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May 27, 2014

CHAKAWA:DRUNK NURSE SWERVED DOWN ROAD WITH KIDS IN THE CAR

BARKING, ROMFORD, ESSEX A drunk nurse caught swerving down the road with three children under the age of ten in the car has been allowed to continue working without restriction. Herbert Chakawa was spotted by the police driving slowly and swerving on the A406 heading towards Barking, Essex. The nurse was slurring and his eyes were glazed, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. There were also three small children in the vehicle.

 
May 27, 2014

SANTOS:NURSE FAILED TO DIAL 999 FOR COLLAPSED PENSIONERS

HARROGATE, NORTH YORKS A nurse who failed to dial 999 for three collapsed pensioners in six months has been struck off. Reynaldo Santos found one elderly resident collapsed and 'warm but not breathing' at around 4am at Bilton Hall Nursing Home in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. But he telephoned the out of hours GP service and did not immediately start CPR because he was 'convinced that Resident A was already dead', the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. Just two months later he called the GP service rather than paramedics when a pensioner was found with breathing difficulties.

 



 
May 27, 2014
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O'DONOGHUE:TRAVELLER SHOT TEAM GB BOXER AND HIS BROTHER

BRENTWOOD, ESSEX; WOOD GREEN, NORTH LONDON A traveller who shot a former Team GB boxer and his brother during a bitter row between two warring families has been jailed for more than 16 years. Francis O'Donoghue, 27, blasted European junior champion Martin Ward, in the chest during a heated confrontation on a travellers' site in Essex. He also shot Mr Ward's brother John in the thigh as he tried to break up a scrap between his sister, Roseanne, and O'Donoghue's wife. After wounding the Ward brothers, father-of-three O'Donoghue turned the gun on to their relatives, shouting 'I will do you all in' before running away.

 
May 27, 2014

BAN FOR PSYCHOLOGIST WHO SET CLIENT 'SEX HOMEWORK'

BLACKBURN, LANCASHIRE A psychologist who set a female client 'homework' to detail her sexual interests before starting an affair with her has been suspended for a year. Dr John McCarron, 51, had sex twice with the woman, referred to as Mrs A, in March 2013 after their professional relationship had come to an end. Dr McCarron, who is employed by the Lancashire Care NHS Trust, had set her tasks relating to her sexuality and sexual interests while treating her in a private capacity between May 2012 and February 2013, the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC) heard. But he was cleared of telling her to 'self-pleasure' as part of the extra-curricular assignments.

 
May 23, 2014
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GIKAWA: ABUSIVE BOYFRIEND GETS 21 YEARS FOR MODEL MURDER

LEYTON A jealous security guard who knifed his model ex-girlfriend to death in front of their two-year-old daughter has been jailed for life. David Gikawa, 39, was so consumed with rage that he had been dumped by Linah Keza, 29, that he vowed repeatedly: 'If I can't have you, no one can'. He knifed her twice in the chest and pieced her heart with a final stab through the back in a brutal act of vengeance in the home they once shared. Neighbour Gideon Bello valiantly kicked the front door down to try to stop the attack after heard the estranged couple's daughter twice cry out: 'Leave my mummy alone'.

 
May 23, 2014

HUNTER: THREE IN COURT OVER 2010 GANG MURDER

BOW Three men accused of stabbing a teenager to death during a suspected gang fight in 2010 were granted bail at the Old Bailey today (FRI). Simeon Hunter, 24, Joel Ofori, 22, and Mully Tambwe, 22, are charged with the murder of 18 year-old Isschan Nicholss in Bow, east London. Isschan was found with stab wounds to the stomach and thigh in Parnell Road at around 9.10pm. He died two days later in hospital. A second youth also suffered a stab wound during the fight involving baseball bats and pieces of wood.

 
May 23, 2014

ROMA COUPLE ATTACK COUNCIL OVER GAY ADOPTION

KENT A Catholic Roma couple whose children are set to be adopted by homosexuals have accused a council of ‘social engineering’. The parents blasted Kent County Council for ignoring their traditional values and trying ‘to transform our children from Slovak Roma children to English middle class children’, the Family Court heard today (FRI). The children, known only as ‘J’ and ’S’, are in the process of being adopted via the local authority, after the siblings were removed from their birth-family due to concerns over the care they were receiving. The parent’s pleaded with the court to allow Catholics to adopt their children, saying, ‘a homosexual couple as potential adopters…will not promote the children’s Roma heritage or Catholic faith’.

 
May 23, 2014
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MCKENZIE-GREEN: OXFAM FRAUD INVESTIGATOR PLUNDERED £64,000

CUMBERNAULD, GLASGOW; CHIPPING NORTON, OXFORDSHIRE The head of counter-fraud at Oxfam stole more than £64,000 from the charity while investigating misconduct by aid workers sent to Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. Edward McKenzie-Green, 34, was already facing an internal inquiry because of his erratic and unprofessional behaviour when he led a team of six to the disaster zone. He continued to steal from Oxfam on his return to the UK before finally resigning with a £29,000 'golden handshake' in November 2011. Investigators discovered he had filed 17 bogus invoices from two companies over the previous nine months totalling £64,612.58.

 
May 23, 2014
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MORRIS: REJECTED MATHS GENIUS FACING LIFE FOR CHEF MURDER

BATTERSEA A twisted genius is starting a life sentence today for murdering a chef with a spear gun and a carving knife because the victim's sister dumped him. Andrew Morris, 30, was a brilliant Cambridge trained mathematician who went on to be a £120,000 a year actuary with a golden future. But he looked down on those he thought less intelligent - and had a desperate need to hurt anyone who crossed him. When Michelle Stangroom finished with him he blamed her brother Henry, 21, a talented chef working at the Criterion restaurant who also had a bright career ahead of him.

 
May 23, 2014

HENRY-RICHARDS: BANK CLERK FLOGGED CUSTOMER DETAILS TO FRAUDSTERS

LEYTONSTONE, EAST LONDON A NatWest banking officer who sold details of wealthy customers to criminals running a £350,000 fraud is facing jail today (FRI). Lekeshia Henry-Richards, 28, stole signatures of around 150 clients of the exclusive private banking service based in the City of London. The information was used by a gang of swindlers to go on spending sprees in Apple and Selfridges stores in Beirut, Marseilles and London. One customer lost more than £130,000 before the scam was stopped in April this year.

 
May 23, 2014
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HARDING: TUBE DRIVER YELLED 'SCAB' AT STATION MANAGER

HAMMERSMITH, SOUTHWARK A London Underground train driver harassed a station supervisor and shouted 'scab' at him for crossing a picket line during the strikes, a court heard today (fri). Mark Harding, 51, allegedly made a 'bee-line' for Gareth Scott, when he arrived for work outside Hammersmith Metropolitan Line Underground station, on 6 February. Harding was inches away from Mr Scott when he shouted: 'You scab - what would you do if your job was on the line?', City of London Magistrates Court was told. The terrified station supervisor locked himself into the office and called the police.


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