Hospital consultant loses tooth in "fight" with colleague outside operating theatre

Hospital consultant loses tooth in 'fight' with colleague outside operating theatreSurgeon Jarrod Homer and anaesthetist Kamran Abbas seen 'squaring up'Pair allegedly rowed about speed patients were being taken to surgeryNurse steps in to break-up doctors but accidentally knocks out toothMr Homer and Mr Abbas asked by Manchester Royal Infirmary to stay away By Jaya Narain PUBLISHED: 10:05 GMT, 22 April 2013 | UPDATED: 23:45 GMT, 22 April 2013 As respected hospital consultants at the top of their profession you might expect them to set a good example to other staff. Instead surgeon Jarrod Homer, 45, and anaesthetist Kamran Abbas, 43, went ‘toe-to-toe’ during a furious argument in a hospital corridor. The war of words escalated into an unseemly scuffle with both consultants allegedly pushing and shoving each other around

The RSPCA and a cruel abuse of your generosity

The RSPCA and a cruel abuse of your generosity By Quentin Letts PUBLISHED: 23:54 GMT, 19 December 2012 | UPDATED: 07:45 GMT, 20 December 2012 Officially, the ‘P’ in RSPCA stands for ‘prevention’. It is — is it not — the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. But might it not as easily be called the Royal Society for the Prosecution of Cruelty to Animals Has one of Britain’s oldest and most-cherished charities become a branch office of the London legal profession, and a highly politicised one at that This week saw the conclusion of a legal case which the RSPCA brought against Oxfordshire’s Heythrop Hunt

Onwards to half a century! Keith Vaz selectively marks his 25 years in Parliament

Onwards to half a century! Keith Vaz selectively marks his 25 years in Parliament | UPDATED: 23:47 GMT, 19 December 2012 Publicity-loving Labour MP Keith Vaz, 56, distributes a booklet of pictures marking his 25 years in Parliament, containing generous tributes from David Cameron and Ed Miliband.

Ukrainian actress Anastasia Grishay "persecuted for starring in porn" fighting for asylum in the EU

Ukrainian actress becomes first porn star to fight for EU asylum after claiming she has been persecuted for starring in adult films Anastasia Grishay claims she was persecuted in Ukraine over porn rolesMother of three is requesting asylum in the Czech RepublicActress now planning to appeal to European courts after Czech authorities rejected her asylum application | UPDATED: 20:13 GMT, 3 December 2012 A Ukrainian porn-star is hoping to become the first in her profession to be granted asylum in the European Union because of her job. Anastasia Grishay, who is known by her screen name Wiska, claims that she is being persecuted in her home country because of her work on porn films

British maths pupils lay behind other countries "because of poor teachers who don"t have a proper grasp of the subject"

British maths pupils lag behind other countries 'because poor teachers don't have a proper grasp of the subject' | UPDATED: 08:00 GMT, 3 December 2012 Pupils are lagging behind in maths compared with other countries because not enough primary school teachers have a proper grasp of the subject, a report claims today. There are too few mathematically competent teachers in primaries, with many achieving only a GCSE grade C.