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November 21, 2014

BROWN: GP'S CAREER IS NOT 'BLEEDIN' DEMISED' AFTER AFFAIR WITH FELLOW PYTHON FAN

SWANSEA A married GP whose career was ‘just resting’ like the parrot in Monty Python sketch can return to work after he was banned over an affair with a patient who shared his love of the cult comedy show. Dr Richard Brown met the woman while working at the Uplands and Mumbles Surgery in Swansea and their relationship began a when they realised how much they had in common. The diabetic mother-of-three was suffering from depression but shared Brown's love of the 1960s mirth makers. The relationship ended when Brown's wife found a sex text and demanded he end the affair. But the patient failed to see the funny side when he told her their relationship had demised - and reported him to his partners.

 
November 21, 2014

ROWE: MILLIONIARE BOSS DENIES CHILD SEX OFFENCES

TADWORTH A company boss has denied a catalogue of historic child sex crimes against children as young as five. Derek Rowe, 67, faces a string of abuse allegations relating to one girl and two boys between 1970 and 1982. Rowe denied 19 child sex charges when he appeared in the dock at Southwark Crown Court. He is accused of four counts of indecent assault and one count of indecency with a child relating to a schoolboy who was between nine and 12 years old at the time of the alleged offences.

 



 
November 21, 2014

DORRINGTON: SEX AND THE SNAKE

DAGENHAM/ROCHFORD A car dealer has been spared jail after he claimed he only looked at pictures of a woman having sex with a snake to get over his marriage problems. Keith Dorrington, 55, was depressed and suffering from erectile disfunction when he downloading extreme pornographic images on to his work laptop. Some of the films he viewed featured acts which could have damaged the genitals, Snaresbrook Crown Court. Paul Addison, prosecuting, said: 'This defendant was working for the Ford Motor Company in Dagenham, Essex, and on 17 June this year [the company] provided information to the police that there had been unusual internet traffic on their site.

 
November 21, 2014
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HODDER: TOP COP ACCUSED OF SEX OFFENCES

HARLOW/THURROCK A senior Essex police officer has appeared in court on indecent image charges. Chief Insp Ben Hodder, 34, district commander for Harlow, was arrested on 8 May this year and charged with two counts of making indecent images of children. It is alleged two pornographic images of children under the age of 18 years old were discovered on an Apple MacBook and four on an Apple iPhone. Hodder was suspended from his role after the arrest, a police spokesman saying: 'On Thursday 8 May, Essex police arrested a man in connection with a sexual offence.

 
November 20, 2014

SAYED: 'POPPY DAY' PLOTTERS PLANNED BEHEADING

HIGH WYCOMBE/HOUNSLOW Three alleged 'Poppy Day' terrorists were inspired by IS to behead a member of the public in the street, a court heard. Nadir Sayed, 21, Yousaf Syed, 19, and Haseeb Hamayoon, 27, appeared at Westminster Crown Court today (Thurs) accused of preparing to commit joint acts of terrorism. They were arrested on the 6 November in the run up to Remembrance Sunday, and had been held for two weeks - the maximum time allowed under anti-terror law before suspects must be charged. Rebecca Munday, prosecuting, said: 'These are serious charges, the evidence of which has been set out in a lengthy case summary.

 
November 20, 2014

BILLYARD:NURSE WHO MADE UP PATIENT OBSERVATION REPORTS BANNED

WEST BROMWICH A nurse who put patients at risk by making up observation reports has been kicked out of the profession. Tracey Billyard failed to carry out basic checks then falsified records to cover her tracks at the Sandwell Hospital, West Bromwich. Billyward was also caught on CCTV putting a patient's casualty card in the clinical waste bin, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. She made up observation reports after two patients told a doctor their blood pressure and oxygen levels had not been taken.

 
November 20, 2014
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RONNIE:FORMER JJB SPORTS CHIEF FACING JAIL FOR MASSIVE CON

WIGAN, LANCS; WILMSLOW, SALE, CHESHIRE; SUTTON, SURREY The former chief executive of doomed retail giant JJB Sports is facing jail today (thurs) for carrying out a massive fraud while £11m in debt to an Icelandic bank. Chris Ronnie, 52, failed to declare three secret deals between December 2007 and April 2008 while at the helm of the sports retail giant. Ronnie concealed the £1m payments and splashed some of the cash on a luxury home in Florida. Just months later, in September 2008, share prices for JJB plummeted to less than 10% of the value Ronnie had originally purchased them for.

 
November 20, 2014

HILL:NURSE DENIES BUYING MAKE-UP WITH RESIDENT'S CASH

STOCKPORT, GR MANCHESTER A nurse accused of buying make-up with a resident's funds claimed today (thurs) care home records 'never added up.' Patricia Hill allegedly misused cash to buy items including cosmetic products for herself while manager of the Bowerfield House Nursing Home in Stockport. But Hill, who is representing herself at the Nursing and Midwifery Council, told the panel: 'I had nothing to do with the finances. 'The paper records never matched the electronics records. Not from day one.

 
November 20, 2014
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HARTLEY:DRAGGED THROUGH THE COURTS FOR DOING HER JOB

BROCKLEY, SOUTHEAST LONDON; KENTISH TOWN, NORTH LONDON The freedom of the press is at stake after a Sun reporter was dragged through the courts for 'doing her job', the Old Bailey heard today (thurs). Political journalist Clodagh Hartley, 40, is accused of arranging payments of £17,475 to HMRC press officer Jonathan Hall over a period spanning more than three years, in exchange for the information. Hall, 43, convinced girlfriend Marta Bukarewicz to let him use her account for receiving thousands of pounds from News International, the Old Bailey has heard. He is said to arranged with Hartley to switch the payments to his partner's bank account in a botched attempt to hide his tracks.

 
November 20, 2014

PARKER: MOBILE PHONE SWIPER 'WOULD BE BLAMED'

CENTRAL LONDON A man accused of swiping an MP's mobile phone and trying to sell it to The Sun for £10,000 was warned by police the newspaper would 'try to put it all on him', a court heard today (thurs). Chief foreign correspondent Nick Parker, 53, allegedly accessed texts and emails on MP Siobhain McDonagh's mobile after it was stolen from her car. Ms McDonagh, Labour MP for Mitcham and Morden in south London, was a whip in Gordon Brown's government. Michael Ankers, 30, is accused of stealing her mobile phone from her car in October 2010 but claims he found it on a London Underground train.

 
November 20, 2014
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PARKER:PHONE THIEF WARNED SUN WOULD 'PUT IT ALL ON HIM'

MORDEN, SOUTH LONDON; SITTINGBOURNE, KENT A man accused of swiping an MP's mobile phone and trying to sell it to The Sun for £10,000 was warned by police the newspaper would 'try to put it all on him', a court heard today (thurs). Chief foreign correspondent Nick Parker, 53, allegedly accessed texts and emails on MP Siobhain McDonagh's mobile after it was stolen from her car. Ms McDonagh, Labour MP for Mitcham and Morden in south London, was a whip in Gordon Brown's government. Michael Ankers, 30, is accused of stealing her mobile phone from her car in October 2010 but claims he found it on a London Underground train.


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