Drifter who strangled British tour guide then hid her body in cupboard inside smiley-face bag is JAILED for twenty years Lianne Burns, originally from Essex, murdered in Caribbean island St MartinJealous boyfriend Younes El-Mami strangled her and hid body in cupboardJailed for 20 years after devoted sisters spent years campaigning for justice By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 10:25 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 11:08 GMT, 12 March 2013 Tour guide Lianne Burns was found strangled in a cupboard with her head covered in a bag covered in a smiley face and the word 'merci' A drifter who strangled a British tour guide on a paradise Caribbean island then hid her body in a cupboard has been jailed for 20 years. Younes El-Mami wrapped the body of Lianne Burns, originally from Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, in tape and left her head covered by a bag with the smiley face logo on it and the word 'Merci'.
2m for victim of cancer unable to have children… but she wants even more following two botched smear tests by health board Helen McGlone had two smear tests but pre-cancerous cells not spotted The 33-year-old was forced to have a hysterectomy when it was discovered She sued for 20million for loss of earnings but was awarded 2million Lord Bannatyne rejected her claim at Edinburgh Court of Session Her lawyer said she is considering appealing the award | UPDATED: 21:13 GMT, 15 December 2012 Disappointed: Dr Helen McGlore, at Edinburgh Court of Session, sued for 20million after two smear tests failed to spot pre-cancerous cells A woman left unable to have children after a health board failed to spot her cancer has been awarded more than 2million in damages. Helen McGlone, 33, claimed medical negligence ended her prospects of a high-flying career in the financial sector and will force her to use a surrogate mother to have children.
More than four in ten firms set up since start of credit crunch in 2008 have folded – and the survival rate is getting worseNearly one million firms shut down between 2008 and 2011The high street has also suffered particularly badly in the last few years the research says | UPDATED: 23:26 GMT, 13 December 2012 More than four in ten firms created since the credit crunch crisis in 2008 had gone out of business by 2011 – and the survival rate is getting worse.
'There'll be no triple dip recession': Danny Alexander dismisses dire warnings made by economic expertsChief Secretary to the Treasury predicted steady growth would returnDanny Alexander was positive despite predictions of a third recession | UPDATED: 10:26 GMT, 10 December 2012 The Chancellor’s second in command yesterday dismissed fears that Britain was heading for a triple dip recession, despite dire warnings from economic experts. Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, predicted ‘steady growth’ would slowly return next year and the year after.