Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Drink-drive ban for father who took toy Barbie car for a spin
As a means of transportation it left something to be desired in terms of comfort and street cred.
And when police asked the driver to pull over, the Barbie car, with its top speed of 4mph, was hopeless as a getaway vehicle.
Paul Hutton, 40, is regretting his impromptu roadtrip after he was arrested for drink-driving when he tried to take the battery- operated child's toy to a friend's house.

Girl with gun at her back forced to hand over £40m Graff gems

Jurors today watched CCTV footage as a robber held a gun to the back of a jewellery shop assistant and forced her to empty £40 million of gems out of display cabinets into a black bag.........

Organ donors could be rewarded under plans to boost registration
People who sign up to be organ donors could be put on transplant priority lists or qualify their family for funeral cost cover under radical plans being considered to boost donor registration.

A FAMILY GP branded a “Jekyll and Hyde” character lost 800 patients in four years due to his temper tantrums, a tribunal heard yesterday.

New NHS uniforms could be scrapped after nurses complain of 'unbearable' rashes
They were meant to make nurses, ward sisters and midwives instantly distinguishable for patients.
But new colour-coded NHS uniforms could now be scrapped after staff complained they caused painful rashes, it emerged yesterday.

Calls to reduce abortion limit as number of 2lb survivors soars

The number of babies born weighing only 2lbs has more than doubled in just two years, re-igniting the emotive debate over the abortion time limit.

Church to address gay minister debate

Ministers and elders of the Church of Scotland are to debate gay ordination at a special meeting tonight in an attempt to halt a split among its members.

Glasgow high street 'among most expensive in the UK for top brands'

Leaders face fury over expenses TV debate

Poll puts Scottish Labour ten points clear of SNP with LibDems in third

Voters down south should back Nick Clegg, hints the SNP

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