Solicitors 'ran immigration scam arranging thousands of sham marriages by submitting touching love stories about couples who'd only just met'Gang arranged for brides or husbands from EU to marry non EU individualsAt one stage several EU citizens a day were flown in from Eastern EuropeThey were housed in London before going to various registry offices By Tom Kelly PUBLISHED: 16:18 GMT, 11 January 2013 | UPDATED: 18:39 GMT, 11 January 2013 A law firm invented scores of 'touching' love stories about foreign couples to convince immigration authorities that their sham marriages were real, a court heard yesterday.
Savile's missing millions: Lawyers say they are hunting for paedophile's hidden 20million fortuneVictims' lawyers say Savile hid money in offshore accountsThey claim he stashed the cash in case his crimes were discoveredDisgraced star may have siphoned off charity money, solicitors say By Sam Webb PUBLISHED: 15:22 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:44 GMT, 6 January 2013 Emergency cash: Pervert Jimmy Savile may have hidden cash in offshore accounts to protect his forune if his crimes came to light, lawyers say Pervert Jimmy Savile may have stashed millions of pounds overseas to protect his money in case his crimes came to light. Lawyers acting for those molested by Savile have launched a probe into the disgraced DJ's finances in a bid to unearth cash which can be used as compensation. Pannone Solicitors believe he siphoned off cash from the two charities he set up, as well as money from his public appearances, into offshore accounts
Police wield Tasers against children 140 times in a year despite threat of fatal health problems if they are shocked by devices | UPDATED: 22:49 GMT, 23 December 2012 Police deploy Tasers against children more than 140 times a year, figures show. Official guidelines warn of potentially fatal health problems if youths are hit by the 50,000-volt devices
BBC is full of overpaid penpushers says Patten: And we need to do more to tackle problem, he admits Lord Patten announced he wants to stay on as chairman of BBC TrustHe battered away suggestions that he didn't give BBC enough attention because of his 10 jobs, saying he worked more than his contract stipulates Entwistle seen entering solicitors' office where Pollard Review conducted | UPDATED: 02:00 GMT, 27 November 2012 BBC chairman Lord Patten yesterday admitted the corporation was ‘over-managed’ by a vast number of highly paid, jargon-spouting bureaucrats. And despite overseeing a shambolic period encompassing the Lord McAlpine scandal and subsequent departure of director general George Entwistle, Lord Patten hinted he would consider another term in his 110,000-a-year part-time role – which he described as ‘exciting’