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April 01, 2014

ISMAN: ACCUSED BOXING DAY GUNMAN DENIES MURDER

THAMESMEAD A man accused of shooting a partygoer at a nightclub on Boxing Day denied murder today (tues). Hassan Mohammed Omer Isman, 31, was shot six times at the club on Shaftesbury Avenue in London's West End. Daniel Walker, 32, is accused of carrying out the shooting. He denied murder at the Old Bailey. Walker appeared in court via video link and spoke only to confirm his name and enter his plea during the hearing.

 
April 01, 2014

CAFE NERO ACCUSED OF PAVEMENT SERVICE WITHOUT A LICENCE

CENTRAL LONDON High street coffee chain Café Nero has been taken to court for serving drinks on tables outside a store in central London. The coffee giant is accused of serving customers outside one of its premises in Westminster without a licence. Café Nero claims it has been serving refreshments on the pavement in Southampton Street, just off the Strand, for years with no trouble and has a licence to sell. But Westminster City Council says the coffee outlet did not have the appropriate street trading licence or a temporary licence to engage in that kind of trading.

 



 
April 01, 2014

ARORA:CLEARED DOCTOR FACES PUNISHMENT FOR POUNDLAND THEFT

MIDDLESBROUGH, CLEVELAND A hospital doctor was cleared of performing a sex act on a male patient today - but he still faces punishment for stealing chocolate from Poundland. Dr Manav Arora had been accused of sexually assaulting the father-of-two after he attended North Tees General Hospital, in Cleveland, with a leg infection. The heroin addict complained to his mother who was waiting outside, but Cleveland police took no further action when the pair made statements more than three months after the incident. Dr Arora told the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service in Manchester that the consultation was unremarkable, but the man, referred to as Patient A, had become agitated when told he would have to stay in hospital.

 
April 01, 2014
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RUBIN:GP CLAIMS SHE WAS 'NOT PARTICIPATING' IN SEX WITH GP

DIDCOT, OXFORDSHIRE; READING, BERKS A mother-of-two who had sex with her GP in his consultation room claimed today (Tues) that she was 'not participating' when she gave into his advances. Dr Peter Rubin bought the woman a Prada mobile phone, treated her children to a Wii console and took her out for lunch in Reading, Berkshire. He sent her intimate texts and pictures, then invited her to the Woodlands Medical Centre, in Didcot, Oxfordshire to 'exchange Christmas presents, the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service heard. The woman, known as 'Patient A' told the panel 'he had sex with me' on Christmas Eve 2007 before married Dr Rubin told her: 'You had better take this or it will be just my luck you will be standing in an antenatal clinic'.

 
April 01, 2014
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COPSEY:THIEVING MANSION BOSS DIRECTOR OFFERED FLAT AS SECURITY

CENTRAL LONDON The director of one of London's most exclusive blocks plundered £1.1m from residents before offering a flat he did not own as 'security,' a court heard. Brian Copsey, 59, allegedly stole refurbishment cash from Bryanston Court Management - a resident's association managing the plush 57-apartment block in Marble Arch - to fund his 'extravagant lifestyle'. Copsey, a chartered accountant, allegedly funnelled the money through various company accounts before handing it to his wife and children. He later claimed he was investing the money on the residents' behalf, but by October 2012 the cash had vanished, the court heard

 
April 01, 2014

PANAYIOTOU: SONS OF ONE OF BRITAIN'S WEALTHIEST MEN FACE JAIL FOR TERRIFYING BRAWL WITH POLICE

SOHO, CENTRAL LONDON The sons of one of Britain's wealthiest men are facing jail for their involvement in a terrifying brawl which left an off-duty police officer with a fractured eye socket. Andreas Panayiotou, 47, was in court to see sons Costas, 24, and George, 26, plead guilty to affray after the shameful rampage in central London. The sons, joined by friends Christopher Stavrou, 28, and Yiannaki Stavrou, 30, clashed with a group of off-duty officers leaving a Christmas party in Soho last November. Gavin Collins was left with a impacted fracture to his cheek and eye socket, while colleague Matthew Hollands was repeatedly punched and kicked to the ground.

