Missoni Fashion heir and wife among six feared dead as aircraft disappears off coast of Venezuela

Fashion heir and wife among six feared dead as aircraft disappears off coast of VenezuelaDirector of Italian fashion house Missoni was returning from a holidayVenezuelan air and sea rescue services continue to look for the plane By Russell Myers PUBLISHED: 00:20 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:27 GMT, 6 January 2013 The director of Italian fashion house Missoni was feared dead last night when a small aircraft he was travelling in vanished off the coast of Venezuela. Vittorio Missoni, heir to the family-owned label, and his wife, Maurizia Castiglioni, were among six people on board the twin-engine plane when it disappeared on Friday morning

Channel 4 and the sick show they call comedy: Comedians Jack Whitehall and James Corden guzzle wine and egg each other on to trade obscene jokes about…

Channel 4 and the sick show they call comedy: Comedians guzzle wine and egg each other on to trade obscene jokes about the Queen, Philip and Susan Boyle Big Fat Quiz of 2012 featured countless vile sexual jokes just after 9pm Most made by James Corden and Jack Whitehall who drank bottle of wine each during pre-recorded showChannel 4 accused of failing to learn from Sachsgate scandal Television watchdog Ofcom says it has received complaints | UPDATED: 01:12 GMT, 1 January 2013 A primetime Channel 4 quiz in which drunken comedians made obscene jokes about the Queen has outraged viewers. The Big Fat Quiz Of 2012, which featured countless vile sexual jokes, was broadcast on Sunday only seconds after the 9pm watershed. The pre-recorded show, presented by controversial comedian Jimmy Carr, also featured puerile remarks about sprinter Usain Bolt, President Obama and singer Susan Boyle

Caught in a catnapper"s tuna trap: Family lost four pets to gardener

Family thought their cats had run away… but neighbour had caught them in tuna-baited traps to stop them fouling his gardenGordon Wilson, 74, baited a home-made trap with tuna to capture petsThe pensioner hated the cats for fouling his immaculate garden One pet returned home only to be run over because it was so disorientatedAnother was found trapped in a cage in a bush by its owner at 1am | UPDATED: 23:36 GMT, 27 December 2012 When three of their cats vanished without trace, the Wilcocksons thought they had simply run away

Patten plugged own headhunting firm in job search advice to senior BBC executive

Patten plugged own headhunting firm in job search advice to senior BBC executive | UPDATED: 23:11 GMT, 23 December 2012 Lord Patten has admitted he recommended his own headhunting company to a senior BBC executive when she was passed over for the post of director-general.

CITV to air two full days of "old skool" shows such as Count Duckula, Art Attack and Rainbow to celebrate its 30th anniversary

Back to the old skool: CITV to air two days of classic shows such as Count Duckula and Rainbow to mark its 30th anniversaryChannel will screen over eight hours of past favourites on January 5 and 6Others include Art Attack, Press Gang, The Raggy Dolls and Children's Ward | UPDATED: 19:25 GMT, 18 December 2012 ITV bosses are to turn back the clock to celebrate 'old skool' children's shows by screening two full days of classic programmes next month. Popular shows of yesteryear such as Count Duckula, Press Gang, Art Attack and The Tomorrow People are to be brought back to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Children's ITV. Digital channel CITV will devote its schedules on January 5 and 6 to screen eight-and-a-half hours each day of past favourites.

Senior nurse who tormented mentally ill patients by goose-stepping and performing Nazi salutes faces being struck off

Senior nurse who tormented mentally ill patients by goose-stepping and performing Nazi salutes faces being struck offStephen Johnson, 54, was found guilty of eight allegations of misconductJohnson, from Colchester, Essex, reduced a patient who suffered from delusions that he was Adolf Hitler to tears | UPDATED: 22:34 GMT, 17 December 2012 Punishment: Nurse Stephen Johnson faces being struck off for his treatment of mentally ill patients A senior nurse who goose-stepped around a room of mentally ill patients while performing Nazi salutes faces being struck off. Stephen Johnson reduced a patient who suffered from delusions that he was Adolf Hitler to tears.

Roman tomb of General Marcus Nonius Macrinus who inspired Russell Crowe"s Gladiator may have to be reburied

Tomb of Roman general who inspired Russell Crowe's Gladiator could be reburied as Italy can't afford to preserve it Burial place of Marcus Nonius Macrinus was found near river Tiber in 2008 It will be filled in unless 2m can be found to protect it from winter weather | UPDATED: 10:54 GMT, 10 December 2012 When archaeologists unearthed the well-preserved tomb of a second-century Roman general that had lain under muddy clay for 1800 years, their find was hailed as the most important ancient Roman monument to come to light for decades. The burial place of Marcus Nonius Macrinus, the general who advised Emperor Marcus Aurelius and fought Germanic tribes in the second century, was found at Saxa Rubra, north of Rome, in 2008, and boasted marble pillars and Latin inscriptions. But despite the joy of historians who pored over the important ancient mausoleum, Italian authorities say it may now have to be reburied as they cannot afford the preservation works necessary to keep it open.

When Russell Brand and Richard Branson are helping shape drug policy, something"s gone horribly wrong

When Russell Brand and Richard Branson are helping shape drug policy, something's gone horribly wrong | UPDATED: 00:29 GMT, 10 December 2012 From the carefully-placed story in a Sunday paper over the weekend, you’d think that today’s report from the Home Affairs Select Committee had come out with all guns blazing for the legalisation of drugs. That’s because the leak was intended to create an impression of an overwhelming move towards such a revolutionary change in policy. In fact, the report does not spell out this agenda so explicitly