car for 40,000 Jaguar XFHe won jackpot on wheel of fortune-style game on website ButlersBingoBeat old record held by 'Georgios', 36, of Greece, who won 5.1m in 2009Old UK record held by Soraya Lowell, who won 1.2m in Scotland in 2008 | UPDATED: 17:09 GMT, 13 December 2012 A Jobcentre worker has scooped 5.9million in the world's biggest ever online bingo win – after betting just 30p on a video slot game based on Batman film The Dark Knight. John Orchard, 60, of Long Sutton, Lincolnshire, had only been playing on the ButlersBingo website for a few days before his extraordinary win on a wheel of fortune-type of game on Sunday morning. The grandfather-of-three has traded his Renault Clio for a 40,000 Jaguar XF, is set to visit Center Parcs this weekend with his wife Linda and family and expects Christmas to ‘be a blinder this year’.
'They're on a witch-hunt': Australian media accuses UK press of playing 'blame game' following Royal hoax call nurse's death Australian newspapers have claimed that the UK press is on a 'witch-hunt' following the death of Jacintha Saldanha, the nurse who fell victim to a prank call by two radio presenters last weekRadio company Austereo has described the media backlash to Mrs Saldanha's death as 'ferocious'Many Australian Sunday papers called for presenters Michael Christian and Mel Greig to be absolved of any blame | UPDATED: 00:24 GMT, 10 December 2012 The Australian press has accused the UK media of playing a 'blame game' in the wake of nurse Jacintha Saldanha's death following a prank call made by two radio DJS to the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated last week. Mrs Saldanha, 46, a mother of two, was found dead on Friday in staff accommodation at the hospital where Kate, 30, had been treated for acute morning sickness.
What are they thinking Our bodies, not faces, reveal the truth about how we feel | UPDATED: 07:44 GMT, 30 November 2012 If you find it hard to read someone’s emotions, the problem may be that you are staring them in the face. Research suggests that it is a person’s body that gives away what they are thinking, not their expression. When men and women were given photos of individuals and asked to judge the emotion shown, they did badly when just given head and shoulders shots.