 
April 01, 2014
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JACKSON: LAWYER CAUGHT WITH STASH OF CHILD PORN ON WORK COMPUTER IS FACING JAIL

SOUTH HACKNEY, EAST LONDON A lawyer who was caught with a stash of child porn images on his work computer is facing jail. Hugh Jackson, 31, had a total of 230 photographs showing graphic sexual abuse on laptops at his home and at the office. The married solicitor and father-of-one began looking at internet porn in his teens but began looking at more paedophilic material over the past five years. He blamed the 'highly stressful environment' at work for his sordid behaviour.

 
April 01, 2014
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KAUR: DENTAL NURSE POISONED BOSS'S COFFEE AFTER SHE WAS TOLD OFF FOR LEAVING PATIENT IN THE CHAIR OVER LUNCH

BEDFORDSHIRE A dental nurse poisoned her boss's coffee with mercury after she was disciplined for leaving a patient in the chair while she went out for lunch, a court heard. Ravinder Kaur, 35, allegedly spiked her Laura Knowles' hot drink with the metal used to make fillings in an act of 'spite and revenge'. Ms Knowles was left panicking and 'white as a ghost' to colleagues at the Shams Moopen Dental Practice in Shefford, Bedfordshire, Blackfriars Crown Court heard. The practice manager had to be rushed to hospital with stomach cramps after downing the noxious drink.

 
April 01, 2014
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CHARLIE BROOKS FURIOUS WITH HIMSELF FOR HIDING PORN FROM COPS

CHIPPING NORTON, OXFORDSHIRE Rebekah Brooks' husband Charlie admitted he is 'furious' with himself for hiding computers and pornography from police when they came to raid his home, the Old Bailey heard. The 51-year-old former horse trainer accepted he had brought the situation on himself, and said he was 'mortified' at the embarrassment he has caused his wife. Brooks, who has confessed hiding two bags and a jiffy bag of lesbian porn DVDs from police, accepted it was his fault detectives had raided his Oxfordshire home at dawn. He told the phone hacking trial: 'I am furious with myself for being so stupid, mortified by the way I have embarrassed my wife and horrified I have inadvertently given police ammunition to vilify and smear her.'

 
April 01, 2014
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WOMAN MADE FALSE CLAIMS AGAINST CLIFFORD TO JUMP ON BANDWAGON

MORDEN, HERSHAM, SURREY A woman who has accused Max Clifford of molesting her as a teenager lied about her claims to 'jump on the bandwagon', a court heard today (Tues). The PR guru allegedly abused the 14-year-old after meeting her in a Wimpy burger bar in Morden, southwest London. Clifford - who celebrates his 71st birthday on Sunday - is said to have told the girl he could arrange for her to meet the Beatles and US pop trio The Walker Brothers. He is then said to have attacked her in 1966 after driving her into a secluded alleyway.

 
April 01, 2014
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WILLIAMS: JEALOUS BOYFRIEND TURNED PARTNER INTO FLAMING 'ZOMBIE'

WALWORTH, SOUTH LONDON A jealous groundsman turned his partner into a human fireball when she tried to leave him for his son, court heard today (tues). Julie Beattie, 24, staggered out of her home in flames 'like a zombie' and died of horrific injuries after she was doused in petrol by father of-twelve Ashley Williams, 49. Williams carried out the 'dreadful act of revenge' because she was packing her bags to live with a his son from a previous marriage, Ashley Williams Jnr. He battered her with a hammer before soaking the mother of his four children in a mixture of diesel fuel and petrol last July 19, it is claimed. He then set Ms Beatie ablaze at their flat in Asolando Drive, Walworth, southeast London.


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